Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Covetousness

Ephesians 5:5
For, this, ye know, if ye take note - that no fornicator, or impure or greedy person, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.
Exodus 18:21
Thou thyself, therefore shalt look out, from among all the people - men of ability, reverers of God, men of fidelity, haters of extortion, - and place them over them as rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
Exodus 20:17
Thou shalt not covet, thy neighbours house, - thou shalt not covet, thy neighbour's wife nor his servant nor his handmaid nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything which belongeth unto thy neighbour.
Joshua 7:21
When I saw among the spoil a certain goodly mantle of Babylonia and two hundred shekels of silver and a certain wedge of gold - fifty shekels the weight thereof, then I coveted them, then I took them, - and, there they are, hid in the earth, in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
1 Samuel 8:3
Howbeit his sons walked not in his ways, but stooped to extortion, - and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
Psalm 10:3
For the lawless one hath boasted over the longing of his soul, and, the robber, hath blasphemed Yahweh.
Psalm 119:36
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not unto unjust gain.
Proverbs 28:16
A leader, may lack intelligence, yet abound in oppressions, The hater of greed, shall lengthen out days.
Jeremiah 6:13
For, from the least of them, even unto the greatest of them, Every one, graspeth with greed, - And from the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely;
Jeremiah 8:10
Therefore, will I give - Their wives to others, Their fields to such as shall take possession of them, For from the least, even unto the greatest, Every one, is, wholly given to extortion: From the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely.
Jeremiah 22:17
Verily thou hast neither eyes nor heart, save for thy plundering and for thy shedding of innocent blood, and for oppression and for crushing to do them!
Ezekiel 33:31
That they may come unto thee as people do come And may sit before thee as my people, And they will hear thy words, But the, words themselves, they not do, - though fond with their mouths, they seem to be, After their unjust gain, their heart is going.
Micah 2:2
Thus do they covet fields and seize them, and houses and take them away, - and so they oppress the master and his household, the man and his inheritance.
Mark 7:22
murders, adulteries, covetousnesses, knaveries, deceit, wantonness, an evil eye, profane speaking, foolishness, -
Luke 12:15
And he said unto them - Mind and be guarding yourselves from all covetousness; for not, in one's abundance, doth his life spring out of his possessions.
Luke 16:14
Now the Pharisees, who were, lovers of money, were hearing all these things, and were openly sneering at him.
Acts 20:33
The silver or gold or apparel of no one, did I covet:
1 Corinthians 6:10
Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners - shall inherit, God's kingdom.
Colossians 3:5
Make dead, therefore, your members that are on the earth - as regardeth fornication, impurity, passion, base coveting, and greed, the which, is idolatry, -
1 Timothy 3:3
Not given to wine, not ready to wound, but considerate, averse to contention, not fond of money,
1 Timothy 6:10
For, a root of all the vices, is the love of money, which, some, being eager for, have been seduced from the faith, and have pierced, themselves, about with many pangs.
2 Timothy 3:2
For men will be - fond of themselves, fond of money, ostentatious, arrogant, defamers, to parents, unyielding, unthankful, unkind,
Titus 1:7
For it is needful that the overseer be - unaccusable, as God's steward, not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not ready to wound, not seeking gain by base means,
Hebrews 13:5
Without fondness for money, be your way of life, - being content with the present things, - for, he, hath said: In nowise, thee, will I leave, no indeed! in nowise, thee, will I forsake:
1 Peter 5:2
Shepherd the beloved flock of God, which is among you, - not by compulsion, but by choice, nor yet for base gain, but of a ready mind, -
2 Peter 2:3
And, in greed, with forged words, will they, of you, make merchandise: for whom, the sentence from of old, is not idle, and, their destruction, doth not slumber.

Named

Ephesians 5:12
For, of the secret things which are brought to pass by them, it is, shameful, even to speak!
Exodus 23:13
And, in all that I have said unto thee, shalt thou take heed to thyself, - and the name of other gods, shalt thou not mention, it shall not be heard upon thy mouth.
1 Corinthians 5:1
On all hands, there is reported to be among you - fornication, and such fornication as this - which, not among the nations, is found , - as that one should have, his father's wife: -

General references

Exodus 20:14
Thou shalt not commit adultery.