Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
- Ephesians 5:5
- Exodus 18:21
- Exodus 20:17
- Joshua 7:21
- 1 Samuel 8:3
- Psalm 10:3
- Psalm 119:36
- Proverbs 28:16
- Jeremiah 6:13
- Jeremiah 8:10
- Jeremiah 22:17
- Ezekiel 33:31
- Micah 2:2
- Mark 7:22
- Luke 12:15
- Luke 16:14
- Acts 20:33
- 1 Corinthians 6:10
For you can be confident of this one thing: that no person who is immoral, impure, or greedy (such a person is an idolater) has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
But you choose from the people capable men, God-fearing, men of truth, those who hate bribes, and put them over the people as rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
"You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that belongs to your neighbor."
I saw among the goods we seized a nice robe from Babylon, two hundred silver pieces, and a bar of gold weighing fifty shekels. I wanted them, so I took them. They are hidden in the ground right in the middle of my tent with the silver underneath."
1 Samuel 8:3
But his sons did not follow his ways. Instead, they made money dishonestly, accepted bribes, and perverted justice.
Yes, the wicked man boasts because he gets what he wants; the one who robs others curses and rejects the Lord.
Give me a desire for your rules, rather than for wealth gained unjustly.
The prince who is a great oppressor lacks wisdom, but the one who hates unjust gain will prolong his days.
"That is because, from the least important to the most important of them, all of them are greedy for dishonest gain. Prophets and priests alike, all of them practice deceit.
So I will give their wives to other men and their fields to new owners. For from the least important to the most important of them, all of them are greedy for dishonest gain. Prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit.
But you are always thinking and looking for ways to increase your wealth by dishonest means. Your eyes and your heart are set on killing some innocent person and committing fraud and oppression.
They come to you in crowds, and they sit in front of you as my people. They hear your words, but do not obey them. For they talk lustfully, and their heart is set on their own advantage.
They confiscate the fields they desire, and seize the houses they want. They defraud people of their homes, and deprive people of the land they have inherited.
adultery, greed, evil, deceit, debauchery, envy, slander, pride, and folly.
Then he said to them, "Watch out and guard yourself from all types of greed, because one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."
The Pharisees (who loved money) heard all this and ridiculed him.
I have desired no one's silver or gold or clothing.
1 Corinthians 6:10
thieves, the greedy, drunkards, the verbally abusive, and swindlers will not inherit the kingdom of God.
So put to death whatever in your nature belongs to the earth: sexual immorality, impurity, shameful passion, evil desire, and greed which is idolatry.
1 Timothy 3:3
not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not contentious, free from the love of money.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all evils. Some people in reaching for it have strayed from the faith and stabbed themselves with many pains.
2 Timothy 3:2
For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,
For the overseer must be blameless as one entrusted with God's work, not arrogant, not prone to anger, not a drunkard, not violent, not greedy for gain.
Your conduct must be free from the love of money and you must be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you and I will never abandon you."
1 Peter 5:2
Give a shepherd's care to God's flock among you, exercising oversight not merely as a duty but willingly under God's direction, not for shameful profit but eagerly.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation pronounced long ago is not sitting idly by; their destruction is not asleep.
For the things they do in secret are shameful even to mention.
"Pay attention to do everything I have told you, and do not even mention the names of other gods -- do not let them be heard on your lips.
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is actually reported that sexual immorality exists among you, the kind of immorality that is not permitted even among the Gentiles, so that someone is cohabiting with his father's wife.
"You shall not commit adultery.