Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
Thy neighbour's house
- Genesis 3:6
- Genesis 14:23
- Genesis 34:23
- Joshua 7:21
- 1 Samuel 15:19
- Psalm 10:3
- Psalm 119:36
- Ecclesiastes 5:10
- Luke 16:14
- Acts 20:33
- Romans 7:7
- 1 Corinthians 6:10
- Philippians 3:19
- Colossians 3:5
- 1 Timothy 6:6
- Hebrews 13:5
Thy neighbour's house
And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make wise, she took of the fruit of it, and ate. And she also gave to her husband with her, and h
that I will not take a thread nor a shoe latchet nor anything that is thine, lest thou should say, I have made Abram rich,
Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us.
When I saw among the spoil a goodly Babylon mantle, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them. And, behold, they are hid in the ground in the midst of my tent
1 Samuel 15:19
Why then did thou not obey the voice of LORD, but did fly upon the spoil, and did that which was evil in the sight of LORD?
For the wicked man boasts of his heart's desire. And the greedy man renounces, [yea], despises LORD.
Incline my heart to thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he who loves abundance, with increase. This also is vanity.
He who walks righteously, and speaks uprightly. He who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands from taking a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking upon evil.
For the iniquity of his covetousness I was angry, and smote him. I hid [my face] and was angry, and he went on backsliding in the way of his heart.
But thine eyes and thy heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
And they come to thee as the people come, and they sit before thee as my people. And they hear thy words, but do not do them. For with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.
Thus says LORD: For three transgressions of Israel, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment of it, because they have sold a righteous man for silver, and a needy man for a pair of shoes--
And they covet fields, and seize them, and houses, and take them away. And they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Woe to him who gets an evil gain for his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the hand of evil!
And he said to them, Watch, and keep away from greed, because to any man, life to him is not in the abundance of things possessed by him.
And the Pharisees, being lovers of money, heard all these things, and they sneered him.
I coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
What will we say then? The law is sin? May it not happen! Yet I did not know sin except through law. For likewise I would not have known lust, if the law did not say, Thou shall not covet.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor greedy men, nor thieves, nor drunkards, nor the slanderous, nor the predatory will inherit the kingdom of God.
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and the glory in their shame, who mind earthly things.
Put to death therefore your body-parts on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.
1 Timothy 6:6
But piety with contentment is great gain,
The Way of life is to be without love of money, being content with the things that are present, for he has said, I will, no, not leave thee, and also, I will, no, not forsake thee.
2 Samuel 11:2
And it came to pass at evening, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house. And from the roof he saw a woman bathing, and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.
I made a covenant with my eyes. How then should I look upon a virgin?
Keep thy heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life.
to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the stranger's tongue.
They were as fed horses roaming at large; everyone neighed after his neighbor's wife.
But I say to you, that every man who looks on a woman to crave her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Is thy neighbour's
Is it not permitted for me to do what I want with my own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?
While it remained, did it not remain to thee? And after it was sold, it was in thine authority. Why is it that thou have placed this matter in thy heart? Thou have not lied to men, but to God.
Neither shall thou covet thy neighbor's wife. Neither shall thou desire thy neighbor's house, his field, or his man-servant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is thy neighbor's.