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 4:8
- Ecclesiastes 5:10
- Isaiah 33:15
- Isaiah 57:17
- Jeremiah 22:17
- Ezekiel 33:31
- Amos 2:6
- Micah 2:2
- Habakkuk 2:9
- Luke 12:15
- Luke 16:14
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 one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and she gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat.
that I will not take a thread nor a shoe-latchet nor aught that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:
Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.
when I saw among the spoil a goodly Babylonish 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 earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
1 Samuel 15:19
Wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of Jehovah, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah?
For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, And the covetous renounceth, yea , contemneth Jehovah.
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, And not to covetousness.
There is one that is alone, and he hath not a second; yea, he hath neither son nor brother; yet is there no end of all his labor, neither are his eyes satisfied with riches. For whom then,'saith he , do I labor, and deprive my soul of good? This also is vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.
He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking a bribe, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from looking upon evil:
For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him; I hid my face and was wroth; 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 unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but do them not; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their gain.
Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Israel, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have sold the righteous for silver, and the needy 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 that getteth 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 unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
And the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these things; and they scoffed at him.
I coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Howbeit, I had not known sin, except through the law: for I had not known coveting, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet:
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
whose end is perdition, whose god is the belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.
Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is great gain:
Be ye free from the love of money; content with such things as ye have: for himself hath said, I will in no wise fail thee, neither will I in any wise forsake thee.
2 Samuel 11:2
And it came to pass at eventide, 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 mine 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 foreigner's tongue.
They were as fed horses roaming at large; every one neighed after his neighbor's wife.
but I say unto you, that every one that looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Is thy neighbour's
Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? or is thine eye evil, because I am good?
While it remained, did it not remain thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thy power? How is it that thou hast conceived this thing in thy heart? thou has not lied unto men, but unto God.
Neither shalt thou covet thy neighbor's wife; neither shalt thou desire thy neighbor's house, his field, or his man-servant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his ass, or anything that is thy neighbor's.