Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost not desire the house of thy neighbour, thou dost not desire the wife of thy neighbour, or his man-servant, or his handmaid, or his ox, or his ass, or anything which is thy neighbour's.'

New American Standard Bible

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Do not covet your neighbor’s house. Do not covet your neighbor’s wife, his male or female slave, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.

International Standard Version

"You are not to desire your neighbor's house, nor your neighbor's wife, his male or female servant, his ox, his donkey, nor anything else that pertains to your neighbor."

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's house. Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is thy neighbor's.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor's.

Amplified

“You shall not covet [that is, selfishly desire and attempt to acquire] your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”

Bible in Basic English

Let not your desire be turned to your neighbour's house, or his wife or his man-servant or his woman-servant or his ox or his ass or anything which is his.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's wife, nor his bondman, nor his handmaid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not desire thy friend's house, thou shalt not desire thy friend's wife, and his servant and his maid and his ox and his ass and all which is to thy friend.

King James 2000

You shall not covet your neighbor's house, you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor any thing that is your neighbor's.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall not covet the house of your neighbor; you will not covet the wife of your neighbor or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that [is] your neighbor's."

Modern King James verseion

You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is your neighbor's.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house: neither shalt covet thy neighbor's wife, his manservant, his maid, his ox, his ass or ought that is his."

NET Bible

"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."

New Heart English Bible

"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 is your neighbor's."

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbor's.

World English Bible

"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 is your neighbor's."

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חמד 
Chamad 
Usage: 30

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

thou shalt not covet
חמד 
Chamad 
Usage: 30

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

nor his ox
שׁור 
Showr 
ox, bullock, cow, bull, wall
Usage: 78

חמר חמור 
Chamowr 
ass
Usage: 96

Context Readings

The Ten Commandments

16 'Thou dost not answer against thy neighbour a false testimony. 17 Thou dost not desire the house of thy neighbour, thou dost not desire the wife of thy neighbour, or his man-servant, or his handmaid, or his ox, or his ass, or anything which is thy neighbour's.' 18 And all the people are seeing the voices, and the flames, and the sound of the trumpet, and the mount smoking; and the people see, and move, and stand afar off,


Cross References

Romans 7:7

What, then, shall we say? the law is sin? let it not be! but the sin I did not know except through law, for also the covetousness I had not known if the law had not said:

Matthew 5:28

but I -- I say to you, that every one who is looking on a woman to desire her, did already commit adultery with her in his heart.

Jeremiah 5:8

Fed horses -- they have been early risers, Each to the wife of his neighbour they neigh.

Micah 2:2

And they have desired fields, And they have taken violently, And houses, and they have taken away, And have oppressed a man and his house, Even a man and his inheritance.

Luke 12:15

And he said unto them, 'Observe, and beware of the covetousness, because not in the abundance of one's goods is his life.'

Romans 13:9

for, 'Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false testimony, Thou shalt not covet;' and if there is any other command, in this word it is summed up, in this: 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself;'

Ephesians 5:3

and whoredom, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints;

Colossians 3:5

Put to death, then, your members that are upon the earth -- whoredom, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and the covetousness, which is idolatry --

Hebrews 13:5

Without covetousness the behaviour, being content with the things present, for He hath said, 'No, I will not leave, no, nor forsake thee,'

Genesis 3:6

And the woman seeth that the tree is good for food, and that it is pleasant to the eyes, and the tree is desirable to make one wise, and she taketh of its fruit and eateth, and giveth also to her husband with her, and he doth eat;

Genesis 14:23

from a thread even unto a shoe-latchet I take not of anything which thou hast, that thou say not, I -- I have made Abram rich;

Genesis 34:23

their cattle, and their substance, and all their beasts -- are they not ours? only let us consent to them, and they dwell with us.'

Joshua 7:21

and I see among the spoil a goodly robe of Shinar, and two hundred shekels of silver, and one wedge of gold, whose weight is fifty shekels, and I desire them, and take them; and lo, they are hid in the earth, in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.'

1 Samuel 15:19

and why hast thou not hearkened to the voice of Jehovah -- and dost fly unto the spoil, and dost do the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah?'

2 Samuel 11:2-4

and it cometh to pass, at evening-time, that David riseth from off his couch, and walketh up and down on the roof of the king's house, and seeth from the roof a woman bathing, and the woman is of very good appearance,

Job 31:1

A covenant I made for mine eyes, And what -- do I attend to a virgin?

Job 31:9

If my heart hath been enticed by woman, And by the opening of my neighbour I laid wait,

Psalm 10:3

Because the wicked hath boasted Of the desire of his soul, And a dishonest gainer he hath blessed, He hath despised Jehovah.

Psalm 119:36

Incline my heart unto Thy testimonies, And not unto dishonest gain.

Proverbs 4:23

Above every charge keep thy heart, For out of it are the outgoings of life.

Proverbs 6:24-25

To preserve thee from an evil woman, From the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Ecclesiastes 4:8

There is one, and there is not a second; even son or brother he hath not, and there is no end to all his labour! His eye also is not satisfied with riches, and he saith not, 'For whom am I labouring and bereaving my soul of good?' This also is vanity, it is a sad travail.

Ecclesiastes 5:10-11

Whoso is loving silver is not satisfied with silver, nor he who is in love with stores with increase. Even this is vanity.

Isaiah 33:15

Whoso is walking righteously, And is speaking uprightly, Kicking against gain of oppressions, Shaking his hands from taking hold on a bribe, Stopping his ear from hearing of blood, And shutting his eyes from looking on evil,

Isaiah 57:17

For the iniquity of his dishonest gain, I have been wroth, and I smite him, Hiding -- and am wroth, And he goeth on turning back in the way of his heart.

Jeremiah 22:17

But thine eyes and thy heart are not, Except on thy dishonest gain, And on shedding of innocent blood, And on oppression, and on doing of violence.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come in unto thee as the coming in of a people, And they sit before thee -- My people, And have heard thy words, and they do them not, For doting loves with their mouth they are making, After their dishonest gain their heart is going.

Amos 2:6-7

Thus said Jehovah: For three transgressions of Israel, And for four, I do not reverse it, Because of their selling for silver the righteous, And the needy for a pair of sandals.

Habakkuk 2:9

Woe to him who is gaining evil gain for his house, To set on high his nest, To be delivered from the hand of evil,

Matthew 20:15

is it not lawful to me to do what I will in mine own? is thine eye evil because I am good?

Luke 16:14

And also the Pharisees, being lovers of money, were hearing all these things, and were deriding him,

Acts 5:4

while it remained, did it not remain thine? and having been sold, in thy authority was it not? why is it that thou didst put in thy heart this thing? thou didst not lie to men, but to God;'

Acts 20:33

'The silver or gold or garments of no one did I covet;

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, the reign of God shall inherit.

Ephesians 5:5

for this ye know, that every whoremonger, or unclean, or covetous person, who is an idolater, hath no inheritance in the reign of the Christ and God.

Philippians 3:19

whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who the things on earth are minding.

1 Timothy 6:6-10

but it is great gain -- the piety with contentment;

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