Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
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.
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
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.
For from the least of them even to the greatest of them everyone is given to covetousness. And from the prophet even to the priest everyone deals falsely.
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.
covetings, wickednesses, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, reviling, pride, foolishness.
And that which fell in the thorns, these are those who heard, and as they go they are choked by cares and wealth and pleasures of life, and do not bring to maturity.
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.
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will hold to one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
having been filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity;
1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I write to you not to associate if any man who is called a brother is a fornicator, or a greedy man, or an idolater, or a slanderer, or a drunkard, or a predator, not even to eat with such kind.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor greedy men, nor thieves, nor drunkards, nor the slanderous, nor the predatory will inherit the kingdom of God.
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or greed, shall not even be named among you as befits the sanctified,
Put to death therefore your body-parts on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.
1 Timothy 3:3
no drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain, but meek, noncontentious, no lover of money,
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.
2 Peter 2:3
And they will exploit you in greed with fabricated words, whose judgment is not idle for long, and their destruction will not slumber.
Woe to them! Because they went in the way of Cain, and rushed to the error of Balaam's reward, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.
And Moses was content to dwell with the man, and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.
Because of this I say to you, be not anxious about your life, what ye may eat, or what ye may drink, nor yet for your body, what ye may wear. Is not the life more than the food, and the body than the clothing?
And men who were soldiers also questioned him, saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Do violence to no man, nor accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.
Not that I speak regarding need, for I have learned in what things I am to be content.
1 Timothy 6:6
But piety with contentment is great gain,
And he said, What shall I give thee? And Jacob said, Thou shall not give me anything. If thou will do this thing for me, I will again feed thy flock and keep it.
And if ye shall say, What shall we eat the seventh year? Behold, we shall not sow, nor gather in our increase,
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.
1 Kings 8:57
LORD our God be with us as he was with our fathers. Let him not leave us, nor forsake us,
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust deteriorates, and where thieves break through and steal,
However, seek ye the kingdom of God, and all these things will be added to you.
1 Timothy 6:8
but having food and covering we will be content with these.