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.
greed, malice, deceit, indecency, envy, abusiveness, arrogance, folly??23 all these evils come from inside, and they pollute a man."
And what falls among the thorns means those who listen and pass on, and the worries and wealth and pleasures of life stifle them and they yield nothing.
And he said to them, "Take care! You must be on your guard against any form of greed, for a man's life does not belong to him, no matter how rich he is."
No servant can belong to two masters, for he will either hate one and love the other, or he will stand by one and make light of the other. You cannot serve God and money!"
They revel in every kind of wrongdoing, wickedness, greed, and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, quarreling, deceit, and ill-nature.
1 Corinthians 5:11
What I meant was that you are not to associate with anyone who is supposed to be a Christian brother, and yet is immoral or greedy or idolatrous or abusive or drunken or grasping??ith such a person you must not even eat.
1 Corinthians 6:10
or thieves or greedy??runkards, abusive people, robbers??ill not have any share in God's kingdom.
But immorality or any form of vice or greed must not be so much as mentioned among you; that would not be becoming in God's people.
So treat as dead your physical nature, as far as immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed are concerned; for it is really idolatry.
1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to drink or pugnacious, but a man of moderation and peace, not avaricious,
1 Timothy 6:9
But men who want to get rich fall into temptations and snares and many foolish, harmful cravings, that plunge people into destruction and ruin.
2 Peter 2:3
In their greed they will exploit you with pretended arguments. From of old their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction has not slumbered.
Alas for them, for they follow Cain's path, they plunge into Balaam's error for gain, and they perish in rebelliousness like Korah's.
Therefore, I tell you, do not worry about life, wondering what you will have to eat or drink, or about your body, wondering what you will have to wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body than clothes?
And soldiers would ask him, "And what ought we to do?" He said to them, "Do not extort money or make false charges against people, but be satisfied with your pay."
Not that I have anything to complain of, for I have learned how to be contented with the condition I am in.
1 Timothy 6:6
And religion with contentment is a great means of gain.
"Do not store up your riches on earth, where moths and rust destroy them, and where thieves break in and steal them,
But you must strive to find his kingdom, and you will have these other things besides.
1 Timothy 6:8
If we have food and clothing we will be satisfied.