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Exodus 20:17
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.
Joshua 7:21
When I saw among the spoils a beautiful cloak from Babylon, 200 silver shekels, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels, I coveted them and took them. You can see for yourself. They are concealed in the ground inside my tent, with the money under the cloak.”
Psalm 10:3
For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings;
the one who is greedy curses and despises the Lord.
Psalm 119:36
Turn my heart to Your decrees
and not to material gain.
Jeremiah 6:13
For from the least to the greatest of them,
everyone is making profit dishonestly.
From prophet to priest,
everyone deals falsely.
Ezekiel 33:31
So My people come to you in crowds, sit in front of you, and hear your words, but they don’t obey them. Although they express love with their mouths, their hearts pursue dishonest profit.
Mark 7:22
adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, promiscuity, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.
Luke 8:14
As for the seed that fell among thorns, these are the ones who, when they have heard, go on their way and are choked with worries, riches, and pleasures of life, and produce no mature fruit.
Luke 12:15
He then told them, “Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one’s life is not in the abundance of his possessions.”
Luke 16:13
No household slave can be the slave of two masters, since either he will hate one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You can’t be slaves to both God and money.”
Romans 1:29
They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, quarrels, deceit, and malice. They are gossips,
1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
1 Corinthians 6:10
no thieves, greedy people, drunkards, verbally abusive people, or swindlers will inherit God’s kingdom.
Ephesians 5:3
But sexual immorality and any impurity or greed should not even be heard of among you, as is proper for saints.
Colossians 3:5
Therefore, put to death what belongs to your worldly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.
1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to wine, not a bully but gentle, not quarrelsome, not greedy
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.
2 Peter 2:3
They will exploit you in their greed with deceptive words. Their condemnation, pronounced long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.
Jude 1:11
Woe to them! For they have traveled in the way of Cain, have abandoned themselves to the error of Balaam for profit, and have perished in Korah’s rebellion.

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Exodus 2:21
Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.
Matthew 6:25
“This is why I tell you: Don’t worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Isn’t life more than food and the body more than clothing?
Luke 3:14
Some soldiers also questioned him: “What should we do?”

He said to them, “Don’t take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages.”
Philippians 4:11
I don’t say this out of need, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is a great gain.

General references

Genesis 30:31
Laban asked, “What should I give you?”

And Jacob said, “You don’t need to give me anything. If you do this one thing for me, I will continue to shepherd and keep your flock.
Leviticus 25:20
If you wonder: ‘What will we eat in the seventh year if we don’t sow or gather our produce?’
Deuteronomy 5:21
Do not covet your neighbor’s wife or desire your neighbor’s house, his field, his male or female slave, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.
1 Kings 8:57
May the Lord our God be with us as He was with our ancestors. May He not abandon us or leave us
Matthew 6:19
“Don’t collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
Luke 12:31
“But seek His kingdom, and these things will be provided for you.
1 Timothy 6:8
But if we have food and clothing,
we will be content with these.

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