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Exodus 20:17
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manslave, nor his maidslave, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
Joshua 7:21
When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment 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.
Psalm 10:3
For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.
Psalm 119:36
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies and not to covetousness.
Jeremiah 6:13
For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them each one is given to greed; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one deals falsely.
Ezekiel 33:31
And they shall come unto thee as the people come, and they shall be before thee, my people, and they shall hear thy words, but they shall not do them; for with their mouth they flatter, but their heart goes after their covetousness.
Mark 7:22
the thefts, the covetousness, the wickedness, the deceit, the lasciviousness, the evil eye, the slander, the pride, the unwiseness:
Luke 8:14
And that which fell among thorns are those who when they have heard go forth and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life and bring no fruit to perfection.
Luke 12:15
And he said unto them, Take heed and beware of all covetousness; for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
Luke 16:13
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will hold to the one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Romans 1:29
being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I have written unto you not to associate with anyone calling himself a brother if he is a fornicator or covetous or an idolater or a railer or a drunkard or an extortioner; with such a one do not even eat.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves nor covetous nor drunkards nor revilers nor extortioners shall inherit the kingdom of God.
Ephesians 5:3
But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you as becomes saints,
Colossians 3:5
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil lust, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
1 Timothy 3:3
not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain, but gentle, not contentious, not covetous;
1 Timothy 6:9
For those that desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts which drown men in destruction and perdition.
2 Peter 2:3
and in covetousness they shall make merchandise of you with feigned words, upon whom the condemnation from a long time ago does not delay, and their perdition does not sleep.
Jude 1:11
Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

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Exodus 2:21
And Moses was content to dwell with the man; and he gave Moses Zipporah, his daughter.
Matthew 6:25
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink, nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than food, and the body than raiment?
Luke 3:14
And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Oppress no one, neither accuse anyone falsely; and be content with your wages.
Philippians 4:11
Not that I speak in respect of want, for I have learned, in whatever state I am, to be content.
1 Timothy 6:6
But piety with contentment is great gain.

General references

Genesis 30:31
And he said, What shall I give thee? And Jacob said, Thou shalt not give me anything; if thou wilt do this thing for me, I will again feed and keep thy flock.
Leviticus 25:20
And if ye shall say, What shall we eat the seventh year? behold, we shall not sow nor gather in our fruits,
Deuteronomy 5:21
Thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field or his manslave or his maidslave, his ox or his ass or any thing that is thy neighbour's.
1 Kings 8:57
The LORD our God be with us as he was with our fathers; let him not leave us nor forsake us
Matthew 6:19
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal;
Luke 12:31
But rather seek ye the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be added unto you.
1 Timothy 6:8
So that, sustenance and covering, let us be content with this.