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 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.
And I shall see in the plunder a wide cloak of Shinar, a good one, and two hundred shekels of silver and one tongue of gold of fifty shekels from its weight, and I shall desire them, and shall take them, and behold them hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
For the unjust boasted upon the desire of his soul, and he blessed him plundering, despising Jehovah.
Incline my heart to thy testimonies and not to plunder.
For from their little even to their great, every one plundering, plundered; and from the prophet and even to the priest every one did falsehood.
And they will come to thee, according to the coming of the people, and they will sit before thee my people, and they heard thy words, and they did them not: for they making loves with their mouth, their heart went after their plunder.
Thefts, overreaching, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, defamation, pride, foolishness:
And that having fallen into thorns, and they are they having heard, and with cares and riches, and pleasures of life going forth, are choked, and bring not to maturity.
And he said to them, See, and watch yourselves from covetousness: for not in the abounding to any one of his possessions is his life.
No servant can serve two lords: for he will either hate one, and love the other; or he will hold firmly to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Having been filled with all injustice, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, badness; full of envy, slaughter, strife, deceit, malignity,
1 Corinthians 5:11
And now I wrote to you not to mix together, if any called a brother is a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or intoxicated, or rapacious; not to eat with such.
1 Corinthians 6:10
Nor thieves; nor covetous, nor intoxicated, nor railers, nor rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
And fornication, and all uncleanness, or overreaching, let it not be named with you, as becomes the holy;
Therefore kill your members that are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
1 Timothy 3:3
Not intoxicated, not a quarrelsome person, not occupied in sordid gain; but equitable, without fighting, exempt from avarice;
1 Timothy 6:9
And they wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many eager desires, unwise and hurtful, which sink men into ruin and perdition.
2 Peter 2:3
And by covetousness with feigned words shall trade in you: to whom judgment since a long while is not inactive, and their perdition sleeps not.
Woe to them for they went in the way of Cain, and were poured out in the error of Balaam for a reward, and they were destroyed in the controversy of Core.
And Moses will be contented to dwell with the man, and he will give Zipporah his daughter to Moses.
For this I say to you, Be not anxious about your soul, what ye eat, and what ye drink; nor about your body, what ye put on. Is not the soul more than food, and the body than dress?
And they making war asked him, saying, And what shall do? And he said to them, Shake none violently, neither make slanderous accusation; and be content with your pay.
Not that I speak concerning want; for I have learned, among whom I am, to be satisfied with my condition.
1 Timothy 6:6
But devotion with contentment is great gain.
And he will say, What shall I give to thee? and Jacob will say, Thou shalt not give to me anything. If thou wilt do to me this word, I will return; I will feed thy sheep; I will watch.
And when ye shall say, What shall we eat in the seventh year? behold, we shall not sow and we shall not gather our produce.
and thou shalt not desire thy friend's wife; and thou shalt not long for thy friend's house, his field, and his servant, and his maid, his ox and his ass, and all that is to thy friend.
1 Kings 8:57
Jehovah our God will be with us as he was with our fathers: he will not forsake us, and he will not cast us off.
Treasure not up to you treasures upon earth, where moth and gnawing destroy, and thieves dig through and steal:
But seek the kingdom of God; and all these shall be added to you.
1 Timothy 6:8
And having sustenance and covering, with these let us be contented.