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.
"You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that belongs to your neighbor."
I saw among the goods we seized a nice robe from Babylon, two hundred silver pieces, and a bar of gold weighing fifty shekels. I wanted them, so I took them. They are hidden in the ground right in the middle of my tent with the silver underneath."
Yes, the wicked man boasts because he gets what he wants; the one who robs others curses and rejects the Lord.
Give me a desire for your rules, rather than for wealth gained unjustly.
"That is because, from the least important to the most important of them, all of them are greedy for dishonest gain. Prophets and priests alike, all of them practice deceit.
They come to you in crowds, and they sit in front of you as my people. They hear your words, but do not obey them. For they talk lustfully, and their heart is set on their own advantage.
adultery, greed, evil, deceit, debauchery, envy, slander, pride, and folly.
As for the seed that fell among thorns, these are the ones who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by the worries and riches and pleasures of life, and their fruit does not mature.
Then he said to them, "Watch out and guard yourself from all types of greed, because one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money."
They are filled with every kind of unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice. They are rife with envy, murder, strife, deceit, hostility. They are gossips,
1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who calls himself a Christian who is sexually immoral, or greedy, or an idolater, or verbally abusive, or a drunkard, or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
1 Corinthians 6:10
thieves, the greedy, drunkards, the verbally abusive, and swindlers will not inherit the kingdom of God.
But among you there must not be either sexual immorality, impurity of any kind, or greed, as these are not fitting for the saints.
So put to death whatever in your nature belongs to the earth: sexual immorality, impurity, shameful passion, evil desire, and greed which is idolatry.
1 Timothy 3:3
not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not contentious, free from the love of money.
1 Timothy 6:9
Those who long to be rich, however, stumble into temptation and a trap and many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation pronounced long ago is not sitting idly by; their destruction is not asleep.
Woe to them! For they have traveled down Cain's path, and because of greed have abandoned themselves to Balaam's error; hence, they will certainly perish in Korah's rebellion.
Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.
"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Isn't there more to life than food and more to the body than clothing?
Then some soldiers also asked him, "And as for us -- what should we do?" He told them, "Take money from no one by violence or by false accusation, and be content with your pay."
I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content in any circumstance.
1 Timothy 6:6
Now godliness combined with contentment brings great profit.
So Laban asked, "What should I give you?" "You don't need to give me a thing," Jacob replied, "but if you agree to this one condition, I will continue to care for your flocks and protect them:
If you say, 'What will we eat in the seventh year if we do not sow and gather our produce?'
You must not desire another man's wife, nor should you crave his house, his field, his male and female servants, his ox, his donkey, or anything else he owns."
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.
"Do not accumulate for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
Instead, pursue his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.
1 Timothy 6:8
But if we have food and shelter, we will be satisfied with that.