Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.

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Lust

James 5:1
Come now! ye wealthy! Weep ye, howling, for your hardships which are coming upon you:
Proverbs 1:19
Such are the ways of every one that graspeth with greed, The life of the owners thereof, it taketh away!
Ecclesiastes 4:8
Here is one, without a second, even son or brother, he hath none, yet is there no end to all his toil, even his eye, is not satisfied with riches, - neither saith he For whom, am I toiling, and letting my soul want good? Even this, was vanity, yea a vexatious employment, it was!
Habakkuk 2:5
Moreover also, when wine betrayeth, a man, is arrogant, and findeth no rest, - because he hath enlarged, like hades, his desire, yea, he, is like death, and cannot be satisfied, - but hath gathered unto himself, all the nations, and assembled unto himself, all the peoples.
1 Timothy 6:9
But, they who are determined to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful covetings, the which, sink men into ruin and destruction, -

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Galatians 5:15
If, however, one another, ye bite and devour, take heed lest, by one another, ye be consumed!