Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.
that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.
2 Samuel 11:2
Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.
"I have made a covenant with my eyes; How then could I gaze at a virgin?
Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways.
Do not look on the wine when it is red, When it sparkles in the cup, When it goes down smoothly;
A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth And does not know that want will come upon him.
but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world nor the things in the world If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
"You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor."
"The graven images of their gods you are to burn with fire; you shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it for yourselves, or you will be snared by it, for it is an abomination to the LORD your God.
1 Kings 21:1
Now it came about after these things that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard which was in Jezreel beside the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.
2 Kings 5:20
But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him."
"Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house To put his nest on high, To be delivered from the hand of calamity!
Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions."
What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."
But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints;
Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, "I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU,"
2 Peter 2:15
forsaking the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;
Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.
Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.
Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.
They are hid
2 Samuel 11:6
Then David sent to Joab, saying, "Send me Uriah the Hittite." So Joab sent Uriah to David.
2 Kings 5:24
When he came to the hill, he took them from their hand and deposited them in the house, and he sent the men away, and they departed.
Because you have said, "We have made a covenant with death, And with Sheol we have made a pact The overwhelming scourge will not reach us when it passes by, For we have made falsehood our refuge and we have concealed ourselves with deception."
Woe to those who deeply hide their plans from the LORD, And whose deeds are done in a dark place, And they say, "Who sees us?" or "Who knows us?"
"But there is nothing covered up that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known.
"For this perfume might have been sold for a high price and the money given to the poor."