Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 5:21
Neither shalt thou desire thy neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, nor his bondman, nor his handmaid, his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's.
Job 31:24
If I have made gold my hope, or said to the fine gold, My confidence!
Proverbs 1:13
we shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil:
Mark 4:7
And another fell among the thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.