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27 Bible Verses about Coveting

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1 Corinthians 10:6-7

And these things were our types, that we be not eagerly desirous of evil things, as they also eagerly desired. Neither be ye idolaters, as some of them; as has been written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

Mark 7:21-23

For within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil reflections, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, overreaching, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, defamation, pride, foolishness: All these evils go out from within, and pollute a man.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

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. For the root of all evils is the love of money: which some striving for, have been led astray from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many pains.

Proverbs 30:8-9

Vanity and the word of falsehood remove far from me; thou wilt not give to me poverty and riches; feed me with bread of my allowance: Lest I shall be filled and I spake lies, and said, Who is Jehovah? and lest I shall be dispossessed and I stole, and I laid hold upon the name of God.

John 12:5-6

Wherefore was not this perfumed oil sold for three hundred drachmas, and given to the poor? And this he said, not that care was to him for the poor: but because he was a thief, and had the small coffer, and carried things deposited.

Matthew 23:25

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye cleanse the outside of the cup, and the side dish of sweet-meats, and within they are full of pillage and bad mixture.

Exodus 18:21

And thou shalt look out from all the people men of ability, fearing God, men of truth, men hating gain; and set thou over them chiefs of thousands, chiefs of hundreds, chiefs of fifties, and chiefs of ten.

1 Timothy 3:1-3

Faithful the word, If any strive for superintendence, he eagerly desires a good work. Therefore an overseer must be irreprehensible, husband of one wife, sober, of sound mind, well arranged, hospitable, giving instruction; Not intoxicated, not a quarrelsome person, not occupied in sordid gain; but equitable, without fighting, exempt from avarice;

2 Timothy 3:1-2

And this know, that in the last days difficult times shall interpose. For men shall be self-lovers, lovers of money, boastful, proud, slandering, disobedient to parents, unthankful, wicked,

James 4:1-2

Whence wars and fights among you? are they not hence, out of your sensual pleasures making war in your members Ye eagerly desire, and have not: ye kill, and are zealous, and cannot succeed: ye fight and wage war, and ye have not, because ye ask not.

Proverbs 28:25

He enlarging the soul shall excite strife: and he trusting upon Jehovah shall he made fat

2 Corinthians 9:5

Therefore I thought necessary to beseech the brethren that they go before to you, and prepare beforehand your praise, having been proclaimed beforehand, this same to be prepared, so as praise, and not as covetousness.

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