28 Bible Verses about

Greed, Believers' Response To

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 28:6

Better is the poor who walks in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.

Exodus 20:17

You shall not covet your neighbor's house, you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor any thing that is your neighbor's.

Deuteronomy 5:21

Neither shall you desire your neighbor's wife, neither shall you covet your neighbor's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's.

Proverbs 22:1

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.

Ezekiel 18:8

He that has not lent money for interest, neither has taken any increase, that has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,

Romans 13:9

For this, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not kill, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, You shall not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

1 Timothy 3:2-3

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

Acts 20:33

I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness:

Luke 3:14

And the soldiers likewise asked of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.

Luke 12:16-21

And he spoke a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

1 Corinthians 5:11

But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such a one no not to eat.

Job 36:18

Because there is wrath, beware lest he take you away with one blow: then a great ransom cannot deliver you.

Philippians 4:11-13

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, to be content.

1 Timothy 6:3-10

If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

1 Timothy 6:17-18

Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

1 Kings 3:11-14

And God said unto him, Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked for yourself long life; neither have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies; but have asked for yourself understanding to discern justice;

Psalm 119:14

I have rejoiced in the way of your testimonies, as much as in all riches.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:

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