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48 Bible Verses about Greed

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Proverbs 1:19

Such is the way of all those who seek illicit gain it takes away the lives of those who possess it.

Isaiah 56:11

Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.

Proverbs 28:22

The miser is in a hurry to get wealthy, but he isn't aware that poverty will catch up with him.

1 Corinthians 5:10

not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, greedy, robbers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave this world.

Jeremiah 6:13

"Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.

Proverbs 15:27

Those who are greedy for unjust gain bring trouble into their homes, but the person who hates bribes will live.

Jeremiah 8:10

Therefore, I'll give their wives to others, and their fields to new owners. Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.

1 Corinthians 6:10

thieves, greedy people, drunks, slanderers, and robbers will not inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

As you know, we did not come with flattering words or with a scheme to make money. God is our witness!

Isaiah 57:17

Because of his wicked greed I was angry, so I punished him; and I hid my face, and was angry but he kept turning back to his stubborn will.

Mark 7:22

adultery, greed, wickedness, cheating, shameless lust, envy, slander, arrogance, and foolishness.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But now I am writing to you to stop associating with any so-called brother if he is sexually immoral, greedy, an idolater, a slanderer, a drunk, or a robber. You must even stop eating with someone like that.

Proverbs 30:15

The leech has two daughters: "Give" and "Give". Three things will never be satisfied; four will never say "Enough" -

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are trapped by their evil desires.

Ezekiel 33:31

Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests.

Mark 7:23

All these things come from inside and make a person unclean."

2 Kings 5:20

After Naaman had gone only a short distance, Gehazi, the attendant to Elisha, the man of God, told himself, "Look how my master has spared this Aramean, Naaman! He declined to take from him what he brought. As the LORD lives, I'm going to run after him and get something from him."

Psalm 17:12

Like a lion they desire to rip us to pieces, like a young lion waiting in ambush.

Ezekiel 16:27

"Therefore, look out! I've reached out to oppose you. I withdrew your rations and delivered you to those Philistine women who hate you. Even they were embarrassed at your wicked ways!

Numbers 11:34

That's why the place was named Kibroth-hattaavah, because they buried the people there who had an insatiable appetite for meat.

Proverbs 23:3

Don't crave his delicacies, because the meal is deceptive.

Matthew 23:25

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but on the inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.

Job 20:20

"Since his appetite won't quit; he won't let anything escape his lust.

Numbers 11:4

Meanwhile, certain riff-raff among the people had an insatiable appetite for food. As a result, they wept and turned back, and the Israelis cried out, "If only somebody would feed us some meat!

2 Kings 5:27

Naaman's leprosy will plague you and your descendants forever!" As he left Elisha's presence, he was infected with leprosy that looked like white snow.

From Thematic Bible


balaam » besetting sin » greed

greed » General references to

Proverbs 15:27

Those who are greedy for unjust gain bring trouble into their homes, but the person who hates bribes will live.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for the money, her priests teach only when they're paid, and her prophets prophesy for cash. Even so, don't they all rely on the LORD as they ask, "The LORD is among us, is he not? Nothing bad can possibly happen to us!'

Isaiah 56:11

Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.

greed » Misery of

James 5:3

your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be used as evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have stored up treasures in these last days.

Matthew 27:5

But they replied, "What do we care? Attend to that yourself." Then he flung the pieces of silver into the sanctuary, went outside, ran away, and hanged himself.

Proverbs 1:19

Such is the way of all those who seek illicit gain it takes away the lives of those who possess it.

More verses: Habakkuk 2:9-10

greed » Avaricious men, examples of » Judas

Matthew 26:15-16

and inquired, "What are you willing to give me if I betray Jesus to you?" They offered him 30 pieces of silver, and from then on he began to look for an opportunity to betray Jesus.

greed » Avaricious men, examples of » Achan

Isaiah 56:11

Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.

greed » Avaricious men, examples of » The jews

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for the money, her priests teach only when they're paid, and her prophets prophesy for cash. Even so, don't they all rely on the LORD as they ask, "The LORD is among us, is he not? Nothing bad can possibly happen to us!'

Amos 2:7

moving quickly to rub the face of the needy in the dirt. Corrupting the ways of the humble, a man and his father go to the same woman, deliberately defiling my holy name.

greed » Results of » Disappointment

greed » Results of » Family trouble

Proverbs 15:27

Those who are greedy for unjust gain bring trouble into their homes, but the person who hates bribes will live.

greed » Results of » Apostasy

greed » Results of » Folly

greed » Avaricious men, examples of » The people of tyre

Zechariah 9:3

"Tyre built itself a fortification, hoarding silver like dust and pure gold like mud in a street.

greed » Avaricious men, examples of » balaam

greed » Instances of » The descendants of joseph

Joshua 17:14-18

At that time, the descendants of Joseph asked Joshua, "Why did you give us only one allotment and portion for an inheritance, since we're numerous and the LORD has blessed us all along?" So Joshua replied to them, "Since you're so numerous, go up to the forest and clear ground there for yourselves in the territory where the Perizzites and Rephaim are, because the hill country of Ephraim is too narrow for you." The descendants of Joseph replied, "The hill country isn't sufficient for us, but all the Canaanites who live on the plain have iron chariots, both those in Beth-shean and its villages as well as the inhabitants of the Jezreel Valley." read more.
So Joshua told the tribes of Joseph, which were Ephraim and Manasseh, "You're truly a numerous group, and you have great power. You are not to have only one allotment, but the hill country will also belong to you. Even though it's a forest, you will clear it and possess it to its farthest borders. You'll drive out the Canaanites, even though they have iron chariots and even though they're strong."

greed » Avaricious men, examples of » The masters of the philippian damsel

Acts 16:19

When her owners realized that their hope of making money was gone, they grabbed Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities who met together in the public square.

greed » Avaricious men, examples of » Governor felix

Acts 24:26

At the same time he was hoping to receive a bribe from Paul, and so he would send for him frequently to talk with him.

greed » Results of » Misery

James 5:3

your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be used as evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have stored up treasures in these last days.

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Proverbs 15:27

Those who are greedy for unjust gain bring trouble into their homes, but the person who hates bribes will live.

Judas » greed » Protest » Breaking » Ointment

John 12:4-6

But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples, who was going to betray him, asked, "Why wasn't this perfume sold for 300 denarii and the money given to the destitute?" He said this, not because he cared about the destitute, but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the moneybag and would steal what was put into it.

Judas » greed » His apostasy

Judas (jude) » Surnamed "iscariot." » greed » By his bargaining to betray jesus for a sum of money

John 13:2

By supper time, the Devil had already put it into the heart of Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, to betray him.

Matthew 26:14-16

Then one of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the high priests and inquired, "What are you willing to give me if I betray Jesus to you?" They offered him 30 pieces of silver, and from then on he began to look for an opportunity to betray Jesus.

Mark 14:10-11

Then Judas Iscariot, one of the Twelve, went to the high priests to betray Jesus to them. After they had listened to him, they were delighted and promised to give him money. So he began to look for a good opportunity to betray him.

Luke 22:3-6

But Satan went into Judas called Iscariot, who belonged to the circle of the Twelve. So he went off and discussed with the high priests and the Temple police how he could betray Jesus to them. They were delighted, and agreed to give him money. read more.
Judas accepted their offer and began to look for a good opportunity to betray Jesus to them when no crowd was present.

Repression of evil » Seven evils to be repressed » greed

Seven » Evils to be repressed » greed

worldly Snares » greed

Temptation » Special sources of worldly snares » greed

Topics on Greed

Greed, Believers' Response To

20;28;6

It's better to be poor and live a blameless life than to be rich but crooked in one's lifestyle.

Greed, Condemnation Of

19;10;3

For the wicked one boasts about his own desire; he blesses the greedy and despises the LORD.

The Misery Of Greed

20;1;19

Such is the way of all those who seek illicit gain it takes away the lives of those who possess it.

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