24 occurrences in 11 translations

'Covetousness' in the Bible

Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.

For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.

Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for every one from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.

O thou that dwellest upon many waters, abundant in treasures, thine end is come, and the measure of thy covetousness.

Woe to him that coveteth an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the power of evil!

Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

Thou shalt not covet;' and the sin having received an opportunity, through the command, did work in me all covetousness -- for apart from law sin is dead.

Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness.

By means of these He has bestowed on us His precious and exceedingly great promises, so that through them you may escape [by flight] from the moral decay (rottenness and corruption) that is in the world because of covetousness (lust and greed), and become sharers (partakers) of the divine nature.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּצע 
Batsa` 
Usage: 17

בּצע 
Betsa` 
Usage: 22

ἀφιλάργυρος 
Aphilarguros 
Usage: 2

πλεονέκτης 
Pleonektes 
Usage: 4

πλεονεξία 
Pleonexia 
Usage: 8

φιλάργυρος 
Philarguros 
Usage: 2