32 occurrences in 11 translations

'Greedy' in the Bible

The rabble who were among them had greedy desires; and also the sons of Israel wept again and said, “Who will give us meat to eat?

So the name of that place was called Kibroth-hattaavah, because there they buried the people who had been greedy.

Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

Oh, do not hand over the soul of your turtledove to the wild beast;Do not forget the life of Your afflicted forever.

So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

The righteousness of the upright will rescue them,But the treacherous will be caught by their own greed.

An inheritance hastily gained [by greedy, unjust means] at the beginningWill not be blessed in the end.

The fool (the good-for-nothing) will no longer be called noble,Nor the rogue said to be generous.

As for the rogue, his weapons are evil;He conceives wicked plansTo ruin the poor with lies,Even when the plea of the needy one is just and right.

Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.

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

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.

{They feed on the sin of my people}, {they are greedy} for their iniquity.

Look, I am about to empower the Babylonians, that ruthless and greedy nation. They sweep across the surface of the earth, seizing dwelling places that do not belong to them.

acts of greed and covetousness, wickedness, deceit, unrestrained conduct, envy and jealousy, slander and profanity, arrogance and self-righteousness and foolishness (poor judgment).

The Pharisee took his stand and was praying like this: ‘God, I thank You that I’m not like other people —greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

I did not mean the immoral people of this world or the greedy and swindlers or idolaters; otherwise you would have to leave the world.

no thieves, greedy people, drunkards, verbally abusive people, or swindlers will inherit God’s kingdom.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּצע 
Batsa` 
Usage: 17

כּסף 
Kacaph 
Usage: 6

עז 
`az 
Usage: 22

αἰσχροκερδής 
Aischrokerdes 
Usage: 3

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