'Greedy' in the Bible
For the wicked one boasts about his own desire; he blesses the greedy and despises the LORD.
Those who are greedy for unjust gain bring trouble into their homes, but the person who hates bribes will live.
"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.
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.
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.
thieves, greedy people, drunks, slanderers, and robbers will not inherit the kingdom of God.
For you know very well that no immoral or impure person, or anyone who is greedy (that is, an idolater), has an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God.
Ministers, too, must be serious. They must not be two-faced, addicted to wine, or greedy for money.
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