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Covetousness

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  • General scriptures concerning
    Exodus 18:21 ; 20:17 ; Deuteronomy 5:21 ; Nehemiah 5:7 ; Job 20:15 ; 31:24,25,28 ; Psalm 10:3 ; 119:36 ; Proverbs 1:19 ; 11:24,26 ; 15:27 ; 21:25,26 ; 22:16 ; 23:4,5 ; 30:8,9 ; Ecclesiastes 1:2-8 ; 4:8 ; 5:10,11 ; Isaiah 1:23 ; 5:8 ; 56:11 ; 57:17 ; Jeremiah 6:13 ; 8:10 ; 17:11 ; 22:17 ; 51:13 ; Ezekiel 22:12,13 ; 33:31 ; Hosea 4:18 ; 10:1 ; Micah 2:2 ; 3:11 ; 7:3 ; Habakkuk 1:15,16 ; 2:5-9 ; Haggai 1:6 ; Malachi 1:10 ; Matthew 6:19-21,24,25,31-33 ; 13:22 ; 16:26 ; 19:23,24 ; 22:1-14 ; Mark 4:19 ; 7:21-23 ; Luke 7:14 ; 12:15-21,33,34 ; 14:16-24 ; 18:24,25 ; John 6:26,27 ; Romans 1:29 ; 13:9 ; 1 Corinthians 5:11 ; 6:10 ; Ephesians 5:3,5 ; Colossians 3:2,5,6 ; Philippians 3:18,19 ; 1 Thessalonians 2:5 ; 1 Timothy 3:3 ; 6:5-11,17 ; 2 Timothy 3:2 ; Titus 1:7,11 ; Hebrews 13:5 ; James 4:2,13-17 ; 1 Peter 5:2 ; 2 Peter 2:3,14-16 ; 1 John 2:15-17 ; Jude 1:11

  • See AVARICE

  • See RICH

  • See RICHES

  • See WORLDLINESS

  • INSTANCES OF
    • Eve, in desiring the forbidden fruit
      Genesis 3:6
    • Lot, in choosing the plain of the Jordan
      Genesis 13:10-13
    • Laban
      • In giving Rebekah to be Isaac's wife
        Genesis 24:29-51
      • In deceiving Jacob when he served him seven years for Rachel
        Genesis 29:15-30
      • In deceiving Jacob in wages
        Genesis 31:7,15,41,42
    • Jacob
      • In defrauding Esau of his, father's blessing
        Genesis 27:6-29
      • In defrauding Laban of his flocks and herds
        Genesis 30:35-43
      • In buying Esau's birthright
        Genesis 25:31
    • Balaam, in loving the wages of unrighteousness
      2 Peter 2:15 ; Numbers 22
    • Achan, in hiding the treasure
      Joshua 7:21
    • Eli's sons, in taking the flesh of the sacrifice
      1 Samuel 2:13-17
    • Samuel's sons, in taking bribes
      1 Samuel 8:3
    • Saul, in sparing, Agag and the booty
      1 Samuel 15:8,9
    • David, of Bath-sheba
      2 Samuel 11:2-5
    • Ahab, in desiring Naboth's vineyard
      1 Kings 21:2-16
    • Gehazi, in taking a gift from Naaman
      2 Kings 5:20-27
    • Some Jews
      • In exacting usury from their brethren
        Nehemiah 5:1-11
      • In keeping back the portion of the Levites
        Nehemiah 13:10
      • In building fine houses while the house of the Lord lay Waste
        Haggai 1:4-9
      • In following Jesus merely for the loaves and fish
        John 6:26
    • Money-changers in the temple
      Matthew 21:12,13 ; Luke 19:45,46 ; John 2:14-16
    • The rich young ruler
      Matthew 19:16-22
    • The rich fool
      Luke 12:15-21
    • Judas, in betraying Jesus for twenty pieces of silver
      Matthew 26:15,16 ; Mark 14:10,11 ; Luke 22:3-6 ; John 12:6
    • The unjust steward
      Luke 16:1-8
    • The Pharisees
      Luke 16:14
    • Simon Magus, in trying to buy the gift of the Holy Spirit
      Acts 8:18-23
    • The sorcerers, in filing complaint against Paul and Silas
      Acts 16:19
    • Demetrius, in raising a riot against Paul and Silas
      Acts 19:24,27
    • Festus, in hoping for a bribe from Paul
      Acts 24:26
    • Demas in forsaking Paul for love of the world
      2 Timothy 4:10
    • See AVARICE
    • See BRIBERY
    • See RICH
    • See RICHES

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Covetousness'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ntb/c/covetousness.html. 1896.

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