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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Covetousness

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A strong desire after the possession of worldly things (Colossians 3:5 ; Ephesians 5:5 ; Hebrews 13:5 ; 1 Timothy 6:9,10 ; Matthew 6:20 ). It assumes sometimes the more aggravated form of avarice, which is the mark of cold-hearted worldliness.


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Covetousness'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/c/covetousness.html. 1897.

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