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COVETOUSNESS, n.

1. A strong or inordinate desire of obtaining and possessing some supposed good usually in a bad sense, and applied to an inordinate desire of wealth or avarice.

Out of the heart proceedeth covetousness. Mark 7 .

Mortify your members--and covetousness which is idolatry. Colossians 3 .

2. Strong desire eagerness.

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Entry for 'Covetousness'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/c/covetousness.html.

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