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Nave's Topical Bible

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/eng/ntb/c/covetousness.html. 1896.

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