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Bible Study Topic: Avarice

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But select capable men from all the people,men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain,and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.
Exodus 18:21
 
"You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor."
Exodus 20:17
 
"You shall not covet your neighbor's wife. You shall not set your desire on your neighbor's house or land, his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor."
Deuteronomy 5:21
 
When I saw in the plunder a beautiful robe from Babylonia, two hundred shekels of silver and a wedge of gold weighing fifty shekels, I coveted them and took them. They are hidden in the ground inside my tent, with the silver underneath."
Joshua 7:21
 
He boasts of the cravings of his heart; he blesses the greedy and reviles the LORD.
Psalms 10:3
 
Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain.
Psalms 119:36
 
All day long he craves for more, but the righteous give without sparing.
Proverbs 21:26
 
A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment, but he who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long life.
Proverbs 28:16
 
Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income. This too is meaningless.
Ecclesiastes 5:10
 
I was enraged by his sinful greed; I punished him, and hid my face in anger, yet he kept on in his willful ways.
Isaiah 57:17
 
"From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit.
Jeremiah 6:13
 
Therefore I will give their wives to other men and their fields to new owners. From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit.
Jeremiah 8:10
 
"But your eyes and your heart are set only on dishonest gain, on shedding innocent blood and on oppression and extortion."
Jeremiah 22:17
 
You who live by many waters and are rich in treasures, your end has come, the time for you to be cut off.
Jeremiah 51:13
 
By your great skill in trading you have increased your wealth, and because of your wealth your heart has grown proud.
Ezekiel 28:5
 
My people come to you, as they usually do, and sit before you to listen to your words, but they do not put them into practice. With their mouths they express devotion, but their hearts are greedy for unjust gain.
Ezekiel 33:31
 
They covet fields and seize them, and houses, and take them. They defraud a man of his home, a fellowman of his inheritance.
Micah 2:2
 
"Woe to him who builds his realm by unjust gain to set his nest on high, to escape the clutches of ruin!
Habakkuk 2:9
 
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
Matthew 6:19
 
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Matthew 6:21
 
greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly.
Mark 7:22
 
Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."
Luke 12:15
 
The Pharisees, who loved money, heard all this and were sneering at Jesus.
Luke 16:14
 
I have not coveted anyone's silver or gold or clothing.
Acts 20:33
 
They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice. They are gossips,
Romans 1:29
 
What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! Indeed I would not have known what sin was except through the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law had not said, "Do not covet."
Romans 7:7
 
The commandments, "Do not commit adultery," "Do not murder," "Do not steal," "Do not covet," and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up in this one rule: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
Romans 13:9
 
not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave this world.
But now I am writing you that you must not associate with anyone who calls himself a brother but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or a slanderer, a drunkard or a swindler. With such a man do not even eat.
1 Corinthians 5:10-11
 
nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 6:10
 
So I thought it necessary to urge the brothers to visit you in advance and finish the arrangements for the generous gift you had promised. Then it will be ready as a generous gift, not as one grudgingly given.Sowing Generously
2 Corinthians 9:5
 
But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people.
Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.
For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person,such a man is an idolater,has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Ephesians 5:3-5
 
Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.
Colossians 3:5
 
You know we never used flattery, nor did we put on a mask to cover up greed,God is our witness.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
 
and constant friction between men of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain.
1 Timothy 6:5
 
People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction.
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.Paul's Charge to Timothy
1 Timothy 6:9-10
 
People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,
2 Timothy 3:2
 
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you."
Hebrews 13:5
 
In their greed these teachers will exploit you with stories they have made up. Their condemnation has long been hanging over them, and their destruction has not been sleeping.
2 Peter 2:3
 
With eyes full of adultery, they never stop sinning; they seduce the unstable; they are experts in greed,an accursed brood!
2 Peter 2:14
 
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