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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 6135 coveting, and other sins
6135 coveting, and other sins

6135 coveting, and other sins

Covetousness is associated with other sins and brings trouble with it.

Coveting is linked with other sins

Idolatry Eph 5:5 See also 1Co 10:6-7; Col 3:5

Pride Ps 10:3

Sexual sin Mt 5:28 See also 1Th 4:5

Laziness Pr 21:25-26

Covetousness is one of many sins which pollute a person

Mk 7:21-23

Love of money is covetousness

It is a source of evil 1Ti 6:9-10 See also Pr 10:2; Pr 22:16; Pr 28:20,22; Pr 30:8-9

Examples of those who love money Lk 16:14; Jn 12:5-6 See also Mt 23:25 pp Lk 11:39; 2Pe 2:3,14 False teachers are “experts in greed”.

Believers must not be lovers of money Heb 13:5; 1Pe 5:2 Elders must not be greedy for money. See also Ex 18:21; Eph 5:3; 1Ti 3:1-3

Love of money characterises the last days 2Ti 3:1-2

Coveting brings trouble

Jas 4:1-2 See also Pr 15:27; Pr 28:25; Pr 29:4

Even a gift can be given covetously

2Co 9:5 The gift translated as “one grudgingly given” literally means a “covetous gift”.

See also

5343idleness
5412money
6020sin
6242adultery
8714dishonesty
8768idolatry
8773jealousy
8777lust
8802pride

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