36 verses

Job 6:9

(NIV)
that God would be willing to crush me,
to let loose his hand and cut off my life!
(ESV)
that it would please God to crush me,
that he would let loose his hand and cut me off!

Job 27:8

(NIV)
For what hope have the godless when they are cut off,
when God takes away their life?
(ESV)
For what is the hope of the godless when God cuts him off,
when God takes away his life?

Ps 10:3

(NIV)
He boasts about the cravings of his heart;
he blesses the greedy and reviles the  Lord.
(ESV)
For the wicked boasts of the desires of his soul,
and the one greedy for gain curses and renounces the  Lord.

Prov 1:19

(NIV)
Such are the paths of all who go after ill-gotten gain;
it takes away the life of those who get it.
(ESV)
Such are the ways of everyone who is greedy for unjust gain;
it takes away the life of its possessors.

Prov 15:27

(NIV)
The greedy bring ruin to their households,
but the one who hates bribes will live.
(ESV)
Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household,
but he who hates bribes will live.

Prov 20:21

(NIV)
An inheritance claimed too soon
will not be blessed at the end.
(ESV)
An inheritance gained hastily in the beginning
will not be blessed in the end.

Isa 10:12

(NIV)
When the Lord has finished all his work against Mount Zion and Jerusalem, he will say, ‘I will punish the king of Assyria for the wilful pride of his heart and the haughty look in his eyes.
(ESV)
When the Lord has finished all his work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem he will punish the speech of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria and the boastful look in his eyes.

Isa 38:12

(NIV)
Like a shepherd’s tent my house
has been pulled down and taken from me.
Like a weaver I have rolled up my life,
and he has cut me off from the loom;
day and night you made an end of me.
(ESV)
My dwelling is plucked up and removed from me
like a shepherd’s tent;
like a weaver I have rolled up my life;
he cuts me off from the loom;
from day to night you bring me to an end;

Jer 6:13

(NIV)
‘From the least to the greatest,
all are greedy for gain;
prophets and priests alike,
all practise deceit.
(ESV)
For from the least to the greatest of them,
everyone is greedy for unjust gain;
and from prophet to priest,
everyone deals falsely.

Jer 8:10

(NIV)
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 practise deceit.
(ESV)
Therefore I will give their wives to others
and their fields to conquerors,
because from the least to the greatest
everyone is greedy for unjust gain;
from prophet to priest,
everyone deals falsely.

Lam 2:17

(NIV)
The  Lord has done what he planned;
he has fulfilled his word,
which he decreed long ago.
He has overthrown you without pity,
he has let the enemy gloat over you,
he has exalted the horn of your foes.
(ESV)
The  Lord has done what he purposed;
he has carried out his word,
which he commanded long ago;
he has thrown down without pity;
he has made the enemy rejoice over you
and exalted the might of your foes.

Ezek 22:12

(NIV)
In you are people who accept bribes to shed blood; you take interest and make a profit from the poor. You extort unjust gain from your neighbours. And you have forgotten me, declares the Sovereign  Lord.

(ESV)
In you they take bribes to shed blood; you take interest and profit and make gain of your neighbors by extortion; but me you have forgotten, declares the Lord  God.

Ezek 22:27

(NIV)
Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey; they shed blood and kill people to make unjust gain.
(ESV)
Her princes in her midst are like wolves tearing the prey shedding blood, destroying lives to get dishonest gain.

Joel 2:8

(NIV)
They do not jostle each other;
each marches straight ahead.
They plunge through defences
without breaking ranks.
(ESV)
They do not jostle one another;
each marches in his path;
they burst through the weapons
and are not halted.

Amos 9:1

(NIV)
I saw the Lord standing by the altar, and he said:

‘Strike the tops of the pillars
so that the thresholds shake.
Bring them down on the heads of all the people;
those who are left I will kill with the sword.
Not one will get away,
none will escape.
(ESV)
I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and he said:

Strike the capitals until the thresholds shake,
and shatter them on the heads of all the people;
and those who are left of them I will kill with the sword;
not one of them shall flee away;
not one of them shall escape.

Hab 2:9

(NIV)
‘Woe to him who builds his house by unjust gain,
setting his nest on high
to escape the clutches of ruin!
(ESV)
Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house,
to set his nest on high,
to be safe from the reach of harm!

Zech 4:9

(NIV)
‘The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this temple; his hands will also complete it. Then you will know that the  Lord Almighty has sent me to you.

(ESV)
“The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; his hands shall also complete it. Then you will know that the  Lord of hosts has sent me to you.

Zech 11:8

(NIV)
In one month I got rid of the three shepherds.

The flock detested me, and I grew weary of them
(ESV)
In one month I destroyed the three shepherds. But I became impatient with them, and they also detested me.

Mark 7:22

(NIV)
adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly.
(ESV)
coveting, wickedness, deceit sensuality envy slander pride foolishness.

Luke 12:15

(NIV)
Then he said to them,‘Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.’

(ESV)
And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”

Rom 1:29

(NIV)
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,
(ESV)
They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips,

1Cor 5:10

(NIV)
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.
(ESV)
not at all meaning the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters since then you would need to go out of the world.

1Cor 5:11

(NIV)
But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people.

(ESV)
But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother if he is guilty of sexual immorality or greed, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler—not even to eat with such a one.

1Cor 6:10

(NIV)
nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.
(ESV)
nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

2Cor 9:5

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
So I thought it necessary to urge the brothers to go on ahead to you and arrange in advance for the gift you have promised, so that it may be ready as a willing gift not as an exaction.

Eph 4:19

(NIV)
Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, and they are full of greed.

(ESV)
They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity.

Eph 5:3

(NIV)
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.
(ESV)
But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.

Eph 5:5

(NIV)
For of this you can be sure: no immoral, impure or greedy person – such a person is an idolater – has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
(ESV)
For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous ( that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Col 3:5

(NIV)
Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.
(ESV)
Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity passion, evil desire, and covetousness which is idolatry.

1Thess 2:5

(NIV)
You know we never used flattery, nor did we put on a mask to cover up greed – God is our witness.
(ESV)
For we never came with words of flattery as you know, nor with a pretext for greedGod is witness.

1Tim 3:3

(NIV)
not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.
(ESV)
not a drunkard, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome not a lover of money.

1Tim 3:8

(NIV)
In the same way, deacons are to be worthy of respect, sincere, not indulging in much wine, and not pursuing dishonest gain.
(ESV)
Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued not addicted to much wine not greedy for dishonest gain.

Titus 1:7

(NIV)
Since an overseer manages God’s household, he must be blameless – not overbearing, not quick-tempered, not given to drunkenness, not violent, not pursuing dishonest gain.
(ESV)
For an overseer as God’s steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,

Heb 13:5

(NIV)
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.’
(ESV)
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”

2Pet 2:3

(NIV)
In their greed these teachers will exploit you with fabricated stories. Their condemnation has long been hanging over them, and their destruction has not been sleeping.

(ESV)
And in their greed they will exploit you with false words. Their condemnation from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

2Pet 2:14

(NIV)
With eyes full of adultery, they never stop sinning; they seduce the unstable; they are experts in greed – an accursed brood!
(ESV)
They have eyes full of adultery, insatiable for sin. They entice unsteady souls. They have hearts trained in greed. Accursed children!
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