For some who seem wise are most fools, for all their wisdom they spill in covetousness and care about the world.
In fact, such a deed might savour of jealousy and covetousness.
Pearls to fire the lust of covetousness even from their hallowed place about the throat of the Virgin.
The covetousness or the malignity which saddens me when I ascribe it to society, is my own.
He imputed the blunder either to covetousness, or to unwillingness that any Englishman should have anything.
Envy and covetousness begat injustice, and injustice disloyalty.
New Rome had inherited all the knavery and covetousness of Ancient Rome.
And when ye took the crown of gold your sin was covetousness and theft.
For she fancied that the best way to chastise his covetousness would be to steal away his wealth.
At that, pride and covetousness struggled for first place in him.
a strong desire after the possession of worldly things (Col. 3:5; Eph. 5:5; Heb. 13:5; 1 Tim. 6:9, 10; Matt. 6:20). It assumes sometimes the more aggravated form of avarice, which is the mark of cold-hearted worldliness.