For some who seem wise are most fools, for all their wisdom they spill in covetousness and care about the world.
At that, pride and covetousness struggled for first place in him.
Pearls to fire the lust of covetousness even from their hallowed place about the throat of the Virgin.
This covetousness is like canker, that eats the iron place where it lives.
He imputed the blunder either to covetousness, or to unwillingness that any Englishman should have anything.
Show him some money and stir up his covetousness, and you may lead him as with a halter.
New Rome had inherited all the knavery and covetousness of Ancient Rome.
There stood Jan Boeyer and the Swedes cheated by their own covetousness.
For she fancied that the best way to chastise his covetousness would be to steal away his wealth.
covetousness may also be shown in undue respect for wealth when in the hands of others.
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.