|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) Very desirous; eager to obtain; -- used in a good sense.
2. (v. t.) Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (esp. money); avaricious; -- in a bad sense.
Covetous (11 Occurrences)
Mark 7:22 Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: (Root in KJV WEY DBY WBS YLT)
Luke 16:14 And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him. (KJV DBY WBS)
Romans 7:8 Thou shalt not covet;' and the sin having received an opportunity, through the command, did work in me all covetousness -- for apart from law sin is dead. (Root in YLT RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 5:10 yet not at all meaning with the sexual sinners of this world, or with the covetous and extortioners, or with idolaters; for then you would have to leave the world. (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT NAS)
1 Corinthians 5:11 But as it is, I wrote to you not to associate with anyone who is called a brother who is a sexual sinner, or covetous, or an idolater, or a slanderer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner. Don't even eat with such a person. (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT NAS)
1 Corinthians 6:10 nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor slanderers, nor extortioners, will inherit the Kingdom of God. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Ephesians 5:5 Know this for sure, that no sexually immoral person, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ and God. (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV)
1 Timothy 3:3 not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous; (WEB KJV WEY WBS)
2 Timothy 3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, (KJV WBS)
2 Peter 2:14 Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children: (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Psalms 10:3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)