Synonyms for covetousness

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Dishonesty has its source in the covetousness and greed of the human heart.

In fact, such a deed might savour of jealousy and covetousness.

It was not covetousness altogether which had prompted him to do that; the reward was only an incident.

The covetousness or the malignity which saddens me when I ascribe it to society, is my own.

Envy and covetousness begat injustice, and injustice disloyalty.

And when ye took the crown of gold your sin was covetousness and theft.

The vice of covetousness, of all others, enters deepest into the soul.

This sentence says that covetousness is one of the other vices.

The emphasis in Proverbs seems to be on envy and covetousness, not on magical evil.

At that, pride and covetousness struggled for first place in him.

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