0 Is it OK to covet?

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Is it OK to covet?

Yes, some things you should covet.

Like prophecy.
Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy. 1 Corinthians 14:39
And the best gifts. (Especially on Christmas morning.)
Covet earnestly the best gifts. 1 Corinthians 12:31

Don't covet.

Don't covet anything.
Thou shalt not covet. Romans 7:7, 13:9

But ... covetousness, let it not be once named among you. Ephesians 5:3

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry. Colossians 3:5

At least not these things: your neighbor's house, field, wife, slave, concubine, ox, ass, or anything else that belongs to your neighbor.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's. Exodus 20:17

Neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing that is thy neighbour's. Deuteronomy 5:21

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