Covet

You Are Not to Covet - Exodus 20:17 – 20:17 (commentary)

To covet is to wish to have the possessions of others. “Thou shalt not covet” (v. 17). This commandment differs from the other nine in that while they prohibit the act this one condemns the very desire to act. It reveals to us the hidden depths of our sinful nature. It …