CovetSee also EnvyAs used in the scriptures, to covet is to envy someone or to have an excessive desire for something.Thou shalt not covet, Ex. 20:17 (Deut. 5:21; Mosiah 13:24; D&C 19:25).He that hates covetousness shall prolong his days, Prov. 28:16.They coveted fields and took them, Micah 2:2.Beware of covetousness, Luke 12:15.The law said, Thou shalt not covet, Rom. 7:7.In the last days, men shall be covetous, 2 Tim. 3:1–2.When Laban saw our property, he lusted after it, 1 Ne. 3:25.Thou shalt not covet thine own property, D&C 19:26.Cease to be covetous, D&C 88:123.Do not covet that which is thy brother’s, D&C 136:20.