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Covetous vs. Jealous

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Covetousadjective

Extremely keen or desirous, especially to obtain and possess something belonging to someone else; avaricious.

Jealousadjective

Suspecting rivalry in love; troubled by worries that one might have been replaced in someone's affections; suspicious of a lover or spouse's fidelity.

Covetousadjective

Very desirous; eager to obtain; - used in a good sense.

‘Covetous of wisdom and fair virtue.’; ‘Covetous death bereaved us all,To aggrandize one funeral.’;

Jealousadjective

Protective, zealously guarding, careful in the protection of something one has or appreciates.

‘For you must not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jehovah, is a jealous God. —Exodus 34:14 (NET)’;

Covetousadjective

Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (esp. money); avaricious; - in a bad sense.

‘The covetous person lives as if the world were madealtogether for him, and not he for the world.’;

Jealousadjective

Envious; feeling resentful or angered toward someone for a perceived advantage or success, material or otherwise.

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Covetousadjective

showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages;

‘he was never covetous before he met her’; ‘jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions’; ‘envious of their art collection’;

Jealousadjective

Suspecting, suspicious.

Covetousadjective

immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth;

‘they are avaricious and will do anything for money’; ‘casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields’; ‘a grasping old miser’; ‘grasping commercialism’; ‘greedy for money and power’; ‘grew richer and greedier’; ‘prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees’;

Jealousadjective

Zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful.

‘I have been very jealous for the Lord God of hosts.’; ‘How nicely jealous is every one of us of his own repute!’;

Jealousadjective

Apprehensive; anxious; suspiciously watchful.

‘'This doing wrong creates such doubts as these,Renders us jealous and disturbs our peace.’; ‘The people are so jealous of the clergy's ambition.’;

Jealousadjective

Demanding exclusive devotion; intolerant of rivalry.

‘Thou shalt worship no other God; for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.’;

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Jealousadjective

Disposed to suspect rivalry in matters of interest and affection; apprehensive regarding the motives of possible rivals, or the fidelity of friends; distrustful; having morbid fear of rivalry in love or preference given to another; painfully suspicious of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.

‘If the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife.’; ‘To both these sisters have I sworn my love:Each jealous of the other, as the stungAre of the adder.’; ‘It is one of the best bonds, both of chastity and obedience, in the wife, if she think her husband wise; which she will never do if she find him jealous.’;

Jealousadjective

showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages;

‘he was never covetous before he met her’; ‘jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions’; ‘envious of their art collection’;

Jealousadjective

suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival;

‘a jealous lover’;

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