COVET, verb transitive
1. To desire or wish for, with eagerness; to desire earnestly to obtain or possess; in a good sense.
COVET earnestly the best gifts. 1 Corinthians 12:31.
2. To desire inordinately; to desire that which it is unlawful to obtain or possess; in a bad sense.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbors house, wife or servant. Exodus 20:17.
COVET, verb intransitive To have an earnest desire. 1 Timothy 6:10.