Psalm 119:36 {118:36}
Good News Translation
Give me the desire to obey your laws rather than to get rich.

Contemporary English Version
Make me want to obey you, rather than to be rich.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Incline my heart into thy testimonies and not to covetousness.

New American Bible
Direct my heart toward your testimonies and away from gain.

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Incline my heart into thy testimonies and not to covetousness.

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Psalm 51:10 Create a clean heart in me, O God: and renew a right spirit within my bowels.

Psalm 141:4 Incline not my heart to evil words; to make excuses in sins. With men that work iniquity: and I will not communicate with the choicest of them.

1 Kings 8:58 But may he incline our hearts to himself, that we may walk in all his ways, and keep his commandments, and his ceremonies, and all his judgments, which he commanded our fathers.

Jeremiah 32:39 And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me all days: and that it may be well with them, and with their children after them.

Ezekiel 11:19,20 And I will give them one heart, and will put a new spirit in their bowels: and I will take away the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh: . . .

and not to

Psalm 10:3 For the sinner is praised in the desires of his soul: and the unjust man is blessed.

Exodus 18:21 And provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, in whom there is truth, and that hate avarice, and appoint of them rulers of thousands, and of hundreds, and of fifties, and of tens,

Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to thee, as if people were coming in, and my people sit before thee: and hear thy words, and do them not: for they turn them into a song of their mouth, and their heart goeth after their covetousness.

Habakkuk 2:9 Woe to him that gathereth together an evil covetousness to his house, that his nest may be on high, and thinketh he may be delivered out of the hand of evil.

Mark 7:21,22 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, . . .

Luke 12:15 And he said to them: Take heed and beware of all covetousness: for a man's life doth not consist in the abundance of things which he possesseth.

Luke 16:14 Now the Pharisees, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.

Ephesians 5:3 But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not so much as be named among you, as becometh saints:

Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, lust, evil concupiscence and covetousness, which is the service of idols.

1 Timothy 6:9,10,17 For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition. . . .

Hebrews 13:5 Let your manners be without covetousness, contented with such things as you have. For he hath said: I will not leave thee: neither will I forsake thee.

2 Peter 2:3,14 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not. . . .

Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
35Lead me into the path of thy commandments; for this same I have desired. 36Incline my heart into thy testimonies and not to covetousness.37Turn away my eyes that they may not behold vanity: quicken me in thy way.…
Cross References
Mark 7:21
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Mark 7:22
Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness.

Luke 12:15
And he said to them: Take heed and beware of all covetousness: for a man's life doth not consist in the abundance of things which he possesseth.

Hebrews 13:5
Let your manners be without covetousness, contented with such things as you have. For he hath said: I will not leave thee: neither will I forsake thee.

Joshua 24:23
Now therefore, said he, put away strange gods from among you, and incline your hearts to the Lord the God of Israel.

1 Kings 8:58
But may he incline our hearts to himself, that we may walk in all his ways, and keep his commandments, and his ceremonies, and all his judgments, which he commanded our fathers.

Psalm 119:112
I have inclined my heart to do thy justifications for ever, for the reward.

Psalm 141:4
Incline not my heart to evil words; to make excuses in sins. With men that work iniquity: and I will not communicate with the choicest of them.

Ezekiel 33:31
And they come to thee, as if people were coming in, and my people sit before thee: and hear thy words, and do them not: for they turn them into a song of their mouth, and their heart goeth after their covetousness.

Additional Translations
Turn my heart to Your testimonies and not to covetous gain.Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, And not to covetousness.

Incline mine heart to thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to gain.

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Incline my heart to thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Turn my heart toward your statutes, not toward selfish gain.

Incline my heart unto Thy testimonies, And not unto dishonest gain.
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