Look it up in the Bible. It is found in Exodus 20:17.
As you have read, to covet means «to strongly desire wealth or other things» that someone else has.
Would you like to have more money or the house and the car that your neighbors have? Normally, people want to get wealth and power. However, Jesus said that the most important thing in life is not having a lot of things.
Of course, we all need money to pay for a house, electricity, water, clothes, school . . . Money is necessary, no doubt, but what we should not have is a love of money. That is, we should not constantly wish for more and more, There are people who become obsessed with money.
The love of money does not bring happiness. According to what the Bible says, it is «the root of all kinds of evil» (you can read it in 1 Timothy 6:10). When you give more importance to money or anything else than to Jesus, you are turning that into an You will feel sad and alone—with a lot money, but without Jesus in your heart.
If you put money or something else first in your life, you will stop loving what really matters, such as God, your family, your friends . . .
The apostle Paul advises you to be happy with what you have and to trust God, because He promised that He will never leave you.
Jesus said that if you love Him, you will never lack anything.
Do you prefer to have a lot of money in the bank or Jesus in your heart? Ask an adult this question and write your answer in your Prayer Journal.