And Laban answered and said unto Jacob, These daughters are my daughters, and these children are my children, and these cattle are my cattle, and all that thou seest is mine: and what can I do this day unto these my daughters, or unto their children which they were born?
-- Gen. 31:43 (KJV)
Even though Laban swindled Jacob for twenty years, Laban still viewed everything belonging to him. Greed corrupts everything.
CEO's continue to go after record-breaking profits due to greed. However, the economic sector can no longer sustain what they are doing because the greed has sucked out the profitablity of the system. The economic system is about to collapse due to greed. People need to learn how to share.
Numerical Analysis: The numerical pattern for this verse is 4,7,2,3,1. (4) To stay in God's Word, speak correctly. (7) To be complete, stay out of greed. (2) To be delivered, stay out of greed. (3) To be in the Spirit, stay out of greed. (1) To stay in the anointing, stay out of greed and learn how to share.