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Scriptures on "Envy/Jealousy"

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A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. (Proverbs 14:30)

You shall not set your desire on your neighbor's house or land, his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor. (Deuteronomy 5:21)

And I saw that all labor and all achievement spring from man's envy of his neighbor. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. (Ecclesiastes 4:4)

Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other. (Galatians 5:26)

If you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such "wisdom" does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, of the devil. (James 3:14-15)

For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice. (James 3:16)

Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. (I Peter 2:1) 

Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD. (Proverbs 23:17)

Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of those who do wrong; for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. (Psalm 37:1-2)

Do not fret when men succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. (Psalm 37:7)

For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. (Psalm 73:3)

Do not be overawed when a man grows rich, when the splendor of his house increases; for he will take nothing with him when he dies, his splendor will not descend with him. (Psalm 49:16-17)

 **Copyright, 2002, Brian Campbell (Permission is granted to copy for personal use only.)  

 

 

 

 


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