Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour. This is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And Jehovah had respect unto Abel and to his offering:
These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and he was a lad with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought the evil report of them unto their father.
1 Samuel 18:8
And Saul was very wroth, and this saying displeased him; and he said, They have ascribed unto David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed but thousands: and what can he have more but the kingdom?
Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; But who is able to stand before jealousy?
For he knew that for envy they had delivered him up.
And the patriarchs, moved with jealousy against Joseph, sold him into Egypt: and God was with him,
Or think ye that the scripture speaketh in vain? Doth the spirit which he made to dwell in us long unto envying?
1 John 3:12
not as Cain was of the evil one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his works were evil, and his brother's righteous.
There was no end of all the people, even of all them over whom he was: yet they that come after shall not rejoice in him. Surely this also is vanity and a striving after wind.
I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind.
For there is a man whose labor is with wisdom, and with knowledge, and with skilfulness; yet to a man that hath not labored therein shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil.
Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this also is vanity and a striving after wind.
And his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren; and they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.