Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

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Genesis 4:4
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:
Genesis 37:2
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?
Proverbs 27:4
Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; But who is able to stand before jealousy?
Matthew 27:18
For he knew that for envy they had delivered him up.
Acts 7:9
And the patriarchs, moved with jealousy against Joseph, sold him into Egypt: and God was with him,
James 4:5
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.

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Ecclesiastes 4:16
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.
Ecclesiastes 1:14
I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind.
Ecclesiastes 2:21
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.
Ecclesiastes 6:9
Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this also is vanity and a striving after wind.
Genesis 37:4
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.

General references

Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; vanity of vanities, all is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 6:11
Seeing there are many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?
Ecclesiastes 12:8
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; all is vanity.