Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?

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The spirit

Acts 7:9
"[And when] these patriarchs, [still living in Canaan as young men], became jealous of [their brother] Joseph, they sold him [as a slave to traveling merchants who took him] to Egypt. But God was with him [during all that time],
Romans 1:29
They are full of all kinds of wickedness, evil, greed, and maliciousness. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice. They are gossips,
Titus 3:3
For we [Christians] were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various kinds of [evil] desires and [sinful] pleasures. [We used to] live in malice and envy, hating people and being hated by them.

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Luke 22:24
Then a dispute arose among the apostles as to which one of them should be considered the greatest.