Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

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Bible References

The spirit

Genesis 4:5
but with Cain and his offering he was not pleased. So Cain became very angry, and his expression was downcast.
Genesis 6:5
But the Lord saw that the wickedness of humankind had become great on the earth. Every inclination of the thoughts of their minds was only evil all the time.
Genesis 8:21
And the Lord smelled the soothing aroma and said to himself, "I will never again curse the ground because of humankind, even though the inclination of their minds is evil from childhood on. I will never again destroy everything that lives, as I have just done.
Genesis 26:14
He had so many sheep and cattle and such a great household of servants that the Philistines became jealous of him.
Genesis 30:1
When Rachel saw that she could not give Jacob children, she became jealous of her sister. She said to Jacob, "Give me children or I'll die!"
Genesis 37:11
His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept in mind what Joseph said.
Numbers 11:29
Moses said to him, "Are you jealous for me? I wish that all the Lord's people were prophets, that the Lord would put his Spirit on them!"
Psalm 37:1
By David. Do not fret when wicked men seem to succeed! Do not envy evildoers!
Psalm 106:16
In the camp they resented Moses, and Aaron, the Lord's holy priest.
Proverbs 21:10
The appetite of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor is shown no favor in his eyes.
Ecclesiastes 4:4
Then I considered all the skillful work that is done: Surely it is nothing more than competition between one person and another. This also is profitless -- like chasing the wind.
Isaiah 11:13
Ephraim's jealousy will end, and Judah's hostility will be eliminated. Ephraim will no longer be jealous of Judah, and Judah will no longer be hostile toward Ephraim.
Acts 7:9
The patriarchs, because they were jealous of Joseph, sold him into Egypt. But God was with him,
Romans 1:29
They are filled with every kind of unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice. They are rife with envy, murder, strife, deceit, hostility. They are gossips,
Titus 3:3
For we too were once foolish, disobedient, misled, enslaved to various passions and desires, spending our lives in evil and envy, hateful and hating one another.

General references

Jonah 4:1
This displeased Jonah terribly and he became very angry.
Luke 22:24
A dispute also started among them over which of them was to be regarded as the greatest.

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