Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord had regard for Abel and for his offering;
His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the saying in mind.
1 Samuel 18:8
Then Saul became very angry, for this saying
displeased him; and he said, “They have ascribed to David ten thousands, but to me they have ascribed thousands. Now what more can he have but the kingdom?”
Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood,
who can stand before jealousy?
I have seen that every labor and every
skill which is done is the result of rivalry between a man and his neighbor. This too is vanity and striving after wind.
For he knew that because of envy they had handed Him over.
the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.
For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
But if you have bitter
jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.
Or do you think that the Scripture
speaks to no purpose: “ He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us”?
1 John 3:12
Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother. And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother’s were righteous.