Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.

Bible References

Sound

Proverbs 4:23
Keep thy heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life.
Psalm 119:80
Let my heart be perfect in thy statutes that I be not put to shame.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of soberness.

Envy

Job 5:2
For vexation kills the foolish man, and jealousy slays the silly one.
Psalm 112:10
A wicked man shall see it, and be grieved. He shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away. The desire of wicked men shall perish.
Acts 7:9
And the patriarchs, being envious, sold Joseph into Egypt. And God was with him,
Romans 1:29
having been filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity;
James 4:5
Or think ye that the scripture says vainly, The spirit that he caused to dwell in us yearns with jealousy?

Rottenness

Proverbs 3:8
It will be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
Proverbs 12:4
A worthy woman is the crown of her husband, but she who makes ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
Proverbs 17:22
A cheerful heart is a good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.