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 gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline.

Envy

Job 5:2
For vexation killeth the foolish man, And jealousy slayeth the silly one.
Psalm 112:10
The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; He shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: The desire of the wicked shall perish.
Acts 7:9
And the patriarchs, moved with jealousy against Joseph, sold him into Egypt: and God was with him,
Romans 1:29
being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
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?

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 that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
Proverbs 17:22
A cheerful heart is a good medicine; But a broken spirit drieth up the bones.