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
Above all else, guard thy heart; for out of it flows the issues of life.
Psalm 119:80
Let my heart be perfect in thy statutes that I not be ashamed.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of strength and of love and of temperance.

Envy

Job 5:2
It is certain that wrath kills the foolish man, and envy consumes the covetous one.
Psalm 112:10
Resh The wicked shall see it and be furious; Schin he shall gnash with his teeth and waste away: Tau The desire of the wicked shall perish.
Acts 7:9
And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt, but God was with him
Romans 1:29
being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
James 4:5
Do ye think that the scripture says in vain, The spirit that dwells in us lusts to envy?

Rottenness

Proverbs 3:8
It shall be medicine to thy navel and marrow to thy bones.
Proverbs 12:4
The virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, but she that makes ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
Proverbs 17:22
A joyful heart shall do good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.