Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them;
A Psalm of David. Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.
Do not envy a man of violence And do not choose any of his ways.
Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the Lord always.
Do not fret because of evildoers Or be envious of the wicked;
For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Lot lifted up his eyes and saw all the valley of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere—this was before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah—like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt as you go to Zoar.
Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.
Do not take my soul away along with sinners, Nor my life with men of bloodshed,
Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
If they say, “Come with us, Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us ambush the innocent without cause;
He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,
Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: “ He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us”?