Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Bible References

I was

Psalm 37:1
Davidic.Do not be agitated by evildoers;
do not envy those who do wrong.
Job 21:7
Why do the wicked continue to live,
growing old and becoming powerful?
Proverbs 3:31
Don’t envy a violent man
or choose any of his ways;
Proverbs 24:1
Don’t envy evil men
or desire to be with them,
Jeremiah 12:1
You will be righteous, Lord,
even if I bring a case against You.
Yet, I wish to contend with You:
Why does the way of the wicked prosper?
Why do all the treacherous live at ease?
James 4:5
Or do you think it’s without reason the Scripture says that the Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously?

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