Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,
Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another.
Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the LORD always.
Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.
Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them;
Do not fret because of evildoers Or be envious of the wicked;
Do not envy a man of violence And do not choose any of his ways.
Why do you look with envy, O mountains with many peaks, At the mountain which God has desired for His abode? Surely the LORD will dwell there forever.
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