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16 Bible Verses about Envy, Example Of

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Genesis 4:5

and upon Cain, and on his offering, he did not look. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

Genesis 26:14

And he had possessions of flocks, and possessions of herds, and a great number of servants; and the Philistines envied him.

Genesis 31:1

And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and of what was our father's he has acquired all this glory.

Genesis 37:11

And his brethren envied him; but his father kept the saying.

Numbers 11:28-29

And Joshua the son of Nun, the attendant of Moses, one of his young men, answered and said, My lord Moses, forbid them! But Moses said to him, Enviest thou for my sake? would that all Jehovah's people were prophets, and that Jehovah would put his Spirit upon them!

Numbers 12:2

And they said, Has Jehovah indeed spoken only to Moses? has he not spoken also to us? And Jehovah heard it.

Numbers 16:3

and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said to them, It is enough; for all the assembly, all of them are holy, and Jehovah is among them; and why do ye lift up yourselves above the congregation of Jehovah?

Psalm 106:16

And they envied Moses in the camp, and Aaron, the saint of Jehovah.

1 Samuel 18:8

And Saul was very wroth, and that saying was evil in his sight; and he said, They have ascribed to David ten thousands, but to me they have ascribed the thousands; and what is there more for him but the kingdom?

Nehemiah 2:10

And when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobijah the servant, the Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly that there had come a man to seek the welfare of the children of Israel.

Esther 5:13

Yet all this is of no avail to me so long as I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate.

Ezekiel 35:11

therefore, as I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I will even do according to thine anger and according to thine envy, as thou hast done out of thy hatred against them; and I will make myself known among them, when I shall judge thee.

Daniel 6:3-4

Now this Daniel surpassed the presidents and the satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to appoint him over the whole realm. Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find a pretext against Daniel with respect to the kingdom; but they could not find any pretext or fault; inasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.

Acts 13:45

But the Jews, seeing the crowds, were filled with envy, and contradicted the things said by Paul, contradicting and speaking injuriously.

Acts 17:5

But the Jews having been stirred up to jealousy, and taken to themselves certain wicked men of the lowest rabble, and having got a crowd together, set the city in confusion; and having beset the house of Jason sought to bring them out to the people;

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