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7 Bible Verses about Selfishness, Examples Of

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 4:9

And the Lord said to Cain, Where is your brother Abel? And he said, I have no idea: am I my brother's keeper?

1 Samuel 25:3

Now this man was named Nabal, and his wife's name was Abigail: she was a woman of good sense and pleasing looks: but the man was cruel and evil in his ways; he was of the family of Caleb.

Esther 6:6

So Haman came in. And the king said to him, What is to be done to the man whom the king has delight in honouring? Then the thought came into Haman's mind, Whom, more than myself, would the king have pleasure in honouring?

Isaiah 56:11

Yes, the dogs are for ever looking for food; while these, the keepers of the sheep, are without wisdom: they have all gone after their pleasure, every one looking for profit; they are all the same.

Mark 10:37

And they said to him, Let us be seated, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.

John 6:26

Jesus, answering them, said, Truly I say to you, You come after me, not because you saw signs, but because you were given the bread and had enough.

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