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12 Bible Verses about Social Selfishness

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Proverbs 11:26

People will curse whoever withholds grain, but blessing will come to whoever is selling.

Isaiah 5:8

"How terrible it will be for you who join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no more room, and you have settled yourselves alone in the middle of the land!"

Ezekiel 34:18

Is it such an insignificant thing to you that you're feeding in good pastures but trampling down the other pastures with your feet? Or that as you're drinking from the clear streams you're muddying the rest with your feet?

Hosea 10:1

"Israel, the overgrown vine, bears fruit like itself; the more fruitful they become, the more altars they build. The better the land, the more ornate the stone idols.

Habakkuk 2:6

"Will not all of these ridicule him with mocking scorn? They will say, "Woe to the one who hordes for himself what isn't his. How long will you enrich yourself by extortion?'

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you didn't welcome me. I was naked, and you didn't clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn't visit me.'

Matthew 27:3

Then Judas, who had betrayed him, regretted what had happened when he saw that Jesus was condemned. He brought the 30 pieces of silver back to the high priests and elders,

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Social selfishness » Different forms of » Total disregard of the rights of others

Ezekiel 34:18

Is it such an insignificant thing to you that you're feeding in good pastures but trampling down the other pastures with your feet? Or that as you're drinking from the clear streams you're muddying the rest with your feet?

Hosea 10:1

"Israel, the overgrown vine, bears fruit like itself; the more fruitful they become, the more altars they build. The better the land, the more ornate the stone idols.

Habakkuk 2:6

"Will not all of these ridicule him with mocking scorn? They will say, "Woe to the one who hordes for himself what isn't his. How long will you enrich yourself by extortion?'

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Heartless indifference toward sinners

Matthew 27:3-4

Then Judas, who had betrayed him, regretted what had happened when he saw that Jesus was condemned. He brought the 30 pieces of silver back to the high priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood."

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Hoarding foodstuff

Proverbs 11:26

People will curse whoever withholds grain, but blessing will come to whoever is selling.

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Neglect of the needy and suffering

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you didn't welcome me. I was naked, and you didn't clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn't visit me.'

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Greed for real estate

Isaiah 5:8

"How terrible it will be for you who join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no more room, and you have settled yourselves alone in the middle of the land!"

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