Social Selfishness

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 11:26

People curse someone who withholds grain, but blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

Ezekiel 34:18

Does it seem a small thing to you to have fed on the good pasture, but you must tread down with your feet the residue of your pasture? and to have drunk of the clear waters, but you must foul the residue with your feet?

Hosea 10:1

Israel is a luxuriant vine that puts forth his fruit. According to the abundance of his fruit he has multiplied his altars. As their land has prospered, they have adorned their sacred stones.

Habakkuk 2:6

Won't all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, 'Woe to him who increases that which is not his, and who enriches himself by extortion! How long?'

Matthew 25:43

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

Matthew 27:3

Then Judas, who betrayed him, when he saw that Jesus was condemned, felt remorse, and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

Matthew 27:4

saying, "I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? You see to it."

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

Ezekiel 34:18

Does it seem a small thing to you to have fed on the good pasture, but you must tread down with your feet the residue of your pasture? and to have drunk of the clear waters, but you must foul the residue with your feet?

Hosea 10:1

Israel is a luxuriant vine that puts forth his fruit. According to the abundance of his fruit he has multiplied his altars. As their land has prospered, they have adorned their sacred stones.

Habakkuk 2:6

Won't all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, 'Woe to him who increases that which is not his, and who enriches himself by extortion! How long?'

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Heartless indifference toward sinners

Matthew 27:3-4

Then Judas, who betrayed him, when he saw that Jesus was condemned, felt remorse, and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? You see to it."

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Hoarding foodstuff

Proverbs 11:26

People curse someone who withholds grain, but blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

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

Matthew 25:43

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

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Greed for real estate