20 occurrences

'Envy' in the Bible

It is certain that wrath kills the foolish man, and envy consumes the covetous one.

Wrath is cruel, and anger is impetuous, but who is able to stand before envy?

Even their love and their hatred and their envy is now perished; neither have they any more a portion in the age in any thing that is done under the sun.

The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off; Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.

Therefore, as I live, said the Lord GOD, I will even do according to thine anger and according to thine envy which thou hast used out of thy enmity against them; and I shall be known in them when I judge thee.

And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt, but God was with him

But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy and spoke against that which Paul said, contradicting and blaspheming.

But the disobedient Jews, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort and gathered a company and set all the city on an uproar and assaulted the house of Jason and sought to bring them out to the people.

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but is driven mad concerning questions and controversy of words, of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

Ye covet and have not; ye murder, and have envy and cannot obtain; ye fight and war and have not that which ye desire because ye ask not.

Do ye think that the scripture says in vain, The spirit that dwells in us lusts to envy?

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ζηλόω 
Zeloo 
Usage: 10

קנא 
Qana' 
Usage: 34

קנאה 
Qin'ah 
Usage: 43

ζῆλος 
Zelos 
Usage: 17

φθονέω 
Phthoneo 
Usage: 1

φθόνος 
Phthonos 
Usage: 9