“You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife. You shall not set your desire on your neighbor’s house or land, his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”
- Deuteronomy 5:21
For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.
- James 3:16
Or do you think Scripture says without reason that he jealously longs for the spirit he has caused to dwell in us?
- James 4:5
Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.
- Psalm 37:7
He boasts about the cravings of his heart; he blesses the greedy and reviles the Lord.
- Psalm 10:3
Do not envy a violent man or choose any of his ways.
- Proverbs 3:31
A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.
- Proverbs 14:30
And I saw that all labor and all achievement spring from man’s envy of his neighbor. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
- Ecclesiastes 4:4
Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?
- Proverbs 27:4
Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.
- Galatians 5:26
Do not envy wicked men, do not desire their company.
- Proverbs 24:1
But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth.
- James 3:14
Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the Lord. There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
- Proverbs 23:17-18
Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes.
- Luke 12:22-23