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  • Debbie on Acts 7:9
    Hey there. What is meant by envy?
  • S Spencer - in Reply on Acts 7:9
    Hi Debbie,

    I would refer you to Genesis Ch 37.

    Read all.

    GOD BLESS
  • Debbie - in Reply on Acts 7:9
    But what were they envious of(?).
  • ENVY - in Reply on Acts 7:9
    James 3:16 - For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

    James 4:2-3 - Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. (Read More...)

    James 3:14 - But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

    Proverbs 14:30 - A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.

    1 Corinthians 10:13 - There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

    Galatians 5:19-21 - Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, (Read More...)

    Proverbs 27:4 - Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?

    James 3:14-15 - But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. (Read More...)

    1 Corinthians 3:3 - For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?

    Romans 12:21 - Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

    1 Corinthians 13:1-8 - Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. (Read More...)

    Proverbs 10:12 - Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

    1 John 4:8 - He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

    Psalms 25:4-5 - Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. (Read More...)

    Exodus 20:17 - Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.

    Galatians 5:22 - But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy,


 

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