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Want to know what the Bible says about Envy And Jealousy? Here are 104 Bible verses about Envy And Jealousy from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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James 3:16 NIV
For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.
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James 4:2-3 NIV
2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God. 3 When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.
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Proverbs 14:30 NIV
A heart at peace gives life to the body,
    but envy rots the bones.
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James 3:14 NIV
But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth.
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1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
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Proverbs 27:4 NIV
Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming,
    but who can stand before jealousy?
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James 3:14-15 NIV
14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. 15 Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.
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Galatians 5:19-21 NIV
19 The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.
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1 Corinthians 3:3 NIV
You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere humans?
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Romans 12:21 NIV
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
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Exodus 20:17 NIV
“You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”
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1 John 4:8 NIV
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
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Proverbs 10:12 NIV
Hatred stirs up conflict,
    but love covers over all wrongs.
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Ecclesiastes 4:4 NIV
And I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person’s envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
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Galatians 5:22 NIV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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Song of Solomon 8:6 NIV
Place me like a seal over your heart,
    like a seal on your arm;
for love is as strong as death,
    its jealousy unyielding as the grave.
It burns like blazing fire,
    like a mighty flame.
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James 4:11 NIV
Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. Anyone who speaks against a brother or sister or judges them speaks against the law and judges it. When you judge the law, you are not keeping it, but sitting in judgment on it.
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Galatians 6:4 NIV
Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else,
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Proverbs 6:34 NIV
For jealousy arouses a husband’s fury,
    and he will show no mercy when he takes revenge.
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1 Corinthians 13:4 NIV
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
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