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Bible Verses on Jealousy
No one is perfect - therefore, feeling jealous from time to time is perfectly natural. However, as Christians, we do not want to be covetous of others. That's why if you're ever feeling envious, take some time to reflect on these Bible verses on jealousy. Over time, you should feel better about your issues if you just turn to the Bible and ask God to help you with your jealous feelings.
Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious against the workers of iniquity.
A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
Song of Solomon 8:6
Set me as a seal on your heart, as a seal on your arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which has a most vehement flame.
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
1 Corinthians 3:3
For you are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are you not carnal, and walk as men?
1 Corinthians 13:4
Charity suffers long, and is kind; charity envies not; charity braggs not itself, is not puffed up,
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
This wisdom descends not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.