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Peace of mind makes the body healthy, but jealousy is like a cancer.
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Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.
Proverbs 4:23 Remove from thee a froward mouth, and let detracting lips be far from thee.
Psalm 119:80 Let my heart be undefiled in thy justifications, that I may not be confounded.
2 Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear: but of power and of love and of sobriety.
Job 5:2 Anger indeed killeth the foolish, and envy slayeth the little one.
Psalm 112:10 The wicked shall see, and shall be angry, he shall gnash with his teeth and pine away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.
Acts 7:9 And the patriarchs, through envy, sold Joseph into Egypt. And God was with him,
Romans 1:29 Being filled with all iniquity, malice, fornication, avarice, wickedness: full of envy, murder, contention, deceit, malignity: whisperers,
James 4:5 Or do you think that the scripture saith in vain: To envy doth the spirit covet which dwelleth in you?
Proverbs 3:8 Honour the Lord with thy substance, and give him of the first of all thy fruits;
Proverbs 12:4 The thoughts of the just are judgments: and the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
Proverbs 17:22 A joyful mind maketh age flourishing: a sorrowful spirit drieth up the bones.
ContextThe Wise Woman
…29He that is patient, is governed with much wisdom: but he that is impatient, exalteth his folly. 30Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.31He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.…
The thoughts of the just are judgments: and the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
A glad heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by grief of mind the spirit is cast down.
I have heard and my bowels were troubled: my lips trembled at the voice. Let rottenness enter into my bones, and swarm under me. That I may rest in the day of tribulation: that I may go up to our people that are girded.
Additional TranslationsA tranquil heart is life to the body, but envy rots the bones.A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
A tranquil heart is the life of the flesh; But envy is the rottenness of the bones.
A meek-spirited man is a healer of the heart: but a sensitive heart is a corruption of the bones.
A sound heart is the life of the flesh; but envy the rottenness of the bones.
A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.
A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
The life of the body is a heart at peace, but envy rots the bones.
A healed heart is life to the flesh, And rottenness to the bones is envy.
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