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The basis of all toil and all skill of the people<ref>Ecclesiastes4.4</ref>(we always choose our job because we want the wealthy, fame and pleasures we see at the others" s job around us), envy is, therefore, a sin deeply engraved in human nature.<ref>Ecclesiastes4.4</ref>It appears (comes into being) when man lacks certain things, circumstance that exist when either he does not ask it from God or asks to spend it on his passions (pleasures).<ref>James 4.1-2-3</ref>
====Genesis and causes====
Envy may be cause by [[wealth]] ([[Isaac]], envied of Philistines.<ref>Genesis 26.12-14-16, Psalm73.3</ref>), by the brightness of wealth, power and beauty (Assyria kingdom envied of other kingdoms<ref>Ezekiel31.1-9</ref>, by political and military rising ( [[Saul]] eyed [[David]] from the moment he heard the women song of joy<ref>1Samuel18.5-9</ref>), fertility (Leah, envied of Rachel<ref>Genesis 29.20-30.1-2</ref>), social ascent ([[Joseph (son of Jacob)|Joseph]] whom his brothers were jealous of<ref>Genesis 37.1-11, Acts 7.9</ref>), countless [[miracle]]s and healings (the [[apostle]]s envied of high priest and the Sadducees<ref>Acts 5.12-17-20</ref>), popularity (Paul and Barnabas, envied of unfaithful Jewish from Antioch-<ref>Acts13.44-45-47</ref>), the success of Christianization of many Thessalonians (Paul and Silas , envied of unfaithful Jews from [[Thessalonica]]<ref>Acts 17.5 </ref>), [[virtue]]s and true power to heal, to make miracles and to teach people ([[Jesus]] envied of the chief [[priest]]s<ref>Mark15.6-10-15, Matthew 27.15-18-26)</ref>
====God will reward each according to his deeds====
Christians must not fall into the trap of envying of the wicked who seem to have a happy and untroubled life, but always be aware that God will reward each according to his deeds. The true Christian will be sure, as the psalmist the moment he enters the temple of God, that those bloated, with ,,pride as necklace’’ and ,,violence as garment’’ (clothing), which are stumbling block to the [[faith]] of ordinary people, will fade like greens, will be cut down quickly like the grass ", being thrown away and ruined the right time.<ref>Proverbs23.17, 24.1, 3.31, 24.19, 28.22, Psalm 37.1-2, 72.3,73.3</ref>

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