Be silent before the LORD and wait expectantly for Him; do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way, by the man who carries out evil plans.
Her rival would taunt her severely just to provoke her, because the LORD had kept Hannah from conceiving.
Whenever she went up to the LORD's house, her rival taunted her in this way every year. Hannah wept and would not eat.
"Hannah, why are you crying?" her husband Elkanah asked. "Why won't you eat? Why are you troubled? Am I not better to you than 10 sons?"
A man's own foolishness leads him astray, yet his heart rages against the LORD.
Don't envy evil men or desire to be with them,
Don't worry because of evildoers, and don't envy the wicked.
For I envied the arrogant; I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Don't envy a violent man or choose any of his ways;
Don't be jealous of sinners; instead, always fear the LORD.
envy, drunkenness, carousing, and anything similar, about which I tell you in advance-- as I told you before-- that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Or do you think it's without reason the Scripture says that the Spirit He has caused to live in us yearns jealously?
But He gives greater grace. Therefore He says: God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.