ENVY, Greek - phthonos A hostile feeling
toward someone because that person has something - an
advantage, a benefit, a position - that the other does not posses
but would like to have.
* JEALOUSY, Strong's Greek: 2206. ζηλόω (zéloó) -- to be
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From zelos; to have warmth of feeling for or against --
affect, covet (earnestly), (have) desire, (move with)
envy, be jealous over, (be) zealous(-ly affect).
Galatians 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are manifest,
which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness,
lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance,
emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings,
murders, drunkenness, reveling, and such like. . .
Because the chief priest were envious of Jesus they felt
threatened and insecure of Jesus’ popularity. Pilot knew
that their insecurity was driving them to have Jesus
charged with a criminal offense. They wanted to remove
Jesus so that the publicity that had been focused on Him
would shift back to the priesthood.
Mark 15:10 For He (Pilot) was aware that the chief priests
had delivered Him (Jesus) up because of envy.
II Timothy 3:4 Paul said that this kind of hedonism
(behavior) would be a prevalent problem in the last days.
“lovers of pleasure”
If you let your flesh lead you, it will steal from you the good
things that Jesus has set before you. Jesus has set many
things in front of us to do that are productive and edifying.