EnvySee also Covet; Jealous, JealousyAccording to the scriptures, to desire something that belongs to another is wrong.The patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt, Acts 7:9.Charity envieth not, 1 Cor. 13:4 (Moro. 7:45).Envy comes of pride, 1 Tim. 6:4.Where envy is, there is confusion and every evil work, James 3:16.The Lord commanded men that they should not envy, 2 Ne. 26:32.There was no envy among the people of Nephi, 4 Ne. 1:15–18.The envy and wrath of man have been my common lot all the days of my life, D&C 127:2.