See also Covet; Jealous, Jealousy
According 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.