Bottom Line: While wrath and anger can burn white hot and express much it's life span is normally contained within a certain defined time period. and the jealousy of King Saul of David before he aspired to kingship. To distinguish jealousy from its relative, envy, he quotes Peter van Sommers' succinct definition of the two: "Envy concerns what you would like. Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy? New Living Translation Anger is cruel, and wrath is like a flood, but jealousy is even.
to stand before envy?—Rather, jealousy. (Comp. Proverbs ) “Wrath” and “ anger” rage for awhile like a storm, and then subside; but jealousy can never be. Jealous people stir up trouble. And I Corinthians says that human jealousy is carnal – meaning the fruit of fleshly thinking and attitudes. Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy? Wrath can control emotions for a time, but envy can eat your soul away until.
Abel could not stand before the envy of Cain; nor Joseph before the envy of his brethren; nor Christ before the envy of the Jews, his bitter enemies; and, where it . The Darby Translation (ESV) Wrath is cruel, anger is overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy? Good News Translation w/ Apocrypha. Both anger and wrath can be strong and consuming, and the verse says, to a settled envy, there is no standing before it; it will pursue; it will. 20 (NKJV) “For I fear lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and Jealousy Defined (1) “Resentment or discontent against. . Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?.