Proverbs 24:1,2 Envying the Wicked

Do not envy the wicked,
    do not desire their company;
2 for their hearts plot violence,
    and their lips talk about making trouble.

Envying the Wicked

Drug Dealer’s Mansion

Kim Kardashian’s Money

A Rapper’s Car Collection

Questions

  1. What might an ancient Jewish person envy?
  2. What is ‘wicked’ by biblical standards?
  3. Why would someone envy wicked people?
  4. What is attractive about the above pictures?
  5. What is powerful enough to be a better option than the above pictures?

 

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About Plymothian

I teach at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. My interests include education, biblical studies, and spiritual formation. I have been married to Kelli since 1998 and we have two children, Daryl and Amelia. For recreation I like to run, play soccer, play board games, read and travel.
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