1 Samuel 18:8-9
Then Saul became very angry, for this saying displeased him; and he said, “They have ascribed to David ten thousands, but to me they have ascribed thousands. Now what more can he have but the kingdom?” Saul looked at David with suspicion from that day on.
But the high priest rose up, along with all his associates (that is the sect of the Success), and they were filled with jealousy. They laid hands on the apostles and put them in a public jail.
For he had possessions of flocks and herds and a great household, so that the Philistines envied him. Now all the wells which his father’s servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines stopped up by filling them with earth.
It seemed good to Darius to appoint 120 satraps over the kingdom, that they would be in charge of the whole kingdom, and over them three commissioners (of whom Daniel was one), that these satraps might be accountable to them, and that the king might not suffer loss. Then this Daniel began distinguishing himself among the commissioners and satraps because he possessed an extraordinary spirit, and the king planned to appoint him over the entire kingdom. Then the commissioners and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch as he was faithful, and no negligence or corruption was to be found in him. Then these men said, “We will not find any ground of accusation against this Daniel unless we find it against him with regard to the law of his God.”
For he knew that because of envy they had handed Him over.
But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.
For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing
The chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people.
“Come, let us deal wisely with them, or else they will multiply and in the event of war, they will also join themselves to those who hate us, and fight against us and depart from the land.”
1 Samuel 18:15
When Saul saw that he was prospering greatly, he dreaded him.
When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Those who seek my life lay snares for me; and those who seek to injure me have threatened destruction, And they devise treachery all day long.