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Selfishness.

Concern for one's own welfare at the expense of or with disregard for that of others. Scripture admonishes against selfishness (e.g., Pr 11:26; Hg 1:4–6; Zch 7:6; Lk 6:32) and exhorts to care for others (e.g., Is 58:7; Ph 2:4; Ja 2:15–16; 1 Jn 3:17).


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