Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 John 2:16 in English Standard Version "For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world." Ec 4:8 one person who has no other, either son or brother, yet there is no end to all his toil, and his eyes are never satisfied with riches, so that he never asks, “For whom am I toiling and depriving myself of pleasure?” This also is vanity and an unhappy business. Ec 5:11 When goods increase, they increase who eat them, and what advantage has their owner but to see them with his eyes? Ro 13:14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires. Eph 2:3 among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind. 1Pe 4:2 so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God. 2Pe 2:18 For, speaking loud boasts of folly, they entice by sensual passions of the flesh those who are barely escaping from those who live in error.