Envy is hating Allah’s Decree
Ibn al-Qayyim رحمه الله [d. 751H/1350CE]
Pg 16, Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah, Hasad: A Condemnation of Envy and Envious People.
Hasan al-Basri (d.110 A.H.) said:
‘Statements cannot be correct except with actions; Statements and actions cannot be correct except with an intention; and statements, actions and an intention cannot be correct except according to the Sunnah.’
[From ‘Sharh Usool I’tiqaad Ahl-us-Sunnah’ al –Laalkaee 2/57]