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Violence In Bible

Bible verses including the word or topic of Violence.

Biblical Verses related to Violence.

Genesis 6:11

Now the earth was corrupt in the sight of God, and the earth was filled with violence.

Genesis 6:13

Then God said to Noah, “The end of all flesh has come before Me; for the earth is filled with violence because of them; and behold, I am about to destroy them with the earth.

Ezekiel 8:17

He said to me, “Do you see this, son of man? Is it too light a thing for the house of Judah to commit the abominations which they have committed here, that they have filled the land with violence and provoked Me repeatedly? For behold, they are putting the twig to their nose.

Ezekiel 7:23

‘Make the chain, for the land is full of bloody crimes and the city is full of violence.

Psalm 74:20

Consider the covenant; For the dark places of the land are full of the habitations of violence.

Jeremiah 51:46

“Now so that your heart does not grow faint, And you are not afraid at the report that will be heard in the land– For the report will come one year, And after that another report in another year, And violence will be in the land With ruler against ruler–

Psalm 55:9

Confuse, O Lord, divide their tongues, For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Jeremiah 6:7

“As a well keeps its waters fresh, So she keeps fresh her wickedness Violence and destruction are heard in her; Sickness and wounds are ever before Me.

Ezekiel 12:19

“Then say to the people of the land, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD concerning the inhabitants of Jerusalem in the land of Israel, “They will eat their bread with anxiety and drink their water with horror, because their land will be stripped of its fullness on account of the violence of all who live in it.

Joel 3:19

Egypt will become a waste, And Edom will become a desolate wilderness, Because of the violence done to the sons of Judah, In whose land they have shed innocent blood.

Micah 6:12

“For the rich men of the city are full of violence, Her residents speak lies, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Habakkuk 1:2

How long, O LORD, will I call for help, And You will not hear? I cry out to You, “Violence!” Yet You do not save.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do You make me see iniquity, And cause me to look on wickedness? Yes, destruction and violence are before me; Strife exists and contention arises.

2 Timothy 3:3

unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good,

Job 24:2-4

“Some remove the landmarks; They seize and devour flocks. “They drive away the donkeys of the orphans; They take the widow’s ox for a pledge. “They push the needy aside from the road; The poor of the land are made to hide themselves altogether.

Proverbs 3:31

Do not envy a man of violence And do not choose any of his ways.

Exodus 21:17

“He who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.

Deuteronomy 22:13-19

“If any man takes a wife and goes in to her and then turns against her,

Proverbs 21:7

The violence of the wicked will drag them away, Because they refuse to act with justice.

Psalm 35:3

Draw also the spear and the battle-axe to meet those who pursue me; Say to my soul, “I am your salvation.”

Psalm 140:1

Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men

Proverbs 13:2

From the fruit of a man’s mouth he enjoys good, But the desire of the treacherous is violence.

Isaiah 59:1-8

Behold, the LORD’S hand is not so short That it cannot save; Nor is His ear so dull That it cannot hear. But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear. For your hands are defiled with blood And your fingers with iniquity; Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue mutters wickedness.

Isaiah 59:6

Their webs will not become clothing, Nor will they cover themselves with their works; Their works are works of iniquity, And an act of violence is in their hands.

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands. They covet fields and then seize them, And houses, and take them away They rob a man and his house, A man and his inheritance.

Psalm 11:5

The LORD tests the righteous and the wicked, And the one who loves violence His soul hates.

Psalm 139:19

O that You would slay the wicked, O God; Depart from me, therefore, men of bloodshed.

Jeremiah 22:3

‘Thus says the LORD, “Do justice and righteousness, and deliver the one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor Also do not mistreat or do violence to the stranger, the orphan, or the widow; and do not shed innocent blood in this place.

Ezekiel 45:9

‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Enough, you princes of Israel; put away violence and destruction, and practice justice and righteousness Stop your expropriations from My people,” declares the Lord GOD.

Malachi 2:16

“For I hate divorce,” says the LORD, the God of Israel, “and him who covers his garment with wrong,” says the LORD of hosts. “So take heed to your spirit, that you do not deal treacherously.”

Isaiah 42:1-3

“Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold; My chosen one in whom My soul delights I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the nations. “He will not cry out or raise His voice, Nor make His voice heard in the street. “A bruised reed He will not break And a dimly burning wick He will not extinguish; He will faithfully bring forth justice.

Isaiah 53:9

His grave was assigned with wicked men, Yet He was with a rich man in His death, Because He had done no violence, Nor was there any deceit in His mouth.

1 Peter 2:23

and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,

Philippians 4:5

Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near.

1 Chronicles 22:8-9

“But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, ‘You have shed much blood and have waged great wars; you shall not build a house to My name, because you have shed so much blood on the earth before Me. ‘Behold, a son will be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side; for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel in his days.

1 Timothy 3:3

not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.

2 Timothy 2:24

The Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged,

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be above reproach as God’s steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,

2 Samuel 22:3

My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge; My savior, You save me from violence.

Psalm 18:48

He delivers me from my enemies; Surely You lift me above those who rise up against me; You rescue me from the violent man.

Psalm 72:14

He will rescue their life from oppression and violence, And their blood will be precious in his sight;

Psalm 140:1

Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men

Psalm 140:1-4

Who devise evil things in their hearts; They continually stir up wars. They sharpen their tongues as a serpent; Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah. Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from violent men Who have purposed to trip up my feet.

Matthew 2:13

Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him.”

Luke 22:50-51

And one of them struck the slave of the high priest and cut off his right ear. But Jesus answered and said, “Stop! No more of this.” And He touched his ear and healed him.

Genesis 14:14

When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he led out his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.

2 Chronicles 28:9-15

But a prophet of the LORD was there, whose name was Oded; and he went out to meet the army which came to Samaria and said to them, “Behold, because the LORD, the God of your fathers, was angry with Judah, He has delivered them into your hand, and you have slain them in a rage which has even reached heaven. “Now you are proposing to subjugate for yourselves the people of Judah and Jerusalem for male and female slaves. Surely, do you not have transgressions of your own against the LORD your God? “Now therefore, listen to me and return the captives whom you captured from your brothers, for the burning anger of the LORD is against you.”

Jeremiah 38:9-12

“My lord the king, these men have acted wickedly in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet whom they have cast into the cistern; and he will die right where he is because of the famine, for there is no more bread in the city.” Then the king commanded Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, saying, “Take thirty men from here under your authority and bring up Jeremiah the prophet from the cistern before he dies.” So Ebed-melech took the men under his authority and went into the king’s palace to a place beneath the storeroom and took from there worn-out clothes and worn-out rags and let them down by ropes into the cistern to Jeremiah.

Luke 10:30

Jesus replied and said, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, and they stripped him and beat him, and went away leaving him half dead.

Acts 23:15-16

“Now therefore, you and the Council notify the commander to bring him down to you, as though you were going to determine his case by a more thorough investigation; and we for our part are ready to slay him before he comes near the place.” But the son of Paul’s sister heard of their ambush, and he came and entered the barracks and told Paul.

Psalm 73:6

Therefore pride is their necklace; The garment of violence covers them.