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Punishment of the The Wicked

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Isaiah 13:11

Thus I will punish the world for its evil And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless.

Proverbs 11:21

Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.

Psalm 91:8

You will only look on with your eyes And see the recompense of the wicked.

Ezekiel 3:18

"When I say to the wicked, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn him or speak out to warn the wicked from his wicked way that he may live, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand.

Ezekiel 18:20

"The person who sins will die The son will not bear the punishment for the father's iniquity, nor will the father bear the punishment for the son's iniquity; the righteousness of the righteous will be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked will be upon himself.

Psalm 34:21

Evil shall slay the wicked, And those who hate the righteous will be condemned.

Psalm 58:10

The righteous will rejoice when he sees the vengeance; He will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Psalm 11:6

Upon the wicked He will rain snares; Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup.

Job 34:26

"He strikes them like the wicked In a public place,

Proverbs 21:18

The wicked is a ransom for the righteous, And the treacherous is in the place of the upright.

Psalm 28:4

Requite them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices; Requite them according to the deeds of their hands; Repay them their recompense.

Job 21:19

"You say, 'God stores away a man's iniquity for his sons.' Let God repay him so that he may know it.

Ezekiel 18:21

"But if the wicked man turns from all his sins which he has committed and observes all My statutes and practices justice and righteousness, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Ezekiel 18:23

"Do I have any pleasure in the death of the wicked," declares the Lord GOD, "rather than that he should turn from his ways and live?

Hosea 4:9

And it will be, like people, like priest; So I will punish them for their ways And repay them for their deeds.

Ezekiel 33:11

"Say to them, 'As I live!' declares the Lord GOD, 'I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live Turn back, turn back from your evil ways! Why then will you die, O house of Israel?'

Psalm 59:5

You, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, Awake to punish all the nations; Do not be gracious to any who are treacherous in iniquity. Selah.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for the LORD and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land; When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.

Job 31:3

"Is it not calamity to the unjust And disaster to those who work iniquity?

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Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Iniquity

Ezekiel 18:13

he lends money on interest and takes increase; will he live? He will not live! He has committed all these abominations, he will surely be put to death; his blood will be on his own head.

Ezekiel 18:4

"Behold, all souls are Mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is Mine The soul who sins will die.

Ezekiel 18:20

"The person who sins will die The son will not bear the punishment for the father's iniquity, nor will the father bear the punishment for the son's iniquity; the righteousness of the righteous will be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked will be upon himself.

Jeremiah 36:31

"I will also punish him and his descendants and his servants for their iniquity, and I will bring on them and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and the men of Judah all the calamity that I have declared to them--but they did not listen."'"

Ezekiel 3:17-18

"Son of man, I have appointed you a watchman to the house of Israel; whenever you hear a word from My mouth, warn them from Me. "When I say to the wicked, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn him or speak out to warn the wicked from his wicked way that he may live, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Often sudden and unexpected

Psalm 64:7

But God will shoot at them with an arrow; Suddenly they will be wounded.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

Psalm 35:8

Let destruction come upon him unawares, And let the net which he hid catch himself; Into that very destruction let him fall.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Is the reward of their sins

Hebrews 2:2

For if the word spoken through angels proved unalterable, and every transgression and disobedience received a just penalty,

Jeremiah 16:18

"I will first doubly repay their iniquity and their sin, because they have polluted My land; they have filled My inheritance with the carcasses of their detestable idols and with their abominations."

Psalm 91:8

You will only look on with your eyes And see the recompense of the wicked.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Shall be » According to their deeds

Romans 2:9

There will be tribulation and distress for every soul of man who does evil, of the Jew first and also of the Greek,

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Famine

Leviticus 26:26

'When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied.

Leviticus 26:29

'Further, you will eat the flesh of your sons and the flesh of your daughters you will eat.

Leviticus 26:19-20

'I will also break down your pride of power; I will also make your sky like iron and your earth like bronze. 'Your strength will be spent uselessly, for your land will not yield its produce and the trees of the land will not yield their fruit.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Unbelief

Hebrews 3:18

And to whom did He swear that they would not enter His rest, but to those who were disobedient?

Romans 11:20

Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith Do not be conceited, but fear;

Hebrews 4:2

For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Is the fruit of their sin

Job 4:8

"According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity And those who sow trouble harvest it.

Proverbs 22:8

He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.

Romans 6:21

Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Hell

Matthew 5:29

"If your right eye makes you stumble, tear it out and throw it from you; for it is better for you to lose one of the parts of your body, than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.

Psalm 9:17

The wicked will return to Sheol, Even all the nations who forget God.

Luke 12:5

"But I will warn you whom to fear: fear the One who, after He has killed, has authority to cast into hell; yes, I tell you, fear Him!

Luke 16:23

"In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Should be a warning to others

Jude 1:7

just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh, are exhibited as an example in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

Numbers 26:10

and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up along with Korah, when that company died, when the fire devoured 250 men, so that they became a warning.

1 Corinthians 10:6-11

Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved. Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written, "THE PEOPLE SAT DOWN TO EAT AND DRINK, AND STOOD UP TO PLAY." Nor let us act immorally, as some of them did, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day. read more.
Nor let us try the Lord, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the serpents. Nor grumble, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the destroyer. Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Oppressing

Isaiah 49:26

"I will feed your oppressors with their own flesh, And they will become drunk with their own blood as with sweet wine; And all flesh will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob."

Jeremiah 30:16

'Therefore all who devour you will be devoured; And all your adversaries, every one of them, will go into captivity; And those who plunder you will be for plunder, And all who prey upon you I will give for prey.

Jeremiah 30:20

'Their children also will be as formerly, And their congregation shall be established before Me; And I will punish all their oppressors.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Everlasting destruction

Psalm 92:7

That when the wicked sprouted up like grass And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.

Psalm 52:5

But God will break you down forever; He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent, And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future, shall be awarded by Christ

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Pride

Luke 14:11

"For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."

Isaiah 10:12

So it will be that when the Lord has completed all His work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, He will say, "I will punish the fruit of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria and the pomp of his haughtiness."

Isaiah 24:21

So it will happen in that day, That the LORD will punish the host of heaven on high, And the kings of the earth on earth.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Evil ways and doings

Hosea 4:9

And it will be, like people, like priest; So I will punish them for their ways And repay them for their deeds.

Hosea 12:2

The LORD also has a dispute with Judah, And will punish Jacob according to his ways; He will repay him according to his deeds.

Jeremiah 21:14

"But I will punish you according to the results of your deeds," declares the LORD, "And I will kindle a fire in its forest That it may devour all its environs."'"

Punishment of the The Wicked » Often brought about by their evil designs

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down; They dug a pit before me; They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah.

Psalm 37:15

Their sword will enter their own heart, And their bows will be broken.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king's anger subsided.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » War

Leviticus 26:25

'I will also bring upon you a sword which will execute vengeance for the covenant; and when you gather together into your cities, I will send pestilence among you, so that you shall be delivered into enemy hands.

Leviticus 26:32-33

'I will make the land desolate so that your enemies who settle in it will be appalled over it. 'You, however, I will scatter among the nations and will draw out a sword after you, as your land becomes desolate and your cities become waste.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Second death

Revelation 2:11

'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches He who overcomes will not be hurt by the second death.'

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Idolatry

Leviticus 26:30

'I then will destroy your high places, and cut down your incense altars, and heap your remains on the remains of your idols, for My soul shall abhor you.

Isaiah 10:10-11

"As my hand has reached to the kingdoms of the idols, Whose graven images were greater than those of Jerusalem and Samaria, Shall I not do to Jerusalem and her images Just as I have done to Samaria and her idols?"

Punishment of the The Wicked » Shall be » Increased by neglect of privileges

Matthew 11:21-24

"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles had occurred in Tyre and Sidon which occurred in you, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. "Nevertheless I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for you. "And you, Capernaum, will not be exalted to heaven, will you? You will descend to Hades; for if the miracles had occurred in Sodom which occurred in you, it would have remained to this day. read more.
"Nevertheless I say to you that it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for you."

Luke 10:13-15

"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles had been performed in Tyre and Sidon which occurred in you, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes. "But it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the judgment than for you. "And you, Capernaum, will not be exalted to heaven, will you? You will be brought down to Hades!

Punishment of the The Wicked » Is from God

Isaiah 13:11

Thus I will punish the world for its evil And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless.

Leviticus 26:18

'If also after these things you do not obey Me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Covetousness

Isaiah 57:17

"Because of the iniquity of his unjust gain I was angry and struck him; I hid My face and was angry, And he went on turning away, in the way of his heart.

Jeremiah 51:13

O you who dwell by many waters, Abundant in treasures, Your end has come, The measure of your end.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Sickness

Leviticus 26:16

I, in turn, will do this to you: I will appoint over you a sudden terror, consumption and fever that will waste away the eyes and cause the soul to pine away; also, you will sow your seed uselessly, for your enemies will eat it up.

Psalm 78:50

He leveled a path for His anger; He did not spare their soul from death, But gave over their life to the plague,

Punishment of the The Wicked » Consummated at the day of judgment

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Rejection of the law of God

Hosea 4:6-9

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children. The more they multiplied, the more they sinned against Me; I will change their glory into shame. They feed on the sin of My people And direct their desire toward their iniquity. read more.
And it will be, like people, like priest; So I will punish them for their ways And repay them for their deeds.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » death

Romans 5:12-17

Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned-- for until the Law sin was in the world, but sin is not imputed when there is no law. Nevertheless death reigned from Adam until Moses, even over those who had not sinned in the likeness of the offense of Adam, who is a type of Him who was to come. read more.
But the free gift is not like the transgression. For if by the transgression of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abound to the many. The gift is not like that which came through the one who sinned; for on the one hand the judgment arose from one transgression resulting in condemnation, but on the other hand the free gift arose from many transgressions resulting in justification. For if by the transgression of the one, death reigned through the one, much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Trouble and distress

Isaiah 8:22

Then they will look to the earth, and behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish; and they will be driven away into darkness.

Zephaniah 1:15

A day of wrath is that day, A day of trouble and distress, A day of destruction and desolation, A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness,

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Darkness

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Blackness of darkness

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Everlasting fire

Jude 1:7

just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh, are exhibited as an example in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Accompanied by remorse

Mark 9:44

[where THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE, AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.]

Isaiah 66:24

"Then they will go forth and look On the corpses of the men Who have transgressed against Me For their worm will not die And their fire will not be quenched; And they will be an abhorrence to all mankind."

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » The righteousness of God requires

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Disobeying the gospel

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Ignorance of God

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Fear

Leviticus 26:36-37

'As for those of you who may be left, I will also bring weakness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. And the sound of a driven leaf will chase them, and even when no one is pursuing they will flee as though from the sword, and they will fall. 'They will therefore stumble over each other as if running from the sword, although no one is pursuing; and you will have no strength to stand up before your enemies.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Persecuting

Jeremiah 11:21-22

Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the men of Anathoth, who seek your life, saying, "Do not prophesy in the name of the LORD, so that you will not die at our hand"; therefore, thus says the LORD of hosts, "Behold, I am about to punish them! The young men will die by the sword, their sons and daughters will die by famine;

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Sin

Lamentations 3:39

Why should any living mortal, or any man, Offer complaint in view of his sins?

Punishment of the The Wicked » Deferred, emboldens them in sin

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Torment for ever and ever

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Wine of the wrath of God

Revelation 14:10

he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is mixed in full strength in the cup of His anger; and he will be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Disobeying God

Nehemiah 9:26-27

"But they became disobedient and rebelled against You, And cast Your law behind their backs And killed Your prophets who had admonished them So that they might return to You, And they committed great blasphemies. "Therefore You delivered them into the hand of their oppressors who oppressed them, But when they cried to You in the time of their distress, You heard from heaven, and according to Your great compassion You gave them deliverers who delivered them from the hand of their oppressors.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » With fire » Torment

Revelation 14:10

he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is mixed in full strength in the cup of His anger; and he will be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Noisome beasts

Leviticus 26:22

'I will let loose among you the beasts of the field, which will bereave you of your children and destroy your cattle and reduce your number so that your roads lie deserted.

Punishment of the The Wicked » No combination avails against

Proverbs 11:21

Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Often commences in this life

Proverbs 11:31

If the righteous will be rewarded in the earth, How much more the wicked and the sinner!

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Damnation of hell

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Deliverance unto enemies

Nehemiah 9:27

"Therefore You delivered them into the hand of their oppressors who oppressed them, But when they cried to You in the time of their distress, You heard from heaven, and according to Your great compassion You gave them deliverers who delivered them from the hand of their oppressors.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Put in slippery places

Psalm 73:3-19

For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked. For there are no pains in their death, And their body is fat. They are not in trouble as other men, Nor are they plagued like mankind. read more.
Therefore pride is their necklace; The garment of violence covers them. Their eye bulges from fatness; The imaginations of their heart run riot. They mock and wickedly speak of oppression; They speak from on high. They have set their mouth against the heavens, And their tongue parades through the earth. Therefore his people return to this place, And waters of abundance are drunk by them. They say, "How does God know? And is there knowledge with the Most High?" Behold, these are the wicked; And always at ease, they have increased in wealth. Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure And washed my hands in innocence; For I have been stricken all day long And chastened every morning. If I had said, "I will speak thus," Behold, I would have betrayed the generation of Your children. When I pondered to understand this, It was troublesome in my sight Until I came into the sanctuary of God; Then I perceived their end. Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction. How they are destroyed in a moment! They are utterly swept away by sudden terrors!

Punishment of the The Wicked » Shall be » According to the knowledge possessed by them

Luke 12:47-48

"And that slave who knew his master's will and did not get ready or act in accord with his will, will receive many lashes, but the one who did not know it, and committed deeds worthy of a flogging, will receive but few From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Shall be » Without mitigation

Luke 16:23-26

"In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom. "And he cried out and said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame.' "But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony. read more.
'And besides all this, between us and you there is a great chasm fixed, so that those who wish to come over from here to you will not be able, and that none may cross over from there to us.'

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Everlasting burnings

Isaiah 33:14

Sinners in Zion are terrified; Trembling has seized the godless "Who among us can live with the consuming fire? Who among us can live with continual burning?"

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Bringing down their pride

Isaiah 13:11

Thus I will punish the world for its evil And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Rising to shame and everlasting contempt

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Reprobate mind

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Cutting off

Psalm 94:23

He has brought back their wickedness upon them And will destroy them in their evil; The LORD our God will destroy them.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Resurrection of damnation

John 5:29

and will come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Eternal damnation

Mark 3:29

but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin"--

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » The wrath of God



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