26 Bible Verses about

Pursuing Violence

Most Relevant Verses

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 140:11

"May a slanderer not be established in the earth; May evil hunt the violent man speedily."

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim feeds on wind, And pursues the east wind continually; He multiplies lies and violence. Moreover, he makes a covenant with Assyria, And oil is carried to Egypt.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Ezekiel 7:11

'Violence has grown into a rod of wickedness None of them shall remain, none of their people, none of their wealth, nor anything eminent among them.

Proverbs 4:17

For they eat the bread of wickedness And drink the wine of violence.

Proverbs 26:6

He cuts off his own feet and drinks violence Who sends a message by the hand of a fool.

Proverbs 13:2

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

Amos 3:10

"But they do not know how to do what is right," declares the LORD, "these who hoard up violence and devastation in their citadels."

Amos 6:3

Do you put off the day of calamity, And would you bring near the seat of violence?

Psalm 58:2

No, in heart you work unrighteousness; On earth you weigh out the violence of your hands.

Habakkuk 1:9

"All of them come for violence. Their horde of faces moves forward. They collect captives like sand.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Ezekiel 18:10

"Then he may have a violent son who sheds blood and who does any of these things to a brother

Ezekiel 28:16

"By the abundance of your trade You were internally filled with violence, And you sinned; Therefore I have cast you as profane From the mountain of God. And I have destroyed you, O covering cherub, From the midst of the stones of fire.

Daniel 11:14

"Now in those times many will rise up against the king of the South; the violent ones among your people will also lift themselves up in order to fulfill the vision, but they will fall down.

Matthew 11:12

"From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force.

Luke 16:16

"The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John; since that time the gospel of the kingdom of God has been preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.

Habakkuk 2:17

"For the violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, And the devastation of its beasts by which you terrified them, Because of human bloodshed and violence done to the land, To the town and all its inhabitants.

Zephaniah 1:9

"And I will punish on that day all who leap on the temple threshold, Who fill the house of their lord with violence and deceit.

Habakkuk 2:8

"Because you have looted many nations, All the remainder of the peoples will loot you-- Because of human bloodshed and violence done to the land, To the town and all its inhabitants.



New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org