'Deserve' in the Bible
but who pays back those who hate him as they deserve and destroys them. He will not ignore those who hate him but will repay them as they deserve!
Otherwise, the avenger of blood in the heat of his anger might pursue the one who committed manslaughter, overtake him because the distance is great, and strike him dead. Yet he did not deserve to die, since he did not previously hate his neighbor.
What you have done is not good. As the Lord lives, all of you deserve to die since you didn't protect your lord, the Lord's anointed. Now look around; where are the king's spear and water jug that were by his head?"
After all, there was no one in the entire house of my grandfather who did not deserve death from my lord the king. But instead you allowed me to eat at your own table! What further claim do I have to ask the king for anything?"
The king said to Abiathar the priest, "Go to your fields in Anathoth. Even though you deserve to die, I will not put you to death today, since you carried the ark of the Lord God in the presence of my father David and you suffered through all that my father suffered."
Listen from heaven and make a just decision about your servants' claims. Condemn the guilty party, declare the other innocent, and give both of them what they deserve.
"Know for sure that I saw the shed blood of Naboth and his sons yesterday," says the Lord, "and that I will give you what you deserve right here in this plot of land," says the Lord.' So now pick him up and throw him into this plot of land, just as the Lord said."
David praised the Lord before the entire assembly: "O Lord God of our father Israel, you deserve praise forevermore!
listen from heaven and make a just decision about your servants' claims. Condemn the guilty party, declare the other innocent, and give both of them what they deserve.
"Go ask the LORD for me and for those who survive in Israel and in Judah about the words that we've read in this book that we found, because the wrath of the LORD that we deserve to have poured out on us is very great, since our ancestors haven't obeyed the command from the LORD that required us to do everything that is written in this book."
And after all that is come upon us for our evil deeds, and for our great trespass, seeing that thou our God hast punished us less than our iniquities deserve, and hast given us such deliverance as this;
And that He would show you the secrets of wisdom! For He is manifold in understanding! Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your guilt and iniquity [deserve].
The carefree are thinking, "I have contempt for misfortune,' Those who are about to stumble deserve it.
"He'll sing to mankind with these words: "I've sinned. I have twisted what is right. Yet he has not repaid me like I deserve.
Have I lied concerning the justice that I deserve? My wound is incurable, though transgression cannot be attributed to me.'
May the Lord rain down burning coals and brimstone on the wicked! A whirlwind is what they deserve!
Repay them according to what they have done- according to the evil of their deeds. Repay them according to the work of their hands; give them back what they deserve.
I am obligated to fulfill the vows I made to you, O God; I will give you the thank-offerings you deserve,
Rise up, Judge of the earth; repay the proud what they deserve.
He has not dealt with us as our sins deserve or repaid us according to our offenses.
You deserve praise, O Lord! Teach me your statutes!
The disloyal will get what their conduct deserves, and a good man, what his [deeds deserve.]
There is a futility that is done on the earth: there are righteous people who get what the actions of the wicked deserve, and there are wicked people who get what the actions of the righteous deserve. I say that this too is futile.
Too bad for the wicked sinners! For they will get exactly what they deserve.
According as their deeds deserve, so will He repay wrath to His adversaries, recompense to His enemies; on the foreign islands and coastlands He will make compensation.
Look, I have decreed: I will not keep silent, but will pay them back; I will pay them back exactly what they deserve,
A sound of uproar from the city! A voice from the temple- the voice of the Lord, paying back His enemies what they deserve!
Let us acknowledge our shame. Let us bear the disgrace that we deserve. For we have sinned against the Lord our God, both we and our ancestors. From earliest times to this very day we have not obeyed the Lord our God.'
"The way you have lived and the things you have done will bring this on you. This is the punishment you deserve, and it will be painful indeed. The pain will be so bad it will pierce your heart."
Who should not fear You, King of the nations? It is what You deserve. For among all the wise people of the nations and among all their kingdoms, there is no one like You.
The people to whom they have prophesied will be thrown out into the streets of Jerusalem because of the famine and the sword. There will be no one to bury them, their wives, their sons, or their daughters. I'll pour out on them the judgment they deserve.'"
I, the Lord, examine the mind, I test the heart to give to each according to his way, according to what his actions deserve.
May those who persecute me be disgraced. Do not let me be disgraced. May they be dismayed. Do not let me be dismayed. Bring days of disaster on them. Bring on them the destruction they deserve."
But I will punish you as your deeds deserve,' says the Lord. 'I will set fire to your palace; it will burn up everything around it.'"
Jeremiah had just barely finished saying all the Lord had commanded him to say to all the people. All at once some of the priests, the prophets, and the people grabbed him and shouted, "You deserve to die!
Then the officials and all the people told the priests and prophets, "This man doesn't deserve the death sentence, for he has spoken to us in the name of the Lord our God!"
You are great in regards to your purposes and mighty in regards to your works. Your eyes are open to everything that people do, and will reward each one according to their ways and just as their actions deserve.
"For this is what the Lord says: If those who do not deserve to drink the cup must drink it, can you possibly remain unpunished? You will not remain unpunished, for you must drink [it] too.
You will pay them back what they deserve, Lord, according to the work of their hands.
What [are] you to me, Tyre and Sidon, and all of the regions of Philistia? Are you repaying to me what is deserved? If you [are] recompensing me, I will return swiftly [and] quickly what you deserve on your head!
Look! I [am] rousing them from the place where you have sold them, and I will return what you deserve on your head!
For the Day of the Lord is near, against all the nations. As you have done, so it will be done to you; what you deserve will return on your own head.
"If you love those who love you, what thanks do you deserve? Why, even sinners love those who love them.
If you do good to those who do good to you, what thanks do you deserve? Even sinners do that.
If you lend to those from whom you expect to get something back, what thanks do you deserve? Even sinners lend to sinners to get back what they lend.
I don't deserve to be called your son anymore. Treat me like one of your hired men."'
Then his son told him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you. I don't deserve to be called your son anymore.'
Neither has Herod, because he sent Him back to us. Clearly, He has done nothing to deserve death.
We are punished justly, because we're getting back what we deserve for the things we did, but this man has done nothing wrong."
If then I am a wrongdoer and a criminal and have committed anything for which I deserve to die, I do not beg off and seek to escape death; but if there is no ground for their accusations against me, no one can give me up and make a present of me [ give me up freely] to them. I appeal to Caesar.
As they were leaving, they began to say to each other, "This man hasn't been doing anything to deserve death or imprisonment."
They, after they had sharply questioned me, were willing to set me at liberty, because they found no offence in me for which I deserve to die.
Although they know full well God's just sentence-that those who practice such things deserve to die-they not only do them, but even applaud others who practice them.
For He will render to every man according to his works [justly, as his deeds deserve]:
Or can we say as some people slander us by claiming that we say "Let's do evil that good may result"? They deserve to be condemned!
If we have set our hopes on the Messiah in this life only, we deserve more pity than any other people.
Even when we were dead (slain) by [our own] shortcomings and trespasses, He made us alive together in fellowship and in union with Christ; [He gave us the very life of Christ Himself, the same new life with which He quickened Him, for] it is by grace (His favor and mercy which you did not deserve) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation).
For he has come to deserve greater glory than Moses, just as the builder of a house deserves greater honor than the house itself!
How much worse punishment, do you think one will deserve who has trampled on the Son of God, regarded as profane the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and insulted the Spirit of grace?
I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches minds and hearts. I will reward each of you as your actions deserve.
Because they poured out the blood of the saints and the prophets, You also gave them blood to drink; they deserve it!