'Evil' in the Bible
For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.
The sons of pride have no place before you; you are a hater of all workers of evil.
For no faith may be put in their words; their inner part is nothing but evil; their throat is like an open place for the dead; smooth are the words of their tongues.
Send them to destruction, O Lord; let their evil designs be the cause of their fall; let them be forced out by all their sins; because they have gone against your authority.
Get away from me, all of you who practice evil, for the LORD has heard the sound of my weeping.
If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:)
Let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous. The One who examines the thoughts and emotions is a righteous God.
If a man is not turned from his evil, he will make his sword sharp; his bow is bent and ready.
See, he is pregnant with evil, conceives trouble, and gives birth to deceit.
For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.
He hath said in his heart, 'I am not moved,' To generation and generation not in evil.
His mouth is filled with cursing, with deceits and oppression; under his tongue are trouble and evil.
Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou find none.
You, Lord, will protect them; you will continually shelter each one from these evil people,
for the wicked seem to be everywhere, when people promote evil.
Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They are corrupt and commit evil deeds; not one of them practices what is good.
Will those who do evil ever learn? They devour my people like they devour bread, and never call on the LORD.
He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.
Despised in his eyes is a rejected one, And those fearing Jehovah he doth honour. He hath sworn to suffer evil, and changeth not;
You have tested my heart; You have visited by night; You have tried me and found nothing [evil]; I have determined that my mouth will not sin.
The cords of death were round me, and the seas of evil put me in fear.
Who has full knowledge of his errors? make me clean from secret evil.
For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform.
For dogs have surrounded me; a gang of those who practice of evil has encircled me. They gouged my hands and my feet.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
I hate the company of those who practice evil, nor do I sit with the wicked.
in whose hands are evil schemes, and whose right hands are filled with bribes.
When those who practice evil, my enemies, and my oppressors come near me to devour my flesh, they stumble and fall.
For he will conceal me in his shelter on the day of evil; He will hide me in a secluded chamber within his tent; He will place me on a high rock.
Do not drag me away with the wicked, with those who practice iniquity, who speak peace to their neighbors while harboring evil in their hearts.
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.
For I have heard an evil account of many, Fear is round about. In their being united against me, To take my life they have devised,
O Lord, do not let me be humiliated, for I call out to you! May evil men be humiliated! May they go wailing to the grave!
Let the false lips be shut, which say evil against the upright, looking down on him in their pride.
Happy is the man in whom the Lord sees no evil, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.
An evil person suffers much pain, but the Lord's faithfulness overwhelms the one who trusts in him.
Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.
Let those who seek my life be ashamed and disgraced; let those who plot evil against me be driven back and confounded.
They rewarded me evil for good to the spoiling of my soul.
For they do not say words of peace; in their deceit they are designing evil things against the quiet ones in the land.
Instead, let those who gloat over the evil directed against me be ashamed and confounded together; Let those who exalt themselves over me be clothed with shame and dishonor.
For the music director; written by the Lord's servant, David; an oracle. An evil man is rebellious to the core. He does not fear God,
In the words of his mouth are evil and deceit; he has given up being wise and doing good.
He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.
Do not let arrogant men overtake me, or let evil men make me homeless!
There, those who do evil have fallen; They have been thrown down, and they cannot get up. Davidic
Don't be angry because of those who do evil, do not be jealous because of those who commit iniquity.
Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for Him; do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way, by the man who carries out evil plans.
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
Those who do evil will perish. But those who wait on the LORD will inherit the land.
Evil men will soon disappear; you will stare at the spot where they once were, but they will be gone.
Evil men plot against the godly and viciously attack them.
Evil men draw their swords and prepare their bows, to bring down the oppressed and needy, and to slaughter those who are godly.
The little bit that a godly man owns is better than the wealth of many evil men,
for evil men will lose their power, but the Lord sustains the godly.
They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
But evil men will die; the Lord's enemies will be incinerated -- they will go up in smoke.
Evil men borrow, but do not repay their debt, but the godly show compassion and are generous.
Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.
For the Lord promotes justice, and never abandons his faithful followers. They are permanently secure, but the children of evil men are wiped out.
Evil men set an ambush for the godly and try to kill them.
Rely on the Lord! Obey his commands! Then he will permit you to possess the land; you will see the demise of evil men.
I have seen ruthless evil men growing in influence, like a green tree grows in its native soil.
Sinful rebels are totally destroyed; evil men have no future.
The Lord helps them and rescues them; he rescues them from evil men and delivers them, for they seek his protection.
And those seeking my soul lay a snare, And those seeking my evil Have spoken mischievous things, And they do deceits meditate all the day.
They also that render evil for good are mine adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.
For the music director, Jeduthun; a psalm of David. I decided, "I will watch what I say and make sure I do not sin with my tongue. I will put a muzzle over my mouth while in the presence of an evil man."
Make me free from all my sins; do not let me be shamed by the man of evil behaviour.
Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.
Blessed is the one who is considerate of the destitute; the LORD will deliver him when the times are evil.
Mine enemies speak evil of me, When shall he die, and his name perish?
When one [of them] comes to visit, he speaks deceitfully; he stores up evil in his heart; he goes out and talks.
All hating me whisper together against me, Against me they devise evil to me:
An evil disease, say they, cleaveth fast unto him: and now that he lieth he shall rise up no more.
Vindicate me, O God! Fight for me against an ungodly nation! Deliver me from deceitful and evil men!
You love justice and hate evil. For this reason God, your God has anointed you with the oil of joy, elevating you above your companions.
Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?
Thou givest thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit.
Let all my wrongdoing be washed away, and make me clean from evil.
Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.
Truly, I was formed in evil, and in sin did my mother give me birth.
Why brag about evil, you hero! God's faithful love is constant.
Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.
"Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge, But trusted in the abundance of his riches And was strong in his evil desire."
For the music director; according to the machalath style; a well-written song by David. Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They sin and commit evil deeds; none of them does what is right.
Will those who do evil ever learn? They devour my people like they devour bread, and never call on God.
He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy truth.
because of the voice of the enemy, and because of the oppression of the wicked. They bring down evil upon me, and in anger they hate me.
Day and night they prowl around its walls; evil and iniquity are within it.
Evil is there; cruel rule and deceit are ever in the streets.
For it was not my hater who said evil of me; that would have been no grief to me; it was not one outside the number of my friends who made himself strong against me, or I would have kept myself from him in a secret place;
Let death take them by surprise; let them go down to Sheol alive, because evil is in their homes and within them.
Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.
The purposes of your hearts are evil; your hands are full of cruel doings on the earth.
Save me from those who practice evil; deliver me from bloodthirsty men.
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