39 occurrences in 14 translations

'Evil' in the Bible

So I was hating life, because everything under the sun was evil to me: all is to no purpose and desire for wind.

For there is a man whose labour is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity; yet to a man that hath not laboured therein shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil.

I saw something else under the sun: instead of justice [there was] evil; instead of righteousness [there was] wickedness.

And again I saw all the cruel things which are done under the sun; there was the weeping of those who have evil done to them, and they had no comforter: and from the hands of the evil-doers there went out power, but they had no comforter.

Yea, better is he than both they, which hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun.

Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.

Let not your mouth make your flesh do evil. And say not before the angel, It was an error. So that God may not be angry with your words and put an end to the work of your hands.

There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt.

But those riches perish by evil travail: and he begetteth a son, and there is nothing in his hand.

And this also is a sore evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit hath he that hath laboured for the wind?

There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men:

A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

In a day of prosperity be in gladness, And in a day of evil consider. Also this over-against that hath God made, To the intent that man doth not find anything after him.

In my futile life I have seen everything: there is a righteous man who perishes in spite of his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who lives long in spite of his evil.

Be not evil overmuch, and be not foolish. Why come to your end before your time?

Also do not take to heart all the words that are spoken lest thou hear thy slave speak evil of thee:

For thine own heart knows that thou thyself likewise hast spoken evil of others many times.

I committed myself to understand, to learn, to search for wisdom and explanations, and to understand both the evil that is foolishness and the stupidity that is delusion.

This alone have I discovered: God made humankind upright, but they have sought many evil schemes.

Be not hasty to go out of his sight: stand not in an evil thing; for he doeth whatsoever pleaseth him.

Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.

Because for every will there is time and judgment, because the evil of man is great upon him,

No man has authority to restrain the wind with the wind, or authority over the day of death; and there is no discharge in the time of war, and evil will not deliver those who practice it.

All this I have seen so as to give my heart to every work that hath been done under the sun; a time that man hath ruled over man to his own evil.

And then I saw evil men put to rest, taken even from the holy place; and they went about and were praised in the town because of what they had done. This again is to no purpose.

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him:

But it will not be well for the evil man and he will not lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God.

There is futility which is done on the earth, that is, there are righteous men to whom it happens according to the deeds of the wicked On the other hand, there are evil men to whom it happens according to the deeds of the righteous. I say that this too is futility.

Because to all there is one event, to the upright man and to the evil, to the clean and to the unclean, to him who makes an offering and to him who makes no offering; as is the good so is the sinner; he who takes an oath is as he who has fear of it.

This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.

Dead flies cause the oil of the perfumer to send forth an evil odor;'so doth a little folly outweigh wisdom and honor.

There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler:

The beginning of the words of his mouth is folly, but the end of his speaking is evil madness.

Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.

Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אויל מרדך 
'Eviyl M@rodak 
Usage: 2

און 
'aven 
Usage: 79

בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
Usage: 27

דּבּה 
Dibbah 
Usage: 9

ירע 
Yara` 
Usage: 8

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

רע 
Roa` 
Usage: 19

רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

ἀδίκημα 
Adikema 
Usage: 3

βλασφημέω 
Blasphemeo 
Usage: 31

βλασφημία 
Blasphemia 
Usage: 13

δυσφημία 
Dusphemia 
Usage: 1

κακία 
Kakia 
Usage: 10

κακολογέω 
Kakologeo 
Usage: 1

κακοποιέω 
Kakopoieo 
Usage: 2

κακοποιός 
Kakopoios 
Usage: 5

κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46

κακοῦργος 
Kakourgos 
Usage: 4

κακόω 
Kakoo 
Usage: 5

κακῶς 
Kakos 
Usage: 12

καταλαλέω 
Katalaleo 
Usage: 5

καταλαλία 
Katalalia 
Usage: 2

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

φαῦλος 
Phaulos 
Usage: 2



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