'Evil' in the Bible
Then Jesus was sent by the Spirit into the waste land to be tested by the Evil One.
And the Evil One came and said to him, If you are the Son of God, give the word for these stones to become bread.
Then the Evil One took him to the holy town; and he put him on the highest point of the Temple and said to him,
Again, the Evil One took him up to a very high mountain, and let him see all the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them;
Then the Evil One went away from him, and angels came and took care of him.
And news of him went out through all Syria; and they took to him all who were ill with different diseases and pains, those having evil spirits and those who were off their heads, and those who had no power of moving. And he made them well.
Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
But I say to you that everyone who so much as looks at a woman with evil desire for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.
But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those that curse you, do good to those that hate you, and pray for those who speak evil about you, and persecute you;
That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!
Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
A great number will say to me on that day, Lord, Lord, were we not prophets in your name, and did we not by your name send out evil spirits, and by your name do works of power?
Then I will tell them plainly, "I never knew you. Get away from me, you who practice evil!'"
And in the evening, they took to him a number of people who had evil spirits; and he sent the spirits out of them with a word, and made well all who were ill;
And when he had come to the other side, to the country of the Gadarenes, there came out to him from the place of the dead, two who had evil spirits, so violent that no man was able to go that way.
And the evil spirits made strong prayers to him, saying, If you send us out, let us go into the herd of pigs.
And their keepers went in flight to the town and gave an account of everything, and of the men who had the evil spirits.
And lo, certain of the scribes said within themselves, 'This one doth speak evil.'
And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?
And while they were going away, there came to him a man without the power of talking, and with an evil spirit.
And when the evil spirit had been sent out, the man had the power of talking: and they were all surprised, saying, Such a thing has never been seen in Israel.
But the Pharisees said, By the ruler of evil spirits, he sends evil spirits out of men.
Make well those who are ill, give life to the dead, make lepers clean, send evil spirits out of men; freely it has been given to you, freely give.
It is sufficient for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant or slave like his master. If they have called the Master of the house Beelzebub [ master of the dwelling], how much more will they speak evil of those of His household.
For John came, taking no food or drink, and they say, He has an evil spirit.
Then they took to him one with an evil spirit, who was blind and had no power of talking: and he made him well so that he had the power of talking and seeing.
But the Pharisees, hearing of it, said, This man only sends evil spirits out of men by Beelzebub, the ruler of evil spirits.
And if I by Beelzebub send evil spirits out of men, by whom do your sons send them out? So let them be your judges.
But if I by the Spirit of God send out evil spirits, then is the kingdom of God come on you.
Because of this I say to you, all sin and evil speaking shall be forgiven to men, but the evil speaking of the Spirit shall not be forgiven to men.
O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas:
Then off it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they enter and settle down there. As a result, that man's last condition is worse than the first. That's how it will also be with this evil generation."
When anyone hears the word about the kingdom and doesn't understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the one sown along the path.
But while men were sleeping, one who had hate for him came and put evil seeds among the grain, and went away.
But when the green stem came up and gave fruit, the evil plants were seen at the same time.
And the servants of the master of the house came and said to him, Sir, did you not put good seed in your field? how then has it evil plants?
But he says, No, for fear that by chance while you take up the evil plants, you may be rooting up the grain with them.
Let them come up together till the getting in of the grain; and then I will say to the workers, Take up first the evil plants, and put them together for burning: but put the grain into my store-house.
Then he went away from the people, and went into the house; and his disciples came to him, saying, Make clear to us the story of the evil plants in the field.
the field is the world; and the good seed-these are the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one, and
As then the evil plants are got together and burned with fire, so will it be in the end of the world.
So it will be at the end of the age. The angels will go out, separate the evil people from the righteous,
For God said: Honor your father and your mother; and, The one who speaks evil of father or mother must be put to death.
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
An evil and adulterous generation wants a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah." Then He left them and went away.
But an evil spirit of this kind is only driven out by prayer and fasting."
Then his master sent for him and told him, "You evil servant! I canceled that entire debt for you because you begged me.
Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?
They say to him, 'Evil men -- he will evilly destroy them, and the vineyard will give out to other husbandmen, who will give back to him the fruits in their seasons.'
And the rest put violent hands on his servants, and did evil to them, and put them to death.
So those slaves went out on the roads and gathered everyone they found, both evil and good. The wedding banquet was filled with guests.
But Jesus realized their evil intentions and said, "Hypocrites! Why are you testing me?
Truly I declare to you, all these [ evil, calamitous times] will come upon this generation.
But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming;
"But his master replied to him, 'You evil, lazy slave! If you knew that I reap where I haven't sown and gather where I haven't scattered,
Then will he say to those on the left, Go from me, you cursed ones, into the eternal fire which is ready for the Evil One and his angels:
Then he comes to the disciples; and says to them, Go on sleeping now, and take your rest: for the hour is come, and the Son of man is given into the hands of evil men.
Then the chief priest rent his garments, saying, -- 'He hath spoken evil; what need have we yet of witnesses? lo, now ye heard his evil speaking;
And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.
and those passing by were speaking evil of him, wagging their heads,
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