297 occurrences in 13 translations

'Wickedness' in the Bible

There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither shalt thou take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; for they are her near kinswomen: it is wickedness.

Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.

And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.

Speak not thou in thine heart, after that the LORD thy God hath cast them out from before thee, saying, For my righteousness the LORD hath brought me in to possess this land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD doth drive them out from before thee.

Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Remember thy servants, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; look not unto the stubbornness of this people, nor to their wickedness, nor to their sin:

And all Israel shall hear, and fear, and shall do no more any such wickedness as this is among you.

{Take care} so that there will not be {a thought of wickedness} in your heart, {saying}, 'The seventh year, the year of the remission of debt is near,' {and you view your needy neighbor with hostility}, and [so] you [do] not give to him, and he might cry [out] against you to Yahweh, and {you would incur guilt against yourself}.

If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD thy God, in transgressing his covenant,

Then all the men of his city must stone him to death. In this way you will purge out wickedness from among you, and all Israel will hear about it and be afraid.

And it shall be if the wicked man have deserved to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and be beaten before his face, according to the measure of his wickedness with a certain number of stripes.

The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me.

But I will certainly hide myself at that time because of all the wickedness they will have done by turning to other gods.

And it shall be, that he who is taken with the accursed thing shall be burned with fire, he and all that he hath, because he hath transgressed the covenant of Jehovah, and because he hath wrought wickedness in Israel.

Thus saith the whole assembly of Jehovah: What wickedness is this which ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following Jehovah, in that ye have built yourselves an altar, rebelling this day against Jehovah?

Thus God rendered the wickedness of Abimelech, which he did unto his father, in slaying his seventy brethren:

God also repaid the men of Shechem for their wickedness, and the curse of Jerubbaal's son Jotham came true for them.

(Now the children of Benjamin heard that the children of Israel were gone up to Mizpeh.) Then said the children of Israel, Tell us, how was this wickedness?

and I lay hold on my concubine, and cut her in pieces, and send her into all the country of the inheritance of Israel; for they have done wickedness and folly in Israel;

And the tribes of Israel sent men through all the tribe of Benjamin, saying, What wickedness is this that is done among you?

"Now then, deliver up the men, the worthless fellows in Gibeah, that we may put them to death and remove this wickedness from Israel." But the sons of Benjamin would not listen to the voice of their brothers, the sons of Israel.

Is it not wheat harvest to day? I will call unto the LORD, and he shall send thunder and rain; that ye may perceive and see that your wickedness is great, which ye have done in the sight of the LORD, in asking you a king.

And all the people said to Samuel, Pray to Jehovah thy God for thy servants, that we die not; for we have added to all our sins the wickedness to ask for ourselves a king.

And Samuel said unto the people, Fear not: ye have done all this wickedness: yet turn not aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart;

But if you continue to do wickedness, both you and your king will be swept away."

Now Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab's anger burned against David and he said, "Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your insolence and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle."

As saith the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked: but mine hand shall not be upon thee.

And when David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, Blessed be the LORD, that hath pleaded the cause of my reproach from the hand of Nabal, and hath kept his servant from evil: for the LORD hath returned the wickedness of Nabal upon his own head. And David sent and communed with Abigail, to take her to him to wife.

Your hands [were] not tied and your feet [were] not in contact with bronze fetters. You have fallen as one who falls before sons of wickedness." Then {all the people wept over him again}.

And I am this day weak, though anointed king; and these men the sons of Zeruiah be too hard for me: the LORD shall reward the doer of evil according to his wickedness.

Moreover I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in a place of their own, and move no more; neither shall the children of wickedness afflict them any more, as beforetime,

Shimei said while cursing him, "Go out, go out, [you] {man of bloodshed}, [you] {man of wickedness}.

And said unto the king, Let not my lord impute iniquity unto me, neither retain the memory of the wickedness that thy slave did the day that my lord the king went out of Jerusalem, that the king should guard it in his heart.

Now a man of wickedness was found there whose name [was] Sheba the son of Bichri, a Benjaminite. He blew the horn and said, "There is no share for us in David, and there [is] no inheritance for us in the son of Jesse; each to his tents, O Israel!"

For I have kept the ways of the Lord and have not turned from my God to wickedness.

And Solomon said, If he will shew himself a worthy man, there shall not an hair of him fall to the earth: but if wickedness shall be found in him, he shall die.

The king said moreover to Shimei, Thou knowest all the wickedness which thine heart is privy to, that thou didst to David my father: therefore the LORD shall return thy wickedness upon thine own head;

Yet if they shall bethink themselves in the land whither they were carried captives, and repent, and make supplication unto thee in the land of them that carried them captives, saying, We have sinned, and have done perversely, we have committed wickedness;

But there was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

where they made offerings on all the high places, as did the nations whom the LORD had expelled before them. They also practiced other wickedness, provoking the LORD to become angry,

And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar spirits and wizards: he wrought much wickedness in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

Also I will ordain a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, and they shall dwell in their place, and shall be moved no more; neither shall the children of wickedness waste them any more, as at the beginning,

And David said to God, I have sinned greatly because I have done this thing. But now, I beseech You, take away the hateful wickedness of Your servant; for I have done very foolishly.

Then David said to God, "Was it not I [who] gave a command to count the people? Now I [am] he who has sinned, and I have certainly done wickedness, but these sheep, what have they done? O Yahweh, my God, please let your hand be against me and against the house of my father, but against your people, [let there be] no plague."

if they turn their hearts back to you in the land where they have been taken captive, repent, and pray to you even if they do so in the land where they have been taken captive confessing, "We have sinned, we have committed abominations, and practiced wickedness,'

and worthless men, {sons of wickedness}, were gathered about him and became hostile against Rehoboam the son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was a boy and gentle of heart and was not strong enough [to stand] before them.

So now, let the fear of Yahweh be upon you all. {Be careful what you do}, for there is neither wickedness nor {showing partiality} and taking bribes with Yahweh our God."

After these things, Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, joined himself with Ahaziah, king of Israel, who was given over to wickedness;

He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother was his counselor for doing wickedness.

For wickedness doesn't crop up from dust, nor does trouble sprout out of the ground;

So there is hope for the powerless, and wickedness shuts its mouth.

For he knoweth vain men: he seeth wickedness also; will he not then consider it?

If iniquity be in thine hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in thy tabernacles.

{How much less} he who is abominable and corrupt, a man drinking wickedness like water.

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue;

Is not thy wickedness great? and thine iniquities infinite?

If you return to Shaddai, you will be restored; [if] you remove wickedness from your tent,

[The violent men whose wickedness seems unnoticed] pluck the fatherless infants from the breast [to sell or make them slaves], and take [the clothing on] the poor for a pledge,

The womb shall forget him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree.

And he hath travelled for company With workers of iniquity, So as to go with men of wickedness.

Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.

Truly, God doesn't practice wickedness, and the Almighty doesn't pervert justice.

Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness may profit the son of man.

So that [light] may get hold of the corners of the earth and shake the wickedness [of night] out of it?

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.

Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.

Behold, he travails with wickedness, And he conceives mischief and brings forth falsehood.

Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou find none.

Do all the workers of wickedness not know, Who eat up my people as they eat bread, And do not call upon the Lord?

For I have kept the ways of the Lord and have not turned from my God to wickedness.

Preserve your servant from arrogant people; do not let them rule over me. Then I will be upright and acquitted of great wickedness.

Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them after the work of their hands; render to them their desert.

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.

Do not fret because of evildoers; do not be envious of doers of wickedness.

And if one come to see me, he speaketh falsehood; his heart gathereth wickedness to itself: he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

They say, "Wickedness is entrenched in him. Once he is brought low, he will not rise again."

Judge me, O God, and plead my case against an unfaithful nation. From a man of deceit and wickedness rescue me,

Why should I be afraid when evil days come my way, when the wickedness of those who deceive me surrounds me

Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Have the workers of wickedness no knowledge, Who eat up My people as though they ate bread And have not called upon God?

Day and night they walk around on its walls, while wickedness and destruction are within it.

Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.

Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.

Cast them away because of their wickedness. In wrath, God, cast down these people!

Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.

They do corruptly, And they speak in the wickedness of oppression, From on high they speak.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
און 
'aven 
Usage: 79

אנשׁ 
'anash 
Usage: 9

בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
Usage: 27

הוּה 
Havvah 
Usage: 16

זמּה זמּה 
Zimmah 
Usage: 29

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

מזמּה 
M@zimmah 
Usage: 19

מרשׁעת 
Mirsha`ath 
Usage: 1

עוה 
`avah 
Usage: 17

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

עוּל 
`avval 
Usage: 5

עמל 
`amel 
Usage: 9

עצב 
`otseb 
Usage: 4

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

רע 
Roa` 
Usage: 19

רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 34

רשׁע 
Resha` 
Usage: 30

רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

רשׁעה 
Rish`ah 
Usage: 15

ἄθεσμος 
Athesmos 
Usage: 2

ἄνομος 
Anomos 
Usage: 9

κακία 
Kakia 
Usage: 10

κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46

πονηρία 
Poneria 
Usage: 5

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

πονηρότερος 
Poneroteros 
Usage: 0



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