As for the actions of people -- just as you have commanded, I have not followed in the footsteps of violent men.
But the Lord saw that the wickedness of humankind had become great on the earth. Every inclination of the thoughts of their minds was only evil all the time.
The earth was ruined in the sight of God; the earth was filled with violence.
For the music director; by David. Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They sin and commit evil deeds; none of them does what is right.
(Bet) How can a young person maintain a pure life? By guarding it according to your instructions!
For wisdom will enter your heart, and moral knowledge will be attractive to you.
But he answered, "It is written, 'Man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.'"
Jesus said to him, "Once again it is written: 'You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.'"
Then Jesus said to him, "Go away, Satan! For it is written: 'You are to worship the Lord your God and serve only him.'"
for you are still influenced by the flesh. For since there is still jealousy and dissension among you, are you not influenced by the flesh and behaving like unregenerate people?
And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
By his sovereign plan he gave us birth through the message of truth, that we would be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
in that he spends the rest of his time on earth concerned about the will of God and not human desires.
Be sober and alert. Your enemy the devil, like a roaring lion, is on the prowl looking for someone to devour.
They have as king over them the angel of the abyss, whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek, Apollyon.