Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation.
Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked, from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.
1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, my father, see; see the skirt of thy robe is even in my hand, for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe and did not kill thee, know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou doest hunt my life to take it.
The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the just seek his soul.
Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil and canst not look on iniquity: why dost thou look upon those that deal treacherously and hold thy tongue when the wicked devour the man that is more righteous than he?
and say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.
Who of the prophets have your fathers not persecuted? and they have slain those who announced before the coming of the Just One, of whom ye have now been the betrayers and murderers,
1 John 3:12
Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And why did he kill him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.
And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew slave, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to dishonour me;
And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman who brought forth the man child.