59 Bible Verses about Abuse
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bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.
You shall not afflict any widow or orphan.
and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;
“Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.
‘Why have we fasted and You do not see?
Why have we humbled ourselves and You do not notice?’
Behold, on the day of your fast you find your desire,
And drive hard all your workers.
But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.
Then Saul said to his armor bearer, “Draw your sword and pierce me through with it, otherwise these uncircumcised will come and pierce me through and make sport of me.” But his armor bearer would not, for he was greatly afraid. So Saul took his sword and fell on it.
“Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel. Prophesy and say to those shepherds, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “Woe, shepherds of Israel who have been feeding themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock?
“You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Do not rob the poor because he is poor,
Or crush the afflicted at the gate;
and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority.Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,
But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own?
Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it shall be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the age to come.
While they were celebrating, behold, the men of the city, certain worthless fellows, surrounded the house, pounding the door; and they spoke to the owner of the house, the old man, saying, “Bring out the man who came into your house that we may have relations with him.”
He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself
Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.
“He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
What then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel.
and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.
Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.
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"But if that evil slave says in his heart, 'My master is not coming for a long time,' and begins to beat his fellow slaves and eat and drink with drunkards;
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But Abram said to Sarai, “Behold, your maid is in your
And masters, do the same things to them, and
Therefore do not let sin
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