59 Bible Verses about Abuse
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and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it; for the form of this world is passing away.
So, let us go out to Him outside the camp, bearing His reproach.
bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.
What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? May it never be!
considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.
What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?
For the land is full of adulterers;
For the land mourns because of the curse.
The pastures of the wilderness have dried up.
Their course also is evil
And their might is not right.
You shall not afflict any widow or orphan.
I have seen a wicked, violent man
Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.
“If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod and he dies at his hand, he shall be punished.
For you tolerate it if anyone enslaves you, anyone devours you, anyone takes advantage of you, anyone exalts himself, anyone hits you in the face.
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.
A people whom you do not know shall eat up the produce of your ground and all your labors, and you will never be anything but oppressed and crushed continually.
‘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.
At that time two robbers *were crucified with Him, one on the right and one on the left.
But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself,
And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.
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?
Also, do not take seriously all words which are spoken, so that you will not hear your servant cursing you.
“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;
Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out,
Even strife and dishonor will cease.
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,
Those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads, and saying, “Ha! You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days,
Here is my virgin daughter and his concubine. Please let me bring them out that you may ravish them and do to them whatever you wish. But do not commit such an act of folly against this man.”
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.”
Do not devise harm against your neighbor,
While he lives securely beside you.
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.
Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner, shall be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.
In all this, they are surprised that you do not run with them into the same excesses of dissipation, and they malign you;
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.
And those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads
Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.
partly by being made a public spectacle through reproaches and tribulations, and partly by becoming sharers with those who were so treated.
Day and night they go around her upon her walls,
And iniquity and mischief are in her midst.
One of the criminals who were hanged there was hurling abuse at Him, saying, “Are You not the Christ? Save Yourself and us!”
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Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse
For certain persons have
Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse
"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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