58 Bible Verses about Abuse
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What is the reward then that I have? That in announcing the glad tidings I make the glad tidings costless to others, so as not to have made use, as belonging to me, of my right in announcing the glad tidings.
bless those that curse you; pray for those who use you despitefully.
who, when reviled, reviled not again; when suffering, threatened not; but gave himself over into the hands of him who judges righteously;
not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing; but on the contrary, blessing others, because ye have been called to this, that ye should inherit blessing.
esteeming the reproach of the Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt, for he had respect to the recompense.
as free, and not as having liberty as a cloak of malice, but as God's bondmen.
Ye shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
and labour, working with our own hands. Railed at, we bless; persecuted, we suffer it;
Blessed are ye when they may reproach and persecute you, and say every wicked thing against you, lying, for my sake.
For ye have been called to liberty, brethren; only do not turn liberty into an opportunity to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
Wherefore have we fasted, and thou seest not; have afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find what pleaseth you, and exact all your labours.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you,
Curse not the king, no, not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for the bird of the air will carry the voice, and that which hath wings will tell the matter.
Then said Saul to his armour-bearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through with it; lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armour-bearer would not; for he was much afraid. So Saul took the sword and fell on it.
Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy; and say unto them, unto the shepherds, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the shepherds of Israel that feed themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock?
Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.
Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;
and specially those who walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise lordship. Bold are they, self-willed; they do not fear speaking injuriously of dignities:
But see lest anywise this your right to eat itself be a stumbling-block to the weak.
Do ye not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which ye have of God; and ye are not your own?
And whosoever shall have spoken a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but whosoever shall speak against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this age nor in the coming one.
As they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, base fellows, beset the house round about, beating on the door; and they said to the old man, the master of the house, "Bring out the man who came into your house, that we may know him."
He that oppresseth the poor, it is to enrich him; he that giveth to the rich, bringeth only to want.
And he that striketh his father, or his mother, shall certainly be put to death.
From Thematic Bible
Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse
For certain men have got in unnoticed, they who of old were marked out beforehand to this sentence, ungodly persons, turning the grace of our God into dissoluteness, and denying our only Master and Lord Jesus Christ.
Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse
But if that evil bondman should say in his heart, My lord delays to come, and begin to beat his fellow-bondmen, and eat and drink with the drunken;
Riches » Denunciations against those who » Abuse
Ye have lived luxuriously on the earth and indulged yourselves; ye have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter;