58 Bible Verses about Abuse
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What then is my reward? To preach the gospel and offer it free of charge, and not make full use of my authority in the gospel.
bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
when reviled, He did not revile in return; when suffering, He did not threaten, but committed Himself to the One who judges justly.
not paying back evil for evil or insult for insult but, on the contrary, giving a blessing, since you were called for this, so that you can inherit a blessing.
For he considered reproach for the sake of the Messiah to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, since his attention was on the reward.
For the land is full of adulterers; the land mourns because of the curse, and the grazing lands in the wilderness have dried up. Their way of life has become evil, and their power is not rightly used
As God's slaves, [live] as free people, but don't use your freedom as a way to conceal evil.
"You must not mistreat any widow or fatherless child.
we labor, working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;
"Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and falsely say every kind of evil against you because of Me.
For you are called to freedom, brothers; only don't use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love.
Husbands, love your wives and don't become bitter against them.
"Why have we fasted, but You have not seen? We have denied ourselves, but You haven't noticed!" "Look, you do as you please on the day of your fast, and oppress all your workers.
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Do not curse the king even in your thoughts, and do not curse a rich person even in your bedroom, for a bird of the sky may carry the message, and a winged creature may report the matter.
Then Saul said to his armor-bearer, "Draw your sword and run me through with it, or these uncircumcised men will come and run me through and torture me." But his armor-bearer would not do it because he was terrified. Then Saul took his sword and fell on it.
"Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel. Prophesy, and say to them: This is what the Lord God says to the shepherds: Woe to the shepherds of Israel, who have been feeding themselves! Shouldn't the shepherds feed their flock?
"You must not exploit a foreign resident or oppress him, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Don't rob a poor man because he is poor, and don't crush the oppressed at the gate,
especially those who follow the polluting desires of the flesh and despise authority. Bold, arrogant people! They do not tremble when they blaspheme the glorious ones;
But be careful that this right of yours in no way becomes a stumbling block to the weak.
Do you not know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,
Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him. But whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the one to come.
While they were enjoying themselves, all of a sudden, perverted men of the city surrounded the house and beat on the door. They said to the old man who was the owner of the house, "Bring out the man who came to your house so we can have sex with him!"
Oppressing the poor to enrich oneself, and giving to the rich-both lead only to poverty.
"Whoever strikes his father or his mother must be put to death.
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Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse
For certain men, who were designated for this judgment long ago, have come in by stealth; they are ungodly, turning the grace of our God into promiscuity and denying our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse
But if that wicked slave says in his heart, 'My master is delayed,' and starts to beat his fellow slaves, and eats and drinks with drunkards,
Riches » Denunciations against those who » Abuse
You have lived luxuriously on the land and have indulged yourselves. You have fattened your hearts for the day of slaughter.