58 Bible Verses about Abuse
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What is my reward then? Verily that, when I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of Christ without charge, that I abuse not my right in the gospel.
Bless them that curse you, and pray for them who despitefully use you.
Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judges righteously:
Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but on the contrary blessing; knowing that you are unto this called, that you should inherit a blessing.
Esteeming the reproach of the Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he looked for the recompense of the reward.
For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land mourns; the pleasant places of the wilderness are dried up, and their course is evil, and their might is not right.
As free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
You shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
And labor, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure it:
Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
For, brethren, you have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
Why have we fasted, they say, and you see not? why have we afflicted our soul, and you take no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast you find pleasure, and exploit all your laborers.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Curse not the king, no not even in your thought; and curse not the rich in your bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which has wings shall tell the matter.
Then said Saul unto his armorbearer, Draw your sword, and thrust me through with it; lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armorbearer would not; for he was greatly afraid. Therefore Saul took a sword, and fell upon it.
Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD unto the shepherds; Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks?
You shall neither wrong a stranger, nor oppress him: for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise authority. Presumptuous are they, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of the glorious ones.
But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours becomes a stumbling block to them that are weak.
What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have of God, and you are not your own?
And whosoever speaks a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, nor in the world to come.
Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, beset the house round about, and beat at the door, and spoke to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man that came into your house, that we may know him.
He that oppresses the poor to increase his riches, and he that gives to the rich, shall surely come to poverty.
And he that strikes his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death.
From Thematic Bible
Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse
For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into licentiousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming; And shall begin to smite his fellow servants, and to eat and drink with the drunkards;
Riches » Denunciations against those who » Abuse
You have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; you have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.