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58 Bible Verses about Abuse

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1 Corinthians 11:27

So then, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 7:31

and those who make use of the world as [if they] do not make full use of [it]. For the present form of this world is passing away.

Hebrews 13:13

So we must go out to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.

1 Peter 4:4

with respect to which they are surprised [when] you do not run with [them] into the same flood of dissipation, [and so they] revile [you].

Colossians 3:8

But now you also lay aside all [these] things: anger, rage, wickedness, slander, abusive language from your mouth.

1 Peter 2:23

who [when he] was reviled, did not revile in return; [when] suffering, he did not threaten, but entrusted [himself] to the one who judges justly,

Matthew 27:39

And those who passed by reviled him, shaking their heads

Jeremiah 23:10

For the land is full [of] adulterers; for the land mourns because of a curse. [The] pastures of [the] desert are dry, and their evil has been their way of running, and their power [is] not right.

Hebrews 10:33

sometimes being publicly exposed both to insults and to afflictions, and sometimes becoming sharers with those who were treated in this way.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen [the] wicked acting violently and spreading himself out like a luxuriant native tree.

Exodus 21:20

And if a man strikes his male slave or his female slave with the rod and he dies under his hand, he will surely be avenged.

2 Corinthians 11:20

For you put up with [it] if someone enslaves you, if someone devours [you], if someone takes advantage of [you], if someone is presumptious [toward you], if someone strikes you in the face.

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they go around it on its walls, and iniquity and trouble [are] in its midst.

Deuteronomy 28:33

A people that you do not know shall consume the harvest of your land and all your labor, and you will be only oppressed and crushed {for the rest of your lives}.

Isaiah 58:3

'Why do we fast, and you do not see [it]? We humiliate our soul, and you do not notice [it]?' Look! You find delight on the day of your fast, and you oppress all your workers!

Proverbs 9:7

He who corrects a scoffer gains abuse for himself, and he who rebukes the wicked {gets hurt}.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse the king even in your thoughts, and do not curse the rich even in your own bedroom, for a bird of the sky may carry your voice; a winged messenger may repeat your words.

1 Samuel 31:4

Then Saul said to {his armor bearer}, "Draw your sword and thrust me through with it, so that these uncircumcised do not come and thrust me through and make a fool of me!" But {his armor bearer} [was] not willing [to do so] because he [was] very afraid. So Saul took the sword and fell on it.

Ezekiel 34:2

"Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and you must say to them, to the shepherds, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Woe [to] the shepherds of Israel who were feeding themselves! Must not the shepherds feed the flock?

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Do not pay attention to everything people say, lest you hear your own servant curse you.

Proverbs 22:10

Drive out a scoffer and strife will go out; quarrel and abuse will cease.

Mark 15:29

And those who passed by reviled him, shaking their heads and saying, "Aha! The one who would destroy the temple and rebuild [it] in three days,

Judges 19:24

Here is my virgin daughter and his concubine. Please, let me bring them out; do violence to them, and do to them {whatever you please}. Do not do this disgraceful thing to this man."

Matthew 12:32

And 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 coming one!

Judges 19:22

While {they were enjoying themselves}, behold, the men of the city, {the perverse lot}, surrounded the house, pounding on the door. And they said to the old man, the owner of the house, "Bring out the man who came to your house so that {we may have sex with him}."

Proverbs 3:29

Do not plot harm against your neighbor [who] dwells in confidence beside you.

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Jude 1:4

For certain men have slipped in stealthily, who were designated long ago for this condemnation, ungodly ones, who change the grace of our God into licentiousness and who deny our only Master and Lord Jesus Christ.

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil deed is not carried out quickly, the heart of {humans} fills up within them to do evil.

Matthew 24:48-49

But if that evil slave should say {to himself}, 'My master is staying away for a long time,' and he begins to beat his fellow slaves and eats and drinks with drunkards,

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James 5:5

You have lived self-indulgently on the earth and have lived luxuriously. You have fattened your hearts in the day of slaughter.

Topics on Abuse

Abuse From a Spouse

51;3;19

Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

1;16;6

And Abram said to Sarai, "Look, your servant [is] {under your authority}. Do to her that which [is] good in your eyes." And Sarai mistreated her, and she fled from her presence.

Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against

49;6;9

And masters, do the same [things] to them, giving up threats, knowing that both their Lord and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with him.

Abuse, Of Christian Freedom

45;6;12

Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, so that [you] obey its desires,

Abuse, Of Spiritual Things

4;20;10

and Moses and Aaron summoned the assembly to the presence of the rock, and he said to them, "Please listen, you rebels; can we bring out water for you from this rock?"

Abuse, To God's People

44;2;13

But others jeered [and] said, "They are full of sweet new wine!"

Alcohol Abuse

20;20;1

Wine [is] a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and any who go astray by it are not wise.

Child Abuse

40;18;6

But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him that {a large millstone} be hung on his neck and he be drowned in the depths of the sea.

Freedom, Abuse Of Christian

45;8;1

Consequently, [there is] now no condemnation for those [who are] in Christ Jesus.

Love, Abuse Of

50;2;3-4

[Do] nothing according to selfish ambition or according to empty conceit, but in humility considering one another better than yourselves,

Mental Abuse

60;5;8

Be sober; be on the alert. Your adversary the devil walks around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.