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59 Bible Verses about Abuse

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Hebrews 13:13

Let us therefore go out to him outside of the camp, bearing his reproach.

Colossians 3:8

but now you also put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and shameful speaking out of your mouth.

Jeremiah 23:10

For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land mourns; the pastures of the wilderness are dried up. Their course is evil, and their might is not right;

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.

Exodus 21:20

"If a man strikes his servant or his maid with a rod, and he dies under his hand, he shall surely be punished.

2 Corinthians 11:20

For you bear with a man, if he brings you into bondage, if he devours you, if he takes you captive, if he exalts himself, if he strikes you on the face.

Deuteronomy 28:33

The fruit of your ground, and all your labors, shall a nation which you don't know eat up; and you shall be only oppressed and crushed always;

Isaiah 58:3

Why have we fasted,' [say they], 'and you don't see? [why] have we afflicted our soul, and you take no knowledge?' "Behold, in the day of your fast you find pleasure, and exact all your labors.

Proverbs 9:7

He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Don't curse the king, no, not in your thoughts; and don't curse the rich in your bedroom: for a bird of the sky may carry your voice, and that which has wings may tell the matter.

1 Samuel 31:4

Then Saul said to his armor bearer, "Draw your sword, and thrust me through with it, lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me!" But his armor bearer would not; for he was terrified. Therefore Saul took his sword, and fell on it.

Ezekiel 34:2

Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and tell them, even to the shepherds, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who feed themselves! Shouldn't the shepherds feed the sheep?

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also don't take heed to all words that are spoken, lest you hear your servant curse you;

Proverbs 22:10

Drive out the mocker, and strife will go out; yes, quarrels and insults will stop.

Mark 15:29

Those who passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Ha! You who destroy the temple, and build it in three days,

Judges 19:24

Behold, here is my virgin daughter and his concubine. I will bring them out now. Humble them, and do with them what seems good to you; but to this man don't do any such folly."

Matthew 12:32

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, neither in this age, nor in that which is to come.

Judges 19:22

As they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain base fellows, surrounded the house, beating at the door; and they spoke to the master of the house, the old man, saying, "Bring out the man who came into your house, that we may have sex with him!"

Proverbs 3:29

Don't devise evil against your neighbor, since he dwells securely by you.

1 Corinthians 11:27

Therefore whoever eats this bread or drinks the Lord's cup in a way unworthy of the Lord will be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.

1 Peter 4:4

They think it is strange that you don't run with them into the same excess of riot, blaspheming:

1 Peter 2:23

Who, when he was cursed, didn't curse back. When he suffered, didn't threaten, but committed himself to him who judges righteously;

Matthew 27:39

Those who passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads,

Hebrews 10:33

partly, being exposed to both reproaches and oppressions; and partly, becoming partakers with those who were treated so.

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they prowl around on its walls. Malice and abuse are also within her.

Luke 23:39

One of the criminals who was hanged insulted him, saying, "If you are the Christ, save yourself and us!"

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Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse

Jude 1:4

For there are certain men who crept in secretly, even those who were long ago written about for this condemnation: ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into indecency, and denying our only Master, God, and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Matthew 24:48-49

But if that evil servant should say in his heart, 'My lord is delaying his coming,' and begins to beat his fellow servants, and eat and drink with the drunkards,

Riches » Denunciations against those who » Abuse

James 5:5

You have lived delicately on the earth, and taken your pleasure. You have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter.

Topics on Abuse

Abuse From a Spouse

51;3;19

Husbands, love your wives, and don't be bitter against them.

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

1;16;6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your hand. Do to her whatever is good in your eyes." Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her face.

Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against

49;6;9

You masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with him.

Abuse, Of Christian Freedom

45;6;12

Therefore don't let sin reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in its lusts.

Abuse, Of Spiritual Things

4;20;10

Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly together before the rock, and he said to them, "Hear now, you rebels; shall we bring you water out of this rock for you?"

Abuse, To God's People

44;2;13

Others, mocking, said, "They are filled with new wine."

Alcohol Abuse

20;20;1

Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler. Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.

Child Abuse

40;18;6

but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it would be better for him that a huge millstone should be hung around his neck, and that he should be sunk in the depths of the sea.

Freedom, Abuse Of Christian

45;8;1

There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who don't walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.

Love, Abuse Of

50;2;3-4

doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself;

Mental Abuse

60;5;8

Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.