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18 Bible Verses about Ambivalence

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Deuteronomy 1:27

And ye will murmur in your tents, and say, In Jehovah's hating us he brought us out of the land of Egypt to give us into the hand of the Amorite to destroy us.

1 Samuel 16:21-22

And David will come to Saul, and stand before him: and he will love him greatly; and he will be to him lifting up the arms. And Saul will send to Jesse, saying, David shall stand now before me, for he found grace in mine eyes.

1 Samuel 18:28-29

And Saul will see and know that Jehovah is with David, and Michal, Saul's daughter, loved him. And Saul will add yet to be afraid from the face of David; and Saul will be an enemy with David all the days.

2 Samuel 13:12-19

And she will say to him, No, my brother, thou shalt not humble me; for so it shall not be done in Israel: thou shalt not do this folly. And I, whither shall I cause my reproach to go? and thou wilt be as one of the foolish in Israel. And now, speak now, to the king, and he will not withhold me from thee. And he would not hear to her voice; and he will be strong above her, and he will humble her and lie with more.
And Amnon will hate her with great hatred, greatly; for great the hatred which he hated her above the love which he loved her. And Amnon will say to her, Arise, go. And she will say to him, No reasons: this evil great above the other which thou didst with me, to send me away. And he would not hear to her. And he will call his boy serving him, and say, Send away now this from me without, and fasten the door after her. And upon her a tunic reaching to the soles of the feet; for thus will the king's daughters, the virgins, be clothed with upper garments. And his attendant will bring her forth without, and he fastened the door after And Tamar will take ashes upon her head, and she rent the tunic reaching to the feet which was upon her, and she will put her hand upon her head and will go, going and crying.

2 Samuel 19:6

To love those hating thee, and hating those loving thee, for thou announcedst this day that not to the chiefs and servants: for I knew this day that if Absalom lived and all we this day died, that then it was straight in thine eyes.

Esther 7:7

And the king rose up in his wrath from the drinking of wine, to the garden of the palace: and Haman stood up to seek out for his soul from Esther the queen; for he saw that evil was completed for him from the king.

Psalm 22:1-11

To the overseer upon the first place of the dawn; chanting of David. My God, my God, wherefore forsookest thou me? far off from my salvation the words of my groaning. My God, I will call in the day, and thou wilt not answer; and in the night no silence to me. And thou inhabiting the holy place, the praises of more.
In thee our fathers trusted: they trusted, and thou wilt deliver them. To thee they cried and were delivered: in thee they trusted and were not ashamed. And I a worm and not a man; a reproach of man, and the people despised me. All seeing me will deride me: they will gape with the lip, they will shake the head. He rolled upon Jehovah, he will deliver him: he will deliver him for he delighted in him. Thou causing me to break forth from the womb: causing me to trust upon my mother's breasts. Upon thee was I cast from the womb: from my mother's belly thou my God. Thou wilt not remove far from me, for straits draw near; for none helping.

Jeremiah 11:15

What is to my beloved in my house making mischief to many, and they shall cause the holy flesh to pass away from thee? for thou didst evil, then wilt thou exult

Jeremiah 20:7

Thou didst persuade me, O Jehovah, and I shall be persuaded: thou didst hold me fast, and thou wilt prevail: I was for a derision all the day, all mocking to me.

Daniel 6:16

At that time the king said, and they brought Daniel and cast into the den of the lions; the king answered and said to Daniel, Thy God whom thou servest to him continually, he will set thee free.

Joel 3:10

Beat your plough-shares into swords, and your pruning-knives into spears: the weak shall say, I am strong.

Micah 4:3

And he judged between many peoples, and he admonished to strong nations even to far off; and they beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, and they shall no more learn war.

Jonah 4:1-11

And it will be evil to Jonah, a great evil, and it will kindle to him. And he will pray to Jehovah and say, Ah, now, O Jehovah, was not this my word while I was upon my land? For this I anticipated to flee to Tarshish, for I knew that thou art merciful and compassionate, slow to anger and of much kindness, and lamenting for evil. And now, O Jehovah, take now my soul from me, for it is good for me to die rather than for me to more.
And Jehovah will say, Didst thou well for thee to be angry? And Jonah will go out of the city, and sit from the east to the city, and he make to him there a tent, and he will sit under it in the shadow, even till he shall see what will be upon the city. And Jehovah God will appoint a gourd, and it will come up from above to Jonah to be a shadow over his head to deliver to him from his evil. And Jonah will rejoice over the gourd with great joy. And God will appoint a worm in the going up of the morning for the morrow, and it will strike the gourd, and it will dry up. And it will be as the sun rose, and God will appoint a sultry east wind; and the sun struck upon the head of Jonah, and he will faint, and he will ask his soul to die, and say, It is good for me to die rather than live. And God will say to Jonah, Was it well to kindle to thee for the gourd? And he will say, It was well to kindle to me, even to death. And Jehovah will say, Thou didst spare for the gourd, which thou didst not labor for it, and thou didst not cause it to grow; it was the youth of a night, and the son of a night perished. And shall I not spare for Nineveh the great city which there is in it more than one hundred and twenty thousand men which knew not between his right hand to his left, and many cattle?

Malachi 1:2-3

I loved you, said Jehovah. And ye said, In what didst thou love us? Was not Esau brother to Jacob? says Jehovah: and loving Jacob. And I hated Esau, and I will set his mountains a desolation, and his inheritance for the jackals of the desert

Luke 13:31

In the same day certain Pharisees came near, saying to him, Come out, and go from thence: for Herod wishes to kill thee.

Romans 11:28

Truly concerning the good news, enemies for you: and concerning the selection, beloved for the fathers.

James 3:9-12

With it we praise the God and Father; and with it we curse men, those made according to the similitude of God. Out of the same month comes forth blessing and cursing. There is no need, my brethren, for these things so to be. Much less from the same aperture does a fountain bubble out sweet and bitter?read more.
The fig tree, my brethren, cannot make olives, or the vine, figs: so no fountain can make salt and sweet water.