Avoiding Violence

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Proverbs 3:31

Don't envy a violent man or choose any of his ways;

Ezekiel 45:9

"This is what the Lord God says: You have gone too far, princes of Israel! Put away violence and oppression and do what is just and right. Put an end to your evictions of My people." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers also questioned him: "What should we do?" He said to them, "Don't take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages."

Jonah 3:8

Furthermore, both man and beast must be covered with sackcloth, and everyone must call out earnestly to God. Each must turn from his evil ways and from the violence he is doing.

Malachi 2:16

"If he hates and divorces [his wife]," says the Lord God of Israel, "he covers his garment with injustice," says the Lord of Hosts. Therefore, watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously.

Psalm 17:4

Concerning what people do: by the word of Your lips I have avoided the ways of the violent.

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