2 Timothy 3:2
For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,
2 Timothy 3:3
unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, without love for what is good,
2 Timothy 3:4
traitors, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,
His people have acted corruptly toward Him; this is their defect-they are not His children but a devious and crooked generation.
They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, disputes, deceit, and malice. They are gossips,
The fool says in his heart, "God does not exist." They are corrupt; their actions are revolting. There is no one who does good.
"You stiff-necked people with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Spirit; as your forefathers did, so do you.
there is no one who understands, there is no one who seeks God.
2 Timothy 3:8
Just as Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses, so these also resist the truth, men who are corrupt in mind, worthless in regard to the faith.
They only plan to bring him down from his high position. They take pleasure in lying; they bless with their mouths, but they curse inwardly. Selah
Can I excuse wicked scales or bags of deceptive weights?
But they were disobedient and rebelled against You. They flung Your law behind their backs and killed Your prophets who warned them to turn them back to You. They committed terrible blasphemies.
In arrogance the wicked relentlessly pursue the afflicted; let them be caught in the schemes they have devised.
For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings; the one who is greedy curses and despises the Lord.
In all his scheming, the wicked arrogantly thinks: "There is no accountability, [since] God does not exist."
Their feet run after evil, and they rush to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are sinful thoughts; ruin and wretchedness are in their paths.
For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, captives of various passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, detesting one another.
Their throat is an open grave; they deceive with their tongues. Vipers' venom is under their lips.
The Lord said: Because these people approach Me with their mouths to honor Me with lip-service- yet their hearts are far from Me, and their worship [consists of] man-made rules learned [by rote]-
you took off your former way of life, the old man that is corrupted by deceitful desires;
No one makes claims justly; no one pleads honestly. They trust in empty and worthless words; they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.
For You are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil cannot lodge with You.
They became callous and gave themselves over to promiscuity for the practice of every kind of impurity with a desire for more and more.
But the cowards, unbelievers, vile, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars-their share will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death."
They are darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them and because of the hardness of their hearts.
And you were once alienated and hostile in mind because of your evil actions.
And they were saying many other blasphemous things against Him.
and people were burned by the intense heat. So they blasphemed the name of God who had the power over these plagues, and they did not repent and give Him glory.
2 Corinthians 4:4
Regarding them: the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
They trust in their wealth and boast of their abundant riches.
They all plotted together to come and fight against Jerusalem and throw it into confusion.
Sanballat and Geshem sent me a message: "Come, let's meet together in the villages of the Ono Valley." But they were planning to harm me.
Those who seek my life set traps, and those who want to harm me threaten to destroy me; they plot treachery all day long.
They covet fields and seize them; they also take houses. They deprive a man of his home, a person of his inheritance.
You destroy those who tell lies; the Lord abhors a man of bloodshed and treachery.
[from] those who enjoy doing evil and celebrate perversity,
Although they know full well God's just sentence-that those who practice such things deserve to die-they not only do them, but even applaud others who practice them.
When Sanballat the Horonite, Tobiah the Ammonite official, and Geshem the Arab heard [about this], they mocked and despised us, and said, "What is this you're doing? Are you rebelling against the king?"
before his colleagues and the powerful men of Samaria, and said, "What are these pathetic Jews doing? Can they restore [it] by themselves? Will they offer sacrifices? Will they ever finish it? Can they bring these burnt stones back to life from the mounds of rubble?"
1 Peter 2:7
So the honor is for you who believe; but for the unbelieving, The stone that the builders rejected- this One has become the cornerstone, and
2 Timothy 3:6
For among them are those who worm their way into households and capture idle women burdened down with sins, led along by a variety of passions,
When Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official heard that someone had come to seek the well-being of the Israelites, they were greatly displeased.
The wicked flee when no one is pursuing [them], but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
A violent man lures his neighbor, leading him in a way that is not good.
Is this how you repay the Lord, you foolish and senseless people? Isn't He your Father and Creator? Didn't He make you and sustain you?
The boastful cannot stand in Your presence; You hate all evildoers.
Such is the destiny of all who forget God; the hope of the godless will perish.
The wicked borrows and does not repay, but the righteous is gracious and giving.
Their end is destruction; their god is their stomach; their glory is in their shame. They are focused on earthly things,
But the house of Israel will not want to listen to you because they do not want to listen to Me. For the whole house of Israel is hardheaded and hardhearted.
The wicked are those who rebel against the light. They do not recognize its ways or stay on its paths.
For everyone who practices wicked things hates the light and avoids it, so that his deeds may not be exposed.
For the mind-set of the flesh is hostile to God because it does not submit itself to God's law, for it is unable to do so.
2 Timothy 3:5
holding to the form of religion but denying its power. Avoid these people!
Hear the word of the Lord, people of Israel, for the Lord has a case against the inhabitants of the land: There is no truth, no faithful love, and no knowledge of God in the land!
2 Thessalonians 1:8
taking vengeance with flaming fire on those who don't know God and on those who don't obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
The children are obstinate and hardhearted. I am sending you to them, and you must say to them: This is what the Lord God says.
The righteous hate lying, but the wicked act disgustingly and disgracefully.
The wicked go astray from the womb; liars err from birth.
Both hands are good at accomplishing evil: the official and the judge demand a bribe; when the powerful man communicates his evil desire, they plot it together.
He waits in ambush near the villages; he kills the innocent in secret places; his eyes are on the lookout for the helpless.
They kill the widow and the foreigner and murder the fatherless.
A guilty man's conduct is crooked, but the behavior of the innocent is upright.
Because of his sinful greed I was angry, so I struck him; I was angry and hid; but he went on turning back to the desires of his heart.
Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, and what will we gain by pleading with Him?"
Will evildoers never understand? They consume My people as they consume bread; they do not call on God.
For they persecute the one You struck and talk about the pain of those You wounded.
For he did not think to show kindness, but pursued the wretched poor and the brokenhearted in order to put them to death.
The sin of their mouths is the word of their lips, so let them be caught in their pride. They utter curses and lies.
But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee; they gathered against me. Assailants I did not know tore at me and did not stop.
2 Corinthians 13:5
Test yourselves [to see] if you are in the faith. Examine yourselves. Or do you not recognize for yourselves that Jesus Christ is in you?-unless you fail the test.
They profess to know God, but they deny Him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified for any good work.
1 Kings 21:20
Ahab said to Elijah, "So, you have caught me, my enemy." He replied, "I have caught you because you devoted yourself to do what is evil in the Lord's sight.
2 Kings 17:17
They made their sons and daughters pass through the fire and practiced divination and interpreted omens. They devoted themselves to do what was evil in the Lord's sight and provoked Him.
For the Lord said to Moses: "Tell the Israelites: You are a stiff-necked people. If I went with you for a single moment, I would destroy you. Now take off your jewelry, and I will decide what to do with you."
Egypt, Judah, Edom, the Ammonites, Moab, all those who clip the hair on their temples and reside in the wilderness. All these nations are uncircumcised, and the whole house of Israel is uncircumcised in heart."
When the wicked dies, his expectation comes to nothing, and hope placed in wealth vanishes.
[But if] the wicked is shown favor, he does not learn righteousness. In a righteous land he acts unjustly and does not see the majesty of the Lord.
undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, and unmerciful.
A worthless man digs up evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.
All have turned away, together they have become useless; there is no one who does good, there is not even one.
For there are also many rebellious people, idle talkers and deceivers, especially those from Judaism.
But love your enemies, do what is good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is gracious to the ungrateful and evil.
And with many other words he testified and strongly urged them, saying, "Be saved from this corrupt generation!"