67 Bible Verses about Evil Associations

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Genesis 19:15

But as soon as, the dawn had sprung up, the messengers hastened Lot saying, - Arise! take thy wife and thy two daughters that are at hand, lest thou be swept away in the punishment of the city.

Genesis 49:6

Into their circle, do not thou enter my soul! In their convocation, do not thou join mine honour! For in their anger, they slew brave men, And in their wantonness, they hamstrung oxen.

Exodus 23:2

Thou shalt not follow multitudes to commit wickedness, - neither shalt thou answer in a quarrel, so as to turn away after multitudes to mislead,

Deuteronomy 7:2-4

and Yahweh thy God shall deliver them up before thee, and thou shalt smite them, thou shalt devote them to destruction, thou shalt not solemnise with them a covenant neither shalt thou shew them favour; neither shalt thou intermarry with them, - thy daughter, shalt thou not give unto his son, nor his daughter, shalt thou take for thy son; for he will turn aside thy son from following me, and they will serve other gods, - so shall the anger of Yahweh kindle upon you, and he will destroy thee, speedily.

Joshua 23:6-13

Therefore must ye be very firm to observe and to do all that is written in the scroll of the law of Moses, - so as not to turn aside therefrom, to the right hand or to the left; so as not to go in among these nations, these which remain with you, - and, with the name of their gods, shall ye neither make memorial nor put on oath, and neither serve them, - nor bow down to them. But, unto Yahweh your God, must ye cleave, - as, ye have done until this day;read more.
therefore hath Yahweh dispossessed, from before you, nations great and strong, - but, as for you, not a man hath stood before you, until this day. One man of you, can chase a thousand, - for, Yahweh your God, is he that fighteth for you, as he spake to you. Take diligent heed, therefore, unto your souls, - to love Yahweh your God. But, if ye, do in any wise turn back, and cleave unto the remnant of these nations, these which remain with you, - and intermarry with them, and go in with them, and, they, with you; know, that Yahweh your God will no further drive out these nations from before you, - but they will become unto you a snare and a hook, and a goad in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye have perished from off this goodly soil, which Yahweh your God hath given unto you.

Leviticus 18:3

After the doings of the land of Egypt wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do, - And after the doings of the land of Canaan whither, I, am bringing you in, shall ye not do, And, in their statutes, shall ye not walk:

Leviticus 20:23

So shall ye not walk in the - statutes of the nations, which I am casting out from before you, - For all these things, had they done, Therefore I abhorred them;

Numbers 16:26

And he spake unto the assembly, saying - Remove I pray you from beside the tents of these lawless men, and do not touch aught that pertaineth unto them, - lest ye be carried off, in all their sins.

Numbers 33:55

But if ye do not dispossess the inhabitants of the land from before you, then shall it be. that they whom ye leave remaining of them will become pricks in your eyes, and thorns in your sides, and will harass you, concerning the land, wherein, ye are settling down.

Judges 2:1-3

And the messenger of Yahweh came up from Gilgal, unto Bochim. And he said - I led you up out of Egypt, and brought you into the land, which I had sworn unto your fathers, And I said, I will not break my covenant with you, to times age-abiding; But, ye, must not solemnise a covenant with the inhabitants of this land, Their altars, must ye tear down, - But ye have not hearkened unto my voice, what is this ye have done? Wherefore also I said, I will not drive them out from before you, - but they shall be your adversaries, and, their gods, shall become unto you a snare.

Deuteronomy 12:30

take heed to thyself lest thou be thrust after them, after they have been destroyed from before thee, - and lest thou enquire after their gods, saying - In what manner, did these nations serve their gods, that, I too, may do likewise?

2 Samuel 23:6

But, as for the abandoned, like thorns to be tossed away are they all, - For, not with the hand, can they be taken;

Ezra 9:14

should we again break thy commandments and join ourselves by affinity of marriage with the peoples of these abominations, - wouldst thou not be angry with us, unto a full end, that there should be neither remainder nor deliverance?

Psalm 6:8

Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity, for Yahweh hath heard the voice of my weeping:

Psalm 15:4

Despised in his sight, is the reprobate, but, them who revere Yahweh, he doth honour, he hath sworn to his neighbour, and will not change;

Psalm 26:4

I have not sat with men of deceit, nor, with dissemblers, would I enter;

Psalm 28:3

Do not drag me away - with the lawless, or with the workers of iniquity, - who speak peaceably with their neighbours, but, wrong, is in their heart.

Psalm 31:6

I hate such as give heed to false vanities, I, then, in Yahweh, have set my hope.

Psalm 50:18

If thou sawest a thief, then didst thou run with him, - And, with adulterers, hath been thy chosen life;

Psalm 84:10

For better is a day in thy courts, than a thousand, I choose rather to stand at the threshold in the house of my God, Than to dwell in the tents of lawlessness.

Psalm 101:4

A perverse heart, shall depart from me, A maker of mischief, will I not acknowledge;

Psalm 106:34

They destroyed not the peoples of which Yahweh had spoken to them;

Psalm 119:115

Depart from me, ye evil-doers, - that I may observe the commandments of my God.

Psalm 120:5-7

Woe is me, That I sojourn in Meshek, - That I abide near the tents of Kedar! Long, hath my soul had her dwelling with him that hateth peace: I, am for peace, and verily I speak, They, are for war!

Psalm 139:19

Wilt thou not, O GOD, slay the lawless one? Therefore, ye men of bloodshed, depart from me!

Psalm 141:4

Let not my heart incline to a matter of wrong, that I should busy myself with practices in lawlessness, with men working iniquity, and let me not eat of their dainties.

Proverbs 5:8

Keep far from her thy way, and do not go near the opening of her house:

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake the simple ones, and live, and advance in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 12:11

He that tilleth his land, shall be filled with food, but, he that runneth after worthless men, lacketh sense.

Proverbs 14:7

Get thee from the presence of a man that is a dullard, when thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.

Proverbs 17:12

Let a bereaved bear encounter man, rather than a dullard, with his folly!

Proverbs 20:19

A revealer of secrets, is one who goeth about talebearing, therefore, with him who openeth his lips, shalt thou not have fellowship.

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns and snares, are in the way of the perverse, - he that guardeth his soul, shall be far from them.

Proverbs 23:6

Do not eat the food of him that hath a begrudging eye, neither crave thou his dainties;

Proverbs 24:1

Be not thou envious of wicked men, neither crave to be with them;

Proverbs 29:16

When the lawless become great, transgression increaseth, but, the righteous, shall behold, their ruin.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy rulers, are unruly, and companions of thieves, Every one of the people, loveth a bribe, and runneth after rewards, - The fatherless, they do not vindicate, And, the plea of the widow, reacheth them not.

Isaiah 8:11

For, thus, spake Yahweh unto me like a firm grasp of the hand, - when he admonished me, not to walk in the way of this people, saying:

Jeremiah 2:25

Withhold thy foot from being unshod, And thy throat from thirst! But thou saidst Hopeless! No! for I love foreigners and after them, will I go.

Jeremiah 9:2

Oh that I had in the wilderness, a wayfarers lodge, That I might leave my people, and go from them, - For they all, are Adulterers, An assemblage of traitors;

Jeremiah 15:17

I sat not in the circle of mockers, Nor became I uproarious, - Because of thy hand, by myself did I sit, For with indignation, hadst thou filled me.

Jeremiah 51:6

Flee out of the midst of Babylon And deliver ye every man his own life, Be not cut off in her punishment, - For it is Yahweh's, time of avenging, A recompense, is be repaying unto her.

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king, the rulers, have made themselves ill, with the heat of wine, - he hath extended his hand with scoffers.

Micah 6:16

For strictly observed are the statutes of Omri, and every doing of the house of Ahab, and ye have walked in their counsels, - to the end I may give thee up to desolation, and her inhabitants to hissing, that, the reproach of peoples, ye may bear.

1 Corinthians 5:6

Unseemly, is your boast! Know ye not that, a little leaven, doth leaven, the whole of the lump?

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Howbeit, we charge you, brethren, - that, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, ye be withdrawing yourselves from every brother - who, in a disorderly way, doth walk, and not according to the instruction which ye received from us.

1 Timothy 6:5

incessant quarrellings of men wholly corrupt in their mind and bereft of the truth, - supposing godliness to be, a means of gain!

2 Peter 2:7

And, righteous Lot, when getting worn out by the behaviour of them who were impious in wantonness, he rescued -

Revelation 2:2

I know thy works, and thy toil, and endurance, and that thou canst not bear bad men, and thou hast tried them who were affirming themselves to be apostles, and they were not, and hast found them false;

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice out of heaven, saying - Come forth, my people, out of her, - that ye may have no fellowship with her sins, and, of her plagues, that ye may not receive;

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1 Kings 11:4

Yea it came to pass, in the old age of Solomon, that, his wives, turned aside his heart after other gods, - his heart therefore was not sound with Yahweh his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Peter » Evil associations

John 18:18

Now the servants and the officers were standing by, having made, a coal fire, because it was cold, - and were warming themselves; and Peter also was with them, standing and warming himself.

Poverty » Contributing causes of sinful » Evil associations

Proverbs 28:19

He that tilleth his ground, shall have plenty of bread, but, he that pursueth empty-heads, shall have plenty of poverty.

worldly Snares » Evil associations

Joshua 23:13

know, that Yahweh your God will no further drive out these nations from before you, - but they will become unto you a snare and a hook, and a goad in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye have perished from off this goodly soil, which Yahweh your God hath given unto you.

Temptation » Special sources of worldly snares » Evil associations

Joshua 23:13

know, that Yahweh your God will no further drive out these nations from before you, - but they will become unto you a snare and a hook, and a goad in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye have perished from off this goodly soil, which Yahweh your God hath given unto you.

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