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67 Bible Verses about Evil Associations

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Genesis 19:15

And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife and thy two daughters who are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.

Genesis 49:6

Let my soul not enter into their secret; nor let my honour join their assembly; for in their anger they slew a man, and in their own will they dug down a wall.

Deuteronomy 7:2-4

and when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee, thou shalt smite them and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them nor show mercy unto them. Neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son. For they will turn away thy son from following me that they may serve other gods; and the anger of the LORD will be kindled upon you and destroy thee suddenly.

Joshua 23:6-13

Be ye therefore very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses without turning aside to the right hand or to the left that ye not enter in among these Gentiles that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow yourselves unto them, but cleave unto the LORD your God, as ye have done unto this day.read more.
For the LORD has driven out from before you great and strong Gentiles; and until now no one has been able to stand before your face. One man of you has chased a thousand; for the LORD your God, he himself has fought for you, as he has promised you. Therefore take heed for your souls that ye love the LORD your God. Because if ye do in any wise go back and cleave unto the remnant of these Gentiles that remain among you and shall make marriages with them and go in unto them and they to you, know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no longer drive out any of these Gentiles from before you, but they shall be snares and traps unto you and scourges in your sides and thorns in your eyes until ye perish from off this good land which the LORD your God has given you.

Leviticus 18:3

You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, in which ye dwelt; nor shall you do as they do in the land of Canaan, where I bring you; neither shall ye walk in their statutes.

Leviticus 20:23

And ye shall not walk in the practices of the Gentiles which I shall cast out before you; for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.

Numbers 16:26

And he spoke unto the congregation, saying, Depart from the tents of these wicked men and touch nothing of theirs lest peradventure ye be consumed in all their sins.

Numbers 33:55

But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you, then it shall come to pass that those whom ye let remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes and thorns in your sides and shall afflict you in the land in which ye dwell.

Judges 2:1-3

And the angel of the LORD came up from Gilgal to Bochim and said, I brought you up out of Egypt and caused you to enter into the land which I swore unto your fathers, and I said, I will never break my covenant with you as long as ye make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; to the contrary, ye shall throw down their altars, but ye have not heard my voice; why have ye done this? Therefore, I also said, I will not drive them out from before you, but they shall be as thorns in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare unto you.

Deuteronomy 12:30

keep thyself from being snared by following them, after they are destroyed from before thee; enquire not after their gods, saying, After the manner that these Gentiles served their gods, even so will I do likewise.

2 Samuel 23:6

but those of Belial shall all be as thorns to be chased away, whom no one takes with the hand;

Ezra 9:14

should we again break thy commandments and join in affinity with the people of these abominations? Would thou not be angry with us until thou hadst consumed us, so that there should be no remnant nor escape?

Psalm 6:8

Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity, for the LORD has heard the voice of my weeping.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes the vile person is not esteemed; but he honours those that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt and does not change.

Psalm 26:4

I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with hypocrites.

Psalm 28:3

Do not catch me away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, who speak peace to their neighbours, but evil is in their hearts.

Psalm 31:6

I have hated those that regard lying vanities; but I wait in the LORD.

Psalm 50:18

When thou didst see a thief, then thou didst consent with him and hast been partaker with adulterers.

Psalm 84:10

for a day in thy courts is better than a thousand outside of them. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Psalm 101:4

A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will not know a wicked person.

Psalm 106:34

They did not destroy the nations, concerning whom the LORD commanded them:

Psalm 120:5-7

Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar! My soul has long dwelt with those that hate peace. I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.

Psalm 139:19

Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God; depart from me therefore, ye bloodthirsty men.

Psalm 141:4

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to do works with ungodliness with the men that work iniquity, and let me not eat of their dainties.

Proverbs 5:8

Remove thy way far from her, and do not come near the door of her house,

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake that which is foolish and live and go in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 12:11

He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.

Proverbs 17:12

It is better to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool in his folly.

Proverbs 20:19

He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets; therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; he that keeps his soul shall be far from them.

Proverbs 23:6

Do not eat the bread of anyone who has an evil eye, neither desire his dainty foods;

Proverbs 29:16

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases, but the righteous shall see their fall.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are rebellious and companions of thieves; every one loves bribes and follows after rewards; they do not hear the fatherless in judgment, neither does the cause of the widow come unto them.

Isaiah 8:11

For the LORD spoke thus to me with a strong hand and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying,

Jeremiah 2:25

Withhold thy foot from being unshod and thy throat from thirst; but thou didst say, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them I will go.

Jeremiah 9:2

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men that I might leave my people and go from them! for they are all adulterers, a congregation of rebels.

Jeremiah 15:17

I did not sit in the assembly of the mockers, nor did I become puffed up by reason of thy prophecy; I sat alone because thou hast filled me with indignation.

Jeremiah 51:6

Flee out of the midst of Babylon and deliver each one his soul that ye not perish because of her iniquity, for this is the time of the LORD's vengeance; he will render unto her a recompense.

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with a wineskin; he stretched out his hand with the scorners.

Micah 6:16

For the statutes of Omri have been kept and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye have walked in their counsels that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we charge you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walks out of order, and not after the doctrine which ye received of us.

1 Timothy 6:5

perverse disputings of men of corrupt understanding, and destitute of the truth, using piety as a source of gain: from such withdraw thyself.

2 Peter 2:7

and delivered just Lot, who was persecuted by those abominable people because of their nefarious conversation;

Revelation 2:2

I know thy works and thy labour and thy patience and how thou canst not bear those who are evil; and thou hast tried those who say they are apostles and are not and hast found them liars,

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice from the heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye not be partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

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1 Kings 11:4

For it came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods, and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David, his father.

Peter » Evil associations

John 18:18

And the slaves and servants stood there, who had made a fire of coals, for it was cold, and they warmed themselves; and Peter stood with them and warmed himself.

Poverty » Contributing causes of sinful » Evil associations

Proverbs 28:19

He that tills his land shall be filled with bread, but he that follows after vain persons shall be filled with poverty.

worldly Snares » Evil associations

Joshua 23:13

know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no longer drive out any of these Gentiles from before you, but they shall be snares and traps unto you and scourges in your sides and thorns in your eyes until ye perish from off this good land which the LORD your God has given you.

Temptation » Special sources of worldly snares » Evil associations

Joshua 23:13

know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no longer drive out any of these Gentiles from before you, but they shall be snares and traps unto you and scourges in your sides and thorns in your eyes until ye perish from off this good land which the LORD your God has given you.