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67 Bible Verses about Evil Associations

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Genesis 19:15

And when the dawn hath ascended, then the messengers press upon Lot, saying, 'Rise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters who are found present, lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.'

Genesis 49:6

Into their secret, come not, O my soul! Unto their assembly be not united, O mine honour; For in their anger they slew a man, And in their self-will eradicated a prince.

Exodus 23:2

Thou art not after many to evil, nor dost thou testify concerning a strife, to turn aside after many to cause others to turn aside;

Deuteronomy 7:2-4

and Jehovah thy God hath given them before thee, and thou hast smitten them -- thou dost utterly devote them -- thou dost not make with them a covenant, nor dost thou favour them. 'And thou dost not join in marriage with them; thy daughter thou dost not give to his son, and his daughter thou dost not take to thy son, for he doth turn aside thy son from after Me, and they have served other gods, and the anger of Jehovah hath burned against you, and hath destroyed thee hastily.

Joshua 23:6-13

and ye have been very strong to keep and to do the whole that is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, so as not to turn aside from it right or left, so as not to go in among these nations, these who are left with you; and of the name of their gods ye do not make mention, nor do ye swear, nor do ye serve them, nor do ye bow yourselves to them; but to Jehovah your God ye do cleave, as ye have done till this day.read more.
And Jehovah is dispossessing from before you nations great and mighty; as for you, none hath stood in your presence till this day; one man of you doth pursue a thousand, for Jehovah your God is He who is fighting for you, as He hath spoken to you; and ye have been very watchful for yourselves to love Jehovah your God. But -- if ye at all turn back and have cleaved to the remnant of these nations, these who are left with you, and intermarried with them, and gone in to them, and they to you, know certainly that Jehovah your God is not continuing to dispossess these nations from before you, and they have been to you for a gin, and for a snare, and for a scourge, in your sides, and for thorns in your eyes, till ye perish from off this good ground which Jehovah your God hath given to you.

Leviticus 18:3

according to the work of the land of Egypt in which ye have dwelt ye do not, and according to the work of the land of Canaan whither I am bringing you in, ye do not, and in their statutes ye walk not.

Leviticus 20:23

and ye walk not in the statutes of the nation which I am sending away from before you, for all these they have done, and I am wearied with them;

Numbers 16:26

and he speaketh unto the company, saying, 'Turn aside, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and come not against anything that they have, lest ye be consumed in all their sins.'

Numbers 33:55

And if ye do not dispossess the inhabitants of the land from before you, then it hath been, those whom ye let remain of them, are for pricks in your eyes, and for thorns in your sides, and they have distressed you on the land in which ye are dwelling,

Judges 2:1-3

And a messenger of Jehovah goeth up from Gilgal unto Bochim, and saith, 'I cause you to come up out of Egypt, and bring you in unto the land which I have sworn to your fathers, and say, I do not break My covenant with you to the age; and ye -- ye make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land -- their altars ye break down; and ye have not hearkened to My voice -- what is this ye have done? And I also have said, I do not cast them out from your presence, and they have been to you for adversaries, and their gods are to you for a snare.'

Deuteronomy 12:30

take heed to thee, lest thou be snared after them, after their being destroyed out of thy presence, and lest thou enquire about their gods, saying, How do these nations serve their gods, and I do so -- even I?

2 Samuel 23:6

As to the worthless -- As a thorn driven away are all of them, For -- not by hand are they taken;

Ezra 9:14

do we turn back to break Thy commands, and to join ourselves in marriage with the people of these abominations? art not Thou angry against us -- even to consumption -- till there is no remnant and escaped part?

Psalm 6:8

Turn from me all ye workers of iniquity, For Jehovah heard the voice of my weeping,

Psalm 15:4

Despised in his eyes is a rejected one, And those fearing Jehovah he doth honour. He hath sworn to suffer evil, and changeth not;

Psalm 26:4

I have not sat with vain men, And with dissemblers I enter not.

Psalm 28:3

Draw me not with the wicked, And with workers of iniquity, Speaking peace with their neighbours, And evil in their heart.

Psalm 31:6

I have hated the observers of lying vanities, And I toward Jehovah have been confident.

Psalm 50:18

If thou hast seen a thief, Then thou art pleased with him, And with adulterers is thy portion.

Psalm 84:10

For good is a day in Thy courts, O Teacher! I have chosen rather to be at the threshold, In the house of my God, Than to dwell in tents of wickedness.

Psalm 101:4

A perverse heart turneth aside from me, Wickedness I know not.

Psalm 106:34

They have not destroyed the peoples, As Jehovah had said to them,

Psalm 120:5-7

Woe to me, for I have inhabited Mesech, I have dwelt with tents of Kedar. Too much hath my soul dwelt with him who is hating peace. I am peace, and when I speak they are for war!

Psalm 141:4

Incline not my heart to an evil thing, To do habitually actions in wickedness, With men working iniquity, Yea, I eat not of their pleasant things.

Proverbs 5:8

Keep far from off her thy way, And come not near unto the opening of her house,

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake ye, the simple, and live, And be happy in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 17:12

The meeting of a bereaved bear by a man, And -- not a fool in his folly.

Proverbs 20:19

A revealer of secret counsels is the busybody, And for a deceiver with his lips make not thyself surety.

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns -- snares are in the way of the perverse, Whoso is keeping his soul is far from them.

Proverbs 29:16

In the multiplying of the wicked transgression multiplieth, And the righteous on their fall do look.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are apostates, and companions of thieves, Every one loving a bribe, and pursuing rewards, The fatherless they judge not, And the plea of the widow cometh not to them.

Isaiah 8:11

For thus hath Jehovah spoken unto me with strength of hand, and instructeth me against walking in the way of this people, saying,

Jeremiah 2:25

Withhold thy foot from being unshod, And thy throat from thirst, And thou sayest, 'It is incurable, No, for I have loved strangers, and after them I go.'

Jeremiah 9:2

Who doth give me in a wilderness A lodging-place of travellers? And I leave my people, and go from them, For all of them are adulterers, An assembly of treacherous ones.

Jeremiah 15:17

I have not sat in an assembly of deriders, Nor do I exult, because of thy hand, -- Alone I have sat, For with indignation Thou hast filled me.

Jeremiah 51:6

Flee ye from the midst of Babylon, And deliver ye each his soul, Be not cut off in its iniquity, For a time of vengeance it is to Jehovah, Recompence He is rendering to her.

Hosea 7:5

A day of our king! Princes have polluted themselves with the poison of wine, He hath drawn out his hand with scorners.

Micah 6:16

And kept habitually are the statutes of Omri, And all the work of the house of Ahab, And ye do walk in their counsels, For My giving thee for a desolation, And its inhabitants for a hissing, And the reproach of My people ye do bear!

1 Corinthians 5:6

Not good is your glorying; have ye not known that a little leaven the whole lump doth leaven?

2 Thessalonians 3:6

And we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to withdraw yourselves from every brother disorderly walking, and not after the deliverance that ye received from us,

1 Timothy 6:5

wranglings of men wholly corrupted in mind, and destitute of the truth, supposing the piety to be gain; depart from such;

2 Peter 2:7

and righteous Lot, worn down by the conduct in lasciviousness of the impious, He did rescue,

Revelation 2:2

I have known thy works, and thy labour, and thy endurance, and that thou art not able to bear evil ones, and that thou hast tried those saying themselves to be apostles and are not, and hast found them liars,

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice out of the heaven, saying, 'Come forth out of her, My people, that ye may not partake with her sins, and that ye may not receive of her plagues,

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Backsliders » Evil associations

1 Kings 11:4

And it cometh to pass, at the time of the old age of Solomon, his wives have turned aside his heart after other gods, and his heart hath not been perfect with Jehovah his God, like the heart of David his father.

Peter » Evil associations

John 18:18

and the servants and the officers were standing, having made a fire of coals, because it was cold, and they were warming themselves, and Peter was standing with them, and warming himself.

Poverty » Contributing causes of sinful » Evil associations

worldly Snares » Evil associations

Joshua 23:13

know certainly that Jehovah your God is not continuing to dispossess these nations from before you, and they have been to you for a gin, and for a snare, and for a scourge, in your sides, and for thorns in your eyes, till ye perish from off this good ground which Jehovah your God hath given to you.

Temptation » Special sources of worldly snares » Evil associations

Joshua 23:13

know certainly that Jehovah your God is not continuing to dispossess these nations from before you, and they have been to you for a gin, and for a snare, and for a scourge, in your sides, and for thorns in your eyes, till ye perish from off this good ground which Jehovah your God hath given to you.