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82 Bible Verses about Evil

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Mark 3:28-30

Verily I say unto you, that all sins shall be forgiven to the sons of men, and all the injurious speeches with which they may speak injuriously; but whosoever shall speak injuriously against the Holy Spirit, to eternity has no forgiveness; but lies under the guilt of an everlasting sin; because they said, he has an unclean spirit.

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Activity » Evil » General references to

Proverbs 1:16

for their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 4:16

For they sleep not except they have done mischief, and their sleep is taken away unless they have caused some to fall.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths;

Micah 2:1

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

More verses: Romans 3:15 1 Peter 5:8

Alliances » Evil » Examples of heathen nations uniting in

Joshua 9:2

that they assembled together, to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.

Joshua 10:5

And the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon, gathered themselves together, and went up, they and all their armies, and they encamped before Gibeon, and made war against it.

Joshua 10:33

Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish; and Joshua smote him and his people, until he had left him none remaining.

Joshua 11:5

And all these kings met together, and came and encamped together at the waters of Merom, to fight against Israel.

Judges 3:13

He gathered to himself the Ammonites and the Amal'ekites, and went and defeated Israel; and they took possession of the city of palms.

Alliances » Evil » Examples of God's people seeking

2 Chronicles 20:35

And after this Jehoshaphat king of Judah joined himself with Ahaziah king of Israel, who did very wickedly.

Jeremiah 2:25

Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst. But thou saidst, There is no hope; no, for I love strangers, and after them will I go.

1 Kings 15:19

There is a league between me and thee, as between my father and thy father; behold, I send thee a present of silver and gold: go, break thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.

2 Chronicles 18:1

And Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance; and he allied himself with Ahab by marriage.

Isaiah 30:2

who walk to go down into Egypt, and have not asked of my mouth, to take refuge under the protection of Pharaoh, and trust in the shadow of Egypt!

More verses: Isaiah 31:1 Hosea 12:1

Choice » Evil

Isaiah 65:12

I will even assign you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down in the slaughter; because I called, and ye did not answer, I spoke, and ye did not hear; but ye did what was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delight not.

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah;

Isaiah 66:3

He that slaughtereth an ox, smiteth a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, breaketh a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, it is as swine's blood; he that presenteth a memorial of incense, is as he that blesseth an idol. As they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations,

Matthew 27:21

And the governor answering said to them, Which of the two will ye that I release unto you? And they said, Barabbas.

Companionship » Evil » A snare to jehoshaphat

2 Chronicles 19:2

And Jehu the son of Hanani, the seer, went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate Jehovah? Therefore is wrath upon thee from Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 18:1

And Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance; and he allied himself with Ahab by marriage.

Companionship » Evil » Corrupt good morals

Companionship » Evil » Injured lot

Genesis 13:12-13

Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan; and Lot dwelt in the cities of the plain, and pitched tents as far as Sodom. And the people of Sodom were wicked, and great sinners before Jehovah.

Companionship » Evil » A detriment to israel

Numbers 11:4

And the mixed multitude that was among them lusted; and the children of Israel also wept again and said, Who will give us flesh to eat?

Companionship » Evil » Devoured the strength of ephraim

Hosea 7:9

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth it not; yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, and he knoweth it not.

Counsel » Evil

Numbers 31:16

Lo, these, through the counsel of Balaam, caused the children of Israel to commit sin against Jehovah in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague on the assembly of Jehovah.

Job 2:9

And his wife said to him, Dost thou still remain firm in thine integrity? curse God and die.

1 Kings 12:28

And the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold. And he said to them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold thy gods, Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt!

1 Kings 12:10

And the young men that had grown up with him spoke to him saying, Thus shalt thou say to this people that have spoken to thee saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and lighten thou it for us, thus shalt thou say to them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins;

2 Chronicles 10:10

And the young men that had grown up with him spoke to him saying, Thus shalt thou say to the people who have spoken to thee saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and lighten thou it for us, thus shalt thou say to them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins;

More verses: 2 Chronicles 22:3

Day » A time of judgment called a day of » Evil

Jeremiah 17:17

Be not a terror unto me: thou art my refuge in the day of evil.

Amos 6:3

Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

Desire » Evil

Habakkuk 2:5

And moreover, the wine is treacherous: he is a proud man, and keepeth not at rest, he enlargeth his desire as Sheol, and he is like death and cannot be satisfied; and he assembleth unto him all nations, and gathereth unto him all peoples.

Numbers 11:4

And the mixed multitude that was among them lusted; and the children of Israel also wept again and said, Who will give us flesh to eat?

Proverbs 21:10

The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Proverbs 30:15

The leech hath two daughters: Give, give. There are three things never satisfied; four which say not, It is enough:

Evil » The reward for doing evil

Jeremiah 32:32-36

because of all the evil of the children of Israel and of the children of Judah, which they have done to provoke me to anger, they, their kings, their princes, their priests, and their prophets, and the men of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem. And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face; and though I taught them, rising early and teaching, they hearkened not to receive instruction. And they have set their abominations in the house which is called by my name, to defile it; read more.
and they have built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause to pass through the fire their sons and their daughters unto Molech: which I commanded them not, neither came it into my mind, that they should do this abomination, to cause Judah to sin. And now therefore Jehovah, the God of Israel, saith thus concerning this city, whereof ye say, It hath been given over into the hand of the king of Babylon by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence:

Isaiah 65:11-15

But ye who forsake Jehovah, who forget my holy mountain, who prepare a table for Gad, and fill up mixed wine unto Meni: I will even assign you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down in the slaughter; because I called, and ye did not answer, I spoke, and ye did not hear; but ye did what was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delight not. Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, my servants shall eat, and ye shall be hungry; behold, my servants shall drink, and ye shall be thirsty; behold, my servants shall rejoice, and ye shall be ashamed; read more.
behold, my servants shall sing aloud for gladness of heart, and ye shall cry out for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for vexation of spirit. And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto mine elect; for the Lord Jehovah will slay thee, and will call his servants by another name:

Isaiah 66:1-4

Thus saith Jehovah: The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what is the house that ye will build unto me? and what is the place of my rest? Even all these things hath my hand made, and all these things have been, saith Jehovah. But to this man will I look: to the afflicted and contrite in spirit, and who trembleth at my word. He that slaughtereth an ox, smiteth a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, breaketh a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, it is as swine's blood; he that presenteth a memorial of incense, is as he that blesseth an idol. As they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations, read more.
I also will choose their calamities, and will bring their fears upon them; because I called, and none answered, I spoke, and they did not hear, but did that which was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delight not.

Deuteronomy 31:29

For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and will turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and mischief will befall you at the end of days; because ye do evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.

2 Kings 21:10-16

And Jehovah spoke by his servants the prophets saying, Because Manasseh king of Judah hath done these abominations, and hath done wickedly above all that the Amorites did, who were before him, and hath made Judah also to sin with his idols; therefore thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel: Behold, I will bring evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whosoever heareth of it, both his ears shall tingle. read more.
And I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria, and the plummet of the house of Ahab, and I will wipe Jerusalem as one wipeth a pan, wiping it and turning it upside down. And I will forsake the remnant of mine inheritance, and deliver them into the hand of their enemies; and they shall become a prey and a spoil to all their enemies; because they have done evil in my sight, and have provoked me to anger, since the day their fathers came forth out of Egypt even to this day. And Manasseh shed very much innocent blood, till he had filled Jerusalem with it from one end to another; beside his sin with which he made Judah to sin, in doing evil in the sight of Jehovah.

Evil » Confess Christ » Thoughts

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there be not a wicked thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry against thee to Jehovah, and it be sin in thee.

Evil » Women evil women » General references to

Nehemiah 13:26

Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? Yet among the many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel; but even him did foreign wives cause to sin.

Job 2:9

And his wife said to him, Dost thou still remain firm in thine integrity? curse God and die.

Matthew 14:6

But when Herod's birthday was celebrated, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod;

1 Kings 18:4

and it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of Jehovah, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and maintained them with bread and water);

Evil » Kiss » Put away

Deuteronomy 21:21

And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die. And thou shalt put evil away from thy midst; and all Israel shall hear and fear.

Deuteronomy 24:7

If a man be found who hath stolen one of his brethren of the children of Israel, and who hath treated him as a slave and sold him, that thief shall die; and thou shalt put evil away from thy midst.

Deuteronomy 17:7

The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hands of all the people; and thou shalt put evil away from thy midst.

Deuteronomy 19:19

then shall ye do unto him as he had thought to have done unto his brother; and thou shalt put evil away from thy midst.

Evil » Devices » General references to

Micah 2:1

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Psalm 36:4

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.

Proverbs 24:8

He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a master of intrigues.

Jeremiah 18:12

But they say, There is no hope; for we will walk after our own devices, and we will each one do according to the stubbornness of his evil heart.

Evil » Speech evil speaking » Vain talk condemned

Job 11:2

Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man of much talk be justified?

Job 15:3

Reasoning with unprofitable talk, and with speeches which do no good?

Evil » The whole » Imagination

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled the sweet odour. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Psalm 38:12

And they that seek after my life lay snares for me; and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all the day long.

Ezekiel 8:12

And he said unto me, Hast thou seen, son of man, what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, every one in his chambers of imagery? for they say, Jehovah seeth us not; Jehovah hath forsaken the land.

Evil » Results of » Desire

Habakkuk 2:5

And moreover, the wine is treacherous: he is a proud man, and keepeth not at rest, he enlargeth his desire as Sheol, and he is like death and cannot be satisfied; and he assembleth unto him all nations, and gathereth unto him all peoples.

Numbers 11:4

And the mixed multitude that was among them lusted; and the children of Israel also wept again and said, Who will give us flesh to eat?

Proverbs 21:10

The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Proverbs 30:15

The leech hath two daughters: Give, give. There are three things never satisfied; four which say not, It is enough:

Evil » Spirits » Cast out of men

Acts 5:16

And the multitude also of the cities round about came together to Jerusalem, bringing sick persons and persons beset by unclean spirits, who were all healed.

Acts 16:18

And this she did many days. And Paul, being distressed, turned, and said to the spirit, I enjoin thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And it came out the same hour.

Acts 19:12

so that even napkins or aprons were brought from his body and put upon the sick, and the diseases left them, and the wicked spirits went out.

Evil » Results of » Separation from evil associations, the duty of

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we enjoin you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw from every brother walking disorderly and not according to the instruction which he received from us.

Evil » Speech evil speaking » General references to

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, to do good.

James 3:6

and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.

Evil » Slander » False accusations, general references to

1 Samuel 1:14

And Eli said to her, How long wilt thou be drunken? put away thy wine from thee.

Nehemiah 6:7

And thou hast also appointed prophets to proclaim concerning thee at Jerusalem saying, There is a king in Judah! And now it will be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.

Job 2:5

but put forth thy hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and see if he will not curse thee to thy face!

Job 22:6

For thou hast taken a pledge of thy brother for nought, and stripped off the clothing of the naked.

Jeremiah 37:13

And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard was there whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he laid hold on the prophet Jeremiah, saying, Thou art deserting to the Chaldeans.

Evil » Alliances » Examples of heathen nations uniting in

Joshua 9:2

that they assembled together, to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.

Joshua 10:5

And the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon, gathered themselves together, and went up, they and all their armies, and they encamped before Gibeon, and made war against it.

Joshua 10:33

Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish; and Joshua smote him and his people, until he had left him none remaining.

Joshua 11:5

And all these kings met together, and came and encamped together at the waters of Merom, to fight against Israel.

Judges 3:13

He gathered to himself the Ammonites and the Amal'ekites, and went and defeated Israel; and they took possession of the city of palms.

Evil » Doers » Evil example to be shunned

Leviticus 20:23

And ye shall not walk in the customs of the nation which I am casting out before you; for all these things have they done, and they became an abomination to me.

Ezekiel 20:18

And I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk not in the statutes of your fathers, neither keep their ordinances, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man; lest thou learn his paths, and get a snare to thy soul.

Evil » Departing from evil

Proverbs 4:14-15

Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men: avoid it, pass not by it; turn from it, and pass away.

Evil » Filled » Moral

Genesis 6:12

And God looked upon the earth, and behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted its way on the earth.

Isaiah 28:8

For all tables are full of filthy vomit, so that there is no more place.

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat, they shine, yea, they surpass in deeds of wickedness; they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, and they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not adjudge.

Evil » Alliances » Examples of God's people seeking

2 Chronicles 20:35

And after this Jehoshaphat king of Judah joined himself with Ahaziah king of Israel, who did very wickedly.

Jeremiah 2:25

Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst. But thou saidst, There is no hope; no, for I love strangers, and after them will I go.

1 Kings 15:19

There is a league between me and thee, as between my father and thy father; behold, I send thee a present of silver and gold: go, break thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.

2 Chronicles 18:1

And Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance; and he allied himself with Ahab by marriage.

Isaiah 30:2

who walk to go down into Egypt, and have not asked of my mouth, to take refuge under the protection of Pharaoh, and trust in the shadow of Egypt!

More verses: Isaiah 31:1 Hosea 12:1

Evil » Confess Christ » Spirits, destiny of

Revelation 20:3

and cast him into the abyss, and shut it and sealed it over him, that he should not any more deceive the nations until the thousand years were completed; after these things he must be loosed for a little time.

Jude 1:6

And angels who had not kept their own original state, but had abandoned their own dwelling, he keeps in eternal chains under gloomy darkness, to the judgment of the great day;

Evil » Way » General references to

Isaiah 59:8

the way of peace they know not, and there is no judgment in their goings; they have made their paths crooked: whoso goeth therein knoweth not peace.

Matthew 7:13

Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide the gate and broad the way that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter in through it.

Evil » Who shall have evil upon them

Isaiah 47:10-11

For thou hast confided in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath seduced thee; and thou hast said in thy heart, It is I, and there is none but me. But evil shall come upon thee thou shalt not know from whence it riseth; and mischief shall fall upon thee, which thou shalt not be able to ward off; and desolation that thou suspectest not shall come upon thee suddenly.

Deuteronomy 31:29

For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and will turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and mischief will befall you at the end of days; because ye do evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.

2 Kings 21:10-16

And Jehovah spoke by his servants the prophets saying, Because Manasseh king of Judah hath done these abominations, and hath done wickedly above all that the Amorites did, who were before him, and hath made Judah also to sin with his idols; therefore thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel: Behold, I will bring evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whosoever heareth of it, both his ears shall tingle. read more.
And I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria, and the plummet of the house of Ahab, and I will wipe Jerusalem as one wipeth a pan, wiping it and turning it upside down. And I will forsake the remnant of mine inheritance, and deliver them into the hand of their enemies; and they shall become a prey and a spoil to all their enemies; because they have done evil in my sight, and have provoked me to anger, since the day their fathers came forth out of Egypt even to this day. And Manasseh shed very much innocent blood, till he had filled Jerusalem with it from one end to another; beside his sin with which he made Judah to sin, in doing evil in the sight of Jehovah.

2 Kings 22:16-17

Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will bring evil upon this place and upon the inhabitants thereof, all the words of the book that the king of Judah hath read. Because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the work of their hands, therefore my fury is kindled against this place, and shall not be quenched.

2 Chronicles 34:24-25

Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will bring evil upon this place, and upon the inhabitants thereof, all the curses that are written in the book which they have read before the king of Judah. Because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore my fury shall be poured out upon this place, and shall not be quenched.

More verses: Jeremiah 23:9-12

Evil » Speech evil speaking » Backbiting

Psalm 101:5

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest perhaps coming I find you not such as I wish, and that I be found by you such as ye do not wish: lest there might be strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, puffings up, disturbances;

Psalm 15:3

He that slandereth not with his tongue, doeth not evil to his companion, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;

More verses: Jeremiah 9:4 Romans 1:30

Evil » What is evil

James 4:13-16

Go to now, ye who say, To-day or to-morrow will we go into such a city and spend a year there, and traffic and make gain, ye who do not know what will be on the morrow, (for what is your life? It is even a vapour, appearing for a little while, and then disappearing,) instead of your saying, If the Lord should so will and we should live, we will also do this or that. read more.
But now ye glory in your vauntings: all such glorying is evil.

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled the sweet odour. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Jeremiah 17:9-10

The heart is deceitful above all things, and incurable; who can know it? I Jehovah search the heart, I try the reins, even to give each one according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

Isaiah 32:7

The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the meek with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

Evil » Influences » Evil influences emanate from the unGodly

1 Kings 21:25

(Surely there was none like to Ahab, who did sell himself to do evil in the sight of Jehovah, Jezebel his wife urging him on.

2 Chronicles 21:6

And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, as did the house of Ahab, for the daughter of Ahab was his wife; and he did evil in the sight of Jehovah.

1 Kings 11:4

And 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 Jehovah his God, as the heart of David his father.

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the magician (for so his name is by interpretation) opposed them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Jeremiah 23:15

Therefore thus saith Jehovah of hosts concerning the prophets: Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink water of gall; for from the prophets of Jerusalem is profaneness gone forth into all the land.

More verses: Mark 15:11 Romans 2:24

Evil » Social in the church » Generation

Deuteronomy 32:5

They have dealt corruptly with him; Not his children's is their spot: A crooked and perverted generation!

Luke 9:41

And Jesus answering said, O unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you and suffer you? Bring hither thy son.

Matthew 12:45

Then he goes and takes with himself seven other spirits worse than himself, and entering in, they dwell there; and the last condition of that man becomes worse than the first. Thus shall it be to this wicked generation also.

More verses: Matthew 3:7 Matthew 12:39

Evil » Speech evil speaking » Talebearers condemned

Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not go about as a talebearer among thy people; thou shalt not stand up against the life of thy neighbour: I am Jehovah.

Proverbs 26:20

Where no wood is, the fire goeth out; and where there is no talebearer, the contention ceaseth.

Proverbs 18:8

The words of a talebearer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

More verses: Proverbs 20:19

Evil » Social in the church » In politics

Psalm 35:12

They reward me evil for good, to the bereavement of my soul.

Psalm 38:20

And they that render evil for good are adversaries unto me; because I pursue what is good.

Proverbs 17:13

Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

More verses: Jeremiah 18:20 John 10:32

Evil » Activity » General references to

Proverbs 1:16

for their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 4:16

For they sleep not except they have done mischief, and their sleep is taken away unless they have caused some to fall.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths;

Micah 2:1

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

More verses: Romans 3:15 1 Peter 5:8

Evil » Results of » Counsel

Numbers 31:16

Lo, these, through the counsel of Balaam, caused the children of Israel to commit sin against Jehovah in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague on the assembly of Jehovah.

Job 2:9

And his wife said to him, Dost thou still remain firm in thine integrity? curse God and die.

1 Kings 12:28

And the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold. And he said to them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold thy gods, Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt!

1 Kings 12:10

And the young men that had grown up with him spoke to him saying, Thus shalt thou say to this people that have spoken to thee saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and lighten thou it for us, thus shalt thou say to them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins;

2 Chronicles 10:10

And the young men that had grown up with him spoke to him saying, Thus shalt thou say to the people who have spoken to thee saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and lighten thou it for us, thus shalt thou say to them: My little finger is thicker than my father's loins;

More verses: 2 Chronicles 22:3

Evil » Doers » Warnings to

Psalm 37:9

For evil-doers shall be cut off; but those that wait on Jehovah, they shall possess the land.

Psalm 94:16

Who will rise up for me against the evil-doers? who will stand for me against the workers of iniquity?

Isaiah 9:17

Therefore the Lord will not rejoice in their young men, neither will he have mercy on their fatherless and on their widows; for every one is a hypocrite and an evildoer, and every mouth speaketh folly. For all this his anger is not turned away, and his hand is stretched out still.

More verses: Isaiah 14:20 Isaiah 31:2

Evil » Sowing » Sowing evil, on the part of the wicked

Hosea 8:7

For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk; should it sprout, it would yield no meal; if so be it yield, strangers shall swallow it up.

Proverbs 22:8

He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.

More verses: Proverbs 16:28

Evil » Speech evil speaking » Warnings against

James 3:6

and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.

More verses: Titus 3:1-2

Evil » Speaking » Warnings against

James 3:6

and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.

More verses: Titus 3:1-2

Evil » Whispering » Evil whispering, general references to

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest perhaps coming I find you not such as I wish, and that I be found by you such as ye do not wish: lest there might be strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, puffings up, disturbances;

Psalm 41:7

All that hate me whisper together against me; against me do they devise my hurt.

Proverbs 26:22

The words of a talebearer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Evil » Speech evil speaking » Evil whispering, general references to

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest perhaps coming I find you not such as I wish, and that I be found by you such as ye do not wish: lest there might be strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, puffings up, disturbances;

Psalm 41:7

All that hate me whisper together against me; against me do they devise my hurt.

Proverbs 26:22

The words of a talebearer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Evil » Devices » Will be defeated

Proverbs 12:2

A good man obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.

Psalm 33:10

Jehovah frustrateth the counsel of the nations; he maketh the thoughts of the peoples of none effect.

Esther 9:25

and when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he had devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head; and they hanged him and his sons on the gallows.

Job 5:12

He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, and their hands carry not out the enterprise.

More verses: Psalm 10:2

Evil » Social in the church » Fulness

Acts 13:10

said, O full of all deceit and all craft: son of the devil, enemy of all righteousness; wilt thou not cease perverting the right paths of the Lord?

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all that is done under the sun, that one thing befalleth all: yea, also the heart of the children of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live; and after that, they have to go to the dead.

Matthew 23:31-32

So that ye bear witness of yourselves that ye are sons of those who slew the prophets: and ye, fill ye up the measure of your fathers.

Evil » Slander » Of Christ and his disciples

Matthew 11:19

The Son of man has come eating and drinking, and they say, Behold, a man that is eating and wine-drinking, a friend of tax-gatherers, and of sinners: and wisdom has been justified by her children.

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse him, saying, We have found this man perverting our nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ, a king.

Acts 6:13

And they set false witnesses, saying, This man does not cease speaking words against the holy place and the law;

More verses: Acts 24:5

Evil » Slander » General references to

Psalm 101:5

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take ye heed every one of his friend, and confide not in any brother; for every brother only supplanteth, and every friend goeth about with slander.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many terror on every side when they take counsel together against me: they plot to take away my life.

Evil » Zeal » Against » Manifested by evil men in pursuing their plans

Acts 26:11

And often punishing them in all the synagogues, I compelled them to blaspheme. And, being exceedingly furious against them, I persecuted them even to cities out of our own land.

Micah 7:3

Both hands are for evil, to do it well. The prince asketh, and the judge is there for a reward; and the great man uttereth his soul's greed: and together they combine it.

Galatians 1:13

For ye have heard what was my conversation formerly in Judaism, that I excessively persecuted the assembly of God, and ravaged it;

Matthew 23:15

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye compass the sea and the dry land to make one proselyte, and when he is become such, ye make him twofold more the son of hell than yourselves.

Evil » Speech evil speaking » The tongue to be restrained

Evil » Influence » Evil influence of unfaithful Christians

Romans 14:15

For if on account of meat thy brother is grieved, thou walkest no longer according to love. Destroy not him with thy meat for whom Christ has died.

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your boasting is not good. Do ye not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

1 Corinthians 8:10

For if any one see thee, who hast knowledge, sitting at table in an idol-house, shall not his conscience, he being weak, be emboldened to eat the things sacrificed to the idol?

Evil » Kiss » Partakers of

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice out of the heaven saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye have not fellowship in her sins, and that ye do not receive of her plagues:

2 John 1:11

for he who greets him partakes in his wicked works.

Evil » Women evil women » Stir up strife

Evil » Words evil words of men » Works

John 8:41

Ye do the works of your father. They said therefore to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one father, God.

2 Peter 2:8

(for the righteous man through seeing and hearing, dwelling among them, tormented his righteous soul day after day with their lawless works,)

Evil » Results of » Deeds

John 8:41

Ye do the works of your father. They said therefore to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one father, God.

2 Peter 2:8

(for the righteous man through seeing and hearing, dwelling among them, tormented his righteous soul day after day with their lawless works,)

Evil » Kiss » Passions

Evil » Slander » Examples of

2 Samuel 10:3

And the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun their lord, Is it, in thine eyes, to honour thy father that David has sent comforters to thee? Is it not to search the city and to spy it out, and to overthrow it, that David has sent his servants to thee?

Job 1:11

But put forth thy hand now and touch all that he hath, and see if he will not curse thee to thy face!

Amos 7:10

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words.

Evil » Pharisaic separation condemned » Choice

Isaiah 65:12

I will even assign you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down in the slaughter; because I called, and ye did not answer, I spoke, and ye did not hear; but ye did what was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delight not.

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah;

Isaiah 66:3

He that slaughtereth an ox, smiteth a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, breaketh a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, it is as swine's blood; he that presenteth a memorial of incense, is as he that blesseth an idol. As they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations,

Matthew 27:21

And the governor answering said to them, Which of the two will ye that I release unto you? And they said, Barabbas.

Evil » Doers » Eye

Mark 7:22

thefts, covetousness, wickednesses, deceit, licentiousness, a wicked eye, injurious language, haughtiness, folly;

Deuteronomy 28:54

The eye of the man in thy midst that is tender and very luxurious shall be evil towards his brother, and the wife of his bosom, and the residue of his children which he hath left;

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is thine eye: when thine eye is simple, thy whole body also is light; but when it is wicked, thy body also is dark.

Evil » Kiss » The treacherous kiss

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

2 Samuel 15:5

And it was so, that when any man came near to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

Mark 14:45

And being come, straightway coming up to him, he says, Rabbi, Rabbi; and he covered him with kisses.

Evil » Kiss » Roots of

Malachi 4:1

For behold, the day cometh, burning as a furnace; and all the proud and all that work wickedness shall be stubble; and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith Jehovah of hosts, so that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 3:10

And already the axe is applied to the root of the trees; every tree therefore not producing good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as a tongue of fire devoureth the stubble, and dry grass sinketh down in the flame, their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; for they have rejected the law of Jehovah of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Jude 1:12

These are spots in your love-feasts, feasting together with you without fear, pasturing themselves; clouds without water, carried along by the winds; autumnal trees, without fruit, twice dead, rooted up;

Evil » Confess Christ » Spirits, many

Luke 11:26

Then he goes and takes seven other spirits worse than himself, and entering in, they dwell there; and the last condition of that man becomes worse than the first.

Luke 8:30

And Jesus asked him saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: for many demons had entered into him.

Evil » Appearance of, to be avoided

1 Corinthians 10:28-33

But if any one say to you, This is offered to holy purposes, do not eat, for his sake that pointed it out, and conscience sake; but conscience, I mean, not thine own, but that of the other: for why is my liberty judged by another conscience? If I partake with thanksgiving, why am I spoken evil of for what I give thanks for? read more.
Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatever ye do, do all things to God's glory. Give no occasion to stumbling, whether to Jews, or Greeks, or the assembly of God. Even as I also please all in all things; not seeking my own profit, but that of the many, that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 8:7-13

But knowledge is not in all: but some, with conscience of the idol, until now eat as of a thing sacrificed to idols; and their conscience, being weak, is defiled. But meat does not commend us to God; neither if we should not eat do we come short; nor if we should eat have we an advantage. But see lest anywise this your right to eat itself be a stumbling-block to the weak. read more.
For if any one see thee, who hast knowledge, sitting at table in an idol-house, shall not his conscience, he being weak, be emboldened to eat the things sacrificed to the idol? and the weak one, the brother for whose sake Christ died, will perish through thy knowledge. Now, thus sinning against the brethren, and wounding their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. Wherefore if meat be a fall-trap to my brother, I will eat no flesh for ever, that I may not be a fall-trap to my brother.

1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

and to seek earnestly to be quiet and mind your own affairs, and work with your own hands, even as we charged you, that ye may walk reputably towards those without, and may have need of no one.

Evil » Where evil comes from

Matthew 15:15-20

And Peter answering said to him, Expound to us this parable. But he said, Are ye also still without intelligence? Do ye not yet apprehend, that everything that enters into the mouth finds its way into the belly, and is cast forth into the draught? read more.
but the things which go forth out of the mouth come out of the heart, and those defile man. For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, blasphemies; these are the things which defile man; but the eating with unwashen hands does not defile man.

Mark 7:17-23

And when he went indoors from the crowd, his disciples asked him concerning the parable. And he says to them, Are ye also thus unintelligent? Do ye not perceive that all that is outside entering into the man cannot defile him, because it does not enter into his heart but into his belly, and goes out into the draught, purging all meats? read more.
And he said, That which goes forth out of the man, that defiles the man. For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts, covetousness, wickednesses, deceit, licentiousness, a wicked eye, injurious language, haughtiness, folly; all these wicked things go forth from within and defile the man.

Romans 7:14-23

For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am fleshly, sold under sin. For that which I do, I do not own: for not what I will, this I do; but what I hate, this I practise. But if what I do not will, this I practise, I consent to the law that it is right. read more.
Now then it is no longer I that do it, but the sin that dwells in me. For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, good does not dwell: for to will is there with me, but to do right I find not. For I do not practise the good that I will; but the evil I do not will, that I do. But if what I do not will, this I practise, it is no longer I that do it, but the sin that dwells in me. I find then the law upon me who will to practise what is right, that with me evil is there. For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man: but I see another law in my members, warring in opposition to the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which exists in my members.

Evil » Associations » Results of » Divine wrath

2 Chronicles 19:2

And Jehu the son of Hanani, the seer, went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate Jehovah? Therefore is wrath upon thee from Jehovah.

Ezra 9:14

should we again break thy commandments, and join in affinity with the peoples of these abominations? wouldest thou not be angry with us till thou hadst consumed us, so that there should be no remnant nor any to escape?

Evil » Those that call evil good

Isaiah 5:20

Woe unto them who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

Proverbs 24:24-25

He that saith unto the wicked, Thou art righteous, peoples shall curse him, nations shall abhor him; but to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing cometh upon them.

Malachi 2:17

Ye have wearied Jehovah with your words, and ye say, Wherein have we wearied him? In that ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of Jehovah, and he delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of judgment?

Evil » Not speaking evil

Titus 3:1-2

Put them in mind to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient to rule, to be ready to do every good work, to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.

Evil » What brings forth evil fruit

Matthew 7:17-20

So every good tree produces good fruits, but the worthless tree produces bad fruits. A good tree cannot produce bad fruits, nor a worthless tree produce good fruits. Every tree not producing good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire. read more.
By their fruits then surely ye shall know them.

Matthew 12:35

The good man out of the good treasure brings forth good things; and the wicked man out of the wicked treasure brings forth wicked things.

Luke 6:43-45

For there is no good tree which produces corrupt fruit, nor a corrupt tree which produces good fruit; for every tree is known by its own fruit, for figs are not gathered from thorns, nor grapes vintaged from a bramble. The good man, out of the good treasure of his heart, brings forth good; and the wicked man out of the wicked, brings forth what is wicked: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Evil » Who strengthens the hands of evildoers

Jeremiah 23:13-14

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria: they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err. And in the prophets of Jerusalem have I seen a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in falsehood, and strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that none doth return from his wickedness. They are all become unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.

Ezekiel 13:17-22

And thou, son of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people, who prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy against them, and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe unto the women that sew pillows for all wrists, and that make veils for the head of persons of every stature to catch souls! Will ye catch the souls of my people, and will ye save your own souls alive? And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for morsels of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to lying? read more.
Wherefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I am against your pillows, that the souls which ye catch by their means may fly away; and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, the souls that ye catch, that they may fly away. And I will tear your veils and deliver my people out of your hand, and they shall be no more in your hand to be hunted; and ye shall know that I am Jehovah. Because with falsehood ye have grieved the heart of the righteous, whom I have not made sad; and have strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, to save his life:

Evil » Temptresses, examples of women who have enticed men to sin » strange women

Proverbs 5:3-5

For the lips of the strange woman drop honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil; but her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on Sheol.

Ezekiel 13:18-19

and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe unto the women that sew pillows for all wrists, and that make veils for the head of persons of every stature to catch souls! Will ye catch the souls of my people, and will ye save your own souls alive? And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for morsels of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to lying?

Evil » Who shall not have evil upon them

Proverbs 1:20-33

Wisdom crieth without; she raiseth her voice in the broadways; she calleth in the chief place of concourse, in the entry of the gates; in the city she uttereth her words: How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge? read more.
Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour forth my spirit unto you, I will make known to you my words. Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded; and ye have rejected all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh in your calamity, I will mock when your fear cometh; when your fear cometh as sudden destruction, and your calamity cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come upon you: then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, and shall not find me. Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah; they would none of my counsel, they despised all my reproof: therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their way, and be filled with their own devices. For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of the foolish shall cause them to perish. But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be at rest from fear of evil.

Proverbs 12:21

There shall no evil happen to a righteous man; but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Evil » Those that pursue evil

Proverbs 11:19

As righteousness tendeth to life, so he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

Isaiah 59:7-8

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths; the way of peace they know not, and there is no judgment in their goings; they have made their paths crooked: whoso goeth therein knoweth not peace.

Evil » Temptresses, examples of women who have enticed men to sin » Jezebel

1 Kings 21:25

(Surely there was none like to Ahab, who did sell himself to do evil in the sight of Jehovah, Jezebel his wife urging him on.

1 Kings 21:7

And Jezebel his wife said to him, Dost thou now exercise sovereignty over Israel? arise, eat bread, and let thy heart be glad: I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jizreelite.

Evil » Heart evil, characteristics of » Source of unbelief and covetousness

Evil » Associations » Results of » Misery

Numbers 33:55

But if ye will not dispossess the inhabitants of the land from before you, those that ye let remain of them shall be thorns in your eyes, and pricks in your sides, and they shall harass you in the land wherein ye dwell.

Judges 16:4

After this he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Deli'lah.

Evil » Results of » Misery

Numbers 33:55

But if ye will not dispossess the inhabitants of the land from before you, those that ye let remain of them shall be thorns in your eyes, and pricks in your sides, and they shall harass you in the land wherein ye dwell.

Judges 16:4

After this he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Deli'lah.

Evil » The lord creating evil

Evil » Those that eschew evil

Job 1:6-10

And there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before Jehovah; and Satan came also among them. And Jehovah said to Satan, Whence comest thou? And Satan answered Jehovah and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it. And Jehovah said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God and abstaineth from evil? read more.
And Satan answered Jehovah and said, Doth Job fear God for nought? Hast not thou made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? Thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is spread abroad in the land.

Isaiah 56:1-2

Thus saith Jehovah: Keep ye judgment and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed. Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that holdeth fast to it; that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.

Evil » Associations » Results of » Denial of Christ

John 18:25

But Simon Peter was standing and warming himself. They said therefore to him, Art thou also of his disciples? He denied, and said, I am not.

John 18:18

But the bondmen and officers, having made a fire of coals (for it was cold), stood and warmed themselves; and Peter was standing with them and warming himself.

Evil » Hating evil

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, and love good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that Jehovah, the God of hosts, will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

Evil » Who desires evil

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desireth the net of evil men; but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

Proverbs 21:10

The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Evil » Associations » Results of » Defilement

Evil » Words evil words of men » Flattering

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we have not at any time been among you with flattering discourse, even as ye know, nor with a pretext for covetousness, God is witness;

Evil » Evil communications

Evil » Heart evil, characteristics of » Stubbornness

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the children of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Evil » Who brings evil to pass

Proverbs 16:29-30

A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into a way that is not good. He that shutteth his eyes, it is to devise froward things; biting his lips, he bringeth evil to pass.

Evil » Heart evil, characteristics of » Madness

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all that is done under the sun, that one thing befalleth all: yea, also the heart of the children of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live; and after that, they have to go to the dead.

Evil » Evil concupiscence

Colossians 3:5-6

Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry. On account of which things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Evil » Words evil words of men » Enticing

Colossians 2:4

And I say this to the end that no one may delude you by persuasive speech.

Evil » Words evil words of men » Hasty

Evil » Those that reward evil for good

Proverbs 17:13

Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Evil » Who evil shall not depart from

Proverbs 17:13

Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Evil » Who hates to depart from evil

Evil » What cleanses away evil

Proverbs 20:30

Wounding stripes purge away evil, and strokes purge the inner parts of the belly.

Evil » Who departs from evil

Evil » The root of all evil

Evil » Who has an evil eye

Proverbs 28:22

He that hath an evil eye hasteth after wealth, and knoweth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Evil » Who digs up evil

Evil » Who evil pursues

Evil » Heart evil, characteristics of » Extortion and excess

Evil » Heart evil, characteristics of » Depravity

Evil » Associations » Results of » Parental shame

Evil » Words evil words of men » Irritating

Evil » Who the lord created for the day of evil

Evil » Who loves evil more than good

Psalm 52:1-7

{To the chief Musician: an instruction. Of David; when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David came to the house of Ahimelech.} Why boastest thou thyself in evil, thou mighty man? The loving-kindness of God abideth continually. Thy tongue deviseth mischievous things, like a sharp razor, practising deceit. Thou hast loved evil rather than good, lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah. read more.
Thou hast loved all devouring words, O deceitful tongue! God shall likewise destroy thee for ever; he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah. The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him, saying, Behold the man that made not God his strength, but put confidence in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his avarice.

Evil » How people depart from evil

Proverbs 16:6

By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Evil » Not plotting evil

Proverbs 3:29

Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.

Evil » Where evil is

James 3:13-16

Who is wise and understanding among you; let him shew out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom; but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth. This is not the wisdom which comes down from above, but earthly, natural, devilish. read more.
For where emulation and strife are, there is disorder and every evil thing.

Evil » What is to hate evil

Evil » Associations » Results of » Apostasy

1 Kings 11:2

of the nations of which Jehovah had said to the children of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in to you; they would certainly turn away your heart after their gods: to these Solomon was attached in love.

Evil » Words evil words of men » Irreverent

Malachi 3:13

Your words have been stout against me, saith Jehovah; but ye say, What have we been speaking against thee?

Evil » Words evil words of men » Proud

2 Peter 2:18

For while speaking great highflown words of vanity, they allure with the lusts of the flesh, by dissoluteness, those who have just fled those who walk in error,

Evil » Who evil shall slay

Evil » Who hates evil

Evil » Temptresses, examples of women who have enticed men to sin » Zeresh

Esther 5:14

Then said Zeresh his wife and all his friends to him, Let a gallows be made of fifty cubits high, and in the morning speak to the king that Mordecai may be hanged on it: then go in merrily with the king to the banquet. And the thing pleased Haman; and he caused the gallows to be made.

Evil » Temptresses, examples of women who have enticed men to sin » Delilah

Judges 16:6

And Deli'lah said to Samson, "Please tell me wherein your great strength lies, and how you might be bound, that one could subdue you."

Evil » Temptresses, examples of women who have enticed men to sin » Eve

Evil » Words evil words of men » Insincere

Evil » Words evil words of men » Malicious

3 John 1:10

For this reason, if I come, I will bring to remembrance his works which he does, babbling against us with wicked words; and not content with these, neither does he himself receive the brethren; and those who would he prevents, and casts them out of the assembly.

Evil » Temptresses, examples of women who have enticed men to sin » Job's wife

Job 2:9-10

And his wife said to him, Dost thou still remain firm in thine integrity? curse God and die. But he said to her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. We have also received good from God, and should we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Evil » Instances of » In supporting himself

1 Corinthians 9:7-23

Who ever carries on war at his own charges? who plants a vineyard and does not eat of its fruit? or who herds a flock and does not eat of the milk of the flock? Do I speak these things as a man, or does not the law also say these things? For in the law of Moses it is written, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that is treading out corn. Is God occupied about the oxen, read more.
or does he say it altogether for our sakes? For for our sakes it has been written, that the plougher should plough in hope, and he that treads out corn, in hope of partaking of it. If we have sown to you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things? If others partake of this right over you, should not rather we? But we have not used this right, but we bear all things, that we may put no hindrance in the way of the glad tidings of the Christ. Do ye not know that they who labour at sacred things eat of the offerings offered in the temple; they that attend at the altar partake with the altar? So also the Lord has ordained to those that announce the glad tidings to live of the glad tidings. But I have used none of these things. Now I have not written these things that it should be thus in my case; for it were good for me rather to die than that any one should make vain my boast. For if I announce the glad tidings, I have nothing to boast of; for a necessity is laid upon me; for it is woe to me if I should not announce the glad tidings. For if I do this voluntarily, I have a reward; but if not of my own will, I am entrusted with an administration. What is the reward then that I have? That in announcing the glad tidings I make the glad tidings costless to others, so as not to have made use, as belonging to me, of my right in announcing the glad tidings. For being free from all, I have made myself bondman to all, that I might gain the most possible. And I became to the Jews as a Jew, in order that I might gain the Jews: to those under law, as under law, not being myself under law, in order that I might gain those under law: to those without law, as without law, (not as without law to God, but as legitimately subject to Christ,) in order that I might gain those without law. I became to the weak, as weak, in order that I might gain the weak. To all I have become all things, in order that at all events I might save some. And I do all things for the sake of the glad tidings, that I may be fellow-partaker with them.

Evil » Who rewards evil unto themselves

Isaiah 3:9

The look of their face doth witness against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom: they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have brought evil upon themselves.

Evil » The time when your eye is evil

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is thine eye: when thine eye is simple, thy whole body also is light; but when it is wicked, thy body also is dark.

Evil » Evil not dwelling with God

Psalm 5:4

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with thee.

Evil » Heart evil, characteristics of » Fountain-head of all evil

Evil » Temptresses, examples of women who have enticed men to sin » Herodias and salome

Mark 6:22

and the daughter of the same Herodias having come in, and danced, pleased Herod and those that were with him at table; and the king said to the damsel, Ask of me whatsoever thou wilt and I will give it thee.

Evil » Not seeking evil

Amos 5:14

Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live; and so Jehovah, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as ye say.

Evil » Words evil words of men

Jude 1:25

to the only God our Saviour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, might, and authority, from before the whole age, and now, and to all the ages. Amen.

Evil » Results of

Jude 1:25

to the only God our Saviour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, might, and authority, from before the whole age, and now, and to all the ages. Amen.

Evil » Words evil words of men » Vain

Job 16:3

Shall words of wind have an end? or what provoketh thee that thou answerest?

Evil » Instances of » Paul, in refusing to eat what had been offered to idols

1 Corinthians 8:13

Wherefore if meat be a fall-trap to my brother, I will eat no flesh for ever, that I may not be a fall-trap to my brother.

Fulness » Evil

Acts 13:10

said, O full of all deceit and all craft: son of the devil, enemy of all righteousness; wilt thou not cease perverting the right paths of the Lord?

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all that is done under the sun, that one thing befalleth all: yea, also the heart of the children of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live; and after that, they have to go to the dead.

Matthew 23:31-32

So that ye bear witness of yourselves that ye are sons of those who slew the prophets: and ye, fill ye up the measure of your fathers.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Evil

Influence » Evil » Instances of » Satan over adam and eve

Genesis 3:1-5

And the serpent was more crafty than any animal of the field which Jehovah Elohim had made. And it said to the woman, Is it even so, that God has said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said to the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden; but of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, God has said, Ye shall not eat of it, and ye shall not touch it, lest ye die. read more.
And the serpent said to the woman, Ye will not certainly die; but God knows that in the day ye eat of it, your eyes will be opened, and ye will be as God, knowing good and evil.

Influence » Evil » Eve over adam

Israel » Under the judges » Evil » Bondage » King of syria » Twenty years

Judges 4:1-3

And the people of Israel again did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, after Ehud died. And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor; the commander of his army was Sis'era, who dwelt in Haro'sheth-ha-goiim. Then the people of Israel cried to the LORD for help; for he had nine hundred chariots of iron, and oppressed the people of Israel cruelly for twenty years.

Thoughts » Evil

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there be not a wicked thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry against thee to Jehovah, and it be sin in thee.

Women » Dress of » Evil

Nehemiah 13:26

Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? Yet among the many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel; but even him did foreign wives cause to sin.

Job 2:9

And his wife said to him, Dost thou still remain firm in thine integrity? curse God and die.

Matthew 14:6

But when Herod's birthday was celebrated, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod;

1 Kings 18:4

and it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of Jehovah, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and maintained them with bread and water);

Words » Evil » Flattering

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we have not at any time been among you with flattering discourse, even as ye know, nor with a pretext for covetousness, God is witness;

Words » Evil » Enticing

Colossians 2:4

And I say this to the end that no one may delude you by persuasive speech.

Words » Evil » Hasty

Words » Evil » Irritating

Words » Evil » Irreverent

Malachi 3:13

Your words have been stout against me, saith Jehovah; but ye say, What have we been speaking against thee?

Words » Evil » Proud

2 Peter 2:18

For while speaking great highflown words of vanity, they allure with the lusts of the flesh, by dissoluteness, those who have just fled those who walk in error,

Words » Evil » Insincere

Words » Evil » Malicious

3 John 1:10

For this reason, if I come, I will bring to remembrance his works which he does, babbling against us with wicked words; and not content with these, neither does he himself receive the brethren; and those who would he prevents, and casts them out of the assembly.

Words » Evil » Vain

Job 16:3

Shall words of wind have an end? or what provoketh thee that thou answerest?

Works » Evil

John 8:41

Ye do the works of your father. They said therefore to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one father, God.

2 Peter 2:8

(for the righteous man through seeing and hearing, dwelling among them, tormented his righteous soul day after day with their lawless works,)

Zeal » Evil » For soul winning

John 4:35

Do not ye say, that there are yet four months and the harvest comes? Behold, I say to you, Lift up your eyes and behold the fields, for they are already white to harvest.

Romans 10:1

Brethren, the delight of my own heart and my supplication which I address to God for them is for salvation.

Romans 11:14

if by any means I shall provoke to jealousy them which are my flesh, and shall save some from among them.

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Zeal » Evil » Manifested by evil men in pursuing their plans

Acts 26:11

And often punishing them in all the synagogues, I compelled them to blaspheme. And, being exceedingly furious against them, I persecuted them even to cities out of our own land.

Micah 7:3

Both hands are for evil, to do it well. The prince asketh, and the judge is there for a reward; and the great man uttereth his soul's greed: and together they combine it.

Galatians 1:13

For ye have heard what was my conversation formerly in Judaism, that I excessively persecuted the assembly of God, and ravaged it;

Matthew 23:15

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye compass the sea and the dry land to make one proselyte, and when he is become such, ye make him twofold more the son of hell than yourselves.

Zeal » Evil » Unwise

Mark 7:36

And he charged them that they should speak to no one of it. But so much the more he charged them, so much the more abundantly they proclaimed it;

Mark 1:45

But he, having gone forth, began to proclaim it much, and to spread the matter abroad, so that he could no longer enter openly into the city, but was without in desert places, and they came to him from every side.

Mark 14:47

But a certain one of those who stood by, having drawn his sword, struck the bondman of the high priest, and took off his ear.

Romans 10:2

For I bear them witness that they have zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

Topics on Evil

Abolish, Evil Things

23;2;18

and the idols shall utterly pass away.

Abounding, Evil Things

20;29;22

An angry man exciteth contention; and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.

Adding Evil

11;12;11

and whereas my father laid a heavy yoke upon you, I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Affection, Evil

51;3;5

Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry.

Agreeing For Evil

27;2;9

but if ye do not make known unto me the dream, there is but one decree for you; for ye have prepared lying and corrupt words to speak before me, till the time be changed: therefore tell me the dream, and I shall know that ye can shew me its interpretation.

Amusements, Evil Results

20;14;13

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.

Appearance Of Evil

52;5;22

hold aloof from every form of wickedness.

Attacked By Evil

19;37;14

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the afflicted and needy, to slay those that are upright in the way:

Avoiding Evil

20;4;15

avoid it, pass not by it; turn from it, and pass away.

Being Evil From Youth

1;8;21

And Jehovah smelled the sweet odour. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Children Of Evil

4;32;14

And behold, ye are risen up in your fathers' stead, a progeny of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of Jehovah toward Israel.

Christ's Authority Over Evil

41;1;23-27

And there was in their synagogue a man possessed by an unclean spirit, and he cried out

Coming Out From Evil

24;51;45

Go ye out of the midst of her, my people, and deliver every man his soul from the fierce anger of Jehovah!

Darkness Of Evil

42;22;53

When I was day by day with you in the temple ye did not stretch out your hands against me; but this is your hour and the power of darkness.

Demons, Evil Work Of

9;16;14

And the Spirit of Jehovah departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from Jehovah troubled him.

Escaping Evil

61;1;4

through which he has given to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Eternal Evil

1;43;9

I will be surety for him: of my hand shalt thou require him; if I bring him not to thee, and set him before thy face, then shall I be guilty toward thee for ever.

Evil And Freedom

66;20;7

And when the thousand years have been completed, Satan shall be loosed from his prison,

Evil Angels

45;8;38

For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,

Evil Associations

1;19;15

And as the dawn arose, the angels urged Lot, saying, Up, take thy wife and thy two daughters who are present, lest thou perish in the iniquity of the city.

Evil Desires

55;2;22

But youthful lusts flee, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

Evil Devices

19;21;11

For they intended evil against thee; they imagined a mischievous device, which they could not execute.

Evil Eyes

41;7;21-23

For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Evil Fleeing

59;4;7

Subject yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Evil For The Right Hand

19;26;10

In whose hands are evil devices, and their right hand is full of bribes.

Evil Generations

40;12;39

But he, answering, said to them, A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and a sign shall not be given to it save the sign of Jonas the prophet.

Evil Hearts

45;1;28

And according as they did not think good to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind to practise unseemly things;

Evil Kissing

20;27;6

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

Evil Passions

51;3;5

Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry.

Evil Plans

19;21;11

For they intended evil against thee; they imagined a mischievous device, which they could not execute.

Evil Principles

45;7;21

I find then the law upon me who will to practise what is right, that with me evil is there.

Evil Speaking

60;2;1

Laying aside therefore all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envyings and all evil speakings,

Evil Spirits

42;11;24

When the unclean spirit has gone out of the man, he goes through dry places seeking rest; and not finding any he says, I will return to my house whence I came out.

Evil Spirits Discernment

41;1;23-24

And there was in their synagogue a man possessed by an unclean spirit, and he cried out

Evil Times

49;5;16

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Evil Trapping

2;23;33

They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me; for if thou serve their gods, it is sure to be a snare unto thee.

Evil Ways

20;14;12

There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof is the ways of death.

evil, believers' responses to

19;1;1

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the wicked, and standeth not in the way of sinners, and sitteth not in the seat of scorners;

evil, origins of

1;3;1

And the serpent was more crafty than any animal of the field which Jehovah Elohim had made. And it said to the woman, Is it even so, that God has said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

evil, victory over

18;1;12

And Jehovah said to Satan, Behold, all that he hath is in thy hand; only upon himself put not forth thy hand. So Satan went forth from the presence of Jehovah.

evil, warnings against

19;34;16

The face of Jehovah is against them that do evil, to cutoff the remembrance of them from the earth:

Fire Of Evil

59;3;5

Thus also the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. See how little a fire, how large a wood it kindles!

God Makes Evil Rebound

11;2;44

And the king said to Shimei, Thou knowest all the wickedness of which thy heart is conscious, which thou didst to David my father; and Jehovah returns thy wickedness upon thine own head;

God's Intolerance Of Evil

35;1;13

Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on mischief: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and keepest silence when the wicked swalloweth up a man more righteous than he?

Good And Evil

45;12;21

Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Growth Of Evil

26;8;6

And he said unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? the great abominations that the house of Israel commit here, to cause me to go far off from my sanctuary? And yet again thou shalt see great abominations.

Hating Evil

20;8;13

The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth do I hate.

Ignorance Of Evil

3;5;17

And if any one sin and do against any of all the commandments of Jehovah what should not be done, and hath not known it, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Imagination, Evil Scheming

45;1;21

Because, knowing God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but fell into folly in their thoughts, and their heart without understanding was darkened:

Inciting To Evil

13;21;1

And Satan stood up against Israel, and moved David to number Israel.

Joined To Evil

4;25;3

And Israel joined himself to Baal-Peor; and the anger of Jehovah was kindled against Israel.

Knowledge Of Good And Evil

1;3;22

And Jehovah Elohim said, Behold, Man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he stretch out his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever ...!

Laying On Hands For Evil

3;24;14

Lead the reviler outside the camp; and all that heard him shall lay their hands upon his head, and the whole assembly shall stone him.

Let Evil Rebound

19;35;8

Let destruction come upon him unawares, and let his net which he hath hidden catch himself: for destruction let him fall therein.

Looking At People For Evil

40;5;28

But I say unto you, that every one who looks upon a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Loving Evil

33;3;2

Ye who hate the good, and love evil; who pluck off their skin from them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Not Imitating Evil

2;23;24

Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their deeds; but thou shalt utterly destroy them, and utterly shatter their statues.

Opposition, To Sin And Evil

40;21;12-13

And Jesus entered into the temple of God, and cast out all that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those that sold the doves.

People Actually Doing Evil

1;43;6

And Israel said, Why did ye deal so ill with me as to tell the man whether ye had yet a brother?

People Possibly Doing Evil

1;16;5

And Sarai said to Abram, My wrong be on thee! I have given my maidservant into thy bosom; and now she sees that she has conceived, I am lightly esteemed in her eyes. Jehovah judge between me and thee!

Present Evil Age

48;1;4

who gave himself for our sins, so that he should deliver us out of the present evil world, according to the will of our God and Father;

Pride, Evil Of

9;15;23

For rebellion is as the sin of divination, And selfwill is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of Jehovah, He hath also rejected thee from being king.

Rejoicing In Evil

19;25;2

My God, I confide in thee; let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me.

Repaying Evil For Evil

45;12;17

recompensing to no one evil for evil: providing things honest before all men:

Repaying Evil For Good

1;44;4

They were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, when Joseph said to him who was over his house, Up! follow after the men; and when thou overtakest them, thou shalt say to them, Why have ye rewarded evil for good?

Running After Evil

20;1;16

for their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed blood.

Separation From Evil People

15;6;21

And the children of Israel that were come back out of captivity, and all such as had separated themselves to them from the filthiness of the nations of the land, to seek Jehovah the God of Israel, did eat;

Signs Of Evil

66;13;13-14

And it works great signs, that it should cause even fire to come down from heaven to the earth before men.

Speaking, Evil

45;3;13

their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; asps' poison is under their lips:

Stopping Evil

23;1;16

Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil,

Subject To Evil

48;4;3

So we also, when we were children, were held in bondage under the principles of the world;

Taking Away Evil

3;16;8

And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats: one lot for Jehovah, and the other lot for Azazel.

The Hearts Incination To Evil

1;6;5

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of Man was great on the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil continually.

Turning From Evil

19;34;14

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Wages For Evil

45;6;23

For the wages of sin is death; but the act of favour of God, eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Warnings Of Evil Associations

20;22;24

Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man;

Whispering Of Evil

19;41;7

All that hate me whisper together against me; against me do they devise my hurt.