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82 Bible Verses about Evil

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Mark 3:28-30

Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies whatever they shall blaspheme: But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Spirit has never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal judgment: 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 make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 4:16

For they sleep not, unless they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone 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 practice 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 gathered themselves together, to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.

Joshua 10:5

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

Joshua 10:33

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

Joshua 11:5

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

Judges 3:13

And he gathered unto him the children of Ammon and Amalek, and went and struck Israel, and possessed the city of palm trees.

Alliances » Evil » Examples of God's people seeking

2 Chronicles 20:35

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

Jeremiah 2:25

Withhold your foot from being unshod, and your throat from thirst: but you said, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.

1 Kings 15:19

There is a treaty between me and you, and between my father and your father: behold, I have sent unto you a present of silver and gold; come and break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.

2 Chronicles 18:1

Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honor in abundance, and made a marriage alliance with Ahab.

Isaiah 30:2

That walk to go down into Egypt, and have not asked my counsel; to strengthen themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and to trust in the shadow of Egypt!

More verses: Isaiah 31:1 Hosea 12:1

Choice » Evil

Isaiah 65:12

Therefore will I number you to the sword, and you shall all bow down to the slaughter: because when I called, you did not answer; when I spoke, you did not hear; but did evil before my eyes, and did choose that in which I delighted not.

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

Isaiah 66:3

He that kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrifices a lamb, as if he breaks a dog's neck; he that offers a grain offering, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burns incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delights in their abominations.

Matthew 27:21

The governor answered and said unto them, Which of the two will you that I release unto you? 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, Should you help the wicked, and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath came upon you from the LORD.

2 Chronicles 18:1

Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honor in abundance, and made a marriage alliance with Ahab.

Companionship » Evil » Corrupt good morals

Companionship » Evil » Injured lot

Genesis 13:12-13

Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom. But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.

Companionship » Evil » A detriment to israel

Numbers 11:4

And the mixed multitude that was among them had a strong craving: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?

Companionship » Evil » Devoured the strength of ephraim

Hosea 7:9

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knows it not: yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he knows not.

Counsel » Evil

Numbers 31:16

Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against the LORD in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague among the congregation of the LORD.

Job 2:9

Then said his wife unto him, Do you still retain your integrity? curse God, and die.

1 Kings 12:28

Therefore the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold, and said unto them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 12:10

And the young men that were grown up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shall you speak unto this people that spoke unto you, saying, Your father made our yoke heavy, but you make it lighter unto us; thus shall you say unto them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.

2 Chronicles 10:10

And the young men that were brought up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shall you answer the people that spoke unto you, saying, Your father made our yoke heavy, but you make it somewhat lighter for us; thus shall you say unto them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's waist.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 22:3

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

Jeremiah 17:17

Be not a terror unto me: you are my hope in the day of evil.

Amos 6:3

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

Desires » Evil

Habakkuk 2:5

Yea also, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man, neither keeps at home, who enlarges his desire as sheol, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathers unto him all nations, and heaps unto him all people:

Numbers 11:4

And the mixed multitude that was among them had a strong craving: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?

Proverbs 21:10

The soul of the wicked desires evil: his neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.

Proverbs 30:15

The leach has two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things 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: though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction. But they set their abominations in the house, which is called by my name, to defile it. read more.
And they built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire 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 thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning this city, of which you say, It shall be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence;

Isaiah 65:11-15

But you are they that forsake the LORD, that forget my holy mountain, that prepare a table for that troop, and that furnish the drink offering unto that number. Therefore will I number you to the sword, and you shall all bow down to the slaughter: because when I called, you did not answer; when I spoke, you did not hear; but did evil before my eyes, and did choose that in which I delighted not. Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink, but you shall be thirsty: behold, my servants shall rejoice, but you shall be ashamed: read more.
Behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but you shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall wail for anguish of spirit. And you shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen: for the Lord GOD shall slay you, and call his servants by another name:

Isaiah 66:1-4

Thus says the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that you build unto me? and where is the place of my rest? For all those things has my hand made, and all those things have been, says the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembles at my word. He that kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrifices a lamb, as if he breaks a dog's neck; he that offers a grain offering, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burns incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delights in their abominations. read more.
I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spoke, they did not hear: but they did evil before my eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.

Deuteronomy 31:29

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

2 Kings 21:10-16

And the LORD spoke by his servants the prophets, saying, Because Manasseh king of Judah has done these abominations, and has done wickedly above all that the Amorites did, who were before him, and has made Judah also to sin with his idols: Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel, Behold, I am bringing such evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whosoever hears 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 a man wipes a dish, wiping it, and turning it upside down. And I will forsake the remnant of my 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 that which was evil in my sight, and have provoked me to anger, since the day their fathers came forth out of Egypt, even unto this day. Moreover Manasseh shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin with which he made Judah to sin, in doing that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.

Evil » Confess Christ » Thoughts

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved. How long shall your vain thoughts lodge within you?

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there be not a thought in your wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and your eye be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing; and he cries unto the LORD against you, and it be sin in you.

Evil » Women evil women » General references to

Nehemiah 13:26

Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did foreign women cause to sin.

Job 2:9

Then said his wife unto him, Do you still retain your integrity? curse God, and die.

Matthew 14:6

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

1 Kings 18:4

For it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of the LORD, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)

Evil » Kiss » Put away

Deuteronomy 21:21

And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, so that he dies: so shall you put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

Deuteronomy 24:7

If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and makes merchandise of him, or sells him; then that thief shall die; and you shall put evil away from among you.

Deuteronomy 17:7

The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people. So you shall put the evil away from among you.

Deuteronomy 19:19

Then shall you do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shall you put the evil away from among you.

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 practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Psalm 36:4

He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.

Proverbs 24:8

He that plans to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

Jeremiah 18:12

And they said, There is no hope: but we will walk after our own plans, and we will everyone do the imagination 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 full of talk be justified?

Job 15:3

Should he reason with unprofitable talk? or with speeches with which he can do no good?

Evil » The whole » Imagination

Genesis 8:21

And the LORD smelled a sweet odor; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more everything living, as I have done.

Psalm 38:12

They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and plan deceit all the day long.

Ezekiel 8:12

Then said he unto me, Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his idols? for they say, The LORD sees us not; the LORD has forsaken the land.

Evil » Results of » Desires

Habakkuk 2:5

Yea also, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man, neither keeps at home, who enlarges his desire as sheol, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathers unto him all nations, and heaps unto him all people:

Numbers 11:4

And the mixed multitude that was among them had a strong craving: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?

Proverbs 21:10

The soul of the wicked desires evil: his neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.

Proverbs 30:15

The leach has two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough:

Evil » Spirits » Cast out of men

Acts 5:16

There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and those who were tormented with unclean spirits: and they were healed every one.

Acts 16:18

And this did she many days. But Paul, being troubled, turned and said to the spirit, I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came out the same hour.

Acts 19:12

So that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them.

Matthew 15:28

Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is your faith: be it unto you even as you will. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.

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

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother that walks disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received from us.

Evil » Speech evil speaking » General references to

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he has ceased to be wise, and to do good.

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell.

Evil » Slander » False accusations, general references to

1 Samuel 1:14

And Eli said unto her, How long will you be drunk? put away your wine from you.

Nehemiah 6:7

And you have also appointed prophets to proclaim concerning you at Jerusalem, saying, There is a king in Judah: and now shall it be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.

Job 2:5

But put forth your hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse you to your face.

Job 22:6

For you have taken a pledge from your brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

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 took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, You are deserting to the Chaldeans.

Evil » Alliances » Examples of heathen nations uniting in

Joshua 9:2

That they gathered themselves together, to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.

Joshua 10:5

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

Joshua 10:33

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

Joshua 11:5

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

Judges 3:13

And he gathered unto him the children of Ammon and Amalek, and went and struck Israel, and possessed the city of palm trees.

Evil » Doers » Evil example to be shunned

Leviticus 20:23

And you shall not walk in the customs of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.

Ezekiel 20:18

But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk you not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:

Proverbs 22:24-25

Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man you shall not go: Lest you learn his ways, and get a snare to your 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

Micah 6:12

For her rich men are full of violence, and her inhabitants have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Genesis 6:12

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

Isaiah 28:8

For all tables are full of vomit and filthiness, so that there is no place clean.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat, they shine: yea, they pass over the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not defend.

Evil » Alliances » Examples of God's people seeking

2 Chronicles 20:35

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

Jeremiah 2:25

Withhold your foot from being unshod, and your throat from thirst: but you said, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.

1 Kings 15:19

There is a treaty between me and you, and between my father and your father: behold, I have sent unto you a present of silver and gold; come and break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.

2 Chronicles 18:1

Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honor in abundance, and made a marriage alliance with Ahab.

Isaiah 30:2

That walk to go down into Egypt, and have not asked my counsel; to strengthen themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and to 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 bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little while.

Jude 1:6

And the angels who kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he has reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto 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 justice in their paths: they have made themselves crooked paths: whosoever goes in them shall not know peace.

Matthew 7:13

Enter in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be who go in there:

Evil » Who shall have evil upon them

Isaiah 47:10-11

For you have trusted in your wickedness: you have said, None sees me. Your wisdom and your knowledge, it has perverted you; and you have said in your heart, I am, and there is none else besides me. Therefore shall evil come upon you; you shall not know from where it rises: and mischief shall fall upon you; you shall not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon you suddenly, which you shall not know.

Deuteronomy 31:29

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

2 Kings 21:10-16

And the LORD spoke by his servants the prophets, saying, Because Manasseh king of Judah has done these abominations, and has done wickedly above all that the Amorites did, who were before him, and has made Judah also to sin with his idols: Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel, Behold, I am bringing such evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whosoever hears 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 a man wipes a dish, wiping it, and turning it upside down. And I will forsake the remnant of my 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 that which was evil in my sight, and have provoked me to anger, since the day their fathers came forth out of Egypt, even unto this day. Moreover Manasseh shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin with which he made Judah to sin, in doing that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.

2 Kings 22:16-17

Thus says the LORD, Behold, I will bring evil upon this place, and upon the inhabitants thereof, even all the words of the book which the king of Judah has read: 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 wrath shall be kindled against this place, and shall not be quenched.

2 Chronicles 34:24-25

Thus says the LORD, Behold, I will bring evil upon this place, and upon the inhabitants thereof, even 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 wrath 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

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: he that has a haughty look and a proud heart will I not endure.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults:

Psalm 15:3

He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor.

More verses: Jeremiah 9:4 Romans 1:30

Evil » What is evil

James 4:13-16

Come now, you that say, Today or tomorrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: Whereas you know not what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away. For you ought to say, If the Lord wills, we shall live, and do this, or that. read more.
But now you rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.

Genesis 8:21

And the LORD smelled a sweet odor; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more everything living, as I have done.

Jeremiah 17:9-10

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? I the LORD search the heart, I test the mind, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

Isaiah 32:7

The schemes also of the schemer are evil: he devises wicked plans to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaks justly.

Evil » Influences » Evil influences emanate from the unGodly

1 Kings 21:25

But there was none like unto Ahab, who did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

2 Chronicles 21:6

And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, as did the house of Ahab: for he had the daughter of Ahab as his wife: and he did that which was evil in the eyes of the LORD.

1 Kings 11:4

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

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the magician (for so is his name translated) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.

Jeremiah 23:15

Therefore thus says the LORD of hosts concerning the prophets; Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink the poisonous water: for from the prophets of Jerusalem has 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 corrupted themselves, their blemish is not the blemish of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.

Luke 9:41

And Jesus answering said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and bear with you? Bring your son here.

Matthew 12:45

Then he goes, and takes with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.

More verses: Matthew 3:7 Matthew 12:39

Evil » Speech evil speaking » Talebearers condemned

Leviticus 19:16

You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you take a stand against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.

Proverbs 26:20

Where no wood is, there the fire goes out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases.

Proverbs 18:8

The words of a talebearer are like tasty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the body.

More verses: Proverbs 20:19

Evil » Social in the church » In politics

Psalm 35:12

They rewarded me evil for good to the sorrow of my soul.

Psalm 38:20

They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that is good.

Proverbs 17:13

Whosoever rewards 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 make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 4:16

For they sleep not, unless they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone 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 practice 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

Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against the LORD in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague among the congregation of the LORD.

Job 2:9

Then said his wife unto him, Do you still retain your integrity? curse God, and die.

1 Kings 12:28

Therefore the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold, and said unto them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 12:10

And the young men that were grown up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shall you speak unto this people that spoke unto you, saying, Your father made our yoke heavy, but you make it lighter unto us; thus shall you say unto them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.

2 Chronicles 10:10

And the young men that were brought up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shall you answer the people that spoke unto you, saying, Your father made our yoke heavy, but you make it somewhat lighter for us; thus shall you say unto them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's waist.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 22:3

Evil » Doers » Warnings to

Psalm 37:9

For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

Psalm 94:16

Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?

Isaiah 9:17

Therefore the Lord shall have no joy in their young men, neither shall have mercy on their fatherless and widows: for everyone is a hypocrite and an evildoer, and every mouth speaks folly. For all this his anger is not turned away, but 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: the stalk has no bud: it shall yield no meal: if so be it does yield, the aliens shall swallow it up.

More verses: Proverbs 16:28

Evil » Speech evil speaking » Warnings against

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell.

More verses: Titus 3:1-2

Evil » Speaking » Warnings against

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell.

More verses: Titus 3:1-2

Evil » Whispering » Evil whispering, general references to

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults:

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 tasty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the body.

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

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults:

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 tasty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the body.

Evil » Devices » Will be defeated

Proverbs 12:2

A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked intentions will he condemn.

Psalm 33:10

The LORD brings the counsel of the nations to nothing: he makes the devices of the people of none effect.

Esther 9:25

But when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked plot, which he devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.

Job 5:12

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their plans.

More verses: Psalm 10:2

Evil » Social in the church » Fulness

Acts 13:10

And said, O full of all deceit and all mischief, you child of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Matthew 23:31-32

Therefore you are witnesses unto yourselves, that you are the children of them who killed the prophets. Fill you up then the measure of your fathers.

Evil » Slander » Of Christ and his disciples

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.

Acts 6:13

And set up false witnesses, who said, This man ceases not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:

More verses: Acts 24:5

Evil » Slander » General references to

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: he that has a haughty look and a proud heart will I not endure.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take you heed everyone of his neighbor, and trust you not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbor will walk with slanders.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.

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

Acts 26:11

And I punished them often in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto foreign cities.

Micah 7:3

That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a bribe; and the great man, he utters his evil desire: so they weave it together.

Galatians 1:13

For you have heard of my manner of life in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:

Matthew 23:15

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you travel on sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, you make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.

Evil » Speech evil speaking » The tongue to be restrained

Evil » Influence » Evil influence of unfaithful Christians

Romans 14:15

But if your brother is grieved with your food, you no longer walk in love. Destroy not him with your food, for whom Christ died.

1 Corinthians 5:6

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

1 Corinthians 8:10

For if any man sees you who have knowledge eating in the idol's temple, shall not the conscience of him who is weak be encouraged to eat those things which are offered to idols;

Evil » Kiss » Partakers of

Revelation 18:4

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

2 John 1:11

For he that bids him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.

Evil » Women evil women » Stir up strife

Evil » Words evil words of men » Works

John 8:41

You do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.

2 Peter 2:8

(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)

Evil » Results of » Deeds

John 8:41

You do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.

2 Peter 2:8

(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)

Evil » Kiss » Passions

Evil » Slander » Examples of

2 Samuel 10:3

And the princes of the children of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Think you that David does honor your father, that he has sent comforters unto you? Has not David rather sent his servants unto you, to search the city, and to spy it out, and to overthrow it?

Job 1:11

But put forth your hand now, and touch all that he has, and he will curse you to your face.

Amos 7:10

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos has conspired against you 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

Therefore will I number you to the sword, and you shall all bow down to the slaughter: because when I called, you did not answer; when I spoke, you did not hear; but did evil before my eyes, and did choose that in which I delighted not.

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

Isaiah 66:3

He that kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrifices a lamb, as if he breaks a dog's neck; he that offers a grain offering, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burns incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delights in their abominations.

Matthew 27:21

The governor answered and said unto them, Which of the two will you that I release unto you? They said, Barabbas.

Evil » Doers » Eye

Mark 7:22

Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

Deuteronomy 28:54

So that the man that is gentle among you, and very refined, his eye shall show no compassion toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave behind:

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is the eye: therefore when your eye is sound, your whole body also is full of light; but when your eye is evil, your body also is full of darkness.

Evil » Kiss » The treacherous kiss

2 Samuel 20:9

And Joab said to Amasa, Are you in health, 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 him to bow down to him, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

Mark 14:45

And as soon as he came, he went immediately to him, and said, Teacher, Teacher; and kissed him.

Evil » Kiss » Roots of

Malachi 4:1

For, behold, the day comes, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that comes shall burn them up, says the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 3:10

And now also the ax is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which brings not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the fire devours the stubble, and the flame consumes the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Jude 1:12

These are spots in your love feasts, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about by winds; trees whose fruit withers, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;

Evil » Confess Christ » Spirits, many

Luke 11:26

Then he goes, and takes with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.

Luke 8:30

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is your name? And he said, Legion: because many demons were entered into him.

Evil » Appearance of, to be avoided

1 Corinthians 10:28-33

But if any man say unto you, This is offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not for his sake that showed it, and for conscience's sake: for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof: Conscience, I say, not your own, but of the other: for why is my liberty judged by another man's conscience? For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks? read more.
Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatsoever you do, do all to the glory of God. Give none offense, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God: Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 8:7-13

But there is not in every man that knowledge: for some with conscience about the idol unto this hour eat it as a thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled. But food commends us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse. But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours becomes a stumbling block to them that are weak. read more.
For if any man sees you who have knowledge eating in the idol's temple, shall not the conscience of him who is weak be encouraged to eat those things which are offered to idols; And through your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died? But when you sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, you sin against Christ. Therefore, if food makes my brother to stumble, I will eat no meat while the world stands, lest I make my brother to stumble.

1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

And that you study to be quiet, and to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; That you may walk honestly toward them that are outside, and that you may have lack of nothing.

Evil » Where evil comes from

Matthew 15:15-20

Then answered Peter and said unto him, Declare unto us this parable. And Jesus said, Are you also yet without understanding? Do you not yet understand, that whatsoever enters in at the mouth goes into the belly, and is cast out into the drain? read more.
But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashed hands defiles not a man.

Mark 7:17-23

And when he was entered into the house from the people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable. And he said unto them, Are you so without understanding also? Do you not perceive, that whatsoever thing from outside enters into the man, it cannot defile him; Because it enters not into his heart, but into the belly, and goes out into the drain, purging all foods? read more.
And he said, That which came out of the man, that defiles the man. For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.

Romans 7:14-23

For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin. For that which I do I know not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I. If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good. read more.
Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwells in me. For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not. For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do. Now if I do that which I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwells in me. I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me. For I delight in the law of God after the inward man: But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is 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, Should you help the wicked, and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath came upon you from the LORD.

Ezra 9:14

Should we again break your commandments, and join in marriage with the people of these abominations? would not you be angry with us till you had consumed us, so that there should be no remnant nor escaping?

Evil » Those that call evil good

Isaiah 5:20

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

Proverbs 24:24-25

He that says unto the wicked, you are righteous; him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him: But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

Malachi 2:17

You have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet you say, How have we wearied him? When you say, Every one that does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and he delights 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 principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

Evil » What brings forth evil fruit

Matthew 7:17-20

Even so every good tree brings forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree brings forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that brings not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. read more.
Therefore by their fruits you shall know them.

Matthew 12:35

A good man out of the good treasure of the heart brings forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.

Luke 6:43-45

For a good tree brings not forth corrupt fruit; neither does a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. For every tree is known by its own fruit. For from thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes. A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil: for 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 in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err. I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none does return from his wickedness: they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and its inhabitants as Gomorrah.

Ezekiel 13:17-22

Likewise, you son of man, set your face against the daughters of your people, who prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy you against them, And say, Thus says the Lord GOD; Woe to the women that sew charms upon all wrists, and make veils for the heads, of every length, to hunt souls! Will you hunt the souls of my people, and will you save the souls alive that belong to you? And will you profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces 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 hear your lies? read more.
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against your charms, with which you hunt the souls there like birds, and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, even the souls that you hunt like birds. Your veils also will I tear, and deliver my people out of your hand, and they shall be no more in your hand to be hunted; and you shall know that I am the LORD. Because with lies you have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not turn 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 an immoral woman drop as a honeycomb, 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 says the Lord GOD; Woe to the women that sew charms upon all wrists, and make veils for the heads, of every length, to hunt souls! Will you hunt the souls of my people, and will you save the souls alive that belong to you? And will you profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces 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 hear your lies?

Evil » Who shall not have evil upon them

Proverbs 1:20-33

Wisdom cries aloud outside; she raises her voice in the open square: She cries in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she utters her words, saying, How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge? read more.
Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you. Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; But you have ignored all my counsel, and would have none of my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes; When your terror comes as desolation, and your destruction comes as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish comes upon you. Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD: They would have none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof. Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices. For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them. But whosoever hearkens unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be secure from the fear of evil.

Proverbs 12:21

There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with trouble.

Evil » Those that pursue evil

Proverbs 11:19

As righteousness leads to life: so he that pursues evil pursues 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 justice in their paths: they have made themselves crooked paths: whosoever goes in them shall not know peace.

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

1 Kings 21:25

But there was none like unto Ahab, who did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

1 Kings 21:7

And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Do you now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat bread, and let your heart be merry: I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

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

Evil » Associations » Results of » Misery

Numbers 33:55

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

Judges 16:4

And it came to pass afterward, that he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.

Evil » Results of » Misery

Numbers 33:55

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

Judges 16:4

And it came to pass afterward, that he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.

Evil » The lord creating evil

Evil » Those that eschew evil

Job 1:6-10

Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them. And the LORD said unto Satan, From where come you? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro on the earth, and from walking up and down on it. And the LORD said unto Satan, Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one that fears God, and turns away from evil? read more.
Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, Does Job fear God for nothing? Have not you made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he has on every side? you have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions are increased in the land.

Isaiah 56:1-2

Thus says the LORD, Keep justice, and do righteousness: for my salvation is soon to come, and my righteousness to be revealed. Blessed is the man that does this, and the son of man that lays hold on it; that keeps the sabbath from defiling it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.

Evil » Associations » Results of » Denial of Christ

John 18:25

And Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. They said therefore unto him, Are not you also one of his disciples? He denied it, and said, I am not.

John 18:18

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

Evil » Hating evil

Amos 5:15

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

Evil » Who desires evil

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desires the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yields fruit.

Proverbs 21:10

The soul of the wicked desires evil: his neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.

Evil » Associations » Results of » Defilement

Evil » Words evil words of men » Flattering

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of 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 sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Evil » Who brings evil to pass

Proverbs 16:29-30

A violent man entices his neighbor, and leads him into the way that is not good. He shuts his eyes to devise perverse things: moving his lips he brings evil to pass.

Evil » Heart evil, characteristics of » Madness

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Evil » Evil concupiscence

Colossians 3:5-6

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry: For which things' sake the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience:

Evil » Words evil words of men » Enticing

Evil » Words evil words of men » Hasty

Evil » Those that reward evil for good

Proverbs 17:13

Whosoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Evil » Who evil shall not depart from

Proverbs 17:13

Whosoever rewards 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

Blows of a wound cleanse away evil: as do stripes the inner depths of the heart.

Evil » Who departs from evil

Evil » The root of all evil

Evil » Who has an evil eye

Proverbs 28:22

He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers 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, a maschil. A Psalm of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech.] Why boast you yourself in evil, O mighty man? the goodness of God endures continually. Your tongue devises evil; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully. You love evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah. read more.
You love all devouring words, O you deceitful tongue. God shall likewise destroy you forever, he shall take you away, and pluck you out of your dwelling place, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah. The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him: Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Evil » How people depart from evil

Evil » Not plotting evil

Proverbs 3:29

Devise not evil against your neighbor, seeing he dwells securely by you.

Evil » Where evil is

James 3:13-16

Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good life his works with meekness of wisdom. But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth. This wisdom descends not from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic. read more.
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

Evil » What is to hate evil

Evil » Associations » Results of » Apostasy

1 Kings 11:2

Of the nations concerning which the LORD said unto the children of Israel, You shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you: for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Solomon clung unto these in love.

Evil » Words evil words of men » Irreverent

Malachi 3:13

Your words have been strong against me, says the LORD. Yet you say, What have we spoken so much against you?

Evil » Words evil words of men » Proud

2 Peter 2:18

For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that have just escaped from them who live 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 unto him, Let a gallows be made of fifty cubits high, and tomorrow speak you unto the king that Mordecai may be hanged thereon: then go you in merrily with the king unto 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 Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray you, where your great strength lies, and with what you might be bound to afflict 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

Therefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he does, speaking against us with malicious words: and not content with that, neither does he himself receive the brethren, and forbids them that would, and casts them out of the church.

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

Job 2:9-10

Then said his wife unto him, Do you still retain your integrity? curse God, and die. But he said unto her, You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.

Evil » Instances of » In supporting himself

1 Corinthians 9:7-23

Who goes to warfare any time at his own expense? who plants a vineyard, and eats not of the fruit thereof? or who feeds a flock, and eats not of the milk of the flock? Say I these things as a man? or says not the law the same also? For it is written in the law of Moses, You shall not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treads out the grain. Does God care for oxen? read more.
Or says he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that plows should plow in hope; and that he that threshes in hope should be partaker of his hope. If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your material things? If others be partakers of this right over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this right; but endure all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ. Do you not know that they who minister about holy things live of the things of the temple? and they who wait at the altar are partakers with the altar? Even so has the Lord ordained that they who preach the gospel should live of the gospel. But I have used none of these things: neither have I written these things, that it should be so done unto me: for it were better for me to die, than that any man should make my boasting void. For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel! For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a stewardship of the gospel is committed unto me. What is my reward then? Verily that, when I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of Christ without charge, that I abuse not my right in the gospel. For though I am free from all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more. And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law; To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law of Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law. To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some. And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.

Evil » Who rewards evil unto themselves

Isaiah 3:9

The look on their countenance does witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have brought evil unto themselves.

Evil » The time when your eye is evil

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is the eye: therefore when your eye is sound, your whole body also is full of light; but when your eye is evil, your body also is full of darkness.

Evil » Evil not dwelling with God

Psalm 5:4

For you are not a God that has pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with you.

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 when the daughter of the said Herodias came in, and danced, and pleased Herod and them that sat with him, the king said unto the girl, Ask of me whatsoever you will, and I will give it to you.

Evil » Not seeking evil

Amos 5:14

Seek good, and not evil, that you may live: and so the LORD, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as you have spoken.

Evil » Words evil words of men

Jude 1:25

To the only wise God our Savior, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and forever. Amen.

Evil » Results of

Jude 1:25

To the only wise God our Savior, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and forever. Amen.

Evil » Words evil words of men » Vain

Job 16:3

Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldens you that you answer?

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

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food makes my brother to stumble, I will eat no meat while the world stands, lest I make my brother to stumble.

Fulness » Evil

Acts 13:10

And said, O full of all deceit and all mischief, you child of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Matthew 23:31-32

Therefore you are witnesses unto yourselves, that you are the children of them who killed the prophets. Fill you up then the measure of your fathers.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Evil

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

Genesis 3:1-5

Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, has God said, you shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God has said, You shall not eat of it, neither shall you touch it, lest you die. read more.
And the serpent said unto the woman, You shall not surely die: For God does know that in the day you eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and you shall be as gods, 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 children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, when Ehud was dead. And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, that reigned in Hazor; the captain of whose army was Sisera, who dwelt in Harosheth of the nations. And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and for twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.

Thoughts » Evil

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved. How long shall your vain thoughts lodge within you?

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there be not a thought in your wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and your eye be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing; and he cries unto the LORD against you, and it be sin in you.

Women » Dress of » Evil

Nehemiah 13:26

Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did foreign women cause to sin.

Job 2:9

Then said his wife unto him, Do you still retain your integrity? curse God, and die.

Matthew 14:6

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

1 Kings 18:4

For it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of the LORD, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)

Words » Evil » Flattering

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness:

Words » Evil » Enticing

Words » Evil » Hasty

Words » Evil » Irritating

Words » Evil » Irreverent

Malachi 3:13

Your words have been strong against me, says the LORD. Yet you say, What have we spoken so much against you?

Words » Evil » Proud

2 Peter 2:18

For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that have just escaped from them who live in error.

Words » Evil » Insincere

Words » Evil » Malicious

3 John 1:10

Therefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he does, speaking against us with malicious words: and not content with that, neither does he himself receive the brethren, and forbids them that would, and casts them out of the church.

Words » Evil » Vain

Job 16:3

Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldens you that you answer?

Works » Evil

John 8:41

You do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.

2 Peter 2:8

(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)

Zeal » Evil » For soul winning

John 4:35

Say not, There are yet four months, and then comes harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

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

Acts 26:11

And I punished them often in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto foreign cities.

Micah 7:3

That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a bribe; and the great man, he utters his evil desire: so they weave it together.

Galatians 1:13

For you have heard of my manner of life in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:

Matthew 23:15

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you travel on sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, you make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.

Zeal » Evil » Unwise

Mark 7:36

And he charged them that they should tell no man: but the more he charged them, so much the more zealously they proclaimed it;

Mark 1:45

But he went out, and began to proclaim it much, and to spread abroad the matter, so that Jesus could no more openly enter into the city, but was outside in desert places: and they came to him from every quarter.

Mark 14:47

And one of them that stood by drew a sword, and struck a servant of the high priest, and cut off his ear.

Romans 10:2

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

Topics on Evil

Adding Evil

1 Kings 12:11

And now whereas my father did lay upon you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father has chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Agreeing For Evil

Daniel 2:9

But if you will not make known unto me the dream, there is but one decree for you: for you 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 you can show me its interpretation.

Attacked By Evil

Psalm 37:14

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright behavior.

Being Evil From Youth

Genesis 8:21

And the LORD smelled a sweet odor; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more everything living, as I have done.

Children Of Evil

Numbers 32:14

And, behold, you are risen up in your fathers' stead, a brood of sinful men, to increase still more the fierce anger of the LORD toward Israel.

Christ's Authority Over Evil

Mark 1:23-27

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

Coming Out From Evil

Jeremiah 51:45

My people, go you out of the midst of her, and deliver yourselves every man his soul from the fierce anger of the LORD.

Eternal Evil

Genesis 43:9

I will be surety for him; of my hand shall you require him: if I bring him not unto you, and set him before you, then let me bear the blame forever:

Evil Angels

Romans 8:38

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

Evil Associations

Genesis 19:15

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

Evil Eyes

Mark 7:21-23

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

Evil Generations

Matthew 12:39

But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonah:

Evil Spirits

Luke 11:24

When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walks through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he says, I will return unto my house from which I came out.

Evil Spirits Discernment

Mark 1:23-24

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

Evil Trapping

Exodus 23:33

They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against me: for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto you.

evil, victory over

Job 1:12

And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, all that he has is in your power; only upon himself put not forth your hand. So Satan went forth from the presence of the LORD.

God Makes Evil Rebound

1 Kings 2:44

The king said moreover to Shimei, You know all the wickedness which was in your heart, that you did to David my father: therefore the LORD shall return your wickedness upon your own head;

Growth Of Evil

Ezekiel 8:6

He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, see you what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel commits here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? but turn you yet again, and you shall see greater abominations.

Ignorance Of Evil

Leviticus 5:17

And if a soul sins, and commits any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he knew it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Joined To Evil

Numbers 25:3

And Israel joined itself unto Baal of Peor: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel.

Laying On Hands For Evil

Leviticus 24:14

Bring forth him that has cursed outside the camp; and let all that heard him lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him.

Let Evil Rebound

Psalm 35:8

Let destruction come upon him unawares; and let his net that he has hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

Loving Evil

Micah 3:2

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

Not Imitating Evil

Exodus 23:24

You shall not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works: but you shall utterly overthrow them, and completely break down their images.

Opposition, To Sin And Evil

Matthew 21:12-13

And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money changers, and the seats of them that sold doves,

People Actually Doing Evil

Genesis 43:6

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

People Possibly Doing Evil

Genesis 16:5

And Sarai said unto Abram, The wrong done to me be upon you: I have given my maid into your bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes: the LORD judge between me and you.

Repaying Evil For Good

Genesis 44:4

And when they were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when you do overtake them, say unto them, Why have you rewarded evil for good?