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25 Bible Verses about Hating Evil

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Amos 5:15

Hate the evil and love the good and establish justice in the [court of the city's] gate. It may be that the Lord, the God of hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph [the northern kingdom].

Psalm 119:104

Through Your precepts I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I esteem as right all, yes, all Your precepts; I hate every false way.

Proverbs 13:5

A [consistently] righteous man hates lying and deceit, but a wicked man is loathsome [his very breath spreads pollution] and he comes [surely] to shame.

Psalm 101:3

I will set no base or wicked thing before my eyes. I hate the work of them who turn aside [from the right path]; it shall not grasp hold of me.

Hebrews 1:9

You have loved righteousness [You have delighted in integrity, virtue, and uprightness in purpose, thought, and action] and You have hated lawlessness (injustice and iniquity). Therefore God, [even] Your God ( Godhead), has anointed You with the oil of exultant joy and gladness above and beyond Your companions.

Romans 2:22

You who say not to commit adultery, do you commit adultery [are you unchaste in action or in thought]? You who abhor and loathe idols, do you rob temples [do you appropriate to your own use what is consecrated to God, thus robbing the sanctuary and doing sacrilege]?

Romans 7:15

For I do not understand my own actions [I am baffled, bewildered]. I do not practice or accomplish what I wish, but I do the very thing that I loathe [ which my moral instinct condemns].

Revelation 2:6

Yet you have this [in your favor and to your credit]: you hate the works of the Nicolaitans [what they are doing as corrupters of the people], which I Myself also detest.

Psalm 26:5

I hate the company of evildoers and will not sit with the wicked.

Psalm 31:6

[You and] I abhor those who pay regard to vain idols; but I trust in, rely on, and confidently lean on the Lord.

Psalm 119:158

I behold the treacherous and am grieved and loathe them, because they do not respect Your law [neither hearing, receiving, loving, nor obeying it].

Proverbs 24:9

The plans of the foolish and the thought of foolishness are sin, and the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Proverbs 29:27

An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, and he who is upright in the way [of the Lord] is an abomination to the wicked.

Psalm 139:21

Do I not hate them, O Lord, who hate You? And am I not grieved and do I not loathe those who rise up against You?

Psalm 139:22

I hate them with perfect hatred; they have become my enemies.

Ezekiel 35:6

Therefore, as I live, says the Lord God, I will expose you to slaughter and slaughter shall pursue you; since you could not bear to live without bloodshed, therefore bloodshed shall pursue you.

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