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81 Bible Verses about Hatred

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2 Samuel 13:15

After this, Amnon hated Tamar with such intensity that the hatred he hated her with was greater than the love he had loved her with. “Get out of here!” he said.

Genesis 37:4

When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not bring themselves to speak peaceably to him.

Deuteronomy 7:15

The Lord will remove all sickness from you; He will not put on you all the terrible diseases of Egypt that you know about, but He will inflict them on all who hate you.

Deuteronomy 19:11-12

But if someone hates his neighbor, lies in ambush for him, attacks him, and strikes him fatally, and flees to one of these cities, the elders of his city must send for him, take him from there, and hand him over to the avenger of blood and he will die.

Judges 11:7

Jephthah replied to the elders of Gilead, “Didn’t you hate me and drive me from my father’s house? Why then have you come to me now when you’re in trouble?”

2 Samuel 13:22

Absalom didn’t say anything to Amnon, either good or bad, because he hated Amnon since he disgraced his sister Tamar.

Psalm 25:19

Consider my enemies; they are numerous,
and they hate me violently.

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous and powerful;
many hate me for no reason.

Galatians 5:19-20

Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions,

1 John 2:9-11

The one who says he is in the light but hates his brother is in the darkness until now. The one who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him. But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness, walks in the darkness, and doesn’t know where he’s going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

1 John 3:15

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.

Psalm 81:15

Those who hate the Lord
would pretend submission to Him;
their doom would last forever.

Romans 1:29-31

They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, quarrels, deceit, and malice. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, arrogant, proud, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents, undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, and unmerciful.

Exodus 20:5

5 You must not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the fathers’ sin, to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,

Deuteronomy 7:10

But He directly pays back and destroys those who hate Him. He will not hesitate to directly pay back the one who hates Him.

Deuteronomy 32:41

when I sharpen My flashing sword,
and My hand takes hold of judgment,
I will take vengeance on My adversaries
and repay those who hate Me.

2 Chronicles 19:2

Then Jehu son of Hanani the seer went out to confront him and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Do you help the wicked and love those who hate the Lord? Because of this, the Lord’s wrath is on you.

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge,
didn’t choose to fear the Lord,

John 15:23-25

The one who hates Me also hates My Father. If I had not done the works among them that no one else has done, they would not have sin. Now they have seen and hated both Me and My Father. But this happened so that the statement written in their scripture might be fulfilled:They hated Me for no reason.

Matthew 21:46

Although they were looking for a way to arrest Him, they feared the crowds, because they regarded Him as a prophet.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas, and they conspired to arrest Jesus in a treacherous way and kill Him.

Matthew 27:22

Pilate asked them, “What should I do then with Jesus, who is called Messiah?”They all answered, “Crucify Him!”

Luke 19:14

“But his subjects hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, ‘We don’t want this man to rule over us!’

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one man who can ask Yahweh, but I hate him because he never prophesies good about me, but only disaster. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.”“The king shouldn’t say that!” Jehoshaphat replied.

Psalm 35:19

Do not let my deceitful enemies rejoice over me;
do not let those who hate me without cause
look at me maliciously.

Psalm 69:4

Those who hate me without cause
are more numerous than the hairs of my head;
my deceitful enemies, who would destroy me,
are powerful.
Though I did not steal, I must repay.

Psalm 109:3-5

They surround me with hateful words
and attack me without cause. In return for my love they accuse me,
but I continue to pray. They repay me evil for good,
and hatred for my love.

Proverbs 29:10

Bloodthirsty men hate an honest person,
but the upright care about him.

Isaiah 66:5

You who tremble at His word,
hear the word of the Lord:
“Your brothers who hate and exclude you
because of Me have said,
‘Let the Lord be glorified
so that we can see your joy!’
But they will be put to shame.”

Amos 5:10

They hate the one who convicts the guilty
at the city gate
and despise the one who speaks with integrity.

Matthew 24:9-10

“Then they will hand you over for persecution, and they will kill you. You will be hated by all nations because of My name. Then many will take offense, betray one another and hate one another.

Mark 13:13

And you will be hated by everyone because of My name. But the one who endures to the end will be delivered.

Luke 21:16-19

You will even be betrayed by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends. They will kill some of you. You will be hated by everyone because of My name, but not a hair of your head will be lost.read more.
By your endurance gain your lives.

Luke 1:69-71

He has raised up a horn of salvation for us
in the house of His servant David, just as He spoke by the mouth
of His holy prophets in ancient times; salvation from our enemies
and from the clutches of those who hate us.

Luke 6:22

You are blessed when people hate you,
when they exclude you, insult you,
and slander your name as evil
because of the Son of Man.

Acts 23:12-15

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under a curse: neither to eat nor to drink until they had killed Paul. There were more than 40 who had formed this plot. These men went to the chief priests and elders and said, “We have bound ourselves under a solemn curse that we won’t eat anything until we have killed Paul. read more.
So now you, along with the Sanhedrin, make a request to the commander that he bring him down to you as if you were going to investigate his case more thoroughly. However, before he gets near, we are ready to kill him.”

Luke 6:27-28

“But I say to you who listen: Love your enemies, do what is good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

Matthew 5:43-44

“You have heard that it was said, Love your neighborand hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Psalm 5:4-5

For You are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil cannot dwell with You. The boastful cannot stand in Your presence;
You hate all evildoers.

Proverbs 6:16-19

The Lord hates six things;
in fact, seven are detestable to Him: arrogant eyes, a lying tongue,
hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that plots wicked schemes,
feet eager to run to evil,read more.
a lying witness who gives false testimony,
and one who stirs up trouble among brothers.

Isaiah 61:8

For I Yahweh love justice;
I hate robbery and injustice;
I will faithfully reward them
and make an everlasting covenant with them.

Deuteronomy 12:31

You must not do the same to the Lord your God, because they practice every detestable thing, which the Lord hates, for their gods. They even burn their sons and daughters in the fire to their gods.

Deuteronomy 16:21-22

“Do not set up an Asherah of any kind of wood next to the altar you will build for the Lord your God, and do not set up a sacred pillar; the Lord your God hates them.

Isaiah 1:14

I hate your New Moons and prescribed festivals.
They have become a burden to Me;
I am tired of putting up with them.

Jeremiah 12:8

My inheritance has acted toward Me
like a lion in the forest.
She has roared against Me.
Therefore, I hate her.

Hosea 9:15

All their evil appears at Gilgal,
for there I came to hate them.
I will drive them from My house
because of their evil, wicked actions.
I will no longer love them;
all their leaders are rebellious.

Zechariah 8:16-17

These are the things you must do: Speak truth to one another; make true and sound decisions within your gates. Do not plot evil in your hearts against your neighbor, and do not love perjury, for I hate all this”—this is the Lord’s declaration.

Malachi 2:16

“If he hates and divorces his wife,” says the Lord God of Israel, “he covers his garment with injustice,” says the Lord of Hosts. Therefore, watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously.

Psalm 31:6

I hate those who are devoted to worthless idols,
but I trust in the Lord.

Psalm 101:3

I will not set anything worthless before my eyes.
I hate the practice of transgression;
it will not cling to me.

Psalm 119:104

I gain understanding from Your precepts;
therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 139:21

Lord, don’t I hate those who hate You,
and detest those who rebel against You?

Amos 5:15

Hate evil and love good;
establish justice in the gate.
Perhaps the Lord, the God of Hosts, will be gracious
to the remnant of Joseph.

Revelation 2:6

Yet you do have this: You hate the practices of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

From Thematic Bible


Christ » Sake, for his » Hatred

For Christ's sake » Hatred

Hatred » Examples of » Of the saints

Luke 6:22

You are blessed when people hate you,
when they exclude you, insult you,
and slander your name as evil
because of the Son of Man.

Isaiah 66:5

You who tremble at His word,
hear the word of the Lord:
“Your brothers who hate and exclude you
because of Me have said,
‘Let the Lord be glorified
so that we can see your joy!’
But they will be put to shame.”

More verses: Luke 21:17 1 John 3:13

Hatred » Condemned

1 John 3:15

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.

More verses: Leviticus 19:17

Hatred » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 6:11

They, however, were filled with rage and started discussing with one another what they might do to Jesus.

Luke 19:14

“But his subjects hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, ‘We don’t want this man to rule over us!’

More verses: John 19:6

Hatred » Christ experienced

Psalm 35:19

Do not let my deceitful enemies rejoice over me;
do not let those who hate me without cause
look at me maliciously.

John 15:24-25

If I had not done the works among them that no one else has done, they would not have sin. Now they have seen and hated both Me and My Father. But [this happened] so that the statement written in their law might be fulfilled: They hated Me for no reason.

Hatred » Punishment of

Psalm 44:7

But You give us victory over our foes
and let those who hate us be disgraced.

Psalm 89:23

I will crush his foes before him
and strike those who hate him.

Amos 1:11

The Lord says:I will not relent from punishing Edom
for three crimes, even four,
because he pursued his brother with the sword.
He stifled his compassion,
his anger tore at them continually,
and he harbored his rage incessantly.

Hatred » Against iniquity, justified

Psalm 101:3

I will not set anything worthless before my eyes.
I hate the practice of transgression;
it will not cling to me.

Psalm 119:104

I gain understanding from Your precepts;
therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:128

I carefully follow all Your precepts
and hate every false way.

More verses: Psalm 139:21-22

Hatred » Forbidden

Colossians 3:8

But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.

Leviticus 19:17

“You must not harbor hatred against your brother. Rebuke your neighbor directly, and you will not incur guilt because of him.

Hatred » Often cloaked by deceit

Proverbs 26:26

Though his hatred is concealed by deception,
his evil will be revealed in the assembly.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » False ways

Psalm 119:104

I gain understanding from Your precepts;
therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:128

I carefully follow all Your precepts
and hate every false way.

Hatred » Saints should » Expect

John 15:18-19

"If the world hates you, understand that it hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love [you as] its own. However, because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of it, the world hates you.

Hatred » The wicked exhibit » Towards saints

Proverbs 29:10

Bloodthirsty men hate an honest person,
but the upright care about him.

Psalm 25:19

Consider my enemies; they are numerous,
and they hate me violently.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Evil

Hatred » Saints should » Return good for

Exodus 23:5

“If you see the donkey of someone who hates you lying helpless under its load, and you want to refrain from helping it, you must help with it.

Hatred » Exemplified » Cain

Hatred » Examples of » Haman

Esther 9:1

The king’s command and law went into effect on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month Adar. On the day when the Jews’ enemies had hoped to overpower them, just the opposite happened. The Jews overpowered those who hated them.

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai was not bowing down or paying him homage, he was filled with rage. And when he learned of Mordecai's ethnic identity, Haman decided not to do away with Mordecai alone. He set out to destroy all of Mordecai's people, the Jews, throughout Ahasuerus' kingdom.

Hatred » Inconsistent with » The knowledge of God

1 John 2:11

But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness, walks in the darkness, and doesn’t know where he’s going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Esther 9:1

The king’s command and law went into effect on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month Adar. On the day when the Jews’ enemies had hoped to overpower them, just the opposite happened. The Jews overpowered those who hated them.

Esther 9:5

The Jews put all their enemies to the sword, killing and destroying them. They did what they pleased to those who hated them.

Hatred » Of God

Malachi 2:16

“If he hates and divorces his wife,” says the Lord God of Israel, “he covers his garment with injustice,” says the Lord of Hosts. Therefore, watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously.

Hatred » Examples of » The jews

Acts 23:12

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under a curse: neither to eat nor to drink until they had killed Paul.

Hatred » Leads to deceit

Proverbs 26:24-25

A hateful person disguises himself with his speech and harbors deceit within. When he speaks graciously, don't believe him, for there are seven abominations in his heart.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Hatred and opposition to God

Psalm 139:21-22

Lord, don't I hate those who hate You, and detest those who rebel against You? I hate them with extreme hatred; I consider them my enemies.

Hatred » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8-9

Saul was furious and resented this song. "They credited tens of thousands to David," he complained, "but they only credited me with thousands. What more can he have but the kingdom?" So Saul watched David jealously from that day forward.

Hatred » Give no cause for

Hatred » Stirs up strife

Hatred » Embitters life

Hatred » Liars prone to

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those it crushes,
and a flattering mouth causes ruin.

Hatred » A work of the flesh

Galatians 5:20

idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions,

Hatred » Exemplified » Esau

Genesis 27:41

Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau determined in his heart: “The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”

Hatred » Examples of » Esau

Genesis 27:41

Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau determined in his heart: “The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Lying

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of daniel

Daniel 6:4-15

The administrators and satraps, therefore, kept trying to find a charge against Daniel regarding the kingdom. But they could find no charge or corruption, for he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him. Then these men said, "We will never find any charge against this Daniel unless we find something against him concerning the law of his God." So the administrators and satraps went together to the king and said to him, "May King Darius live forever. read more.
All the administrators of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should establish an ordinance and enforce an edict that for 30 days, anyone who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions' den. Therefore, Your Majesty, establish the edict and sign the document so that, as a law of the Medes and Persians, it is irrevocable and cannot be changed." So King Darius signed the document. When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem, and three times a day he got down on his knees, prayed, and gave thanks to his God, just as he had done before. Then these men went as a group and found Daniel petitioning and imploring his God. So they approached the king and asked about his edict: "Didn't you sign an edict that for 30 days any man who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions' den?" The king answered, "As a law of the Medes and Persians, the order stands and is irrevocable." Then they replied to the king, "Daniel, one of the Judean exiles, has ignored you, the king, and the edict you signed, for he prays three times a day." As soon as the king heard this, he was very displeased; he set his mind on rescuing Daniel and made every effort until sundown to deliver him. Then these men went to the king and said to him, "You as king know it is a law of the Medes and Persians that no edict or ordinance the king establishes can be changed."

Hatred » Saints should » Not rejoice in the calamities of those who exhibit

Job 31:29-30

Have I rejoiced over my enemy's distress, or become excited when trouble came his way? I have not allowed my mouth to sin by asking for his life with a curse.

Hatred » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not bring themselves to speak peaceably to him.

Hatred » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai was not bowing down or paying him homage, he was filled with rage. And when he learned of Mordecai's ethnic identity, Haman decided not to do away with Mordecai alone. He set out to destroy all of Mordecai's people, the Jews, throughout Ahasuerus' kingdom.

Hatred » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one man who can ask Yahweh, but I hate him because he never prophesies good about me, but only disaster. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.”“The king shouldn’t say that!” Jehoshaphat replied.

Hatred » Examples of » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not bring themselves to speak peaceably to him.

Hatred » Examples of » Herodias

Mark 6:18-19

John had been telling Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife!" So Herodias held a grudge against him and wanted to kill him. But she could not,

Hatred » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one man who can ask Yahweh, but I hate him because he never prophesies good about me, but only disaster. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.”“The king shouldn’t say that!” Jehoshaphat replied.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Backsliding

Psalm 101:3

I will not set anything worthless before my eyes.
I hate the practice of transgression;
it will not cling to me.

Hatred » The wicked exhibit » Towards God

Hatred » Inconsistent with » The love of God

Hatred » Saints should » Not marvel at

Hatred » Exemplified » Men of gilead

Judges 11:7

Jephthah replied to the elders of Gilead, “Didn’t you hate me and drive me from my father’s house? Why then have you come to me now when you’re in trouble?”

Hatred » Is murder

1 John 3:15

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.

Hatred » The wicked exhibit » Towards each other

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Genesis 27:41

Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau determined in his heart: “The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”

for Jesus' sake » Hatred

Lying » Leads to » Hatred

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those it crushes,
and a flattering mouth causes ruin.

Strife » Excited by » Hatred

Strife » Causes of » Hatred

Suffering for Christ's sake » Some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Hatred

Suffering for righteousness' sake » For Christ's sake some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Hatred

Topics on Hatred

Dishonesty, God's Hatred Of

20;12;22

Lying lips are detestable to the Lord,
but faithful people are His delight.

Hatred Between Relatives

1;4;9

Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?”“I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I my brother’s guardian?”

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