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2 Samuel 13:15

Then Amnon hated her exceedingly; so that the hatred with which he hated her was greater than the love with which he had loved her. And Amnon said unto her, Arise, be gone.

Genesis 37:4

And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.

Deuteronomy 7:15

And the LORD will take away from you all sickness, and will put none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which you know, upon you; but will lay them upon all them that hate you.

Deuteronomy 19:11-12

But if any man hate his neighbor, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and wounds him mortally that he dies, and flees into one of these cities: Then the elders of his city shall send and bring him from there, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

Judges 11:7

And Jephthah said unto the elders of Gilead, Did not you hate me, and expel me out of my father's house? and why are you come unto me now when you are in distress?

2 Samuel 13:22

And Absalom spoke unto his brother Amnon neither good nor bad: for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had forced his sister Tamar.

Psalm 25:19

Consider my enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred.

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous, and they are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied.

Galatians 5:19-20

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, impurity, licentiousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, strife, jealousy, wrath, selfishness, divisions, heresies,

1 John 2:9-11

He that says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness even until now. He that loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him. But he that hates his brother is in darkness, and walks in darkness, and knows not where he goes, because that darkness has blinded his eyes.

1 John 3:15

Whosoever hates his brother is a murderer: and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.

Psalm 81:15

The haters of the LORD should have submitted themselves unto him: and their fate should have endured forever.

Romans 1:29-31

Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:

Exodus 20:5

You shall not bow down yourself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;

Deuteronomy 7:10

And repays them that hate him to their face, to destroy them: he will not be slack to him that hates him, he will repay him to his face.

Deuteronomy 32:41

If I whet my glittering sword, and my hand takes hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my enemies, and will reward them that hate me.

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.

Proverbs 1:29

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

John 15:23-25

He that hates me hates my Father also. If I had not done among them the works which no other man did, they would not have sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father. But this comes to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.

Matthew 21:46

But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas, And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.

Matthew 27:22

Pilate said unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus who is called Christ? They all said unto him, Let him be crucified.

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Psalm 35:19

Let not them that are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause.

Psalm 69:4

They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head: they that would destroy me, being my enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away.

Psalm 109:3-5

They surrounded me also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause. For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer. And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

Proverbs 29:10

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his good.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of the LORD, } you that tremble at his word; { Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD be glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.

Matthew 24:9-10

Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.

Mark 13:13

And you shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

Luke 21:16-19

And you shall be betrayed both by parents, and brothers, and kinsfolk, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death. And you shall be hated of all men for my name's sake. But there shall not a hair of your head perish.read more.
In your patience you will gain your souls.

Luke 1:69-71

And has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David; As he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the world began: That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us;

Luke 6:22

Blessed are you, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

Acts 9:29

And he spoke boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Hellenists: but they went about to slay him.

Acts 23:12-15

And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul. And they were more than forty who had made this conspiracy. And they came to the chief priests and elders, and said, We have bound ourselves under a great curse, that we will eat nothing until we have slain Paul.read more.
Now therefore you with the council inform the chief captain that he bring him down unto you tomorrow, as though you would inquire something more exactly concerning him: and we, before he comes near, are ready to kill him.

Luke 6:27-28

But I say unto you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to them who hate you, Bless them that curse you, and pray for them who despitefully use you.

Matthew 5:43-44

You have heard that it has been said, You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Psalm 5:4-5

For you are not a God that has pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with you. The foolish shall not stand in your sight: you hate all workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 6:16-19

These six things does the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, A heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that are swift in running to evil,read more.
A false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brethren.

Isaiah 61:8

For I the LORD love justice, I hate robbery with a burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Deuteronomy 12:31

You shall not do so unto the LORD your God: for every abomination to the LORD, which he hates, have they done unto their gods; for even their sons and their daughters they have burned in the fire to their gods.

Deuteronomy 16:21-22

You shall not make a post idol of any trees near unto the altar of the LORD your God, which you shall make you. Neither shall you set up any image; which the LORD your God hates.

Isaiah 1:14

Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hates: they are a trouble unto me; I am weary of bearing them.

Jeremiah 12:8

My heritage is unto me as a lion in the forest; it cries out against me: therefore have I hated it.

Hosea 9:15

All their wickedness is in Gilgal: for there I hated them: for the wickedness of their deeds I will drive them out of my house, I will love them no more: all their princes are rebels.

Zechariah 8:16-17

These are the things that you shall do; Speak you every man the truth to his neighbor; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates: And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbor; and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate, says the LORD.

Malachi 2:16

For the LORD, the God of Israel, says that he hates putting away: For one covers violence with his garment, says the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that you deal not treacherously.

Exodus 18:21

Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

Psalm 31:6

I have hated them that regard vain idols: but I trust in the LORD.

Psalm 101:3

I will set no wicked thing before my eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

Psalm 119:104

Through your precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 139:21

Do not I hate them, O LORD, that hate you? and am not I grieved with those that rise up against you?

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.

Revelation 2:6

But this you have, that you hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

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Christ » Sake, for his » Hatred

For Christ's sake » Hatred

Hatred » Examples of » Of the saints

Luke 6:22

Blessed are you, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of the LORD, } you that tremble at his word; { Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD be glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.

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

Hatred » Condemned

1 John 3:15

Whosoever hates his brother is a murderer: and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.

More verses: Leviticus 19:17

Hatred » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

More verses: John 19:6

Hatred » Christ experienced

Psalm 35:19

Let not them that are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause.

John 15:24-25

If I had not done among them the works which no other man did, they would not have sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father. But this comes to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.

Hatred » Punishment of

Psalm 44:7

But you have saved us from our enemies, and have put them to shame that hated us.

Psalm 89:23

And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him.

Amos 1:11

Thus says the LORD; For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because he did pursue his brother with the sword, and did cast off all pity, and his anger did tear perpetually, and he kept his wrath forever:

Hatred » Against iniquity, justified

Psalm 101:3

I will set no wicked thing before my eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

Psalm 119:104

Through your precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I esteem all your precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.

More verses: Psalm 139:21-22

Hatred » Forbidden

Leviticus 19:17

You shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall surely rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him.

Hatred » Often cloaked by deceit

Proverbs 26:26

Whosoever's hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be revealed before the whole assembly.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » False ways

Psalm 119:104

Through your precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I esteem all your precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.

Hatred » Saints should » Expect

John 15:18-19

If the world hates you, you know that it hated me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.

Hatred » The wicked exhibit » Towards saints

Proverbs 29:10

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his good.

Psalm 25:19

Consider my enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Evil

Hatred » Saints should » Return good for

Exodus 23:5

If you see the donkey of him who hates you lying under its burden, and would refrain to help him, you shall surely help with him.

Hatred » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:5

But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

Hatred » Examples of » Haman

Esther 9:1

Now in the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's command and his decree drew near to be executed, in the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to have power over them, (though it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule over them that hated them;)

Esther 3:5-6

And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor paid him homage, then was Haman full of wrath. And he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had made known to him the people of Mordecai: therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai.

Hatred » Inconsistent with » The knowledge of God

1 John 2:11

But he that hates his brother is in darkness, and walks in darkness, and knows not where he goes, because that darkness has blinded his eyes.

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Esther 9:1

Now in the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's command and his decree drew near to be executed, in the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to have power over them, (though it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule over them that hated them;)

Esther 9:5

Thus the Jews defeated all their enemies with the stroke of the sword, and slaughter, and destruction, and did what they would unto those that hated them.

Hatred » Of God

Malachi 2:16

For the LORD, the God of Israel, says that he hates putting away: For one covers violence with his garment, says the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that you deal not treacherously.

Hatred » Examples of » The jews

Acts 23:12

And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

Hatred » Leads to deceit

Proverbs 26:24-25

He that hates disguises it with his lips, and lays up deceit within himself; When he speaks graciously, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.

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

Psalm 139:21-22

Do not I hate them, O LORD, that hate you? and am not I grieved with those that rise up against you? I hate them with perfect hatred: I count them my enemies.

Hatred » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8-9

And Saul was very angry, and the saying displeased him; and he said, They have ascribed unto David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed but thousands: and what can he have more but the kingdom? And Saul eyed David 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 that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Hatred » A work of the flesh

Hatred » Exemplified » Esau

Hatred » Examples of » Esau

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Lying

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of daniel

Daniel 6:4-15

Then the presidents and satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find no occasion nor fault; because he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him. Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God. Then these presidents and satraps assembled together to the king, and said thus unto him, King Darius, live forever. read more.
All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the satraps, the counselors, and the advisors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, except from you, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions. Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which alters not. Therefore king Darius signed the written decree. Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did before. Then these men assembled, and found Daniel praying and making supplication before his God. Then they came near, and spoke before the king concerning the king's decree; have you not signed a decree, that every man that shall ask a petition of any god or man within thirty days, except of you, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions? The king answered and said, The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which alters not. Then answered they and said before the king, That Daniel, who is of the children of the captivity of Judah, regards not you, O king, nor the decree that you have signed, but makes his petition three times a day. Then the king, when he heard these words, was greatly displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he labored till the going down of the sun to deliver him. Then these men assembled unto the king, and said unto the king, Know, O king, that the law of the Medes and Persians is, That no decree nor statute which the king establishes may be changed.

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

Job 31:29-30

If I rejoiced at the destruction of him that hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him: Neither have I suffered my mouth to sin by wishing a curse to his soul.

Hatred » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.

Hatred » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:5-6

And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor paid him homage, then was Haman full of wrath. And he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had made known to him the people of Mordecai: therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai.

Hatred » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Hatred » Examples of » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.

Hatred » Examples of » Herodias

Mark 6:18-19

For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife. Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not:

Hatred » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Backsliding

Psalm 101:3

I will set no wicked thing before my eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave 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

And Jephthah said unto the elders of Gilead, Did not you hate me, and expel me out of my father's house? and why are you come unto me now when you are in distress?

Hatred » Is murder

1 John 3:15

Whosoever hates his brother is a murderer: and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.

Hatred » The wicked exhibit » Towards each other

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Lying » Leads to » Hatred

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Strife » Excited by » Hatred

Strife » Causes of » Hatred

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Topics on Hatred

Dishonesty, God's Hatred Of

20;12;22

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

Hatred Between Relatives

1;4;9

And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel your brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?