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2 Samuel 13:15

Then Amnon hated her {very deeply}, for the hatred with which he hated her [was] greater than [the] love with which he had loved her. So Amnon said to her, "Get up [and] go."

Genesis 37:4

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

Deuteronomy 7:15

And Yahweh will turn away from you all the illness and all the harmful diseases of Egypt that you experienced; he will not lay them on you, but he will lay them on all [of] those who hate you.

Deuteronomy 19:11-12

But if someone hates his neighbor and lies in wait for him and rises up against him {and murders him}, and [the murderer] flees to one of these cities, then the elders of his city shall send and take him from there, and they shall give him into the hand of the avenger of blood, and he shall be put to death.

Judges 11:7

Jephthah said to the elders, "Did you not shun me and drive me out from the house of my father? Why do you come to me now when you have trouble?"

2 Samuel 13:22

Absalom did not speak with Amnon {either bad or good}, for Absalom hated Amnon {over the matter when} he raped Tamar his sister.

Psalm 25:19

Consider that my enemies are many, and they hate me [with] violent hatred.

Psalm 38:19

And my enemies without cause are numerous, and those who hate me wrongfully are many.

Galatians 5:19-20

Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are sexual immorality, impurity, licentiousness, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissension, factions,

1 John 2:9-11

The one who says [he] is in the light and hates his brother is in the darkness until now. The one who loves his brother resides in the light, and [there] is no cause for stumbling in him. But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness, and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

1 John 3:15

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that every murderer does not have eternal life residing in him.

Psalm 81:15

Those who hate Yahweh would cringe before him, and their fate would be forever.

Romans 1:29-31

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greediness, malice, full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malevolence. [They are] gossipers, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boasters, contrivers of evil, disobedient to parents, senseless, faithless, unfeeling, unmerciful,

Exodus 20:5

You will not bow down to them, and you will not serve them, because I [am] Yahweh your God, a jealous God, punishing [the] guilt of [the] parents on the children on [the] third and on [the] fourth [generations] of those hating me,

Deuteronomy 7:10

but repaying those who hate him {in their own person} to destroy them; he is not slow with those who hate him {in their own person}; he repays them.

Deuteronomy 32:41

When I sharpen {my flashing sword}, and my hand takes hold [of it] in judgment, {I will take reprisals against my foes}, and my haters I will repay.

2 Chronicles 19:2

And Jehu son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him. And he said to King Jehoshaphat, "Should you [be] a help to the wicked and love those who hate Yahweh? On account of this, wrath [has come] against you from Yahweh.

Proverbs 1:29

Since they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Yahweh,

John 15:23-25

The one who hates me hates my Father also. If I had not done among them the works that no one else did, they would not have sin. But now they have both seen and hated both me and my Father. But [this happened] so that the word that is written in their law would be fulfilled, 'They hated me without a reason.'

Isaiah 53:3

[He was] despised and rejected [by] men, a man of suffering, and acquainted with sickness, and like {one from whom others hide their faces}, [he was] despised, and we did not hold him in high regard.

Matthew 21:46

and [although they] wanted to arrest him, they were afraid of the crowds, because they looked upon 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 named Caiaphas, and plotted in order that they could arrest Jesus by stealth and kill [him].

Matthew 27:22

Pilate said to them, "What then should I do [with] Jesus, the one who is called Christ?" They all said, "Let him be crucified!"

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him, and sent a delegation after him, saying, 'We do not want this man to be king over us!'

1 Kings 22:8

Then the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "[There is] still one man to inquire from Yahweh, but I despise him, for he never prophesies [anything] good concerning me, but only bad: Micaiah the son of Imlah." Then Jehoshaphat said, "The king should not say so."

Psalm 35:19

Let not those who [are] wrongfully my enemies rejoice over me. [Nor let] those who hate me without cause wink [the] eye.

Psalm 69:4

More numerous than the hairs of my head are [those] hating me without a cause. [Those who are] destroying me--my enemies wrongfully-- are mighty. What I did not steal, I then must restore.

Psalm 109:3-5

They also surround me with words of hate, and fight me without cause. In return for my love they accuse me, though I [am in] prayer. So they inflicted evil against me in return for good and hatred in return for my love.

Proverbs 29:10

Men of blood hate [the] blameless, and they seek the life of the upright.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of Yahweh, you who are frightened at his word: Your brothers who hate you, who exclude you for my name's sake have said, "Let Yahweh be honored so that we may see your joy!" But they themselves shall be ashamed.

Matthew 24:9-10

"Then they will hand you over to persecution and will kill you, and you will be hated by all the nations because of my name. And then many will be led into sin and will betray one another and will hate one another,

Mark 13:13

And you will be hated by all because of my name. But the one who endures to the end--this one will be saved.

Luke 21:16-19

And you will be handed over even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put to death [some] of you. And you will be hated by all because of my name. Even a hair of your head will never perish!read more.
By your patient endurance you will gain your lives.

Luke 1:69-71

and has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David, just as he spoke through the mouth of his holy prophets from earliest times-- salvation from our enemies and from the hand of all those who hate us,

Luke 6:22

Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you and revile [you] and spurn your name as evil on account of the Son of Man.

Acts 23:12-15

And [when it] was day, the Jews made a conspiracy [and] bound themselves under a curse, saying [they would] neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul. Now there were more [than] forty who had made this conspiracy, who went to the chief priests and the elders [and] said, "We have bound ourselves under a curse to partake of nothing until we have killed Paulread more.
Therefore, now you along with the Sanhedrin explain to the military tribune that he should bring him down to you, as [if you] were going to determine more accurately the things concerning him. And we are ready to do away with him before he comes near."

Luke 6:27-28

"But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do 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 neighbor' and 'Hate your enemy.' But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Psalm 5:4-5

For you [are] not a God [who] desires wickedness. Evil cannot dwell with you. The boastful do not stand before your eyes. You hate all evildoers.

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six [things] Yahweh hates, and seven [things are] abominations of his soul: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a devising heart, plans of deception, feet that hurry to run to evil,read more.
a false witness who breathes lies and sends out discord between brothers.

Isaiah 61:8

For I, Yahweh, love justice, hate robbery and injustice, and I will {faithfully} give their reward, and I will {make} an everlasting covenant {with} them.

Deuteronomy 12:31

You must not do so toward Yahweh your God, because of every detestable thing they have done for their gods Yahweh hates, for even their sons and their daughters they would burn in the fire to their gods.

Deuteronomy 16:21-22

You shall not plant for yourselves {an Asherah pole} beside the altar of Yahweh your God that you make for yourselves. And you shall not set up for yourselves a stone pillar, [a thing] that Yahweh your God hates.

Isaiah 1:14

Your new moons and your appointed festivals my soul hates; they have become to me like burden, I am not able to bear [them].

Jeremiah 12:8

My inheritance has become to me like a lion in the forest. She has lifted up against me her voice; {therefore} I hate her.

Hosea 9:15

Every evil of theirs [began] at Gilgal, so I [began] to hate them there; because of the evil of their deeds I will drive them out from my house. I will love them no more; all their officials [are] rebels.

Zechariah 8:16-17

These [are] the things that you must do: speak truth, each [of you], with his neighbor; practice trustworthy judgment and peace in your gates. Do not devise evil in your hearts [against] your neighbor, and do not love {a false oath}, because all these [are] things I hate," {declares} Yahweh.

Malachi 2:16

"For hate divorce," says Yahweh, the God of Israel, "and he [who] covers his clothing [with] violence," says Yahweh of hosts. "{You must be attentive to} your spirit and you must not be unfaithful."

Exodus 18:21

And you will select from all the people men of ability, fearers of God, trustworthy men, haters of [dishonest] gain, and you will appoint [such men] over them [as] commanders of thousands, commanders of hundreds, commanders of fifties, and commanders of tens.

Psalm 101:3

I will not set before my eyes any wicked thing. I hate the work of those who fall away; it will not cling to me.

Psalm 119:104

From your precepts I get understanding, therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 139:21

Do I not hate those who hate you, O Yahweh? And do I [not] loathe those who rise up against you?

Amos 5:15

Hate evil and love good and establish justice in the gate; perhaps Yahweh, the God of hosts, will be gracious [to] the remnant of Joseph.

Revelation 2:6

But you do have this: that you hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans, [things] 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

Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you and revile [you] and spurn your name as evil on account of the Son of Man.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of Yahweh, you who are frightened at his word: Your brothers who hate you, who exclude you for my name's sake have said, "Let Yahweh be honored so that we may see your joy!" But they themselves shall be ashamed.

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 every murderer does not have eternal life residing in him.

More verses: Leviticus 19:17

Hatred » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 6:11

But they were filled with fury, and began discussing with one another what they might do to Jesus.

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him, and sent a delegation after him, saying, 'We do not want this man to be king over us!'

More verses: John 19:6

Hatred » Christ experienced

Psalm 35:19

Let not those who [are] wrongfully my enemies rejoice over me. [Nor let] those who hate me without cause wink [the] eye.

John 15:24-25

If I had not done among them the works that no one else did, they would not have sin. But now they have both seen and hated both me and my Father. But [this happened] so that the word that is written in their law would be fulfilled, 'They hated me without a reason.'

Hatred » Punishment of

Psalm 44:7

Rather you have saved us from our enemies, and have humiliated those who hate us.

Psalm 89:23

But I will crush his adversaries before him, and I will strike those who hate him.

Amos 1:11

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Edom and for four I will not revoke [the punishment], because he pursued his brother with the sword! He stifled his compassion and his anger tore [them] apart {continually}, and he kept his rage forever.

Hatred » Against iniquity, justified

Psalm 101:3

I will not set before my eyes any wicked thing. I hate the work of those who fall away; it will not cling to me.

Psalm 119:104

From your precepts I get understanding, therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore all [your] precepts of everything I regard as right; I hate every false way.

More verses: Psalm 139:21-22

Hatred » Forbidden

Colossians 3:8

But now you also lay aside all [these] things: anger, rage, wickedness, slander, abusive language from your mouth.

Leviticus 19:17

" 'You shall not hate your brother in your heart; you shall surely rebuke your fellow citizen, so that you do not incur sin {along with} him.

Hatred » Often cloaked by deceit

Proverbs 26:26

Though hatred is covered with guile, its evil will be exposed in the assembly.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » False ways

Psalm 119:104

From your precepts I get understanding, therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore all [your] precepts of everything I regard as right; I hate every false way.

Hatred » Saints should » Expect

John 15:18-19

If the world hates you, you know that it has 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 chose you out of the world, for this [reason] the world hates you.

Hatred » The wicked exhibit » Towards saints

Proverbs 29:10

Men of blood hate [the] blameless, and they seek the life of the upright.

Psalm 25:19

Consider that my enemies are many, and they hate me [with] violent hatred.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Evil

Hatred » Saints should » Return good for

Exodus 23:5

If you see the donkey of your enemy lying down under its burden, you will refrain from abandoning him. You will surely arrange [it] with him.

Hatred » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:5

but to Cain and to his offering he did not look with favor. And Cain became very angry, and his face fell.

Hatred » Examples of » Haman

Esther 9:1

In the twelfth month, that [is] the month of Adar, on the thirteenth day, on which the edict of the king arrived and his law was enacted, on the day in which the enemies of the Jews had hoped to gain power over them but was overturned, [and] the Jews gained power against their enemies,

Esther 3:5-6

And Haman saw that Mordecai was not kneeling and bowing down to him, and he was filled [with] anger. But {he considered it beneath him} to lay hands on Mordecai only, for they told him of Mordecai's people, and Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who [were] in the kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Hatred » Inconsistent with » The knowledge of God

1 John 2:11

But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness, and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Esther 9:1

In the twelfth month, that [is] the month of Adar, on the thirteenth day, on which the edict of the king arrived and his law was enacted, on the day in which the enemies of the Jews had hoped to gain power over them but was overturned, [and] the Jews gained power against their enemies,

Esther 9:5

The Jews struck down all their enemies with {the sword}, killing and destroying [them]; and they did as they pleased with those that hated them.

Hatred » Of God

Malachi 2:16

"For hate divorce," says Yahweh, the God of Israel, "and he [who] covers his clothing [with] violence," says Yahweh of hosts. "{You must be attentive to} your spirit and you must not be unfaithful."

Hatred » Examples of » The jews

Acts 23:12

And [when it] was day, the Jews made a conspiracy [and] bound themselves under a curse, saying [they would] neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

Hatred » Leads to deceit

Proverbs 26:24-25

On his lips, an enemy will pretend, but {inside} he will harbor deceit. When he makes his voice gracious, do not believe him, for seven abominations [are] in his heart.

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

Psalm 139:21-22

Do I not hate those who hate you, O Yahweh? And do I [not] loathe those who rise up against you? I hate them with a complete hatred; they have become my enemies.

Hatred » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8-9

{Saul became very angry}, and {this saying displeased him}, and he thought, "They have attributed to David ten thousands, but to me they have attributed thousands! {What more can he have but the kingdom}?" So Saul was watching David [with suspicion] from that day onward.

Hatred » Give no cause for

Proverbs 25:17

Make your foot scarce in the house of your neighbor, lest he become weary of you and hate you.

Hatred » Stirs up strife

Hatred » Embitters life

Hatred » Liars prone to

Proverbs 26:28

A tongue of deceit hates its victim, and a flattering mouth makes ruin.

Hatred » A work of the flesh

Galatians 5:20

idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissension, factions,

Hatred » Exemplified » Esau

Genesis 27:41

Then Esau held a grudge against Jacob on account of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, "The days of mourning for my father are coming, then I will kill Jacob my brother."

Hatred » Examples of » Esau

Genesis 27:41

Then Esau held a grudge against Jacob on account of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, "The days of mourning for my father are coming, then I will kill Jacob my brother."

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Lying

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of daniel

Daniel 6:4-15

Then the [other] administrators and satraps {began to seek} to find pretext against Daniel {in connection with the kingdom}, but they were not able to find any pretext and {corruption} {because} he was trustworthy, and no negligence or {corruption} {could be found in him}. Then these men {said}, "We will not find any pretext against this Daniel unless we find it in connection with the law of his God." So the administrators and the satraps conspired {with respect to} the king and so they said to him, "Darius, O king, live {forever}! read more.
All of [the] administrators of the kingdom, and the prefects, the satraps, the counselors and the governors took counsel [and have] agreed to establish an edict of the king and to enforce a decree that {whoever} will seek a prayer from any god or human except from you [for] up to thirty days will be thrown into {the lion pit}. Now, O king, establish the edict and you must sign the document [so] that [it] cannot be changed, according to [the] law of [the] Medes and Persians which cannot be revoked." {So} the king, Darius, signed the writing and the interdict. Now {when} Daniel realized that the document was signed, he went to his house ({now he had windows in his upper room that were open} toward Jerusalem), and three times {daily} he knelt on his knees and prayed and [gave] praise before his God, {just as} he had been doing {previously}. Then these men came as a group and they found Daniel praying and pleading for mercy before his God. Then they approached {and spoke with the king} concerning the edict of the king, "{Did you not sign an edict} that any person who would seek [anything] from any God or human within thirty days except from you, O king, would be thrown into {the lion pit}?" The king answered and said, "The matter [as you have just stated] is certain according to [the] law of [the] Medes and Persians which cannot be revoked." Then {they responded} and said before the king, "Daniel, who [is] from {the exiles} of Judah, {is not paying any attention} to you, O king, or to the decree that you have signed, {and three times daily} he says his prayer." Then the king, when he heard that {report}, he was extremely distressed over it; and {concerning Daniel} {he was determined} to rescue him. And until the setting of the sun he was making every effort to deliver him. Then these men came as group to the king and {said}, "Recall, O king, that [with respect to] [the] law of [the] Medes and Persians that {any} decree or edict that the king establishes cannot be changed."

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

Job 31:29-30

"If I have rejoiced at [the] ruin of [the one who] hated me or have exulted when evil overtook him-- no, I have not allowed my mouth to sin, to ask 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 were not able to speak peaceably to him.

Hatred » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:5-6

And Haman saw that Mordecai was not kneeling and bowing down to him, and he was filled [with] anger. But {he considered it beneath him} to lay hands on Mordecai only, for they told him of Mordecai's people, and Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who [were] in the kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Hatred » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

Then the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "[There is] still one man to inquire from Yahweh, but I despise him, for he never prophesies [anything] good concerning me, but only bad: Micaiah the son of Imlah." Then Jehoshaphat said, "The king should not say so."

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 were not able to speak peaceably to him.

Hatred » Examples of » Herodias

Mark 6:18-19

For John had been saying to Herod, "It is not permitted for you to have your brother's wife." So Herodias held a grudge against him and was wanting to kill him, and was not able [to do so].

Hatred » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

Then the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "[There is] still one man to inquire from Yahweh, but I despise him, for he never prophesies [anything] good concerning me, but only bad: Micaiah the son of Imlah." Then Jehoshaphat said, "The king should not say so."

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Backsliding

Psalm 101:3

I will not set before my eyes any wicked thing. I hate the work of those who fall away; 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 said to the elders, "Did you not shun me and drive me out from the house of my father? Why do you come to me now when you have trouble?"

Hatred » Is murder

1 John 3:15

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that every murderer does not have eternal life residing in him.

Hatred » The wicked exhibit » Towards each other

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Genesis 27:41

Then Esau held a grudge against Jacob on account of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, "The days of mourning for my father are coming, then I will kill Jacob my brother."

for Jesus' sake » Hatred

Lying » Leads to » Hatred

Proverbs 26:28

A tongue of deceit hates its victim, and a flattering mouth makes ruin.

Strife » Excited by » Hatred

Strife » Causes of » Hatred

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

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Topics on Hatred

Dishonesty, God's Hatred Of

20;12;22

An abomination of Yahweh are lips of deceit, but they who act faithfully [are] his delight.

Hatred Between Relatives

1;4;9

Then Yahweh said to Cain, "Where [is] Abel your brother?" And he said, "I do not know; am I my brother's keeper?"