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2 Samuel 13:15

Then Amnon hated her with exceeding great hatred; for the hatred with which he hated her was greater than the love with which he had loved her. Amnon said to her, "Arise, be gone!"

Genesis 37:4

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, and they hated him, and couldn't speak peaceably to him.

Deuteronomy 7:15

Yahweh will take away from you all sickness; and none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which you know, he will put on you, but will lay them on all those who hate you.

Deuteronomy 19:11-12

But if any man hates his neighbor, and lies in wait for him, and rises up against him, and strikes him mortally so that he dies, and he flees into one of these cities; then the elders of his city shall send and bring him there, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

Judges 11:7

Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead, "Didn't you hate me, and drive me out of my father's house? Why have you come to me now when you are in distress?"

2 Samuel 13:22

Absalom spoke to 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. They hate me with cruel hatred.

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous and many. Those who hate me without reason are numerous.

Galatians 5:19-20

Now the works of the flesh are obvious, which are: adultery, sexual immorality, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousies, outbursts of anger, rivalries, divisions, heresies,

1 John 2:9-11

He who says he is in the light and hates his brother, is in the darkness even until now. He who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no occasion for stumbling in him. But he who hates his brother is in the darkness, and walks in the darkness, and doesn't know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

1 John 3:15

Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life remaining in him.

Psalm 81:15

The haters of Yahweh would cringe before him, and their punishment would last forever.

Romans 1:29-31

being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits, secret slanderers, backbiters, hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, unforgiving, unmerciful;

Exodus 20:5

you shall not bow yourself down to them, nor serve them, for I, Yahweh your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and on the fourth generation of those who hate me,

Deuteronomy 7:10

and repays those who hate him to their face, to destroy them: he will not be slack to him who hates him, he will repay him to his face.

Deuteronomy 32:41

if I whet my glittering sword, My hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my adversaries, and will recompense those who hate me.

2 Chronicles 19:2

Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, "Should you help the wicked, and love those who hate Yahweh? Because of this, wrath is on you from before Yahweh.

Proverbs 1:29

because they hated knowledge, and didn't choose the fear of Yahweh.

John 15:23-25

He who hates me, hates my Father also. If I hadn't done among them the works which no one else did, they wouldn't have had sin. But now have they seen and also hated both me and my Father. But this happened so that the word may be fulfilled which was written in their law, 'They hated me without a cause.'

Matthew 21:46

When they sought to seize him, they feared the multitudes, because they considered him to be a prophet.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas. They took counsel together that they might take Jesus by deceit, and kill him.

Matthew 27:22

Pilate said to them, "What then shall I do to Jesus, who is called Christ?" They all said to him, "Let him be crucified!"

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him, and sent an envoy after him, saying, 'We don't want this man to reign over us.'

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Yahweh, Micaiah the son of Imlah; but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil." Jehoshaphat said, "Don't let the king say so."

Psalm 35:19

Don't let those who are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me; neither let those who hate me without a cause wink their eyes.

Psalm 69:4

Those who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head. Those who want to cut me off, being my enemies wrongfully, are mighty. I have to restore what I didn't take away.

Psalm 109:3-5

They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, and fought against me without a cause. In return for my love, they are my adversaries; but I am in prayer. They have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

Proverbs 29:10

The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of Yahweh, you who tremble at his word: "Your brothers who hate you, who cast you out for my name's sake, have said, 'Let Yahweh be glorified, that we may see your joy;' but it is those who shall be disappointed.

Matthew 24:9-10

Then they will deliver you up to oppression, and will kill you. You will be hated by all of the nations for my name's sake. Then many will stumble, and will deliver up one another, and will hate one another.

Mark 13:13

You will be hated by all men for my name's sake, but he who endures to the end, the same will be saved.

Luke 21:16-19

You will be handed over even by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends. They will cause some of you to be put to death. You will be hated by all men for my name's sake. And not a hair of your head will perish.read more.
"By your endurance you will win your lives.

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 from of old), salvation from our enemies, and from the hand of all who hate us;

Luke 6:22

Blessed are you when men shall hate you, and when they shall exclude and mock you, and throw out your name as evil, for the Son of Man's sake.

Acts 9:29

preaching boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus. He spoke and disputed against the Hellenists, but they were seeking to kill him.

Acts 23:12-15

When it was day, some of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul. There were more than forty people who had made this conspiracy. They came to the chief priests and the elders, and said, "We have bound ourselves under a great curse, to taste nothing until we have killed Paul.read more.
Now therefore, you with the council inform the commanding officer that he should bring him down to you tomorrow, as though you were going to judge his case more exactly. We are ready to kill him before he comes near."

Luke 6:27-28

"But I tell you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, and pray for those who mistreat you.

Matthew 5:43-44

"You have heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.' But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,

Psalm 5:4-5

For you are not a God who has pleasure in wickedness. Evil can't live with you. The arrogant shall not stand in your sight. You hate all workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things which Yahweh hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood; a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are swift in running to mischief,read more.
a false witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.

Isaiah 61:8

"For I, Yahweh, love justice, I hate robbery with iniquity; and I will give them their recompense in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Deuteronomy 12:31

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

Deuteronomy 16:21-22

You shall not plant for yourselves an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of Yahweh your God, which you shall make for yourselves. Neither shall you set yourself up a pillar; which Yahweh your God hates.

Isaiah 1:14

My soul hates your New Moons and your appointed feasts. They are a burden to me. I am weary of bearing them.

Jeremiah 12:8

My heritage is become to me as a lion in the forest: she has uttered her voice against me; therefore I have hated her.

Hosea 9:15

"All their wickedness is in Gilgal; for there I hated them. Because of 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 every man the truth with his neighbor. Execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates, and let none of you devise evil in your hearts against his neighbor, and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate," says Yahweh.

Malachi 2:16

For I hate divorce," says Yahweh, the God of Israel, "and him who covers his garment with violence!" says Yahweh of Armies. "Therefore take heed to your spirit, that you don't deal treacherously.

Exodus 18:21

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

Psalm 101:3

I will set no vile thing before my eyes. I hate the deeds of faithless men. They will not cling to me.

Psalm 119:104

Through your precepts, I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way. NUN

Psalm 139:21

Yahweh, don't I hate those who hate you? Am I not grieved with those who rise up against you?

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, love good, and establish justice in the courts. It may be that Yahweh, the God of Armies, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph."

Revelation 2:6

But this you have, that you hate the works 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 exclude and mock you, and throw out your name as evil, for the Son of Man's sake.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of Yahweh, you who tremble at his word: "Your brothers who hate you, who cast you out for my name's sake, have said, 'Let Yahweh be glorified, that we may see your joy;' but it is those who shall be disappointed.

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

Hatred » Condemned

1 John 3:15

Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life remaining in him.

More verses: Leviticus 19:17

Hatred » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him, and sent an envoy after him, saying, 'We don't want this man to reign over us.'

More verses: John 19:6

Hatred » Christ experienced

Psalm 35:19

Don't let those who are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me; neither let those who hate me without a cause wink their eyes.

John 15:24-25

If I hadn't done among them the works which no one else did, they wouldn't have had sin. But now have they seen and also hated both me and my Father. But this happened so that the word may be fulfilled which was written in their law, 'They hated me without a cause.'

Hatred » Punishment of

Psalm 44:7

But you have saved us from our adversaries, and have shamed those who hate us.

Psalm 89:23

I will beat down his adversaries before him, and strike those who hate him.

Amos 1:11

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Edom, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because he pursued his brother with the sword, and cast off all pity, and his anger raged continually, and he kept his wrath forever;

Hatred » Against iniquity, justified

Psalm 101:3

I will set no vile thing before my eyes. I hate the deeds of faithless men. They will not cling to me.

Psalm 119:104

Through your precepts, I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way. NUN

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I consider all of your precepts to be right. I hate every false way. PEY

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

His malice may be concealed by deception, but his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » False ways

Psalm 119:104

Through your precepts, I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way. NUN

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I consider all of your precepts to be right. I hate every false way. PEY

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, since I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.

Hatred » The wicked exhibit » Towards saints

Proverbs 29:10

The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.

Psalm 25:19

Consider my enemies, for they are many. 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 fallen down under his burden, don't leave him, you shall surely help him with it.

Hatred » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:5

but he didn't respect Cain and his offering. Cain was very angry, and the expression on his face fell.

Hatred » Examples of » Haman

Esther 9:1

Now in the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the month, when the king's commandment and his decree drew near to be put in execution, on the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to conquer them, (but it was turned out the opposite happened, that the Jews conquered those who hated them),

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai didn't bow down, nor pay him homage, Haman was full of wrath. But he scorned the thought of laying hands on Mordecai alone, for they had made known to him Mordecai's people. Therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews who were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even Mordecai's people.

Hatred » Inconsistent with » The knowledge of God

1 John 2:11

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

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Esther 9:1

Now in the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the month, when the king's commandment and his decree drew near to be put in execution, on the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to conquer them, (but it was turned out the opposite happened, that the Jews conquered those who hated them),

Esther 9:5

The Jews struck all their enemies with the stroke of the sword, and with slaughter and destruction, and did what they wanted to those who hated them.

Hatred » Of God

Malachi 2:16

For I hate divorce," says Yahweh, the God of Israel, "and him who covers his garment with violence!" says Yahweh of Armies. "Therefore take heed to your spirit, that you don't deal treacherously.

Hatred » Examples of » The jews

Acts 23:12

When it was day, some of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

Hatred » Leads to deceit

Proverbs 26:24-25

A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but he harbors evil in his heart. When his speech is charming, 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

Yahweh, don't I hate those who hate you? Am I not grieved with those who rise up against you? I hate them with perfect hatred. They have become my enemies.

Hatred » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8-9

Saul was very angry, and this saying displeased him; and he said, "They have ascribed to David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed but thousands. What can he have more but the kingdom?" Saul eyed David from that day and 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 hurts; 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 the satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel as touching 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 these men said, 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 to him, King Darius, live forever. read more.
All the presidents of the kingdom, the deputies and the satraps, the counselors and the governors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a strong decree, that whoever shall ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, except of you, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions. Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which doesn't alter. Therefore king Darius signed the writing and the decree. When Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house (now his windows were open in his room toward Jerusalem) and he kneeled on his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did before. Then these men assembled together, and found Daniel making petition and supplication before his God. Then they came near, and spoke before the king concerning the king's decree: Haven't you signed an decree, that every man who shall make petition to any god or man within thirty days, except to you, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions? The king answered, The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which doesn't alter. Then answered they and said before the king, That Daniel, who is of the children of the captivity of Judah, doesn't respect 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 very displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him; and he labored until the going down of the sun to rescue him. Then these men assembled together to the king, and said to the king, Know, O king, that it is a law of the Medes and Persians, 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 have rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him; (yes, I have not allowed my mouth to sin by asking his life with a curse);

Hatred » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, and they hated him, and couldn't speak peaceably to him.

Hatred » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai didn't bow down, nor pay him homage, Haman was full of wrath. But he scorned the thought of laying hands on Mordecai alone, for they had made known to him Mordecai's people. Therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews who were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even Mordecai's people.

Hatred » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Yahweh, Micaiah the son of Imlah; but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil." Jehoshaphat said, "Don't let the king say so."

Hatred » Examples of » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, and they hated him, and couldn't speak peaceably to him.

Hatred » Examples of » Herodias

Mark 6:18-19

For John said to Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife." Herodias set herself against him, and desired to kill him, but she couldn't,

Hatred » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Yahweh, Micaiah the son of Imlah; but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil." Jehoshaphat said, "Don't let the king say so."

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Backsliding

Psalm 101:3

I will set no vile thing before my eyes. I hate the deeds of faithless men. They will not cling to me.

Hatred » The wicked exhibit » Towards God

Romans 1:30

backbiters, hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

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 of Gilead, "Didn't you hate me, and drive me out of my father's house? Why have you come to me now when you are in distress?"

Hatred » Is murder

1 John 3:15

Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life remaining 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 it hurts; 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 an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight.

Hatred Between Relatives

1;4;9

Yahweh said to Cain, "Where is Abel, your brother?" He said, "I don't know. Am I my brother's keeper?"