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Theasaurus: Prejudice

63 Bible Verses about Prejudice

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John 1:46

And Nathanael said unto him - Out of Nazareth, can any good thing come? Philip saith unto him - Come, and see!

John 7:41

Others, were saying - This, is, the Christ. But, others, were saying - Out of Galilee, is, the Christ, to come?

John 7:49

But, this multitude, that take no note of the law, are, laid under a curse.

1 Samuel 10:27

But, abandoned men, said - How can this one save us? So they treated him with contempt, and brought him no present, - but he was as one that was deaf.

1 Samuel 25:10-11

Then Nabal answered the servants of David, and said, Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? Nowadays, many are the servants that have broken away, every one from the presence of his lord: Shall I, then, take my bread, and my wine, and my slain beasts, that I have slaughtered for my shearers, - and give unto men of whom I know not whence they are?

Job 30:1-10

But, now, they who are of fewer days than I, have poured derision upon me; whose fathers I refused - to set with the dogs of my flock. Even the strength of their hands, wherefore was it mine? Upon them, vigour was lost; In want and hunger, they were lean, - who used to gnaw the dry ground, a dark night of desolation!read more.
Who used to pluck off the mallow by the bushes, with the root of the broom for their food; Out of the midst, were they driven, men shouted after them, as after a thief; In the fissures, of the ravines had they to dwell, in holes of dust and crags; Among the bushes, used they to shriek, Under the bramble, were they huddled together: Sons of the base, yea sons of the nameless, they were scourged out of the land. But, now, their song, have I become, Yea I serve them for a byword; They abhor me - have put themselves far from me, and, from my face, have not withheld - spittle!

Isaiah 65:5

Who say - Draw near by thyself, Do not approach with me, For I am holier than thou! These, are A smoke in my nostrils, A fire, burning all the day.

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee, taking his stand, these things unto himself was praying: O God! I thank thee, that I am not like the rest of men, - extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or, even as this tax-collector;

Exodus 1:9-10

So he said, unto his people, Lo! the people of the sons of Israel are too many and mighty for us! Come on! let us shew ourselves wise with regard to them, lest they so multiply that it shall come to pass when war befalleth us, that they also, shall join themselves unto them who hate us, and shall make war upon us. and then go up out of the land.

1 Samuel 18:8-9

Then was Saul exceeding angry, and this saying was offensive in his eyes, and he said, - They have ascribed, to David, ten thousands, but, to me, have they ascribed thousands, - What, more, then, can he have but, the kingdom? And Saul was eyeing David from that day forward.

Mark 6:2-3

And, when it was Sabbath, he began to be teaching in the synagogue, and, the greater part, as they heard, were being struck with astonishment, saying - Whence hath this man these things? - and - What the wisdom which hath been given to this man? - and - Such mighty works as these, through his hands, are coming to pass! Is not, this, the carpenter? the son of Mary, the brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us? - and they were finding cause of stumbling in him.

John 9:29

We, know, that, unto Moses, hath God spoken; but, as for this man, we know not whence he is.

John 10:20

But many from among them were saying - A demon, he hath, and is raving, - Why, unto him, do ye hearken?

Genesis 12:11-12

And it came to pass when he had come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife: Behold! I beseech thee I know that a woman fair to look on, thou art: so will it come to pass when the Egyptians behold thee, that they will say, His wife, this! and will slay me while thee, they preserve alive.

Genesis 20:1-2

And Abraham brake up from thence, towards the land of the South, and fixed his dwelling between Kadesh and Shur, so he sojourned in Gerar. And Abraham said of Sarah his wife: My, sister, is she, - So Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

Genesis 26:1-11

And there came to be a famine in the land, besides the first famine which happened in the days of Abraham, - so Isaac went his way unto Abimelech, king of the Philistines towards Gerar; and Yahweh appeared unto him, and said, do not go down towards Egypt, - Make thy habitation in the land, which I may name unto thee: Sojourn in this land, that I may be with thee and bless thee, - for, to thee, and to thy seed, will I give all these lands, So will I establish the oath which I sware to Abraham thy father;read more.
and will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heavens, and will give to thy seed, all these lands, - And all the nations of the earth shall bless themselves in thy seed: Because that Abraham hearkened unto my voice, - and so kept my charge, my commandments my statutes and my laws. So Isaac dwelt in Gerar. Then asked the men of the place as to his wife, and he said, My sister, is she, - For he feared to say My wife, lest said he the men of the place should slay me on account of Rebekah, for fair to Nook on, she is. And it came to pass when the days had lengthened out to him there, that Abimelech king of the Philistines, looked out through the lattice of a window, - and he beheld and lo! Isaac - laughing with Rebekah his wife. So Abimelech called for Isaac, and said, But to she is, thy wife! How then, saidst thou, She is, my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because, I said, Lest I die on her account. Then, said, Abimelech, What is this thou hast done to us? A little more, and one of the people might have lien with thy wife, so shouldst thou have brought upon us, guilt. And Abimelech commanded all the people saying, - He that toucheth this man or his wife, shall surely be put to death

Numbers 32:5-9

And they said - If we have found favour in thine eyes, let this land he given unto thy servants, for a possession, - do not take us over the Jordan. Then said Moses unto the sons of Gad and unto the sons of Reuben, - Shall, your brethren, go into the war, and ye, settle down here? Wherefore, then, should ye dissuade the heart of the sons of Israel, from passing over into the land which Yahweh hath given to them?read more.
Thus, did your fathers, - when I sent them from Kadesh-barnea, to view the land, and they went up as far as the ravine of Eschol, and viewed the land, and then dissuaded the heart of the sons of Israel from entering into the land, which Yahweh had given them.

Numbers 32:14

Lo! therefore, ye have arisen in the room of your fathers, brood of sinful men, - to heap up yet more upon the heat of the anger of Yahweh, towards Israel.

Joshua 22:10-24

And, when they came into the circles of the Jordan, which were in the land of Canaan, - then did the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh build there an altar by the Jordan, an altar of large dimensions, And the sons of Israel heard say, - Lo! the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh have built an altar in front of the land of Canaan, in the circles of the Jordan, in the region opposite the sons of Israel. And, when the sons of Israel heard, all the assembly of the sons of Israel gathered themselves together at Shiloh, to go up against them to war.read more.
And the sons of Israel sent unto the sons of Reuben and unto the sons of Gad and unto the half tribe of Manasseh, within the land of Gilead, - Phinehas, son of Eleazar the priest; and ten princes with him, one prince of an ancestral house for each of the tribes of Israel, - they being, severally heads of their ancestral houses, among the thousands of Israel. So they came in unto the sons of Reuben and unto the sons of Gad and unto the half tribe of Manasseh, within the land of Gilead, - and spake with them, saying: Thus, say all the assembly of Yahweh - What is this act of treachery which ye have committed against the God of Israel, that ye should turn back, to-day, from following Yahweh, - in that ye have builded you an altar, that ye might rebel, to-day, against Yahweh? Too little for us, was the iniquity of Peor, from which we have not cleansed ourselves, unto this day, - although the plague came upon the assembly of Yahweh; but that, ye, must turn back to-day from following Yahweh, - though it must needs be that, if, ye, rebel to-day against Yahweh, then, to-morrow, with all the assembly of Israel, will he be wroth? Howbeit, if, unclean, be the land of your possession, do ye on your part come over into the land of the possession of Yahweh, where abideth the habitation of Yahweh, and take your possession in our midst, - but, against Yahweh, do not rebel, nor, against us, rebel, by building yourselves an altar apart from the altar of Yahweh our God. Did not, Achan son of Zerah, commit an act of treachery, with a devoted thing, and, upon all the assembly of Israel, came wrath, - so that not, he - one man alone, died in his iniquity. Then responded the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh, - and spake unto the heads of the thousands of Israel: El-Elohim-Yahweh, El-Elohim-Yahweh, he knoweth, and, Israel, he, shall know, - if in rebellion, or if in treachery, against Yahweh, do not save us this day: that we should build for ourselves an altar, to turn back from following Yahweh, - or, if that we might cause to go up thereon ascending-sacrifice or meal-offering, or if that we might offer thereon peace-offerings, let Yahweh himself require it; if, indeed, we have not, rather, out of anxiety and of purpose, done this thing, saying, - . In time to come, your sons might speak to our sons, saying, What have ye to do with Yahweh, God of Israel;

2 Samuel 10:3

Then said the rulers of the sons of Ammon unto Hanun their lord - Is David honouring thy father, in thine eyes, that he hath sent unto thee comforters? Is it not, for the sake of exploring the city, and spying it out, and overthrowing it, that David hath sent his servants unto thee?

Genesis 25:28

And, Isaac, loved, Esau, because of the game he put in his mouth, - but, Rebekah, was a lover of Jacob!.

Genesis 44:20

So we said unto my lord, We have an aged father, and the child of his old age a youth, - his brother, being dead, he alone, is left of his mother and, his father, loveth him.

Matthew 5:46-47

For, if ye love them that love you, what reward have ye? are not, even the tax-collectors, the same thing, doing? And, if ye salute your brethren only, what, more than common, are ye doing? are not, even the nations, the same thing, doing?

Luke 6:32-34

And, if ye love them that love you, what sort of thanks are there for you? for, even sinners, love, such as love them. For, if ye even do good unto them that do good unto you, what sort of thanks are there for you? Even sinners, the same, are doing. And, if ye lend to them from whom ye are hoping to receive, what sort of thanks are there for you? Even sinners, unto sinners, do lend, that they may receive back, as much.

Luke 7:29

And, all the people, when they heard, and the tax-collectors, justified God, having been immersed with the immersion of John;

Luke 17:16

and fell prostrate at his feet, giving him thanks; and, he, was a Samaritan.

Acts 10:45

And the faithful, of the circumcision, who had come with Peter, were amazed, - in that, upon the nations also, the free-gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out;

Luke 11:18

And, if, even Satan, against himself hath become divided, how shall his kingdom stand? because ye are saying that, in Beelzebul, am I casting out the demons.

James 2:3-4

And ye eye him that hath on the gay clothing, and say, Thou, be sitting here, pleasantly, - and, unto the destitute man, say - Thou, stand, or sit there under my footstool, Would ye not have been led to make distinctions among yourselves, and have become judges with wicked reasonings?

2 Samuel 14:25

Now, like unto Absolom, was there no man handsome in all Israel, to be greatly praised, - from the sole of his foot, even unto the crown of his head, there was not, in him, a blemish.

Galatians 2:6

Moreover, from them who were reputed to be something, - whatsoever at one time, they were, maketh no difference to me, God accepteth not a man's person, - unto me, in fact, they who were of repute added nothing further;

Ezra 4:15-16

so that search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers, so shalt thou find out in the book of records - and shalt ascertain, that, this city, is a rebellious city, and one that causeth damage unto kings and provinces, and that, rebellion, have they been wont to cause in the midst thereof since the days of age-past time, - for this cause, was this city laid waste. We do certify the king that, if, this city, be built, and, the walls thereof, finished, for that very reason, portion Beyond the River, shalt thou have none.

Nehemiah 4:1-4

But it came to pass, when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, it angered him, and he was greatly displeased, - and mocked the Jews; and spake before his brethren, and the army of Samaria, and said, What are, these feeble Jews, doing? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they make an end in a day? will they bring to life the stones out of the heaps of dust, when, they, have been burned up? Now, Tobiah the Ammonite, was beside him, - so he said, Even that which they are building, if a fox should go up, he would break down their stone wall!read more.
Hear, O our God, for we have become a contempt, and turn thou back their reproach upon their own head, - and give them up as a prey, in the land of captivity;

Daniel 3:8-12

Wherefore, at the same time, drew near certain Chaldeans, - and accused the Jews: they spake, and said, to Nebuchadnezzar the king: O king! for ages, live! Thou thyself, O king, hast made a decree, that, any man who shall hear the sound of the horn, the pipe, the lyre, the harp, the psaltery and the bagpipes, and all kinds of instruments of music, shall fall down and adore the image of gold;read more.
and, whosoever shall not fall down and adore, shall be cast into the burning furnace of fire. There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over the business of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, - these men, have made thee, O king, of no account, thy god, they serve not, and, the image of gold which thou hast set up, do they not adore.

Daniel 6:3-9

Then, this Daniel, signalised himself, above the ministers and the satraps, because, a distinguished spirit, was in him, and, the king, thought to set him up over all the kingdom, Then, the ministers and the satraps, began seeking to find, occasion, against Daniel, in respect of the kingdom, - but, no occasion nor wickedness, could they find, inasmuch as, faithful, was he, and, neither error nor wickedness, could be found against him. Then, these men, were saying, We shall not find against this Daniel, any occasion; unless we find it against him in respect of the law of his God.read more.
Then, these ministers and satraps, crowded together unto the king, - and, thus, were saying to him, O Darius the king! for ages, live! All the ministers of the kingdom, the nobles and satraps, the near friends and the pashas, have consulted together, to establish a royal statute, and to confirm an interdict, - That, whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man, for thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions. Now, O king! wilt thou establish the interdict, and sign the writing, that it may not be changed - according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which may not be abolished, Wherefore, King Darius, signed the writing and the interdict.

Exodus 23:3

Even a poor man, shalt thou not prefer in his quarrel.

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall not act perversely in giving judgment, Thou shalt neither respect the person of the poor, Nor prefer the person of the great, - In righteousness, shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

James 2:9

But, if ye are shewing respect of persons, sin, are ye working, being convicted by the law as transgressors!

Job 9:16

Though I had called, and he had answered me, I could not believe, that he would lend an ear to my voice.

Job 10:15-17

If I have been lawless, alas for me! Or, if I am righteous, I will not lift up my head, Surfeited with shame, look thou then on my humiliation. When it is lifted up, like a howling lion, thou dost hunt me, Then again thou dost shew thyself marvellous against me. Thou renewest thy witnesses before me, and dost increase thy vexation with me, Relays - yea an army, is with me.

Luke 16:31

But he said unto him - If, unto Moses and the Prophets, they do not hearken, neither, if one, from among the dead, should arise, would they be persuaded.

1 Samuel 22:13-15

And Saul said unto him, Wherefore have ye conspired against me, thou, and the son of Jesse, - in that thou gavest him bread and a sword, and didst enquire for him of God, that he might rise up against me, that he might lie in wait, as at this day? Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, - But who, among all thy servants, like David, is, faithful, being son-in-law to the king, and, cometh near to have audience with thee, and is, honoured in thy household? Did I, that day, begin to enquire for him of God? Far from me! Let not the king impute to his servant such a thing, nor to any of the household of my father, for thy servant knoweth nothing of all this, less or more.

Matthew 11:21-23

Alas for thee, Chorazin! Alas for thee, Bethsaida! Because, if, in Tyre and Zidon, had been done the works of power, which were done in you, of old, in sackcloth and ashes, had they repented. Moreover, I say unto you, For Tyre and Zidon, more tolerable, will it be, in the day of judgment, than for you. And, thou, Capernaum! Unto heaven, shalt thou be uplifted? Unto hades, thou shall be brought down; because, if, in Sodom, had been done the works of power, which were done in thee, it would, in that case, have remained until this day.

Matthew 21:32

For John came unto you, in a way of righteousness, and ye believed him not, - but, the tax-collectors and the harlots, believed him; and, ye, seeing it, were not even smitten with regret, afterwards, so as to believe him.

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets, did not your fathers persecute? Yea they slew them who declared beforehand concerning the coming of the Righteous One - of whom, now, ye, have become, betrayers and murderers!

Acts 13:41

See, ye despisers, and marvel, and disappear: in that, a work, am, I, working in your days, - a work, which in nowise will ye believe, though one relate it in full unto you.

Matthew 22:23

On that day, there came unto him Sadducees, who say, there is, no resurrection - and they questioned him,

Mark 12:18

And there come Sadducees unto him, - who, indeed say - Resurrection, there is none! and they were questioning him, saying -

Luke 20:27

But there came near certain of the Sadducees, they who say, Resurrection, there is none! and questioned him,

Acts 4:1-3

But, as they were speaking unto the people, the High-priests and the Captain of the temple and the Sadducees came upon them, Being tired out because of their teaching the people, and announcing, in Jesus, the resurrection from among the dead; And they thrust on them their hands, and put them in custody for the morrow, for it was evening, already.

Acts 23:8

For, Sadducees, say, there is no rising again, nor messenger, nor spirit, whereas, Pharisees, confess them both.

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Prejudice » Racial

John 4:9

The Samaritan woman, therefore, saith unto him - How dost, thou, being, a Jew, ask to drink, of me, who am, a Samaritan woman? for, Jews, have no dealings with Samaritans.

Acts 10:28

And said unto the - Ye, well know, how unlawful it is, for, a Jew, to be joining himself or coming in unto one of another race. And yet, unto me, hath God pointed out that I should be calling no man, common or unclean.

Acts 11:3

Saying - he went in unto men uncircumcised, and did eat with them.

Galatians 2:12

For, before that certain came from James, with them of the nations, used he to eat; whereas, when they came, he used to withdraw, and keep himself separate, fearing them of the circumcision;

Luke 9:53

And they welcomed him not, because, his face, was for journeying unto Jerusalem.

More verses: Acts 19:34

Prejudice » Against Christ

Mark 6:3

Is not, this, the carpenter? the son of Mary, the brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us? - and they were finding cause of stumbling in him.

Luke 4:24

And he said - Verily, I say unto you, No prophet, is, welcome, in his own country,

John 7:52

They answered and said unto him - Surely, thou also, art not, of Galilee? Search and see! That, out of Galilee, a prophet is not to arise.

John 1:46

And Nathanael said unto him - Out of Nazareth, can any good thing come? Philip saith unto him - Come, and see!

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Luke 9:53

And they welcomed him not, because, his face, was for journeying unto Jerusalem.