Never miss a post

Theasaurus: Profanity

17 Bible Verses about Profanity

Most Relevant Verses

Amos 2:7

moving quickly to rub the face of the needy in the dirt. Corrupting the ways of the humble, a man and his father go to the same woman, deliberately defiling my holy name.

Malachi 1:12

"But you are profaning my name by saying that the Table of the LORD is defiled and that its fruit and its food are contemptible.

Nehemiah 13:17

I rebuked the officials of Judah, saying to them, "What's this evil thing that you're doing by profaning the Sabbath day?

Leviticus 21:14

He is not to marry a widow or one who has been divorced, has been defiled, or has been a prostitute. Instead, he is to take a virgin from among his people as his wife.

Leviticus 21:21-23

None of the descendants of Aaron the priest who has a defect is to approach to bring offerings of the LORD made by fire, since he has a defect. He is not to approach to offer the food of his God. However, he may eat the food of his God, including the most holy and the holy offerings, but he is not to enter through the curtain nor approach the altar, since he has a defect. That way, he won't defile my sanctuary, since I am the LORD, who sets you apart."

Leviticus 19:8

Anyone who eats it will bear the punishment of his sin, since he will have defiled himself regarding the LORD's holy things. That person is to be eliminated from contact with his people."

Leviticus 21:9

"Now if the daughter of any priest defiles herself by being a prostitute, she defiles her father. She is to be incinerated.

Ezekiel 28:16

Since your vast business dealings filled you with violent intent from top to bottom, you sinned, so I cast you away as defiled from the mountain of God. I destroyed you, you guardian cherub, from the midst of the fiery stones.

Leviticus 22:31-33

"Keep my commands and observe them. I am the LORD. "You are not to defile my sacred name, because I've been set apart in the midst of the Israelis. Furthermore, I am the LORD, who sets you apart who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God. I am the LORD."

Ezekiel 20:39

And now, you house of Israel, this is what the Lord GOD says, "Go ahead and serve your idols, both now and later, but later you'll listen to me, and you won't profane my sacred name again by your offerings and idols.

Isaiah 52:5-6

"Now therefore, what am I doing here," asks the LORD, "seeing that my people are taken away without cause? Those who rule over them are deluded," says the LORD, "and continuously, all the day long, my name is blasphemed. Therefore my people will know my name; in that day they'll know that it is I who speaks, "Here I am!'

Ezekiel 39:7

I'll make my holiness and reputation known in the midst of my people Israel, and I won't let my holiness be profaned anymore. The nations will learn that I, the LORD, am holy in the midst of Israel.

Leviticus 20:1-5

The LORD spoke to Moses, "Tell the Israelis that when an Israeli or a resident alien who lives in Israel offers his child to Molech, he is certainly to be put to death. The people who live in the land are to stone him with stones. As for me, I'll oppose that man. I'll eliminate him from contact with his people for sacrificing his children to Molech, thereby defiling my sanctuary and profaning my holy name. read more.
If the people avoid dealing with that man when he offers his child to Molech that is, if they fail to execute him then I'll oppose that man and his family and eliminate him from contact with his people, along with all the prostitutes who accompany him and who have committed prostitution with Molech."

2 Peter 2:12

These people, like irrational animals, are mere creatures of instinct that are born to be caught and killed. They insult what they don't understand, and like animals they, too, will be destroyed,

From Thematic Bible


Profanity » Blasphemy » General references to

1 Timothy 1:20

These include Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I handed over to Satan so that they may learn not to blaspheme.

Isaiah 65:7

both your iniquities and your ancestors' iniquities together,'' says the LORD. "Because they offered incense on the mountains and insulted me on hills, I'll measure into their laps full payment for their earlier actions."

Revelation 13:1

I saw a beast coming out of the sea. It had ten horns, seven heads, and ten royal crowns on its horns. On its heads were blasphemous names.

Revelation 16:11

and cursed the God of heaven because of their pain-filled sores. But they did not repent of their behavior.

Leviticus 24:11

Then the Israeli woman's son blasphemed the Name and cursed, so they brought him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, from the tribe of Dan.

Profanity » Blasphemy » Against Christ

Luke 22:65

And they kept insulting him in many other ways.

More verses: James 2:7

Profanity » Forbidden

James 5:12

Above all, brothers, do not swear oaths by heaven, by earth, or by any other object. Instead, let your "Yes" mean yes and your "No" mean no! Otherwise, you may fall under condemnation.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.