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Theasaurus: Profanity

17 Bible Verses about Profanity

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Amos 2:7

desiring that there be dust of the earth upon the head of the poor, and to twist the way of the humble: and the man and his father have gone in unto the same maid, profaning my holy name:

Malachi 1:12

And ye have profaned it when ye say, We die of hunger at the service of the LORD and when ye speak that his food is contemptible.

Nehemiah 13:17

Then I contended with the nobles of Judah and said unto them, What evil thing is this that ye do and profane thus the sabbath day?

Leviticus 21:14

A widow or a divorced woman or profane or a harlot, these he shall not take, but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.

Leviticus 21:21-23

No man that has a blemish of the seed of Aaron, the priest, shall come near to offer the offerings of the LORD made by fire. He has a blemish; he shall not come near to offer the bread of his God. He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy and of the sanctified things. Only he shall not go inside the veil nor come near unto the altar because he has a blemish, that he not profane my sanctuary; for I AM he that sanctifies them.

Leviticus 19:8

and whoever eats it shall bear his iniquity because he has profaned the holiness of the LORD, and that person shall be cut off from among his people.

Leviticus 21:9

And the daughter of the man who is a priest, if she begins to fornicate, she profanes her father; she shall be burnt with fire.

Ezekiel 28:16

Because of the multitude of thy trafficking thou wast filled with violence, and thou hast sinned; and I cast thee out of the mountain of God, and I cast thee unto evil from among the stones of fire, O cherubim that wast covered.

Leviticus 22:31-33

Keep, therefore, my commandments and do them. I am the LORD. Profane ye not my holy name, and I will sanctify myself in the midst of the sons of Israel. I AM he who sanctifies you and who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God. I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 20:39

As for you, O house of Israel, thus hath the Lord GOD said: Go, serve ye each one his idols, and hereafter also, if ye will not hearken unto me, but do not pollute my holy name any longer with your gifts and with your idols.

Isaiah 52:5-6

Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken away for nothing? And those among my people that take rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name is continually blasphemed every day. Therefore my people shall know my name for this reason in that day: for even I that speak, behold, I shall be present.

Ezekiel 39:7

So I will make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not let them pollute my holy name any more; and the Gentiles shall know that I am the LORD, Holy in Israel.

Leviticus 20:1-5

And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying, Likewise, thou shalt say to the sons of Israel, Any man of the sons of Israel or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel that gives any of his seed unto Molech shall surely die; the people of the land shall stone him with stones. And I will set my face against that man and will cut him off from among his people because he has given of his seed unto Molech, contaminating my sanctuary and defiling my holy name.read more.
And if the people of the land should hide their eyes from the man, when he gives of his seed unto Molech, to not kill him, then I will set my face against that man and against his family and will cut him off with all those that fornicated after him, prostituting themselves after Molech.

2 Peter 2:12

But these, speaking evil of the things that they do not understand (as natural animals without reason, who are made to be taken and destroyed), shall utterly perish in their own corruption,

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Profanity » Blasphemy » General references to

1 Timothy 1:20

Of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have delivered unto Satan that they may learn not to blaspheme.

Isaiah 65:7

For your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the LORD, who have burned incense upon the mountains and blasphemed me upon the hills; therefore, I will measure their former work into their bosom.

Revelation 13:1

And I stood upon the sand of the sea and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon its horns ten crowns, and upon its heads the name of blasphemy.

Revelation 16:11

and blasphemed the God of the heaven because of their pains and their sores and did not repent of their deeds.

Leviticus 24:11

and the Israelite woman's son pronounced the Name and cursed; and they brought him unto Moses. And his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.

Profanity » Blasphemy » Against Christ

Luke 22:65

And they spoke many other things blasphemously against him.

More verses: James 2:7

Profanity » Forbidden

James 5:12

But above all things, my brethren, do not swear by heaven or by the earth or by any other oath, but let your yes be yes and your no, no; lest ye fall into condemnation.