73 Bible Verses about Punishment, By God

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Hebrews 12:5-7

And ye have forgotten the consolation which speaketh unto you, as unto children, "My son despise not the chastening of the Lord, neither faint when thou art rebuked of him: For whom the Lord loveth, him he chasteneth: yea, and he scourgeth every son that he receiveth." If ye shall endure chastening, God offereth himself unto you, as unto sons. What son is that whom the father chasteneth not?

Proverbs 3:11-12

My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD, neither faint when thou are rebuked of him. For whom the LORD loveth, him he chasteneth: and yet delighteth in him even as a father in his own son.

Deuteronomy 4:36

Out of heaven he made thee hear his voice to nurture thee, and upon earth he showed thee his great fire, and thou heardest his words out of the fire.

2 Samuel 7:14

I will be his father and he shall be my son; insomuch that if he sin, I will but rebuke him with such a rod as men be rebuked with and with such plagues as the children of men be plagued with.

Job 33:19

"He chasteneth him with sickness, and bringeth him to his bed: he layeth sore punishment upon his bones,

Job 36:10

He with punishing and nurturing of them, roundeth them in the ears, warneth them to leave off from their wickedness, and to amend.

Psalm 32:3-4

For while I held my tongue, my bones consumed away through my daily complaining. For thy hand is heavy upon me both day and night, and my moisture is like the drought in Summer. Selah.

Psalm 94:12-13

Blessed is the man, whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him in thy law, that thou mayest give him patience in time of adversity, until the pit be digged up for the ungodly.

Psalm 118:18

The LORD hath chastened and corrected me; but he hath not given me over unto death.

Psalm 119:75

I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou of very faithfulness hast caused me to be troubled.

Zephaniah 3:7

I said unto them, "O fear me, and be content to be reformed." That their dwelling should not be destroyed, and that there should happen unto them none of these things, wherewith I shall visit them. But nevertheless they stand up early, to follow the filthiness of their own imaginations.

1 Corinthians 11:30-32

For this cause many are weak and sick among you, and many sleep. If we had truly judged ourselves, we should not have been judged. But when we are judged of the Lord we are chastened, because we should not be damned with the world.

Leviticus 10:1-3

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censor, and put fire therein, and put cense upon; and brought strange fire before the LORD: which he commanded them not. And there went a fire out from the LORD, and consumed them, and they died before the LORD. Then Moses said unto Aaron, "This is it that the LORD spake, saying, 'I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified.'" And Aaron held his peace.

Numbers 11:1-3

And the people waxed unpatient, and it displeased the ears of the LORD. And when the LORD heard it, he was wroth, and the fire of the LORD burnt among them and consumed the uttermost of the host. And the people cried unto Moses, and he made intercession unto the LORD; and the fire quenched. And they called the name of the place Taberah because the fire of the LORD burnt among them.

1 Samuel 4:17-21

And the messenger answered and said, "Israel is fled before the Philistines, and there is a great slaughter chanced among the people, and thy two sons Hophni and Phinehas are dead, and thereto the ark of God is taken." And when he made mention of the ark of God, Eli fell from off his stool backward toward the gate, and his neck brake, and he died: for he was old and unwieldy. And he had judged Israel forty years. And his daughter-in-law, Phinehas' wife, was with child and nigh the birth. And when she heard the tidings of the taking of the ark of God, and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she bowed herself and travailed, for her pains came upon her.read more.
And about the time of her death, the women that stood about her, said unto her, "Fear not for thou hast borne a son." But she answered not, nor regarded it. And she named the child Ichabod saying, "Honour is departed from Israel" - Because the ark of God was taken, and her father-in-law and her husband were dead.

2 Samuel 6:6-8

And when they came to Nacon's threshing floor, Uzzah put his hand to the ark of God and held it, for the oxen stumbled. And the LORD was wrath with Uzzah; and God smote him in the same place for his fault, and there he died by the ark of God. And David was displeased because the LORD had rent Uzzah. And the name of the place was called Perezuzzah until this day.

1 Chronicles 13:9-11

And when they came on the threshing floor of Chidon, Uzzah put forth his hand to hold the ark, for the oxen stumbled. And the LORD was wroth with Uzzah and smote him, because he put his hand to the Ark. And there he died before God. And David was displeased, because the LORD had rent a rent in Uzzah, and called the said place Perezuzzah unto this day.

Proverbs 10:24

The thing that the ungodly are afraid of, shall come upon them; but the righteous shall have their desire.

Isaiah 13:11

And I will punish the wickedness of the world, and the sins of the ungodly, sayeth the LORD. The high stomachs of the proud will I take away, and will lay down the boasting of tyrants.

Isaiah 26:21

For behold, the LORD will go out of his habitation, and visit the wickedness of them that dwell upon earth. The earth also shall disclose her own blood, and shall no more hide those that are slain in her.

Isaiah 66:16

For the LORD shall judge all flesh with the fire and with his sword, and there shall be a great number slain of the LORD.

John 5:28-29

Marvel not at this: that the hour shall come, in which all that are in the graves, shall hear his voice, and shall come forth: They that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; And they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

Colossians 3:6

for which thing's sakes the wrath of God cometh on the children of unbelief.

Hebrews 2:2-3

For if the word which was spoken by angels was steadfast - so that every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense to reward - how shall we escape if we despise so great salvation? Which at the first began to be preached of the Lord himself, and afterward was confirmed unto us ward, by them that heard it;

Psalm 96:13

for he cometh to judge the earth: yea with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with his truth. {TYNDALE: For he cometh to judge the earth. Thank the LORD for he is good, and his mercy lasteth ever.}

Genesis 18:25

That be far from thee, that thou shouldest do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked, and that the righteous should be as the wicked: that be far from thee. Should not the Judge of all the world do according to right?"

Exodus 9:27

And Pharaoh sent and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, "I have now sinned, the LORD is righteous and I and my people are wicked.

Psalm 98:9

before the LORD; for he is come to judge the earth. With righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

John 5:28-30

Marvel not at this: that the hour shall come, in which all that are in the graves, shall hear his voice, and shall come forth: They that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; And they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation. I can of mine own self do nothing at all. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not mine own will: But the will of the father which hath sent me.

Romans 3:5-8

If our unrighteousness make the righteousness of God more excellent: what shall we say? Is God unrighteous which taketh vengeance? I speak after the manner of men. God forbid. For how then shall God judge the world? If the verity of God appear more excellent through my lie, unto his praise, why am I henceforth judged as a sinner?read more.
And say not rather - as men evil-speak of us, and as some affirm that we say - "Let us do evil, that good may come thereof." Whose damnation is just.

1 Peter 2:23

which when he was reviled, reviled not again: when he suffered, he threatened not: but committed the cause to him that judgeth righteously,

Revelation 16:5-7

And I heard an angel say, "Lord which art and wast, thou art righteous and holy, because thou hast given such judgments, for they shed out the blood of saints, and prophets, and therefore hast thou given them blood to drink: for they are worthy." And I heard another out of the altar say, "Even so, Lord God almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments."

Luke 12:5

But I will show you, whom ye shall fear. Fear him which after he hath killed, hath power to cast into hell. Yea I say unto you, him fear.

Matthew 5:29-30

Wherfore if thy right eye offend thee, pluck him out, and cast him from thee: better it is for thee that one of thy members perish, than that thy whole body should be cast into hell. Also: if thy right hand offend thee, cut him off, and cast him from thee: better it is that one of thy members perish than that all thy body should be cast into hell.

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners at Zion are afraid, and a sudden fearfulness is come upon the hypocrites. "What is he among us," say they, "that will dwell by that consuming fire? Which of us may abide that everlasting heat?"

Isaiah 66:15

For behold, the LORD shall come with fire, and his chariot shall be like a whirlwind, that he may recompense his vengeance in his wrath, and his indignation with the flame of fire.

Nahum 1:6

Who may endure before his wrath? Or who is able to abide his grim displeasure? His anger taketh on like fire, and the hard rocks burst in sunder before him.

Malachi 4:1

For mark, the day cometh that shall burn as an oven: and all the proud, yea and all such as do wickedness, shall be straw: and the day that is for to come, shall burn them up, sayeth the LORD of Hosts, so that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 13:40-43

For even as the tares are gathered, and burnt in the fire, so shall it be in the end of this world. The son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that do offend, and all them which do iniquity, and shall cast them into a furnace of fire. There shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.read more.
Then shall the just men shine as bright as the sun in the kingdom of their father. Whosoever hath ears to hear, let him hear.

Mark 9:43

Wherefore, if thy hand offend thee, cut him off. It is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than to go, having two hands, into hell: into fire that never shall be quenched,

Luke 16:22-24

And it fortuned that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: The rich man also died, and was buried in hell. And being in hell, in torments, he lift up his eyes and saw Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom; And he cried and said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue, for I am tormented in this flame.'

Revelation 20:14-15

And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is that second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life, was cast into the lake of fire.

Luke 13:24-28

"Strive with yourselves to enter in at the strait gate: For many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able. When the good man of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, ye shall begin to stand without, and to knock at the door saying, 'Lord, Lord, open unto us.' And he shall answer and say unto you, 'I know you not whence ye are.' Then shall ye begin to say, 'We have eaten, and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets.'read more.
And he shall say, 'I tell you, I know you not whence ye are: depart from me all ye workers of iniquity.' There shall be weeping, and gnashing of teeth: when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and yourselves thrust out a doors.

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

in flaming fire, rendering vengeance unto them that know not God, and to them that obey not unto the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, which shall be punished with everlasting damnation, from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power,

Revelation 14:11

And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up evermore. And they have no rest day nor night, which worship the beast, and his image, and whosoever receiveth the print of his name."

Revelation 2:11

Let him that hath ears hear, what the spirit saith to the congregations: He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.'

Mark 12:40

and devour widows' houses: and that, under a colour of long praying. These shall receive greater damnation."

Luke 20:47

which devour widows' houses, and that under a colour of long praying: The same shall receive greater damnation."

Matthew 11:22

Nevertheless I say to you, it shall be easier for Tyre and Sidon, at the day of judgment, than for you.

Luke 12:47-48

The servant that knew his master's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he that knew not, and yet did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whom much is given: of him shall be much required. And to whom men much commit, the more of him will they ask.

Isaiah 14:12-15

How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, thou fair morning child! How hast thou gotten a fall, even to the ground; thou that didst subdue the people? For thou thoughtest in thine heart, "I will climb up into heaven, and make my seat above the stars of God; I will sit also upon the holy mount toward the North; I will climb up above the clouds; and will be like the highest of all."read more.
Yet dare I say, that thou shalt be brought down to the deep of hell.

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