Punishment of the The Wicked

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Isaiah 13:11

And I will punish [the] world [for its] evil and [the] wicked [for] their iniquity. And I will put an end to [the] pride of [the] arrogant, and I will bring [the] haughtiness of tyrants low.

Proverbs 11:21

{Rest assured}, the wicked will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil deed is not carried out quickly, the heart of {humans} fills up within them to do evil.

Psalm 91:8

You will only look with your eyes, and see [the] punishment of [the] wicked.

Ezekiel 3:18

{When I say} to the wicked, 'Surely you will die,' and you do not warn him and you do not speak to warn [the] wicked from his wicked way {so that he may live}, that wicked [person] will die because of his guilt, and from your hand I will seek his blood.

Ezekiel 18:20

The person, the [one] sinning, will die. A son shall not bear the guilt of the father, and a father shall not bear the guilt of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be on him; the wickedness of the wicked shall be on him.

Psalm 58:10

[The] righteous will rejoice when he sees [the] vengeance; he will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Psalm 11:6

He will rain coals on [the] wicked. Burning sulfur and scorching wind [will be] the portion of their cup.

Job 34:26

He strikes them {where the wicked stood}, {where there are onlookers},

Proverbs 21:18

A ransom for the righteous is the wicked, and [the] faithless instead of the upright.

Psalm 28:4

Give to them according to their work, even according to the evil of their deeds. Give to them according to the work of their hands; repay them their rightful due.

Job 21:19

'God stores up his iniquity for his children'? [Then] let him repay [it] to him that he may know.

Ezekiel 18:21

But if the wicked returns from all of his sins that he has done and he keeps all of my statutes and he does justice and righteousness, he shall surely live; he shall not die!

Proverbs 5:22

His iniquities shall ensnare him, the evildoer, and in the vanity of his sin he shall be caught.

Hosea 4:9

And it will be like people, like priest; I will punish them [for] their ways, and I will requite them for their deeds.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say to them, '{As I live},' {declares} the Lord Yahweh, '{Surely I have no delight} in the death of the wicked, {except} in [the] wicked returning from his way, and he lives. Turn back! Turn back from your ways, O evil [ones], for why should you die, house of Israel?'

Psalm 59:5

And you, Yahweh, God [of] hosts, [are] the God of Israel. Rouse yourself to punish all the nations. Do not be gracious to any [who] treacherously plot evil. Selah

Psalm 37:34

Wait for Yahweh and keep his way, and he will exalt you to possess [the] land. When [the] wicked are cut off, you will see [it].

Job 31:3

Is not disaster for [the] evil one and ruin for [the] workers of mischief?

From Thematic Bible


Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Iniquity

Ezekiel 18:13

{He charges interest} and takes usury. Then, shall he live? He shall not live, [for] he did all of these detestable things. Surely he will die! His blood will be on him.

Ezekiel 18:20

The person, the [one] sinning, will die. A son shall not bear the guilt of the father, and a father shall not bear the guilt of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be on him; the wickedness of the wicked shall be on him.

Jeremiah 36:31

And I will punish him, and his offspring, and his servants for their guilt, and I will bring on them, and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and on the people of Judah all the disaster with which I have threatened them, but they would not listen." '"

Ezekiel 3:17-18

"Son of man, I have appointed you [as] a watchman for the house of Israel. When you hear a word from my mouth, then you must warn them from me. {When I say} to the wicked, 'Surely you will die,' and you do not warn him and you do not speak to warn [the] wicked from his wicked way {so that he may live}, that wicked [person] will die because of his guilt, and from your hand I will seek his blood.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Often sudden and unexpected

Psalm 64:7

But God will shoot them; with an arrow they will suddenly be wounded.

Psalm 35:8

Let {unforeseen ruin} come on him, and his net that he hid, let it catch him. Let him fall into it in ruin.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Is the reward of their sins

Hebrews 2:2

For if the word spoken through angels was binding and every transgression and act of disobedience received a just penalty,

Jeremiah 16:18

And {I will first doubly repay} their iniquity and their sin because of their profaning my land with the dead bodies of their abhorrences, and [with] their abominations they have filled up my inheritance.'"

Psalm 91:8

You will only look with your eyes, and see [the] punishment of [the] wicked.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Shall be » According to their deeds

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Famine

Leviticus 26:26

At my breaking [the] {supply} of bread for you, then ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall return your bread by weight; and you shall eat [it], and you shall not be satisfied.

Leviticus 26:29

And you shall eat the flesh of your sons; and the flesh of your daughters you shall eat.

Leviticus 26:19-20

And I will break the pride of your strength; and I will make your heaven like iron and your land like copper. And your strength shall be consumed {in vain}; and your land shall not give its produce, and the land's trees shall not give their fruit.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Unbelief

Hebrews 3:18

And to whom did he swear [they would] not enter into his rest, except those who were disobedient?

Romans 11:20

Well said! They were broken off because of unbelief, but you stand firm because of faith. Do not think arrogant [thoughts], but be afraid.

Hebrews 4:2

{For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us}, just as those also [did], but the message {they heard} did not benefit them, [because they] were not united with those who heard [it] in faith.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Is the fruit of their sin

Romans 6:21

Therefore what sort of fruit did you have then, about which you are now ashamed? For the end of those [things] [is] death.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Hell

Psalm 9:17

[The] wicked shall turn back to Sheol, all [the] nations forgetting God,

Luke 12:5

But I will show you whom you should fear: fear the one who has authority, after the killing, to throw [you] into hell! Yes, I tell you, fear this one!

Luke 16:23

And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Should be a warning to others

Jude 1:7

as Sodom and Gomorrah and the towns around them indulged in sexual immorality and {pursued unnatural desire} [in] the same way as these, are exhibited as an example [by] undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

Numbers 26:10

and the land opened its mouth and swallowed them with Korah, when that company died, when the fire consumed two hundred and fifty men, and they were a sign.

1 Corinthians 10:6-11

Now these [things] happened [as] examples for us, so that we should not be desirers of evil [things], just as those also desired [them], and not become idolaters, as some of them [did], just as it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and stood up to play," nor commit sexual immorality, as some of them committed sexual immorality, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day, read more.
nor put Christ to the test, as some of them tested [him], and were destroyed by snakes, nor grumble, just as some of them grumbled, and were destroyed by the destroyer. Now these [things] happened to those [people] as an example, but are written for our instruction, on whom the ends of the ages have come.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Oppressing

Isaiah 49:26

And I will feed your oppressors their [own] flesh, and they shall be drunk [with] their blood as [with] wine. Then all flesh shall know that I [am] Yahweh, your savior and redeemer, the strong [one] of Jacob."

Jeremiah 30:16

{Therefore} all [those who] devour you will be devoured, and all your foes, all of them will go into captivity, and [those who] plunder you will be as plunder, and all [those who] plunder you I will make as plunder.

Jeremiah 30:20

And their children will be as of old, and their community will be established {before me}. And I will punish all their oppressors.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Everlasting destruction

Psalm 92:7

When the wicked flourish like grass and all [the] workers of evil blossom, [it is] so they can be destroyed forever.

Psalm 52:5

but God will pull you down forever. He will snatch you and tear you away from [your] tent, and [he] will uproot you from [the] land of [the] living. Selah

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future, shall be awarded by Christ

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Pride

Isaiah 10:12

And this shall happen: when the Lord has finished all his work against {Mount Zion} and Jerusalem, "I will punish the {arrogance} of the king of Assyria and {his haughtiness}."

Isaiah 24:21

And this shall happen on that day: Yahweh will punish the host of heaven in heaven, and the kings of the earth on the earth.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Evil ways and doings

Hosea 4:9

And it will be like people, like priest; I will punish them [for] their ways, and I will requite them for their deeds.

Hosea 12:2

Yahweh has a quarrel with Judah and will punish Jacob according to his ways and repay him according to his deeds.

Jeremiah 21:14

And I will punish you according to the fruit of your deeds," {declares} Yahweh, "And I will kindle a fire in its forest, and it will devour all its surroundings." '"

Punishment of the The Wicked » Often brought about by their evil designs

Psalm 57:6

They have set a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me; they have fallen into the midst of it. Selah

Psalm 37:15

Their sword will enter into their [own] heart, and their bows shall be broken.

Esther 7:10

And they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai, and the anger of the king was abated.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » War

Leviticus 26:25

And I will bring upon you a sword that seeks vengeance [for the] covenant, and you shall be gathered to your cities; and I will send a plague in your midst, and you shall be given into [the] hand of an enemy.

Leviticus 26:32-33

And I myself will lay waste the land, and your enemies who are living in it shall be appalled over it. And I will scatter you among the nations, and I will draw a sword behind you; and your land shall be a desolation, and your cities shall be a ruin.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Second death

Revelation 2:11

The one who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The one who conquers will never be harmed by the second death.'

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Idolatry

Leviticus 26:30

And I will destroy your high places, and I will cut down your incense altars, and I will place your corpses on your idols' corpses; and my inner self shall abhor you.

Isaiah 10:10-11

As my hand has reached to the kingdoms of the idols --and their images were {greater than those of} Jerusalem and Samaria-- shall I not do to Jerusalem and its idols what I have done to Samaria and her idols?"

Punishment of the The Wicked » Shall be » Increased by neglect of privileges

Matthew 11:21-24

"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. Nevertheless I tell you, it will be more bearable for Tyre and for Sidon on the day of judgment than for you! And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? No, you will be brought down to Hades! For if the miracles done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until today. read more.
Nevertheless I tell you that it will be more bearable for the region of Sodom on the day of judgment than for you!"

Luke 10:13-15

Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes! But it will be more bearable for Tyre and for Sidon in the judgment than for you! And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? No! You will be brought down to Hades!

Punishment of the The Wicked » Is from God

Isaiah 13:11

And I will punish [the] world [for its] evil and [the] wicked [for] their iniquity. And I will put an end to [the] pride of [the] arrogant, and I will bring [the] haughtiness of tyrants low.

Leviticus 26:18

" 'And if in spite of these [things] you do not listen to me, then I will continue to discipline you seven times for your sins.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Covetousness

Isaiah 57:17

I was angry because of his sin of gain, and I struck him; I hid and I was angry, but he walked apostate, in the ways of his heart.

Jeremiah 51:13

[O you who] live by mighty waters, rich in treasures, your end has come, {the measure of your life}.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Sickness

Leviticus 26:16

I {in turn} will do this to you: then I will summon onto you horror, the wasting disease, and the fever that wastes eyes and that drains away life; and you shall sow your seed {in vain}, and your enemies shall eat it.

Psalm 78:50

He cleared a path for his anger. He did not spare them from death but handed their life over to the plague.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Consummated at the day of judgment

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Rejection of the law of God

Hosea 4:6-9

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from acting as a priest for me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children. When they became many, their sin increased against me; they changed their glory into shame. {They feed on the sin of my people}, {they are greedy} for their iniquity. read more.
And it will be like people, like priest; I will punish them [for] their ways, and I will requite them for their deeds.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » death

Romans 5:12-17

Because of this, just as sin entered into the world through one man, and death through sin, so also death spread to all people because all sinned. For until the law, sin was in the world, but sin is not charged to one's account [when there] is no law. But death reigned from Adam until Moses even over those who did not sin in the likeness of the transgression of Adam, who is a type of the one who is to come. read more.
{But the gift is not like the trespass}, for if by the trespass of the one, the many died, by much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, multiply to the many. And the gift [is] not as through the one who sinned, for on the one hand, judgment from the one [sin] [led] to condemnation, but the gift, from many trespasses, [led] to justification. For if by the trespass of the one [man], death reigned through the one [man], much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one, Jesus Christ.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Trouble and distress

Isaiah 8:22

or look to [the] earth. But look! Distress and darkness, [the] gloom of affliction! And [it will be] thrust [into] darkness!

Zephaniah 1:15

That day [will be] a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of disaster and ruination, a day of darkness and deep gloom, a day of clouds and thick clouds,

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Darkness

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Blackness of darkness

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea foaming up their own shameful deeds, wandering stars, for whom the deep gloom of darkness has been reserved for eternity.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Everlasting fire

Jude 1:7

as Sodom and Gomorrah and the towns around them indulged in sexual immorality and {pursued unnatural desire} [in] the same way as these, are exhibited as an example [by] undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Accompanied by remorse

Isaiah 66:24

"And they shall go out and look at the corpses of the people {who have rebelled} against me, for their worm shall not die, and their fire shall not be quenched, and they shall be an abhorrence to all flesh."

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » The righteousness of God requires

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Disobeying the gospel

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Ignorance of God

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Fear

Leviticus 26:36-37

As for the ones who remain among you, I will bring fearfulness in their hearts in the land of their enemies; and a sound of a windblown leaf shall pursue them, and they shall flee [like] flight {before} a sword, and they shall fall, but there shall not be a pursuer. And they shall stumble over {one another} as {from before} a sword, but there shall not be a pursuer; and {you shall have no resistance} {before} your enemies.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Persecuting

Jeremiah 11:21-22

{Therefore} thus says Yahweh concerning the people of Anathoth who seek your life, {saying}, "You shall not prophesy in the name of Yahweh {or} you will die by our hand." {Therefore} thus says Yahweh of hosts: "Look, I [am about to] punish them. The young men will die by the sword. Their sons and their daughters will die by the famine.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Sin

Punishment of the The Wicked » Deferred, emboldens them in sin

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil deed is not carried out quickly, the heart of {humans} fills up within them to do evil.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Torment for ever and ever

Revelation 14:11

And the smoke of their torture went up {forever and ever}, and those who worshiped the beast and his image did not have rest day and night, {along with anyone who received} the mark of his name.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Wine of the wrath of God

Revelation 14:10

he himself also will drink of the wine of the anger of God that has been mixed full strength in the cup of his wrath, and will be tortured with fire and sulphur in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Disobeying God

Nehemiah 9:26-27

"But they rebelled and were rebellious against you and cast your law behind their back and killed your prophets, who had warned them to turn back to you, and they did great blasphemies. Therefore you gave them into the hand of their enemy, and they brought trouble to them. Then in the time of their trouble they cried out to you, and you heard from the heavens, and according to your great compassions, you gave them saviors, and you saved them from the hand of their enemies.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » With fire » Torment

Revelation 14:10

he himself also will drink of the wine of the anger of God that has been mixed full strength in the cup of his wrath, and will be tortured with fire and sulphur in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Noisome beasts

Leviticus 26:22

And I will send {wild animals} out among you, and they shall make you childless, and they shall cut down your domestic animals, and they shall make you fewer; and your roads shall be desolate.

Punishment of the The Wicked » No combination avails against

Proverbs 11:21

{Rest assured}, the wicked will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Often commences in this life

Proverbs 11:31

If the righteous on earth will be repaid, {how much more} the wicked and sinner.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Damnation of hell

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Deliverance unto enemies

Nehemiah 9:27

Therefore you gave them into the hand of their enemy, and they brought trouble to them. Then in the time of their trouble they cried out to you, and you heard from the heavens, and according to your great compassions, you gave them saviors, and you saved them from the hand of their enemies.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Put in slippery places

Psalm 73:3-19

because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked. For there are no pains up to their death, and their bodies [are] {healthy}. They do not have {ordinary trouble}, and they are not plagued as [other] people. read more.
Therefore pride is their necklace; an outfit of violence covers them. Their eye bulges from fat. Imaginings overflow [their] heart. They mock and speak maliciously of oppression; they speak [as though] from on high. They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue roams the earth. Therefore his people turn there, and abundant waters are slurped up by them. And they say, "How does God know?" and, "Does the Most High have knowledge?" See, these [are the] wicked, and they increase wealth, ever carefree. Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure, and washed my hands in innocence. And I have been plagued all day and rebuked {every morning}. If I had said, "I will speak thus," behold, I would have acted treacherously against your children's generation. When I thought about [how] to understand this, it [was] troubling in my eyes until I went into the sanctuary of God. [Then] I understood their fate. Surely you set them on slippery places. You cause them to fall onto ruin. How they become a desolation in a moment! They come to a complete end by terrors.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Shall be » According to the knowledge possessed by them

Luke 12:47-48

And that slave who knew the will of his master and did not prepare or do according to his will {will be given a severe beating}. But the one who did not know and did [things] deserving blows {will be given a light beating}. And from everyone to whom much has been given, much will be demanded, and from him to whom they entrusted much, they will ask him [for] even more.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Shall be » Without mitigation

Luke 16:23-26

And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}. And he called out [and] said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he could dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am suffering pain in this flame!' But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that you received your good [things] during your life, and Lazarus likewise bad [things]. But now he is comforted here, but you are suffering pain. read more.
And in [addition to] all these [things], a great chasm has been established between us and you, so that those who want to cross over from here to you are not able [to do so], nor can they cross over from there to us.'

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Everlasting burnings

Isaiah 33:14

Sinners are afraid in Zion; trembling has seized [the] godless: "Who of us can {live} [with] devouring fire? Who of us can {live} [with] everlasting consuming hearths?"

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Bringing down their pride

Isaiah 13:11

And I will punish [the] world [for its] evil and [the] wicked [for] their iniquity. And I will put an end to [the] pride of [the] arrogant, and I will bring [the] haughtiness of tyrants low.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Rising to shame and everlasting contempt

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Reprobate mind

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Cutting off

Psalm 94:23

And he will repay on them their iniquity, and by their evil he will destroy them. Yahweh our God will destroy them.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Resurrection of damnation

John 5:29

and they will come out--those who have done good [things] to a resurrection of life, but those who have practiced evil [things] to a resurrection of judgment.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Eternal damnation

Mark 3:29

But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit does not have forgiveness {forever}, but is guilty of [an] eternal sin"--

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » The wrath of God