And draw out the spear, and stop the way against my pursuers: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.
Let not the man of evil tongue be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the man of violence to his ruin.
Ephraim feedeth on wind, and pursueth after the east wind: all day long he multiplieth lies and desolation; and they make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried into Egypt.
Therefore pride encompasseth them as a neck-chain, violence covereth them as a garment;
Blessings are upon the head of a righteous man; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.
The mouth of a righteous man is a fountain of life; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.
Violence is risen up into a rod of wickedness: nothing of them shall remain, nor of their multitude, nor of their wealth, nor of the magnificence in the midst of them.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off his own feet, and drinketh damage.
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; but the soul of the treacherous, violence.
and they know not to do right, saith Jehovah, who store up violence and plunder in their palaces.
Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
for their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.
They come all of them for violence: the crowd of their faces is forwards, and they gather captives as the sand.
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil:
And if he have begotten a son that is violent, a shedder of blood, and that doeth only one of any of these things,
By the abundance of thy traffic they filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned; therefore have I cast thee as profane from the mountain of God, and have destroyed thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
And in those times shall many stand up against the king of the south; and the violent of thy people will exalt themselves to establish the vision; but they shall fall.
A gracious woman retaineth honour; and the violent retain riches.
But from the days of John the baptist until now, the kingdom of the heavens is taken by violence, and the violent seize on it.
The law and the prophets were until John: from that time the glad tidings of the kingdom of God are announced, and every one forces his way into it.
For the violence done to Lebanon shall cover thee, and the destruction of beasts which made them afraid; because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to the city, and all that dwell therein.
Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and establisheth a city by unrighteousness!
And in that day will I punish all those that leap over the threshold, who fill their master's house with violence and deceit.
Because thou hast plundered many nations, all the rest of the peoples shall plunder thee; because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to the city, and all that dwell therein.