Pursuing Violence

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 35:3

Draw the spear and javelin against my pursuers,
and assure me: “I am your deliverance.”

Psalm 140:11

Do not let a slanderer stay in the land.
Let evil relentlessly hunt down a violent man.

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim chases the wind
and pursues the east wind.
He continually multiplies lies and violence.
He makes a covenant with Assyria,
and olive oil is carried to Egypt.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are on the head of the righteous,
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Ezekiel 7:11

Violence has grown into a rod of wickedness.
None of them will remain:
none of their multitude,
none of their wealth,
and none of the eminent among them.

Proverbs 4:17

They eat the bread of wickedness
and drink the wine of violence.

Proverbs 26:6

The one who sends a message by a fool’s hand
cuts off his own feet and drinks violence.

Proverbs 13:2

From the words of his mouth,
a man will enjoy good things,
but treacherous people have an appetite for violence.

Amos 3:10

The people are incapable of doing right—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
those who store up violence and destruction
in their citadels.

Amos 6:3

You dismiss any thought of the evil day
and bring in a reign of violence.

Psalm 58:2

No, you practice injustice in your hearts;
with your hands you weigh out violence in the land.

Habakkuk 1:9

All of them come to do violence;
their faces are set in determination.
They gather prisoners like sand.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen a wicked, violent man
well-rooted like a flourishing native tree.

Ezekiel 18:10

“Now suppose the man has a violent son, who sheds blood and does any of these things,

Ezekiel 28:16

Through the abundance of your trade,
you were filled with violence, and you sinned.
So I expelled you in disgrace
from the mountain of God,
and banished you, guardian cherub,
from among the fiery stones.

Daniel 11:14

“In those times many will rise up against the king of the South. Violent ones among your own people will assert themselves to fulfill a vision, but they will fail.

Matthew 11:12

From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been suffering violence, and the violent have been seizing it by force.

Luke 16:16

“The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then, the good news of the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is strongly urged to enter it.

Habakkuk 2:17

For your violence against Lebanon
will overwhelm you;
the destruction of animals will terrify you
because of your human bloodshed and violence
against lands, cities, and all who live in them.

Zephaniah 1:9

On that day I will punish
all who skip over the threshold,
who fill their master’s house
with violence and deceit.

Habakkuk 2:8

Since you have plundered many nations,
all the peoples who remain will plunder you—
because of human bloodshed
and violence against lands, cities,
and all who live in them.

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