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26 Bible Verses about Pursuing Violence

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Psalm 35:3

And draw [the] spear and javelin to meet [those who] pursue me. Say to my soul, "I [am] your salvation."

Psalm 140:11

Do not let a {slanderer} be established in the land; as for [the] man of violence, let evil hunt him quickly.

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim herds [the] wind and [is] pursuing [the] east wind all day long; he multiplies deception and violence and he {makes a treaty with Assyria}, and oil is brought to Egypt.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings [belong] to the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Ezekiel 7:11

Violence has grown to [become] a staff of wickedness; {none} from them [will remain], and {none} from their abundance nor from their wealth; and prominence [will] not [be] among them.

Proverbs 4:17

For they ate the bread of wickedness, and they drank the wine of violence.

Proverbs 26:6

[Like] cutting off feet [or] drinking violence, so [is] he who sends messages in the hand of a fool.

Proverbs 13:2

From the fruit of the mouth of a man, he shall eat what is good, but the desire of the treacherous, wrongdoing.

Amos 3:10

"They do not know [how] to do right," {declares Yahweh}, "those who store up violence and destruction in their citadel fortresses."

Amos 6:3

You that put off the day of disaster and bring near a reign of violence!

Proverbs 24:2

For their minds will devise violence, and their lips will speak mischief.

Psalm 58:2

No, in [your] heart you plan injustices; in the land you weigh out the violence of your hands.

Habakkuk 1:9

All of them come for violence, their faces pressing forward. They gather captives like the sand.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen [the] wicked acting violently and spreading himself out like a luxuriant native tree.

Ezekiel 18:10

"And [now] he has a son, a violent one, {who sheds blood} {and does any of these things}

Ezekiel 28:16

In the abundance of your trading, they filled the midst of you [with] violence, and you sinned; and I cast you as a profane thing from the mountain of God, and I expelled you, [the] guardian cherub, from the midst of [the] stones of fire.

Daniel 11:14

"And in these times many will rise [up] against the king of the south, and {the violent ones of your people} will lift themselves {to fulfill} [the] vision, but they will fall.

Matthew 11:12

But from the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven is treated violently, and the violent claim it.

Habakkuk 2:17

For [the] violence of Lebanon will cover you, and [the] destruction of wild animals will shatter them on account of the blood of humanity, and [the] violence [against the] land, [against] a city and all the inhabitants in it.

Zephaniah 1:9

And on that day I will punish all who leap over the threshold, who fill up the house of their master [with] violence and deceit.

Habakkuk 2:8

Because you plundered many nations, all the remaining nations will plunder you on account of the blood of humanity and violence [against the] land, [and against] cities and all who live in them.