Brandish the spear and block those who pursue me. Tell my soul, "I am your salvation."
An evil speaker won't be established in the earth. Evil will hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
Ephraim feeds on wind, and chases the east wind. He continually multiplies lies and desolation. They make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried into Egypt.
Therefore pride is like a chain around their neck. Violence covers them like a garment.
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Violence is risen up into a rod of wickedness; none of them [shall remain], nor of their multitude, nor of their wealth: neither shall there be eminency among them.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
One who sends a message by the hand of a fool is cutting off feet and drinking violence.
By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.
"Indeed they don't know to do right," says Yahweh, "Who hoard plunder and loot in their palaces."
Those who put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about mischief.
No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth.
All of them come for violence. Their hordes face the desert. He gathers prisoners like sand.
I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
If he fathers a son who is a robber, a shedder of blood, and who does any one of these things,
By the abundance of your traffic they filled the midst of you with violence, and you have sinned: therefore I have cast you as profane out of the mountain of God; and I have destroyed you, covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
In those times there shall many stand up against the king of the south: also the children of the violent among your people shall lift themselves up to establish the vision; but they shall fall.
A gracious woman obtains honor, but violent men obtain riches.
From the days of John the Baptizer until now, the Kingdom of Heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.
The law and the prophets were until John. From that time the Good News of the Kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.
For the violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, and the destruction of the animals, which made them afraid; because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to every city and to those who dwell in them.
Woe to him who builds a town with blood, and establishes a city by iniquity!
In that day, I will punish all those who leap over the threshold, who fill their master's house with violence and deceit.
Because you have plundered many nations, all the remnant of the peoples will plunder you, because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to the city and to all who dwell in it.