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Exodus 20:5-6

"You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me,

Hebrews 10:30


Deuteronomy 32:35

'Vengeance is Mine, and retribution, In due time their foot will slip; For the day of their calamity is near, And the impending things are hastening upon them.'

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Exodus 32:33-34

The LORD said to Moses, "Whoever has sinned against Me, I will blot him out of My book.

Leviticus 26:23-25

'And if by these things you are not turned to Me, but act with hostility against Me,

Deuteronomy 7:9-10

"Know therefore that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God, who keeps His covenant and His lovingkindness to a thousandth generation with those who love Him and keep His commandments;

Deuteronomy 32:41-43

If I sharpen My flashing sword, And My hand takes hold on justice, I will render vengeance on My adversaries, And I will repay those who hate Me.

Job 34:11

"For He pays a man according to his work, And makes him find it according to his way.

Proverbs 24:12

If you say, "See, we did not know this," Does He not consider it who weighs the hearts? And does He not know it who keeps your soul? And will He not render to man according to his work?

Isaiah 1:24

Therefore the Lord GOD of hosts, The Mighty One of Israel, declares, "Ah, I will be relieved of My adversaries And avenge Myself on My foes.

Nahum 1:2

A jealous and avenging God is the LORD; The LORD is avenging and wrathful The LORD takes vengeance on His adversaries, And He reserves wrath for His enemies.

Genesis 18:25

"Far be it from You to do such a thing, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal justly?"

Deuteronomy 32:3-4

"For I proclaim the name of the LORD; Ascribe greatness to our God!

2 Chronicles 12:1-6

When the kingdom of Rehoboam was established and strong, he and all Israel with him forsook the law of the LORD.

Psalm 58:10-11

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

Jeremiah 5:7-9

"Why should I pardon you? Your sons have forsaken Me And sworn by those who are not gods When I had fed them to the full, They committed adultery And trooped to the harlot's house.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

Psalm 7:15-16

He has dug a pit and hollowed it out, And has fallen into the hole which he made.

Psalm 37:14-15

The wicked have drawn the sword and bent their bow To cast down the afflicted and the needy, To slay those who are upright in conduct.

Proverbs 1:18

But they lie in wait for their own blood; They ambush their own lives.

Proverbs 26:27

He who digs a pit will fall into it, And he who rolls a stone, it will come back on him.

Proverbs 28:10

He who leads the upright astray in an evil way Will himself fall into his own pit, But the blameless will inherit good.

Matthew 26:52

Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back into its place; for all those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

Exodus 21:23-25

"But if there is any further injury, then you shall appoint as a penalty life for life,

Romans 13:4

for it is a minister of God to you for good. But if you do what is evil, be afraid; for it does not bear the sword for nothing; for it is a minister of God, an avenger who brings wrath on the one who practices evil.

Leviticus 24:17-22

'If a man takes the life of any human being, he shall surely be put to death.

Numbers 35:16-25

'But if he struck him down with an iron object, so that he died, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.

Proverbs 24:29

Do not say, "Thus I shall do to him as he has done to me; I will render to the man according to his work."

Matthew 5:38-39

"You have heard that it was said, 'AN EYE FOR AN EYE, AND A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH.'

Psalm 28:4

Requite them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices; Requite them according to the deeds of their hands; Repay them their recompense.

2 Thessalonians 1:6-10

For after all it is only just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,

Psalm 79:10

Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" Let there be known among the nations in our sight, Vengeance for the blood of Your servants which has been shed.

Psalm 94:1-2

O LORD, God of vengeance, God of vengeance, shine forth!

Psalm 137:8-9

O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one, How blessed will be the one who repays you With the recompense with which you have repaid us.

Lamentations 3:64-66

You will recompense them, O LORD, According to the work of their hands.

Revelation 20:13

And the sea gave up the dead which were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them; and they were judged, every one of them according to their deeds.

Psalm 62:11-12

Once God has spoken; Twice I have heard this: That power belongs to God;

John 5:28-29

"Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice,

Romans 2:5-11

But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

Genesis 3:14

The LORD God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, Cursed are you more than all cattle, And more than every beast of the field; On your belly you will go, And dust you will eat All the days of your life;

Genesis 3:15-16

And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her seed; He shall bruise you on the head, And you shall bruise him on the heel."

Genesis 6:5-7

Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 11:5-7

The LORD came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built.

Genesis 19:24

Then the LORD rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven,

Exodus 7:16-17

"You shall say to him, 'The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, sent me to you, saying, "Let My people go, that they may serve Me in the wilderness. But behold, you have not listened until now."

Exodus 11:1

Now the LORD said to Moses, "One more plague I will bring on Pharaoh and on Egypt; after that he will let you go from here. When he lets you go, he will surely drive you out from here completely.

Exodus 12:29

Now it came about at midnight that the LORD struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of cattle.

Exodus 32:35

Then the LORD smote the people, because of what they did with the calf which Aaron had made.

1 Corinthians 10:6-10

Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.

Leviticus 18:25

'For the land has become defiled, therefore I have brought its punishment upon it, so the land has spewed out its inhabitants.

Deuteronomy 9:4

"Do not say in your heart when the LORD your God has driven them out before you, 'Because of my righteousness the LORD has brought me in to possess this land,' but it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD is dispossessing them before you.

Leviticus 18:28

so that the land will not spew you out, should you defile it, as it has spewed out the nation which has been before you.

Deuteronomy 28:47-48

"Because you did not serve the LORD your God with joy and a glad heart, for the abundance of all things;

Isaiah 65:6-7

"Behold, it is written before Me, I will not keep silent, but I will repay; I will even repay into their bosom,

Isaiah 66:6

"A voice of uproar from the city, a voice from the temple, The voice of the LORD who is rendering recompense to His enemies.

Ezekiel 5:11-13

'So as I live,' declares the Lord GOD, 'surely, because you have defiled My sanctuary with all your detestable idols and with all your abominations, therefore I will also withdraw, and My eye will have no pity and I will not spare.

Jeremiah 51:6

Flee from the midst of Babylon, And each of you save his life! Do not be destroyed in her punishment, For this is the LORD'S time of vengeance; He is going to render recompense to her.

Matthew 23:35-36

so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-16

For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, for you also endured the same sufferings at the hands of your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews,

Numbers 16:30

"But if the LORD brings about an entirely new thing and the ground opens its mouth and swallows them up with all that is theirs, and they descend alive into Sheol, then you will understand that these men have spurned the LORD."

2 Samuel 6:7

And the anger of the LORD burned against Uzzah, and God struck him down there for his irreverence; and he died there by the ark of God.

2 Samuel 12:10

'Now therefore, the sword shall never depart from your house, because you have despised Me and have taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your wife.'

Jeremiah 23:2

Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel concerning the shepherds who are tending My people: "You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them; behold, I am about to attend to you for the evil of your deeds," declares the LORD.

Acts 5:3-5

But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?

1 Corinthians 11:29-30

For he who eats and drinks, eats and drinks judgment to himself if he does not judge the body rightly.

Judges 1:7

Adoni-bezek said, "Seventy kings with their thumbs and their big toes cut off used to gather up scraps under my table; as I have done, so God has repaid me." So they brought him to Jerusalem and he died there.

Judges 9:56-57

Thus God repaid the wickedness of Abimelech, which he had done to his father in killing his seventy brothers.

2 Samuel 18:17

They took Absalom and cast him into a deep pit in the forest and erected over him a very great heap of stones And all Israel fled, each to his tent.

2 Kings 9:7

'You shall strike the house of Ahab your master, that I may avenge the blood of My servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the LORD, at the hand of Jezebel.

Romans 1:27

and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error.

Joshua 7:25

Joshua said, "Why have you troubled us? The LORD will trouble you this day." And all Israel stoned them with stones; and they burned them with fire after they had stoned them with stones.

1 Kings 2:31-32

The king said to him, "Do as he has spoken and fall upon him and bury him, that you may remove from me and from my father's house the blood which Joab shed without cause.

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1 Kings 2:32

"The LORD will return his blood on his own head, because he fell upon two men more righteous and better than he and killed them with the sword, while my father David did not know it: Abner the son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, commander of the army of Judah.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king's anger subsided.

Judges 1:7

Adoni-bezek said, "Seventy kings with their thumbs and their big toes cut off used to gather up scraps under my table; as I have done, so God has repaid me." So they brought him to Jerusalem and he died there.

Esther 9:25

But when it came to the king's attention, he commanded by letter that his wicked scheme which he had devised against the Jews, should return on his own head and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.

Judges 9:24

so that the violence done to the seventy sons of Jerubbaal might come, and their blood might be laid on Abimelech their brother, who killed them, and on the men of Shechem, who strengthened his hands to kill his brothers.

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