Turning From Evil

Most Relevant Verses

1 Peter 3:11

Let him turn away from wickedness and shun it, and let him do right. Let him search for peace (harmony; undisturbedness from fears, agitating passions, and moral conflicts) and seek it eagerly. [Do not merely desire peaceful relations with God, with your fellowmen, and with yourself, but pursue, go after them!]

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright turns aside from evil; he who guards his way preserves his life.

Jeremiah 25:5

[The prophets came on My behalf] saying, Turn again now every one from his evil way and wrongdoing; [that you may not forfeit the right to] dwell in the land that the Lord gave to you and to your fathers from of old and forevermore.

Proverbs 4:15

Avoid it, do not go on it; turn from it and pass on.

Proverbs 1:23

If you will turn (repent) and give heed to my reproof, behold, I [ Wisdom] will pour out my spirit upon you, I will make my words known to you.

Jeremiah 26:3

It may be that they will listen and turn every man from his evil way, that I may relent and reverse My decision concerning the evil which I purpose to do to them because of their evil doings.

Isaiah 59:20

He shall come as a Redeemer to Zion and to those in Jacob (Israel) who turn from transgression, says the Lord.

Proverbs 13:19

Satisfied desire is sweet to a person; therefore it is hateful and exceedingly offensive to [self-confident] fools to give up evil [upon which they have set their hearts].

Ezekiel 18:30

Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, says the Lord God. Repent and turn from all your transgressions, lest iniquity be your ruin and so shall they not be a stumbling block to you.

Ezekiel 18:27

Again, when the wicked man turns away from his wickedness which he has committed and does that which is lawful and right, he shall save his life.

Ezekiel 18:28

Because he considers and turns away from all his transgressions which he has committed, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

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