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Theasaurus: Wickedness

40 Bible Verses about wickedness

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 7:9

Let the evil of the wicked come to an end,
but establish the righteous.
The One who examines the thoughts and emotions
is a righteous God.

Micah 2:1

Woe to those who dream up wickedness
and prepare evil plans on their beds!
At morning light they accomplish it
because the power is in their hands.

Zechariah 5:8

“This is Wickedness,” he said. He shoved her down into the basket and pushed the lead weight over its opening.

Psalm 125:3

The scepter of the wicked will not remain
over the land allotted to the righteous,
so that the righteous will not apply their hands to injustice.

Proverbs 12:3

Man cannot be made secure by wickedness,
but the root of the righteous is immovable.

Psalm 140:8

Lord, do not grant the desires of the wicked;
do not let them achieve their goals.
Otherwise, they will become proud.Selah

Ecclesiastes 3:16

I also observed under the sun: there is wickedness at the place of judgment and there is wickedness at the place of righteousness.

Psalm 10:15

Break the arm of the wicked and evil person;
call his wickedness into account
until nothing remains of it.

Job 35:8

Your wickedness affects a person like yourself,
and your righteousness another human being.

Proverbs 25:5

Remove the wicked from the king’s presence,
and his throne will be established in righteousness.

Job 20:12

Though evil tastes sweet in his mouth
and he conceals it under his tongue,

Psalm 5:4

For You are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil cannot dwell with You.

Psalm 94:23

He will pay them back for their sins
and destroy them for their evil.
The Lord our God will destroy them.

Psalm 129:4

The Lord is righteous;
He has cut the ropes of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:23

As shameful conduct is pleasure for a fool,
so wisdom is for a man of understanding.

Jeremiah 15:21

I will deliver you from the power of evil people
and redeem you from the control of the ruthless.

Ezekiel 3:19

But if you warn a wicked person and he does not turn from his wickedness or his wicked way, he will die for his iniquity, but you will have saved your life.

Proverbs 4:16

For they can’t sleep
unless they have done what is evil;
they are robbed of sleep
unless they make someone stumble.

Proverbs 18:3

When a wicked man comes, contempt also does,
and along with dishonor, disgrace.

Proverbs 11:5

The righteousness of the blameless clears his path,
but the wicked person will fall because of his wickedness.

Psalm 84:10

Better a day in Your courts
than a thousand anywhere else.
I would rather be at the door of the house of my God
than to live in the tents of wicked people.

Psalm 101:8

Every morning I will destroy
all the wicked of the land,
eliminating all evildoers from the Lord’s city.

Psalm 94:16

Who stands up for me against the wicked?
Who takes a stand for me against evildoers?

Proverbs 11:21

Be assured that the wicked
will not go unpunished,
but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

From Thematic Bible


Fire » Illustrative of » Wickedness

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burns like a fire
that consumes thorns and briers
and kindles the forest thickets
so that they go up in a column of smoke.

Wickedness » Characteristics of

Proverbs 4:16

For they can’t sleep
unless they have done what is evil;
they are robbed of sleep
unless they make someone stumble.

Isaiah 1:4

Oh sinful nation,
people weighed down with iniquity,
brood of evildoers,
depraved children!
They have abandoned the Lord;
they have despised the Holy One of Israel;
they have turned their backs on Him.

Psalm 64:3

who sharpen their tongues like swords
and aim bitter words like arrows,

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shameful deeds; wandering stars for whom the blackness of darkness is reserved forever!

Wickedness » Contrasted with the righteous

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked will be broken,
but the Lord supports the righteous.

Wickedness » What wickedness does

Jeremiah 2:19

Your own evil will discipline you;
your own apostasies will reprimand you.
Think it over and see how evil and bitter it is
for you to abandon the Lord your God
and to have no fear of Me.
This is the declaration
of the Lord God of Hosts.

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burns like a fire
that consumes thorns and briers
and kindles the forest thickets
so that they go up in a column of smoke.

Job 35:8

Your wickedness affects a person like yourself,
and your righteousness another human being.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness guards people of integrity,
but wickedness undermines the sinner.

Wickedness » What is wicked

Leviticus 20:14

If a man marries a woman and her mother, it is depraved. Both he and they must be burned with fire, so that there will be no depravity among you.

Jeremiah 17:9-10

The heart is more deceitful than anything else and desperately sick-who can understand it? I, the Lord, examine the mind, I test the heart to give to each according to his way, according to what his actions deserve.

Leviticus 18:17

You are not to have sexual intercourse with a woman and her daughter. You are not to marry her son’s daughter or her daughter’s daughter and have sex with her. They are close relatives; it is depraved.

Wickedness » Treasures of wickedness

Micah 6:10-12

Are there still the treasures of wickedness and the accursed short measure in the house of the wicked? Can I excuse wicked scales or bags of deceptive weights? For the wealthy of the city are full of violence, and its residents speak lies; the tongues in their mouths are deceitful.

Wickedness » A large amount

Psalm 84:10

Better a day in Your courts
than a thousand anywhere else.
I would rather be at the door of the house of my God
than to live in the tents of wicked people.

Wickedness » The time when the wicked rise

Proverbs 28:12

When the righteous triumph,
there is great rejoicing,
but when the wicked come to power,
people hide themselves.

Wickedness » What wickedness cannot do

Ecclesiastes 8:8

No one has authority over the wind to restrain it, and there is no authority over the day of death; there is no furlough in battle, and wickedness will not allow those who practice it to escape.

Wickedness » How the land becomes full of wickedness

Leviticus 19:29

“Do not debase your daughter by making her a prostitute, or the land will be prostituted and filled with depravity.

Wickedness » Nobody being established by wickedness

Proverbs 12:3

Man cannot be made secure by wickedness,
but the root of the righteous is immovable.

Wickedness » The plowing of the wicked

Wickedness » The lord hating wickedness

Wickedness » What lies in wickedness

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