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Theasaurus: Wickedness

40 Bible Verses about wickedness

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Psalm 7:9

Let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish [the] righteous, and test the hearts and innermost being, O righteous God.

Micah 2:1

Woe [to] those who plan wickedness and evil deeds upon their beds! In the light of the morning they did it, because they have power in their hands.

Proverbs 4:17

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

Zechariah 5:8

And he said, "This [is] Wickedness!" And he thrust her [back down] into the basket, and threw the lead cover on top of it.

Psalm 125:3

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest on the {land} of the righteous, lest the righteous stretch out their hands to do wickedness.

Proverbs 12:3

A person will not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will not be moved.

Psalm 140:8

Do not grant, O Yahweh, [the] desires of [the] wicked. Do not allow [them] to attain their plan, lest they be exalted. Selah

Ecclesiastes 3:16

I saw something else under the sun: instead of justice [there was] evil; instead of righteousness [there was] wickedness.

Proverbs 2:22

And those who are wicked will be cut off from the land, and those who are treacherous will be uprooted from it.

Psalm 10:15

Break [the] arm of [the] wicked, and [as for the] evil [man]-- seek out his wickedness [until] you find none.

Job 35:8

Your wickedness [affects] a person like yourself, and your righteousness [affects] humans.

Proverbs 25:5

Remove the wicked before a king, and his throne will be established in righteousness.

Psalm 139:24

And see if [there is] in me {the worship of false gods}, and lead me in [the] way everlasting.

Job 20:12

"Though wickedness tastes sweet in his mouth, [and] he hides it under his tongue,

Psalm 5:4

For you [are] not a God [who] desires wickedness. Evil cannot dwell with you.

Psalm 94:23

And he will repay on them their iniquity, and by their evil he will destroy them. Yahweh our God will destroy them.

Psalm 129:4

Yahweh [is] righteous. He has cut [the] ropes of [the] wicked.

Proverbs 10:23

[It is] like a sport for a fool to do wrong, wisdom for a person of understanding.

Jeremiah 15:21

"And I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem you from [the] hand of [the] tyrant."

Ezekiel 3:19

And you, if you do warn [the] wicked and he does not turn from his wickedness and from his wicked way, on account of his guilt he will die, and you yourself will have saved your life.

Proverbs 4:16

For they will not sleep if they have not done wrong, and they are robbed of their sleep if they do not cause stumbling.

Proverbs 18:3

With the coming of wickedness comes contempt also, and with dishonor, disgrace.

Proverbs 11:5

The righteousness of the blameless will keep his ways straight, but the wicked will fall by his wickedness.

Psalm 84:10

Because better [is] a day in your courtyards than a thousand [elsewhere]. I would rather be at the threshold of the house of my God than to dwell in [the] tents of wickedness.

Psalm 101:8

{Each morning}, I will destroy all [the] wicked of [the] land, cutting off from the city of Yahweh all evildoers.

1 John 3:12

not as Cain, who was of the evil one and violently murdered his brother. And {for what reason} did he violently murder him? Because his deeds were evil and the [deeds] of his brother [were] righteous.

Psalm 94:16

Who rose up for me against [the] wicked? Who stood up for me against [the] workers of iniquity?

Proverbs 11:21

{Rest assured}, 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 burned like fire; it consumed brier and thorn. And it kindled the thickets of the forest, and they swirled upward [in] a column of smoke.

Wickedness » Characteristics of

Proverbs 4:16

For they will not sleep if they have not done wrong, and they are robbed of their sleep if they do not cause stumbling.

Isaiah 1:4

Ah, sinful nation, a people heavy [with] iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly. They have forsaken Yahweh; they have despised the holy one of Israel. They are estranged [and gone] backward.

Psalm 64:3

who sharpen their tongue like a sword. They bend [their bow to shoot] their arrows--bitter words,

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea foaming up their own shameful deeds, wandering stars, for whom the deep gloom of darkness has been reserved for eternity.

Wickedness » Contrasted with the righteous

Psalm 37:17

For [the] arms of [the] wicked shall be broken, but Yahweh supports [the] righteous.

Wickedness » What wickedness does

Jeremiah 2:19

Your wickedness will chastise you, and your apostasies will reprove you. Therefore know and see that [it is] evil and bitter, your forsaking of Yahweh, your God, and fear of me [is] not in you," {declares} the Lord, Yahweh of hosts.

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burned like fire; it consumed brier and thorn. And it kindled the thickets of the forest, and they swirled upward [in] a column of smoke.

Job 35:8

Your wickedness [affects] a person like yourself, and your righteousness [affects] humans.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness will guard the upright of way, but wickedness will overthrow sin.

Wickedness » What is wicked

Leviticus 20:14

" 'As for a man who marries a woman and her mother, that [is] depravity; they shall burn him and them, so that it shall not become depravity in the midst of you [all].

Jeremiah 17:9-10

The heart [is] deceitful more than anything else, and it [is] disastrous. Who can understand it? I, Yahweh, examine [the] {mind}, test [the] {heart}, and give to each one according to his way, according to the fruit of his deeds.

Leviticus 18:17

You must not expose the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, or her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter; you must not take [her as wife] to expose her nakedness; they [are] {close relatives}--that [is] wickedness.

Wickedness » Treasures of wickedness

Micah 6:10-12

Is there any longer a man [in] the house of the wicked treasures of wickedness, and the ephah of scarcity [which is] accursed? Shall I regard as pure [the one] with scales of wickedness, and with a bag of deceitful weights? Because her rich are full of violence, and her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue [is] deceitful in their mouth.

Wickedness » A large amount

Psalm 84:10

Because better [is] a day in your courtyards than a thousand [elsewhere]. I would rather be at the threshold of the house of my God than to dwell in [the] tents of wickedness.

Wickedness » The time when the wicked rise

Proverbs 28:12

When the righteous triumphs, great [is] the glory, but with [the] rising of the wicked, a person will be hidden.

Wickedness » What wickedness cannot do

Ecclesiastes 8:8

Just as no one can control the wind to restrain the wind, so also no one can control the day of his death. Just as no one is discharged in time of war, so wickedness will not deliver the wicked.

Wickedness » How the land becomes full of wickedness

Leviticus 19:29

" 'You shall not profane your daughter by making her a prostitute, {lest the land be prostituted and the land fill up with depravity}.

Wickedness » Nobody being established by wickedness

Proverbs 12:3

A person will not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will not be moved.

Wickedness » The plowing of the wicked

Proverbs 21:4

Haughtiness of [the] eyes and pride of heart, [the] lamp of the wicked [are] sin.

Wickedness » The lord hating wickedness

Wickedness » What lies in wickedness

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Isaiah 2:2-4

And it shall happen in the future of the days the mountain of the house of Yahweh [shall] be established; it will be among the highest of the mountains, and it shall be raised from [the] hills. All [of] the nations shall travel to him;