'Bad' in the Bible
But God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream at night. “Watch yourself!” God warned him. “Don’t say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.”
I could do you great harm, but last night the God of your father said to me: ‘Watch yourself. Don’t say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.’
These are the family records of Jacob.At 17 years of age, Joseph tended sheep with his brothers. The young man was working with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father’s wives, and he brought a bad report about them to their father.
When they had devoured them, you could not tell that they had devoured them; their appearance was as bad as it had been before. Then I woke up.
The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt.
When the people heard this bad news, they mourned and didn’t put on their jewelry.
He may not replace it or make a substitution for it, either good for bad, or bad for good. But if he does substitute one animal for another, both that animal and its substitute will be holy.
He is not to inspect whether it is good or bad, and he is not to make a substitution for it. But if he does make a substitution, both the animal and its substitute will be holy; they cannot be redeemed.”
Is the land they live in good or bad? Are the cities they live in encampments or fortifications?
So the men Moses sent to scout out the land, and who returned and incited the entire community to complain about him by spreading a negative report about the land—
If Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not go against the Lord’s command, to do anything good or bad of my own will? I will say whatever the Lord says.
and accuses her of shameful conduct, and gives her a bad name, saying, ‘I married this woman and was intimate with her, but I didn’t find any evidence of her virginity,’
They will also fine him 100 silver shekels and give them to the young woman’s father, because that man gave an Israelite virgin a bad name. She will remain his wife; he cannot divorce her as long as he lives.
Since every good thing the Lord your God promised you has come about, so He will bring on you every bad thing until He has annihilated you from this good land the Lord your God has given you.
Then Saul swore to her by the Lord: “As surely as the Lord lives, nothing bad will happen to you because of this.”
Absalom didn’t say anything to Amnon, either good or bad, because he hated Amnon since he disgraced his sister Tamar.
Your servant thought: May the word of my lord the king bring relief, for my lord the king is able to discern the good and the bad like the Angel of God. May the Lord your God be with you.”
When Ahijah heard the sound of her feet entering the door, he said, “Come in, wife of Jeroboam! Why are you disguised? I have bad news for you.
Then the men of the city said to Elisha, “Even though our lord can see that the city’s location is good, the water is bad and the land unfruitful.”
Then Elisha said, “Get some meal.” He threw it into the pot and said, “Serve it for the people to eat.” And there was nothing bad in the pot.
He was hired, so that I would be intimidated, do as he suggested, sin, and get a bad reputation, in order that they could discredit me.
He will not fear bad news;his heart is confident, trusting in the Lord.
That wealth was lost in a bad venture, so when he fathered a son, he was empty-handed.
Do not be in a hurry; leave his presence, and don’t persist in a bad cause, since he will do whatever he wants.
Everything is the same for everyone: there is one fate for the righteous and the wicked, for the good and the bad, for the clean and the unclean, for the one who sacrifices and the one who does not sacrifice. As it is for the good, so it is for the sinner; as for the one who takes an oath, so for the one who fears an oath.
By the time he learns to reject what is bad and choose what is good, he will be eating butter and honey.
For before the boy knows to reject what is bad and choose what is good, the land of the two kings you dread will be abandoned.
Tell us the coming events,then we will know that you are gods.Indeed, do something good or bad,then we will be in awe and perceive.
One basket contained very good figs, like early figs, but the other basket contained very bad figs, so bad they were inedible.
The Lord said to me, “What do you see, Jeremiah?” I said, “Figs! The good figs are very good, but the bad figs are extremely bad, so bad they are inedible.”
“But as for the bad figs, so bad they are inedible, this is what the Lord says: in this way I will deal with king Zedekiah of Judah, his officials, and the remnant of Jerusalem—those remaining in this land and those living in the land of Egypt.
This is what the Lord of Hosts says: “I am about to send against them sword, famine, and plague and will make them like rotten figs that are inedible because they are so bad.
About Damascus:Hamath and Arpad are put to shame,for they have heard a bad report and are agitated;in the sea there is anxiety that cannot be calmed.
But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. So if the light within you is darkness—how deep is that darkness!
In the same way, every good tree produces good fruit, but a bad tree produces bad fruit.
A good tree can’t produce bad fruit; neither can a bad tree produce good fruit.
“Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit.
“A good tree doesn’t produce bad fruit; on the other hand, a bad tree doesn’t produce good fruit.
Your eye is the lamp of the body. When your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light. But when it is bad, your body is also full of darkness.
“‘Son,’ Abraham said, ‘remember that during your life you received your good things, just as Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here, while you are in agony.
For though her sons had not been born yet or done anything good or bad, so that God’s purpose according to election might stand—
For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have its approval.
Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.”
For we must all appear before the tribunal of Christ, so that each may be repaid for what he has done in the body, whether good or worthless.
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