'Iniquity' in the Bible
Your descendants will return here in the fourth generation, since the iniquity of the Amorites has not yet run its course."
He graciously loves thousands, and forgives iniquity, transgression, and sin. But he does not leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of the ancestors on their children, and on their children's children to the third and fourth generation."
He said, "If I've found favor in your sight, Lord, please, Lord, walk among us. Certainly this is an obstinate people, but pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for your own inheritance."
If any of the meat of his sacrifice of peace offerings is eaten on the third day, it won't be accepted for the one who brought it. It is to be considered as refuse, and whoever eats it will bear the punishment of his iniquity."
"Why didn't you eat the sin offering at the sacred place? It's most holy and he has given it to you so that you may bear the punishment for the iniquity of the entire congregation and make atonement for them in the LORD's presence.
But if he doesn't wash or bathe his body, then he is to bear the punishment of his iniquity."
The land has been defiled, so I brought the punishment of its iniquity to it. As a result, the land is vomiting out its inhabitants.
"If a man takes his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, so that he exposes her nakedness and she exposes his nakedness, it's a shameful thing. They are to be eliminated from contact with their people in front of their people's children. He has exposed his sister's nakedness. He'll continue to bear responsibility for his iniquity.
"You are not to have sexual relations with your mother's sister or your father's sister, because that is laying bare the nakedness of his close relative. They'll continue to bear responsibility for their iniquity.
thereby causing them to bear the punishment of their iniquity for wrongdoing when they eat their sacred things, because I am the LORD, who sets them apart."
The remnants among you will waste away in the land of your enemies due to their iniquity. Indeed, they'll also waste away on account of the iniquities of their ancestors with them."
"Nevertheless, when they confess their iniquity, the iniquity of their ancestors, and their unfaithfulness by which they acted unfaithfully against me by living life contrary to me
causing me to oppose them and take them to the land of their enemies so that the uncircumcised foreskin of their hearts can be humbled and so that they accept the punishment of their iniquity
They will leave the land so it can rest while it lies desolate without them. That's when they'll receive the punishment of their iniquity, because indeed they will have rejected my ordinances and despised my statutes.
then that man is to bring his wife to the priest along with an offering for her consisting of a tenth of an ephah of barley flour. He is not to pour oil or set frankincense over it, because it's to be a jealousy offering, a memorial offering that will serve as a reminder of iniquity.
The husband will be free from guilt, but the wife is to bear the punishment of her iniquity."
"The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in faithful love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he won't acquit the guilty. He recalls the iniquity of fathers to the third and fourth generation.'
"Forgive, please, the iniquity of this people, according to your great, faithful love, in the same way that you've carried this people from Egypt to this place."
Because he has despised the law of the LORD and has broken his commands, that person is certainly to be eliminated. His iniquity will remain on him."
Later, the LORD told Aaron, "You, your sons, and your father's tribe with you are to bear the iniquity of the sanctuary. Also, you and your sons with you are to bear the iniquity of your priesthood.
The descendants of Levi are to perform the service of the Tent of Meeting and they are to bear their iniquity. This is to be a statute forever, throughout your generations, that they are not to receive an inheritance among the Israelis,
He has not responded to iniquity in Jacob or gazed at mischief in Israel. The LORD his God is with them, and the triumphant cry of a king is among them.
But if he nullified them after he had heard, then he will be responsible for any resulting iniquity."
"The testimony of one person alone is not to suffice to convict anyone of any iniquity, sin, or guilt. But the matter will stand on the testimony of two or three witnesses.
Didn't Zerah's son Achan act treacherously with respect to the things banned by God, and as a result God became angry at the entire community of Israel? And that man was not the only one to die because of his iniquity.'"
I've told him that I'm about to judge his family forever because of the iniquity that he knew about. His sons committed blasphemy and he did not rebuke them.
Therefore I've sworn concerning Eli's family that the iniquity of his family is not to be atoned for by sacrifice or offering forever."
Indeed, rebellion is the sin of divination, and arrogance is iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected this message from the LORD, he has rejected you from being king."
Now, show gracious kindness to your servant because you have entered into a sacred covenant with your servant. If there is iniquity in me, then kill me yourself why should you bring me to your father?"
I will be a father to him, and he will be to me a son who, when he commits iniquity, I will discipline with the rod wielded by armies and with wounds inflicted by human beings.
Don't atone their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you, because they have demoralized the builders."
It's been my experience that those who plow the soil of iniquity and those who sow the seed of trouble will reap their harvest!
Therefore there is hope for those who are poor, and iniquity shuts its mouth.
Why haven't you pardoned my transgression and taken away my iniquity? Now I'm about to lie down in the dust. You will seek me diligently, but I won't be around!"
""For you seek out my iniquity and search for my sin.
If I sin, you watch me and won't acquit me for my iniquity.
For he knows mankind's deceitfulness; when he sees iniquity, won't he himself consider it?
If you have any iniquity, throw it far away. Don't let evil live in your residence.
For they conceive mischief and give birth to iniquity; their womb is pregnant with deception."
Heaven will reveal his iniquity, while the earth will rise up against him.
God stores up their iniquity to repay their children; making them repay so that they may be aware.
Your wickedness is great, isn't it? There's no limit to your iniquity, is there?
"If you return to the Almighty you'll be restored, as you remove iniquity from your household.
The womb will forget them. Maggots will find them to be a delicacy! They won't be remembered anymore, their iniquity will be cut to pieces like firewood.
if not calamity that is due the unjust, and misfortune that is due those who practice iniquity?
because something as lascivious as that is an iniquity that should be judged.
"Have I covered my transgression like other people, to conceal iniquity within myself?
"I'm pure. I'm without sin; I'm innocent. I'm harboring no iniquity inside of me.
Their mouth is full of curses, lies, and oppression, their tongues spread trouble and iniquity.
I was upright before him, and I kept myself from iniquity.
Do not drag me away with the wicked, with those who practice iniquity, who speak peace to their neighbors while harboring evil in their hearts.
My life is consumed by sorrow, my years with groaning. My strength has faltered because of my iniquity; my bones have been consumed.
How blessed is the person against whom the LORD does not charge iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.
My sin I acknowledged to you; my iniquity I did not hide. I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD." And you forgave the guilt of my sin! Interlude
He devises iniquity on his bed and is determined to follow a path that is not good. He does not resist evil.
Don't be angry because of those who do evil, do not be jealous because of those who commit iniquity.
I confess my iniquity, and my sin troubles me.
Wash me from my iniquity, cleanse me from my sin.
Indeed, in iniquity I was brought forth; in sin my mother conceived me.
Fools say to themselves "There is no God." They are corrupt and commit iniquity; not one of them practices what is good.
Day and night they prowl around its walls; evil and iniquity are within it.
My acts of iniquity they overwhelm me! Our transgressions you blot them out!
Were I to cherish iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not listen to me.
But he, being merciful, forgave their iniquity and didn't destroy them; He restrained his anger and didn't vent all his wrath.
Don't charge us for previous iniquity, but let your compassion come quickly to us, for we have been brought very low.
You took away the iniquity of your people, forgiving all their sins Interlude
then I will punish their disobedience with a rod and their iniquity with lashes.
Though the wicked sprout like grass; and all who practice iniquity flourish, it is they who will be eternally destroyed.
Look at your enemies, LORD! Look at your enemies, for they are destroyed; everyone who practices iniquity will be scattered.
When they speak, they spew arrogance. Everyone who practices iniquity brags about it.
Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand for me against those who practice iniquity?
Every morning I will destroy all the wicked of the land, eliminating everyone who practices iniquity from the LORD's city. A prayer by the afflicted man who is overwhelmed and talks about his troubles with the LORD.
He neither deals with us according to our sins, nor repays us equivalent to our iniquity.
We have sinned, along with our ancestors; we have committed iniquity and wickedness.
Direct my footsteps by your promise, and do not let any kind of iniquity rule over me.
Don't let my heart turn toward evil or involve itself in wicked activities with men who practice iniquity. Let me not feast on their delicacies.
Iniquity is atoned for by gracious love and truth, and through fear of the LORD people turn from evil.
A corrupt witness mocks justice, and the wicked person feeds on iniquity.
Administering justice brings joy to the righteous, but terror to those who practice iniquity.
"Oh, you sinful nation! You people burdened down by iniquity! You offspring of those who keep practicing what is evil! You corrupt children! "They've abandoned the LORD; they've despised the Holy One of Israel; in their estrangement, they've walked away from me.
Stop bringing useless offerings! Incense is detestable to me, as are your New Moons, Sabbaths, and calling of convocations. I cannot stand iniquity within a solemn assembly.
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."
"How terrible it will be for those who parade iniquity with cords of falsehood, who draw sin along as with a cart rope;
I'll punish the world for its evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; I'll put an end to the pomposity of the arrogant, and overthrow the insolence of tyrants.
"Nevertheless, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies has revealed himself to my hearing: ""Surely because of you this iniquity will not be forgiven you until you die,' says the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies."
Yet he is also wise and can bring disaster; he does not take back his words, but will rise up against the house of those who practice evil and against anyone who assists people who work iniquity.
All we like sheep have gone astray, we have turned, each of us, to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your tongue mutters wickedness.
No one brings a lawsuit fairly, and no one goes to law honestly; they have relied on empty arguments and they tell lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.
Their cobwebs cannot become clothing, they cannot cover themselves with what they make. Their deeds are deeds of iniquity, and acts of violence fill their hands.
Their feet rush to evil, and they are quick to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; ruin, destruction, and violence are in their paths.
"For I, the LORD, love justice, and I hate robbery and iniquity; I will faithfully present your reward and make an everlasting covenant with you.
There is no one who calls on your name or rouses himself to take hold of you; for you have hidden your face from us, and have given us into the control of our iniquity.
Don't be angry beyond measure, LORD, and don't remember our iniquity for a season. Please look now, we are all your people.
"Only acknowledge your iniquity, that you have rebelled against the LORD your God, and have scattered your favors to strangers under every green tree. But you haven't obeyed me,' declares the LORD.
When you say to yourselves, "Why have all these things happened to me?' It's because of the extent of your iniquity that your skirt has been lifted up, and your heels have suffered violence.
This is what the LORD says to these people: "Yes, they do love to wander, and they haven't restrained their feet. So the LORD won't accept them now. He will remember their iniquity and punish their sin."
"When you speak all these words to this people, they'll say to you, "Why has the LORD pronounced all this disaster against us? What is our iniquity, and what is the sin that we have committed against the LORD our God?'
For I am watching all their ways; they are not hidden from my sight. Their iniquity is not concealed from my eyes.
First I'll repay them double for their iniquity and their sin, because they have polluted my land with the dead bodies of their detestable images, and they have filled my inheritance with their abominations."