'Malice' in the Bible
And he said unto them, Even if the LORD be with you, how can I let you go with your little ones; look at the malice which is before your face.
And Eliab, his eldest brother, heard when he spoke unto the men, and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why didst thou come down here? And with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride and the malice of thy heart, for thou art come down that thou might see the battle.
But the wicked one travails with evil, he conceives malice and gives birth to lies.
Cursing, deceit, and violence fill his mouth; trouble and malice are under his tongue.
Do not drag me away with the wicked, with the evildoers, who speak in friendly ways with their neighbors, while malice is in their hearts.
As for my enemies, with malice they said, "When will he die and memory of his name perish?"
Day and night they prowl around on its walls. Malice and abuse are also within her.
If I had been aware of malice in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.
They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.
He who winks with the eye [craftily and with malice] causes sorrow; the foolish of lips will fall headlong but he who boldly reproves makes peace.
Though malice disguises itself with deception, its evil will be exposed publicly.
For a voice announces from Dan, proclaiming malice from Mount Ephraim.
The wind shall eat up all thy pastors, and thy lovers shall go into captivity; surely then shalt thou be ashamed and confound thyself because of all thy malice.
I have also seen a horrible thing in the prophets of Jerusalem: they committed adultery and walked by lies; they strengthened also the hands of evildoers, that no none is converted from his malice; they are all of them unto me as Sodom and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.
You see all their malice, all their plots against me.
"This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because you've applauded, stamped your feet, and rejoiced with all sorts of malice in your heart against the land of Israel,
"This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because Philistia has made it their practice to carry out retribution, accompanied by extraordinary malice in their personal vendettas vendettas that spring from their everlasting hostility
""Because this is what the Lord GOD says: "Motivated by my burning zealousness, I have spoken against the rest of the surrounding nations, including Edom, who confiscated my land, taking possession of it with joyful enthusiasm and with animal-like malice, in order to plunder Israel's pastures.'
But I say to you that everyone who continues to be angry with his brother or harbors malice (enmity of heart) against him shall be liable to and unable to escape the punishment imposed by the court; and whoever speaks contemptuously and insultingly to his brother shall be liable to and unable to escape the punishment imposed by the Sanhedrin, and whoever says, You cursed fool! [You empty-headed idiot!] shall be liable to and unable to escape the hell (Gehenna) of fire.
But Jesus, knowing ( seeing) their thoughts, said, Why do you think evil and harbor malice in your hearts?
But perceiving their malice, Jesus said, "Why are you testing Me, hypocrites?
But the Lord said to him, Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the plate, but inside you yourselves are full of greed and robbery and extortion and malice and wickedness.
They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, disputes, deceit, and malice. They are gossips,
Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved.
Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,
as free, and not as having liberty as a cloak of malice, but as God's bondmen.