72 occurrences in 11 translations

'Mischief' in the Bible

But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure mischief befall him.

And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine.

And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life,

Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are set on mischief.

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.

and Jehovah will separate him for mischief out of all the tribes of Israel, according to all the curses of the covenant that is written in this book of the law.

For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and will turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and mischief will befall you at the end of days; because ye do evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.

And Samson said to them, "This time I shall be blameless in regard to the Philistines, when I do them mischief."

And David knew that Saul secretly practised mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring hither the ephod.

The LORD hath returned upon thee all the blood of the house of Saul, in whose stead thou hast reigned; and the LORD hath delivered the kingdom into the hand of Absalom thy son: and, behold, thou art taken in thy mischief, because thou art a bloody man.

And he was an adversary to Israel all the days of Solomon, beside the mischief that Hadad did: and he abhorred Israel, and reigned over Syria.

Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeketh mischief: for he sent unto me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I denied him not.

Then they said one to another, We do not well: this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace: if we tarry till the morning light, some mischief will come upon us: now therefore come, that we may go and tell the king's household.

That Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in some one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

And Esther spake yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet, and besought him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device that he had devised against the Jews.

Indeed, mischief does not come from the dust, and trouble does not sprout from the earth.

They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.

Will you keep [to the] way of old that [the] people of mischief have trod,

Is not disaster for [the] evil one and ruin for [the] workers of mischief?

And he goes on the road in company with instigators of mischief, and walks with men of wickedness.

There is no darkness, and there is no deep shadow where instigators of mischief might hide themselves.

Would that Job were tested up to [the] end because [his] answers [are] like [those from] men of mischief,

So he opens their ear to the discipline, and he commands that they return from mischief.

Take care, you must not turn to mischief, for because of this you have been tried by misery.

Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.

His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.

Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.

Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, which speak peace to their neighbours, but mischief is in their hearts.

He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.

{To the chief Musician, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech.} Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endureth continually.

Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.

Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?

They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law.

As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

The righteousness of the upright delivereth them, And in mischief the treacherous are captured.

He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour: but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.

He who does evil listens to lips of wickedness, [and] the liar gives heed to the tongue of mischief.

He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.

He who plans to do evil for himself, they will call [him] "master of mischief."

For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.

Whoever digs a pit [for another man's feet] shall fall into it himself, and he who rolls a stone [up a height to do mischief], it will return upon him.

Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.

None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Cleanse your heart from wickedness, Jerusalem, so that you may be saved. {How long} will your thoughts of mischief dwell in your inner part?

Mischief shall come upon mischief, and rumour shall be upon rumour; then shall they seek a vision of the prophet; but the law shall perish from the priest, and counsel from the ancients.

Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief, and give wicked counsel in this city:

And both these kings' hearts shall be to do mischief, and they shall speak lies at one table; but it shall not prosper: for yet the end shall be at the time appointed.

Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet do they imagine mischief against me.

On the evil are both hands to do it well, The prince is asking -- also the judge -- for recompence, And the great -- he is speaking the mischief of his soul, And they wrap it up.

"Lord," answered Ananias, "I have heard about that man from many, and I have heard of the great mischief he has done to Thy people in Jerusalem;

And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?

For we have found this man Paul a source of mischief and a disturber of the peace among all the Jews throughout the Empire, and a ringleader in the heresy of the Nazarenes.

But the tongue no man or woman is able to tame. It is an ever-busy mischief, and is full of deadly poison.

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