'Ruthless' in the Bible
a ruthless nation, showing no respect for the old and not sparing the young.
or Deliver me from the enemy's power or Redeem me from the grasp of the ruthless?
A wicked man writhes in pain all his days; few years are stored up for the ruthless.
This is a wicked man's lot from God, the inheritance the ruthless receive from the Almighty.
I have seen ruthless evil men growing in influence, like a green tree grows in its native soil.
For foreigners attack me; ruthless men, who do not respect God, seek my life. (Selah)
My God, deliver me from the power of the wicked and the grasp of ruthless practicers of evil.
God, arrogant people have attacked me; a gang of ruthless men seeks my life. They have no regard for You.
A gracious woman attains honor, but ruthless men attain wealth.
Learn to do good; Seek justice, Reprove the ruthless, Defend the orphan, Plead for the widow.
Thus I will punish the world for its evil And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless.
A hard and grievous vision is declared to me: the treacherous dealer deals treacherously, and the destroyer destroys. Go up, O Elam! Besiege, O Media! All the sighing [caused by Babylon's ruthless oppressions] I will cause to cease [says the Lord].
Therefore strong nations will glorify you; cities of ruthless nations will revere you.
For you have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the needy in distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat for the blistering attack from the ruthless is like a rainstorm beating against a wall,
Like heat in drought, You subdue the uproar of aliens; Like heat by the shadow of a cloud, the song of the ruthless is silenced.
The multitude of your foes will be like fine dust, and the multitude of the ruthless, like blowing chaff. Then suddenly, in an instant,
For the ruthless one will vanish, the scorner will disappear, and all those who lie in wait with evil intent will be killed-
They lay hold on bow and spear; they are cruel (ruthless and inhuman) and have no mercy. Their voice sounds like the roaring sea; they ride on horses, every one set in array as a man for battle against you, O Daughter of Zion!
I will deliver you from the power of evil people and redeem you from the control of the ruthless.
Even the jackal bears the beast and nurses their cubs; [but] the daughter of my people has become ruthless, like ostriches in the wilderness.
I am about to bring strangers against you, ruthless men from the nations. They will draw their swords against your magnificent wisdom and will defile your splendor.
He along with his people, ruthless men from the nations, will be brought in to destroy the land. They will draw their swords against Egypt and fill the land with the slain.
Foreigners, ruthless men from the nations, cut it down and left it lying. Its limbs fell on the mountains and in every valley; its boughs lay broken in all the earth's ravines. All the peoples of the earth left its shade and abandoned it.
I will make your hordes fall by the swords of warriors, all of them ruthless men from the nations. They will ravage Egypt's pride, and all its hordes will be destroyed.
Look, I am about to empower the Babylonians, that ruthless and greedy nation. They sweep across the surface of the earth, seizing dwelling places that do not belong to them.