'Ungodly' in the Bible
While they were enjoying themselves, all of a sudden certain ungodly men who lived in the city surrounded the house, pounded on the door, and ordered the old man who owned the home, "Bring out the man who came to visit your home so we can have sex with him."
Now then, hand over the men those ungodly men, and we'll execute them in order to remove this evil from Israel."
Right about then, Bichri's son Sheba, an ungodly man from the tribe of Benjamin, sounded a battle trumpet and announced: We've never been a part of David! We'll never gain anything from Jesse's son! It's every man to his tent, Israel!
When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly men made me afraid;
But ungodly men are like thorns that are discarded because they cannot be safely handled.
And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath upon thee from before the LORD.
See, this is the joy of going the way [of the ungodly]! And from the dust others will spring up [to take his place].
For the family of the ungodly shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.
God hath delivered me to the ungodly, and turned me over into the hands of the wicked.
Upright men shall be astonished at this, and the innocent shall be stirred up against the ungodly;
Surely such are the dwellings of the ungodly, and such is the place of him who knows not (recognizes not and honors not) God.
The exultation of the wicked is short, and the joy of the ungodly man but for a moment?
But notice, [you say] the prosperity of the wicked is not in their power; the mystery [of God's dealings] with the ungodly is far from my comprehension.
Yet He filled their houses with good [things]. But the counsel of the ungodly is far from me.
For what is the hope of the ungodly, when God cutteth him off, when +God taketh away his soul?
Is it fit to say to a king, Thou art wicked? and to princes, Ye are ungodly?
That the ungodly man reign not, that the people be not ensnared.
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.
If the ungodly one doesn't repent, God will sharpen his sword; he will string his bow and prepare it.
The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.
Among [the] ungodly of the mockers at feasts, [they] gnashed at me with their teeth.
Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes.
Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.
Be not afraid when [an ungodly] one is made rich, when the wealth and glory of his house are increased;
The ungodly are perverse and estranged from the womb; they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
Hide me from the secret counsel and conspiracy of the ungodly, from the scheming of evildoers,
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
All the horns of the ungodly also will I cut off [says the Lord], but the horns of the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall be exalted.
He will cut off the spirit [of pride and fury] of princes; He is terrible to the [ungodly] kings of the earth.
With his mouth the ungodly destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous are rescued.
Behold, the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall be recompensed on earth; how much more the wicked and the sinner! And if the righteous are barely saved, what will become of the ungodly and wicked?
An ungodly man diggeth up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
The fool (the unbeliever and the ungodly) will no more be called noble, nor the crafty and greedy [for gain] said to be bountiful and princely.
The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling seizes the ungodly: "Who among us can dwell with a consuming fire? Who among us can dwell with ever-burning flames?"
Indeed, both priest and prophet are ungodly. Even in my house I find evil," declares the LORD.
And yet, behold, in it shall be left a remnant (an escaped portion), both sons and daughters. They shall be carried forth to you [in Babylon], and when you see their [ungodly] walk and their [wicked] doings, you will be consoled for the evil that I have brought upon Jerusalem, even concerning all that I have brought upon it.
And he said, Behold, I will make you know what will be in the latter time of the indignation [of God upon the ungodly], for it has to do with the time of the end.
And I will [in the distant future] overthrow the throne of kingdoms and I will destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the [ungodly] nations, and I will overthrow the chariots and those who ride in them, and the horses and their riders shall go down, every one by the sword of his brother.
And he shall turn and reconcile the hearts of the [estranged] fathers to the [ungodly] children, and the hearts of the [rebellious] children to [the piety of] their fathers [a reconciliation produced by repentance of the ungodly], lest I come and smite the land with a curse and a ban of utter destruction.
And He said to them, To you has been entrusted the mystery of the kingdom of God [that is, the secret counsels of God which are hidden from the ungodly]; but for those outside [ of our circle] everything becomes a parable,
But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.
Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,
They must possess the mystic secret of the faith [Christian truth as hidden from ungodly men] with a clear conscience.
However, avoid pointless discussions. For people will become more and more ungodly,
It trains us to renounce ungodly living and worldly passions so that we might live sensible, honest, and godly lives in the present age
lest there be a fornicator, or an ungodly person like Esau, who, in return for a single meal, parted with the birthright which belonged to him.
And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;
And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly;
And He rescued righteous Lot, greatly worn out and distressed by the wanton ways of the ungodly and lawless -- "
Now if [all these things are true, then be sure] the Lord knows how to rescue the godly out of temptations and trials, and how to keep the ungodly under chastisement until the day of judgment and doom,
But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.
For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.