199 occurrences in 13 translations

'Violent' in the Bible

Do not put him to a violent death, but let him be placed in one of the holes; this he said to keep him safe from their hands, with the purpose of taking him back to his father again.

Let us give him to these Ishmaelites for a price, and let us not put violent hands on him, for he is our brother, our flesh. And his brothers gave ear to him.

The one went away from me, and I said, Truly he has come to a violent death; and from that time I have not seen him,

"Simeon and Levi are brothers; their swords are violent weapons.

Cursed be their anger, for it was violent; And their rage, for it was cruel! I will divide them in Jacob, And scatter them in Israel.

So the Lord shifted the wind to a violent west wind which lifted up the locusts and drove them into the Red Sea; not one locust remained within the border of Egypt.

'When any person doth sin, and hath committed a trespass against Jehovah, and hath lied to his fellow concerning a deposit, or concerning fellowship, or concerning violent robbery, or hath oppressed his fellow;

'When a violent witness doth rise against a man, to testify against him apostasy,

He did this so the violent deaths of Jerub-Baal's seventy sons might be avenged and Abimelech, their half-brother who murdered them, might have to pay for their spilled blood, along with the leaders of Shechem who helped him murder them.

And they came in front of Gibeah, ten thousand of the best men in all Israel, and the fighting became more violent; but the children of Benjamin were not conscious that evil was coming on them.

The battle was very violent that day, with Abner and the men of Israel being defeated in the presence of David's servants.

I will establish a place for my people Israel and settle them there; they will live there and not be disturbed any more. Violent men will not oppress them again, as they did in the beginning

And in the letter he said, Take care to put Uriah in the very front of the line, where the fighting is most violent, and go back from him, so that he may be overcome and put to death.

Then the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, “We have ten [tribes’] shares in the king, and we have more claim on David than you. Why then did you treat us with contempt and ignore us [by rushing ahead]? Were we not the first to speak of bringing back our king?” But the words of the men of Judah were harsher than those of the men of Israel.

My God, my Rock, in him will I put my faith; my breastplate, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my safe place; my saviour, who keeps me safe from the violent man.

Then the earth was moved with a violent shock; the bases of heaven were moved and shaking, because he was angry.

And that bringeth me forth from mine enemies: thou also hast lifted me up on high above them that rose up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.

So Gad came to David, and gave him word of this and said to him, Are there to be three years when there is not enough food in your land? or will you go in flight from your haters for three months, while they go after you? or will you have three days of violent disease in your land? take thought and say what answer I am to give to him who sent me.

Behold, there is with you Shimei the son of Gera the Benjamite, of Bahurim; now it was he who cursed me with a violent curse on the day I went to Mahanaim. But when he came down to me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the Lord, saying, ‘I will not put you to death with the sword.’

But the fight became more violent while the day went on; and the king was supported in his war-carriage facing the Aramaeans, and the floor of the carriage was covered with the blood from his wound, and by evening he was dead.

But when they came to the tents of Israel, the Israelites came out and made a violent attack on the Moabites, so that they went in flight before them; and they went forward still attacking them;

But Elisha was in his house, and the responsible men were seated there with him; and before the king got there, Elisha said to those who were with him, Do you see how this cruel and violent man has sent to take away my life?

I will establish a place for my people Israel and settle them there; they will live there and not be disturbed anymore. Violent men will not oppress them again, as they did in the beginning

But the fight became more violent while the day went on; and the king of Israel was supported in his war-carriage facing the Aramaeans till the evening; and by sundown he was dead.

Whenever your countrymen who live in the cities bring a case before you (whether it involves a violent crime or other matters related to the law, commandments, rules, and regulations), warn them that they must not sin against the Lord. If you fail to do so, God will be angry with you and your colleagues; but if you obey, you will be free of guilt.

Or, rescue me from the hand of the oppressor, and redeem me from the hand of the violent?

“Should a wise man [such as you] utter such windy and vain knowledge [as we have just heard]And fill himself with the east wind [of withering, parching, and violent accusations]?

All his days the wicked man is tormented, and numbered years are allotted to the violent.

Though my hands have done no violent acts, and my prayer is clean.

Truly, I make an outcry against the violent man, but there is no answer: I give a cry for help, but no one takes up my cause.

See, I am conscious of your thoughts, and of your violent purposes against me;

“Others snatch the fatherless [infants] from the breast [to sell or make them slaves],And against the poor they take a pledge [of clothing].

This is the portion of the wicked man with God, and the heritage of the violent, which they receive from the Almighty: --

sparing his soul from the Pit and his life from violent death.

“If a river rages and overflows, he does not tremble;He is confident, though the Jordan [River] swells and rushes against his mouth.

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

He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.

See my enemies, for they have been many, And with violent hatred they have hated me.

Do not sweep me away with sinners, or execute me along with violent people,

I have seen a wicked, violent manwell-rooted like a flourishing native tree.

Through you will we overcome our haters; by your name will they be crushed under our feet who are violent against us.

Though its waters are sounding and troubled, and though the mountains are shaking with their violent motion. (Selah.)

Be my saviour from violent death, O God, the God of my salvation; and my tongue will give praise to your righteousness.

For strangers rise up against me,and violent men seek my life.They have no regard for God.Selah

I would quickly take cover from the driving storm and from the violent wind.

Send destruction on them, O Lord, make a division of tongues among them: for I have seen fighting and violent acts in the town.

But you, O God, will bring them down to the deep Pit. Violent and deceitful people will not live even half a normal lifespan. But as for me, I trust in you.

As a matter of fact, in your heart you plan iniquities! In the land your hands are violent!

Deliver me from evildoers! Rescue me from violent men!

Look, they lie in ambush for my life; these violent men gather together against me, but not because of any transgression or sin of mine, LORD.

O my God, cause me to escape From the hand of the wicked, From the hand of the perverse and violent.

May he be a judge of the poor among the people, may he give salvation to the children of those who are in need; by him let the violent be crushed.

He will keep their souls free from evil designs and violent attacks; and their blood will be of value in his eyes.

For my heart doth show itself violent, And my reins prick themselves,

O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.

No enemy will be able to exact tribute from him; a violent oppressor will not be able to humiliate him.

Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

A man will get good from the fruit of his lips, but the desire of the false is for violent acts.

By their violent acts the evil-doers will be pulled away, because they have no desire to do what is right.

Who says, Oh! who says, Ah! who has violent arguments, who has grief, who has wounds without cause, whose eyes are dark?

A man of wealth who is cruel to the poor is like a violent rain causing destruction of food.

Men of pride are the cause of violent acts in a town, but by wise men wrath is turned away.

If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter: for he that is higher than the highest regardeth; and there be higher than they.

Put me as a sign on your heart, as a sign on your arm; love is strong as death, and wrath bitter as the underworld: its coals are coals of fire; violent are its flames.

The LORD will totally destroy the gulf of the Sea of Egypt. He will sweep his hand over the Euphrates River with a violent wind, breaking it up into seven streams, and making a way for people to cross on foot.

Therefore, a strong people will honor You.The cities of violent nations will fear You.

For You have been a stronghold for the poor,a stronghold for the needy person in his distress,a refuge from the rain, a shade from the heat.When the breath of the violentis like rain against a wall,

like heat in a dry land,You subdue the uproar of barbarians.As the shade of a cloud cools the heat of the day,so He silences the song of the violent.

Listen carefully, the Lord has a strong and mighty agent [the Assyrian];Like a tempest of hail, a disastrous storm,Like a tempest of mighty overflowing waters,He has cast it down to the earth with His hand.

The one who lives uprightly and speaks honestly; the one who refuses to profit from oppressive measures and rejects a bribe; the one who does not plot violent crimes and does not seek to harm others --

‘Do not tremble nor be afraid [of the violent upheavals to come];Have I not long ago proclaimed it to you and declared it?And you are My witnesses.Is there a God besides Me?There is no other Rock;I know of none.’”

Their webs cannot become clothing,and they cannot cover themselves with their works.Their works are sinful works,and violent acts are in their hands.

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Definition
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גּזל 
Gezel 
Usage: 2

חמס 
Chamac 
Usage: 60

עריץ 
`ariyts 
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צנף 
Tsanaph 
Usage: 3

βιαστής 
Biastes 
Usage: 0

ὁρμάω 
Hormao 
Usage: 5

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