206 occurrences in 14 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.

And the Lord turned a violent west wind, which lifted the locusts and drove them into the Red Sea; not one locust remained in all the country 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 right to David than you have. Why then did you despise and ignore us? Were we not the first to speak of our bringing back our king? But the words of the men of Judah were more violent than the charges 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.

But he saves the poor from the sword, from the mouth of the wicked, and from the hand of the violent.

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

Should a wise man utter such windy 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;

[The violent men whose wickedness seems unnoticed] pluck the fatherless infants from the breast [to sell or make them slaves], and take [the clothing on] the poor for a pledge,

He furthered the violent with his power; he did not lend to anyone in his life.

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.

Behold, if a river is violent 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.

You have made clear your strength even out of the mouths of babies at the breast, because of those who are against you; so that you may put to shame the cruel and violent man.

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 man well-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.

Let not the violent force of the waters overcome me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

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

He shall judge the poor of the people; he shall save the children of the destitute and shall break in pieces the violent.

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.

The bread of evil-doing is their food, the wine of violent acts their drink.

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.

And I will give the Egyptians over into the hand of a cruel lord; and a violent king shall rule over them, saith the Lord, the LORD of the hosts.

Therefore, a strong people will honor You. A city of violent people will fear You.

For You have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the humble person in his distress, a refuge from the rain, a shade from the heat. When the breath of the violent is 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 stills the song of the violent.

Behold, the Lord has a strong and mighty one [the Assyrian]; like a tempest of hail, a destroying storm, like a flood of mighty overflowing waters, he will cast it down to the earth with violent hand.

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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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