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'Violent' in the Bible

Who also brings me out from my enemies;You even lift me above those who rise up against me;You rescue me from the violent man.

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.’

As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lipsI have kept from the paths of the violent.

He delivers me from my enemies;Surely You lift me above those who rise up against me;You rescue me from the violent man.

Look upon my enemies, for they are many,And they hate me with violent hatred.

I have seen a wicked, violent manSpreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

For strangers have risen against meAnd violent men have sought my life;They have not set God before them. Selah.

O God, arrogant men have risen up against me,And a band of violent men have sought my life,And they have not set You before them.

“May a slanderer not be established in the earth;May evil hunt the violent man speedily.”

so tell those who plaster it over with whitewash, that it will fall. A flooding rain will come, and you, O hailstones, will fall; and a violent wind will break out.

Therefore, thus says the Lord God, “I will make a violent wind break out in My wrath. There will also be in My anger a flooding rain and hailstones to consume it in wrath.

“Then he may have a violent son who sheds blood and who does any of these things to a brother

“Now in those times many will rise up against the king of the South; the violent ones among your people will also lift themselves up in order to fulfill the vision, but they will fall down.

Who build Zion with bloodshedAnd Jerusalem with violent injustice.

When He came to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, two men who were demon-possessed met Him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so extremely violent that no one could pass by that way.

From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force.

But before very long there rushed down from the land a violent wind, called Euraquilo;

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