'Wicked' in the Bible
Abraham approached and asked, "Will you actually destroy the righteous along with the wicked?
Far be it from you to do such a thing to kill the righteous along with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike! The Judge of all the earth will do what is right, won't he?"
But the LORD considered Er, Judah's oldest son, to be wicked so he put him to death.
Pharaoh sent word and called for Moses and Aaron. "I've sinned this time," he told them. "The LORD is righteous, but I and my people are wicked.
"You are not to spread a false report, nor are you to join forces with the wicked to be a malicious witness.
"How long will this wicked assembly keep complaining about me? I've heard the complaints of the Israelis that they've been murmuring against me.
Then he told the community, "Move away from the camps of these wicked men and don't touch anything that belongs to them. That way you won't be destroyed along with all their sins."
Be careful not to think this wicked thought to yourselves: "The seventh year, the year of remission, is drawing near,' and you show ill will toward your poor relative and not give to him. He may then call to the LORD on account of you, and you will be guilty of sin.
He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.
Eliab his oldest brother heard him talking to the men. Eliab was angry with David and said, "Why did you come down here? And who did you leave those few sheep with in the wilderness? I know your insolence and wicked intentions. You came down just to see the battle!"
Just like the ancient proverb says, "From wicked people comes wickedness,' but I'm not against you.
The man's name was Nabal and his wife's name was Abigail. The woman was intelligent and beautiful, while the man was harsh and wicked in his dealings. He was a descendant of Caleb.
At this point, all the wicked and worthless men of the group who had gone with David answered, "Because they didn't go with us, we won't give them any of the spoil that we recovered, except that each person may take his wife and his children and go."
Your hands were not bound, nor were your feet in irons. As one falls before the wicked, you have fallen."
I will establish a homeland for my people for Israel planting them so they may live in a secure location where they will never be disturbed anymore. Wicked people will no longer afflict them, as happened in the past
then listen in heaven, act, and judge your servants, condemning the wicked by bringing back to him the consequences of his choices and by justifying the righteous by recompensing him according to his righteousness.
Seat two wicked men in front of him, and make them testify against him. Tell them to claim "You cursed God and the king.' Then take him out and stone him to death."
Two wicked men came in, sat down in front of them, and testified against Naboth in public, "Naboth cursed God and the king!" So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death.
Judah's three sons Er, Onan, and Shelah were born to him through Bath-shua, a Canaanite. Er, Judah's firstborn, became wicked in the LORD's sight, so he put him to death.
I will establish a homeland for my people Israel, planting them in a secure location where they will never be disturbed anymore. Wicked people will not oppress them as happened in the past,
then listen from heaven, act, and judge your servants, recompensing the wicked by bringing back to him the consequences of his choices and by justifying the righteous by recompensing him according to his righteousness.
where Hanani's son Jehu, the seer, went out to meet him. He asked King Jehoshaphat, "Should you be helping those who are wicked, yes or no? Should you love those who hate the LORD? Wrath is headed your way directly from the LORD because of this.
Because that wicked woman Athaliah's family members had broken into the Temple of God and used the consecrated implements of the LORD's Temple for service to the Baals,
May the king be advised that the Jews who came from you to us have reached Jerusalem and are rebuilding a rebellious and wicked city, having completed its walls and repaired its foundations.
Esther replied, "An adversary and an enemy it's this wicked Haman!" So Haman was terrified before the king and the queen.
In that place, the wicked stop causing trouble, and there, those whose strength is exhausted are at rest.
Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked will no longer exist.
A land is given into the hands of a wicked person; he covers the faces of its judges. If it is not God, then who is it?"
Does it delight you to oppress or despise what you have made, while you smile at the plans of the wicked?
But what the wicked look for will fail; their way of escape will be taken away from them; their only hope is to take their final breath."
"The wicked person writhes in pain throughout his life, a number of years has been reserved for the ruthless.
God has delivered me over to the ungodly, throwing me into the control of the wicked.
"Indeed, the light of the wicked is extinguished; the flame from his fire doesn't shine.
Indeed, the residences of the wicked are like this; and so are the homes of those who don't know God."
The wicked triumph only briefly; the joy of the godless is momentary.
This is what the wicked person inherits from God; it is the inheritance that God appoints for him."
"Why do the wicked live to reach old age and increase in power and wealth, too?
Behold! Their prosperity isn't in their control! The counsel of the wicked will remain far from me."
"How often do the wicked have their lights put out? Does calamity ever fall on them? Will God in his anger ever apportion their destruction?
You ask, "Where is the noble person's house?' and "Where are the tents where the wicked live?'
that the wicked person is spared from times of calamity, that he is rescued on the day of wrath?
"Though God fills their houses with good things, the counsel of the wicked will remain far from me.
They reap fodder in the field and glean in the vineyard of the wicked.
They press oil between the olive groves owned by the wicked; they suffer from thirst, even while treading the winepress.
"May my enemy be like the wicked; my adversary like the unjust.
"This is what a wicked person inherits from God, and what the ruthless will receive from the Almighty:
I broke the fangs of the wicked, and made him drop the prey."
traffics in those who practice evil, and walks with wicked people?
Can one say to a king, "You're vile!' or to nobles, "You're wicked!'?
"He strikes the wicked among them in a place where they can be seen
He doesn't let the wicked live; he grants justice to the afflicted.
But now you are occupied with the case of the wicked; but justice and judgment will be served.
where it seizes the edge of the earth and shakes the wicked out of it?
Then from the wicked their light is withheld and their upraised arm is broken.
stared down and subdued every proud person, trampled the wicked right where they are,
How blessed is the person, who does not take the advice of the wicked, who does not stand on the path with sinners, and who does not sit in the seat of mockers.
But this is not the case with the wicked. They are like chaff that the wind blows away.
Therefore the wicked will not escape judgment, nor will sinners have a place in the assembly of the righteous.
For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will be destroyed.
Arise, LORD! Deliver me, my God! For you strike the jaw of all my enemies, and you break the teeth of the wicked.
But as for the wicked, they do not speak truth at all. Inside them there is only wickedness. Their throat is an open grave, on their tongue is deceitful flattery.
Let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous. For you are the righteous God who discerns the inner thoughts.
But the wicked one travails with evil, he conceives malice and gives birth to lies.
You rebuked the nations, you destroyed the wicked, you wiped out their name forever and ever.
The LORD has made himself known, executing judgment. The wicked are ensnared by what their hands have made. Interlude
The wicked will turn back to where the dead are all the nations that have forgotten God.
The wicked one arrogantly pursues the afflicted, who are trapped in the schemes he devises.
For the wicked one boasts about his own desire; he blesses the greedy and despises the LORD.
With haughty arrogance, the wicked thinks, "God will not seek justice." He always presumes "There is no God."
The wicked say to themselves, "God has forgotten, he has hidden his face, he will never see it."
Why do the wicked despise God and say to themselves, "God will not seek justice."?
Break the arm of the wicked and evil man; so that when you seek out his wickedness you will find it no more.
Look, the wicked have bent their bow and placed their arrow on the string, to shoot from the darkness at the upright in heart.
The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked and those who love violence, he hates.
He rains on the wicked burning coals and sulfur; a scorching wind is their destiny.
The wicked, however, keep walking around, exalting the vileness of human beings. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
The one who despises those who are utterly wicked, but who honors the one who fears the LORD, who keeps his word even when it hurts and does not change,
from the wicked who have afflicted me, from my enemies who have surrounded me.
Arise, LORD, confront them, bring them to their knees! Deliver me from the wicked by your sword
I hate the company of those who practice evil, nor do I sit with the wicked.
Their hands are filled with wicked schemes, and their right hands with bribes.
Do not drag me away with the wicked, with those who practice iniquity, who speak peace to their neighbors while harboring evil in their hearts.
Let me not be ashamed, LORD, for I have called upon you. Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in the next life.
The wicked have many sorrows, but gracious love surrounds those who trust in the LORD.
Evil will kill the wicked; those who hate the righteous will be held guilty.
An oracle that came to me about the transgressions of the wicked: There is no fear of God before his eyes.
Do not let the foot of the proud crush me; and do not let the hand of the wicked dissuade me.
Yet a little while longer, and the wicked will be no more. You will search for his place, but he will not be there.
The wicked person plots against the righteous, and grinds his teeth at him.
The wicked take out a sword and bend the bow, to bring down the humble and the poor to slay those who are righteous in conduct.
Better is the little that the righteous have than the abundance of many wicked people.
For the arms of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
Indeed, the wicked will perish. The LORD's enemies will be consumed like flowers in the fields. They will vanish like smoke.
The wicked borrow but never pay back; but the righteous are generous and give.
Indeed, the LORD loves justice, and he will not abandon his godly ones. They are kept safe forever, but the lawless will be chased away, and the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.
The wicked stalks the righteous person, seeking to kill him,
Wait on the LORD, Keep faithful to his way, and he will exalt you to possess the land. You will see the wicked cut off.
I once observed a wicked and oppressive person, flourishing like a green tree in native soil.
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