'Worse' in the Bible
But she said to him, "No I won't, for sending me away now would be worse than what you did to me earlier!" But he refused to listen to her.
So get up now and go out and give some encouragement to your servants. For I swear by the Lord that if you don't go out there, not a single man will stay here with you tonight! This disaster will be worse for you than any disaster that has overtaken you from your youth right to the present time!"
Indeed, they have taken some of their daughters as wives for themselves and for their sons, so that the holy race has become intermingled with the local residents. Worse still, the leaders and the officials have been at the forefront of all of this!"
But they did not listen to me or pay any attention to me. They followed the stubborn inclinations of their own wicked hearts. They acted worse and worse instead of better.
"For this is what the sovereign Lord says: How much worse will it be when I send my four terrible judgments -- sword, famine, wild animals, and plague -- to Jerusalem to kill both people and animals!
Because the storm was growing worse and worse, they said to him, "What should we do to you to make the sea calm down for us?"
Instead, they tried to row back to land, but they were not able to do so because the storm kept growing worse and worse.
But I am greatly displeased with the nations that take my grace for granted. I was a little displeased with them, but they have only made things worse for themselves.
No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, because the patch will pull away from the garment and the tear will be worse.
Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they go in and live there, so the last state of that person is worse than the first. It will be that way for this evil generation as well!"
So give orders to secure the tomb until the third day. Otherwise his disciples may come and steal his body and say to the people, 'He has been raised from the dead,' and the last deception will be worse than the first."
No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise, the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and the tear becomes worse.
She had endured a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all that she had. Yet instead of getting better, she grew worse.
Then it goes and brings seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they go in and live there, so the last state of that person is worse than the first."
He answered them, "Do you think these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered these things?
Or those eighteen who were killed when the tower in Siloam fell on them, do you think they were worse offenders than all the others who live in Jerusalem?
After this Jesus found him at the temple and said to him, "Look, you have become well. Don't sin any more, lest anything worse happen to you."
Now food will not bring us close to God. We are no worse if we do not eat and no better if we do.
Now in giving the following instruction I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse.
For how were you treated worse than the other churches, except that I myself was not a burden to you? Forgive me this injustice!
But if someone does not provide for his own, especially his own family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
But evil people and charlatans will go from bad to worse, deceiving others and being deceived themselves.
For if after they have escaped the filthy things of the world through the rich knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they again get entangled in them and succumb to them, their last state has become worse for them than their first.