Bible Verses about 'Evil'

For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say "No" to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in this present age...
Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the Lord God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is. Hate evil, love good; maintain justice in the courts.
Our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.
Let those who love the Lord hate evil, for he guards the lives of his faithful ones and delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
Love does not delight in evil, but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
He has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.
If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask for him.
The Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.
Get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.
Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God.
Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
It is God's will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish men. Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God.
Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the LORD God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is.
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.
Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior.
Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the LORD God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is.
Hate evil, love good; maintain justice in the courts. Perhaps the LORD God Almighty will have mercy on the remnant of Joseph.
Let not my heart be drawn to what is evil, to take part in wicked deeds with men who are evildoers; let me not eat of their delicacies.
An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble.
Do not turn to mediums or seek out spiritists, for you will be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.
Break the arm of the wicked and evil man; call him to account for his wickedness that would not be found out.
This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the alien or the poor. In your hearts do not think evil of each other."
The Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.
Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God.
For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.
To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted.
Since they hated knowledge and did not choose to fear the LORD ... they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes.
Do not swerve to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil.
Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the LORD God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is.
Be very careful, then, how you live — not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.
O righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure.
"Prepare chains, because the land is full of bloodshed and the city is full of violence."
Do not bring a detestable thing into your house or you, like it, will be set apart for destruction. Utterly abhor and detest it, for it is set apart for destruction.
The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.
The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.
Wicked men are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm.
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.
"Do not be afraid," Samuel replied [to the people of Israel]. "You have done all this evil; yet do not turn away from the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart."
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
Not so the wicked! They are like chaff that the wind blows away.
Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of those who do wrong; for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away.
Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when men succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.
The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.
My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out.
In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days, keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking lies.
Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
The face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth.
Evil will slay the wicked; the foes of the righteous will be condemned.
Be very careful, then, how you live — not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.

Illustrated Bible Verses on 'Evil'

Illustration of 1 Corinthians 13:6 on Evil
Illustration of 1 Corinthians 13:7 on Evil
Illustration of Ephesians 6:12 on Evil
Illustration of Luke 11:13 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 4:27 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 10:30 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 3:7 on Evil
Illustration of 2 Peter 1:4 on Evil
Illustration of 2 Thessalonians 3:3 on Evil
Illustration of James 1:21 on Evil
Illustration of Matthew 5:11-12 on Evil
Illustration of 1 Peter 2:15-16 on Evil
Illustration of Amos 5:14 on Evil
Illustration of Romans 12:9 on Evil
Illustration of Colossians 1:21 on Evil
Illustration of Amos 5:15 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 141:4 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 12:13 on Evil
Illustration of Leviticus 19:31 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 10:15 on Evil
Illustration of Romans 6:11 on Evil
Illustration of Zechariah 7:9-10 on Evil
Illustration of John 3:20-21 on Evil
Illustration of Titus 1:15 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 1:29,31 on Evil
Illustration of Ephesians 5:15 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 7:9 on Evil
Illustration of Ezekiel 7:23 on Evil
Illustration of Deuteronomy 7:26 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 10:28 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 12:7 on Evil
Illustration of Romans 12:17-18 on Evil
Illustration of 1 Samuel 12:20 on Evil
Illustration of Romans 12:21 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 10:11 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 1:4 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 37:1-2 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 37:5-6 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 10:7 on Evil
Illustration of John 17:15 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 23:4 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 10:9 on Evil
Illustration of Titus 2:11-12 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 34:12-13 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 34:14 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 34:16 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 34:21 on Evil
Illustration of Ephesians 5:15-16 on Evil
Illustration of Psalm 97:10 on Evil
Illustration of Proverbs 8:13 on Evil
Illustration of Ephesians 6:13 on Evil
Illustration of Amos 5:14 on Evil
Illustration of James 3:16 on Evil