415 verses

Gen 6:11

(NIV)
Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence.
(ESV)
Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight, and the earth was filled with violence.

Gen 6:13

(NIV)
So God said to Noah, ‘I am going to put an end to all people, for the earth is filled with violence because of them. I am surely going to destroy both them and the earth.
(ESV)
And God said to Noah, “I have determined to make an end of all flesh, for the earth is filled with violence through them. Behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

Gen 15:16

(NIV)
In the fourth generation your descendants will come back here, for the sin of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure.’

(ESV)
And they shall come back here in the fourth generation, for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet complete.”

Gen 16:5

(NIV)
Then Sarai said to Abram, ‘You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my slave in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the Lord judge between you and me.’

(ESV)
And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done to me be on you! I gave my servant to your embrace, and when she saw that she had conceived, she looked on me with contempt. May the Lord judge between you and me!”

Gen 41:51

(NIV)
Joseph named his firstborn Manasseh and said, ‘It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father’s household.’
(ESV)
Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh. “For,” he said, “God has made me forget all my hardship and all my father’s house.”

Gen 49:5

(NIV)
‘Simeon and Levi are brothers –
their swords are weapons of violence.
(ESV)
Simeon and Levi are brothers;
weapons of violence are their swords.

Exod 20:5

(NIV)
You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,
(ESV)
You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me,

Exod 23:1

(NIV)
‘Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.

(ESV)
“You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Exod 34:7

(NIV)
maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.’

(ESV)
keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.”

Exod 34:9

(NIV)
‘Lord,’ he said, ‘if I have found favour in your eyes, then let the Lord go with us. Although this is a stiff-necked people, forgive our wickedness and our sin, and take us as your inheritance.’

(ESV)
And he said, “If now I have found favor in your sight, O Lord, please let the Lord go in the midst of us, for it is a stiff-necked people, and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for your inheritance.”

Lev 5:1

(NIV)
‘“If anyone sins because they do not speak up when they hear a public charge to testify regarding something they have seen or learned about, they will be held responsible.

(ESV)
“If anyone sins in that he hears a public adjuration to testify, and though he is a witness, whether he has seen or come to know the matter, yet does not speak, he shall bear his iniquity;

Lev 5:17

(NIV)
‘If anyone sins and does what is forbidden in any of the Lord’s commands, even though they do not know it, they are guilty and will be held responsible.
(ESV)
If anyone sins, doing any of the things that by the Lord’s commandments ought not to be done, though he did not know it, then realizes his guilt, he shall bear his iniquity.

Lev 7:18

(NIV)
If any meat of the fellowship offering is eaten on the third day, the one who offered it will not be accepted. It will not be reckoned to their credit, for it has become impure; the person who eats any of it will be held responsible.

(ESV)
If any of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offering is eaten on the third day, he who offers it shall not be accepted, neither shall it be credited to him. It is tainted, and he who eats of it shall bear his iniquity.

Lev 10:17

(NIV)
‘Why didn’t you eat the sin offering in the sanctuary area? It is most holy; it was given to you to take away the guilt of the community by making atonement for them before the Lord.
(ESV)
Why have you not eaten the sin offering in the place of the sanctuary, since it is a thing most holy and has been given to you that you may bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before the Lord?

Lev 16:21

(NIV)
He is to lay both hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the wickedness and rebellion of the Israelites – all their sins – and put them on the goat’s head. He shall send the goat away into the wilderness in the care of someone appointed for the task.
(ESV)
And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the people of Israel, and all their transgressions, all their sins. And he shall put them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is in readiness.

Lev 16:22

(NIV)
The goat will carry on itself all their sins to a remote place; and the man shall release it in the wilderness.

(ESV)
The goat shall bear all their iniquities on itself to a remote area, and he shall let the goat go free in the wilderness.

Lev 17:16

(NIV)
But if they do not wash their clothes and bathe themselves, they will be held responsible.”’

(ESV)
But if he does not wash them or bathe his flesh, he shall bear his iniquity.”

Lev 18:25

(NIV)
Even the land was defiled; so I punished it for its sin, and the land vomited out its inhabitants.
(ESV)
and the land became unclean, so that I punished its iniquity, and the land vomited out its inhabitants.

Lev 19:8

(NIV)
Whoever eats it will be held responsible because they have desecrated what is holy to the Lord ; they must be cut off from their people.

(ESV)
and everyone who eats it shall bear his iniquity, because he has profaned what is holy to the Lord, and that person shall be cut off from his people.

Lev 19:15

(NIV)
‘“Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favouritism to the great, but judge your neighbour fairly.

(ESV)
“You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

Lev 19:35

(NIV)
‘“Do not use dishonest standards when measuring length, weight or quantity.
(ESV)
“You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measures of length or weight or quantity.

Lev 20:17

(NIV)
‘“If a man marries his sister, the daughter of either his father or his mother, and they have sexual relations, it is a disgrace. They are to be publicly removed from their people. He has dishonoured his sister and will be held responsible.

(ESV)
“If a man takes his sister, a daughter of his father or a daughter of his mother, and sees her nakedness, and she sees his nakedness, it is a disgrace, and they shall be cut off in the sight of the children of their people. He has uncovered his sister’s nakedness, and he shall bear his iniquity.

Lev 20:19

(NIV)
‘“Do not have sexual relations with the sister of either your mother or your father, for that would dishonour a close relative; both of you would be held responsible.

(ESV)
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister or of your father’s sister, for that is to make naked one’s relative; they shall bear their iniquity.

Lev 22:16

(NIV)
by allowing them to eat the sacred offerings and so bring upon them guilt requiring payment. I am the Lord, who makes them holy.”’

(ESV)
and so cause them to bear iniquity and guilt, by eating their holy things: for I am the Lord who sanctifies them.”

Lev 26:39

(NIV)
Those of you who are left will waste away in the lands of their enemies because of their sins; also because of their ancestors’ sins they will waste away.

(ESV)
And those of you who are left shall rot away in your enemieslands because of their iniquity, and also because of the iniquities of their fathers they shall rot away like them.

Lev 26:40

(NIV)
‘“But if they will confess their sins and the sins of their ancestors – their unfaithfulness and their hostility towards me,
(ESV)
“But if they confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their fathers in their treachery that they committed against me, and also in walking contrary to me,

Lev 26:41

(NIV)
which made me hostile towards them so that I sent them into the land of their enemies – then when their uncircumcised hearts are humbled and they pay for their sin,
(ESV)
so that I walked contrary to them and brought them into the land of their enemiesif then their uncircumcised heart is humbled and they make amends for their iniquity,

Lev 26:43

(NIV)
For the land will be deserted by them and will enjoy its sabbaths while it lies desolate without them. They will pay for their sins because they rejected my laws and abhorred my decrees.
(ESV)
But the land shall be abandoned by them and enjoy its Sabbaths while it lies desolate without them, and they shall make amends for their iniquity, because they spurned my rules and their soul abhorred my statutes.

Num 5:15

(NIV)
then he is to take his wife to the priest. He must also take an offering of a tenth of an ephah of barley flour on her behalf. He must not pour olive oil on it or put incense on it, because it is a grain offering for jealousy, a reminder-offering to draw attention to wrongdoing.

(ESV)
then the man shall bring his wife to the priest and bring the offering required of her, a tenth of an ephah of barley flour. He shall pour no oil on it and put no frankincense on it, for it is a grain offering of jealousy, a grain offering of remembrance, bringing iniquity to remembrance.

Num 5:31

(NIV)
The husband will be innocent of any wrongdoing, but the woman will bear the consequences of her sin.”’

(ESV)
The man shall be free from iniquity, but the woman shall bear her iniquity.”

Num 14:18

(NIV)
“The Lord is slow to anger, abounding in love and forgiving sin and rebellion. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.”
(ESV)
‘The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, to the third and the fourth generation.’

Num 14:19

(NIV)
In accordance with your great love, forgive the sin of these people, just as you have pardoned them from the time they left Egypt until now.’

(ESV)
Please pardon the iniquity of this people, according to the greatness of your steadfast love, just as you have forgiven this people, from Egypt until now.”

Num 14:34

(NIV)
For forty years – one year for each of the forty days you explored the land – you will suffer for your sins and know what it is like to have me against you.”
(ESV)
According to the number of the days in which you spied out the land, forty days, a year for each day, you shall bear your iniquity forty years, and you shall know my displeasure.’

Num 15:31

(NIV)
Because they have despised the Lord’s word and broken his commands, they must surely be cut off; their guilt remains on them.”’

(ESV)
Because he has despised the word of the Lord and has broken his commandment, that person shall be utterly cut off; his iniquity shall be on him.”

Num 18:1

(NIV)
The Lord said to Aaron, ‘You, your sons and your family are to bear the responsibility for offences connected with the sanctuary, and you and your sons alone are to bear the responsibility for offences connected with the priesthood.
(ESV)
So the Lord said to Aaron, “You and your sons and your father’s house with you shall bear iniquity connected with the sanctuary, and you and your sons with you shall bear iniquity connected with your priesthood.

Num 18:23

(NIV)
It is the Levites who are to do the work at the tent of meeting and bear the responsibility for any offences they commit against it. This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come. They will receive no inheritance among the Israelites.
(ESV)
But the Levites shall do the service of the tent of meeting, and they shall bear their iniquity. It shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations, and among the people of Israel they shall have no inheritance.

Num 23:21

(NIV)
‘No misfortune is seen in Jacob,
no misery observed in Israel.
The Lord their God is with them;
the shout of the King is among them.
(ESV)
He has not beheld misfortune in Jacob,
nor has he seen trouble in Israel.
The Lord their God is with them,
and the shout of a king is among them.

Num 30:15

(NIV)
If, however, he nullifies them some time after he hears about them, then he must bear the consequences of her wrongdoing.’

(ESV)
But if he makes them null and void after he has heard of them, then he shall bear her iniquity.”

Deut 5:9

(NIV)
You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,
(ESV)
You shall not bow down to them or serve them; for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,

Deut 19:15

(NIV)
One witness is not enough to convict anyone accused of any crime or offence they may have committed. A matter must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.

(ESV)
“A single witness shall not suffice against a person for any crime or for any wrong in connection with any offense that he has committed. Only on the evidence of two witnesses or of three witnesses shall a charge be established.

Deut 19:16

(NIV)
If a malicious witness takes the stand to accuse someone of a crime,
(ESV)
If a malicious witness arises to accuse a person of wrongdoing,

Deut 25:16

(NIV)
For the Lord your God detests anyone who does these things, anyone who deals dishonestly.

(ESV)
For all who do such things, all who act dishonestly, are an abomination to the Lord your God.

Deut 26:7

(NIV)
Then we cried out to the Lord, the God of our ancestors, and the Lord heard our voice and saw our misery, toil and oppression.
(ESV)
Then we cried to the Lord, the God of our fathers, and the Lord heard our voice and saw our affliction, our toil, and our oppression.

Deut 32:4

(NIV)
He is the Rock, his works are perfect,
and all his ways are just.
A faithful God who does no wrong,
upright and just is he.
(ESV)
“The Rock, his work is perfect,
for all his ways are justice.
A God of faithfulness and without iniquity,
just and upright is he.

Josh 22:17

(NIV)
Was not the sin of Peor enough for us? Up to this very day we have not cleansed ourselves from that sin, even though a plague fell on the community of the Lord!
(ESV)
Have we not had enough of the sin at Peor from which even yet we have not cleansed ourselves, and for which there came a plague upon the congregation of the Lord,

Josh 22:20

(NIV)
When Achan son of Zerah was unfaithful in regard to the devoted things, did not wrath come on the whole community of Israel? He was not the only one who died for his sin.”’

(ESV)
Did not Achan the son of Zerah break faith in the matter of the devoted things, and wrath fell upon all the congregation of Israel? And he did not perish alone for his iniquity.’”

Judg 9:24

(NIV)
God did this in order that the crime against Jerub-Baal’s seventy sons, the shedding of their blood, might be avenged on their brother Abimelek and on the citizens of Shechem, who had helped him murder his brothers.
(ESV)
that the violence done to the seventy sons of Jerubbaal might come, and their blood be laid on Abimelech their brother, who killed them, and on the men of Shechem, who strengthened his hands to kill his brothers.

Judg 10:16

(NIV)
Then they got rid of the foreign gods among them and served the Lord. And he could bear Israel’s misery no longer.

(ESV)
So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the Lord, and he became impatient over the misery of Israel.

1Sam 3:13

(NIV)
For I told him that I would judge his family for ever because of the sin he knew about; his sons uttered blasphemies against God, and he failed to restrain them.
(ESV)
And I declare to him that I am about to punish his house forever, for the iniquity that he knew, because his sons were blaspheming God, and he did not restrain them.

1Sam 3:14

(NIV)
Therefore I swore to the house of Eli, “The guilt of Eli’s house will never be atoned for by sacrifice or offering.”’

(ESV)
Therefore I swear to the house of Eli that the iniquity of Eli’s house shall not be atoned for by sacrifice or offering forever.”

1Sam 14:41

(NIV)
Then Saul prayed to the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Why have you not answered your servant today? If the fault is in me or my son Jonathan, respond with Urim, but if the men of Israel are at fault, respond with Thummim.’ Jonathan and Saul were taken by lot, and the men were cleared.
(ESV)
Therefore Saul said, “O Lord God of Israel, why have you not answered your servant this day? If this guilt is in me or in Jonathan my son, O Lord, God of Israel, give Urim. But if this guilt is in your people Israel, give Thummim.” And Jonathan and Saul were taken, but the people escaped.

1Sam 15:23

(NIV)
For rebellion is like the sin of divination,
and arrogance like the evil of idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the Lord,
he has rejected you as king.’
(ESV)
For rebellion is as the sin of divination,
and presumption is as iniquity and idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the Lord,
he has also rejected you from being king.”

2Sam 3:8

(NIV)
Abner was very angry because of what Ish-Bosheth said. So he answered, ‘Am I a dog’s head – on Judah’s side? This very day I am loyal to the house of your father Saul and to his family and friends. I haven’t handed you over to David. Yet now you accuse me of an offence involving this woman!
(ESV)
Then Abner was very angry over the words of Ish-bosheth and said, “Am I a dog’s head of Judah? To this day I keep showing steadfast love to the house of Saul your father, to his brothers, and to his friends, and have not given you into the hand of David. And yet you charge me today with a fault concerning a woman.

2Sam 3:34

(NIV)
Your hands were not bound,
your feet were not fettered.
You fell as one falls before the wicked.’

And all the people wept over him again.

(ESV)
Your hands were not bound;
your feet were not fettered;
as one falls before the wicked
you have fallen.”
And all the people wept again over him.

2Sam 7:10

(NIV)
And I will provide a place for my people Israel and will plant them so that they can have a home of their own and no longer be disturbed. Wicked people shall not oppress them any more, as they did at the beginning
(ESV)
And I will appoint a place for my people Israel and will plant them, so that they may dwell in their own place and be disturbed no more. And violent men shall afflict them no more, as formerly,

2Sam 16:12

(NIV)
It may be that the Lord will look upon my misery and restore to me his covenant blessing instead of his curse today.’

(ESV)
It may be that the Lord will look on the wrong done to me, and that the Lord will repay me with good for his cursing today.”

2Sam 22:3

(NIV)
my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge,
my shield and the horn of my salvation.
He is my stronghold, my refuge and my saviour –
from violent people you save me.
(ESV)
my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge,
my shield, and the horn of my salvation,
my stronghold and my refuge,
my savior; you save me from violence.

2Sam 22:24

(NIV)
I have been blameless before him
and have kept myself from sin.
(ESV)
I was blameless before him,
and I kept myself from guilt.

2Sam 22:49

(NIV)
who sets me free from my enemies.
You exalted me above my foes;
from a violent man you rescued me.
(ESV)
who brought me out from my enemies;
you exalted me above those who rose against me;
you delivered me from men of violence.

2Sam 24:10

(NIV)
David was conscience-stricken after he had counted the fighting men, and he said to the Lord, ‘I have sinned greatly in what I have done. Now, Lord, I beg you, take away the guilt of your servant. I have done a very foolish thing.’

(ESV)
But David’s heart struck him after he had numbered the people. And David said to the Lord, “I have sinned greatly in what I have done. But now, O Lord, please take away the iniquity of your servant, for I have done very foolishly.”
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