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 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 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 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.

Lev 6:4

(NIV)
when they sin in any of these ways and realise their guilt, they must return what they have stolen or taken by extortion, or what was entrusted to them, or the lost property they found,
(ESV)
if he has sinned and has realized his guilt and will restore what he took by robbery or what he got by oppression or the deposit that was committed to him or the lost thing that he found

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,

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.

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 22:49

(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.

1Chr 12:17

(NIV)
David went out to meet them and said to them, ‘If you have come to me in peace to help me, I am ready for you to join me. But if you have come to betray me to my enemies when my hands are free from violence, may the God of our ancestors see it and judge you.’

(ESV)
David went out to meet them and said to them, “If you have come to me in friendship to help me, my heart will be joined to you; but if to betray me to my adversaries, although there is no wrong in my hands, then may the God of our fathers see and rebuke you.”

Job 5:21

(NIV)
You will be protected from the lash of the tongue,
and need not fear when destruction comes.
(ESV)
You shall be hidden from the lash of the tongue,
and shall not fear destruction when it comes.

Job 5:22

(NIV)
You will laugh at destruction and famine,
and need not fear the wild animals.
(ESV)
At destruction and famine you shall laugh,
and shall not fear the beasts of the earth.

Job 16:17

(NIV)
yet my hands have been free of violence
and my prayer is pure.
(ESV)
although there is no violence in my hands,
and my prayer is pure.

Job 19:7

(NIV)
‘Though I cry, “Violence!” I get no response;
though I call for help, there is no justice.
(ESV)
Behold, I cry out, ‘Violence!’ but I am not answered;
I call for help, but there is no justice.

Ps 7:16

(NIV)
The trouble they cause recoils on them;
their violence comes down on their own heads.
(ESV)
His mischief returns upon his own head,
and on his own skull his violence descends.

Ps 11:5

(NIV)
The  Lord examines the righteous,
but the wicked, those who love violence,
he hates with a passion.
(ESV)
The  Lord tests the righteous,
but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence.

Ps 12:5

(NIV)
‘Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan,
I will now arise,’ says the  Lord.
‘I will protect them from those who malign them.’
(ESV)
Because the poor are plundered, because the needy groan,
I will now arise,” says the  Lord;
“I will place him in the safety for which he longs.”

Ps 18:48

(NIV)
who saves me from my enemies.
You exalted me above my foes;
from a violent man you rescued me.
(ESV)
who delivered me from my enemies;
yes, you exalted me above those who rose against me;
you rescued me from the man of violence.

Ps 25:19

(NIV)
See how numerous are my enemies
and how fiercely they hate me!
(ESV)
Consider how many are my foes,
and with what violent hatred they hate me.

Ps 27:12

(NIV)
Do not hand me over to the desire of my foes,
for false witnesses rise up against me,
spouting malicious accusations.
(ESV)
Give me not up to the will of my adversaries;
for false witnesses have risen against me,
and they breathe out violence.

Ps 35:11

(NIV)
Ruthless witnesses come forward;
they question me on things I know nothing about.
(ESV)
Malicious witnesses rise up;
they ask me of things that I do not know.

Ps 55:9

(NIV)
Lord, confuse the wicked, confound their words,
for I see violence and strife in the city.
(ESV)
Destroy, O Lord, divide their tongues;
for I see violence and strife in the city.

Ps 58:2

(NIV)
No, in your heart you devise injustice,
and your hands mete out violence on the earth.
(ESV)
No, in your hearts you devise wrongs;
your hands deal out violence on earth.

Ps 72:14

(NIV)
He will rescue them from oppression and violence,
for precious is their blood in his sight.
(ESV)
From oppression and violence he redeems their life,
and precious is their blood in his sight.

Ps 73:6

(NIV)
Therefore pride is their necklace;
they clothe themselves with violence.
(ESV)
Therefore pride is their necklace;
violence covers them as a garment.

Ps 74:20

(NIV)
Have regard for your covenant,
because haunts of violence fill the dark places of the land.
(ESV)
Have regard for the covenant,
for the dark places of the land are full of the habitations of violence.

(NIV)

For the director of music. A psalm of David.

(ESV)

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.

Ps 140:1

(NIV)
Rescue me,  Lord, from evildoers;
protect me from the violent,
(ESV)
Deliver me, O  Lord, from evil men;
preserve me from violent men,

Ps 140:4

(NIV)
Keep me safe,  Lord, from the hands of the wicked;
protect me from the violent,
who devise ways to trip my feet.
(ESV)
Guard me, O  Lord, from the hands of the wicked;
preserve me from violent men,
who have planned to trip up my feet.

Ps 140:11

(NIV)
May slanderers not be established in the land;
may disaster hunt down the violent.
(ESV)
Let not the slanderer be established in the land;
let evil hunt down the violent man speedily!

Prov 3:31

(NIV)
Do not envy the violent
or choose any of their ways.
(ESV)
Do not envy a man of violence
and do not choose any of his ways,

Prov 4:17

(NIV)
They eat the bread of wickedness
and drink the wine of violence.
(ESV)
For they eat the bread of wickedness
and drink the wine of violence.

Prov 10:6

(NIV)
Blessings crown the head of the righteous,
but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
(ESV)
Blessings are on the head of the righteous,
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Prov 10:11

(NIV)
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
(ESV)
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Prov 13:2

(NIV)
From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things,
but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence.
(ESV)
From the fruit of his mouth a man eats what is good,
but the desire of the treacherous is for violence.

Prov 16:29

(NIV)
A violent person entices their neighbour
and leads them down a path that is not good.
(ESV)
A man of violence entices his neighbor
and leads him in a way that is not good.

Prov 21:7

(NIV)
The violence of the wicked will drag them away,
for they refuse to do what is right.
(ESV)
The violence of the wicked will sweep them away,
because they refuse to do what is just.

Prov 24:2

(NIV)
for their hearts plot violence,
and their lips talk about making trouble.
(ESV)
for their hearts devise violence,
and their lips talk of trouble.

Prov 26:6

(NIV)
Sending a message by the hands of a fool
is like cutting off one’s feet or drinking poison.
(ESV)
Whoever sends a message by the hand of a fool
cuts off his own feet and drinks violence.

Eccl 5:8

(NIV)
If you see the poor oppressed in a district, and justice and rights denied, do not be surprised at such things; for one official is eyed by a higher one, and over them both are others higher still.
(ESV)
If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and righteousness do not be amazed at the matter for the high official is watched by a higher, and there are yet higher ones over them.

Isa 3:14

(NIV)
The  Lord enters into judgment
against the elders and leaders of his people:
‘It is you who have ruined my vineyard;
the plunder from the poor is in your houses.
(ESV)
The  Lord will enter into judgment
with the elders and princes of his people:
“It is you who have devoured the vineyard,
the spoil of the poor is in your houses.

Isa 13:6

(NIV)
Wail, for the day of the  Lord is near;
it will come like destruction from the Almighty.
(ESV)
Wail, for the day of the  Lord is near;
as destruction from the Almighty it will come!

Isa 16:4

(NIV)
Let the Moabite fugitives stay with you;
be their shelter from the destroyer.’
The oppressor will come to an end,
and destruction will cease;
the aggressor will vanish from the land.
(ESV)
let the outcasts of Moab
sojourn among you;
be a shelter to them
from the destroyer.
When the oppressor is no more,
and destruction has ceased,
and he who tramples underfoot has vanished from the land,

Isa 22:4

(NIV)
Therefore I said, ‘Turn away from me;
let me weep bitterly.
Do not try to console me
over the destruction of my people.’
(ESV)
Therefore I said:
“Look away from me;
let me weep bitter tears;
do not labor to comfort me
concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people.”

Isa 51:19

(NIV)
These double calamities have come upon you –
who can comfort you? –
ruin and destruction, famine and sword –
who can console you?
(ESV)
These two things have happened to you—
who will console you?—
devastation and destruction, famine and sword;
who will comfort you?

Isa 53:9

(NIV)
He was assigned a grave with the wicked,
and with the rich in his death,
though he had done no violence,
nor was any deceit in his mouth.
(ESV)
And they made his grave with the wicked
and with a rich man in his death,
although he had done no violence,
and there was no deceit in his mouth.

Isa 59:6

(NIV)
Their cobwebs are useless for clothing;
they cannot cover themselves with what they make.
Their deeds are evil deeds,
and acts of violence are in their hands.
(ESV)
Their webs will not serve as clothing;
men will not cover themselves with what they make.
Their works are works of iniquity,
and deeds of violence are in their hands.

Isa 59:7

(NIV)
Their feet rush into sin;
they are swift to shed innocent blood.
They pursue evil schemes;
acts of violence mark their ways.
(ESV)
Their feet run to evil,
and they are swift to shed innocent blood;
their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity;
desolation and destruction are in their highways.

Isa 60:18

(NIV)
No longer will violence be heard in your land,
nor ruin or destruction within your borders,
but you will call your walls Salvation
and your gates Praise.
(ESV)
Violence shall no more be heard in your land,
devastation or destruction within your borders;
you shall call your walls Salvation,
and your gates Praise.

Jer 6:7

(NIV)
As a well pours out its water,
so she pours out her wickedness.
Violence and destruction resound in her;
her sickness and wounds are ever before me.
(ESV)
As a well keeps its water fresh,
so she keeps fresh her evil;
violence and destruction are heard within her;
sickness and wounds are ever before me.

Jer 20:8

(NIV)
Whenever I speak, I cry out
proclaiming violence and destruction.
So the word of the  Lord has brought me
insult and reproach all day long.
(ESV)
For whenever I speak, I cry out,
I shoutViolence and destruction!”
For the word of the  Lord has become for me
a reproach and derision all day long.

Jer 48:3

(NIV)
Cries of anguish arise from Horonaim,
cries of great havoc and destruction.
(ESV)
“A voice! A cry from Horonaim,
Desolation and great destruction!’

Jer 51:35

(NIV)
May the violence done to our flesh be on Babylon,’
say the inhabitants of Zion.
‘May our blood be on those who live in Babylonia,’
says Jerusalem.
(ESV)
The violence done to me and to my kinsmen be upon Babylon,”
let the inhabitant of Zion say.
“My blood be upon the inhabitants of Chaldea,”
let Jerusalem say.

Jer 51:46

(NIV)
Do not lose heart or be afraid
when rumours are heard in the land;
one rumour comes this year, another the next,
rumours of violence in the land
and of ruler against ruler.
(ESV)
Let not your heart faint, and be not fearful
at the report heard in the land,
when a report comes in one year
and afterward a report in another year,
and violence is in the land,
and ruler is against ruler.

Ezek 7:11

(NIV)
Violence has arisen,
a rod to punish the wicked.
None of the people will be left,
none of that crowd –
none of their wealth,
nothing of value.
(ESV)
Violence has grown up into a rod of wickedness. None of them shall remain, nor their abundance, nor their wealth; neither shall there be preeminence among them.

Ezek 7:23

(NIV)
‘“Prepare chains!
For the land is full of bloodshed,
and the city is full of violence.
(ESV)
Forge a chain! For the land is full of bloody crimes and the city is full of violence.

Ezek 8:17

(NIV)
He said to me, ‘Have you seen this, son of man? Is it a trivial matter for the people of Judah to do the detestable things they are doing here? Must they also fill the land with violence and continually arouse my anger? Look at them putting the branch to their nose!
(ESV)
Then he said to me, “Have you seen this, O son of man? Is it too light a thing for the house of Judah to commit the abominations that they commit here, that they should fill the land with violence and provoke me still further to anger? Behold, they put the branch to their nose.

Ezek 12:19

(NIV)
Say to the people of the land: “This is what the Sovereign  Lord says about those living in Jerusalem and in the land of Israel: they will eat their food in anxiety and drink their water in despair, for their land will be stripped of everything in it because of the violence of all who live there.
(ESV)
And say to the people of the land, Thus says the Lord  God concerning the inhabitants of Jerusalem in the land of Israel: They shall eat their bread with anxiety, and drink water in dismay. In this way her land will be stripped of all it contains, on account of the violence of all those who dwell in it.

Ezek 18:7

(NIV)
He does not oppress anyone,
but returns what he took in pledge for a loan.
He does not commit robbery,
but gives his food to the hungry
and provides clothing for the naked.
(ESV)
does not oppress anyone, but restores to the debtor his pledge commits no robbery gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with a garment,

Ezek 18:12

(NIV)
He oppresses the poor and needy.
He commits robbery.
He does not return what he took in pledge.
He looks to the idols.
He does detestable things.
(ESV)
oppresses the poor and needy commits robbery does not restore the pledge lifts up his eyes to the idols commits abomination,
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