376 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 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 21:25

(NIV)
Then Abraham complained to Abimelek about a well of water that Abimelek’s servants had seized.
(ESV)
When Abraham reproved Abimelech about a well of water that Abimelech’s servants had seized,

Gen 28:14

(NIV)
Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west and to the east, to the north and to the south. All peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring.
(ESV)
Your offspring shall be like the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west and to the east and to the north and to the south, and in you and your offspring shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Gen 30:30

(NIV)
The little you had before I came has increased greatly, and the Lord has blessed you wherever I have been. But now, when may I do something for my own household?’

(ESV)
For you had little before I came, and it has increased abundantly, and the Lord has blessed you wherever I turned. But now when shall I provide for my own household also?”

Gen 30:43

(NIV)
In this way the man grew exceedingly prosperous and came to own large flocks, and female and male servants, and camels and donkeys.

(ESV)
Thus the man increased greatly and had large flocks, female servants and male servants, and camels and donkeys.

Gen 31:31

(NIV)
Jacob answered Laban, ‘I was afraid, because I thought you would take your daughters away from me by force.
(ESV)
Jacob answered and said to Laban, “Because I was afraid, for I thought that you would take your daughters from me by force.

Gen 38:29

(NIV)
But when he drew back his hand, his brother came out, and she said, ‘So this is how you have broken out!’ And he was named Perez.
(ESV)
But as he drew back his hand, behold, his brother came out. And she said, “What a breach you have made for yourself!” Therefore his name was called Perez.

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 1:12

(NIV)
But the more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and spread; so the Egyptians came to dread the Israelites
(ESV)
But the more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and the more they spread abroad. And the Egyptians were in dread of the people of Israel.

Exod 1:13

(NIV)
and worked them ruthlessly.
(ESV)
So they ruthlessly made the people of Israel work as slaves

Exod 1:14

(NIV)
They made their lives bitter with harsh labour in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their harsh labour, the Egyptians worked them ruthlessly.

(ESV)
and made their lives bitter with hard service, in mortar and brick, and in all kinds of work in the field. In all their work they ruthlessly made them work as slaves.

Exod 19:22

(NIV)
Even the priests, who approach the Lord, must consecrate themselves, or the Lord will break out against them.’

(ESV)
Also let the priests who come near to the Lord consecrate themselves, lest the Lord break out against them.”

Exod 19:24

(NIV)
The Lord replied, ‘Go down and bring Aaron up with you. But the priests and the people must not force their way through to come up to the Lord, or he will break out against them.’

(ESV)
And the Lord said to him, “Go down, and come up bringing Aaron with you. But do not let the priests and the people break through to come up to the Lord, lest he break out against them.”

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 6:2

(NIV)
‘If anyone sins and is unfaithful to the Lord by deceiving a neighbour about something entrusted to them or left in their care or about something stolen, or if they cheat their neighbour,
(ESV)
“If anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or if he has oppressed his neighbor

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

Lev 19:13

(NIV)
‘“Do not defraud or rob your neighbour.

‘“Do not hold back the wages of a hired worker overnight.

(ESV)
“You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages of a hired worker shall not remain with you all night until the morning.

Lev 25:43

(NIV)
Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God.

(ESV)
You shall not rule over him ruthlessly but shall fear your God.

Lev 25:46

(NIV)
You can bequeath them to your children as inherited property and can make them slaves for life, but you must not rule over your fellow Israelites ruthlessly.

(ESV)
You may bequeath them to your sons after you to inherit as a possession forever. You may make slaves of them, but over your brothers the people of Israel you shall not rule, one over another ruthlessly.

Lev 25:53

(NIV)
They are to be treated as workers hired from year to year; you must see to it that those to whom they owe service do not rule over them ruthlessly.

(ESV)
He shall treat him as a worker hired year by year. He shall not rule ruthlessly over him in your sight.

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 24:14

(NIV)
Do not take advantage of a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether that worker is a fellow Israelite or a foreigner residing in one of your towns.
(ESV)
“You shall not oppress a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your brothers or one of the sojourners who are in your land within your towns.

Deut 28:29

(NIV)
At midday you will grope about like a blind person in the dark. You will be unsuccessful in everything you do; day after day you will be oppressed and robbed, with no one to rescue you.

(ESV)
and you shall grope at noonday, as the blind grope in darkness, and you shall not prosper in your ways. And you shall be only oppressed and robbed continually, and there shall be no one to help you.

Deut 28:31

(NIV)
Your ox will be slaughtered before your eyes, but you will eat none of it. Your donkey will be forcibly taken from you and will not be returned. Your sheep will be given to your enemies, and no one will rescue them.
(ESV)
Your ox shall be slaughtered before your eyes, but you shall not eat any of it. Your donkey shall be seized before your face, but shall not be restored to you. Your sheep shall be given to your enemies, but there shall be no one to help you.

Deut 28:33

(NIV)
A people that you do not know will eat what your land and labour produce, and you will have nothing but cruel oppression all your days.
(ESV)
A nation that you have not known shall eat up the fruit of your ground and of all your labors, and you shall be only oppressed and crushed continually,

Judg 4:3

(NIV)
Because he had nine hundred chariots fitted with iron and had cruelly oppressed the Israelites for twenty years, they cried to the Lord for help.

(ESV)
Then the people of Israel cried out to the Lord for help, for he had 900 chariots of iron and he oppressed the people of Israel cruelly for twenty years.

Judg 5:27

(NIV)
At her feet he sank,
he fell; there he lay.
At her feet he sank, he fell;
where he sank, there he fell – dead.
(ESV)
Between her feet
he sank, he fell, he lay still;
between her feet
he sank, he fell;
where he sank,
there he felldead.

Judg 8:1

(NIV)
Now the Ephraimites asked Gideon, ‘Why have you treated us like this? Why didn’t you call us when you went to fight Midian?’ And they challenged him vigorously.

(ESV)
Then the men of Ephraim said to him, “What is this that you have done to us, not to call us when you went to fight against Midian?” And they accused him fiercely.

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 9:25

(NIV)
In opposition to him these citizens of Shechem set men on the hilltops to ambush and rob everyone who passed by, and this was reported to Abimelek.

(ESV)
And the leaders of Shechem put men in ambush against him on the mountaintops, and they robbed all who passed by them along that way. And it was told to Abimelech.

Judg 21:23

(NIV)
So that is what the Benjaminites did. While the young women were dancing, each man caught one and carried her off to be his wife. Then they returned to their inheritance and rebuilt the towns and settled in them.

(ESV)
And the people of Benjamin did so and took their wives, according to their number, from the dancers whom they carried off. Then they went and returned to their inheritance and rebuilt the towns and lived in them.

1Sam 2:16

(NIV)
If the person said to him, ‘Let the fat be burned first, and then take whatever you want,’ the servant would answer, ‘No, hand it over now; if you don’t, I’ll take it by force.’

(ESV)
And if the man said to him, “Let them burn the fat first, and then take as much as you wish,” he would say, “No, you must give it now, and if not, I will take it by force.”

1Sam 3:1

(NIV)
The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions.

(ESV)
Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord in the presence of Eli. And the word of the Lord was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision.

1Sam 12:3

(NIV)
Here I stand. Testify against me in the presence of the Lord and his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I cheated? Whom have I oppressed? From whose hand have I accepted a bribe to make me shut my eyes? If I have done any of these things, I will make it right.’

(ESV)
Here I am; testify against me before the Lord and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Or from whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with it? Testify against me and I will restore it to you.”

1Sam 12:4

(NIV)
‘You have not cheated or oppressed us,’ they replied. ‘You have not taken anything from anyone’s hand.’

(ESV)
They said, “You have not defrauded us or oppressed us or taken anything from any man’s hand.”

1Sam 25:10

(NIV)
Nabal answered David’s servants, ‘Who is this David? Who is this son of Jesse? Many servants are breaking away from their masters these days.
(ESV)
And Nabal answered David’s servants, Who is David? Who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants these days who are breaking away from their masters.

1Sam 28:23

(NIV)
He refused and said, ‘I will not eat.’

But his men joined the woman in urging him, and he listened to them. He got up from the ground and sat on the couch.

(ESV)
He refused and said, “I will not eat.” But his servants, together with the woman, urged him, and he listened to their words. So he arose from the earth and sat on the bed.

2Sam 5:20

(NIV)
So David went to Baal Perazim, and there he defeated them. He said, ‘As waters break out, the Lord has broken out against my enemies before me.’ So that place was called Baal Perazim.
(ESV)
And David came to Baal-perazim, and David defeated them there. And he said, “The Lord has broken through my enemies before me like a breaking flood.” Therefore the name of that place is called Baal-perazim.

2Sam 6:8

(NIV)
Then David was angry because the Lord’s wrath had broken out against Uzzah, and to this day that place is called Perez Uzzah.

(ESV)
And David was angry because the Lord had broken out against Uzzah. And that place is called Perez-uzzah to this day.

2Sam 13:25

(NIV)
‘No, my son,’ the king replied. ‘All of us should not go; we would only be a burden to you.’ Although Absalom urged him, he still refused to go but gave him his blessing.

(ESV)
But the king said to Absalom, “No, my son, let us not all go, lest we be burdensome to you.” He pressed him, but he would not go but gave him his blessing.

2Sam 13:27

(NIV)
But Absalom urged him, so he sent with him Amnon and the rest of the king’s sons.

(ESV)
But Absalom pressed him until he let Amnon and all the king’s sons go with him.

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.

2Sam 23:21

(NIV)
And he struck down a huge Egyptian. Although the Egyptian had a spear in his hand, Benaiah went against him with a club. He snatched the spear from the Egyptian’s hand and killed him with his own spear.
(ESV)
And he struck down an Egyptian, a handsome man. The Egyptian had a spear in his hand, but Benaiah went down to him with a staff and snatched the spear out of the Egyptian’s hand and killed him with his own spear.

2Kgs 5:23

(NIV)
‘By all means, take two talents,’ said Naaman. He urged Gehazi to accept them, and then tied up the two talents of silver in two bags, with two sets of clothing. He gave them to two of his servants, and they carried them ahead of Gehazi.
(ESV)
And Naaman said, “Be pleased to accept two talents.” And he urged him and tied up two talents of silver in two bags, with two changes of clothing, and laid them on two of his servants. And they carried them before Gehazi.

2Kgs 14:13

(NIV)
Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Ahaziah, at Beth Shemesh. Then Jehoash went to Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Ephraim Gate to the Corner Gate – a section about four hundred cubits long.
(ESV)
And Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash, son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, and came to Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem for four hundred cubits, from the Ephraim Gate to the Corner Gate.

1Chr 4:38

(NIV)
The men listed above by name were leaders of their clans. Their families increased greatly,
(ESV)
these mentioned by name were princes in their clans, and their fathershouses increased greatly.

1Chr 11:23

(NIV)
And he struck down an Egyptian who was five cubits tall. Although the Egyptian had a spear like a weaver’s rod in his hand, Benaiah went against him with a club. He snatched the spear from the Egyptian’s hand and killed him with his own spear.
(ESV)
And he struck down an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits tall. The Egyptian had in his hand a spear like a weaver’s beam, but Benaiah went down to him with a staff and snatched the spear out of the Egyptian’s hand and killed him with his own spear.

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.”

1Chr 13:2

(NIV)
He then said to the whole assembly of Israel, ‘If it seems good to you and if it is the will of the Lord our God, let us send word far and wide to the rest of our people throughout the territories of Israel, and also to the priests and Levites who are with them in their towns and pasture-lands, to come and join us.
(ESV)
And David said to all the assembly of Israel, “If it seems good to you and from the Lord our God, let us send abroad to our brothers who remain in all the lands of Israel, as well as to the priests and Levites in the cities that have pasturelands, that they may be gathered to us.

1Chr 13:11

(NIV)
Then David was angry because the Lord’s wrath had broken out against Uzzah, and to this day that place is called Perez Uzzah.

(ESV)
And David was angry because the Lord had broken out against Uzzah. And that place is called Perez-uzza to this day.

1Chr 14:11

(NIV)
So David and his men went up to Baal Perazim, and there he defeated them. He said, ‘As waters break out, God has broken out against my enemies by my hand.’ So that place was called Baal Perazim.
(ESV)
And he went up to Baal-perazim, and David struck them down there. And David said, “God has broken through my enemies by my hand, like a bursting flood.” Therefore the name of that place is called Baal-perazim.

1Chr 15:13

(NIV)
It was because you, the Levites, did not bring it up the first time that the Lord our God broke out in anger against us. We did not enquire of him about how to do it in the prescribed way.’
(ESV)
Because you did not carry it the first time, the Lord our God broke out against us, because we did not seek him according to the rule.”

1Chr 16:21

(NIV)
He allowed no one to oppress them;
for their sake he rebuked kings:
(ESV)
he allowed no one to oppress them;
he rebuked kings on their account,

2Chr 11:23

(NIV)
He acted wisely, dispersing some of his sons throughout the districts of Judah and Benjamin, and to all the fortified cities. He gave them abundant provisions and took many wives for them.

(ESV)
And he dealt wisely and distributed some of his sons through all the districts of Judah and Benjamin, in all the fortified cities, and he gave them abundant provisions and procured wives for them.

2Chr 20:37

(NIV)
Eliezer son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, ‘Because you have made an alliance with Ahaziah, the Lord will destroy what you have made.’ The ships were wrecked and were not able to set sail to trade.

(ESV)
Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, “Because you have joined with Ahaziah, the Lord will destroy what you have made.” And the ships were wrecked and were not able to go to Tarshish.

2Chr 24:7

(NIV)
Now the sons of that wicked woman Athaliah had broken into the temple of God and had used even its sacred objects for the Baals.

(ESV)
For the sons of Athaliah, that wicked woman, had broken into the house of God, and had also used all the dedicated things of the house of the Lord for the Baals.

2Chr 25:23

(NIV)
Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Ahaziah, at Beth Shemesh. Then Jehoash brought him to Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Ephraim Gate to the Corner Gate – a section about four hundred cubits long.
(ESV)
And Joash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, and brought him to Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem for 400 cubits, from the Ephraim Gate to the Corner Gate.
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