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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 8739 evil, examples of
8739 evil, examples of

8739 evil, examples of

Biblical examples of evil are many and varied.

Evil disasters sent by God in judgment

Ge 7:20; Ge 19:24 The ten plagues of Egypt: Ex 7:20; Ex 8:6,17,24; Ex 9:6,10,23; Ex 10:13,22; Ex 12:29
Nu 16:21-22; 1Sa 5:6; 2Sa 24:15; 1Ki 17:1

Other disasters

Ge 12:10; Ge 26:1; Ge 41:54; Am 1:1; Lk 13:4; Ac 11:28

National evil

Israel guilty of evil Ex 32:7; Nu 14:11; Dt 32:5; Jdg 2:11-15; Jdg 3:7; Jdg 4:1; Jdg 6:1; Jdg 10:6; Jdg 13:1; Ne 9:28; Isa 65:12; Am 2:4-8

Threats to Israel from other nations Jdg 6:1; 1Sa 7:7; 2Ch 20:10-11

Judgment on other nations 1Sa 15:2; Isa 14:29-30; Isa 15:1; Isa 17:1; Isa 19:1; Jer 46:10,25-26; Jer 47:4; Jer 48:1; Jer 49:1-2,7-8,35-38; Jer 50:1-2; Am 1:11,13; Am 2:1

Evil rulers

Of Israel 1Ki 12:31; 1Ki 15:25-26,33-34; 1Ki 16:12-13,18-19,30; 1Ki 21:25; 1Ki 22:51-52; 2Ki 10:31; 2Ki 13:1-2,10-11; 2Ki 14:23-24; 2Ki 15:8-9,17-18,24,27-28; 2Ki 17:1-2

Of Judah 1Ki 11:4; 1Ki 15:1-3; 2Ki 8:16-18,26-27; 2Ki 11:1; 2Ki 16:2; 2Ki 21:1-2,9,19-20; 2Ki 23:31-32,36-37; 2Ki 24:8-9,18-19; 2Ch 12:13-14

Of other nations Ex 5:2; Nu 21:23; Jdg 4:1-3; 2Ki 18:13; Isa 14:3-6,13-14; Da 4:31; Da 5:22

Evil religious leaders

1Sa 2:12; 1Ki 18:19; Jer 23:11; Eze 13:4; Eze 34:2; Hos 5:1; Mic 2:6; Zep 3:4; Mt 23:15; Rev 2:14,20

Opponents of Jesus Christ

Mt 2:16; Mt 12:14 pp Mk 3:6; Lk 4:28; Jn 5:18; Jn 7:12,32; Jn 8:59; Jn 10:20,31; Jn 19:6

Opponents of the church

Ac 4:3; Ac 5:18; Ac 6:9; Ac 8:1-3; Ac 12:1; Ac 13:8,50; Ac 14:5,19; Ac 16:19; Ac 17:5,13; Ac 18:12; Ac 19:29; Ac 20:3; Ac 21:27; Ac 23:12

Evil influences

Nu 25:1; Nu 31:16; Dt 18:9; Hos 7:9; 1Co 5:6; 1Co 8:10; 1Ti 4:1; 2Pe 2:18; 1Jn 2:26

See also

4815drought
4822famine
4957night
5368kingship
6169godlessness
7227flood, the
8751false witness
8776lies
8785opposition
8794persecution
8802pride

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