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Topical Bible VersesRomans 13:4
For he is the minister of God to you for good. But if you do that which is evil, be afraid; for he bears not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath on him that does evil.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force.
2. (n.) Injury done to that which is entitled to respect, reverence, or observance; profanation; infringement; unjust force; outrage; assault.
3. (n.) Ravishment; rape.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaVIOLENCE, VIOLENT
vi'-o-lens; vi'-o-lent: Chiefly for gazal, qamac; bia, and their derivatives. Difficulty is offered only by the very obscure passage Matthew 11:12 parallel Luke 16:16. Both Matthew and Luke contain the verb biazetai, but this form maybe either a middle, "presses violently," "storms," or a passive, "is forced." Matthew, in addition, contains the adjective biastai, but whether this is a term of praise, "heroic enthusiasts," or of blame, "hot-headed revolutionaries," is again a problem. Nor can it be determined whether the words "from the days of John the Baptist until now" are meant to include or exclude the work of the Baptist himself. The difference in wording in Matthew and Luke further complicates the problem, and, in consequence, scholars are widely at variance as to the proper interpretation. "The Baptist has fanned a new Messianic storm of ill-advised insurrection," "the Pharisees have shamefully used forcible suppression of God's teachers," "the Kingdom of God comes like a storm and is received by those who have used drastic self-discipline," are instances of the differing explanations proposed.
Greek5196. hubris -- wantonness, insolence, an act of wanton violence
... wantonness, insolence, an act of wanton violence. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: hubris Phonetic Spelling: (hoo'-bris) Short Definition: insult ...
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971. biazo -- to force
970. bia -- strength, force
3731. hormema -- a rush
2829. klope -- theft
2209. zemia -- damage
1968. epipipto -- to fall upon
2345. thiggano -- to touch
766. aselgeia -- licentiousness, wantonness
1411. dunamis -- (miraculous) power, might, strength
Strong's Hebrew2555. chamas -- violence, wrong
... 2554, 2555. chamas. 2556 . violence, wrong. Transliteration: chamas
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-mawce') Short Definition: violence. ...
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1499. gezel -- violence, violent perverting
7701. shod -- violence, havoc, devastation, ruin
1214. batsa -- to cut off, break off, gain by violence
1646. gerushah -- expulsion, violence
2394. chozqah -- strength, force, violence
1215. betsa -- gain made by violence, unjust gain, profit
2554. chamas -- to treat violently or wrong
3238. yanah -- to oppress, maltreat, perhaps suppress
4835. merutsah -- a crushing, an oppression
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ThesaurusViolence (98 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Ravishment; rape. 4. (vt) To assault; to injure; also, to bring by violence;
to compel. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. VIOLENCE, VIOLENT. ...
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Force (250 Occurrences)
Tear (97 Occurrences)
Devastation (17 Occurrences)
Stripped (62 Occurrences)
Wreck (1 Occurrence)
Rob (27 Occurrences)
Rapture (6 Occurrences)
Assault (8 Occurrences)
Spoil (140 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceViolence (98 Occurrences)
Matthew 11:12 From the days of John the Baptizer until now, the Kingdom of Heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.
Luke 3:14 Soldiers also asked him, saying, "What about us? What must we do?" He said to them, "Extort from no one by violence, neither accuse anyone wrongfully. Be content with your wages."
Acts 5:26 Then the captain went with the officers, and brought them without violence, for they were afraid that the people might stone them.
Acts 6:12 In this way they excited the people, the Elders, and the Scribes. At length they came upon him, seized him with violence, and took him before the Sanhedrin.
Acts 19:16 And the man in whom the evil spirit was sprang on two of them, over-mastered them both, and treated them with such violence, that they fled from the house stripped of their clothes and wounded.
Acts 21:35 When he came to the stairs, it happened that he was carried by the soldiers because of the violence of the crowd;
Acts 24:7 But the chief captain Lysias came upon us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands,
Hebrews 11:34 Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
Revelation 18:21 A mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone and cast it into the sea, saying, "Thus with violence will Babylon, the great city, be thrown down, and will be found no more at all.
Genesis 6:11 The earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
Genesis 6:13 God said to Noah, "The end of all flesh has come before me, for the earth is filled with violence through them. Behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
Genesis 16:5 And Sarai saith unto Abram, 'My violence 'is' for thee; I -- I have given mine handmaid into thy bosom, and she seeth that she hath conceived, and I am lightly esteemed in her eyes; Jehovah doth judge between me and thee.'
Genesis 49:5 "Simeon and Levi are brothers. Their swords are weapons of violence.
Leviticus 6:2 If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the LORD, and lie unto his neighbor in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his neighbor;
Judges 9:24 that the violence done to the seventy sons of Jerubbaal might come, and that their blood might be laid on Abimelech their brother, who killed them, and on the men of Shechem, who strengthened his hands to kill his brothers.
2 Samuel 22:3 God, my rock, in him I will take refuge; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge. My savior, you save me from violence.
2 Samuel 22:49 He brought me forth from mine enemies: Yea, thou hast lifted me up above them that rose up against me; From the man of violence hast thou delivered me.
1 Chronicles 12:17 and David goeth out before them, and answereth and saith to them, 'If for peace ye have come in unto me, to help me, I have a heart to unite with you; and if to betray me to mine adversaries -- without violence in my hands -- the God of our fathers doth see and reprove.'
Job 5:21 You shall be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.
Job 5:22 At destruction and famine you shall laugh, neither shall you be afraid of the animals of the earth.
Job 16:17 Although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.
Job 19:7 Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry for help, but there is no justice.
Job 30:18 By great force is my garment disfigured. It binds me about as the collar of my coat.
Job 37:23 Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out He is excellent in power; And in justice and plenteous righteousness he will not afflict.
Psalms 7:9 Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; their minds and hearts are searched by the righteous God.
Psalms 7:16 The trouble he causes shall return to his own head. His violence shall come down on the crown of his own head.
Psalms 11:5 Yahweh examines the righteous, but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.
Psalms 18:48 Who hath delivered me from mine enemies: yea, thou hast lifted me up above them that rose up against me; from the man of violence hast thou delivered me.
Psalms 27:12 Deliver me not over unto the will of mine adversaries: For false witnesses are risen up against me, And such as breathe out cruelty.
Psalms 55:9 Confuse them, Lord, and confound their language, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.
Psalms 58:2 No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth.
Psalms 72:14 He will redeem their soul from oppression and violence. Their blood will be precious in his sight.
Psalms 73:6 Therefore pride is like a chain around their neck. Violence covers them like a garment.
Psalms 74:20 Honor your covenant, for haunts of violence fill the dark places of the earth.
Psalms 140:1 To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O Jehovah, from an evil man, From one of violence Thou keepest me.
Psalms 140:4 Preserve me, Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked, From one of violence Thou keepest me, Who have devised to overthrow my steps.
Psalms 140:11 Let not the man of evil tongue be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the man of violence to his ruin.
Proverbs 1:19 Such is the fate of everyone who goes in search of profit; it takes away the life of its owners.
Proverbs 3:31 Don't envy the man of violence. Choose none of his ways.
Proverbs 4:17 For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Proverbs 8:36 but he that sinneth against me doeth violence to his own soul: all they that hate me love death.
Proverbs 10:6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 10:11 The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 13:2 By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.
Proverbs 16:29 A man of violence entices his neighbor, and leads him in a way that is not good.
Proverbs 19:26 He that doeth violence to his father, and chaseth away his mother, Is a son that causeth shame and bringeth reproach.
Proverbs 21:7 The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right.
Proverbs 24:2 for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about mischief.
Proverbs 24:15 Do not keep a secret watch, O evil-doer, against the fields of the upright man, or send destruction on his resting-place:
Proverbs 26:6 One who sends a message by the hand of a fool is cutting off feet and drinking violence.
Proverbs 28:17 A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.
Isaiah 5:7 For the vineyard of Jehovah of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for justice, but, behold, oppression; for righteousness, but, behold, a cry.
Isaiah 10:33 Behold the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, shall lop the boughs with violence; and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be brought low;
Isaiah 22:18 With violence he will surely turn and toss thee like a ball into a wide country: there shalt thou die, and there the chariots of thy glory shall be the shame of thy lord's house.
Isaiah 28:2 Behold, the Lord hath a mighty and strong one; as a tempest of hail, a destroying storm, as a tempest of mighty waters overflowing, will he cast down to the earth with the hand.
Isaiah 42:25 For this reason he let loose on him the heat of his wrath, and his strength was like a flame; and it put fire round about him, but he did not see it; he was burned, but did not take it to heart.
Isaiah 53:9 They made his grave with the wicked, and with a rich man in his death; although he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth.
Isaiah 59:6 Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.
Isaiah 60:18 Violence shall no more be heard in your land, desolation nor destruction within your borders; but you shall call your walls Salvation, and your gates Praise.
Jeremiah 6:7 As a well casts forth its waters, so she casts forth her wickedness: violence and destruction is heard in her; before me continually is sickness and wounds.
Jeremiah 13:22 If you say in your heart, Why are these things come on me? for the greatness of your iniquity are your skirts uncovered, and your heels suffer violence.
Jeremiah 20:8 For as often as I speak, I cry out; I cry, Violence and destruction! because the word of Yahweh is made a reproach to me, and a derision, all the day.
Jeremiah 22:3 Thus says Yahweh: Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence, to the foreigner, the fatherless, nor the widow; neither shed innocent blood in this place.
Jeremiah 22:17 But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
Jeremiah 51:35 The violence done to me and to my flesh be on Babylon, shall the inhabitant of Zion say; and, My blood be on the inhabitants of Chaldea, shall Jerusalem say.
Jeremiah 51:46 Don't let your heart faint, neither fear for the news that shall be heard in the land; for news shall come one year, and after that in another year shall come news, and violence in the land, ruler against ruler.
Ezekiel 7:11 Violence is risen up into a rod of wickedness; none of them shall remain, nor of their multitude, nor of their wealth: neither shall there be eminency among them.
Ezekiel 7:23 Make the chain; for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.
Ezekiel 8:17 Then he said to me, Have you seen this, son of man? Is it a light thing to the house of Judah that they commit the abominations which they commit here? for they have filled the land with violence, and have turned again to provoke me to anger: and behold, they put the branch to their nose.
Ezekiel 12:19 and tell the people of the land, Thus says the Lord Yahweh concerning the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the land of Israel: They shall eat their bread with fearfulness, and drink their water in dismay, that her land may be desolate, and despoiled of all that is therein, because of the violence of all those who dwell therein.
Ezekiel 18:7 And hath not oppressed any, but hath restored to the debtor his pledge, hath spoiled none by violence, hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment;
Ezekiel 18:12 Hath oppressed the poor and needy, hath spoiled by violence, hath not restored the pledge, and hath lifted up his eyes to the idols, hath committed abomination,
Ezekiel 18:16 Neither hath oppressed any, hath not withholden the pledge, neither hath spoiled by violence, but hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment,
Ezekiel 18:18 As for his father, because he cruelly oppressed, spoiled his brother by violence, and did that which is not good among his people, lo, even he shall die in his iniquity.
Ezekiel 22:26 Her priests have done violence to my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have made no distinction between the holy and the common, neither have they caused men to discern between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my Sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.
Ezekiel 28:16 By the abundance of your traffic they filled the midst of you with violence, and you have sinned: therefore I have cast you as profane out of the mountain of God; and I have destroyed you, covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
Ezekiel 45:9 Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Let it suffice you, princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; dispossessing my people, says the Lord Yahweh.
Daniel 11:14 In those times, a number will take up arms against the king of the south: and the children of the violent among your people will be lifting themselves up to make the vision come true; but it will be their downfall.
Hosea 4:2 There is cursing and broken faith, violent death and attacks on property, men are untrue in married life, houses are broken into, and there is blood touching blood.
Hosea 12:1 Ephraim feeds on wind, and chases the east wind. He continually multiplies lies and desolation. They make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried into Egypt.
Joel 3:19 Egypt will be a desolation, and Edom will be a desolate wilderness, for the violence done to the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.
Amos 3:10 For they know not to do right, saith the LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.
Amos 6:3 Those who put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
Obadiah 1:10 For the violence done to your brother Jacob, shame will cover you, and you will be cut off forever.
Jonah 3:8 but let them be covered with sackcloth, both man and animal, and let them cry mightily to God. Yes, let them turn everyone from his evil way, and from the violence that is in his hands.
Micah 2:2 And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Micah 6:12 Her rich men are full of violence, her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their speech.
Nahum 3:1 Woe to the bloody city! It is all full of lies and violence; the prey departeth not.
Habakkuk 1:2 Yahweh, how long will I cry, and you will not hear? I cry out to you "Violence!" and will you not save?
Habakkuk 1:3 Why do you show me iniquity, and look at perversity? For destruction and violence are before me. There is strife, and contention rises up.
Habakkuk 1:9 All of them come for violence. Their hordes face the desert. He gathers prisoners like sand.
Habakkuk 2:8 Because you have plundered many nations, all the remnant of the peoples will plunder you, because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to the city and to all who dwell in it.
Habakkuk 2:12 Woe to him who builds a town with blood, and establishes a city by iniquity!
Habakkuk 2:17 For the violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, and the destruction of the animals, which made them afraid; because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to every city and to those who dwell in them.
Zephaniah 1:9 In that day, I will punish all those who leap over the threshold, who fill their master's house with violence and deceit.
Zephaniah 3:4 Her prophets are arrogant and treacherous people. Her priests have profaned the sanctuary. They have done violence to the law.
Malachi 1:13 You say also,'Behold, what a weariness it is!' and you have sniffed at it," says Yahweh of Armies; "and you have brought that which was taken by violence, the lame, and the sick; thus you bring the offering. Should I accept this at your hand?" says Yahweh.
Malachi 2:16 For I hate divorce," says Yahweh, the God of Israel, "and him who covers his garment with violence!" says Yahweh of Armies. "Therefore take heed to your spirit, that you don't deal treacherously.
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