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.
Greek973. biastes -- a violent man
... a violent man. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: biastes Phonetic
Spelling: (bee-as-tace') Short Definition: a forceful, violent man Definition ...
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972. biaios -- violent
5197. hubristes -- a violent, insolent man
3730. horme -- a rapid motion forwards, onrush, assault
4970. sphodra -- very much
5189. tuphonikos -- tempestuous
3655. ombros -- a rainstorm
4642. skleros -- hard, rough
5467. chalepos -- hard (to do or bear)
5520. cholao -- to be melancholy, mad, angry
Strong's Hebrew6530. parits -- violent one
... 6529, 6530. parits. 6531 . violent one. Transliteration: parits Phonetic
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1499. gezel -- violence, violent perverting
2746. charchur -- violent heat, fever
6184. arits -- awe-inspiring, terror-striking
2555. chamas -- violence, wrong
5767b. avlah -- injustice, unrighteousness, wrong
1523. gil -- to rejoice
4194. maveth -- death
7266. regaz -- a rage
3238. yanah -- to oppress, maltreat, perhaps suppress
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (a.) Moving or acting with physical strength; urged or impelled with force; excited by strong feeling or passion; forcible; vehement; impetuous; fierce; furious; severe; as, a violent blow; the violent attack of a disease.
2. (a.) Acting, characterized, or produced by unjust or improper force; outrageous; unauthorized; as, a violent attack on the right of free speech.
3. (a.) Produced or effected by force; not spontaneous; unnatural; abnormal.
4. (n.) An assailant.
5. (v. t.) To urge with violence.
ThesaurusViolent (151 Occurrences)
... strength; urged or impelled with force; excited by strong feeling or passion; forcible;
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Storm (62 Occurrences)
Rage (43 Occurrences)
Assault (8 Occurrences)
Shock (6 Occurrences)
Force (250 Occurrences)
Gust (1 Occurrence)
Impetuous (4 Occurrences)
Fury (152 Occurrences)
Eruption (6 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceViolent (151 Occurrences)
Matthew 8:24 Behold, a violent storm came up on the sea, so much that the boat was covered with the waves, but he was asleep.
Matthew 8:28 And when he had come to the other side, to the country of the Gadarenes, there came out to him from the place of the dead, two who had evil spirits, so violent that no man was able to go that way.
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.
Matthew 22:6 And the rest put violent hands on his servants, and did evil to them, and put them to death.
Matthew 23:25 A curse is on you, scribes and Pharisees, false ones! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the plate, but inside they are full of violent behaviour and uncontrolled desire.
Mark 4:37 And there comes a violent gust of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it already filled.
Mark 9:20 And they took him to him: and when he saw him, the spirit in him straight away became violent; and he went down on the earth, rolling about and streaming at the lips.
Luke 3:14 And men of the army put questions to him, saying, And what have we to do? And he said to them, Do no violent acts to any man, and do not take anything without right, and let your payment be enough for you.
Luke 4:38 And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon's house. And the mother of Simon's wife was taken with a violent fever; and they besought him for her.
Luke 15:14 But when he had spent all there arose a violent famine throughout that country, and he began to be in want.
Luke 23:5 But they violently insisted. "He stirs up the people," they said, "throughout all Judaea with His teaching--even from Galilee (where He first started)
John 7:43 So there was a violent dissension among the people on His account.
Acts 1:18 (Now this man, with the reward of his evil-doing, got for himself a field, and falling head first, came to a sudden and violent end there.
Acts 2:2 And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like the rushing of a violent wind, and all the house where they were was full of it.
Acts 8:1 And Saul gave approval to his death. Now at that time a violent attack was started against the church in Jerusalem; and all but the Apostles went away into all parts of Judaea and Samaria.
Acts 12:1 Now about that time, King Herod stretched out his hands to oppress some of the assembly.
Acts 12:20 Now the people of Tyre and Sidon had incurred Herod's violent displeasure. So they sent a large deputation to wait on him; and having secured the good will of Blastus, his treasurer, they begged the king to be friendly with them again, because their country was dependent on his for its food supply.
Acts 14:5 When some of both the Gentiles and the Jews, with their rulers, made a violent attempt to mistreat and stone them,
Acts 16:26 when suddenly there was such a violent shock of earthquake that the prison shook to its foundations. Instantly the doors all flew open, and the chains fell off from every prisoner.
Acts 23:10 But when the struggle was becoming violent, the Tribune, fearing that Paul would be torn to pieces by the people, ordered the troops to go down and take him from among them by force and bring him into the barracks.
Acts 27:14 But after a little time, a very violent wind, named Euraquilo, came down from it with great force.
Acts 27:18 But, as the storm was still violent, the next day they began to lighten the ship;
1 Corinthians 5:11 But the sense of my letter was that if a brother had the name of being one who went after the desires of the flesh, or had the desire for other people's property, or was in the way of using violent language, or being the worse for drink, or took by force what was not his, you might not keep company with such a one, or take food with him.
Ephesians 6:9 And, you masters, do the same things to them, not making use of violent words: in the knowledge that their Master and yours is in heaven, and he has no respect for a man's position.
1 Timothy 1:13 Though I had said violent words against God, and done cruel acts, causing great trouble: but I was given mercy, because I did it without knowledge, not having faith;
1 Timothy 3:3 not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;
2 Timothy 3:3 Without natural love, bitter haters, saying evil of others, violent and uncontrolled, hating all good,
2 Timothy 4:15 You also should beware of him; for he has violently opposed our preaching.
Titus 1:7 For the overseer must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-pleasing, not easily angered, not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for dishonest gain;
Hebrews 12:18 You have not come to a mountain which may be touched, and is burning with fire, and to a black cloud, and a dark smoke, and a violent wind,
James 3:4 And again ships, though they are so great and are moved by violent winds, are turned by a very small guiding-blade, at the impulse of the man who is using it.
1 Peter 4:4 And they are wondering that you no longer go with them in this violent wasting of life, and are saying evil things of you:
2 Peter 2:11 Though the angels, who are greater in strength and power, do not make use of violent language against them before the Lord.
2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief; and in that day the heavens will be rolled up with a great noise, and the substance of the earth will be changed by violent heat, and the world and everything in it will be burned up.
Jude 1:9 Now when Michael, one of the chief angels, was fighting against the Evil One for the body of Moses, fearing to make use of violent words against him, he only said, May the Lord be your judge.
Jude 1:13 Violent waves of the sea, streaming with their shame, wandering stars for whom the darkest night is kept in store for ever.
Genesis 6:11 And the earth was evil in God's eyes and full of violent ways.
Genesis 6:13 And God said to Noah, The end of all flesh has come; the earth is full of their violent doings, and now I will put an end to them with the earth.
Genesis 37:22 Do not put him to a violent death, but let him be placed in one of the holes; this he said to keep him safe from their hands, with the purpose of taking him back to his father again.
Genesis 37:27 Let us give him to these Ishmaelites for a price, and let us not put violent hands on him, for he is our brother, our flesh. And his brothers gave ear to him.
Genesis 44:28 The one went away from me, and I said, Truly he has come to a violent death; and from that time I have not seen him,
Genesis 49:7 Cursed be their anger, for it was violent; And their rage, for it was cruel! I will divide them in Jacob, And scatter them in Israel.
Exodus 23:1 Thou dost not lift up a vain report; thou dost not put thy hand with a wicked man to be a violent witness.
Deuteronomy 19:16 When a violent witness doth rise against a man, to testify against him apostacy,
Judges 9:24 So that punishment for the violent attack made on the seventy sons of Jerubbaal, and for their blood, might come on Abimelech, their brother, who put them to death, and on the townsmen of Shechem who gave him their help in putting his brothers to death.
Judges 20:34 And they came in front of Gibeah, ten thousand of the best men in all Israel, and the fighting became more violent; but the children of Benjamin were not conscious that evil was coming on them.
1 Samuel 14:52 And there was violent war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any strong man, or any valiant man, he took him to himself.
2 Samuel 7:10 I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more; neither shall the children of wickedness afflict them any more, as at the first,
2 Samuel 11:15 And in the letter he said, Take care to put Uriah in the very front of the line, where the fighting is most violent, and go back from him, so that he may be overcome and put to death.
2 Samuel 19:43 And in answer to the men of Judah, the men of Israel said, We have ten parts in the king, and we are the first in order of birth: why did you make nothing of us? and were we not the first to make suggestions for getting the king back? And the words of the men of Judah were more violent than the words of the men of Israel.
2 Samuel 22:3 My God, my Rock, in him will I put my faith; my breastplate, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my safe place; my saviour, who keeps me safe from the violent man.
2 Samuel 22:8 Then the earth was moved with a violent shock; the bases of heaven were moved and shaking, because he was angry.
2 Samuel 22:49 who brings me away from my enemies. Yes, you lift me up above those who rise up against me. You deliver me from the violent man.
2 Samuel 24:13 So Gad came to David, and gave him word of this and said to him, Are there to be three years when there is not enough food in your land? or will you go in flight from your haters for three months, while they go after you? or will you have three days of violent disease in your land? take thought and say what answer I am to give to him who sent me.
1 Kings 2:8 "Behold, there is with you Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjamite, of Bahurim, who cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim; but he came down to meet me at the Jordan, and I swore to him by Yahweh, saying,'I will not put you to death with the sword.'
2 Kings 3:24 But when they came to the tents of Israel, the Israelites came out and made a violent attack on the Moabites, so that they went in flight before them; and they went forward still attacking them;
2 Kings 6:32 But Elisha was in his house, and the responsible men were seated there with him; and before the king got there, Elisha said to those who were with him, Do you see how this cruel and violent man has sent to take away my life?
1 Chronicles 17:9 I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more; neither shall the children of wickedness waste them any more, as at the first,
2 Chronicles 18:34 But the fight became more violent while the day went on; and the king of Israel was supported in his war-carriage facing the Aramaeans till the evening; and by sundown he was dead.
Job 6:23 Or, rescue me from the hand of the oppressor, and redeem me from the hand of the violent?
Job 15:20 All his days the wicked man is tormented, and numbered years are allotted to the violent.
Job 16:17 Though my hands have done no violent acts, and my prayer is clean.
Job 19:7 Truly, I make an outcry against the violent man, but there is no answer: I give a cry for help, but no one takes up my cause.
Job 21:27 See, I am conscious of your thoughts, and of your violent purposes against me;
Job 27:13 This is the portion of the wicked man with ?God, and the heritage of the violent, which they receive from the Almighty: --
Psalms 7:16 His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
Psalms 8:2 You have made clear your strength even out of the mouths of babies at the breast, because of those who are against you; so that you may put to shame the cruel and violent man.
Psalms 11:5 The Lord puts the upright and the sinner to the test, but he has hate in his soul for the lover of violent acts.
Psalms 17:4 As for the works of men, by the word of your lips, I have kept myself from the ways of the violent.
Psalms 17:9 From the evil-doers who are violent to me, and from those who are round me, desiring my death.
Psalms 18:48 He rescues me from my enemies. Yes, you lift me up above those who rise up against me. You deliver me from the violent man.
Psalms 25:19 See my enemies, for they have been many, And with violent hatred they have hated me.
Psalms 35:11 Violent witnesses rise up, That which I have not known they ask me.
Psalms 37:35 I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
Psalms 44:5 Through you will we overcome our haters; by your name will they be crushed under our feet who are violent against us.
Psalms 46:3 Though its waters are sounding and troubled, and though the mountains are shaking with their violent motion. (Selah.)
Psalms 51:14 Be my saviour from violent death, O God, the God of my salvation; and my tongue will give praise to your righteousness.
Psalms 54:3 For strangers have risen up against me. Violent men have sought after my soul. They haven't set God before them. Selah.
Psalms 55:8 I would quickly take cover from the driving storm and from the violent wind.
Psalms 55:9 Send destruction on them, O Lord, make a division of tongues among them: for I have seen fighting and violent acts in the town.
Psalms 71:4 O my God, cause me to escape From the hand of the wicked, From the hand of the perverse and violent.
Psalms 72:4 May he be a judge of the poor among the people, may he give salvation to the children of those who are in need; by him let the violent be crushed.
Psalms 72:14 He will keep their souls free from evil designs and violent attacks; and their blood will be of value in his eyes.
Psalms 73:6 For this reason pride is round them like a chain; they are clothed with violent behaviour as with a robe.
Psalms 73:21 For my heart doth show itself violent, And my reins prick themselves,
Psalms 86:14 God, the proud have risen up against me. A company of violent men have sought after my soul, and they don't hold regard for you before them.
Psalms 102:8 My haters say evil of me all day; those who are violent against me make use of my name as a curse.
Psalms 140:1 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David. Deliver me, Yahweh, from the evil man. Preserve me from the violent man;
Psalms 140:4 Yahweh, keep me from the hands of the wicked. Preserve me from the violent men who have determined to trip my feet.
Psalms 140:11 An evil speaker won't be established in the earth. Evil will hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
Proverbs 3:31 Have no envy of the violent man, or take any of his ways as an example.
Proverbs 4:17 The bread of evil-doing is their food, the wine of violent acts their drink.
Proverbs 6:14 His mind is ever designing evil: he lets loose violent acts.
Proverbs 6:19 A false witness, breathing out untrue words, and one who lets loose violent acts among brothers.
Proverbs 10:12 Hate is a cause of violent acts, but all errors are covered up by love.
Proverbs 11:16 A gracious woman obtains honor, but violent men obtain riches.
Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life, but violent behaviour takes away souls.
Proverbs 13:2 A man will get good from the fruit of his lips, but the desire of the false is for violent acts.
Proverbs 16:29 A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.
Proverbs 17:1 Better a bit of dry bread in peace, than a house full of feasting and violent behaviour.
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