100 Bible Verses about Bad

Here are 100 Bible verses about bad, curated from both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, arranged from most to least relevant.

Isaiah 5:20 KJV

20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

James 4:17 KJV

17 Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

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Romans 12:21 KJV

21 Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

Proverbs 14:12 KJV

12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

Psalm 34:14 KJV

14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

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Proverbs 4:27 KJV

27 Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.

Proverbs 10:27 KJV

27 The fear of the Lord prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Ephesians 4:29 KJV

29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

Romans 12:9 KJV

9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV

33 Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

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Proverbs 3:7 KJV

7 Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:22 KJV

22 Abstain from all appearance of evil.

Proverbs 13:20 KJV

20 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

3 John 1:11 KJV

11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.

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Romans 7:19 KJV

19 For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.

1 Peter 3:12 KJV

12 For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.

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Galatians 5:19-21 KJV

19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, 21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of …

Proverbs 14:16 KJV

16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.

1 John 3:4 KJV

4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.

1 Peter 3:9 KJV

9 Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.

Ephesians 5:11 KJV

11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Ephesians 4:31 KJV

31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:

Psalm 37:27 KJV

27 Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.

Matthew 7:17-18 KJV

17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

1 Peter 3:11 KJV

11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

1 Peter 3:10-12 KJV

10 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: 11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. 12 For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.

Ephesians 5:16 KJV

16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Galatians 6:7-8 KJV

7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. 8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Ecclesiastes 9:18 KJV

18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good.

Proverbs 28:5 KJV

5 Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the Lord understand all things.

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Proverbs 24:19-20 KJV

19 Fret not thyself because of evil men, neither be thou envious at the wicked: 20 For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out.

Proverbs 17:13 KJV

13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Proverbs 15:29 KJV

29 The Lord is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

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James 1:14-15 KJV

14 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. 15 Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

Titus 1:16 KJV

16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

2 Timothy 2:16 KJV

16 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

Galatians 6:9 KJV

9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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Mark 7:20-23 KJV

20 And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. 21 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, 22 Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: 23 All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.

Matthew 7:17 KJV

17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

Proverbs 28:13 KJV

13 He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

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Acts 3:19 KJV

19 Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.

Ephesians 5:15-16 KJV

15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, 16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

1 John 4:20 KJV

20 If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?

1 John 1:6 KJV

6 If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:

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James 1:13-15 KJV

13 Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man: 14 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. 15 Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

Titus 2:12 KJV

12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

2 Timothy 3:1-5 KJV

1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, 4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures …

Ephesians 5:15-17 KJV

15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, 16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. 17 Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.

Romans 3:23 KJV

23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

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Romans 2:6-8 KJV

6 Who will render to every man according to his deeds: 7 To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: 8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,

Matthew 15:19 KJV

19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

Matthew 15:18-20 KJV

18 But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. 19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: 20 These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.

Matthew 15:18-19 KJV

18 But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. 19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

Ezekiel 18:20 KJV

20 The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

Proverbs 14:22 KJV

22 Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.

Proverbs 13:21 KJV

21 Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.

Proverbs 13:5 KJV

5 A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.

Proverbs 8:13 KJV

13 The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.

Psalm 34:13-14 KJV

13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. 14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Revelation 20:1-15 KJV

1 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: …

James 3:16 KJV

16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

Hebrews 10:26 KJV

26 For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,

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Proverbs 15:19 KJV

19 The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.

Proverbs 15:9 KJV

9 The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the Lord: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.

Proverbs 6:12-15 KJV

12 A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth. 13 He winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers; 14 Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord. 15 Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; suddenly shall he be broken without remedy.

Acts 2:38 KJV

38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Proverbs 20:23 KJV

23 Divers weights are an abomination unto the Lord; and a false balance is not good.

Proverbs 15:1 KJV

1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

Psalm 34:16 KJV

16 The face of the Lord is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.

Revelation 14:12 KJV

12 Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

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1 John 3:12 KJV

12 Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother’s righteous.

1 John 3:8 KJV

8 He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 1:5-6 KJV

5 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. 6 If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:

2 Peter 2:1-3 KJV

1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. 2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. 3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words …

Titus 3:9 KJV

9 But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

2 Timothy 2:22 KJV

22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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Colossians 3:8 KJV

8 But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

Colossians 3:5 KJV

5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

Romans 14:17 KJV

17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

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Romans 14:16 KJV

16 Let not then your good be evil spoken of:

Romans 1:28-32 KJV

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; 29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, 30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, …

Habakkuk 1:13 KJV

13 Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?

Jeremiah 17:9 KJV

9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Isaiah 32:6 KJV

6 For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the Lord, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.

Ecclesiastes 8:13 KJV

13 But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.

Proverbs 29:6 KJV

6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

Proverbs 28:10 KJV

10 Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.

Proverbs 24:29 KJV

29 Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me: I will render to the man according to his work.

Proverbs 24:1 KJV

1 Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.

Proverbs 21:15 KJV

15 It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 20:22 KJV

22 Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the Lord, and he shall save thee.

Proverbs 20:9 KJV

9 Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Proverbs 13:2 KJV

2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.

Proverbs 10:23 KJV

23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.

Proverbs 6:18 KJV

18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,

Proverbs 6:16-19 KJV

16 These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: 17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, 18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, 19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

Proverbs 4:16-17 KJV

16 For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall. 17 For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

Proverbs 4:14-15 KJV

14 Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. 15 Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.

Psalm 5:4 KJV

4 For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.

Psalm 1:1 KJV

1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

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