Here are 83 Bible verses about domestic violence from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
Colossians 3:19 KJV
Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
1 Peter 3:7 KJV
Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.
Galatians 5:19-21 KJV
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, 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 God.
2 Timothy 3:5-6 KJV
Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,
Ephesians 6:4 KJV
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Ephesians 5:25 KJV
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
Psalms 11:5 KJV
The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.
Matthew 5:21-22 KJV
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment: But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
1 Corinthians 7:15 KJV
But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace.
James 1:19-20 KJV
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
Colossians 3:21 KJV
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
Ephesians 5:22 KJV
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
Ephesians 4:29 KJV
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.
James 1:26 KJV
If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.
Matthew 18:15-17 KJV
Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Proverbs 10:11 KJV
The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
2 Timothy 3:6 KJV
For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,
Psalms 9:9 KJV
The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
James 3:10 KJV
Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.
Hebrews 13:3 KJV
Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
Ephesians 5:21 KJV
Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
Jeremiah 22:3 KJV
Thus saith the LORD; Execute ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.
Proverbs 13:2 KJV
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.
Proverbs 3:31 KJV
Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.
Psalms 73:6 KJV
Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
Psalms 10:17-18 KJV
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:
To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
1 Corinthians 13:4-7 KJV
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
Matthew 19:8 KJV
He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.
Zephaniah 1:9 KJV
In the same day also will I punish all those that leap on the threshold, which fill their masters’ houses with violence and deceit.
Ezekiel 45:9 KJV
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord GOD.
1 Corinthians 7:10-11 KJV
And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband: But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife.
John 13:34 KJV
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
Proverbs 10:6 KJV
Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
Genesis 42:21 KJV
And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
1 John 3:18 KJV
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
1 John 1:9 KJV
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
2 Peter 1:7 KJV
And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
1 Peter 3:8 KJV
Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:
James 5:19-20 KJV
Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him; Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
James 3:17 KJV
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
Hebrews 12:12 KJV
Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees;
Hebrews 10:24 KJV
And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
Titus 3:2 KJV
To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.
2 Timothy 1:7 KJV
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
2 Thessalonians 3:15 KJV
Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
2 Thessalonians 3:6 KJV
Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us.
1 Thessalonians 5:14 KJV
Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.
1 Thessalonians 5:11 KJV
Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.
Ephesians 4:32 KJV
And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
Ephesians 4:31 KJV
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
Galatians 6:2 KJV
Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
Galatians 6:1 KJV
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
2 Corinthians 13:11 KJV
Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Romans 15:14 KJV
And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.
Romans 14:19 KJV
Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.
Romans 12:18 KJV
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Romans 12:10 KJV
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;
Romans 12:1-2 KJV
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
Luke 15:7 KJV
I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
Matthew 18:33 KJV
Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee?
Matthew 18:12-14 KJV
How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray? And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray. Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.
Matthew 18:10 KJV
Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
Matthew 15:18-20 KJV
But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.
Matthew 11:28 KJV
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Matthew 5:31-32 KJV
It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.
Ezekiel 3:17-19 KJV
Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me. When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand. Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul.
Isaiah 35:3-4 KJV
Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees. Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you.
Proverbs 31:9 KJV
Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
Psalms 146:7 KJV
Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
Psalms 140:12 KJV
I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.
Psalms 127:3 KJV
Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
Psalms 103:6 KJV
The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.
Psalms 72:14 KJV
He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
Psalms 55:20-21 KJV
He hath put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant.
The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.
Psalms 37:9 KJV
For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.
Psalms 22:24 KJV
For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.
Psalms 18:48 KJV
He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.
2 Samuel 22:28 KJV
And the afflicted people thou wilt save: but thine eyes are upon the haughty, that thou mayest bring them down.
Proverbs 21:19 KJV
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
Proverbs 19:13 KJV
A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
Deuteronomy 24:1 KJV
When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
Proverbs 21:9 KJV
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
Proverbs 25:24 KJV
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman and in a wide house.