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107 Bible Verses About Punishment

Here are 107 Bible verses about punishment from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Colossians 3:25 KJV

But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.

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Romans 12:17-19 KJV

Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

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Genesis 9:6 KJV

Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

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Revelation 21:8 KJV

Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

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Matthew 10:28 KJV

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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Proverbs 3:11-12 KJV

And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

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Matthew 25:41 KJV

My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

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Proverbs 11:21 KJV

Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

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Matthew 25:46 KJV

Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

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Exodus 21:17 KJV

And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.

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Revelation 3:19 KJV

And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.

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1 John 4:18 KJV

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

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Romans 13:4 KJV

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

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Jude 1:7 KJV

For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

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Job 5:17 KJV

Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

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Mark 16:16 KJV

Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:

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Leviticus 20:13 KJV

He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

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Deuteronomy 8:5 KJV

If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

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Luke 12:48 KJV

Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.

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Exodus 21:15 KJV

But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

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Romans 6:23 KJV

And he that smiteth his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death.

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Matthew 5:22 KJV

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Luke 13:3 KJV

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.

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Revelation 20:10 KJV

I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

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2 Peter 2:9 KJV

And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

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Leviticus 5:17 KJV

The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

And if a soul sin, and commit any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he wist it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

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James 5:12 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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Romans 2:3 KJV

But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.

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Romans 8:1-2 KJV

And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them which do such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God?

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Ezekiel 18:30 KJV

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.

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Proverbs 27:12 KJV

Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord GOD. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.

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Exodus 22:19 KJV

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

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Hebrews 12:11 KJV

Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.

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2 Timothy 4:2 KJV

Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

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Romans 2:12 KJV

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

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Matthew 3:12 KJV

For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law;

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Leviticus 20:10 KJV

Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

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Romans 5:15 KJV

And the man that committeth adultery with another man’s wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

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Matthew 23:33 KJV

But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.

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Ecclesiastes 8:11 KJV

Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?

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Proverbs 13:24 KJV

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

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Proverbs 13:20 KJV

He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

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Psalms 146:9 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 5:11 KJV

The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

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James 1:15 KJV

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

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Romans 13:1-4 KJV

Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

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John 3:36 KJV

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

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Psalms 68:6 KJV

He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

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Exodus 21:16 KJV

God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.

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Genesis 9:5-6 KJV

And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

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2 Corinthians 7:10 KJV

And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man’s brother will I require the life of man. Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

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Revelation 20:15 KJV

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

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Ephesians 6:4 KJV

And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

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Isaiah 13:11 KJV

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

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1 John 3:4 KJV

And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.

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Ezekiel 18:4 KJV

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

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Proverbs 11:4 KJV

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

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2 Corinthians 5:21 KJV

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

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Matthew 18:8 KJV

For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

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Revelation 20:14 KJV

Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast them from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.

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Revelation 14:11 KJV

And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.

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James 4:17 KJV

And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.

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Romans 5:12 KJV

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

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John 5:29 KJV

Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

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Proverbs 22:15 KJV

And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

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Proverbs 21:11 KJV

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

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John 3:16 KJV

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

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Leviticus 21:9 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Proverbs 20:30 KJV

And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.

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Genesis 2:17 KJV

The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.

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Galatians 6:7 KJV

But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

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2 Corinthians 5:10 KJV

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

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John 19:11 KJV

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

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Luke 12:47-48 KJV

Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.

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Leviticus 20:2 KJV

And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

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1 Timothy 4:2 KJV

Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.

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Romans 8:1 KJV

Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

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Acts 17:10-11 KJV

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

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Acts 4:12 KJV

And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

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Leviticus 24:16 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

And he that blasphemeth the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth the name of the LORD, shall be put to death.

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Hebrews 10:28-31 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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Matthew 10:15 KJV

He that despised Moses’ law died without mercy under two or three witnesses: Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace? For we know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

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Ecclesiastes 8:11-13 KJV

Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.

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Proverbs 11:2 KJV

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil. Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him: 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.

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Revelation 20:12 KJV

When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.

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Matthew 16:27 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

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Ezekiel 18:30b KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Matthew 12:31 KJV

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Isaiah 53:5 KJV

Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men.

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Revelation 22:18 KJV

But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.

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Genesis 3:17 KJV

For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

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Luke 6:37 KJV

And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

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Jeremiah 21:14 KJV

But I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, saith the LORD: and I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof, and it shall devour all things round about it.

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Genesis 3:14 KJV

And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

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Proverbs 23:13 KJV

Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.

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Romans 12:19 KJV

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

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2 Thessalonians 1:9 KJV

Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;

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Matthew 24:9 KJV

Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.

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Hebrews 10:29 KJV

Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?

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Ezekiel 18:20 KJV

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.

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Hebrews 12:6 KJV

For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.

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Psalms 103:10 KJV

He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.

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Proverbs 19:19 KJV

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.

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2 Thessalonians 1:8 KJV

In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

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Isaiah 27:1 KJV

In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent, even leviathan that crooked serpent; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.

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