What Does the Bible Say About Evil?
Isaiah 5:20 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
Isaiah 32:6 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
For a fool speaks nonsense,
And his heart inclines toward wickedness:
To practice ungodliness and to speak error against the Lord,
To keep the hungry person unsatisfied
And to withhold drink from the thirsty.
John 3:20 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.
Mark 7:21-22 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries, deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.
Job 4:8 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
“According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity
And those who sow trouble harvest it.
Proverbs 4:14-16 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Do not enter the path of the wicked
And do not proceed in the way of evil men.
Avoid it, do not pass by it;
Turn away from it and pass on.
For they cannot sleep unless they do evil;
And they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.
Proverbs 8:13 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
“The fear of the Lord is to hate evil;
Pride and arrogance and the evil way
And the perverted mouth, I hate.
Proverbs 12:20 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil,
But counselors of peace have joy.
Romans 2:8-12 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation. There will be tribulation and distress for every soul of man who does evil, of the Jew first and also of the Greek, but glory and honor and peace to everyone who does good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For there is no partiality with God.
For all who have sinned without the Law will also perish without the Law, and all who have sinned under the Law will be judged by the Law;
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