Words most used in the Bible

Some cults are a recipe for disaster, as a keyword list of their gospel
might reveal. For the bible:

occurrence of keywords: OT           NT

son                                 2757        534
father                             1130         382
war                                 1003         221
daughter                          476           31
evil                                  476          231
wicked                             421           32
destroy                            382           51
peace                              311         109
love                                283          263
mother                            212            87
curse                              162            21
wrath                              151            46
hate                                141            38
kill                                   134             81
power                              119           156
venge                               73             19
reward                              71             36
whore                               56               9
prison                               56              66
suffer                               48            130
forgive                              48              47
bondage                            22             15
compassion                        21             20
eternal                                2             45
freedom                            1               1
caring                                 1                0
compassionate                     0                0

The idea of revenge is a major issue in Xtianity. As a reminder, a few quotes
from  what could be called "a  terrorist state's manual":

Ge:4:15: And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance
shall be taken on him sevenfold.  And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any
finding him should kill him.
Ge:4:24: If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.
Le:19:18: Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy
people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.
Le:26:25: And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my
covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the
pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
Nu:31:2: Avenge the children of Israel of the Midianites: afterward shalt thou
be gathered unto thy people.
Nu:31:3: And Moses spake unto the people, saying, Arm some of yourselves unto
the war, and let them go against the Midianites, and avenge the LORD of Midian.
Nu:35:12: And they shall be unto you cities for refuge from the avenger; that
the manslayer die not, until he stand before the congregation in judgment.
Nu:35:19: The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when he meeteth
him, he shall slay him.
Nu:35:21: Or in enmity smite him with his hand, that he die: he that smote him
shall surely be put to death; for he is a murderer: the revenger of blood shall
slay the murderer, when he meeteth him.
Nu:35:24: Then the congregation shall judge between the slayer and the revenger
of blood according to these judgments:
Nu:35:25: And the congregation shall deliver the slayer out of the hand of the
revenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his
refuge, whither he was fled: and he shall abide in it unto the death of the high
priest, which was anointed with the holy oil.
Nu:35:27: And the revenger of blood find him without the borders of the city of
his refuge, and the revenger of blood kill the slayer; he shall not be guilty of
De:19:6: Lest the avenger of the blood pursue the slayer, while his heart is
hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him; whereas he was not
worthy of death, inasmuch as he hated him not in time past.
De:19:12: Then the elders of his city shall send and fetch him thence, and
deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.
De:32:35: To me belongeth vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in
due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall
come upon them make haste.
De:32:41: If I whet my glittering sword, and mine hand take hold on judgment; I
will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me.
De:32:42: I will make mine arrows drunk with blood, and my sword shall devour
flesh; and that with the blood of the slain and of the captives, from the
beginning of revenges upon the enemy.
De:32:43: Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood
of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be
merciful unto his land, and to his people.
Jos:10:13: And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had
avenged themselves upon their enemies.  Is not this written in the book of
Jasher?  So the sun st ood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go
down about a whole day.
Jos:20:3: That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may
flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.
Jos:20:5: And if the avenger of blood pursue after him, then they shall not
deliver the slayer up into his hand; because he smote his neighbour unwittingly,
and hated him not beforetime.
Jos:20:9: These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and
for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever killeth any person
at unawares might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood,
until he stood before the congregation.
J'g:11:36: And she said unto him, My father, if thou hast opened thy mouth unto
the LORD, do to me according to that which hath proceeded out of thy mouth;
forasmuch as the LORD hath taken vengeance for thee of thine enemies, even of
the children of Ammon.
J'g:15:7: And Samson said unto them, Though ye have done this, yet will I be
avenged of you, and after that I will cease.
J'g:16:28: And Samson called unto the LORD, and said, O Lord GOD, remember me, I
pray thee, and strengthen me, I pray thee, only this once, O God, that I may be
at once avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes.
1Sa:14:24: And the men of Israel were distressed that day: for Saul had adjured
the people, saying, Cursed be the man that eateth any food until evening, that I
may be avenged on mine enemies.  So none of the people tasted any food.
1Sa:18:25: And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any
dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's
enemies.  But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.
1Sa:24:12: The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee:
but mine hand shall not be upon thee.
1Sa:25:31: That this shall be no grief unto thee, nor offence of heart unto my
lord, either that thou hast shed blood causeless, or that my lord hath avenged
himself: but when the LORD shall have dealt well with my lord, then remember
thine handmaid.
2Sa:4:8: And they brought the head of Ish-bosheth unto David to Hebron, and said
to the king, Behold the head of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul thine enemy, which
sought thy life; and the LORD hath avenged my lord the king this day of Saul,
and of his seed.
2Sa:14:11: Then said she, I pray thee, let the king remember the LORD thy God,
that thou wouldest not suffer the revengers of blood to destroy any more, lest
they destroy my son.  And he said, As the LORD liveth, there shall not one hair
of thy son fall to the earth.
2Sa:18:19: Then said Ahimaaz the son of Zadok, Let me now run, and bear the king
tidings, how that the LORD hath avenged him of his enemies.
2Sa:18:31: And, behold, Cushi came; and Cushi said, Tidings, my lord the king:
for the LORD hath avenged thee this day of all them that rose up against thee.
2Sa:22:48: It is God that avengeth me, and that bringeth down the people under
2Ki:9:7: And thou shalt smite the house of Ahab thy master, that I may avenge
the blood of my servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the
LORD, at the hand of Jezebel.
Es:8:13: The copy of the writing for a commandment to be given in every province
was published unto all people, and that the Jews should be ready against that
day to avenge themselves on their enemies.
Psalms:8:2: Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength
because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.
Psalms:18:47: It is God that avengeth me, and subdueth the people under me.
Psalms:44:16: For the voice of him that reproacheth and blasphemeth; by reason
of the enemy and avenger.
Psalms:58:10: The righteous shall re joice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall
wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
Psalms:94:1: O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance
belongeth, shew thyself.
Psalms:99:8: Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God that
forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their inventions.
Psalms:149:7: To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the
Proverb:6:34: For jealousy is the rage of a man: therefore he will not spare in
the day of vengeance.
Isa:1:24: Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel,
Ah, I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies:
Isa:34:8: For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompences
for the controversy of Zion.
Isa:35:4: 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.
Isa:47:3: Thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, thy shame shall be seen: I will
take vengeance, and I will not meet thee as a man.
Isa:59:17: For he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and an helmet of
salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance for clothing,
and was clad with zeal as a cloke.
Isa:61:2: To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance
of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
Isa:63:4: For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed
is come.
Jer:5:9: Shall I not visit for these things?  saith the LORD: and shall not my
soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
Jer:5:29: Shall I not visit for these things?  saith the LORD: shall not my soul
be avenged on such a nation as this?
Jer:9:9: Shall I not visit them for these things?  saith the LORD: shall not my
soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
Jer:11:20: But, O LORD of hosts, that judgest righteously, that triest the reins
and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I revealed
my cause.
Jer:15:15: O LORD, thou knowest: remember me, and visit me, and revenge me of my
persecutors; take me not away in thy longsuffering: know that for thy sake I
have suffered rebuke.
Jer:20:10: For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side.  Report, say
they, and we will report it.  All my familiars watched for my halting, saying,
Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall
take our revenge on him.
Jer:20:12: But, O LORD of hosts, that triest the righteous, and seest the reins
and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I opened my
Jer:46:10: For this is the day of the Lord GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance,
that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the sword shall devour, and it
shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood: for the Lord GOD of hosts hath
a sacrifice in the north country by the river Euphrates.
Jer:50:15: Shout against her round about: she hath given her hand: her
foundations are fallen, her walls are thrown down: for it is the vengeance of
the LORD: take vengeance upon her; as she hath done, do unto her.
Jer:50:28: The voice of them that flee and escape out of the land of Babylon, to
declare in Zion the vengeance of the LORD our God, the vengeance of his temple.
Jer:51:6: Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and deliver every man his soul: be
not cut off in her iniquity; for this is the time of the LORD's vengeance; he
will render unto her a recompence.
Jer:51:11: Make bright the arrows; gather the shields: the LORD hath raised up
the spirit of the kings of the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to
destroy it; because it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his
Jer:51:36: Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will plead thy cause, and
take vengeance for thee; and I will dry up her sea, and make her springs dry.
La:3:60: Thou hast seen all their vengeance and all their imaginations against
Eze:24:8: That it might cause fury to come up to take vengeance; I have set her
blood upon the top of a rock, that it should not be covered.
Eze:25:12: Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because that Edom hath dealt against the
house of Judah by taking vengeance, and hath greatly offended, and revenged
himself upon them;
Eze:25:14: And I will lay my vengeance upon Edom by the hand of my people
Israel: and they shall do in Edom according to mine anger and according to my
fury; and they shall know my vengeance, saith the Lord GOD.
Eze:25:15: Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the Philistines have dealt by
revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, to destroy it for the
old hatred;
Eze:25:17: And I will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes;
and they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay my vengeance upon them.
Ho:1:4: And the LORD said unto him, Call his name Jezreel; for yet a little
while, and I will avenge the blood of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and will
cause to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel.
Mic:5:15: And I will execute vengeance in anger and fury upon the heathen, such
as they have not heard.
Na:1:2: God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is
furious; the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath
for his enemies.
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Total occurrences for (venge) is [ 73 ]

Ge:6:7: And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face
of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the
air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
Ge:6:13: And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the
earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them
with the earth.
Ge:6:17: And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to
destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every
thing that is in the earth shall die.
Ge:7:4: For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty
days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I
destroy from off the face of the earth.
Ge:7:23: And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the
ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the
heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive,
and they that were with him in the ark.
Ge:9:11: And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be
cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a
flood to destroy the earth.
Ge:9:15: And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every
living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to
destroy all flesh.
Ge:13:10: And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that
it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah,
even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto
Ge:18:23: And Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt thou also destroy the righteous
with the wicked?
Ge:18:24: Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also
destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?
Ge:18:28: Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou
destroy all the city for lack of five?  And he said, If I find there forty and
five, I will not destroy it.
Ge:18:31: And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord:
Peradven ture there shall be twenty found there.  And he said, I will not destroy
it for twenty's sake.
Ge:18:32: And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but
this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there.  And he said, I will not
destroy it for ten's sake.
Ge:19:13: For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great
before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.
Ge:19:14: And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his
daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy
this city.  But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.
Ge:19:29: And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that
God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he
overthrew the cities in the which Lot dwelt.
Ge:34:30: And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to
stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the
Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together
against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.
Ex:8:9: And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: when shall I intreat for
thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, to destroy the frogs from thee
and thy houses, that they may remain in the river only?
Ex:10:7: And Pharaoh's servants said unto him, How long shall this man be a
snare unto us?  let the men go, that they may serve the LORD their God: knowest
thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed?
Ex:12:13: And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye
are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be
upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.
Ex:12:23: For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he
seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, the LORD will pass
over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to
smite you.
Ex:15:9: The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the
spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall
destroy them.
Ex:22:20: He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, he shall be
utterly destroyed.
Ex:23:27: I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to
whom thou shalt come, and I will make all thine enemies turn their backs unto
Ex:34:13: But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down
their groves:
Le:23:30: And whatsoever soul it be that doeth any work in that same day, the
same soul will I destroy from among his people.
Le:26:22: I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your
children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your highways
shall be desolate.
Le:26:30: And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and
cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
Le:26:44: And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I
will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and
to break my covenant with them: for I am the LORD their God.
Nu:21:2: And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou wilt indeed
deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities.
Nu:21:3: And the LORD hearkened to the voice of Israel, and delivered up the
Canaanites; and they utterly destroyed them and their cities: and he called the
name of the place Hormah.
Nu:24:17: I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there
shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and
shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth.
N u:24:19: Out of Jacob shall come he that shall have dominion, and shall destroy
him that remaineth of the city.
Nu:32:15: For if ye turn away from after him, he will yet again leave them in
the wilderness; and ye shall destroy all this people.
Nu:33:52: Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before
you, and destroy all their pictures, and destroy all their molten images, and
quite pluck down all their high places:
De:1:27: And ye murmured in your tents, and said, Because the LORD hated us, he
hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of
the Amorites, to destroy us.
De:1:44: And the Amorites, which dwelt in that mountain, came out against you,
and chased you, as bees do, and destroyed you in Seir, even unto Hormah.
De:2:12: The Horims also dwelt in Seir beforetime; but the children of Esau
succeeded them, when they had destroyed them from before them, and dwelt in
their stead; as Israel did unto the land of his possession, which the LORD gave
unto them.
De:2:15: For indeed the hand of the LORD was against them, to destroy them from
among the host, until they were consumed.
De:2:21: A people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims; but the LORD
destroyed them before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead:
De:2:22: As he did to the children of Esau, which dwelt in Seir, when he
destroyed the Horims from before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in
their stead even unto this day:
De:2:23: And the Avims which dwelt in Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphtorims,
which came forth out of Caphtor, destroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.)
De:2:34: And we took all his cities at that time, and utterly destroyed the men,
and the women, and the little ones, of every city, we left none to remain:
De:3:6: And we utterly destroyed them, as we did unto Sihon king of Heshbon,
utterly destroying the men, women, and children, of every city.
De:4:3: Your eyes have seen what the LORD did because of Baal-peor: for all the
men that followed Baal-peor, the LORD thy God hath destroyed them from among
De:4:26: I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall
soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it;
ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed.
De:4:31: (For the LORD thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee,
neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto
De:6:15: (For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the
LORD thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the
De:7:2: And when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou shalt
smite them, and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor
shew mercy unto them:
De:7:4: For they will turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve
other gods: so will the anger of the LORD be kindled against you, and destroy
thee suddenly.
De:7:5: But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and
break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images
with fire.
De:7:10: And repayeth them that hate him to their face, to destroy them: he will
not be slack to him that hateth him, he will repay him to his face.
De:7:20: Moreover the LORD thy God will send the hornet among them, until they
that are left, and hide themselves from thee, be destroyed.
De:7:23: But the LORD thy God shall deliver them unto thee, and shall destroy
them with a mighty destruction, until they be destroyed.
De:7:24: And he shall deliver their kings into thine hand, and thou shalt
destroy their name from under heaven: there shall no man be able to stand before
thee, until thou have destroyed them.
De: 8:20: As the nations which the LORD destroyeth before your face, so shall ye
perish; because ye would not be obedient unto the voice of the LORD your God.
De:9:3: Understand therefore this day, that the LORD thy God is he which goeth
over before thee; as a consuming fire he shall destroy them, and he shall bring
them down before thy face: so shalt thou drive them out, and destroy them
quickly, as the LORD hath said unto thee.
De:9:8: Also in Horeb ye provoked the LORD to wrath, so that the LORD was angry
with you to have destroyed you.
De:9:14: Let me alone, that I may destroy them, and blot out their name from
under heaven: and I will make of thee a nation mightier and greater than they.
De:9:19: For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith the LORD
was wroth against you to destroy you.  But the LORD hearkened unto me at that
time also.
De:9:20: And the LORD was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him: and I
prayed for Aaron also the same time.
De:9:25: Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell
down at the first; because the LORD had said he would destroy you.
De:9:26: I prayed therefore unto the LORD, and said, O Lord GOD, destroy not thy
people and thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed through thy greatness,
which thou hast brought forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand.
De:10:10: And I stayed in the mount, according to the first time, forty days and
forty nights; and the LORD hearkened unto me at that time also, and the LORD
would not destroy thee.
De:11:4: And what he did unto the army of Egypt, unto their horses, and to their
chariots; how he made the water of the Red sea to overflow them as they pursued
after you, and how the LORD hath destroyed them unto this day;
De:12:2: Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye
shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills,
and under every green tree:
De:12:3: And ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn
their groves with fire; and ye shall hew down the graven images of their gods,
and destroy the names of them out of that place.
De:12:30: Take heed to thyself that thou be not snared by following them, after
that they be destroyed from before thee; and that thou enquire not after their
gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods?  even so will I do
De:13:15: Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of
the sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein, and the cattle
thereof, with the edge of the sword.
De:20:17: But thou shalt utterly destroy them; namely, the Hittites, and the
Amorites, the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites; as
the LORD thy God hath commanded thee:
De:20:19: When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it
to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against
them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the
tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege:
De:20:20: Only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for meat,
thou shalt destroy and cut them down; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the
city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.
De:28:20: The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all
that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until
thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast
forsaken me.
De:28:24: The LORD shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven
shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.
De:28:45: Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee,
and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because th ou hearkenedst not unto the
voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he
commanded thee:
De:28:48: Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send
against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all
things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed
De:28:51: And he shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy land,
until thou be destroyed: which also shall not leave thee either corn, wine, or
oil, or the increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy sheep, until he have
destroyed thee.
De:28:61: Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the
book of this law, them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.
De:28:63: And it shall come to pass, that as the LORD rejoiced over you to do
you good, and to multiply you; so the LORD will rejoice over you to destroy you,
and to bring you to nought; and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither
thou goest to possess it.
De:31:3: The LORD thy God, he will go over before thee, and he will destroy
these nations from before thee, and thou shalt possess them: and Joshua, he
shall go over before thee, as the LORD hath said.
De:31:4: And the LORD shall do unto them as he did to Sihon and to Og, kings of
the Amorites, and unto the land of them, whom he destroyed.
De:32:25: The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man
and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.
De:33:27: The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting
arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy
Jos:2:10: For we have heard how the LORD dried up the water of the Red sea for
you, when ye came out of Egypt; and what ye did unto the two kings of the
Amorites, that were on the other side Jordan, Sihon and Og, whom ye utterly
Jos:6:21: And they utterly destroyed all that was in the city, both man and
woman, young and old, and ox, and sheep, and ass, with the edge of the sword.
Jos:7:7: And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord GOD, wherefore hast thou at all brought
this people over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy
us?  would to God we had been content, and dwelt on the other side Jordan!
Jos:7:12: Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies,
but turned their backs before their enemies, because they were accursed: neither
will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you.
Jos:8:26: For Joshua drew not his hand back, wherewith he stretched out the
spear, until he had utterly destroyed all the inhabitants of Ai.
Jos:9:24: And they answered Joshua, and said, Because it was certainly told thy
servants, how that the LORD thy God commanded his servant Moses to give you all
the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land from before you,
therefore we were sore afraid of our lives because of you, and have done this
Jos:10:1: Now it came to pass, when Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem had heard how
Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had done to Jericho and
her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon
had made peace with Israel, and were among them;
Jos:10:28: And that day Joshua took Makkedah, and smote it with the edge of the
sword, and the king thereof he utterly destroyed, them, and all the souls that
were therein; he let none remain: and he did to the king of Makkedah as he did
unto the king of Jericho.
Jos:10:35: And they took it on that day, and smote it with the edge of the
sword, and all the souls that were therein he utterly destroyed that day,
according to all that he had done to Lachish.
Jos:10:37: And they took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the
king thereof, and all the cities thereof, and all the souls that were therein;
he left none remaining, according to all that he had done to Eglon; but
destroyed it utterly, and all the souls that were therein.
Jos:10:39: And he took it, and the king thereof, and all the cities thereof; and
they smote them with the edge of the sword, and utterly destroyed all the souls
that were therein; he left none remaining: as he had done to Hebron, so he did
to Debir, and to the king thereof; as he had done also to Libnah, and to her
Jos:10:40: So Joshua smote all the country of the hills, and of the south, and
of the vale, and of the springs, and all their kings: he left none remaining,
but utterly destroyed all that breathed, as the LORD God of Israel commanded.
Jos:11:11: And they smote all the souls that were therein with the edge of the
sword, utterly destroying them: there was not any left to breathe: and he burnt
Hazor with fire.
Jos:11:12: And all the cities of those kings, and all the kings of them, did
Joshua take, and smote them with the edge of the sword, and he utterly destroyed
them, as Moses the servant of the LORD commanded.
Jos:11:14: And all the spoil of these cities, and the cattle, the children of
Israel took for a prey unto themselves; but every man they smote with the edge
of the sword, until they had destroyed them, neither left they any to breathe.
Jos:11:20: For it was of the LORD to harden their hearts, that they should come
against Israel in battle, that he might destroy them utterly, and that they
might have no favour, but that he might destroy them, as the LORD commanded
Jos:11:21: And at that time came Joshua, and cut off the Anakims from the
mountains, from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, and from all the mountains of
Judah, and from all the mountains of Israel: Joshua destroyed them utterly with
their cities.
Jos:22:33: And the thing pleased the children of Israel; and the children of
Israel blessed God, and did not intend to go up against them in battle, to
destroy the land wherein the children of Reuben and Gad dwelt.
Jos:23:15: Therefore it shall come to pass, that as all good things are come
upon you, which the LORD your God promised you; so shall the LORD bring upon you
all evil things, until he have destroyed you from off this good land which the
LORD your God hath given you.
Jos:24:8: And I brought you into the land of the Amorites, which dwelt on the
other side Jordan; and they fought with you: and I gave them into your hand,
that ye might possess their land; and I destroyed them from before you.
J'g:1:17: And Judah went with Simeon his brother, and they slew the Canaanites
that inhabited Zephath, and utterly destroyed it.  And the name of the city was
called Hormah.
J'g:4:24: And the hand of the children of Israel prospered, and prevailed
against Jabin the king of Canaan, until they had destroyed Jabin king of Canaan.
J'g:6:4: And they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the
earth, till thou come unto Gaza, and left no sustenance for Israel, neither
sheep, nor ox, nor ass.
J'g:6:5: For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as
grasshoppers for multitude; for both they and their camels were without number:
and they entered into the land to destroy it.
J'g:16:24: And when the people saw him, they praised their god: for they said,
Our god hath delivered into our hands our enemy, and the destroyer of our
country, which slew many of us.
J'g:20:21: And the children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed
down to the ground of the Israelites that day twenty and two thousand men.
J'g:20:25: And Benjamin went forth against them out of Gibeah the second day,
and destroyed down to the ground of the children of Israel again eighteen
th ousand men; all these drew the sword.
J'g:20:35: And the LORD smote Benjamin before Israel: and the children of Israel
destroyed of the Benjamites that day twenty and five thousand and an hundred
men: all these drew the sword.
J'g:20:42: Therefore they turned their backs before the men of Israel unto the
way of the wilderness; but the battle overtook them; and them which came out of
the cities they destroyed in the midst of them.
J'g:21:11: And this is the thing that ye shall do, Ye shall utterly destroy
every male, and every woman that hath lain by man.
J'g:21:16: Then the elders of the congregation said, How shall we do for wives
for them that remain, seeing the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?
J'g:21:17: And they said, There must be an inheritance for them that be escaped
of Benjamin, that a tribe be not destroyed out of Israel.
1Sa:5:6: But the hand of the LORD was heavy upon them of Ashdod, and he
destroyed them, and smote them with emerods, even Ashdod and the coasts thereof.
1Sa:15:3: Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and
spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep,
camel and ass.
1Sa:15:6: And Saul said unto the Kenites, Go, depart, get you down from among
the Amalekites, lest I destroy you with them: for ye shewed kindness to all the
children of Israel, when they came up out of Egypt.  So the Kenites departed
from among the Amalekites.
1Sa:15:8: And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly
destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.
1Sa:15:9: But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of
the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would
not utterly destroy them: but every thing that was vile and refuse, that they
destroyed utterly.
1Sa:15:15: And Saul said, They have brought them from the Amalekites: for the
people spared the best of the sheep and of the oxen, to sacrifice unto the LORD
thy God; and the rest we have utterly destroyed.
1Sa:15:18: And the LORD sent thee on a journey, and said, Go and utterly destroy
the sinners the Amalekites, and fight against them until they be consumed.
1Sa:15:20: And Saul said unto Samuel, Yea, I have obeyed the voice of the LORD,
and have gone the way which the LORD sent me, and have brought Agag the king of
Amalek, and have utterly destroyed the Amalekites.
1Sa:15:21: But the people took of the spoil, sheep and oxen, the chief of the
things which should have been utterly destroyed, to sacrifice unto the LORD thy
God in Gilgal.
1Sa:23:10: Then said David, O LORD God of Israel, thy servant hath certainly
heard that Saul seeketh to come to Keilah, to destroy the city for my sake.
1Sa:24:21: Swear now therefore unto me by the LORD, that thou wilt not cut off
my seed after me, and that thou wilt not destroy my name out of my father's
1Sa:26:9: And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not: for who can stretch forth
his hand against the LORD's anointed, and be guiltless?
1Sa:26:15: And David said to Abner, Art not thou a valiant man?  and who is like
to thee in Israel?  wherefore then hast thou not kept thy lord the king?  for
there came one of the people in to destroy the king thy lord.
2Sa:1:14: And David said unto him, How wast thou not afraid to stretch forth
thine hand to destroy the LORD's anointed?
2Sa:11:1: And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when
kings go forth to battle, that David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and
all Israel; and they destroyed the children of Ammon, and besieged Rabbah.  But
David tarried still at Jerusalem.
2Sa:14:7: And, behold, the whole family is risen against thine handmaid, and
they said, Deliver him that smote his brother, that we may kill him, for the
lif e of his brother whom he slew; and we will destroy the heir also: and so they
shall quench my coal which is left, and shall not leave to my husband neither
name nor remainder upon the earth.
2Sa:14:11: Then said she, I pray thee, let the king remember the LORD thy God,
that thou wouldest not suffer the revengers of blood to destroy any more, lest
they destroy my son.  And he said, As the LORD liveth, there shall not one hair
of thy son fall to the earth.
2Sa:14:16: For the king will hear, to deliver his handmaid out of the hand of
the man that would destroy me and my son together out of the inheritance of God.
2Sa:20:19: I am one of them that are peaceable and faithful in Israel: thou
seekest to destroy a city and a mother in Israel: why wilt thou swallow up the
inheritance of the LORD?
2Sa:20:20: And Joab answered and said, Far be it, far be it from me, that I
should swallow up or destroy.
2Sa:21:5: And they answered the king, The man that consumed us, and that devised
against us that we should be destroyed from remaining in any of the coasts of
2Sa:22:38: I have pursued mine enemies, and destroyed them; and turned not again
until I had consumed them.
2Sa:22:41: Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies, that I might
destroy them that hate me.
2Sa:24:16: And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy
it, the LORD repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed the
people, It is enough: stay now thine hand.  And the angel of the LORD was by the
threshingplace of Araunah the Jebusite.
1Ki:9:21: Their children that were left after them in the land, whom the
children of Israel also were not able utterly to destroy, upon those did Solomon
levy a tribute of bondservice unto this day.
1Ki:13:34: And this thing became sin unto the house of Jeroboam, even to cut it
off, and to destroy it from off the face of the ear
1Ki:15:13: And also Maachah his mother, even her he removed from being queen,
because she had made an idol in a grove; and Asa destroyed her idol, and burnt
it by the brook Kidron.
1Ki:15:29: And it came to pass, when he reigned, that he smote all the house of
Jeroboam; he left not to Jeroboam any that breathed, until he had destroyed him,
according unto the saying of the LORD, which he spake by his servant Ahijah the
1Ki:16:12: Thus did Zimri destroy all the house of Baasha, according to the word
of the LORD, which he spake against Baasha by Jehu the prophet,
2Ki:8:19: Yet the LORD would not destroy Judah for David his servant's sake, as
he promised him to give him alway a light, and to his children.
2Ki:10:17: And when he came to Samaria, he slew all that remained unto Ahab in
Samaria, till he had destroyed him, according to the saying of the LORD, which
he spake to Elijah.
2Ki:10:19: Now therefore call unto me all the prophets of Baal, all his
servants, and all his priests; let none be wanting: for I have a great sacrifice
to do to Baal; whosoever shall be wanting, he shall not live.  But Jehu did it
in subtilty, to the intent that he might destroy the worshippers of Baal.
2Ki:10:28: Thus Jehu destroyed Baal out of Israel.
2Ki:11:1: And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she
arose and destroyed all the seed royal.
2Ki:13:7: Neither did he leave of the people to Jehoahaz but fifty horsemen, and
ten chariots, and ten thousand footmen; for the king of Syria had destroyed
them, and had made them like the dust by threshing.
2Ki:13:23: And the LORD was gracious unto them, and had compassion on them, and
had respect unto them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob,
and would not destroy them, neither cast he them from his presence as yet.
2Ki:18:25: Am I now come up without the LORD against this place to destroy it?
The LORD said to me, Go up against this land, and destroy it.
2Ki:19:11: Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all
lands, by destroying them utterly: and shalt thou be delivered?
2Ki:19:12: Have the gods of the nations delivered them which my fathers have
destroyed; as Gozan, and Haran, and Rezeph, and the children of Eden which were
in Thelasar?
2Ki:19:17: Of a truth, LORD, the kings of Assyria have destroyed the nations and
their lands,
2Ki:19:18: And have cast their gods into the fire: for they were no gods, but
the work of men's hands, wood and stone: therefore they have destroyed them.
2Ki:21:3: For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah his father had
destroyed; and he reared up altars for Baal, and made a grove, as did Ahab king
of Israel; and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served them.
2Ki:21:9: But they hearkened not: and Manasseh seduced them to do more evil than
did the nations whom the LORD destroyed before the children of Israel.
2Ki:24:2: And the LORD sent against him bands of the Chaldees, and bands of the
Syrians, and bands of the Moabites, and bands of the children of Ammon, and sent
them against Judah to destroy it, according to the word of the LORD, which he
spake by his servants the prophets.
1Ch:4:41: And these written by name came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah,
and smote their tents, and the habitations that were found there, and destroyed
them utterly unto this day, and dwelt in their rooms: because there was pasture
there for their flocks.
1Ch:5:25: And they transgressed against the God of their fathers, and went a
whoring after the gods of the people of the land, whom God destroyed before
1Ch:20:1: And it came to pass, that after the year was expired, at the time that
kings go out to battle, Joab led forth the power of the army, and wasted the
country of the children of Ammon, and came and besieged Rabbah.  But David
tarried at Jerusalem.  And Joab smote Rabbah, and destroyed it.
1Ch:21:12: Either three years' famine; or three months to be destroyed before
thy foes, while that the sword of thine enemies overtaketh thee; or else three
days the sword of the LORD, even the pestilence, in the land, and the angel of
the LORD destroying throughout all the coasts of Israel.  Now therefore advise
thyself what word I shall bring again to him that sent me.
1Ch:21:15: And God sent an angel unto Jerusalem to destroy it: and as he was
destroying, the LORD beheld, and he repented him of the evil, and said to the
angel that destroyed, It is enough, stay now thine hand.  And the angel of the
LORD stood by the threshingfloor of Ornan the Jebusite.
2Ch:12:7: And when the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the
LORD came to Shemaiah, saying, They have humbled themselves; therefore I will
not destroy them, but I will grant them some deliverance; and my wrath shall not
be poured out upon Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.
2Ch:12:12: And when he humbled himself, the wrath of the LORD turned from him
that he would not destroy him altogether: and also in Judah things went well.
2Ch:14:13: And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them unto Gerar:
and the Ethiopians were overthrown, that they could not recover themselves; for
they were destroyed before the LORD, and before his host; and they carried away
very much spoil.
2Ch:15:6: And nation was destroyed of nation, and city of city: for God did vex
them with all adversity.
2Ch:20:10: And now, behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and mount Seir, whom
thou wouldest not let Israel invade, when they came out of the land of Egypt,
but they turned from them, and destroyed them not;
2Ch:20:23: For the children of Ammon and Moab stood up against the inhabitants
of mount Seir, utterly to slay and destroy th em: and when they had made an end
of the inhabitants of Seir, every one helped to destroy another.
2Ch:21:7: Howbeit the LORD would not destroy the house of David, because of the
covenant that he had made with David, and as he promised to give a light to him
and to his sons for ever.
2Ch:22:10: But when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead,
she arose and destroyed all the seed royal of the house of Judah.
2Ch:24:23: And it came to pass at the end of the year, that the host of Syria
came up against him: and they came to Judah and Jerusalem, and destroyed all the
princes of the people from among the people, and sent all the spoil of them unto
the king of Damascus.
2Ch:25:16: And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said unto
him, Art thou made of the king's counsel?  forbear; why shouldest thou be
smitten?  Then the prophet forbare, and said, I know that God hath determined to
destroy thee, because thou hast done this, and hast not hearkened unto my
2Ch:31:1: Now when all this was finished, all Israel that were present went out
to the cities of Judah, and brake the images in pieces, and cut down the groves,
and threw down the high places and the altars out of all Judah and Benjamin, in
Ephraim also and Manasseh, until they had utterly destroyed them all.  Then all
the children of Israel returned, every man to his possession, into their own
2Ch:32:14: Who was there among all the gods of those nations that my fathers
utterly destroyed, that could deliver his people out of mine hand, that your God
should be able to deliver you out of mine hand?
2Ch:33:9: So Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to
do worse than the heathen, whom the LORD had destroyed before the children of
2Ch:34:11: Even to the artificers and builders gave they it, to buy hewn stone,
and timber for couplings, and to floor the houses which the kings of Judah had
2Ch:35:21: But he sent ambassadors to him, saying, What have I to do with thee,
thou king of Judah?  I come not against thee this day, but against the house
wherewith I have war: for God commanded me to make haste: forbear thee from
meddling with God, who is with me, that he destroy thee not.
2Ch:36:19: And they burnt the house of God, and brake down the wall of
Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces thereof with fire, and destroyed all the
goodly vessels thereof.
Ezr:4:15: That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so
shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a
rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved
sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed.
Ezr:5:12: But after that our fathers had provoked the God of heaven unto wrath,
he gave them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, the Chaldean,
who destroyed this house, and carried the people away into Babylon.
Ezr:6:12: And the God that hath caused his name to dwell there destroy all kings
and people, that shall put to their hand to alter and to destroy this house of
God which is at Jerusalem.  I Darius have made a decree; let it be done with
Es:3:6: And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had shewed
him the people of Mordecai: wherefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that
were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai.
Es:3:9: If it please the king, let it be written that they may be destroyed: and
I will pay ten thousand talents of silver to the hands of those that have the
charge of the business, to bring it into the king's treasuries.
Es:3:13: And the letters were sent by posts into all the king's provinces, to
destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, a ll Jews, both young and old, little
children and women, in one day, even upon the thirteenth day of the twelfth
month, which is the month Adar, and to take the spoil of them for a prey.
Es:4:7: And Mordecai told him of all that had happened unto him, and of the sum
of the money that Haman had promised to pay to the king's treasuries for the
Jews, to destroy them.
Es:4:8: Also he gave him the copy of the writing of the decree that was given at
Shushan to destroy them, to shew it unto Esther, and to declare it unto her, and
to charge her that she should go in unto the king, to make supplication unto
him, and to make request before him for her people.
Es:4:14: For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there
enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and
thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to
the kingdom for such a time as this?
Es:7:4: For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to
perish.  But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my
tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.
Es:8:5: And said, If it please the king, and if I have found favour in his
sight, and the thing seem right before the king, and I be pleasing in his eyes,
let it be written to reverse the letters devised by Haman the son of Hammedatha
the Agagite, which he wrote to destroy the Jews which are in all the king's
Es:8:11: Wherein the king granted the Jews which were in every city to gather
themselves together, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay, and to
cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault
them, both little ones and women, and to take the spoil of them for a prey,
Es:9:6: And in Shushan the palace the Jews slew and destroyed five hundred men.
Es:9:12: And the king said unto Esther the queen, The Jews have slain and
destroyed five hundred men in Shushan the palace, and the ten sons of Haman;
what have they done in the rest of the king's provinces?  now what is thy
petition?  and it shall be granted thee: or what is thy request further?  and it
shall be done.
Es:9:24: Because Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, the enemy of all the
Jews, had devised against the Jews to destroy them, and had cast Pur, that is,
the lot, to consume them, and to destroy them;
Job:2:3: And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that
there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that
feareth God, and escheweth evil?  and still he holdeth fast his integrity,
although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.
Job:4:20: They are destroyed from morning to evening: they perish for ever
without any regarding it.
Job:6:9: Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose
his hand, and cut me off!
Job:8:18: If he destroy him from his place, then it shall deny him, saying, I
have not seen thee.
Job:9:22: This is one thing, therefore I said it, He destroyeth the perfect and
the wicked.
Job:10:8: Thine hands have made me and fashioned me together round about; yet
thou dost destroy me.
Job:12:23: He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them: he enlargeth the
nations, and straiteneth them again.
Job:14:19: The waters wear the stones: thou washest away the things which grow
out of the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.
Job:15:21: A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall
come upon him.
Job:19:10: He hath destroyed me on every side, and I am gone: and mine hope hath
he removed like a tree.
Job:19:26: And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh
shall I see God:
Job:33:22: Yea, his soul draweth nea r unto the grave, and his life to the
Job:34:25: Therefore he knoweth their works, and he overturneth them in the
night, so that they are destroyed.
Psalms:5:6: Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the
bloody and deceitful man.
Psalms:5:10: Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast
them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled
against thee.
Psalms:9:5: Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou
hast put out their name for ever and ever.
Psalms:9:6: O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou
hast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished with them.
Psalms:11:3: If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?
Psalms:17:4: Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me
from the paths of the destroyer.
Psalms:18:40: Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies; that I might
destroy them that hate me.
Psalms:21:10: Their fruit shalt thou destroy from the earth, and their seed from
among the children of men.
Psalms:28:5: Because they regard not the works of the LORD, nor the operation of
his hands, he shall destroy them, and not build them up.
Psalms:37:38: But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the
wicked shall be cut off.
Psalms:40:14: Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my
soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me
Psalms:52:5: God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away,
and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place, and root thee out of the land of the
living.  Selah.
Psalms:55:9: Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence
and strife in the city.
Psalms:63:9: But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower
parts of the earth.
Psalms:69:4: They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of mine
head: they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty:
then I restored that which I took not away.
Psalms:73:27: For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast
destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee.
Psalms:74:8: They said in their hearts, Let us destroy them together: they have
burned up all the synagogues of God in the land.
Psalms:78:38: But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and
destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir
up all his wrath.
Psalms:78:45: He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and
frogs, which destroyed them.
Psalms:78:47: He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycomore trees with
Psalms:92:7: When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of
iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:
Psalms:101:8: I will early destroy all the wicked of the land; that I may cut
off all wicked doers from the city of the LORD.
Psalms:106:23: Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his
chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should
destroy them.
Psalms:106:34: They did not destroy the nations, concerning whom the LORD
commanded them:
Psalms:118:10: All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will
I destroy them.
Psalms:118:11: They compassed me about; yea, they compassed me about: but in the
name of the LORD I will destroy them.
Psalms:118:12: They compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire
of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.
Psalms:119:95: The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider
thy testimonies.
Psalms:137:8: O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be,
that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.
Psalms:143:12: And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that
afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.
Psalms:144:6: Cast forth lightning, and scatter them: shoot out thine arrows,
and destroy them.
Psalms:145:20: The LORD preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked
will he destroy.
Proverb:1:32: For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the
prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
Proverb:6:32: But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding:
he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.
Proverb:11:3: The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the
perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.
Proverb:11:9: An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through
knowledge shall the just be delivered.
Proverb:13:13: Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth
the commandment shall be rewarded.
Proverb:13:20: He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of
fools shall be destroyed.
Proverb:13:23: Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is
destroyed for want of judgment.
Proverb:15:25: The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will
establish the border of the widow.
Proverb:21:7: The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse
to do judgment.
Proverb:28:24: Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no
transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.
Proverb:29:1: He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly
be destroyed, and that without remedy.
Proverb:31:3: Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which
destroyeth kings.
Ec:5:6: Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before
the angel, that it was an error: wherefore should God be angry at thy voice, and
destroy the work of thine hands?
Ec:7:7: Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the
Ec:7:16: Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why
shouldest thou destroy thyself?
Ec:9:18: Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much
Isa:3:12: As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over
them.  O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way
of thy paths.
Isa:9:16: For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are
led of them are destroyed.
Isa:10:7: Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; but it is
in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few.
Isa:10:27: And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall be taken
away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall
be destroyed because of the anointing.
Isa:11:9: They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth
shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.
Isa:11:15: And the LORD shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea;
and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite
it in the seven streams, and make men go over dryshod.
Isa:13:5: They come from a far country, from the end of heaven, even the LORD,
and the weapons of his indignation, to destroy the whole land.
Isa:13:9: Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce
anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of
Isa:14:17: That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities
thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
Isa:14:20: Thou shalt not be joined with them in burial, because thou hast
destroyed thy land, and slain thy people: the seed of evildoers shall never be
Isa:19:3: And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst thereof; and I will
destroy the counsel thereof: and they shall seek to the idols, and to the
charmers, and to them that have familiar spirits, and to the wizards.
Isa:23:11: He stretched out his hand over the sea, he shook the kingdoms: the
LORD hath given a commandment against the merchant city, to destroy the strong
holds thereof.
Isa:25:7: And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast
over all people, and the vail that is spread over all nations.
Isa:26:14: They are dead, they shall not live; they are deceased, they shall not
rise: therefore hast thou visited and destroyed them, and made all their memory
to perish.
Isa:28:2: Behold, the Lord hath a mighty and strong one, which as a tempest of
hail and a destroying storm, as a flood of mighty waters overflowing, shall cast
down to the earth with the hand.
Isa:32:7: The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices
to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
Isa:34:2: For the indignation of the LORD is upon all nations, and his fury upon
all their armies: he hath utterly destroyed them, he hath delivered them to the
Isa:36:10: And am I now come up without the LORD against this land to destroy
it?  the LORD said unto me, Go up against this land, and destroy it.
Isa:37:11: Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all
lands by destroying them utterly; and shalt thou be delivered?
Isa:37:12: Have the gods of the nations delivered them which my fathers have
destroyed, as Gozan, and Haran, and Rezeph, and the children of Eden which were
in Telassar?
Isa:37:19: And have cast their gods into the fire: for they were no gods, but
the work of men's hands, wood and stone: therefore they have destroyed them.
Isa:42:14: I have long time holden my peace; I have been still, and refrained
myself: now will I cry like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at
Isa:48:19: Thy seed also had been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels
like the gravel thereof; his name should not have been cut off nor destroyed
from before me.
Isa:49:17: Thy children shall make haste; thy destroyers and they that made thee
waste shall go forth of thee.
Isa:51:13: And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath stretched forth the
heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and hast feared continually
every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy?
and where is the fury of the oppressor?
Isa:54:16: Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the coals in the fire,
and that bringeth forth an instrument for his work; and I have created the
waster to destroy.
Isa:65:8: Thus saith the LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one
saith, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servants'
sakes, that I may not destroy them all.
Isa:65:25: The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat
straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent's meat.  They shall not
hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.
Jer:1:10: See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms,
to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and
to plant.
Jer:2:30: In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction:
your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
Jer:4:7: The lion is come up from his thicket, and the destroyer of the Gentiles
is on his way; he is gone forth from his place to make thy land desolate; and
thy cities shall be laid waste, without an inhabitant.
Jer:5:10: Go ye up upon her walls, and destroy; but make not a full end: take
away her battlements; for they are not the LORD's.
Je r:6:5: Arise, and let us go by night, and let us destroy her palaces.
Jer:11:19: But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and
I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the
tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living,
that his name may be no more remembered.
Jer:12:10: Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion
under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.
Jer:12:17: But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that
nation, saith the LORD.
Jer:13:14: And I will dash them one against another, even the fathers and the
sons together, saith the LORD: I will not pity, nor spare, nor have mercy, but
destroy them.
Jer:15:3: And I will appoint over them four kinds, saith the LORD: the sword to
slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the
earth, to devour and destroy.
Jer:15:6: Thou hast forsaken me, saith the LORD, thou art gone backward:
therefore will I stretch out my hand against thee, and destroy thee; I am weary
with repenting.
Jer:15:7: And I will fan them with a fan in the gates of the land; I will
bereave them of children, I will destroy my people, since they return not from
their ways.
Jer:17:18: Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be
confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring upon them
the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.
Jer:18:7: At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a
kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it;
Jer:22:7: And I will prepare destroyers against thee, every one with his
weapons: and they shall cut down thy choice cedars, and cast them into the fire.
Jer:22:20: Go up to Lebanon, and cry; and lift up thy voice in Bashan, and cry
from the passages: for all thy lovers are destroyed.
Jer:23:1: Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my
pasture!  saith the LORD.
Jer:25:9: Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, saith the
LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them
against this land, and against the inhabitants thereof, and against all these
nations round about, and will utterly destroy them, and make them an
astonishment, and an hissing, and perpetual desolations.
Jer:31:28: And it shall come to pass, that like as I have watched over them, to
pluck up, and to break down, and to throw down, and to destroy, and to afflict;
so will I watch over them, to build, and to plant, saith the LORD.
Jer:36:29: And thou shalt say to Jehoiakim the king of Judah, Thus saith the
LORD; Thou hast burned this roll, saying, Why hast thou written therein, saying,
The king of Babylon shall certainly come and destroy this land, and shall cause
to cease from thence man and beast?
Jer:46:8: Egypt riseth up like a flood, and his waters are moved like the
rivers; and he saith, I will go up, and will cover the earth; I will destroy the
city and the inhabitants thereof.
Jer:48:4: Moab is destroyed; her little ones have caused a cry to be heard.
Jer:48:8: And the spoiler shall come upon every city, and no city shall escape:
the valley also shall perish, and the plain shall be destroyed, as the LORD hath
Jer:48:18: Thou daughter that dost inhabit Dibon, come down from thy glory, and
sit in thirst; for the spoiler of Moab shall come upon thee, and he shall
destroy thy strong holds.
Jer:48:42: And Moab shall be destroyed from being a people, because he hath
magnified himself against the LORD.
Jer:49:9: If grapegatherers come to thee, would they not leave some gleaning
grapes?  if thieves by night, they will destroy till they have enough.
Jer:49:38: And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence the
king and the princes, saith the LORD.
Jer:50:11: Because ye were glad, because ye rejoiced, O ye destroyers of mine
heritage, because ye are grown fat as the heifer at grass, and bellow as bulls;
Jer:50:21: Go up against the land of Merathaim, even against it, and against the
inhabitants of Pekod: waste and utterly destroy after them, saith the LORD, and
do according to all that I have commanded thee.
Jer:50:26: Come against her from the utmost border, open her storehouses: cast
her up as heaps, and destroy her utterly: let nothing of her be left.
Jer:51:1: Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will raise up against Babylon, and
against them that dwell in the midst of them that rise up against me, a
destroying wind;
Jer:51:3: Against him that bendeth let the archer bend his bow, and against him
that lifteth himself up in his brigandine: and spare ye not her young men;
destroy ye utterly all her host.
Jer:51:8: Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: howl for her; take balm for
her pain, if so she may be healed.
Jer:51:11: Make bright the arrows; gather the shields: the LORD hath raised up
the spirit of the kings of the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to
destroy it; because it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his
Jer:51:20: Thou art my battle axe and weapons of war: for with thee will I break
in pieces the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdoms;
Jer:51:25: Behold, I am against thee, O destroying mountain, saith the LORD,
which destroyest all the earth: and I will stretch out mine hand upon thee, and
roll thee down from the rocks, and will make thee a burnt mountain.
Jer:51:55: Because the LORD hath spoiled Babylon, and destroyed out of her the
great voice; when her waves do roar like great waters, a noise of their voice is
La:2:5: The Lord was as an enemy: he hath swallowed up Israel, he hath swallowed
up all her palaces: he hath destroyed his strong holds, and hath increased in
the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.
La:2:6: And he hath violently taken away his tabernacle, as if it were of a
garden: he hath destroyed his places of the assembly: the LORD hath caused the
solemn feasts and sabbaths to be forgotten in Zion, and hath despised in the
indignation of his anger the king and the priest.
La:2:8: The LORD hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion: he
hath stretched out a line, he hath not withdrawn his hand from destroying:
therefore he made the rampart and the wall to lament; they languished together.
La:2:9: Her gates are sunk into the ground; he hath destroyed and broken her
bars: her king and her princes are among the Gentiles: the law is no more; her
prophets also find no vision from the LORD.
La:3:66: Persecute and destroy them in anger from under the heavens of the LORD.
Eze:5:16: When I shall send upon them the evil arrows of famine, which shall be
for their destruction, and which I will send to destroy you: and I will increase
the famine upon you, and will break your staff of bread:
Eze:6:3: And say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus
saith the Lord GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the
valleys; Behold, I, even I, will bring a sword upon you, and I will destroy your
high places.
Eze:9:1: He cried also in mine ears with a loud voice, saying, Cause them that
have charge over the city to draw near, even every man with his destroying
weapon in his hand.
Eze:9:8: And it came to pass, while they were slaying them, and I was left, that
I fell upon my face, and cried, and said, Ah Lord GOD!  wilt thou destroy all
the residue of Israel in thy pouring out of thy fury upon Jerusalem?
Eze:14:9: And if the prophet be deceived when he hath spoken a thing, I the LORD
have deceived that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand upon him, and will
destroy him from the midst of my people Israel.
Eze:20:17: Nevertheless mine eye spared them from destroying them, neither did I
make an end of them in the wilderness.
Eze:21:31: And I will pour out mine indignation upon thee, I will blow against
thee in the fire of my wrath, and deliver thee into the hand of brutish men, and
skilful to destroy.
Eze:22:27: Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey,
to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
Eze:22:30: And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and
stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I
found none.
Eze:25:7: Behold, therefore I will stretch out mine hand upon thee, and will
deliver thee for a spoil to the heathen; and I will cut thee off from the
people, and I will cause thee to perish out of the countries: I will destroy
thee; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD.
Eze:25:15: Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the Philistines have dealt by
revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, to destroy it for the
old hatred;
Eze:25:16: Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will stretch out mine
hand upon the Philistines, and I will cut off the Cherethims, and destroy the
remnant of the sea coast.
Eze:26:4: And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers:
I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock.
Eze:26:12: And they shall make a spoil of thy riches, and make a prey of thy
merchandise: and they shall break down thy walls, and destroy thy pleasant
houses: and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber and thy dust in the midst
of the water.
Eze:26:17: And they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and say to thee, How
art thou destroyed, that wast inhabited of seafaring men, the renowned city,
which wast strong in the sea, she and her inhabitants, which cause their terror
to be on all that haunt it!
Eze:27:32: And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and
lament over thee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like the destroyed in the
midst of the sea?
Eze:28:16: By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of
thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane
out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the
midst of the stones of fire.
Eze:30:8: And they shall know that I am the LORD, when I have set a fire in
Egypt, and when all her helpers shall be destroyed.
Eze:30:11: He and his people with him, the terrible of the nations, shall be
brought to destroy the land: and they shall draw their swords against Egypt, and
fill the land with the slain.
Eze:30:13: Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also destroy the idols, and I will
cause their images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of
the land of Egypt: and I will put a fear in the land of Egypt.
Eze:32:12: By the swords of the mighty will I cause thy multitude to fall, the
terrible of the nations, all of them: and they shall spoil the pomp of Egypt,
and all the multitude thereof shall be destroyed.
Eze:32:13: I will destroy also all the beasts thereof from beside the great
waters; neither shall the foot of man trouble them any more, nor the hoofs of
beasts trouble them.
Eze:34:16: I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was
driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that
which was sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with
Eze:43:3: And it was according to the appearance of the vision which I saw, even
according to the vision that I saw when I came to destroy the city: and the
visions were lik e the vision that I saw by the river Chebar; and I fell upon my
Da:2:12: For this cause the king was angry and very furious, and commanded to
destroy all the wise men of Babylon.
Da:2:24: Therefore Daniel went in unto Arioch, whom the king had ordained to
destroy the wise men of Babylon: he went and said thus unto him; Destroy not the
wise men of Babylon: bring me in before the king, and I will shew unto the king
the interpretation.
Da:2:44: And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a
kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to
other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and
it shall stand for ever.
Da:4:23: And whereas the king saw a watcher and an holy one coming down from
heaven, and saying, Hew the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the stump of
the roots thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the
tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his
portion be with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over him;
Da:6:26: I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and
fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and stedfast for ever,
and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be
even unto the end.
Da:7:11: I beheld then because of the voice of the great words which the horn
spake: I beheld even till the beast was slain, and his body destroyed, and given
to the burning flame.
Da:7:14: And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all
people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion is an everlasting
dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be
Da:7:26: But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, to
consume and to destroy it unto the end.
Da:8:24: And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power: and he shall
destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and practise, and shall destroy the
mighty and the holy people.
Da:8:25: And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his
hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy
many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be
broken without hand.
Da:9:26: And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not
for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city
and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end
of the war desolations are determined.
Da:11:20: Then shall stand up in his estate a raiser of taxes in the glory of
the kingdom: but within few days he shall be destroyed, neither in anger, nor in
Da:11:26: Yea, they that feed of the portion of his meat shall destroy him, and
his army shall overflow: and many shall fall down slain.
Da:11:44: But tidings out of the east and out of the north shall trouble him:
therefore he shall go forth with great fury to destroy, and utterly to make away
Ho:2:12: And I will destroy her vines and her fig trees, whereof she hath said,
These are my rewards that my lovers have given me: and I will make them a
forest, and the beasts of the field shall eat them.
Ho:4:5: Therefore shalt thou fall in the day, and the prophet also shall fall
with thee in the night, and I will destroy thy mother.
Ho:4:6: My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast
rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me:
seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
Ho:10:8: The high places also of Aven, the sin of Israel, shall be destroyed:
the thorn and the thistle shall come up on their altars; and they shall say to
the moun tains, Cover us; and to the hills, Fall on us.
Ho:11:9: I will not execute the fierceness of mine anger, I will not return to
destroy Ephraim: for I am God, and not man; the Holy One in the midst of thee:
and I will not enter into the city.
Ho:13:9: O Israel, thou hast destroyed thyself; but in me is thine help.
Am:2:9: Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the
height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit
from above, and his roots from beneath.
Am:9:8: Behold, the eyes of the Lord GOD are upon the sinful kingdom, and I will
destroy it from off the face of the earth; saving that I will not utterly
destroy the house of Jacob, saith the LORD.
Ob:1:8: Shall I not in that day, saith the LORD, even destroy the wise men out
of Edom, and understanding out of the mount of Esau?
Mic:2:10: Arise ye, and depart; for this is not your rest: because it is
polluted, it shall destroy you, even with a sore destruction.
Mic:5:10: And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD, that I will cut
off thy horses out of the midst of thee, and I will destroy thy chariots:
Mic:5:14: And I will pluck up thy groves out of the midst of thee: so will I
destroy thy cities.
Zep:2:5: Woe unto the inhabitants of the sea coast, the nation of the
Cherethites!  the word of the LORD is against you; O Canaan, the land of the
Philistines, I will even destroy thee, that there shall be no inhabitant.
Zep:2:13: And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy
Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry like a wilderness.
Zep:3:6: I have cut off the nations: their towers are desolate; I made their
streets waste, that none passeth by: their cities are destroyed, so that there
is no man, that there is none inhabitant.
Hag:2:22: And I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms, and I will destroy the
strength of the kingdoms of the heathen; and I will overthrow the chariots, and
those that ride in them; and the horses and their riders shall come down, every
one by the sword of his brother.
Zec:12:9: And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all
the nations that come against Jerusalem.
Mal:3:11: And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not
destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before
the time in the field, saith the LORD of hosts.
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