20 Bible Verses About Hatred
Today we will be dealing with 20 bible verses about Hatred.
Hatred is a bad feeling that should be prayed against and rebuked. Having this feeling of hatred in you as a Christian is a sign that you need the help of the holy spirit. If you feel this way you need help. When we say we need help it means that the holy spirit Help is needed to purge you away from this evil thought and feeling.
God’s commandments is to love ourselves, if you hate your neighbors or friends, It automatically means you’re going against God’s commandments and definitely you’re not a doer of God’s word. How do you as a Christian share the word of God to unbelievers when you don’t even practice it yourself. Practice what you preach or else You need will be seen as a christian that doesn’t take the word of God to heart and doesn’t obey God’s word.
Today’s topic is to tell us to do away with whatever feeling that doesn’t belong to God that we still carry inside of us. Hating someone means having intense or passionate dislike . God frowns against people who are like this so we hope and pray that God will replace whatever feeling of hatred the reader feels right now with lots of God’s love and peace in Jesus name. Twenty bible verses have been collected to help us see that God frowns against this feeling.
1. Proverbs 26:24-26
Whoever hates disguises himself with his lips and harbors deceit in his heart; when he speaks graciously, believe him not, for there are seven abominations in his heart; though his hatred be covered with deception, his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly.
2. Luke 6:27-30
But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. To one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from one who takes away your cloak do not withhold your tunic either. Give to everyone who begs from you, and from one who takes away your goods do not demand them back. And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.
3. Matthew 5:43-45
You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
4. Proverbs 6:16-19
There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers.
5. John 15:23-25
Whoever hates me hates my Father also. If I had not done among them the works that no one else did, they would not be guilty of sin, but now they have seen and hated both me and my Father. But the word that is written in their Law must be fulfilled: ‘They hated me without a cause.
6. Leviticus 19:17-18
You shall not hate your brother in your heart, but you shall reason frankly with your neighbor, lest you incur sin because of him. You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.
7. Psalm 109:1-8
Be not silent, O God of my praise! For wicked and deceitful mouths are opened against me, speaking against me with lying tongues. They encircle me with words of hate, and attack me without cause. In return for my love they accuse me, but I give myself to prayer. So they reward me evil for good, and hatred for my love.
8. Matthew 24:9-13
Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations for my name’s sake. And then many will fall away and betray one another and hate one another. And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray. And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.
9. Psalm 5:1-9
Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch. For you are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil may not dwell with you. The boastful shall not stand before your eyes; you hate all evildoers.
10. 1 John 2:8-11
Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which thing is true in him and in you: because the darkness is past, and the true light now shineth. He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now. He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him. But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.
11. 1 John 4:19-20
We love because God first loved us. Whoever says, “I love God,” but hates his brother is a liar. The one who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love the God whom he has not seen.
12. 1 John 3:14-15
If we love our Christian brothers and sisters, it proves that we have passed from death to life. But a person who has no love is still dead. Anyone who hates another brother or sister is really a murderer at heart. And you know that murderers don’t have eternal life within them.
13. Psalm 97:10
You who love the LORD, hate evil! He protects the lives of his godly people and rescues them from the power of the wicked.
14. Proverbs 8:13
The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.
15. Proverbs 10:12
Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.
16. Malachi 1:2-3
“I loved you,” says the LORD. “But you ask, ‘How did you love us?’ “Wasn’t Esau Jacob’s brother?” declares the LORD. “I loved Jacob, but Esau I hated. I turned his mountains into a wasteland and left his inheritance to the jackals in the desert.
17. Psalm 11:5
The Lord trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.
18. Matthew 10:22
And all nations will hate you because you are my followers. But everyone who endures to the end will be saved.
19. Ecclesiastes 3:7-8
A time to tear and a time to mend. A time to be quiet and a time to speak. A time to love and a time to hate. A time for war and a time for peace.
20. Galatians 5:20-21
Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.