Bible Verses on Retribution to the Wicked


Exodus 34:6-7:  And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, and on the children's children, to the third and to the fourth generation.

1 Samuel 2:9-10:  He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail. The adversaries of the LORD shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall he thunder on them: the LORD shall judge the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength to his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.

1 Samuel 7:10:  And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel: but the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day on the Philistines, and discomfited them; and they were smitten before Israel.

Job 29:17:  And I broke the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.

Psalm 3:7-8:  Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for you have smitten all my enemies on the cheek bone; you have broken the teeth of the ungodly. Salvation belongs to the LORD: your blessing is on your people. Selah.

Psalm 5:8-11:  Lead me, O LORD, in your righteousness because of my enemies; make your way straight before my face. For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulcher; they flatter with their tongue. Destroy you them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against you. But let all those that put their trust in you rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because you defend them: let them also that love your name be joyful in you.

Psalm 9: 3-5: When my enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at your presence. For you have maintained my right and my cause; you sat in the throne judging right. You have rebuked the heathen, you have destroyed the wicked, you have put out their name for ever and ever.

Psalm 18:47-48: It is God that avenges me, and subdues the people under me. He delivers me from my enemies: yes, you lift me up above those that rise up against me: you have delivered me from the violent man.

Psalm 34:21:  Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.

Psalm 55:22-23:  Cast your burden on the LORD, and he shall sustain you: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved. But thou, O God, shall bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in you.

Psalm 64:5, 7:  They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they commune of laying snares privately; they say, Who shall see them? But God shall shoot at them with an arrow; suddenly shall they be wounded.

Psalm 68: 21: Surely God will crush the heads of his enemies, the hairy crowns of those who go on in their sins.

Psalm 83: 13-18: O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind. As the fire burns a wood, and as the flame sets the mountains on fire; So persecute them with your tempest, and make them afraid with your storm. Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek your name, O LORD. Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yes, let them be put to shame, and perish: That men may know that you, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, are the most high over all the earth.

Psalm 91:7-8:  A thousand shall fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not come near you. Only with your eyes shall you behold and see the reward of the wicked.

Psalm 91:13:  You shall tread on the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shall you trample under feet.

Psalm 92:9:  For, see, your enemies, O LORD, for, see, your enemies shall perish; all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.

Psalm 94:21-23:  They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood. But the LORD is my defence; and my God is the rock of my refuge. And he shall bring on them their own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own wickedness; yes, the LORD our God shall cut them off.

Psalm 96:13: Before the LORD: for he comes, for he comes to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.

Psalm 129:4-7:  The LORD is righteous: he has cut asunder the cords of the wicked. Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion. Let them be as the grass on the housetops, which wither before it grows up: With which the mower fills not his hand; nor he that binds sheaves his bosom.

Psalm 132:18:  His enemies will I clothe with shame: but on himself shall his crown flourish.

Psalm 141:9-10:  Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity. Let the wicked fall into their own nets, whilst that I with escape.

Psalm 146:9:  The LORD preserves the strangers; he relieves the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.

Psalm 149:6-9:   Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand; To execute vengeance on the heathen, and punishments on the people; To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; To execute on them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the Lord.

Proverbs 2:22:  But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.

Proverbs 10:28:  The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

Proverbs 11:8:  The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked comes in his stead.

Proverbs 12:7:  The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.

Proverbs 11:21:  Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Proverbs 21:18:  The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.

Proverbs 22:8 (NIV):  Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity, and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.

Isaiah 8:9-10:   Associate yourselves, O you people, and you shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all you of far countries: gird yourselves, and you shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and you shall be broken in pieces. Take counsel together, and it shall come to nothing; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.

Isaiah 9:4-7:  For you have broken the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, as in the day of Midian. For every battle of the warrior is with confused noise, and garments rolled in blood; but this shall be with burning and fuel of fire. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government shall be on his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, on the throne of David, and on his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from now on even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

Isaiah 14:11-12:  Your pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of your viols: the worm is spread under you, and the worms cover you. How are you fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how are you cut down to the ground, which did weaken the nations!

Isaiah 14:24-27:   The LORD of hosts has sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand: That I will break the Assyrian in my land, and on my mountains tread him under foot: then shall his yoke depart from off them, and his burden depart from off their shoulders. This is the purpose that is purposed on the whole earth: and this is the hand that is stretched out on all the nations. For the LORD of hosts has purposed, and who shall cancel it? and his hand is stretched out, and who shall turn it back?

Isaiah 29:2-8:  Yet I will distress Ariel, and there shall be heaviness and sorrow: and it shall be to me as Ariel. And I will camp against you round about, and will lay siege against you with a mount, and I will raise forts against you. And you shall be brought down, and shall speak out of the ground, and your speech shall be low out of the dust, and your voice shall be, as of one that has a familiar spirit, out of the ground, and your speech shall whisper out of the dust.

Moreover the multitude of your strangers shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones shall be as chaff that passes away: yes, it shall be at an instant suddenly. You shall be visited of the LORD of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with storm and tempest, and the flame of devouring fire.

And the multitude of all the nations that fight against Ariel, even all that fight against her and her fortification, and that distress her, shall be as a dream of a night vision. It shall even be as when an hungry man dreams, and, behold, he eats; but he wakes, and his soul is empty: or as when a thirsty man dreams, and, behold, he drinks; but he wakes, and, behold, he is faint, and his soul has appetite: so shall the multitude of all the nations be, that fight against mount Zion.

Isaiah 49:24-26:   Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? But thus said the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contends with you, and I will save your children. And I will feed them that oppress you with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am your Saviour and your Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.

Isaiah 59:18:  According to their deeds, accordingly he will repay, fury to his adversaries, recompense to his enemies; to the islands he will repay recompense.

Jeremiah 30:16:  Therefore all they that devour you shall be devoured; and all your adversaries, every one of them, shall go into captivity; and they that spoil you shall be a spoil, and all that prey on you will I give for a prey.

Obadiah 3-4:  The pride of your heart has deceived you, you that dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that said in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground? Though you exalt yourself as the eagle, and though you set your nest among the stars, there will I bring you down, said the LORD.

Nahum 1:2-3:   God is jealous, and the LORD revenges; the LORD revenges, and is furious; the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserves wrath for his enemies. The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD has his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Nahum 1:7-8:   The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knows them that trust in him. But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

Haggai 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, everyone by the sword of his brother. Arise, O Lord; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.

Zechariah 12:9:  And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.

Malachi 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.

Luke 3:9:  And now also the axe is laid to the root of the trees: every tree therefore which brings not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Luke 20:17-18: And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner? Whoever shall fall on that stone shall be broken; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.

Romans 1:18:  For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

2 Thessalonians 1:6-9: Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you; And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;

1 John 3:8:  He that commits sin is of the devil; for the devil sins from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

Revelation 12:7-8: And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.