Verses with the word avoid in the Apocrypha (5 verses):
2 Esdras 7:21
For God hath given strait commandment to such as came, what they should do to live, even as they came, and what they should observe to avoid punishment.
For he doth scourge, and hath mercy: he leadeth down to hell, and bringeth up again: neither is there any that can avoid his hand.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:4
For it was requisite, that upon them exercising tyranny should come penury, which they could not avoid: but to these it should only be shewed how their enemies were tormented.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:16
For the ungodly, that denied to know thee, were scourged by the strength of thine arm: with strange rains, hails, and showers, were they persecuted, that they could not avoid, and through fire were they consumed.
2 Maccabees 2:31
But to use brevity, and avoid much labouring of the work, is to be granted to him that will make an abridgment.