Verses with the word evil in the Apocrypha (87 verses):
1 Esdras 1:39
Five and twenty years old was Joacim when he was made king in the land of Judea and Jerusalem; and he did evil before the Lord.
1 Esdras 1:44
And reigned but three months and ten days in Jerusalem; and did evil before the Lord.
1 Esdras 1:47
And he did evil also in the sight of the Lord, and cared not for the words that were spoken unto him by the prophet Jeremy from the mouth of the Lord.
2 Esdras 1:8
Pull thou off then the hair of thy head, and cast all evil upon them, for they have not been obedient unto my law, but it is a rebellious people.
2 Esdras 1:34
And your children shall not be fruitful; for they have despised my commandment, and done the thing that is an evil before me.
2 Esdras 2:3
I brought you up with gladness; but with sorrow and heaviness have I lost you: for ye have sinned before the Lord your God, and done that thing that is evil before him.
2 Esdras 2:14
Take heaven and earth to witness; for I have broken the evil in pieces, and created the good: for I live, saith the Lord.
2 Esdras 3:22
Thus infirmity was made permanent; and the law (also) in the heart of the people with the malignity of the root; so that the good departed away, and the evil abode still.
2 Esdras 4:28
But as concerning the things whereof thou askest me, I will tell thee; for the evil is sown, but the destruction thereof is not yet come.
2 Esdras 4:29
If therefore that which is sown be not turned upside down, and if the place where the evil is sown pass not away, then cannot it come that is sown with good.
2 Esdras 4:30
For the grain of evil seed hath been sown in the heart of Adam from the beginning, and how much ungodliness hath it brought up unto this time? and how much shall it yet bring forth until the time of threshing come?
2 Esdras 4:31
Ponder now by thyself, how great fruit of wickedness the grain of evil seed hath brought forth.
2 Esdras 4:33
Then I answered and said, How, and when shall these things come to pass? wherefore are our years few and evil?
2 Esdras 6:27
For evil shall be put out, and deceit shall be quenched.
2 Esdras 7:12
Then were the entrances of this world made narrow, full of sorrow and travail: they are but few and evil, full of perils,: and very painful.
2 Esdras 8:53
The root of evil is sealed up from you, weakness and the moth is hid from you, and corruption is fled into hell to be forgotten:
2 Esdras 12:41
What have we offended thee? and what evil have we done against thee, that thou forsakest us, and sittest here in this place?
2 Esdras 13:38
And shall lay before them their evil thoughts, and the torments wherewith they shall begin to be tormented, which are like unto a flame: and he shall destroy them without labour by the law which is like unto me.
Because that she had been married to seven husbands, whom Asmodeus the evil spirit had killed, before they had lain with her. Dost thou not know, said they, that thou hast strangled thine husbands? thou hast had already seven husbands, neither wast thou named after any of them.
And Raphael was sent to heal them both, that is, to scale away the whiteness of Tobit's eyes, and to give Sara the daughter of Raguel for a wife to Tobias the son of Tobit; and to bind Asmodeus the evil spirit; because she belonged to Tobias by right of inheritance. The selfsame time came Tobit home, and entered into his house, and Sara the daughter of Raguel came down from her upper chamber.
And he said unto him, Touching the heart and the liver, if a devil or an evil spirit trouble any, we must make a smoke thereof before the man or the woman, and the party shall be no more vexed.
Then the angel said unto him, Dost thou not remember the precepts which thy father gave thee, that thou shouldest marry a wife of thine own kindred? wherefore hear me, O my brother; for she shall be given thee to wife; and make thou no reckoning of the evil spirit; for this same night shall she be given thee in marriage.
The which smell when the evil spirit had smelled, he fled into the utmost parts of Egypt, and the angel bound him.
And he said to his daughter, Honour thy father and thy mother in law, which are now thy parents, that I may hear good report of thee. And he kissed her. Edna also said to Tobias, The Lord of heaven restore thee, my dear brother, and grant that I may see thy children of my daughter Sara before I die, that I may rejoice before the Lord: behold, I commit my daughter unto thee of special trust; where are do not entreat her evil.
It is good to keep close the secret of a king, but it is honourable to reveal the works of God. Do that which is good, and no evil shall touch you.
Thus shalt thou render them an evil reward; because they rebelled, and met not thy person peaceably.
Now when she heard the evil words of the people against the governor, that they fainted for lack of water; for Judith had heard all the words that Ozias had spoken unto them, and that he had sworn to deliver the city unto the Assyrians after five days;
Wisdom of Solomon 14:27
For the worshipping of idols not to be named is the beginning, the cause, and the end, of all evil.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:6
Both they that make them, they that desire them, and they that worship them, are lovers of evil things, and are worthy to have such things to trust upon.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:12
But they counted our life a pastime, and our time here a market for gain: for, say they, we must be getting every way, though it be by evil means.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:8
And in this thou madest thine enemies confess, that it is thou who deliverest from all evil:
Wisdom of Solomon 18:9
For the righteous children of good men did sacrifice secretly, and with one consent made a holy law, that the saints should be like partakers of the same good and evil, the fathers now singing out the songs of praise.
For many are deceived by their own vain opinion; and an evil suspicion hath overthrown their judgment.
A stubborn heart shall fare evil at the last; and he that loveth danger shall perish therein.
Observe the opportunity, and beware of evil; and be not ashamed when it concerneth thy soul.
Be not called a whisperer, and lie not in wait with thy tongue: for a foul shame is upon the thief, and an evil condemnation upon the double tongue.
Do no evil, so shall no harm come unto thee.
Whereas thy servant worketh truly, entreat him not evil. nor the hireling that bestoweth himself wholly for thee.
Be not jealous over the wife of thy bosom, and teach her not an evil lesson against thyself.
Error and darkness had their beginning together with sinners: and evil shall wax old with them that glory therein.
Again, say not, I have enough, and possess many things, and what evil shall I have hereafter?
For he lieth in wait, and turneth good into evil, and in things worthy praise will lay blame upon thee.
There can no good come to him that is always occupied in evil, nor to him that giveth no alms.
Do well unto him that is lowly, but give not to the ungodly: hold back thy bread, and give it not unto him, lest he overmaster thee thereby: for [else] thou shalt receive twice as much evil for all the good thou shalt have done unto him.
Riches are good unto him that hath no sin, and poverty is evil in the mouth of the ungodly.
The heart of a man changeth his countenance, whether it be for good or evil: and a merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance.
He that is evil to himself, to whom will he be good? he shall not take pleasure in his goods.
Withal he filled them with the knowledge of understanding, and shewed them good and evil.
Every man from his youth is given to evil; neither could they make to themselves fleshy hearts for stony.
What is brighter than the sun? yet the light thereof faileth; and flesh and blood will imagine evil.
What is man, and whereto serveth he? what is his good, and what is his evil?
He saw and perceived their end to be evil; therefore he multiplied his compassion.
He that can rule his tongue shall live without strife; and he that hateth babbling shall have less evil.
And if for want of power he be hindered from sinning, yet when he findeth opportunity he will do evil.
There is a sinner that hath good success in evil things; and there is a gain that turneth to loss.
The fool saith, I have no friends, I have no thank for all my good deeds, and they that eat my bread speak evil of me.
And if any evil happen unto me by him, every one that heareth it will beware of him.
The sinner shall be left in his foolishness: both the evil speaker and the proud shall fall thereby.
An evil wife is a yoke shaken to and fro: he that hath hold of her is as though he held a scorpion.
He that winketh with the eyes worketh evil: and he that knoweth him will depart from him.
The death thereof is an evil death, the grave were better than it.
Who hath been tried thereby, and found perfect? then let him glory. Who might offend, and hath not offended? or done evil, and hath not done it?
Remember that a wicked eye is an evil thing: and what is created more wicked than an eye? therefore it weepeth upon every occasion.
There shall no evil happen unto him that feareth the Lord; but in temptation even again he will deliver him.
Good is set against evil, and life against death: so is the godly against the sinner, and the sinner against the godly.
A yoke and a collar do bow the neck: so are tortures and torments for an evil servant.
Send him to labour, that he be not idle; for idleness teacheth much evil.
If thou have a servant, entreat him as a brother: for thou hast need of him, as of thine own soul: if thou entreat him evil, and he run from thee, which way wilt thou go to seek him?
Four manner of things appear: good and evil, life and death: but the tongue ruleth over them continually.
My son, prove thy soul in thy life, and see what is evil for it, and give not that unto it.
Weep bitterly, and make great moan, and use lamentation, as he is worthy, and that a day or two, lest thou be evil spoken of: and then comfort thyself for thy heaviness.
He shall serve among great men, and appear before princes: he will travel through strange countries; for he hath tried the good and the evil among men.
For the good are good things created from the beginning: so evil things for sinners.
All these things are for good to the godly: so to the sinners they are turned into evil.
And of merchants' indifferent selling; of much correction of children; and to make the side of an evil servant to bleed.
Sure keeping is good, where an evil wife is; and shut up, where many hands are.
For they entreated him evil, who nevertheless was a prophet, sanctified in his mother's womb, that he might root out, and afflict, and destroy; and that he might build up also, and plant.
For thou savedst me from destruction, and deliveredst me from the evil time: therefore will I give thanks, and praise thee, and bless they name, O Lord.
But every man followed the imagination of his own wicked heart, to serve strange gods, and to do evil in the sight of the Lord our God.
Wherefore the Lord watched over us for evil, and the Lord hath brought it upon us: for the Lord is righteous in all his works which he hath commanded us.
Additions to Esther 13:5
Seeing then we understand that this people alone is continually in opposition unto all men, differing in the strange manner of their laws, and evil affected to our state, working all the mischief they can that our kingdom may not be firmly established:
Additions to Esther 16:4
And take not only thankfulness away from among men, but also lifted up with the glorious words of lewd persons, that were never good, they think to escape the justice of God, that seeth all things and hateth evil.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:33
Whether it be evil that one doeth unto them, or good, they are not able to recompense it: they can neither set up a king, nor put him down.
Prayer of Manassheh 1:1
O Lord, Almighty God of our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and of their righteous seed;
1 Maccabees 1:36
For it was a place to lie in wait against the sanctuary, and an evil adversary to Israel.
1 Maccabees 10:46
Now when Jonathan and the people heard these words, they gave no credit unto them, nor received them, because they remembered the great evil that he had done in Israel; for he had afflicted them very sore.
1 Maccabees 16:17
In which doing he committed a great treachery, and recompensed evil for good.