Belgian Christadelphians

Evil in the Bible


By JB Jevalois 

Evil in the Bible


The Old Testament


ra’


adj

1) bad, evil

a) bad, disagreeable, malignant

b) bad, unpleasant, evil (giving pain, unhappiness, misery)

c) evil, displeasing

d) bad (of its kind - land, water, etc)

e) bad (of value)

f) worse than, worst (comparison)

g) sad, unhappy

h) evil (hurtful)

i) bad, unkind (vicious in disposition)

j) bad, evil, wicked (ethically)

1) in general, of persons, of thoughts

2) deeds, actions


n m

2) evil, distress, misery, injury, calamity

a) evil, distress, adversity

b) evil, injury, wrong

c) evil (ethical)


n f

3) evil, misery, distress, injury

a) evil, misery, distress

b) evil, injury, wrong

c) evil (ethical)


Authorized Version (KJV)

- evil 442, wickedness 59, wicked 25, mischief 21, hurt 20, bad 13,

trouble 10, sore 9, affliction 6, ill 5, adversity 4, favoured 3,

harm 3, naught 3, noisome 2, grievous 2, sad 2, misc 34 Total 663



The New Testament


ponos


1) full of labours, annoyances, hardships

a) pressed and harassed by labours

b) bringing toils, annoyances, perils; of a time full of peril to Christian faith and steadfastness; causing pain and trouble


2) bad, of a bad nature or condition

a) in a physical sense: diseased or blind

b) in an ethical sense: evil wicked, bad






Of interest:

Why is there so much evil in the world?

Satan the evil within

Abhor evil. Adhere to goodness

Overcome evil with good

Live at peace with everyone

Where does Satan lives?