‘good and evil / evil / good…’….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

GoodEvilFor he is the minister of God to thee for good.
But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid;
for he beareth not the sword in vain:
for he is the minister of God,
a revenger to execute wrath
upon him that doeth evil. – Rom 13:4

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “good and evil / evil / good…”.

Gen 2:9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow
every tree that is pleasant to the sight,
and good for food;
the tree of life also in the midst of the garden,
and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Gen 2:17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil,
thou shalt not eat of it:
for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

Gen 3:5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof,
then your eyes shall be opened,
and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Gen 3:22 And the LORD God said, Behold,
the man is become as one of us,
to know good and evil:
and now, lest he put forth his hand,
and take also of the tree of life,
and eat, and live for ever:

Gen 44:4 And when they were gone out of the city,
and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward,
Up, follow after the men;
and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them,
Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?

Gen 50:20 But as for you, ye thought evil against me;
but God meant it unto good,
to bring to pass, as it is this day,
to save much people alive.

Lev 5:4 Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil,
or to do good,
whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath,
and it be hid from him;
when he knoweth of it,
then he shall be guilty in one of these.

Deu 1:35 Surely there shall not one of these men
of this evil generation see that good land,
which I sware to give unto your fathers,

Deu 1:39 Moreover your little ones, which ye said should be a prey,
and your children, which in that day
had no knowledge between good and evil,
they shall go in thither,
and unto them will I give it,
and they shall possess it.

Deu 30:15 See, I have set before thee this day life and good,
and death and evil;

Jos 23:15 Therefore it shall come to pass,
that as all good things are come upon you,
which the LORD your God promised you;
so shall the LORD bring upon you all evil things,
until he have destroyed you from off this good land
which the LORD your God hath given you.

1Sa 24:17 And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I:
for thou hast rewarded me good,
whereas I have rewarded thee evil.

1Sa 25:3 Now the name of the man was Nabal;
and the name of his wife Abigail:
and she was a woman of good understanding,
and of a beautiful countenance:
but the man was churlish and evil in his doings;
and he was of the house of Caleb.

1Sa 25:21 Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept
all that this fellow hath in the wilderness,
so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him:
and he hath requited me evil for good.

1Sa 29:6 Then Achish called David,
and said unto him, Surely, as the LORD liveth,
thou hast been upright,
and thy going out and thy coming in with me
in the host is good in my sight:
for I have not found evil in thee
since the day of thy coming unto me unto this day:
nevertheless the lords favour thee not.

2Sa 17:14 And Absalom and all the men of Israel said,
The counsel of Hushai the Archite
is better than the counsel of Ahithophel.
For the LORD had appointed
to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel,
to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.

2Sa 19:35 I am this day fourscore years old:
and can I discern between good and evil?
can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink?
can I hear any more the voice of
singing men and singing women?
wherefore then should thy servant be
yet a burden unto my lord the king?

1Ki 22:8 And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat,
There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah,
by whom we may enquire of the LORD:
but I hate him; for he doth not prophesy good concerning me,
but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

1Ki 22:18 And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat,
Did I not tell thee that he would prophesy
no good concerning me, but evil?

2Ch 18:7 And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man,
by whom we may enquire of the LORD:
but I hate him; for he never prophesied good unto me,
but always evil: the same is Micaiah the son of Imla.
And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

2Ch 18:17 And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat,
Did I not tell thee that he would not prophesy
good unto me, but evil?

Job 2:10 But he said unto her, Thou speakest as
one of the foolish women speaketh.
What? shall we receive good at the hand of God,
and shall we not receive evil?
In all this did not Job sin with his lips.

Job 24:21 He evil entreateth the barren that beareth not:
and doeth not good to the widow.

Job 30:26 When I looked for good, then evil came unto me:
and when I waited for light, there came darkness.

Psa 34:14 Depart from evil, and do good;
seek peace, and pursue it.

Psa 35:12 They rewarded me evil for good
to the spoiling of my soul.

Psa 36:4 He deviseth mischief upon his bed;
he setteth himself in a way that is not good;
he abhorreth not evil.

Psa 37:27 Depart from evil, and do good;
and dwell for evermore.

Psa 38:20 They also that render evil for good are mine adversaries;
because I follow the thing that good is.

Psa 52:3 Thou lovest evil more than good;
and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

Psa 109:5 And they have rewarded me evil for good,
and hatred for my love.

Pro 13:21 Evil pursueth sinners:
but to the righteous good shall be repayed.

Pro 14:19 The evil bow before the good;
and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Pro 14:22 Do they not err that devise evil?
but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.

Pro 15:3 The eyes of the LORD are in every place,
beholding the evil and the good.

Pro 17:13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good,
evil shall not depart from his house.

Pro 28:10 Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way,
he shall fall himself into his own pit:
but the upright shall have good things in possession.

Pro 31:12 She will do him good and not evil
all the days of her life.

Ecc 12:14 For God shall bring every work into judgment,
with every secret thing,
whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

Isa 5:20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil;
that put darkness for light,
and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet,
and sweet for bitter!

Isa 7:15 Butter and honey shall he eat,
that he may know to refuse the evil,
and choose the good.

Isa 7:16 For before the child shall know to refuse the evil,
and choose the good,
the land that thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of both her kings.

Isa 41:23 Shew the things that are to come hereafter,
that we may know that ye are gods:
yea, do good, or do evil, that we may be dismayed,
and behold it together.

Jer 4:22 For my people is foolish, they have not known me;
they are sottish children,
and they have none understanding:
they are wise to do evil,
but to do good they have no knowledge.

Jer 10:5 They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not:
they must needs be borne,
because they cannot go.
Be not afraid of them;
for they cannot do evil,
neither also is it in them to do good.

Jer 13:10 This evil people, which refuse to hear my words,
which walk in the imagination of their heart,
and walk after other gods, to serve them,
and to worship them, shall even be as this girdle,
which is good for nothing.

Jer 13:23 Can the Ethiopian change his skin,
or the leopard his spots?
then may ye also do good,
that are accustomed to do evil.

Jer 18:10 If it do evil in my sight, that it obey not my voice,
then I will repent of the good,
wherewith I said I would benefit them.

Jer 18:11 Now therefore go to, speak to the men of Judah,
and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem,
saying, Thus saith the LORD;
Behold, I frame evil against you,
and devise a device against you:
return ye now every one from his evil way,
and make your ways and your doings good.

Jer 18:20 Shall evil be recompensed for good?
for they have digged a pit for my soul.
Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them,
and to turn away thy wrath from them.

Jer 21:10 For I have set my face against this city for evil,
and not for good, saith the LORD:
it shall be given into the hand of the king of Babylon,
and he shall burn it with fire.

Jer 24:3 Then said the LORD unto me, What seest thou, Jeremiah?
And I said, Figs; the good figs, very good;
and the evil, very evil, that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.

Jer 32:42 For thus saith the LORD; Like as I have brought
all this great evil upon this people,
so will I bring upon them all the good
that I have promised them.

Jer 39:16 Go and speak to Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, saying,
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel;
Behold, I will bring my words upon this city for evil,
and not for good;
and they shall be accomplished in that day before thee.

Jer 42:6 Whether it be good, or whether it be evil,
we will obey the voice of the LORD our God,
to whom we send thee;
that it may be well with us,
when we obey the voice of the LORD our God.

Jer 44:27 Behold, I will watch over them for evil,
and not for good:
and all the men of Judah that are in the land of Egypt
shall be consumed by the sword and by the famine,
until there be an end of them.

Lam 3:38 Out of the mouth of the most High
proceedeth not evil and good?

Eze 36:31 Then shall ye remember your own evil ways,
and your doings that were not good,
and shall lothe yourselves in your own sight
for your iniquities and for your abominations.

Amo 5:14 Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live:
and so the LORD, the God of hosts,
shall be with you, as ye have spoken.

Amo 5:15 Hate the evil, and love the good,
and establish judgment in the gate:
it may be that the LORD God of hosts
will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

Amo 9:4 And though they go into captivity before their enemies,
thence will I command the sword,
and it shall slay them:
and I will set mine eyes upon them for evil,
and not for good.

Mic 1:12 For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good:
but evil came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.

Mic 3:2 Who hate the good, and love the evil;
who pluck off their skin from off them,
and their flesh from off their bones;

Zep 1:12 And it shall come to pass at that time,
that I will search Jerusalem with candles,
and punish the men that are settled on their lees:
that say in their heart,
The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil.

Mal 2:17 Ye have wearied the LORD with your words.
Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him? When ye say,
Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of the LORD,
and he delighteth in them;
or, Where is the God of judgment?

Mat 5:45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven:
for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good,
and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

Mat 7:11 If ye then, being evil,
know how to give good gifts unto your children,
how much more shall your Father
which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

Mat 7:17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit;
but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

Mat 7:18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit,
neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

Mat 12:34 O generation of vipers, how can ye,
being evil, speak good things?
for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

Mat 12:35 A good man out of the good treasure of the heart
bringeth forth good things:
and an evil man out of the evil treasure
bringeth forth evil things.

Mat 20:15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own?
Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Mar 3:4 And he saith unto them,
Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil?
to save life, or to kill?
But they held their peace.

Luk 6:9 Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing;
Is it lawful on the sabbath days
to do good, or to do evil?
to save life, or to destroy it?

Luk 6:35 But love ye your enemies, and do good,
and lend, hoping for nothing again;
and your reward shall be great,
and ye shall be the children of the Highest:
for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Luk 6:45 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart
bringeth forth that which is good;
and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart
bringeth forth that which is evil:
for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

Luk 11:13 If ye then, being evil,
know how to give good gifts unto your children:
how much more shall your heavenly Father
give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

Luk 16:25 But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou
in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things,
and likewise Lazarus evil things:
but now he is comforted,
and thou art tormented.

Joh 5:29 And shall come forth; they that have done good,
unto the resurrection of life;
and they that have done evil,
unto the resurrection of damnation.

Rom 3:8 And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported,
and as some affirm that we say,)
Let us do evil, that good may come?
whose damnation is just.

Rom 7:19 For the good that I would I do not:
but the evil which I would not, that I do.

Rom 7:21 I find then a law, that,
when I would do good,
evil is present with me.

Rom 9:11 (For the children being not yet born,
neither having done any good or evil,
that the purpose of God according to election might stand,
not of works, but of him that calleth;)

Rom 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation.
Abhor that which is evil;
cleave to that which is good.

Rom 12:21 Be not overcome of evil,
but overcome evil with good.

Rom 13:3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil.
Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power?
do that which is good,
and thou shalt have praise of the same:

Rom 13:4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good.
But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid;
for he beareth not the sword in vain:
for he is the minister of God,
a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

Rom 14:16 Let not then your good be evil spoken of:

Rom 16:19 For your obedience is come abroad unto all men.
I am glad therefore on your behalf:
but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good,
and simple concerning evil.

1Co 15:33 Be not deceived:
evil communications corrupt good manners.

2Co 6:8 By honour and dishonour,
by evil report and good report:
as deceivers, and yet true;

1Th 5:15 See that none render evil for evil unto any man;
but ever follow that which is good,
both among yourselves,
and to all men.

Heb 5:14 But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age,
even those who by reason of use have their senses
exercised to discern both good and evil.

1Pe 2:12 Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles:
that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers,
they may by your good works,
which they shall behold,
glorify God in the day of visitation.

1Pe 3:10 For he that will love life, and see good days,
let him refrain his tongue from evil,
and his lips that they speak no guile:

1Pe 3:11 Let him eschew evil, and do good;
let him seek peace, and ensue it.

1Pe 3:16 Having a good conscience;
that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers,
they may be ashamed that
falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

3Jo 1:11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil,
but that which is good.
He that doeth good is of God:
but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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