Strange Bible Verses

Aggressive verses about aggression:

“I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children.” (Leviticus 26:22)

“Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, but save for yourself every girl who has never slept with a man.” (Numbers 31:17-18)

“The Lord commands: ” […] slay old men outright, young men and maidens, little children and women” (Ezekiel 9:4-6)

“When the Lord delivers it into your hand, put to the sword all the males […] As for the women, the children, the livestock and everything else in the city, you may take these as plunder for yourselves.” (Deuteronomy 20:13-14)

“You will eat the fruit of the womb, the flesh of the sons and daughters the Lord your God has given you.” (Deuteronomy 28:53)

“[…] Go and smite the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead with the edge of the sword and; also the women and little ones […] every male and every woman that has lain with a male you shall utterly destroy.” (Judges 21:10-12)

“This is what the Lord says: Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have; do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass […] And Saul […] utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.” (I Samuel 15:3,7-8)

“The people of Samaria must bear their guilt, because they have rebelled against their God. They will fall by the sword; their little ones will be dashed to the ground, their women with child ripped open.” (Hosea 13:16)

Evil verses about evil:

“I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.” (Isaiah 45:7)

“And the LORD repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.” (Exodus 32:14)

“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.” (Joshua 23:15)

“Then God sent an evil spirit.” (Judges 9:23)

“But the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD troubled him.” (I Samuel 16:14)

“Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house.” (II Samuel 12:11)

“[…] therefore hath the LORD brought upon them all this evil.” (I Kings 9:9)

“Therefore, behold, I will bring evil upon the house of Jeroboam.” (I Kings 14:10)

“[…] Behold, this evil is of the LORD;” (II Kings 6:33)

“Therefore thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Behold, I am bringing such evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whosoever heareth of it, both his ears shall tingle.” (II Kings 21:12)

“Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will bring evil upon this place.” (II Kings 22:16)

“Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will bring evil upon this place, and upon the inhabitants thereof […].” (II Chronicles 34:24)

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Judges 19:22-30

22 Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, beset the house round about, and beat at the door, and spake to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man that came into thine house, that we may know him.

23 And the man, the master of the house, went out unto them, and said unto them, Nay, my brethren, nay, I pray you, do not so wickedly; seeing that this man is come into mine house, do not this folly.

24 Behold, here is my daughter a maiden, and his concubine; them I will bring out now, and humble ye them, and do with them what seemeth good unto you: but unto this man do not so vile a thing.

25 But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day began to spring, they let her go.

26 Then came the woman in the dawning of the day, and fell down at the door of the man’s house where her lord was, till it was light.

27 And her lord rose up in the morning, and opened the doors of the house, and went out to go his way: and, behold, the woman his concubine was fallen down at the door of the house, and her hands were upon the threshold.

28 And he said unto her, Up, and let us be going. But none answered. Then the man took her up upon an ass, and the man rose up, and gat him unto his place.

29 And when he was come into his house, he took a knife, and laid hold on his concubine, and divided her, together with her bones, into twelve pieces, and sent her into all the coasts of Israel.

30 And it was so, that all that saw it said, There was no such deed done nor seen from the day that the children of Israel came up out of the land of Egypt unto this day: consider of it, take advice, and speak your minds.

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Contradictory Bible Verses

General contradictions:

“For I am merciful, saith the Lord, and I will not keep anger forever.” (Jeremiah 3:12)
“Ye have kindled a fire in mine anger, which shall burn forever.” (Jeremiah 17:4)

“If I testify about myself, my testimony is not valid.” (John 5:31)
“Jesus answered: Even if I testify on my own behalf, my testimony is valid.” (John 8:14)

“And Jesus coming, spoke to them, saying: All power is given to me in heaven and in earth.” (Matthew 28:18)
“[…] the whole world is under control of the evil one.” (1 John 5:19)

And Jesus said, “For judgement I am come into this world.” (John 9:39)
“I came not to judge the world” [Jesus] (John 12:47)

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16)
“Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:1)

“Jacob said, ‘I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.'” (Genesis 32:30)
“No man hath seen God at any time.” (John 1:18)

We should fear God (Matthew 10:28)
We should love God (Matthew 22:37)
There is no fear in love (1 John 4:18)

Contradictory verses about foolery:

“But anyone who says ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.” [Jesus] (Matthew 5:22)
“You fools!” [Jesus] (Luke 11:40)
“You blind fools!” [Jesus] (Matthew 23:17)
“How foolish you are” [Jesus] (Luke 24:25)
“But God said to him, ‘You fool!'” [Jesus] (Luke 12:20)
“You foolish Galatians!” [St. Paul] (Galatians 3:1)

Contradictory verses about rejoicing:

“Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles.” (Proverbs 24:17)
“He who rejoices at calamity shall not go unpunished.” (Proverbs 17:5)
“The righteous will rejoice when he sees the vengeance, he will bathe his feet in the blood of the wicked.” (Psalms 58:10)
“The Lord will rejoice over you to destroy you” (Deuteronomy 28:63)

Contradictory verses about mercy:

“Blessed are the merciful” (Matthew 5:7)
“Leave alive nothing that breathes. Show them no mercy.” (Deuteronomy 7:2)
“The Lord hardened their hearts […] that they might receive no mercy.” (Joshua 11:20)
“I will dash them one against another, even the fathers and the sons together, saith the Lord: I will not pity, nor spare, nor have mercy, but destroy them.” (Jeremiah 13:14)
“A curse on him who is lax in doing the Lord’s work! A curse on him who keeps his sword from bloodshed.” (Jeremiah 48:10)

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Ezekiel 23:18-20

18 So she discovered her whoredoms, and discovered her nakedness: then my mind was alienated from her, like as my mind was alienated from her sister.

19 Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in calling to remembrance the days of her youth, wherein she had played the harlot in the land of Egypt.

20 For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and whose issue is like the issue of horses.

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Exodus 4:24-26

24 At a lodging place on the way,the LORD met Moses and was about to kill him.

25 But Zipporah took a flint knife, cut off her son’s foreskin and touched Moses’ feet with it. “Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me,” she said.

26 So the LORD let him alone.

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Hosea 1:2

2 The beginning of the word of the LORD by Hosea. And the LORD said to Hosea, Go, take unto thee a wife of whoredoms and children of whoredoms: for the land hath committed great whoredom, departing from the LORD.

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I Corinthians 11:5-6

5 But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonours her head—it is the same as having her head shaved.

6 For if a woman does not cover her head, she might as well have her hair cut off; but if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, then she should cover her head.

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