100 Bible Verses about Hate The Sin Love The Sinner

Romans 5:8 ESV / 145 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 138 helpful votes

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

Proverbs 6:16-19 ESV / 105 helpful votes

There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers.

Matthew 6:14-15 ESV / 96 helpful votes

For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Jude 1:23 ESV / 91 helpful votes

Save others by snatching them out of the fire; to others show mercy with fear, hating even the garment stained by the flesh.

Psalm 97:10 ESV / 73 helpful votes

O you who love the Lord, hate evil! He preserves the lives of his saints; he delivers them from the hand of the wicked.

Matthew 5:43-44 ESV / 69 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Romans 3:23 ESV / 67 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

John 8:7 ESV / 58 helpful votes

And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”

Romans 1:26-27 ESV / 54 helpful votes

For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; and the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.

Psalm 5:5 ESV / 50 helpful votes

The boastful shall not stand before your eyes; you hate all evildoers.

1 John 1:8-9 ESV / 47 helpful votes

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 45 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 45 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Psalm 11:5 ESV / 45 helpful votes

The Lord tests the righteous, but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence.

Jude 1:22-23 ESV / 44 helpful votes

And have mercy on those who doubt; save others by snatching them out of the fire; to others show mercy with fear, hating even the garment stained by the flesh.

Psalm 7:11 ESV / 44 helpful votes

God is a righteous judge, and a God who feels indignation every day.

Psalm 5:5-6 ESV / 43 helpful votes

The boastful shall not stand before your eyes; you hate all evildoers. You destroy those who speak lies; the Lord abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

Romans 12:20-21 ESV / 36 helpful votes

To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

John 3:16 ESV / 36 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Revelation 2:6 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Yet this you have: you hate the works of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

Romans 5:6-8 ESV / 33 helpful votes

For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 32 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

John 8:11 ESV / 30 helpful votes

She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and from now on sin no more.”]]

Leviticus 20:23 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And you shall not walk in the customs of the nation that I am driving out before you, for they did all these things, and therefore I detested them.

Matthew 7:1-29 ESV / 26 helpful votes

“Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye. ...

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15 ESV / 25 helpful votes

If anyone does not obey what we say in this letter, take note of that person, and have nothing to do with him, that he may be ashamed. Do not regard him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 24 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 1:18 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.

James 1:15 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.

Proverbs 6:16 ESV / 21 helpful votes

There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him:

Hebrews 1:9 ESV / 20 helpful votes

You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.”

Amos 5:15 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Hate evil, and love good, and establish justice in the gate; it may be that the Lord, the God of hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

Hosea 9:15 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Every evil of theirs is in Gilgal; there I began to hate them. Because of the wickedness of their deeds I will drive them out of my house. I will love them no more; all their princes are rebels.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 18 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Romans 13:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.

John 5:14 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Afterward Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, “See, you are well! Sin no more, that nothing worse may happen to you.”

James 4:4 ESV / 17 helpful votes

You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

1 John 3:1-24 ESV / 16 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure. Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. You know that he appeared to take away sins, and in him there is no sin. ...

Hebrews 10:26 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

Habakkuk 1:13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

You who are of purer eyes than to see evil and cannot look at wrong, why do you idly look at traitors and remain silent when the wicked swallows up the man more righteous than he?

Proverbs 6:19 ESV / 16 helpful votes

A false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers.

Psalm 119:104 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Through your precepts I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way.

Jude 1:22 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And have mercy on those who doubt;

1 John 4:19 ESV / 15 helpful votes

We love because he first loved us.

1 John 3:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.

1 John 1:10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

1 John 1:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Romans 10:9-13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.” For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

Romans 8:28 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Romans 7:15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate.

Romans 5:6 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.

John 8:44 ESV / 15 helpful votes

You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

John 3:36 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

Luke 23:34 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments.

Luke 19:10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

Mark 16:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

Mark 10:21 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”

Matthew 23:37 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!

Malachi 1:3 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But Esau I have hated. I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of the desert.”

Isaiah 64:6 ESV / 15 helpful votes

We have all become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous deeds are like a polluted garment. We all fade like a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.

Isaiah 3:1-26 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For behold, the Lord God of hosts is taking away from Jerusalem and from Judah support and supply, all support of bread, and all support of water; the mighty man and the soldier, the judge and the prophet, the diviner and the elder, the captain of fifty and the man of rank, the counselor and the skillful magician and the expert in charms. And I will make boys their princes, and infants shall rule over them. And the people will oppress one another, every one his fellow and every one his neighbor; the youth will be insolent to the elder, and the despised to the honorable. ...

Proverbs 8:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.

Proverbs 6:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

Psalm 145:20 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The Lord preserves all who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy.

Psalm 5:6 ESV / 15 helpful votes

You destroy those who speak lies; the Lord abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

1 John 4:20 ESV / 14 helpful votes

If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.

1 John 3:9-10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God's seed abides in him, and he cannot keep on sinning because he has been born of God. By this it is evident who are the children of God, and who are the children of the devil: whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor is the one who does not love his brother.

1 Timothy 2:3-4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Romans 8:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Romans 7:1-25 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Or do you not know, brothers—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law is binding on a person only as long as he lives? For a married woman is bound by law to her husband while he lives, but if her husband dies she is released from the law of marriage. Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives with another man while her husband is alive. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law, and if she marries another man she is not an adulteress. Likewise, my brothers, you also have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead, in order that we may bear fruit for God. For while we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death. ...

John 15:10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love.

Psalm 101:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes

I will not set before my eyes anything that is worthless. I hate the work of those who fall away; it shall not cling to me.

1 Thessalonians 4:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For God has not called us for impurity, but in holiness.

Romans 2:1-4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. Do you suppose, O man—you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself—that you will escape the judgment of God? Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?

Revelation 2:1-29 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary. But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first. Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. ...

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Ephesians 5:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

John 8:1-59 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they said to him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. Now in the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. So what do you say?” ...

John 3:18 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.

John 3:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

Matthew 18:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.

Matthew 5:43-48 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? ...

Isaiah 59:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear.

Psalm 5:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For you are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil may not dwell with you.

Psalm 5:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray.

Ezekiel 33:1-33 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, speak to your people and say to them, If I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and make him their watchman, and if he sees the sword coming upon the land and blows the trumpet and warns the people, then if anyone who hears the sound of the trumpet does not take warning, and the sword comes and takes him away, his blood shall be upon his own head. He heard the sound of the trumpet and did not take warning; his blood shall be upon himself. But if he had taken warning, he would have saved his life. ...

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Matthew 5:44 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Malachi 1:2-3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“I have loved you,” says the Lord. But you say, “How have you loved us?” “Is not Esau Jacob's brother?” declares the Lord. “Yet I have loved Jacob but Esau I have hated. I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of the desert.”

1 John 5:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and God will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. There is sin that leads to death; I do not say that one should pray for that.

Psalm 11:1-15:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of David. In the Lord I take refuge; how can you say to my soul, “Flee like a bird to your mountain, for behold, the wicked bend the bow; they have fitted their arrow to the string to shoot in the dark at the upright in heart; if the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?” The Lord is in his holy temple; the Lord's throne is in heaven; his eyes see, his eyelids test the children of man. The Lord tests the righteous, but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence. ...

1 John 5:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

Matthew 6:19-23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

Genesis 1:31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

John 3:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.

2 Timothy 3:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You, however, have followed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness,

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