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The words “Good” – “Evil” found in a single verse.
New Testament references listed first, Old Testament references follow
Matthew Chapter 5
v45 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.
v11 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?
v17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
v18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forthgood fruit.
v34 O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
v35 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.
v15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?
Mark Chapter 3
v4 And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to doevil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace.
Luke Chapter 6
v9 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?
v35 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.
v45 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which isgood; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which isevil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
v13 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?
v25 But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy goodthings, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
John Chapter 5
v29 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.
Acts Chapter 10
v38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
Romans Chapter 3
v8 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.
Chapter 7 v19 For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.
v21 I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.
Chapter 9 v11 (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;)
Chapter 12 v9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which isgood.
v21 Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Chapter 13 v3 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:
v4 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.
Chapter 14 v16 Let not then your good be evil spoken of:
v19 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.
1 Corinthians Chapter 15
v33 Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
2 Corinthians Chapter 6
v8 By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;
1 Thessalonians Chapter 5
v15 See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which isgood, both among yourselves, and to all men.
1 Timothy Chapter 3
v7 Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
Hebrews Chapter 5
v14 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.
1 Peter Chapter 2
v12 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.
3v10 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:
v11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.
v16 Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as ofevildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.
3 John Chapter 1
v11 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.
Genesis Chapter 2
v9 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.
v17 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.
v5 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.
v22 And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to knowgood and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
v4 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?
v20 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.
Leviticus Chapter 5
v4 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.
Deuteronomy Chapter 1
v35 Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation see that good land, which I sware to give unto your fathers,
v39 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.
v15 See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil;
Joshua Chapter 23
v15 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 evilthings, until he have destroyed you from off this good land which the LORD your God hath given you.
1 Samuel Chapter 24
v17 And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I: for thou hast rewarded megood, whereas I have rewarded thee evil.
v3 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.
v21 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.
v6 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.
2 Samuel Chapter 17
v14 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 thegood counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.
v35 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?
1 Kings Chapter 22
v8 And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire 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.
v18 And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, Did I not tell thee that he would prophesy no good concerning me, but evil?
2 Chronicles Chapter 18
v7 And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, by whom we may inquire 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.
v17 And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, Did I not tell thee that he would not prophesy good unto me, but evil?
Job Chapter 2
v10 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.
v21 He evil entreateth the barren that beareth not: and doeth not good to the widow.
v26 When I looked for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
Psalms Chapter 34
v14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
v12 They rewarded me evil for good to the spoiling of my soul.
v4 He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.
v27 Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.
v20 They also that render evil for good are mine adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.
v3 Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.
v5 And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.
Proverbs Chapter 13
v21 Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
v19 The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
v22 Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devisegood.
v3 The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.
v13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
v10 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.
v12 She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.
Ecclesiastes Chapter 12
v14 For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.
Isaiah Chapter 5
v20 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!
v15 Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
v16 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.
v23 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.
Jeremiah Chapter 4
v22 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.
v5 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.
v10 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.
v23 Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also dogood, that are accustomed to do evil.
v10 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.
v11 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.
v20 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.
v10 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.
v3 Then said the LORD unto me, What seest thou, Jeremiah? And I said, Figs; thegood figs, very good; and the evil, very evil, that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.
v42 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.
v16 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.
v6 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.
v27 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.
Lamentations Chapter 3
v38 Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?
Ezekiel Chapter 36
v31 Then shall ye remember your own evil ways, and your doings that were notgood, and shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations.
Amos Chapter 5
v14 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.
v15 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.
v4 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 forgood.
Micah Chapter 1
v12 For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.
v2 Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;
Zephaniah Chapter 1
v12 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.
Malachi Chapter 2
v17 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?