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Want to know what the Bible says about Good And Evil? Here are 183 Bible verses about Good And Evil from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Romans 12:21 NIV
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
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Isaiah 5:20 NIV
Woe to those who call evil good
    and good evil,
who put darkness for light
    and light for darkness,
who put bitter for sweet
    and sweet for bitter.
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Proverbs 3:7 NIV
Do not be wise in your own eyes;
    fear the Lord and shun evil.
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1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
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Proverbs 8:13 NIV
To fear the Lord is to hate evil;
    I hate pride and arrogance,
    evil behavior and perverse speech.
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Psalms 37:27 NIV
Turn from evil and do good;
    then you will dwell in the land forever.
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Proverbs 4:27 NIV
Do not turn to the right or the left;
    keep your foot from evil.
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Isaiah 45:7 NIV
I form the light and create darkness,
    I bring prosperity and create disaster;
    I, the Lord, do all these things.
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John 3:16 NIV
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
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Romans 12:9 NIV
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
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Romans 2:6-8 NIV
6 God “will repay each person according to what they have done.” 7 To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life. 8 But for those who are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow evil, there will be wrath and anger.
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Proverbs 17:15 NIV
Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent
    the Lord detests them both.
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Romans 5:3-5 NIV
3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
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Ephesians 6:12 NIV
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
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John 1:5 NIV
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
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James 1:13-15 NIV
13 When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; 14 but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed. 15 Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.
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Genesis 50:20 NIV
You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.
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James 1:13 NIV
When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone;
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Genesis 3:22 NIV
And the Lord God said, “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever.”
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Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.
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