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Want to know what the Bible says about Hating Your Brother? Here are 137 Bible verses about Hating Your Brother 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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1 John 3:15 NIV
Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.
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1 John 4:20 NIV
Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.
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Leviticus 19:17 NIV
“‘Do not hate a fellow Israelite in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor frankly so you will not share in their guilt.
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1 John 2:9 NIV
Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness.
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Luke 14:26 NIV
“If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple.
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1 Timothy 5:8 NIV
Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
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Proverbs 10:12 NIV
Hatred stirs up conflict,
    but love covers over all wrongs.
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1 John 2:11 NIV
But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them.
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Proverbs 17:17 NIV
A friend loves at all times,
    and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
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Romans 12:19 NIV
Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord.
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Genesis 4:9 NIV
Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?”
“I don’t know, ” he replied. “Am I my brother’s keeper?”
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Hebrews 13:1 NIV
Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters.
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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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Proverbs 15:1 NIV
A gentle answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.
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Matthew 5:23-24 NIV
23 “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, 24 leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.
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Proverbs 18:24 NIV
One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin,
    but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
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1 John 3:14-15 NIV
14 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love each other. Anyone who does not love remains in death. 15 Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.
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Proverbs 10:18 NIV
Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips
    and spreads slander is a fool.
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1 John 1:6 NIV
If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth.
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1 Peter 3:8 NIV
Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.
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