What does the Bible say about revenge?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The Bible has a great deal to say about revenge. Both the Hebrew and Greek words translated "vengeance," "revenge," and "avenge" have as their root meaning the idea of punishment. This is crucial i...

July 01 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Data Bruce Lyon Elder: Restoration Fellowship Assembly
Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord

We are to love our enemies and pray for those who persecute us. We as believers are not to avenge ourselves for any wrong doing against us. God says vengeance is His, He will repay! We need to put our trust in Him for our protection and deliverance.

January 05 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

1498440503 John Adebisi Sunmonu
I One of the Hidden name of God is vengeance 

God of Vengeance 
Deut 32:19

Do not avenge yourselves, dear friends, but give place to God’s wrath, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay,” says the Lord. (Romans 12:19 NET)

The measure of injuries inflicted on one can be the exact measurement when God is taken the vengeance 

Alexander the coppersmith did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will repay him in keeping with his deeds. (2 Timothy 4:14 NET)
Allow God to fight for you.

Rev. 22:12
Always remember God is a God of Vengeance

December 16 2015 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

95 1 Jay Saunders
"Vengeance is mine," says the Lord. Romans 12:1
9 Deuteronomy 32:35

Only God is the perfect judge so if you can't get satisfaction required or deserved by man's laws, you can always trust in God's law of sowing and reaping. 

He will settle a matter for you if and when you decide, desire or determine to turn the matter over to him. I have done this many a time when loaning money that does not get paid back as promised.

I just talk to the Lord about it and thrust it into his hands. He knows everyone's circumstance and he knows who to judge and who to reward.
He knows, who is under his protection of mercy or not.

All I know is you can not curse what God has blessed when you try to. God the Father will make things right by blessing you to make up for the person who purposely, out of desperation or evil intent, is trying to curse you.

Every time it starts to get under my skin, I just pray and talk to the Lord about it and give it to him to handle. And they pay back or God just blesses my socks off.

The only reason you don't get blessed is because you just can't understand that God can and will do anything that you will just trust him to do.

Some people understand and live by, "my word is my bond," and others just don't have integrity or understand equitable behavior is God's way.

Well, just try it and your worries will be over about these situations and blessings will follow.

"Those that Love me, trust me." Psalms 91:14

April 06 2020 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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