5875 hatred

5875 hatred

Hatred for others or God is associated with human sin. Scripture also emphasises God’s hatred of sin and evil. Believers are commanded to love those who hate them.

Hatred as evidence of corrupt human nature

2Sa 13:15; Tit 3:3 See also Ge 37:4; Dt 7:15; Dt 19:11-12; Jdg 11:7; 2Sa 13:22; Ps 25:19; Ps 38:19; Pr 10:12; Mt 24:10; Gal 5:19-20; 1Jn 2:9-11; 1Jn 3:15; 1Jn 4:20

Hatred of God himself

Ps 81:15; Ro 1:29-31 See also Ex 20:5; Dt 7:10; Dt 32:41; 2Ch 19:2; Ps 50:17; Pr 1:29; Jn 3:20; Jn 15:23-25; Jas 4:4

Hatred of Jesus Christ

Jn 7:7 See also Isa 53:3; Mt 12:14; Mt 21:46; Mt 26:3-4; Mt 27:22; Lk 19:14; Jn 17:14

Hatred of the godly and upright

1Ki 22:8; Mt 10:22 See also Est 9:1; Ps 35:19; Ps 69:4; Ps 109:3-5; Pr 29:10; Isa 66:5; Am 5:10; Mt 24:9-10 pp Mk 13:13 pp Lk 21:16-19; Lk 1:69-71; Lk 6:22; Jn 15:18; Ac 9:29; Ac 23:12-15; 1Jn 3:13

Believers are to love those who hate them

Lk 6:27-28 See also Mt 5:43-44

God’s hatred of evil

Ps 5:4-5; Pr 6:16-19; Isa 61:8 See also Dt 12:31; Dt 16:21-22; Ps 11:5; Isa 1:14; Jer 12:8; Hos 9:15; Am 5:21; Zec 8:16-17; Mal 2:16

The godly should also hate evil

Pr 8:13; Ro 12:9 See also Ex 18:21; Ps 31:6; Ps 97:10; Ps 101:3; Ps 119:104,113,128,163; Ps 139:21; Pr 13:5; Pr 15:17; Am 5:15; Heb 1:9; Ps 45:7; Rev 2:6

See also

5350injustice, hated by God
5820criticism
6020sin
6230rejection
8301love and enemies
8727enemies
8785opposition
8794persecution
8815ridicule

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