Abuse

Definitions of abuse

Noun

1

the improper use of something.

alcohol abuse

Synonyms:

misuse misapplication misemployment exploitation addiction dependency overuse misuse problems

2

cruel and violent treatment of a person or animal.

a black eye and other signs of physical abuse

Synonyms:

mistreatment maltreatment ill-treatment molestation interference indecent assault sexual abuse sexual assault injury hurt harm damage

Verb

1

use (something) to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse.

the judge abused his power by imposing the fines

Synonyms:

misuse misapply misemploy exploit take advantage of

Synonyms of abuse

Noun

misuse mistreatment corruption insults addiction maltreatment revilement

Verb

misuse mistreat insult ill-use shout

1 Corinthians 9:18

What then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel.

1 Corinthians 11:27

Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner, shall be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 7:31

and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it; for the form of this world is passing away.

Hebrews 13:13

So, let us go out to Him outside the camp, bearing His reproach.

Luke 6:28

bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

1 Peter 4:4

In all this, they are surprised that you do not run with them into the same excesses of dissipation, and they malign you;

Colossians 3:8

But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.

1 Peter 2:23

and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;

1 Peter 3:9

not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.

Matthew 27:39

And those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads

Romans 6:15

What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? May it never be!

Hebrews 11:26

considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.

Romans 6:1

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?

Jeremiah 23:10

For the land is full of adulterers; For the land mourns because of the curse The pastures of the wilderness have dried up. Their course also is evil And their might is not right.

1 Peter 2:16

Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.

Hebrews 10:33

partly by being made a public spectacle through reproaches and tribulations, and partly by becoming sharers with those who were so treated.

Exodus 22:22

"You shall not afflict any widow or orphan.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Exodus 21:20

"If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod and he dies at his hand, he shall be punished.

2 Corinthians 11:20

For you tolerate it if anyone enslaves you, anyone devours you, anyone takes advantage of you, anyone exalts himself, anyone hits you in the face.

1 Corinthians 4:12

and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they go around her upon her walls, And iniquity and mischief are in her midst.

Matthew 5:11

"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.

Galatians 5:13

For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Colossians 3:19

Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

Deuteronomy 28:33

"A people whom you do not know shall eat up the produce of your ground and all your labors, and you will never be anything but oppressed and crushed continually.

Isaiah 58:3

'Why have we fasted and You do not see? Why have we humbled ourselves and You do not notice?' Behold, on the day of your fast you find your desire, And drive hard all your workers.

Matthew 27:38

At that time two robbers were crucified with Him, one on the right and one on the left.

Matthew 5:44

"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Proverbs 9:7

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.

1 Samuel 31:4

Then Saul said to his armor bearer, "Draw your sword and pierce me through with it, otherwise these uncircumcised will come and pierce me through and make sport of me " But his armor bearer would not, for he was greatly afraid So Saul took his sword and fell on it.

Ezekiel 34:2

"Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel Prophesy and say to those shepherds, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe, shepherds of Israel who have been feeding themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock?

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also, do not take seriously all words which are spoken, so that you will not hear your servant cursing you.

Exodus 22:21

"You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Proverbs 22:22

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

Proverbs 22:10

Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease.

2 Peter 2:10

and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,

Mark 15:29

Those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Ha! You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days,

Judges 19:24

"Here is my virgin daughter and his concubine. Please let me bring them out that you may ravish them and do to them whatever you wish. But do not commit such an act of folly against this man."

1 Corinthians 8:9

But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.

1 Corinthians 6:19

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own?

Matthew 12:32

"Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it shall be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the age to come.

Judges 19:22

While they were celebrating, behold, the men of the city, certain worthless fellows, surrounded the house, pounding the door; and they spoke to the owner of the house, the old man, saying, "Bring out the man who came into your house that we may have relations with him."

Proverbs 3:29

Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you.

Proverbs 22:16

He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

Exodus 21:15

"He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.

From Thematic Bible

Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse

Riches » Denunciations against those who » Abuse

Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse

Jude 1:4

For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.

Matthew 24:48-49

"But if that evil slave says in his heart, 'My master is not coming for a long time,' and begins to beat his fellow slaves and eat and drink with drunkards;

Riches » Denunciations against those who » Abuse

James 5:1

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.

James 5:5

You have lived luxuriously on the earth and led a life of wanton pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.

Topics on Abuse

Abuse From a Spouse

51;3;19

Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

1;16;6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against

49;6;9

And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.

Abuse, Of Christian Freedom

45;6;12

Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts,

Abuse, Of Spiritual Things

4;20;10

and Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly before the rock. And he said to them, "Listen now, you rebels; shall we bring forth water for you out of this rock?"

Abuse, To God's People

44;2;13

But others were mocking and saying, "They are full of sweet wine."

Alcohol Abuse

20;20;1

Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.

Child Abuse

40;18;6

but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.

Freedom, Abuse Of Christian

45;8;1

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Love, Abuse Of

50;2;3-4

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;

Mental Abuse

60;5;8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

1 Corinthians 9:18

What then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel.

1 Corinthians 11:27

Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner, shall be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 7:31

and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it; for the form of this world is passing away.

Hebrews 13:13

So, let us go out to Him outside the camp, bearing His reproach.

Luke 6:28

bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

1 Peter 4:4

In all this, they are surprised that you do not run with them into the same excesses of dissipation, and they malign you;

Colossians 3:8

But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.

1 Peter 2:23

and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;

1 Peter 3:9

not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.

Matthew 27:39

And those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads

Romans 6:15

What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? May it never be!

Hebrews 11:26

considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.

Romans 6:1

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?

Jeremiah 23:10

For the land is full of adulterers; For the land mourns because of the curse The pastures of the wilderness have dried up. Their course also is evil And their might is not right.

1 Peter 2:16

Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.

Hebrews 10:33

partly by being made a public spectacle through reproaches and tribulations, and partly by becoming sharers with those who were so treated.

Exodus 22:22

"You shall not afflict any widow or orphan.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Exodus 21:20

"If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod and he dies at his hand, he shall be punished.

2 Corinthians 11:20

For you tolerate it if anyone enslaves you, anyone devours you, anyone takes advantage of you, anyone exalts himself, anyone hits you in the face.

1 Corinthians 4:12

and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they go around her upon her walls, And iniquity and mischief are in her midst.

Matthew 5:11

"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.

Galatians 5:13

For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Colossians 3:19

Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

Deuteronomy 28:33

"A people whom you do not know shall eat up the produce of your ground and all your labors, and you will never be anything but oppressed and crushed continually.

Isaiah 58:3

'Why have we fasted and You do not see? Why have we humbled ourselves and You do not notice?' Behold, on the day of your fast you find your desire, And drive hard all your workers.

Matthew 27:38

At that time two robbers were crucified with Him, one on the right and one on the left.

Matthew 5:44

"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Proverbs 9:7

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.

1 Samuel 31:4

Then Saul said to his armor bearer, "Draw your sword and pierce me through with it, otherwise these uncircumcised will come and pierce me through and make sport of me " But his armor bearer would not, for he was greatly afraid So Saul took his sword and fell on it.

Ezekiel 34:2

"Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel Prophesy and say to those shepherds, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe, shepherds of Israel who have been feeding themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock?

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also, do not take seriously all words which are spoken, so that you will not hear your servant cursing you.

Exodus 22:21

"You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Proverbs 22:22

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

Proverbs 22:10

Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease.

2 Peter 2:10

and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,

Mark 15:29

Those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Ha! You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days,

Judges 19:24

"Here is my virgin daughter and his concubine. Please let me bring them out that you may ravish them and do to them whatever you wish. But do not commit such an act of folly against this man."

1 Corinthians 8:9

But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.

1 Corinthians 6:19

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own?

Matthew 12:32

"Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it shall be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the age to come.

Judges 19:22

While they were celebrating, behold, the men of the city, certain worthless fellows, surrounded the house, pounding the door; and they spoke to the owner of the house, the old man, saying, "Bring out the man who came into your house that we may have relations with him."

Proverbs 3:29

Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you.

Proverbs 22:16

He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

Exodus 21:15

"He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.

From Thematic Bible

Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse

Riches » Denunciations against those who » Abuse

Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse

Jude 1:4

For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.

Matthew 24:48-49

"But if that evil slave says in his heart, 'My master is not coming for a long time,' and begins to beat his fellow slaves and eat and drink with drunkards;

Riches » Denunciations against those who » Abuse

James 5:1

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.

James 5:5

You have lived luxuriously on the earth and led a life of wanton pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.

Topics on Abuse

Abuse From a Spouse

51;3;19

Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

1;16;6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against

49;6;9

And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.

Abuse, Of Christian Freedom

45;6;12

Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts,

Abuse, Of Spiritual Things

4;20;10

and Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly before the rock. And he said to them, "Listen now, you rebels; shall we bring forth water for you out of this rock?"

Abuse, To God's People

44;2;13

But others were mocking and saying, "They are full of sweet wine."

Alcohol Abuse

20;20;1

Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.

Child Abuse

40;18;6

but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.

Freedom, Abuse Of Christian

45;8;1

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Love, Abuse Of

50;2;3-4

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;

Mental Abuse

60;5;8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.