God is the author of evil
Lamentations 3:38 View context
Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?
Jeremiah 18:11 View context
Now therefore go to, speak to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I frame evil against you, and devise a device against you: return ye now every one from his evil way, and make your ways and your doings good.
Isaiah 45:7 View context
I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these [things].
Amos 3:6 View context
Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD hath not done [it]?
Ezekiel 20:25 View context
Wherefore I gave them also statutes [that were] not good, and judgments whereby they should not live;
God is not the author of evil
1 Corinthians 14:33 View context
For God is not [the author] of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.
Deuteronomy 32:4 View context
[He is] the Rock, his work [is] perfect: for all his ways [are] judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right [is] he.
James 1:13 View context
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man: