New Testament

PONĒROS/πονηρός: evil, rotten

 PONĒRIA/πονηρία (noun) 


  1. state or condition of a lack of moral or social values, wickedness, baseness, maliciousness, sinfulness

All occurrences of PONĒRIA/πονηρία in the NT:
Strong#: 4189
Occurrences: 7

Matt 22:18But Iēsous having known their wickedness said to them: Why do you test me, You hypocrites?
Mark 7:22adulteries, avarices, wickedness, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, slander, arrogance,
Luke 11:39So the Lord said to him: Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but the inside of you is full of robbery and wickedness.
Acts 3:26To you first, God, having raised his child, sent him blessing you when each of you be turning from your perniciousness.
Rom 1:29filled with every unjust pernicious greedy evil, full of jealousy, murder, strife, treachery, malice, gossip,
1Cor 5:8So that let us be keeping the feast, not in old leaven nor in the leaven of evil or fornication, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Eph 6:12For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against authorities, against the world-powers of this darkness, against the spiritual things of perniciousness in the heavenlies.

 PONĒROS/πονηρός (adj) 


  1. pertaining to being morally or socially worthless, wicked, evil, bad, base, worthless, vicious, degenerate
  2. pertaining to being so deficient in quality in a physical sense as to be worthless, of poor quality, worthless
  3. pertaining to being in an unhealthy condition physically

All occurrences of PONĒROS/πονηρός in the NT:
Strong#: 4190
Occurrences: 77

Matt 5:11Blessed are you when they reproach you and persecute you and say all wickedness against you falsely because of me.
Matt 5:37Let your word yes be yes and no be no, and what is more than this is from the wicked one.
Matt 5:39But I say to you not to oppose wickedness, but whoever strikes the right side of your cheek, turn to him the other also.
Matt 5:45in order that you become sons of your father in the heavens. For he makes his sun to rise upon the wicked and the good, and sends rain upon the just and the unjust.
Matt 6:13And do not lead us into the test, but rescue us from the wicked one. [
Matt 6:23If however your eye be wicked, your whole body will be dark. If therefore the light in you is dark, how great is the darkness.
Matt 7:11If therefore you being wicked know good gifts to be giving to your children, how much more your father in the heavens will give good things to those asking him.
Matt 7:17Thus every good tree bears good fruit, but the rotten tree bears bad fruit.
Matt 7:18A good tree is not able to bear bad fruit, nor a rotten tree to bear good fruit.
Matt 9:4And Iēsous having known their thoughts said: For what reason do you think wicked things in your hearts?
Matt 12:34Generation of vipers, how can you speak good, You being wicked? For the mouth speaks out of the fullness of the heart.
Matt 12:35The good person out of his good treasure brings forth the good, and the wicked person out of his wicked treasure brings forth the wicked.
Matt 12:39But answering them he said to them: A wicked and adulterous generation seeks a sign, and a sign will not be given to it except the sign of Iōnas the prophet.
Matt 12:45Then he goes and brings with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and having entered in they set up house there. And the latter state of that person is worse than the first. Thus it will also be for this wicked generation.
Matt 13:19When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand, the wicked one comes and carries off what was sown in his heart. This is what was sown by the road.
Matt 13:38And the field is the world, and the good seed these are the sons of the kingdom, and weeds are the sons of the wicked one.
Matt 13:49Thus it will be in the completion of the age. The angels will come and separate the wicked from the midst of the just.
Matt 15:19For out of the heart proceed wicked reasonings, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, slanders,
Matt 16:4A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and a sign will not be given to it except the sign of Iōnas. And having left them he departed.
Matt 18:32Then when his lord called him he said to him: Wicked slave, all this debt I allowed you because you called upon me.
Matt 20:15Am I not allowed to do what I wish with mine own? Or is your eye wicked because I am good?
Matt 22:10And going out into the road these slaves gathered all they found, evil and good. And the wedding hall was filled with guests.
Matt 25:26But answering his lord said to him: Wicked and troublesome slave, you knew that I reap where I did not sow, and gather whence I did not scatter?
Mark 7:22adulteries, avarices, wickedness, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, slander, arrogance,
Mark 7:23all these wicked things from inside proceed out and defile the person.
Luke 3:19But Herodēs the tetrarch, being reproved by him concerning Herodēsias the wife of his brother and concerning all the wickedness that Herodēs had done,
Luke 6:22Blessed are you when people hate you and exclude you and reproach you and cast out your name as wicked on account of the son of man.
Luke 6:35Rather, be agapē-loving your enemies and be doing good and be lending, receiving back nothing. And your reward will be great in heaven, and you will be sons of the most high because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
Luke 6:45The good person from the good treasure of his heart brings forth the good, and the wicked from the wicked treasure brings forth the wicked. For his mouth speaks from the fullness of the heart.
Luke 7:21In that hour he healed many from diseases and torments and wicked spirits, and to many blind he graced to be seeing.
Luke 8:2and certain women who were healed from wicked spirits and sicknesses, Maria the one being called Magdalēnē, from whom seven demons had come out,
Luke 11:4And forgive us our sins, For we also forgive all those having come short towards us. And lead us not into the test.
Luke 11:13If therefore you being wicked know good gifts to give to your children, how much more will the father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those asking him.
Luke 11:26Then he goes and gathers seven other demons more wicked than himself, and having entered they set up house there, and the last state of that person becomes worse than the first.
Luke 11:29Now when the crowds were gathered even more he began to be saying: This generation is a wicked generation, it seeks a sign, and a sign will not be given it except the sign of Iōnas.
Luke 11:34The light of the body is your eye. Whenever your eye be clear, even your whole body is full of light. But whenever it be diseased, you body also is dark.
Luke 19:22He says to him: Out of your mouth will I judge you, O wicked slave. Had you not known that I am a severe person, taking what I did not put, and reaping what I did not sow?
John 3:19And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world and people agapē-loved the darkness rather than the light, for their works were wicked.
John 7:7The world is not able to be hating you, but it hates me, because I witness concerning it that its works are wicked.
John 17:15I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the wicked one.
Acts 17:5Now the Jews having become jealous and having taken along wicked men of the rabble and having formed a mob, they were setting the city in uproar, and having come upon the house of Jason, they were seeking to lead them to the assembly.
Acts 18:14But while Paul was about to be opening his mouth, Gallios said to the Jews: If on the one there is some injustice or wicked villainy, O Jews, I would endure according to your lawith
Acts 19:12So that they were even putting upon the sick a handkerchief or apron from his skin and the diseases left them, and the wicked spirits went out.
Acts 19:13Now some of the Jews, going around exorcising, tried to be naming upon those having the wicked spirits the name of the Lord Iēsous saying: I adjure you by Iēsous whom Paul proclaims.
Acts 19:15But the wicked spirit answering said: Iēsous I know and Paul I know, but who are you?
Acts 19:16And the person having lept upon them, in whom was the wicked spirit, having subdued them he overpowered them, so that naked and wounded they fled from the house.
Acts 28:21So they said to him: We have neither received letter concerning you from Ioudaia, nor having arrived has any of the brothers reported or spoken any wicked thing concerning you.
Rom 12:9Agapē-love being unhypocritical, abhorring the wicked, clinging to the good,
1Cor 5:13But those outside God judges. Remove the wicked one from among yourselves.
Gal 1:4the one having given himself in behalf of our sins, in order that he deliver us from this present wicked age, according to the will of our God and father,
Eph 5:16buying from the opportune-time, for the days are wicked.
Eph 6:13Because of this take up the armor of God, in order that you be able to stand in the wicked day and, accomplishing everything, to stand.
Eph 6:16above all having taken up the shield of faith, by which you will be able to quench all the flaming arrows of the wicked one;
Col 1:21And you formerly being alienated and hostile in your mind by the wicked works,
1Thes 5:22be staying away from every visible-form of wickedness.
2Thes 3:2and that we be delivered from the wrong and wicked people, for not all have the faith.
2Thes 3:3The Lord is trustworthy, who will establish you, and guard you from the wicked one.
1Tim 6:4he is conceited, understanding nothing, but craving for controversy and debate, from which comes envy, strife, slanders, wicked suspicions,
2Tim 3:13But wicked people and cheats will progress worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.
2Tim 4:18The Lord will rescue me from every wicked work and will save me for his heavenly kingdom, to whom be the glory to the ages of ages, Amen.
Heb 3:12Be looking, brothers, lest there be in any of you a wicked heart of unbelief in having stood off from the zōē-living God,
Heb 10:22let us come with a true heart in certainty of belief, your hearts being sprinkled from a wicked conscience and the body being washed in pure water.
Jam 2:4You should not discriminate in yourselves and become judges from wicked reasonings.
Jam 4:16But now you boast in your arrogance; all such boasting is wicked.
1John 2:13I write to you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have conquered the wicked one.
1John 2:14I have written to you, children, because you have known the father. I have written to you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong and the word of God abides in you and you have conquered the wicked one.
1John 3:12not just as Cain who was from the pernicious one, and killed his brother. And for what reason did he kill him? Because his works were wicked and those of his brother were just.
1John 5:18We know that everyone born from God does not sin, but the one having been born from God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.
1John 5:19We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.
2John 1:11For the one saying to him greeting is partner with his wicked works.
3John 1:10Because of this, if I come, I will call to mind his works which he does, talking nonsense against us with wicked words, and not being content with that, neither does he receive the brothers and hinders those intending to, and throws them out of the assembly.
Rev 16:2And the first departed and poured out his bowl upon the land. And wicked and wicked sores came to pass upon the people having the mark of the wild-beast and those worshipping his image.