How much more abominable and filthy [is] man, which drinketh iniquity like water?
1 Peter 3:20
Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.
1 Peter 3:19
By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison;
For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge [asketh] for a reward; and the great [man], he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.
I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw your fathers as the firstripe in the fig tree at her first time: [but] they went to Baalpeor, and separated themselves unto [that] shame; and [their] abominations were according as they loved.
They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.
Because they despised my judgments, and walked not in my statutes, but polluted my sabbaths: for their heart went after their idols.
Thus saith the LORD unto this people, Thus have they loved to wander, they have not refrained their feet, therefore the LORD doth not accept them; he will now remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.
As a dog returneth to his vomit, [so] a fool returneth to his folly.
He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.
[It is] as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Who rejoice to do evil, [and] delight in the frowardness of the wicked;
[Though] he spare it, and forsake it not; but keep it still within his mouth:
Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, [though] he hide it under his tongue;
2 Peter 2:22
But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog [is] turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.