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Divine punishment
The activity of a deity in punishing people.
Key passages
Jdt 8:27

For like he did not burn them to affliction of their heart and he did not punish us, but the Lord whips those who draw near to him, for admonition.”

Wis 1:7–9

because the spirit of the Lord has filled the whole world, and the one who holds together all things has knowledge of every voice. Because of this, no one who speaks unrighteous things will escape notice; and surely justice, when it rebukes, will not pass by him. For in the counsels of the …

Wis 18:5–20

When they had planned to kill the children of the holy people, and one child had been abandoned and rescued, for a rebuke, you removed a multitude of children from them and destroyed them together in mighty water. That night was made known beforehand to our ancestors, so that they might rejoice …

Sir 16:6–13

In an assembly of sinners a fire will be kindled, and wrath will burn in a disobedient nation. He was not mollified concerning the ancient giants who turned away in their strength. He did not spare about Lot’s exile those whom he loathed on account of their arrogance. He showed no pity …

See also
Ge 3:14–24; Ge 4:11–15; Ge 7:21–23; Ge 19:23–29; Ge 42:21–22; Ru 1:20–21; 1 Sa 5:6–12; 2 Sa 6:23; 2 Ki 5:27; 2 Ki 19:25–28; 2 Ki 21:12–15; 2 Ki 22:16; 2 Ki 23:26–27; 1 Ch 5:26; 1 Ch 6:15; 1 Ch 9:1; 1 Ch 10:13–14; 1 Ch 13:10; 1 Ch 21:7; 1 Ch 21:14–15; 2 Ch 6:24; 2 Ch 6:26; 2 Ch 7:13; 2 Ch 7:19–22; 2 Ch 12:2–4; 2 Ch 21:14–19; 2 Ch 22:7; 2 Ch 26:19–21; 2 Ch 28:5–8; 2 Ch 28:16–21; 2 Ch 33:11; 2 Ch 34:21; 2 Ch 36:16–21; Ezr 9:7; Ne 9:27–28; Ne 9:30; Job 20:4–29; Job 21:17–21; Job 27:13–15; Job 36:12–14; Ps 52:5; Ps 54:5; Ps 55:23; Ps 58:6–10; Ps 59:5; Ps 59:13; Ps 64:7; Ps 78:31; Ps 78:60–64; Ps 89:32; Ps 91:8; Ps 94:23; Ps 95:11; Ps 101:8; Ps 106:17–18; Ps 106:26–27; Ps 106:29; Ps 106:41–42; Ps 107:17; Ps 107:33–34; Ps 107:40; Ps 109:20; Ps 110:6; Ps 119:118–119; Ps 125:5; Ps 136:10; Ps 145:20; Ps 149:6–9; Is 1:20; Is 1:24–25; Is 1:28; Is 1:31; Is 2:12–3:7; Is 3:17–26; Is 5:5–7; Is 5:24–25; Is 6:11–13; Is 7:17–25; Is 8:6–10; Is 9:11–21; Is 10:3–11; Is 10:16–19; Is 10:23; Is 10:33–34; Is 11:4; Is 13:9–13; Is 14:19–25; Is 14:29–31; Is 22:5; Is 22:7–11; Is 22:17–19; Is 24:1–22; Is 25:10–12; Is 26:5–6; Is 26:14; Is 26:21–27:1; Is 29:3–10; Is 30:30–33; Is 31:2–3; Is 33:10–13; Is 34:1–17; Is 37:26–27; Is 39:6–7; Is 42:25; Is 43:28; Is 47:2–3; Is 57:17; Is 63:4–6; Is 65:12; Is 66:4–6; Is 66:14–17; Is 66:24; Je 1:14–16; Je 4:7–9; Je 4:11–13; Je 4:15–31; Je 5:6; Je 5:9–10; Je 5:15–17; Je 5:19; Je 5:29; Je 6:4–6; Je 6:11–15; Je 6:19; Je 7:12; Je 7:14–15; Je 7:20; Je 8:9–13; Je 8:16–17; Je 9:15–16; Je 11:11; Je 11:22–23; Je 12:11–13; Je 13:24–26; Je 14:12; Je 14:15–16; Je 15:1–9; Je 17:27; Je 20:4–6; Je 21:3–10; Je 22:5–9; Je 23:15; Je 23:19–20; Je 23:39–40; Je 24:8–10; Je 25:8–29; Je 27:8; Je 28:16–17; Je 29:32; Je 30:14–15; Je 30:23–24; Je 31:29–30; Je 34:18–22; Je 35:17–19; Je 36:3; Je 36:30–31; Je 37:17; Je 38:21–23; Je 45:5; Je 46:10; Je 46:25–26; Je 47:4; Je 48:42–44; Je 49:12–13; Je 49:26–27; Je 49:34–38; Je 50:14–15; Je 50:18; Je 50:27; Je 50:45–46; Je 51:6; Je 51:11; Je 51:21–25; Je 51:47–49; Je 51:52; La 1:14; La 2:2–9; La 2:21; La 4:6; La 4:22; Eze 4:16–17; Eze 5:7–17; Eze 6:3–14; Eze 7:3–27; Eze 8:18; Eze 9:5–11; Eze 11:7–15; Eze 11:21; Eze 14:8–9; Eze 14:13–21; Eze 15:6–8; Eze 16:38–43; Eze 18:18; Eze 18:24; Eze 18:26; Eze 20:8; Eze 20:13–15; Eze 21:3–32; Eze 22:14–15; Eze 22:31; Eze 23:22–35; Eze 23:46–49; Eze 24:21; Eze 25:4–17; Eze 26:3–21; Eze 27:34–36; Eze 28:7–10; Eze 28:16–19; Eze 28:22–23; Eze 29:8–12; Eze 30:3–8; Eze 30:10–12; Eze 30:14–26; Eze 31:10–18; Eze 32:3–15; Eze 33:28–29; Eze 35:3–15; Eze 36:19; Eze 39:22–24; Da 9:7; Da 9:12–14; Ho 2:13; Ho 5:9–15; Ho 7:13; Ho 8:13–14; Ho 9:5–9; Ho 10:7–10; Ho 10:14–15; Ho 12:2; Ho 13:7–16; Joe 3:19; Am 1:2–4:13; Am 5:11–13; Am 6:8–14; Am 7:9; Am 7:17; Am 8:8–9:10; Ob 18; Mic 2:3–5; Mic 3:12; Mic 5:10–15; Mic 6:13–16; Mic 7:13; Na 1:9–11; Na 1:14; Na 2:13; Zep 1:9–2:5; Zep 2:8–15; Zep 3:5–7; Zec 5:4; Zec 7:12–14; Zec 9:4–7; Zec 11:6; Zec 12:2–9; Zec 13:8–9; Zec 14:19; Mal 2:8–9; Mal 4:1–3; Wis 11:15–20; Wis 14:8–11; Wis 19:13; Sir 17:23; Sir 39:28–29; Bar 2:1–5; Bar 2:7–9; Bar 3:8; Bar 4:6; Let Jer 6:2–3; Song Thr 9–10; 2 Mac 4:37–38; 2 Mac 6:12–16; 2 Mac 7:18–19; 2 Mac 7:32–33; 2 Mac 9:5–6; 1 Esd 1:50–57; 1 Esd 6:15–16; 1 Esd 8:86–88; 3 Mac 2:4–6; 3 Mac 2:21–22; 3 Mac 2:24; 2 Esd 1:24–27; 2 Esd 1:30–31; 2 Esd 1:33–37; 2 Esd 2:4–11; 2 Esd 6:18–20; 2 Esd 7:79–87; 2 Esd 9:9–13; 2 Esd 15:5–19; 2 Esd 15:24–27; 2 Esd 15:48–51; 2 Esd 15:56–16:34; 4 Mac 9:9; 4 Mac 9:32; 4 Mac 11:1–3; 4 Mac 12:12; 4 Mac 12:18; 4 Mac 13:15; Ps Sol 2:6–8; Ps Sol 2:31; Ps Sol 7:3; Ps Sol 8:14–15; Ps Sol 17:6–9; Mt 3:10; Mt 3:12; Mt 25:41; Lk 9:54; Lk 13:2–5; Lk 17:27–37; Jn 3:36; Ac 5:5; Ac 12:23; Ac 13:11; 1 Co 10:5; 1 Co 10:8–10; 2 Th 1:8–9; 2 Pe 2:4–21; Jud 5–7; Re 6:10; Re 9:15; Re 9:18; Re 14:10–11; Re 16:1–21; Re 17:16–17; Re 18:4–10; Re 19:20–21; Re 20:10; Re 20:14–15; Re 21:8; Re 21:27; Re 22:18–19;