Evil Breeds Evil
Evil Begets Evil
The evil cause yields the evil fruit, or more simply, evil breeds evil.
This is a Buddhist term, often used together with 善因善果 (virtue breeds virtue) to illustrate the concept of karma. While not a widely known phrase, it a nice saying to remind us of the importance of our actions.
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well. The last 悪果 gets the 悪 shortened a little bit.
They say "evil begets evil" right? So they just got properly punished.
If you do something bad, you'll get in trouble later because evil breeds evil.
What does the Bible say about karma? Was it like "evil begets evil" or something?