125 occurrences in 14 translations

'Against' in the Bible

And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Hast thou set thy heart against My servant Job because there is none like him in the land, a man perfect and upright, fearing God, and turning aside from evil?'

The work of his hands Thou hast blessed, and his substance hath spread in the land, and yet, put forth, I pray Thee, Thy hand, and strike against anything that he hath -- if not: to Thy face he doth bless Thee!'

Then the LORD told Satan, "Very well then, everything he owns is under your control, only you may not extend your hand against him." So Satan left the LORD's presence.

And the men of Sheba came against them and took them away, putting the young men to the sword, and I was the only one who got away safe to give you the news.

While this one was still speaking, {another} came and said, "The fire of God fell from the heavens, and it blazed up against the sheep and goats and against the servants, and it consumed them. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you."

And lo, a great wind hath come from over the wilderness, and striketh against the four corners of the house, and it falleth on the young men, and they are dead, and I am escaped -- only I alone -- to declare it to thee.'

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

And his wife said to him, Are you still keeping your righteousness? Say a curse against God, and put an end to yourself.

'He puts no trust even in His servants; And against His angels He charges error.

Oh, that my impatience and vexation might be [thoroughly] weighed and all my calamity be laid up over against them in the balances, one against the other [to see if my grief is unmanly]!

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

He whose heart is shut against his friend has given up the fear of the Ruler of all.

I have sinned; what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself?

If thy children have sinned against him, and he have cast them away for their transgression;

He leans against his house, but it won't stand; he grabs hold of it firmly, but it doesn't last.

He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?

How then can I answer Him or choose my arguments against Him?

Even if my cause was good, I would not be able to give an answer; I would make request for grace from him who was against me.

I will say to God, 'You should not condemn me; let me know why you contend [against] me.

If I am proud, You hunt me like a lion and again display Your miraculous power against me.

Thou renewest thy witnesses against me, and increasest thine indignation upon me; changes and war are against me.

But oh that God would speak, and open his lips against thee;

If [God] sweeps in and arrests and calls into judgment, who can hinder Him? [If He is against a man, who shall call Him to account for it?]

The torch is held in low esteem in the thought of him that is prosperous, which was prepared to guard against a slip of the feet.

Lo, He breaketh down, and it is not built up, He shutteth against a man, And it is not opened.

Who is he who will argue against and refute me? For then I would hold my peace and expire.

For thou writest bitter things against me, and makest me to possess the iniquities of my youth.

Do You really take notice of one like this? Will You bring me into judgment against You?

Thou prevailest for ever against him, and he passeth: thou changest his countenance, and sendest him away.

Thine own mouth condemneth thee, and not I: yea, thine own lips testify against thee.

That thou turnest thy spirit against God, and lettest such words go out of thy mouth?

Sounds of terror [are] in his ears; in prosperity [the] destroyer will come [against] him.

Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

For he stretcheth out his hand against God, and strengtheneth himself against the Almighty.

He defiantly ran against him carrying his thick, reinforced shield.

I also could speak as ye do: if your soul were in my soul's stead, I could heap up words against you, and shake mine head at you.

And thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me beareth witness to my face.

His anger tears me in his persistent resentment against me; he gnashes his teeth at me. My adversary glares at me.

They have gaped upon me with their mouth; they have smitten me upon the cheek reproachfully; they have gathered themselves together against me.

Go round against me do his archers. He splitteth my reins, and spareth not, He poureth out to the earth my gall.

He breaks through against me, time and time again; he rushes against me like a warrior.

But their hearts [Lord] You have closed to understanding; therefore You will not let them triumph [by giving them a verdict against me].

Now as for the one who testifies against his friends to take their property, even the eyes of his children will fail.

Upright men shall be astonied at this, and the innocent shall stir up himself against the hypocrite.

The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.

These ten times you have reproached me; you are not ashamed that you make yourselves strange [harden yourselves against me and deal severely with me].

If indeed ye will magnify yourselves against me, and plead against me my reproach:

Know now, that God turned me upside down, And His net against me hath set round,

Truly, I make an outcry against the violent man, but there is no answer: I give a cry for help, but no one takes up my cause.

He hath also kindled his wrath against me, and he counteth me unto him as one of his enemies.

His troops come together, and raise up their way against me, and encamp round about my tabernacle.

Why are you cruel to me, like God, for ever saying evil against me?

"If you say, 'How shall we persecute him?' And 'What pretext for a case against him can we find?'

Be ye yourselves afraid of the sword! for the sword is fury against misdeeds, that ye may know there is a judgment.

Though his excellency go up to the heavens, And his head against a cloud he strike --

"In the fullness of his plenty he will be cramped; The hand of everyone who suffers will come against him.

When he fills his stomach, God will send His burning anger against him, raining [it] down on him while he is eating.

As for me, is my complaint against a man? Then why shouldn't I be impatient?

Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which ye wrongfully imagine against me.

"Is it because of your reverence that He reproves you, That He enters into judgment against you?

Is not he who rose against us destroyed, and doth not the fire consume his residue?

Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.

For he fulfills his decree against me, and many such things are his plans.

Without clothing, they spend the night naked, having no covering against the cold.

Drenched by mountain rains, they huddle against the rocks, shelterless.

They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.

But God drags off the mighty by his power; when God rises up against him, he has no faith in his life.

God forbid that I should justify you -- "saying you are right [in your accusations against me]; till I die, I will not put away my integrity from me.

Let mine enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.

It hurls itself against him without pity as he flees headlong from its power.

Against the flint he sent forth his hand, He overturned from the root mountains.

From the midst they are cast out, (They shout against them as a thief),

Upon my right hand rise the youth; they push away my feet, and they raise up against me the ways of their destruction.

They cast down my path, they took advantage of my calamity, against them there was no helper.

Terrors are turned loose against me; they chase my dignity away like the wind, and my prosperity has passed by like a cloud.

"I cry out to You for help, but You do not answer me; I stand up, and You turn Your attention against me.

Thou art become cruel to me: with thy strong hand thou opposest thyself against me.

Yet no one would stretch out [his] hand against a ruined man when he cries out to him for help because of his distress.

If I have dismissed the case of my male or female servants when they made a complaint against me,

If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw my help in the gate:

For I feared destruction from God, against whose highness I could have no power.

If only God would give ear to me, and the Ruler of all would give me an answer! or if what he has against me had been put in writing!

If my land cry against me, or that the furrows likewise thereof complain;

Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.

Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.

Now he hath not directed his words against me: neither will I answer him with your speeches.

I won't discriminate against anyone, and I won't flatter any person,

Refute me if you can. Prepare your case against me; take your stand.

Fear of me should not terrify you; the pressure I exert against you will be light.

Behold, he findeth occasions against me, he counteth me for his enemy,

Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.

Should I lie against my right? my wound is incurable without transgression.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחרנּית 
'achoranniyth 
Usage: 7

אצל 
'etsel 
by , beside , by ... , near , at , with ... , from ... , against , close , to , toward , unto , with
Usage: 61

את 
'eth 
against, with, in, him, me, upon
Usage: 994

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

גּאלּה 
G@ullah 
Usage: 14

גּם 
Gam 
also , as , even , again , and ,
Usage: 761

הד 
hed 
Usage: 1

הוּך 
Huwk (Aramaic) 
go up , came , brought again , go
Usage: 4

הוּם 
Huwm 
Usage: 6

הרה 
Harah 
Usage: 45

חלף 
Chalaph 
change , pass , renew , strike through , grow up , abolish , sprout again , alter , pass away , cut off , go on , pass on , over
Usage: 28

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

מל מואל מול מוּל 
Muwl 
Usage: 35

נגד 
Neged 
Usage: 151

נכח 
Nekach 
Usage: 1

נכח 
Nokach 
against , before , directly , for , on , over
Usage: 24

עבר 
`eber 
Usage: 90

עד עוד 
`owd 
Usage: 483

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
upon , over , unto , against , concerning , in , for , unto me , about , in him ,
Usage: 102

עמּד 
`immad 
with me, by me, upon me, mine, against me
Usage: 24

עמּה 
`ummah 
Usage: 32

פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

צד 
Tsad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

קבל קבל 
Q@bel (Aramaic) 
Usage: 29

קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

שׁלם 
Shalam 
Usage: 116

שׁנה 
Shanah 
Usage: 22

שׁני 
Sheniy 
Usage: 156

שׁקק 
Shaqaq 
Usage: 6

תּנינוּת 
Tinyanuwth (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

ἄκων 
Akon 
against will
Usage: 1

ἀναγεννάω 
Anagennao 
Usage: 2

ἀναζάω 
Anazao 
Usage: 3

ἀνακάμπτω 
Anakampto 
Usage: 3

ἀνάμνησις 
Anamnesis 
Usage: 1

ἀναντίῤῥητος 
Anantirrhetos 
can not be spoken against
Usage: 1

ἀναπέμπω 
Anapempo 
Usage: 4

ἀνάστασις 
Anastasis 
Usage: 34

ἀνίστημι 
Anistemi 
arise , rise , rise up , rise again , raise up , stand up , raise up again ,
Usage: 86

ἀνοικοδομέω 
Anoikodomeo 
Usage: 2

ἀνταγωνίζομαι 
Antagonizomai 
Usage: 1

ἀνταποδίδωμι 
Antapodidomi 
Usage: 5

ἀνταποκρίνομαι 
Antapokrinomai 
Usage: 2

ἀντέπω 
Antepo 
Usage: 1

ἀντικαλέω 
Antikaleo 
Usage: 0

ἀντικρύ 
Antikru 
Usage: 1

ἀντίλεγω 
Antilego 
Usage: 10

ἀντιλοιδορέω 
Antiloidoreo 
Usage: 1

ἀντιμετρέω 
Antimetreo 
Usage: 0

ἀντιπέραν 
Antiperan 
Usage: 1

ἀντιστρατεύομαι 
Antistrateuomai 
Usage: 1

ἄνωθεν 
Anothen 
from above , top , again , from the first , from the beginning , not tr
Usage: 10

ἀπαγγέλλω 
Apaggello 
Usage: 40

ἀπαιτέω 
Apaiteo 
Usage: 0

ἀπελπίζω 
Apelpizo 
Usage: 0

ἀπέναντι 
Apenanti 
over against , before , in the presence of , contrary
Usage: 5

ἀποκαθίστημι 
Apokathistemi 
Usage: 6

ἀπολαμβάνω 
Apolambano 
Usage: 7

ἀποστρέφω 
Apostrepho 
Usage: 8

ἀφρός 
Aphros 
Usage: 1

δεύτερος 
Deuteros 
Usage: 36

δίς 
Dis 
Usage: 4

ἐγείρω 
Egeiro 
rise , raise , arise , raise up , rise up , rise again , raise again ,
Usage: 101

ἔγκλημα 
Egklema 
Usage: 2

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

ἐμβριμάομαι 
Embrimaomai 
Usage: 5

ἐμμαίνομαι 
Emmainomai 
Usage: 1

ἔμπροσθεν 
Emprosthen 
before , in sight , of , against , in the sight of , in the presence of , at
Usage: 27

ἐναντίος 
Enantios 
Usage: 8

ἐπανέρχομαι 
Epanerchomai 
Usage: 0

ἐπανίσταμαι 
Epanistamai 
Usage: 0

ἐπιστρέφω 
Epistrepho 
Usage: 29

ἐπιφέρω 
Epiphero 
Usage: 5

ἐπιφωνέω 
Epiphoneo 
Usage: 3

θεομαχέω 
theomacheo 
Usage: 1

κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428

κατακαυχάομαι 
Katakauchaomai 
Usage: 4

καταλαλέω 
Katalaleo 
Usage: 5

καταμαρτυρέω 
Katamartureo 
Usage: 4

καταστρηνιάω 
Katastreniao 
Usage: 1

κατέναντι 
Katenanti 
Usage: 3

κατεφίστημι 
Katephistemi 
Usage: 1

κατισχύω 
Katischuo 
Usage: 1

μετά 
meta 
with , after , among , hereafter , afterward , against , not tr ,
Usage: 346

πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

πρός 
Pros 
unto , to , with , for , against , among , at , not tr , , vr to
Usage: 412

προσρήγνυμι 
Prosregnumi 
Usage: 0

προστίθημι 
Prostithemi 
Usage: 11

στρέφω 
Strepho 
Usage: 15

συνελαύνω 
sunelauno 
Usage: 1

ὑποστρέφω 
Hupostrepho 
Usage: 31

φλυαρέω 
Phluareo 
Usage: 1



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