110 occurrences in 14 translations

'Against' in the Bible

Now after the death of Joshua it came to pass, that the children of Israel asked the LORD, saying, Who shall go up for us against the Canaanites first, to fight against them?

And Judah said unto Simeon his brother, Come up with me into my lot, that we may fight against the Canaanites; and I likewise will go with thee into thy lot. So Simeon went with him.

And they found Adonibezek in Bezek: and they fought against him, and they slew the Canaanites and the Perizzites.

Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

And afterward the children of Judah went down to fight against the Canaanites, that dwelt in the mountain, and in the south, and in the valley.

And Judah went against the Canaanites that dwelt in Hebron: (now the name of Hebron before was Kirjatharba:) and they slew Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai.

And from thence he went against the inhabitants of Debir: and the name of Debir before was Kirjathsepher:

Caleb announced, "I'll give my daughter Achsah in marriage to whomever leads the attack against Kiriath-sepher and captures it."

And the house of Joseph, they also went up against Bethel: and the LORD was with them.

And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he delivered them into the hands of spoilers that spoiled them, and he sold them into the hands of their enemies round about, so that they could not any longer stand before their enemies.

Whithersoever they went out, the hand of the LORD was against them for evil, as the LORD had said, and as the LORD had sworn unto them: and they were greatly distressed.

And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel; and he said, Because that this people hath transgressed my covenant which I commanded their fathers, and have not hearkened unto my voice;

These were the nations the Lord permitted to remain so he could use them to test Israel -- he wanted to test all those who had not experienced battle against the Canaanites.

Therefore the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of Chushanrishathaim king of Mesopotamia: and the children of Israel served Chushanrishathaim eight years.

And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he judged Israel, and went out to war: and the LORD delivered Chushanrishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand; and his hand prevailed against Chushanrishathaim.

And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done evil in the sight of the LORD.

And he said to them, "Follow after me; for the LORD has given your enemies the Moabites into your hand." So they went down after him, and seized the fords of the Jordan against the Moabites, and allowed not a man to pass over.

Then I will lure Sisera commander of Jabin's forces, his chariots, and his army at the Wadi Kishon [to fight] against you, and I will hand him over to you.' "

And the hand of the children of Israel prospered, and prevailed against Jabin the king of Canaan, until they had destroyed Jabin king of Canaan.

Then down marched the remnant of the noble; the people of the LORD marched down for him against the mighty.

Out of Ephraim was there a root of them against Amalek; after thee, Benjamin, among thy people; out of Machir came down governors, and out of Zebulun they that handle the pen of the writer.

They fought from heaven; the stars in their courses fought against Sisera.

Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty.

And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;

And they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till thou come unto Gaza, and left no sustenance for Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor ass.

And the messenger of Jehovah putteth forth the end of the staff which is in His hand, and cometh against the flesh, and against the unleavened things, and the fire goeth up out of the rock and consumeth the flesh and the unleavened things -- and the messenger of Jehovah hath gone from his eyes.

And Joash said unto all that stood against him, Will ye plead for Baal? will ye save him? he that will plead for him, let him be put to death whilst it is yet morning: if he be a god, let him plead for himself, because one hath cast down his altar.

Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.

And Gideon said unto God, Let not thine anger be hot against me, and I will speak but this once: let me prove, I pray thee, but this once with the fleece; let it now be dry only upon the fleece, and upon all the ground let there be dew.

And the LORD said unto Gideon, The people that are with thee are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hands, lest Israel vaunt themselves against me, saying, Mine own hand hath saved me.

That same night the LORD said to him, "Arise, go down against the camp; for I have given it into your hand.

and thou hast heard what they speak, and afterwards are thy hands strengthened, and thou hast gone down against the camp.' And he goeth down, he and Phurah his young man, unto the extremity of the fifties who are in the camp;

And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the LORD set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath.

And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites, and take before them the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan. Then all the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and took the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan.

The men of Ephraim said to him, "Why have you done this to us, not calling us when you went to fight against the Midianites?" And they argued with him violently.

God handed over to you Oreb and Zeeb, the two princes of Midian. What was I able to do compared to you?" When he said this, their anger against him subsided.

And ye are risen up against my father's house this day, and have slain his sons, threescore and ten persons, upon one stone, and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, because he is your brother;)

so that the crime against the 70 sons of Jerubbaal might come to justice and their blood would be avenged on their brother Abimelech, who killed them, and on the lords of Shechem, who had helped him kill his brothers.

The lords of Shechem rebelled against him by putting people on the tops of the mountains to ambush and rob everyone who passed by them on the road. So this was reported to Abimelech.

And he sent messengers unto Abimelech privily, saying, Behold, Gaal the son of Ebed and his brethren be come to Shechem; and, behold, they fortify the city against thee.

And it shall be, that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, thou shalt rise early, and set upon the city: and, behold, when he and the people that is with him come out against thee, then mayest thou do to them as thou shalt find occasion.

And Abimelech rose up, and all the people that were with him, by night, and they laid wait against Shechem in four companies.

And Zebul saith unto him, 'Where is now thy mouth, in that thou sayest, Who is Abimelech that we serve him? is not this the people against which thou hast kicked? go out, I pray thee now, and fight against it.'

So Gaal went out leading the lords of Shechem and fought against Abimelech,

And he took the people, and divided them into three companies, and laid wait in the field, and looked, and, behold, the people were come forth out of the city; and he rose up against them, and smote them.

Then Abimelech and the units that were with him rushed forward and took their stand at the entrance of the city gate. The other two units rushed against all who were in the countryside and struck them down.

And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took the city, and slew the people that was therein, and beat down the city, and sowed it with salt.

Each person also cut his own branch and followed Abimelech. They put the branches against the inner chamber and set it on fire around the people, and all the people in the Tower of Shechem died-about 1,000 men and women.

Then went Abimelech to Thebez, and encamped against Thebez, and took it.

And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

In this way, the evil that Abimelech had done against his father, by killing his 70 brothers, God turned back on him.

And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hands of the Philistines, and into the hands of the children of Ammon.

Moreover the children of Ammon passed over Jordan to fight also against Judah, and against Benjamin, and against the house of Ephraim; so that Israel was sore distressed.

And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, saying, We have sinned against thee, both because we have forsaken our God, and also served Baalim.

And the people and princes of Gilead said one to another, What man is he that will begin to fight against the children of Ammon? he shall be head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.

And it came to pass in process of time, that the children of Ammon made war against Israel.

And it was so, that when the children of Ammon made war against Israel, the elders of Gilead went to fetch Jephthah out of the land of Tob:

They said to him, "Come, be our commander, and let's fight against the Ammonites."

And the elders of Gilead said unto Jephthah, Therefore we turn again to thee now, that thou mayest go with us, and fight against the children of Ammon, and be our head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.

And Jephthah said unto the elders of Gilead, If ye bring me home again to fight against the children of Ammon, and the LORD deliver them before me, shall I be your head?

The leaders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "The Lord will judge any grievance you have against us, if we do not do as you say."

And Jephthah sent messengers unto the king of the children of Ammon, saying, What hast thou to do with me, that thou art come against me to fight in my land?

But Sihon trusted not Israel to pass through his coast: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and pitched in Jahaz, and fought against Israel.

And now art thou any thing better than Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab? did he ever strive against Israel, or did he ever fight against them,

Wherefore I have not sinned against thee, but thou doest me wrong to war against me: the LORD the Judge be judge this day between the children of Israel and the children of Ammon.

So Jephthah passed over unto the children of Ammon to fight against them; and the LORD delivered them into his hands.

She said to him, "My father, {you made an oath} to Yahweh. Do to me according to what has gone out from your mouth, since Yahweh gave vengeance to you against your enemies, the {Ammonites}."

And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee with fire.

And Jephthah said to them, I and my people were in danger, and the children of Ammon were very cruel to us, and when I sent for you, you gave me no help against them.

And when I saw that ye delivered me not, I put my life in my hands, and passed over against the children of Ammon, and the LORD delivered them into my hand: wherefore then are ye come up unto me this day, to fight against me?

And the Gileadites took the fords of the Jordan against the E'phraimites. And when any of the fugitives of E'phraim said, "Let me go over," the men of Gilead said to him, "Are you an E'phraimite?" When he said, "No,"

But his father and his mother knew not that it was of the LORD, that he sought an occasion against the Philistines: for at that time the Philistines had dominion over Israel.

Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnath, and came to the vineyards of Timnath: and, behold, a young lion roared against him.

Samson replied to them, "Because you did this, I'm not going to stop until I get my revenge against you!"

And the men of Judah said, Why are ye come up against us? And they answered, To bind Samson are we come up, to do to him as he hath done to us.

And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands.

And the lords of the Philistines came up unto her, and said unto her, Entice him, and see wherein his great strength lieth, and by what means we may prevail against him, that we may bind him to afflict him: and we will give thee every one of us eleven hundred pieces of silver.

And when the people saw him, they gave praise to their god; for they said, Our god has given into our hands the one who was fighting against us, who made our country waste, and who put great numbers of us to death.

Samson said to the young man who was leading him by the hand, "Lead me where I can feel the pillars supporting the temple, so I can lean against them."

Samson called to the Lord, "O Master, Lord, remember me! Strengthen me just one more time, O God, so I can get swift revenge against the Philistines for my two eyes!"

Samson took hold of the two middle pillars supporting the temple and leaned against them, one on his right hand and the other on his left.

And they said, Arise, that we may go up against them: for we have seen the land, and, behold, it is very good: and are ye still? be not slothful to go, and to enter to possess the land.

The Danites said to him, "Don't raise your voice against us, or angry men will attack you, and you and your family will lose your lives."

And they have taken that which Micah had made, and the priest whom he had, and come in against Laish, against a people quiet and confident, and smite them by the mouth of the sword, and the city have burnt with fire,

And his concubine played the whore against him, and went away from him unto her father's house to Bethlehemjudah, and was there four whole months.

But the man would not tarry that night, but he rose up and departed, and came over against Jebus, which is Jerusalem; and there were with him two asses saddled, his concubine also was with him.

Instead, here's my virgin daughter and my visitor's mistress. Please let me bring them out to you. Occupy yourselves with them, and do to them whatever you would like. But don't commit such a stupid thing against this man."

And the men of Gibeah rose against me, and beset the house round about upon me by night, and thought to have slain me: and my concubine have they forced, that she is dead.

But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot against it;

and we will take ten men of a hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and a hundred of a thousand, and a thousand out of ten thousand, to fetch provisions for the people that shall go against Gibeah of Benjamin, according to all the folly that they have wrought in Israel.

But the children of Benjamin gathered themselves together out of the cities unto Gibeah, to go out to battle against the children of Israel.

And the children of Israel arose, and went up to the house of God, and asked counsel of God, and said, Which of us shall go up first to the battle against the children of Benjamin? And the LORD said, Judah shall go up first.

And the children of Israel rose up in the morning, and encamped against Gibeah.

And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel put themselves in array to fight against them at Gibeah.

(And the children of Israel went up and wept before the LORD until even, and asked counsel of the LORD, saying, Shall I go up again to battle against the children of Benjamin my brother? And the LORD said, Go up against him.)

And the children of Israel came near against the children of Benjamin the second day.

And Benjamin went forth against them out of Gibeah the second day, and destroyed down to the ground of the children of Israel again eighteen thousand men; all these drew the sword.

And Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron, stood before it in those days,) saying, Shall I yet again go out to battle against the children of Benjamin my brother, or shall I cease? And the LORD said, Go up; for to morrow I will deliver them into thine hand.

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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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