759 occurrences in 14 translations

'War' in the Bible

That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar.

And they gave Rebekah their blessing, saying, O sister, may you be the mother of thousands and ten thousands; and may your seed overcome all those who make war against them.

Then Laban said to Jacob, "What have you done? You have deceived me and taken my daughters away like prisoners of war!

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, You have made trouble for me and given me a bad name among the people of this country, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and because we are small in number they will come together against me and make war on me; and it will be the end of me and all my people.

Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.

And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:

So he had his war-carriage made ready and took his people with him:

And I will make the heart of the Egyptians hard, and they will go in after them: and I will be honoured over Pharaoh and over his army, his war-carriages, and his horsemen.

And the Egyptians will see that I am the Lord, when I get honour over Pharaoh and his war-carriages and his horsemen.

Then the Egyptians went after them into the middle of the sea, all Pharaoh's horses and his war-carriages and his horsemen.

And made the wheels of their war-carriages stiff, so that they had hard work driving them: so the Egyptians said, Let us go in flight from before the face of Israel, for the Lord is fighting for them against the Egyptians.

And the Lord said to Moses, Let your hand be stretched out over the sea, and the waters will come back again on the Egyptians, and on their war-carriages and on their horsemen.

And the waters came back, covering the war-carriages and the horsemen and all the army of Pharaoh which went after them into the middle of the sea; not one of them was to be seen.

Pharaoh's war-carriages and his army he has sent down into the sea: the best of his captains have gone down into the Red Sea.

For the horses of Pharaoh, with his war-carriages and his horsemen, went into the sea, and the Lord sent the waters of the sea back over them; but the children of Israel went through the sea on dry land.

And Moses said to Joshua, Get together a band of men for us and go out, make war on Amalek: tomorrow I will take my place on the top of the hill with the rod of God in my hand.

So Joshua did as Moses said to him, and went to war with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.

For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn that the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.

And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp.

I'll give peace in the land so that you'll lie down without fear. I'll remove wild beasts from the land, and not even war will come to your land.

From twenty years old and upward, all that are able to go forth to war in Israel: thou and Aaron shall number them by their armies.

And the children of Reuben, Israel's eldest son, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, by their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Simeon, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, those that were numbered of them, according to the number of the names, by their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Gad, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Judah, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Issachar, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Zebulun, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Joseph, namely, of the children of Ephraim, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Manasseh, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Benjamin, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Dan, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Asher, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Naphtali, throughout their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

So were all those that were numbered of the children of Israel, by the house of their fathers, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war in Israel;

And if ye go to war in your land against the enemy that oppresseth you, then ye shall blow an alarm with the trumpets; and ye shall be remembered before the LORD your God, and ye shall be saved from your enemies.

What's the point in the LORD bringing us to this land? To die by the sword so our wives and children would become war victims? Wouldn't it be better for us to return to Egypt?"

However, I'll bring your little ones the ones whom you claimed would become war victims into the land so that they'll know by experience the land that you've rejected.

I the Lord have spoken; surely this will I do to all this evil congregation who is gathered together against Me. In this wilderness they shall be consumed [by war, disease, plagues], and here they shall die.

But Edom replied, "You are not to pass through my land. If you do, I'll come out and start a war with you."

And Sihon would not let Israel go through his land; but got all his people together and went out against Israel into the waste land, as far as Jahaz, to make war on Israel.

For Heshbon was the town of Sihon, king of the Amorites, who had made war against an earlier king of Moab and taken from him all his land as far as the Arnon.

See, the people who have come out of Egypt are covering all the earth: now, put a curse on this people for me, so that I may be able to make war on them, driving them out of the land.

Declare war on the Midianites and smite them;

Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, throughout their fathers' house, all that are able to go to war in Israel.

And Moses spake unto the people, saying, Arm some of yourselves unto the war, and let them go against the Midianites, and avenge the LORD of Midian.

Of every tribe a thousand, throughout all the tribes of Israel, shall ye send to the war.

So there were delivered out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of every tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.

And Moses sent them to the war, a thousand of every tribe, them and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war, with the holy instruments, and the trumpets to blow in his hand.

They waged war against Midian, as the Lord had commanded Moses, and killed every male.

After this, the Israelis took captive the Midianite women and children and confiscated as spoils of war all their cattle, livestock, and their goods.

and took away all the spoils of war and the captives, both human and animal.

They brought the prisoners, animals, and spoils of war to Moses, Eleazar the priest, and the Israelite community at the camp on the plains of Moab by the Jordan [across from] Jericho.

And Moses was wroth with the officers of the army, with the captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, who came from the service of the war;

And Eleazar the priest said unto the men of war which went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD commanded Moses;

Get an account of everything which was taken in the war, of man and of beast, you and Eleazar the priest and the heads of families of the people:

And divide the prey into two parts; between them that took the war upon them, who went out to battle, and between all the congregation:

And levy a tribute unto the LORD of the men of war which went out to battle: one soul of five hundred, both of the persons, and of the beeves, and of the asses, and of the sheep:

And the booty, being the rest of the prey which the men of war had caught, was six hundred thousand and seventy thousand and five thousand sheep,

And the half, which was the portion of them that went out to war, was in number three hundred thousand and seven and thirty thousand and five hundred sheep:

And of the sons of Israel's half, which Moses halved from the men who war --

And they said unto Moses, Thy servants have taken the sum of the men of war which are under our charge, and there lacketh not one man of us.

And we have here an offering for the Lord from what every man took in the war, ornaments of gold, leg-chains and arm-rings, finger-rings, ear-rings, and neck-ornaments, to make our souls free from sin before the Lord.

(For the men of war had taken spoil, every man for himself.)

And Moses said unto the children of Gad and to the children of Reuben, Shall your brethren go to war, and shall ye sit here?

And Moses said unto them, If ye will do this thing, if ye will go armed before the LORD to war,

But thy servants will pass over, every man armed for war, before the LORD to battle, as my lord saith.

Moses said to them, "If the descendants of Gad and the descendants of Reuben, everyone who is armed for the war, cross over the Jordan {before} Yahweh, and the land is subdued before you, you will give them the land of Gilead as property.

Then ye answered and said unto me, We have sinned against the LORD, we will go up and fight, according to all that the LORD our God commanded us. And when ye had girded on every man his weapons of war, ye were ready to go up into the hill.

"Then the LORD told me, "Don't harass Moab or provoke them to war, because I won't give you any part of their land. I have given Ar to the descendants of Lot as their property.

And the space in which we came from Kadeshbarnea, until we were come over the brook Zered, was thirty and eight years; until all the generation of the men of war were wasted out from among the host, as the LORD sware unto them.

So it came to pass, when all the men of war were consumed and dead from among the people,

When you come to the Ammonites, don't harass or provoke them to war, for I won't give any part of Ammonite land to you, since I have given it to the descendants of Lot as their property.

Get ready and set out for the Wadi Arnon. Look! I've given into your control Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, along with his land. Prepare to take possession by provoking him to war.

And I commanded you at that time, saying, The LORD your God hath given you this land to possess it: ye shall pass over armed before your brethren the children of Israel, all that are meet for the war.

Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?

And what he did to the army of Egypt, to their horses and their war-carriages; how he made the waters of the Red Sea come up over them when they went after you, and how the Lord put an end to them even to this day;

"When you go out to war against your enemies and see horses, chariots, and an army larger than yours, do not be afraid of them, for the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, is with you.

"When you approach a city to wage war against it, extend terms of peace.

And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt besiege it:

When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege:

Only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for meat, thou shalt destroy and cut them down; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.

When thou goest forth to war against thine enemies, and the LORD thy God hath delivered them into thine hands, and thou hast taken them captive,

When you go out to war and put your tents in position, keep from every evil thing.

When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.

When you came to this place King Sihon of Heshbon and King Og of Bashan came out to make war and we defeated them.

About forty thousand prepared for war passed over before the LORD unto battle, to the plains of Jericho.

And this is the cause why Joshua did circumcise: All the people that came out of Egypt, that were males, even all the men of war, died in the wilderness by the way, after they came out of Egypt.

For the children of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, till all the people that were men of war, which came out of Egypt, were consumed, because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD: unto whom the LORD sware that he would not shew them the land, which the LORD sware unto their fathers that he would give us, a land that floweth with milk and honey.

And the Lord said to Joshua, See, I have given into your hands Jericho with its king and all its men of war.

And ye shall compass the city, all ye men of war, and go round about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days.

And when they blow long on the horn of the ram, when you hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people will shout [with] a great war cry, and the wall of the city will fall flat, and {the people will charge, each one straight ahead}."

And the LORD said unto Joshua, Fear not, neither be thou dismayed: take all the people of war with thee, and arise, go up to Ai: see, I have given into thy hand the king of Ai, and his people, and his city, and his land:

Do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king, but take its spoil and its livestock as war booty for yourselves. Set an ambush around the city."

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai: and Joshua chose out thirty thousand mighty men of valour, and sent them away by night.

And all the people, even the people of war that were with him, went up, and drew nigh, and came before the city, and pitched on the north side of Ai: now there was a valley between them and Ai.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

בּגד 
Beged 
Usage: 217

זהר 
Zahar 
Usage: 22

זרב 
Zarab 
Usage: 1

חם 
Cham 
hot , warm
Usage: 2

חם 
Chom 
heat , hot , warm
Usage: 11

חמם 
Chamam 
warm , ...hot , ...heat enflaming
Usage: 16

יחם 
Yacham 
Usage: 9

כּנעה 
Kin`ah 
Usage: 1

לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

לחם 
Lachem 
war
Usage: 1

מל מואל מול מוּל 
Muwl 
Usage: 35

מכר 
meker 
pay for it , price , ware
Usage: 3

מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

ממכּר 
Mimkar 
that ... sold , sale , that which cometh of the sale , ought , ware , sold
Usage: 10

מקּחה 
Maqqachah 
Usage: 1

משׁמר 
Mishmar 
Usage: 22

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

סאן 
Ca'an 
Usage: 1

סוּגר 
Cuwgar 
Usage: 1

עזּבון 
`izzabown 
Usage: 7

פּקדת 
P@qiduth 
Usage: 1

צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 14

צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

קבל 
Qobel 
war
Usage: 1

קרב 
Q@rab 
Usage: 9

קרב 
Q@rab (Aramaic) 
war
Usage: 1

שׁתי 
Sh@thiy 
Usage: 9

ἀντιστρατεύομαι 
Antistrateuomai 
Usage: 1

ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 170

θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

θερμαίνω 
thermaino 
Usage: 6

νουθετέω 
Noutheteo 
Usage: 8

πολεμέω 
Polemeo 
Usage: 6

πόλεμος 
Polemos 
Usage: 12

στρατεία 
Strateia 
Usage: 2

στράτευμα 
Strateuma 
army , man of war , soldier
Usage: 7

στρατεύομαι 
Strateuomai 
Usage: 7

συνείδω 
suneido 
by privy , consider , be ware of , know
Usage: 4

ὑποδείκνυμι 
Hupodeiknumi 
Usage: 3

φυλακή 
Phulake 
Usage: 35

φυλάσσω 
Phulasso 
keep , observe , beware , keep self , save , be ... ware
Usage: 25

χρηματίζω 
Chrematizo 
be warned of God , call , be admonished of God , reveal , speak , be warned from God
Usage: 9



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