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Confrontation

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Judges 20:20

And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin and set the battle in array against them at Gibeah.

2 Chronicles 14:11

Asa cried to the Lord his God, O Lord, there is none besides You to help, and it makes no difference to You whether the one You help is mighty or powerless. Help us, O Lord our God! For we rely on You, and we go against this multitude in Your name. O Lord, You are our God; let no man prevail against You!

Judges 20:25

And Benjamin went forth out of Gibeah against them the second day and felled to the ground the Israelites again, 18,000 men, all of whom were swordsmen.

1 Samuel 4:1

And the word of [the Lord through] Samuel came to all Israel. Now Israel went out to battle against the Philistines and encamped beside Ebenezer; the Philistines encamped at Aphek.

1 Samuel 17:2

Saul and the men of Israel were encamped in the Valley of Elah and drew up in battle array against the Philistines.

1 Samuel 31:1

Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled before [them] and fell slain on Mount Gilboa.

2 Samuel 10:17

When David was told, he gathered all Israel, crossed the Jordan, and came to Helam. Then the Syrians set themselves in array against David and fought with him.

2 Chronicles 13:3

And Abijah prepared for battle with an army of valiant men of war, 400,000 chosen men. Jeroboam set the battle in array against him with 800,000 chosen men, mighty men of valor.

1 Samuel 17:45

Then said David to the Philistine, You come to me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the ranks of Israel, Whom you have defied.

2 Samuel 23:21

And he slew an Egyptian, a handsome man. The Egyptian had a spear in his hand, but Benaiah went down to him with a staff, snatched the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew the man with his own spear.

1 Kings 11:14

The Lord stirred up an adversary against Solomon, Hadad the Edomite; he was of royal descent in Edom.

2 Kings 14:11

But Amaziah would not hear. So Jehoash king of Israel went up; and he and Amaziah king of Judah measured swords at Beth-shemesh, which belongs to Judah.

Galatians 2:11

But when Cephas (Peter) came to Antioch, I protested and opposed him to his face [concerning his conduct there], for he was blameable and stood condemned.

Exodus 8:20

Then the Lord said to Moses, Rise up early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh as he comes forth to the water; and say to him, Thus says the Lord, Let My people go, that they may serve Me.

2 Samuel 22:19

They came upon me in the day of my calamity, but the Lord was my stay.

Psalm 18:18

They confronted and came upon me in the day of my calamity, but the Lord was my stay and support.

1 Kings 22:24

But Zedekiah son of Chenaanah went near and struck Micaiah on the cheek and said, Which way went the Spirit of the Lord from me to speak to you?

2 Chronicles 26:18

They opposed King Uzziah and said to him, It is not for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to the Lord, but for the priests, the sons of Aaron, who are set apart to burn incense. Withdraw from the sanctuary; you have trespassed, and that will not be to your credit and honor before the Lord God.

Jeremiah 28:10

Then Hananiah the prophet took the yoke bar off the prophet Jeremiah's neck and smashed it.

John 18:26

One of the high priest's servants, a relative of the man whose ear Peter cut off, said, Did I not see you in the garden with Him?

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the wise man -- "for that is the translation of his name [ which he had given himself] -- "opposed them, seeking to keep the proconsul from accepting the faith.

Acts 23:2

At this the high priest Ananias ordered those who stood near him to strike him on the mouth.

Numbers 16:3

And they gathered together against Moses and Aaron, and said to them, [Enough of you!] You take too much upon yourselves, seeing that all the congregation is holy, every one of them, and the Lord is among them. Why then do you lift yourselves up above the assembly of the Lord?

Acts 18:6

But since they kept opposing and abusing and reviling him, he shook out his clothing [against them] and said to them, Your blood be upon your [own] heads! I am innocent [of it]. From now on I will go to the Gentiles (the heathen).

1 Samuel 12:7

Now present yourselves, that I may plead with you before the Lord concerning all the righteous acts of the Lord which He did for you and for your fathers.

Ezekiel 16:2

Son of man, cause Jerusalem to know, understand, and realize her [idolatrous] abominations [that they] are disgusting, detestable, and shamefully vile.

Acts 5:28-29

Saying, We definitely commanded and strictly charged you not to teach in or about this Name; yet here you have flooded Jerusalem with your doctrine and you intend to bring this Man's blood upon us. Then Peter and the apostles replied, We must obey God rather than men.

Acts 6:9

However, some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (freed Jewish slaves), as it was called, and [of the synagogues] of the Cyrenians and of the Alexandrians and of those from Cilicia and [the province of] Asia, arose [and undertook] to debate and dispute with Stephen.

Luke 17:3

Pay attention and always be on your guard [looking out for one another]. If your brother sins (misses the mark), solemnly tell him so and reprove him, and if he repents (feels sorry for having sinned), forgive him.

Leviticus 19:17

You shall not hate your brother in your heart; but you shall surely rebuke your neighbor, lest you incur sin because of him.

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, if any person is overtaken in misconduct or sin of any sort, you who are spiritual [who are responsive to and controlled by the Spirit] should set him right and restore and reinstate him, without any sense of superiority and with all gentleness, keeping an attentive eye on yourself, lest you should be tempted also.

James 5:19-20

[My] brethren, if anyone among you strays from the Truth and falls into error and another [person] brings him back [to God], Let the [latter] one be sure that whoever turns a sinner from his evil course will save [that one's] soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins [ procure the pardon of the many sins committed by the convert].

Luke 11:53-54

As He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees [followed Him closely, and they] began to be enraged with and set themselves violently against Him and to draw Him out and provoke Him to speak of many things, Secretly watching and plotting and lying in wait for Him, to seize upon something He might say [that they might accuse Him].

Matthew 16:1

Now the Pharisees and Sadducees came up to Jesus, and they asked Him to show them a sign (spectacular miracle) from heaven [attesting His divine authority].

Matthew 22:15

Then the Pharisees went and consulted and plotted together how they might entangle Jesus in His talk.

Mark 2:16

And the scribes [belonging to the party] of the Pharisees, when they saw that He was eating with [those definitely known to be especially wicked] sinners and tax collectors, said to His disciples, Why does He eat and drink with tax collectors and [notorious] sinners?

Mark 7:5

And the Pharisees and scribes kept asking [Jesus], Why do Your disciples not order their way of living according to the tradition handed down by the forefathers [to be observed], but eat with hands unwashed and ceremonially not purified?

Luke 6:2

But some of the Pharisees asked them, Why are you doing what is not permitted to be done on the Sabbath days?

Luke 19:39

And some of the Pharisees from the throng said to Jesus, Teacher, reprove Your disciples!

John 8:13

Whereupon the Pharisees told Him, You are testifying on Your own behalf; Your testimony is not valid and is worthless.

Job 9:32

For [God] is not a [mere] man, as I am, that I should answer Him, that we should come together in court.

Acts 9:4-5

And he fell to the ground. Then he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me [harassing, troubling, and molesting Me]? And Saul said, Who are You, Lord? And He said, I am Jesus, Whom you are persecuting. It is dangerous and it will turn out badly for you to keep kicking against the goad [to offer vain and perilous resistance].

Genesis 32:24

And Jacob was left alone, and a Man wrestled with him until daybreak.

Exodus 15:7

In the greatness of Your majesty You overthrow those rising against You. You send forth Your fury; it consumes them like stubble.

Numbers 22:22

And God's anger was kindled because he went, and the Angel of the Lord stood in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

2 Chronicles 35:21

But [Neco] sent ambassadors to [Josiah], saying, What have I to do with you, you king of Judah? I come not against you this day, but against the house with which I am at war; and God has commanded me to make haste. Refrain from opposing God, Who is with me, lest He destroy you.

Job 23:13

But He is unchangeable, and who can turn Him? And what He wants to do, that He does.

Job 31:14

What then shall I do when God rises up [to judge]? When He visits [to inquire of me], what shall I answer Him?

Job 33:5

Answer me now, if you can; set your words in order before me; take your stand.

Psalm 17:13

Arise, O Lord! Confront and forestall them, cast them down! Deliver my life from the wicked by Your sword,

Isaiah 30:11

Get out of the true way, turn aside out of the path, cease holding up before us the Holy One of Israel.

Jeremiah 50:24

I set a trap for you, and you also were taken, O Babylon, and you did not know it; you were found and also caught because you have struggled and contended against the Lord.

Acts 11:17

If then God gave to them the same Gift [equally] as He gave to us when we believed in (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on) the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I and what power or authority had I to interfere or hinder or forbid or withstand God?