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54 Bible Verses about Confrontation

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Judges 20:20

The men of Israel went out to fight against Benjamin and took their battle positions against Gibeah.

2 Chronicles 14:11

Then Asa cried out to the Lord his God: “Lord, there is no one besides You to help the mighty and those without strength. Help us, Lord our God, for we depend on You, and in Your name we have come against this large army. Yahweh, You are our God. Do not let a mere mortal hinder You.”

Judges 20:25

That same day the Benjaminites came out from Gibeah to meet them and slaughtered an additional 18,000 Israelites on the field; all were armed men.

1 Samuel 4:1

1 And Samuel’s words came to all Israel. The Ark Captured by the Philistines Israel went out to meet the Philistines in battle and camped at Ebenezer while the Philistines camped at Aphek.

1 Samuel 17:2

Saul and the men of Israel gathered and camped in the Valley of Elah; then they lined up in battle formation to face the Philistines.

1 Samuel 31:1

The Philistines fought against Israel, and Israel’s men fled from them. Many were killed on Mount Gilboa.

2 Samuel 10:17

When this was reported to David, he gathered all Israel, crossed the Jordan, and went to Helam. Then the Arameans lined up in formation to engage David in battle and fought against him.

2 Chronicles 13:3

Abijah set his army of warriors in order with 400,000 choice men. Jeroboam arranged his mighty army of 800,000 choice men in battle formation against him.

1 Samuel 17:45

David said to the Philistine: “You come against me with a dagger, spear, and sword, but I come against you in the name of Yahweh of Hosts, the God of Israel’s armies—you have defied Him.

2 Samuel 23:21

He also killed an Egyptian, a huge man. Even though the Egyptian had a spear in his hand, Benaiah went down to him with a club, snatched the spear out of the Egyptian’s hand, and then killed him with his own spear.

1 Kings 11:14

So the Lord raised up Hadad the Edomite as an enemy against Solomon. He was of the royal family in Edom.

2 Kings 14:11

But Amaziah would not listen, so King Jehoash of Israel advanced. He and King Amaziah of Judah faced off at Beth-shemesh that belongs to Judah.

Exodus 8:20

The Fourth Plague: Swarms of FliesThe Lord said to Moses, “Get up early in the morning and present yourself to Pharaoh when you see him going out to the water. Tell him: This is what Yahweh says: Let My people go, so that they may worship Me.

2 Samuel 22:19

They confronted me in the day of my distress,
but the Lord was my support.

Psalm 18:18

They confronted me in the day of my distress,
but the Lord was my support.

1 Kings 22:24

Then Zedekiah son of Chenaanah came up, hit Micaiah in the face, and demanded, “Did the Spirit of the Lord leave me to speak to you?”

2 Chronicles 26:18

They took their stand against King Uzziah and said, “Uzziah, you have no right to offer incense to the Lord—only the consecrated priests, the descendants of Aaron, have the right to offer incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have acted unfaithfully! You will not receive honor from the Lord God.”

Jeremiah 28:10

The prophet Hananiah then took the yoke bar from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet and broke it.

John 18:26

One of the high priest’s slaves, a relative of the man whose ear Peter had cut off, said, “Didn’t I see you with Him in the garden?”

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the sorcerer (this is the meaning of his name) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Acts 23:2

But the high priest Ananias ordered those who were standing next to him to strike him on the mouth.

Numbers 16:3

They came together against Moses and Aaron and told them, “You have gone too far! Everyone in the entire community is holy, and the Lord is among them. Why then do you exalt yourselves above the Lord’s assembly?”

1 Samuel 12:7

Now present yourselves, so I may confront you before the Lord about all the righteous acts He has done for you and your ancestors.

Ezekiel 16:2

“Son of man, explain Jerusalem’s detestable practices to her.

Acts 5:28-29

“Didn’t we strictly order you not to teach in this name? And look, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to bring this man’s blood on us!” But Peter and the apostles replied, “We must obey God rather than men.

Acts 6:9

Then some from what is called the Freedmen’s Synagogue, composed of both Cyrenians and Alexandrians, and some from Cilicia and Asia, came forward and disputed with Stephen.

Leviticus 19:17

“You must not harbor hatred against your brother. Rebuke your neighbor directly, and you will not incur guilt because of him.

James 5:19-20

My brothers, if any among you strays from the truth, and someone turns him back, let him know that whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his life from death and cover a multitude of sins.

Luke 11:53-54

When He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to oppose Him fiercely and to cross-examine Him about many things; they were lying in wait for Him to trap Him in something He said.

Mark 2:16

When the scribes of the Pharisees saw that He was eating with sinners and tax collectors, they asked His disciples, “Why does He eat with tax collectors and sinners?”

Mark 7:5

Then the Pharisees and the scribes asked Him, “Why don’t Your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders, instead of eating bread with ritually unclean hands?”

Luke 6:2

But some of the Pharisees said, “Why are you doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?”

Luke 19:39

Some of the Pharisees from the crowd told Him, “Teacher, rebuke Your disciples.”

John 8:13

So the Pharisees said to Him, “You are testifying about Yourself. Your testimony is not valid.”

Job 9:32

For He is not a man like me, that I can answer Him,
that we can take each other to court.

Acts 9:4-5

Falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?” “Who are You, Lord?” he said.“I am Jesus, the One you are persecuting,” He replied.

Exodus 15:7

You overthrew Your adversaries
by Your great majesty.
You unleashed Your burning wrath;
it consumed them like stubble.

Numbers 22:22

But God was incensed that Balaam was going, and the Angel of the Lord took His stand on the path to oppose him. Balaam was riding his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

2 Chronicles 35:21

But Neco sent messengers to him, saying, “What is the issue between you and me, king of Judah? I have not come against you today but I am fighting another dynasty. God told me to hurry. Stop opposing God who is with me; don’t make Him destroy you!”

Job 31:14

what could I do when God stands up to judge?
How should I answer Him when He calls me to account?

Job 33:5

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

Psalm 17:13

Rise up, Lord!
Confront him; bring him down.
With Your sword, save me from the wicked.

Isaiah 30:11

Get out of the way!
Leave the pathway.
Rid us of the Holy One of Israel.”

Jeremiah 50:24

Babylon, I laid a trap for you, and you were caught,
but you did not even know it.
You were found and captured
because you fought against the Lord.

Acts 11:17

Therefore, if God gave them the same gift that He also gave to us when we believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, how could I possibly hinder God?”

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