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Theasaurus: Desertion

12 Bible Verses about Desertion

Most Relevant Verses

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defense, no one stood by me, but everyone deserted me. May it not be counted against them.

Judges 7:3

Now announce in the presence of the people: ‘Whoever is fearful and trembling may turn back and leave Mount Gilead.’” So 22,000 of the people turned back, but 10,000 remained.

1 Samuel 17:24

When all the Israelite men saw Goliath, they retreated from him terrified.

2 Samuel 15:14

David said to all the servants with him in Jerusalem, “Get up. We have to flee, or we will not escape from Absalom! Leave quickly, or he will soon overtake us, heap disaster on us, and strike the city with the edge of the sword.”

Psalm 78:9

The Ephraimite archers turned back
on the day of battle.

Jeremiah 41:11-14

When Johanan son of Kareah and all the commanders of the armies with him heard of all the evil that Ishmael son of Nethaniah had done, they took all their men and went to fight with Ishmael son of Nethaniah and found him by the great pool in Gibeon. When all the people with Ishmael saw Johanan son of Kareah and all the commanders of the army with him, they rejoiced, read more.
and all the people whom Ishmael had taken captive from Mizpah turned around and rejoined Johanan son of Kareah.

Ezekiel 7:14

They have blown the trumpet
and prepared everything,
but no one goes to war,
for My wrath is on all her masses.

2 Timothy 4:9-10

Make every effort to come to me soon, for Demas has deserted me, because he loved this present world, and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

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