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Theasaurus: Desertion

12 Bible Verses about Desertion

Most Relevant Verses

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defense, no one came to my [aid], but [they] all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

Judges 7:3

So then, please proclaim in the {hearing} of the troops, saying, 'Whoever [is] fearful and trembling, let him return and depart from the Mount of Gilead.'" About twenty-two thousand troops returned, and ten thousand remained.

1 Samuel 17:24

When all the men of Israel saw the man, they fled from his presence and were very afraid.

2 Samuel 15:14

Then David said to all his servants who [were] with him in Jerusalem, "Get up and let us flee, for there will be no escape for us from Absalom! Hurry to go, otherwise he will come quickly and overtake us! And he will bring disaster on us and evil! He will attack the city with the edge of the sword!"

Psalm 78:9

The sons of Ephraim, {armed with archers}, turned back on [the] day of battle.

Jeremiah 41:11-14

When Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the armies who [were] with him, heard all the evil that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah had done, then they took all the men and went to fight against Ishmael the son of Nethaniah. And they met him at [the] great pool that [is] in Gibeon. {And then}, the moment that all the people who [were] with Ishmael saw Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the armies who [were] with him, they were more.
So all the people whom Ishmael had taken captive from Mizpah turned around and returned and went to Johanan the son of Kareah.

Ezekiel 7:14

They shall blow on the trumpet and prepare {everything}, but [there is] no [one] going to the battle, for my anger [is] on all of their multitude.

2 Timothy 4:9-10

Make haste to come to me quickly. For Demas deserted me, [because he] loved the present age, and went to Thessalonica. Crescens [went] to Galatia; Titus [went] to Dalmatia.