80 Bible Verses about

Enemies, of believers

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John 15:18-19

"If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.

Psalm 86:14

O God, arrogant men have risen up against me, And a band of violent men have sought my life, And they have not set You before them.

1 Peter 4:15-16

Make sure that none of you suffers as a murderer, or thief, or evildoer, or a troublesome meddler;

Matthew 25:34-40

"Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Luke 17:1

He said to His disciples, "It is inevitable that stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come!

Acts 9:4-5

and he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"

Mark 13:13

"You will be hated by all because of My name, but the one who endures to the end, he will be saved.

John 15:21

"But all these things they will do to you for My name's sake, because they do not know the One who sent Me.

Matthew 10:34-36

"Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.

Luke 12:51-53

"Do you suppose that I came to grant peace on earth? I tell you, no, but rather division;

Genesis 37:1-11

Now Jacob lived in the land where his father had sojourned, in the land of Canaan.

Mark 13:12

"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.

Acts 4:18

And when they had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.

Acts 5:28

saying, "We gave you strict orders not to continue teaching in this name, and yet, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and intend to bring this man's blood upon us."

Acts 8:3

But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison.

Acts 9:1-2

Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,

2 Peter 2:1

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.

Acts 7:56-60

and he said, "Behold, I see the heavens opened up and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God."

Acts 12:1-2

Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them.

Acts 26:9-10

"So then, I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

Matthew 5:44-45

"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Job 31:29-30

"Have I rejoiced at the extinction of my enemy, Or exulted when evil befell him?

Luke 6:27-29

"But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

Acts 7:59-60

They went on stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!"

Matthew 6:12-15

'And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.

Luke 23:33-34

When they came to the place called The Skull, there they crucified Him and the criminals, one on the right and the other on the left.

Proverbs 25:21-22

If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink;

Luke 10:25-37

And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

Exodus 23:4-5

"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.

Proverbs 24:17-18

Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, And do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles;

1 Samuel 26:21

Then Saul said, "I have sinned. Return, my son David, for I will not harm you again because my life was precious in your sight this day. Behold, I have played the fool and have committed a serious error."

Job 1:7-9

The LORD said to Satan, "From where do you come?" Then Satan answered the LORD and said, "From roaming about on the earth and walking around on it."

Luke 22:31

"Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat;

2 Timothy 4:17-18

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion's mouth.

1 Peter 5:9

But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren who are in the world.

Ephesians 6:10-18

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.

1 Timothy 5:14-15

Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;

1 Samuel 12:11

"Then the LORD sent Jerubbaal and Bedan and Jephthah and Samuel, and delivered you from the hands of your enemies all around, so that you lived in security.

2 Samuel 22:1-3

And David spoke the words of this song to the LORD in the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul.

Psalm 43:1

Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation; O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!

Psalm 59:1-2

Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; Set me securely on high away from those who rise up against me.

Psalm 71:1-4

In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed.

Psalm 91:1-4

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 140:1-2

Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men

Psalm 143:9

Deliver me, O LORD, from my enemies; I take refuge in You.

Psalm 144:11

Rescue me and deliver me out of the hand of aliens, Whose mouth speaks deceit And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.

Matthew 10:28-31

"Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

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