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49 Bible Verses about Enemies

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Deuteronomy 28:7

Jehovah will give up, smitten before thee, thine enemies that rise up against thee; they shall come out against thee one way, and by seven ways shall they flee before thee.

Leviticus 26:7

And ye shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword;

Luke 20:43

until I put thine enemies as footstool of thy feet?

2 Samuel 22:38

I pursued mine enemies, and destroyed them, And I turned not again till they were consumed.

Psalm 44:7

For thou hast saved us from our adversaries, and hast put them to shame that hate us.

Psalm 27:2

When evil-doers, mine adversaries and mine enemies, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 139:22

I hate them with perfect hatred; I account them mine enemies.

Deuteronomy 30:7

And Jehovah thy God will put all these curses on thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, who have persecuted thee.

Psalm 21:8

Thy hand shall find out all thine enemies; thy right hand shall find out those that hate thee.

Psalm 143:12

And in thy loving-kindness cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that oppress my soul: for I am thy servant.

Exodus 23:22

But if thou shalt diligently hearken unto his voice, and do all that I shall say, then I will be an enemy to thine enemies, and an adversary to thine adversaries.

Psalm 68:1

{To the chief Musician. Of David. A Psalm: a Song.} Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered, and let them that hate him flee before him.

Deuteronomy 28:48

thou shalt serve thine enemies whom Jehovah will send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of everything; and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: though I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah shall be a light unto me.

Luke 19:27

Moreover those mine enemies, who would not have me to reign over them, bring them here and slay them before me.

From Thematic Bible


Compassion and sympathy » Exercise towards » Enemies

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I chastened my soul with fasting, and my prayer returned into mine own bosom:

Enemies » Duty to enemies

Exodus 23:4

If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt certainly bring it back to him.

Job 31:29

If I rejoiced at the destruction of him that hated me, and exulted when evil befell him;

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Enemies » How to treat your enemies

Luke 6:27-28

But to you that hear I say, Love your enemies; do good to those that hate you; bless those that curse you; pray for those who use you despitefully.

Proverbs 25:21-22

If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and Jehovah shall reward thee.

Exodus 23:4-5

If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt certainly bring it back to him. If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under its burden, beware of leaving it to him: thou shalt certainly loosen it with him.

Matthew 5:43-44

Ye have heard that it has been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you,

Enemies » Of God, their punishment

Judges 5:31

"So perish all thine enemies, O LORD! But thy friends be like the sun as he rises in his might." And the land had rest for forty years.

Exodus 15:6

Thy right hand, Jehovah, is become glorious in power: Thy right hand, Jehovah, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.

Deuteronomy 32:41

If I have sharpened my gleaming sword, And my hand take hold of judgment, I will render vengeance to mine adversaries, And will recompense them that hate me.

Psalm 68:1

{To the chief Musician. Of David. A Psalm: a Song.} Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered, and let them that hate him flee before him.

Psalm 74:23

Forget not the voice of thine adversaries: the tumult of those that rise up against thee ascendeth continually.

More verses: Isaiah 1:24

Enemies » God delivers from

Ezra 8:31

And we departed from the river Ahava on the twelfth of the first month, to go to Jerusalem; and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy, and of such as lay in wait by the way.

Isaiah 62:8

Jehovah hath sworn by his right hand and by the arm of his strength, I will indeed no more give thy corn to be food for thine enemies; and the sons of the alien shall not drink thy new wine, for which thou hast laboured;

1 Samuel 12:11

And Jehovah sent Jerubbaal and Bedan and Jephthah and Samuel, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies round about, so that ye dwelt in safety.

Psalm 18:48

Who hath delivered me from mine enemies: yea, thou hast lifted me up above them that rose up against me; from the man of violence hast thou delivered me.

Enemies » Pray for deliverance from

1 Samuel 12:10

And they cried to Jehovah and said, We have sinned, because we have forsaken Jehovah, and have served the Baals and the Ashtoreths; and now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve thee.

Psalm 17:9

From the wicked that destroy me, my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

Psalm 59:1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.} Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God; secure me on high from them that rise up against me.

Psalm 64:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Hear, O God, my voice in my plaint; preserve my life from fear of the enemy:

Enemies » Loving your enemies

Matthew 5:43-48

Ye have heard that it has been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you, that ye may be the sons of your Father who is in the heavens; for he makes his sun rise on evil and good, and sends rain on just and unjust. read more.
For if ye should love those who love you, what reward have ye? Do not also the tax-gatherers the same? And if ye should salute your brethren only, what do ye extraordinary? Do not also the Gentiles the same? Be ye therefore perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Luke 6:27-35

But to you that hear I say, Love your enemies; do good to those that hate you; bless those that curse you; pray for those who use you despitefully. To him that smites thee on the cheek, offer also the other; and from him that would take away thy garment, forbid not thy body-coat also. read more.
To every one that asks of thee, give; and from him that takes away what is thine, ask it not back. And as ye wish that men should do to you, do ye also to them in like manner. And if ye love those that love you, what thank is it to you? for even sinners love those that love them. And if ye do good to those that do good to you, what thank is it to you? for even sinners do the same. And if ye lend to those from whom ye hope to receive, what thank is it to you? for even sinners lend to sinners that they may receive the like. But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return, and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be sons of the Highest; for he is good to the unthankful and wicked.

Enemies » The last enemy that shall be destroyed

Hebrews 2:14-15

Since therefore the children partake of blood and flesh, he also, in like manner, took part in the same, that through death he might annul him who has the might of death, that is, the devil; and might set free all those who through fear of death through the whole of their life were subject to bondage.

1 Corinthians 15:25-28

For he must reign until he put all enemies under his feet. The last enemy that is annulled is death. For he has put all things in subjection under his feet. But when he says that all things are put in subjection, it is evident that it is except him who put all things in subjection to him. read more.
But when all things shall have been brought into subjection to him, then the Son also himself shall be placed in subjection to him who put all things in subjection to him, that God may be all in all.)

Enemies » Prayer for

Enemies » The lives of, to be spared

1 Samuel 24:10

Behold, this day thine eyes have seen how that Jehovah had given thee this day into my hand in the cave; and they bade me kill thee; but mine eye spared thee; and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord, for he is the anointed of Jehovah.

2 Samuel 16:10-11

And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? so let him curse, for Jehovah has said to him, Curse David! Who shall then say, Why dost thou so? And David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, Behold, my son, who came forth of my bowels, seeks my life: how much more now a Benjaminite? let him alone and let him curse; for Jehovah has bidden him.

Enemies » Should be » Assisted

Enemies » Who not to consider an enemy

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15

But if any one obey not our word by the letter, mark that man, and do not keep company with him, that he may be ashamed of himself; and do not esteem him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Enemies » God defends against

Enemies » The friendship of, deceitful

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him. And Amasa had taken no notice of the sword that was in Joab's hand: so he smote him with it in the belly and shed out his bowels to the ground, and struck him not again; and he died. And Joab and Abishai his brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri.

Enemies » Should be » Overcome by kindness

1 Samuel 26:21

And Saul said, I have sinned: return, my son David; for I will no more do thee harm, because my life was precious in thine eyes this day: behold, I have acted foolishly, and have erred exceedingly.

Enemies » Rejoice not at the failings of

Enemies » Whose enemies are at peace with him

Enemies » The kisses of an enemy

Enemies » The goods of, to be taken care of

Exodus 23:4-5

If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt certainly bring it back to him. If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under its burden, beware of leaving it to him: thou shalt certainly loosen it with him.

Enemies » Made to be at peace with saints

Enemies » Should be » Loved

Enemies » Praise God for deliverance from

Psalm 136:24

And hath delivered us from our oppressors, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever:

Enemies » Desire not the death of

1 Kings 3:11

And God said to him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life, neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself discernment to understand judgment;

Enemies » Be affectionately concerned for

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I chastened my soul with fasting, and my prayer returned into mine own bosom:

Enemies » Of saints, God will destroy

Psalm 60:12

Through God we shall do valiantly; and he it is that will tread down our adversaries.

Enemies » Christ prayed for his

Enemies » Should be » Prayed for

Enemies » Who is the enemy of God

Enemies » Rejoice not at the misfortunes of

Job 31:29

If I rejoiced at the destruction of him that hated me, and exulted when evil befell him;

Enemies » Curse them not

Job 31:30

(Neither have I suffered my mouth to sin by asking his life with a curse;)

Judgments » Different kinds of » Enemies

2 Samuel 24:13

And Gad came to David, and told him, and said to him, Shall seven years of famine come to thee in thy land? or wilt thou flee three months before thine adversaries while they pursue thee? or shall there be three days' pestilence in thy land? Now be aware and consider what word I shall bring again to him that sent me.

Love to man » Should be exhibited, toward » Enemies

2 Kings 6:22

And he said, Thou shalt not smite them: wouldest thou smite those whom thou hast taken captive with thy sword and with thy bow? Set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink, and go to their master.

Exodus 23:4-5

If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt certainly bring it back to him. If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under its burden, beware of leaving it to him: thou shalt certainly loosen it with him.

More verses: 1 Peter 3:9

Redemption » Is from » Enemies

Psalm 106:10-11

And he saved them from the hand of him that hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy. And the waters covered their oppressors: there was not one of them left.

Salvation » Is deliverance from » Enemies

Luke 1:74

to give us, that, saved out of the hand of our enemies, we should serve him without fear

War » Figurative » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

But mine enemies are lively, they are strong; and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied:

Psalm 56:2

Mine enemies would swallow me up all the day long; for they are many that fight against me haughtily.

Psalm 59:3

For behold, they lie in wait for my soul; strong ones are gathered against me: not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.

Warfare of saints » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

But mine enemies are lively, they are strong; and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied:

Psalm 56:2

Mine enemies would swallow me up all the day long; for they are many that fight against me haughtily.

Psalm 59:3

For behold, they lie in wait for my soul; strong ones are gathered against me: not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.

Topics on Enemies

Courage, In Facing Enemies

50;1;28

and not frightened in anything by the opposers, which is to them a demonstration of destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God;

Duties To Enemies

45;12;20

If therefore thine enemy should hunger, feed him; if he should thirst, give him drink; for, so doing, thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head.

Enemies Of God

50;3;18

(for many walk of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:

Enemies Surrounding

19;57;4

My soul is in the midst of lions; I lie down among them that breathe out flames, the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Enemies, Christian Response To

44;7;60

And kneeling down, he cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And having said this, he fell asleep.

enemies, of Israel and Judah

2;1;8-11

And there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.

enemies, of Jesus Christ

40;2;13-20

Now, they having departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appears in a dream to Joseph, saying, Arise, take to thee the little child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be there until I shall tell thee; for Herod will seek the little child to destroy it.

Fear Of Enemies

5;28;66

And thy life shall hang in suspense before thee; and thou shalt be in terror day and night and shalt be afraid of thy life.

Fighting Enemies

7;1;1

After the death of Joshua the people of Israel inquired of the LORD, "Who shall go up first for us against the Canaanites, to fight against them?"

God Saving From Enemies

19;44;7

For thou hast saved us from our adversaries, and hast put them to shame that hate us.

Jesus Destroying His Enemies

46;15;26

The last enemy that is annulled is death.

Loving Your Enemies

40;5;44

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you,

Making Peace With Enemies

20;16;7

When a man's ways please Jehovah, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Many Enemies

5;20;1

When thou goest out to war against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more numerous than thou, thou shalt not fear them; for Jehovah thy God is with thee, who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

Overcoming Enemies

1;22;17

I will richly bless thee, and greatly multiply thy seed, as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is on the sea-shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;

Protection From Enemies

19;59;1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.} Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God; secure me on high from them that rise up against me.

Spiritual Warfare, Enemies In

59;4;4

Adulteresses, know ye not that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore is minded to be the friend of the world is constituted enemy of God.