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49 Bible Verses about Enemies

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Deuteronomy 28:7

"The LORD will make your enemies, who rise against you and attack from one direction, to flee from you in seven directions.

Leviticus 26:7

Instead, you'll pursue your enemies and they'll die by the sword before you.

Luke 20:43

until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet."'

2 Samuel 22:38

I pursued my enemies and conquered them; I didn't return until they were consumed.

Psalm 44:7

For you delivered us from our oppressors and put to shame those who hate us.

Psalm 27:2

When those who practice evil, my enemies, and my oppressors come near me to devour my flesh, they stumble and fall.

Psalm 139:22

With consummate hatred I hate them; I consider them my enemies.

Deuteronomy 30:7

Then the LORD your God will inflict all these curses on your enemies and on those who hate and persecute you."

Psalm 21:8

Your hand will find all your enemies, your right hand will find those who hate you.

Psalm 143:12

Because of your gracious love, you will cut off my enemies. You will destroy all who oppose me, for I am your servant. Davidic

Exodus 23:22

Indeed, if you carefully obey him and do everything that I say, then I'll be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries,

Psalm 68:1

God arises, and his enemies are scattered. Those who hate him flee from his presence.

Deuteronomy 28:48

you'll serve your enemies whom the LORD your God will send against you. You will serve in famine and in drought, in nakedness, and in lack of everything. They'll set a yoke of iron upon your neck until they have exterminated you.

Micah 7:8

Don't be glad on my account, my enemy. When I fall, I'll get up. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Luke 19:27

But as for these enemies of mine who didn't want me to be their king bring them here and slaughter them in my presence!'"

From Thematic Bible


Compassion and sympathy » Exercise towards » Enemies

Psalm 35:13

But when they were sick, I wore sackcloth, humbled myself with fasting, and prayed from my heart repeatedly for them.

Enemies » Duty to enemies

Exodus 23:4

"If you come across your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you are to certainly return it to him.

Job 31:29

"Have I rejoiced in the destruction of those who hate me, or have I been happy that evil caught up with him?

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Enemies » How to treat your enemies

Luke 6:27-28

"But I say to you who are listening: Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you, and pray for those who insult you.

Proverbs 25:21-22

If your enemy hungers, give him food to eat; and if he thirsts, give him water to drink. For you'll be piling burning coals of shame on his head and the LORD will reward you.

Exodus 23:4-5

"If you come across your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you are to certainly return it to him. If you see your enemy's donkey lying helpless under its load, you must not abandon it; rather, you are certainly to return it to him.

Matthew 5:43-44

"You have heard that it was said, "You must love your neighbor' and hate your enemy. But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,

Enemies » Of God, their punishment

Judges 5:31

"May all of your enemies perish like this, LORD! But may those who love him be like the ascending sun in its strength!" Then the land enjoyed quiet for 40 years.

Deuteronomy 32:41

I'll whet my shining sword, with my hands in firm grasp of judgment. I'll show vengeance on my adversary and repay those who keep on hating me.

Psalm 68:1

God arises, and his enemies are scattered. Those who hate him flee from his presence.

Psalm 74:23

Don't ignore the shout of those opposing you, The uproar of those who rebel against you continuously. To the Director: To the tune of "Do not Destroy!" A psalm of Asaph. A song.

More verses: Isaiah 1:24

Enemies » God delivers from

Ezra 8:31

Then we left the Ahava River for Jerusalem on the twelfth day of the first month. Our God's protection was with us, and he delivered us from the enemy's power and from ambush along the way.

Isaiah 62:8

"The LORD has sworn by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; never again will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have toiled;

1 Samuel 12:11

Then the LORD sent Jerubbaal, Barak, Jephthah, and Samuel and he delivered you from the hand of your enemies on every side, so that you lived securely.

Psalm 18:48

who delivers me from my enemies. Truly you will exalt me above those who oppose me; you will deliver me from the violent person.

Enemies » Pray for deliverance from

1 Samuel 12:10

"Then they cried out to the LORD: "We have sinned because we have forsaken the LORD and have served the Baals and the Ashtaroth. Now deliver us from the hand of our enemies, and we will serve you.'

Psalm 17:9

from the wicked who have afflicted me, from my enemies who have surrounded me.

Enemies » Loving your enemies

Matthew 5:43-48

"You have heard that it was said, "You must love your neighbor' and hate your enemy. But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you, so that you will become children of your Father in heaven, because he makes his sun rise on both evil and good people, and he lets rain fall on the righteous and the unrighteous. read more.
If you love those who love you, what reward will you have? Even the tax collectors do the same, don't they? And if you greet only your relatives, that's no great thing you're doing, is it? Even the unbelievers do the same, don't they? So be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect."

Luke 6:27-35

"But I say to you who are listening: Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you, and pray for those who insult you. If someone strikes you on the cheek, offer him the other one as well, and if someone takes your coat, don't keep back your shirt, either. read more.
Keep on giving to everyone who asks you for something, and if anyone takes what is yours, do not insist on getting it back. Whatever you want people to do for you, do the same for them. "If you love those who love you, what thanks do you deserve? Why, even sinners love those who love them. If you do good to those who do good to you, what thanks do you deserve? Even sinners do that. If you lend to those from whom you expect to get something back, what thanks do you deserve? Even sinners lend to sinners to get back what they lend. Rather, love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind even to ungrateful and evil people.

Enemies » The last enemy that shall be destroyed

Hebrews 2:14-15

Therefore, since the children have flesh and blood, he himself also shared the same things, so that by his death he might destroy the one who has the power of death (that is, the Devil) and might free those who were slaves all their lives because they were terrified by death.

1 Corinthians 15:25-28

For he must rule until God puts all the Messiah's enemies under his feet. The last enemy to be done away with is death, for "God has put everything under his feet." Now when he says, "Everything has been put under him," this clearly excludes the one who put everything under him. read more.
But when everything has been put under him, then the Son himself will also become subject to the one who put everything under him, so that God may be all in all.

Enemies » Prayer for

Enemies » The lives of, to be spared

1 Samuel 24:10

Look, this very day you saw with your own eyes that the LORD gave you into my control in the cave, and one of my men told me to kill you, but I had pity on you and responded, "I won't lift my hand against his majesty because he's the LORD's anointed.'

2 Samuel 16:10-11

But the king responded, "What do I have in common with you sons of Zeruiah? If he continues to curse and if the LORD has told him, "Curse David!' then who are you to be demanding to know "Why have you done this?'" So David ordered Abishai and all of his staff: "Look! My own son wants to kill me! How much more now is this descendant of Benjamin? Leave him alone and let him go on cursing, because the LORD has ordered him to do this.

Enemies » Should be » Assisted

Enemies » Who not to consider an enemy

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15

If anyone does not obey what we say in this letter, take note of him. Have nothing to do with him so that he will feel ashamed. Yet, don't treat him like an enemy, but warn him like a brother.

Enemies » God defends against

Enemies » The friendship of, deceitful

2 Samuel 20:9-10

Joab asked Amasa, "Is everything going well with you, my brother?" As Joab took Amasa by his beard to greet him, Amasa did not notice the sword that Joab was holding in his hand. Joab stabbed him in the abdomen, spilling his intestines to the ground in a single stroke and killing him. After this, Joab and his brother pursued Bichri's son Sheba.

Enemies » Should be » Overcome by kindness

1 Samuel 26:21

Then Saul said, "I've wronged you. Return, my son David, for I won't harm you again because my life was precious to you today. Look, I've acted foolishly and have made a very great mistake."

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 you come across your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you are to certainly return it to him. If you see your enemy's donkey lying helpless under its load, you must not abandon it; rather, you are certainly to return it to him.

Enemies » Made to be at peace with saints

Enemies » Should be » Loved

Enemies » Praise God for deliverance from

Psalm 136:24

and rescued us from our enemies, for his gracious love is everlasting.

Enemies » Desire not the death of

Enemies » Be affectionately concerned for

Psalm 35:13

But when they were sick, I wore sackcloth, humbled myself with fasting, and prayed from my heart repeatedly for them.

Enemies » Of saints, God will destroy

Psalm 60:12

Through God we will fight valiantly; and it is he who will crush our enemies. To the Director: A composition by David for stringed instruments.

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

"Have I rejoiced in the destruction of those who hate me, or have I been happy that evil caught up with him?

Enemies » Curse them not

Job 31:30

No, I haven't allowed my mouth to sin by asking for his life with a curse.

Judgments » Different kinds of » Enemies

2 Samuel 24:13

So Gad went to David and asked him, "Shall seven years of famine come to your land, or three months of reversals while you flee from your enemies as they pursue you, or three days of pestilence in your land? Decide right now what I am to answer to the one who sent me."

Love to man » Should be exhibited, toward » Enemies

2 Kings 6:22

But he replied, "No! You're not to kill them! Would you execute those whom you've taken captive at the point of a sword or with your bow? Give them food and water so they can eat and drink. Then send them back to their master!"

Exodus 23:4-5

"If you come across your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you are to certainly return it to him. If you see your enemy's donkey lying helpless under its load, you must not abandon it; rather, you are certainly to return it to him.

More verses: 1 Peter 3:9

Redemption » Is from » Enemies

Psalm 106:10-11

He delivered them from the power of their foe; redeeming them from the power of their enemy. The water overwhelmed their enemies, so that not one of them survived.

Salvation » Is deliverance from » Enemies

Luke 1:74

He granted us deliverance from our enemies' grip so that we could serve him without fear

War » Figurative » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are alive and well; those who hate me for no reason are numerous.

Psalm 56:2

Those who watch me all day have harassed me, for there are many who fight against me out of conceit.

Psalm 59:3

Look, they lie in ambush for my life; these violent men gather together against me, but not because of any transgression or sin of mine, LORD.

Warfare of saints » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are alive and well; those who hate me for no reason are numerous.

Psalm 56:2

Those who watch me all day have harassed me, for there are many who fight against me out of conceit.

Psalm 59:3

Look, they lie in ambush for my life; these violent men gather together against me, but not because of any transgression or sin of mine, LORD.

Topics on Enemies

Courage, In Facing Enemies

50;1;28

and that you are not intimidated by your opponents in any way. This is evidence that they will be destroyed and that you will be saved and all because of God.

Duties To Enemies

45;12;20

But "if your enemy is hungry, feed him. For if he is thirsty, give him a drink. If you do this, you will pile burning coals on his head."

Enemies Of God

50;3;18

For I have often told you, and now tell you even with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross of the Messiah.

Enemies Surrounding

19;57;4

I am surrounded by lions. I lie down with those who burn with fire that is, with people whose teeth are like spears and arrows whose tongues are like sharp swords.

Enemies, Christian Response To

44;7;60

Then he knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, don't hold this sin against them!" After he had said this, he died.

enemies, of Israel and Judah

2;1;8-11

Eventually a new king who was unacquainted with Joseph came to power in Egypt.

enemies, of Jesus Christ

40;2;13-20

After they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. "Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt," he said. "Stay there until I tell you, because Herod intends to search for the child and kill him."

Fear Of Enemies

5;28;66

You'll cling to life, being fearful by both night and day, with no assurance of survival.

Fighting Enemies

7;1;1

Sometime after Joshua had died, the Israelis asked the LORD, "Who is to lead us against the Canaanites in our opening attack against them?"

God Saving From Enemies

19;44;7

For you delivered us from our oppressors and put to shame those who hate us.

Jesus Destroying His Enemies

46;15;26

The last enemy to be done away with is death,

Loving Your Enemies

40;5;44

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

Making Peace With Enemies

20;16;7

When a person's ways please the LORD, even his enemies will be at peace with him.

Many Enemies

5;20;1

"When you go to war against your enemies and observe more horses, chariots, and soldiers than you have, don't be afraid of them, for the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt is with you.

Overcoming Enemies

1;22;17

I will certainly bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in heaven and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the gates of their enemies.

Protection From Enemies

19;59;1

Save me from my enemies, my God! Keep me safe from those who rise up against me.

Spiritual Warfare, Enemies In

59;4;4

You adulterers! Don't you know that friendship with the world means hostility with God? So whoever wants to be a friend of this world is an enemy of God.

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