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49 Bible Verses about Enemies

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Deuteronomy 28:7

The LORD shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face; they shall come out against thee one way and flee before thee seven ways.

Leviticus 26:7

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

2 Samuel 22:38

I have pursued my enemies and destroyed them and did not return until I had consumed them.

Psalm 44:7

But thou hast saved us from our enemies and hast put to shame those that hated us.

Psalm 27:2

When the wicked, even my enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 139:22

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

Deuteronomy 30:7

And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies and on those that hate thee, who persecuted thee.

Psalm 21:8

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

Psalm 143:12

And by thy mercy thou shalt scatter my enemies and destroy all the adversaries of my soul; for I am thy slave.

Exodus 23:22

But if thou shalt indeed hear his voice and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies and an adversary unto those that afflict thee.

Psalm 68:1

Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered; let those that hate him flee before him.

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore, thou shalt serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger and in thirst and in nakedness and in lack of all things; and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck until he has destroyed thee.

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice against me, O my enemy; for if I have fallen, I shall arise; if I sit in darkness, the LORD is my light.

Luke 19:27

Moreover, those enemies of mine, who were unwilling that I should reign over them, bring them here and slay them before me.

Genesis 22:17

that in blessing I will bless thee and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gates of his enemies;

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Compassion and sympathy » Exercise towards » Enemies

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, and my prayer rose up in my bosom.

Enemies » Duty to enemies

Exodus 23:4

If thou should encounter thine enemy's ox or his ass astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.

Job 31:29

If I rejoiced at the destruction of the one that hated me or lifted up myself when evil found him;

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Enemies » How to treat your enemies

Luke 6:27-28

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

Proverbs 25:21-22

If thy enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink, for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.

Exodus 23:4-5

If thou should encounter thine enemy's ox or his ass astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again. If thou see the ass of him that hates thee lying under his burden, will thou forbear to help him? Thou shalt surely help him to raise it up.

Matthew 5:43-44

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

Enemies » Of God, their punishment

Judges 5:31

So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD, but let those that love thee be as the sun when he rises in all his might. And the land had rest forty years.

Exodus 15:6

Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power; thy right hand, O LORD, has dashed the enemy in pieces.

Deuteronomy 32:41

if I whet the resplendence of my sword and my hand takes hold on judgment, I will render vengeance to my enemies and will recompense those that hate me.

Psalm 68:1

Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered; let those that hate him flee before him.

Psalm 74:23

Forget not the voices of thine enemies; the tumult of those that rise up against thee increases continually.

More verses: Isaiah 1:24

Enemies » God delivers from

Ezra 8:31

And we departed from the river of 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

The LORD has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no longer give thy wheat to be food for thine enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for which thou hast laboured:

1 Samuel 12:11

Then the LORD sent Jerubbaal and Bedan and Jephthah and Samuel and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side, and ye dwelt safe.

Psalm 18:48

He delivers me from my enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the one who would betray me.

Enemies » Pray for deliverance from

1 Samuel 12:10

And they cried unto the LORD and said, We have sinned because we have forsaken the LORD and have served the Baalim and Ashtaroth, but now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve thee.

Psalm 17:9

from the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

Psalm 64:1

Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer; preserve my life from fear of the enemy.

Enemies » Loving your enemies

Matthew 5:43-48

Ye have heard that it was said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those that curse you, do good to those that hate you, and pray for those who speak evil about you, and persecute you; that ye may be sons of your Father who is in the heavens, for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. read more.
For if ye love those who love you, what reward shall ye have? Do not even the publicans the same? And if ye embrace your brethren only, what do ye more than others? Do not even the publicans so? Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in the heavens is perfect.

Luke 6:27-35

But I say unto you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those that curse you, and pray for those who despitefully use you. And unto the one that smites thee on the one cheek offer also the other, and to the one that takes away thy cloak defend not thy coat also. read more.
Give to everyone that asks of thee, and of the one that takes away thy goods ask them not to return them. And as ye desire that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise. For if ye love those who love you, what grace shall ye have? for sinners also love those that love them. And if ye do good to those who do good to you, what grace shall ye have? for sinners also do even the same. And if ye lend to those of whom ye hope to receive, what grace shall ye have? for sinners also lend to sinners to receive as much again. But rather love ye your enemies and do good and lend, hoping for nothing again, and your reward shall be great; and ye shall be the sons of the Most High, for he is kind even unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Enemies » The last enemy that shall be destroyed

Hebrews 2:14-15

Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same, that through death he might destroy him that had the empire of death, that is, the devil, and deliver those who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to slavery.

1 Corinthians 15:25-28

For he must reign until he has put all enemies under his feet. The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. For he has put all things under his feet. But when he says all things are put under him, it is clear that he is excepted, who did put all things under him. read more.
And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also subject himself unto him that put all things under 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 the LORD had delivered thee today into my hand in the cave, and some bade me kill thee, but I forgave thee, and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord, for he is the LORD's anointed.

2 Samuel 16:10-11

And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? So let him curse, because the LORD has said unto him, Curse David. Who shall then say, Why hast thou done so? And David said to Abishai, and to all his slaves, Behold, my son, who came forth of my bowels, seeks my life; how much more now a son of Jemini? Let him alone, and let him curse, for the LORD has bidden him.

Enemies » Should be » Assisted

Enemies » Who not to consider an enemy

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15

And if anyone does not hearken unto our word by this epistle, note that one and do not join with him, that he may be ashamed. Yet count him not 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 in peace, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him. But Amasa took no heed of the sword that was in Joab's hand; and he smote him with it in the fifth rib, and shed out his bowels to the ground and struck him not again; and he died. So Joab and Abishai, his brother, pursued after Sheba, the son of Bichri.

Enemies » Should be » Overcome by kindness

1 Samuel 26:21

Then Saul said, I have sinned; return, my son David; for I will do no more harm unto thee because my life was precious in thine eyes today. Behold, I have played the fool 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 should encounter thine enemy's ox or his ass astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again. If thou see the ass of him that hates thee lying under his burden, will thou forbear to help him? Thou shalt surely help him to raise it up.

Enemies » Made to be at peace with saints

Enemies » Should be » Loved

Enemies » Praise God for deliverance from

Psalm 136:24

And has redeemed us from our enemies: for his mercy endures for ever.

Enemies » Desire not the death of

1 Kings 3:11

And God said unto 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 understanding to hear judgment,

Enemies » Be affectionately concerned for

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, and my prayer rose up in my bosom.

Enemies » Of saints, God will destroy

Psalm 60:12

Through God we shall do valiantly, for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.

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 the one that hated me or lifted up myself when evil found him;

Enemies » Curse them not

Job 31:30

for I have never even suffered my mouth to sin by wishing a curse upon his soul;

Judgments » Different kinds of » Enemies

2 Samuel 24:13

So Gad came to David and told him and said unto him, Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? Or wilt thou flee three months before thy enemies while they pursue thee? Or shall there be three days' pestilence in thy land? Now advise, and see what answer I shall return to him that sent me.

Love to man » Should be exhibited, toward » Enemies

2 Kings 6:22

And he answered, Thou shalt not smite them; would 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 return to their master.

Exodus 23:4-5

If thou should encounter thine enemy's ox or his ass astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again. If thou see the ass of him that hates thee lying under his burden, will thou forbear to help him? Thou shalt surely help him to raise it up.

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 enemies: there was not one of them left.

Salvation » Is deliverance from » Enemies

Luke 1:74

that he would grant unto us, that without fear delivered out of the hand of our enemies, we might serve him

War » Figurative » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

For my enemies are alive, and they are strong, and those that hate me wrongfully are multiplied;

Psalm 56:2

My enemies would daily swallow me up, for they are many that fight against me, O thou most High.

Psalm 59:3

For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul; the strong are gathered against me; I am not in rebellion, nor in sin, O LORD.

Warfare of saints » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

For my enemies are alive, and they are strong, and those that hate me wrongfully are multiplied;

Psalm 56:2

My enemies would daily swallow me up, for they are many that fight against me, O thou most High.

Psalm 59:3

For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul; the strong are gathered against me; I am not in rebellion, nor in sin, O LORD.

Topics on Enemies

Enemies Surrounding

Psalm 57:4

My soul is among lions, and I lie even among those that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows and their tongue a sharp sword.

enemies, of believers

John 15:18-19

If the world hates you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.

enemies, of Israel and Judah

Exodus 1:8-11

Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, who knew not Joseph.

enemies, of Jesus Christ

Matthew 2:13-20

And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in dreams, saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother and flee into Egypt and remain there until I bring thee word, for Herod will seek the young child to kill him.

Fear Of Enemies

Deuteronomy 28:66

and thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night and shalt have no assurance of thy life.

Fighting Enemies

Judges 1:1

Now after the death of Joshua, it came to pass that the sons of Israel asked the LORD, saying, Who shall go up for us against the Canaanites first to fight against them?

Forgiving Ones Enemies

Exodus 23:4-5

If thou should encounter thine enemy's ox or his ass astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.

God Saving From Enemies

Psalm 44:7

But thou hast saved us from our enemies and hast put to shame those that hated us.

Many Enemies

Deuteronomy 20:1

When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies and seest horses and chariots and a people more than thou, do not be afraid of them; for the LORD thy God is with thee, who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.