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49 Bible Verses about Enemies

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Deuteronomy 28:7

The LORD shall cause your enemies that rise up against you to be defeated before your face: they shall come out against you one way, and flee before you seven ways.

Leviticus 26:7

And you 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 turned not again until I had consumed them.

Psalm 44:7

But you have saved us from our enemies, and have put them to shame 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 my enemies.

Deuteronomy 30:7

And the LORD your God will put all these curses upon your enemies, and on them that hate you, who persecuted you.

Psalm 21:8

Your hand shall find out all your enemies: your right hand shall find out those that hate you.

Psalm 143:12

And in your mercy cut off my enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am your servant.

Exodus 23:22

But if you shall indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto your enemies, and an adversary unto your adversaries.

Psalm 68:1

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm or Song of David.] Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him.

Deuteronomy 28:48

Therefore shall you serve your enemies which the LORD shall send against you, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.

Luke 19:27

But those my enemies, who would not that I should reign over them, bring here, and slay them before me.

Genesis 22:17

That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their 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 returned into my own bosom.

Enemies » Duty to enemies

Exodus 23:4

If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again.

Job 31:29

If I rejoiced at the destruction of him 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 them who hate you, Bless them that curse you, and pray for them who despitefully use you.

Proverbs 25:21-22

If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink: For you shall heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward you.

Exodus 23:4-5

If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again. If you see the donkey of him who hates you lying under its burden, and would refrain to help him, you shall surely help with him.

Matthew 5:43-44

You have heard that it has been said, You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Enemies » Of God, their punishment

Judges 5:31

So let all your enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when it goes forth in its might. And the land had rest forty years.

Exodus 15:6

Your right hand, O LORD, has become glorious in power: your right hand, O LORD, has dashed in pieces the enemy.

Deuteronomy 32:41

If I whet my glittering sword, and my hand takes hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my enemies, and will reward them that hate me.

Psalm 68:1

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm or Song of David.] Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him.

Psalm 74:23

Forget not the voice of your enemies: the tumult of those that rise up against you increases continually.

More verses: Isaiah 1:24

Enemies » God delivers from

Ezra 8:31

Then we departed from the river of Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month, to go unto 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 more give your grain to be food for your enemies; and the sons of the foreigner shall not drink your wine, for which you have labored:

1 Samuel 12:11

And the LORD sent Jerubbaal, and Barak, and Jephthah, and Samuel, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side, and you dwelt safely.

Psalm 18:48

He delivers me from my enemies: yea, you lift me up above those that rise up against me: you have delivered me from the violent man.

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 Baalim and Ashtaroth: but now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve you.

Psalm 17:9

From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who surround me.

Psalm 59:1

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

Psalm 64:1

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy.

Enemies » Loving your enemies

Matthew 5:43-48

You have heard that it has been said, You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you; That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven: 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 you love them who love you, what reward have you? do not even the tax collectors the same? And if you greet your brethren only, what do you more than others? do not even the tax collectors so? Be you therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.

Luke 6:27-35

But I say unto you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to them who hate you, Bless them that curse you, and pray for them who despitefully use you. And unto him that smites you on the one cheek offer also the other; and he that takes away your cloak forbid not to take your coat also. read more.
Give to every man that asks of you; and of him that takes away your goods ask them not again. And as you would that men should do to you, do you also to them likewise. For if you love them who love you, what thanks have you? for sinners also love those that love them. And if you do good to them who do good to you, what thanks have you? for sinners also do even the same. And if you lend to them of whom you hope to receive, what thanks have you? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again. But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Enemies » The last enemy that shall be destroyed

Hebrews 2:14-15

Since then 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 power of death, that is, the devil; And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

1 Corinthians 15:25-28

For he must reign, till 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 himself be subject 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 your eyes have seen how that the LORD had delivered you today into my hand in the cave: and some bade me kill you: but my eye spared you; 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, you sons of Zeruiah? so let him curse, because the LORD has said unto him, Curse David. Who shall then say, Why have you done so? And David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, Behold, my son, who came forth of my own body, seeks my life: how much more now may this Benjamite do it? 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 any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company 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, Are you in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him. But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand: so he struck him with it in the fifth rib, and shed out his entrails 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 said Saul, I have sinned: return, my son David: for I will no more do you harm, because my soul was precious in your eyes this day: 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 you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again. If you see the donkey of him who hates you lying under its burden, and would refrain to help him, you shall surely help with him.

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 forever.

Enemies » Desire not the death of

1 Kings 3:11

And God said unto him, Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked for yourself long life; neither have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies; but have asked for yourself understanding to discern justice;

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 returned into my own 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 him that hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him:

Enemies » Curse them not

Job 31:30

Neither have I suffered my mouth to sin by wishing a curse to 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 you in your land? or will you flee three months before your enemies, while they pursue you? or shall there be three days' pestilence in your land? now consider, 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, You shall not slay them: would you slay those whom you have taken captive with your sword and with your bow? set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink, and go to their master.

Exodus 23:4-5

If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again. If you see the donkey of him who hates you lying under its burden, and would refrain to help him, you shall surely help 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 enemies: there was not one of them left.

Salvation » Is deliverance from » Enemies

Luke 1:74

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

War » Figurative » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous, and they are strong: and they 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 most High.

Psalm 59:3

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.

Warfare of saints » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous, and they are strong: and they 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 most High.

Psalm 59:3

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.

Topics on Enemies

Courage, In Facing Enemies

50;1;28

And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of destruction, but to you of salvation, and that of God.

Duties To Enemies

45;12;20

Therefore if your enemy hungers, feed him; if he thirsts, give him drink: for in so doing you shall heap coals of fire on 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 among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Enemies, Christian Response To

44;7;60

And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.

enemies, of Israel and Judah

2;1;8-11

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

enemies, of Jesus Christ

40;2;13-20

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

Fear Of Enemies

5;28;66

And your life shall hang in doubt before you; and you shall fear day and night, and shall have no assurance of your life:

Fighting Enemies

7;1;1

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

God Saving From Enemies

19;44;7

But you have saved us from our enemies, and have put them to shame that hated us.

Jesus Destroying His Enemies

46;15;26

The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.

Loving Your Enemies

40;5;44

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Making Peace With Enemies

20;16;7

When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Many Enemies

5;20;1

When you go out to battle against your enemies, and see horses, and chariots, and a people more than you, be not afraid of them: for the LORD your God is with you, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.

Overcoming Enemies

1;22;17

That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies;

Protection From Enemies

19;59;1

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

Spiritual Warfare, Enemies In

59;4;4

You adulterers and adulteresses, know you not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.