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49 Bible Verses about Enemies

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Deuteronomy 28:7

Yahweh will cause your enemies who rise up against you to be struck before you. They will come out against you one way, and will flee before you seven ways.

Leviticus 26:7

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

Luke 20:43

until I make your enemies the footstool of your feet."'

2 Samuel 22:38

I have pursued my enemies and destroyed them. I didn't turn again until they were consumed.

Psalm 44:7

But you have saved us from our adversaries, and have shamed those who hate us.

Psalm 27:2

When evildoers came at me to eat up my flesh, even my adversaries and my foes, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 139:22

I hate them with perfect hatred. They have become my enemies.

Deuteronomy 30:7

Yahweh your God will put all these curses on your enemies, and on those who hate you, who persecuted you.

Psalm 21:8

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

Psalm 143:12

In your loving kindness, cut off my enemies, and destroy all those who afflict my soul, For I am your servant. By David.

Exodus 23:22

But if you indeed listen to his voice, and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and an adversary to your adversaries.

Psalm 68:1

Let God arise! Let his enemies be scattered! Let them who hate him also flee before him.

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore you shall serve your enemies whom Yahweh 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 on your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Micah 7:8

Don't rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, Yahweh will be a light to me.

Luke 19:27

But bring those enemies of mine who didn't want me to reign over them here, and kill 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 afflicted my soul with fasting. 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 have rejoiced at the destruction of him who 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 tell you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, and pray for those who mistreat you.

Proverbs 25:21-22

If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat. If he is thirsty, give him water to drink: for you will heap coals of fire on his head, and Yahweh will 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 fallen down under his burden, don't leave him, you shall surely help him with it.

Matthew 5:43-44

"You have heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.' But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,

Enemies » Of God, their punishment

Judges 5:31

"So let all your enemies perish, Yahweh, but let those who love him be as the sun when it rises forth in its strength." Then the land had rest forty years.

Deuteronomy 32:41

if I whet my glittering sword, My hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my adversaries, and will recompense those who hate me.

Psalm 68:1

Let God arise! Let his enemies be scattered! Let them who hate him also flee before him.

Psalm 74:23

Don't forget the voice of your adversaries. The tumult of those who rise up against you ascends continually. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." A Psalm by Asaph. A song.

More verses: Isaiah 1:24

Enemies » God delivers from

Ezra 8:31

Then we departed from the river Ahava on the twelfth [day] of the first month, to go to Jerusalem: and the hand of our God was on us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy and the bandit by the way.

Isaiah 62:8

Yahweh 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 foreigners shall not drink your new wine, for which you have labored:

1 Samuel 12:11

Yahweh sent Jerubbaal, and Bedan, and Jephthah, and Samuel, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side; and you lived in safety.

Psalm 18:48

He rescues me from my enemies. Yes, you lift me up above those who rise up against me. You deliver me from the violent man.

Enemies » Pray for deliverance from

1 Samuel 12:10

They cried to Yahweh, and said, 'We have sinned, because we have forsaken Yahweh, and have served the Baals and the Ashtaroth: but now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve you.'

Psalm 17:9

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

Psalm 64:1

Hear my voice, God, in my complaint. Preserve my life from fear of the enemy.

Enemies » Loving your enemies

Matthew 5:43-48

"You have heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.' But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you, that you may be children of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the just and the unjust. read more.
For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Don't even the tax collectors do the same? If you only greet your friends, what more do you do than others? Don't even the tax collectors do the same? Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.

Luke 6:27-35

"But I tell you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, and pray for those who mistreat you. To him who strikes you on the cheek, offer also the other; and from him who takes away your cloak, don't withhold your coat also. read more.
Give to everyone who asks you, and don't ask him who takes away your goods to give them back again. "As you would like people to do to you, do exactly so to them. If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same. If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to receive back as much. But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back; and your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High; for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.

Enemies » The last enemy that shall be destroyed

Hebrews 2:14-15

Since then the children have shared in flesh and blood, he also himself in the same way partook of the same, that through death he might bring to nothing him who had the power of death, that is, the devil, and might deliver all of them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

1 Corinthians 15:25-28

For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet. The last enemy that will be abolished is death. For, "He put all things in subjection under his feet." But when he says, "All things are put in subjection," it is evident that he is excepted who subjected all things to him. read more.
When all things have been subjected to him, then the Son will also himself be subjected to him who subjected all things 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 your eyes have seen how that Yahweh had delivered you today into my hand in the cave. Some urged me to kill you; but I spared you; and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord; for he is Yahweh's anointed.

2 Samuel 16:10-11

The king said, "What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah? Because he curses, and because Yahweh has said to him, 'Curse David;' who then shall say, 'Why have you done so?'" David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, "Behold, my son, who came forth from my bowels, seeks my life. How much more this Benjamite, now? Leave him alone, and let him curse; for Yahweh has invited him.

Enemies » Should be » Assisted

Enemies » Who not to consider an enemy

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15

If any man doesn't obey our word in this letter, note that man, that you have no company with him, to the end that he may be ashamed. Don't count him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Enemies » God defends against

Enemies » The friendship of, deceitful

2 Samuel 20:9-10

Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" Joab took Amasa by the beard with his 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 body, and shed out his bowels to the ground, and didn't strike him again; and he died. 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 no more do you harm, because my life 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 fallen down under his burden, don't leave him, you shall surely help him with it.

Enemies » Made to be at peace with saints

Enemies » Should be » Loved

Enemies » Praise God for deliverance from

Psalm 136:24

And has delivered us from our adversaries; for his loving kindness endures forever:

Enemies » Desire not the death of

1 Kings 3:11

God said to 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 afflicted my soul with fasting. My prayer returned into my own bosom.

Enemies » Of saints, God will destroy

Psalm 60:12

Through God we shall do valiantly, for it is he who will tread down our adversaries. For the Chief Musician. For a stringed instrument. By David.

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 have rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him;

Enemies » Curse them not

Job 31:30

(yes, I have not allowed my mouth to sin by asking his life with a curse);

Judgments » Different kinds of » Enemies

2 Samuel 24:13

So Gad came to David, and told him, and said to him, "Shall seven years of famine come to you in your land? Or will you flee three months before your foes while they pursue you? Or shall there be three days' pestilence in your land? Now answer, and consider what answer I shall return to him who sent me."

Love to man » Should be exhibited, toward » Enemies

2 Kings 6:22

He answered, "You shall not strike them. Would you strike 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 fallen down under his burden, don't leave him, you shall surely help him with it.

More verses: 1 Peter 3:9

Redemption » Is from » Enemies

Psalm 106:10-11

He saved them from the hand of him who hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy. The waters covered their adversaries. There was not one of them left.

Salvation » Is deliverance from » Enemies

Luke 1:74

to grant to us that we, being delivered out of the hand of our enemies, should serve him without fear,

War » Figurative » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous and many. Those who hate me without reason are numerous.

Psalm 56:2

My enemies want to swallow me up all day long, for they are many who fight proudly against me.

Psalm 59:3

For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, not for my disobedience, nor for my sin, Yahweh.

Warfare of saints » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous and many. Those who hate me without reason are numerous.

Psalm 56:2

My enemies want to swallow me up all day long, for they are many who fight proudly against me.

Psalm 59:3

For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, not for my disobedience, nor for my sin, Yahweh.

Topics on Enemies

Courage, In Facing Enemies

50;1;28

and in nothing frightened by the adversaries, which is for them a proof of destruction, but to you of salvation, and that from God.

Duties To Enemies

45;12;20

Therefore "If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing so, you will heap coals of fire on his head."

Enemies Of God

50;3;18

For many walk, of whom I told you often, and now tell you even weeping, as the enemies of the cross of Christ,

Enemies Surrounding

19;57;4

My soul is among lions. I lie among those who 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

He kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, "Lord, don't hold this sin against them!" When he had said this, he fell asleep.

enemies, of Israel and Judah

2;1;8-11

Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who didn't know Joseph.

enemies, of Jesus Christ

40;2;13-20

Now when they had departed, behold, an 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 stay there until I tell you, 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 night and day, and shall have no assurance of your life.

Fighting Enemies

7;1;1

It happened after the death of Joshua, the children of Israel asked of Yahweh, saying, "Who should go up for us first against the Canaanites, to fight against them?"

God Saving From Enemies

19;44;7

But you have saved us from our adversaries, and have shamed those who hate us.

Jesus Destroying His Enemies

46;15;26

The last enemy that will be abolished is death.

Loving Your Enemies

40;5;44

But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,

Making Peace With Enemies

20;16;7

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

Many Enemies

5;20;1

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

Overcoming Enemies

1;22;17

that I will bless you greatly, and I will multiply your seed greatly like the stars of the heavens, and like the sand which is on the seashore. Your seed will possess the gate of his enemies.

Protection From Enemies

19;59;1

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

Spiritual Warfare, Enemies In

59;4;4

You adulterers and adulteresses, don't you know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.