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13 Bible Verses about Fighting

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Exodus 17:8-10

At Rephidim, Amalek came and fought against Israel. Moses said to Joshua, “Select some men for us and go fight against Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the hilltop with God’s staff in my hand.” Joshua did as Moses had told him, and fought against Amalek, while Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.

1 Samuel 17:10

Then the Philistine said, “I defy the ranks of Israel today. Send me a man so we can fight each other!”

1 Samuel 17:32

David said to Saul, “Don’t let anyone be discouraged by him; your servant will go and fight this Philistine!”

1 Corinthians 9:26

Therefore I do not run like one who runs aimlessly or box like one beating the air.

1 Corinthians 15:32

If I fought wild animals in Ephesus with only human hope, what good did that do me? If the dead are not raised, Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.

James 4:1-2

What is the source of wars and fights among you? Don’t they come from the cravings that are at war within you? You desire and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. You do not have because you do not ask.

Topics on Fighting

Fighting Enemies

Judges 1:1

After the death of Joshua, the Israelites inquired of the Lord, “Who will be the first to fight for us against the Canaanites?”

Fighting One Another

1 Kings 12:24

‘This is what the Lord says: You are not to march up and fight against your brothers, the Israelites. Each of you must return home, for I have done this.’”So they listened to what the Lord said and went back as He had told them.

Fighting Together

Judges 1:3

Judah said to his brother Simeon, “Come with me to my territory, and let us fight against the Canaanites. I will also go with you to your territory.” So Simeon went with him.

Stopping Fighting

Isaiah 14:4

you will sing this song of contempt about the king of Babylon and say:How the oppressor has quieted down,
and how the raging has become quiet!

Trumpets To Stop Fighting

2 Samuel 2:28

Then Joab blew the ram’s horn, and all the troops stopped; they no longer pursued Israel or continued to fight.

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