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13 Bible Verses about Fighting

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Exodus 17:8-10

After this, the Amalekites came and fought with the Israelis at Rephidim. Moses told Joshua, "Choose some men for us and go out to fight against the Amalekites. Tomorrow I'll stand on top of the hill with the staff of God in my hand." So Joshua did as Moses told him and fought against the Amalekites, while Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.

1 Samuel 17:10

The Philistine said, "I defy the ranks of Israel today. Send me one man and let's fight together."

1 Samuel 17:32

David told Saul, "Let no one's courage fail because of him; your servant will go fight this Philistine."

1 Corinthians 9:26

That is the way I run, with a clear goal in mind. That is the way I fight, not like someone shadow boxing.

1 Corinthians 15:32

If I have fought with wild animals in Ephesus from merely human motives, what do I get out of it? If the dead are not raised, "Let's eat and drink, for tomorrow we die."

James 4:1-2

Where do those fights and quarrels among you come from? They come from your selfish desires that are at war in your bodies, don't they? You want something but do not get it, so you commit murder. You covet something but cannot obtain it, so you quarrel and fight. You do not get things because you do not ask for them!

Topics on Fighting

Fighting Enemies

Judges 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?"

Fighting One Another

1 Kings 12:24

"This is what the LORD says: "You are not to fight or even approach your fellow Israelis in battle. Every soldier is to return to his own home, because this development comes from me."'" So they listened to what the LORD had to say and returned home, just as the LORD had directed.

Fighting Together

Judges 1:3

But the tribe of Judah told the tribe of Simeon, the descendants of Judah's brother, "Come with us into our territory, and we'll both fight the Canaanites. In return, we'll go with you when you fight in your territory." So the army of the tribe of Simeon accompanied the army of the tribe of Judah.

Stopping Fighting

Isaiah 14:4

you will lift up this song of mockery against the king of Babylon: "How the oppressor has come to an end! How the attacker has ceased!

Trumpets To Stop Fighting

2 Samuel 2:28

So Joab sounded his battle trumpet, his entire army stopped pursuing Israel any longer, and they quit fighting.

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