Most Relevant Verses
David called to the people and to Abner the son of Ner, saying, "Will you not answer, Abner?" Then Abner replied, "Who are you who calls to the king?"
David said to Achish, "Very well, you shall know what your servant can do." So Achish said to David, "Very well, I will make you my bodyguard for life."
More Verses on Guards
"Two parts of you, even all who go out on the sabbath, shall also keep watch over the house of the LORD for the king.
As often as the king entered the house of the LORD, the guards came and carried them and then brought them back into the guards' room.
Pilate said to them, "You have a guard; go, make it as secure as you know how."
Lift up a signal against the walls of Babylon; Post a strong guard, Station sentries, Place men in ambush! For the LORD has both purposed and performed What He spoke concerning the inhabitants of Babylon.
Now the centurion, and those who were with him keeping guard over Jesus, when they saw the earthquake and the things that were happening, became very frightened and said, "Truly this was the Son of God!"
'And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing by approving, and watching out for the coats of those who were slaying him.'
so that my imprisonment in the cause of Christ has become well known throughout the whole praetorian guard and to everyone else,
For He will give His angels charge concerning you, To guard you in all your ways.
So He drove the man out; and at the east of the garden of Eden He stationed the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard the way to the tree of life.
"For the LORD'S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance.
Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
"Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you."
As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tried; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber.
He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk in integrity,
Every word of God is tested; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.
"Then your light will break out like the dawn, And your recovery will speedily spring forth; And your righteousness will go before you; The glory of the LORD will be your rear guard.
Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.
Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
"Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.
"But not one has done so who has a remnant of the Spirit And what did that one do while he was seeking a godly offspring? Take heed then to your spirit, and let no one deal treacherously against the wife of your youth.
Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men and fall from your own steadfastness,
Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.
The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
Now if we put the bits into the horses' mouths so that they will obey us, we direct their entire body as well.
and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.
O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called "knowledge"--
Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.
"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.
shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;