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67 Bible Verses about Guards

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1 Samuel 22:14

Ahimelech answered the king, "Who among all your officials is as faithful as David? He is the king's son-in-law, the captain of your bodyguard, and he's honored in your household.

1 Samuel 26:14-15

David called out to the army and to Ner's son Abner, "Abner, won't you answer me?" Abner answered: "Who are you who calls out to the king?" David told Abner, "Are you not a man, and who is like you in Israel? Why didn't you guard your lord, the king? Indeed, a soldier came to destroy the king, your lord.

1 Samuel 28:2

David told Achish, "Very well, you will now see what your servant will do." Achish told David, "Very well, I'll appoint you as my permanent bodyguard."

2 Samuel 16:6

He threw rocks at David and all of David's staff who were accompanying him, while all the rest of the entourage, including all of David's security detail, were close by him.

2 Samuel 23:23

He was well known among the platoons, but he didn't measure up to the Three. David placed him in charge of his security detail.

1 Chronicles 11:25

He was well known among the platoons, but he didn't measure up to the Three Warriors. David placed him in charge of his security detail.

1 Kings 1:8

but Zadok the priest, Jehoiada's son Benaiah, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and David's personal elite forces would have nothing to do with Adonijah.

2 Kings 11:7-8

Two of you who enter here on this coming Sabbath are to stand watch at the LORD's Temple, guarding the king and surrounding him with weapons in hand. Whoever comes within range is to be killed. Stay with the king wherever he goes, coming or going."

2 Chronicles 12:11

As often as the king entered the LORD's Temple, the guards came and transported the shields to the Temple and then brought them back to the guard's quarters.

Matthew 27:65-66

Pilate told them, "You have a military guard. Go and make the tomb as secure as you know how." So they went and secured the tomb by putting a seal on the stone in the presence of the guards.

Matthew 28:4

Trembling from fear, even the guards themselves became catatonic.

Luke 22:4

So he went off and discussed with the high priests and the Temple police how he could betray Jesus to them.

Genesis 37:36

Meanwhile, down in Egypt, the Midianites sold Joseph to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh's court officials, who was also Commander-in-Chief of the imperial guards.

2 Kings 25:11

Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guard, carried the survivors of the people who remained in the city, those who had deserted to the king of Babylon, and the rest of the multitude into exile.

Jeremiah 39:9

Nebuzaradan, the captain of the Babylonian guard, took into exile in Babylon the rest of the people who remained in the city, those who had deserted to Nebuchadnezzar, and the rest of the people who remained.

Jeremiah 51:12

Lift up the battle standard against Babylon's walls. Strengthen the guard; post watchmen. Set men in position for an ambush. For the LORD will both plan and carry out what he has declared against the inhabitants of Babylon.

Matthew 27:54

When the centurion and those guarding Jesus with him saw the earthquake and the other things that were taking place, they were terrified and said, "This man certainly was the Son of God!"

Luke 22:52

Then Jesus told the high priests, the Temple police, and the elders, who had come for him, "Have you come out with swords and clubs as if I were a bandit?

Acts 4:1

While they were speaking to the people, the priests, the commander of the Temple guards, and the Sadducees came to them.

Acts 12:4

When he arrested Peter, Herod put him in prison and turned him over to four squads of soldiers to guard him, planning to bring him out to the people after Passover season.

Acts 16:23

After giving them a severe beating, they threw them in jail and ordered the jailer to keep them under tight security.

Acts 22:20

Even when the blood of your witness Stephen was being shed, I was standing there, approving it and guarding the coats of those who were killing him.'

Acts 23:35

he said, "I will hear your case when your accusers arrive." Then he ordered Paul to be kept in custody in Herod's palace.

Acts 24:23

He ordered the centurion to guard Paul but to let him have some freedom and not to keep any of his friends from caring for his needs.

Acts 28:16

When we came into Rome, Paul was allowed to live by himself with the soldier who was guarding him.

Philippians 1:13

As a result, it has become clear to the whole imperial guard and to everyone else that I am in prison for preaching about the Messiah.

Psalm 91:11-12

for he will command his angels to protect you in all your ways. With their hands they will lift you up so you will not trip over a stone.

Genesis 3:24

After he had expelled the man, the LORD God placed winged angels at the eastern end of the garden of Eden, along with a fiery, turning sword, to prevent access to the tree of life.

1 Corinthians 4:15

You may have 10,000 mentors who work for the Messiah, but not many fathers. For in the Messiah Jesus I became your father through the gospel.

Deuteronomy 32:9-11

For the LORD's portion is his people; Jacob is his allotted portion. The LORD found him in a desert land, in a barren, eerie wilderness. He surrounded, cared for, and guarded him as the pupil of his eye. Like an eagle stirs its nest, hovering near its young, spreading out his wings to take him and carry him on his pinions,

1 Samuel 2:9

He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.

2 Samuel 22:31

This God! His way is perfect! What the LORD declares proves true. He shields everyone who flees for protection to him!

Psalm 121:3-8

He will never let your foot slip, nor will your guardian become drowsy. Look! The one who is guarding Israel never sleeps and does not take naps. The LORD is your guardian; the LORD is your shade at your right side.read more.
The sun will not ravage you by day, nor the moon by night. The LORD will guard you from all evil, preserving your life. The LORD will guard your goings and comings, from this time on and forever. A Davidic Song of Ascents

Proverbs 2:7-8

He stores up sound wisdom for the upright and is a shield to those who walk in integrity guarding the paths of the just and protecting the way of his faithful ones.

Isaiah 31:5

Like birds hovering overhead, so the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will protect Jerusalem; he will shield and deliver it; and he will pass over and bring it to safety.

Isaiah 52:12

For you won't go out in haste, nor will you go in flight; for the LORD will go before you; and the God of Israel will be your rear guard. He is called the God of all the earth."

1 Timothy 4:16

Pay close attention to your life and your teaching. Persevere in these things, because if you do so, you will save both yourself and those who listen to you.

Proverbs 7:2

Keep my commands and you'll live. Guard my teaching as you do your eyesight.

Proverbs 16:17

The road of the upright circumvents evil, and whoever watches how he lives preserves his life.

Proverbs 19:16

Whoever obeys a commandment keeps himself safe, but someone who is contemptuous in conduct will die.

Malachi 2:15-16

Did he not make them one? And the vestige of the spirit remains in him. And why did he make them one? He was seeking godly offspring. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and don't be unfaithful to the wife of your youth. "Indeed, the LORD God of Israel says that he hates divorce, along with the one who conceals his violence by outward appearances," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. "So guard yourselves carefully, and don't be unfaithful."

Matthew 16:6

Jesus told them, "Watch out! Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"

2 Peter 3:17

And so, dear friends, since you already know these things, continuously be on your guard not to be carried away by the deception of lawless people. Otherwise, you may fall from your secure position.

James 3:3-8

Now if we put bits into horses' mouths to make them obey us, we can guide their whole bodies as well. And look at ships! They are so big that it takes strong winds to drive them, yet they are steered by a tiny rudder wherever the helmsman directs. In the same way, the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it can boast of great achievements. A huge forest can be set on fire by a little flame. read more.
The tongue is a fire, a world of evil. Placed among the parts of our bodies, the tongue contaminates the whole body and sets on fire the course of life, and is itself set on fire by hell. For all kinds of animals, birds, reptiles, and sea creatures can be or have been tamed by humans, but no one can tame the tongue. It is an uncontrollable evil filled with deadly poison.

Acts 20:30-31

Indeed, some of your own men will arise and distort the truth in order to lure the disciples into following them. So be alert! Remember that for three years, night and day, I never stopped tearfully warning each of you.

2 Timothy 4:14-15

Alexander the metalworker did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will pay him back for what he did. You, too, must watch out for him, for he violently opposed our message.

Acts 20:28-31

Pay attention to yourselves and to the entire flock over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers to be shepherds of God's church, which he acquired with his own blood. I know that when I'm gone, savage wolves will come among you and not spare the flock. Indeed, some of your own men will arise and distort the truth in order to lure the disciples into following them. read more.
So be alert! Remember that for three years, night and day, I never stopped tearfully warning each of you.

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