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67 Bible Verses about Guards

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1 Samuel 22:14

But Ahimelech answered the king and said, "And who among all your servants [is] as faithful as David? He [is] the son-in-law of the king who moves [quickly] to safeguard you and is honored in your house.

1 Samuel 26:14-15

David called out to the army and to Abner the son of Ner, "Will you not answer, Abner?" And Abner answered and said, "Who [are] you [that] you call to the king?" So David said to Abner, "[Are] you not a man? And who [is] like you in Israel? Why did you not keep watch over your lord the king? For one of the people came to destroy your lord the king.

1 Samuel 28:2

David said to Achish, "Very well, you will know what your servant can do." Achish said to David, "Very well, I will make you {my bodyguard} for life."

2 Samuel 16:6

And he threw stones at David and at all the servants of King David and at all the people and at all the mighty warriors on his right and on his left.

2 Samuel 23:23

He [was] honored more than the thirty, but he did not come up to the three. David appointed him in charge of his bodyguard.

1 Chronicles 11:25

He himself was certainly distinguished among the thirty, but he did not attain to the three. And David appointed him over his bodyguard.

1 Kings 1:8

But Zadok the priest, Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and the mighty warriors were David's; they were not with Adonijah.

2 Kings 11:7-8

Two of the units among you, all {who go on duty on the Sabbath}, guard the post of the temple of Yahweh for the king. You must surround the king all about, each with his weapon in his hand; whoever comes to the ranks must be killed. Be with the king {wherever he goes}."

2 Chronicles 12:11

And whenever the king went into the house of Yahweh, the guards came and carried them, and then they returned them to the alcove of the guards.

Matthew 27:65-66

Pilate said to them, "You have a guard of soldiers. Go, make [it] as secure as you know how." So they went with the guard of soldiers [and] made the tomb secure [by] sealing the stone.

Matthew 28:4

And the guards trembled from the fear of him and became like dead men.

Luke 22:4

And he went away [and] discussed with the chief priests and officers of the temple guard how he could betray him to them.

Genesis 37:36

And the Midianites sold him in Egypt to Potiphar, a court official of Pharaoh, a commander of the imperial guard.

2 Kings 25:11

The remainder of the people left in the city, the deserters who had deserted to the king of Babylon, and the remainder of the multitude, Nebuzaradan the commander of the imperial guard deported.

Jeremiah 39:9

Then the rest of the people who were left in the city, and those deserting who had deserted to him, and the rest of the people who remained, Nebuzaradan, [the] captain of [the] guard, deported [to] Babylon.

Jeremiah 51:12

Against the walls of Babylon raise a banner; {post a strong watch}, post watchmen, prepare the ambushes, for Yahweh has both planned as well as performed what he has spoken concerning the inhabitants of Babylon.

Matthew 27:54

Now the centurion and those with him who were guarding Jesus, [when they] saw the earthquake and the things that took place, were extremely frightened, saying, "Truly this man was God's Son!"

Luke 22:52

And Jesus said to the chief priests and officers of the temple and elders who had come out against him, "Have you come out with swords and clubs, as against a robber?

Acts 4:1

And [while] they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees approached them,

Acts 12:4

[After he] had arrested {him}, he also put [him] in prison, handing [him] over to four squads of soldiers to guard him, intending to bring him {out for public trial} after the Passover.

Acts 16:23

And [after they] had inflicted many blows on them, they threw [them] into prison, giving orders to the jailer to guard them securely.

Acts 22:20

And when the blood of your witness Stephen was being shed, I myself also was standing near and was approving, and was guarding the cloaks of those who were killing him.'

Acts 23:35

he said, "I will give you a hearing whenever your accusers arrive also," giving orders [for] him to be guarded in the praetorium of Herod.

Acts 24:23

[He] ordered the centurion [for] him to be guarded and to have some freedom, and in no way to prevent any of his own [people] [from] serving him.

Acts 28:16

And when we entered into Rome, Paul was allowed to stay by himself with the soldier who was guarding him.

Philippians 1:13

so that my imprisonment in Christ has become known in the whole praetorium and to all the rest,

Psalm 91:11-12

For he will command his angels concerning you, to watch over you in all your ways. In [their] hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.

1 Corinthians 4:15

For if you have ten thousand guardians in Christ, yet [you do] not [have] many fathers, for in Christ Jesus I fathered you through the gospel.

Deuteronomy 32:9-11

For Yahweh's portion [was] his people, Jacob the share of his inheritance. He found him in a desert land, and in a howling, desert wasteland; he {encircled him}, he cared for him, he protected him like the {apple} of his eye. As an eagle stirs up its nest, hovers over its young, spreads out its wings, takes them, carries them on its pinions,

1 Samuel 2:9

He will guard the feet of his faithful ones, but the wicked will be destroyed in the darkness, because a man will not prevail by [his] might.

2 Samuel 22:31

This God, his way [is] blameless; the promise of Yahweh [is] flawless. He [is] a shield to all who take refuge in him.

Psalm 121:3-8

He will not allow your foot to be moved; he who protects you will not slumber. Look, he will not slumber and he will not sleep-- he who protects Israel. Yahweh [is] your protector; Yahweh [is] your shade at your right hand.read more.
The sun will not strike you by day, nor [the] moon by night. Yahweh will protect you from all evil; he will protect your life. Yahweh will protect your going out and your coming in from now until forever.

Proverbs 2:7-8

For the upright, he stores sound judgment, a shield for those who walk uprightly, [in order] to guard paths of justice and keep the way of his faithful [ones].

Isaiah 27:3

I, Yahweh, [am] her keeper; I water it {again and again}. Lest one afflict [harm] on it, I guard it night and day;

Isaiah 31:5

Like birds flying [overhead], so Yahweh of hosts will protect Jerusalem; he will protect and deliver [it]; he will pass over and rescue [it].

Isaiah 52:12

For you shall not go out in haste, and you shall not go in flight, for Yahweh [is] going before you, and your rear guard [is] the God of Israel.

1 Timothy 4:16

Fix [your] attention on yourself and on your teaching. Continue in them, for [by] doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

Deuteronomy 4:9

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

Proverbs 7:2

Keep my commands and live, and my teaching like [the] {apple of your eye}.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright, it turns from evil, he who guards himself keeps his way.

Proverbs 19:16

He who guards commandments guards his life; he who is careless of his ways will be killed.

Malachi 2:15-16

{Did not one God make them?} But a remnant of [the] spirit is his. And what does the one [God] desire? An offspring of God. {You must be attentive to} your spirit, and you must not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth. "For hate divorce," says Yahweh, the God of Israel, "and he [who] covers his clothing [with] violence," says Yahweh of hosts. "{You must be attentive to} your spirit and you must not be unfaithful."

Matthew 16:6

And Jesus said to them, "Watch out for and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"

2 Peter 3:17

Therefore, dear friends, [because you] know [this] beforehand, guard yourselves so that you do not lose your own safe position [because you] have been led away by the error of lawless persons.

James 3:3-8

And if we put bits in the mouths of horses so that they obey us, we also guide their whole bodies. Behold also ships: [although they] are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot wishes. So also the tongue is a small member [of the body] and boasts great [things]. Behold how small a fire sets ablaze how great a forest!read more.
And the tongue [is] a fire! The world of unrighteousness, the tongue, is set among our members, defiling the whole body and setting on fire {the course of human existence}, being set on fire by hell. For every species of animals and birds, of reptiles and sea creatures, is being tamed and has been tamed by the human species, but no human being is able to tame the tongue. [It is] a restless evil, full of deadly poison.

Acts 20:30-31

And from among you yourselves men will arise, speaking {perversions of the truth} in order to draw away the disciples after them. Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day [for] three years I did not stop warning each one [of you] with tears.

2 Timothy 4:14-15

Alexander the metalworker did me much harm; may the Lord pay back to him according to his deeds, against whom you also be on guard, because he vehemently opposed our words.

Acts 20:28-31

Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock among which the Holy Spirit has appointed you [as] overseers, to shepherd the church of God which he obtained through the blood of his own [Son]. I know that after my departure fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock. And from among you yourselves men will arise, speaking {perversions of the truth} in order to draw away the disciples after them.read more.
Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day [for] three years I did not stop warning each one [of you] with tears.