Woe to those who are mighty heroes at drinking wine and men of strength in mixing alcoholic drinks! -- "
There were giants on the earth in those days -- "and also afterward -- "when the sons of God lived with the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.
As for the godly (the saints) who are in the land, they are the excellent, the noble, and the glorious, in whom is all my delight.
And they shall be like mighty men treading down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle, and they shall fight because the Lord is with them, and the [oppressor's] riders on horses shall be confounded and put to shame.
How can you say, We are heroes and mighty men in the war?
After him Nehemiah [III] son of Azbuk, ruler of half the district of Beth-zur, repaired [the wall] to a point opposite the sepulchers of David, and to the artificial pool and the house of the guards.
And the Angel of the Lord appeared to him and said to him, The Lord is with you, you mighty man of [fearless] courage.
2 Samuel 1:27
How have the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!
The mighty man and the man of war, the judge and the [professional] prophet, the one who foretells by divination and the old man,
Remember your leaders and superiors in authority [for it was they] who brought to you the Word of God. Observe attentively and consider their manner of living (the outcome of their well-spent lives) and imitate their faith ( their conviction that God exists and is the Creator and Ruler of all things, the Provider and Bestower of eternal salvation through Christ, and their leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).
I Myself [says the Lord] have commanded My designated ones and have summoned My mighty men to execute My anger, even My proudly exulting ones [the Medes and Persians] -- "those who are made to triumph for My honor.
Why boast you of mischief done against the loving-kindness of God [and the godly], O mighty [sinful] man, day after day?
These people all died controlled and sustained by their faith, but not having received the tangible fulfillment of [God's] promises, only having seen it and greeted it from a great distance by faith, and all the while acknowledging and confessing that they were strangers and temporary residents and exiles upon the earth.
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, he who rules his [own] spirit than he who takes a city.
Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber; and it rejoices as a strong man to run his course.
The Lord will go forth like a mighty man, He will rouse up His zealous indignation and vengeance like a warrior; He will cry, yes, He will shout aloud, He will do mightily against His enemies.
1 Samuel 17:51
So he ran and stood over the Philistine, took his sword and drew it out of its sheath, and killed him, and cut off his head with it. When the Philistines saw that their mighty champion was dead, they fled.
1 Chronicles 11:22
Benaiah son of Jehoiada, whose father was a valiant man of Kabzeel, had done mighty deeds. He slew the two sons of Ariel of Moab. Also he went down and slew a lion in a pit in time of snow.
As arrows are in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one's youth.
Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare war! Stir up the mighty men! Let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.
The fool (the unbeliever and the ungodly) will no more be called noble, nor the crafty and greedy [for gain] said to be bountiful and princely.
Jesus answered, The first and principal one of all commands is: Hear, O Israel, The Lord our God is one Lord;
But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst [before the company] and pleased and fascinated Herod,
Behold, their valiant ones cry without; the ambassadors of peace weep bitterly.
But they will serve the Lord their God and David's [descendant] their King, Whom I will raise up for them.
Then He said, Solemnly I say to you, no prophet is acceptable and welcome in his [own] town (country).
Extinguished the power of raging fire, escaped the devourings of the sword, out of frailty and weakness won strength and became stalwart, even mighty and resistless in battle, routing alien hosts.
I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong, neither is bread to the wise nor riches to men of intelligence and understanding nor favor to men of skill; but time and chance happen to them all.
But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the Truth].
Woe unto those who rise early in the morning, that they may pursue strong drink, who tarry late into the night till wine inflames them!
And all of these, though they won divine approval by [means of] their faith, did not receive the fulfillment of what was promised,
[Some] women received again their dead by a resurrection. Others were tortured to death with clubs, refusing to accept release [offered on the terms of denying their faith], so that they might be resurrected to a better life.
But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor (deference, reverence) except in his [own] country and among [his] relatives and in his [own] house.
And what shall I say further? For time would fail me to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets,
2 Samuel 23:1
Now these are the last words of David: David son of Jesse says, and the man who was raised on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, says,