11 Bible Verses about Military Service
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No one in military service gets entangled in matters of everyday life; otherwise he will not please the one who recruited him.
By David. The Lord, my protector, deserves praise -- the one who trains my hands for battle, and my fingers for war, who loves me and is my stronghold, my refuge and my deliverer, my shield and the one in whom I take shelter, who makes nations submit to me.
When a man is newly married, he need not go into the army nor be obligated in any way; he must be free to stay at home for a full year and bring joy to the wife he has married.
You and Aaron are to number all in Israel who can serve in the army, those who are twenty years old or older, by their divisions.
About forty thousand battle-ready troops marched past the Lord to fight on the plains of Jericho.
All the Israelites who were twenty years old or older, who could serve in Israel's army, were numbered according to their families.
But Moses was furious with the officers of the army, the commanders over thousands and commanders over hundreds, who had come from service in the war.
From Judah came 6,800 trained warriors carrying shields and spears.
Clothe yourselves with the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.
No one has greater love than this -- that one lays down his life for his friends.
A time to love, and a time to hate; a time for war, and a time for peace.
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The Israelites journeyed from Rameses to Sukkoth. There were about 600,000 men on foot, plus their dependants.