23 Bible Verses about People Opposed
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with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,
Then they dug another well, and they quarreled over it too, so he named it Sitnah.
but after we had already suffered and been mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition.
And those who repay evil for good,
They oppose me, because I follow what is good.
“Therefore, O Oholibah, thus says the Lord God, ‘Behold I will arouse your lovers against you, from whom you were alienated, and I will bring them against you from every side:
‘Then nations set against him
On every side from their provinces,
And they spread their net over him;
He was captured in their pit.
“For thus says the Lord God, ‘Bring up a company against them and give them over to terror and plunder.
They will come against you with weapons, chariots and wagons, and with a company of peoples. They will set themselves against you on every side with buckler and shield and helmet; and I will commit the judgment to them, and they will judge you according to their customs.
When it is My desire, I will chastise them;
And the peoples will be gathered against them
When they are bound for their double guilt.
Your hand will be lifted up against your adversaries,
And all your enemies will be cut off.
For I came to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law;
for from now on five members in one household will be divided, three against two and two against three.
They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”
But Jesus said to him, “Do not hinder him; for he who is not against you is for you.”
The scribes and the chief priests tried to lay hands on Him that very hour, and they feared the people; for they understood that He spoke this parable against them.
As a result of this Pilate made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out saying, “If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar.”
The man who is refined and very delicate among you shall be hostile toward his brother and toward the wife he cherishes and toward the rest of his children who remain,
The refined and delicate woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground for delicateness and refinement, shall be hostile toward the husband she cherishes and toward her son and daughter,
“Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.
“Now you, son of man, set your face against the daughters of your people who are prophesying from their own inspiration. Prophesy against them
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?
I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people
Who have set themselves against me round about.
Their father Jacob said to them, “You have bereaved me of my children: Joseph is no more, and Simeon is no more, and you would take Benjamin; all these things are against me.”
- Opposed (46 instances)