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29 Bible Verses about Protection

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Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is prepared against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that riseth against thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the inheritance of the servants of Jehovah; and their righteousness is of me, saith Jehovah.

Psalm 91:1-3

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I say of Jehovah, My refuge and my fortress; my God, I will confide in him. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the destructive pestilence.

Psalm 121:7-8

Jehovah will keep thee from all evil; he will keep thy soul. Jehovah will keep thy going out and thy coming in, from henceforth and for evermore.

Psalm 91:11-12

For he shall give his angels charge concerning thee, to keep thee in all thy ways: They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.

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Election » Ensures to saints » Protection

Mark 13:20

and if the Lord had not cut short those days, no flesh should have been saved; but on account of the elect whom he has chosen, he has cut short those days.

Praise » Is due to God on account of » Protection

Protection » Of God, is » Often afforded through means inadequate in themselves

1 Samuel 17:45

And David said to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with sword, and with spear, and with javelin; but I come to thee in the name of Jehovah of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.

1 Samuel 17:50

So David overcame the Philistine with a sling and a stone, and smote the Philistine and killed him; and there was no sword in the hand of David.

2 Chronicles 14:11

And Asa cried unto Jehovah his God, and said, Jehovah, it maketh no difference to thee to help, whether there be much or no power: help us, O Jehovah our God, for we rely on thee, and in thy name have we come against this multitude. Jehovah, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.

Judges 7:7

And the LORD said to Gideon, "With the three hundred men that lapped I will deliver you, and give the Mid'ianites into your hand; and let all the others go every man to his home."

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Defending them against their enemies

Isaiah 59:19

And they shall fear the name of Jehovah from the west, and from the rising of the sun, his glory. When the adversary shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of Jehovah will lift up a banner against him.

Deuteronomy 20:1-4

When thou goest out to war against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more numerous than thou, thou shalt not fear them; for Jehovah thy God is with thee, who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. And it shall be, when ye approach unto the battle, that the priest shall draw near and speak unto the people, and shall say unto them, Hear, Israel, ye are approaching this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts faint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be afraid of them; read more.
for Jehovah your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.

Protection » God is faithful to afford

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

Now the God of peace himself sanctify you wholly: and your whole spirit, and soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is faithful who calls you, who will also perform it.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Providing a refuge for them

Isaiah 32:2

And a man shall be as a hiding-place from the wind, and a covert from the storm; as brooks of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land.

Isaiah 4:6

And there shall be a tabernacle for shade by day from the heat, and for a shelter and for a covert from storm and from rain.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Sleep

Protection » Saints » Acknowledge God as their

Psalm 89:18

For Jehovah is our shield, and the Holy One of Israel, our king.

Protection » Not to be found in » Idols

Isaiah 46:7

They bear him on the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place; there he standeth, he doth not remove from his place: yea, one crieth unto him, and he answereth not; he saveth him not out of his trouble.

Deuteronomy 32:37-39

And he shall say, Where are their gods, Their rock in whom they trusted, Who ate the fat of their sacrifices, And drank the wine of their drink-offering? Let them rise up and help you, That there may be a protection over you. See now that I, I am HE, And there is no god with me; I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal, And there is none that delivereth out of my hand,

Protection » Of God, is » Effectual

John 10:28-30

and I give them life eternal; and they shall never perish, and no one shall seize them out of my hand. My Father who has given them to me is greater than all, and no one can seize out of the hand of my Father. I and the Father are one.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Temptation

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » All places

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of Jehovah run to and fro through the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of those whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly; for from henceforth thou shalt have wars.

Protection » Illustrated

Deuteronomy 32:11

As the eagle stirreth up its nest, Hovereth over its young, Spreadeth out its wings, Taketh them, beareth them on its feathers,

Psalm 125:1-2

{A Song of degrees.} They that confide in Jehovah are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved; it abideth for ever. Jerusalem! mountains are round about her, and Jehovah is round about his people, from henceforth and for evermore.

Protection » Not to be found in » Riches

Protection » Of God, is » Unfailing

Joshua 1:5

None shall be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so will I be with thee; I will not leave thee, neither will I forsake thee.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Keeping their feet

1 Samuel 2:9

He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Protection » Not to be found in » Horses

Protection » Is afforded to » The church

Zechariah 2:4-5

and said unto him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein; and I, saith Jehovah, I will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.

Protection » Not to be found in » Hosts

Joshua 11:4-8

And they went out, they and all their armies with them, a people numerous as the sand that is on the seashore in multitude, with horses and chariots very many. And all these kings met together, and came and encamped together at the waters of Merom, to fight against Israel. And Jehovah said to Joshua, Be not afraid because of them; for to-morrow about this time will I give them all up slain before Israel: their horses shalt thou hough, and thou shalt burn their chariots with fire. read more.
And Joshua, and all the people of war with him, came upon them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and fell upon them. And Jehovah delivered them into the hand of Israel, and they smote them, and chased them unto great Zidon, and to Misrephoth-maim, and to the valley of Mizpah eastward, and smote them until none were left remaining to them.

Protection » Is afforded to » The poor

Psalm 14:6

Ye have shamed the counsel of the afflicted, because Jehovah was his refuge.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will deliver the needy who crieth, and the afflicted, who hath no helper; He will have compassion on the poor and needy, and will save the souls of the needy: He will redeem their souls from oppression and violence, and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

Protection » Of God, is » Encouraging

Isaiah 50:7

But the Lord Jehovah will help me: therefore shall I not be confounded; therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Protection » Not to be found in » Man

Isaiah 30:7

For Egypt shall help in vain, and to no purpose; therefore have I named her, Arrogance, that doeth nothing.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Upholding them

Psalm 37:17

for the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but Jehovah upholdeth the righteous.

Psalm 63:8

My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Calamities

Psalm 57:1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when he fled from Saul in the cave.} Be gracious unto me, O God, be gracious unto me; for my soul taketh refuge in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings do I take refuge, until the calamities be overpast.

Protection » Saints » Pray for

Psalm 17:5

When thou holdest my goings in thy paths, my footsteps slip not.

Protection » God is able to afford

Jude 1:24

But to him that is able to keep you without stumbling, and to set you with exultation blameless before his glory,

Protection » Exemplified

Protection » Is afforded to » Returning sinners

Job 22:23

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up. If thou remove unrighteousness far from thy tents,

Job 22:25

Then the Almighty will be thy precious ore, and silver heaped up unto thee;

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Keeping them from evil

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Disobedient

Leviticus 26:14-17

But if ye hearken not unto me, and do not all these commandments, and if ye shall despise my statutes, and if your soul shall abhor mine ordinances, so that ye do not all my commandments, that ye break my covenant, I also will do this unto you I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and fever, which shall cause the eyes to fail, and the soul to waste away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it. read more.
And I will set my face against you, that ye may be routed before your enemies; they that hate you shall have dominion over you; and ye shall flee when none pursueth you.

Protection » Is afforded to » The perfect in heart

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of Jehovah run to and fro through the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of those whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly; for from henceforth thou shalt have wars.

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Presumptuous

Numbers 14:40-45

And they rose up early in the morning, and went up to the hill-top, saying, Here are we, and we will go up to the place of which Jehovah has spoken; for we have sinned. And Moses said, Why now do ye transgress the commandment of Jehovah? but it shall not prosper! Go not up, for Jehovah is not among you; that ye be not smitten before your enemies; read more.
for the Amalekites and the Canaanites are there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword; for as ye have turned away from Jehovah, Jehovah will not be with you. Yet they presumed to go up to the hill-top; but the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and Moses, did not depart from the midst of the camp. And the Amalekites and the Canaanites who dwelt on that hill, came down and smote them, and cut them to pieces, as far as Hormah.

Protection » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 49:23-25

The archers have provoked him, And shot at, and hated him; But his bow abideth firm, And the arms of his hands are supple By the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob. From thence is the shepherd, the stone of Israel: From the God of thy father, and he will help thee; And from the Almighty, and he will bless thee With blessings of heaven from above, With blessings of the deep that lieth under, With blessings of the breast and of the womb.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Keeping them from temptation

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Backsliding

Joshua 23:12-13

For if ye in any wise go back, and cleave unto the residue of these nations, these that remain among you, and make marriages with them, and come in unto them and they unto you: know for a certainty that Jehovah your God will no more dispossess these nations from before you, and they shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good land which Jehovah your God hath given you.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Strengthening them

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me, and gave me power, that through me the proclamation might be fully made, and all those of the nations should hear; and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth.

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Obstinately impenitent

Matthew 23:38

Behold, your house is left unto you desolate;

Protection » Is afforded to » Those who hearken to God

Protection » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 48:16

the Angel that redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named upon them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the land!

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Keeping them in the way

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Preserving them

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » All dangers

Psalm 91:3-7

Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the destructive pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou find refuge: his truth is a shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, for the arrow that flieth by day, read more.
For the pestilence that walketh in darkness, for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

Protection » Exemplified » Abraham

Protection » Exemplified » Israel

Joshua 24:17

for Jehovah our God, he it is that brought us up and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage, and who did those great signs before our eyes, and preserved us in all the way wherein we went, and among all the peoples through whom we passed!

Protection » Exemplified » David

Psalm 18:1-2

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David, the servant of Jehovah, who spoke to Jehovah the words of this song in the day that Jehovah had delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies and out of the hand of Saul. And he said,} I will love thee, O Jehovah, my strength. Jehovah is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my rock, in whom I will trust; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Defeating the counsels of enemies

Isaiah 8:10

Settle a plan, and it shall come to nought; speak a word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.

Protection » Exemplified » Shadrach

Daniel 3:28

Nebuchadnezzar spoke and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, who hath sent his angel, and delivered his servants who trusted in him, and who changed the king's word, and yielded their bodies, that they might not serve nor worship any god, except their own God!

Protection » Exemplified » Daniel

Protection » Exemplified » Peter

Acts 12:4-7

whom having seized he put in prison, having delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep, purposing after the passover to bring him out to the people. Peter therefore was kept in the prison; but unceasing prayer was made by the assembly to God concerning him. And when Herod was going to bring him forth, that night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards before the door kept the prison. read more.
And lo, an angel of the Lord came there, and a light shone in the prison: and having smitten the side of Peter, he roused him up, saying, Rise up quickly. And his chains fell off his hands.

Protection » Of God, is » Uninterrupted

Psalm 121:3

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

Protection » Of God, is » Indispensable

Psalm 127:1

{A Song of degrees. Of Solomon.} Unless Jehovah build the house, in vain do its builders labour in it; unless Jehovah keep the city, the keeper watcheth in vain:

Protection » Of God, is » Perpetual

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Persecution

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » death

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Unbelieving

Isaiah 7:9

and the head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the head of Samaria is Remaliah's son. If ye believe not, surely ye shall not be established.

Protection » Of God, is » Seasonable

Protection » Saints » Praise God for

Psalm 5:11

And all that trust in thee shall rejoice: for ever shall they shout joyously, and thou wilt protect them; and they that love thy name shall exult in thee.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Keeping them from falling

Jude 1:24

But to him that is able to keep you without stumbling, and to set you with exultation blameless before his glory,

Protection » Is afforded to » The oppressed

Waiting upon God » For » Protection

Psalm 59:9-10

Their strength! ... I will take heed to thee; for God is my high fortress. God, whose loving-kindness will come to meet me, God shall let me see my desire upon mine enemies.

Topics on Protection

Angels Providing Protection

19;91;11

For he shall give his angels charge concerning thee, to keep thee in all thy ways:

Armor Protection

9;17;7

And the shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron; and the shield-bearer went before him.

Children's Protection

60;1;5

who are kept guarded by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Danger, Protection From

19;34;7

The angel of Jehovah encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.

Divine Protection

19;121;7

Jehovah will keep thee from all evil; he will keep thy soul.

Divine Protection, Examples Of

1;35;5

And they journeyed; and the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.

God's Protection

19;59;1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.} Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God; secure me on high from them that rise up against me.

Money As Protection

21;7;12

For wisdom is a defence as money is a defence; but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom maketh them that possess it to live.

Protection And Safety

19;121;7

Jehovah will keep thee from all evil; he will keep thy soul.

Protection Day And Night

9;25;16

They were a wall to us both by night and day, all the while we were with them feeding the sheep.

Protection From Danger

19;121;7

Jehovah will keep thee from all evil; he will keep thy soul.

Protection From Enemies

19;59;1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.} Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God; secure me on high from them that rise up against me.

Protection, From God

19;127;1

{A Song of degrees. Of Solomon.} Unless Jehovah build the house, in vain do its builders labour in it; unless Jehovah keep the city, the keeper watcheth in vain:

Protection, Not Found In

5;32;37-39

And he shall say, Where are their gods, Their rock in whom they trusted,

Stones For Protection

2;33;21

And Jehovah said, Behold, there is a place by me: there shalt thou stand on the rock.