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29 Bible Verses about Protection

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Isaiah 54:17

No weapon formed against you will succeed, and you will refute any accusation raised against you in court. This is the heritage of the Lord's servants, and their righteousness is from Me." [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.

Psalm 91:1-3

The one who lives under the protection of the Most High dwells in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, "My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust." He Himself will deliver you from the hunter's net, from the destructive plague.

Psalm 121:7-8

The Lord will protect you from all harm; He will protect your life. The Lord will protect your coming and going both now and forever.

Psalm 91:11-12

For He will give His angels orders concerning you, to protect you in all your ways. They will support you with their hands so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.

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Election » Ensures to saints » Protection

Mark 13:20

Unless the Lord limited those days, no one would survive. But He limited those days because of the elect, whom He chose.

Praise » Is due to God on account of » Protection

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

1 Samuel 17:45

David said to the Philistine, "You come against me with a dagger, spear, and sword, but I come against you in the name of the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel's armies- you have defied Him.

1 Samuel 17:50

David defeated the Philistine with a sling and a stone. Even though David had no sword, he struck down the Philistine and killed him.

2 Chronicles 14:11

Then Asa cried out to the Lord his God: "Lord, there is no one besides You to help the mighty and those without strength. Help us, Lord our God, for we depend on You, and in Your name we have come against this multitude. Lord, You are our God. Do not let a mere mortal hinder You."

Judges 7:7

The Lord said to Gideon, "I will deliver you with the 300 men who lapped and hand the Midianites over to you. But everyone else is to go home."

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

Isaiah 59:19

They will fear the name of the Lord in the west, and His glory in the east; for He will come like a rushing stream driven by the wind of the Lord.

Deuteronomy 20:1-4

"When you go out to war against your enemies and see horses, chariots, and an army larger than yours, do not be afraid of them, for the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, is with you. When you are about to engage in battle, the priest is to come forward and address the army. He is to say to them: 'Listen, Israel: Today you are about to engage in battle with your enemies. Do not be fainthearted. Do not be afraid, alarmed, or terrified because of them. read more.
For the Lord your God is the One who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory.'

Protection » God is faithful to afford

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely. And may your spirit, soul, and body be kept sound and blameless for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it.

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

Isaiah 32:2

Each will be like a shelter from the wind, a refuge from the rain, like streams of water in a dry land and the shade of a massive rock in an arid land.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Sleep

Protection » Saints » Acknowledge God as their

Psalm 89:18

Surely our shield belongs to the Lord, our king to the Holy One of Israel.

Protection » Not to be found in » Idols

Isaiah 46:7

They lift it to their shoulder and bear it along; they set it in its place, and there it stands; it does not budge from its place. They cry out to it but it doesn't answer; it saves no one from his trouble.

Deuteronomy 32:37-39

He will say: "Where are their gods, the 'rock' they found refuge in? Who ate the fat of their sacrifices and drank the wine of their drink offerings? Let them rise up and help you; let it be a shelter for you. See now that I alone am He; there is no God but Me. I bring death and I give life; I wound and I heal. No one can rescue [anyone] from My hand.

Protection » Of God, is » Effectual

John 10:28-30

I give them eternal life, and they will never perish-ever! No one will snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand. The Father and I 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 the Lord range throughout the earth to show Himself strong for those whose hearts are completely His. You have been foolish in this matter, for from now on, you will have wars."

Protection » Illustrated

Deuteronomy 32:11

He watches over His nest like an eagle and hovers over His young; He spreads His wings, catches him, and lifts him up on His pinions.

Psalm 125:1-2

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion. It cannot be shaken; it remains forever. Jerusalem-the mountains surround her. And the Lord surrounds His people, both now and forever.

Protection » Not to be found in » Riches

Protection » Of God, is » Unfailing

Joshua 1:5

No one will be able to stand against you as long as you live. I will be with you, just as I was with Moses. I will not leave you or forsake you.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Keeping their feet

1 Samuel 2:9

He guards the steps of His faithful ones, but the wicked are silenced in darkness, for a man does not prevail by [his own] strength.

Protection » Not to be found in » Horses

Protection » Is afforded to » The church

Zechariah 2:4-5

He said to him, "Run and tell this young man: Jerusalem will be inhabited without walls because of the number of people and livestock in it." The declaration of the Lord: "I will be a wall of fire around it, and I will be the glory within it."

Protection » Not to be found in » Hosts

Joshua 11:4-8

They went out with all their armies-a multitude as numerous as the sand on the seashore-along with a vast number of horses and chariots. All these kings joined forces; they came together and camped at the waters of Merom to attack Israel. The Lord said to Joshua, "Do not be afraid of them, for at this time tomorrow I will hand all of them over dead to Israel. You are to hamstring their horses and burn up their chariots." read more.
So Joshua and his whole military force surprised them at the waters of Merom and attacked them. The Lord handed them over to Israel, and they struck them down, pursuing them as far as Great Sidon and Misrephoth-maim, and to the east as far as the valley of Mizpeh. They struck them down, leaving no survivors.

Protection » Is afforded to » The poor

Psalm 14:6

You [sinners] frustrate the plans of the afflicted, but the Lord is his refuge.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will rescue the poor who cry out and the afflicted who have no helper. He will have pity on the poor and helpless and save the lives of the poor. He will redeem them from oppression and violence, for their lives are precious in his sight.

Protection » Of God, is » Encouraging

Isaiah 50:7

The Lord God will help Me; therefore I have not been humiliated; therefore I have set My face like flint, and I know I will not be put to shame.

Protection » Not to be found in » Man

Isaiah 30:7

Egypt's help is completely worthless; therefore, I call her: Rahab Who Just Sits.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Upholding them

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked will be broken, but the Lord supports the righteous.

Psalm 63:8

I follow close to You; Your right hand holds on to me.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Calamities

Psalm 57:1

Be gracious to me, God, be gracious to me, for I take refuge in You. I will seek refuge in the shadow of Your wings until danger passes.

Protection » Saints » Pray for

Psalm 17:5

My steps are on Your paths; my feet have not slipped.

Protection » God is able to afford

Jude 1:24

Now to Him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of His glory, blameless and with great joy,

Protection » Exemplified

Protection » Is afforded to » Returning sinners

Job 22:23

If you return to the Almighty, you will be renewed. If you banish injustice from your tent

Job 22:25

the Almighty will be your gold and your finest silver.

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

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Disobedient

Leviticus 26:14-17

"But if you do not obey Me and observe all these commands- if you reject My statutes and despise My ordinances, and do not observe all My commands-and break My covenant, then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you-wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it. read more.
I will turn against you, so that you will be defeated by your enemies. Those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee even though no one is pursuing you.

Protection » Is afforded to » The perfect in heart

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to show Himself strong for those whose hearts are completely His. You have been foolish in this matter, for from now on, you will have wars."

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Presumptuous

Numbers 14:40-45

They got up early the next morning and went up the ridge of the hill country, saying, "Let's go to the place the Lord promised, for we were wrong." But Moses responded, "Why are you going against the Lord's command? It won't succeed. Don't go, because the Lord is not among you and you will be defeated by your enemies. read more.
The Amalekites and Canaanites are right in front of you, and you will fall by the sword. The Lord won't be with you, since you have turned from following Him." But they dared to go up the ridge of the hill country, even though the ark of the Lord's covenant and Moses did not leave the camp. Then the Amalekites and Canaanites who lived in that [part of the] hill country came down, attacked them, and routed them as far as Hormah.

Protection » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 49:23-25

The archers attacked him, shot at him, and were hostile toward him. Yet his bow remained steady, and his strong arms were made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, by the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel, by the God of your father who helps you, and by the Almighty who blesses you with blessings of the heavens above, blessings of the deep that lies below, and blessings of the breasts and the womb.

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

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Backsliding

Joshua 23:12-13

For if you turn away and cling to the rest of these nations remaining among you, and if you intermarry or associate with them and they with you, know for certain that the Lord your God will not continue to drive these nations out before you. They will become a snare and a trap for you, a scourge for your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you disappear from this good land the Lord your God has given you.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Strengthening them

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that the proclamation might be fully made through me, and all the Gentiles might hear. So I was rescued from the lion's mouth.

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Obstinately impenitent

Matthew 23:38

See, your house is left to you desolate.

Protection » Is afforded to » Those who hearken to God

Protection » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 48:16

the Angel who has redeemed me from all harm- may He bless these boys. And may they be called by my name and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow to be numerous within 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

He Himself will deliver you from the hunter's net, from the destructive plague. He will cover you with His feathers; you will take refuge under His wings. His faithfulness will be a protective shield. You will not fear the terror of the night, the arrow that flies by day, read more.
the plague that stalks in darkness, or the pestilence that ravages at noon. Though a thousand fall at your side and ten thousand at your right hand, the pestilence will not reach you.

Protection » Exemplified » Abraham

Protection » Exemplified » Israel

Joshua 24:17

For the Lord our God brought us and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, the place of slavery and performed these great signs before our eyes. He also protected us all along the way we went and among all the peoples whose lands we traveled through.

Protection » Exemplified » David

Psalm 18:1-2

I love You, Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer, my God, my mountain where I seek refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

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

Isaiah 8:10

Devise a plan; it will fail. Make a prediction; it will not happen. For God is with us.

Protection » Exemplified » Shadrach

Daniel 3:28

Nebuchadnezzar exclaimed, "Praise to the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego! He sent His angel and rescued His servants who trusted in Him. They violated the king's command and risked their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God.

Protection » Exemplified » Daniel

Protection » Exemplified » Peter

Acts 12:4-7

After the arrest, he put him in prison and assigned four squads of four soldiers each to guard him, intending to bring him out to the people after the Passover. So Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was being made earnestly to God for him by the church. On the night before Herod was to bring him out [for execution], Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, while the sentries in front of the door guarded the prison. read more.
Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared, and a light shone in the cell. Striking Peter on the side, he woke him up and said, "Quick, get up!" Then the chains fell off his wrists.

Protection » Of God, is » Uninterrupted

Protection » Of God, is » Indispensable

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

the head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the head of Samaria is the son of Remaliah. If you do not stand firm in your faith, then you will not stand at all.

Protection » Of God, is » Seasonable

Protection » Saints » Praise God for

Psalm 5:11

But let all who take refuge in You rejoice; let them shout for joy forever. May You shelter them, and may those who love Your name boast about You.

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

Jude 1:24

Now to Him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of His glory, blameless and with great joy,

Protection » Is afforded to » The oppressed

Waiting upon God » For » Protection

Psalm 59:9-10

I will keep watch for You, my strength, because God is my stronghold. My faithful God will come to meet me; God will let me look down on my adversaries.

Topics on Protection

Angels Providing Protection

19;91;11

For He will give His angels orders concerning you, to protect you in all your ways.

Armor Protection

9;17;7

His spear shaft was like a weaver's beam, and the iron point of his spear weighed 15 pounds. In addition, a shield-bearer was walking in front of him.

Children's Protection

60;1;5

who are being protected by God's power through faith for a salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.

Danger, Protection From

19;34;7

The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him, and rescues them.

Divine Protection

19;121;7

The Lord will protect you from all harm; He will protect your life.

Divine Protection, Examples Of

1;35;5

When they set out, a terror from God came over the cities around them, and they did not pursue Jacob's sons.

God's Protection

19;59;1

Deliver me from my enemies, my God; protect me from those who rise up against me.

Money As Protection

21;7;12

For wisdom is protection as money is protection, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of its owner.

Protection And Safety

19;121;7

The Lord will protect you from all harm; He will protect your life.

Protection Day And Night

9;25;16

They were a wall around us, both day and night, the entire time we were herding the sheep.

Protection From Danger

19;121;7

The Lord will protect you from all harm; He will protect your life.

Protection From Enemies

19;59;1

Deliver me from my enemies, my God; protect me from those who rise up against me.

Protection, From God

19;127;1

Unless the Lord builds a house, its builders labor over it in vain; unless the Lord watches over a city, the watchman stays alert in vain.

Protection, Not Found In

5;32;37-39

He will say: "Where are their gods, the 'rock' they found refuge in?

Stones For Protection

2;33;21

The Lord said, "Here is a place near Me. You are to stand on the rock,

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