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29 Bible Verses about Protection

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Isaiah 54:17

no weapon that is forged against you will be effective. This is the heritage of the LORD's servants, and their righteousness from me," says the LORD.

Psalm 91:1-3

The one who lives in the shelter of the Most High, who rests in the shadow of the Almighty, will say to the LORD, "You are my refuge, my fortress, and my God in whom I trust!" He will surely deliver you from the hunter's snare and from the destructive plague.

Psalm 121:7-8

The LORD will guard you from all evil, preserving your life. The LORD will guard your goings and comings, from this time on and forever. A Davidic Song of Ascents

Psalm 91:11-12

for he will command his angels to protect you in all your ways. With their hands they will lift you up so you will not trip over a stone.

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Election » Ensures to saints » Protection

Mark 13:20

If the Lord had not shortened those days, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect whom he has chosen, he has shortened those days.

Praise » Is due to God on account of » Protection

Psalm 59:17

My Strength, I will sing praises to you, for you, God of Gracious Love, are my fortress. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Lily of The Covenant," for teaching about his battle with Aram-naharaim and Aram-zobah, when Joab returned and attacked 12,000 Edomites in the Salt Valley.

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

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David told the Philistine, "You come at me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of the armies of Israel whom you have defied.

1 Samuel 17:50

David defeated the Philistine with a sling and a stone; he struck down the Philistine and killed him, and there was no sword in David's hand.

2 Chronicles 14:11

Asa cried out to the LORD his God, telling him, "LORD, there is no one except for you to help between the powerful and the weak. So help us, LORD God, because we're depending on you and have come against this vast group in your name. LORD, you are our God. Let no mere mortal man defeat you!"

Judges 7:7

Then the LORD told Gideon, "I'm going to deliver you with the 300 soldiers who lapped by giving the Midianites into your control. Send everyone else back to their own homes."

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

Isaiah 59:19

So people will fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glories from the rising of the sun; for he will come as a pent-up stream that the breath of the LORD drives along.

Deuteronomy 20:1-4

"When you go to war against your enemies and observe more horses, chariots, and soldiers than you have, don't be afraid of them, for the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt is with you. As you draw near for battle, let the priest approach and speak to the army. He will say to them, "Listen, Israel! You're about to go into battle today against your enemies. Don't be faint-hearted. Don't be afraid, don't panic, and don't be terrified to face them. read more.
For the LORD your God will be with you, fighting on your behalf against your enemies in order to grant you victory.'

Protection » God is faithful to afford

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

May the God of peace himself make you holy in every way. And may your whole being spirit, soul, and body remain blameless when our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, appears. The one who calls you is faithful, and he will continue to be faithful.

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

Isaiah 32:2

Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a hiding place from storms, like streams of water in the desert, in the shadow of a great rock in an exhausted land.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Sleep

Protection » Saints » Acknowledge God as their

Psalm 89:18

Indeed, our shield belongs to the LORD, and our king to the Holy One of Israel.

Protection » Not to be found in » Idols

Isaiah 46:7

And they lift it on their shoulders, carry it, set it up in its place, and there it stands. It cannot move from that spot. One may even call to it, but it cannot answer nor save him from his distress.

Deuteronomy 32:37-39

"He will say, "Where are their gods, the rock in which they took refuge? Who ate the fat of their offerings and drank the wine that was their drink offering? Let them rise and help you and be your hiding place!' "Look now! I AM, and there is no other god besides me. I myself cause death and I sustain life; I wound severely and I also heal; from my power no one can deliver.

Protection » Of God, is » Effectual

John 10:28-30

I give them eternal life, they'll never be lost, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. What my Father has given me is more important than anything, and no one can snatch it from the Father's hand. 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

The LORD's eyes keep on roaming throughout the earth, looking for those whose hearts completely belong to him, so that he may strongly support them. But because you have acted foolishly in this, from now on you will have wars."

Protection » Illustrated

Deuteronomy 32:11

Like an eagle stirs its nest, hovering near its young, spreading out his wings to take him and carry him on his pinions,

Psalm 125:1-2

Those who are trusting in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be overthrown. They remain forever. Just as mountains encircle Jerusalem, so the LORD encircles his people, from now to eternity.

Protection » Not to be found in » Riches

Protection » Of God, is » Unfailing

Joshua 1:5

No one will be victorious against you for the rest of your life. I'll be with you just like I was with Moses I'll neither fail you nor abandon you.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Keeping their feet

1 Samuel 2:9

He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.

Protection » Not to be found in » Horses

Protection » Is afforded to » The church

Zechariah 2:4-5

That other angel told him, "Run and tell that young man: "Jerusalem will be an inhabited city without walls due to the number of people and livestock within it. I myself will be an encircling rampart of fire,' declares the LORD, "and I will be the glory in her midst.'

Psalm 48:3

Within her citadels God is known as a place of refuge.

Protection » Not to be found in » Hosts

Joshua 11:4-8

So they went out, they and all of their armies with them a multitude as numerous as the sand on the seashore accompanied by many horses and chariots. After all these kings had gathered together, they went out and camped together at the waters of Merom to fight Israel. But the LORD told Joshua, "Don't be afraid of them, because tomorrow about this time I am giving them all to you dead in the presence of Israel. Hamstring their horses and incinerate their chariots." read more.
So Joshua and his entire fighting force approached them suddenly by the waters of Merom and attacked them. The LORD handed them over to the control of Israel, who defeated them and chased them as far as Greater Sidon and east as far as the Mizpah Valley. They attacked them until none remained.

Protection » Is afforded to » The poor

Psalm 14:6

You would frustrate the plans of the oppressed, but the LORD is their refuge.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will deliver the needy when they cry out for help, and the poor when there is no deliverer. He will have compassion on the poor and the needy, and he will save the lives of the needy. He will redeem them from oppression and violence, since their lives are precious in his sight.

Protection » Of God, is » Encouraging

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord GOD helps me, so I won't be disgraced. Therefore I've made my face like flint, and I know that I won't be put to shame."

Protection » Not to be found in » Man

Isaiah 30:7

to Egypt, which gives help that is worthless and useless. Therefore I call her, "Rahab, who just sits still.'"

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Upholding them

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.

Psalm 63:8

My soul clings to you, even as your right hand supports me.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Calamity

Psalm 57:1

Have mercy on me, God, have mercy, for in you I have placed my trust. Even in the shadow of your wings will I find my refuge until this calamity passes.

Protection » Saints » Pray for

Psalm 17:5

Because my steps have held fast to your paths, my footsteps have not faltered.

Protection » God is able to afford

Jude 1:24

Now to the one who is able to keep you from falling and to make you stand joyful and faultless in his glorious presence,

Protection » Exemplified

Protection » Is afforded to » Returning sinners

Job 22:23

"If you return to the Almighty you'll be restored, as you remove iniquity from your household.

Job 22:25

and then the Almighty will be your gold and your refined silver.

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

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Disobedient

Leviticus 26:14-17

"But if you won't listen to me and obey all these commands, and if you refuse my statutes, loathe my ordinances, and fail to carry out all of my commands, thereby breaching my covenant, then I will certainly do this to you: I'll appoint sudden terror to infect you like tuberculosis and fever. Your eyes will fail and your life will waste away. You'll plant in vain, because your enemies will consume what you plant. read more.
I'll set my face against you so that you'll be defeated before your enemies. Those who hate you will have dominion over you and you'll keep fleeing even when no one is pursuing you.

Protection » Is afforded to » The perfect in heart

2 Chronicles 16:9

The LORD's eyes keep on roaming throughout the earth, looking for those whose hearts completely belong to him, so that he may strongly support them. But because you have acted foolishly in this, from now on you will have wars."

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Presumptuous

Numbers 14:40-45

So they got up early the next morning and traveled to the top of the mountain, telling themselves, "Look, we're here and we're going to go up to the place that the LORD had spoken about, even though we've sinned." But Moses asked them, "Why do you continue to sin against what the LORD said? Don't you know that you can never succeed? Don't go up, since you know that the LORD is no longer with you. You'll be attacked right in front of your own enemies. read more.
The Amalekites and Canaanites are there waiting for you. You'll die violently, since you've turned your back and have stopped following the LORD. The LORD won't be with you." But they presumed to go up to the top of the mountain, even though the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD and Moses didn't leave the camp. The Amalekites came down, accompanied by some Canaanites who lived in the mountains. They attacked and defeated them even while the Israelis were retreating to Hormah.

Protection » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 49:23-25

Even though enemies attacked him, shooting at him and pursuing him viciously, nevertheless his bow remained steady and his arms kept in shape by the strength of Jacob's Mighty One, in the name of the Shepherd, Israel's Rock, by your father's God who helps you, by the Almighty who will keep on blessing you with blessings from heaven above, with blessings from the deepest ocean, with blessing from the breasts and the womb.

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

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Backsliding

Joshua 23:12-13

because if you ever turn back and cling to those who remain of these nations by intermarrying with them and associating one with another, know for certain that the LORD your God will not continue to drive out these nations ahead of you. Instead, they will be a snare and a trap for you, a whip to your backs, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land that the LORD your God has given you.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Strengthening them

2 Timothy 4:17

However, the Lord stood by me and gave me strength so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the gentiles could hear it. I was rescued out of a lion's mouth.

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Obstinately impenitent

Matthew 23:38

Look! Your house is left abandoned!

Protection » Is afforded to » Those who hearken to God

Protection » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 48:16

the angel who has been rescuing me from all sorts of evil, bless these young men. May my name continue to live on within them, including the names of my ancestors Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow into a vast multitude throughout the earth."

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 will surely deliver you from the hunter's snare and from the destructive plague. With his feathers he will cover you, under his wings you will find safety. His truth is your shield and armor. You need not fear terror that stalks in the night, the arrow that flies in the day, read more.
plague that strikes in the darkness, or calamity that destroys at noon. If a thousand fall at your side or ten thousand at your right hand, it will not overcome you.

Protection » Exemplified » Abraham

Protection » Exemplified » Israel

Joshua 24:17

since the LORD our God is the one who brought us and our ancestors up from the land of Egypt, from a life of slavery. He did those great things right in front of us, preserving us along the way that we traveled and among all the nations through whose territory we passed.

Protection » Exemplified » David

Psalm 18:1-2

He said: "I love you, Lord, my strength. The LORD is my rock, my fortress, my deliverer, my God, my stronghold in whom I take refuge, my shield, the glory of my salvation, and my high tower."

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

Isaiah 8:10

Take counsel together, but it will all be for nothing; go ahead and talk, but it will all be for nothing, for God is with us."

Protection » Exemplified » Shadrach

Protection » Exemplified » Daniel

Protection » Exemplified » Peter

Acts 12:4-7

When he arrested Peter, Herod put him in prison and turned him over to four squads of soldiers to guard him, planning to bring him out to the people after Passover season. So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer to God for him was being offered by the assembly. That very night, before Herod was going to bring him out, Peter, bound with two chains, was sleeping between two soldiers, and guards in front of the door were watching the prisoners. read more.
Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He tapped Peter on his side, woke him up, and said, "Get up quickly!" His chains fell from 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

Furthermore, Ephraim's head is Samaria, and Remaliah's son is its king. If all of you don't keep on believing, you'll never remain loyal.'"

Protection » Of God, is » Seasonable

Protection » Saints » Praise God for

Psalm 5:11

Let all those who take refuge in you rejoice! Let them shout for joy forever, and may you protect them. Let those who love your name exult in you.

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

Jude 1:24

Now to the one who is able to keep you from falling and to make you stand joyful and faultless in his glorious presence,

Protection » Is afforded to » The oppressed

Waiting upon God » For » Protection

Psalm 59:9-10

My Strength, I will watch for you, for God is my fortress. My God of Gracious Love will meet me; God will enable me to see what happens to my enemies.

Topics on Protection

Armor Protection

1 Samuel 17:7

The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam and the iron point of his spear weighed 600 shekels. A man carrying his shield walked in front of him.

Divine Protection, Examples Of

Genesis 35:5

As they set out on their journey, because the people who lived in the cities around them feared God, they did not pursue Jacob's sons.

Protection Day And Night

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall around us both day and night, all the time we were with them taking care of the sheep.

Protection, Not Found In

Deuteronomy 32:37-39

"He will say, "Where are their gods, the rock in which they took refuge?

Stones For Protection

Exodus 33:21

The LORD said, "Look, there is a place near me where you can stand on the rock;

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