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29 Bible Verses about Protection

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Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the slaves of the LORD, and their justice from me, said the LORD.

Psalm 91:1-3

He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my hope and my fortress: my God; in him will I secure myself. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler and from the mortal pestilence.

Psalm 121:7-8

The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil; he shall preserve thy soul. The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.

Psalm 91:11-12

For he shall give his angels charge over thee to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands lest thy foot stumble against a stone.

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Election » Ensures to saints » Protection

Mark 13:20

And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved, but for the elect's sake, whom he has chosen, he has shortened those days.

Praise » Is due to God on account of » Protection

Psalm 59:17

Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing, for God is my defence and the God of my mercy.

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

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield, but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of the hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast dishonoured.

1 Samuel 17:50

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

2 Chronicles 14:11

And Asa cried unto the LORD his God and said, LORD, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many or with those that have no power; help us, O LORD our God, for we rely on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. O LORD, thou art our God; do not let man prevail against thee.

Judges 7:7

Then the LORD said unto Gideon, With the three hundred men that lapped I will save you and deliver the Midianites into thy hand; and let all the other people go each one to his place.

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

Isaiah 59:19

So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he shall come like a violent river impelled by the breath of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 20:1-4

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

Protection » God is faithful to afford

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

And the very God of peace sanctify you completely, that your spirit, soul, and body be preserved whole without reprehension for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is he that has called you, who will also do it.

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

Isaiah 32:2

And that man shall be as a hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a hot land.

Isaiah 4:6

And there shall be a covert for a shadow in the daytime from the heat and for a place of refuge and for a shelter from storm and from rain.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Sleep

Protection » Saints » Acknowledge God as their

Psalm 89:18

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

Protection » Not to be found in » Idols

Isaiah 46:7

They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him and set him in his place. There he is; he does not move from his place; they cry unto him, and neither does he answer, nor save from the tribulation.

Deuteronomy 32:37-39

And he shall say, Where are their gods, their strong one in whom they trusted, who ate the fat of their sacrifices and drank the wine of their drink offerings? Let them rise up and help you, and be your protection. See now that I, I am he, and there are no gods with me; I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal; and there is not one that can deliver out of my hand.

Protection » Of God, is » Effectual

John 10:28-30

and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall anyone pluck them out of my hand. My Father, who gave them to me, is greater than all; and no one is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. I and my 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 the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of those whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly, for from now on thou shalt have wars.

Protection » Illustrated

Deuteronomy 32:11

As an eagle stirs up her nest, flutters over her young, spreads abroad her wings, takes them, bears them on her wings,

Psalm 125:1-2

Those that trust in the LORD are as Mount Zion, which cannot be removed but abides for ever. As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from now on even for ever.

Protection » Not to be found in » Riches

Protection » Of God, is » Unfailing

Joshua 1:5

No one shall be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee; I will not fail thee nor forsake thee.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Keeping their feet

1 Samuel 2:9

He keeps the feet of his saints, and the wicked perish in darkness, for no man shall prevail by their own strength.

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 without walls for the multitude of men and beasts in the midst of her: For I, saith the LORD, 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 hosts with them, many people even as the sand that is upon the sea shore in multitude, with a great multitude of horses and chariots. All these kings united, and as they came they gathered together the camps near the waters of Merom to fight against Israel. But the LORD said unto Joshua, Do not be afraid because of them, for tomorrow at this hour I will deliver them up all slain before Israel; thou shalt hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire. read more.
So Joshua came against them with all the people of war and fell upon them suddenly by the waters of Merom. And the LORD delivered them into the hand of Israel, who smote them and chased them unto great Zidon and unto the hot springs and unto the valley of Mizpeh eastward; and they smote them, until they left them no one remaining.

Protection » Is afforded to » The poor

Psalm 72:12-14

For he shall deliver the destitute when he cries and the poor that has no helper. He shall have mercy on the poor and destitute and shall save the souls of the poor in spirit. He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence, and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

Protection » Of God, is » Encouraging

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore, I was not ashamed; therefore, I have 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 the Egyptians shall help in vain and to no purpose; therefore I have cried out concerning this that your strength should be to sit still.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Upholding them

Psalm 37:17

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

Psalm 63:8

My soul has followed hard after thee; thy right hand has upheld me.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Calamity

Psalm 57:1

Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusts in thee; and in the shadow of thy wings I will make my refuge until these calamities are overpast.

Protection » Saints » Pray for

Psalm 17:5

Sustain my steps in thy ways that my footsteps not slip.

Protection » God is able to afford

Jude 1:24

Now unto him that is powerful to keep you without sin and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

Protection » Exemplified

Protection » Is afforded to » Returning sinners

Job 22:23

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tent;

Job 22:25

And the Almighty shall be thy defence, and thou shalt have plenty of silver.

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

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Disobedient

Leviticus 26:14-17

But if ye will not hearken unto me and will not do all these my commandments; and if ye shall despise my statutes or if your soul should abhor my rights so that ye will not do all my commandments but that ye break my covenant, I also will do this unto you: I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague that shall consume the eyes and torment the soul, and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it. read more.
And I will place my wrath upon you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies; those that hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall flee when no one pursues you.

Protection » Is afforded to » The perfect in heart

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of those whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly, for from now on thou shalt have wars.

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Presumptuous

Numbers 14:40-45

And they rose up early in the morning and climbed up into the top of the mountain, saying, Here we are prepared to go up unto the place of which the LORD has spoken; for we have sinned. And Moses said, Why do ye break the commandment of the LORD? This also shall not prosper. Do not go up, for the LORD is not among you; do not be smitten before your enemies. read more.
For the Amalekite and the Canaanite are there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword; because ye are turned away from following the LORD, therefore, the LORD will not be with you. But they presumed to go up unto the hill top; nevertheless, the ark of the covenant of the LORD and Moses, did not depart out of the camp. Then the Amalekite came down and the Canaanite who dwelt in that hill and smote them and defeated them, pursuing them unto Hormah.

Protection » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 49:23-25

The arches have sorely grieved him and shot at him and hated him; but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the Mighty one of Jacob; from there did the stone of Israel shepherd, by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of the heavens above, with blessings of the deep that lies under, with blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

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

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Backsliding

Joshua 23:12-13

Because if ye do in any wise go back and cleave unto the remnant of these Gentiles that remain among you and shall make marriages with them and go in unto them and they to you, know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no longer drive out any of these Gentiles from before you, but 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 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, that by me the preaching might be fully known and that all the Gentiles might hear, and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

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 who frees me from all evil, bless these young men, and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of 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

Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler and from the mortal pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings thou shalt be secure: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, nor for the arrow that flies by day, read more.
nor for the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor for the destruction that wastes at noonday. Thousands shall fall at thy side and ten thousands at thy right hand, but it shall not come near thee.

Protection » Exemplified » Abraham

Protection » Exemplified » Israel

Joshua 24:17

For the LORD our God, he it is that brought us and our fathers up out of the land of Egypt from the house of slavery and who did those great signs in our sight and has kept us in all the way in which we went and among all the peoples through whom we passed.

Protection » Exemplified » David

Psalm 18:1-2

I will love thee, O LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.

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

Isaiah 8:10

Take counsel together, and it shall come to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand, for God is with us.

Protection » Exemplified » Shadrach

Daniel 3:28

Then Nebuchadnezzar spoke and said, Blessed be the God of these, of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who has sent his angel and delivered his servants that trusted in him and have 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

And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him, intending after the Passover to bring him forth to the people. Peter therefore was kept in the prison, and the congregation made prayer without unto God for him. And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and the guards before the door that kept the prison. read more.
And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shone in the prison, and he smote Peter on the side and woke him up, saying, Arise quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.

Protection » Of God, is » Uninterrupted

Psalm 121:3

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

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

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

Protection » Of God, is » Seasonable

Protection » Saints » Praise God for

Psalm 5:11

And all those that put their trust in thee shall rejoice: they shall ever be in jubilee, for thou shalt cover them; and all that love thy name shall be joyful in thee.

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

Jude 1:24

Now unto him that is powerful to keep you without sin and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

Protection » Is afforded to » The oppressed

Waiting upon God » For » Protection

Psalm 59:9-10

I will reserve his strength unto thee, for God is my defence. The God of my mercy shall meet me on the way; God shall let me see my desire upon my enemies.

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Armor Protection

1 Samuel 17:7

And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron, and one bearing a shield went before him.

Divine Protection, Examples Of

Genesis 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.

Protection Day And Night

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall unto us both by night and day all the time that we were feeding the sheep with them.

Protection, Not Found In

Deuteronomy 32:37-39

And he shall say, Where are their gods, their strong one in whom they trusted,

Stones For Protection

Exodus 33:21

And the LORD continued saying, Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon the rock;