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29 Bible Verses about Protection

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Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is formed against you shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, says 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 refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence.

Psalm 121:7-8

The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your soul. The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore.

Psalm 91:11-12

For he shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways. They shall bear you up in their hands, lest you dash your foot against a stone.

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Election » Ensures to saints » Protection

Mark 13:20

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

Praise » Is due to God on account of » Protection

Psalm 59:17

Unto you, O my Strength, will I sing: for God is my defense, and the God of my mercy.

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

1 Samuel 17:45

Then said David to the Philistine, You come to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.

1 Samuel 17:50

So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone, and struck 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 you to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on you, and in your name we go against this multitude. O LORD, you are our God; let not man prevail against you.

Judges 7:7

And the LORD said unto Gideon, By the three hundred men that lapped will I save you, and deliver the Midianites into your hand: and let all the other people go, every man unto 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. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.

Deuteronomy 20:1-4

When you go out to battle against your enemies, and see horses, and chariots, and a people more than you, be not afraid of them: for the LORD your God is with you, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt. And it shall be, when you are come near unto the battle, that the priest shall approach and speak unto the people, And shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, you approach this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts faint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be you 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 wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is he that calls you, who also will do 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 refuge from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.

Isaiah 4:6

And there shall be a tabernacle 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 defense; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.

Protection » Not to be found in » Idols

Isaiah 46:7

They bear it upon the shoulder, they carry it, and set it in its place, and it stands; from its place shall it not move: yea, one shall cry unto it, yet can it not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.

Deuteronomy 32:37-39

And he shall say, Where are their gods, their rock in whom they trusted, Who did eat 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, even I, am he, and there is no god besides me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any 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 any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, who gave them to me, is greater than all; and no man 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 them whose heart is perfect toward him. In this you have done foolishly: therefore from now on you shall have wars.

Protection » Illustrated

Deuteronomy 32:11

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

Psalm 125:1-2

[A song of ascents.] They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abides forever. As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from this time forth even forever.

Protection » Not to be found in » Riches

Protection » Of God, is » Unfailing

Joshua 1:5

There shall not any man be able to stand before you all the days of your life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with you: I will not fail you, nor forsake you.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Keeping their feet

1 Samuel 2:9

He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent 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 because of the multitude of men and cattle in it: For I, says 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 armies with them, many people, even as the sand that is upon the sea shore in multitude, with horses and chariots very many. And when all these kings were met together, they came and encamped together at the waters of Merom, to fight against Israel. And the LORD said unto Joshua, Be not afraid because of them: for tomorrow about this time will I deliver them up all slain before Israel: you shall hamstring their horses, and burn their chariots with fire. read more.
So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly; and they fell upon them. And the LORD delivered them into the hand of Israel, who struck them, and chased them unto great Sidon, and unto Misrephothmaim, and unto the valley of Mizpah eastward; and they struck them, until they left none remaining.

Protection » Is afforded to » The poor

Psalm 72:12-14

For he shall deliver the needy when he cries; the poor also, and him that has no helper. He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy. He shall redeem their souls 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 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 the Egyptians shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I called her, Rahab who sits 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 follows close after you: your right hand upholds me.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Calamities

Psalm 57:1

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David, when he fled from Saul into the cave.] Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusts in you: yea, in the shadow of your wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities have passed.

Protection » Saints » Pray for

Psalm 17:5

Hold up my steps in your paths, that my feet slip not.

Protection » God is able to afford

Jude 1:24

Now unto him who is able to keep you from falling, 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 you return to the Almighty, you shall be built up, you shall put away iniquity far from your tents.

Job 22:25

Yea, the Almighty shall be your defense, and you shall 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 you will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandments; And if you shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhors my judgments, so that you will not do all my commandments, but that you break my covenant: I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning fever, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it. read more.
And I will set my face against you, and you shall be slain before your enemies: they that hate you shall reign over you; and you shall flee when none 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 them whose heart is perfect toward him. In this you have done foolishly: therefore from now on you shall have wars.

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Presumptuous

Numbers 14:40-45

And they rose up early in the morning, and went up into the top of the mountain, saying, Lo, we are here, and will go up unto the place which the LORD has promised: for we have sinned. And Moses said, Why now do you transgress the commandment of the LORD? but it shall not prosper. Go not up, for the LORD is not among you; that you be not smitten before your enemies. read more.
For the Amalekites and the Canaanites are there before you, and you shall fall by the sword: because you have turned away from the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with you. But they presumed to go up unto the mountaintop: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, departed not out of the camp. Then the Amalekites came down, and the Canaanites who dwelt in that hill country, and struck them, and routed them, even unto Hormah.

Protection » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 49:23-25

The archers have fiercely attacked 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 God of Jacob; (from there is the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel:) Even by the God of your father, who shall help you; and by the Almighty, who shall bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lies beneath, 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

Else if you do in any way go back, and cleave unto the remnant of these nations, even these 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 more drive out any of these nations from before you; but they shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until you 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

However 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 redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be perpetuated in 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 you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence. He shall cover you with his feathers, and under his wings shall you trust: his truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall 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. A thousand shall fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not come near you.

Protection » Exemplified » Abraham

Protection » Exemplified » Israel

Joshua 24:17

For the LORD 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 in our sight, and preserved us in all the way that we went, and among all the people through whom we passed:

Protection » Exemplified » David

Psalm 18:1-2

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD, who spoke to the LORD the words of this song on the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. And he said,] I will love you, 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 shield, 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 nothing; 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 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 squads of soldiers to keep him; intending after the passover to bring him forth to the people. Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church 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 kept the prison. read more.
And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he struck Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.

Protection » Of God, is » Uninterrupted

Psalm 121:3

He will not allow your foot to be moved: he that keeps you will not slumber.

Protection » Of God, is » Indispensable

Psalm 127:1

[A song of ascents. Of Solomon.] Unless the LORD builds the house, they labor in vain that build it: unless the LORD keeps the city, the watchman wakes, but 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 you will not believe, surely you shall not be established.

Protection » Of God, is » Seasonable

Protection » Saints » Praise God for

Psalm 5:11

But let all those that put their trust in you rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because you defend them: let them also that love your name be joyful in you.

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

Jude 1:24

Now unto him who is able to keep you from falling, 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

Because of your strength will I wait upon you: for God is my defense. The God of my mercy shall meet me: God shall let me see my desire upon my enemies.

Topics on Protection

Angels Providing Protection

19;91;11

For he shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.

Armor Protection

9;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.

Children's Protection

60;1;5

Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Danger, Protection From

19;34;7

The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.

Divine Protection

19;121;7

The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your 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, altaschith. A michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

Money As Protection

21;7;12

For wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense: but the excellence of knowledge is, that wisdom gives life to them that have it.

Protection And Safety

19;121;7

The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your soul.

Protection Day And Night

9;25;16

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

Protection From Danger

19;121;7

The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your soul.

Protection From Enemies

19;59;1

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

Protection, From God

19;127;1

[A song of ascents. Of Solomon.] Unless the LORD builds the house, they labor in vain that build it: unless the LORD keeps the city, the watchman wakes, but 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 the LORD said, Behold, there is a place by me, and you shall stand upon a rock: