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29 Bible Verses about Protection

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Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is formed against you will prevail; and you will condemn every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of Yahweh, and their righteousness which is of me," says Yahweh.

Psalm 91:1-3

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of Yahweh, "He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust." For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence.

Psalm 121:7-8

Yahweh will keep you from all evil. He will keep your soul. Yahweh will keep your going out and your coming in, from this time forth, and forevermore. A Song of Ascents. By David.

Psalm 91:11-12

For he will put his angels in charge of you, to guard you in all your ways. They will bear you up in their hands, so that you won't dash your foot against a stone.

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Election » Ensures to saints » Protection

Mark 13:20

Unless the Lord had shortened the days, no flesh would have been saved; but for the sake of the chosen ones, whom he picked out, he shortened the days.

Praise » Is due to God on account of » Protection

Psalm 59:17

To you, my strength, I will sing praises. For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "The Lily of the Covenant." A teaching poem by David, when he fought with Aram Naharaim and with Aram Zobah, and Joab returned, and killed twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.

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

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, "You come to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a javelin: but I come to you in the name of Yahweh of Armies, 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 killed him; but there was no sword in the hand of David.

2 Chronicles 14:11

Asa cried to Yahweh his God, and said, "Yahweh, there is none besides you to help, between the mighty and him who has no strength. Help us, Yahweh our God; for we rely on you, and in your name are we come against this multitude. Yahweh, you are our God. Don't let man prevail against you."

Judges 7:7

Yahweh said to Gideon, "By the three hundred men who lapped will I save you, and deliver the Midianites into your hand. Let all the other people go, each to his own place."

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

Isaiah 59:19

So shall they fear the name of Yahweh from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he will come as a rushing stream, which the breath of Yahweh drives.

Deuteronomy 20:1-4

When you go forth to battle against your enemies, and see horses, and chariots, [and] a people more than you, you shall not be afraid of them; for Yahweh your God is with you, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt. It shall be, when you draw near to the battle, that the priest shall approach and speak to the people, and shall tell them, "Hear, Israel, you draw near this day to battle against your enemies: don't let your heart faint; don't be afraid, nor tremble, neither be scared of them; read more.
for Yahweh your God is he who goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you."

Protection » God is faithful to afford

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

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

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

Isaiah 32:2

A man shall be as a hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the storm, as streams of water in a dry place, as the shade of a large rock in a weary land.

Isaiah 4:6

There will be a pavilion for a shade in the daytime from the heat, and for a 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 our shield belongs to Yahweh; our king to the Holy One of Israel.

Protection » Not to be found in » Idols

Isaiah 46:7

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

Deuteronomy 32:37-39

He will say, "Where are their gods, The rock in which they took refuge; Which ate the fat of their sacrifices, And drank the wine of their drink offering? Let them rise up and help you! Let them be your protection. "See now that I, even I, am he, There is no god with me. I kill, and I make alive. I wound, and I heal. There is no one who can deliver out of my hand.

Protection » Of God, is » Effectual

John 10:28-30

I give eternal life to them. They will never perish, and 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 my 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

For the eyes of Yahweh run back and forth throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein you have done foolishly; for from henceforth you shall have wars."

Protection » Illustrated

Deuteronomy 32:11

As an eagle that stirs up her nest, that flutters over her young, he spread abroad his wings, he took them, he bore them on his feathers.

Psalm 125:1-2

Those who trust in Yahweh are as Mount Zion, which can't be moved, but remains forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so Yahweh surrounds his people from this time forth and forevermore.

Protection » Not to be found in » Riches

Protection » Of God, is » Unfailing

Joshua 1:5

No man will 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 holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; for no man shall prevail by strength.

Protection » Not to be found in » Horses

Protection » Is afforded to » The church

Zechariah 2:4-5

and said to him, "Run, speak to this young man, saying, 'Jerusalem will be inhabited as villages without walls, because of the multitude of men and livestock in it. For I,' says Yahweh, 'will be to her a wall of fire around it, and I will be the glory in the midst of her.

Protection » Not to be found in » Hosts

Joshua 11:4-8

They went out, they and all their armies with them, many people, even as the sand that is on the seashore in multitude, with very many horses and chariots. All these kings met together; and they came and encamped together at the waters of Merom, to fight with Israel. Yahweh said to Joshua, "Don't be afraid because of them; for tomorrow at this time, I will 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 fell on them. Yahweh delivered them into the hand of Israel, and they struck them, and chased them to great Sidon, and to Misrephoth Maim, and to the valley of Mizpeh eastward. They struck them until they left them none remaining.

Protection » Is afforded to » The poor

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will deliver the needy when he cries; the poor, who has no helper. He will have pity on the poor and needy. He will save the souls of the needy. He will redeem their soul from oppression and violence. Their blood will be precious in his sight.

Protection » Of God, is » Encouraging

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord Yahweh will help me; therefore I have not been confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be disappointed.

Protection » Not to be found in » Man

Isaiah 30:7

For Egypt helps 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 Yahweh upholds the righteous.

Psalm 63:8

My soul stays close to you. Your right hand holds me up.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Calamity

Psalm 57:1

Be merciful to me, God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in you. Yes, in the shadow of your wings, I will take refuge, until disaster has passed.

Protection » Saints » Pray for

Psalm 17:5

My steps have held fast to your paths. My feet have not slipped.

Protection » God is able to afford

Jude 1:24

Now to him who is able to keep them from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory in great joy,

Protection » Exemplified

Protection » Is afforded to » Returning sinners

Job 22:23

If you return to the Almighty, you shall be built up, if you put away unrighteousness far from your tents.

Job 22:25

The Almighty will be your treasure, and precious silver to you.

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

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Disobedient

Leviticus 26:14-17

"'But if you will not listen to me, and will not do all these commandments; and if you shall reject my statutes, and if your soul abhors my ordinances, so that you will not do all my commandments, but break my covenant; I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it. read more.
I will set my face against you, and you will be struck before your enemies. Those who hate you will rule over you; and you will flee when no one pursues you.

Protection » Is afforded to » The perfect in heart

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of Yahweh run back and forth throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein you have done foolishly; for from henceforth you shall have wars."

Protection » Withdrawn from the » Presumptuous

Numbers 14:40-45

They rose up early in the morning, and went up to the top of the mountain, saying, "Behold, we are here, and will go up to the place which Yahweh has promised: for we have sinned." Moses said, "Why now do you disobey the commandment of Yahweh, since it shall not prosper? Don't go up, for Yahweh isn't among you; that you not be struck down before your enemies. read more.
For there the Amalekite and the Canaanite are before you, and you shall fall by the sword: because you are turned back from following Yahweh, therefore Yahweh will not be with you." But they presumed to go up to the top of the mountain: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and Moses, didn't depart out of the camp. Then the Amalekite came down, and the Canaanite who lived in that mountain, and struck them and beat them down, even to Hormah.

Protection » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 49:23-25

The archers have severely grieved him, shot at him, and persecute him: But his bow remained strong. The arms of his hands were made strong, by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, (from there is the shepherd, the stone of Israel), even by the God of your father, who will help you; by the Almighty, who will bless you, with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lies below, 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

"But if you do at all go back, and hold fast to the remnant of these nations, even these who remain among you, and make marriages with them, and go in to them, and they to you; know for a certainty that Yahweh your God will no longer drive these nations from out of your sight; but they shall be a snare and a trap to you, a scourge in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good land which Yahweh your God has given you.

Protection » Is vouchsafed to saints in » Strengthening them

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood by me, and strengthened me, that through me the message might be fully proclaimed, 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 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 evil, bless the lads, and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac. 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

For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his feathers. Under his wings you will take refuge. His faithfulness is your shield and rampart. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day; read more.
nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor of the destruction that wastes at noonday. A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it will not come near you.

Protection » Exemplified » Abraham

Protection » Exemplified » Israel

Joshua 24:17

for it is Yahweh our God who brought us and our fathers up 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 in which we went, and among all the peoples through the midst of whom we passed.

Protection » Exemplified » David

Psalm 18:1-2

I love you, Yahweh, my strength. Yahweh is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; 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

Take counsel together, and it will be brought to nothing; speak the word, and it will 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 Abednego, who has sent his angel, and delivered his servants who trusted in him, and have changed the king's word, and have 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

When he had arrested him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four squads of four soldiers each to guard him, intending to bring him out to the people after the Passover. Peter therefore was kept in the prison, but constant prayer was made by the assembly to God for him. The same night when Herod was about to bring him out, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains. Guards in front of the door kept the prison. read more.
And behold, an angel of the Lord stood by him, and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side, and woke him up, saying, "Stand up quickly!" 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 who keeps you will not slumber.

Protection » Of God, is » Indispensable

Protection » Of God, is » Perpetual

Psalm 121:8

Yahweh will keep your going out and your coming in, from this time forth, and forevermore. A Song of Ascents. By David.

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 who take refuge in you rejoice, Let them always shout for joy, because you defend them. Let them also who love your name be joyful in you.

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

Jude 1:24

Now to him who is able to keep them from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory in great joy,

Protection » Is afforded to » The oppressed

Waiting upon God » For » Protection

Psalm 59:9-10

Oh, my Strength, I watch for you, for God is my high tower. My God will go before me with his loving kindness. God will let me look at my enemies in triumph.

Topics on Protection

Armor Protection

1 Samuel 17:7

The staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head [weighed] six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield bearer went before him.

Divine Protection, Examples Of

Genesis 35:5

They traveled, and a terror of God was on the cities that were around them, and they didn't pursue the sons of Jacob.

Protection Day And Night

1 Samuel 25:16

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

Yahweh also said, "Behold, there is a place by me, and you shall stand on the rock.