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1 Samuel 17:4-10

Then {a champion} went out from the camps of [the] Philistines, whose name was Goliath from Gath. His height was six cubits and a span. A bronze helmet was on his head, and he was clothed with scale body armor; the weight of the body armor was five thousand bronze shekels. Bronze greaves were on his legs, and a bronze javelin [was slung] between his shoulders.read more.
The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam and the point of his spear [weighed] six hundred iron shekels. {His shield bearer} was walking in front of him. He stood and called to the battle lines of Israel and said to them, "Why have you come out to form ranks [for] battle? [Am] I not the Philistine, and you the servants of Saul? Commission for yourselves a man and let him come down to me. If he [is] able to fight with me and he defeats me, then we will be your servants; but if I prevail over him and defeat him, then you will be our servants and you will serve us." Then the Philistine said, "I hereby defy the battle lines of Israel today! Give me a man so that we may fight each other!"

Numbers 13:31-33

And the men who went up with him said, "We are not able to go up to the people because they [are] stronger than us." And they presented the report of the land that they explored to the {Israelites}, saying, "The land that we went through to explore [is] a land that eats its inhabitants, and all the people whom we saw in its midst [are] {men of great size}. There we saw the Nephilim (the descendants of Anak [came] from the Nephilim), and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their eyes."

Acts 17:19-21

And they took hold of him [and] brought [him] to the Areopagus, saying, "May we learn what [is] this new teaching being proclaimed by you? For you are bringing some astonishing things to our ears. Therefore we want to know what {these things mean}." (Now all the Athenians and the foreigners who stayed there used to spend [their] time in nothing else than telling something or listening to something new.)

Genesis 10:8-12

And Cush fathered Nimrod. {He was the first on earth to be a mighty warrior}. He was a mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it was said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before Yahweh." Now, the beginning of his kingdom [was] Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.read more.
From that land he went out [to] Assyria, and he built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah, Resen between Nineveh and Calah; that [is] the great city.

Isaiah 36:18-20

lest Hezekiah mislead you, saying, 'Yahweh will save us!' Did the gods of the nations each save his land from the hand of the king of Assyria? Where [are] the gods of Hamath and Arpad? Where [are] the gods of Sepharvaim? Indeed, [have] they delivered Samaria from my hand? Who [are there] among all the gods of these countries who have saved their land from my hand, that Yahweh should save Jerusalem from my hand?" '"

Psalm 49:6

those who trust their wealth and boast about the abundance of their riches?

Jeremiah 49:4

Why do you boast in [your] valleys? Your valleys [are] ebbing. O unfaithful daughter, who trusted in her treasures, [who said], 'Who will come against me?'

Luke 12:18-19

And he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and I will gather in there all my grain and possessions. And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many possessions stored up for many years. Relax, eat, drink, celebrate!" '

2 Chronicles 32:7-8

"Be strong! Be courageous! Do not fear and do not be dismayed before the king of Assyria and before all the crowd that [is] with him, for [there are] more with us than with him. With him [is] the arm of flesh, and with us [is] Yahweh our God, to help us and to fight our battles." And the people took confidence with the words of Hezekiah, king of Judah.

Psalm 49:17

because when he dies he will not take [away] any [of it]. His wealth will not follow down after him.

Isaiah 30:1-3

"Oh rebellious children!" {declares} Yahweh, "to make a plan, but not from me, and pour out a libation, but not [from] my Spirit, {so as to add} sin to sin. Who go to go down [to] Egypt, but they do not ask [of] my mouth, to take refuge in the protection of Pharaoh and to take refuge in the shadow of Egypt. And the protection of Pharaoh shall be shame to you, and the refuge in the shadow of Egypt, humiliation.

1 Corinthians 1:19-20

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will confound." Where [is] the wise person? Where [is] the scribe? Where [is] the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?

James 1:11

For the sun rises with its burning heat and dries up the grass, and its flower falls off, and the beauty of its appearance is lost. So also the rich person in his pursuits will wither away.

1 Samuel 17:41-44

Then the Philistine {came on, getting nearer and nearer} to David, with {his shield bearer} in front of him. When the Philistine looked and saw David, he despised him, for he was [only] a boy and ruddy with a handsome appearance. So the Philistine said to David, "[Am] I a dog, that you [are] coming to me with sticks?" Then the Philistine cursed David by his gods.read more.
The Philistine said to David, "Come to me so that I can give your flesh to the birds of heaven and to the wild animals of the field!"

Psalm 52:1

Why do you boast about evil, O mighty man? The loyal love of God [endures] {continually}.

Isaiah 36:8-9

And now please make a wager with my master the king of Assyria, and I will give you two thousand horses, [that is,] if you are able {put} riders for yourself on them! But how can you drive back {one governor among the least of my master's servants}, when you trust in Egypt for chariots and horsemen?

Daniel 4:30

And the king answered and said, "Is this not the great Babylon which I have built as a royal palace by the strength of my own power, and for the glory of my own majesty?"

Luke 18:9-12

And he also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and looked down on {everyone else}: "Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood [and] prayed these [things] with reference to himself: 'God, I give thanks to you that I am not like other people--swindlers, unrighteous [people], adulterers, or even like this tax collector!read more.
I fast twice a week; I give a tenth of all that I get.'

Galatians 6:13

For not even those who are circumcised observe the law themselves, but they want you to be circumcised in order that they may boast in your flesh.

Genesis 4:23-24

Then Lamech said to his wives, "Adah and Zillah, listen to my voice; O wives of Lamech, hear my words. I have killed a man for wounding me, Even a young man for injuring me. If Cain is avenged sevenfold, Then Lamech [will be avenged] seventy and seven [times].

Exodus 1:11-14

And they appointed commanders of forced labor over them in order to oppress them with their {forced labor}, and they built storage cities for Pharaoh--Pithom and Rameses. And as he oppressed them, so they became many, and so they spread out, and [the Egyptians] were afraid because of the presence of the {Israelites}. And the Egyptians ruthlessly compelled the {Israelites} to work.read more.
And they made their lives bitter with hard work with mortar and with bricks and with all [sorts] of work in the field--with all their work in which they ruthlessly enslaved them.

Exodus 5:10-14

And the slave drivers of the people and their foremen went out, and they spoke to the people, saying, "Thus says Pharaoh, 'I [am] not giving you straw. You go, get straw for yourselves from whatever you find because not a thing is being reduced from your work.'" And the people spread out in all the land of Egypt to gather stubble for the straw.read more.
And the slave drivers [were] insisting, saying, "Finish your work {for each day} on its day, as {when there was straw}." And the foremen of the {Israelites}, whom Pharaoh's slave drivers had appointed over them, were beaten [by men who were] saying, "Why have you not completed your portion of brickmaking {as before, both yesterday and today}?"

Judges 6:2

The hand of the Midianites prevailed over Israel; because of the presence of the Midianites, the {Israelites} made for themselves hiding places that [were] in the mountains, caves, and strongholds.

Psalm 37:14

[The] wicked have drawn [the] sword and have bent their bow to throw down [the] poor and [the] needy, to kill [those] upright in [their] way.

Psalm 73:3-8

because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked. For there are no pains up to their death, and their bodies [are] {healthy}. They do not have {ordinary trouble}, and they are not plagued as [other] people.read more.
Therefore pride is their necklace; an outfit of violence covers them. Their eye bulges from fat. Imaginings overflow [their] heart. They mock and speak maliciously of oppression; they speak [as though] from on high.

Isaiah 5:8

Ah! Those who {join} house with house, they join field together with field until {there is no place} and you are caused to dwell alone in the midst of the land.

James 5:4-6

Behold, the wages that were held back by you from the workers who reap your fields cry out, and the cries of the reapers have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived self-indulgently on the earth and have lived luxuriously. You have fattened your hearts in the day of slaughter. You have condemned, you have murdered the righteous [person]; he does not resist you.

2 Samuel 23:20

Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of Ish-Hai, [was] a great [man] of deeds from Kabzeel. He struck down two sons of Ariel of Moab, and he went down and killed a lion in the middle of a pit on a snowy day.

1 Chronicles 11:22

[And] Benaiah the son of Jehoiada [was] {a strong man} from Kabzeel, [one who did] great deeds. He himself struck down two [sons of] Ariel of Moab. And he himself went down and struck down a lion within a pit on a snowy day.

1 Chronicles 11:20-21

Now Abishai the brother of Joab was himself the head of the three. And he roused himself with his spear against three hundred [whom he] killed and [made] a name for himself among the three. {He was twice as renowned} among the three and was their commander. But he did not attain to the three.

Hebrews 11:32-34

And what more shall I say? For time would fail me to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, and Samuel and the prophets, who through faith conquered kingdoms, accomplished justice, obtained what was promised, shut the mouths of lions, extinguished the effectiveness of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, were made strong from weakness, became mighty in battle, put to flight enemy battle lines.

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