34 Bible Verses about

Warfare, Nature Of

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Exodus 17:16

and he said, "The LORD has sworn; the LORD will have war against Amalek from generation to generation."

2 Samuel 3:1

Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker continually.

1 Kings 14:30

There was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continually.

James 4:1-2

What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?

Psalm 140:1-2

Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men

Nahum 3:3

Horsemen charging, Swords flashing, spears gleaming, Many slain, a mass of corpses, And countless dead bodies-- They stumble over the dead bodies!

2 Chronicles 25:12

The sons of Judah also captured 10,000 alive and brought them to the top of the cliff and threw them down from the top of the cliff, so that they were all dashed to pieces.

Zechariah 14:2

For I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem to battle, and the city will be captured, the houses plundered, the women ravished and half of the city exiled, but the rest of the people will not be cut off from the city.

Matthew 24:6-7

"You will be hearing of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not frightened, for those things must take place, but that is not yet the end.

Mark 13:7-8

"When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be frightened; those things must take place; but that is not yet the end.

Luke 21:9-10

"When you hear of wars and disturbances, do not be terrified; for these things must take place first, but the end does not follow immediately."

Deuteronomy 1:41-42

"Then you said to me, 'We have sinned against the LORD; we will indeed go up and fight, just as the LORD our God commanded us.' And every man of you girded on his weapons of war, and regarded it as easy to go up into the hill country.

1 Kings 12:24

'Thus says the LORD, "You must not go up and fight against your relatives the sons of Israel; return every man to his house, for this thing has come from Me."'" So they listened to the word of the LORD, and returned and went their way according to the word of the LORD.

1 Chronicles 22:8

"But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 'You have shed much blood and have waged great wars; you shall not build a house to My name, because you have shed so much blood on the earth before Me.

Psalm 68:30

Rebuke the beasts in the reeds, The herd of bulls with the calves of the peoples, Trampling under foot the pieces of silver; He has scattered the peoples who delight in war.

Joshua 8:1

Now the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not fear or be dismayed Take all the people of war with you and arise, go up to Ai; see, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, his people, his city, and his land.

Numbers 31:7

So they made war against Midian, just as the LORD had commanded Moses, and they killed every male.

Deuteronomy 20:1-4

"When you go out to battle against your enemies and see horses and chariots and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt, is with you.

Joshua 10:40

Thus Joshua struck all the land, the hill country and the Negev and the lowland and the slopes and all their kings He left no survivor, but he utterly destroyed all who breathed, just as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded.

Judges 6:16

But the LORD said to him, "Surely I will be with you, and you shall defeat Midian as one man."

Psalm 144:1

Blessed be the LORD, my rock, Who trains my hands for war, And my fingers for battle;

Isaiah 13:3-4

I have commanded My consecrated ones, I have even called My mighty warriors, My proudly exulting ones, To execute My anger.

1 Samuel 15:2

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'I will punish Amalek for what he did to Israel, how he set himself against him on the way while he was coming up from Egypt.

2 Kings 21:10-15

Now the LORD spoke through His servants the prophets, saying,

2 Kings 24:2-4

The LORD sent against him bands of Chaldeans, bands of Arameans, bands of Moabites, and bands of Ammonites So He sent them against Judah to destroy it, according to the word of the LORD which He had spoken through His servants the prophets.

Isaiah 10:12-19

So it will be that when the Lord has completed all His work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, He will say, "I will punish the fruit of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria and the pomp of his haughtiness."

Jeremiah 4:14-18

Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?

Psalm 46:9

He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariots with fire.

Isaiah 2:4

And He will judge between the nations, And will render decisions for many peoples; And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks Nation will not lift up sword against nation, And never again will they learn war.

Micah 4:3

And He will judge between many peoples And render decisions for mighty, distant nations Then they will hammer their swords into plowshares And their spears into pruning hooks; Nation will not lift up sword against nation, And never again will they train for war.

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