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34 Bible Verses about Warfare, Nature Of

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Exodus 17:16

For he will say, Because the hand upon the throne of Jehovah, war to Jehovah with Amalek from generation to generation.

2 Samuel 3:1

And long war will be between the house of Saul and between the house of David: and David went and was strengthened, and the house of Saul went and was weakened.

1 Kings 14:30

And war was between Rehoboam and Jeroboam all the days.

James 4:1-2

Whence wars and fights among you? are they not hence, out of your sensual pleasures making war in your members Ye eagerly desire, and have not: ye kill, and are zealous, and cannot succeed: ye fight and wage war, and ye have not, because ye ask not.

Psalm 140:1-2

To the overseer, chanting to David: Deliver me, O Jehovah, from the evil man: wilt thou guard me from the man of violences Who reckoned evils in the heart; all the day they will gather together wars.

Nahum 3:3

The horsemen also lifting up the flame of the sword, and the lightning of the spear: and a multitude of wounded, and the heavy carcass; and no end to the corpses; they shall stumble upon their dead bodies.

2 Chronicles 25:12

And ten thousand living the sons of Judah carried away captive, and they will bring them to the head of the rock, and they will cast them down from the head of the rock, and they were rent asunder all of them.

Zechariah 14:2

And I gathered all the nations against Jerusalem for war; and the city was taken, and the houses were plundered, and the women shall be ravished; and half the city shall go forth into captivity, and the people being left shall not be cut off from the city.

Matthew 24:6-7

And ye will be about to hear of wars and rumors of war: see, be not terrified; for all must be, but the end is not yet. For nation shall be raised up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there shall be famines, and plagues, and shakings in places.

Mark 13:7-8

And when ye hear of wars and rumors of wars, be not terrified: for it must be; but the end is not yet. For nation shall be raised against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there shall be earthquakes in places, and there shall be famines, and commotions: these the beginnings of anguish.

Luke 21:9-10

And when ye hear of wars and tumults, be not terrified: for these must first be; but the end not immediately. Then said he to them, Nation shall be raised up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:

Deuteronomy 1:41-42

And ye will answer and say to me, We sinned against Jehovah, we will go up and fight according to all that Jehovah our God commanded us. And ye will gird on each the weapon of his fighting, and ye will act lightly to go up to the mountain. And Jehovah will say to me, Say to them, Ye shall not go up, and ye shall not fight; for I am not in the midst of you and ye shall not be smitten before your enemies.

1 Kings 12:24

Thus said Jehovah, Ye shall not go up and ye shall not fight with your brethren, sons of Israel: turn back each to his house, for this word was from me. And they will hear the word of Jehovah and turn back to go according to the word of Jehovah.

1 Chronicles 22:8

And the word of Jehovah will be upon me, saying, Thou didst pour out blood for abundance, and didst make great wars: thou shalt not build a house for my name, for thou didst pour out many bloods in the earth before me.

Psalm 68:30

Rebuke the beasts of the reed, the assembly of the strong ones, with the heifers of the peoples, prostrating themselves with pieces of salver: scatter the peoples, they will delight in wars.

Joshua 8:1

And Jehovah will say to Joshua, Thou shalt not fear, and thou shalt not be terrified: take with thee all the people of war, and arise, go up to Ai: see, I gave into thy hand the king of Ai, and his people and his city and his land:

Numbers 31:7

And they will go forth against Midian as Jehovah commanded Moses; and they killed every male.

Deuteronomy 20:1-4

When thou shalt go forth to war against thine enemy, and thou sawest horse and chariot, a multitude of people more than thou, thou shalt not be afraid of them, for Jehovah thy God is with thee, he bringing thee up out of the land of Egypt And it was in your coming near to the war, and the priest approached and spake to the people, And he said to them, Hear, O Israel; ye come near this day to war against your enemies: your heart shall not be cast down, ye shall not fear, and ye shall not take flight, and ye shall not be terrified from their face.read more.
For Jehovah your God goes with you to war with you against your enemies, to save you.

Joshua 10:40

And Joshua will smite all the land of the mountain, and the south, and the valley and the ravines, and all their kings: and none was left escaping, and all breathing was exterminated, as Jehovah the God of Israel commanded.

Judges 6:16

And Jehovah will say to him, For I will be with thee, and strike thou Midian as one man.

Psalm 144:1

. To David. Blessed be Jehovah my rock, teaching my hands for the encounter, my fingers for war;

Isaiah 13:3-4

I commanded to the consecrated, also I called the strong ones for mine anger, those exulting in my lifting up. The voice of a mulitude in the mountain; the likeness of much people; the voice of the uproar of kingdoms, nations being gathered: Jehovah of armies reviewing the army of battle.

1 Samuel 15:2

Thus said Jehovah of armies, I reviewed what Amalek did to Israel, how he set for him in the way in his going up out of Egypt

2 Kings 21:10-15

And Jehovah will speak by the hand of his servants the prophets, saying, Because Manasseh king of Judah did these abominations, doing evil above all which the Amorites did that were before him, and he will also cause Judah to sin with his blocks: For this, thus said Jehovah the God of Israel, Behold me bringing evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, which all hearing it, his two ears shall tingle.read more.
And I stretched over Jerusalem the cord of Shomeron, and the weight of the house of Ahab: and I wiped off Jerusalem as one will wipe dishes, wiping, and turning upon its face. And I thrust out the remainder of my inheritance, and I gave them into the hand of their enemies; and they were for plunder and for a prey to all their enemies. Because they did evil in mine eyes, and they will be irritating me from the day which their fathers came forth out of Egypt, and even to this day.

2 Kings 24:2-4

And Jehovah will send against him troops of Chaldeans and troops of Aram, and troops of Moab, and troops of the sons of Ammon, and he will send them against Judah to destroy it, according to the word of Jehovah which he spake by the hand of his servants the prophets. But at the mouth of Jehovah it was upon Judah to turn away from his face through the sins of Manasseh, according to all which he did. And also the innocent blood which he poured forth, (and he will fill Jerusalem with innocent blood) and Jehovah would not pardon.

Isaiah 10:12-19

And it was when the Lord will complete all his work upon mount Zion and upon Jerusalem, I will review upon the fruit of the great heart of the king of Assur and upon the glory of his eyes lifted up. For he said, By strength of my hand I did, and by my wisdom, for I was discreet: and I will remove the bounds of the people, and their things prepared I plundered, and I will bring down as a strong one the inhabitants. And my hand will find as a nest for the strength of the peoples: and as he gathering eggs left, I gathered all the land; and there was not moving the wing, and opening wide the mouth, and peeping.read more.
Shall the axe vaunt itself against him hewing with it? shall the saw magnify itself against him moving it up and down? as the rod moving up and down with those lifting it up; as the lifting up of the rod not wood. For this shall Jehovah, the Lord of armies send among his fatnesses leanness; and under his glory he shall burn a burning as the burning of fire. And the light of Israel was for a fire, and his Holy for a flame: and he burnt and consumed his thorns, and his sharp points in one day: And the glory of his forest and his Carmel, from the soul and even to the flesh, he shall finish, and it was as he fainting pined away. And the remainder of the wood of his forest shall be of number, and a boy shall write them.

Jeremiah 4:14-18

O Jerusalem, wash from evil to thy heart so that thou shalt be saved. How long shall purposes of thy vanity lodge in the midst of thee? For a voice announcing from Dan, and causing calamity to be heard from mount Ephraim. Bring ye to remembrance to the nations; behold, cause to be heard against Jerusalem, watchers coming from a land afar off, and they shall give their voice against the cities of Judah.read more.
As watching a field they were against her from round about; for she embittered against me, says Jehovah. Thy way and thy doings did these things to thee; this thine evil, for it was bitter because it reached even to thy heart.

Psalm 46:9

Causing wars to cease even to the end of the earth; he will break the bow, and be cut off the spear, and he will burn the cars in fire.

Isaiah 2:4

And he judged between the nations, and he will decide for many peoples: and they shall beat down their swords to plough-shares and their spears to pruning-hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, and they shall no more learn war.

Micah 4:3

And he judged between many peoples, and he admonished to strong nations even to far off; and they beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, and they shall no more learn war.

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