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54 Bible Verses about Weapons

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1 Chronicles 12:23

And these the numbers of heads drawn out for the army, they came to David to Hebron to turn the kingdom of Saul to him according to the mouth of Jehovah.

Nehemiah 4:16-18

And it will be from that day the half of my young men doing in the work, and half of them holding fast and the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the coats of mail; and the chiefs behind every house of Judah. They building upon the wall, and they bearing in the burden, they loading with one of his hands doing in the work, and one holding fast the weapon. And the builders, a man his sword being girded upon his loins, and building. And he striking upon the trumpet near me.

Genesis 49:5

Simon and Levi brethren; their swords instruments of violence.

1 Samuel 8:12

And to set to himself captains of thousands and captains of fifties; and to plough his ploughing and to reap his harvest, and to do all his fighting and all his chariots.

1 Samuel 17:45

And David will say to him of the rovers, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield, and I come to thee in the name of Jehovah of armies, the God of the ranks of Israel, which thou didst upbraid.

1 Samuel 21:8

And David will say to Ahimelech, And is there not here under thy hand, spear or sword? for also sword and also utensil I took not into my hand, for the king's word was pressing.

2 Samuel 1:27

How have the powerful fallen and the vessels of war perished.

2 Kings 11:8

And surround upon the king round about, a man and his weapon in, his hand: and he coming into the ranks shall be slain. And be ye with, the king in his going forth and in his coming

2 Chronicles 23:7

And the Levites surrounded the king round about, a man and his utensil in his hand; and he coming to the house shall be put to death: and be ye with the king in his coming in, and in his going out

2 Kings 11:11

And the runners will stand, a man his weapon in his hand, from the right shoulder of the house even to the left shoulder of the house, to the altar and to the house by the king round about

2 Chronicles 23:10

And he will cause all the people to stand, and each his missile weapon in his hand, from the right shoulder of the house even to the left shoulder of the house, to the altar and to the house by the king round about

1 Chronicles 12:34-37

And from Naphtali a thousand chiefs, and with them with shield and spear, thirty and seven thousand. And from the Danites setting the battle in array, twenty and eight thousand and six hundred. And from Asher those going forth to the army to set the battle in array, forty thousand.read more.
And from beyond Jordan, from the Reubenites and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, with all utensils of the army of the war, a hundred and twenty thousand.

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he will strengthen himself and build all the wall broken down, and he will go up upon the towers, and to without another wall, and he will strengthen the filling up of the city of David, and he will make darts for abundance, and shields.

Nehemiah 4:23

And not I and my brethren and my young men, and the men of the watch which were after me, we not putting off our garments; a man his weapon for water.

Ezekiel 26:7-11

For thus said the Lord Jehovah: Behold me bringing upon Tyre Nebuchadezzar king of Babel, from the north, a king of kings, with horse and with chariot, and with horsemen, and a convocation, and much people. Thy daughters in the field he shall slay with the sword: and he gave a watch-tower against thee, and he threw up a mound against thee, and lifted up the buckler against thee. And he will give the stroke of his front against thy walls, and with his sword he will tear down thy towers.read more.
From the abundance of is horses, their dust will cover thee: from the voice of the horseman, and the wheel, and the chariot, thy walls shall shake, in his coming in to thy gates, as the enterings of a city rent asunder. With the hoofs of his horses he will tread down all thy streets: he will slay thy people with the sword, and the garrisons of thy strength shall go down to the earth.

Ezekiel 32:27

And they shall not lie with the strong fallen of the uncircumcised, who went down to hades with the weapons of their war: and they will give their swords under their heads, and their iniquities shall be upon their bones for the terror of the strong in the land of the living.

John 18:3

Then Judas, having taken a band and attendants from the chief priests and Pharisees, comes there with lights and torches and weapons.

Psalm 20:7-8

These in chariots, and these in horses: and in the name of Jehovah our God will we remember. They bowed down and they fell: and we arose, and we shall stand erect

Isaiah 31:1

Wo to those going down to Egypt for help; and they will look upon horses, and trust upon chariots, because they are many; and upon horsemen because they were strong greatly; and they looked not upon the Holy One of Israel, and sought not Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 1:41-44

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. And I shall speak to you, and ye heard not; and ye will rebel against the mouth of Jehovah, and ye will act proudly, and will go up to the mountain.read more.
And the Amorite dwelling in that mountain will come forth to your meeting, and will pursue you as bees will do, and they will beat you in Seir to Hormah.

Deuteronomy 20:1

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

1 Samuel 17:45-47

And David will say to him of the rovers, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield, and I come to thee in the name of Jehovah of armies, the God of the ranks of Israel, which thou didst upbraid. This day Jehovah will deliver thee into my hand; and I smote thee and took away thy head from off thee, and I gave the carcass of the camp of the rovers this day to the birds of the heavens, and to the beasts of the earth: and all the earth shall know that there is a God to Israel. And all this assembly shall know that not with sword and with spear Jehovah will save, for to Jehovah the battle, and he gave you into our hand.

2 Chronicles 20:20-24

And they will rise early in the morning and go forth to the desert of Tekoa: and in their going forth Jehoshaphat stood, and he will say, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabiting Jerusalem; Believe in Jehovah your God and ye shall be firm; believe in his prophets and prosper. And he will counsel to the people, and he will set up those singing to Jehovah, and those praising to the ornaments of holiness, in their going out before the strong, and saying, Confess ye to Jehovah; his mercy is forever. And in the time they began in rejoicing and praising, Jehovah gave ambushes against the sons of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, coming against Judah; and they will be smitten.read more.
For the sons of Ammon and Moab will stand up against those inhabiting mount Seir to utterly destroy and to cut off: and in their finishing upon those inhabiting Seir they helped each against his neighbor for destruction. And Judah came upon the watchtower to the desert, and they will look towards the multitude, and behold them corpses falling to the earth, and none escaping.

2 Chronicles 32:7-8

Be strong and be firm ye shall not fear and ye shall not be terrified-from the face of the king of Assur, and from before all the multitude which are with him: for with us much more than with him. With him an arm of flesh; and with us Jehovah our God to help, and to war our wars. And the people will lean upon the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.

Psalm 33:16-19

The king was not saved by much strength: the strong one will not be delivered by much power. The horse was false to salvation, and he shall not deliver by the multitude of his strength. Behold, the eye of Jehovah upon those fearing him, upon those hoping for his mercy;read more.
To deliver their soul from death, and to save them alive in famine.

Psalm 76:3

There he broke the lightnings of the bow, the shield and the sword, and war. Silence

Psalm 147:10-11

He will not delight in the strength of the horse: he will not be pleased in the legs of a man. Jehovah being delighted in those fearing him, in those hoping for his mercy.

Isaiah 22:8-11

And he will uncover the covering of Judah, and thou wilt look in that day to the weapons of the house of the forest The clefts of the city of David ye saw, that they were many: and ye shall gather the water of the lowest pool. The houses of Jerusalem ye numbered, and ye will break down the houses to fortify the wall.read more.
And ye made a gathering place between the two walls for the water of the old pool; and ye looked not to him making it, and ye saw not him forming it from far off.

Isaiah 54:16-17

Behold, I created the workman blowing the coals in the fire, and bringing forth a utensil for his work; and I created the destroyer to overthrow. Every vessel formed against thee shall not prosper: and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This the inheritance of the servants of Jehovah, and their justice is from me, says Jehovah.

Zechariah 4:6

And he will answer And say to me, saying, This the word of Jehovah to Zerubbabel, saying, Not by strength, not by power, but by my spirit, said Jehovah of armies.

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.

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 9:5

For every shoe of the shod with trembling, and a garment being rolled in bloods; and it was for burning the food of fire.

Ezekiel 39:7-10

And I will make known my holy name in the midst of my people Israel; and I will no more profane my holy name: and the nations shall know that am Jehovah, the Holy One in Israel. Behold, it came, and it was, says the Lord Jehovah; this the day which I spike. And they dwelling in the cities of Israel went forth and kindled and set on fire with the weapons and the shield and the buckler, with the bow and with the arrows, and with the rods of the hand and with the spear, and they burnt a fire with them seven years:read more.
And they shall not lift up wood from the field, and they shall not cut down from the forests; for they shall kindle fire with the weapons, and they spoiled those spoiling them, and they plundered those plundering them, says the Lord Jehovah.

Hosea 2:18

And I cut out for them a covenant in that day with the beasts of the field, and with the birds of the heavens, and the creeping things of the earth: and I will break the bow and the sword and the battle out of the land, and I caused them to lie down confidently.

Zechariah 9:10

And I cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the bow of war was cut off: and he spake peace to the nations: and his dominion from sea even to sea, and from the river even to the end of the earth.

Isaiah 59:15-18

And truth shall be lacking; and he departing from evil being plundered: and Jehovah will see, and it will be evil in his eyes, for no judgment And he will see that not a man, and he will be astonished that none was supplicating: and his arm will save for him, and his justice it upheld him. And he will put on justice as a coat of mail, and a helmet of salvation upon his head; and be will put on robes of vengeance a garment, and he will clothe himself with zeal as an upper garmentread more.
According to the works, accordingly he will recompense, wrath to his adversaries, recompense, to his enemies; to the islands will he requite recompense.

Jeremiah 50:25

Jehovah opened his treasure, and he will bring forth the vessels of his anger: for this the work to the Lord Jehovah of armies in the land of the Chaldeans

Psalm 7:11-13

God judging the just one, and being angry in all the days. If he shall not turn back, he will sharpen his sword; he bent his bow and he will be prepared. And he prepared to himself the instruments of death; he will work his arrows for those inflaming.

Isaiah 13:5

Coming from a land from afar, from the extremity of the heavens, Jehovah and the vessels of his wrath to overthrow all the earth.

Jeremiah 51:20

Thou a mallet to me, a weapon of war: and I broke the nations in pieces with thee, and I destroyed kingdoms with thee;

Ezekiel 9:1-8

And he will call in mine ears with a great voice, saying, Draw near, ye having oversight of the city, each the vessels of his destruction in his hand. And behold, six men coming from the way of the highest gate which looking to the north, and each a weapon of smiting in pieces in his hand; and one man in the midst of them clothed with linen, an inkhorn of the scribe upon his loins: and they will come and stand by the altar of brass. And the glory of the God of Israel came up from the cherub where he Was upon it, to the threshold of the house. And he will call to the man clothed with linen to whom the inkhorn of the scribe upon his loins.read more.
And Jehovah will say to him, Pass through into the midst of the city, in the midst of Jerusalem, and mark a mark upon the foreheads of the men sighing and groaning for all the abominations being done in her midst And to these he said in mine ears, Pass through into the city after him, and strike: your eye shall not spare, and ye shall not pity. The old man, the young man, and the virgin, and little ones, and women, ye shall slay to destruction: and every man which upon him the mark, ye shall not touch; and ye shall begin from my holy place. And they will begin upon the old men which are before the house And he will say to them, Defile the house, and fill the enclosures with the wounded: go ye forth. And they went forth and struck in the city. And it will be as they were striking them, and I being left, and I shall fall upon my face, and I shall cry, and saying, Ah, Lord Jehovah! destroyest thou all the remnant of Israel in thy pouring forth thy wrath upon Jerusalem?

Ephesians 6:11-17

Put on the complete armor of God, for you to be able to stand against the artifices of the accuser. For the wrestling is not to us against blood and flesh, but against beginnings, against powers, against the chiefs of the world of darkness of this life, against spiritual things of wickedness in heavenly things. For this take up the complete armor of God, that ye might be able to withstand in the evil day, and having effected all things, to stand.read more.
Stand therefore, having girded your loins around with truth, and put on the armor of justice; And fastened under the feet in preparation of the good news of peace; Over all, having taken the shield of faith, in which ye shall be able to quench all the inflamed darts of evil. And take ye the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

From Thematic Bible


Horns » Weapons » Heads » Of animals

Daniel 7:20

And concerning the ten horns that were upon its head, and the other that went up, and three fell from before it; and this horn and eyes to it, and a mouth speaking great things, and its sight great above its companions.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Weapons

1 Samuel 17:7

And the arrow of his spear as the beam of weavers, and the flame of his spear, six hundred shekels of iron. And he lifting up a shield went before him.

Job 20:24

He shall flee from the weapon of iron, the bow of brass shall pierce him.

Job 41:7

Wilt thou fill his skin with pointed weapons? and his head with fish spears?

Numbers 35:16

And if with an instrument of iron he smote him, the slayer shall die; the slayer he dying. shall die.

Spiritual » Warfare characteristics of » Weapons

1 Samuel 17:45

And David will say to him of the rovers, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield, and I come to thee in the name of Jehovah of armies, the God of the ranks of Israel, which thou didst upbraid.

More verses: Revelation 12:11

Weapons » Of war » Bows

2 Samuel 1:18

(And he will say to teach the sons of Judah the bow: it was written upon the book of Jasher.)

1 Chronicles 5:18

The sons of Reuben and the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh from the sons of strength, men lifting up shield and sword, and bending the bow, and accustomed to war; forty and four thousand and seven hundred and sixty going forth to war.

Genesis 27:3

Therefore take now, thy weapon, thy quiver and thy bow, and go forth to the field and hunt for me a hunting.

1 Kings 22:34

And a man drew with a bow in his simplicity, and he will strike the king of Israel between the joinings and between the coat of mail; and he will say to his driver, Turn thy hand, and bring me forth from the war, for I was wounded.

2 Kings 13:15

And Elisha will say to him, Take a bow and arrows. And he will take to him a bow and arrows.

Weapons » Spiritual » Sword of the spirit

Revelation 2:12

And to the messenger to the calling out in Pergamos write: Thus says he having the sharp two-mouthed sword;

Isaiah 11:4

And he judged the powerless with justice, and he decided in straightness for the humble of the earth: and he struck the earth with the rod of his mouth, and by the spirit of his lips he will slay the unjust.

Weapons » Spiritual » General references to weapons

1 Samuel 17:45

And David will say to him of the rovers, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield, and I come to thee in the name of Jehovah of armies, the God of the ranks of Israel, which thou didst upbraid.

More verses: Revelation 12:11

Weapons » Spiritual » Trust in weapons vain

1 Samuel 17:45

And David will say to him of the rovers, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield, and I come to thee in the name of Jehovah of armies, the God of the ranks of Israel, which thou didst upbraid.

Hosea 1:7

And I will compassionate the house of Judah, and I saved them by Jehovah their God, and I will not save them by bow and by sword, and by battle, by horses and by horsemen.

Haggai 2:22

And I overturned the throne of kingdoms, and I destroyed the strength of the kingdoms of the nations; and I overturned the chariot and those riding it; and the horses and their horsemen came down, a man by the sword of his brother.

Weapons » Of war » Arrows

1 Samuel 20:20

And I will shoot three arrows of the side, to send to me for a mark.

2 Kings 13:15

And Elisha will say to him, Take a bow and arrows. And he will take to him a bow and arrows.

Topics on Weapons

Breaking Weapons

Psalm 37:15

Their sword shall go into their heart, and their bows shall be broken.

Weapons For Fuel

Ezekiel 39:9-10

And they dwelling in the cities of Israel went forth and kindled and set on fire with the weapons and the shield and the buckler, with the bow and with the arrows, and with the rods of the hand and with the spear, and they burnt a fire with them seven years: