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54 Bible Verses about Weapons

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1 Chronicles 12:23

And these are the numbers of the chiefs of those prepared for the army who came to David at Hebron to turn the kingdom of Saul over to him according to the word of Yahweh.

Nehemiah 4:16-18

From that day, half of my servants were working on craftsmanship, half were holding spears, small shields, bows, and breastplates. The commanders were behind the whole house of Judah. The ones who were building the wall and the ones {who carried the materials} were carrying in one hand while doing the task, and with the other hand were grasping a weapon. Each of the builders had his sword tied to his side while building. And the man who sounded the trumpet was beside me.

Genesis 49:5

Simeon and Levi [are] brothers; weapons of violence [are] their swords. Let me not come into their council.

1 Samuel 8:12

He will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and [those] {to do his plowing} and to reap his harvest, and [those] to make weapons of war and the equipment for his chariots.

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, "You [are] coming to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I am coming to you in the name of Yahweh of hosts, the God of the battle lines of Israel, whom you have defied!

1 Samuel 21:8

David asked Ahimelech, "Is there not {at your disposal} a spear or a sword? For I took neither my sword nor my weapons with me because the king's matter was urgent."

2 Samuel 1:27

How [the] mighty have fallen and the weapons of warfare perished."

2 Kings 11:8

You must surround the king all about, each with his weapon in his hand; whoever comes to the ranks must be killed. Be with the king {wherever he goes}."

2 Chronicles 23:7

And the Levites shall surround the king all around, each with his weapons in his hand. And whoever comes into the house shall be put to death. You shall be with the king when he comes in and when he goes out."

2 Kings 11:11

So the royal runners stood, each [with] his weapons in his hand, from the side of the temple to the south up to the side of the temple on the north, around the altar and around the temple, about the king all around.

2 Chronicles 23:10

And he appointed all the people, each [with] his weapon in his hand from the south side of the house to the north side of the house around the altar and the house.

1 Chronicles 12:34-37

From Naphtali: one thousand commanders; and [those] with them with shield and spear: thirty-seven thousand. From the Danites, [those] equipped for battle: twenty-eight thousand six hundred. And from Asher, those who went out armed [and] prepared for battle: forty thousand.read more.
And from beyond the Jordan, from the Reubenites and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, with all [their] weapons of war for battle: one hundred and twenty thousand.

2 Chronicles 32:5

Then he strengthened himself and built up all the walls that were broken down, and raised towers upon [them] and another wall {outside}. And he strengthened the Millo of the city of David and made much weaponry and small shields.

Nehemiah 4:23

So neither I nor my brothers nor my young men nor the men of the guard who were behind me took off our clothes. Each one [kept] his weapon [even] in the water.

Ezekiel 26:7-11

For thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Look! I [am] bringing to Tyre Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, from [the] north, [the] king of kings, with horse and with chariot and with horsemen and [his] assembly and many people. Your daughters he will kill in the field with the sword, and he will place against you siege works, and he will build against you a siege ramp, and he will raise against you a shield, and the thrust of his battering ram he will direct against your walls, and your towers he will break down with his weapons.read more.
From the abundance of his horses he will cover you [with] their fine dust; at [the] sound of horseman and wheel and chariot your walls will shake, at his coming into your gates like the entrance of a city [that is] being broken through. With the hooves of his horses he will trample all of your streets. He will kill your people with the sword, and {your strong stone pillars} will tumble down to the earth.

Ezekiel 32:27

And they do not lie with warriors fallen from long ago, who went down [to] Sheol with their weapons of war, and they placed their sword under their heads, and their shields were on their bones, for [the] terror of [the] warriors [was] in [the] land of the living.

John 18:3

So Judas, taking the cohort and officers from the chief priests and from the Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

Psalm 20:7-8

{Some boast in chariots and others in horses}, but we boast in the name of Yahweh, our God. They will collapse and fall, and we will rise and stand firm.

Deuteronomy 1:41-44

"You replied and said to me, 'We have sinned against Yahweh, [and now] we will go up and fight according to all that Yahweh our God commanded us'; and [so] each man fastened on {his battle gear}, and you regarded [it] as easy to go up [into] the hill country. So Yahweh said to me, 'Say to them, "You shall not go up, and you shall not fight because I am not in your midst; you will be defeated {before} your enemies." ' So I spoke to you, but you did not listen; you rebelled against the {command of Yahweh}; you behaved presumptuously, and you went up into the hill country.read more.
The Amorites living in the hill country went out {to oppose you} and chased you as [a swarm of] wild honey bees do; and [so] they {beat} you down in Seir as far as Hormah.

Deuteronomy 20:1

"If you go out to war against your enemies and you see a horse and a chariot, {an army} larger that you, you shall not be afraid because of them; for Yahweh your God [is] with you, the one who brought you from the land of Egypt.

1 Samuel 17:45-47

Then David said to the Philistine, "You [are] coming to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I am coming to you in the name of Yahweh of hosts, the God of the battle lines of Israel, whom you have defied! This day Yahweh will deliver you into my hand, and I will strike you down {and cut off your head}! Then I will give [the] corpses of the army of [the] Philistines this day to the birds of heaven and to the animals of the earth, so that all the earth may know that there is a God [who is] for Israel. And all of this assembly will know that Yahweh does not rescue with sword or with spear, for the battle [belongs] to Yahweh, and he will give you into our hands!"

2 Chronicles 20:20-24

And they rose up early in the morning and went out to the desert of Tekoa. And when they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, "Hear me, O Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in Yahweh your God, and you shall be established! Believe in his prophets, and you shall succeed!" And when he had taken counsel with the people, he appointed singers to Yahweh [who were] giving praise to the splendor of [his] holiness when they went out before the army. And they said, "Give thanks to Yahweh, for his loyal love [is] everlasting!" And {when} they began with singing and praise, Yahweh set ambushes against the people of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir who were coming against Judah. And they were defeatedread more.
when the people of Ammon and Moab rose up against the inhabitants of Mount Seir to destroy and demolish [them]. And when the inhabitants of Seir had made an end of them, each helped to destroy his comrade. And Judah came against the watchtower of the wilderness. And they looked at the crowd, and behold, corpses were lying on the ground. There was none [who had] escaped.

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 33:16-19

The king [is] not saved by [the] greatness of an army. The warrior is not delivered by [the] greatness of strength. The horse [is] a false hope for victory, nor can it save by the greatness of its power. Behold, the eye of Yahweh [is] on those who fear him, on those who hope for his loyal loveread more.
to deliver their soul from death and to keep them alive in famine.

Psalm 76:3

There he broke [the] flames of [the] bow, [the] shield and sword and battle. Selah

Psalm 147:10-11

He does not delight in the strength of the horse; he takes no pleasure in the legs of the man. Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear him, the ones who hope for his loyal love.

Isaiah 22:8-11

And he uncovered the covering of Judah. And you looked, on that day, to the weapons of the House of the Forest, and you saw that the breaches in the walls of the city of David were many, and you gathered the waters of the lower pool. And you counted the houses of Jerusalem, and you broke down the houses to fortify the wall.read more.
And you made a reservoir between the walls for the waters of the old pool, but you did not look to its maker, and you did not see {the one who created it long ago}.

Isaiah 54:16-17

Look! I myself have created [the] craftsman who blows [the] fire [of] coals, and who produces a weapon for his work; also I myself have created [the] destroyer to destroy. Every weapon formed against you shall not succeed, and you shall declare guilty every tongue [that] rises against you for judgment. This [is] the inheritance of the servants of Yahweh, and their {legal right} from me," {declares} Yahweh.

Zechariah 4:6

And he answered and said to me, "This [is] the word of Yahweh to Zerubbabel, saying, 'Not by strength and not by power, but [only] by my Spirit,' says Yahweh of hosts.

Isaiah 2:4

He shall judge between the nations and he shall arbitrate for many peoples. They shall beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning hooks. A nation shall not lift up a sword against a nation, and they shall not learn war again.

Micah 4:3

And he will judge between many peoples and will arbitrate for strong nations far away; and they will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; nation will not lift up a sword against a nation, and they will no longer learn war.

Psalm 46:9

[He] makes wars cease to the ends of the earth; he breaks [the] bow and cuts off [the] spear. [The] wagons [of war] he burns with fire.

Isaiah 9:5

For every boot {that marches and shakes the earth} and garment rolled in blood {will} be for burning--fire fuel.

Ezekiel 39:7-10

And {my holy name} I will make known in the midst of my people Israel, and I will not let the name of my holiness be profaned anymore, and the nations will know that I [am] Yahweh, [the] holy [one] in Israel. Look! [it is] coming, and it will happen," {declares} the Lord Yahweh. "It is the day {about which I have spoken}. "?"And the inhabitants of the towns of Israel will go out, and they will set ablaze, and they will kindle a fire with a weapon and a small shield and a shield, [with] a bow and with arrows, and with {hand clubs} and with spears, and [so] they will light a fire with them, {a fire lasting seven years}.read more.
And they will not carry trees from the field, and they will not chop wood from the forests, for with the weapons they will light a fire; and they will plunder [those] plundering them, and they will plunder [those] plundering them," ' {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Hosea 2:18

I will make a covenant for them on that day, with the animals of the field, with the birds of the heaven, and [with] the creeping things of the ground; [the] bow, [the] sword, and [the] war I will abolish from the land, and I will let them lie down in safety.

Zechariah 9:10

And I will cut off [the] chariot from Ephraim, and [the] horse from Jerusalem; the battle bow will be cut down, and he will announce peace to the nations. His dominion [will be] from sea to sea, and from [the] River to [the] ends of [the] earth.

Isaiah 59:15-18

and truth is missing, and he who turns aside from evil [is] plundered. And Yahweh saw, and it was displeasing in his eyes that there was no justice And he saw that there was no man, and he was appalled that there was no one who intercedes, so his arm came to assist him, and his righteousness {was what} sustained him. And he put on righteousness like breastplate, and a helmet of salvation on his head, and he put on garments of vengeance [for] clothing, and he wrapped [himself in] zeal as [in a] robe.read more.
According to deeds, so he will repay; wrath to his enemies, requital to those who are his {enemies}. He will repay requital to the coastlands.

Jeremiah 50:25

Yahweh has opened his armory, and he has brought out the weapons of his wrath, for it [is] a word for my Lord Yahweh of hosts in the land of [the] Chaldeans.

Psalm 7:11-13

God [is] a righteous judge, and a God who has indignation every day. If he does not repent, he will sharpen his sword. He has bent his bow and he has {strung} it. And he has prepared for him weapons of death. He has made his arrows fiery shafts.

Isaiah 13:5

[They are] coming from a distant land, from the end of the heavens, Yahweh and the weapons of his indignation, to destroy {the whole earth}.

Jeremiah 51:20

[He says], "You [are] a war club for me, a weapon of battle, and I smash nations with you, and I destroy kingdoms with you.

Ezekiel 9:1-8

And he called in my ears [with] a loud voice, {saying}, "[They] have come near, the punishers of the city, and each [with] his weapon of destruction in his hand. And look! Six men coming from the way of {the upper gate} that faced {northward}, and each [with] his weapon for shattering in his hand; and one man [was] in the midst of them, dressed in linen, and the writing case of the scribe [was] at his side. And they came and stood beside the bronze altar. And the glory of the God of Israel lifted itself up from upon the cherub that he was on [and went] to the threshold of the house, and he called to the man who [was] clothed in linen {with a scribal writing case at his side}.read more.
And Yahweh said to him, "Go through in the midst of the city, in the midst of Jerusalem, and you must place a mark on the foreheads of the men {who are groaning and lamenting} about all of the detestable things {that are being done} in the midst of her." And to the others he said in my hearing, "Go through the city behind him and kill! Your eyes shall not take pity, and you shall not have compassion. You must kill {totally} old man, young man and young woman, and little children and women, but {concerning} every man {with the mark on him} you must not approach; and from my sanctuary you must begin." And they began with the old men who {were before} the house. And he said to them, "Defile the house and fill the courtyards [with] the dead; go out! And they went out, and they killed in the city. {And then} {as they were striking}, and I [was] left behind, I fell on my face, and I cried out, and I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh! "[Will] you [be] destroying all of the remnant of Israel {while you pour out your rage} on Jerusalem?"

Ephesians 6:11-17

Put on the full armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the stratagems of the devil, because our struggle is not against blood and flesh, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual [forces] of wickedness in the heavenly [places]. Because of this, take up the full armor of God, in order that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand.read more.
Stand therefore, girding your waist with truth, and putting on the breastplate of righteousness, and binding [shoes] under your feet with the preparation of the good news of peace, in everything taking up the shield of faith, with which you are able to quench all the flaming arrows of the evil one, and receive 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 horns that [were] on its head, and [concerning] [the] other [horn] that came up and {before which three horns fell}, and this horn {had eyes} and mouth speaking {boastfully}, and its appearance [was] larger than its companions.

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

1 Samuel 17:7

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.

Job 20:24

"He will flee from an iron weapon, [but] an arrow of bronze will pierce him.

Job 41:7

Can you fill its kin with harpoons or its head with fish spears?

Numbers 35:16

" 'But if he hit him with an object of iron, so that he dies, the killer must surely be put to death.

Spiritual » Warfare characteristics of » Weapons

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, "You [are] coming to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I am coming to you in the name of Yahweh of hosts, the God of the battle lines of Israel, whom you have defied!

More verses: Revelation 12:11

Weapons » Of war » Bows

2 Samuel 1:18

And he ordered "The Bow" to be taught to the children of Judah. Look, it [is] written on the scroll of Jashar.

1 Chronicles 5:18

The Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh [had] {valiant} men [who] carried a shield and a sword, and archers, and [who were] expert in war, forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty [for] going out [as] an army.

Genesis 27:3

So now, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt food for me.

1 Kings 22:34

But another man drew his bow fully and struck the king of Israel between the armor scales and the breastplate; so he said to his chariot driver, "Turn {the chariot} and bring me out from the camp, for I am wounded."

2 Kings 13:15

Elisha said to him, "Take a bow and arrows," so he took him a bow and arrows.

Weapons » Spiritual » Sword of the spirit

Revelation 2:12

"And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: "This is what the one who has the sharp double-edged sword says:

Isaiah 11:4

But he shall judge [the] poor with righteousness, and he shall decide for [the] needy of [the] earth with rectitude. And he shall strike [the] earth with the rod of his mouth, and he shall kill [the] wicked person with the breath of his lips.

Weapons » Spiritual » General references to weapons

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, "You [are] coming to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I am coming to you in the name of Yahweh of hosts, the God of the battle lines of Israel, whom you have defied!

More verses: Revelation 12:11

Weapons » Spiritual » Trust in weapons vain

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, "You [are] coming to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I am coming to you in the name of Yahweh of hosts, the God of the battle lines of Israel, whom you have defied!

Hosea 1:7

But I will have pity [on] the house of Judah and I will save them by Yahweh their God, and will not deliver them by bow, sword, war, horses, or horsemen.

Haggai 2:22

and I will overthrow the thrones of kingdoms and destroy the military strength of the kingdoms of the nations. I will overthrow chariots and their drivers; horses and their riders will fall, every one by the sword of another!

Weapons » Of war » Arrows

1 Samuel 20:20

I will shoot three arrows [to the] side as [if] I were shooting at a target.

2 Kings 13:15

Elisha said to him, "Take a bow and arrows," so he took him a bow and arrows.

Topics on Weapons

Breaking Weapons

19;37;15

Their sword will enter into their [own] heart, and their bows shall be broken.

Weapons For Fuel

26;39;9-10

"?"And the inhabitants of the towns of Israel will go out, and they will set ablaze, and they will kindle a fire with a weapon and a small shield and a shield, [with] a bow and with arrows, and with {hand clubs} and with spears, and [so] they will light a fire with them, {a fire lasting seven years}.

Weapons Of Christ

66;1;16

and [he] had in his right hand seven stars, and a sharp double-edged sword coming out of his mouth, and his face [was] like the sun shining in its strength.

Weapons Of God

47;10;4

for the weapons of our warfare [are] not merely human, but powerful to God for the tearing down of fortresses, tearing down arguments

Weapons Of The Believer

47;6;7

in the word of truth, in the power of God, with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and left hand,