'Adversaries' in the Bible
Indeed, if you carefully obey him and do everything that I say, then I'll be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries,
So in his burning anger against Israel, the LORD gave them into the domination of marauders who plundered them. The enemies who surrounded the Israelis controlled them, and they were no longer able to withstand their adversaries.
But now the LORD has given me rest all around, since I have neither foreign adversaries nor domestic crises.
Out of the mouths of infants and nursing babies you have established strength on account of your adversaries, in order to silence the enemy and vengeful foe.
Let my adversaries be ashamed and consumed; let those who seek my destruction be covered with scorn and disgrace.
He beat back his adversaries, permanently disgracing them.
You have exalted the right hand of his adversaries; you have caused all of his enemies to rejoice.
Your commands make me wiser than my adversaries, since they are always with me.
Though my persecutors and adversaries are numerous, I do not turn aside from your decrees.
But the LORD has raised adversaries from Rezin against him, and he stirs up his enemies
Her adversaries dominate her, her enemies prosper. For the LORD has made her suffer because of her many transgressions. Her children have gone away, taken into captivity in the presence of the enemy.
People heard how I groan, with no one to comfort me. All my adversaries have heard about my troubles; they rejoice that you have caused them. Bring on the day you have promised, so my adversaries will become like me.
You will turn your power against your adversaries, and all of your enemies will be cut down."
A jealous God, the LORD avenges. The LORD avenges; The Lord is an angry husband. The LORD takes vengeance on his enemies, reserving anger for his adversaries.