'Adversary' 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,
if it weren't for dreading the taunting of their enemies otherwise, their adversary might misinterpret and say, "Our power is great. It isn't the LORD who made all of this happen."'"
I'll whet my shining sword, with my hands in firm grasp of judgment. I'll show vengeance on my adversary and repay those who keep on hating me.
"Sing for joy, nations! Sing for joy, people who belong to him! For he'll avenge the blood of his servants, turn on his adversary, and cleanse both his land and his people."
But the Philistine leaders were angry with him, so they pleaded with him, "Send the man back! Let him return to the place you assigned him. He mustn't go into battle with us. Otherwise, he may become our adversary in the battle! How could there be a better way for this fellow to reconcile himself with his lord? Wouldn't it be with the heads of these men?
Esther replied, "An adversary and an enemy it's this wicked Haman!" So Haman was terrified before the king and the queen.
His anger tears me in his persistent resentment against me; he gnashes his teeth at me. My adversary glares at me.
His anger burns against me; he regards me as his adversary.
"May my enemy be like the wicked; my adversary like the unjust.
"Who will grant me a hearing? Here's my signature let the Almighty answer! Since my adversary indicted me,
God, how long will the adversary scorn while the enemy despises your name endlessly?
They did not remember his power the day he delivered them from their adversary,
Then he sent his might into captivity and his glory into the control of the adversary.
The adversary seized in his hands everything she valued. She watched the nations enter her sanctuary; those you forbade to enter your place of meeting.
He bent his bow against us as would an enemy, his right hand cocked as would an adversary. He has killed everyone in whom we took pride; in the tent of cherished Zion he poured out his anger like fire.
None of the kings of the earth would have believed, nor the world's inhabitants, that the adversary and the enemy could have breached the gates of Jerusalem.
The adversary captures them with a hook, gathering them up in a fishing net. He collects them with a dragnet, rejoicing and gloating over his catch.