'Adversary' in the Bible
But if thou shalt indeed hear his voice and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies and an adversary unto those that afflict thee.
And God's anger was kindled because he went, and the angel of the LORD stood in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and his two servants were with him.
And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Why hast thou smitten thine ass these three times? Behold, I went out as thine adversary, because thy way is perverse before me.
Then the princes of the Philistines were angry with him, and the princes of the Philistines said unto him, Make this fellow return that he may go again to his place which thou hast appointed him and not come with us to the battle lest in the battle he be an adversary to us, for with what should he return to the good graces of his master than with the heads of these men?
With the pure thou art pure, and with the perverse thou art an adversary.
Now the LORD my God has given me rest on every side so that there is neither adversary nor evil encounter.
And the LORD stirred up an adversary unto Solomon, Hadad, the Edomite; he was of the king's seed in Edom.
And God stirred him up another adversary, Rezon, the son of Eliadah, who fled from his lord Hadadezer, king of Zobah.
And he was an adversary to Israel all the days of Solomon, besides the evil that Hadad did, and he abhorred Israel and reigned over Syria.
Then Esther said, The man who is the adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.
Let my enemy be as the wicked and my adversary as the unrighteous.
Oh that someone would hear me! Behold, my mark is, that the Almighty will testify for me, even though my adversary had written down the charges.
with the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; and with the perverse thou wilt show thyself adversary.
O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever?
The one who is just is first in his cause, his adversary comes and seeks him out.
He is near that justifies me; who will contend with me? let us stand together; who is my adversary? let him come near to me.
Daleth He has bent his bow like an enemy; he strengthened his right hand as an adversary and slew everything of beauty that could be seen in the tent of the daughter of Zion; he poured out his fury like fire.
Lamed The kings of the earth and all the inhabitants of the world never believed that the adversary and the enemy would enter in through the gates of Jerusalem.
Therefore thus said the Lord GOD: An adversary there shall be even round about the land, and he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces shall be spoiled.
Conciliate with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.
When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, as thou art in the way, give diligence that thou may be delivered from him, lest he drag thee away to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison.
and there was a widow in that city, and she came unto him, saying, Defend me from my adversary.
I desire therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, govern the house, giving no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.
sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that the adversary may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
Be temperate and vigilant because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour,