'Against' in the Bible
[My purpose is] that you may know the full truth and understand with certainty and security against error the accounts (histories) and doctrines of the faith of which you have been informed and in which you have been orally instructed.
Salvation from those who are against us, and from the hands of those who have hate for us;
That we, being made free from the fear of those who are against us, might give him worship,
And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;
The ax already lies against the roots of the trees. So every tree not producing good fruit will be cut down and thrown into a fire."
And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and sinners?
But some of the Pharisees said, "Why are you doing what is against the law on the Sabbath?"
And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.
But I say to you who give ear to me, Have love for those who are against you, do good to those who have hate for you,
But be loving to those who are against you and do them good, and give them your money, not giving up hope, and your reward will be great and you will be the sons of the Most High: for he is kind to evil men, and to those who have hard hearts.
He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn't shake it, because it was well built.
But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.
But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.
And they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes, which is over against Galilee.
for he had an only daughter, about twelve years old, and she was dying. But as He went, the crowds were pressing against Him.
"Who touched Me?" Jesus asked. When they all denied it, Peter said, "Master, the crowds are hemming You in and pressing against You."
And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them.
And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not: for he that is not against us is for us.
Even the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off against you: notwithstanding be ye sure of this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.
Whoever gives ear to you, gives ear to me; and whoever is against you, is against me; and whoever is against me, is against him who sent me.
See, I have given you power to put your feet on snakes and evil beasts, and over all the strength of him who is against you: and nothing will do you damage.
and forgive us our sins, as we forgive everyone who sins against us. And never bring us into temptation.'"
But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house divided against a house falleth.
If Satan also be divided against himself, how shall his kingdom stand? because ye say that I cast out devils through Beelzebub.
He that is not with me is against me: and he that gathereth not with me scattereth.
The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment against the men of this generation and condemn them, for she came from the utmost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.
The men of Nineveh will come up in the day of judging and give their decision against this generation: for they were turned away from their sins at the preaching of Jonah; but now something greater than Jonah is here.
so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation,
from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who died between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, it will be charged against this generation!
As He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees [followed Him closely, and they] began to be enraged with and set themselves violently against Him and to draw Him out and provoke Him to speak of many things,
plotting against Him to catch Him in something He might say.
In these circumstances, a crowd of many thousands came together, so that they were trampling on one another. He began to say to His disciples first: "Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost it shall not be forgiven.
He then told them, "Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one's life is not in the abundance of his possessions."
For from henceforth there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.
The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.
For if anyone has a cause at law against you, and you are going with him before the ruler, make an attempt, on the way, to come to an agreement with him, for if you do not, he may take you before the judge and the judge will give you up to the police, and they will put you in prison.
And when he said these things, those who were against him were shamed, and all the people were full of joy because of the great things which were done by him.
Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?
I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,
And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
Also [Jesus] said to the disciples, There was a certain rich man who had a manager of his estate, and accusations [against this man] were brought to him, that he was squandering his [master's] possessions.
Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.
And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.
And a widow in that town kept coming to him, saying, 'Give me justice against my adversary.'
And as for those who were against me, who would not have me for their ruler, let them come here, and be put to death before me.
Saying, Go ye into the village over against you; in the which at your entering ye shall find a colt tied, whereon yet never man sat: loose him, and bring him hither.
For the days will come on you when your enemies will build an embankment against you, surround you, and hem you in on every side.
And the chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people: for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them.
So they could not in the presence of the people take hold of anything He said to turn it against Him; but marveling at His reply, they were silent.
Till I put under your feet all those who are against you.
Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:
For I [Myself] will give you a mouth and such utterance and wisdom that all of your foes combined will be unable to stand against or refute.
Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days, for there will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people.
Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders, which were come to him, Be ye come out, as against a thief, with swords and staves?
When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.
And many other things blasphemously spake they against him.
And they made statements against him, saying, This man has to our knowledge been teaching our nation to do wrong, and not to make payment of taxes to Caesar, even saying that he himself is Christ, a king.
Then Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, "I find no basis for an accusation against this man."
And the chief priests and the scribes were there, making statements against him violently.
And that day Herod and Pilate became friends with one another, for before they had been against one another.
and told them, "You brought this man to me as one who turns the people against the government. And here in your presence I have examined him and have found him "Not Guilty' of the charges you make against him.
Now this man was in prison because of an attack against the government in the town, in which there had been loss of life
And in answer to their request, he let that man go free who had been in prison for acting against the government and causing death, and Jesus he gave up to their pleasure.
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