'Against' in the Bible
The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against Yahweh, and against his Anointed, saying,
Yahweh, how my adversaries have increased! Many are those who rise up against me.
I will not be afraid of tens of thousands of people who have set themselves against me on every side.
Hold them guilty, God. Let them fall by their own counsels; Thrust them out in the multitude of their transgressions, for they have rebelled against you.
Arise, Yahweh, in your anger. Lift up yourself against the rage of my adversaries. Awake for me. You have commanded judgment.
He lies in wait near the villages. From ambushes, he murders the innocent. His eyes are secretly set against the helpless.
Lest my enemy say, "I have prevailed against him;" Lest my adversaries rejoice when I fall.
He who doesn't slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;
he who doesn't lend out his money for usury, nor take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be shaken. A Poem by David.
For you have armed me with strength to the battle. You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
He rescues me from my enemies. Yes, you lift me up above those who rise up against me. You deliver me from the violent man.
For they intended evil against you. They plotted evil against you which cannot succeed.
They open their mouths wide against me, lions tearing prey and roaring.
Though an army should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear. Though war should rise against me, even then I will be confident.
Don't deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries, for false witnesses have risen up against me, such as breathe out cruelty.
For I have heard the slander of many, terror on every side, while they conspire together against me, they plot to take away my life.
Let the lying lips be mute, which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.
Yahweh's face is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth.
Contend, Yahweh, with those who contend with me. Fight against those who fight against me.
But in my adversity, they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together. The attackers gathered themselves together against me, and I didn't know it. They tore at me, and didn't cease.
For they don't speak peace, but they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.
Yes, they opened their mouth wide against me. They said, "Aha! Aha! Our eye has seen it!"
Let them be disappointed and confounded together who rejoice at my calamity. Let them be clothed with shame and dishonor who magnify themselves against me.
Don't let the foot of pride come against me. Don't let the hand of the wicked drive me away.
Don't fret because of evildoers, neither be envious against those who work unrighteousness.
The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth.
I said, "Yahweh, have mercy on me! Heal me, for I have sinned against you."
My enemies speak evil against me: "When will he die, and his name perish?"
All who hate me whisper together against me. They imagine the worst for me.
Yes, my own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, who ate bread with me, has lifted up his heel against me.
Vindicate me, God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation. Oh, deliver me from deceitful and wicked men.
Through you, will we push down our adversaries. Through your name, will we tread them under who rise up against us.
"Hear, my people, and I will speak; Israel, and I will testify against you. I am God, your God.
You sit and speak against your brother. You slander your own mother's son.
Against you, and you only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in your sight; that you may be proved right when you speak, and justified when you judge.
There they were in great fear, where no fear was, for God has scattered the bones of him who encamps against you. You have put them to shame, because God has rejected them.
For strangers have risen up against me. Violent men have sought after my soul. They haven't set God before them. Selah.
Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked. For they bring suffering on me. In anger they hold a grudge against me.
For it was not an enemy who insulted me, then I could have endured it. Neither was it he who hated me who raised himself up against me, then I would have hidden myself from him.
He has redeemed my soul in peace from the battle that was against me, although there are many who oppose me.
He raises his hands against his friends. He has violated his covenant.
My enemies want to swallow me up all day long, for they are many who fight proudly against me.
All day long they twist my words. All their thoughts are against me for evil.
Deliver me from my enemies, my God. Set me on high from those who rise up against me.
For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, not for my disobedience, nor for my sin, Yahweh.
Give us help against the adversary, for the help of man is vain.
He rules by his might forever. His eyes watch the nations. Don't let the rebellious rise up against him. Selah.
God, why have you rejected us forever? Why does your anger smolder against the sheep of your pasture?
Don't forget the voice of your adversaries. The tumult of those who rise up against you ascends continually. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." A Psalm by Asaph. A song.
Yet they still went on to sin against him, to rebel against the Most High in the desert.
Yes, they spoke against God. They said, "Can God prepare a table in the wilderness?
Therefore Yahweh heard, and was angry. A fire was kindled against Jacob, anger also went up against Israel,
when the anger of God went up against them, killed some of the fattest of them, and struck down the young men of Israel.
How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness, and grieved him in the desert!
Yet they tempted and rebelled against the Most High God, and didn't keep his testimonies;
Don't hold the iniquities of our forefathers against us. Let your tender mercies speedily meet us, for we are in desperate need.
Yahweh God of Armies, How long will you be angry against the prayer of your people?
I would soon subdue their enemies, and turn my hand against their adversaries.
They conspire with cunning against your people. They plot against your cherished ones.
For they have conspired together with one mind. They form an alliance against you.
God, the proud have risen up against me. A company of violent men have sought after my soul, and they don't hold regard for you before them.
They will bear you up in their hands, so that you won't dash your foot against a stone.
My eye has also seen my enemies. My ears have heard of the wicked enemies who rise up against me.
Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand up for me against the evildoers?
They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.
He turned their heart to hate his people, to conspire against his servants.
He sent darkness, and made it dark. They didn't rebel against his words.
because they were rebellious against his spirit, he spoke rashly with his lips.
Therefore Yahweh burned with anger against his people. He abhorred his inheritance.
because they rebelled against the words of God, and condemned the counsel of the Most High.
Give us help against the enemy, for the help of man is vain.
for they have opened the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit against me. They have spoken to me with a lying tongue.
They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, and fought against me without a cause.
This is the reward of my adversaries from Yahweh, of those who speak evil against my soul.
I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
if it had not been Yahweh who was on our side, when men rose up against us;
then they would have swallowed us up alive, when their wrath was kindled against us;
many times they have afflicted me from my youth up, yet they have not prevailed against me.
Remember, Yahweh, against the children of Edom, the day of Jerusalem; who said, "Raze it! Raze it even to its foundation!"
Happy shall he be, who takes and dashes your little ones against the rock. By David.
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you will revive me. You will stretch forth your hand against the wrath of my enemies. Your right hand will save me.
For they speak against you wickedly. Your enemies take your name in vain.
Yahweh, don't I hate those who hate you? Am I not grieved with those who rise up against you?
Let the righteous strike me, it is kindness; let him reprove me, it is like oil on the head; don't let my head refuse it; Yet my prayer is always against evil deeds.
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