36 occurrences in 12 translations

'Avenge' in the Bible

And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.

Avenge the children of Israel of the Midianites: afterward shalt thou be gathered unto thy people.

And Moses spake unto the people, saying, Arm some of yourselves unto the war, and let them go against the Midianites, and avenge the LORD of Midian.

Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.

Then Saul said, “This is what you shall say to David: ‘The king wants no dowry except a hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to take vengeance on the king’s enemies.’” Now Saul’s intention was to cause David’s death at the hand of the Philistines.

The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee: but mine hand shall not be upon thee.

How much worse will it be, then, when evil men kill an innocent man on his own bed in his own house! Shouldn't I avenge his blood which you are responsible for shedding by removing you from the earth?"

Now the entire family has risen up against your servant, saying, 'Turn over the one who struck down his brother, so that we can execute him and avenge the death of his brother whom he killed. In so doing we will also destroy the heir.' They want to extinguish my remaining coal, leaving no one on the face of the earth to carry on the name of my husband."

“You also know what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me and what he did to the two commanders of Israel’s army, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether. He murdered them in a time of peace to avenge blood shed in war. He spilled that blood on his own waistband and on the sandals of his feet.

And thou shalt smite the house of Ahab thy master, that I may avenge the blood of my servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the LORD, at the hand of Jezebel.

This is how King Joash failed to remember the kindness that Zechariah's father Jehoiada had shown him: he killed his son. As he lay dying, Zechariah cried out, "May the LORD watch this and avenge."

The copy of the writing for a commandment to be given in every province was published unto all people, and that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies:

Should I not punish them for these things?This is the Lord’s declaration.Should I not avenge Myselfon such a nation as this?

Should I not punish them for these things?This is the Lord’s declaration.Should I not avenge Myselfon such a nation as this?

Should I not punish them for these things?" asks the LORD, "and should I not avenge myself on a nation like this?"

You know, Lord;remember me and take note of me.Avenge me against my persecutors.In Your patience, don’t take me away.Know that I suffer disgrace for Your honor.

because of the Chaldeans; for they were afraid of them because Ishmael the son of Nethaniah had killed Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, whom the king of Babylon had appointed [governor] over the land [and whose death the king might avenge].

For this is the day of the Lord GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the sword shall devour, and it shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood: for the Lord GOD of hosts hath a sacrifice in the north country by the river Euphrates.

{Therefore} thus says Yahweh, "Look, I [am] going to contend your case, and I will avenge your vengeance, and I will cause her sea to dry up, and I will cause her fountain to dry up.

I'll judge you with the same standards by which I issue verdicts against a woman who commits adultery and murder. I'll avenge the blood you've shed with impassioned wrath.

To stir up rage, to avenge myself [through] vengeance, I placed its blood on [the] barrenness of a rock, {so that it may not be covered}."

And the LORD said unto him, Call his name Jezreel; for yet a little while, and I will avenge the blood of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and will cause to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel.

And I will avenge their blood which I have not avenged,For the Lord dwells in Zion.

And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.

Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

and being in readiness to avenge every disobedience, whenever your obedience may be fulfilled.

because true and righteous are His judgments, because He did judge the great whore who did corrupt the earth in her whoredom, and He did avenge the blood of His servants at her hand;'

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Root Form
Definition
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נקמה 
N@qamah 
Usage: 27

גּאל 
Ga'al 
Usage: 104

ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 35

נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 17

פּרע 
Para` 
Usage: 16

פּרעה 
Par`ah 
Usage: 2

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

ἐκδικέω 
Ekdikeo 
Usage: 4

ἐκδίκησις 
Ekdikesis 
Usage: 6

ἔκδικος 
Ekdikos 
Usage: 2

κρίμα 
Krima 
Usage: 23

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