'Contend' in the Bible
But Jo'ash said to all who were arrayed against him, "Will you contend for Ba'al? Or will you defend his cause? Whoever contends for him shall be put to death by morning. If he is a god, let him contend for himself, because his altar has been pulled down."
Therefore on that day he was called Jerubba'al, that is to say, "Let Ba'al contend against him," because he pulled down his altar.
Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thy heart has lifted thee up: boast thyself, and abide at home; for why shouldest thou contend with misfortune, that thou shouldest fall, thou, and Judah with thee?
Thou thinkest, Lo, thou hast smitten Edom; and thy heart has lifted thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou contend with misfortune, that thou shouldest fall, thou and Judah with thee?
Shall he that will contend with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth +God, let him answer it.
They that forsake the law praise the wicked; but such as keep the law contend with them.
That which is hath already been named; and what man is, is known, and that he cannot contend with him that is mightier than he.
In measure, when sending her away, didst thou contend with her: he hath taken her away with his rough wind in the day of the east wind.
Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them them that contend with thee; they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
He is near that justifieth me: who will contend with me? let us stand together; who is mine adverse party? let him draw near unto me.
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth; for the spirit would fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
Wherefore would ye contend with me? Ye all have transgressed against me, saith Jehovah.
If thou hast run with footmen, and they have wearied thee, how wilt thou then contend with horses? And if in a land of peace thou thinkest thyself in security, how wilt thou then do in the swelling of the Jordan?
Jehovah, give heed to me, and listen to the voice of those that contend with me.
Thus did the Lord Jehovah shew unto me; and behold, the Lord Jehovah called to contend by fire; and it devoured the great deep, and ate up the inheritance.
Hear ye now what Jehovah saith: Arise, contend before the mountains, and let the hills hear thy voice.
And if also any one contend in the games, he is not crowned unless he contend lawfully.
And a bondman of the Lord ought not to contend, but be gentle towards all; apt to teach; forbearing;
Beloved, using all diligence to write to you of our common salvation, I have been obliged to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.
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