51 occurrences in 6 translations

'Defence' in the Bible

Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.

and we -- we are armed hasting before the sons of Israel till that we have brought them in unto their place; and our infants have dwelt in the cities of defence because of the inhabitants of the land;

and Beth-Nimrah, and Beth-Haran, cities of defence, and sheepfolds.

and the cities of defence are Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,

God is my Strong One; in him will I trust: he is my shield and the horn of my saving health; my defence and my refuge; my saviour, who shall save me from violence.

and a third part shall be at the gate of Sur; and a third part at the gate behind the couriers; and ye shall keep the watch of the house for a defence.

And he buildeth Beth-Horon the upper, and Beth-Horon the lower -- cities of defence, with walls, two-leaved doors, and bar --

And Rehoboam dwelt in Jerusalem, and built cities for defence in Judah.

Hear now my defence, and hearken to the pleadings of my lips.

So as to set on the dust a defence, And on a rock of the valleys a covering.

Yea, the Almighty shall be thy defence, and thou shalt have plenty of silver.

Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me.

But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.

Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy.

Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the defence of my head; Judah is my sceptre.

He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.

There is little Benjamin their ruler, Heads of Judah their defence, Heads of Zebulun -- heads of Naphtali.

For the LORD is our defence; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.

Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the defence of my head; Judah is my sceptre.

For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.

And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night: for upon all the glory shall be a defence.

And they shall turn the rivers far away; and the brooks of defence shall be emptied and dried up: the reeds and flags shall wither.

Therefore this sin shall be to you as an open wall ready to fall and as a breach in a high defence, whose breaking comes suddenly at an instant.

He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

For thus saith Jehovah, the God of Israel, concerning the houses of this city, and concerning the houses of the kings of Judah, which are broken down to make a defence against the mounds and against the sword;

And forget doth Israel his Maker, and buildeth temples, And Judah hath multiplied cities of defence, And I have sent a fire into his cities, And it hath consumed their palaces!

He shall recount his worthies: they shall stumble in their walk; they shall make haste to the wall thereof, and the defence shall be prepared.

And I will be the defence and firm support to my house from him that comes and goes; and no oppressor shall pass through them any more, for now I have seen with my eyes.

And when they are bringing you before synagogues and magistrates and governors, do not anxiously ponder the manner or matter of your defence, nor what you are to say;

Settle therefore in your hearts not to meditate beforehand your defence,

But, when Paul was about to begin his defence, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it had been some wrongful act or piece of cunning knavery I might reasonably have listened to you Jews.

And they drew Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander beckoned with the hand, and would have made his defence unto the people.

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye my defence which I make now unto you.

Then, at a sign from the Governor, Paul answered, "Knowing, Sir, that for many years you have administered justice to this nation, I cheerfully make my defence.

he making defence -- 'Neither in regard to the law of the Jews, nor in regard to the temple, nor in regard to Caesar -- did I commit any sin.'

unto whom I answered, that it is not a custom of Romans to make a favour of any man to die, before that he who is accused may have the accusers face to face, and may receive place of defence in regard to the charge laid against him.

And Agrippa said unto Paul, 'It is permitted to thee to speak for thyself;' then Paul having stretched forth the hand, was making a defence:

'Concerning all things of which I am accused by Jews, king Agrippa, I have thought myself happy, being about to make a defence before thee to-day,

And, he thus making a defence, Festus with a loud voice said, 'Thou art mad, Paul; much learning doth turn thee mad;'

for, lo, this same thing -- your being made sorry toward God -- how much diligence it doth work in you! but defence, but displeasure, but fear, but longing desire, but zeal, but revenge; in every thing ye did approve yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Again, think ye that to you we are making defence? before God in Christ do we speak; and the all things, beloved, are for your up-building,

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Definition
Usage
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 16

ארך 
'arak 
Usage: 34

בּצר 
Betser 
Usage: 2

גּאל 
Ga'al 
Usage: 11

גּאל 
Go'el 
Usage: 1

גּנן 
Ganan 
Usage: 8

זעם 
Za`am 
Usage: 12

חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 142

חנף 
Chaneph 
Usage: 11

חרף 
Charaph. 
Usage: 41

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 88

טמה 
Tamah 
Usage: 1

טנף 
Tanaph 
Usage: 1

ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

מבצרה מבצר 
Mibtsar 
Usage: 37

מגנּה מגן 
Magen 
Usage: 63

מצדה מצוּדה מצוּד 
Matsuwd 
Usage: 22

מצוּר מצור 
Matsowr 
Usage: 26

מצור 
Matsowr 
Usage: 5

משׂגּב 
Misgab 
Usage: 17

משׁך 
Mashak 
Usage: 36

שׂכך סכך 
Cakak 
Usage: 23

עלל 
`alal 
Usage: 19

עשׁק 
`ashaq 
Usage: 36

פּרר 
Parar 
Usage: 51

צל 
Tsel 
Usage: 49

שׂגב 
Sagab 
Usage: 20

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

ἀμύνομαι 
amunomai 
Usage: 1

ἀναβάλλομαι 
Anaballomai 
Usage: 1

ἀπολογέομαι 
Apologeomai 
Usage: 8

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

ἀποστερέω 
Apostereo 
Usage: 5

ἀρσενοκοίτης 
Arsenokoites 
Usage: 2

κοινός 
Koinos 
Usage: 12

κοινόω 
Koinoo 
Usage: 5

μιαίνω 
Miaino 
Usage: 5

μολύνω 
Moluno 
Usage: 2

πλεονεκτέω 
Pleonekteo 
Usage: 5

σπίλος 
Spilos 
Usage: 1

φθείρω 
Phtheiro 
Usage: 8