'Defend' in the Bible
I will defend this city and rescue itfor My sake and for the sake of My servant David.”
I will add 15 years to your life. I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria. I will defend this city for My sake and for the sake of My servant David.’”
The king’s edict gave the Jews in each and every city the right to assemble and defend themselves, to destroy, kill, and annihilate every ethnic and provincial army hostile to them, including women and children, and to take their possessions as spoils of war.
His children are far from safety.They are crushed at the city gate,with no one to rescue them.
Even if He kills me, I will hope in Him.I will still defend my ways before Him.
Vindicate me, God, and defend my causeagainst an ungodly nation;rescue me from the deceitful and unjust man.
Rise up, God, defend Your cause!Remember the insultsthat fools bring against You all day long.
Defend my cause and redeem me;give me life as You promised.
Speak up, judge righteously,and defend the cause of the oppressed and needy.
Learn to do what is good.Seek justice.Correct the oppressor.Defend the rights of the fatherless.Plead the widow’s cause.
Your rulers are rebels,friends of thieves.They all love graftand chase after bribes.They do not defend the rights of the fatherless,and the widow’s case never comes before them.
I will defend this city and rescue itbecause of Meand because of My servant David.”
And I will deliver you and this city from the power of the king of Assyria; I will defend this city.
ר ReshYou defend my cause, Lord;You redeem my life.
The Lord of Hosts will defend them.They will consume and conquer with slingstones;they will drink and be rowdy as if with wine.They will be as full as the sprinkling basin,like those at the corners of the altar.
On that day the Lord will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that on that day the one who is weakest among them will be like David on that day, and the house of David will be like God, like the Angel of the Lord, before them.
Whenever they bring you before synagogues and rulers and authorities, don’t worry about how you should defend yourselves or what you should say.