'Defend' in the Bible
And may what I've had to say to the LORD remain with the LORD our God both day and night, so that he may defend the cause of his servant and the cause of his people Israel, as the need of the day may require it,
"Here's what we'll do: A third of you will enter here on this coming Sabbath dressed as guardians of the watch for the king's palace, with a third of you at the Sur gate, and a third at the gate behind the guards. Keep watch over the palace and defend it.
"I will defend this city and preserve it for my own reasons, and because of my servant David.'"
Furthermore, I'll add fifteen years to your life. I'll deliver you and this city from domination by the king of Assyria, and I'll defend this city for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David."'"
What the king granted the Jewish people in every town was the right to assemble and defend themselves, to annihilate, kill, and destroy every armed force of a people or a province that was hostile to them, including children and women, and to plunder their property.
The rest of the Jewish people in the king's provinces assembled to defend themselves, and they gained relief from their enemies, killing 75,000 of those who hated them. But they did not lay their hands on the spoils.
May he defend the afflicted of the people and deliver the children of the poor, but crush the oppressor.
"Defend the poor and the fatherless. Vindicate the afflicted and the poor.
Now you, LORD my God, defend me for your name's sake; because your gracious love is good, deliver me!
Defend my case and redeem me; revive me according to your promise.
Speak up, judge righteously, and defend the rights of the afflicted and oppressed.
Learn to practice what is good; seek justice, alleviate oppression, defend orphans in court, and plead the widow's case.
"because I will defend this city and deliver it, for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David!'"
I'll save you and this city from the king of Assyria, and I'll defend this city, for my own sake and for my servant David's sake.
and have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to their evil deeds. They don't argue the case of the orphan to secure justice. They don't defend the rights of the poor.
For this is what the LORD God of Israel says about the houses of this city and the houses of the kings of Judah that were torn down to defend against the siege ramps and the sword,
The LORD of the Heavenly Armies will defend them; they will devour and conquer those who sling stones. They will drink and be boisterous like those who are drunk. They will be filled to the brim with blood, like the corners of the altar.
At that time, the LORD will defend those who live in Jerusalem, and the one who is feeble among them at that time will be like David. The entire house of David will be like God indeed, like the angel of the LORD in their midst!
When people bring you before synagogue leaders, rulers, or authorities, don't worry about how you will defend yourselves or what you will say,
I answered them that it was not the Roman custom to sentence a man to be punished until the accused met his accusers face to face and had an opportunity to defend himself against the charge.
"I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, that I can defend myself today against all the accusations of the Jewish leaders,
Have you been thinking all along that we are trying to defend ourselves before you? We are speaking before God in the authority of the Messiah, and everything, dear friends, is meant to build you up.