'Rescue' in the Bible
Please rescue me from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid of him; otherwise, he may come and attack me, the mothers, and their children.
Reuben also said to them, “Don’t shed blood. Throw him into this pit in the wilderness, but don’t lay a hand on him”—intending to rescue him from their hands and return him to his father.
Then some shepherds arrived and drove them away, but Moses came to their rescue and watered their flock.
I have come down to rescue them from the power of the Egyptians and to bring them from that land to a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey—the territory of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.
When he found her in the field, the engaged woman cried out, but there was no one to rescue her.
“If two men are fighting with each other, and the wife of one steps in to rescue her husband from the one striking him, and she puts out her hand and grabs his genitals,
See now that I alone am He;there is no God but Me.I bring death and I give life;I wound and I heal.No one can rescue anyone from My hand.
Woe to us, who will rescue us from the hand of these magnificent gods? These are the gods that slaughtered the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the wilderness.
Samuel told them, “If you are returning to the Lord with all your heart, get rid of the foreign gods and the Ashtoreths that are among you, dedicate yourselves to the Lord, and worship only Him. Then He will rescue you from the hand of the Philistines.”
Then David said, “The Lord who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me from the hand of this Philistine.”Saul said to David, “Go, and may the Lord be with you.”
So David inquired of the Lord: “Should I launch an attack against these Philistines?”The Lord answered David, “Launch an attack against the Philistines and rescue Keilah.”
Just as I considered your life valuable today, so may the Lord consider my life valuable and rescue me from all trouble.”
and David asked the Lord: “Should I pursue these raiders? Will I overtake them?”The Lord replied to him, “Pursue them, for you will certainly overtake them and rescue the people.”
The king will surely listen in order to rescue his servant from the hand of this man who would eliminate both me and my son from God’s inheritance.
You rescue an afflicted people,but Your eyes are set against the proud—You humble them.
He frees me from my enemies.You exalt me above my adversaries;You rescue me from violent men.
Did the gods of the nations that my predecessors destroyed rescue them—nations such as Gozan, Haran, Rezeph, and the Edenites in Telassar?
I will defend this city and rescue itfor My sake and for the sake of My servant David.”
And say: “Save us, God of our salvation;gather us and rescue us from the nationsso that we may give thanks to Your holy nameand rejoice in Your praise.
He will rescue you from six calamities;no harm will touch you in seven.
He will even rescue the guilty one,who will be rescued by the purity of your hands.
Turn, Lord! Rescue me;save me because of Your faithful love.
A Shiggaion of David, which he sang to the Lord concerning the words of Cush, a Benjaminite.Yahweh my God, I seek refuge in You;save me from all my pursuers and rescue me
or they will tear me like a lion,ripping me apart with no one to rescue me.
For You rescue an afflicted people,but You humble those with haughty eyes.
He frees me from my enemies.You exalt me above my adversaries;You rescue me from violent men.
“He relies on the Lord;let Him rescue him;let the Lord deliver him,since He takes pleasure in him.”
Listen closely to me; rescue me quickly.Be a rock of refuge for me,a mountain fortress to save me.
Lord, how long will You look on?Rescue my life from their ravages,my only one from the young lions.
Vindicate me, God, and defend my causeagainst an ungodly nation;rescue me from the deceitful and unjust man.
Call on Me in a day of trouble;I will rescue you, and you will honor Me.”
Rescue me from the miry mud; don’t let me sink.Let me be rescued from those who hate meand from the deep waters.
In Your justice, rescue and deliver me;listen closely to me and save me.
saying, “God has abandoned him;chase him and catch him,for there is no one to rescue him.”
For he will rescue the poor who cry outand the afflicted who have no helper.
Rescue the poor and needy;save them from the power of the wicked.”
When he calls out to Me, I will answer him;I will be with him in trouble.I will rescue him and give him honor.
ר ReshConsider my affliction and rescue me,for I have not forgotten Your instruction.
Let my plea reach You;rescue me according to Your promise.
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Rescue me, Lord, from evil men.Keep me safe from violent men
Listen to my cry,for I am very weak.Rescue me from those who pursue me,for they are too strong for me.
Rescue me from my enemies, Lord;I come to You for protection.
Reach down from heaven;rescue me from deep water, and set me freefrom the grasp of foreigners
Set me free and rescue mefrom the grasp of foreignerswhose mouths speak lies,whose right hands are deceptive.
It will rescue you from a forbidden woman,from a stranger with her flattering talk,
A person with great anger bears the penalty;if you rescue him, you’ll have to do it again.
Don’t say, “I will avenge this evil!”Wait on the Lord, and He will rescue you.
Strike him with a rod,and you will rescue his life from Sheol.
Rescue those being taken off to death,and save those stumbling toward slaughter.
Their roaring is like a lion’s;they roar like young lions;they growl and seize their preyand carry it off,and no one can rescue it.
It will be a sign and witness to the Lord of Hosts in the land of Egypt. When they cry out to the Lord because of their oppressors, He will send them a savior and leader, and he will rescue them.
And the inhabitants of this coastland will say on that day, ‘Look, this is what has happened to those we relied on and fled to for help to rescue us from the king of Assyria! Now, how will we escape?’”
Like hovering birds,so the Lord of Hosts will protect Jerusalem—by protecting it, He will rescue it,by sparing it, He will deliver it.
Did the gods of the nations that my predecessors destroyed rescue them—Gozan, Haran, Rezeph, and the Edenites in Telassar?
I will defend this city and rescue itbecause of Meand because of My servant David.”
But this is a people plundered and looted,all of them trapped in holesor imprisoned in dungeons.They have become plunderwith no one to rescue themand loot, with no one saying, “Give it back!”
The gods cower; they crouch together;they are not able to rescue the burden,but they themselves go into captivity.
House of David, this is what the Lord says:Administer justice every morning,and rescue the victim of robberyfrom the hand of his oppressor,or My anger will flare up like fireand burn unquenchablybecause of their evil deeds.
This is what the Lord says: Administer justice and righteousness. Rescue the victim of robbery from the hand of his oppressor. Don’t exploit or brutalize the foreigner, the fatherless, or the widow. Don’t shed innocent blood in this place.
But I will rescue you on that day”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and you will not be handed over to the men you fear.
“This is what the Lord God says: Look, I am against the shepherds. I will demand My flock from them and prevent them from shepherding the flock. The shepherds will no longer feed themselves, for I will rescue My flock from their mouths so that they will not be food for them.
As a shepherd looks for his sheep on the day he is among his scattered flock, so I will look for My flock. I will rescue them from all the places where they have been scattered on a cloudy and dark day.
The trees of the field will give their fruit, and the land will yield its produce; My flock will be secure in their land. They will know that I am Yahweh when I break the bars of their yoke and rescue them from the hands of those who enslave them.
Now if you’re ready, when you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music, fall down and worship the statue I made. But if you don’t worship it, you will immediately be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire—and who is the god who can rescue you from my power?”
If the God we serve exists, then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king.
But even if He does not rescue us, we want you as king to know that we will not serve your gods or worship the gold statue you set up.”
So the king gave the order, and they brought Daniel and threw him into the lions’ den. The king said to Daniel, “May your God, whom you serve continually, rescue you!”
When he reached the den, he cried out in anguish to Daniel. “Daniel, servant of the living God,” the king said, “has your God whom you serve continually been able to rescue you from the lions?”
I saw the ram charging to the west, the north, and the south. No animal could stand against him, and there was no rescue from his power. He did whatever he wanted and became great.
I saw him approaching the ram, and infuriated with him, he struck the ram, shattering his two horns, and the ram was not strong enough to stand against him. The goat threw him to the ground and trampled him, and there was no one to rescue the ram from his power.
Now I will expose her shamein the sight of her lovers,and no one will rescue her from My hands.
For I am like a lion to Ephraimand like a young lion to the house of Judah.Yes, I will tear them to pieces and depart.I will carry them off,and no one can rescue them.
They will shepherd the land of Assyria with the sword,the land of Nimrod with a drawn blade.So He will rescue us from Assyriawhen it invades our land,when it marches against our territory.
Then the remnant of Jacobwill be among the nations, among many peoples,like a lion among animals of the forest,like a young lion among flocks of sheep,which tramples and tears as it passes through,and there is no one to rescue them.
Their silver and their goldwill not be able to rescue themon the day of the Lord’s wrath.The whole earth will be consumedby the fire of His jealousy.For He will make a complete,yes, a horrifying endof all the inhabitants of the earth.
He has put His trust in God; let God rescue Him now—if He wants Him! For He said, ‘I am God’s Son.’”
When he saw one of them being mistreated, he came to his rescue and avenged the oppressed man by striking down the Egyptian.
I have observed the oppression of My people in Egypt; I have heard their groaning and have come down to rescue them. And now, come, I will send you to Egypt.
When the dispute became violent, the commander feared that Paul might be torn apart by them and ordered the troops to go down, rescue him from them, and bring him into the barracks.
I will rescue you from the people and from the Gentiles. I now send you to them
What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this dying body?
who gave Himself for our sins to rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.
The Lord will rescue me from every evil work and will bring me safely into His heavenly kingdom. To Him be the glory forever and ever! Amen.
then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,