'Spoilers' in the Bible
And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he delivered them into the hands of spoilers that spoiled them, and he sold them into the hands of their enemies round about, so that they could not any longer stand before their enemies.
And Jehovah raiseth up judges, and they save them from the hand of their spoilers;
And the spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned unto the way that leadeth to Ophrah, unto the land of Shual:
And there was trembling in the host, in the field, and among all the people: the garrison, and the spoilers, they also trembled, and the earth quaked: so it was a very great trembling.
And he did valiantly, and smote the Amalekites, and delivered Israel out of the hands of their spoilers.
And the LORD rejected all the seed of Israel, and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hand of spoilers, until he had cast them out of his sight.
At peace are the tents of spoilers, And those provoking God have confidence, He into whose hand God hath brought.
For there our captors asked us the words of a song, And our spoilers -- joy: 'Sing ye to us of a song of Zion.'
For Jehovah pleadeth their cause, And hath spoiled the soul of their spoilers.
At even-time, lo, terror, before morning it is not, This is the portion of our spoilers, And the lot of our plunderers!
Who hath given Jacob for a spoil, And Israel to the spoilers? Is it not Jehovah -- He against whom we sinned? Yea, they have not been willing in His ways to walk, Nor have they hearkened to His law.
The spoilers are come upon all high places through the wilderness: for the sword of the LORD shall devour from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land: no flesh shall have peace.
Therefore all consuming thee are consumed, And all thine adversaries -- all of them -- Into captivity do go, And thy spoilers have been for a spoil, And all thy plunderers I give up to plunder.
And Chaldea hath been for a spoil, All her spoilers are satisfied, An affirmation of Jehovah.
Because thou rejoicest, because thou exultest, O spoilers of Mine inheritance, Because thou increasest as a heifer at the tender grass, And dost cry aloud as bulls,
Then the heaven and the earth, and all that is therein, shall sing for Babylon: for the spoilers shall come unto her from the north, saith the LORD.
Though Babylon should mount up to heaven, and though she should fortify the height of her strength, yet from me shall spoilers come unto her, saith the LORD.
And they do not take wood out of the field, Nor do they hew out of the forests, For with armour they cause the fire to burn, And they have spoiled their spoilers, And they have plundered their plunderers, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.
- Despoil (8 instances in 6 translations)
- Despoiled (11 instances in 5 translations)
- Despoilers (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Despoileth (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Despoiling (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Spoil (151 instances in 12 translations)