'Strength' in the Bible
When you cultivate the ground, it will no longer yield its strength to you; you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth.”
You know that I have served your father with all my strength.
When it was told to Jacob, “Behold, your son Joseph has come to you,” Israel collected his strength and sat up in the bed.
“Reuben, you are my firstborn;My might and the beginning of my strength,Preeminent in dignity and preeminent in power.
“The Lord is my strength and song,And He has become my salvation;This is my God, and I will praise Him;My father’s God, and I will extol Him.
“In Your lovingkindness You have led the people whom You have redeemed;In Your strength You have guided them to Your holy habitation.
Your strength will be spent uselessly, for your land will not yield its produce and the trees of the land will not yield their fruit.
They will therefore stumble over each other as if running from the sword, although no one is pursuing; and you will have no strength to stand up before your enemies.
But Moses said to the Lord, “Then the Egyptians will hear of it, for by Your strength You brought up this people from their midst,
Otherwise, you may say in your heart, ‘My power and the strength of my hand made me this wealth.’
But he shall acknowledge the firstborn, the son of the unloved, by giving him a double portion of all that he has, for he is the beginning of his strength; to him belongs the right of the firstborn.
“For the Lord will vindicate His people,And will have compassion on His servants,When He sees that their strength is gone,And there is none remaining, bond or free.
I am still as strong today as I was in the day Moses sent me; as my strength was then, so my strength is now, for war and for going out and coming in.
“The torrent of Kishon swept them away,The ancient torrent, the torrent Kishon.O my soul, march on with strength.
The Lord looked at him and said, “Go in this your strength and deliver Israel from the hand of Midian. Have I not sent you?”
Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, “Rise up yourself, and fall on us; for as the man, so is his strength.” So Gideon arose and killed Zebah and Zalmunna, and took the crescent ornaments which were on their camels’ necks.
But God split the hollow place that is in Lehi so that water came out of it. When he drank, his strength returned and he revived. Therefore he named it En-hakkore, which is in Lehi to this day.
The lords of the Philistines came up to her and said to her, “Entice him, and see where his great strength lies and how we may overpower him that we may bind him to afflict him. Then we will each give you eleven hundred pieces of silver.”
So Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me where your great strength is and how you may be bound to afflict you.”
Now she had men lying in wait in an inner room. And she said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he snapped the cords as a string of tow snaps when it touches fire. So his strength was not discovered.
Then she said to him, “How can you say, ‘I love you,’ when your heart is not with me? You have deceived me these three times and have not told me where your great strength is.”
So he told her all that was in his heart and said to her, “A razor has never come on my head, for I have been a Nazirite to God from my mother’s womb. If I am shaved, then my strength will leave me and I will become weak and be like any other man.”
She made him sleep on her knees, and called for a man and had him shave off the seven locks of his hair. Then she began to afflict him, and his strength left him.
“The bows of the mighty are shattered,But the feeble gird on strength.
“Those who contend with the Lord will be shattered;Against them He will thunder in the heavens,The Lord will judge the ends of the earth;And He will give strength to His king,And will exalt the horn of His anointed.”
Behold, the days are coming when I will break your strength and the strength of your father’s house so that there will not be an old man in your house.
Then Saul immediately fell full length upon the ground and was very afraid because of the words of Samuel; also there was no strength in him, for he had eaten no food all day and all night.
So now also, please listen to the voice of your maidservant, and let me set a piece of bread before you that you may eat and have strength when you go on your way.”
Then David and the people who were with him lifted their voices and wept until there was no strength in them to weep.
“For You have girded me with strength for battle;You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and forty nights to Horeb, the mountain of God.
And Jehu drew his bow with his full strength and shot Joram between his arms; and the arrow went through his heart and he sank in his chariot.
You say (but they are only empty words), ‘I have counsel and strength for the war.’ Now on whom do you rely, that you have rebelled against me?
They said to him, “Thus says Hezekiah, ‘This day is a day of distress, rebuke, and rejection; for children have come to birth and there is no strength to deliver.
‘Therefore their inhabitants were short of strength,They were dismayed and put to shame;They were as the vegetation of the field and as the green herb,As grass on the housetops is scorched before it is grown up.
Seek the Lord and His strength;Seek His face continually.
Splendor and majesty are before Him,Strength and joy are in His place.
Ascribe to the Lord, O families of the peoples,Ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.
All these were of the sons of Obed-edom; they and their sons and their relatives were able men with strength for the service, 62 from Obed-edom.
Jeroboam did not again recover strength in the days of Abijah; and the Lord struck him and he died.
Then Asa called to the Lord his God and said, “Lord, there is no one besides You to help in the battle between the powerful and those who have no strength; so help us, O Lord our God, for we trust in You, and in Your name have come against this multitude. O Lord, You are our God; let not man prevail against You.”
Thus in Judah it was said,“The strength of the burden bearers is failing,Yet there is much rubbish;And we ourselves are unableTo rebuild the wall.”
Then he said to them, “Go, eat of the fat, drink of the sweet, and send portions to him who has nothing prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
And all the accomplishments of his authority and strength, and the full account of the greatness of Mordecai to which the king advanced him, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Media and Persia?
“What is my strength, that I should wait?And what is my end, that I should endure?
“Is my strength the strength of stones,Or is my flesh bronze?
“Wise in heart and mighty in strength,Who has defied Him without harm?
“With Him are strength and sound wisdom,The misled and the misleader belong to Him.
“His strength is famished,And calamity is ready at his side.
“One dies in his full strength,Being wholly at ease and satisfied;
“You have sent widows away empty,And the strength of the orphans has been crushed.
“What a help you are to the weak!How you have saved the arm without strength!
“Indeed, what good was the strength of their hands to me?Vigor had perished from them.
“Behold, God is mighty but does not despise any;He is mighty in strength of understanding.
“Will your riches keep you from distress,Or all the forces of your strength?
“Will you trust him because his strength is greatAnd leave your labor to him?
“He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength;He goes out to meet the weapons.
“Behold now, his strength in his loinsAnd his power in the muscles of his belly.
“I will not keep silence concerning his limbs,Or his mighty strength, or his orderly frame.
“In his neck lodges strength,And dismay leaps before him.
From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strengthBecause of Your adversaries,To make the enemy and the revengeful cease.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord, who spoke to the Lord the words of this song in the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. And he said,“I love You, O Lord, my strength.”
The God who girds me with strengthAnd makes my way blameless?
For You have girded me with strength for battle;You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
Now I know that the Lord saves His anointed;He will answer him from His holy heavenWith the saving strength of His right hand.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David.O Lord, in Your strength the king will be glad,And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!
Be exalted, O Lord, in Your strength;We will sing and praise Your power.
My strength is dried up like a potsherd,And my tongue cleaves to my jaws;And You lay me in the dust of death.
The Lord is my strength and my shield;My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped;Therefore my heart exults,And with my song I shall thank Him.
The Lord is their strength,And He is a saving defense to His anointed.
A Psalm of David.Ascribe to the Lord, O sons of the mighty,Ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.
The Lord will give strength to His people;The Lord will bless His people with peace.
Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly;Be to me a rock of strength,A stronghold to save me.
You will pull me out of the net which they have secretly laid for me,For You are my strength.
For my life is spent with sorrowAnd my years with sighing;My strength has failed because of my iniquity,And my body has wasted away.
The king is not saved by a mighty army;A warrior is not delivered by great strength.
A horse is a false hope for victory;Nor does it deliver anyone by its great strength.
But the salvation of the righteous is from the Lord;He is their strength in time of trouble.
My heart throbs, my strength fails me;And the light of my eyes, even that has gone from me.
For You are the God of my strength; why have You rejected me?Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, set to Alamoth. A Song.God is our refuge and strength,A very present help in trouble.
Because of his strength I will watch for You,For God is my stronghold.
But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength;Yes, I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning,For You have been my strongholdAnd a refuge in the day of my distress.
O my strength, I will sing praises to You;For God is my stronghold, the God who shows me lovingkindness.
On God my salvation and my glory rest;The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.
Who establishes the mountains by His strength,Being girded with might;
Your God has commanded your strength;Show Yourself strong, O God, who have acted on our behalf.
Ascribe strength to God;His majesty is over IsraelAnd His strength is in the skies.
O God, You are awesome from Your sanctuary.The God of Israel Himself gives strength and power to the people.Blessed be God!
Do not cast me off in the time of old age;Do not forsake me when my strength fails.
And even when I am old and gray, O God, do not forsake me,Until I declare Your strength to this generation,Your power to all who are to come.
My flesh and my heart may fail,But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
You divided the sea by Your strength;You broke the heads of the sea monsters in the waters.
You are the God who works wonders;You have made known Your strength among the peoples.
We will not conceal them from their children,But tell to the generation to come the praises of the Lord,And His strength and His wondrous works that He has done.
And gave up His strength to captivityAnd His glory into the hand of the adversary.
For the choir director; on the Gittith. A Psalm of Asaph.Sing for joy to God our strength;Shout joyfully to the God of Jacob.
How blessed is the man whose strength is in You,In whose heart are the highways to Zion!
They go from strength to strength,Every one of them appears before God in Zion.
Turn to me, and be gracious to me;Oh grant Your strength to Your servant,And save the son of Your handmaid.
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