40 occurrences

'Stronghold' in the Bible

and build an altar to the Lord your God on the top of this stronghold in an orderly manner, and take a second bull and offer a burnt offering with the wood of the Asherah which you shall cut down.”

Then he left them with the king of Moab; and they stayed with him all the time that David was in the stronghold.

The prophet Gad said to David, “Do not stay in the stronghold; depart, and go into the land of Judah.” So David departed and went into the forest of Hereth.

David swore to Saul. And Saul went to his home, but David and his men went up to the stronghold.

Nevertheless, David captured the stronghold of Zion, that is the city of David.

So David lived in the stronghold and called it the city of David. And David built all around from the Millo and inward.

When the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek out David; and when David heard of it, he went down to the stronghold.

My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge,My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge;My savior, You save me from violence.

David was then in the stronghold, while the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, “You shall not enter here.” Nevertheless David captured the stronghold of Zion (that is, the city of David).

Then David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore it was called the city of David.

David was then in the stronghold, while the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

From the Gadites there came over to David in the stronghold in the wilderness, mighty men of valor, men trained for war, who could handle shield and spear, and whose faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as the gazelles on the mountains.

Then some of the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to the stronghold to David.

Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly;Be to me a rock of strength,A stronghold to save me.

The Lord of hosts is with us;The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.

O my strength, I will sing praises to You;For God is my stronghold, the God who shows me lovingkindness.

He only is my rock and my salvation,My stronghold; I shall not be shaken.

My lovingkindness and my fortress,My stronghold and my deliverer,My shield and He in whom I take refuge,Who subdues my people under me.

The way of the Lord is a stronghold to the upright,But ruin to the workers of iniquity.

A wise man scales the city of the mightyAnd brings down the stronghold in which they trust.

Be ashamed, O Sidon;For the sea speaks, the stronghold of the sea, saying,“I have neither travailed nor given birth,I have neither brought up young men nor reared virgins.”

Wail, O ships of Tarshish,For your stronghold is destroyed.

And the multitude of all the nations who wage war against Ariel,Even all who wage war against her and her stronghold, and who distress her,Will be like a dream, a vision of the night.

O Lord, my strength and my stronghold,And my refuge in the day of distress,To You the nations will comeFrom the ends of the earth and say,“Our fathers have inherited nothing but falsehood,Futility and things of no profit.”

Concerning Moab. Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel,“Woe to Nebo, for it has been destroyed;Kiriathaim has been put to shame, it has been captured;The lofty stronghold has been put to shame and shattered.

“Though Babylon should ascend to the heavens,And though she should fortify her lofty stronghold,From Me destroyers will come to her,” declares the Lord.

‘As for you, son of man, will it not be on the day when I take from them their stronghold, the joy of their pride, the desire of their eyes and their heart’s delight, their sons and their daughters,

“I will pour out My wrath on Sin,The stronghold of Egypt;I will also cut off the hordes of Thebes.

The Lord roars from ZionAnd utters His voice from Jerusalem,And the heavens and the earth tremble.But the Lord is a refuge for His peopleAnd a stronghold to the sons of Israel.

Return to the stronghold, O prisoners who have the hope;This very day I am declaring that I will restore double to you.

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