221 occurrences

'War' in the Bible

that they made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar).

come, let us deal wisely with them, lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they also join themselves unto our enemies, and fight against us, and get them up out of the land.

And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not by the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:

And he said, Jehovah hath sworn: Jehovah will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.

And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp.

from twenty years old and upward, all that are able to go forth to war in Israel, thou and Aaron shall number them by their hosts.

And the children of Reuben, Israel's first-born, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, by their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Simeon, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, those that were numbered thereof, according to the number of the names, by their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Gad, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Judah, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Issachar, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Zebulun, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Joseph, namely , of the children of Ephraim, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Manasseh, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Benjamin, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Dan, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Asher, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Of the children of Naphtali, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

So all they that were numbered of the children of Israel by their fathers houses, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war in Israel;

And when ye go to war in your land against the adversary that oppresseth you, then ye shall sound an alarm with the trumpets; and ye shall be remembered before Jehovah your God, and ye shall be saved from your enemies.

Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, by their fathers houses, all that are able to go forth to war in Israel.

And Moses spake unto the people, saying, Arm ye men from among you for the war, that they may go against Midian, to execute Jehovah's vengeance on Midian.

Of every tribe a thousand, throughout all the tribes of Israel, shall ye send to the war.

So there were delivered, out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of every tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.

And Moses sent them, a thousand of every tribe, to the war, them and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war, with the vessels of the sanctuary and the trumpets for the alarm in his hand.

And Moses was wroth with the officers of the host, the captains of thousands and the captains of hundreds, who came from the service of the war.

And Eleazar the priest said unto the men of war that went to the battle, This is the statute of the law which Jehovah hath commanded Moses:

and divide the prey into two parts: between the men skilled in war, that went out to battle, and all the congregation.

And levy a tribute unto Jehovah of the men of war that went out to battle: one soul of five hundred, both of the persons, and of the oxen, and of the asses, and of the flocks:

Now the prey, over and above the booty which the men of war took, was six hundred thousand and seventy thousand and five thousand sheep,

And the half, which was the portion of them that went out to war, was in number three hundred thousand and thirty thousand and seven thousand and five hundred sheep:

and they said unto Moses, Thy servants have taken the sum of the men of war that are under our charge, and there lacketh not one man of us.

( For the men of war had taken booty, every man for himself.)

And Moses said unto the children of Gad, and to the children of Reuben, Shall your brethren go to the war, and shall ye sit here?

And Moses said unto them, If ye will do this thing, if ye will arm yourselves to go before Jehovah to the war,

but thy servants will pass over, every man that is armed for war, before Jehovah to battle, as my lord saith.

Then ye answered and said unto me, We have sinned against Jehovah, we will go up and fight, according to all that Jehovah our God commanded us. And ye girded on every man his weapons of war, and were forward to go up into the hill-country.

And the days in which we came from Kadesh-barnea, until we were come over the brook Zered, were thirty and eight years; until all the generation of the men of war were consumed from the midst of the camp, as Jehovah sware unto them.

So it came to pass, when all the men of war were consumed and dead from among the people,

Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by trials, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by an outstretched arm, and by great terrors, according to all that Jehovah your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?

And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt besiege it:

When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by wielding an axe against them; for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down; for is the tree of the field man, that it should be besieged of thee?

Only the trees of which thou knowest that they are not trees for food, thou shalt destroy and cut them down; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it fall.

about forty thousand ready armed for war passed over before Jehovah unto battle, to the plains of Jericho.

And this is the cause why Joshua did circumcise: all the people that came forth out of Egypt, that were males, even all the men of war, died in the wilderness by the way, after they came forth out of Egypt.

For the children of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, till all the nation, even the men of war that came forth out of Egypt, were consumed, because they hearkened not unto the voice of Jehovah: unto whom Jehovah sware that he would not let them see the land which Jehovah sware unto their fathers that he would give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.

And ye shall compass the city, all the men of war, going about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days.

And Jehovah said unto Joshua, Fear not, neither be thou dismayed: take all the people of war with thee, and arise, go up to Ai; see, I have given into thy hand the king of Ai, and his people, and his city, and his land;

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up to Ai: and Joshua chose out thirty thousand men, the mighty men of valor, and sent them forth by night.

And all the people, even the men of war that were with him, went up, and drew nigh, and came before the city, and encamped on the north side of Ai: now there was a valley between him and Ai.

Therefore the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, the king of Eglon, gathered themselves together, and went up, they and all their hosts, and encamped against Gibeon, and made war against it.

So Joshua went up from Gilgal, he, and all the people of war with him, and all the mighty men of valor.

And it came to pass, when they brought forth those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the chiefs of the men of war that went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings. And they came near, and put their feet upon the necks of them.

So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and fell upon them.

Joshua made war a long time with all those kings.

So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that Jehovah spake unto Moses; and Joshua gave it for an inheritance unto Israel according to their divisions by their tribes. And the land had rest from war.

As yet I am as strong this day as I as in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my strength now, for war, and to go out and to come in.

Now the name of Hebron beforetime was Kiriath-arba; which Arba was the greatest man among the Anakim. And the land had rest from war.

And this was the lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the first-born of Joseph. As for Machir the first-born of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.

And when the children of Israel heard of it, the whole congregation of the children of Israel gathered themselves together at Shiloh, to go up against them to war.

And the thing pleased the children of Israel; and the children of Israel blessed God, and spake no more of going up against them to war, to destroy the land wherein the children of Reuben and the children of Gad dwelt.

only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at the least such as beforetime knew nothing thereof:

And the Spirit of Jehovah came upon him, and he judged Israel; and he went out to war, and Jehovah delivered Cushan-rishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand: and his hand prevailed against Cushan-rishathaim.

They chose new gods; Then was war in the gates: Was there a shield or spear seen Among forty thousand in Israel?

And it came to pass after a while, that the children of Ammon made war against Israel.

And it was so, that, when the children of Ammon made war against Israel, the elders of Gilead went to fetch Jephthah out of the land of Tob;

I therefore have not sinned against thee, but thou doest me wrong to war against me: Jehovah, the Judge, be judge this day between the children of Israel and the children of Ammon.

And there set forth from thence of the family of the Danites, out of Zorah and out of Eshtaol, six hundred men girt with weapons of war.

And the six hundred men girt with their weapons of war, who were of the children of Dan, stood by the entrance of the gate.

And the five men that went to spy out the land went up, and came in thither, and took the graven image, and the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image: and the priest stood by the entrance of the gate with the six hundred men girt with weapons of war.

And the men of Israel, besides Benjamin, were numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword: all these were men of war.

and he will appoint them unto him for captains of thousands, and captains of fifties; and he will set some to plow his ground, and to reap his harvest, and to make his instruments of war, and the instruments of his chariots.

And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any mighty man, or any valiant man, he took him unto him.

Then answered one of the young men, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Beth-lehemite, that is skilful in playing, and a mighty man of valor, and a man of war, and prudent in speech, and a comely person; and Jehovah is with him.

And Saul said to David, Thou art not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him; for thou art but a youth, and he a man of war from his youth.

And David went out whithersoever Saul sent him, and behaved himself wisely: and Saul set him over the men of war, and it was good in the sight of all the people, and also in the sight of Saul's servants.

And there was war again: and David went out, and fought with the Philistines, and slew them with a great slaughter; and they fled before him.

And Saul summoned all the people to war, to go down to Keilah, to besiege David and his men.

And Samuel said to Saul, Why hast thou disquieted me, to bring me up? And Saul answered, I am sore distressed; for the Philistines make war against me, and God is departed from me, and answereth me no more, neither by prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayest make known unto me what I shall do.

Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: and David waxed stronger and stronger, but the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.

And it came to pass, while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David, that Abner made himself strong in the house of Saul.

And when Uriah was come unto him, David asked of him how Joab did, and how the people fared, and how the war prospered.

Then Joab sent and told David all the things concerning the war;

and he charged the messenger, saying, When thou hast made an end of telling all the things concerning the war unto the king,

Hushai said moreover, Thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field; and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

When they were at the great stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa came to meet them. And Joab was girded with his apparel of war that he had put on, and thereon was a girdle with a sword fastened upon his loins in the sheath thereof; and as he went forth it fell out.

And the Philistines had war again with Israel; and David went down, and his servants with him, and fought against the Philistines. And David waxed faint;

And it came to pass after this, that there was again war with the Philistines at Gob: then Sibbecai the Hushathite slew Saph, who was of the sons of the giant.

And there was again war with the Philistines at Gob; and Elhanan the son of Jaareoregim the Beth-lehemite slew Goliath the Gittite, the staff of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.

And there was again war at Gath, where was a man of great stature, that had on every hand six fingers, and on every foot six toes, four and twenty in number; and he also was born to the giant.

He teacheth my hands to war, So that mine arms do bend a bow of brass.

Moreover thou knowest also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did unto me, even what he did to the two captains of the hosts of Israel, unto Abner the son of Ner, and unto Amasa the son of Jether, whom he slew, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war upon his girdle that was about his loins, and in his shoes that were on his feet.

But of the children of Israel did Solomon make no bondservants; but they were the men of war, and his servants, and his princes, and his captains, and rulers of his chariots and of his horsemen.

And there was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continually.

Now there was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam all the days of his life.

And the rest of the acts of Abijam, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? And there was war between Abijam and Jeroboam.

And there was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days.

And there was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days.

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Root Form
Definition
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לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

πολεμέω 
Polemeo 
Usage: 6

χρηματίζω 
Chrematizo 
be warned of God , call , be admonished of God , reveal , speak , be warned from God
Usage: 9

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

בּגד 
Beged 
Usage: 217

זהר 
Zahar 
Usage: 22

זרב 
Zarab 
Usage: 1

חם 
Cham 
hot , warm
Usage: 2

חם 
Chom 
heat , hot , warm
Usage: 11

חמם 
Chamam 
warm , ...hot , ...heat enflaming
Usage: 16

יחם 
Yacham 
Usage: 9

כּנעה 
Kin`ah 
Usage: 1

לחם 
Lachem 
war
Usage: 1

מל מואל מול מוּל 
Muwl 
Usage: 35

מכר 
meker 
pay for it , price , ware
Usage: 3

ממכּר 
Mimkar 
that ... sold , sale , that which cometh of the sale , ought , ware , sold
Usage: 10

מקּחה 
Maqqachah 
Usage: 1

משׁמר 
Mishmar 
Usage: 22

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

סאן 
Ca'an 
Usage: 1

סוּגר 
Cuwgar 
Usage: 1

עזּבון 
`izzabown 
Usage: 7

פּקדת 
P@qiduth 
Usage: 1

צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 14

צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

קבל 
Qobel 
war
Usage: 1

קרב 
Q@rab 
Usage: 9

קרב 
Q@rab (Aramaic) 
war
Usage: 1

שׁתי 
Sh@thiy 
Usage: 9

ἀντιστρατεύομαι 
Antistrateuomai 
Usage: 1

ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 170

θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

θερμαίνω 
thermaino 
Usage: 6

νουθετέω 
Noutheteo 
Usage: 8

πόλεμος 
Polemos 
Usage: 12

στρατεία 
Strateia 
Usage: 2

στράτευμα 
Strateuma 
army , man of war , soldier
Usage: 7

στρατεύομαι 
Strateuomai 
Usage: 7

συνείδω 
suneido 
by privy , consider , be ware of , know
Usage: 4

ὑποδείκνυμι 
Hupodeiknumi 
Usage: 3

φυλακή 
Phulake 
Usage: 35

φυλάσσω 
Phulasso 
keep , observe , beware , keep self , save , be ... ware
Usage: 25