War

Definitions of war

Noun

a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state.

Japan declared war on Germany

Synonyms:

conflict warfare combat fighting (military) action bloodshed struggle battle skirmish fight clash engagement encounter offensive attack campaign hostilities crusade nuclear war

Verb

engage in a war.

small states warred against each other

Synonyms:

fight (against) battle (against) combat (against) wage war against take up arms against feud with quarrel with struggle with/against contend with wrangle with cross swords with attack engage (against) take on skirmish with

Synonyms of war

Noun

conflict campaign warfare state of war

Verb

fight (against)

Psalm 18:34

He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

Exodus 15:3

"The LORD is a warrior; The LORD is His name.

Psalm 144:1

Blessed be the LORD, my rock, Who trains my hands for war, And my fingers for battle;

Psalm 24:8

Who is the King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, The LORD mighty in battle.

Psalm 18:39

For You have girded me with strength for battle; You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.

Ecclesiastes 3:8

A time to love and a time to hate; A time for war and a time for peace.

Luke 14:31

"Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?

Numbers 10:9

"When you go to war in your land against the adversary who attacks you, then you shall sound an alarm with the trumpets, that you may be remembered before the LORD your God, and be saved from your enemies.

Joel 3:9

Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare a war; rouse the mighty men! Let all the soldiers draw near, let them come up!

Psalm 55:21

His speech was smoother than butter, But his heart was war; His words were softer than oil, Yet they were drawn swords.

Romans 7:23

but I see a different law in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin which is in my members.

Isaiah 42:13

The LORD will go forth like a warrior, He will arouse His zeal like a man of war He will utter a shout, yes, He will raise a war cry He will prevail against His enemies.

Joshua 14:11

"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.

Proverbs 21:31

The horse is prepared for the day of battle, But victory belongs to the LORD.

Deuteronomy 2:16

"So it came about when all the men of war had finally perished from among the people,

1 Timothy 1:18

This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight,

Psalm 120:7

I am for peace, but when I speak, They are for war.

Deuteronomy 20:1

"When you go out to battle against your enemies and see horses and chariots and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt, is with you.

Jeremiah 51:20

He says, "You are My war-club, My weapon of war; And with you I shatter nations, And with you I destroy kingdoms.

1 Kings 22:6

Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them, "Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle or shall I refrain?" And they said, "Go up, for the Lord will give it into the hand of the king."

Revelation 20:8

and will come out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together for the war; the number of them is like the sand of the seashore.

James 4:1

What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?

Job 38:23

Which I have reserved for the time of distress, For the day of war and battle?

2 Samuel 3:1

Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker continually.

Matthew 24:6

"You will be hearing of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not frightened, for those things must take place, but that is not yet the end.

Exodus 14:14

"The LORD will fight for you while you keep silent."

2 Samuel 1:27

"How have the mighty fallen, And the weapons of war perished!"

Job 5:20

"In famine He will redeem you from death, And in war from the power of the sword.

Isaiah 41:12

"You will seek those who quarrel with you, but will not find them, Those who war with you will be as nothing and non-existent.

Luke 21:9

"When you hear of wars and disturbances, do not be terrified; for these things must take place first, but the end does not follow immediately."

Zechariah 14:3

Then the LORD will go forth and fight against those nations, as when He fights on a day of battle.

Numbers 31:27

and divide the booty between the warriors who went out to battle and all the congregation.

1 Samuel 14:20

Then Saul and all the people who were with him rallied and came to the battle; and behold, every man's sword was against his fellow, and there was very great confusion.

Revelation 12:7

And there was war in heaven, Michael and his angels waging war with the dragon The dragon and his angels waged war,

Deuteronomy 24:5

"When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.

1 Corinthians 14:8

For if the bugle produces an indistinct sound, who will prepare himself for battle?

Micah 3:5

Thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who lead my people astray; When they have something to bite with their teeth, They cry, "Peace," But against him who puts nothing in their mouths They declare holy war.

Mark 13:7

"When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be frightened; those things must take place; but that is not yet the end.

2 Samuel 21:15

Now when the Philistines were at war again with Israel, David went down and his servants with him; and as they fought against the Philistines, David became weary.

2 Samuel 22:35

"He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

Job 7:1

"Is not man forced to labor on earth, And are not his days like the days of a hired man?

Jeremiah 4:19

My soul, my soul! I am in anguish! Oh, my heart! My heart is pounding in me; I cannot be silent, Because you have heard, O my soul, The sound of the trumpet, The alarm of war.

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war.

Psalm 140:2

Who devise evil things in their hearts; They continually stir up wars.

Psalm 140:7

"O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, You have covered my head in the day of battle.

1 Samuel 16:18

Then one of the young men said, "Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite who is a skillful musician, a mighty man of valor, a warrior, one prudent in speech, and a handsome man; and the LORD is with him."

Deuteronomy 20:4

for the LORD your God is the one who goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.'

Job 38:22

"Have you entered the storehouses of the snow, Or have you seen the storehouses of the hail,

Ecclesiastes 8:8

No man has authority to restrain the wind with the wind, or authority over the day of death; and there is no discharge in the time of war, and evil will not deliver those who practice it.

1 Chronicles 28:3

"But God said to me, 'You shall not build a house for My name because you are a man of war and have shed blood.'

From Thematic Bible

Camels » Used for » War

David » King of israel » Message » Sent » Misunderstood » War

Israel » Under the judges » Scandal » Concubine » War

Israel » Asa » Treaty » King of syria » benhadad » War

Israel » Judah » Invaded » By samaria » War

Israel » Under the judges » War » Ephraimites » defeated » Jephthah

Israel » Hoshea » History of » War » Two kingdoms

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » War

Ships » Employed in » War

Song » War

War » Horrors of

War » Of extermination

War » General references to

War » Inflicts defeat in

War » God » Gives the victory in

War » Counsels of

War » Bloody

War » Threatens defeat in

War » Jewish laws concerning

War » Illustrative of » The contest of saints with the enemies of their salvation

War » Civil

War » To cease, an era of peace prophesied

War » Figurative » Is against » The Devil

War » The jews » Frequently engaged in

War » Illustrative of » The contest between antiChrist and the church

War » Figurative » Is against » The flesh

War » Often attended by » Famine

War » The jews » Were expert in

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over death and the grave

War » Requires

War » Repugnant to God

War » Figurative » Armor for » Through Christ

War » Figurative » Encouraged in

War » Strategy in

War » Often attended by » Cruelty

War » Large armies frequently engaged in

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With steadfastness in the faith

War » Often attended by » Pestilence

War » God » Frequently ordered

War » Preceded by » Rumors

War » Figurative » Is against » death

War » Preceded by » Consultation

War » Figurative » Strengthened by God in

War » Enemy harangued by the general of the opposing side

War » Wars and rumors of

War » To cease

War » Weapons used in

War » Figurative » Helped by God in

War » Figurative » Armor for » By faith

War » Figurative » Often arises from the opposition of friends or relatives

War » Figurative » Is against » The world

War » Figurative » Is against » Enemies

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With prayer

War » Figurative » Armor for » Victory in, is from God

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over the flesh

War » Figurative » Strengthened by Christ in

War » Figurative » Exhorted to diligence in

War » Figurative » Thank God for victory in

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With watchfulness

War » Figurative » Armor for » Must be put on

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over the devil

War » Figurative » Armor for » The helmet of salvation

War » Figurative » Armor for » Triumphant

War » Illustrative of » Our contest with death

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With sobriety

War » God » Strengthens his people for

War » A time for

War » Killed in, neglected

War » God » Taught his people the art of

War » Records often kept of

War » Averted

War » Frequently long continued

War » Antiquity of

War » Illustrative of » The malignity of the wicked

War » Figurative » Must stand firm in

War » Figurative » Is a good warfare

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With self-denial

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With a good conscience

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With faith

War » God » Scatters those who delight in

War » God sends panic in

War » Often attended by » Devastation

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With endurance of hardness

War » Figurative » Armor for » Mighty through God

War » God » Causes, to cease

War » Often sent as a punishment for sin

War » Figurative » Comforted by God in

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With confidence in God

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over the world

War » Divine approval of

War » Originates in the lusts of men

War » Preceded by » Great preparation

War » Figurative » Saints are all engaged in

War » Figurative » Called the good fight of faith

War » Figurative » Delivered by Christ in

War » Figurative » Protected by God in

War » Figurative » Warfare of saints » Is not after the flesh

War » Figurative » To be carried on » Under Christ, as our captain

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With earnestness

War » Figurative » Armor for » Not carnal

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over all that exalts itself

War » Figurative » Armor for » Called "the armor of God,"

War » Figurative » Armor for » The whole, is required

War » Figurative » Armor for » The breastplate of righteousness

War » Figurative » Armor for » The belt of truth

War » Figurative » Armor for » The preparation of the gospel

War » Figurative » Armor for » The shield of faith

War » Figurative » Armor for » The sword of the spirit

War » Figurative » Armor for » Called "the armor of light,"

War » Forbidden

War » Figurative » Those who overcome in, will eat of the hidden manna

War » Figurative » Have a white stone, and in it a new name written

War » Figurative » Sit with Christ on his throne

War » Figurative » Have the morning star

War » Figurative » Have the name of God written upon them by Christ

War » Figurative » Mere professors do not maintain

War » Figurative » Not be hurt by the second death

War » Figurative » Be pillars in the temple of God

War » Figurative » Have power over the nations

War » Figurative » Have God as their God

War » Figurative » Inherit all things

War » Figurative » To be carried on » Without earthly entanglements

War » Figurative » To be carried on » Under the lord's banner

War » Figurative » Be sons of God

War » Figurative » Armor for » Called "the armor of righteousness,"

War » Figurative » Armor for

War » In heaven » Symbolical

War » Figurative » Be confessed by Christ in the presence of God the father

War » Figurative » Be clothed in white clothing

War » Figurative » Eat from the tree of life

War » Figurative » Symbolized by a red horse

War » Figurative » Not have their names blotted out of the book of life

War » Tumult of

Camels » Used for » War

1 Samuel 30:17

David slaughtered them from the twilight until the evening of the next day; and not a man of them escaped, except four hundred young men who rode on camels and fled.

Judges 7:12

Now the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the sons of the east were lying in the valley as numerous as locusts; and their camels were without number, as numerous as the sand on the seashore.

David » King of israel » Message » Sent » Misunderstood » War

Israel » Under the judges » Scandal » Concubine » War

Israel » Asa » Treaty » King of syria » benhadad » War

1 Kings 15:16-24

Now there was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days. Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and fortified Ramah in order to prevent anyone from going out or coming in to Asa king of Judah. Then Asa took all the silver and the gold which were left in the treasuries of the house of the LORD and the treasuries of the king's house, and delivered them into the hand of his servants And King Asa sent them to Ben-hadad the son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, king of Aram, who lived in Damascus, saying, read more.

Israel » Judah » Invaded » By samaria » War

2 Kings 16:5-9

Then Rezin king of Aram and Pekah son of Remaliah, king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to wage war; and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him. At that time Rezin king of Aram recovered Elath for Aram, and cleared the Judeans out of Elath entirely; and the Arameans came to Elath and have lived there to this day. So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, saying, "I am your servant and your son; come up and deliver me from the hand of the king of Aram and from the hand of the king of Israel, who are rising up against me." read more.

Israel » Under the judges » War » Ephraimites » defeated » Jephthah

Judges 12:1-7

Then the men of Ephraim were summoned, and they crossed to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, "Why did you cross over to fight against the sons of Ammon without calling us to go with you? We will burn your house down on you." Jephthah said to them, "I and my people were at great strife with the sons of Ammon; when I called you, you did not deliver me from their hand. "When I saw that you would not deliver me, I took my life in my hands and crossed over against the sons of Ammon, and the LORD gave them into my hand. Why then have you come up to me this day to fight against me?" read more.

Israel » Hoshea » History of » War » Two kingdoms

1 Kings 14:30

There was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continually.

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » War

Leviticus 26:25

'I will also bring upon you a sword which will execute vengeance for the covenant; and when you gather together into your cities, I will send pestilence among you, so that you shall be delivered into enemy hands.

Leviticus 26:32-33

'I will make the land desolate so that your enemies who settle in it will be appalled over it. 'You, however, I will scatter among the nations and will draw out a sword after you, as your land becomes desolate and your cities become waste.

Ships » Employed in » War

Numbers 24:24

"But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim, And they shall afflict Asshur and will afflict Eber; So they also will come to destruction."

Daniel 11:30

"For ships of Kittim will come against him; therefore he will be disheartened and will return and become enraged at the holy covenant and take action; so he will come back and show regard for those who forsake the holy covenant.

Daniel 11:40

"At the end time the king of the South will collide with him, and the king of the North will storm against him with chariots, with horsemen and with many ships; and he will enter countries, overflow them and pass through.

Song » War

Exodus 15:1-21

Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to the LORD, and said, "I will sing to the LORD, for He is highly exalted; The horse and its rider He has hurled into the sea. "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. "The LORD is a warrior; The LORD is His name. read more.

2 Samuel 1:19-27

"Your beauty, O Israel, is slain on your high places! How have the mighty fallen! "Tell it not in Gath, Proclaim it not in the streets of Ashkelon, Or the daughters of the Philistines will rejoice, The daughters of the uncircumcised will exult. "O mountains of Gilboa, Let not dew or rain be on you, nor fields of offerings; For there the shield of the mighty was defiled, The shield of Saul, not anointed with oil. read more.

Numbers 21:27-30

Therefore those who use proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon! Let it be built! So let the city of Sihon be established. "For a fire went forth from Heshbon, A flame from the town of Sihon; It devoured Ar of Moab, The dominant heights of the Arnon. "Woe to you, O Moab! You are ruined, O people of Chemosh! He has given his sons as fugitives, And his daughters into captivity, To an Amorite king, Sihon. read more.

War » Horrors of

2 Samuel 12:31

He also brought out the people who were in it, and set them under saws, sharp iron instruments, and iron axes, and made them pass through the brickkiln. And thus he did to all the cities of the sons of Ammon. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 20:3

He brought out the people who were in it, and cut them with saws and with sharp instruments and with axes. And thus David did to all the cities of the sons of Ammon. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

Isaiah 13:16

Their little ones also will be dashed to pieces Before their eyes; Their houses will be plundered And their wives ravished.

Isaiah 19:2

"So I will incite Egyptians against Egyptians; And they will each fight against his brother and each against his neighbor, City against city and kingdom against kingdom.

Isaiah 9:5

For every boot of the booted warrior in the battle tumult, And cloak rolled in blood, will be for burning, fuel for the fire.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 25:12 Psalm 79:3

War » Of extermination

Joshua 6:24

They burned the city with fire, and all that was in it. Only the silver and gold, and articles of bronze and iron, they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 3:6

"We utterly destroyed them, as we did to Sihon king of Heshbon, utterly destroying the men, women and children of every city.

Joshua 6:21

They utterly destroyed everything in the city, both man and woman, young and old, and ox and sheep and donkey, with the edge of the sword.

Numbers 31:7-17

So they made war against Midian, just as the LORD had commanded Moses, and they killed every male. They killed the kings of Midian along with the rest of their slain: Evi and Rekem and Zur and Hur and Reba, the five kings of Midian; they also killed Balaam the son of Beor with the sword. The sons of Israel captured the women of Midian and their little ones; and all their cattle and all their flocks and all their goods they plundered. read more.

Deuteronomy 2:33-34

"The LORD our God delivered him over to us, and we defeated him with his sons and all his people. "So we captured all his cities at that time and utterly destroyed the men, women and children of every city. We left no survivor.

More verses: Deuteronomy 20:13-18 Joshua 8:24-25 Joshua 10:2-40 Joshua 11:11-23 1 Samuel 15:3-9 1 Samuel 27:8-11

War » General references to

Genesis 14:2

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 (that is, Zoar).

2 Samuel 22:35

"He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

Psalm 27:3

Though a host encamp against me, My heart will not fear; Though war arise against me, In spite of this I shall be confident.

Revelation 6:4

And another, a red horse, went out; and to him who sat on it, it was granted to take peace from the earth, and that men would slay one another; and a great sword was given to him.

Ecclesiastes 3:8

A time to love and a time to hate; A time for war and a time for peace.

More verses: Matthew 24:6

War » Inflicts defeat in

Psalm 76:3

There He broke the flaming arrows, The shield and the sword and the weapons of war. Selah.

Psalm 79:10

Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" Let there be known among the nations in our sight, Vengeance for the blood of Your servants which has been shed.

2 Chronicles 24:23-24

Now it happened at the turn of the year that the army of the Arameans came up against him; and they came to Judah and Jerusalem, destroyed all the officials of the people from among the people, and sent all their spoil to the king of Damascus. Indeed the army of the Arameans came with a small number of men; yet the LORD delivered a very great army into their hands, because they had forsaken the LORD, the God of their fathers. Thus they executed judgment on Joash.

Joshua 7:12-13

"Therefore the sons of Israel cannot stand before their enemies; they turn their backs before their enemies, for they have become accursed. I will not be with you anymore unless you destroy the things under the ban from your midst. "Rise up! Consecrate the people and say, 'Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow, for thus the LORD, the God of Israel, has said, "There are things under the ban in your midst, O Israel. You cannot stand before your enemies until you have removed the things under the ban from your midst."

2 Chronicles 12:5-8

Then Shemaiah the prophet came to Rehoboam and the princes of Judah who had gathered at Jerusalem because of Shishak, and he said to them, "Thus says the LORD, 'You have forsaken Me, so I also have forsaken you to Shishak.'" So the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "The LORD is righteous." When the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah, saying, "They have humbled themselves so I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some measure of deliverance, and My wrath shall not be poured out on Jerusalem by means of Shishak. read more.

More verses: Psalm 78:66 Isaiah 5:25 Jeremiah 46:15-16

War » God » Gives the victory in

Numbers 21:3

The LORD heard the voice of Israel and delivered up the Canaanites; then they utterly destroyed them and their cities. Thus the name of the place was called Hormah.

Proverbs 21:31

The horse is prepared for the day of battle, But victory belongs to the LORD.

Deuteronomy 2:33

"The LORD our God delivered him over to us, and we defeated him with his sons and all his people.

Deuteronomy 3:3

"So the LORD our God delivered Og also, king of Bashan, with all his people into our hand, and we smote them until no survivor was left.

2 Samuel 23:10

He arose and struck the Philistines until his hand was weary and clung to the sword, and the LORD brought about a great victory that day; and the people returned after him only to strip the slain.

War » Counsels of

Proverbs 11:14

Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in abundance of counselors there is victory.

Proverbs 20:18

Prepare plans by consultation, And make war by wise guidance.

2 Samuel 16:20

Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, "Give your advice. What shall we do?"

2 Samuel 17:1-15

Furthermore, Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Please let me choose 12,000 men that I may arise and pursue David tonight. "I will come upon him while he is weary and exhausted and terrify him, so that all the people who are with him will flee Then I will strike down the king alone, and I will bring back all the people to you. The return of everyone depends on the man you seek; then all the people will be at peace." read more.

Joshua 22:10-34

When they came to the region of the Jordan which is in the land of Canaan, the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh built an altar there by the Jordan, a large altar in appearance. And the sons of Israel heard it said, "Behold, the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh have built an altar at the frontier of the land of Canaan, in the region of the Jordan, on the side belonging to the sons of Israel." When the sons of Israel heard of it, the whole congregation of the sons of Israel gathered themselves at Shiloh to go up against them in war. read more.

More verses: Judges 7:10-11 Psalm 48:4-7

War » Bloody

1 Samuel 14:22

When all the men of Israel who had hidden themselves in the hill country of Ephraim heard that the Philistines had fled, even they also pursued them closely in the battle.

1 Chronicles 5:22

For many fell slain, because the war was of God And they settled in their place until the exile.

2 Chronicles 28:6

For Pekah the son of Remaliah slew in Judah 120,000 in one day, all valiant men, because they had forsaken the LORD God of their fathers.

2 Chronicles 14:13

Asa and the people who were with him pursued them as far as Gerar; and so many Ethiopians fell that they could not recover, for they were shattered before the LORD and before His army. And they carried away very much plunder.

War » Threatens defeat in

1 Samuel 2:10

"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."

Deuteronomy 32:25

'Outside the sword will bereave, And inside terror-- Both young man and virgin, The nursling with the man of gray hair.

2 Chronicles 18:12-16

Then the messenger who went to summon Micaiah spoke to him saying, "Behold, the words of the prophets are uniformly favorable to the king. So please let your word be like one of them and speak favorably." But Micaiah said, "As the LORD lives, what my God says, that I will speak." When he came to the king, the king said to him, "Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall I refrain?" He said, "Go up and succeed, for they will be given into your hand." read more.

Isaiah 30:15-17

For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, "In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength." But you were not willing, And you said, "No, for we will flee on horses," Therefore you shall flee! "And we will ride on swift horses," Therefore those who pursue you shall be swift. One thousand will flee at the threat of one man; You will flee at the threat of five, Until you are left as a flag on a mountain top And as a signal on a hill.

Ezekiel 15:6-8

"Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, 'As the wood of the vine among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so have I given up the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and I set My face against them Though they have come out of the fire, yet the fire will consume them. Then you will know that I am the LORD, when I set My face against them. 'Thus I will make the land desolate, because they have acted unfaithfully,'" declares the Lord GOD.

More verses: Ezekiel 21:9-17

War » Jewish laws concerning

Deuteronomy 23:9

"When you go out as an army against your enemies, you shall keep yourself from every evil thing.

Deuteronomy 24:5

"When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.

Deuteronomy 20:2

"When you are approaching the battle, the priest shall come near and speak to the people.

Luke 14:31

"Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?

War » Illustrative of » The contest of saints with the enemies of their salvation

1 Timothy 1:18

This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight,

Ephesians 6:12

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.

Romans 7:23

but I see a different law in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin which is in my members.

2 Corinthians 10:3

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh,

War » Civil

Isaiah 19:2

"So I will incite Egyptians against Egyptians; And they will each fight against his brother and each against his neighbor, City against city and kingdom against kingdom.

2 Samuel 3:1

Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker continually.

1 Kings 14:30

There was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continually.

Judges 12:1-6

Then the men of Ephraim were summoned, and they crossed to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, "Why did you cross over to fight against the sons of Ammon without calling us to go with you? We will burn your house down on you." Jephthah said to them, "I and my people were at great strife with the sons of Ammon; when I called you, you did not deliver me from their hand. "When I saw that you would not deliver me, I took my life in my hands and crossed over against the sons of Ammon, and the LORD gave them into my hand. Why then have you come up to me this day to fight against me?" read more.

2 Samuel 2:12-31

Now Abner the son of Ner, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon with the servants of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul. And Joab the son of Zeruiah and the servants of David went out and met them by the pool of Gibeon; and they sat down, one on the one side of the pool and the other on the other side of the pool. Then Abner said to Joab, "Now let the young men arise and hold a contest before us." And Joab said, "Let them arise." read more.

More verses: 1 Kings 16:21

War » To cease, an era of peace prophesied

Isaiah 2:4

And He will judge between the nations, And will render decisions for many peoples; And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks Nation will not lift up sword against nation, And never again will they learn war.

Micah 4:3

And He will judge between many peoples And render decisions for mighty, distant nations Then they will hammer their swords into plowshares And their spears into pruning hooks; Nation will not lift up sword against nation, And never again will they train for war.

Hosea 2:18

"In that day I will also make a covenant for them With the beasts of the field, The birds of the sky And the creeping things of the ground And I will abolish the bow, the sword and war from the land, And will make them lie down in safety.

Zechariah 9:10

I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim And the horse from Jerusalem; And the bow of war will be cut off And He will speak peace to the nations; And His dominion will be from sea to sea, And from the River to the ends of the earth.

Psalm 46:9

He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariots with fire.

War » Figurative » Is against » The Devil

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Genesis 3:15

And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her seed; He shall bruise you on the head, And you shall bruise him on the heel."

James 4:7

Submit therefore to God Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

2 Corinthians 2:11

so that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes.

Revelation 12:17

So the dragon was enraged with the woman, and went off to make war with the rest of her children, who keep the commandments of God and hold to the testimony of Jesus.

More verses: Ephesians 1:12

War » The jews » Frequently engaged in

1 Kings 15:16

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

1 Kings 14:30

There was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continually.

1 Kings 15:7

Now 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.

War » Illustrative of » The contest between antiChrist and the church

Revelation 11:7

When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them.

Revelation 13:4

they worshiped the dragon because he gave his authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who is able to wage war with him?"

Revelation 13:7

It was also given to him to make war with the saints and to overcome them, and authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation was given to him.

War » Figurative » Is against » The flesh

2 Corinthians 12:7

Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me--to keep me from exalting myself!

Romans 7:23

but I see a different law in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin which is in my members.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.

Galatians 5:17

For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. Therefore I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as not beating the air; but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.

War » Often attended by » Famine

Lamentations 5:10

Our skin has become as hot as an oven, Because of the burning heat of famine.

Jeremiah 14:15

"Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who are prophesying in My name, although it was not I who sent them--yet they keep saying, 'There will be no sword or famine in this land'--by sword and famine those prophets shall meet their end!

Isaiah 51:19

These two things have befallen you; Who will mourn for you? The devastation and destruction, famine and sword; How shall I comfort you?

War » The jews » Were expert in

1 Chronicles 12:33

Of Zebulun, there were 50,000 who went out in the army, who could draw up in battle formation with all kinds of weapons of war and helped David with an undivided heart.

1 Chronicles 12:35-36

Of the Danites who could draw up in battle formation, there were 28,600. Of Asher there were 40,000 who went out in the army to draw up in battle formation.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over death and the grave

Hosea 13:14

Shall I ransom them from the power of Sheol? Shall I redeem them from death? O Death, where are your thorns? O Sheol, where is your sting? Compassion will be hidden from My sight.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death for all time, And the Lord GOD will wipe tears away from all faces, And He will remove the reproach of His people from all the earth; For the LORD has spoken.

Isaiah 26:19

Your dead will live; Their corpses will rise You who lie in the dust, awake and shout for joy, For your dew is as the dew of the dawn, And the earth will give birth to the departed spirits.

1 Corinthians 15:54-55

But when this perishable will have put on the imperishable, and this mortal will have put on immortality, then will come about the saying that is written, "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP in victory. "O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?"

War » Requires

Proverbs 24:6

For by wise guidance you will wage war, And in abundance of counselors there is victory.

Proverbs 21:22

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

Ecclesiastes 9:14-18

There was a small city with few men in it and a great king came to it, surrounded it and constructed large siegeworks against it. But there was found in it a poor wise man and he delivered the city by his wisdom Yet no one remembered that poor man. So I said, "Wisdom is better than strength." But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded. read more.

Luke 14:31-32

"Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand? "Or else, while the other is still far away, he sends a delegation and asks for terms of peace.

War » Repugnant to God

Psalm 68:30

Rebuke the beasts in the reeds, The herd of bulls with the calves of the peoples, Trampling under foot the pieces of silver; He has scattered the peoples who delight in war.

Revelation 13:10

If anyone is destined for captivity, to captivity he goes; if anyone kills with the sword, with the sword he must be killed Here is the perseverance and the faith of the saints.

1 Chronicles 22:8-9

"But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 'You have shed much blood and have waged great wars; you shall not build a house to My name, because you have shed so much blood on the earth before Me. 'Behold, a son will be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side; for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel in his days.

Psalm 120:6-7

Too long has my soul had its dwelling With those who hate peace. I am for peace, but when I speak, They are for war.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Through Christ

2 Corinthians 12:9

And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

Revelation 12:11

"And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.

Romans 7:25

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.

1 Corinthians 15:57

but thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

War » Figurative » Encouraged in

Isaiah 51:12

"I, even I, am He who comforts you Who are you that you are afraid of man who dies And of the son of man who is made like grass,

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

1 John 4:4

You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

Isaiah 41:11-12

"Behold, all those who are angered at you will be shamed and dishonored; Those who contend with you will be as nothing and will perish. "You will seek those who quarrel with you, but will not find them, Those who war with you will be as nothing and non-existent.

War » Strategy in

Judges 7:16

He divided the 300 men into three companies, and he put trumpets and empty pitchers into the hands of all of them, with torches inside the pitchers.

Judges 20:32

The sons of Benjamin said, "They are struck down before us, as at the first." But the sons of Israel said, "Let us flee that we may draw them away from the city to the highways."

Joshua 8:5

"Then I and all the people who are with me will approach the city. And when they come out to meet us as at the first, we will flee before them.

War » Often attended by » Cruelty

Jeremiah 18:21

Therefore, give their children over to famine And deliver them up to the power of the sword; And let their wives become childless and widowed Let their men also be smitten to death, Their young men struck down by the sword in battle.

Lamentations 5:11-14

They ravished the women in Zion, The virgins in the cities of Judah. Princes were hung by their hands; Elders were not respected. Young men worked at the grinding mill, And youths stumbled under loads of wood. read more.

War » Large armies frequently engaged in

2 Chronicles 14:9

Now Zerah the Ethiopian came out against them with an army of a million men and 300 chariots, and he came to Mareshah.

2 Chronicles 13:3

Abijah began the battle with an army of valiant warriors, 400,000 chosen men, while Jeroboam drew up in battle formation against him with 800,000 chosen men who were valiant warriors.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With steadfastness in the faith

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Hebrews 10:23

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful;

1 Peter 5:9

But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren who are in the world.

War » Often attended by » Pestilence

Jeremiah 27:13

"Why will you die, you and your people, by the sword, famine and pestilence, as the LORD has spoken to that nation which will not serve the king of Babylon?

Jeremiah 28:8

"The prophets who were before me and before you from ancient times prophesied against many lands and against great kingdoms, of war and of calamity and of pestilence.

War » God » Frequently ordered

Exodus 17:16

and he said, "The LORD has sworn; the LORD will have war against Amalek from generation to generation."

Numbers 31:1-2

Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, "Take full vengeance for the sons of Israel on the Midianites; afterward you will be gathered to your people."

War » Preceded by » Rumors

Jeremiah 4:19

My soul, my soul! I am in anguish! Oh, my heart! My heart is pounding in me; I cannot be silent, Because you have heard, O my soul, The sound of the trumpet, The alarm of war.

Matthew 24:6

"You will be hearing of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not frightened, for those things must take place, but that is not yet the end.

War » Figurative » Is against » death

Hebrews 2:14-15

Therefore, since the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, that through death He might render powerless him who had the power of death, that is, the devil, and might free those who through fear of death were subject to slavery all their lives.

1 Corinthians 15:26

The last enemy that will be abolished is death.

War » Preceded by » Consultation

Proverbs 24:6

For by wise guidance you will wage war, And in abundance of counselors there is victory.

Luke 14:31

"Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?

War » Figurative » Strengthened by God in

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.

Isaiah 41:10

'Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.'

Psalm 20:2

May He send you help from the sanctuary And support you from Zion!

War » Enemy harangued by the general of the opposing side

2 Kings 18:19-36

Then Rabshakeh said to them, "Say now to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What is this confidence that you have? "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? "Now behold, you rely on the staff of this crushed reed, even on Egypt; on which if a man leans, it will go into his hand and pierce it. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who rely on him. read more.

2 Chronicles 13:4-12

Then Abijah stood on Mount Zemaraim, which is in the hill country of Ephraim, and said, "Listen to me, Jeroboam and all Israel: "Do you not know that the LORD God of Israel gave the rule over Israel forever to David and his sons by a covenant of salt? "Yet Jeroboam the son of Nebat, the servant of Solomon the son of David, rose up and rebelled against his master, read more.

War » Wars and rumors of

Mark 13:7

"When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be frightened; those things must take place; but that is not yet the end.

Matthew 24:6

"You will be hearing of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not frightened, for those things must take place, but that is not yet the end.

Luke 21:9

"When you hear of wars and disturbances, do not be terrified; for these things must take place first, but the end does not follow immediately."

War » To cease

Isaiah 2:4

And He will judge between the nations, And will render decisions for many peoples; And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks Nation will not lift up sword against nation, And never again will they learn war.

Micah 4:3

And He will judge between many peoples And render decisions for mighty, distant nations Then they will hammer their swords into plowshares And their spears into pruning hooks; Nation will not lift up sword against nation, And never again will they train for war.

Psalm 46:9

He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariots with fire.

War » Weapons used in

Judges 18:11

Then from the family of the Danites, from Zorah and from Eshtaol, six hundred men armed with weapons of war set out.

Joshua 1:14

"Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but you shall cross before your brothers in battle array, all your valiant warriors, and shall help them,

War » Figurative » Helped by God in

Psalm 118:13

You pushed me violently so that I was falling, But the LORD helped me.

Isaiah 41:13-14

"For I am the LORD your God, who upholds your right hand, Who says to you, 'Do not fear, I will help you.' "Do not fear, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel; I will help you," declares the LORD, "and your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.

War » Figurative » Armor for » By faith

1 John 5:4-5

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith. Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Hebrews 11:33-37

who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions, quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight. Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured, not accepting their release, so that they might obtain a better resurrection; read more.

War » Figurative » Often arises from the opposition of friends or relatives

Micah 7:6

For son treats father contemptuously, Daughter rises up against her mother, Daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; A man's enemies are the men of his own household.

Matthew 10:35-36

"For I came to SET A MAN AGAINST HIS FATHER, AND A DAUGHTER AGAINST HER MOTHER, AND A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW AGAINST HER MOTHER-IN-LAW; and A MAN'S ENEMIES WILL BE THE MEMBERS OF HIS HOUSEHOLD.

War » Figurative » Is against » The world

John 16:33

"These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world."

1 John 5:4-5

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith. Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

War » Figurative » Is against » Enemies

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous and strong, And many are those who hate me wrongfully.

Psalm 56:2

My foes have trampled upon me all day long, For they are many who fight proudly against me.

Psalm 59:3

For behold, they have set an ambush for my life; Fierce men launch an attack against me, Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O LORD,

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With prayer

Ephesians 6:18

With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,

Psalm 35:1-3

Contend, O LORD, with those who contend with me; Fight against those who fight against me. Take hold of buckler and shield And rise up for my help. Draw also the spear and the battle-axe to meet those who pursue me; Say to my soul, "I am your salvation."

War » Figurative » Armor for » Victory in, is from God

2 Corinthians 2:14

But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and manifests through us the sweet aroma of the knowledge of Him in every place.

1 Corinthians 15:57

but thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over the flesh

Galatians 5:24

Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Romans 7:24-25

Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.

War » Figurative » Strengthened by Christ in

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion's mouth.

2 Corinthians 12:9

And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

War » Figurative » Exhorted to diligence in

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

Jude 1:3

Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.

War » Figurative » Thank God for victory in

Romans 7:25

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.

1 Corinthians 15:57

but thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With watchfulness

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Must be put on

Ephesians 6:11

Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.

Romans 13:12

The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over the devil

Romans 16:20

The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.

1 John 2:14

I have written to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.

War » Figurative » Armor for » The helmet of salvation

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Ephesians 6:17

And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Triumphant

Romans 8:37

But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us.

2 Corinthians 10:5

We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,

War » Illustrative of » Our contest with death

Ecclesiastes 8:8

No man has authority to restrain the wind with the wind, or authority over the day of death; and there is no discharge in the time of war, and evil will not deliver those who practice it.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With sobriety

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

1 Thessalonians 5:6

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

War » God » Strengthens his people for

Leviticus 26:7-8

'But you will chase your enemies and they will fall before you by the sword; five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword.

War » A time for

Ecclesiastes 3:8

A time to love and a time to hate; A time for war and a time for peace.

War » Killed in, neglected

Isaiah 14:19

"But you have been cast out of your tomb Like a rejected branch, Clothed with the slain who are pierced with a sword, Who go down to the stones of the pit Like a trampled corpse.

Isaiah 18:6

They will be left together for mountain birds of prey, And for the beasts of the earth; And the birds of prey will spend the summer feeding on them, And all the beasts of the earth will spend harvest time on them.

War » God » Taught his people the art of

2 Samuel 22:35

"He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

War » Records often kept of

Numbers 21:14

Therefore it is said in the Book of the Wars of the LORD, "Waheb in Suphah, And the wadis of the Arnon,

War » Averted

Joshua 22:11-34

And the sons of Israel heard it said, "Behold, the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh have built an altar at the frontier of the land of Canaan, in the region of the Jordan, on the side belonging to the sons of Israel." When the sons of Israel heard of it, the whole congregation of the sons of Israel gathered themselves at Shiloh to go up against them in war. Then the sons of Israel sent to the sons of Reuben and to the sons of Gad and to the half-tribe of Manasseh, into the land of Gilead, Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, read more.

War » Frequently long continued

2 Samuel 3:1

Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker continually.

War » Antiquity of

Genesis 14:2

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 (that is, Zoar).

War » Illustrative of » The malignity of the wicked

Psalm 55:21

His speech was smoother than butter, But his heart was war; His words were softer than oil, Yet they were drawn swords.

War » Figurative » Must stand firm in

Ephesians 6:13-14

Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. Stand firm therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, and HAVING PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,

War » Figurative » Is a good warfare

1 Timothy 1:18-19

This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight, keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With self-denial

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. Therefore I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as not beating the air; but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With a good conscience

1 Timothy 1:18-19

This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight, keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With faith

1 Timothy 1:18-19

This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight, keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.

War » God » Scatters those who delight in

Psalm 68:30

Rebuke the beasts in the reeds, The herd of bulls with the calves of the peoples, Trampling under foot the pieces of silver; He has scattered the peoples who delight in war.

War » God sends panic in

Exodus 15:14-16

"The peoples have heard, they tremble; Anguish has gripped the inhabitants of Philistia. "Then the chiefs of Edom were dismayed; The leaders of Moab, trembling grips them; All the inhabitants of Canaan have melted away. "Terror and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of Your arm they are motionless as stone; Until Your people pass over, O LORD, Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.

War » Often attended by » Devastation

Isaiah 1:7

Your land is desolate, Your cities are burned with fire, Your fields--strangers are devouring them in your presence; It is desolation, as overthrown by strangers.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With endurance of hardness

2 Timothy 2:3

Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:10

For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Mighty through God

2 Corinthians 10:4-5

for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,

War » God » Causes, to cease

Psalm 46:9

He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariots with fire.

War » Often sent as a punishment for sin

Judges 5:8

"New gods were chosen; Then war was in the gates. Not a shield or a spear was seen Among forty thousand in Israel.

War » Figurative » Comforted by God in

2 Corinthians 7:5-6

For even when we came into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted on every side: conflicts without, fears within. But God, who comforts the depressed, comforted us by the coming of Titus;

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With confidence in God

Psalm 27:1-3

The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the defense of my life; Whom shall I dread? When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh, My adversaries and my enemies, they stumbled and fell. Though a host encamp against me, My heart will not fear; Though war arise against me, In spite of this I shall be confident.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over the world

1 John 5:4-5

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith. Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

War » Divine approval of

2 Samuel 22:35

"He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

War » Originates in the lusts of men

James 4:1

What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?

War » Preceded by » Great preparation

Joel 3:9

Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare a war; rouse the mighty men! Let all the soldiers draw near, let them come up!

War » Figurative » Saints are all engaged in

Philippians 1:30

experiencing the same conflict which you saw in me, and now hear to be in me.

War » Figurative » Called the good fight of faith

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

War » Figurative » Delivered by Christ in

2 Timothy 4:18

The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

War » Figurative » Protected by God in

Psalm 140:7

"O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, You have covered my head in the day of battle.

War » Figurative » Warfare of saints » Is not after the flesh

2 Corinthians 10:3

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh,

War » Figurative » To be carried on » Under Christ, as our captain

Hebrews 2:10

For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the author of their salvation through sufferings.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » With earnestness

Jude 1:3

Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Not carnal

2 Corinthians 10:4

for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Over all that exalts itself

2 Corinthians 10:5

We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,

War » Figurative » Armor for » Called "the armor of God,"

Ephesians 6:11

Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.

War » Figurative » Armor for » The whole, is required

Ephesians 6:13

Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.

War » Figurative » Armor for » The breastplate of righteousness

Ephesians 6:14

Stand firm therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, and HAVING PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,

War » Figurative » Armor for » The belt of truth

Ephesians 6:14

Stand firm therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, and HAVING PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,

War » Figurative » Armor for » The preparation of the gospel

Ephesians 6:15

and having shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE;

War » Figurative » Armor for » The shield of faith

Ephesians 6:16

in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.

War » Figurative » Armor for » The sword of the spirit

Ephesians 6:17

And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Called "the armor of light,"

Romans 13:12

The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

War » Forbidden

2 Chronicles 11:4

'Thus says the LORD, "You shall not go up or fight against your relatives; return every man to his house, for this thing is from Me."'" So they listened to the words of the LORD and returned from going against Jeroboam.

War » Figurative » Those who overcome in, will eat of the hidden manna

Revelation 2:17

'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and a new name written on the stone which no one knows but he who receives it.'

War » Figurative » Have a white stone, and in it a new name written

Revelation 2:17

'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and a new name written on the stone which no one knows but he who receives it.'

War » Figurative » Sit with Christ on his throne

Revelation 3:21

'He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.

War » Figurative » Have the morning star

Revelation 2:28

and I will give him the morning star.

War » Figurative » Have the name of God written upon them by Christ

Revelation 3:12

'He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My new name.

War » Figurative » Mere professors do not maintain

Jeremiah 9:3

"They bend their tongue like their bow; Lies and not truth prevail in the land; For they proceed from evil to evil, And they do not know Me," declares the LORD.

War » Figurative » Not be hurt by the second death

Revelation 2:11

'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches He who overcomes will not be hurt by the second death.'

War » Figurative » Be pillars in the temple of God

Revelation 3:12

'He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My new name.

War » Figurative » Have power over the nations

Revelation 2:26

'He who overcomes, and he who keeps My deeds until the end, TO HIM I WILL GIVE AUTHORITY OVER THE NATIONS;

War » Figurative » Have God as their God

Revelation 21:7

"He who overcomes will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son.

War » Figurative » Inherit all things

Revelation 21:7

"He who overcomes will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » Without earthly entanglements

2 Timothy 2:4

No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.

War » Figurative » To be carried on » Under the lord's banner

Psalm 60:4

You have given a banner to those who fear You, That it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

War » Figurative » Be sons of God

Revelation 21:7

"He who overcomes will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son.

War » Figurative » Armor for » Called "the armor of righteousness,"

2 Corinthians 6:7

in the word of truth, in the power of God; by the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and the left,

War » Figurative » Armor for

2 Corinthians 6:7

in the word of truth, in the power of God; by the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and the left,

War » In heaven » Symbolical

Revelation 12:7

And there was war in heaven, Michael and his angels waging war with the dragon The dragon and his angels waged war,

War » Figurative » Be confessed by Christ in the presence of God the father

Revelation 3:5

'He who overcomes will thus be clothed in white garments; and I will not erase his name from the book of life, and I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.

War » Figurative » Be clothed in white clothing

Revelation 3:5

'He who overcomes will thus be clothed in white garments; and I will not erase his name from the book of life, and I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.

War » Figurative » Eat from the tree of life

Revelation 2:7

'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of the tree of life which is in the Paradise of God.'

War » Figurative » Symbolized by a red horse

Revelation 6:4

And another, a red horse, went out; and to him who sat on it, it was granted to take peace from the earth, and that men would slay one another; and a great sword was given to him.

War » Figurative » Not have their names blotted out of the book of life

Revelation 3:5

'He who overcomes will thus be clothed in white garments; and I will not erase his name from the book of life, and I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.

War » Tumult of

Amos 2:2

"So I will send fire upon Moab And it will consume the citadels of Kerioth; And Moab will die amid tumult, With war cries and the sound of a trumpet.

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Civil War

6;22;12

When the sons of Israel heard of it, the whole congregation of the sons of Israel gathered themselves at Shiloh to go up against them in war.

Horrors Of War

10;12;31

He also brought out the people who were in it, and set them under saws, sharp iron instruments, and iron axes, and made them pass through the brickkiln. And thus he did to all the cities of the sons of Ammon. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

No War

24;42;14

saying, "No, but we will go to the land of Egypt, where we will not see war or hear the sound of a trumpet or hunger for bread, and we will stay there";

Principles Of War

21;3;8

A time to love and a time to hate; A time for war and a time for peace.

Ready For War

42;14;31

"Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?

Spoils Of War

1;34;28

They took their flocks and their herds and their donkeys, and that which was in the city and that which was in the field;

War As God's Judgment

3;26;25

'I will also bring upon you a sword which will execute vengeance for the covenant; and when you gather together into your cities, I will send pestilence among you, so that you shall be delivered into enemy hands.

Wars

5;31;6

"Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble at them, for the LORD your God is the one who goes with you He will not fail you or forsake you."