30 Important Bible Verses About Destroying Enemies

Exodus 15:3 – The Lord Is a Warrior

“The Lord is a warrior; the Lord is his name.”

Psalms 18:37 – Pursue, Overtake and Destroy

“I pursued my enemies and overtook them; I did not turn back till they were destroyed.”

2 Chronicles 20:17 – Go Out Against Them

“You will not have to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the Lord will give you, Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out against them tomorrow, and the Lord will be with you.”

Deuteronomy 20:4 – The Lord, Your God, Is the One Who Goes With You

“For the Lord your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory.”

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2 Samuel 22:33 – God Is My Strong Fortress

“It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.”

Psalm 35:1 – Fight Against Those Who Fight Against Me

“Contend, Lord, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me.”

Psalm 44:5 – Through You We Push Back Our Enemies

“Through you we push back our enemies; through your name we trample our foes.”

Psalm 68:1 – His Enemies Scatter

“May God arise, may his enemies be scattered; may his foes flee before him.”

Psalm 89:22 – Crush His Foes Before Him

“No enemy will subject him to tribute; no wicked man will oppress him. I will crush his foes before him and strike down his adversaries.”

Psalm 97:3 – Consume His Adversaries

“Fire goes before him and consumes his foes on every side.”

1 Samuel 17:47 – The Battle Is the Lord’s

“All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the Lord saves; for the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give all of you into our hands.”

Isaiah 54:17 – No Weapon Formed Against You Shall Prosper

“No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord.”

Psalm 143:12 – Put Your Enemies to Silence

“In your unfailing love, silence my enemies; destroy all my foes, for I am your servant.”

Exodus 23:27 – I Will Make All Your Enemies Turn Their Backs

“I will send my terror ahead of you and throw into confusion every nation you encounter. I will make all your enemies turn their backs and run.”

Psalm 21:8 – Send Your Arrows, Scatter the Enemy

“Your hand will lay hold on all your enemies; your right hand will seize your foes. When you appear for battle, you will burn them up as in a blazing furnace. The Lord will swallow them up in his wrath, and his fire will consume them.”

Deuteronomy 7:23 – The Lord Will Deliver Them to You

“The Lord your God will deliver them over to you, throwing them into great confusion, until they are destroyed.”

Romans 12:19 – Vengeance Is the Lord’s

“Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: ‘It is mine to avenge; I will repay,’ says the Lord.”

Psalm 74:23 – Crush the Enemy Forever

“Do not forget the clamor of your adversaries, the uproar of your enemies, which rises continually. Crush them, crush them forever!”

Psalm 59:13 – Scatter Them by Your Power

“Wipe them out in wrath, wipe them out, that they may be no more; that people may know that God rules over Jacob to the ends of the earth.”

Psalm 68:30 – Scatter the Nations That Delight in War

“Rebuke the beast among the reeds, the herd of bulls among the calves of the nations. Scatter the nations who delight in war.”

Psalms 68:2 – The Wicked Perish

“As smoke is blown away by the wind, may you blow them away; as wax melts before the fire, may the wicked perish before God.”

Isaiah 54:15 – Formed Against You Shall Prosper

“If anyone does attack you, it will not be my doing; whoever attacks you will surrender to you.”

Deuteronomy 28:7 – Flee Before You Seven Ways

“The Lord will grant that the enemies who rise up against you will be defeated before you. They will come at you from one direction but flee from you in seven.”

2 Chronicles 14:12 – Overthrown and Unable to Recover

“So the Lord struck down the Cushites before Asa and Judah. The Cushites fled, and Asa and his army pursued them as far as Gerar. Such a great number of Cushites fell that they could not recover; they were crushed before the Lord and his forces.”

Exodus 14:25 – Clog Their Chariot Wheels

“He jammed the wheels of their chariots so that they had difficulty driving. And the Egyptians said, ‘Let’s get away from the Israelites! The Lord is fighting for them against Egypt.’”

Ephesians 6:11 – Put on the Full Armor of God

“Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.”

Isaiah 41:11 – I Will Help You to Destroy Them

“All who rage against you will surely be ashamed and disgraced; those who oppose you will be as nothing and perish. Though you search for your enemies, you will not find them. Those who wage war against you will be as nothing at all. For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.”

Psalm 68:21 – Strike the Heads of His Foes

“Surely God will crush the heads of his enemies, the hairy crowns of those who go on in their sins.”

2 Kings 23:25 – No King Like Josiah

“Neither before nor after Josiah was there a king like him who turned to the Lord as he did—with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his strength, in accordance with all the Law of Moses.”

Proverbs 29:25 – The Fear of Man Will Prove to Be a Snare

“The fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.”

Matthew 10:28 – Fear Him Who Can Destroy Both Soul and Body

“Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.”

James 4:7 – Resist the Devil

“Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”

Revelation 20:10 – The Devil Will Be Thrown into the Lake of Burning Sulfur

“And the devil, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet had been thrown. They will be tormented day and night forever and ever.”

Psalm 23:4 – I Will Fear No Evil

“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

1 John 4:4 – He Who is in You is Greater

“You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.”

John 16:33 – In Me You May Have Peace

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

Psalms 27:1 – The Lord is My Light and My Salvation

“The Lord is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?”

Romans 8:31 – If God is for Us, Who Can Be Against Us?

“What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?”

1 Peter 5:8 – Be Alert and of Sober Mind

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.”

2 Samuel 22:40 – My Enemies I Will Destroy

“For you armed me with strength for battle; you humbled my adversaries before me.”

2 Corinthians 10:4 – The Weapons We Fight With Are Not the Weapons of the World

“The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.”

Isaiah 59:19 – When the Enemy Comes In Like a Flood

“So shall they fear the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.”

Ephesians 6:13 – Put on the Full Armor of God

“Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.”

1 Samuel 17:46 – The Battle is the Lord’s

“This day the LORD will deliver you into my hands, and I’ll strike you down and cut off your head. This very day I will give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds and the wild animals, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel.”

Matthew 5:44 – Love Your Enemies

“But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.”

Proverbs 24:16 – Though the Righteous Fall Seven Times, They Rise Again

“for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes.”

Psalm 118:7 – The Lord is with Me; I Will Not Be Afraid

“The LORD is with me; he is my helper. I look in triumph on my enemies.”

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