What Does the Bible Say About Enemies? (30 Verses)

Learn what the Bible says about Enemies. These are the 30 most relevant Bible verses and passages about Enemies.
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  1. Romans 5:10 - "For if while we were enemies..."
  2. Deuteronomy 28:7 - ""The LORD will cause your enemies..."
  3. Leviticus 26:7 - "You shall chase your enemies, and..."
  4. Luke 20:43 - "until I make your enemies your..."
  5. Matthew 5:44 - "But I say to you, Love..."
  6. Matthew 10:36 - "And a person's enemies will be..."
  7. Luke 6:28 - "bless those who curse you, pray..."
  8. Psalm 44:7 - "But you have saved us from..."
  9. Luke 6:35 - "But love your enemies, and do..."
  10. 2 Samuel 22:38 - "I pursued my enemies and destroyed..."
  11. Psalm 27:2 - "When evildoers assail me to eat..."
  12. Luke 6:27 - ""But I say to you who..."
  13. Proverbs 24:17 - "Do not rejoice when your enemy..."
  14. Romans 12:20 - "To the contrary, "if your enemy..."
  15. Psalm 139:22 - "I hate them with complete hatred;..."
  16. Deuteronomy 30:7 - "And the LORD your God will..."
  17. Proverbs 16:7 - "When a man's ways please the..."
  18. Colossians 1:21 - "And you, who once were alienated..."
  19. Psalm 21:8 - "Your hand will find out all..."
  20. Exodus 23:22 - ""But if you carefully obey his..."
  21. Psalm 68:1 - "God shall arise, his enemies shall..."
  22. Psalm 143:12 - "And in your steadfast love you..."
  23. Proverbs 25:21 - "If your enemy is hungry, give..."
  24. Psalm 110:1 - "The LORD says to my Lord:..."
  25. Deuteronomy 28:48 - "therefore you shall serve your enemies..."
  26. Luke 19:27 - "But as for these enemies of..."
  27. Psalm 23:5 - "You prepare a table before me..."
  28. Micah 7:8 - "Rejoice not over me, O my..."
  29. Psalm 127:5 - "Blessed is the man who fills..."
  30. Genesis 22:17 - "I will surely bless you, and..."

1. Romans 5:10

10 For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

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2. Deuteronomy 28:7

7 "The LORD will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before you. They shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.

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3. Leviticus 26:7

7 You shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

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4. Luke 20:43

43 until I make your enemies your footstool.'

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5. Matthew 5:44

44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

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6. Matthew 10:36

36 And a person's enemies will be those of his own household.

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7. Luke 6:28

28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.

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8. Psalm 44:7

7 But you have saved us from our foes and have put to shame those who hate us.

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9. Luke 6:35

35 But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

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10. 2 Samuel 22:38

38 I pursued my enemies and destroyed them, and did not turn back until they were consumed.

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11. Psalm 27:2

2 When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall.

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12. Luke 6:27

27 "But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

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13. Proverbs 24:17

17 Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles,

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14. Romans 12:20

20 To the contrary, "if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head."

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15. Psalm 139:22

22 I hate them with complete hatred; I count them my enemies.

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16. Deuteronomy 30:7

7 And the LORD your God will put all these curses on your foes and enemies who persecuted you.

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17. Proverbs 16:7

7 When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

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18. Colossians 1:21

21 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds,

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19. Psalm 21:8

8 Your hand will find out all your enemies; your right hand will find out those who hate you.

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20. Exodus 23:22

22 "But if you carefully obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.

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21. Psalm 68:1

1 God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered; and those who hate him shall flee before him!

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22. Psalm 143:12

12 And in your steadfast love you will cut off my enemies, and you will destroy all the adversaries of my soul, for I am your servant.

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23. Proverbs 25:21

21 If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink,

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24. Psalm 110:1

1 The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool."

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25. Deuteronomy 28:48

48 therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger and thirst, in nakedness, and lacking everything. And he will put a yoke of iron on your neck until he has destroyed you.

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26. Luke 19:27

27 But as for these enemies of mine, who did not want me to reign over them, bring them here and slaughter them before me.'"

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27. Psalm 23:5

5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.

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28. Micah 7:8

8 Rejoice not over me, O my enemy; when I fall, I shall rise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD will be a light to me.

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29. Psalm 127:5

5 Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

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30. Genesis 22:17

17 I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies,

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 44:7
  2. Psalm 27:2
  3. Psalm 139:22
  4. Psalm 21:8
  5. Psalm 68:1
  6. Psalm 143:12
  7. Psalm 110:1
  8. Psalm 23:5
  9. Psalm 127:5
  10. Genesis 22:17
  11. Exodus 23:22
  12. Leviticus 26:7
  13. Deuteronomy 28:7
  14. Deuteronomy 28:48
  15. Deuteronomy 30:7
  16. 2 Samuel 22:38
  17. Proverbs 16:7
  18. Proverbs 24:17
  19. Proverbs 25:21
  20. Micah 7:8
  21. Matthew 5:44
  22. Matthew 10:36
  23. Luke 6:27
  24. Luke 6:28
  25. Luke 6:35
  26. Luke 19:27
  27. Luke 20:43
  28. Romans 5:10
  29. Romans 12:20
  30. Colossians 1:21

Psalm 44:7

7 But you have saved us from our foes and have put to shame those who hate us.

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Psalm 27:2

2 When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall.

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Psalm 139:22

22 I hate them with complete hatred; I count them my enemies.

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Psalm 21:8

8 Your hand will find out all your enemies; your right hand will find out those who hate you.

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Psalm 68:1

1 God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered; and those who hate him shall flee before him!

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Psalm 143:12

12 And in your steadfast love you will cut off my enemies, and you will destroy all the adversaries of my soul, for I am your servant.

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Psalm 110:1

1 The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool."

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Psalm 23:5

5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.

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Psalm 127:5

5 Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

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Genesis 22:17

17 I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies,

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Exodus 23:22

22 "But if you carefully obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.

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Leviticus 26:7

7 You shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

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Deuteronomy 28:7

7 "The LORD will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before you. They shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.

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Deuteronomy 28:48

48 therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger and thirst, in nakedness, and lacking everything. And he will put a yoke of iron on your neck until he has destroyed you.

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Deuteronomy 30:7

7 And the LORD your God will put all these curses on your foes and enemies who persecuted you.

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2 Samuel 22:38

38 I pursued my enemies and destroyed them, and did not turn back until they were consumed.

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Proverbs 16:7

7 When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

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Proverbs 24:17

17 Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles,

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Proverbs 25:21

21 If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink,

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Micah 7:8

8 Rejoice not over me, O my enemy; when I fall, I shall rise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD will be a light to me.

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Matthew 5:44

44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

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Matthew 10:36

36 And a person's enemies will be those of his own household.

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Luke 6:27

27 "But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

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Luke 6:28

28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.

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Luke 6:35

35 But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

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Luke 19:27

27 But as for these enemies of mine, who did not want me to reign over them, bring them here and slaughter them before me.'"

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Luke 20:43

43 until I make your enemies your footstool.'

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Romans 5:10

10 For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

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Romans 12:20

20 To the contrary, "if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head."

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Colossians 1:21

21 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds,

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