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50 Powerful Bible Verses About Fighting

Bible verses about fighting.

In this journey of life, we all face our fair share of fights. While some of our fights are tangible, like daily challenges and adversities, we also face less visible but equally profound battles like the spiritual battles that wage within us.

Bible verses about fighting.
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Fighting against dark forces can be both draining and very lonely, however, the Bible reminds us that we are not alone. Even Jesus Himself once stood toe-to-toe with this invisible enemy while in the wilderness and won. And just as Jesus emerged victorious in His spiritual struggle, we can triumph in ours, armed with the powerful word of God.

Let’s now take a look at 50 Bible verses about fighting, which inspire us to stand firm in faith and trust God to fight our spiritual battles on our behalf.

List of Bible verses about fighting

Ephesians 6:12  

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.”

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2 Timothy 4:7   

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”

Psalm 144:1   

“Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle.”

1 Corinthians 9:26   

“So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box as one beating the air.”

1 Timothy 6:12   

“Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”

James 4:7   

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

1 Samuel 17:47  

“And that all this assembly may know that the Lord saves not with sword and spear. For the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give you into our hand.”

Proverbs 21:31   

“The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the Lord.”

Romans 7:23  

“But I see in my members another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members.”

2 Corinthians 10:3-4  

“For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.”

Bible verses about fighting.
Bible verses from the book of 2 Timothy 4:7.

1 Samuel 25:28   

“Please forgive the trespass of your servant. For the Lord will certainly make my lord a sure house, because my lord is fighting the battles of the Lord, and evil shall not be found in you so long as you live.”

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Revelation 12:7   

“Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon. And the dragon and his angels fought back,”

2 Chronicles 20:17   

“You will not need to fight in this battle. Stand firm, hold your position, and see the salvation of the Lord on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem.’ Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed. Tomorrow go out against them, and the Lord will be with you.”

Romans 16:20   

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

Colossians 2:15  

“He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.”

1 Peter 5:8-9   

“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.”

Psalm 18:34   

“He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.”

1 Timothy 1:18   

“This charge I entrust to you, Timothy, my child, in accordance with the prophecies previously made about you, that by them you may wage the good warfare,”

1 Corinthians 15:57   

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

2 Samuel 22:35  

“He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.”

Isaiah 59:19   

“So they shall fear the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he will come like a rushing stream, which the wind of the Lord drives.”

Bible verses about fighting.
Bible verses from the book of James 4:7.

Psalm 18:39   

“For you equipped me with strength for the battle; you made those who rise against me sink under me.”

1 Samuel 30:8   

“And David inquired of the Lord, ‘Shall I pursue after this band? Shall I overtake them?’ He answered him, ‘Pursue, for you shall surely overtake and shall surely rescue.'”

Deuteronomy 20:4  

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

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Zechariah 14:3   

“Then the Lord will go out and fight against those nations as when he fights on a day of battle.”

Exodus 14:14   

“The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.”

Psalm 44:5   

“Through you we push down our foes; through your name we tread down those who rise up against us.”

1 Samuel 2:10   

“The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; against them he will thunder in heaven. The Lord will judge the ends of the earth; he will give strength to his king and exalt the horn of his anointed.”

Isaiah 42:13   

“The Lord goes out like a mighty man, like a man of war he stirs up his zeal; he cries out, he shouts aloud, he shows himself mighty against his foes.”

Psalm 35:1   

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

Bible verses about fighting.
Bible verses from the book of Proverbs 21:31.

Psalm 76:7   

“But you, you are to be feared! Who can stand before you when once your anger is roused?”

Psalm 144:2   

“He is my steadfast love and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield and he in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoples under me.”

Isaiah 59:16   

“He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no one to intercede; then his own arm brought him salvation, and his righteousness upheld him.”

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2 Chronicles 32:8  

“With him is an arm of flesh, but with us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles. And the people took confidence from the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.”

Psalm 140:7  

“O Lord, my Lord, the strength of my salvation, you have covered my head in the day of battle.”

2 Chronicles 20:15   

“And he said, ‘Listen, all Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem and King Jehoshaphat: Thus says the Lord to you, ‘Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed at this great horde, for the battle is not yours but God’s.'”

Zechariah 10:5   

“They shall be like mighty men in battle, trampling the foe in the mud of the streets; they shall fight because the Lord is with them, and they shall put to shame the riders on horses.”

Psalm 27:3  

“Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident.”

Proverbs 24:10 (ESV) 

“If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.”

Bible verses about fighting.
Bible verses from the book of Romans 16:20.

Psalm 68:20  

 “Our God is a God of salvation, and to God, the Lord, belong deliverances from death.”

1 Corinthians 16:13 

“Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.”

Ephesians 6:11 

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.”

2 Timothy 2:3-4   

“Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.”

Psalm 27:1 

“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?”

Isaiah 41:10 

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

Psalm 46:1 

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”

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Isaiah 54:17 

“No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.”

Psalm 37:39-40 

“The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; he is their stronghold in the time of trouble. The Lord helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him.”

Romans 8:37 

“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.”

1 John 5:4

“For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.”

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