323 verses

Gen 14:2

(NIV)
these kings went to war against Bera king of Sodom, Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, Shemeber king of Zeboyim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar).
(ESV)
these kings made war with Bera king of Sodom, Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar).

Gen 14:8

(NIV)
Then the king of Sodom, the king of Gomorrah, the king of Admah, the king of Zeboyim and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) marched out and drew up their battle lines in the Valley of Siddim
(ESV)
Then the king of Sodom, the king of Gomorrah, the king of Admah, the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) went out, and they joined battle in the Valley of Siddim

Exod 1:10

(NIV)
Come, we must deal shrewdly with them or they will become even more numerous and, if war breaks out, will join our enemies, fight against us and leave the country.’

(ESV)
Come let us deal shrewdly with them, lest they multiply, and, if war breaks out, they join our enemies and fight against us and escape from the land.”

Exod 13:17

(NIV)
When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them on the road through the Philistine country, though that was shorter. For God said, ‘If they face war, they might change their minds and return to Egypt.’
(ESV)
When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near. For God said, “Lest the people change their minds when they see war and return to Egypt.”

Exod 15:3

(NIV)
The  Lord is a warrior;
the  Lord is his name.
(ESV)
The  Lord is a man of war;
the  Lord is his name.

Exod 17:16

(NIV)
He said, ‘Because hands were lifted up against the throne of the  Lord, the  Lord will be at war against the Amalekites from generation to generation.’

(ESV)
saying, “A hand upon the throne of the  Lord! The  Lord will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.”

Exod 32:17

(NIV)
When Joshua heard the noise of the people shouting, he said to Moses, ‘There is the sound of war in the camp.’

(ESV)
When Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said to Moses, “There is a noise of war in the camp.”

Num 10:9

(NIV)
When you go into battle in your own land against an enemy who is oppressing you, sound a blast on the trumpets. Then you will be remembered by the  Lord your God and rescued from your enemies.
(ESV)
And when you go to war in your land against the adversary who oppresses you, then you shall sound an alarm with the trumpets, that you may be remembered before the  Lord your God, and you shall be saved from your enemies.

Num 21:14

(NIV)
That is why the Book of the Wars of the  Lord says:

‘… Zahab in Suphah and the ravines,
the Arnon
(ESV)
Therefore it is said in the Book of the Wars of the  Lord,

Waheb in Suphah, and the valleys of the Arnon,

Num 21:33

(NIV)
Then they turned and went up along the road towards Bashan, and Og king of Bashan and his whole army marched out to meet them in battle at Edrei.

(ESV)
Then they turned and went up by the way to Bashan. And Og the king of Bashan came out against them, he and all his people, to battle at Edrei.

Num 31:14

(NIV)
Moses was angry with the officers of the army – the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds – who returned from the battle.

(ESV)
And Moses was angry with the officers of the army, the commanders of thousands and the commanders of hundreds, who had come from service in the war.

Num 31:21

(NIV)
Then Eleazar the priest said to the soldiers who had gone into battle, ‘This is what is required by the law that the  Lord gave Moses:
(ESV)
Then Eleazar the priest said to the men in the army who had gone to battle: “This is the statute of the law that the  Lord has commanded Moses:

Num 31:27

(NIV)
Divide the spoils equally between the soldiers who took part in the battle and the rest of the community.
(ESV)
and divide the plunder into two parts between the warriors who went out to battle and all the congregation.

Num 31:28

(NIV)
From the soldiers who fought in the battle, set apart as tribute for the  Lord one out of every five hundred, whether people, cattle, donkeys or sheep.
(ESV)
And levy for the  Lord a tribute from the men of war who went out to battle, one out of five hundred, of the people and of the oxen and of the donkeys and of the flocks.

Num 31:49

(NIV)
and said to him, ‘Your servants have counted the soldiers under our command, and not one is missing.
(ESV)
and said to Moses, “Your servants have counted the men of war who are under our command, and there is not a man missing from us.

Num 32:6

(NIV)
Moses said to the Gadites and Reubenites, ‘Should your fellow Israelites go to war while you sit here?
(ESV)
But Moses said to the people of Gad and to the people of Reuben, “Shall your brothers go to the war while you sit here?

Num 32:20

(NIV)
Then Moses said to them, ‘If you will do this – if you will arm yourselves before the  Lord for battle
(ESV)
So Moses said to them, “If you will do this, if you will take up arms to go before the  Lord for the war,

Num 32:27

(NIV)
But your servants, every man who is armed for battle, will cross over to fight before the  Lord, just as our lord says.’

(ESV)
but your servants will pass over, every man who is armed for war, before the  Lord to battle, as my lord orders.”

Num 32:29

(NIV)
He said to them, ‘If the Gadites and Reubenites, every man armed for battle, cross over the Jordan with you before the  Lord, then when the land is subdued before you, you must give them the land of Gilead as their possession.
(ESV)
And Moses said to them, “If the people of Gad and the people of Reuben, every man who is armed to battle before the  Lord, will pass with you over the Jordan and the land shall be subdued before you, then you shall give them the land of Gilead for a possession.

Deut 1:41

(NIV)
Then you replied, ‘We have sinned against the  Lord. We will go up and fight, as the  Lord our God commanded us.’ So every one of you put on his weapons, thinking it easy to go up into the hill country.

(ESV)
“Then you answered me, ‘We have sinned against the  Lord. We ourselves will go up and fight, just as the  Lord our God commanded us.’ And every one of you fastened on his weapons of war and thought it easy to go up into the hill country.

Deut 2:9

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to me, ‘Do not harass the Moabites or provoke them to war, for I will not give you any part of their land. I have given Ar to the descendants of Lot as a possession.’

(ESV)
And the  Lord said to me, ‘Do not harass Moab or contend with them in battle, for I will not give you any of their land for a possession, because I have given Ar to the people of Lot for a possession.’

Deut 2:14

(NIV)
Thirty-eight years passed from the time we left Kadesh Barnea until we crossed the Zered Valley. By then, that entire generation of fighting men had perished from the camp, as the  Lord had sworn to them.
(ESV)
And the time from our leaving Kadesh-barnea until we crossed the brook Zered was thirty-eight years, until the entire generation, that is, the men of war, had perished from the camp, as the  Lord had sworn to them.

Deut 2:16

(NIV)
Now when the last of these fighting men among the people had died,
(ESV)
“So as soon as all the men of war had perished and were dead from among the people,

Deut 2:24

(NIV)
‘Set out now and cross the Arnon Gorge. See, I have given into your hand Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his country. Begin to take possession of it and engage him in battle.
(ESV)
‘Rise up, set out on your journey and go over the Valley of the Arnon. Behold, I have given into your hand Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land. Begin to take possession, and contend with him in battle.

Deut 2:32

(NIV)
When Sihon and all his army came out to meet us in battle at Jahaz,
(ESV)
Then Sihon came out against us, he and all his people, to battle at Jahaz.

Deut 3:1

(NIV)
Next we turned and went up along the road towards Bashan, and Og king of Bashan with his whole army marched out to meet us in battle at Edrei.
(ESV)
“Then we turned and went up the way to Bashan. And Og the king of Bashan came out against us, he and all his people, to battle at Edrei.

Deut 4:34

(NIV)
Has any god ever tried to take for himself one nation out of another nation, by testings, by signs and wonders, by war, by a mighty hand and an outstretched arm, or by great and awesome deeds, like all the things the  Lord your God did for you in Egypt before your very eyes?

(ESV)
Or has any god ever attempted to go and take a nation for himself from the midst of another nation, by trials by signs, by wonders, and by war by a mighty hand and an outstretched arm, and by great deeds of terror, all of which the  Lord your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?

Deut 20:1

(NIV)
When you go to war against your enemies and see horses and chariots and an army greater than yours, do not be afraid of them, because the  Lord your God, who brought you up out of Egypt, will be with you.
(ESV)
“When you go out to war against your enemies, and see horses and chariots and an army larger than your own, you shall not be afraid of them, for the  Lord your God is with you, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.

Deut 20:2

(NIV)
When you are about to go into battle, the priest shall come forward and address the army.
(ESV)
And when you draw near to the battle, the priest shall come forward and speak to the people

Deut 20:3

(NIV)
He shall say: ‘Hear, Israel: today you are going into battle against your enemies. Do not be faint-hearted or afraid; do not panic or be terrified by them.
(ESV)
and shall say to them, ‘Hear, O Israel, today you are drawing near for battle against your enemies: let not your heart faint. Do not fear or panic or be in dread of them,

Deut 20:5

(NIV)
The officers shall say to the army: ‘Has anyone built a new house and not yet begun to live in it? Let him go home, or he may die in battle and someone else may begin to live in it.
(ESV)
Then the officers shall speak to the people, saying, ‘Is there any man who has built a new house and has not dedicated it? Let him go back to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man dedicate it.

Deut 20:6

(NIV)
Has anyone planted a vineyard and not begun to enjoy it? Let him go home, or he may die in battle and someone else enjoy it.
(ESV)
And is there any man who has planted a vineyard and has not enjoyed its fruit? Let him go back to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man enjoy its fruit.

Deut 20:7

(NIV)
Has anyone become pledged to a woman and not married her? Let him go home, or he may die in battle and someone else marry her.’
(ESV)
And is there any man who has betrothed a wife and has not taken her? Let him go back to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man take her.’

Deut 20:12

(NIV)
If they refuse to make peace and they engage you in battle, lay siege to that city.
(ESV)
But if it makes no peace with you, but makes war against you, then you shall besiege it.

Deut 20:20

(NIV)
However, you may cut down trees that you know are not fruit trees and use them to build siege works until the city at war with you falls.

(ESV)
Only the trees that you know are not trees for food you may destroy and cut down, that you may build siegeworks against the city that makes war with you, until it falls.

Deut 21:10

(NIV)
When you go to war against your enemies and the  Lord your God delivers them into your hands and you take captives,
(ESV)
When you go out to war against your enemies, and the  Lord your God gives them into your hand and you take them captive,

Deut 29:7

(NIV)
When you reached this place, Sihon king of Heshbon and Og king of Bashan came out to fight against us, but we defeated them.
(ESV)
And when you came to this place, Sihon the king of Heshbon and Og the king of Bashan came out against us to battle, but we defeated them.

Josh 4:13

(NIV)
About forty thousand armed for battle crossed over before the  Lord to the plains of Jericho for war.

(ESV)
About 40,000 ready for war passed over before the  Lord for battle, to the plains of Jericho.

Josh 5:4

(NIV)
Now this is why he did so: all those who came out of Egypt – all the men of military age – died in the wilderness on the way after leaving Egypt.
(ESV)
And this is the reason why Joshua circumcised them: all the males of the people who came out of Egypt, all the men of war, had died in the wilderness on the way after they had come out of Egypt.

Josh 5:6

(NIV)
The Israelites had moved about in the wilderness for forty years until all the men who were of military age when they left Egypt had died, since they had not obeyed the  Lord. For the  Lord had sworn to them that they would not see the land that he had solemnly promised their ancestors to give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.
(ESV)
For the people of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, until all the nation, the men of war who came out of Egypt, perished, because they did not obey the voice of the  Lord; the  Lord swore to them that he would not let them see the land that the  Lord had sworn to their fathers to give to us, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Josh 6:3

(NIV)
March round the city once with all the armed men. Do this for six days.
(ESV)
You shall march around the city, all the men of war going around the city once. Thus shall you do for six days.

Josh 8:1

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Joshua, ‘Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Take the whole army with you, and go up and attack Ai. For I have delivered into your hands the king of Ai, his people, his city and his land.
(ESV)
And the  Lord said to Joshua, “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land.

Josh 8:3

(NIV)
So Joshua and the whole army moved out to attack Ai. He chose thirty thousand of his best fighting men and sent them out at night
(ESV)
So Joshua and all the fighting men arose to go up to Ai. And Joshua chose 30,000 mighty men of valor and sent them out by night.

Josh 8:11

(NIV)
The entire force that was with him marched up and approached the city and arrived in front of it. They set up camp north of Ai, with the valley between them and the city.
(ESV)
And all the fighting men who were with him went up and drew near before the city and encamped on the north side of Ai, with a ravine between them and Ai.

Josh 8:14

(NIV)
When the king of Ai saw this, he and all the men of the city hurried out early in the morning to meet Israel in battle at a certain place overlooking the Arabah. But he did not know that an ambush had been set against him behind the city.
(ESV)
And as soon as the king of Ai saw this, he and all his people, the men of the city, hurried and went out early to the appointed place toward the Arabah to meet Israel in battle. But he did not know that there was an ambush against him behind the city.

Josh 10:7

(NIV)
So Joshua marched up from Gilgal with his entire army, including all the best fighting men.
(ESV)
So Joshua went up from Gilgal, he and all the people of war with him, and all the mighty men of valor.

Josh 10:24

(NIV)
When they had brought these kings to Joshua, he summoned all the men of Israel and said to the army commanders who had come with him, ‘Come here and put your feet on the necks of these kings.’ So they came forward and placed their feet on their necks.

(ESV)
And when they brought those kings out to Joshua, Joshua summoned all the men of Israel and said to the chiefs of the men of war who had gone with him, “Come near; put your feet on the necks of these kings.” Then they came near and put their feet on their necks.

Josh 11:7

(NIV)
So Joshua and his whole army came against them suddenly at the Waters of Merom and attacked them,
(ESV)
So Joshua and all his warriors came suddenly against them by the waters of Merom and fell upon them.

Josh 11:18

(NIV)
Joshua waged war against all these kings for a long time.
(ESV)
Joshua made war a long time with all those kings.

Josh 11:19

(NIV)
Except for the Hivites living in Gibeon, not one city made a treaty of peace with the Israelites, who took them all in battle.
(ESV)
There was not a city that made peace with the people of Israel except the Hivites, the inhabitants of Gibeon. They took them all in battle.

Josh 11:20

(NIV)
For it was the  Lord himself who hardened their hearts to wage war against Israel, so that he might destroy them totally, exterminating them without mercy, as the  Lord had commanded Moses.

(ESV)
For it was the  Lord’s doing to harden their hearts that they should come against Israel in battle, in order that they should be devoted to destruction and should receive no mercy but be destroyed, just as the  Lord commanded Moses.

Josh 11:23

(NIV)
So Joshua took the entire land, just as the  Lord had directed Moses, and he gave it as an inheritance to Israel according to their tribal divisions. Then the land had rest from war.

(ESV)
So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the  Lord had spoken to Moses. And Joshua gave it for an inheritance to Israel according to their tribal allotments. And the land had rest from war.

Josh 14:11

(NIV)
I am still as strong today as the day Moses sent me out; I’m just as vigorous to go out to battle now as I was then.
(ESV)
I am still as strong today as I was in the day that Moses sent me; my strength now is as my strength was then, for war and for going and coming.

Josh 14:15

(NIV)
(Hebron used to be called Kiriath Arba after Arba, who was the greatest man among the Anakites.)

Then the land had rest from war.

(ESV)
Now the name of Hebron formerly was Kiriath-arba. (Arba was the greatest man among the Anakim.) And the land had rest from war.

Josh 17:1

(NIV)
This was the land allotted to the tribe of Manasseh as Joseph’s firstborn, that is, for Makir, Manasseh’s firstborn. Makir was the ancestor of the Gileadites, who had received Gilead and Bashan because the Makirites were great soldiers.
(ESV)
Then allotment was made to the people of Manasseh, for he was the firstborn of Joseph. To Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, were allotted Gilead and Bashan, because he was a man of war.

Judg 3:1

(NIV)
These are the nations the  Lord left to test all those Israelites who had not experienced any of the wars in Canaan
(ESV)
Now these are the nations that the  Lord left, to test Israel by them, that is, all in Israel who had not experienced all the wars in Canaan.

Judg 3:2

(NIV)
(he did this only to teach warfare to the descendants of the Israelites who had not had previous battle experience):
(ESV)
It was only in order that the generations of the people of Israel might know war, to teach war to those who had not known it before.

Judg 3:10

(NIV)
The Spirit of the  Lord came on him, so that he became Israel’s judge and went to war. The  Lord gave Cushan-Rishathaim king of Aram into the hands of Othniel, who overpowered him.
(ESV)
The Spirit of the  Lord was upon him, and he judged Israel. He went out to war, and the  Lord gave Cushan-rishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand. And his hand prevailed over Cushan-rishathaim.

Judg 8:13

(NIV)
Gideon son of Joash then returned from the battle by the Pass of Heres.
(ESV)
Then Gideon the son of Joash returned from the battle by the ascent of Heres.

Judg 18:11

(NIV)
Then six hundred men of the Danites, armed for battle, set out from Zorah and Eshtaol.
(ESV)
So 600 men of the tribe of Dan, armed with weapons of war, set out from Zorah and Eshtaol,
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