Gen 2:18

(NIV)
The  Lord God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.’

(ESV)
Then the  Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

Gen 2:20

(NIV)
So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals.

But for Adam no suitable helper was found.
(ESV)
The man gave names to all livestock and to the birds of the heavens and to every beast of the field. But for Adam there was not found a helper fit for him.

Gen 49:25

(NIV)
because of your father’s God, who helps you,
because of the Almighty, who blesses you
with blessings of the skies above,
blessings of the deep springs below,
blessings of the breast and womb.
(ESV)
by the God of your father who will help you,
by the Almighty who will bless you
with blessings of heaven above,
blessings of the deep that crouches beneath,
blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Exod 18:4

(NIV)
and the other was named Eliezer, for he said, ‘My father’s God was my helper; he saved me from the sword of Pharaoh.’

(ESV)
and the name of the other, Eliezer (for he said, “The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh”).

Deut 32:38

(NIV)
the gods who ate the fat of their sacrifices
and drank the wine of their drink offerings?
Let them rise up to help you!
Let them give you shelter!
(ESV)
who ate the fat of their sacrifices
and drank the wine of their drink offering?
Let them rise up and help you;
let them be your protection!

Deut 33:7

(NIV)
And this he said about Judah:

‘Hear,  Lord, the cry of Judah;
bring him to his people.
With his own hands he defends his cause.
Oh, be his help against his foes!’
(ESV)
And this he said of Judah:

Hear, O  Lord, the voice of Judah,
and bring him in to his people.
With your hands contend for him,
and be a help against his adversaries.”

Deut 33:26

(NIV)
‘There is no one like the God of Jeshurun,
who rides across the heavens to help you
and on the clouds in his majesty.
(ESV)
“There is none like God, O Jeshurun,
who rides through the heavens to your help,
through the skies in his majesty.

Deut 33:29

(NIV)
Blessed are you, Israel!
Who is like you,
a people saved by the  Lord?
He is your shield and helper
and your glorious sword.
Your enemies will cower before you,
and you will tread on their heights.’
(ESV)
Happy are you, O Israel! Who is like you,
a people saved by the  Lord,
the shield of your help,
and the sword of your triumph!
Your enemies shall come fawning to you,
and you shall tread upon their backs.”

Josh 1:14

(NIV)
Your wives, your children and your livestock may stay in the land that Moses gave you east of the Jordan, but all your fighting men, ready for battle, must cross over ahead of your fellow Israelites. You are to help them
(ESV)
Your wives, your little ones, and your livestock shall remain in the land that Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but all the men of valor among you shall pass over armed before your brothers and shall help them,

Josh 10:4

(NIV)
‘Come up and help me attack Gibeon,’ he said, ‘because it has made peace with Joshua and the Israelites.’

(ESV)
“Come up to me and help me, and let us strike Gibeon. For it has made peace with Joshua and with the people of Israel.”

Josh 10:6

(NIV)
The Gibeonites then sent word to Joshua in the camp at Gilgal: ‘Do not abandon your servants. Come up to us quickly and save us! Help us, because all the Amorite kings from the hill country have joined forces against us.’

(ESV)
And the men of Gibeon sent to Joshua at the camp in Gilgal, saying, “Do not relax your hand from your servants. Come up to us quickly and save us and help us, for all the kings of the Amorites who dwell in the hill country are gathered against us.”

Josh 10:33

(NIV)
Meanwhile, Horam king of Gezer had come up to help Lachish, but Joshua defeated him and his army – until no survivors were left.

(ESV)
Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish. And Joshua struck him and his people, until he left none remaining.

Judg 5:23

(NIV)
“Curse Meroz,” said the angel of the  Lord.
“Curse its people bitterly,
because they did not come to help the  Lord,
to help the  Lord against the mighty.”
(ESV)
Curse Meroz, says the angel of the  Lord,
curse its inhabitants thoroughly,
because they did not come to the help of the  Lord,
to the help of the  Lord against the mighty.

1Sam 7:12

(NIV)
Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer, saying, ‘Thus far the  Lord has helped us.’

(ESV)
Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen and called its name Ebenezer; for he said, “Till now the  Lord has helped us.”

2Sam 8:5

(NIV)
When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them.
(ESV)
And when the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down 22,000 men of the Syrians.

2Sam 18:3

(NIV)
But the men said, ‘You must not go out; if we are forced to flee, they won’t care about us. Even if half of us die, they won’t care; but you are worth ten thousand of us. It would be better now for you to give us support from the city.’

(ESV)
But the men said, “You shall not go out. For if we flee, they will not care about us. If half of us die, they will not care about us. But you are worth ten thousand of us. Therefore it is better that you send us help from the city.”

2Sam 21:17

(NIV)
But Abishai son of Zeruiah came to David’s rescue; he struck the Philistine down and killed him. Then David’s men swore to him, saying, ‘Never again will you go out with us to battle, so that the lamp of Israel will not be extinguished.’

(ESV)
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah came to his aid and attacked the Philistine and killed him. Then David’s men swore to him, “You shall no longer go out with us to battle, lest you quench the lamp of Israel.”

1Kgs 1:7

(NIV)
Adonijah conferred with Joab son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar the priest, and they gave him their support.
(ESV)
He conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar the priest. And they followed Adonijah and helped him.

1Kgs 20:16

(NIV)
They set out at noon while Ben-Hadad and the 32 kings allied with him were in their tents getting drunk.
(ESV)
And they went out at noon, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the booths, he and the thirty-two kings who helped him.

2Kgs 14:26

(NIV)
The  Lord had seen how bitterly everyone in Israel, whether slave or free, was suffering; there was no one to help them.
(ESV)
For the  Lord saw that the affliction of Israel was very bitter for there was none left, bond or free, and there was none to help Israel.

1Chr 5:20

(NIV)
They were helped in fighting them, and God delivered the Hagrites and all their allies into their hands, because they cried out to him during the battle. He answered their prayers, because they trusted in him.
(ESV)
And when they prevailed over them, the Hagrites and all who were with them were given into their hands, for they cried out to God in the battle, and he granted their urgent plea because they trusted in him.

1Chr 12:1

(NIV)
These were the men who came to David at Ziklag, while he was banished from the presence of Saul son of Kish (they were among the warriors who helped him in battle;
(ESV)
Now these are the men who came to David at Ziklag, while he could not move about freely because of Saul the son of Kish. And they were among the mighty men who helped him in war.

1Chr 12:17

(NIV)
David went out to meet them and said to them, ‘If you have come to me in peace to help me, I am ready for you to join me. But if you have come to betray me to my enemies when my hands are free from violence, may the God of our ancestors see it and judge you.’

(ESV)
David went out to meet them and said to them, “If you have come to me in friendship to help me, my heart will be joined to you; but if to betray me to my adversaries, although there is no wrong in my hands, then may the God of our fathers see and rebuke you.”

1Chr 12:18

(NIV)
Then the Spirit came on Amasai, chief of the Thirty, and he said:

‘We are yours, David!
We are with you, son of Jesse!
Success, success to you,
and success to those who help you,
for your God will help you.’

So David received them and made them leaders of his raiding bands.

(ESV)
Then the Spirit clothed Amasai, chief of the thirty, and he said,

“We are yours, O David,
and with you, O son of Jesse!
Peace, peace to you,
and peace to your helpers!
For your God helps you.”

Then David received them and made them officers of his troops.

1Chr 12:19

(NIV)
Some of the tribe of Manasseh defected to David when he went with the Philistines to fight against Saul. (He and his men did not help the Philistines because, after consultation, their rulers sent him away. They said, ‘It will cost us our heads if he deserts to his master Saul.’)
(ESV)
Some of the men of Manasseh deserted to David when he came with the Philistines for the battle against Saul. (Yet he did not help them, for the rulers of the Philistines took counsel and sent him away, saying, “At peril to our heads he will desert to his master Saul.”)

1Chr 12:21

(NIV)
They helped David against raiding bands, for all of them were brave warriors, and they were commanders in his army.
(ESV)
They helped David against the band of raiders, for they were all mighty men of valor and were commanders in the army.

1Chr 12:22

(NIV)
Day after day men came to help David, until he had a great army, like the army of God.

(ESV)
For from day to day men came to David to help him, until there was a great army, like an army of God.

1Chr 12:33

(NIV)
from Zebulun, experienced soldiers prepared for battle with every type of weapon, to help David with undivided loyalty – 50,000;
(ESV)
Of Zebulun 50,000 seasoned troops, equipped for battle with all the weapons of war, to help David with singleness of purpose.

1Chr 12:38

(NIV)
All these were fighting men who volunteered to serve in the ranks. They came to Hebron fully determined to make David king over all Israel. All the rest of the Israelites were also of one mind to make David king.
(ESV)
All these, men of war, arrayed in battle order, came to Hebron with a whole heart to make David king over all Israel. Likewise, all the rest of Israel were of a single mind to make David king.

1Chr 15:26

(NIV)
Because God had helped the Levites who were carrying the ark of the covenant of the  Lord, seven bulls and seven rams were sacrificed.
(ESV)
And because God helped the Levites who were carrying the ark of the covenant of the  Lord, they sacrificed seven bulls and seven rams.

1Chr 18:5

(NIV)
When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them.
(ESV)
And when the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down 22,000 men of the Syrians.

1Chr 22:17

(NIV)
Then David ordered all the leaders of Israel to help his son Solomon.
(ESV)
David also commanded all the leaders of Israel to help Solomon his son, saying,

2Chr 14:11

(NIV)
Then Asa called to the  Lord his God and said, ‘ Lord, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, Lord our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. Lord, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail against you.’

(ESV)
And Asa cried to the  Lord his God, “O  Lord, there is none like you to help, between the mighty and the weak. Help us, O  Lord our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this multitude. O  Lord, you are our God; let not man prevail against you.”

2Chr 18:31

(NIV)
When the chariot commanders saw Jehoshaphat, they thought, ‘This is the king of Israel.’ So they turned to attack him, but Jehoshaphat cried out, and the  Lord helped him. God drew them away from him,
(ESV)
As soon as the captains of the chariots saw Jehoshaphat, they said, “It is the king of Israel.” So they turned to fight against him. And Jehoshaphat cried out, and the  Lord helped him; God drew them away from him.

2Chr 19:2

(NIV)
Jehu the seer, the son of Hanani, went out to meet him and said to the king, ‘Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the  Lord? Because of this, the wrath of the  Lord is on you.
(ESV)
But Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the  Lord? Because of this, wrath has gone out against you from the  Lord.

2Chr 20:23

(NIV)
The Ammonites and Moabites rose up against the men from Mount Seir to destroy and annihilate them. After they finished slaughtering the men from Seir, they helped to destroy one another.

(ESV)
For the men of Ammon and Moab rose against the inhabitants of Mount Seir, devoting them to destruction, and when they had made an end of the inhabitants of Seir, they all helped to destroy one another.

2Chr 25:8

(NIV)
Even if you go and fight courageously in battle, God will overthrow you before the enemy, for God has the power to help or to overthrow.’

(ESV)
But go, act, be strong for the battle. Why should you suppose that God will cast you down before the enemy? For God has power to help or to cast down.”

2Chr 26:7

(NIV)
God helped him against the Philistines and against the Arabs who lived in Gur Baal and against the Meunites.
(ESV)
God helped him against the Philistines and against the Arabians who lived in Gurbaal and against the Meunites.

2Chr 26:13

(NIV)
Under their command was an army of 307,500 men trained for war, a powerful force to support the king against his enemies.
(ESV)
Under their command was an army of 307,500, who could make war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

2Chr 26:15

(NIV)
In Jerusalem he made devices invented for use on the towers and on the corner defences so that soldiers could shoot arrows and hurl large stones from the walls. His fame spread far and wide, for he was greatly helped until he became powerful.

(ESV)
In Jerusalem he made machines, invented by skillful men, to be on the towers and the corners, to shoot arrows and great stones. And his fame spread far, for he was marvelously helped, till he was strong.

2Chr 28:16

(NIV)
At that time King Ahaz sent to the kings of Assyria for help.
(ESV)
At that time King Ahaz sent to the king of Assyria for help.

2Chr 28:21

(NIV)
Ahaz took some of the things from the temple of the  Lord and from the royal palace and from the officials and presented them to the king of Assyria, but that did not help him.

(ESV)
For Ahaz took a portion from the house of the  Lord and the house of the king and of the princes, and gave tribute to the king of Assyria, but it did not help him.

2Chr 28:23

(NIV)
He offered sacrifices to the gods of Damascus, who had defeated him; for he thought, ‘Since the gods of the kings of Aram have helped them, I will sacrifice to them so that they will help me.’ But they were his downfall and the downfall of all Israel.

(ESV)
For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus that had defeated him and said, “Because the gods of the kings of Syria helped them, I will sacrifice to them that they may help me.” But they were the ruin of him and of all Israel.

2Chr 32:3

(NIV)
he consulted with his officials and military staff about blocking off the water from the springs outside the city, and they helped him.
(ESV)
he planned with his officers and his mighty men to stop the water of the springs that were outside the city; and they helped him.

2Chr 32:8

(NIV)
With him is only the arm of flesh, but with us is the  Lord our God to help us and to fight our battles.’ And the people gained confidence from what Hezekiah the king of Judah said.

(ESV)
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.

Ezra 8:22

(NIV)
I was ashamed to ask the king for soldiers and horsemen to protect us from enemies on the road, because we had told the king, ‘The gracious hand of our God is on everyone who looks to him, but his great anger is against all who forsake him.’
(ESV)
For I was ashamed to ask the king for a band of soldiers and horsemen to protect us against the enemy on our way, since we had told the king “The hand of our God is for good on all who seek him, and the power of his wrath is against all who forsake him.”

Ezra 10:15

(NIV)
Only Jonathan son of Asahel and Jahzeiah son of Tikvah, supported by Meshullam and Shabbethai the Levite, opposed this.

(ESV)
Only Jonathan the son of Asahel and Jahzeiah the son of Tikvah opposed this, and Meshullam and Shabbethai the Levite supported them.

Job 6:13

(NIV)
Do I have any power to help myself,
now that success has been driven from me?
(ESV)
Have I any help in me,
when resource is driven from me?

Job 9:13

(NIV)
God does not restrain his anger;
even the cohorts of Rahab cowered at his feet.
(ESV)
God will not turn back his anger;
beneath him bowed the helpers of Rahab.

Job 19:7

(NIV)
‘Though I cry, “Violence!” I get no response;
though I call for help, there is no justice.
(ESV)
Behold, I cry out, ‘Violence!’ but I am not answered;
I call for help, but there is no justice.

Job 24:12

(NIV)
The groans of the dying rise from the city,
and the souls of the wounded cry out for help.
But God charges no one with wrongdoing.
(ESV)
From out of the city the dying groan,
and the soul of the wounded cries for help;
yet God charges no one with wrong.

Job 26:2

(NIV)
‘How you have helped the powerless!
How you have saved the arm that is feeble!
(ESV)
How you have helped him who has no power!
How you have saved the arm that has no strength!

Job 29:12

(NIV)
because I rescued the poor who cried for help,
and the fatherless who had none to assist them.
(ESV)
because I delivered the poor who cried for help,
and the fatherless who had none to help him.

Job 30:13

(NIV)
They break up my road;
they succeed in destroying me.
“No one can help him,” they say.
(ESV)
They break up my path;
they promote my calamity;
they need no one to help them.

Job 30:20

(NIV)
‘I cry out to you, God, but you do not answer;
I stand up, but you merely look at me.
(ESV)
I cry to you for help and you do not answer me;
I stand, and you only look at me.

Job 30:28

(NIV)
I go about blackened, but not by the sun;
I stand up in the assembly and cry for help.
(ESV)
I go about darkened, but not by the sun;
I stand up in the assembly and cry for help.

Job 31:21

(NIV)
if I have raised my hand against the fatherless,
knowing that I had influence in court,
(ESV)
if I have raised my hand against the fatherless,
because I saw my help in the gate,

Job 35:9

(NIV)
‘People cry out under a load of oppression;
they plead for relief from the arm of the powerful.
(ESV)
Because of the multitude of oppressions people cry out;
they call for help because of the arm of the mighty.

Job 36:13

(NIV)
‘The godless in heart harbour resentment;
even when he fetters them, they do not cry for help.
(ESV)
“The godless in heart cherish anger;
they do not cry for help when he binds them.

Job 38:41

(NIV)
Who provides food for the raven
when its young cry out to God
and wander about for lack of food?
(ESV)
Who provides for the raven its prey,
when its young ones cry to God for help,
and wander about for lack of food?
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