Gen 19:17

(NIV)
As soon as they had brought them out, one of them said, ‘Flee for your lives! Don’t look back, and don’t stop anywhere in the plain! Flee to the mountains or you will be swept away!’

(ESV)
And as they brought them out, one said, “Escape for your life. Do not look back or stop anywhere in the valley. Escape to the hills, lest you be swept away.”

Gen 19:19

(NIV)
Your servant has found favour in your eyes, and you have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life. But I can’t flee to the mountains; this disaster will overtake me, and I’ll die.
(ESV)
Behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have shown me great kindness in saving my life. But I cannot escape to the hills, lest the disaster overtake me and I die.

Gen 19:20

(NIV)
Look, here is a town near enough to run to, and it is small. Let me flee to it – it is very small, isn’t it? Then my life will be spared.’

(ESV)
Behold, this city is near enough to flee to, and it is a little one. Let me escape there—is it not a little one?—and my life will be saved!”

Gen 19:22

(NIV)
But flee there quickly, because I cannot do anything until you reach it.’ (That is why the town was called Zoar. )

(ESV)
Escape there quickly, for I can do nothing till you arrive there.” Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.

Exod 2:17

(NIV)
Some shepherds came along and drove them away, but Moses got up and came to their rescue and watered their flock.

(ESV)
The shepherds came and drove them away, but Moses stood up and saved them, and watered their flock.

Exod 14:30

(NIV)
That day the  Lord saved Israel from the hands of the Egyptians, and Israel saw the Egyptians lying dead on the shore.
(ESV)
Thus the  Lord saved Israel that day from the hand of the Egyptians, and Israel saw the Egyptians dead on the seashore.

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.

Deut 20:4

(NIV)
For the  Lord your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory.’

(ESV)
for the  Lord your God is he who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies, to give you the victory.’

Deut 22:27

(NIV)
for the man found the young woman out in the country, and though the betrothed woman screamed, there was no one to rescue her.

(ESV)
because he met her in the open country, and though the betrothed young woman cried for help there was no one to rescue her.

Deut 28:29

(NIV)
At midday you will grope about like a blind person in the dark. You will be unsuccessful in everything you do; day after day you will be oppressed and robbed, with no one to rescue you.

(ESV)
and you shall grope at noonday, as the blind grope in darkness, and you shall not prosper in your ways. And you shall be only oppressed and robbed continually, and there shall be no one to help you.

Deut 28:31

(NIV)
Your ox will be slaughtered before your eyes, but you will eat none of it. Your donkey will be forcibly taken from you and will not be returned. Your sheep will be given to your enemies, and no one will rescue them.
(ESV)
Your ox shall be slaughtered before your eyes, but you shall not eat any of it. Your donkey shall be seized before your face, but shall not be restored to you. Your sheep shall be given to your enemies, but there shall be no one to help you.

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 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 22:22

(NIV)
‘The Mighty One, God, the  Lord! The Mighty One, God, the  Lord! He knows! And let Israel know! If this has been in rebellion or disobedience to the  Lord, do not spare us this day.
(ESV)
“The Mighty One God, the  Lord! The Mighty One, God, the  Lord! He knows; and let Israel itself know! If it was in rebellion or in breach of faith against the  Lord, do not spare us today

Judg 2:16

(NIV)
Then the  Lord raised up judges, who saved them out of the hands of these raiders.
(ESV)
Then the  Lord raised up judges who saved them out of the hand of those who plundered them.

Judg 2:18

(NIV)
Whenever the  Lord raised up a judge for them, he was with the judge and saved them out of the hands of their enemies as long as the judge lived; for the  Lord relented because of their groaning under those who oppressed and afflicted them.
(ESV)
Whenever the  Lord raised up judges for them, the  Lord was with the judge, and he saved them from the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge. For the  Lord was moved to pity by their groaning because of those who afflicted and oppressed them.

Judg 3:9

(NIV)
But when they cried out to the  Lord, he raised up for them a deliverer, Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother, who saved them.
(ESV)
But when the people of Israel cried out to the  Lord, the  Lord raised up a deliverer for the people of Israel, who saved them, Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother.

Judg 3:15

(NIV)
Again the Israelites cried out to the  Lord, and he gave them a deliverer – Ehud, a left-handed man, the son of Gera the Benjaminite. The Israelites sent him with tribute to Eglon king of Moab.
(ESV)
Then the people of Israel cried out to the  Lord, and the  Lord raised up for them a deliverer, Ehud, the son of Gera, the Benjaminite, a left-handed man. The people of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

Judg 3:26

(NIV)
While they waited, Ehud got away. He passed by the stone images and escaped to Seirah.
(ESV)
Ehud escaped while they delayed, and he passed beyond the idols and escaped to Seirah.

Judg 3:29

(NIV)
At that time they struck down about ten thousand Moabites, all vigorous and strong; not one escaped.
(ESV)
And they killed at that time about 10,000 of the Moabites, all strong, able-bodied men; not a man escaped.

Judg 3:31

(NIV)
After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down six hundred Philistines with an ox-goad. He too saved Israel.

(ESV)
After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who killed 600 of the Philistines with an oxgoad, and he also saved Israel.

Judg 6:14

(NIV)
The  Lord turned to him and said, ‘Go in the strength you have and save Israel out of Midian’s hand. Am I not sending you?’

(ESV)
And the  Lord turned to him and said, “Go in this might of yours and save Israel from the hand of Midian; do not I send you?”

Judg 6:15

(NIV)
‘Pardon me, my lord,’ Gideon replied, ‘but how can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.’

(ESV)
And he said to him, “Please, Lord, how can I save Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.”

Judg 6:31

(NIV)
But Joash replied to the hostile crowd around him, ‘Are you going to plead Baal’s cause? Are you trying to save him? Whoever fights for him shall be put to death by morning! If Baal really is a god, he can defend himself when someone breaks down his altar.’
(ESV)
But Joash said to all who stood against him, “Will you contend for Baal? Or will you save him? Whoever contends for him shall be put to death by morning. If he is a god, let him contend for himself, because his altar has been broken down.”

Judg 6:36

(NIV)
Gideon said to God, ‘If you will save Israel by my hand as you have promised –
(ESV)
Then Gideon said to God, “If you will save Israel by my hand, as you have said,

Judg 6:37

(NIV)
look, I will place a wool fleece on the threshing-floor. If there is dew only on the fleece and all the ground is dry, then I will know that you will save Israel by my hand, as you said.’
(ESV)
behold, I am laying a fleece of wool on the threshing floor. If there is dew on the fleece alone, and it is dry on all the ground, then I shall know that you will save Israel by my hand, as you have said.”

Judg 7:2

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Gideon, ‘You have too many men. I cannot deliver Midian into their hands, or Israel would boast against me, “My own strength has saved me.”
(ESV)
The  Lord said to Gideon, “The people with you are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hand, lest Israel boast over me, saying, ‘My own hand has saved me.’

Judg 7:7

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Gideon, ‘With the three hundred men that lapped I will save you and give the Midianites into your hands. Let all the others go home.’
(ESV)
And the  Lord said to Gideon, “With the 300 men who lapped I will save you and give the Midianites into your hand, and let all the others go every man to his home.”

Judg 8:22

(NIV)
The Israelites said to Gideon, ‘Rule over us – you, your son and your grandson – because you have saved us from the hand of Midian.’

(ESV)
Then the men of Israel said to Gideon, “Rule over us, you and your son and your grandson also, for you have saved us from the hand of Midian.”

Judg 10:1

(NIV)
After the time of Abimelek, a man of Issachar named Tola son of Puah, the son of Dodo, rose to save Israel. He lived in Shamir, in the hill country of Ephraim.
(ESV)
After Abimelech there arose to save Israel Tola the son of Puah, son of Dodo, a man of Issachar, and he lived at Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim.

Judg 10:12

(NIV)
the Sidonians, the Amalekites and the Maonites oppressed you and you cried to me for help, did I not save you from their hands?
(ESV)
The Sidonians also, and the Amalekites and the Maonites oppressed you, and you cried out to me, and I saved you out of their hand.

Judg 10:13

(NIV)
But you have forsaken me and served other gods, so I will no longer save you.
(ESV)
Yet you have forsaken me and served other gods; therefore I will save you no more.

Judg 10:14

(NIV)
Go and cry out to the gods you have chosen. Let them save you when you are in trouble!’

(ESV)
Go and cry out to the gods whom you have chosen; let them save you in the time of your distress.”

Judg 12:2

(NIV)
Jephthah answered, ‘I and my people were engaged in a great struggle with the Ammonites, and although I called, you didn’t save me out of their hands.
(ESV)
And Jephthah said to them, “I and my people had a great dispute with the Ammonites, and when I called you, you did not save me from their hand.

Judg 12:3

(NIV)
When I saw that you wouldn’t help, I took my life in my hands and crossed over to fight the Ammonites, and the  Lord gave me the victory over them. Now why have you come up today to fight me?’

(ESV)
And when I saw that you would not save me, I took my life in my hand and crossed over against the Ammonites, and the  Lord gave them into my hand. Why then have you come up to me this day to fight against me?”

Judg 13:5

(NIV)
You will become pregnant and have a son whose head is never to be touched by a razor because the boy is to be a Nazirite, dedicated to God from the womb. He will take the lead in delivering Israel from the hands of the Philistines.’

(ESV)
for behold, you shall conceive and bear a son. No razor shall come upon his head, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb, and he shall begin to save Israel from the hand of the Philistines.”

1Sam 4:3

(NIV)
When the soldiers returned to camp, the elders of Israel asked, ‘Why did the  Lord bring defeat on us today before the Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the  Lord’s covenant from Shiloh, so that he may go with us and save us from the hand of our enemies.’

(ESV)
And when the people came to the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the  Lord defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of the  Lord here from Shiloh, that it may come among us and save us from the power of our enemies.”

1Sam 7:8

(NIV)
They said to Samuel, ‘Do not stop crying out to the  Lord our God for us, that he may rescue us from the hand of the Philistines.’
(ESV)
And the people of Israel said to Samuel, “Do not cease to cry out to the  Lord our God for us, that he may save us from the hand of the Philistines.”

1Sam 9:16

(NIV)
‘About this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin. Anoint him ruler over my people Israel; he will deliver them from the hand of the Philistines. I have looked on my people, for their cry has reached me.’

(ESV)
Tomorrow about this time I will send to you a man from the land of Benjamin and you shall anoint him to be prince over my people Israel. He shall save my people from the hand of the Philistines. For I have seen my people, because their cry has come to me.”

1Sam 10:19

(NIV)
But you have now rejected your God, who saves you out of all your disasters and calamities. And you have said, “No, appoint a king over us.” So now present yourselves before the  Lord by your tribes and clans.’

(ESV)
But today you have rejected your God, who saves you from all your calamities and your distresses, and you have said to him, ‘Set a king over us.’ Now therefore present yourselves before the  Lord by your tribes and by your thousands.”

1Sam 10:27

(NIV)
But some scoundrels said, ‘How can this fellow save us?’ They despised him and brought him no gifts. But Saul kept silent.

(ESV)
But some worthless fellows said, “How can this man save us?” And they despised him and brought him no present. But he held his peace.

1Sam 11:3

(NIV)
The elders of Jabesh said to him, ‘Give us seven days so that we can send messengers throughout Israel; if no one comes to rescue us, we will surrender to you.’

(ESV)
The elders of Jabesh said to him, “Give us seven daysrespite that we may send messengers through all the territory of Israel. Then, if there is no one to save us, we will give ourselves up to you.”

1Sam 14:6

(NIV)
Jonathan said to his young armour-bearer, ‘Come, let’s go over to the outpost of those uncircumcised men. Perhaps the  Lord will act on our behalf. Nothing can hinder the  Lord from saving, whether by many or by few.’

(ESV)
Jonathan said to the young man who carried his armor, “Come, let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised. It may be that the  Lord will work for us, for nothing can hinder the  Lord from saving by many or by few.”

1Sam 14:23

(NIV)
So on that day the  Lord saved Israel, and the battle moved on beyond Beth Aven.

(ESV)
So the  Lord saved Israel that day. And the battle passed beyond Beth-aven.

1Sam 14:39

(NIV)
As surely as the  Lord who rescues Israel lives, even if the guilt lies with my son Jonathan, he must die.’ But not one of them said a word.

(ESV)
For as the  Lord lives who saves Israel though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die.” But there was not a man among all the people who answered him.

1Sam 17:47

(NIV)
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.’

(ESV)
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.”

1Sam 19:10

(NIV)
Saul tried to pin him to the wall with his spear, but David eluded him as Saul drove the spear into the wall. That night David made good his escape.

(ESV)
And Saul sought to pin David to the wall with the spear, but he eluded Saul, so that he struck the spear into the wall. And David fled and escaped that night.

1Sam 19:11

(NIV)
Saul sent men to David’s house to watch it and to kill him in the morning. But Michal, David’s wife, warned him, ‘If you don’t run for your life tonight, tomorrow you’ll be killed.’
(ESV)
Saul sent messengers to David’s house to watch him, that he might kill him in the morning. But Michal, David’s wife, told him, “If you do not escape with your life tonight, tomorrow you will be killed.”

1Sam 19:12

(NIV)
So Michal let David down through a window, and he fled and escaped.
(ESV)
So Michal let David down through the window, and he fled away and escaped.

1Sam 19:17

(NIV)
Saul said to Michal, ‘Why did you deceive me like this and send my enemy away so that he escaped?’

Michal told him, ‘He said to me, “Let me get away. Why should I kill you?”’

(ESV)
Saul said to Michal, “Why have you deceived me thus and let my enemy go, so that he has escaped?” And Michal answered Saul, “He said to me, ‘Let me go. Why should I kill you?’”

1Sam 19:18

(NIV)
When David had fled and made his escape, he went to Samuel at Ramah and told him all that Saul had done to him. Then he and Samuel went to Naioth and stayed there.
(ESV)
Now David fled and escaped, and he came to Samuel at Ramah and told him all that Saul had done to him. And he and Samuel went and lived at Naioth.

1Sam 20:29

(NIV)
He said, “Let me go, because our family is observing a sacrifice in the town and my brother has ordered me to be there. If I have found favour in your eyes, let me go to see my brothers.” That is why he has not come to the king’s table.’

(ESV)
He said, ‘Let me go, for our clan holds a sacrifice in the city, and my brother has commanded me to be there. So now, if I have found favor in your eyes, let me get away and see my brothers.’ For this reason he has not come to the king’s table.”

1Sam 22:1

(NIV)
David left Gath and escaped to the cave of Adullam. When his brothers and his father’s household heard about it, they went down to him there.
(ESV)
David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. And when his brothers and all his father’s house heard it, they went down there to him.

1Sam 22:20

(NIV)
But one son of Ahimelek son of Ahitub, named Abiathar, escaped and fled to join David.
(ESV)
But one of the sons of Ahimelech the son of Ahitub, named Abiathar, escaped and fled after David.

1Sam 23:2

(NIV)
he enquired of the  Lord, saying, ‘Shall I go and attack these Philistines?’

The  Lord answered him, ‘Go, attack the Philistines and save Keilah.’

(ESV)
Therefore David inquired of the  Lord, “Shall I go and attack these Philistines?” And the  Lord said to David, “Go and attack the Philistines and save Keilah.”

1Sam 23:5

(NIV)
So David and his men went to Keilah, fought the Philistines and carried off their livestock. He inflicted heavy losses on the Philistines and saved the people of Keilah.
(ESV)
And David and his men went to Keilah and fought with the Philistines and brought away their livestock and struck them with a great blow. So David saved the inhabitants of Keilah.

1Sam 23:13

(NIV)
So David and his men, about six hundred in number, left Keilah and kept moving from place to place. When Saul was told that David had escaped from Keilah, he did not go there.

(ESV)
Then David and his men, who were about six hundred, arose and departed from Keilah, and they went wherever they could go. When Saul was told that David had escaped from Keilah, he gave up the expedition.

1Sam 25:26

(NIV)
And now, my lord, as surely as the  Lord your God lives and as you live, since the  Lord has kept you from bloodshed and from avenging yourself with your own hands, may your enemies and all who are intent on harming my lord be like Nabal.
(ESV)
Now then, my lord as the  Lord lives, and as your soul lives, because the  Lord has restrained you from bloodguilt and from saving with your own hand, now then let your enemies and those who seek to do evil to my lord be as Nabal.

1Sam 25:31

(NIV)
my lord will not have on his conscience the staggering burden of needless bloodshed or of having avenged himself. And when the  Lord your God has brought my lord success, remember your servant.’

(ESV)
my lord shall have no cause of grief or pangs of conscience for having shed blood without cause or for my lord working salvation himself. And when the  Lord has dealt well with my lord, then remember your servant.”

1Sam 25:33

(NIV)
May you be blessed for your good judgment and for keeping me from bloodshed this day and from avenging myself with my own hands.
(ESV)
Blessed be your discretion, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodguilt and from working salvation with my own hand!
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