490 verses

Gen 3:24

(NIV)
After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.

(ESV)
He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.

Gen 27:40

(NIV)
You will live by the sword
and you will serve your brother.
But when you grow restless,
you will throw his yoke
from off your neck.’
(ESV)
By your sword you shall live,
and you shall serve your brother;
but when you grow restless
you shall break his yoke from your neck.”

Gen 31:26

(NIV)
Then Laban said to Jacob, ‘What have you done? You’ve deceived me, and you’ve carried off my daughters like captives in war.
(ESV)
And Laban said to Jacob, “What have you done, that you have tricked me and driven away my daughters like captives of the sword?

Gen 34:25

(NIV)
Three days later, while all of them were still in pain, two of Jacob’s sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah’s brothers, took their swords and attacked the unsuspecting city, killing every male.
(ESV)
On the third day, when they were sore, two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah’s brothers, took their swords and came against the city while it felt secure and killed all the males.

Gen 34:26

(NIV)
They put Hamor and his son Shechem to the sword and took Dinah from Shechem’s house and left.
(ESV)
They killed Hamor and his son Shechem with the sword and took Dinah out of Shechem’s house and went away.

Gen 47:15

(NIV)
When the money of the people of Egypt and Canaan was gone, all Egypt came to Joseph and said, ‘Give us food. Why should we die before your eyes? Our money is all gone.’

(ESV)
And when the money was all spent in the land of Egypt and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came to Joseph and said, “Give us food. Why should we die before your eyes? For our money is gone.”

Gen 47:18

(NIV)
When that year was over, they came to him the following year and said, ‘We cannot hide from our lord the fact that since our money is gone and our livestock belongs to you, there is nothing left for our lord except our bodies and our land.
(ESV)
And when that year was ended, they came to him the following year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord that our money is all spent. The herds of livestock are my lord’s. There is nothing left in the sight of my lord but our bodies and our land.

Gen 48:22

(NIV)
And to you I give one more ridge of land than to your brothers, the ridge I took from the Amorites with my sword and my bow.’

(ESV)
Moreover, I have given to you rather than to your brothers one mountain slope that I took from the hand of the Amorites with my sword and with my bow.”

Gen 49:5

(NIV)
‘Simeon and Levi are brothers –
their swords are weapons of violence.
(ESV)
Simeon and Levi are brothers;
weapons of violence are their swords.

Exod 5:3

(NIV)
Then they said, ‘The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Now let us take a three-day journey into the wilderness to offer sacrifices to the Lord our God, or he may strike us with plagues or with the sword.’

(ESV)
Then they said, “The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Please let us go a three daysjourney into the wilderness that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God, lest he fall upon us with pestilence or with the sword.”

Exod 5:21

(NIV)
and they said, ‘May the Lord look on you and judge you! You have made us obnoxious to Pharaoh and his officials and have put a sword in their hand to kill us.’

(ESV)
and they said to them, “The Lord look on you and judge, because you have made us stink in the sight of Pharaoh and his servants, and have put a sword in their hand to kill us.”

Exod 15:9

(NIV)
The enemy boasted,
“I will pursue, I will overtake them.
I will divide the spoils;
I will gorge myself on them.
I will draw my sword
and my hand will destroy them.”
(ESV)
The enemy said, ‘I will pursue, I will overtake,
I will divide the spoil, my desire shall have its fill of them.
I will draw my sword; my hand shall destroy them.’

Exod 17:13

(NIV)
So Joshua overcame the Amalekite army with the sword.

(ESV)
And Joshua overwhelmed Amalek and his people with the sword.

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”).

Exod 20:25

(NIV)
If you make an altar of stones for me, do not build it with dressed stones, for you will defile it if you use a tool on it.
(ESV)
If you make me an altar of stone, you shall not build it of hewn stones, for if you wield your tool on it you profane it.

Exod 22:24

(NIV)
My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.

(ESV)
and my wrath will burn, and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives shall become widows and your children fatherless.

Exod 32:27

(NIV)
Then he said to them, ‘This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: “Each man strap a sword to his side. Go back and forth through the camp from one end to the other, each killing his brother and friend and neighbour.”’
(ESV)
And he said to them, “Thus says the Lord God of Israel, ‘Put your sword on your side each of you, and go to and fro from gate to gate throughout the camp, and each of you kill his brother and his companion and his neighbor.’”

Lev 25:29

(NIV)
‘“Anyone who sells a house in a walled city retains the right of redemption a full year after its sale. During that time the seller may redeem it.
(ESV)
“If a man sells a dwelling house in a walled city, he may redeem it within a year of its sale. For a full year he shall have the right of redemption.

Lev 26:6

(NIV)
‘“I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. I will remove wild beasts from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country.
(ESV)
I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. And I will remove harmful beasts from the land, and the sword shall not go through your land.

Lev 26:7

(NIV)
You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall by the sword before you.
(ESV)
You shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

Lev 26:8

(NIV)
Five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you.

(ESV)
Five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall chase ten thousand, and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

Lev 26:20

(NIV)
Your strength will be spent in vain, because your soil will not yield its crops, nor will the trees of your land yield their fruit.

(ESV)
And your strength shall be spent in vain, for your land shall not yield its increase, and the trees of the land shall not yield their fruit.

Lev 26:25

(NIV)
And I will bring the sword on you to avenge the breaking of the covenant. When you withdraw into your cities, I will send a plague among you, and you will be given into enemy hands.
(ESV)
And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall execute vengeance for the covenant. And if you gather within your cities, I will send pestilence among you, and you shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.

Lev 26:33

(NIV)
I will scatter you among the nations and will draw out my sword and pursue you. Your land will be laid waste, and your cities will lie in ruins.
(ESV)
And I will scatter you among the nations, and I will unsheathe the sword after you, and your land shall be a desolation, and your cities shall be a waste.

Lev 26:36

(NIV)
‘“As for those of you who are left, I will make their hearts so fearful in the lands of their enemies that the sound of a wind-blown leaf will put them to flight. They will run as though fleeing from the sword, and they will fall, even though no one is pursuing them.
(ESV)
And as for those of you who are left, I will send faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a driven leaf shall put them to flight, and they shall flee as one flees from the sword, and they shall fall when none pursues.

Lev 26:37

(NIV)
They will stumble over one another as though fleeing from the sword, even though no one is pursuing them. So you will not be able to stand before your enemies.
(ESV)
They shall stumble over one another, as if to escape a sword, though none pursues. And you shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Num 14:3

(NIV)
Why is the Lord bringing us to this land only to let us fall by the sword? Our wives and children will be taken as plunder. Wouldn’t it be better for us to go back to Egypt?’
(ESV)
Why is the Lord bringing us into this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will become a prey. Would it not be better for us to go back to Egypt?”

Num 14:33

(NIV)
Your children will be shepherds here for forty years, suffering for your unfaithfulness, until the last of your bodies lies in the wilderness.
(ESV)
And your children shall be shepherds in the wilderness forty years and shall suffer for your faithlessness, until the last of your dead bodies lies in the wilderness.

Num 14:35

(NIV)
I, the Lord, have spoken, and I will surely do these things to this whole wicked community, which has banded together against me. They will meet their end in this wilderness; here they will die.’

(ESV)
I, the Lord, have spoken. Surely this will I do to all this wicked congregation who are gathered together against me: in this wilderness they shall come to a full end, and there they shall die.”

Num 14:43

(NIV)
for the Amalekites and the Canaanites will face you there. Because you have turned away from the Lord, he will not be with you and you will fall by the sword.’

(ESV)
For there the Amalekites and the Canaanites are facing you, and you shall fall by the sword. Because you have turned back from following the Lord, the Lord will not be with you.”

Num 17:13

(NIV)
Anyone who even comes near the tabernacle of the Lord will die. Are we all going to die?’

(ESV)
Everyone who comes near, who comes near to the tabernacle of the Lord, shall die. Are we all to perish?”

Num 19:16

(NIV)
‘Anyone out in the open who touches someone who has been killed with a sword or someone who has died a natural death, or anyone who touches a human bone or a grave, will be unclean for seven days.

(ESV)
Whoever in the open field touches someone who was killed with a sword or who died naturally, or touches a human bone or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

Num 20:18

(NIV)
But Edom answered:

‘You may not pass through here; if you try, we will march out and attack you with the sword.’

(ESV)
But Edom said to him, “You shall not pass through, lest I come out with the sword against you.”

Num 21:24

(NIV)
Israel, however, put him to the sword and took over his land from the Arnon to the Jabbok, but only as far as the Ammonites, because their border was fortified.
(ESV)
And Israel defeated him with the edge of the sword and took possession of his land from the Arnon to the Jabbok, as far as to the Ammonites, for the border of the Ammonites was strong.

Num 22:23

(NIV)
When the donkey saw the angel of the Lord standing in the road with a drawn sword in his hand, it turned off the road into a field. Balaam beat it to get it back on the road.

(ESV)
And the donkey saw the angel of the Lord standing in the road, with a drawn sword in his hand. And the donkey turned aside out of the road and went into the field. And Balaam struck the donkey, to turn her into the road.

Num 22:29

(NIV)
Balaam answered the donkey, ‘You have made a fool of me! If only I had a sword in my hand, I would kill you here and now.’

(ESV)
And Balaam said to the donkey, “Because you have made a fool of me. I wish I had a sword in my hand, for then I would kill you.”

Num 22:31

(NIV)
Then the Lord opened Balaam’s eyes, and he saw the angel of the Lord standing in the road with his sword drawn. So he bowed low and fell face down.

(ESV)
Then the Lord opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the Lord standing in the way, with his drawn sword in his hand. And he bowed down and fell on his face.

Num 25:8

(NIV)
and followed the Israelite into the tent. He drove the spear into both of them, right through the Israelite man and into the woman’s stomach. Then the plague against the Israelites was stopped;
(ESV)
and went after the man of Israel into the chamber and pierced both of them, the man of Israel and the woman through her belly. Thus the plague on the people of Israel was stopped.

Num 31:8

(NIV)
Among their victims were Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur and Reba – the five kings of Midian. They also killed Balaam son of Beor with the sword.
(ESV)
They killed the kings of Midian with the rest of their slain, Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian. And they also killed Balaam the son of Beor with the sword.

Num 32:13

(NIV)
The Lord’s anger burned against Israel and he made them wander in the wilderness for forty years, until the whole generation of those who had done evil in his sight was gone.

(ESV)
And the Lord’s anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation that had done evil in the sight of the Lord was gone.

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 2:15

(NIV)
The Lord’s hand was against them until he had completely eliminated them from the camp.

(ESV)
For indeed the hand of the Lord was against them, to destroy them from the camp, until they had perished.

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 13:15

(NIV)
you must certainly put to the sword all who live in that town. You must destroy it completely, both its people and its livestock.
(ESV)
you shall surely put the inhabitants of that city to the sword, devoting it to destruction, all who are in it and its cattle, with the edge of the sword.

Deut 20:13

(NIV)
When the Lord your God delivers it into your hand, put to the sword all the men in it.
(ESV)
And when the Lord your God gives it into your hand, you shall put all its males to the sword,

Deut 28:22

(NIV)
The Lord will strike you with wasting disease, with fever and inflammation, with scorching heat and drought, with blight and mildew, which will plague you until you perish.
(ESV)
The Lord will strike you with wasting disease and with fever, inflammation and fiery heat, and with drought and with blight and with mildew. They shall pursue you until you perish.

Deut 31:24

(NIV)
After Moses finished writing in a book the words of this law from beginning to end,
(ESV)
When Moses had finished writing the words of this law in a book to the very end,

Deut 31:30

(NIV)
And Moses recited the words of this song from beginning to end in the hearing of the whole assembly of Israel:

(ESV)
Then Moses spoke the words of this song until they were finished, in the ears of all the assembly of Israel:

Deut 32:25

(NIV)
In the street the sword will make them childless;
in their homes terror will reign.
The young men and young women will perish,
the infants and those with grey hair.
(ESV)
Outdoors the sword shall bereave,
and indoors terror,
for young man and woman alike,
the nursing child with the man of gray hairs.

Deut 32:41

(NIV)
when I sharpen my flashing sword
and my hand grasps it in judgment,
I will take vengeance on my adversaries
and repay those who hate me.
(ESV)
if I sharpen my flashing sword
and my hand takes hold on judgment,
I will take vengeance on my adversaries
and will repay those who hate me.

Deut 32:42

(NIV)
I will make my arrows drunk with blood,
while my sword devours flesh:
the blood of the slain and the captives,
the heads of the enemy leaders.’
(ESV)
I will make my arrows drunk with blood,
and my sword shall devour flesh
with the blood of the slain and the captives,
from the long-haired heads of the enemy.’

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.”

Deut 34:8

(NIV)
The Israelites grieved for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days, until the time of weeping and mourning was over.

(ESV)
And the people of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days. Then the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.

Josh 3:16

(NIV)
the water from upstream stopped flowing. It piled up in a heap a great distance away, at a town called Adam in the vicinity of Zarethan, while the water flowing down to the Sea of the Arabah (that is, the Dead Sea) was completely cut off. So the people crossed over opposite Jericho.
(ESV)
the waters coming down from above stood and rose up in a heap very far away, at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan, and those flowing down toward the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, were completely cut off. And the people passed over opposite Jericho.

Josh 3:17

(NIV)
The priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord stopped in the middle of the Jordan and stood on dry ground, while all Israel passed by until the whole nation had completed the crossing on dry ground.

(ESV)
Now the priests bearing the ark of the covenant of the Lord stood firmly on dry ground in the midst of the Jordan, and all Israel was passing over on dry ground until all the nation finished passing over the Jordan.

Josh 4:1

(NIV)
When the whole nation had finished crossing the Jordan, the Lord said to Joshua,
(ESV)
When all the nation had finished passing over the Jordan, the Lord said to Joshua,

Josh 4:10

(NIV)
Now the priests who carried the ark remained standing in the middle of the Jordan until everything the Lord had commanded Joshua was done by the people, just as Moses had directed Joshua. The people hurried over,
(ESV)
For the priests bearing the ark stood in the midst of the Jordan until everything was finished that the Lord commanded Joshua to tell the people, according to all that Moses had commanded Joshua.

The people passed over in haste.

Josh 4:11

(NIV)
and as soon as all of them had crossed, the ark of the Lord and the priests came to the other side while the people watched.
(ESV)
And when all the people had finished passing over, the ark of the Lord and the priests passed over before the people.

Josh 5:2

(NIV)
At that time the Lord said to Joshua, ‘Make flint knives and circumcise the Israelites again.’
(ESV)
At that time the Lord said to Joshua, “Make flint knives and circumcise the sons of Israel a second time.”

Josh 5:3

(NIV)
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the Israelites at Gibeath Haaraloth.

(ESV)
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the sons of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.
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