Who is “Defence” against what? – from the Holy Bible (KJV)


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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “Defence” .

Numbers  14:9   Only rebel not ye against the LORD,
neither fear ye the people of the land;
for they are bread for us:
their defence is departed from them,
and the LORD is with us:
fear them not.

2 Chronicles  11:5   And Rehoboam dwelt in Jerusalem,
and built cities for defence in Judah.

Job  22:25   Yea, the Almighty shall be thy defence,
and thou shalt have plenty of silver.

Psalms  7:10   My defence is of God,
which saveth the upright in heart.

Psalms  31:2   Bow down thine ear to me;
deliver me speedily:
be thou my strong rock,
for an house of defence to save me.

Psalms  59:9   Because of his strength will I wait upon thee:
for God is my defence.

Psalms  59:16   But I will sing of thy power;
yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning:
for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.

Psalms  59:17   Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing:
for God is my defence,
and the God of my mercy.

Psalms  62:2   He only is my rock and my salvation;
he is my defence;
I shall not be greatly moved.

Psalms  62:6   He only is my rock and my salvation:
he is my defence;
I shall not be moved.

Psalms  89:18   For the LORD is our defence;
and the Holy One of Israel is our king.

Psalms  94:22   But the LORD is my defence;
and my God is the rock of my refuge.

Ecclesiastes  7:12   For wisdom is a defence,
and money is a defence:
but the excellency of knowledge is,
that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.

Isaiah  4:5   And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion,
and upon her assemblies,
a cloud and smoke by day,
and the shining of a flaming fire by night:
for upon all the glory shall be a defence.

Isaiah  19:6   And they shall turn the rivers far away;
and the brooks of defence shall be emptied and dried up:
the reeds and flags shall wither.

Isaiah  33:16   He shall dwell on high:
his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks:
bread shall be given him;
his waters shall be sure.

Nahum  2:5   He shall recount his worthies:
they shall stumble in their walk;
they shall make haste to the wall thereof,
and the defence shall be prepared.

Acts  19:33   And they drew Alexander out of the multitude,
the Jews putting him forward.
And Alexander beckoned with the hand,
and would have made his defence unto the people.

Acts  22:1   Men, brethren, and fathers,
hear ye my defence which I make now unto you.

Philippians  1:7   Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all,
because I have you in my heart;
inasmuch as both in my bonds,
and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel,
ye all are partakers of my grace.

Philippians  1:17   But the other of love,
knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.

WordWeb meaning for “defence”

Noun: defence  di’fen(t)s
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: defense)

  1. (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    “they died in the defence of Stalingrad“; “they were developed for the defence program“;
    “they died in the defence of Stalingrad“;
    defense [US], defensive measure
  2. Protection from harm
    sanitation is the best defence against disease“;
    defense [US]
  3. (sport) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    “his teams are always good on defence”;
    defense [US], defending team
  4. The justification for some act or belief
    “he offered a persuasive defence of the theory“;
    defense [US], vindication, account
  5. (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defense mechanism [US], defense reaction [US], defence mechanism [Brit,
    Cdn], defence reaction [Brit, Cdn], defense [US]
  6. The defendant and his legal advisors collectively
    “the defence called for a mistrial“;
    defense [US], defense team [US], defense lawyers [US], defence team [Brit, Cdn], defence lawyers [Brit, Cdn]
  7. The speech act of answering an attack on your assertions
    “in defence he said the other man started it”; “his defence of the charges was short and persuasive“;
    refutation, defense [US]
  8. An organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
    “he joined the defence against invasion“;
    defense [US], defense force [US], defence force [Brit, Cdn]
  9. A structure used to defend against attack
    “the artillery battered down the defences”;
    defensive structure, defense [US]
  10.  (law) a defendant’s answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
    “he gave evidence for the defence”;
    defense [US], denial, demurrer
  11.  The act of defending someone or something against attack or injury
    “a good boxer needs a good defence”; “defence against hurricanes is an urgent problem“;
    defense [US]

Derived forms: defences
Type of: accumulation, action, aggregation, answer, assemblage, collection, construction,
due process, due process of law, justification, military action, organisation [Brit],
organization, process, protection, psychoanalytic process, squad, structure, team, unconscious process

Antonym: offence [Brit, Cdn]
Part of: trial
Encyclopedia: Defence Defence, Press and Broadcasting Committee

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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