‘adversaries’ ….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

AdversariesThey also that render
evil for good are mine adversaries;
because I follow the thing that good is. – Psa 38:20

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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 “adversaries”.

WordWeb meaning for “adversary

Noun: adversary  ‘ad-vur,se-ree or ad-vu,se-ree
[N. Amer], ‘ad-vi-s(u-)ree or ud’vur-su-ree [Brit]

  1. Someone who offers opposition
    antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister

Derived forms: adversaries

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Adversary


Exo 23:22 But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice,
and do all that I speak;
then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies,
and an adversary unto thine adversaries.

Deu 32:27 Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy,
lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely,
and lest they should say,
Our hand is high,
and the LORD hath not done all this.

Deu 32:43 Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people:
for he will avenge the blood of his servants,
and will render vengeance to his adversaries,
and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.

Jos 5:13 And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho,
that he lifted up his eyes and looked,
and, behold, there stood a man over against him
with his sword drawn in his hand:
and Joshua went unto him,
and said unto him, Art thou for us, or for our adversaries?

1Sa 2:10 The adversaries of the LORD shall be broken to pieces;
out of heaven shall he thunder upon them:
the LORD shall judge the ends of the earth;
and he shall give strength unto his king,
and exalt the horn of his anointed.

2Sa 19:22 And David said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah,
that ye should this day be adversaries unto me?
shall there any man be put to death this day in Israel?
for do not I know that I am this day king over Israel?

Ezr 4:1 Now when the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard
that the children of the captivity
builded the temple unto the LORD God of Israel;

Neh 4:11 And our adversaries said, They shall not know,
neither see, till we come in the midst among them,
and slay them,
and cause the work to cease.

Psa 38:20 They also that render
evil for good are mine adversaries;
because I follow the thing that good is.

Psa 69:19 Thou hast known my reproach,
and my shame,
and my dishonour:
mine adversaries are all before thee.

Psa 71:13 Let them be confounded and consumed
that are adversaries to my soul;
let them be covered with reproach
and dishonour that seek my hurt.

Psa 81:14 I should soon have subdued their enemies,
and turned my hand against their adversaries.

Psa 89:42 Thou hast set up the right hand of his adversaries;
thou hast made all his enemies to rejoice.

Psa 109:4 For my love they are my adversaries:
but I give myself unto prayer.

Psa 109:20 Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from the LORD,
and of them that speak evil against my soul.

Psa 109:29 Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame,
and let them cover themselves
with their own confusion, as with a mantle.

Isa 1:24 Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts,
the mighty One of Israel, Ah,
I will ease me of mine adversaries,
and avenge me of mine enemies:

Isa 9:11 Therefore the LORD shall set up
the adversaries of Rezin against him,
and join his enemies together;

Isa 11:13 The envy also of Ephraim shall depart,
and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off:
Ephraim shall not envy Judah,
and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.

Isa 59:18 According to their deeds,
accordingly he will repay,
fury to his adversaries,
recompence to his enemies;
to the islands he will repay recompence.

Isa 63:18 The people of thy holiness
have possessed it but a little while:
our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.

Isa 64:2 As when the melting fire burneth,
the fire causeth the waters to boil,
to make thy name known to thine adversaries,
that the nations may tremble at thy presence!

Jer 30:16 Therefore all they that devour thee shall be devoured;
and all thine adversaries,
every one of them, shall go into captivity;
and they that spoil thee shall be a spoil,
and all that prey upon thee will I give for a prey.

Jer 46:10 For this is the day of the Lord GOD of hosts,
a day of vengeance,
that he may avenge him of his adversaries:
and the sword shall devour,
and it shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood:
for the Lord GOD of hosts hath a sacrifice
in the north country by the river Euphrates.

Jer 50:7 All that found them have devoured them:
and their adversaries said, We offend not,
because they have sinned against
the LORD
, the habitation of justice,
even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

Lam 1:5 Her adversaries are the chief,
her enemies prosper;
for the LORD hath afflicted her
for the multitude of her transgressions:
her children are gone into captivity before the enemy.

Lam 1:7 Jerusalem remembered in the days of her affliction
and of her miseries all her pleasant things
that she had in the days of old,
when her people fell into the hand of the enemy,
and none did help her:
the adversaries saw her,
and did mock at her sabbaths.

Lam 1:17 Zion spreadeth forth her hands,
and there is none to comfort her:
the LORD hath commanded concerning Jacob,
that his adversaries should be round about him:
Jerusalem is as a menstruous woman among them.

Lam 2:17 The LORD hath done that which he had devised;
he hath fulfilled his word that
he had commanded in the days of old:
he hath thrown down,
and hath not pitied:
and he hath caused thine enemy to rejoice over thee,
he hath set up the horn of thine adversaries.

Mic 5:9 Thine hand shall be lifted up upon thine adversaries,
and all thine enemies shall be cut off.

Nah 1:2 God is jealous,
and the LORD revengeth;
the LORD revengeth, and is furious;
the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries,
and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.

Luk 13:17 And when he had said these things,
all his adversaries were ashamed:
and all the people rejoiced
for all the glorious things that were done by him.

Luk 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom,
which all your adversaries
shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

1Co 16:9 For a great door and effectual is opened unto me,
and there are many adversaries.

Phi 1:28 And in nothing terrified by your adversaries:
which is to them an evident token of perdition,
but to you of salvation, and that of God.

Heb 10:27 But a certain fearful looking for of judgment
and fiery indignation,
which shall devour the adversaries.

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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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