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Bible Verses on Enemies

Our number one enemy as Christians is Satan, and he is everywhere in today's world. The enemy shows its face in the form of sins, temptations, and virtually any other area where you can be led astray. Whenever you feel the urge to lie, cheat, steal and commit other immoral acts - that is Satan at work. You must do your best to avoid these acts. By giving into them, you are letting Satan win.

In your life, if you come across those you do not get along with and you consider them your earthly "enemies," understand that they are just humans, too. They may be bad people, but as Christians we cannot let ourselves become dark and malicious like other people. Jesus taught us to NOT seek vengeance. If anything, we should seek to understand and forgive our enemies.

But in the end… always remember: Satan is Christianity's enemy. Don't let the enemy win - use the Bible to stay on course and defeat Satan. Please read these Bible verses on enemies if you need help understanding.

    Exodus 23:22 But if you shall indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and an adversary to your adversaries.
    Leviticus 26:6 And I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid: and I will rid evil beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.
    Deuteronomy 20:1 When you go out to battle against your enemies, and see horses, and chariots, and a people more than you, be not afraid of them: for the LORD your God is with you, which brought you up out of the land of Egypt.
    Psalms 17:7 Show your marvelous loving kindness, O you that save by your right hand them which put their trust in you from those that rise up against them.
    Psalms 138:7 Though I walk in the middle of trouble, you will revive me: you shall stretch forth your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and your right hand shall save me.
    Proverbs 16:7 When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
    Isaiah 59:19 So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.
    Matthew 5:43 You have heard that it has been said, You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.
    Matthew 5:44 But I say to you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which spitefully use you, and persecute you;
    1 Peter 3:9 Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that you are thereunto called, that you should inherit a blessing.