50 Bible Verses About Protection From Evil
In this post, we will be looking at some bible verses about protection from evil, God's covering from enemy attack and overcoming evil and danger that lingers around. As sons of God, He has promised to watch over us with His divine protection.
When you or your loved ones face danger or uncertainty, it can be greatly encouraging to read Bible verses detailing promises and examples of God’s protection. So no matter the challenges we may be facing today, go to the father in prayer and He will come to your rescue.
Let’s not take for granted what the Lord does every moments of our existence to ensure that we are safe and sound.
Bible Verses about Protection from Danger KJV
Proverbs 19:23 KJV
The fear of the Lord tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
Psalm 20:2 KJV
Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion;
Deuteronomy 20:4 KJV
For the Lord your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.
Proverbs 4:6 KJV
Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.
1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV
There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
Psalm 16:1 KJV
Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.
Psalm 16:8 KJV
I have set the Lord always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
Psalm 33:12 KJV
Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.
Psalm 20:1 KJV
The Lord hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee;
Psalm 5:11 KJV
But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.
Psalm 41:2 KJV
The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.
Psalm 9:9 KJV
The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
Ephesians 6:13 KJV
Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Psalm 3:3-5 KJV
But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. I cried unto the Lord with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah. I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the Lord sustained me.
Isaiah 1:17 KJV
Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
1 Samuel 14:6 KJV
And Jonathan said to the young man that bare his armour, Come, and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised: it may be that the Lord will work for us: for there is no restraint to the Lord to save by many or by few.
Psalm 121:5 KJV
The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand.
Isaiah 41:10-12 KJV
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. Behold, all they that were incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing; and they that strive with thee shall perish. Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
John 16:33 KJV
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
2 Samuel 22:3-4 KJV
The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence. I will call on the Lord, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.
Nahum 1:7 KJV
The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
Isaiah 43:2 KJV
When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 KJV
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
James 4:7 KJV
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Psalm 46:7 KJV
The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.
Psalm 18:35-36 KJV
Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy gentleness hath made me great. Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.
Psalm 17:9-10 KJV
From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about. They are inclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly.
Psalm 59:16 KJV
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.
Psalm 91:4 KJV
He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Psalm 62:7 KJV
In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.
Psalm 97:10 KJV
Ye that love the Lord, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.
Proverbs 20:22 KJV
Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the Lord, and he shall save thee.
Psalm 139:9-10 KJV
If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.
Proverbs 30:5 KJV
Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
Romans 8:31 KJV
What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?
Psalm 32:7 KJV
Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah.
Psalm 46:5 KJV
God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early.
Psalm 31:4 KJV
Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me: for thou art my strength.
Romans 8:37 KJV
Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.
Psalm 54:4 KJV
Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is with them that uphold my soul.
Psalm 34:22 KJV
The Lord redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.
Proverbs 2:8 KJV
He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.
2 Samuel 22:32 KJV
For who is God, save the Lord? and who is a rock, save our God?
Psalm 57:3 KJV
He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
Psalm 140:4 KJV
Keep me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.
1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 KJV
And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.
1 John 5:18 KJV
We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.
Psalm 69:29 KJV
But I am poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high.
Hebrews 13:6 KJV
So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
Psalm 59:1 KJV
Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.
Proverbs 2:11 KJV
Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:
Psalm 91:14 KJV
Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.
Proverbs 4:23 KJV
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
2 Timothy 4:18 KJV
And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Psalm 119:114 KJV
Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
Psalm 118:6 KJV
The Lord is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?
1 Timothy 5:8 KJV
But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Psalm 17:7-8 KJV
Shew thy marvellous lovingkindness, O thou that savest by thy right hand them which put their trust in thee from those that rise up against them. Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings,
Psalm 91:7 KJV
A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
Psalm 140:1 KJV
Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;
Psalm 27:1 KJV
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalm 18:1-2 KJV
I will love thee, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Psalm 145:19 KJV
He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
Psalm 57:1 KJV
Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.
John 10:28-30 KJV
And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father’s hand. I and my Father are one.
Psalm 46:1-2 KJV
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;
Psalm 34:17-18 KJV
The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
Psalm 18:30 KJV
As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the Lord is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.
Isaiah 46:4 KJV
And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.
Proverbs 18:10-12 KJV
The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. The rich man’s wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit. Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
Philippians 4:13 KJV
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
2 Thessalonians 3:3-5 KJV
But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil. And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that ye both do and will do the things which we command you. And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.
Exodus 14:13-14 KJV
And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which he will shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever. The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.
Romans 8:28 KJV
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Psalm 12:5 KJV
For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the Lord; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.
Isaiah 54:17 KJV
No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
Ephesians 6:11 KJV
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Isaiah 57:1 KJV
The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
Psalm 4:8 KJV
I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.
Psalm 62:2 KJV
He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
Psalm 27:5 KJV
For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
Proverbs 29:25 KJV
The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.
Psalm 119:93 KJV
I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me.
Matthew 26:53 KJV
Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?
Psalm 121:7-8 KJV
The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
Psalm 91:1 KJV
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
Psalm 34:19 KJV
Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.
Psalm 35:22-23 KJV
This thou hast seen, O Lord: keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me. Stir up thyself, and awake to my judgment, even unto my cause, my God and my Lord.
Psalm 72:4 KJV
He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.
Joshua 1:9 KJV
Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
1 John 5:19 KJV
And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.
Hebrews 13:5 KJV
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Psalm 34:6 KJV
This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
Psalm 138:7 KJV
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.
Psalm 118:8 KJV
It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man.
Psalm 5:12 KJV
For thou, Lord, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.
Psalm 40:11 KJV
Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O Lord: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.
Zephaniah 3:17 KJV
The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
Deuteronomy 31:6 KJV
Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
Luke 21:28 KJV
And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.
Psalm 56:4 KJV
In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
Psalm 63:7 KJV
Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
Psalm 34:7-9 KJV
The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them. O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. O fear the Lord, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.
Isaiah 4:6 KJV
And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the day time from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from rain.
Psalm 2:11-12 KJV
Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling. Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.
Romans 15:30 KJV
Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ’s sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in your prayers to God for me;
Which Psalm Can I read for protection?
The whole of Psalm 91 talks about God’s protection when we turn to Him. Psalm 91:1-2 “He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
What Is The Secret Place in Psalm 91?
The secret place referred to in Psalm 91 is simply a place in the presence of God where God wants us to dwell with Him. For you to dwell in that secret place, you must have a relationship with God. When you dwell in that secret place, God hides you from all troubles, He protects you from all evil. That secret place becomes a shelter for you in your time of need.
What Does The Bible Say About Revenge?
What the bible says about revenge can be summarized in Romans 12:14,17 (ESV) and it says “Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all.” Romans 12:19 (NIV) says “Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord.”
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