100 Bible Verses about The Sword Of The Spirit

Ephesians 6:17 ESV / 1,060 helpful votes

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 891 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 315 helpful votes

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 283 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

John 14:26 ESV / 264 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Matthew 4:1-25 ESV / 245 helpful votes

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple ...

Matthew 4:7 ESV / 236 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “Again it is written, ‘You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.’”

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 226 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Ephesians 6:1-24 ESV / 218 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, ...

Revelation 1:16 ESV / 213 helpful votes

In his right hand he held seven stars, from his mouth came a sharp two-edged sword, and his face was like the sun shining in full strength.

Isaiah 49:2 ESV / 211 helpful votes

He made my mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of his hand he hid me; he made me a polished arrow; in his quiver he hid me away.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 197 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 194 helpful votes

And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

John 1:1 ESV / 190 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 17:17 ESV / 189 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

Matthew 4:10 ESV / 188 helpful votes

Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’”

Revelation 2:12 ESV / 182 helpful votes

“And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 182 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Revelation 22:18 ESV / 175 helpful votes

I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book,

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 168 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

2 Corinthians 10:4 ESV / 168 helpful votes

For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.

Ephesians 6:16 ESV / 167 helpful votes

In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;

Luke 11:28 ESV / 167 helpful votes

But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 167 helpful votes

Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes! ...

Romans 5:5 ESV / 166 helpful votes

And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

Psalm 91:11-12 ESV / 157 helpful votes

For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.

Deuteronomy 6:16 ESV / 156 helpful votes

“You shall not put the Lord your God to the test, as you tested him at Massah.

Deuteronomy 6:13 ESV / 156 helpful votes

It is the Lord your God you shall fear. Him you shall serve and by his name you shall swear.

Ephesians 6:13 ESV / 154 helpful votes

Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.

Revelation 2:16 ESV / 152 helpful votes

Therefore repent. If not, I will come to you soon and war against them with the sword of my mouth.

Isaiah 11:4 ESV / 152 helpful votes

But with righteousness he shall judge the poor, and decide with equity for the meek of the earth; and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall kill the wicked.

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 148 helpful votes

So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

1 Thessalonians 5:8 ESV / 146 helpful votes

But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 145 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Ephesians 6:10-18 ESV / 141 helpful votes

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, ...

Isaiah 59:17 ESV / 141 helpful votes

He put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation on his head; he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and wrapped himself in zeal as a cloak.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 140 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 139 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

Isaiah 55:10-11 ESV / 139 helpful votes

“For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

Psalm 45:3 ESV / 138 helpful votes

Gird your sword on your thigh, O mighty one, in your splendor and majesty!

2 Peter 1:21 ESV / 137 helpful votes

For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

2 Timothy 3:17 ESV / 134 helpful votes

That the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Matthew 24:13 ESV / 131 helpful votes

But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Revelation 19:15 ESV / 127 helpful votes

From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty.

Romans 13:4 ESV / 127 helpful votes

For he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God's wrath on the wrongdoer.

Judges 7:22 ESV / 127 helpful votes

When they blew the 300 trumpets, the Lord set every man's sword against his comrade and against all the army. And the army fled as far as Beth-shittah toward Zererah, as far as the border of Abel-meholah, by Tabbath.

Judges 7:20 ESV / 127 helpful votes

Then the three companies blew the trumpets and broke the jars. They held in their left hands the torches, and in their right hands the trumpets to blow. And they cried out, “A sword for the Lord and for Gideon!”

Romans 8:14 ESV / 126 helpful votes

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 126 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. ...

Matthew 26:51 ESV / 125 helpful votes

And behold, one of those who were with Jesus stretched out his hand and drew his sword and struck the servant of the high priest and cut off his ear.

Exodus 20:1-26 ESV / 125 helpful votes

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me. “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, ...

John 8:31-32 ESV / 124 helpful votes

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Genesis 3:1-24 ESV / 121 helpful votes

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” ...

John 6:63 ESV / 119 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Matthew 10:34 ESV / 119 helpful votes

“Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword.

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 119 helpful votes

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?

Isaiah 46:10 ESV / 119 helpful votes

Declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,’

Matthew 4:3 ESV / 116 helpful votes

And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.”

Micah 5:6 ESV / 116 helpful votes

They shall shepherd the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nimrod at its entrances; and he shall deliver us from the Assyrian when he comes into our land and treads within our border.

Isaiah 2:4 ESV / 115 helpful votes

He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide disputes for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.

James 4:7 ESV / 114 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Ephesians 5:26 ESV / 106 helpful votes

That he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

Ephesians 6:11 ESV / 104 helpful votes

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Matthew 4:1-11 ESV / 104 helpful votes

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple ...

Ephesians 1:1-23 ESV / 103 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, ...

2 Corinthians 10:4-5 ESV / 102 helpful votes

For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

2 Corinthians 2:17 ESV / 102 helpful votes

For we are not, like so many, peddlers of God's word, but as men of sincerity, as commissioned by God, in the sight of God we speak in Christ.

Psalm 149:6 ESV / 101 helpful votes

Let the high praises of God be in their throats and two-edged swords in their hands,

John 3:16 ESV / 100 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Romans 1:16 ESV / 97 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 96 helpful votes

Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;

James 1:18 ESV / 96 helpful votes

Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

2 Thessalonians 2:8 ESV / 96 helpful votes

And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will kill with the breath of his mouth and bring to nothing by the appearance of his coming.

Luke 4:1-13 ESV / 96 helpful votes

And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days. And when they were ended, he was hungry. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread.” And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone.’” And the devil took him up and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time, ...

Romans 15:4 ESV / 95 helpful votes

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

1 Peter 5:8-9 ESV / 94 helpful votes

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.

Ephesians 6:14 ESV / 93 helpful votes

Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Zechariah 4:6 ESV / 93 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts.

Acts 16:6 ESV / 90 helpful votes

And they went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia.

Matthew 26:52 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Then Jesus said to him, “Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword.

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 88 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

1 John 4:2 ESV / 87 helpful votes

By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God,

Hebrews 4:12-13 ESV / 84 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.

Psalm 91:11 ESV / 84 helpful votes

For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.

1 Corinthians 12:13 ESV / 83 helpful votes

For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

John 5:39 ESV / 83 helpful votes

You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me,

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 82 helpful votes

Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—

Matthew 4:10-11 ESV / 79 helpful votes

Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’” Then the devil left him, and behold, angels came and were ministering to him.

Luke 22:36 ESV / 76 helpful votes

He said to them, “But now let the one who has a moneybag take it, and likewise a knapsack. And let the one who has no sword sell his cloak and buy one.

Isaiah 31:8 ESV / 75 helpful votes

“And the Assyrian shall fall by a sword, not of man; and a sword, not of man, shall devour him; and he shall flee from the sword, and his young men shall be put to forced labor.

Ezekiel 21:9 ESV / 74 helpful votes

“Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus says the Lord, say: “A sword, a sword is sharpened and also polished,

1 John 4:1 ESV / 65 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Romans 8:16 ESV / 61 helpful votes

The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

Acts 4:31 ESV / 60 helpful votes

And when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.

John 7:38 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”

Romans 8:31 ESV / 56 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

John 14:15 ESV / 54 helpful votes

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 51 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Romans 8:6 ESV / 39 helpful votes

For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 29 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

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