(All underlines are mine.)
NAS Matthew 10:34 "Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth;
I did not
come to bring peace, but a sword. (Note 10:16, 10:26, 10:28, 10:32, and 10:38.)
NAS 2 Corinthians 10:4 for the weapons of our warfare are not
of the flesh, but
divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. (Note 10:3 and 10:5-6 and
compare Ephesians 3:8-10, 6:10-13, and Revelation 12:7-9.)
NAS 2 Corinthians 6:7 in the word of truth, in the power of God; by
the weapons of
righteousness for the right hand and the left, (Note 6:3-10.)
NAS Ephesians 6:17 And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of
Spirit, which is the word of God. (Note 6:10-20.)
NAS Romans 13:12 The night is almost gone, and the day is at hand. Let
lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. (Note 13:13-14.)
NAS 1 Peter 4:1 Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh,
arm yourselves also
with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,
NAS 1 Peter 5:8 Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary,
the devil, prowls
about like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9 But resist him, firm in your
faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your
brethren who are in the world. (Note 5:6-9.)
NAS James 4:7 Submit therefore to God. Resist the
devil and he will flee from you.
NAS Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active and
sharper than any
two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints
and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. (Note 4:13.)
NAS Ecclesiastes 9:18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war,
but one sinner destroys
NAS Romans 8:35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall
distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? (Note 8:36-39.)
NAS Psalm 20:7 Some boast in chariots, and some in horses;
But we will boast in the
name of the LORD, our God. (Compare Psalm 33:16-17.)
NAS Revelation 19:14 And the armies which are in heaven, clothed
in fine linen,
white and clean, were following Him on white horses.
NAS Revelation 19:15 And from His mouth comes a sharp sword,
so that with it He
may smite the nations; and He will rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the
wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty.
NAS Revelation 19:19 And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth
and their armies,
assembled to make war against Him who sat upon the horse, and against His army.
Evil use of spiritual weapons:
NAS Isaiah 32:7 As for a rogue, his weapons are evil; He devises
wicked schemes To
destroy the afflicted with slander, Even though the needy one speaks what is right.
NAS Proverbs 25:18 Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow
Is a man who bears
false witness against his neighbor.
NAS Psalm 64:3 Who have sharpened their tongue like a sword.
They aimed bitter
speech as their arrow,
NAS Jeremiah 9:8 "Their tongue is a deadly arrow; It speaks deceit;
With his mouth
one speaks peace to his neighbor, But inwardly he sets an ambush for him.
NAS Proverbs 12:18 There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of
a sword, But
the tongue of the wise brings healing.