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72 Bible Verses About Law Enforcement

Here are 72 Bible verses about law enforcement from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Romans 13:4 KJV

For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

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Matthew 5:9 KJV

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

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Proverbs 28:1 KJV

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

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John 15:13 KJV

The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.

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Psalms 82:3-4 KJV

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

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Romans 13:1 KJV

Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.

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Psalms 144:1 KJV

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

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Psalms 138:7 KJV

Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight:

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Isaiah 6:8 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.

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Ephesians 6:10-11 KJV

Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.

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Psalms 46:1 KJV

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

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John 14:15 KJV

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

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Romans 12:19 KJV

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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Proverbs 25:26 KJV

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.

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Joshua 1:9 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.

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Luke 10:27 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.

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Proverbs 21:15 KJV

And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.

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Exodus 22:2-3 KJV

It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

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Matthew 10:28 KJV

If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him. If the sun be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him; for he should make full restitution; if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.

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Matthew 5:38-39 KJV

And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

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2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

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John 14:26 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

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Romans 13:2 KJV

But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

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Matthew 26:52-54 KJV

Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

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Judges 5:8 KJV

Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword. Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?

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Psalms 23:4 KJV

They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?

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Genesis 9:5-6 KJV

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

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James 1:19 KJV

And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man’s brother will I require the life of man. Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

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Numbers 1:3 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

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1 John 3:4 KJV

From twenty years old and upward, all that are able to go forth to war in Israel: thou and Aaron shall number them by their armies.

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Romans 10:13 KJV

Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.

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Romans 3:20 KJV

For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

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1 Peter 5:8-9 KJV

Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

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Romans 13:5 KJV

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.

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Romans 13:3 KJV

Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.

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1 Samuel 25:13 KJV

For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:

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Numbers 31:3 KJV

And David said unto his men, Gird ye on every man his sword. And they girded on every man his sword; and David also girded on his sword: and there went up after David about four hundred men; and two hundred abode by the stuff.

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Exodus 21:24-25 KJV

And Moses spake unto the people, saying, Arm some of yourselves unto the war, and let them go against the Midianites, and avenge the LORD of Midian.

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Luke 22:36 KJV

Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.

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Proverbs 27:17 KJV

Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.

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Nehemiah 4:17-18 KJV

Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

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Deuteronomy 28:47-48 KJV

They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon. For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.

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Hebrews 13:8 KJV

Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things; Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.

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Luke 1:79 KJV

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.

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Psalms 82:3 KJV

To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

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Malachi 3:6 KJV

Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

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Ezekiel 18:20 KJV

For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.

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Psalms 82:4 KJV

The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

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1 Samuel 13:19-20 KJV

Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel: for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears: But all the Israelites went down to the Philistines, to sharpen every man his share, and his coulter, and his axe, and his mattock.

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Romans 13:10 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Romans 13:8 KJV

Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

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John 14:6 KJV

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

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Matthew 5:19 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Matthew 5:17 KJV

Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.

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2 Chronicles 17:10 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.

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1 Samuel 8:11 KJV

And the fear of the LORD fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands that were round about Judah, so that they made no war against Jehoshaphat.

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Deuteronomy 28:1 KJV

And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: He will take your sons, and appoint them for himself, for his chariots, and to be his horsemen; and some shall run before his chariots.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth:

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Romans 13:14 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Micah 6:8 KJV

But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

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Deuteronomy 28:9 KJV

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

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1 John 5:3 KJV

The LORD shall establish thee an holy people unto himself, as he hath sworn unto thee, if thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, and walk in his ways.

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Galatians 3:24 KJV

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

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Matthew 21:12-14 KJV

Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

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Matthew 4:7 KJV

And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves. And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple; and he healed them.

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Ezekiel 22:30 KJV

Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

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Proverbs 21:11 KJV

And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.

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1 Samuel 13:22-23 KJV

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

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2 Corinthians 10:4 KJV

So it came to pass in the day of battle, that there was neither sword nor spear found in the hand of any of the people that were with Saul and Jonathan: but with Saul and with Jonathan his son was there found. And the garrison of the Philistines went out to the passage of Michmash.

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