There are seasons in life where we seek stronghold protection from the Lord. Here are some helpful Bible verses about strongholds. We hear this word spoken during our Bible Cafe™ conversations, and so its helpful to have the biblical understanding.

Bible Verses About Strongholds

My God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior— from violent people you save me. (2 Samuel 22:3 NIV)

The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.(Psalm 9:9 NIV)

The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. (Psalm 18:2 NIV)

The Lord is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalm 27:1 NIV)

The Lord is the strength of his people; he is a stronghold of salvation for his anointed. (Psalm 28:8 CSB)

The salvation of the righteous comes from the Lord; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. (Psalm 37:39 NIV)

The Lord of Armies is with us; the God of Jacob is our stronghold.(Psalm 46:7 CSB)

I will keep watch for you, my strength, because God is my stronghold. (Psalm 59:9 CSB)

But I will sing of your strength and will joyfully proclaim your faithful love in the morning. For you have been a stronghold for me, a refuge in my day of trouble. (Psalm 59:16 CSB)

He alone is my rock and my salvation, my stronghold; I will never be shaken. (Psalm 62:2 CSB)

You have broken down all his hedges; You have brought his strongholds to ruin. (Psalm 89:40 NKJV)

He is my loving God and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer my shield, in whom I take refuge, (Psalm 144:2 NIV)

What Does the Bible Say About Strongholds?

The way of the Lord is a stronghold to those with integrity, but it destroys the wicked. (Proverbs 10:29 NLT)

A wise man scales the city of the mighty, And brings down the trusted stronghold.(Proverbs 21:22 NKJV)

For you have been a stronghold for the poor person, a stronghold for the needy in his distress, a refuge from storms and a shade from heat. (Isaiah 25:4 CSB)

The Lord will roar from Zionn and thunder from Jerusalem; the earth and the heavens will tremble. But the Lord will be a refuge for his people, a stronghold for the people of Israel. (Joel 3:16 NIV)

The Lord is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble; And He knows those who trust in Him. (Nahum 1:7 NKJV)

The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.(2 Corinthians 10:4 NIV)

We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments. (2 Corinthians 10:4 NLT)

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