Verses with the word contend in the Old Testament (13 verses):
And the LORD said unto me, Distress not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle: for I will not give thee of their land for a possession; because I have given Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession.
Rise ye up, take your journey, and pass over the river Arnon: behold, I have given into thine hand Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land: begin to possess it, and contend with him in battle.
If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.
Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?
They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.
That which hath been is named already, and it is known that it is man: neither may he contend with him that is mightier than he.
But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who is mine adversary? let him come near to me.
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan?
Give heed to me, O LORD, and hearken to the voice of them that contend with me.
Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and, behold, the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part.
Hear ye now what the LORD saith; Arise, contend thou before the mountains, and let the hills hear thy voice.