Protect Your Family from Evil: 61 Bible Verses

By David Small •  Updated: 03/16/22 •  13 min read

Every good and perfect gift is from God. This includes our homes. Whether we purchased this house or we have a lease, God is right there with us.

The enemy and his agents are not satisfied with public attacks. Families and homes are under constant attack because the enemy wants to destroy us from the root.

Our homes were meant to be places of love and protection, not hotspots of stress and frustration. Covering every room and occupant of your home under the blood and words of God is your duty.

Therefore, we present you with 61 Bible verses to protect your family from evil.

Bible Verses to Protect Your Family from Evil

  1. Psalm 121:5

The Lord is your keeper; The Lord is your shade on your right hand.

  1. Job 5:24

You will know that your tent is secure, For you will visit your abode and fear no loss.

  1. Psalm 17:8

Keep me as the apple of the eye; Hide me in the shadow of Your wings

  1. Psalm 12:5

Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan, I will now arise,” says the LORD. “I will protect them from those who malign them.

  1. Numbers 6:24–26

The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.

  1. Hebrews 13:6

So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

  1. 2 Timothy 4:18

And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

  1. Exodus 14:14

The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

  1. Nahum 1:7

The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.

  1. Ecclesiastes 7:12

For wisdom is protection just as money is protection, but the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the lives of its possessors.

Protect your family and friends from Evil

We want nothing more than to protect our family and friends from the painful and hateful world that surrounds us.

Sending our children to school or extracurricular can be a daunting experience, but these verses guarantee us God’s Protection for our children, friends, family, and home.

  1. Psalm 68:5

A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation

  1. Acts 16:31

They said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”

  1. 2 Thessalonians 3:3

But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.

  1. Isaiah 31:5

Like flying birds so the Lord of hosts will protect Jerusalem. He will protect and deliver it; He will pass over and rescue it.

  1. Psalm 34:19

The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all.

  1. Psalm 136:25

He gives food to every creature. His love endures forever.

  1. Joshua 2:13

And spare my father and my mother and my brothers and my sisters, with all who belong to them, and deliver our lives from death.”

God brings the good out of the bad.

Joseph’s brothers sold him as a slave.

God used the evil plans of his brothers to bring Joseph to Egypt, where he could save the nation of Israel and, through them, the line of Jesus.

When God allows evil to touch us, we can trust that He is using it for His glory and our eternal good.

You can believe the biblical promise that God can turn for good what was destined for evil.

  1. Genesis 50:20

But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive.

  1. 2 Thessalonians 3:3

But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one.

  1. 2 Samuel 7:29

Now be pleased to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever in your sight; for you, Sovereign LORD, have spoken, and with your blessing, the house of your servant will be blessed forever.

  1. Proverbs 1:33-34

But whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm. My son, if you receive my words and treasure up my commandments with you.

  1. Proverbs 19:23

The fear of the LORD leads to life; one will sleep at night without danger.

Protect your home from evil based on God’s power

Being before God gives peace and relief in the toughest moments of life.

There is nothing else that can give us such deep peace. When we have a hard time facing the world and its challenges, we can run to God and find the strength we need to overcome all problems.

  1. Proverbs 12:21

No harm comes to the godly, but the wicked have their fill of trouble.

  1. Romans 8:31

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

  1. Isaiah 8:10

Devise your strategy, but it will be thwarted; propose your plan, but it will not stand, for God is with us.

  1. Deuteronomy 4:31

For the LORD your God is a merciful God; he will not abandon you or destroy you or forget the solemn covenant he made with your ancestors.

  1. Leviticus 26:6

I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. I will remove wild beasts from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country.

  1. Deuteronomy 20:1 

When you go to war against your enemies and see horses and chariots and an army greater than yours, do not be afraid of them, because the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt, will be with you.

  1. 2 Kings 17:39

But you shall fear the Lord your God, and he will deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies.”

  1. Proverbs 18:10

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.

  1. Nehemiah 4:14

When I saw their fear, I rose and spoke to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people: “Do not be afraid of them; remember the Lord who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your houses.”

Protect Your Family From Evil

Our Father gives us protection from all evil. The Psalm tells us that many will fall on our sides, but we will remain intact if we follow the Way of the Lord.

The Protection of God does not mean that He will free us from all difficulties, but that He will give us the necessary strength to fight them.

This is what Paul says in one of his letters: God does not give us greater difficulties than we can bear. Therefore, we can be sure that we have His protection, regardless of the difficulty.

God protects us, welcomes us, and strengthens us. Thus, we were able to have the necessary strength to overcome the obstacle and live as Christians in a world as complicated as the one we live in today.

  1. Psalm 107:41

But He sets the needy securely on high away from affliction and makes his families like a flock.

  1. Psalm 119:133

Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me.

  1. Psalm 57:1

Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge. I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed.

  1. Psalm 59:1

Deliver me from my enemies, O God; be my fortress against those who are attacking me.

  1. Psalm 91:9-10, 14-16

Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

The Lord says, “I will rescue those who love me. I will protect those who trust in my name. When they call on me, I will answer; I will be with them in trouble. will rescue and honor them. I will reward them with a long life and give them my salvation.”

  1. Psalm 121:6-8

The sun shall not strike you by day, Nor the moon by night. The LORD keeps you from all harm and watches over your life. The LORD keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.

New Testament Bible Verses to Protect Your Home From Evil

God is our Protection. In all the struggles and difficulties, God protects those who love him. God takes care of our lives and our souls. He who trusts in God need not be afraid because God is on his side.

When difficulties surround us, and we see no way out, we can cry out to God, and he will deliver us. Our Protection does not depend on our strength or power – it depends on God.

He gives us wisdom and the ability to face all situations and protects us from the evil one.

  1. Matthew 11:28-30

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.

  1. Hebrews 13:2

Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.

  1. Romans 12:18

If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

  1. Ephesians 4:2-3

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.

  1. Ephesians 4:32

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

  1. Isaiah 32:18

Then my people will live in a peaceful habitation, And in secure dwellings and in undisturbed resting places;

  1. Deuteronomy 23:14

Since the Lord your God walks in the midst of your camp to deliver you and to defeat your enemies before you, therefore your camp must be holy; and He must not see anything indecent among you or He will turn away from you.

Old Testament Bible Verses To Protect Your family From Evil

We are in the middle of the world, and all the adversities that come in our lives, make us fearful, that fears arise. But we cannot be afraid, for the Lord our God is our protection, our fortress. Why fear?

When the God of Gods is at the head of our lives. He clothes us with all armor, in Him we are secured by the grace of his protection.

  1. Psalm 127:1

Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.

  1. Proverbs 3:33

The LORD’s curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous.

  1. Psalm 127:5

How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.

  1. Genesis 28:15

Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”

  1. Proverbs 12:7

The wicked are overthrown and are no more, But the house of the righteous will stand.

  1. 2 Samuel 22:3-4

The God of my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield and the horn[a] of my salvation, My stronghold and my refuge; My Savior, You save me from violence. I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised; So shall I be saved from my enemies.

  1. 1 John 5:18

We know that whoever is born of God does not sin, but he who has been born of God keeps[a] [b]himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.

We must cry out to the heavens whenever we need protection from Enemies

There is nothing more secure than our faith in the Lord’s plans. Therefore, we must cry out to the heavens whenever we need protection and peace. With his transforming love, we find the strength to overcome all obstacles.

  1. Luke 1:71

Salvation from our enemies, and from the hand of all who hate us;

  1. Isaiah 62:8

The Lord has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm, “I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; nor will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored.”

  1. Isaiah 41:10

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

  1. Deuteronomy 28:7 

The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before you. They shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.

  1. Isaiah 54:17 

No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.”

  1. Deuteronomy 31:6 

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

  1. Exodus 23:22 

But if you carefully obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.

  1. Romans 12:19

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”

  1. Micah 5:9

Your hand will be lifted up against your adversaries, and all your enemies will be cut off.

  1. Micah 7:10

Then my enemy will see, and shame will cover her who said to me, “Where is the Lord your God?” My eyes will look on her; at that time, she will be trampled down Like mire of the streets.

In conclusion

Some of the most intimate moments of our lives take place inside our homes. This is where we rest, eat and gather as a family. Nothing makes the devil angrier than a loving and happy family.

The family is meant to represent on earth what unity and love is like in heaven. It’s no wonder our homes are under attack. God has not left us without defense. Write these Bible verses about protection from evil in your hearts.

Hang them from the walls and bake them into the corners of your house. Stand on the unshakable words of God, even if you have to stand alone.

David Small

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