Verses Found: 42
1 Nephi 3:128
And while the angel spoke these words, I beheld and saw that the seed of my brethren did contend against my seed according to the word of the angel;
1 Nephi 5:160
And it came to pass that I, Nephi, said many things unto my brethren insomuch that they were confounded and could not contend against me,
1 Nephi 6:55
But thus saith the Lord: "Even the captive 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.
2 Nephi 5:43
For thus saith the Lord: "I will contend with them that contendeth with thee, And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh.
2 Nephi 5:62
Who will contend with Me?
2 Nephi 11:110
And again, the Lord God hath commanded that men should not murder, That they should not lie, That they should not steal, That they should not take the name of the Lord their God in vain, That they should not envy, That they should not have malice, That they should not contend one with another, That they should not commit whoredoms, And that they should not do any of these things;
2 Nephi 12:5
And they shall contend one with another, And their priests shall contend one with another, And they shall teach with their learning and deny the Holy Ghost which giveth utterance;
And after this manner did Sherem contend against me;
Words of Mormon 1:21
And in the strength of the Lord they did contend against their enemies until they had slain many thousands of the Lamanites.
Words of Mormon 1:22
And it came to pass that they did contend against the Lamanites until they had driven them out of all the lands of their inheritance.
Therefore, it came to pass that King Laman began to stir up his people, that they should contend with my people; Therefore, there began to be wars and contentions in the land;
And now I, Zeniff, after having told all these things unto my people concerning the Lamanites, I did stimulate them to go to battle with their mights, putting their trust in the Lord; Therefore, we did contend with them face to face.
For the Lamanites being so numerous, that it was impossible for the people of Limhi to contend with them, thinking to deliver themselves out of bondage by the sword.
And he began to contend with him sharply, that he might lead away the people of the church; But the man withstood him, admonishing him with the words of God.
Nevertheless, there were many among them who began to be proud and began to contend warmly with their adversaries, even unto blows, Yea, they would smite one another with their fists.
And the Amlicites did contend with the Nephites with great strength, insomuch that many of the Nephites did fall before the Amlicites;
And it came to pass that Alma fought with Amlici with the sword, face to face; And they did contend mightily one with another.
And he also contended with the king of the Lamanites, But the king of the Lamanites fled back from before Alma and sent his guards to contend with Alma;
And thus he cleared the ground, or rather the bank, which was on the west of the River Sidon, throwing the bodies of the Lamanites which had been slain into the waters of Sidon, That thereby his people might have room to cross and contend with the Lamanites and the Amlicites on the west side of the River Sidon.
And again, I, Alma, having been commanded of God that I should take Amulek and go forth and preach again unto this people, or the people which were in the City of Ammonihah, And it came to pass as I began to preach unto them, they began to contend with me, saying: "Who art thou?
And those men again stood to scatter their flocks; But Ammon saith unto his brethren: "Encircle the flocks round about, that they flee not; And I go and contend with these men which do scatter our flocks."
Therefore, they did as Ammon commanded them; And he went forth and stood to contend with those which stood by the Waters of Sebus;
Therefore, as Aaron entered into one of their synagogues to preach unto the people, and as he was speaking unto them, Behold, there arose an Amalekite and began to contend with him, saying:
"And now my beloved brethren, I desire that ye should remember these things, And that ye should work out your salvation with fear before God, And that ye should no more deny the coming of Christ, That ye contend no more against the Holy Ghost, But that ye receive it and take upon you the name of Christ, That ye humble yourselves even to the dust and worship God in whatsoever place ye may be in, in spirit and in truth,
And the people of Ammon departed out of the Land of Jershon and came over into the Land of Melek, And gave place in the Land of Jershon for the armies of the Nephites, that they might contend with the armies of the Lamanites and the armies of the Zoramites.
Now those descendants were as numerous, nearly, as were the Nephites; And thus the Nephites were obliged to contend with their brethren, even unto bloodshed.
And it came to pass that the Lamanites, when they saw the Nephites coming upon them in their rear, turned them about and began to contend with the army of Lehi; And the work of death commenced on both sides,
Now it came to pass that Zerahemnah was exceeding wroth, And he did stir up the remainder of his soldiers to anger, to contend more powerfully against the Nephites.
And it came to pass that they began to slay them, Yea, and the Lamanites did contend with their swords and their mights;
But, as I have said, in the latter end of the nineteenth year, notwithstanding their peace amongst themselves, They were compelled reluctantly to contend with their brethren the Lamanites;
And it came to pass that the captains of the Lamanites brought up their armies before the place of entrance, And began to contend with the Nephites, to get into their place of security;
Now we were not sufficiently strong to contend with them; Yea, I would not suffer that my little sons should fall into their hands; Therefore, we did continue our march and we took our march into the wilderness.
And this is all the assistance which we did receive, to defend ourselves and our country from falling into the hands of our enemies, yea, to contend with an enemy which was innumerable.
"And now except ye do repent of that which ye have done and begin to be up and doing, And send forth food and men unto us, and also unto Helaman that he may support those parts of our country which he hath obtained, And that we may also recover the remainder of our possessions in these parts, Behold, it will be expedient that we contend no more with the Lamanites until we have first cleansed our inward vessel, yea, even the great head of our government.
Now these are their names which did contend for the judgment seat, which did also cause the people to contend-Pahoron, Paanchi and Pacumeni.
Now these are not all the sons of Pahoron- for he had many- But these are they which did contend for the judgment seat; Therefore, they did cause three divisions among the people.
Nevertheless, they did rebuke the judges in the words which they had spoken against Nephi, And did contend with them one by one, insomuch that they did confound them.
And they began to reason and to contend among themselves, saying that, "It is not reasonable that such a Being as a Christ shall come;
3 Nephi 3:49
And there build up unto themselves a kingdom until they were joined by dissenters-for he flattered them that there would be many dissenters- And they become sufficiently strong to contend with the tribes of the people;
3 Nephi 5:30
For verily, verily I say unto you, he that hath the spirit of contention is not of Me, but is of the devil which is the father of contention, And he stirreth up the hearts of men to contend with anger one with another.
And it came to pass that we did contend with an army of thirty thousand against an army of fifty thousand.
"And he that will contend against the word of the Lord, let him be accursed; And he that shall deny these things, let him be accursed; For unto them will I show no greater things," saith Jesus Christ, "for I Am He which speaketh.