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(imp. & p. p.) of Defend.
Defended (4 Occurrences)
Acts 7:24 Seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged him who was oppressed, striking the Egyptian. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
2 Samuel 23:12 But he stood in the midst of the plot, and defended it, and killed the Philistines; and Yahweh worked a great victory. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)
1 Chronicles 11:14 They stood in the midst of the plot, and defended it, and killed the Philistines; and Yahweh saved them by a great victory. (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)
Esther 9:16 The other Jews who were in the king's provinces gathered themselves together, defended their lives, had rest from their enemies, and killed seventy-five thousand of those who hated them; but they didn't lay their hand on the plunder. (WEB)