|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To strip, as of clothing; to divest or unclothe.
2. (v. t.) To deprive for spoil; to plunder; to rob; to pillage; to strip; to divest; -- usually followed by of.
3. (n.) Spoil.
Despoil (13 Occurrences)
Exodus 3:22 But every woman shall ask of her neighbor, and of her that sojourneth in her house, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: and ye shall put them upon your sons, and upon your daughters; and ye shall despoil the Egyptians. (ASV RSV)
1 Samuel 14:36 Saul said, "Let us go down after the Philistines by night, and take spoil among them until the morning light, and let us not leave a man of them." They said, "Do whatever seems good to you." Then the priest said, "Let us draw near here to God." (See RSV)
Job 24:6 They cut their provender in the field; And they glean the vintage of the wicked. (See JPS)
Psalms 17:9 From the evil-doers who are violent to me, and from those who are round me, desiring my death. (See NAS RSV)
Psalms 89:41 All who pass by the way rob him. He has become a reproach to his neighbors. (See RSV)
Psalms 109:11 Let the usurer cast the net over all that he hath, and let strangers despoil his labour; (DBY)
Proverbs 19:26 He that doeth violence to his father, and chaseth away his mother, Is a son that causeth shame and bringeth reproach. (See JPS)
Proverbs 22:23 For Jehovah will plead their cause, And despoil of life those that despoil them. (ASV DBY JPS RSV)
Isaiah 11:14 And they shall fly down upon the shoulder of the Philistines on the west; together shall they despoil the children of the east: they shall put forth their hand upon Edom and Moab; and the children of Ammon shall obey them. (ASV)
Isaiah 17:14 At eventide, behold, terror; 'and' before the morning they are not. This is the portion of them that despoil us, and the lot of them that rob us. (ASV RSV)
Jeremiah 30:16 Therefore all those who devour you shall be devoured; and all your adversaries, everyone of them, shall go into captivity; and those who despoil you shall be a spoil, and all who prey on you will I give for a prey. (WEB ASV RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 29:19 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I will give the land of Egypt to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and he shall carry off her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey; and it shall be the wages for his army. (See RSV)
Ezekiel 39:10 so that they shall take no wood out of the field, neither cut down any out of the forests; for they shall make fires of the weapons; and they shall plunder those who plundered them, and rob those who robbed them, says the Lord Yahweh. (See NAS RSV)