I will defend this city, 2 Kgs. 19:34 (Isa. 37:35).
defend me from them that rise up against me, Ps. 59:1.
Defend the poor and fatherless, Ps. 82:3.
Lord of hosts defend Jerusalem, Isa. 31:5.
seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, Acts 7:24.
taken up arms to defend themselves, Alma 35:14.
defend your families even unto bloodshed, Alma 43:47 (48:13–14).
all men are justified in defending themselves, D&C 134:11.