22 Bible Verses about

Heavy Burdens

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Exodus 23:5

"If you see the donkey of one who hates you lying helpless under its load, you shall refrain from leaving it to him, you shall surely release it with him.

1 Kings 12:11

'Whereas my father loaded you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions.'"

1 Kings 12:14

and he spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, "My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions."

Matthew 23:4

"They tie up heavy burdens and lay them on men's shoulders, but they themselves are unwilling to move them with so much as a finger.

Luke 11:46

But He said, "Woe to you lawyers as well! For you weigh men down with burdens hard to bear, while you yourselves will not even touch the burdens with one of your fingers.

Amos 2:13

"Behold, I am weighted down beneath you As a wagon is weighted down when filled with sheaves.

Numbers 11:11

So Moses said to the LORD, "Why have You been so hard on Your servant? And why have I not found favor in Your sight, that You have laid the burden of all this people on me?

Deuteronomy 1:9

"I spoke to you at that time, saying, 'I am not able to bear the burden of you alone.

Deuteronomy 1:12

'How can I alone bear the load and burden of you and your strife?

2 Samuel 15:33

David said to him, "If you pass over with me, then you will be a burden to me.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; even their servants domineered the people. But I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Proverbs 27:3

A stone is heavy and the sand weighty, But the provocation of a fool is heavier than both of them.

Psalm 38:4

For my iniquities are gone over my head; As a heavy burden they weigh too much for me.

Lamentations 1:14

"The yoke of my transgressions is bound; By His hand they are knit together They have come upon my neck; He has made my strength fail The Lord has given me into the hands Of those against whom I am not able to stand.

Matthew 20:12

saying, 'These last men have worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden and the scorching heat of the day.'

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our affliction which came to us in Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life;

2 Timothy 3:6

For among them are those who enter into households and captivate weak women weighed down with sins, led on by various impulses,

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