Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, as to our tribulation which happened in Asia, - that, exceedingly, beyond power, were we weighed down, so that we despaired, even of life.
2 Corinthians 6:4
But, in everything, commending ourselves as God's ministers, - in much endurance, in tribulations, in necessities, in straits,
2 Corinthians 7:5
For, even when we came into Macedonia, no relief at all, had our flesh; but, in every way, were we in tribulation, - without, fightings! within, fears!
2 Corinthians 11:23
Ministers of Christ, are they? As one deranged I am talking, I, above measure! - in toils, superabundantly, in prisons, superabundantly, in stripes, to excess, in deaths, oft, -
2 Corinthians 4:16
Wherefore we faint not, but, even if, our outer man, is decaying, nevertheless, our inner man , is renewing day by day.
2 Corinthians 12:10
Wherefore, I take pleasure in weaknesses, in insults, in necessities, in persecutions, and straits, in behalf of Christ; for, as soon as I am weak, then, am powerful.
1 Samuel 28:15
And Samuel said unto Saul, Wherefore hast thou disquieted me, by bringing me up? And Saul said - I am in sore distress, for, the Philistines, are making war against me, and, God, hath turned away from me, and answereth me no more - either by means of the prophets, or by dreams, therefore have I even called for thee, to let me know, what I am to do.
1 Samuel 30:6
And David was in sore distress, for the people had spoken of stoning him, because the souls of all the people were embittered, every man for his own sons and for his own daughters, - but David emboldened himself in Yahweh his God.
Mine adversaries have panted all the day, For, many, are fighting with me, loftily.
In the reverence of Yahweh, is strong security, and, his children, shall have a place of refuge.
A tower of strength, is the Name of Yahweh, thereinto, runneth the righteous, and is safe.
And, not only so, but let us boast also in our tribulations; knowing that, our tribulation, worketh out endurance.
Who shall separate us from the love of the Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? -
All Joy, account it, my brethren, whensoever ye fall in with, manifold, temptations, -
1 Peter 1:6
Wherein ye exult, though, for a little, just now, if needful, put to grief in manifold temptations,
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved! be not held in surprise by the burning among you, which, for putting you to the proof, is befalling you, as though a, surprising, thing were happening unto you;
Not in despair
1 Samuel 31:4
Then said Saul to his armour-bearer - Draw thy sword and pierce me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised come, and pierce me through, and abuse me. But his armour-bearer was not willing, for he was sore afraid. So Saul took his sword and fell thereon.
Then said his wife unto him, Art thou still holding fast thine integrity? Curse God, and die!
Yahweh, will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him, when he is judged.
I will not leave you bereft, - I am coming unto you.
1 Corinthians 10:13
Trial, hath not taken you, save such as man can bear; faithful, moreover is God, who will not suffer you to be tried above what ye are able, but will make, with the trial, also the way of escape, that ye may be able to hold out.