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But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.

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Luke 16:24
So he called out, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in anguish in this fire.'


Luke 16:23
And in hell, as he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far off with Lazarus at his side.
Lamentations 1:7
(Zayin) Jerusalem remembers, when she became a poor homeless person, all her treasures that she owned in days of old. When her people fell into an enemy's grip, none of her allies came to her rescue. Her enemies gloated over her; they sneered at her downfall.
Daniel 5:22
"But you, his son Belshazzar, have not humbled yourself, although you knew all this.
Mark 9:46

Thy good

Luke 6:24
"But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your comfort already.
Job 21:13
They live out their years in prosperity and go down to the grave in peace.
Job 22:18
But it was he who filled their houses with good things -- yet the counsel of the wicked was far from me.
Psalm 17:14
Lord, use your power to deliver me from these murderers, from the murderers of this world! They enjoy prosperity; you overwhelm them with the riches they desire. They have many children, and leave their wealth to their offspring.
Psalm 37:35
I have seen ruthless evil men growing in influence, like a green tree grows in its native soil.
Psalm 49:11
Their grave becomes their permanent residence, their eternal dwelling place. They name their lands after themselves,
Psalm 73:7
Their prosperity causes them to do wrong; their thoughts are sinful.
Romans 8:7
because the outlook of the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to the law of God, nor is it able to do so.
Philippians 3:19
Their end is destruction, their god is the belly, they exult in their shame, and they think about earthly things.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him,


Luke 16:20
But at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus whose body was covered with sores,
John 16:33
I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble and suffering, but take courage -- I have conquered the world."
Acts 14:22
They strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in the faith, saying, "We must enter the kingdom of God through many persecutions."
1 Thessalonians 3:3
so that no one would be shaken by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this.
Hebrews 11:25
choosing rather to be ill-treated with the people of God than to enjoy sin's fleeting pleasure.
Revelation 7:14
So I said to him, "My lord, you know the answer." Then he said to me, "These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb!

General references

Genesis 41:53
The seven years of abundance in the land of Egypt came to an end.
Deuteronomy 28:17
Your basket and your mixing bowl will be cursed.
Proverbs 14:13
Even in laughter the heart may ache, and the end of joy may be grief.
Matthew 5:4
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
Mark 9:46

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