Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?
Then Job got up, and after parting his clothing and cutting off his hair, he went down on his face to the earth, and gave worship, and said,
And the Satan went out from before the Lord, and sent on Job an evil disease covering his skin from his feet to the top of his head.
He makes the broken-hearted well, and puts oil on their wounds.
And not only so, but let us have joy in our troubles: in the knowledge that trouble gives us the power of waiting;
Who will come between us and the love of Christ? Will trouble, or pain, or cruel acts, or the need of food or of clothing, or danger, or the sword?
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our glory is in this, in the knowledge which we have that our way of life in the world, and most of all in relation to you, has been holy and true in the eyes of God; not in the wisdom of the flesh, but in the grace of God.
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he said to me, My grace is enough for you, for my power is made complete in what is feeble. Most gladly, then, will I take pride in my feeble body, so that the power of Christ may be on me.
Let it be all joy to you, my brothers, when you undergo tests of every sort;
1 Peter 1:6
You have cause for great joy in this, though it may have been necessary for you to be troubled for a little time, being tested in all sorts of ways,
A glad heart makes a healthy body, but a crushed spirit makes the bones dry.
For the arrows of the Ruler of all are present with me, and their poison goes deep into my spirit: his army of fears is put in order against me.
Then you send dreams to me, and visions of fear;
That, if I was an evil-doer, the curse would come on me; and if I was upright, my head would not be lifted up, being full of shame and overcome with trouble.
When I kept my mouth shut, my bones were wasted, because of my crying all through the day.
The cruel words of my haters are like a crushing of my bones; when they say to me every day, Where is your God?
I am troubled because of the voice of the cruel ones, because of the loud cry of the evil-doers; for they put a weight of evil on me, and they are cruel in their hate for me.
In the day of my trouble, my heart was turned to the Lord: my hand was stretched out in the night without resting; my soul would not be comforted.
Lord, why have you sent away my soul? why is your face covered from me?
For I am poor and in need, and my heart is wounded in me.
And he took with him Peter and James and John, and grief and great trouble came on him.
2 Corinthians 2:7
So that now, on the other hand, it is right for him to have forgiveness and comfort from you, for fear that his sorrow may be over-great.