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Theasaurus: Adversity

34 Bible Verses about Adversity

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James 1:2-4

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. Let endurance have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Therefore we don't faint, but though our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory; while we don't look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

Psalm 145:14

Yahweh upholds all who fall, and raises up all those who are bowed down.

Psalm 34:17

The righteous cry, and Yahweh hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles.

James 1:12-15

Blessed is the man who endures temptation, for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him. Let no man say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God," for God can't be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one. But each one is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.read more.
Then the lust, when it has conceived, bears sin; and the sin, when it is full grown, brings forth death.

1 Peter 4:12-13

Beloved, don't be astonished at the fiery trial which has come upon you, to test you, as though a strange thing happened to you. But because you are partakers of Christ's sufferings, rejoice; that at the revelation of his glory you also may rejoice with exceeding joy.

1 Samuel 18:1-3

It happened, when he had made an end of speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house. Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Don't befriend a hot-tempered man, and don't associate with one who harbors anger: lest you learn his ways, and ensnare your soul.

Proverbs 27:5-6

Better is open rebuke than hidden love. Faithful are the wounds of a friend; although the kisses of an enemy are profuse.

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Adversity » Sometimes the result of sin and folly

Leviticus 26:16

I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:31

Your ox shall be slain before your eyes, and you shall not eat of it: your donkey shall be violently taken away from before your face, and shall not be restored to you: your sheep shall be given to your enemies, and you shall have none to save you.

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore you shall serve your enemies whom Yahweh shall send against you, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron on your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Deuteronomy 28:65

Among these nations you shall find no ease, and there shall be no rest for the sole of your foot: but Yahweh will give you there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and pining of soul;

Deuteronomy 32:24

[They shall be] wasted with hunger, and devoured with burning heat and bitter destruction. I will send the teeth of animals on them, With the poison of crawling things of the dust.

Day » A time of judgment called a day of » Adversity

Topics on Adversity

Adversity, Purpose Of

10;12;9-12

Why have you despised the word of Yahweh, to do that which is evil in his sight? You have struck Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and have taken his wife to be your wife, and have slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon.

Overcoming Adversity

43;16;33

I have told you these things, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have oppression; but cheer up! I have overcome the world."