50 Bible Verses about

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John 9:1-3

As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth.

John 11:3-4

So the sisters sent word to Him, saying, "Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick."

John 21:18-19

"Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were younger, you used to gird yourself and walk wherever you wished; but when you grow old, you will stretch out your hands and someone else will gird you, and bring you where you do not wish to go."

2 Corinthians 4:8-11

we are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing;

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

Psalm 119:71

It is good for me that I was afflicted, That I may learn Your statutes.

Isaiah 26:9

At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Deuteronomy 4:30-31

"When you are in distress and all these things have come upon you, in the latter days you will return to the LORD your God and listen to His voice.

Nehemiah 1:8-9

"Remember the word which You commanded Your servant Moses, saying, 'If you are unfaithful I will scatter you among the peoples;

Psalm 78:34

When He killed them, then they sought Him, And returned and searched diligently for God;

Isaiah 10:20-21

Now in that day the remnant of Israel, and those of the house of Jacob who have escaped, will never again rely on the one who struck them, but will truly rely on the LORD, the Holy One of Israel.

Hosea 2:6-7

"Therefore, behold, I will hedge up her way with thorns, And I will build a wall against her so that she cannot find her paths.

Job 34:31-32

"For has anyone said to God, 'I have borne chastisement; I will not offend anymore;

Isaiah 10:20

Now in that day the remnant of Israel, and those of the house of Jacob who have escaped, will never again rely on the one who struck them, but will truly rely on the LORD, the Holy One of Israel.

Ezekiel 14:10-11

"They will bear the punishment of their iniquity; as the iniquity of the inquirer is, so the iniquity of the prophet will be,

Judges 4:3

The sons of Israel cried to the LORD; for he had nine hundred iron chariots, and he oppressed the sons of Israel severely for twenty years.

Jeremiah 31:18

"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.

Lamentations 2:17-19

The LORD has done what He purposed; He has accomplished His word Which He commanded from days of old He has thrown down without sparing, And He has caused the enemy to rejoice over you; He has exalted the might of your adversaries.

Hosea 5:14-15

For I will be like a lion to Ephraim And like a young lion to the house of Judah I, even I, will tear to pieces and go away, I will carry away, and there will be none to deliver.

Jonah 2:1

Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from the stomach of the fish,

Job 36:8-9

"And if they are bound in fetters, And are caught in the cords of affliction,

Luke 15:16-18

"And he would have gladly filled his stomach with the pods that the swine were eating, and no one was giving anything to him.

Numbers 21:7

So the people came to Moses and said, "We have sinned, because we have spoken against the LORD and you; intercede with the LORD, that He may remove the serpents from us." And Moses interceded for the people.

Psalm 32:5

I acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I did not hide; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD"; And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.

Psalm 66:10

For You have tried us, O God; You have refined us as silver is refined.

Proverbs 17:3

The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, But the LORD tests hearts.

Genesis 22:1-2

Now it came about after these things, that God tested Abraham, and said to him, "Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am."

Deuteronomy 8:2

"You shall remember all the way which the LORD your God has led you in the wilderness these forty years, that He might humble you, testing you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

Deuteronomy 8:16

"In the wilderness He fed you manna which your fathers did not know, that He might humble you and that He might test you, to do good for you in the end.

Hebrews 11:17

By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was offering up his only begotten son;

Deuteronomy 8:3

"He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.

Lamentations 3:19-20

Remember my affliction and my wandering, the wormwood and bitterness.

2 Corinthians 12:7

Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me--to keep me from exalting myself!

1 Peter 2:20

For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God.

John 15:2

"Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness.

Acts 8:3-4

But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison.

Acts 11:19-21

So then those who were scattered because of the persecution that occurred in connection with Stephen made their way to Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except to Jews alone.

Philippians 1:12

Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel,

2 Timothy 2:9-10

for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.

2 Timothy 4:16-17

At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

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