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Theasaurus: Brokenness

27 Bible Verses about Brokenness

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Isaiah 66:2

My hand made all these things, and so they all came into being. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. I will look favorably on this kind of person: one who is humble, submissive in spirit, and who trembles at My word.

Psalm 109:16

For he did not think to show kindness, but pursued the wretched poor and the brokenhearted in order to put them to death.

Jeremiah 23:9

Concerning the prophets: My heart is broken within me, and all my bones tremble. I have become like a drunkard, like a man overcome by wine, because of the Lord, because of His holy words.

Ezekiel 21:6-7

"But you, son of man, groan! Groan bitterly with a broken heart right before their eyes. And when they ask you: Why are you groaning? then say: Because of the news that is coming. Every heart will melt, and every hand will become weak. Every spirit will be discouraged, and every knee will turn to water. Yes, it is coming and it will happen." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

Job 30:24

Yet no one would stretch out [his] hand against a ruined man when he cries out to him for help because of his distress.

Job 31:38-40

If my land cries out against me and its furrows join in weeping, if I have consumed its produce without payment or shown contempt for its tenants, then let thorns grow instead of wheat and stinkweed instead of barley. The words of Job are concluded.

Isaiah 1:28

But both rebels and sinners will be destroyed, and those who abandon the Lord will perish.

Job 24:20

The womb forgets them; worms feed on them; they are remembered no more. So injustice is broken like a tree.

Isaiah 8:12-15

Do not call everything an alliance these people say is an alliance. Do not fear what they fear; do not be terrified. You are to regard only the Lord of Hosts as holy. Only He should be feared; only He should be held in awe. He will be a sanctuary; but for the two houses of Israel, He will be a stone to stumble over and a rock to trip over, and a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.read more.
Many will stumble over these; they will fall and be broken; they will be snared and captured.

Isaiah 65:14-15

My servants will shout for joy from a glad heart, but you will cry out from an anguished heart, and you will lament out of a broken spirit. You will leave your name behind as a curse for My chosen ones, and the Lord God will kill you; but He will give His servants another name.

Jeremiah 22:24-30

"As I live," says the Lord, "though you, Coniah son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, were a signet ring on My right hand, I would tear you from it. In fact, I will hand you over to those you dread, who want to take your life, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the Chaldeans. I will hurl you and the mother who gave birth to you into another land, where neither of you were born, and there you will both die.read more.
They will never return to the land they long to return to." Is this man Coniah a despised, shattered pot, a jar no one wants? Why are he and his descendants hurled out and cast into a land they have not known? Earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Lord says: Record this man as childless, a man who will not be successful in his lifetime. None of his descendants will succeed in sitting on the throne of David or ruling again in Judah.

Ezekiel 32:28

But you will be shattered and will lie down among the uncircumcised, with those slain by the sword.

Jeremiah 48:4-5

Moab will be shattered; her little ones will cry out. For on the ascent to Luhith they will be weeping continually, and on the descent to Horonaim will be heard cries of distress over the destruction:

Jeremiah 50:23-24

How the hammer of the whole earth is cut down and smashed! What a horror Babylon has become among the nations! Babylon, I laid a trap for you, and you were caught, but you did not even know it. You were found and captured because you fought against the Lord.

Jeremiah 51:6-10

Leave Babylon; save your lives, each of you! Don't be silenced by her guilt. For this is the time of the Lord's vengeance- He will pay her what she deserves. Babylon was a golden cup in the Lord's hand making the whole earth drunk. The nations drank her wine; therefore, the nations go mad. Suddenly Babylon fell and was shattered. Wail for her; get balm for her wound- perhaps she can be healed.read more.
We tried to heal Babylon, but she could not be healed. Abandon her! Let each of us go to his own land, for her judgment extends to the sky and reaches as far as the clouds. The Lord has brought about our vindication; come, let's tell in Zion what the Lord our God has accomplished.

Isaiah 66:1-2

This is what the Lord says: Heaven is My throne, and earth is My footstool. What house could you possibly build for Me? And what place could be My home? My hand made all these things, and so they all came into being. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. I will look favorably on this kind of person: one who is humble, submissive in spirit, and who trembles at My word.

Psalm 51:16-17

You do not want a sacrifice, or I would give it; You are not pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifice pleasing to God is a broken spirit. God, You will not despise a broken and humbled heart.

Isaiah 57:14-21

He said, "Build it up, build it up, prepare the way, remove [every] obstacle from My people's way." For the High and Exalted One who lives forever, whose name is Holy says this: "I live in a high and holy place, and with the oppressed and lowly of spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and revive the heart of the oppressed. For I will not accuse [you] forever, and I will not always be angry; for then the spirit would grow weak before Me, even the breath [of man], which I have made.read more.
Because of his sinful greed I was angry, so I struck him; I was angry and hid; but he went on turning back to the desires of his heart. I have seen his ways, but I will heal him; I will lead him and comfort him and his mourners, creating words of praise." The Lord says, "Peace, peace to the one who is far or near, and I will heal him. But the wicked are like the storm-tossed sea, for it cannot be still, and its waters churn up mire and muck. There is no peace for the wicked," says my God.

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