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Theasaurus: Brokenness

27 Bible Verses about Brokenness

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Psalm 109:16

For he didn't think to extend gracious love; he harassed to death the poor, the needy, and the broken hearted.

Jeremiah 23:9

Concerning the prophets: My heart is broken within me, and all my bones shake. I'm like a drunk man, like a person overcome with wine, because of the LORD, and because of his holy words.

Ezekiel 21:6-7

"And now, Son of Man, you are to start groaning until you're sick to your stomach. You are to groan bitterly right in front of them. When they'll ask you, "Why are you groaning?' you are to say, "Because of the news that just arrived. Every heart will melt with fear, every hand will grow limp, every spirit will grow faint, and every knee will glisten with sweat.' Look! It has come and it will be fulfilled," declares the Lord GOD.

Job 30:24

"Surely he won't stretch his hand against the needy, will he, especially if they cry to him in their calamity?

Job 31:38-40

"If my land were to cry out against me or if all its furrows wept as one, If I've consumed its produce without paying for it and snuffed out the life of its owners; may thorns spring up instead of wheat, and obnoxious weeds instead of barley." With this, Job's discourse with his friends is completed.

Isaiah 1:28

Rebels and sinners will be broken together, and those who forsake the LORD will be consumed.

Job 24:20

The womb will forget them. Maggots will find them to be a delicacy! They won't be remembered anymore, their iniquity will be cut to pieces like firewood.

Isaiah 8:12-15

"Don't call conspiracy everything that this people calls conspiracy, and don't fear what they fear, or live in terror. The LORD of the Heavenly Armies he's the one you are to regard as holy. Let him be the one whom you fear, and let him be the one before whom you stand in terror! Then he will be a sanctuary, but for both houses of Israel he'll also be a stone with which someone strikes himself, a rock one stumbles over, a trap and a snare to those who live in Jerusalem.read more.
Many will stumble on them; They'll fall and be broken; They'll be snared and captured.

Isaiah 65:14-15

My servants will sing in gladness of heart, but you'll cry for help from anguish of heart, and you'll howl from brokenness of spirit. You'll leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord GOD will put you to death permanently.

Jeremiah 22:24-30

"As certainly as I'm alive and living," declares the LORD, "even if Jehoiakim's son King Jehoiachin of Judah were a signet ring on my right hand, I would pull you off and give you to those who are trying to kill you, whom you fear that is, to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon and the Chaldeans. I'll hurl you and the mother who gave birth to you into another land where you were not born, and there you will die. read more.
As for the land to which you want to return, you won't return there! "Is this man Jehoiachin a despised and shattered jar, a vessel no one wants? Why were he and his descendants hurled away, thrown into a land that they didn't know? Land, land, land, listen to this message from the LORD! This is what the LORD says: "Write this man off as childless, a man who does not prosper in his lifetime. None of his descendants will succeed in sitting on the throne of David, or ever ruling in Judah again.'"

Ezekiel 32:28

You'll be broken, and you'll lie down with the uncircumcised who died violently.

Jeremiah 48:4-5

Moab will be destroyed; her little ones will cry out. Indeed, at the ascent of Luhith people will go up with bitter weeping. At the descent of Horonaim the anguished cries over the destruction will be heard.

Jeremiah 50:23-24

How the hammer of all the earth is cut off and broken! How Babylon has become a horror among the nations! I'll set a trap for you, and you will be caught, Babylon, but you don't realize it. You will be found and also seized, because you challenged the LORD!

Jeremiah 51:6-10

Flee from Babylon, and each of you, escape with your life! Don't be destroyed because of her guilt, for it's time for the LORD's vengeance. He is paying back what is due to her. Babylon was a golden cup in the LORD's hand, making the whole earth drunk. The nations drank her wine, therefore the nations have gone mad. Suddenly, Babylon fell down and was shattered. Wail for her! Bring balm for her wound, perhaps she will be healed.read more.
We tried to heal Babylon, but she wouldn't be healed. Leave her, and let each of us go to his own country. For her judgment has reached to the heavens, and is lifted up to the sky. The LORD will vindicate us. Come! Let us declare the work of the LORD our God in Zion.

Isaiah 66:1-2

This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house that you would build for me, and where will my resting place be? All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came into being," declares the LORD. "But this is the one to whom I will look favorably: to the one who is humble and contrite in spirit, and who trembles at my message.

Psalm 51:16-17

Indeed, you do not delight in sacrifices, or I would give them, nor do you desire burnt offerings. True sacrifice to God is a broken spirit. A broken and chastened heart, God, you will not despise.

Isaiah 57:14-21

And one has said: "Build up! Build up the road! Prepare the highway! Remove every obstacle from my people's way.' "For this is what the high and lofty One says, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "He lives in the height and in holiness, and also with the one who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite. For I won't accuse forever, nor will I always be angry; for then the human spirit would grow faint before me even the souls that I have created.read more.
Because of his wicked greed I was angry, so I punished him; and I hid my face, and was angry but he kept turning back to his stubborn will. I've seen his ways, yet I will heal him, and restore for him comfort to him and for those who mourn for him when I create the fruit of the lips: Peace to the one who is far away or near," says the LORD, "and I'll heal him. But the wicked are tossed like the sea; for it is not able to keep still, and its waters toss up mire and mud. "Yet there is no peace," says my God, "for the wicked."

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