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Theasaurus: Brokenness

27 Bible Verses about Brokenness

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Psalm 109:16

because he did not remember to show loyal love, but he pursued anyone, poor or needy or brokenhearted, to slay [them].

Jeremiah 23:9

Concerning the prophets: My heart is broken in my midst. All my bones tremble. I have become like a drunken man, even like a man over whom wine has passed, because of Yahweh, and because of {his holy words}.

Ezekiel 21:6-7

And you, son of man, groan {with shaking hips}, and you must groan with bitterness before their eyes. {And then} when they say to you, 'On account of what [are] you groaning?' then you must say, 'On account of [the] report, for it [is] coming, and every heart will be weak and all hands will hang limp and every spirit will be disheartened, and all knees will go [like] water.' Look! It [is] coming, and it will happen!" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Job 30:24

"Surely someone must not send a hand against [the] needy when, in his misfortune, [there is] a cry of help for them.

Job 31:38-40

If my land has cried out against me, and its furrows have wept together, if I have eaten its yield without payment, or I have caused [the] breath of its owners to die, let thorns grow in place of wheat and noxious weeds in place of barley." The words of Job are ended.

Isaiah 1:28

But [the] destruction [of] rebels and sinners [shall be] together, and those who forsake Yahweh will perish.

Job 24:20

[The] womb forgets him. [The] maggot feasts on him [until] he is no longer remembered, and wickedness is broken like a tree.

Isaiah 8:12-15

"You must not call conspiracy everything that this people calls conspiracy, and you must not {share its fear}, and you must not be in dread. You shall regard Yahweh of hosts as holy, and he [is] your fear, and he [is] your dread. And he will become like a sanctuary and a stumbling-stone, and like a stumbling-rock for the two houses of Israel, like a trap and a snare for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.read more.
And many shall stumble among them, and they shall fall and they shall be broken, and they shall be ensnared and they shall be caught."

Isaiah 65:14-15

Look! My servants shall shout {for joy}, but you, you shall cry out {for pain} and howl {for sadness}. And you shall leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord Yahweh will kill you, and he will {give} his servants another name.

Jeremiah 22:24-30

"As I live," {declares} Yahweh, "surely if Coniah, the son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, were [the] seal on my right hand, surely from there I would wrench you off. And I would give you into the hand of those who seek your life, and into the hand of those from whom you [are] frightened by their presence, and into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, and into the hand of the Chaldeans. And I will throw you and your mother who gave birth to you to another country where you were not born, and there you will die.read more.
As for the land to which they are {longing} to return, they will not return. [Is] this man Coniah a despised, shattered vessel? Or a vessel [in which] there is no delight? Why are he and his offspring thrown far, and cast away to the land that they do not know?" land, land, land, hear the word of Yahweh. Thus says Yahweh: "Record this man [as] childless, a man [who] will not succeed in his days, for no man from his offspring will succeed [him], sitting on the throne of David and ruling again in Judah."

Ezekiel 32:28

And you [too] in the midst of uncircumcised [people] will be broken, and you will lie with [those] slain by [the] sword.

Jeremiah 48:4-5

Moab is broken, her little ones {make heard} a cry for help. For the ascent of Luhith, in weeping they go weeping, For on the slope of Horonaim they have heard [the] distresses of [the] cry of distress of [the] destruction.

Jeremiah 50:23-24

How the blacksmith's hammer of all the earth is cut down and broken! How Babylon has become as a horror among the nations! I laid a bird snare for you, and you were caught, Babylon. But you yourself [did] not know. You were discovered and seized, because with Yahweh you measured yourself.

Jeremiah 51:6-10

Flee from the midst of Babylon and save each one his life. You must not perish because of her guilt. For this [is the] time of vengeance for Yahweh, he [will] repay her what is deserved. Babylon [was] a cup of gold in the hand of Yahweh, making drunk all the earth. [The] nations drank of her wine. {Therefore} [the] nations acted like madmen. Suddenly Babylon has fallen and she is shattered. Wail over her! Take balm for her wounds, perhaps she may be healed.read more.
We tried to heal Babylon, and she was not healed. Forsake her and let us go each one to his country, for her judgment has reached to the heavens, and it has been lifted up to [the] skies. Yahweh has brought forth our vindication. Come and let us make known in Zion the work of Yahweh our God.

Isaiah 66:1-2

Thus says Yahweh: "Heaven [is] my throne, and the earth [is] the footstool for my feet. Where [is] this house that you would build for me? And where [is] this resting place for me? And my hand has made all these [things], and all these {came to be}," {declares} Yahweh, "but I look to this [one]: to [the] humble and [the] contrite of spirit and [the one] frightened at my word.

Psalm 51:16-17

For you do not delight [in] sacrifice or I would give [it]. [With] a burnt offering you are not pleased. The sacrifices of God [are] a broken spirit; A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Isaiah 57:14-21

And one shall say, "Build up, build up! Clear [the] way! Remove [the] obstacles from the way of my people!" For thus says [the] high and lofty one who resides forever, and [whose] name [is] holy: "I reside [in] a high and holy place, and with [the] {contrite} and humble of spirit, to revive [the] spirit of [the] humble, and to revive [the] heart of [the] {contrite}. For I will not attack forever, and I will not be angry forever, for [the] spirit will grow faint before me, and [the] breaths [that] I myself I have made.read more.
I was angry because of his sin of gain, and I struck him; I hid and I was angry, but he walked apostate, in the ways of his heart. I have seen his ways, but I will heal him; and I will lead him and give him and his mourners comfort as a recompense, creating fruit of lips. Peace, peace to the far and near," says Yahweh, "and I will heal him. But the wicked [are] like the churning sea, that is not able to keep quiet, and its waters toss up mire and mud. There is no peace," says my God, "for the wicked."