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Theasaurus: Complaining

47 Bible Verses about Complaining

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Numbers 14:2

All the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron. Then the entire assembly responded, "We wish that we had died in Egypt or in this wilderness.

Exodus 16:2

The whole congregation of the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron in the desert.

Numbers 11:1

Eventually, the people began complaining about their distress, and the LORD heard them. When the LORD heard, his anger flared up and the LORD's fire incinerated some of them within the outskirts of the camp.

Numbers 16:11

Therefore you and your group have conspired against the LORD and Aaron. What is it that causes you to complain against him?"

Numbers 21:5

the people complained against the LORD and Moses. "Why did you bring us out of Egypt to die in the wilderness?" they asked. "There's no food and water, and we're tired of this worthless bread."

Numbers 14:34

Just as you explored the land for 40 days, you'll bear the consequences of your iniquities for 40 years one year for each day as you experience my hostility.

Numbers 11:4

Meanwhile, certain riff-raff among the people had an insatiable appetite for food. As a result, they wept and turned back, and the Israelis cried out, "If only somebody would feed us some meat!

Exodus 16:7

and in the morning you will see the glory of the LORD, because he has heard your complaints against him. After all, who are we that you complain against us?"

Exodus 16:8

Moses also said, "When the LORD gives you meat to eat in the evening, and bread in the morning to satisfy you, the LORD will hear your complaints directed against him. Who are we? Your complaints aren't against us, but rather against the LORD."

Numbers 14:27

"How long will this wicked assembly keep complaining about me? I've heard the complaints of the Israelis that they've been murmuring against me.

Exodus 16:3

The Israelis told them, "If only we had died by the LORD's hand in the land of Egypt when we sat by the cooking pots, when we ate bread until we were filled because you brought us to this desert to kill this entire congregation with hunger."

Isaiah 29:24

Moreover, those who go astray in spirit will gain understanding, and those who complain will accept instruction.'"

Proverbs 23:29

Who has woe? Who has grief? Who has contention? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has bloodshot eyes?

Exodus 17:7

He named the place Massah and Meribah, because the Israelis quarreled and tested the LORD by saying: "Is the LORD really among us or not?"

Numbers 14:29

Your corpses will fall in this wilderness every single one of you who has been counted among you, according to your number from 20 years and above, who complained against me.

Job 21:4

After all, isn't my complaint against a human being? If so, why shouldn't I be impatient?

Lamentations 3:39

Why should anyone living complain, any mortal, about being punished for sin?

Numbers 11:5

How we remember the fish that we used to eat in Egypt for free! And the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic!

Exodus 17:2

The people quarreled with Moses: "Give us water to drink." Moses told them, "Why are you quarreling with me? Why are you testing the LORD?"

John 6:61

But Jesus, knowing within himself that his disciples were grumbling about this, asked them, "Does this offend you?

Job 7:13

For I've said, "My bed will comfort me; my couch will ease my burdens while I complain.'

Job 9:27

If I were to say, "Let me forget my complaint,' change the expression on my face, and look cheerful,

Job 10:1

"I am disgusted with living, so I'm going to talk about my complaint freely. I'll speak out from the bitterness of my soul.

Job 33:13

Why are you arguing with him? He doesn't have to give explanations for what he does to you!

Job 31:38

"If my land were to cry out against me or if all its furrows wept as one,

Deuteronomy 1:27

You murmured in your tents, "The LORD hates us. He brought us out of the land of Egypt in order to deliver us to the Amorites so he could destroy us.

Mark 9:38

John told Jesus, "Teacher, we saw someone driving out demons in your name. We tried to stop him, because he wasn't a follower like us."

Deuteronomy 1:34

"When the LORD heard your complaints, he became angry and declared,

Psalm 55:2

Pay attention to me and answer me. I moan and groan in my thoughts,

Luke 19:7

But all the people who saw this began to complain: "Jesus is going to be the guest of a notorious sinner!"

Job 23:1

Job's response was to say:

Numbers 16:41

Nevertheless, the very next day, the whole congregation of Israel complained against Moses and Aaron, "You've killed the LORD'S people!"

Lamentations 3:38

Do not both good and evil things proceed from the mouth of the Most High?

Exodus 17:3

But the people were thirsty there for water, so they complained against Moses: "Why did you bring us up from Egypt to kill us, our children, and our livestock with thirst?"

Jude 1:16

These people are complainers and faultfinders, following their own desires. They say arrogant things and flatter people in order to take advantage of them.

Psalm 106:25

They murmured in their tents, and didn't listen to the voice of the LORD.

From Thematic Bible


Complaining » What to do instead of complaining

Lamentations 3:39-40

Why should anyone living complain, any mortal, about being punished for sin? Let us examine our lifestyles, putting them to the test, and turn back to the LORD.

Complaining » The reward for complaining

Numbers 11:1

Eventually, the people began complaining about their distress, and the LORD heard them. When the LORD heard, his anger flared up and the LORD's fire incinerated some of them within the outskirts of the camp.

Complaining » Who are complainers

Jude 1:7-16

Likewise, Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities near them, which like them committed sexual sins and pursued homosexual activities, serve as an example of the punishment of eternal fire. In a similar way, these dreamers also defile their flesh, reject the Lord's authority, and slander his glorious beings. Even the archangel Michael, when he argued with the Devil and fought over the body of Moses, did not dare to bring a slanderous accusation against him. Instead, he said, "May the Lord rebuke you!" read more.
Whatever these people do not understand, they slander. Like irrational animals, they are destroyed by the very things they know by instinct. 11How terrible it will be for them! For they lived like Cain did , rushed headlong into Balaam's error to make a profit, and destroyed themselves, as happened in Korah's rebellion. These people are stains on your love feasts. They feast with you without any sense of awe. They are shepherds who care only for themselves. They are waterless clouds blown about by the winds. They are autumn trees that are fruitless, totally dead, and uprooted. They are wild waves of the sea, churning up the foam of their own shame. They are wandering stars for whom the deepest darkness has been reserved forever. Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied about these people when he said, "Look! The Lord has come with countless thousands of his holy ones. 15He will judge all people and convict everyone of all the ungodly things that they have done in such an ungodly way, including all the harsh things that these ungodly sinners have said about him." These people are complainers and faultfinders, following their own desires. They say arrogant things and flatter people in order to take advantage of them.

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