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27 Bible Verses about Distress

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Genesis 35:3

and we will arise, and go up to Bethel; and I will make there an altar to the God that answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way that I went.

Genesis 42:21-23

Then they said one to another, We are indeed guilty concerning our brother, whose anguish of soul we saw when he besought us, and we did not hearken; therefore this distress is come upon us. And Reuben answered them, saying, Did I not speak to you, saying, Do not sin against the lad? But ye did not hearken; and now behold, his blood also is required. And they did not know that Joseph understood, for the interpreter was between them.

Deuteronomy 4:30

In thy tribulation, and when all these things shall come upon thee, at the end of days, thou shalt return to Jehovah thy God, and shalt hearken to his voice,

Judges 11:7

But Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead, "Did you not hate me, and drive me out of my father's house? Why have you come to me now when you are in trouble?"

1 Samuel 22:1-2

And David departed thence, and escaped to the cave of Adullam. And his brethren and all his father's house heard it, and they went down thither to him. And every one in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one of embittered spirit collected round him; and he became a captain over them; and there were with him about four hundred men.

1 Samuel 26:24

And behold, as thy life was highly esteemed this day in mine eyes, so let my life be highly esteemed in the eyes of Jehovah, that he may deliver me out of all distress.

2 Samuel 22:7

In my distress I called upon Jehovah, And I cried to my God; And he heard my voice out of his temple, And my cry came into his ears.

1 Kings 1:28-29

Then king David answered and said, Call me Bathsheba. And she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king. And the king swore, and said, As Jehovah liveth, who has redeemed my soul out of all distress,

2 Chronicles 28:22

And in the time of his trouble he transgressed yet more against Jehovah, this king Ahaz.

Nehemiah 2:17

And I said to them, Ye see the distress that we are in, that Jerusalem lies waste, and its gates are burned with fire. Come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.

Job 20:22

In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits; every hand of the wretched shall come upon him.

Psalm 120:1

{A Song of degrees.} In my trouble I called unto Jehovah, and he answered me.

Isaiah 25:4

For thou hast been a fortress to the poor, a fortress for the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat: for the blast of the terrible ones has been as the storm against a wall.

Lamentations 1:20

See, Jehovah, for I am in distress, my bowels are troubled; my heart is turned within me, for I have grievously rebelled: without, the sword hath bereaved me, within, it is as death.

Luke 21:23-25

But woe to them that are with child and to them who give suck in those days, for there shall be great distress upon the land and wrath upon this people. And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the nations until the times of the nations be fulfilled. And there shall be signs in sun and moon and stars, and upon the earth distress of nations in perplexity at the roar of the sea and rolling waves,

1 Corinthians 7:26

I think then that this is good, on account of the present necessity, that it is good for a man to remain so as he is.

2 Corinthians 7:4

Great is my boldness towards you, great my exulting in respect of you; I am filled with encouragement; I overabound in joy under all our affliction.

1 Thessalonians 3:4

for also, when we were with you, we told you beforehand we are about to be in tribulation, even as also it came to pass, and ye know.)

1 Thessalonians 3:7

for this reason we have been comforted in you, brethren, in all our distress and tribulation, through your faith,

From Thematic Bible


Distress » Trouble, borrowing » Pain

Job 33:19

He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and with constant strife in his bones;

Isaiah 21:3

Therefore are my loins filled with pain; anguish hath taken hold upon me, as the anguish of a woman in travail: I am bowed down so as not to hear, I am dismayed so as not to see.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast; and its kingdom became darkened; and they gnawed their tongues with distress,

More verses: Job 14:22 Job 30:17

Distress » Sorrow » Common to all men

Ecclesiastes 2:23

For all his days are sorrows, and his travail vexation: even in the night his heart taketh no rest. This also is vanity.

Job 14:22

But his flesh hath pain for himself alone, and his soul mourneth for himself.

More verses: Psalm 116:3 Jeremiah 8:15

Soul » Distress

Psalm 42:6

My God, my soul is cast down within me; therefore do I remember thee from the land of the Jordan, and the Hermons, from mount Mizar.

Psalm 32:4

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me; my moisture was turned into the drought of summer. Selah.

Acts 9:9

And he was three days without seeing, and neither ate nor drank.

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Cries Of Distress To God

19;119;146

I call upon thee; save me, and I will keep thy testimonies.