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27 Bible Verses about Distress

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Genesis 35:3

Then let's get up and go to Bethel, where I'll build an altar to the God who answered me when I was in distress and who was with me on the road, wherever I went."

Genesis 42:21-23

"We're all guilty because of what we did to our brother!" they told each other. "We kept on watching his suffering while he pleaded with us! We're in this mess because we wouldn't listen!" "Didn't I tell you!" Reuben replied. ""Don't wrong the kid!' I said, but would you listen? No! Now it's payback time!" Meanwhile, they had no idea that Joseph could understand them, since he was talking to them through an interpreter.

Deuteronomy 4:30

In your distress, when all these things happen to you in days to come and you return to the LORD your God, then you will hear his voice.

Judges 11:7

But Jephthah replied to the elders of Gilead, "Weren't you the ones who hated me and drove me out of my father's house? And you come to me now that you're in trouble?"

1 Samuel 22:1-2

David left from there and escaped to the Cave of Adullam. His brothers and all his father's family heard about this and went down to him there. Everyone who was in distress, everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was malcontent gathered around him, and he became their leader. There were about 400 men with him.

1 Samuel 26:24

Look, just as your life was valuable in my eyes today, so may my life be valuable in the LORD's eyes, and may he deliver me from all trouble."

2 Samuel 22:7

I cried out to the LORD in the middle of my troubles; I cried out to my God. He listened to my voice from his sanctuary, and my call for help was heard.

1 Kings 1:28-29

"Call Bathsheba for me," King David replied. So she came in and stood in front of the king. "As the LORD lives," the king said with an oath, "who has redeemed me from all sorts of troubles,

2 Chronicles 28:22

In the midst of his troubles, King Ahaz became more and more unfaithful to the LORD.

Nehemiah 2:17

Later I told them, "You all are watching the predicament we're in, how Jerusalem lies desolate, with its gates burned by fire. Let's rebuild the Jerusalem wall so we're no longer a disgrace."

Job 20:22

Even though he is satiated and self-sufficient, he suffers everyone in any sort of trouble will attack him.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the needy in distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat for the blistering attack from the ruthless is like a rainstorm beating against a wall,

Lamentations 1:20

Look, LORD, how distressed I am; all my insides are churning. My heart is troubled within me, because I vigorously rebelled. Outside the sword brings loss of life, while at home death rules.

Luke 21:23-25

"How terrible it will be for those women who are pregnant or who are nursing babies in those days! because there will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people. They will fall by the edge of the sword and be carried off as captives among all the nations, and Jerusalem will be trampled on by the unbelievers until the times of the unbelievers are fulfilled." "There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and there will be distress on earth among the nations that are confused by the roaring of the sea and its waves.

1 Corinthians 7:26

In view of the present crisis, I think it is prudent for a man to stay as he is.

1 Thessalonians 3:4

In fact, when we were with you, we told you ahead of time that we were going to suffer persecution. And as you know, that is what happened.

1 Thessalonians 3:7

That's why, brothers, in all our distress and persecution we have been encouraged about you by your faith.

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Distress » Trouble, borrowing » Pain

Job 33:19

"He is being reproved by painful bed rest, with continual aching in his bones.

Isaiah 21:3

Therefore my body is racked with pain; pangs have seized me, like the pangs of a woman in labor; I am so upset that I cannot hear; I am so frightened that I cannot see while I'm reeling around.

Revelation 16:10

The fifth angel poured his bowl on the throne of the beast. Its kingdom was plunged into darkness. People gnawed on their tongues in anguish

More verses: Job 14:22 Job 30:17

Distress » Sorrow » Common to all men

Psalm 71:20

God, who can compare to you, who caused me to experience troubles that were numerous and disastrous? You will return to revive me and lift me up from the depths of the earth.

Ecclesiastes 2:23

Indeed, all of his days are filled with sorrow, and his struggles bring grief. In fact, his mind remains restless throughout the night. This is pointless, too!

Job 14:22

He feels only his own pain, and grieves only for himself."

Job 5:7

But mankind is born headed for trouble, just as sparks soar skyward."

More verses: Psalm 116:3 Jeremiah 8:15

Soul » Distress

Psalm 42:6

My God, my soul feels depressed within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of Jordan, from the heights of Hermon, even from the foothills.

Psalm 32:4

For your hand was heavy upon me day and night; my strength was exhausted as in a summer drought. Interlude

Acts 9:9

For three days he couldn't see, and he didn't eat or drink anything.

Topics on Distress

Cries Of Distress To God

19;119;146

I have called out to you, "Save me, so I may keep your decrees."

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