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27 Bible Verses about Distress

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Genesis 35:3

Then let us make ready and let us go up to Bethel, so that I can make an altar there to the God who answered me in the day of my trouble, and who has been with me on the way that I have gone."

Genesis 42:21-23

Then each said to his brother, "Surely we [are] guilty on account of our brother when we saw the anguish of his soul when he pleaded for mercy to us and we would not listen. Therefore this trouble has come to us." Then Reuben answered them, saying, "Did I not say to you, do not sin against the boy? But you did not listen, and now, behold, his blood has been sought." Now they did not know that Joseph understood, for the interpreter [was] between them.

Deuteronomy 4:30

{In your distress} when all these things have found you in the {latter days}, then you will return to Yahweh your God, and you will listen to his voice.

Judges 11:7

Jephthah said to the elders, "Did you not shun me and drive me out from the house of my father? Why do you come to me now when you have trouble?"

1 Samuel 22:1-2

David went from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. When his brothers and all his father's household heard, they came down to him there. Every man in distress and every man who had a creditor and every embittered man gathered to him, and he became {their commander}. Now there [were] about four hundred men with him.

1 Samuel 26:24

Look, as your life was precious in my eyes this day, may my life be great in the eyes of Yahweh, and may he rescue me from all trouble."

2 Samuel 22:7

In my distress I called [upon] Yahweh, and to my God I called. He heard my voice from his temple, and my cry for help [was] to his ears.

1 Kings 1:28-29

Then King David answered and said, "Summon Bathsheba for me." Then she came before the king and stood in his presence. Then the king swore and said, "{As Yahweh lives}, who has saved my life from all trouble,

2 Chronicles 28:22

And in the time of his distress, King Ahaz continued to act unfaithfully against Yahweh.

Nehemiah 2:17

Then I said to them, "You see the misery that we are in, that Jerusalem is ruined and its gates burned by the fire. Come, build the walls of Jerusalem and we shall no longer be a disgrace."

Job 20:22

In the fullness of his excess {he will be in distress}; all of misery's power will come [upon] him.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a refuge to the poor, a refuge to the needy in his distress, a shelter from [the] rainstorm, a shade from [the] heat. For [the] breath of [the] ruthless [was] like a rainstorm against a wall,

Lamentations 1:20

See, O Yahweh, that {I am in distress}; {my stomach} is in torment, my heart has turned inside me because I have certainly rebelled. From outside a sword brings bereavement, inside the house [it is] like death.

Luke 21:23-25

Woe to those {who are pregnant} and to those who are nursing [their babies] in those days! For there will be great distress on the earth and wrath against this people, and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations, and Jerusalem will be trampled down by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. "And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity from the noise of the sea and [its] surging,

1 Corinthians 7:26

Therefore, I consider this to be good because of the impending distress, that [it is] good for a man to be thus.

2 Corinthians 7:4

Great [is] my confidence toward you; great [is] my boasting on your behalf; I am filled with encouragement; I am overflowing with joy in all our affliction.

1 Thessalonians 3:4

for indeed when we were with you we told you beforehand that we were about to be afflicted, just as indeed it happened, and you know.

1 Thessalonians 3:7

because of this, brothers, we have been comforted because of you in all our distress and affliction through your faith,

From Thematic Bible


Distress » Trouble, borrowing » Pain

Job 33:19

"And he is reproved with pain on his bed, even [with] the strife of his bones continually,

Isaiah 21:3

Therefore my loins are filled [with] anguish; pangs have seized me, like [the] pangs of a woman giving birth. I am {too bent to hear}, I am {too dismayed to see}.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom became darkened, and they began chewing their tongues because of the pain.

More verses: Job 14:22 Job 30:17

Distress » Sorrow » Common to all men

Psalm 71:20

You who have caused me to see many troubles and evils, you will again revive me. And from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up.

Ecclesiastes 2:23

All his days [are] painful, his labor [brings] grief, and his heart cannot rest at night. This also [is] vanity!

Job 14:22

He feels only the pain of his own body, and his inner self mourns for him."

Job 5:7

But a human being is born to trouble, and {they soar aloft} [like] {sparks}.

More verses: Psalm 116:3 Jeremiah 8:15

Soul » Distress

Psalm 42:6

O my God, within me my soul is {in despair}; therefore I remember you from the land of Jordan and the heights of Hermon, from the mountain of Mizar.

Psalm 32:4

For day and night your hand was heavy upon me. My vigor was changed into [the] dry heat of summer. Selah

Acts 9:9

And he was {unable to see} [for] three days, and he did not eat or drink.

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Cries Of Distress To God

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I call to you. Save me, and I will heed your testimonies.