27 Bible Verses about Distress
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Let us go up at once to Bethel. Then I will make an altar there to God, who responded to me in my time of distress and has been with me wherever I went."
They said to one other, "Surely we're being punished because of our brother, because we saw how distressed he was when he cried to us for mercy, but we refused to listen. That is why this distress has come on us!" Reuben said to them, "Didn't I say to you, 'Don't sin against the boy,' but you wouldn't listen? So now we must pay for shedding his blood!" (Now they did not know that Joseph could understand them, for he was speaking through an interpreter.)
In your distress when all these things happen to you in the latter days, if you return to the Lord your God and obey him
Jephthah said to the leaders of Gilead, "But you hated me and made me leave my father's house. Why do you come to me now, when you are in trouble?"
So David left there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. When his brothers and the rest of his father's family learned about it, they went down there to him. All those who were in trouble or owed someone money or were discontented gathered around him, and he became their leader. He had about four hundred men with him.
In the same way that I valued your life this day, may the Lord value my life and deliver me from all danger."
In my distress I called to the Lord; I called to my God. From his heavenly temple he heard my voice; he listened to my cry for help.
King David responded, "Summon Bathsheba!" She came and stood before the king. The king swore an oath: "As certainly as the Lord lives (he who has rescued me from every danger),
During his time of trouble King Ahaz was even more unfaithful to the Lord.
Then I said to them, "You see the problem that we have: Jerusalem is desolate and its gates are burned. Come on! Let's rebuild the wall of Jerusalem so that this reproach will not continue."
In the fullness of his sufficiency, distress overtakes him. the full force of misery will come upon him.
In my distress I cried out to the Lord. The Lord answered me and put me in a wide open place.
A song of ascents. In my distress I cried out to the Lord and he answered me.
For you are a protector for the poor, a protector for the needy in their distress, a shelter from the rainstorm, a shade from the heat. Though the breath of tyrants is like a winter rainstorm,
(Resh) Look, O Lord! I am distressed; my stomach is in knots! My heart is pounding inside me. Yes, I was terribly rebellious! Out in the street the sword bereaves a mother of her children; Inside the house death is present.
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. They will fall by the edge of the sword and be led away as captives among all nations. 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 nations will be in distress, anxious over the roaring of the sea and the surging waves.
I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble and suffering, but take courage -- I have conquered the world."
They strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in the faith, saying, "We must enter the kingdom of God through many persecutions."
Not only this, but we also rejoice in sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will trouble, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
Rejoice in hope, endure in suffering, persist in prayer.
Because of the impending crisis I think it best for you to remain as you are.
I have great confidence in you; I take great pride on your behalf. I am filled with encouragement; I am overflowing with joy in the midst of all our suffering.
For in fact when we were with you, we were telling you in advance that we would suffer affliction, and so it has happened, as you well know.
So in all our distress and affliction, we were reassured about you, brothers and sisters, through your faith.
As a result we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and afflictions you are enduring.
From Thematic Bible
Distress » Trouble, borrowing » Pain
Or a person is chastened by pain on his bed, and with the continual strife of his bones,
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death will not exist any more -- or mourning, or crying, or pain, for the former things have ceased to exist."
For this reason my stomach churns; cramps overwhelm me like the contractions of a woman in labor. I am disturbed by what I hear, horrified by what I see.
Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast so that darkness covered his kingdom, and people began to bite their tongues because of their pain.
For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers together until now.
Distress » Sorrow » Common to all men
Though you have allowed me to experience much trouble and distress, revive me once again! Bring me up once again from the depths of the earth!
"Man, born of woman, lives but a few days, and they are full of trouble.
For all day long his work produces pain and frustration, and even at night his mind cannot relax! This also is futile!
Only his flesh has pain for himself, and he mourns for himself."
but people are born to trouble, as surely as the sparks fly upward.
Soul » Distress
I am depressed, so I will pray to you while I am trapped here in the region of the upper Jordan, from Hermon, from Mount Mizar.
For day and night you tormented me; you tried to destroy me in the intense heat of summer. (Selah)
For three days he could not see, and he neither ate nor drank anything.
I collapse from grief. Sustain me by your word!
Topics on Distress
Cries Of Distress To GodPsalm 119:146
I cried out to you, "Deliver me, so that I can keep your rules."