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27 Bible Verses about Distress

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Genesis 35:3

and we rise, and go up to Bethel, and I make there an altar to God, who is answering me in the day of my distress, and is with me in the way that I have gone.'

Genesis 42:21-23

And they say one unto another, 'Verily we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul, in his making supplication unto us, and we did not hearken: therefore hath this distress come upon us.' And Reuben answereth them, saying, 'Spake I not unto you, saying, Sin not against the lad? and ye hearkened not; and his blood also, lo, it is required.' And they have not known that Joseph understandeth, for the interpreter is between them;

Deuteronomy 4:30

in distress being to thee, and all these things have found thee, in the latter end of the days, and thou hast turned back unto Jehovah thy God, and hast hearkened to His voice;

Judges 11:7

And Jephthah saith to the elders of Gilead, 'Have not ye hated me? and ye cast me out from the house of my father, and wherefore have ye come unto me now when ye are in distress?'

1 Samuel 22:1-2

And David goeth thence, and is escaped unto the cave of Adullam, and his brethren hear, and all the house of his father, and go down unto him thither; and gather themselves unto him do every man in distress, and every man who hath an exactor, and every man bitter in soul, and he is over them for head, and there are with him about four hundred men.

1 Samuel 26:24

and lo, as thy soul hath been great this day in mine eyes, so is my soul great in the eyes of Jehovah, and He doth deliver me out of all distress.'

2 Samuel 22:7

In mine adversity I call Jehovah, And unto my God I call, And He heareth from His temple my voice, And my cry is in His ears,

1 Kings 1:28-29

And king David answereth and saith, 'Call for me for Bath-Sheba;' and she cometh in before the king, and standeth before the king. And the king sweareth and saith, 'Jehovah liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity;

2 Chronicles 28:22

And in the time of his distress -- he addeth to trespass against Jehovah, (this king Ahaz),

Nehemiah 2:17

and I say unto them, 'Ye are seeing the evil that we are in, in that Jerusalem is waste, and its gates have been burnt with fire; come and we build the wall of Jerusalem, and we are not any more a reproach.'

Job 20:22

In the fulness of his sufficiency he is straitened. Every perverse hand doth meet him.

Psalm 120:1

A Song of the Ascents. Unto Jehovah in my distress I have called, And He answereth me.

Isaiah 25:4

For Thou hast been a stronghold for the poor, A stronghold for the needy in his distress, A refuge from storm, a shadow from heat, When the spirit of the terrible is as a storm -- a wall.

Lamentations 1:20

See, O Jehovah, for distress is to me, My bowels have been troubled, Turned hath been my heart in my midst, For I have greatly provoked, From without bereaved hath the sword, In the house it is as death.

Luke 21:23-25

'And woe to those with child, and to those giving suck, in those days; for there shall be great distress on the land, and wrath on this people; and they shall fall by the mouth of the sword, and shall be led captive to all the nations, and Jerusalem shall be trodden down by nations, till the times of nations be fulfilled. And there shall be signs in sun, and moon, and stars, and on the land is distress of nations with perplexity, sea and billow roaring;

1 Corinthians 7:26

I suppose, therefore, this to be good because of the present necessity, that it is good for a man that the matter be thus: --

2 Corinthians 7:4

great is my freedom of speech unto you, great my glory on your behalf; I have been filled with the comfort, I overabound with the joy on all our tribulation,

1 Thessalonians 3:4

for even when we were with you, we said to you beforehand, that we are about to suffer tribulation, as also it did come to pass, and ye have known it;

1 Thessalonians 3:7

because of this we were comforted, brethren, over you, in all our tribulation and necessity, through your faith,

From Thematic Bible


Distress » Trouble, borrowing » Pain

Job 33:19

And he hath been reproved With pain on his bed, And the strife of his bones is enduring.

Isaiah 21:3

Therefore filled have been my loins with great pain, Pangs have seized me as pangs of a travailing woman, I have been bent down by hearing, I have been troubled by seeing.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth messenger did pour out his vial upon the throne of the beast, and his kingdom did become darkened, and they were gnawing their tongues from the pain,

More verses: Job 14:22 Job 30:17

Distress » Sorrow » Common to all men

Psalm 71:20

Because Thou hast showed me many and sad distresses, Thou turnest back -- Thou revivest me, And from the depths of the earth, Thou turnest back -- Thou bringest me up.

Ecclesiastes 2:23

For all his days are sorrows, and his travail sadness; even at night his heart hath not lain down; this also is vanity.

Job 14:22

Only -- his flesh for him is pained, And his soul for him doth mourn.'

More verses: Psalm 116:3 Jeremiah 8:15

Soul » Distress

Psalm 42:6

In me doth my soul bow itself, Therefore I remember Thee from the land of Jordan, And of the Hermons, from the hill Mizar.

Psalm 32:4

When by day and by night Thy hand is heavy upon me, My moisture hath been changed Into the droughts of summer. Selah.

Acts 9:9

and he was three days without seeing, and he did neither eat nor drink.

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