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Theasaurus: Frustration

14 Bible Verses about Frustration

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 4:6

Better is a handful with quietness than both hands full with painful effort, a vain striving after the wind and a feeding on it.

Job 19:8

He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass, and He has set darkness upon my paths.

Job 5:12

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise or anything of [lasting] worth.

1 Thessalonians 2:18

Because it was our will to come to you. [I mean that] I, Paul, again and again [wanted to come], but Satan hindered and impeded us.

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity, a striving after the wind and a feeding on wind.

Job 6:11

What strength have I left, that I should wait and hope? And what is ahead of me, that I should be patient?

Job 7:3

So am I allotted months of futile [suffering], and [long] nights of misery are appointed to me.

Job 17:11

My days are past, my purposes and plans are frustrated; even the thoughts (desires and possessions) of my heart [are broken off].

Isaiah 44:25

[I am the Lord] Who frustrates the signs and confounds the omens [upon which the false prophets' forecasts of the future are based] of the [boasting] liars and makes fools of diviners, Who turns the wise backward and makes their knowledge foolishness,

Galatians 2:21

[Therefore, I do not treat God's gracious gift as something of minor importance and defeat its very purpose]; I do not set aside and invalidate and frustrate and nullify the grace (unmerited favor) of God. For if justification (righteousness, acquittal from guilt) comes through [observing the ritual of] the Law, then Christ (the Messiah) died groundlessly and to no purpose and in vain. [His death was then wholly superfluous.]

1 Samuel 18:8

And Saul was very angry, for the saying displeased him; and he said, They have ascribed to David ten thousands, but to me they have ascribed only thousands. What more can he have but the kingdom?

Genesis 31:28

And why did you not permit me to kiss my sons [grandchildren] and my daughters good-bye? Now you have done foolishly [in behaving like this].

Psalm 112:10

The wicked man will see it and be grieved and angered, he will gnash his teeth and disappear [in despair]; the desire of the wicked shall perish and come to nothing.