1 Thessalonians 3:3
that no one might be moved by these afflictions. (For yourselves know that we are set for this;
2 Kings 6:33
And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down to him. And the king said, Behold, this evil is of Jehovah: why should I wait for Jehovah any longer?
For evil cometh not forth from the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground;
Behold, happy is the man whom +God correcteth; therefore despise not the chastening of the Almighty.
Thou broughtest us into a net, thou didst lay a heavy burden upon our loins;
Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? Shall there be evil in a city, and Jehovah not have done it?
Jehovah's voice crieth unto the city, and wisdom looketh on thy name. Hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.
And know in thy heart that, as a man chasteneth his son, so Jehovah thy God chasteneth thee;
For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, their poison drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of +God are arrayed against me.
I was at rest, but he hath shattered me; he hath taken me by the neck and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark.
Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire of thine eyes with a stroke; yet thou shalt not mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down.