at any rate because this widow annoys me I will avenge her, that she may not by perpetually coming completely harass me.
But if ye will not dispossess the inhabitants of the land from before you, those that ye let remain of them shall be thorns in your eyes, and pricks in your sides, and they shall harass you in the land wherein ye dwell.
Mine enemies would swallow me up all the day long; for they are many that fight against me haughtily.
And in thy loving-kindness cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that oppress my soul: for I am thy servant.
And Jehovah said to me, Distress not the Moabites, neither engage with them in battle; for I will not give thee of their land a possession; for unto the children of Lot have I given Ar as a possession.
for they have harassed you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, who was slain on the day of the plague because of the matter of Peor.
Fathers, do not vex your children, to the end that they be not disheartened.
Ye shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
and they crushed and oppressed the children of Israel that year. For eighteen years they oppressed all the people of Israel that were beyond the Jordan in the land of the Amorites, which is in Gilead.
And the envy of Ephraim shall depart, and the troublers of Judah shall be cut off; Ephraim will not envy Judah, and Judah will not trouble Ephraim:
2 Corinthians 7:5
For indeed, when we came into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted in every way; without combats, within fears.
For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten, and they talk for the sorrow of those whom thou hast wounded.
Wilt thou terrify a driven leaf? and wilt thou pursue dry stubble?
Let us go up against Judah, and harass it, and make a breach therein for us, and set up a king therein the son of Tabeal;
But when he saw the crowds he was moved with compassion for them, because they were harassed, and cast away as sheep not having a shepherd.
and come near over against the children of Ammon; thou shalt not distress them nor attack them; for I will not give thee of the land of the children of Ammon a possession; for unto the children of Lot have I given it as a possession.
Terrors make him afraid on every side, and chase him at his footsteps.
He will send from the heavens and save me; he hath covered with reproach him that would swallow me up. Selah. God hath sent forth his loving-kindness and his truth.
2 Corinthians 12:7
And that I might not be exalted by the exceeding greatness of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn for the flesh, a messenger of Satan that he might buffet me, that I might not be exalted.
The archers have provoked him, And shot at, and hated him;
Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.
and those that were beset by unclean spirits were healed.
and lo, a Canaanitish woman, coming out from those borders, cried to him saying, Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is miserably possessed by a demon.
2 Samuel 16:5
And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out from thence a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera: he came forth, and cursed,
Because he remembered not to shew kindness, but persecuted the afflicted and needy man, and the broken in heart, to slay him.
And seeing them labouring in rowing, for the wind was contrary to them, about the fourth watch of the night he comes to them walking on the sea, and would have passed them by.
Because of the voice of the enemy; because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in anger they persecute me.
And the devil, leading him up into a high mountain, shewed him all the kingdoms of the habitable world in a moment of time.
2 Kings 2:23
And he went up from thence to Bethel, and as he went up by the way, there came forth little boys out of the city, and mocked him, and said to him, Go up, bald head; go up, bald head!
1 Samuel 14:47
And Saul took the kingdom over Israel, and fought against all his enemies round about, against Moab, and against the children of Ammon, and against Edom, and against the kings of Zobah, and against the Philistines; and whithersoever he turned himself, he discomfited them.
While he was yet speaking, they come from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying, Thy daughter has died, why troublest thou the teacher any further?
At that time Herod the king laid his hands on some of those of the assembly to do them hurt,
And the multitude also of the cities round about came together to Jerusalem, bringing sick persons and persons beset by unclean spirits, who were all healed.
2 Corinthians 4:8
every way afflicted, but not straitened; seeing no apparent issue, but our way not entirely shut up;
Behold, here are my virgin daughter and his concubine; let me bring them out now. Ravish them and do with them what seems good to you; but against this man do not do so vile a thing."