Yet because this widow troubles me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she wearies me.
But if you will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you; then it shall come to pass, that those whom you let remain of them shall be barbs in your eyes, and thorns in your sides, and shall trouble you in the land wherein you dwell.
My enemies would daily swallow me up: for they are many that fight against me, O most High.
And in your mercy cut off my enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am your servant.
And the LORD said unto me, Distress not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle: for I will not give you their land for a possession; because I have given Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession.
For they harassed you with their wiles, with which they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a leader of Midian, their sister, who was slain in the day of the plague on account of Peor.
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
You shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
And that year they harassed and oppressed the children of Israel: eighteen years, all the children of Israel that were on the other side Jordan in the land of the Amorites, which is in Gilead.
The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off: Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not harass Ephraim.
2 Corinthians 7:5
For, when we were come into Macedonia, our body had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.
For they persecute him whom you have smitten; and they talk of the grief of those whom you have wounded.
Will you break a leaf driven to and fro? and will you pursue the dry stubble?
Let us go up against Judah, and trouble it, and let us make a break in its wall for us, and set a king in the midst of it, even the son of Tabeal:
But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.
And when you come near the border of the children of Ammon, distress them not, nor meddle with them: for I will not give you of the land of the children of Ammon any possession; because I have given it unto the children of Lot for a possession.
Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.
He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
2 Corinthians 12:7
And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
The archers have fiercely attacked him, and shot at him, and hated him:
You shall neither wrong a stranger, nor oppress him: for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
And they that were troubled with unclean spirits: and they were healed.
And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same regions, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, you son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a demon.
2 Samuel 16:5
And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera: he came forth, and cursed continually as he came.
Because he remembered not to show mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.
And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he came unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.
Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me.
And the devil, taking him up into a high mountain, showed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
2 Kings 2:23
And he went up from there unto Beth-el: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth youths out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, you bald head; go up, you bald head.
1 Samuel 14:47
So Saul took the kingdom over Israel, and fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, and against the children of Ammon, and against Edom, and against the kings of Zobah, and against the Philistines: and wherever he turned himself, he struck them down.
While he yet spoke, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain who said, Your daughter is dead: why trouble you the Teacher any further?
Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to persecute certain of the church.
There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and those who were tormented with unclean spirits: and they were healed every one.
2 Corinthians 4:8
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
Behold, here is my daughter a maiden, and his concubine; them I will bring out now, and humble you them, and do with them what seems good unto you: but unto this man do not so vile a thing.