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Theasaurus: Hardship

53 Bible Verses about Hardship

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 60:3

You have made Your people suffer hard things; You have given us to drink wine that makes us reel and be dazed.

Deuteronomy 15:18

It shall not seem hard to you when you let him go free from you, for at half the cost of a hired servant he has served you six years; and the Lord your God will bless you in all you do.

2 Timothy 2:9

For that [Gospel] I am suffering affliction and even wearing chains like a criminal. But the Word of God is not chained or imprisoned!

Psalm 71:20

You Who have shown us [all] troubles great and sore will quicken us again and will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about the affliction and oppressing distress which befell us in [the province of] Asia, how we were so utterly and unbearably weighed down and crushed that we despaired even of life [itself].

2 Corinthians 12:10

So for the sake of Christ, I am well pleased and take pleasure in infirmities, insults, hardships, persecutions, perplexities and distresses; for when I am weak [ in human strength], then am I [truly] strong (able, powerful in divine strength).

Isaiah 30:20

And though the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide Himself any more, but your eyes will constantly behold your Teacher.

Job 2:10

But he said to her, You speak as one of the impious and foolish women would speak. What? Shall we accept [only] good at the hand of God and shall we not accept [also] misfortune and what is of a bad nature? In [spite of] all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

1 Peter 2:19

For one is regarded favorably (is approved, acceptable, and thankworthy) if, as in the sight of God, he endures the pain of unjust suffering.

Psalm 132:1

Lord, [earnestly] remember to David's credit all his humiliations and hardships and endurance -- "

Nehemiah 9:32

Now therefore, our God, the great, mighty, and terrible God, Who keeps covenant and mercy and loving-kindness, let not all the trouble and hardship seem little to You -- "the hardship that has come upon us, our kings, our princes, our priests, our prophets, our fathers, and on all Your people, since the time of the kings of Assyria to this day.

Psalm 119:143

Trouble and anguish have found and taken hold on me, yet Your commandments are my delight.

Acts 20:23

Except that the Holy Spirit clearly and emphatically affirms to me in city after city that imprisonment and suffering await me.

Job 36:15

He delivers the afflicted in their affliction and opens their ears [to His voice] in adversity.

Job 5:6

For affliction comes not forth from the dust, neither does trouble spring forth out of the ground.

Numbers 20:14

And Moses sent messengers from Kadesh to the king of Edom, saying, Thus says your kinsman Israel: You know all the adversity and birth pangs that have come upon us [as a nation]:

Job 10:17

You renew Your witnesses against me and increase Your indignation toward me; I am as if attacked by a troop time after time.

2 Corinthians 8:13

For it is not [intended] that other people be eased and relieved [of their responsibility] and you be burdened and suffer [unfairly],

Proverbs 13:21

Evil pursues sinners, but the consistently upright and in right standing with God is recompensed with good.

Psalm 73:5

They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they smitten and plagued like other men.

Job 19:8

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

2 Thessalonians 3:8

Nor did we eat anyone's bread without paying for it, but with toil and struggle we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden or impose on any of you [for our support].

Topics on Hardship

Continual Hardship

19;73;14

For all the day long have I been smitten and plagued, and chastened every morning.

Suffering, Hardship

20;10;15

The rich man's wealth is his strong city; the poverty of the poor is their ruin.

Transient Hardship

19;30;5

For His anger is but for a moment, but His favor is for a lifetime or in His favor is life. Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.