"Come to me, all of you who are weary and loaded down with burdens, and I will give you rest.
If you see your enemy's donkey lying helpless under its load, you must not abandon it; rather, you are certainly to return it to him.
1 Kings 12:11
Not only that, but since my father loaded you down heavily, I'm going to add to that burden. My father disciplined you with whips, but I'm going to discipline you with scorpions!'"
1 Kings 12:14
Instead, Rehoboam spoke to them along the lines of what the younger men suggested. He told them, "My father burdened you heavily, but I will add to that burden. If my father disciplined you with whips, I'm going to discipline you with scorpions!"
It is good when a young man carries the yoke of discipline in his youth.
They tie up burdens that are heavy and unbearable and lay them on people's shoulders, but they refuse to lift a finger to remove them.
Jesus said, "How terrible it will be for you experts in the Law, too! You load people with burdens that are hard to carry, yet you don't even lift a finger to ease those burdens.
"Oh, how I am burdened down with you, as a wagon is overloaded with harvested grain!
so he asked the LORD, "Why did you bring all this trouble to your servant? Why haven't I found favor in your eyes? After all, you're putting the burden of this entire people on me!
"I also told you at that time that I won't be able to sustain you on my own.
How can I bear the burden of you and your bickering all by myself?
2 Samuel 15:33
David greeted him, "If you come along with me, you'll be a burden to me.
Nevertheless, the former governors before me placed a heavy burden on the people. They received food and wine, plus a tax of 40 shekels of silver. Even their young men took advantage of the people, but I never did so because I feared God.
Rocks are heavy, and sand is weighty, but a fool's provocation outweighs them both.
A person's anxiety weighs down his heart, but an appropriate word is encouraging.
My iniquities loom over my head; like a cumbersome burden, they are too heavy for me.
The yoke of my sins was bound on, fastened together by his hand. They settled on my neck; he caused my strength to fail. The LORD placed me in the power of those I cannot resist.
"These last fellows worked only one hour, but you paid them the same as us, and we've been working all day, enduring the scorching heat!'
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about the suffering we experienced in Asia. We were so crushed beyond our ability to endure that we even despaired of living.
"Constantly be on your guard so that your hearts will not be loaded down with self-indulgence, drunkenness, and the worries of this life, or that day will take you by surprise
2 Timothy 3:6
For some of these men go into homes and deceive foolish women who are burdened with sins and swayed by all kinds of desires.