Hope, Results Of Its Absence

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Job 17:13-15

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I spread my bed in the darkness: I cry to the grave, Thou art my father! to the worm, My mother, and my sister! And where is then my hope? yea, my hope, who shall see it?

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no hope of life.

Job 6:11

What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should have patience?

Psalm 88:15-18

I am afflicted and expiring from my youth up; I suffer thy terrors, and I am distracted. Thy fierce anger hath gone over me; thy terrors have brought me to nought: They have surrounded me all the day like water; they have compassed me about together.read more.
Lover and associate hast thou put far from me: my familiar friends are darkness.

Isaiah 19:9

And they that work in fine flax, and they that weave white stuffs shall be ashamed.

Isaiah 38:18

For not Sheol shall praise thee, nor death celebrate thee; they that go down into the pit do not hope for thy truth.

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, as to our tribulation which happened to us in Asia, that we were excessively pressed beyond our power, so as to despair even of living.

Psalm 22:1-2

{To the chief Musician. Upon Aijeleth-Shahar. A Psalm of David.} My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou far from my salvation, from the words of my groaning? My God, I cry by day, and thou answerest not; and by night, and there is no rest for me:

Lamentations 3:18

And I said, My strength is perished, and my hope in Jehovah.

Ezekiel 37:11

And he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off!

1 Kings 19:4

And he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a certain broom-bush, and requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough: now, Jehovah, take my life; for I am not better than my fathers.

Job 3:20-21

Wherefore is light given to him that is in trouble, and life to those bitter of soul, Who long for death, and it cometh not, and dig for it more than for hidden treasures;

Genesis 27:46

And Rebecca said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth. If Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these, of the daughters of the land, what good should my life do me?

Numbers 11:15

And if thou deal thus with me, slay me, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, that I may not behold my wretchedness.

Job 7:13-15

When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch shall ease my complaint; Then thou scarest me with dreams, and terrifiest me through visions; So that my soul chooseth strangling, death, rather than my bones.

Jeremiah 8:3

And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue that remain of this evil family, in all the places whither I have driven those that remain, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Romans 4:18

who against hope believed in hope to his becoming father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be:

Jonah 1:13-14

But the men rowed hard to regain the land; but they could not; for the sea grew more and more tempestuous against them. And they cried unto Jehovah and said, Ah, Jehovah, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent blood: for thou, Jehovah, hast done as it pleased thee.

Jeremiah 18:11-12

And now, speak to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I prepare evil against you, and devise a device against you: turn ye then every one from his evil way, and amend your ways and your doings. But they say, There is no hope; for we will walk after our own devices, and we will each one do according to the stubbornness of his evil heart.

Acts 27:20

And neither sun nor stars appearing for many days, and no small storm lying on us, in the end all hope of our being saved was taken away.

Matthew 27:5

And having cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, he left the place, and went away and hanged himself.

1 Samuel 31:4

Then said Saul to his armour-bearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through with it; lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armour-bearer would not; for he was much afraid. So Saul took the sword and fell on it.

2 Samuel 17:23

And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose and went to his house, to his city, and gave charge to his household, and hanged himself, and he died; and he was buried in the sepulchre of his father.

1 Kings 16:18

And it came to pass when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the citadel of the king's house, and burned the king's house over him with fire;

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