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28 Bible Verses about Hope, Results Of Its Absence

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Job 17:13-15

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I have made my bed in the darkness. I have said to the pit, Thou art my father; to the worms, my mother, and my sister. And where shall my hope be now? As for my hope, who shall see it?

1 Chronicles 29:15

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

Job 6:11

What is my strength that I should hope? What is my end that I should prolong my life?

Psalm 88:15-18

I am afflicted and destitute; from my youth up I have feared thee and been in awe of thee. Thy fierce wrath goes over me; thy terrors have cut me off. They came round about me daily like water; they compassed me about together.read more.
Thou hast put lover and friend far from me, and placed my acquaintances into darkness.

Isaiah 19:9

Moreover those that work in fine flax and those that weave networks shall be confounded.

Isaiah 38:18

For the grave shall not confess thee, nor shall death praise thee; nor shall those that go down into the pit wait for thy truth.

2 Corinthians 1:8

Because, brothers, we would not have you ignore our tribulation which was done unto us in Asia, that we were burdened beyond our strength, in such a manner that we despaired even of life:

Psalm 22:1-2

My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me and from the words of my cry? O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.

Lamentations 3:18

Vau And I said, My strength and my hope of the LORD is perished.

Ezekiel 37:11

Then he said unto me, Son of man, all these bones are the house of Israel; behold, they say, Our bones have dried, and our hope is lost, and in ourselves we are totally cut off.

1 Kings 19:4

But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a juniper tree; and desiring to die, he said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life, for I am not better than my fathers.

Job 3:20-21

Why is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul; who long for death, but it comes not; and search for it more than for hid treasures;

Genesis 27:46

And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth. If Jacob takes a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these who are of the daughters of this land, why should I want to live?

Numbers 11:15

And if thou must deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found grace in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.

Job 7:13-15

When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch shall ease my complaint; then thou dost scare me with dreams and terrify me with visions. And my soul thought it better to be strangled and desired death more than my bones.

Jeremiah 8:3

And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue of those that remain of this evil generation, in all the places where I have driven those that remain, said the LORD of the hosts.

Romans 4:18

Who believed to wait against all hope, that he might become the father of many Gentiles, according to that which had been spoken unto him, So shall thy seed be.

Jonah 1:13-14

Nevertheless the men rowed hard to turn the ship to land, but they could not; for the sea rose higher and was wroth against them. And they cried unto the LORD and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for the soul of this man, and do not lay upon us innocent blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.

Jeremiah 18:11-12

Now therefore, speak to every man of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying, Thus hath the LORD said: Behold, I ordain evil against you and devise plans against you; return ye now each one from his evil way, and better your ways and your doings. And they said, This is useless, for we must walk after our own devices, and we must each one do the imagination of his evil heart.

Acts 27:20

And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then lost.

1 Samuel 31:4

Then said Saul unto his armourbearer, Draw thy sword and thrust me through with it lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through and abuse me. But his armourbearer would not, for he was sore afraid. Therefore, Saul took his sword and fell upon it.

2 Samuel 17:23

And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass and arose, and went home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order and hanged himself and died and 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 palace of the king's house and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,

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