1 Corinthians 12:26
If one part suffers, every part suffers with it. If one part is praised, every part rejoices with it.
because though he wounds, but then applies bandages; though he strikes, his hands still heal.
As for me, I am afflicted and hurting; may your deliverance, God, establish me on high.
Indeed, you oppressed me so much that I nearly fell, but the LORD helped me.
"For this is what the LORD says: "Your injury won't heal; your wound is severe.
May those who seek to destroy my life be ashamed and confounded; let them be driven backwards and humiliated, particularly those who wish me evil.
The night racks my bones; and the pain that gnaws on me will not rest.
Because my people are crushed, I'm crushed. I mourn, and dismay overwhelms me.
2 Corinthians 7:8
If I made you sad with my letter, I do not regret it, although I did regret it then. I see that the letter caused you sorrow, though only for a while.
"They struck me," you will say, "but I never felt it. They beat me, but I never knew it When will I wake up? I want another drink."
Moses was very angry, so he told the LORD, "Please don't accept their offering. I haven't taken even one donkey from them nor have I hurt even one of them."
Are they provoking me?" asks the LORD. "Is it not themselves, and to their own shame?"
For I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you or harm you, because I have many people in this city."
The one who despises those who are utterly wicked, but who honors the one who fears the LORD, who keeps his word even when it hurts and does not change,
Is anyone among you suffering? He should keep on praying. Is anyone cheerful? He should keep reciting psalms.
Look! I have given you the authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to destroy all the enemy's power, and nothing will ever hurt you.
It's actually in my power to do some serious evil to you, but last night the God of your father told me, "Be careful what you say to Jacob whether good or evil.'
I heard what sounded like a voice from among the four living creatures, saying, "One day's ration of wheat for a day's wage, or three day's ration of barley for a day's wage! But don't damage the olive oil or the wine!"
and they'll pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison, it won't hurt them, and they'll place their hands on the sick, and they'll recover."
With their hands they will lift you up so you will not trip over a stone.
They were told not to harm the grass on the earth, any green plant, or any tree. They could harm only the people who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads.
They treated my people's wound superficially, telling them, "Peace, peace,' but there is no peace.
Wounds from someone who loves are trustworthy, but kisses from an enemy speak volumes.
He kept screaming night and day among the tombs and on the mountainsides, and kept cutting himself with stones.
The LORD is close to the brokenhearted, and he delivers those whose spirit has been crushed.
Your wickedness affects only yourself; and your righteousness, only human beings.
"Don't harm the land, the sea, or the trees until we have marked the servants of our God with a seal on their foreheads."
For they cannot sleep unless they are doing evil, and they are robbed of their sleep unless they cause someone to stumble.
Let those who seek my life be ashamed and disgraced; let those who plot evil against me be driven back and confounded.
May those who seek to kill me be publicly humiliated. May those who take pleasure in my harm be turned back in humiliation.
But whoever sins against me destroys himself; everyone who hates me loves death."
"If a man's ox strikes his neighbor's ox and it dies, they are to sell the live ox and divide the money. They also are to divide the dead animal.
When a woman is in labor she has pain, because her time has come. Yet when she has given birth to her child, she doesn't remember the agony anymore because of the joy of having brought a human being into the world.
They bound his feet with fetters and placed an iron collar on his neck,
Don't follow other gods to serve and worship them. Don't provoke me with the idols you make with your hands, and I won't bring disaster on you.'
God, who can compare to you, who caused me to experience troubles that were numerous and disastrous? You will return to revive me and lift me up from the depths of the earth.
They had tails and stingers like scorpions, and they had the power to hurt people with their tails for five months.