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43 Bible Verses about Restlessness

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Jeremiah 49:23

To Damascus: "Hamath and Arpad will be humiliated. Their courage melts because they have heard bad news. There is anxiety like the sea that cannot be calmed.

Genesis 41:8

The very next morning, he was frustrated about the dream, so he sent word to summon all the magicians and wise men of Egypt. Pharaoh told them what he had dreamed, but no one could interpret them.

Daniel 2:1

During the second year of Nebuchadnezzar's reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams that troubled him. As a result, he couldn't sleep.

Daniel 6:18-19

Then the king retired to his palace to spend the night fasting. He enjoyed no entertainment, and he couldn't sleep. The king got up at dawn and went quickly to the lions' pit.

Job 7:4-5

"When I lie down I ask, "When will I wake up?' But the night continues and I keep tossing and turning until dawn. My skin is covered with worms and clods of dirt; my skin becomes rough and then breaks out afresh.

Psalm 6:2-6

Be gracious to me, LORD, because I am fading away. Heal me, because my body is distressed. And my soul is deeply distressed. But you, LORD, how long do I wait? Return, LORD, save my life! Deliver me, because of your gracious love.read more.
In death, there is no memory of you. Who will give you thanks where the dead are? I am weary from my groaning. Every night my couch is drenched with tears, my bed is soaked through.

Psalm 32:3-4

When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away by my groaning all day long. For your hand was heavy upon me day and night; my strength was exhausted as in a summer drought. Interlude

Psalm 38:3-10

My body is unhealthy due to your anger, and my bones have no rest due to my sin. My iniquities loom over my head; like a cumbersome burden, they are too heavy for me. My wounds have putrefied and festered because of my foolishness.read more.
I am bent over and walk about greatly bowed down; all day long I go around mourning. My insides are burning and my body is unhealthy. I am weak and utterly crushed; I cry out in distress because of my heart's anguish. Lord, all my longings are before you, and my groaning is not hidden from you. My heart pounds, my strength fails me, even the gleam in my eye is gone.

Isaiah 38:13-14

I've been swept bare until morning; just like a lion, he breaks all my bones day and night you make an end of me. Like a swallow or a crane I chirp, I moan like a dove. My eyes look weakly upward. O Lord, I am oppressed, so stand up for me!

Psalm 107:4-5

They wandered in desolate wilderness; they found no road to a city where they could live. Hungry and thirsty, their spirits failed.

Ruth 3:18

Naomi replied, "Be patient, my daughter, until you learn how this works out, because the man won't rest until he finishes everything today."

Genesis 27:40

By your sword you'll live; but you'll serve your brother. But when you've become restless, you'll break off his yoke from your neck."

Mark 5:3-5

He lived among the tombs, and no one could restrain him any longer, not even with a chain. He had often been restrained with shackles and chains, but had snapped the chains apart and broken the shackles in pieces. No one could tame him. He kept screaming night and day among the tombs and on the mountainsides, and kept cutting himself with stones.

Luke 8:29

because Jesus was in the process of ordering the unclean spirit to come out of the man. On many occasions the unclean spirit had seized the man, and though he was kept under guard and bound with chains and shackles, he would break the chains and be driven by the demon into deserted places.

Matthew 12:43

"Whenever an unclean spirit goes out of a person, it wanders through waterless places looking for a place to rest, but finds none.

Luke 11:24

"Whenever an unclean spirit goes out of a person, it wanders through dry places looking for a place to rest but doesn't find any. So it says, "I will go back to my home that I left.'

Isaiah 57:20-21

But the wicked are tossed like the sea; for it is not able to keep still, and its waters toss up mire and mud. "Yet there is no peace," says my God, "for the wicked."

Job 3:17

In that place, the wicked stop causing trouble, and there, those whose strength is exhausted are at rest.

Psalm 59:15

They scavenge for food. If they find nothing, they become hungry and growl.

Jeremiah 14:10

This is what the LORD says to these people: "Yes, they do love to wander, and they haven't restrained their feet. So the LORD won't accept them now. He will remember their iniquity and punish their sin."

Jeremiah 50:6

My people have become lost sheep. Their shepherds have led them astray, turning them toward the mountains. They go from mountain to hill. They have forgotten their resting place.

1 Timothy 6:20-21

Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the pointless discussions and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge. Although some claim to have it, they have abandoned the faith. May grace be with all of you!

James 3:8

but no one can tame the tongue. It is an uncontrollable evil filled with deadly poison.

Revelation 14:11

The smoke from their torture goes up forever and ever. There is no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and its image or for anyone who receives the mark of its name."

Deuteronomy 28:65-67

Among those nations you'll have no rest. There'll be no resting place for the soles of your feet. Instead, the LORD will give you an anxious heart, failing eyesight, and a despairing spirit. You'll cling to life, being fearful by both night and day, with no assurance of survival. In the morning you'll say, "I wish it were evening.' Yet in the evening you'll say, "I wish it were morning,' on account of what you'll dread and what you'll see.

Genesis 4:11-14

Now you're more cursed than the ground, which has opened to receive your brother's blood from your hand. Whenever you work the ground, it will no longer yield its produce to you, and you'll wander throughout the earth as a fugitive." "My punishment is too great to bear," Cain told the LORD. read more.
"You're driving me from the soil today. I'll be hidden from you, and I'll wander throughout the earth as a fugitive. In the future, whoever finds me will kill me."

Psalm 107:40

Having poured contempt on their nobles, causing them to err aimlessly in the way.

Psalm 109:10

May his children roam around begging, seeking food while driven far from their ruined homes.

Lamentations 4:15

"Go away! Unclean!" they shouted at them. "Go away! Go away! Don't touch!" When they fled away and wandered, those among the nations decreed, "They cannot live here!"

Amos 8:12

People will stagger from sea to sea, from north to east. They will run back and forth, searching for a message from the LORD, but they won't find it.

Zechariah 10:2

Truly the family idols talk nonsense and the diviners discern lies, describing delusional dreams. Since their comfort is vacuous, they wander off on their own like sheep, because there is no shepherd.

Psalm 62:1

My soul rests quietly only when it looks to God; from him comes my deliverance.

Jeremiah 6:16

This is what the LORD says: "Stand beside the roads and watch. Ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is. Walk in it and find rest for yourselves. But they said, "We won't walk in it!'

Matthew 6:31-32

"So don't ever worry by saying, "What are we going to eat?' or "What are we going to drink?' or "What are we going to wear?' because it is the unbelievers who are eager for all those things. Surely your heavenly Father knows that you need all of them!

Matthew 11:28-30

"Come to me, all of you who are weary and loaded down with burdens, and I will give you rest. Place my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble, and you will find rest for your souls, because my yoke is pleasant, and my burden is light."

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