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11 Bible Verses about Severe Afflictions

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2 Corinthians 8:2

that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty has abounded to the riches of their free-hearted liberality.

Jonah 2:3

For thou didst cast me into the depth, into the heart of the seas, And the flood was round about me: All thy breakers and thy billows are gone over me.

Job 16:7-16

But now he hath made me weary; ... thou hast made desolate all my family; Thou hast shrivelled me up! it is become a witness; and my leanness riseth up against me, it beareth witness to my face. His anger teareth and pursueth me; he gnasheth with his teeth against me; as mine adversary he sharpeneth his eyes at me.read more.
They gape upon me with their mouth; they smite my cheeks reproachfully; they range themselves together against me. God hath delivered me over to the iniquitous man, and hurled me into the hands of the wicked. I was at rest, but he hath shattered me; he hath taken me by the neck and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark. His arrows encompass me round about, he cleaveth my reins asunder and doth not spare; he poureth out my gall upon the ground. He breaketh me with breach upon breach; he runneth upon me like a mighty man. I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, and rolled my horn in the dust. My face is red with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death;

Psalm 66:12

Thou didst cause men to ride over our head; we went through fire and through water: but thou hast brought us out into abundance.

Deuteronomy 4:20

But you hath Jehovah taken, and hath brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, that ye might be to him a people of inheritance, as it is this day.

Psalm 80:5

Thou hast fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure:

Job 6:4

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, their poison drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of +God are arrayed against me.

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