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11 Bible Verses about Severe Afflictions

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2 Corinthians 8:2

how that in a great trial of tribulation the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

Jonah 2:3

For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about; all thy billows and thy waves passed over me.

Job 16:7-16

But now he has made me weary; thou hast made desolate all my company. And thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me bears witness to my face. His wrath has torn me and has been against me; he gnashed upon me with his teeth; my enemy sharpened his eyes upon more.
They have opened their mouth against me; they have smitten me upon the cheek reproachfully; they have gathered themselves together against me. God has delivered me unto the liar, and in the hands of the wicked he has caused me to tremble. I was prosperous, but he has broken me asunder; he has taken me by my neck and shaken me to pieces and set me up for his mark. His archers compassed me round about; he cleaved my kidneys asunder and did not spare; he poured out my gall upon the ground. He broke me with breach upon breach; he ran upon me like a giant. I have sewn sackcloth upon my skin and put dust over my head. My face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death,

Psalm 66:12

Thou hast placed a man over our head; we went through fire and through water, but thou didst bring us out into abundance.

Deuteronomy 4:20

But the LORD has taken you and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him the people of his inheritance, as ye are this day.

Psalm 80:5

Thou dost feed them with the bread of tears and give them tears to drink in great measure.

Job 6:4

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me; my spirit drinks of the poison; and terrors of God combat me.

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