Never miss a post

Theasaurus: Struggle

50 Bible Verses about struggle

Most Relevant Verses

Romans 7:15

For I do not understand my own actions [I am baffled, bewildered]. I do not practice or accomplish what I wish, but I do the very thing that I loathe [ which my moral instinct condemns].

Philippians 1:30

So you are engaged in the same conflict which you saw me [wage] and which you now hear to be mine [still].

Colossians 2:1

For I want you to know how great is my solicitude for you [how severe an inward struggle I am engaged in for you] and for those [believers] at Laodicea, and for all who [ like yourselves] have never seen my face and known me personally.

Romans 7:23

But I discern in my bodily members [ in the sensitive appetites and wills of the flesh] a different law (rule of action) at war against the law of my mind (my reason) and making me a prisoner to the law of sin that dwells in my bodily organs [ in the sensitive appetites and wills of the flesh].

James 4:1

What leads to strife (discord and feuds) and how do conflicts (quarrels and fightings) originate among you? Do they not arise from your sensual desires that are ever warring in your bodily members?

Romans 15:30

I appeal to you [I entreat you], brethren, for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love [given by] the Spirit, to unite with me in earnest wrestling in prayer to God in my behalf.

Galatians 5:17

For the desires of the flesh are opposed to the [Holy] Spirit, and the [desires of the] Spirit are opposed to the flesh (godless human nature); for these are antagonistic to each other [continually withstanding and in conflict with each other], so that you are not free but are prevented from doing what you desire to do.

2 Chronicles 20:17

You shall not need to fight in this battle; take your positions, stand still, and see the deliverance of the Lord [Who is] with you, O Judah and Jerusalem. Fear not nor be dismayed. Tomorrow go out against them, for the Lord is with you.

Job 41:8

Lay your hand upon him! Remember your battle with him; you will not do [such an ill-advised thing] again!

Genesis 25:22

[Two] children struggled together within her; and she said, If it is so [that the Lord has heard our prayer], why am I like this? And she went to inquire of the Lord.

Hebrews 4:10

For he who has once entered [God's] rest also has ceased from [the weariness and pain] of human labors, just as God rested from those labors peculiarly His own.

2 Chronicles 20:15

He said, Hearken, all Judah, you inhabitants of Jerusalem, and you King Jehoshaphat. The Lord says this to you: Be not afraid or dismayed at this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God's.

Romans 7:19

For I fail to practice the good deeds I desire to do, but the evil deeds that I do not desire to do are what I am [ever] doing.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you greetings. [He is] always striving for you earnestly in his prayers, [pleading] that you may [as persons of ripe character and clear conviction] stand firm and mature [in spiritual growth], convinced and fully assured in everything willed by God.

Deuteronomy 20:4

For the Lord your God is He Who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to save you.

1 Timothy 4:10

With a view to this we toil and strive, [yes and] suffer reproach, because we have [fixed our] hope on the living God, Who is the Savior (Preserver, Maintainer, Deliverer) of all men, especially of those who believe (trust in, rely on, and adhere to Him).

Job 14:14

If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my warfare and service I will wait, till my change and release shall come.

Ecclesiastes 8:8

There is no man who has power over the spirit to retain the breath of life, neither has he power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in battle [against death], neither will wickedness deliver those who are its possessors and given to it.

Genesis 3:17

And to Adam He said, Because you have listened and given heed to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it, the ground is under a curse because of you; in sorrow and toil shall you eat [of the fruits] of it all the days of your life.

Lamentations 3:27

It is good for a man that he should bear the yoke [of divine disciplinary dealings] in his youth.

Psalm 73:4

For they suffer no violent pangs in their death, but their strength is firm.

2 Samuel 21:15

The Philistines had war again with Israel. And David went down and his servants with him and fought against the Philistines, and David became faint.

Psalm 78:9

The children of Ephraim were armed and carrying bows, yet they turned back in the day of battle.

Revelation 16:14

For really they are the spirits of demons that perform signs (wonders, miracles). And they go forth to the rulers and leaders all over the world, to gather them together for war on the great day of God the Almighty.

Job 7:1

Is there not an [appointed] warfare and hard labor to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling?

Philippians 3:13

I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own [yet]; but one thing I do [it is my one aspiration]: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,

Exodus 21:22

If men contend with each other, and a pregnant woman [interfering] is hurt so that she has a miscarriage, yet no further damage follows, [the one who hurt her] shall surely be punished with a fine [paid] to the woman's husband, as much as the judges determine.

Ecclesiastes 10:15

The labor of fools wearies every one of them, because [he is so ignorant of the ordinary matters that] he does not even know how to get to town.

Topics on Struggle

Life Struggles

50;1;30

So you are engaged in the same conflict which you saw me [wage] and which you now hear to be mine [still].

Struggles

51;1;29

For this I labor [ unto weariness], striving with all the superhuman energy which He so mightily enkindles and works within me.

Struggles In Relationship

46;7;9

But if they have not self-control (restraint of their passions), they should marry. For it is better to marry than to be aflame [with passion and tortured continually with ungratified desire].