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72 Bible Verses about Suffering

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2 Timothy 2:9

for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

1 Peter 2:19

For this finds favor, if for the sake of conscience toward God a person bears up under sorrows when suffering unjustly.

Galatians 3:4

Did you suffer so many things in vain--if indeed it was in vain?

1 Peter 1:11

seeking to know what person or time the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating as He predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories to follow.

2 Thessalonians 1:5

This is a plain indication of God's righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.

2 Corinthians 11:19

For you, being so wise, tolerate the foolish gladly.

Isaiah 53:4

Surely our griefs He Himself bore, And our sorrows He carried; Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, Smitten of God, and afflicted.

Hebrews 5:8

Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered.

Matthew 11:12

"From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force.

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Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » Suffering

Luke 10:32

"Likewise a Levite also, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.

For Christ's sake » Suffering

for Jesus' sake » Suffering

Suffering » For Christ

1 Peter 4:13-14

but to the degree that you share the sufferings of Christ, keep on rejoicing, so that also at the revelation of His glory you may rejoice with exultation. If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

Suffering » Those that suffer for jesus Christ

Romans 8:14-17

For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, "Abba! Father!" The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God, read more.
and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

2 Timothy 2:10-12

For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory. It is a trustworthy statement: For if we died with Him, we will also live with Him; If we endure, we will also reign with Him; If we deny Him, He also will deny us;

Revelation 2:8-10

"And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life, says this: 'I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. 'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Suffering » Who shall suffer persecution

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men. We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are prudent in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are distinguished, but we are without honor. To this present hour we are both hungry and thirsty, and are poorly clothed, and are roughly treated, and are homeless; read more.
and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure; when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now.

1 Peter 5:8-10

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren who are in the world. After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.

Suffering » Vicarious

Romans 9:3

For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh,

Exodus 9:13-16

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Rise up early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh and say to him, 'Thus says the LORD, the God of the Hebrews, "Let My people go, that they may serve Me. "For this time I will send all My plagues on you and your servants and your people, so that you may know that there is no one like Me in all the earth. "For if by now I had put forth My hand and struck you and your people with pestilence, you would then have been cut off from the earth. read more.
"But, indeed, for this reason I have allowed you to remain, in order to show you My power and in order to proclaim My name through all the earth.

Suffering » Suffering for jesus Christ

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

Suffering » Why God’s people suffer

2 Thessalonians 1:3-5

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater; therefore, we ourselves speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure. This is a plain indication of God's righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.

Suffering » Walking with longsuffering

Ephesians 4:1-3

Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Suffering » The sufferings of this present time

Romans 8:18-23

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it, in hope read more.
that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now. And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.

Suffering » Instance of » Goliath for the philistines

Suffering for Christ's sake » Some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Suffering

Suffering for righteousness' sake » For Christ's sake some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Suffering

Topics on Suffering

Body Of Christ, Physical Suffering

40;27;26

Then he released Barabbas for them; but after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.

Children Suffering

26;18;2

"What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, 'The fathers eat the sour grapes, But the children's teeth are set on edge'?

Cup Of Suffering

40;26;39

And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will."

God, Suffering Of

1;6;6

The LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.

I Am Suffering

24;45;3

'You said, "Ah, woe is me! For the LORD has added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning and have found no rest."'

Participation In Christ Sufferings

50;3;10

that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death;

Prophets Suffering

59;5;10

As an example, brethren, of suffering and patience, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Suffering For Christ's Sake

44;5;41

So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.

Suffering For The Gospel

41;8;35

"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel's will save it.

Suffering From Foreigners

26;11;9

"And I will bring you out of the midst of the city and deliver you into the hands of strangers and execute judgments against you.

Suffering Saints

60;4;19

Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.

Suffering, Causes Of

1;3;14-19

The LORD God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, Cursed are you more than all cattle, And more than every beast of the field; On your belly you will go, And dust you will eat All the days of your life;

Suffering, Emotional Aspects Of

19;119;53

Burning indignation has seized me because of the wicked, Who forsake Your law.

Suffering, Encouragements In

19;103;13

Just as a father has compassion on his children, So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.

Suffering, Hardship

20;10;15

The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.

Suffering, Nature Of

1;2;17

but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die."

Suffering, Of Believers

40;10;22

"You will be hated by all because of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.

Suffering, Of Jesus Christ

42;24;25-26

And He said to them, "O foolish men and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!

Suffering, Of The Innocent

35;1;13

Your eyes are too pure to approve evil, And You can not look on wickedness with favor Why do You look with favor On those who deal treacherously? Why are You silent when the wicked swallow up Those more righteous than they?

Sufferings Rewarded

40;5;11

"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.

The Ungodly Suffering

19;32;10

Many are the sorrows of the wicked, But he who trusts in the LORD, lovingkindness shall surround him.

Young People Suffering

19;34;10

The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.

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