Suffering, Nature Of

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Genesis 3:16-19

He said to the woman: I will intensify your labor pains; you will bear children in anguish. Your desire will be for your husband, yet he will dominate you. And He said to Adam, "Because you listened to your wife's voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, 'Do not eat from it': The ground is cursed because of you. You will eat from it by means of painful labor all the days of your life. It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the plants of the field.read more.
You will eat bread by the sweat of your brow until you return to the ground, since you were taken from it. For you are dust, and you will return to dust."

Job 5:7

But mankind is born for trouble as surely as sparks fly upward.

Genesis 48:1

Some time after this, Joseph was told, "Your father is weaker." So he set out with his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.

2 Kings 20:1

In those days Hezekiah became terminally ill. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came and said to him, "This is what the Lord says: 'Put your affairs in order, for you are about to die; you will not recover.' "

2 Chronicles 32:24

In those days Hezekiah became sick to the point of death, so he prayed to the Lord, and He spoke to him and gave him a miraculous sign.

Isaiah 38:1

In those days Hezekiah became terminally ill. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came and said to him, "This is what the Lord says: 'Put your affairs in order, for you are about to die; you will not recover.' "

Job 2:7

So Satan left the Lord's presence and infected Job with incurable boils from the sole of his foot to the top of his head.

Psalm 42:10

My adversaries taunt me, as if crushing my bones, while all day long they say to me, "Where is your God?"

Matthew 8:6

"Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible agony!"

Matthew 17:15

"Lord," he said, "have mercy on my son, because he has seizures and suffers severely. He often falls into the fire and often into the water.

Luke 4:38

After He left the synagogue, He entered Simon's house. Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever, and they asked Him about her.

Acts 28:8

It happened that Publius' father was in bed suffering from fever and dysentery. Paul went to him, and praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

2 Timothy 4:20

Erastus has remained at Corinth; Trophimus I left sick at Miletus.

Psalm 55:4-5

My heart shudders within me; terrors of death sweep over me. Fear and trembling grip me; horror has overwhelmed me.

John 11:32-35

When Mary came to where Jesus was and saw Him, she fell at His feet and told Him, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died!" When Jesus saw her crying, and the Jews who had come with her crying, He was angry in His spirit and deeply moved. "Where have you put him?" He asked. "Lord," they told Him, "come and see."read more.
Jesus wept.

Mark 15:34

And at three Jesus cried out with a loud voice, "Ella Ella Lama Sabachthani?" which is translated, " My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me? "

Genesis 12:10

There was a famine in the land, so Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine in the land was severe.

Joel 1:4

What the devouring locust has left, the swarming locust has eaten; what the swarming locust has left, the young locust has eaten; and what the young locust has left, the destroying locust has eaten.

Revelation 11:13

At that moment a violent earthquake took place, a tenth of the city fell, and 7,000 people were killed in the earthquake. The survivors were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.

Psalm 54:3

For strangers rise up against me, and violent men seek my life. They have no regard for God. Selah

Exodus 1:16

"When you help the Hebrew women give birth, observe them as they deliver. If the child is a son, kill him, but if it's a daughter, she may live."

1 Kings 21:19

Tell him, 'This is what the Lord says: Have you murdered and also taken possession?' Then tell him, 'This is what the Lord says: In the place where the dogs licked Naboth's blood, the dogs will also lick your blood!' "

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he saw that he had been outwitted by the wise men, flew into a rage. He gave orders to massacre all the male children in and around Bethlehem who were two years old and under, in keeping with the time he had learned from the wise men.

Genesis 49:5-7

Simeon and Levi are brothers; their knives are vicious weapons. May I never enter their council; may I never join their assembly. For in their anger they kill men, and on a whim they hamstring oxen. Their anger is cursed, for it is strong, and their fury, for it is cruel! I will disperse them throughout Jacob and scatter them throughout Israel.

Exodus 1:11

So the Egyptians assigned taskmasters over the Israelites to oppress them with forced labor. They built Pithom and Rameses as supply cities for Pharaoh.

Amos 2:6-7

The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Israel for three crimes, even four, because they sell a righteous person for silver and a needy person for a pair of sandals. They trample the heads of the poor on the dust of the ground and block the path of the needy. A man and his father have sexual relations with the same girl, profaning My holy name.

Amos 4:1

Listen to this message, you cows of Bashan who are on the hill of Samaria, women who oppress the poor and crush the needy, who say to their husbands, "Bring us something to drink."

2 Kings 6:25

So there was a great famine in Samaria, and they continued the siege against it until a donkey's head [sold for] 80 silver [shekels], and a cup of dove's dung [sold for] five silver [shekels].

2 Kings 19:17

Lord, it is true that the kings of Assyria have devastated the nations and their lands.

2 Chronicles 10:13-14

Then the king answered them harshly. King Rehoboam rejected the elders' advice and spoke to them according to the young men's advice, saying, "My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it; my father disciplined you with whips, but I, with barbed whips."

Job 1:14-15

a messenger came to Job and reported: "While the oxen were plowing and the donkeys grazing nearby, the Sabeans swooped down and took them away. They struck down the servants with the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you!"

Amos 1:3

The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Damascus for three crimes, even four, because they threshed Gilead with iron sledges.

James 5:4-6

Look! The pay that you withheld from the workers who reaped your fields cries out, and the outcry of the harvesters has reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts. You have lived luxuriously on the land and have indulged yourselves. You have fattened your hearts for the day of slaughter. You have condemned-you have murdered-the righteous man; he does not resist you.

Revelation 6:4

Then another horse went out, a fiery red one, and its horseman was empowered to take peace from the earth, so that people would slaughter one another. And a large sword was given to him.

1 Samuel 1:7

Whenever she went up to the Lord's house, her rival taunted her in this way every year. Hannah wept and would not eat.

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