Suffering, Of The Innocent
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[Your] eyes are too pure to look on evil, and You cannot tolerate wrongdoing. So why do You tolerate those who are treacherous? Why are You silent while one who is wicked swallows up one who is more righteous than himself?
Lord, look! They set an ambush for me. Powerful men attack me, but not because of any sin or rebellion of mine.
His disciples questioned Him: "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?"
His wife said to him, "Do you still retain your integrity? Curse God and die!"
But He is unchangeable; who can oppose Him? He does what He desires.
saying: Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will leave this life. The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away. Praise the name of the Lord.
He said to mankind, "Look! The fear of the Lord-that is wisdom, and to turn from evil is understanding."
Teach us what we should say to Him; we cannot prepare [our case] because of our darkness.
Don't fear those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul; rather, fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
You could not possibly do such a thing: to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. You could not possibly do that! Won't the Judge of all the earth do what is just?"
Cast your burden on the Lord, and He will support you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken.
After a long time, the king of Egypt died. The Israelites groaned because of their difficult labor, and they cried out; and their cry for help ascended to God because of the difficult labor.
When I am afraid, I will trust in You.
But I will sing of Your strength and will joyfully proclaim Your faithful love in the morning. For You have been a stronghold for me, a refuge in my day of trouble.
If the God we serve exists, then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king.
Though the fig tree does not bud and there is no fruit on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls,
So those who suffer according to God's will should, in doing good, entrust themselves to a faithful Creator.
casting all your care upon Him, because He cares about you.
Now the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him- those who depend on His faithful love
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.
Therefore, prophesy concerning the land of Israel and say to the mountains and hills, to the ravines and valleys: This is what the Lord God says: Look, I speak in My burning zeal because you have endured the insults of the nations.
After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his prosperity and doubled his [previous] possessions.
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes. Death will exist no longer; grief, crying, and pain will exist no longer, because the previous things have passed away.
"I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny [justice to] the foreigner. They do not fear Me," says the Lord of Hosts.
"However, I know that the king of Egypt will not allow you to go, unless [he is forced] by a strong hand.
When I tried to understand all this, it seemed hopeless
The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Damascus for three crimes, even four, because they threshed Gilead with iron sledges.
You will be filled with disgrace instead of glory. You also-drink, and expose your uncircumcision! The cup in the Lord's right hand will come around to you, and utter disgrace will cover your glory.
Then He will also say to those on the left, 'Depart from Me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the Devil and his angels!
Pay her back the way she also paid, and double it according to her works. In the cup in which she mixed, mix a double portion for her.
- Innocent (127 instances)