Suffering, Of The Innocent

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Job 19:7

"Look, I cry out, 'Violence!' but I am not answered; I cry out, but there is no justice.

Job 24:1

"Why are not times kept by Shaddai, and [why] do not [those who] know him see his days?

Psalm 59:3-4

For look, they lie in wait for my life. The mighty attack against me, not [because of] my transgression or my sin, O Yahweh. Without guilt on my part they run and ready themselves. Awake to meet me and see.

Psalm 74:1

Why, O God, have you rejected [us] forever? [Why] does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?

Psalm 88:5

set free among the dead, like [the] slain lying in [the] grave, whom you no longer remember, even those cut off from your hand.

Job 4:7

"{Think} now, who has perished [who is] innocent? Or where [are] the upright destroyed?

John 9:2-3

And his disciples asked him, saying, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should be born blind?" Jesus replied, "Neither this man sinned nor his parents, but [it happened] so that the works of God could be revealed in him.

Ezekiel 18:25

"Yet you say, 'The way of the Lord is not fair!' Listen, now, house of Israel, is my way not fair? [Is it] not your ways [that] are not fair?

Job 2:9-10

Then his wife said to him, "Are you still persisting in your blamelessness? {Curse} God and die." So he said to her, "You speak like one of the foolish women speaks. Indeed, should we receive the good from God, but not receive the evil?" In all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

Job 23:13-15

"But he [is] {alone}, and who can dissuade him? And {whatever he desires}, {indeed}, he does [it]. For he will carry out {what he appoints for me}, and many [things] like these [are] with him Therefore, I am horrified because of his presence; [when] I consider, I tremble because of him.

Job 40:2

"Shall a faultfinder contend with Shaddai? Anyone who argues with God must answer it."

Psalm 73:3

because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked.

Psalm 73:13

Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure, and washed my hands in innocence.

Job 34:12

What's more, God truly does not act wickedly, and Shaddai does not pervert justice.

Job 37:19

"Teach us what we should say to him; we cannot draw up our case because of [the] presence of darkness.

Job 40:4

"Look, I am insignificant. What shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from you to do such a thing as this, to kill [the] righteous with [the] wicked, that the righteous would be as the wicked! Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do justice?"

Psalm 55:22-23

Cast your burden on Yahweh, and he will sustain you. He will never allow the righteous to be moved. But you, O God, you will bring them down to [the] pit of corruption. [The] men of bloodshed and deceit will not live half their days, but I will trust you.

Exodus 2:23

{And then} during those many days, the king of Egypt died, and the {Israelites} groaned because of the work, and they cried out, and their cry for help because of the work went up to God.

Psalm 56:3-4

{When} I fear, I trust you. God, whose word I praise, God I trust; I do not fear. What can [mere] flesh do to me?

Psalm 70:2

Let them be ashamed and abashed who seek my life. Let them be repulsed and humiliated [who] desire my harm.

Psalm 107:6

Then they cried out to Yahweh in their trouble. He delivered them from their distresses

Daniel 3:17-18

{If it is so}, our God, whom we serve, is able to rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire. And from your hand, O king, let him rescue us. And if not, let it be known to you, O king, that {we will not serve your gods}, and the statue of gold that you have set up we will not worship."

Habakkuk 3:17-18

Though the fig tree [does] not blossom, nor there be fruit on the vines; the yield of [the] olive tree fails, and the cultivated fields do not yield food; [the] flock is cut off from the animal pen, and there is no cattle in the stalls, Yet I will rejoice in Yahweh; I will exult in the God of my salvation.

1 Peter 2:23

who [when he] was reviled, did not revile in return; [when] suffering, he did not threaten, but entrusted [himself] to the one who judges justly,

Psalm 9:12

for he [who] {avenges bloodshed} remembers them. He does not forget the distressed cry of [the] afflicted.

2 Kings 14:26

For Yahweh saw that the misery of Israel was very bitter, whether bond or free, but there was no helper for Israel.

Psalm 1:6

for Yahweh knows [the] way of [the] righteous, but [the] way of [the] wicked will perish.

Psalm 33:18-19

Behold, the eye of Yahweh [is] on those who fear him, on those who hope for his loyal love to deliver their soul from death and to keep them alive in famine.

Psalm 59:8

But you, O Yahweh, will laugh at them; you will mock all [the] nations.

Ezekiel 36:6-7

Therefore prophesy against the land of Israel, and you must say to the mountains and to the hills, to the river channels and to the valleys, thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Look! I spoke in my passion and in my anger [the] insult of [the] peoples you have endured." Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: "{I swear} {certainly} [that] the nations {that are all around you}, they indeed will endure their disgrace.

Habakkuk 2:9

Woe to [him who] obtains profit [from] evil gain for his house, to set his nest on high, to be saved from the hand of misfortune!

Job 42:10-12

Then Yahweh returned Job's fortune when he prayed to him on behalf of his friends. Thus Yahweh increased {all that Job had twice as much as before}. So all his brothers and all his sisters and all [those who] had known him {before} came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house and showed sympathy to him and comforted him for all the disaster that Yahweh had brought upon him. Then each one gave to him one piece of money, and each one [gave to him] one ornamental ring of gold. So Yahweh blessed Job's latter days more than his beginning. {Thus he had} fourteen thousand sheep and goats and six thousand camels and a thousand pair of oxen and a thousand female donkeys.

Revelation 7:16

They will not be hungry [any] longer or be thirsty [any] longer, nor will the sun ever beat down on them, nor any heat,

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will approach you for judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers, and against those who swear {falsely}, and against the oppressors of [the] hired worker [with his] wages, [the] widow and [the] orphan, and {the abusers of} [the] alien, and [yet] do not fear me," says Yahweh of hosts.

Exodus 3:19-20

But I myself know that the king of Egypt will not allow you to go {unless compelled by a strong hand}. And I will stretch out my hand, and I will strike Egypt with all of my wonders that I will do in its midst, and {afterward} he will release you.

Psalm 73:16-18

When I thought about [how] to understand this, it [was] troubling in my eyes until I went into the sanctuary of God. [Then] I understood their fate. Surely you set them on slippery places. You cause them to fall onto ruin.

Psalm 141:10

Let [the] wicked fall into their nets, while I escape altogether.

Amos 1:3

Thus says Yahweh, "For three transgressions of Damascus and for four I will not revoke [the punishment], because they threshed Gilead with threshing sledges of iron!

Nahum 3:1

Woe to the city [that has shed] {much blood}! {She is a deceiver}, She is filled [with] plunder, {She has hoarded her spoils of war}.

Habakkuk 2:16

You will be sated with shame rather than glory. Drink also yourself, and expose yourself! The cup of the right hand of Yahweh will come around upon you and disgrace upon your glory.

Matthew 25:41-46

Then he will also say to those on [his] left, 'Depart from me, [you] accursed ones, into the eternal fire that has been prepared for the devil and his angels! For I was hungry and you did not give me [anything] to eat, I was thirsty and you did not give me [anything] to drink, I was a stranger and you did not welcome me as a guest, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not care for me.'read more.
Then they will also answer, saying, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and not serve you?' Then he will answer them, saying, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as you did not do [it] to one of the least of these, you did not do [it] to me.' And these will depart into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

1 Peter 4:18

And if the righteous are saved with difficulty, {what will become of the ungodly and the sinner}?

Revelation 18:6-7

Pay back to her as she herself also paid out, and {pay back double} according to her deeds; in the cup that she mixed, mix double for her. As much as she glorified herself and lived in luxury, give to her so much torment and mourning, because in her heart she said, 'I sit as a queen, and am not a widow, and I will never see mourning!'

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