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60 Bible Verses about Suffering, Of The Innocent

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Job 19:7

Lo, I cry out -- violence, and am not answered, I cry aloud, and there is no judgment.

Job 24:1

Wherefore from the Mighty One Times have not been hidden, And those knowing Him have not seen His days.

Psalm 59:3-4

For, lo, they laid wait for my soul, Assembled against me are strong ones, Not my transgression nor my sin, O Jehovah. Without punishment they run and prepare themselves, Stir up to meet me, and see.

Psalm 74:1

An Instruction of Asaph. Why, O God, hast Thou cast off for ever? Thine anger smoketh against the flock of Thy pasture.

Psalm 88:5

Among the dead -- free, As pierced ones lying in the grave, Whom Thou hast not remembered any more, Yea, they by Thy hand have been cut off.

Job 4:7

Remember, I pray thee, Who, being innocent, hath perished? And where have the upright been cut off?

John 9:2-3

and his disciples asked him, saying, 'Rabbi, who did sin, this one or his parents, that he should be born blind?' Jesus answered, 'Neither did this one sin nor his parents, but that the works of God may be manifested in him;

Ezekiel 18:25

And ye have said, Not pondered is the way of the Lord. Hear, I pray you, O house of Israel, My way -- is it not pondered? Are not your ways unpondered?

Job 2:9-10

And his wife saith to him, 'Still thou art keeping hold on thine integrity: bless God and die.' And he saith unto her, 'As one of the foolish women speaketh, thou speakest; yea, the good we receive from God, and the evil we do not receive.' In all this Job hath not sinned with his lips.

Job 23:13-15

And He is in one mind, And who doth turn Him back? And His soul hath desired -- and He doth it. For He doth complete my portion, And many such things are with Him. Therefore, from His presence I am troubled, I consider, and am afraid of Him.

Job 40:2

Is the striver with the Mighty instructed? The reprover of God, let him answer it.

Psalm 73:3

The peace of the wicked I see, That there are no bands at their death,

Psalm 73:13

Only -- a vain thing! I have purified my heart, And I wash in innocency my hands,

Job 34:12

Yea, truly, God doth not do wickedly, And the Mighty doth not pervert judgment.

Job 37:19

Let us know what we say to Him, We set not in array because of darkness.

Job 40:4

Lo, I have been vile, What do I return to Thee? My hand I have placed on my mouth.

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from Thee to do according to this thing, to put to death the righteous with the wicked; that it hath been -- as the righteous so the wicked -- far be it from Thee; doth the Judge of all the earth not do justice?'

Psalm 55:22-23

Cast on Jehovah that which He hath given thee, And He doth sustain thee, He doth not suffer for ever the moving of the righteous. And Thou, O God, dost bring them down To a pit of destruction, Men of blood and deceit reach not to half their days, And I -- I do trust in Thee!

Exodus 2:23

And it cometh to pass during these many days, that the king of Egypt dieth, and the sons of Israel sigh because of the service, and cry, and their cry goeth up unto God, because of the service;

Psalm 56:3-4

The day I am afraid I am confident toward Thee. In God I praise His word, in God I have trusted, I fear not what flesh doth to me.

Psalm 70:2

Let them be ashamed and confounded Who are seeking my soul, Let them be turned backward and blush Who are desiring my evil.

Psalm 107:6

And they cry unto Jehovah in their adversity, From their distress He delivereth them,

Daniel 3:17-18

Lo, it is; our God whom we are serving, is able to deliver us from a burning fiery furnace; and from thy hand, O king, He doth deliver. And lo -- not! be it known to thee, O king, that thy gods we are not serving, and to the golden image thou hast raised up we do no obeisance.'

Habakkuk 3:17-18

Though the fig-tree doth not flourish, And there is no produce among vines, Failed hath the work of the olive, And fields have not yielded food, Cut off from the fold hath been the flock, And there is no herd in the stalls. Yet I, in Jehovah I exult, I do joy in the God of my salvation.

1 Peter 2:23

who being reviled -- was not reviling again, suffering -- was not threatening, and was committing himself to Him who is judging righteously,

Psalm 9:12

For He who is seeking for blood Them hath remembered, He hath not forgotten the cry of the afflicted.

2 Kings 14:26

for Jehovah hath seen the affliction of Israel -- very bitter, and there is none restrained, and there is none left, and there is no helper to Israel;

Psalm 33:18-19

Lo, the eye of Jehovah is to those fearing Him, To those waiting for His kindness, To deliver from death their soul, And to keep them alive in famine.

Psalm 59:8

And Thou, O Jehovah dost laugh at them, Thou dost mock at all the nations.

Ezekiel 36:6-7

Therefore, prophesy concerning the ground of Israel, And thou hast said to mountains, and to hills, To streams, and to valleys, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I, in My jealousy, and in My fury, I have spoken, Because the shame of nations ye have borne. Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: I -- I have lifted up My hand, Do not -- the nations who are with you from round about -- they their own shame bear?

Habakkuk 2:9

Woe to him who is gaining evil gain for his house, To set on high his nest, To be delivered from the hand of evil,

Job 42:10-12

And Jehovah hath turned to the captivity of Job in his praying for his friends, and Jehovah doth add to all that Job hath -- to double. And come unto him do all his brethren, and all his sisters, and all his former acquaintances, and they eat bread with him in his house, and bemoan him, and comfort him concerning all the evil that Jehovah had brought upon him, and they gave to him each one kesitah, and each one ring of gold. And Jehovah hath blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning, and he hath fourteen thousand of a flock, and six thousand camels, and a thousand pairs of oxen, and a thousand she-asses.

Malachi 3:5

And I have drawn near to you for judgment, And I have been a witness, Making haste against sorcerers, And against adulterers, And against swearers to a falsehood, And against oppressors of the hire of an hireling, Of a widow, and of a fatherless one, And those turning aside a sojourner, And who fear Me not, said Jehovah of Hosts.

Exodus 3:19-20

And I -- I have known that the king of Egypt doth not permit you to go, unless by a strong hand, and I have put forth My hand, and have smitten Egypt with all My wonders, which I do in its midst -- and afterwards he doth send you away.

Psalm 73:16-18

And I think to know this, Perverseness it is in mine eyes, Till I come in to the sanctuaries of God, I attend to their latter end. Only, in slippery places Thou dost set them, Thou hast caused them to fall to desolations.

Psalm 141:10

The wicked fall in their nets together, till I pass over!

Amos 1:3

And thus said Jehovah: For three transgressions of Damascus, And for four, I do not reverse it, Because of their threshing Gilead with sharp-pointed irons,

Habakkuk 2:16

Thou hast been filled -- shame without honour, Drink thou also, and be uncircumcised, Turn round unto thee doth the cup of the right hand of Jehovah, And shameful spewing is on thine honour.

Matthew 25:41-46

Then shall he say also to those on the left hand, Go ye from me, the cursed, to the fire, the age-during, that hath been prepared for the Devil and his messengers; for I did hunger, and ye gave me not to eat; I did thirst, and ye gave me not to drink; a stranger I was, and ye did not receive me; naked, and ye put not around me; infirm, and in prison, and ye did not look after me.read more.
'Then shall they answer, they also, saying, Lord, when did we see thee hungering, or thirsting, or a stranger, or naked, or infirm, or in prison, and we did not minister to thee? Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of these, the least, ye did it not to me. And these shall go away to punishment age-during, but the righteous to life age-during.'

1 Peter 4:18

And if the righteous man is scarcely saved, the ungodly and sinner -- where shall he appear?

Revelation 18:6-7

Render to her as also she did render to you, and double to her doubles according to her works; in the cup that she did mingle mingle to her double. 'As much as she did glorify herself and did revel, so much torment and sorrow give to her, because in her heart she saith, I sit a queen, and a widow I am not, and sorrow I shall not see;

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