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72 Bible Verses about Suffering

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2 Timothy 2:9

in which I suffer even unto bonds as an evil-doer: but the word of God is not bound.

1 Peter 4:1

Christ, then, having suffered for us in the flesh, do ye also arm yourselves with the same mind; for he that has suffered in the flesh has done with sin,

1 Peter 2:19

For this is acceptable, if one, for conscience sake towards God, endure griefs, suffering unjustly.

Galatians 3:4

Have ye suffered so many things in vain, if indeed also in vain?

1 Peter 1:11

searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ which was in them pointed out, testifying before of the sufferings which belonged to Christ, and the glories after these.

2 Thessalonians 1:5

a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that ye should be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for the sake of which ye also suffer;

Isaiah 53:4

Surely he hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; and we, we did regard him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.

Hebrews 5:8

though he were Son, he learned obedience from the things which he suffered;

Matthew 11:12

But from the days of John the baptist until now, the kingdom of the heavens is taken by violence, and the violent seize on it.

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Christ » Sake, for his » Suffering

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

Luke 10:32

and in like manner also a Levite, being at the spot, came and looked at him and passed on on the opposite side.

For Christ's sake » Suffering

for Jesus' sake » Suffering

Suffering » For Christ

1 Peter 4:13-14

but as ye have share in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice, that in the revelation of his glory also ye may rejoice with exultation. If ye are reproached in the name of Christ, blessed are ye; for the Spirit of glory and the Spirit of God rests upon you: on their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified.

Suffering » Those that suffer for jesus Christ

Romans 8:14-17

for as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. For ye have not received a spirit of bondage again for fear, but ye have received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself bears witness with our spirit, that we are children of God. read more.
And if children, heirs also: heirs of God, and Christ's joint heirs; if indeed we suffer with him, that we may also be glorified with him.

1 Peter 4:1

Christ, then, having suffered for us in the flesh, do ye also arm yourselves with the same mind; for he that has suffered in the flesh has done with sin,

2 Timothy 2:10-12

For this cause I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory. The word is faithful; for if we have died together with him, we shall also live together; if we endure, we shall also reign together; if we deny, he also will deny us;

Revelation 2:8-10

And to the angel of the assembly in Smyrna write: These things says the first and the last, who became dead, and lived: I know thy tribulation and thy poverty; but thou art rich; and the railing of those who say that they themselves are Jews, and are not, but a synagogue of Satan. Fear nothing of what thou art about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give to thee the crown of life.

Suffering » Who shall suffer persecution

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think that God has set us the apostles for the last, as appointed to death. For we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and men. We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye prudent in Christ: we weak, but ye strong: ye glorious, but we in dishonour. To the present hour we both hunger and thirst, and are in nakedness, and buffeted, and wander without a home, read more.
and labour, working with our own hands. Railed at, we bless; persecuted, we suffer it; insulted, we entreat: we are become as the offscouring of the world, the refuse of all, until now.

1 Peter 5:8-10

Be vigilant, watch. Your adversary the devil as a roaring lion walks about seeking whom he may devour. Whom resist, stedfast in faith, knowing that the selfsame sufferings are accomplished in your brotherhood which is in the world. But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground:

Suffering » Vicarious

Exodus 9:13-16

And Jehovah said to Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and set thyself before Pharaoh, and say to him, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of the Hebrews: Let my people go, that they may serve me. For I will at this time send all my plagues to thy heart, and on thy bondmen, and on thy people; that thou mayest know that there is none like me in all the earth. For now shall I put forth my hand, and I will smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth. read more.
And for this very cause have I raised thee up, to shew thee my power; and that my name may be declared in all the earth.

Suffering » Suffering for jesus Christ

1 Peter 4:1

Christ, then, having suffered for us in the flesh, do ye also arm yourselves with the same mind; for he that has suffered in the flesh has done with sin,

Suffering » Why God’s people suffer

2 Thessalonians 1:3-5

We ought to thank God always for you, brethren, even as it is meet, because your faith increases exceedingly, and the love of each one of you all towards one another abounds; so that we ourselves make our boast in you in the assemblies of God for your endurance and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations, which ye are sustaining; a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that ye should be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for the sake of which ye also suffer;

Suffering » Walking with longsuffering

Ephesians 4:1-3

I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called, with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, bearing with one another in love; using diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the uniting bond of peace.

Suffering » The sufferings of this present time

Romans 8:18-23

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the coming glory to be revealed to us. For the anxious looking out of the creature expects the revelation of the sons of God: for the creature has been made subject to vanity, not of its will, but by reason of him who has subjected the same, in hope read more.
that the creature itself also shall be set free from the bondage of corruption into the liberty of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans together and travails in pain together until now. And not only that, but even we ourselves, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, we also ourselves groan in ourselves, awaiting adoption, that is the redemption of our body.

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

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Topics on Suffering

Body Of Christ, Physical Suffering

40;27;26

Then he released to them Barabbas; but Jesus, having scourged him, he delivered up that he might be crucified.

Children Suffering

26;18;2

What mean ye, ye who use this proverb of the land of Israel, saying, The fathers eat sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?

Cup Of Suffering

40;26;39

And going forward a little he fell upon his face, praying and saying, My Father, if it be possible let this cup pass from me; but not as I will, but as thou wilt.

God, Suffering Of

1;6;6

And Jehovah repented that he had made Man on the earth, and it grieved him in his heart.

I Am Suffering

24;45;3

Thou didst say, Woe unto me! for Jehovah hath added grief to my sorrow; I am weary with my sighing, and I find no rest.

Participation In Christ Sufferings

50;3;10

to know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death,

Prophets Suffering

59;5;10

Take as an example, brethren, of suffering and having patience, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord.

Suffering For Christ's Sake

44;5;41

They therefore went their way from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be dishonoured for the name.

Suffering For The Gospel

41;8;35

For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's shall save it.

Suffering From Foreigners

26;11;9

And I will bring you out of the midst of it, and give you into the hands of strangers, and will execute judgments among you.

Suffering Saints

60;4;19

Wherefore also let them who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing to a faithful Creator.

Suffering, Causes Of

1;3;14-19

And Jehovah Elohim said to the serpent, Because thou hast done this, be thou cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field. On thy belly shalt thou go, and eat dust all the days of thy life.

Suffering, Emotional Aspects Of

19;119;53

Burning indignation hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked who forsake thy law.

Suffering, Encouragements In

19;103;13

As a father pitieth his children, so Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.

Suffering, Hardship

20;10;15

The rich man's wealth is his strong city; the destruction of the poor is their poverty.

Suffering, Nature Of

1;2;17

but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it; for in the day that thou eatest of it thou shalt certainly die.

Suffering, Of Believers

40;10;22

and ye shall be hated of all on account of my name. But he that has endured to the end, he shall be saved.

Suffering, Of Jesus Christ

42;24;25-26

And he said to them, O senseless and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!

Suffering, Of The Innocent

35;1;13

Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on mischief: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and keepest silence when the wicked swalloweth up a man more righteous than he?

Sufferings Rewarded

40;5;11

Blessed are ye when they may reproach and persecute you, and say every wicked thing against you, lying, for my sake.

The Ungodly Suffering

19;32;10

Many sorrows hath the wicked; but he that confideth in Jehovah, loving-kindness shall encompass him.

Young People Suffering

19;34;10

The young lions are in need and suffer hunger; but they that seek Jehovah shall not want any good.