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72 Bible Verses about Suffering

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2 Timothy 2:9

For this I suffer, to the point of being bound like a criminal; but God's message is not bound.

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, since Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same resolve-because the One who suffered in the flesh has finished with sin -

1 Peter 4:16

But if [anyone suffers] as a Christian, he should not be ashamed, but should glorify God with that name.

1 Peter 2:19

For it [brings] favor if, because of conscience toward God, someone endures grief from suffering unjustly.

Galatians 3:4

Did you suffer so much for nothing-if in fact it was for nothing?

1 Peter 1:11

They inquired into what time or what circumstances the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating when He testified in advance to the messianic sufferings and the glories that would follow.

2 Thessalonians 1:5

It is a clear evidence of God's righteous judgment that you will be counted worthy of God's kingdom, for which you also are suffering,

2 Corinthians 11:19

For you gladly put up with fools since you are so smart!

Isaiah 53:4

Yet He Himself bore our sicknesses, and He carried our pains; but we in turn regarded Him stricken, struck down by God, and afflicted.

Hebrews 5:8

Though a Son, He learned obedience through what He suffered.

Matthew 11:12

From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been suffering violence, and the violent have been seizing it by force.

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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

In the same way, a Levite, when he arrived at the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.

For Christ's sake » Suffering

for Jesus' sake » Suffering

Suffering » For Christ

1 Peter 4:13-14

Instead, as you share in the sufferings of the Messiah rejoice, so that you may also rejoice with great joy at the revelation of His glory. If you are ridiculed for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

Suffering » Those that suffer for jesus Christ

Romans 8:14-17

All those led by God's Spirit are God's sons. For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out, "Abba, Father!" The Spirit Himself testifies together with our spirit that we are God's children, read more.
and if children, also heirs-heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ-seeing that we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, since Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same resolve-because the One who suffered in the flesh has finished with sin -

2 Timothy 2:10-12

This is why I endure all things for the elect: so that they also may obtain salvation, which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory. This saying is trustworthy: For if we have died with Him, we will also live with Him; if we endure, we will also reign with Him; if we deny Him, He will also deny us;

Revelation 2:8-10

"To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: "The First and the Last, the One who was dead and came to life, says: I know your tribulation and poverty, yet you are rich. [I know] the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. Don't be afraid of what you are about to suffer. Look, the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison to test you, and you will have tribulation for 10 days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Suffering » Who shall suffer persecution

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think God has displayed us, the apostles, in last place, like men condemned to die: we have become a spectacle to the world and to angels and to men. We are fools for Christ, but you are wise in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! You are distinguished, but we are dishonored! Up to the present hour we are both hungry and thirsty; we are poorly clothed, roughly treated, homeless; read more.
we labor, working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it; when we are slandered, we entreat. We are, even now, like the world's garbage, like the filth of all things.

1 Peter 5:8-10

Be sober! Be on the alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour. Resist him, firm in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are being experienced by your brothers in the world. Now the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will personally restore, establish, strengthen, and support you after you have suffered a little.

Suffering » Vicarious

Romans 9:3

For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from the Messiah for the benefit of my brothers, my countrymen by physical descent.

Exodus 9:13-16

Then the Lord said to Moses, "Get up early in the morning and present yourself to Pharaoh. Tell him: This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews says: Let My people go, so that they may worship Me. Otherwise, I am going to send all My plagues against you, your officials, and your people. Then you will know there is no one like Me in all the earth. By now I could have stretched out My hand and struck you and your people with a plague, and you would have been obliterated from the earth. read more.
However, I have let you live for this purpose: to show you My power and to make My name known in all the earth.

Suffering » Suffering for jesus Christ

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, since Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same resolve-because the One who suffered in the flesh has finished with sin -

Suffering » Why God’s people suffer

2 Thessalonians 1:3-5

We must always thank God for you, brothers, which is fitting, since your faith is flourishing, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. Therefore we ourselves boast about you among God's churches-about your endurance and faith in all the persecutions and afflictions you endure. It is a clear evidence of God's righteous judgment that you will be counted worthy of God's kingdom, for which you also are suffering,

Suffering » Walking with longsuffering

Ephesians 4:1-3

I, therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to walk worthy of the calling you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, accepting one another in love, diligently keeping the unity of the Spirit with the peace that binds [us].

Suffering » The sufferings of this present time

Romans 8:18-23

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is going to be revealed to us. For the creation eagerly waits with anticipation for God's sons to be revealed. For the creation was subjected to futility-not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it-in the hope read more.
that the creation itself will also be set free from the bondage of corruption into the glorious freedom of God's children. For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together with labor pains until now. And not only that, but we ourselves who have the Spirit as the firstfruits-we also groan within ourselves, eagerly waiting for adoption, the redemption of our bodies.

Suffering » Instance of » Goliath for the philistines

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

Suffering for righteousness' sake » For Christ's sake some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Suffering

Topics on Suffering

Body Of Christ, Physical Suffering

40;27;26

Then he released Barabbas to them. But after having Jesus flogged, he handed Him over to be crucified.

Children Suffering

26;18;2

"What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel: The fathers eat sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?

Cup Of Suffering

40;26;39

Going a little farther, He fell facedown and prayed, "My Father! If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will."

God, Suffering Of

1;6;6

the Lord regretted that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.

I Am Suffering

24;45;3

'You have said, Woe is me, because the Lord has added misery to my pain! I am worn out with groaning and have found no rest.

Participation In Christ Sufferings

50;3;10

[My goal] is 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

Brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord's name as an example of suffering and patience.

Suffering For Christ's Sake

44;5;41

Then they went out from the presence of the Sanhedrin, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be dishonored on behalf of the name.

Suffering For The Gospel

41;8;35

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me and the gospel will save it.

Suffering From Foreigners

26;11;9

"I will bring you out of the city and hand you over to foreigners; I will execute judgments against you.

Suffering Saints

60;4;19

So those who suffer according to God's will should, in doing good, entrust themselves to a faithful Creator.

Suffering, Causes Of

1;3;14-19

Then the Lord God said to the serpent: Because you have done this, you are cursed more than any livestock and more than any wild animal. You will move on your belly and eat dust all the days of your life.

Suffering, Emotional Aspects Of

19;119;53

Rage seizes me because of the wicked who reject Your instruction.

Suffering, Encouragements In

19;103;13

As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him.

Suffering, Hardship

20;10;15

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

Suffering, Nature Of

1;2;17

but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for on the day you eat from it, you will certainly die."

Suffering, Of Believers

40;10;22

You will be hated by everyone because of My name. But the one who endures to the end will be delivered.

Suffering, Of Jesus Christ

42;24;25-26

He said to them, "How unwise and slow you are to believe in your hearts all that the prophets have spoken!

Suffering, Of The Innocent

35;1;13

[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?

Sufferings Rewarded

40;5;11

"Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and falsely say every kind of evil against you because of Me.

The Ungodly Suffering

19;32;10

Many pains come to the wicked, but the one who trusts in the Lord will have faithful love surrounding him.

Young People Suffering

19;34;10

Young lions lack food and go hungry, but those who seek the Lord will not lack any good thing.

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