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72 Bible Verses about Suffering

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2 Timothy 2:9

In which I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

1 Peter 4:1

Since therefore Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;

1 Peter 4:16

Yet if any man suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

1 Peter 2:19

For this is commendable, if a man for conscience toward God endures grief, suffering wrongfully.

Galatians 3:4

Have you suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.

1 Peter 1:11

Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when he testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.

2 Thessalonians 1:5

Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer:

2 Corinthians 11:19

For you put up with fools gladly, seeing you yourselves are wise.

Isaiah 53:4

Surely he has borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.

Hebrews 5:8

Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;

Matthew 11:12

And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

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

Luke 10:32

And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other side.

For Christ's sake » Suffering

for Jesus' sake » Suffering

Suffering » For Christ

1 Peter 4:13-14

But rejoice, since you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may be glad also with exceeding joy. If you be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are you; for the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, 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, they are the sons of God. For you have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but you have received the Spirit of adoption, by which we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: read more.
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, so that we may be also glorified together.

1 Peter 4:1

Since therefore Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;

2 Timothy 2:10-12

Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory. It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him: If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:

Revelation 2:8-10

And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things says the first and the last, who was dead, and is alive; I know your works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but you are rich) and I know the blasphemy of them who say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan. Fear none of those things which you will suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried; and you shall have tribulation ten days: be faithful unto death, and I will give you a crown of life.

Suffering » Who shall suffer persecution

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men. We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are honorable, but we are despised. Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling place; read more.
And labor, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure it: Being defamed, we entreat: we are made as the filth of the world, and are the trash of all things unto this day.

1 Peter 5:8-10

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour: Whom resist steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world. But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, restore, establish, strengthen, settle you.

Suffering » Vicarious

Exodus 9:13-16

And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus says the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me. For I will at this time send all my plagues upon your heart, and upon your servants, and upon your people; that you may know that there is none like me in all the earth. For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite you and your people with pestilence; and you shall be cut off from the earth. read more.
And indeed for this very cause have I raised you up, to show in you my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.

Suffering » Suffering for jesus Christ

1 Peter 4:1

Since therefore Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;

Suffering » Why God’s people suffer

2 Thessalonians 1:3-5

We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all toward each other abounds; So that we ourselves boast of you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure: Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer:

Suffering » Walking with longsuffering

Ephesians 4:1-3

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation by which you are called, With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the 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 glory which shall be revealed in us. For the earnest expectation of the creation waits for the manifestation of the sons of God. For the creation was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who has subjected the same in hope, read more.
Because the creation itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and travails in pain together until now. And not only they, but ourselves also, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, that is, the redemption of our body.

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 released he Barabbas unto them: and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.

Children Suffering

26;18;2

What mean you, that you use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?

Cup Of Suffering

40;26;39

And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as you will.

God, Suffering Of

1;6;6

And the LORD was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart.

I Am Suffering

24;45;3

You did say, Woe is me now! for the LORD has added grief to my sorrow; I fainted in my sighing, and I find no rest.

Participation In Christ Sufferings

50;3;10

That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;

Prophets Suffering

59;5;10

Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

Suffering For Christ's Sake

44;5;41

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

Suffering For The Gospel

41;8;35

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.

Suffering From Foreigners

26;11;9

And I will bring you out of its midst, and deliver you into the hands of foreigners, and will execute judgments among you.

Suffering Saints

60;4;19

Therefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.

Suffering, Causes Of

1;3;14-19

And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because you have done this, you are cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon your belly shall you go, and dust shall you eat all the days of your life:

Suffering, Emotional Aspects Of

19;119;53

Horror has taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake your law.

Suffering, Encouragements In

19;103;13

Like as a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him.

Suffering, Hardship

20;10;15

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

Suffering, Nature Of

1;2;17

But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it: for in the day that you eat thereof you shall surely die.

Suffering, Of Believers

40;10;22

And you shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endures to the end shall be saved.

Suffering, Of Jesus Christ

42;24;25-26

Then he said unto them, O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken:

Suffering, Of The Innocent

35;1;13

You are of purer eyes than to behold evil, and can not look on iniquity: why do you look upon them that deal treacherously, and hold your tongue when the wicked devours the man that is more righteous than he?

Sufferings Rewarded

40;5;11

Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

The Ungodly Suffering

19;32;10

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusts in the LORD, mercy shall surround him.

Young People Suffering

19;34;10

The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not lack any good thing.