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Theasaurus: Suffering

72 Bible Verses about Suffering

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2 Timothy 2:9

in connection with which I suffer misfortune to the point of {imprisonment} as a criminal, but the word of God is not bound.

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, [because] Christ suffered in the flesh, you also equip yourselves with the same way of thinking, because the one who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

1 Peter 2:19

For this [finds] favor, if because of consciousness of God someone endures sorrows [while] suffering unjustly.

Galatians 3:4

Have you suffered so many [things] for nothing--if indeed also [it was] for nothing?

Isaiah 53:3

[He was] despised and rejected [by] men, a man of suffering, and acquainted with sickness, and like {one from whom others hide their faces}, [he was] despised, and we did not hold him in high regard.

1 Peter 1:11

investigating for what [person] or which time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating [when he] testified beforehand to the sufferings with reference to Christ and the glories after these [things],

2 Thessalonians 1:5

a proof of the righteous judgment of God, so that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, on behalf of which also you are suffering,

2 Corinthians 11:19

For [because you] are wise, you put up with foolish people gladly!

Isaiah 53:4

However, he was the one who lifted up our sicknesses, and he carried our pain, yet we ourselves assumed him stricken, struck down [by] God and afflicted.

Acts 5:41

So they went out from the presence of the Sanhedrin rejoicing, because they had been considered worthy to be dishonored for the sake of the name.

Hebrews 5:8

Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered,

Matthew 11:12

But from the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven is treated violently, and the violent claim it.

From Thematic Bible


Christ » Sake, for his » Suffering

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

Luke 10:32

And in the same way also a Levite, [when he] came down to the place and saw [him], passed by on the opposite side.

For Christ's sake » Suffering

for Jesus' sake » Suffering

Suffering » For Christ

1 Peter 4:13-14

But to the degree that you share in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice, so that also at the revelation of his glory you may rejoice [and] be glad. If you are reviled on account of 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

For all those who are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. For you have not received a spirit of slavery [leading] to fear again, but you have received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out, "Abba! Father!" The Spirit himself confirms to our spirit that we are children of God, read more.
and if children, also heirs--heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer together [with him] so that we may also be glorified together [with him].

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, [because] Christ suffered in the flesh, you also equip yourselves with the same way of thinking, because the one who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

2 Timothy 2:10-12

Because of this, I endure all [things] for the sake of the chosen, in order that they also may obtain salvation [which is] in Christ Jesus with eternal glory. The saying [is] trustworthy: For if we died with [him], we will also live with [him]; if we endure, we will also reign with [him]; if we deny [him], he also will deny us;

Revelation 2:8-10

"And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: "This is what the first and the last says, who was dead and came to life: 'I know your affliction and poverty (but you are rich), and the slander of those {who call themselves Jews} and are not, but [are] a synagogue of Satan. Do not be afraid of [the things] which you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw [some] of you into prison so that you may be tested, and you will experience affliction ten 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 exhibited us apostles last of all, as condemned to death, because we have become a spectacle to the world and to angels and to people. We [are] fools for the sake of Christ, but you [are] prudent in Christ! We [are] weak, but you [are] strong! You [are] honored, but we [are] dishonored! Until the present hour we are both hungry and thirsty and poorly clothed and roughly treated and homeless, read more.
and we toil, working with our own hands. [When we are] reviled, we bless; [when we are] persecuted, we endure; [when we are] slandered, we encourage. We have become like the refuse of the world, the offscouring of all [things], until now.

1 Peter 5:8-10

Be sober; be on the alert. Your adversary the devil walks around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. {Resist him}, steadfast in your faith, [because you] know the same [kinds] of sufferings are being accomplished by your community of believers in the world. And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, [after you] have suffered for a short time, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, [and] establish [you].

Suffering » Vicarious

Romans 9:3

For I could wish myself to be accursed from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my fellow countrymen according to the flesh,

Exodus 9:13-16

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Start early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh. Look, [he is] going out to the water, and you must say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews, "Release my people so that they may serve me. For at this time I [am] sending all of my plagues {to you personally} and among your servants and among your people so that you will know that there is no one like me in all the earth. For now I could have stretched out my hand, and I could have struck you and your people with the plague, and you would have perished from the earth. read more.
But for the sake of this I have caused you to stand--for the sake of showing you my strength and in order to proclaim my name in all the earth.

Suffering » Suffering for jesus Christ

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, [because] Christ suffered in the flesh, you also equip yourselves with the same way of thinking, because the one who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

Suffering » Why God’s people suffer

2 Thessalonians 1:3-5

We ought to give thanks to God always concerning you, brothers, just as it is fitting, because your faith is flourishing and the love of each one of you all toward one another is increasing so that we ourselves boast in you in the churches of God about your patient endurance and faith in all your persecutions and the afflictions that you are enduring, a proof of the righteous judgment of God, so that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, on behalf of which also you are suffering,

Suffering » Walking with longsuffering

Ephesians 4:1-3

Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to live in a manner worthy of the calling with which you were called: with all humility and gentleness, with patience, putting up with one another in love, being eager 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 consider that the sufferings of the present time are not worthy [to be compared] with the glory that is about to be revealed to us. For the eagerly expecting creation awaits eagerly the revelation of the sons of God. For the creation has been subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of the one who subjected [it], in hope read more.
that the creation itself also will be set free from its servility to decay, into the glorious freedom of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans together and suffers agony together until now. Not only [this], but we ourselves also, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves [while we] await eagerly [our] adoption, 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 he released Barabbas for them, but [after] he had Jesus flogged, he handed [him] over so that he could be crucified.

Children Suffering

26;18;2

"{What do you mean by} quoting this proverb about the land of Israel, {saying}, 'The fathers, they ate unripe fruit, and the teeth of the child became blunt.'

Cup Of Suffering

40;26;39

And going forward a little he fell down on his face, praying and saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me. Nevertheless, not as I will, but as you [will]."

God, Suffering Of

1;6;6

And Yahweh regretted that he had made humankind on the earth, and {he was grieved in his heart}.

I Am Suffering

24;45;3

'You said, "Woe please to me, for Yahweh has added sorrow to my pain. I am weary in my groaning and I do not find rest." '

Participation In Christ Sufferings

50;3;10

so that I may 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 [as an] example of perseverance and endurance the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Suffering For Christ's Sake

44;5;41

So they went out from the presence of the Sanhedrin rejoicing, because they had been considered worthy to be dishonored for the sake 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 on account of me and of the gospel will save it.

Suffering From Foreigners

26;11;9

"And I will bring you out from its midst, and I will give you into [the] hand of strangers, and I will execute judgments against you.

Suffering Saints

60;4;19

So then also those who suffer according to the will of God must entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing good.

Suffering, Causes Of

1;3;14-19

Then Yahweh God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, you [will be] cursed more than any domesticated animal and more than any wild animal. On your belly you shall go and dust you shall eat all the days of your life.

Suffering, Emotional Aspects Of

19;119;53

Rage seizes me because of [the] wicked, those who forsake your law.

Suffering, Encouragements In

19;103;13

As a father pities [his] children, [so] Yahweh pities those who fear him.

Suffering, Hardship

20;10;15

The wealth of the rich [is] the city of his strength; the ruin of the poor [is] their poverty.

Suffering, Nature Of

1;2;17

but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day {that you eat} from it {you shall surely die}."

Suffering, Of Believers

40;10;22

and you will be hated by everyone because of my name. But the one who endures to the end--this one will be saved.

Suffering, Of Jesus Christ

42;24;25-26

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

Suffering, Of The Innocent

35;1;13

Your eyes [are] too pure to see evil, and you are not able to look at wrongdoing. Why do you look at the treacherous? [Why] are you silent when the wicked swallows up [someone] more righteous than him?

Sufferings Rewarded

40;5;11

Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute [you] and say all kinds of evil things against you, lying on account of me.

The Ungodly Suffering

19;32;10

Many are [the] pains of the wicked, but [for] the one who trusts Yahweh loyal love surrounds him.

Young People Suffering

19;34;10

[The] young lions are in want and suffer hunger, but those who seek Yahweh will not lack for any good thing.