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72 Bible Verses about Suffering

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2 Timothy 2:9

in which I suffer hardship to the point of chains as a criminal. But God's word isn't chained.

1 Peter 4:1

Forasmuch then as Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind; for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;

1 Peter 4:16

But if one of you suffers for being a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this matter.

1 Peter 2:19

For it is commendable if someone endures pain, suffering unjustly, because of conscience toward God.

Galatians 3:4

Did you suffer so many things in vain, if it is indeed in vain?

1 Peter 1:11

searching for who or what kind of time the Spirit of Christ, which was in them, pointed to, when he predicted the sufferings of Christ, and the glories that would follow them.

2 Thessalonians 1:5

This is an obvious sign of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that you may be counted worthy of the Kingdom of God, for which you also suffer.

2 Corinthians 11:19

For you bear with the foolish gladly, being wise.

Isaiah 53:4

Surely he has borne our sickness, and carried our suffering; yet we considered him plagued, struck by God, and afflicted.

Hebrews 5:8

though he was a Son, yet learned obedience by the things which he suffered.

Matthew 11:12

From the days of John the Baptizer until now, the Kingdom of Heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

From Thematic Bible


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 also, when he came to 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

But because you are partakers of Christ's sufferings, rejoice; that at the revelation of his glory you also may rejoice with exceeding joy. If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed; because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on 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 children of God. For you didn't receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry, "Abba! Father!" The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God; read more.
and if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint heirs with Christ; if indeed we suffer with him, that we may also be glorified with him.

1 Peter 4:1

Forasmuch then as Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind; for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;

2 Timothy 2:10-12

Therefore I endure all things for the chosen ones' sake, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory. This saying is faithful: "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

"To the angel of the assembly in Smyrna write: "The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life says these things: "I know your works, oppression, and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews, and they are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. Don't be afraid of the things which you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested; and you will have oppression for ten days. Be faithful to death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Suffering » Who shall suffer persecution

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For, I think that God has displayed us, the apostles, last of all, like men sentenced to death. For we are made a spectacle to the world, both to angels and men. We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You have honor, but we have dishonor. Even to this present hour we hunger, thirst, are naked, are beaten, and have no certain dwelling place. read more.
We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure. Being defamed, we entreat. We are made as the filth of the world, the dirt wiped off by all, even until now.

1 Peter 5:8-10

Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Withstand him steadfast in your faith, knowing that your brothers who are in the world are undergoing the same sufferings. But may the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.

Suffering » Vicarious

Exodus 9:13-16

Yahweh said to Moses, "Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and tell him, 'This is what Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews, says: "Let my people go, that they may serve me. For this time I will send all my plagues against your heart, against your officials, and against your people; that you may know that there is none like me in all the earth. For now I would have put forth my hand, and struck you and your people with pestilence, and you would have been cut off from the earth; read more.
but indeed for this cause I have made you stand: to show you my power, and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth;

Suffering » Suffering for jesus Christ

1 Peter 4:1

Forasmuch then as Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind; for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;

Suffering » Why God’s people suffer

2 Thessalonians 1:3-5

We are bound to always give thanks to God for you, brothers, even as it is appropriate, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of each and every one of you towards one another abounds; so that we ourselves boast about you in the assemblies of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions which you endure. This is an obvious sign of the righteous judgment of God, to the end 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 in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing 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 this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which will be revealed toward us. For the creation waits with eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. For the creation was subjected to vanity, not of its own will, but because of him who subjected it, in hope read more.
that the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of decay into the liberty of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and travails in pain together until now. Not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for 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 to them Barabbas, but Jesus he flogged and delivered to be crucified.

Children Suffering

26;18;2

What do you mean, 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

He went forward a little, fell on his face, and prayed, saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass away from me; nevertheless, not what I desire, but what you desire."

God, Suffering Of

1;6;6

Yahweh was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him in his heart.

I Am Suffering

24;45;3

You said, Woe is me now! for Yahweh has added sorrow to my pain; I am weary with my groaning, 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, becoming conformed to his death;

Prophets Suffering

59;5;10

Take, brothers, for an example of suffering and of patience, the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Suffering For Christ's Sake

44;5;41

They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for Jesus' name.

Suffering For The Gospel

41;8;35

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it; and whoever will lose his life for my sake and the sake of the Good News will save it.

Suffering From Foreigners

26;11;9

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

Suffering Saints

60;4;19

Therefore let them also who suffer according to the will of God in doing good entrust their souls to him, as to a faithful Creator.

Suffering, Causes Of

1;3;14-19

Yahweh God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, you are cursed above all livestock, and above every animal of the field. On your belly you shall go, and you shall eat dust all the days of your life.

Suffering, Emotional Aspects Of

19;119;53

Indignation has taken hold on me, because of the wicked who forsake your law.

Suffering, Encouragements In

19;103;13

Like a father has compassion on his children, so Yahweh has compassion on those who 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, you shall not eat of it; for in the day that you eat of it you will surely die."

Suffering, Of Believers

40;10;22

You will be hated by all men for my name's sake, but he who endures to the end will be saved.

Suffering, Of Jesus Christ

42;24;25-26

He said to them, "Foolish men, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!

Suffering, Of The Innocent

35;1;13

You who have purer eyes than to see evil, and who cannot look on perversity, why do you tolerate those who deal treacherously, and keep silent when the wicked swallows up the man who is more righteous than he,

Sufferings Rewarded

40;5;11

"Blessed are you when people reproach you, persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

The Ungodly Suffering

19;32;10

Many sorrows come to the wicked, but loving kindness shall surround him who trusts in Yahweh.

Young People Suffering

19;34;10

The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger, but those who seek Yahweh shall not lack any good thing.