There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceeds from the ruler:
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men:
1 Kings 17:20
And he cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, have you also brought tragedy upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by slaying her son?
1 Thessalonians 5:3
For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction comes upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.
Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and killed them, think you that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem?
If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.
I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes;
The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your soul.
Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.
There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with trouble.
For there is a man whose labor is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity; yet to a man that has not labored in it shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil.
A man to whom God has given riches, wealth, and honor, so that he wants nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God gives him not power to eat of it, but a stranger eats it: this is vanity, and it is an evil affliction.
There is a great evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept by their owners to their hurt.
This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.
Take counsel together, and it shall come to nothing; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.
1 Kings 17:21
And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray you, let this child's soul come into him again.
For man also knows not his time: as the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.
What do you imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.
2 Corinthians 1:4
Who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them who are in any trouble, by the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted of God.
Rejoice not when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles:
Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the ruin from the wicked, when it comes.
He has not dealt with us according to our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
And this also is a great evil, that just as he came, so shall he go: and what profit has he who has labored for the wind?
The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create calamity: I the LORD do all these things.
And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this severe burden has God given to the sons of man to be afflicted with.
But he said unto her, You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.
For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falls; for he has not another to help him up.
For none of us lives to himself, and no man dies to himself.
Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in you.
Turn you to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope: even today do I declare that I will restore double unto you;
For which things' sake the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience:
1 Chronicles 7:23
And when he went in to his wife, she conceived, and bore a son, and he called his name Beriah, because tragedy came to his house.
1 Kings 3:19
And this woman's child died in the night; because she laid on it.
1 John 5:17
All unrighteousness is sin: and there is a sin not unto death.
Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw near, when you shall say, I have no pleasure in them;
My soul, my soul! I am pained at my very heart; my heart makes a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because you have heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
Who redeems your life from destruction; who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies;
Therefore I will lament and wail, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the jackals, and mourning like the ostriches.
2 Samuel 21:10
And Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth, and spread it for her upon the rock, from the beginning of harvest until water dropped upon them out of heaven, and allowed neither the birds of the air to rest on them by day, nor the beasts of the field by night.
2 Chronicles 21:14
Behold, with a great plague will the LORD strike your people, and your children, and your wives, and all your goods:
For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy triumphs over judgment.
For if by one man's offense death reigned by one; much more they who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)
And I say also unto you, That you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.
I went out full, and the LORD has brought me home again empty: why then call you me Naomi, seeing the LORD has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?
1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.
So that you shall be driven mad by the sight of your eyes which you shall see.
1 Samuel 4:21
And she named the child Ichabod, saying, The glory is departed from Israel: because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father-in-law and her husband.