50 Bible Verses about Tragedy
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There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler:
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men:
And he cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, hast thou also brought evil upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by slaying her son?
For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh 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 slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem?
If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.
I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;
The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy 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 mischief.
For there is a man whose labour is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity; yet to a man that hath not laboured therein shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil.
A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof 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 nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.
And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into him again.
For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes 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 falleth suddenly upon them.
What do ye imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.
Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth:
Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
And this also is a sore evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit hath he that hath laboured for the wind?
The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth 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 evil: 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 sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith.
But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. 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 falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.
For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself.
What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.
Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare that I will render double unto thee;
For which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience:
And when he went in to his wife, she conceived, and bare a son, and he called his name Beriah, because it went evil with his house.
And this woman's child died in the night; because she overlaid it.
All unrighteousness is sin: and there is a sin not unto death.
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;
Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons, and mourning as the owls.
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 suffered neither the birds of the air to rest on them by day, nor the beasts of the field by night.
Behold, with a great plague will the LORD smite thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy goods:
For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment.
For he doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men.
For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)
And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?
And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake 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 thou shalt be mad for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
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.
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Tragedy On The Streets2 Samuel 20:12
And Amasa wallowed in blood in the midst of the highway. And when the man saw that all the people stood still, he removed Amasa out of the highway into the field, and cast a cloth upon him, when he saw that every one that came by him stood still.