Why Does This Happen?

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Genesis 25:22

[Two] children struggled together within her; and she said, If it is so [that the Lord has heard our prayer], why am I like this? And she went to inquire of the Lord.

Judges 6:13

And Gideon said to him, O sir, if the Lord is with us, why is all this befallen us? And where are all His wondrous works of which our fathers told us, saying, Did not the Lord bring us up from Egypt? But now the Lord has forsaken us and given us into the hand of Midian.

Jeremiah 13:22

And if you say in your heart, Why have these things come upon me? -- "[the answer is], Because of the greatness of your iniquity has your long robe been pulled aside [showing you in the garb of a menial] and have you [barefooted and treated like a slave] suffered violence.

Judges 21:3

And they said, O Lord, the God of Israel, why has this come to pass in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?

1 Samuel 20:32

Jonathan answered Saul his father, Why should he be killed? What has he done?

Jeremiah 9:12

Who is the wise man who may understand this? To whom has the mouth of the Lord spoken, that he may declare it? Why is the land ruined and laid waste like a wilderness, so that no one passes through it?

Jeremiah 20:18

Why did I come out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed in shame?

Jonah 1:7

And they each said to one another, Come, let us cast lots, that we may know on whose account this evil has come upon us. So they cast lots and the lot fell on Jonah.

Jonah 1:8

Then they said to him, Tell us, we pray you, on whose account has this evil come upon us? What is your occupation? Where did you come from? And what is your country and nationality?

Matthew 22:45

If then David thus calls Him Lord, how is He his Son?

Matthew 21:20

When the disciples saw it, they marveled greatly and asked, How is it that the fig tree has withered away all at once?

Matthew 13:27

And the servants of the owner came to him and said, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Then how does it have darnel shoots in it?

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