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16 Bible Verses about Young People Suffering

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Psalm 34:10

The young lions lack food and suffer hunger, but they who seek (inquire of and require) the Lord [by right of their need and on the authority of His Word], none of them shall lack any beneficial thing.

Lamentations 3:27

It is good for a man that he should bear the yoke [of divine disciplinary dealings] in his youth.

Jeremiah 6:11

Therefore I am full of the wrath of the Lord; I am weary of restraining it. I will pour it out on the children in the street and on the gathering of young men together; for even the husband with the wife will be taken, the aged with the very old.

Jeremiah 9:21

For death has come up into our windows; it has entered into our palaces, cutting off the children from outdoors and the young men from the streets.

Lamentations 1:5

Her adversaries have become the head; her enemies prosper. For the Lord has afflicted her for the multitude of her transgressions; her young children have gone into captivity before the enemy.

Lamentations 1:18

The Lord is righteous (just and in the right); for I have rebelled against His commandment (His word). Hear, I pray you, all you peoples, and look at my sorrow and suffering; my maidens and my young men have gone into captivity.

Lamentations 1:15

The Lord has made of no account all my [Jerusalem's] mighty men in the midst of me; He has proclaimed a set time against me to crush my young men. The Lord has trodden as in a winepress the Virgin Daughter of Judah.

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail from weeping, my emotions are deeply disturbed, my heart is poured out upon the ground [in grief] because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, because infants and nurslings faint in the streets of the city.

Lamentations 2:19

Arise [from your bed], cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches; pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord. Lift up your hands toward Him for the lives of your young children, who faint from hunger at the head of every street.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the nursing babe cleaves to the roof of its mouth because of thirst; the young children beg for food, but no one gives it to them.

Lamentations 5:13

Young men carried millstones, and boys fell [staggering] under [burdens of] wood.

Lamentations 5:14

The elders have ceased from [congregating at] the city's gate, the young men from their music.

Ezekiel 30:17

The young men of Aven or On and of Pibeseth shall fall by the sword, and the [women and children] shall go into captivity.

Amos 4:10

I have sent among you the pestilence [which I made] epidemic in Egypt; your young men I slew with the sword and I took into exile your horses, and I made the stench of your camp come up into your nostrils; yet you did not return to Me, says the Lord.

Amos 8:13

In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst.