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16 Bible Verses about Young People Suffering

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 34:10

The young lions do lack and suffer hunger;
But they who seek the Lord shall not be in want of any good thing.

Jeremiah 6:11

But I am full of the wrath of the Lord;
I am weary with holding it in.
“Pour it out on the children in the street
And on the gathering of young men together;
For both husband and wife shall be taken,
The aged and the very old.

Jeremiah 9:21

For death has come up through our windows;
It has entered our palaces
To cut off the children from the streets,
The young men from the town squares.

Lamentations 1:5

Her adversaries have become her masters,
Her enemies prosper;
For the Lord has caused her grief
Because of the multitude of her transgressions;
Her little ones have gone away
As captives before the adversary.

Lamentations 1:18

“The Lord is righteous;
For I have rebelled against His command;
Hear now, all peoples,
And behold my pain;
My virgins and my young men
Have gone into captivity.

Lamentations 1:15

“The Lord has rejected all my strong men
In my midst;
He has called an appointed time against me
To crush my young men;
The Lord has trodden as in a wine press
The virgin daughter of Judah.

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail because of tears,
My spirit is greatly troubled;
My heart is poured out on the earth
Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people,
When little ones and infants faint
In the streets of the city.

Lamentations 2:19

“Arise, cry aloud in the night
At the beginning of the night watches;
Pour out your heart like water
Before the presence of the Lord;
Lift up your hands to Him
For the life of your little ones
Who are faint because of hunger
At the head of every street.”

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the infant cleaves
To the roof of its mouth because of thirst;
The little ones ask for bread,
But no one breaks it for them.

Lamentations 5:13

Young men worked at the grinding mill,
And youths stumbled under loads of wood.

Ezekiel 30:17

“The young men of On and of Pi-beseth
Will fall by the sword,
And the women will go into captivity.

Amos 4:10

“I sent a plague among you after the manner of Egypt;
I slew your young men by the sword along with your captured horses,
And I made the stench of your camp rise up in your nostrils;
Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the Lord.

Amos 8:13

“In that day the beautiful virgins
And the young men will faint from thirst.

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