'Afflicted' in the Bible
the man is afflicted with a skin disease; he is unclean. The priest must pronounce him unclean; the infection is on his head.
“The person afflicted with an infectious skin disease is to have his clothes torn and his hair hanging loose, and he must cover his mouth and cry out, ‘Unclean, unclean!’
“This is the law concerning the person afflicted with a skin disease on the day of his cleansing. He is to be brought to the priest,
who will go outside the camp and examine him. If the skin disease has disappeared from the afflicted person,
“Command the Israelites to send away anyone from the camp who is afflicted with a skin disease, anyone who has a bodily discharge, or anyone who is defiled because of a corpse.
For there will never cease to be poor people in the land; that is why I am commanding you, ‘You must willingly open your hand to your afflicted and poor brother in your land.’
But the Egyptians mistreated and afflicted us, and forced us to do hard labor.
I went away full, but the Lord has brought me back empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since the Lord has pronounced judgment on me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?”
After they had moved it, the Lord’s hand was against the city of Gath, causing a great panic. He afflicted the men of the city, from the youngest to the oldest, with an outbreak of tumors.
The men who did not die were afflicted with tumors, and the outcry of the city went up to heaven.
Why harden your hearts as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened theirs? When He afflicted them, didn’t they send Israel away, and Israel left?
You rescue an afflicted people,but Your eyes are set against the proud—You humble them.
The Lord afflicted the king, and he had a serious skin disease until the day of his death. He lived in a separate house, while Jotham, the king’s son, was over the household governing the people of the land.
So the Lord rejected all the descendants of Israel, afflicted them, and handed them over to plunderers until He had banished them from His presence.
This command was also evil in God’s sight, so He afflicted Israel.
After all these things, the Lord afflicted him in his intestines with an incurable disease.
Then Azariah the chief priest and all the priests turned to him and saw that he was diseased on his forehead. They rushed him out of there. He himself also hurried to get out because the Lord had afflicted him.
So now, our God—the great, mighty,and awe-inspiring God who keeps His gracious covenant—do not view lightly all the hardships that have afflicted us,our kings and leaders,our priests and prophets,our ancestors and all Your people,from the days of the Assyrian kings until today.
but caused the poor to cry out to Him,and He heard the outcry of the afflicted.
He does not keep the wicked alive,but He gives justice to the afflicted.
God rescues the afflicted by their affliction;He instructs them by their torment.
For the One who seeks an accountingfor bloodshed remembers them;He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
For the oppressed will not always be forgotten;the hope of the afflicted will not perish forever.
In arrogance the wicked relentlessly pursue the afflicted;let them be caught in the schemes they have devised.
he lurks in secret like a lion in a thicket.He lurks in order to seize the afflicted;he seizes the afflicted and drags him in his net.
Rise up, Lord God! Lift up Your hand.Do not forget the afflicted.
“Because of the oppression of the afflictedand the groaning of the poor,I will now rise up,” says the Lord.“I will put the one who longs for it in a safe place.”
You sinners frustrate the plans of the afflicted,but the Lord is his refuge.
For You rescue an afflicted people,but You humble those with haughty eyes.
For He has not despised or detestedthe torment of the afflicted.He did not hide His face from himbut listened when he cried to Him for help.
Turn to me and be gracious to me,for I am alone and afflicted.
The wicked have drawn the sword and strung the bowto bring down the afflicted and needyand to slaughter those whose way is upright.
I am afflicted and needy;the Lord thinks of me.You are my helper and my deliverer;my God, do not delay.
I am afflicted and needy;hurry to me, God.You are my help and my deliverer;Lord, do not delay.
He will judge Your people with righteousnessand Your afflicted ones with justice.
May he vindicate the afflicted among the people,help the poor,and crush the oppressor.
For he will rescue the poor who cry outand the afflicted who have no helper.
They are not in trouble like others;they are not afflicted like most people.
For I am afflicted all day longand punished every morning.
From my youth,I have been afflicted and near death.I suffer Your horrors; I am desperate.
My heart is afflicted, withered like grass;I even forget to eat my food.
Before I was afflicted I went astray,but now I keep Your word.
It was good for me to be afflictedso that I could learn Your statutes.
I know, Lord, that Your judgments are justand that You have afflicted me fairly.
I am severely afflicted;Lord, give me life through Your word.
The Lord helps the afflictedbut brings the wicked to the ground.
to keep the poor from getting a fair trialand to deprive the afflicted among my people of justice,so that widows can be their spoiland they can plunder the fatherless.
What answer will be given to the messengers from that nation?The Lord has founded Zion,and His afflicted people find refuge in her.
Shout for joy, you heavens!Earth, rejoice!Mountains break into joyful shouts!For the Lord has comforted His people,and will have compassion on His afflicted ones.
So listen to this, afflictedand drunken one—but not with wine.
Yet He Himself bore our sicknesses,and He carried our pains;but we in turn regarded Him stricken,struck down by God, and afflicted.
He was oppressed and afflicted,yet He did not open His mouth.Like a lamb led to the slaughterand like a sheep silent before her shearers,He did not open His mouth.
and if you offer yourself to the hungry,and satisfy the afflicted one,then your light will shine in the darkness,and your night will be like noonday.
This is what the Lord says:Though they are strong and numerous,they will still be mowed down,and he will pass away.Though I have afflicted you,I will afflict you no longer.
So I shepherded the flock intended for slaughter, the afflicted of the flock. I took two staffs, calling one Favor and the other Union, and I shepherded the flock.
It was annulled on that day, and so the afflicted of the flock who were watching me knew that it was the word of the Lord.
Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.
If we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation. If we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which is experienced in your endurance of the same sufferings that we suffer.
In fact, when we came into Macedonia, we had no rest. Instead, we were troubled in every way: conflicts on the outside, fears inside.
and to reward with rest you who are afflicted, along with us. This will take place at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with His powerful angels,
and is well known for good works—that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints’ feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.
They were stoned, they were sawed in two, they died by the sword, they wandered about in sheepskins, in goatskins, destitute, afflicted, and mistreated.