'Afflicted' in the Bible
But the LORD afflicted Pharaoh and his household with severe plagues because of Sarai, Abram's wife.
But the more the Egyptians afflicted the Israelis, the more they multiplied and flourished, so that the Egyptians became terrified of the Israelis.
A resident alien is not to offer as food to your God any of these items, because they are afflicted with ritual corruption due to their defects. They're not acceptable for you."
"A wandering Aramean was my ancestor, who went down to Egypt and traveled there with very few family members, yet there he became a great, powerful, and populous nation. But the Egyptians oppressed us, afflicted us, and assigned us to hard labor.
The people who did not die were afflicted with tumors of the groin, and the cry of the town went up to heaven.
After this, the LORD afflicted the child that Uriah's wife had born to David, and the child became very ill. David begged God on behalf of the youngster. He fasted, went inside, and spent the night lying on the ground.
When the army approached him, Elisha spoke to the LORD, asking him, "LORD, I'm asking you please to afflict this group of people with blindness!" So he afflicted them with blindness, just as Elisha had asked.
The LORD struck the king so that he was afflicted with leprosy until the day he died. He lived in a separate house while his son Jotham managed the household and ruled the people who lived in the land.
so the LORD rejected all of the descendants of Israel, afflicted them, and handed them over to the control of plunderers until he had thrown them away from his presence.
"During those days, it wasn't safe for anyone to come and go, because many civil disturbances afflicted everyone who lived in the territories.
But God has loosened his cord and afflicted me; so they've cast off all restraints in my presence.
As a result, the cries of the poor have reached him and he has heard the cry of the afflicted.
He doesn't let the wicked live; he grants justice to the afflicted.
He'll deliver the afflicted through their afflictions and open their ears when they are oppressed."
As an avenger of blood, he remembers them; he has not forgotten the cry of the afflicted.
For he will not always overlook the plight of the poor, nor will the hope of the afflicted perish forever.
The wicked one arrogantly pursues the afflicted, who are trapped in the schemes he devises.
Their eyes secretly watch the helpless, lying in wait like a lion in his den. They lie in wait to catch the afflicted. They catch the afflicted when they pull him into their net.
Rise up, LORD! Raise your hand, God. Don't forget the afflicted!
LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, you will listen carefully,
from the wicked who have afflicted me, from my enemies who have surrounded me.
For he does not despise nor detest the afflicted person; he does not hide his face from him, but he hears him when he cries out to him."
The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise him, "May you live forever!"
With your hand you expelled the nations and established our ancestors. You afflicted nations and cast them out.
As for me, I am afflicted and hurting; may your deliverance, God, establish me on high.
The afflicted will watch and rejoice. May you who seek God take courage.
May he defend the afflicted of the people and deliver the children of the poor, but crush the oppressor.
They do not experience problems common to ordinary people; they aren't afflicted as others are.
Don't hand over the life of your dove to beasts; do not continuously forget your afflicted ones.
when God arose to execute justice and to deliver all the afflicted of the earth. Interlude
"Defend the poor and the fatherless. Vindicate the afflicted and the poor.
LORD, listen and answer me, for I am afflicted and needy.
Cause us to rejoice throughout the time when you have afflicted us, the years when we have known trouble.
Every morning I will destroy all the wicked of the land, eliminating everyone who practices iniquity from the LORD's city. A prayer by the afflicted man who is overwhelmed and talks about his troubles with the LORD.
I will continue to believe, even when I say, "I am greatly afflicted"
I am severely afflicted. Revive me, LORD, according to your word.
The LORD supports the afflicted while he casts the wicked to the ground.
For the LORD is pleased with his people; he beautifies the afflicted with salvation.
The entire life of the afflicted seems disastrous, but a good heart feasts continuously.
Some people have swords for teeth and knives for fangs to devour the afflicted from the earth and the needy from among mankind.
Speak up, judge righteously, and defend the rights of the afflicted and oppressed.
Therefore the anger of the LORD burned against his people, so he stretched out his hands against them and afflicted them. The mountains quaked, and their corpses were like refuse in the middle of the streets. Throughout all of this, his anger has not turned away, and his hands are still stretched out to attack.
How will they answer the messengers of the nation? "The LORD has founded Zion, and in it the afflicted among his people will find refuge."
Shout with joy, you heavens, and rock with glee, you earth! Break out in song, you mountains! The LORD is comforting his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.
Now listen to this, you afflicted one, made drunk, but not with wine:
"Surely he has borne our sufferings and carried our sorrows; yet we considered him stricken, and struck down by God, and afflicted.
He was oppressed and he was afflicted, yet he didn't open his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, as a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.
"O afflicted one, passed back and forth, and not comforted, Look! I am about to set your stones in antimony, and lay your foundations with sapphires.
if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the needs of afflicted souls, then your light will rise in darkness, and your night will be like noonday.
May it not befall you, all who pass along the road! Look and see: Is there any grief like my grief dealt out to me, by which the LORD afflicted me in the time of his fierce wrath?
oppresses the afflicted and the poor, robs others, doesn't return security for a debt, looks to idols, does detestable things,
doesn't refuse to help the afflicted, or refuses to loan with usury or exact interest, but instead follows my ordinances and lives his life consistent with my statutes. He won't die because of his father's sin, will he? No! He'll certainly live.
The people of the land were vigorously oppressive and took possession of plunder by violence. They've afflicted the poor and the needy and unjustly treated the foreigner.
"I afflicted you with blight and fungus; and the locust swarm devoured the harvest of your gardens, your vineyards, your fig trees, and your olive trees, but you have not returned to me," declares the LORD.
"At that time," declares the LORD, "I will assemble the lame; and I will gather those whom I have scattered, along with those whom I have afflicted.
This is what the LORD says: "No matter how strong they are, and no matter how numerous, they will surely be annihilated and pass away. Though I have afflicted you, I will do so no more.
With his own lances you pierced the heads of his warriors, who came out like a windstorm to scatter us their joy is to devour the afflicted who are in hiding.
I will gather the afflicted from the solemn assembly; those who were with you, who were bearing a burden of disgrace.
His fame spread throughout Syria, and people brought to him everyone who was sick those afflicted with various diseases and pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralyzed and he healed them.
and to give us who are afflicted relief when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels