'Affliction' in the Bible
Then the Angel of the Lord said to her:You have conceived and will have a son.You will name him Ishmael,for the Lord has heard your cry of affliction.
Leah conceived, gave birth to a son, and named him Reuben, for she said, “The Lord has seen my affliction; surely my husband will love me now.”
If the God of my father, the God of Abraham, the Fear of Isaac, had not been with me, certainly now you would have sent me off empty-handed. But God has seen my affliction and my hard work, and He issued His verdict last night.”
And the second son he named Ephraim, meaning, “God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction.”
Making a vow, she pleaded, “Lord of Hosts, if You will take notice of Your servant’s affliction, remember and not forget me, and give Your servant a son, I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and his hair will never be cut.”
“At this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin. Anoint him ruler over My people Israel. He will save them from the hand of the Philistines because I have seen the affliction of My people, for their cry has come to Me.”
Perhaps the Lord will see my affliction and restore goodness to me instead of Shimei’s curses today.”
For the Lord saw that the affliction of Israel was very bitter. There was no one to help Israel, neither bond nor free.
whatever prayer or petitionanyone from your people Israel might have—each man knowing his own affliction and suffering,and spreading out his hands toward this temple—
Yahweh is now about to strike your people, your sons, your wives, and all your possessions with a horrible affliction.
If I am wicked, woe to me!And even if I am righteous, I cannot lift up my head.I am filled with shameand aware of my affliction.
Be careful that you do not turn to iniquity,for that is why you have been tested by affliction.
For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A Davidic psalm.Answer me when I call,God, who vindicates me.You freed me from affliction;be gracious to me and hear my prayer.
Be gracious to me, Lord;consider my affliction at the hands of those who hate me.Lift me up from the gates of death,
Consider my affliction and trouble,and take away all my sins.
I will rejoice and be glad in Your faithful lovebecause You have seen my affliction.You have known the troubles of my life
My loved ones and friends stand back from my affliction,and my relatives stand at a distance.
Why do You hide Yourselfand forget our affliction and oppression?
Fools suffered afflictionbecause of their rebellious ways and their sins.
This is my comfort in my affliction:Your promise has given me life.
If Your instruction had not been my delight,I would have died in my affliction.
?ReshConsider my affliction and rescue me,for I have not forgotten Your instruction.
They will look toward the earth and see only distress, darkness, and the gloom of affliction, and they will be driven into thick darkness.
Look, I have refined you, but not as silver;I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
?GimelJudah has gone into exilefollowing affliction and harsh slavery;she lives among the nationsbut finds no place to rest.All her pursuers have overtaken herin narrow places.
?ZayinDuring the days of her affliction and homelessnessJerusalem remembers all her precious belongingsthat were hers in days of old.When her people fell into the adversary’s hand,she had no one to help.The adversaries looked at her,laughing over her downfall.
?TetHer uncleanness stains her skirts.She never considered her end.Her downfall was astonishing;there was no one to comfort her.Lord, look on my affliction,for the enemy triumphs!
?AlefI am the man who has seen afflictionunder the rod of God’s wrath.
?ZayinRemember my affliction and my homelessness,the wormwood and the poison.
For He does not enjoy bringing afflictionor suffering on mankind.
For the idols speak falsehood,and the diviners see illusions;they relate empty dreamsand offer empty comfort.Therefore the people wander like sheep;they suffer affliction because there is no shepherd.
But they have no root in themselves; they are short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, they immediately stumble.
Instantly her flow of blood ceased, and she sensed in her body that she was cured of her affliction.
“Daughter,” He said to her, “your faith has made you well.Go in peace and be freefrom your affliction.”
affliction and distress for every human being who does evil, first to the Jew, and also to the Greek;
And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance,
Who can separate us from the love of Christ?Can affliction or anguish or persecutionor famine or nakedness or danger or sword?
Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.
He comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any kind of affliction, through the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
For we don’t want you to be unaware, brothers, of our affliction that took place in Asia: we were completely overwhelmed—beyond our strength—so that we even despaired of life.
For our momentary light affliction is producing for us an absolutely incomparable eternal weight of glory.
During a severe testing by affliction, their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed into the wealth of their generosity.
since it is righteous for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you
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