'Pain' in the Bible
To the woman he said, "I will greatly increase your labor pains; with pain you will give birth to children. You will want to control your husband, but he will dominate you."
In three days, when they were still in pain, two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, each took his sword and went to the unsuspecting city and slaughtered every male.
For how can I go back to my father if the boy is not with me? I couldn't bear to see my father's pain."
Don't consider your servant a wicked woman, for until now I have spoken from my deep pain and anguish."
When all your people Israel pray and ask for help, as they acknowledge their pain and spread out their hands toward this temple,
Jabez was more respected than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, for she said, "I experienced pain when I gave birth to him."
Jabez called out to the God of Israel, "If only you would greatly bless me and expand my territory! May your hand be with me! Keep me from harm so I might not endure pain!" God answered his prayer.
When all your people Israel pray and ask for help, as they acknowledge their intense pain and spread out their hands toward this temple,
In his pain Manasseh asked the Lord his God for mercy and truly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.
Then they sat down with him on the ground for seven days and seven nights, yet no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.
Then I would yet have my comfort, then I would rejoice, in spite of pitiless pain, for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One.
Only his flesh has pain for himself, and he mourns for himself."
"But if I speak, my pain is not relieved, and if I refrain from speaking -- how much of it goes away?
"How often is the lamp of the wicked extinguished? How often does their misfortune come upon them? How often does God apportion pain to them in his anger?
Or a person is chastened by pain on his bed, and with the continual strife of his bones,
You have taken notice, for you always see one who inflicts pain and suffering. The unfortunate victim entrusts his cause to you; you deliver the fatherless.
See my pain and suffering! Forgive all my sins!
I will be happy and rejoice in your faithfulness, because you notice my pain and you are aware of how distressed I am.
For my life nears its end in pain; my years draw to a close as I groan. My strength fails me because of my sin, and my bones become brittle.
When I refused to confess my sin, my whole body wasted away, while I groaned in pain all day long.
An evil person suffers much pain, but the Lord's faithfulness overwhelms the one who trusts in him.
I am numb with pain and severely battered; I groan loudly because of the anxiety I feel.
For I am about to stumble, and I am in constant pain.
For they suffer no pain; their bodies are strong and well-fed.
Yes, my spirit was bitter, and my insides felt sharp pain.
I am oppressed and have been on the verge of death since my youth. I have been subjected to your horrors and am numb with pain.
(Resh) See my pain and rescue me! For I do not forget your law.
For all day long his work produces pain and frustration, and even at night his mind cannot relax! This also is futile!
Banish emotional stress from your mind. and put away pain from your body; for youth and the prime of life are fleeting.
They panic -- cramps and pain seize hold of them like those of a woman who is straining to give birth. They look at one another in astonishment; their faces are flushed red.
The day you begin cultivating, you do what you can to make it grow; the morning you begin planting, you do what you can to make it sprout. Yet the harvest will disappear in the day of disease and incurable pain.
Look, all of you who start a fire and who equip yourselves with flaming arrows, walk in the light of the fire you started and among the flaming arrows you ignited! This is what you will receive from me: you will lie down in a place of pain.
He was despised and rejected by people, one who experienced pain and was acquainted with illness; people hid their faces from him; he was despised, and we considered him insignificant.
But he lifted up our illnesses, he carried our pain; even though we thought he was being punished, attacked by God, and afflicted for something he had done.
"The way you have lived and the things you have done will bring this on you. This is the punishment you deserve, and it will be painful indeed. The pain will be so bad it will pierce your heart."
I said, "Oh, the feeling in the pit of my stomach! I writhe in anguish. Oh, the pain in my heart! My heart pounds within me. I cannot keep silent. For I hear the sound of the trumpet; the sound of the battle cry pierces my soul!
Ask yourselves this and consider it carefully: Have you ever seen a man give birth to a baby? Why then do I see all these strong men grabbing their stomachs in pain like a woman giving birth? And why do their faces turn so deathly pale?
Why do you complain about your injuries, that your pain is incurable? I have done all this to you because your wickedness is so great and your sin is so much.
"Look! Enemies are gathering in the north like water rising in a river. They will be like an overflowing stream. They will overwhelm the whole country and everything in it like a flood. They will overwhelm the cities and their inhabitants. People will cry out in alarm. Everyone living in the country will cry out in pain.
The people of Damascus will lose heart and turn to flee. Panic will grip them. Pain and anguish will seize them like a woman in labor.
(Lamed) Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by on the road? Look and see! Is there any pain like mine? The Lord has afflicted me, he has inflicted it on me when he burned with anger.
Jerusalem, why are you now shouting so loudly? Has your king disappeared? Has your wise leader been destroyed? Is this why pain grips you as if you were a woman in labor?
Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast so that darkness covered his kingdom, and people began to bite their tongues because of their pain.
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death will not exist any more -- or mourning, or crying, or pain, for the former things have ceased to exist."
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