'Sick' in the Bible
When Saul sent the messengers to take David, Michal said, "He's sick."
The Egyptian replied, "I'm a young Egyptian man, the slave of an Amalekite man. My master abandoned me, because I got sick three days ago. We raided the Negev of the Cherethites, the territory that belongs to Judah, and the Negev of Caleb, and we set Ziklag on fire."
Amnon became so emotionally distressed that he fell sick over his half-sister Tamar. She was a virgin, and Amnon found it difficult to do anything to her.
Jonadab advised him, "Lie down and pretend to be sick. When your father visits you, ask him, "Please let my sister Tamar come and give me something to eat that she prepares especially for me, and after she makes dinner for me, let her feed it to me personally.'"
So Amnon lay down and pretended to be sick. When the king came to visit him, Amnon asked the king, "Please let my sister Tamar come and make some of her bread especially for me, so she can feed it to me personally."
Then King Joram retreated to Jezreel to recover from the wounds that the Arameans had inflicted on him at Ramah during the battle against King Hazael of Aram. Jehoram's son Ahaziah, king of Judah, went to visit Ahab's son Joram in Jezreel because Joram was sick.
During this time, Hezekiah became sick with a fatal illness, so Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, approached him and told him, "This is what the LORD says: "Put your household in order, because you are dying. You will not survive.'"
After the Arameans left him very sick, Joash's own servants conspired against him because Joash had murdered Jehoiada the priest's son, and they killed him on his sick bed.
I cannot bring myself to touch them; food like this makes me sick."
Why are you chasing me, as God has been doing? Aren't you satisfied that I'm sick?
But when they were sick, I wore sackcloth, humbled myself with fasting, and prayed from my heart repeatedly for them.
"Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? Your whole head is sick, and your whole heart is faint.
Egypt's workers in cloth will be crushed, and all who work for wages will be sick at heart."
At that time Merodach-baladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a gift to Hezekiah, when he heard he had been sick and had survived.
Incurable sorrow has overwhelmed me, my heart is sick within me.
"And now, Son of Man, you are to start groaning until you're sick to your stomach. You are to groan bitterly right in front of them.
You haven't strengthened the weak, treated the sick, set broken bones, regathered the scattered, or looked for the lost. Instead, you've dominated them with brutal force and ruthlessness.
"I'm going to seek both the lost as well as the scattered, and bring them both back so their broken bones can be set and the sick can be healed. But in righteousness I'll exterminate the fat and the stiff-necked.'"
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.
When Jesus went into Peter's house, he saw Peter's mother-in-law lying in bed, sick with a fever.
When evening came, people brought to him many who were possessed by demons. He drove out the spirits by speaking a command and healed everyone who was sick.
When Jesus heard that, he said, "Healthy people don't need a physician, but sick people do.
Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, drive out demons. You have received without payment, so give without payment.
When he got out of the boat, he saw a large crowd. He had compassion for them and healed their sick.
When the men of that place recognized Jesus, they sent word throughout that region and brought him everyone who was sick.
I was naked, and you clothed me. I was sick, and you took care of me. I was in prison, and you visited me.'
When did we see you sick or in prison, and visit you?'
I was a stranger, and you didn't welcome me. I was naked, and you didn't clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn't visit me.'
"Then they will reply, "Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or as a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and didn't help you?'
Now Simon's mother-in-law was lying in bed, sick with a fever, so they promptly told Jesus about her.
When evening came, after the sun had set, people started bringing to him everyone who was sick or possessed by demons.
He healed many who were sick with various diseases and drove out many demons. However, he wouldn't allow the demons to speak because they knew who he was.
When Jesus heard that, he told them, "Healthy people don't need a physician, but sick ones do. I did not come to call righteous people, but sinners."
He couldn't perform a miracle there except to lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them.
They also kept driving out many demons and anointing with oil many who were sick, and healing them.
They ran all over the countryside and began carrying the sick on their mats to any place where they heard he was.
Wherever he went, whether into villages, towns, or farms, people would place their sick in the marketplaces and beg him to let them touch even the tassel of his garment, and everyone who touched it was healed.
and they'll pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison, it won't hurt them, and they'll place their hands on the sick, and they'll recover."
When Jesus' parents saw him, they were shocked. His mother asked him, "Son, why have you treated us like this? Your father and I have been worried sick looking for you!"
Then Jesus got up to leave the synagogue and went into Simon's house. Now Simon's mother-in-law was sick with a high fever, so they asked Jesus about her.
But Jesus answered them, "Healthy people don't need a physician, but sick people do.
There a centurion's servant, whom he valued highly, was sick and about to die.
Then he sent them to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.
heal the sick that are there, and tell them, "The kingdom of God is near you!'
and under these a large number of sick people were lying blind, lame, or paralyzed waiting for the movement of the water.
The sick man answered him, "Sir, I don't have anyone to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up. While I'm trying to get there, someone else steps down ahead of me."
A large crowd kept following him because they had seen the signs that he was performing by healing the sick.
If we are being questioned today for a good deed done for someone who was sick or to learn how this man was healed,
As a result, people kept carrying their sick into the streets and placing them on stretchers and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he went by.
Crowds continued coming in even from the towns around Jerusalem bringing their sick and those who were troubled by unclean spirits, and all of them were healed.
At that time, she got sick and died. After they had washed her, they laid her in an upstairs room.
When handkerchiefs and aprons that had touched his skin were taken to the sick, their diseases left them and evil spirits went out of them.
The father of Publius happened to be sick in bed with fever and dysentery. Paul went to him, prayed, and healed him by placing his hands on him.
After that had happened, the rest of the sick people on the island went to him and were healed.
That's why so many of you are weak and sick and a considerable number are dying.
For he has been longing for all of you and is troubled because you heard that he was sick.
Indeed, he was sick to the point of death, but God had mercy on him, and not only on him but also on me, so that I would not have one sorrow on top of another.
Erastus stayed in Corinth, and I left Trophimus in Miletus because he was sick.
Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they should pray for him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord.
And the prayer offered in faith will save the person who is sick. The Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven.
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