'Sick' in the Bible
the one who is sick in her menstruation, the one with a discharge, whether male or female, and a man who has sexual intercourse with an unclean woman.'"
but a whole month, until it comes out your nostrils and makes you sick, because you have despised the Lord who is among you and have wept before him, saying, "Why did we ever come out of Egypt?"'"
And the Moabites were greatly afraid of the people, because they were so numerous. The Moabites were sick with fear because of the Israelites.
She nagged him every day and pressured him until he was sick to death of it.
When Saul sent messengers to arrest David, she said, "He's sick."
Jonadab replied to him, "Lie down on your bed and pretend to be sick. When your father comes in to see you, say to him, 'Please let my sister Tamar come in so she can fix some food for me. Let her prepare the food in my sight so I can watch. Then I will eat from her hand.'"
So Amnon lay down and pretended to be sick. When the king came in to see him, Amnon said to the king, "Please let my sister Tamar come in so she can make a couple of cakes in my sight. Then I will eat from her hand."
At that time Jeroboam's son Abijah became sick.
But the Lord had told Ahijah, "Look, Jeroboam's wife is coming to find out from you what will happen to her son, for he is sick. Tell her so-and-so. When she comes, she will be in a disguise."
After this the son of the woman who owned the house got sick. His illness was so severe he could no longer breathe.
Elisha traveled to Damascus while King Ben Hadad of Syria was sick. The king was told, "The prophet has come here."
So the king said to me, "Why do you appear to be depressed when you aren't sick? What can this be other than sadness of heart?" This made me very fearful.
When they were sick, I wore sackcloth, and refrained from eating food. (If I am lying, may my prayers go unanswered!)
My whole body is sick because of your judgment; I am deprived of health because of my sin.
For I am overcome with shame and my whole body is sick.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is like a tree of life.
The splendor of his forest and his orchard will be completely destroyed, as when a sick man's life ebbs away.
This is the prayer of King Hezekiah of Judah when he was sick and then recovered from his illness:
As a well continually pours out fresh water so it continually pours out wicked deeds. Sounds of violence and destruction echo throughout it. All I see are sick and wounded people.'
Then I said, "There is no cure for my grief! I am sick at heart!
If I go out into the countryside, I see those who have been killed in battle. If I go into the city, I see those who are sick because of starvation. For both prophet and priest go about their own business in the land without having any real understanding.'"
(Tav) Let all their wickedness come before you; afflict them just as you have afflicted me because of all my acts of rebellion. For my groans are many, and my heart is sick with sorrow.
Because of this, our hearts are sick; because of these things, we can hardly see through our tears.
"'How sick is your heart, declares the sovereign Lord, when you perform all of these acts, the deeds of a bold prostitute.
You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bandaged the injured, brought back the strays, or sought the lost, but with force and harshness you have ruled over them.
I will seek the lost and bring back the strays; I will bandage the injured and strengthen the sick, but the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed them -- with judgment!
I, Daniel, was exhausted and sick for days. Then I got up and again carried out the king's business. But I was astonished at the vision, and there was no one to explain it.
For when you offer blind animals as a sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you offer the lame and sick, is that not wrong as well? Indeed, try offering them to your governor! Will he be pleased with you or show you favor?" asks the Lord who rules over all.
You also say, 'How tiresome it is.' You turn up your nose at it," says the Lord who rules over all, "and instead bring what is stolen, lame, or sick. You bring these things for an offering! Should I accept this from you?" asks the Lord.
Now when Jesus entered Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law lying down, sick with a fever.
When it was evening, many demon-possessed people were brought to him. He drove out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were sick.
When Jesus heard this he said, "Those who are healthy don't need a physician, but those who are sick do.
Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.
As he got out he saw the large crowd, and he had compassion on them and healed their sick.
When the people there recognized him, they sent word into all the surrounding area, and they brought all their sick to him.
I was naked and you gave me clothing, 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 did not receive me as a guest, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.'
Then they too will answer, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not give you whatever you needed?'
Simon's mother-in-law was lying down, sick with a fever, so they spoke to Jesus at once about her.
When it was evening, after sunset, they brought to him all who were sick and demon-possessed.
So he healed many who were sick with various diseases and drove out many demons. But he would not permit the demons to speak, because they knew him.
When Jesus heard this he said to them, "Those who are healthy don't need a physician, but those who are sick do. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."
He was not able to do a miracle there, except to lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them.
They cast out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them.
They ran through that whole region and began to bring the sick on mats to wherever he was rumored to be.
And wherever he would go -- into villages, towns, or countryside -- they would place the sick in the marketplaces, and would ask him if they could just touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched it were healed.
they will pick up snakes with their hands, and whatever poison they drink will not harm them; they will place their hands on the sick and they will be well."
As the sun was setting, all those who had any relatives sick with various diseases brought them to Jesus. He placed his hands on every one of them and healed them.
Jesus answered them, "Those who are well don't need a physician, but those who are sick do.
A centurion there had a slave who was highly regarded, but who was sick and at the point of death.
and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.
Heal the sick in that town and say to them, 'The kingdom of God has come upon you!'
Now he came again to Cana in Galilee where he had made the water wine. In Capernaum there was a certain royal official whose son was sick.
A great number of sick, blind, lame, and paralyzed people were lying in these walkways.
The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up. While I am trying to get into the water, someone else goes down there before me."
A large crowd was following him because they were observing the miraculous signs he was performing on the sick.
Now a certain man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village where Mary and her sister Martha lived.
(Now it was Mary who anointed the Lord with perfumed oil and wiped his feet dry with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.)
So the sisters sent a message to Jesus, "Lord, look, the one you love is sick."
So when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he remained in the place where he was for two more days.
if we are being examined today for a good deed done to a sick man -- by what means this man was healed --
Thus they even carried the sick out into the streets, and put them on cots and pallets, so that when Peter came by at least his shadow would fall on some of them.
A crowd of people from the towns around Jerusalem also came together, bringing the sick and those troubled by unclean spirits. They were all being healed.
At that time she became sick and died. When they had washed her body, they placed it in an upstairs room.
so that when even handkerchiefs or aprons that had touched his body were brought to the sick, their diseases left them and the evil spirits went out of them.
The father of Publius lay sick in bed, suffering from fever and dysentery. Paul went in to see him and after praying, placed his hands on him and healed him.
After this had happened, many of the people on the island who were sick also came and were healed.
That is why many of you are weak and sick, and quite a few are dead.
And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick and the Lord will raise him up -- and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
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