'Trouble' in the Bible
Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, saying, "Certainly God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's house."
Israel said, "Why did you bring this trouble on me by telling the man you had one more brother?"
The Israelite foremen saw that they were in trouble when they were told, "You must not reduce the daily quota of your bricks."
Moses returned to the Lord, and said, "Lord, why have you caused trouble for this people? Why did you ever send me?
From the time I went to speak to Pharaoh in your name, he has caused trouble for this people, and you have certainly not rescued them!"
He said to them, "The Lord will need to be with you if I release you and your dependents! Watch out! Trouble is right in front of you!
But if you are going to deal with me like this, then kill me immediately. If I have found favor in your sight then do not let me see my trouble."
He has not looked on iniquity in Jacob, nor has he seen trouble in Israel. The Lord their God is with them; his acclamation as king is among them.
"Bring trouble to the Midianites, and destroy them,
because they bring trouble to you by their treachery with which they have deceived you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, who was killed on the day of the plague that happened as a result of Peor."
But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land before you, then those whom you allow to remain will be irritants in your eyes and thorns in your side, and will cause you trouble in the land where you will be living.
Go and cry for help to the gods you have chosen! Let them deliver you from trouble!"
Jephthah said to the leaders of Gilead, "But you hated me and made me leave my father's house. Why do you come to me now, when you are in trouble?"
Now his father and mother did not realize this was the Lord's doing, because he was looking for an opportunity to stir up trouble with the Philistines (for at that time the Philistines were ruling Israel).
You will see trouble in my dwelling place! Israel will experience blessings, but there will not be an old man in your house for all time.
But today you have rejected your God who saves you from all your trouble and distress. You have said, "No! Appoint a king over us." Now take your positions before the Lord by your tribes and by your clans.'"
Then Jonathan said, "My father has caused trouble for the land. See how my eyes gleamed when I tasted just a little of this honey.
All those who were in trouble or owed someone money or were discontented gathered around him, and he became their leader. He had about four hundred men with him.
He was Israel's enemy throughout Solomon's reign and, like Hadad, caused trouble. He loathed Israel and ruled over Syria.
After the king had consulted with his advisers, he made two golden calves. Then he said to the people, "It is too much trouble for you to go up to Jerusalem. Look, Israel, here are your gods who brought you up from the land of Egypt."
The king of Israel summoned all the leaders of the land and said, "Notice how this man is looking for trouble. Indeed, he demanded my wives, sons, silver, and gold, and I did not resist him."
Hazael asked, "Why are you crying, my master?" He replied, "Because I know the trouble you will cause the Israelites. You will set fire to their fortresses, kill their young men with the sword, smash their children to bits, and rip open their pregnant women."
King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria came, but he gave him more trouble than support.
During his time of trouble King Ahaz was even more unfaithful to the Lord.
as the time when the Jews gave themselves rest from their enemies -- the month when their trouble was turned to happiness and their mourning to a holiday. These were to be days of banqueting, happiness, sending gifts to one another, and providing for the poor.
because it did not shut the doors of my mother's womb on me, nor did it hide trouble from my eyes!
Even as I have seen, those who plow iniquity and those who sow trouble reap the same.
For evil does not come up from the dust, nor does trouble spring up from the ground,
but people are born to trouble, as surely as the sparks fly upward.
For you will forget your trouble; you will remember it like water that has flowed away.
"Man, born of woman, lives but a few days, and they are full of trouble.
They conceive trouble and bring forth evil; their belly prepares deception."
If you say, 'How we will pursue him, since the root of the trouble is found in him!'
But when I hoped for good, trouble came; when I expected light, then darkness came.
which I reserve for the time of trouble, for the day of war and battle?
So they came to him, all his brothers and sisters and all who had known him before, and they dined with him in his house. They comforted him and consoled him for all the trouble the Lord had brought on him, and each one gave him a piece of silver and a gold ring.
Consequently the Lord provides safety for the oppressed; he provides safety in times of trouble.
Why, Lord, do you stand far off? Why do you pay no attention during times of trouble?
For the music director; a psalm of David. May the Lord answer you when you are in trouble; may the God of Jacob make you secure!
Do not remain far away from me, for trouble is near and I have no one to help me.
Do not be angry and frustrated! Do not fret! That only leads to trouble!
But the Lord delivers the godly; he protects them in times of trouble.
For the music director; a psalm of David. How blessed is the one who treats the poor properly! When trouble comes, the Lord delivers him.
For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.
Why should I be afraid in times of trouble, when the sinful deeds of deceptive men threaten to overwhelm me?
Pray to me when you are in trouble! I will deliver you, and you will honor me!"
because of what the enemy says, and because of how the wicked pressure me, for they hurl trouble down upon me and angrily attack me.
All day long they cause me trouble; they make a habit of plotting my demise.
For the music director; according to the al-tashcheth style; a prayer of David, written when he fled from Saul into the cave. Have mercy on me, O God! Have mercy on me! For in you I have taken shelter. In the shadow of your wings I take shelter until trouble passes.
As for me, I will sing about your strength; I will praise your loyal love in the morning. For you are my refuge and my place of shelter when I face trouble.
which my lips uttered and my mouth spoke when I was in trouble.
Do not ignore your servant, for I am in trouble! Answer me right away!
Though you have allowed me to experience much trouble and distress, revive me once again! Bring me up once again from the depths of the earth!
They are immune to the trouble common to men; they do not suffer as other men do.
In my time of trouble I sought the Lord. I kept my hand raised in prayer throughout the night. I refused to be comforted.
His raging anger lashed out against them, He sent fury, rage, and trouble as messengers who bring disaster.
Do not hold us accountable for the sins of earlier generations! Quickly send your compassion our way, for we are in serious trouble!
In my time of trouble I cry out to you, for you will answer me.
The days of our lives add up to seventy years, or eighty, if one is especially strong. But even one's best years are marred by trouble and oppression. Yes, they pass quickly and we fly away.
Make us happy in proportion to the days you have afflicted us, in proportion to the years we have experienced trouble!
When he calls out to me, I will answer him. I will be with him when he is in trouble; I will rescue him and bring him honor.
in order to protect him from times of trouble, until the wicked are destroyed.
Do not ignore me in my time of trouble! Listen to me! When I call out to you, quickly answer me!
The ropes of death tightened around me, the snares of Sheol confronted me. I was confronted with trouble and sorrow.
The Lord protects the untrained; I was in serious trouble and he delivered me.
This is what comforts me in my trouble, for your promise revives me.
Listen to my cry for help, for I am in serious trouble! Rescue me from those who chase me, for they are stronger than I am.
O Lord, for the sake of your reputation, revive me! Because of your justice, rescue me from trouble!
when what you dread comes like a whirlwind, and disaster strikes you like a devastating storm, when distressing trouble comes on you.
The one who winks his eye causes trouble, and the one who speaks foolishness will come to ruin.
The righteous person is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked turns up in his stead.
The one who puts up security for a stranger will surely have trouble, but whoever avoids shaking hands will be secure.
A kind person benefits himself, but a cruel person brings himself trouble.
The evil person is ensnared by the transgression of his speech, but the righteous person escapes out of trouble.
An unreliable messenger falls into trouble, but a faithful envoy brings healing.
The wicked will be thrown down in his trouble, but the righteous have refuge even in the threat of death.
In the house of the righteous is abundant wealth, but the income of the wicked brings trouble.
The one who has a perverse heart does not find good, and the one who is deceitful in speech falls into trouble.
The one who sows iniquity will reap trouble, and the rod of his fury will end.
If you faint in the day of trouble, your strength is small!
Like a bad tooth or a foot out of joint, so is confidence in an unfaithful person at the time of trouble.
If the snake should bite before it is charmed, the snake charmer is in trouble.
Indeed, the waters of Dimon are full of blood! Indeed, I will heap even more trouble on Dimon. A lion will attack the Moabite fugitives and the people left in the land.
They say to a wooden idol, 'You are my father.' They say to a stone image, 'You gave birth to me.' Yes, they have turned away from me instead of turning to me. Yet when they are in trouble, they say, 'Come and save us!'
But where are the gods you made for yourselves? Let them save you when you are in trouble. The sad fact is that you have as many gods as you have towns, Judah.
Children are gathering firewood, fathers are building fires with it, and women are mixing dough to bake cakes to offer to the goddess they call the Queen of Heaven. They are also pouring out drink offerings to other gods. They seem to do all this just to trouble me.
But I am not really the one being troubled!" says the Lord. "Rather they are bringing trouble on themselves to their own shame!
For the Lord says, "I will now throw out those who live in this land. I will bring so much trouble on them that they will actually feel it."
You have been the object of Israel's hopes. You have saved them when they were in trouble. Why have you become like a resident foreigner in the land? Why have you become like a traveler who only stops in to spend the night?
The Lord said, "Jerusalem, I will surely send you away for your own good. I will surely bring the enemy upon you in a time of trouble and distress.
Then I said, "Lord, you give me strength and protect me. You are the one I can run to for safety when I am in trouble. Nations from all over the earth will come to you and say, 'Our ancestors had nothing but false gods -- worthless idols that could not help them at all.
Do not cause me dismay! You are my source of safety in times of trouble.
Why did I ever come forth from my mother's womb? All I experience is trouble and grief, and I spend my days in shame.
Alas, what a terrible time of trouble it is! There has never been any like it. It is a time of trouble for the descendants of Jacob, but some of them will be rescued out of it.
But the one who will rescue them is strong. He is known as the Lord who rules over all. He will strongly champion their cause. As a result he will bring peace and rest to the earth, but trouble and turmoil to the people who inhabit Babylonia.
(Sin/Shin) They have heard that I groan, yet there is no one to comfort me. All my enemies have heard of my trouble; they are glad that you have brought it about. Bring about the day of judgment that you promised so that they may end up like me!
But reports will trouble him from the east and north, and he will set out in a tremendous rage to destroy and wipe out many.
From there I will give back her vineyards to her, and turn the "Valley of Trouble" into an "Opportunity for Hope." There she will sing as she did when she was young, when she came up from the land of Egypt.
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