'Weary' in the Bible
There the wicked cease from turmoil, and there the weary are at rest.
If I am guilty, why then weary myself in vain?
"I am weary of my life; I will complain without restraint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
You gave the weary no water to drink and from the hungry you withheld food.
Don't set foot too frequently in your neighbor's house, lest he become weary of you and hate you.
Like cold water to a weary person, so is good news from a distant land.
Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is an eternal God, the creator of the whole earth. He does not get tired or weary; there is no limit to his wisdom.
Even youths get tired and weary; even strong young men clumsily stumble.
But those who wait for the Lord's help find renewed strength; they rise up as if they had eagles' wings, they run without growing weary, they walk without getting tired.
You did not bring me lambs for your burnt offerings; you did not honor me with your sacrifices. I did not burden you with offerings; I did not make you weary by demanding incense.
You did not buy me aromatic reeds; you did not present to me the fat of your sacrifices. Yet you burdened me with your sins; you made me weary with your evil deeds.
The sovereign Lord has given me the capacity to be his spokesman, so that I know how to help the weary. He wakes me up every morning; he makes me alert so I can listen attentively as disciples do.
I wish I had a lodging place in the desert where I could spend some time like a weary traveler. Then I would desert my people and walk away from them because they are all unfaithful to God, a congregation of people that has been disloyal to him.
Sometimes I think, "I will make no mention of his message. I will not speak as his messenger any more." But then his message becomes like a fire locked up inside of me, burning in my heart and soul. I grow weary of trying to hold it in; I cannot contain it.
They will come and shout for joy on Mount Zion. They will be radiant with joy over the good things the Lord provides, the grain, the fresh wine, the olive oil, the young sheep and calves he has given to them. They will be like a well-watered garden and will not grow faint or weary any more.
I will fully satisfy the needs of those who are weary and fully refresh the souls of those who are faint.
This is what the Lord who rules over all says, "Babylon's thick wall will be completely demolished. Her high gates will be set on fire. The peoples strive for what does not satisfy. The nations grow weary trying to get what will be destroyed."
We are pursued -- they are breathing down our necks; we are weary and have no rest.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
So we must not grow weary in doing good, for in due time we will reap, if we do not give up.
But you, brothers and sisters, do not grow weary in doing what is right.
Think of him who endured such opposition against himself by sinners, so that you may not grow weary in your souls and give up.
I am also aware that you have persisted steadfastly, endured much for the sake of my name, and have not grown weary.
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