65 Bible Verses About Pain (ESV)

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  1. Genesis 3:16-17 - "To the woman he said, "I..."
  2. Romans 8:22 - "For we know that the whole..."
  3. Genesis 3:15 - "I will put enmity between you..."
  4. Job 1:12 - "And the LORD said to Satan,..."
  5. Job 5:7 - "but man is born to trouble..."
  6. Job 2:6-7 - "And the LORD said to Satan,..."
  7. Luke 13:16 - "And ought not this woman, a..."
  8. 2 Corinthians 12:7 - "So to keep me from being..."
  9. Psalm 37:14 - "The wicked draw the sword and..."
  10. Genesis 4:8 - "Cain spoke to Abel his brother...."
  11. Exodus 1:10-11 - "Come, let us deal shrewdly with..."
  12. Nahum 3:1-4 - "Woe to the bloody city, all..."
  13. Habakkuk 2:6 - "Shall not all these take up..."
  14. Exodus 9:11 - "And the magicians could not stand..."
  15. John 9:2-3 - "And his disciples asked him, "Rabbi,..."
  16. 2 Chronicles 26:19-20 - "Then Uzziah was angry. Now he..."
  17. Numbers 12:10-11 - "When the cloud removed from over..."
  18. Proverbs 5:11 - "and at the end of your..."
  19. Acts 12:23 - "Immediately an angel of the Lord..."
  20. Psalm 38:3-5 - "There is no soundness in my..."
  21. Acts 13:11 - "And now, behold, the hand of..."
  22. 2 Corinthians 12:9 - "But he said to me, "My..."
  23. Psalm 38:7 - "For my sides are filled with..."
  24. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 - "So we do not lose heart...."
  25. Luke 23:33 - "And when they came to the..."
  26. Job 30:17 - "The night racks my bones, and..."
  27. Matthew 10:28 - "And do not fear those who..."
  28. Jeremiah 15:18 - "Why is my pain unceasing, my..."
  29. 2 Corinthians 11:23-27 - "Are they servants of Christ? I..."
  30. 2 Corinthians 2:13 - "my spirit was not at rest..."
  31. Jeremiah 12:6 - "For even your brothers and the..."
  32. Psalm 42:5-6 - "Why are you cast down, O..."
  33. Matthew 26:38 - "Then he said to them, "My..."
  34. 2 Peter 2:8 - "(for as that righteous man lived..."
  35. John 11:33-35 - "When Jesus saw her weeping, and..."
  36. Genesis 50:1 - "Then Joseph fell on his father's..."
  37. Genesis 35:18 - "And as her soul was departing..."
  38. Philippians 2:27 - "Indeed he was ill, near to..."
  39. 1 Thessalonians 4:13 - "But we do not want you..."
  40. John 16:8 - "And when he comes, he will..."
  41. 2 Samuel 12:22-23 - "He said, "While the child was..."
  42. Psalm 32:3-5 - "For when I kept silent, my..."
  43. Psalm 51:1-2 - "Have mercy on me, O God,..."
  44. Luke 7:38 - "and standing behind him at his..."
  45. Acts 26:14 - "And when we had all fallen..."
  46. Matthew 5:22 - "But I say to you that..."
  47. Mark 9:47-48 - "And if your eye causes you..."
  48. Luke 13:28 - "In that place there will be..."
  49. Revelation 6:16 - "calling to the mountains and rocks,..."
  50. Matthew 8:12 - "while the sons of the kingdom..."
  51. Isaiah 50:10 - "Who among you fears the LORD..."
  52. Job 23:8-9 - ""Behold, I go forward, but he..."
  53. Psalm 22:1 - "My God, my God, why have..."
  54. Psalm 88:1-3 - "O LORD, God of my salvation;..."
  55. Jeremiah 20:7 - "O LORD, you have deceived me,..."
  56. Galatians 4:19 - "my little children, for whom I..."
  57. Acts 20:19 - "serving the Lord with all humility..."
  58. 2 Corinthians 2:1-5 - "For I made up my mind..."
  59. 2 Corinthians 11:28 - "And, apart from other things, there..."
  60. Hebrews 5:7 - "In the days of his flesh,..."
  61. Philippians 3:18 - "For many, of whom I have..."
  62. Matthew 26:40 - "And he came to the disciples..."
  63. John 13:21 - "After saying these things, Jesus was..."
  64. Matthew 26:56 - "But all this has taken place..."
  65. Galatians 4:16 - "Have I then become your enemy..."

1. Genesis 3:16-17

16 To the woman he said, "I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you." 17 And to Adam he said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, 'You shall not eat of it,' cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;

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2. Romans 8:22

22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now.

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3. Genesis 3:15

15 I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel."

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4. Job 1:12

12 And the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your hand. Only against him do not stretch out your hand." So Satan went out from the presence of the LORD.

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5. Job 5:7

7 but man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward.

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6. Job 2:6-7

6 And the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, he is in your hand; only spare his life." 7 So Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and struck Job with loathsome sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.

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7. Luke 13:16

16 And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath day?"

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8. 2 Corinthians 12:7

7 So to keep me from being too elated by the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from being too elated.

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9. Psalm 37:14

14 The wicked draw the sword and bend their bows to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose way is upright;

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10. Genesis 4:8

8 Cain spoke to Abel his brother. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him.

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11. Exodus 1:10-11

10 Come, let us deal shrewdly with them, lest they multiply, and, if war breaks out, they join our enemies and fight against us and escape from the land." 11 Therefore they set taskmasters over them to afflict them with heavy burdens. They built for Pharaoh store cities, Pithom and Raamses.

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12. Nahum 3:1-4

1 Woe to the bloody city, all full of lies and plunder--no end to the prey! 2 The crack of the whip, and rumble of the wheel, galloping horse and bounding chariot! 3 Horsemen charging, flashing sword and glittering spear, hosts of slain, heaps of corpses, dead bodies without end--they stumble over the bodies! 4 And all for the countless whorings of the prostitute, graceful and of deadly charms, who betrays nations with her whorings, and peoples with her charms.

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13. Habakkuk 2:6

6 Shall not all these take up their taunt against him, with scoffing and riddles for him, and say, "Woe to him who heaps up what is not his own--for how long?--and loads himself with pledges!"

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14. Exodus 9:11

11 And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils, for the boils came upon the magicians and upon all the Egyptians.

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15. John 9:2-3

2 And his disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?" 3 Jesus answered, "It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him.

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16. 2 Chronicles 26:19-20

19 Then Uzziah was angry. Now he had a censer in his hand to burn incense, and when he became angry with the priests, leprosy broke out on his forehead in the presence of the priests in the house of the LORD, by the altar of incense. 20 And Azariah the chief priest and all the priests looked at him, and behold, he was leprous in his forehead! And they rushed him out quickly, and he himself hurried to go out, because the LORD had struck him.

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17. Numbers 12:10-11

10 When the cloud removed from over the tent, behold, Miriam was leprous, like snow. And Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous. 11 And Aaron said to Moses, "Oh, my lord, do not punish us because we have done foolishly and have sinned.

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18. Proverbs 5:11

11 and at the end of your life you groan, when your flesh and body are consumed,

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19. Acts 12:23

23 Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down, because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and breathed his last.

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20. Psalm 38:3-5

3 There is no soundness in my flesh because of your indignation; there is no health in my bones because of my sin. 4 For my iniquities have gone over my head; like a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me. 5 My wounds stink and fester because of my foolishness,

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21. Acts 13:11

11 And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind and unable to see the sun for a time." Immediately mist and darkness fell upon him, and he went about seeking people to lead him by the hand.

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22. 2 Corinthians 12:9

9 But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

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23. Psalm 38:7

7 For my sides are filled with burning, and there is no soundness in my flesh.

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24. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

16 So we do not lose heart. Though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day. 17 For this slight momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, 18 as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

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25. Luke 23:33

33 And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left.

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26. Job 30:17

17 The night racks my bones, and the pain that gnaws me takes no rest.

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27. Matthew 10:28

28 And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

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28. Jeremiah 15:18

18 Why is my pain unceasing, my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will you be to me like a deceitful brook, like waters that fail?

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29. 2 Corinthians 11:23-27

23 Are they servants of Christ? I am a better one--I am talking like a madman--with far greater labors, far more imprisonments, with countless beatings, and often near death. 24 Five times I received at the hands of the Jews the forty lashes less one. 25 Three times I was beaten with rods. Once I was stoned. Three times I was shipwrecked; a night and a day I was adrift at sea; 26 on frequent journeys, in danger from rivers, danger from robbers, danger from my own people, danger from Gentiles, danger in the city, danger in the wilderness, danger at sea, danger from false brothers; 27 in toil and hardship, through many a sleepless night, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.

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30. 2 Corinthians 2:13

13 my spirit was not at rest because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I took leave of them and went on to Macedonia.

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31. Jeremiah 12:6

6 For even your brothers and the house of your father, even they have dealt treacherously with you; they are in full cry after you; do not believe them, though they speak friendly words to you."

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32. Psalm 42:5-6

5 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation 6 and my God.My soul is cast down within me; therefore I remember you from the land of Jordan and of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.

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33. Matthew 26:38

38 Then he said to them, "My soul is very sorrowful, even to death; remain here, and watch with me."

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34. 2 Peter 2:8

8 (for as that righteous man lived among them day after day, he was tormenting his righteous soul over their lawless deeds that he saw and heard);

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35. John 11:33-35

33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled. 34 And he said, "Where have you laid him?" They said to him, "Lord, come and see." 35 Jesus wept.

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36. Genesis 50:1

1 Then Joseph fell on his father's face and wept over him and kissed him.

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37. Genesis 35:18

18 And as her soul was departing (for she was dying), she called his name Ben-oni; but his father called him Benjamin.

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38. Philippians 2:27

27 Indeed he was ill, near to death. But God had mercy on him, and not only on him but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.

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39. 1 Thessalonians 4:13

13 But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.

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40. John 16:8

8 And when he comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment:

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41. 2 Samuel 12:22-23

22 He said, "While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept, for I said, 'Who knows whether the LORD will be gracious to me, that the child may live?' 23 But now he is dead. Why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me."

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42. Psalm 32:3-5

3 For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long. 4 For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my strength was dried up as by the heat of summer. Selah 5 I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD," and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah

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43. Psalm 51:1-2

1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!

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44. Luke 7:38

38 and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.

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45. Acts 26:14

14 And when we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew language, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.'

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46. Matthew 5:22

22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, 'You fool!' will be liable to the hell of fire.

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47. Mark 9:47-48

47 And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell, 48 'where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.'

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48. Luke 13:28

28 In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God but you yourselves cast out.

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49. Revelation 6:16

16 calling to the mountains and rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb,

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50. Matthew 8:12

12 while the sons of the kingdom will be thrown into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

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51. Isaiah 50:10

10 Who among you fears the LORD and obeys the voice of his servant? Let him who walks in darkness and has no light trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.

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52. Job 23:8-9

8 "Behold, I go forward, but he is not there, and backward, but I do not perceive him; 9 on the left hand when he is working, I do not behold him; he turns to the right hand, but I do not see him.

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53. Psalm 22:1

1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?

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54. Psalm 88:1-3

1 O LORD, God of my salvation; I cry out day and night before you. 2 Let my prayer come before you; incline your ear to my cry! 3 For my soul is full of troubles, and my life draws near to Sheol.

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55. Jeremiah 20:7

7 O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger than I, and you have prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all the day; everyone mocks me.

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56. Galatians 4:19

19 my little children, for whom I am again in the anguish of childbirth until Christ is formed in you!

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57. Acts 20:19

19 serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews;

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58. 2 Corinthians 2:1-5

1 For I made up my mind not to make another painful visit to you. 2 For if I cause you pain, who is there to make me glad but the one whom I have pained? 3 And I wrote as I did, so that when I came I might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, for I felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all. 4 For I wrote to you out of much affliction and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to cause you pain but to let you know the abundant love that I have for you. 5 Now if anyone has caused pain, he has caused it not to me, but in some measure--not to put it too severely--to all of you.

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59. 2 Corinthians 11:28

28 And, apart from other things, there is the daily pressure on me of my anxiety for all the churches.

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60. Hebrews 5:7

7 In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverence.

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61. Philippians 3:18

18 For many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, walk as enemies of the cross of Christ.

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62. Matthew 26:40

40 And he came to the disciples and found them sleeping. And he said to Peter, "So, could you not watch with me one hour?

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63. John 13:21

21 After saying these things, Jesus was troubled in his spirit, and testified, "Truly, truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me."

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64. Matthew 26:56

56 But all this has taken place that the Scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then all the disciples left him and fled.

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65. Galatians 4:16

16 Have I then become your enemy by telling you the truth?

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 37:14
  2. Psalm 38:3-5
  3. Psalm 38:7
  4. Psalm 42:5-6
  5. Psalm 32:3-5
  6. Psalm 51:1-2
  7. Psalm 22:1
  8. Psalm 88:1-3
  9. Genesis 3:16-17
  10. Genesis 3:15
  11. Genesis 4:8
  12. Genesis 35:18
  13. Genesis 50:1
  14. Exodus 1:10-11
  15. Exodus 9:11
  16. Numbers 12:10-11
  17. 2 Samuel 12:22-23
  18. 2 Chronicles 26:19-20
  19. Job 1:12
  20. Job 2:6-7
  21. Job 5:7
  22. Job 23:8-9
  23. Job 30:17
  24. Proverbs 5:11
  25. Isaiah 50:10
  26. Jeremiah 12:6
  27. Jeremiah 15:18
  28. Jeremiah 20:7
  29. Nahum 3:1-4
  30. Habakkuk 2:6
  31. Matthew 5:22
  32. Matthew 8:12
  33. Matthew 10:28
  34. Matthew 26:38
  35. Matthew 26:40
  36. Matthew 26:56
  37. Mark 9:47-48
  38. Luke 7:38
  39. Luke 13:16
  40. Luke 13:28
  41. Luke 23:33
  42. John 9:2-3
  43. John 11:33-35
  44. John 13:21
  45. John 16:8
  46. Acts 12:23
  47. Acts 13:11
  48. Acts 20:19
  49. Acts 26:14
  50. Romans 8:22
  51. 2 Corinthians 2:13
  52. 2 Corinthians 2:1-5
  53. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18
  54. 2 Corinthians 11:23-27
  55. 2 Corinthians 11:28
  56. 2 Corinthians 12:7
  57. 2 Corinthians 12:9
  58. Galatians 4:16
  59. Galatians 4:19
  60. Philippians 2:27
  61. Philippians 3:18
  62. 1 Thessalonians 4:13
  63. Hebrews 5:7
  64. 2 Peter 2:8
  65. Revelation 6:16

Psalm 37:14

14 The wicked draw the sword and bend their bows to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose way is upright;

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Psalm 38:3-5

3 There is no soundness in my flesh because of your indignation; there is no health in my bones because of my sin. 4 For my iniquities have gone over my head; like a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me. 5 My wounds stink and fester because of my foolishness,

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Psalm 38:7

7 For my sides are filled with burning, and there is no soundness in my flesh.

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Psalm 42:5-6

5 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation 6 and my God.My soul is cast down within me; therefore I remember you from the land of Jordan and of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.

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Psalm 32:3-5

3 For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long. 4 For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my strength was dried up as by the heat of summer. Selah 5 I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD," and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah

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Psalm 51:1-2

1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!

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Psalm 22:1

1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?

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Psalm 88:1-3

1 O LORD, God of my salvation; I cry out day and night before you. 2 Let my prayer come before you; incline your ear to my cry! 3 For my soul is full of troubles, and my life draws near to Sheol.

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Genesis 3:16-17

16 To the woman he said, "I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you." 17 And to Adam he said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, 'You shall not eat of it,' cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;

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Genesis 3:15

15 I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel."

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Genesis 4:8

8 Cain spoke to Abel his brother. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him.

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Genesis 35:18

18 And as her soul was departing (for she was dying), she called his name Ben-oni; but his father called him Benjamin.

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Genesis 50:1

1 Then Joseph fell on his father's face and wept over him and kissed him.

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Exodus 1:10-11

10 Come, let us deal shrewdly with them, lest they multiply, and, if war breaks out, they join our enemies and fight against us and escape from the land." 11 Therefore they set taskmasters over them to afflict them with heavy burdens. They built for Pharaoh store cities, Pithom and Raamses.

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Exodus 9:11

11 And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils, for the boils came upon the magicians and upon all the Egyptians.

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Numbers 12:10-11

10 When the cloud removed from over the tent, behold, Miriam was leprous, like snow. And Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous. 11 And Aaron said to Moses, "Oh, my lord, do not punish us because we have done foolishly and have sinned.

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2 Samuel 12:22-23

22 He said, "While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept, for I said, 'Who knows whether the LORD will be gracious to me, that the child may live?' 23 But now he is dead. Why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me."

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2 Chronicles 26:19-20

19 Then Uzziah was angry. Now he had a censer in his hand to burn incense, and when he became angry with the priests, leprosy broke out on his forehead in the presence of the priests in the house of the LORD, by the altar of incense. 20 And Azariah the chief priest and all the priests looked at him, and behold, he was leprous in his forehead! And they rushed him out quickly, and he himself hurried to go out, because the LORD had struck him.

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Job 1:12

12 And the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your hand. Only against him do not stretch out your hand." So Satan went out from the presence of the LORD.

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Job 2:6-7

6 And the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, he is in your hand; only spare his life." 7 So Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and struck Job with loathsome sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.

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Job 5:7

7 but man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward.

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Job 23:8-9

8 "Behold, I go forward, but he is not there, and backward, but I do not perceive him; 9 on the left hand when he is working, I do not behold him; he turns to the right hand, but I do not see him.

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Job 30:17

17 The night racks my bones, and the pain that gnaws me takes no rest.

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Proverbs 5:11

11 and at the end of your life you groan, when your flesh and body are consumed,

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Isaiah 50:10

10 Who among you fears the LORD and obeys the voice of his servant? Let him who walks in darkness and has no light trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.

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Jeremiah 12:6

6 For even your brothers and the house of your father, even they have dealt treacherously with you; they are in full cry after you; do not believe them, though they speak friendly words to you."

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Jeremiah 15:18

18 Why is my pain unceasing, my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will you be to me like a deceitful brook, like waters that fail?

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Jeremiah 20:7

7 O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger than I, and you have prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all the day; everyone mocks me.

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Nahum 3:1-4

1 Woe to the bloody city, all full of lies and plunder--no end to the prey! 2 The crack of the whip, and rumble of the wheel, galloping horse and bounding chariot! 3 Horsemen charging, flashing sword and glittering spear, hosts of slain, heaps of corpses, dead bodies without end--they stumble over the bodies! 4 And all for the countless whorings of the prostitute, graceful and of deadly charms, who betrays nations with her whorings, and peoples with her charms.

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Habakkuk 2:6

6 Shall not all these take up their taunt against him, with scoffing and riddles for him, and say, "Woe to him who heaps up what is not his own--for how long?--and loads himself with pledges!"

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Matthew 5:22

22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, 'You fool!' will be liable to the hell of fire.

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Matthew 8:12

12 while the sons of the kingdom will be thrown into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

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Matthew 10:28

28 And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

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Matthew 26:38

38 Then he said to them, "My soul is very sorrowful, even to death; remain here, and watch with me."

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Matthew 26:40

40 And he came to the disciples and found them sleeping. And he said to Peter, "So, could you not watch with me one hour?

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Matthew 26:56

56 But all this has taken place that the Scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then all the disciples left him and fled.

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Mark 9:47-48

47 And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell, 48 'where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.'

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Luke 7:38

38 and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.

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Luke 13:16

16 And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath day?"

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Luke 13:28

28 In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God but you yourselves cast out.

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Luke 23:33

33 And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left.

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John 9:2-3

2 And his disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?" 3 Jesus answered, "It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him.

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John 11:33-35

33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled. 34 And he said, "Where have you laid him?" They said to him, "Lord, come and see." 35 Jesus wept.

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John 13:21

21 After saying these things, Jesus was troubled in his spirit, and testified, "Truly, truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me."

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John 16:8

8 And when he comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment:

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Acts 12:23

23 Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down, because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and breathed his last.

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Acts 13:11

11 And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind and unable to see the sun for a time." Immediately mist and darkness fell upon him, and he went about seeking people to lead him by the hand.

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Acts 20:19

19 serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews;

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Acts 26:14

14 And when we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew language, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.'

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Romans 8:22

22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now.

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2 Corinthians 2:13

13 my spirit was not at rest because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I took leave of them and went on to Macedonia.

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2 Corinthians 2:1-5

1 For I made up my mind not to make another painful visit to you. 2 For if I cause you pain, who is there to make me glad but the one whom I have pained? 3 And I wrote as I did, so that when I came I might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, for I felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all. 4 For I wrote to you out of much affliction and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to cause you pain but to let you know the abundant love that I have for you. 5 Now if anyone has caused pain, he has caused it not to me, but in some measure--not to put it too severely--to all of you.

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2 Corinthians 4:16-18

16 So we do not lose heart. Though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day. 17 For this slight momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, 18 as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

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2 Corinthians 11:23-27

23 Are they servants of Christ? I am a better one--I am talking like a madman--with far greater labors, far more imprisonments, with countless beatings, and often near death. 24 Five times I received at the hands of the Jews the forty lashes less one. 25 Three times I was beaten with rods. Once I was stoned. Three times I was shipwrecked; a night and a day I was adrift at sea; 26 on frequent journeys, in danger from rivers, danger from robbers, danger from my own people, danger from Gentiles, danger in the city, danger in the wilderness, danger at sea, danger from false brothers; 27 in toil and hardship, through many a sleepless night, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.

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2 Corinthians 11:28

28 And, apart from other things, there is the daily pressure on me of my anxiety for all the churches.

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2 Corinthians 12:7

7 So to keep me from being too elated by the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from being too elated.

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2 Corinthians 12:9

9 But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

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Galatians 4:16

16 Have I then become your enemy by telling you the truth?

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Galatians 4:19

19 my little children, for whom I am again in the anguish of childbirth until Christ is formed in you!

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Philippians 2:27

27 Indeed he was ill, near to death. But God had mercy on him, and not only on him but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.

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Philippians 3:18

18 For many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, walk as enemies of the cross of Christ.

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1 Thessalonians 4:13

13 But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.

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Hebrews 5:7

7 In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverence.

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2 Peter 2:8

8 (for as that righteous man lived among them day after day, he was tormenting his righteous soul over their lawless deeds that he saw and heard);

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Revelation 6:16

16 calling to the mountains and rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb,

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