bible verses about Suffering

Bible Verses about Suffering - Find Comfort and Strength in God's Word

Suffering is a part of life, but thankfully, God has given us his Word to help us through these difficult times. Whether you're dealing with physical pain, emotional distress, or spiritual struggles, the Bible offers many verses that can bring comfort and strength. From the book of Job to the Psalms, and the New Testament letters, the scriptures on suffering remind us that God is always with us and that he can turn our pain into something beautiful. So when you're feeling overwhelmed, take comfort in God's Word and trust in his promises.

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Suffering in the Bible

54 Bible Scriptures about Suffering

Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.

Genesis, Chapter: 31, Verse: 40

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And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the archers.

1 Samuel, Chapter: 31, Verse: 3

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And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him, and he was wounded of the archers.

1 Chronicles, Chapter: 10, Verse: 3

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But now it is come upon thee, and thou faintest; it toucheth thee, and thou art troubled.

Job, Chapter: 4, Verse: 5

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Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.

Job, Chapter: 5, Verse: 7

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So am I made to possess months of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.

Job, Chapter: 7, Verse: 3

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For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.

Job, Chapter: 9, Verse: 17

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Though I speak, my grief is not asswaged: and though I forbear, what am I eased?

Job, Chapter: 16, Verse: 6

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Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Job, Chapter: 23, Verse: 2

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They came upon me as a wide breaking in of waters: in the desolation they rolled themselves upon me.

Job, Chapter: 30, Verse: 14

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My bones are pierced in me in the night season: and my sinews take no rest.

Job, Chapter: 30, Verse: 17

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He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like dust and ashes.

Job, Chapter: 30, Verse: 19

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He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong pain:

Job, Chapter: 33, Verse: 19

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And if they be bound in fetters, and be holden in cords of affliction;

Job, Chapter: 36, Verse: 8

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I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.

Psalm, Chapter: 22, Verse: 14

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I may tell all my bones: they look and stare upon me.

Psalm, Chapter: 22, Verse: 17

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But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:

Psalm, Chapter: 35, Verse: 15

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I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.

Psalm, Chapter: 69, Verse: 2

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For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.

Psalm, Chapter: 73, Verse: 14

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By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones cleave to my skin.

Psalm, Chapter: 102, Verse: 5

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Again, they are minished and brought low through oppression, affliction, and sorrow.

Psalm, Chapter: 107, Verse: 39

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The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows.

Psalm, Chapter: 129, Verse: 3

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For all his days are sorrows, and his travail grief; yea, his heart taketh not rest in the night. This is also vanity.

Ecclesiastes, Chapter: 2, Verse: 23

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Therefore are my loins filled with pain: pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman that travaileth: I was bowed down at the hearing of it; I was dismayed at the seeing of it.

Isaiah, Chapter: 21, Verse: 3

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Mine age is departed, and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent: I have cut off like a weaver my life: he will cut me off with pining sickness: from day even to night wilt thou make an end of me.

Isaiah, Chapter: 38, Verse: 12

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I reckoned till morning, that, as a lion, so will he break all my bones: from day even to night wilt thou make an end of me.

Isaiah, Chapter: 38, Verse: 13

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He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.

Isaiah, Chapter: 53, Verse: 3

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For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewaileth herself, that spreadeth her hands, saying, Woe is me now! for my soul is wearied because of murderers.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 4, Verse: 31

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Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is a grief, and I must bear it.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 10, Verse: 19

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Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that was in the court of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 38, Verse: 6

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Mine eyes do fail with tears, my bowels are troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people; because the children and the sucklings swoon in the streets of the city.

Lamentations, Chapter: 2, Verse: 11

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My flesh and my skin hath he made old; he hath broken my bones.

Lamentations, Chapter: 3, Verse: 4

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He hath turned aside my ways, and pulled me in pieces: he hath made me desolate.

Lamentations, Chapter: 3, Verse: 11

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Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.

Lamentations, Chapter: 3, Verse: 19

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He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him.

Lamentations, Chapter: 3, Verse: 28

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They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.

Lamentations, Chapter: 3, Verse: 53

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Waters flowed over mine head; then I said, I am cut off.

Lamentations, Chapter: 3, Verse: 54

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The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.

Jonah, Chapter: 2, Verse: 5

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But I say unto you, That Elias is come already, and they knew him not, but have done unto him whatsoever they listed. Likewise shall also the Son of man suffer of them.

Matthew, Chapter: 17, Verse: 12

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All these are the beginning of sorrows.

Matthew, Chapter: 24, Verse: 8

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And straightway one of them ran, and took a spunge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink.

Matthew, Chapter: 27, Verse: 48

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And, lo, a spirit taketh him, and he suddenly crieth out; and it teareth him that he foameth again, and bruising him hardly departeth from him.

Luke, Chapter: 9, Verse: 39

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But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation.

Luke, Chapter: 17, Verse: 25

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As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

Romans, Chapter: 8, Verse: 36

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For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 5

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For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life:

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 8

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Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 11, Verse: 23

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Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep;

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 11, Verse: 25

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That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto.

1 Thessalonians, Chapter: 3, Verse: 3

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For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and ye know.

1 Thessalonians, Chapter: 3, Verse: 4

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For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.

1 Peter, Chapter: 2, Verse: 19

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For it is better, if the will of God be so, that ye suffer for well doing, than for evil doing.

1 Peter, Chapter: 3, Verse: 17

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Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.

1 Peter, Chapter: 4, Verse: 19

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The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:

1 Peter, Chapter: 5, Verse: 1

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