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.
Suffering in the Bible
54 Bible Scriptures about Suffering
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: 15Read full chapter
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: 3Read full chapter
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: 12Read full chapter
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: 3Read full chapter
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: 31Read full chapter
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: 6Read full chapter
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: 11Read full chapter
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: 12Read full chapter
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: 8Read full chapter
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: 23Read full chapter
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: