1 I am
the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of
2 He hath led
me, and brought me into darkness, but not
against me is he turned; he turneth his hand against
me all the day.
4 My flesh
and my skin hath he made old; he hath broken my bones.
thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a
witness against me: and my leanness rising up
in me beareth witness to my face.
Psalm 51:8 Make me to hear joy and gladness;
that the bones which thou hast broken
Isaiah 38:13 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
5 He hath
builded against me, and compassed me with gall
6 He hath set
me in dark places, as they that be dead of old.
5 Free among the dead, like
the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest
no more: and they are cut off from thy hand.
Thou hast laid me in the
lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps.
7 He hath
hedged me about, that I cannot get out: he hath made my
Hosea 2:6 Therefore, behold,
I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and make a wall,
that she shall not find her paths.
8 Also when
I cry and shout, he shutteth out my prayer.
Job 30:20 I cry unto thee,
and thou dost not hear me: I stand up, and thou
regardest me not.
9 He hath
inclosed my ways with hewn stone, he hath made my paths
was unto me as a bear lying in wait,
and as a lion in secret places.
Isaiah 38:13 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.
Hosea 5:14 For I will be unto Ephraim as
a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I,
even I, will tear and go away; I will take
away, and none shall rescue him.
11 He hath
turned aside my ways, and pulled me in pieces: he hath
made me desolate.
Hosea 6:1 Come, and let us
return unto the LORD: for he hath torn, and he will heal
us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up.
12 He hath
bent his bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow.
Job 7:2 I have sinned; what
shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? why hast
thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a
burden to myself?
Psm 38:2 For thine arrows stick fast in me, and
thy hand presseth me sore.
13 He hath
caused the arrows of his quiver to enter into my reins.
Job 6:4 For the arrows of
the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof
drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set
themselves in array against me.
14 I was a
derision to all my people; and their song all
Jer 20:7 O LORD, thou hast
deceived me, and I was deceived: thou art stronger than
I, and hast prevailed: I am in derision daily, every one
Job 30:9 And now am I their song, yea, I am
Psm 69:12 They that sit in the gate speak against
me; and I was the song of the drunkards.
15 He hath
filled me with bitterness, he hath made me drunken with
thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold,
I will feed them, even this people, with
wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink.
16 He hath
also broken my teeth with gravel stones, he hath covered
me with ashes.
Prov 20:17 Bread of deceit
is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth
shall be filled with gravel.
17 And thou
hast removed my soul far off from peace: I forgat
18 And I
said, My strength and my hope is perished from the LORD:
Psm 31:22 For I said in my
haste, I am cut off from before thine eyes: nevertheless
thou heardest the voice of my supplications when I cried
Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood
and the gall.
Jer 9:15 Therefore thus
saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I
will feed them, even this people, with
wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink.
20 My soul
hath them still in remembrance, and is humbled
21 This I
recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.
22 It is
of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed,
because his compassions fail not.
Mal 3:6 For I am
the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are
are new every morning: great is thy
Isaiah 33:2 O LORD, be
gracious unto us; we have waited for thee: be thou their
arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of
24 The LORD
is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I
hope in him.
Psm 16:5 The LORD is
the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou
maintainest my lot.
25 The LORD
is good unto them that wait for him, to the
soul that seeketh him.
Isaiah 30:18 And therefore
will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you,
and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy
upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment:
blessed are all they that wait for him.
Mic 7:7 Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I
will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear
26 It is
good that a man should both hope and quietly
wait for the salvation of the LORD.
Psm 37:7 Therefore I will look
unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation:
my God will hear me.
27 It is
good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.
Psalm 94:12 Blessed is
the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him
out of thy law;
sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne
it upon him.
Jer 15:17 I sat not in the
assembly of the mockers, nor rejoiced; I sat alone
because of thy hand: for thou hast filled me with
putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be
Job 42:6 Wherefore I abhor
myself, and repent in dust and ashes.
30 He giveth
his cheek to him that smiteth him: he is filled
full with reproach.
I gave my
back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked
off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting.
But I say unto you, That ye resist
not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right
cheek, turn to him the other also.
31 For the
Lord will not cast off for ever:
Psm 94:14 For the LORD will
not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his
though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion
according to the multitude of his mercies.
33 For he
doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of
Ezek 33:11 Say unto them,
As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no
pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked
turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your
evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
34 To crush
under his feet all the prisoners of the earth,
35 To turn
aside the right of a man before the face of the most
subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not.
Hab 1:13 Thou art
of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on
iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal
treacherously, and holdest thy tongue when the
wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous
is he that saith, and it cometh to pass,
when the Lord commandeth it not?
Psm 33:9 For he spake, and
it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.
38 Out of
the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?
Job 2:10 But he said unto
her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh.
What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and
shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin
with his lips.
Amos 3:6 Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and
the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city,
and the LORD hath not done it?
doth a living man complain, a man for the punishment of
Prov 19:3 The foolishness of
man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against
Mic 7:9 I will bear the indignation of the LORD,
because I have sinned against him, until he plead my
cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me
forth to the light, and I shall behold his
40 Let us
search and try our ways, and turn again to the LORD.
41 Let us
lift up our heart with our hands unto God in
Psm 86:4 Rejoice the soul of
thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my
42 We have
transgressed and have rebelled: thou hast not pardoned.
Dan 9:35 We have sinned, and
have committed iniquity, and have done wickedly, and
have rebelled, even by departing from thy precepts and
from thy judgments:
43 Thou hast
covered with anger, and persecuted us: thou hast slain,
thou hast not pitied.
44 Thou hast
covered thyself with a cloud, that our prayer
should not pass through.
Lam 3:8 Also when I cry and
shout, he shutteth out my prayer.
45 Thou hast
made us as the offscouring and refuse in the
midst of the people.
1Cor 4:13 Being defamed, we
intreat: we are made as the filth of the world, and
are the offscouring of all things unto this day.
46 All our
enemies have opened their mouths against us.
Lam 2:16 All thine enemies
have opened their mouth against thee: they hiss and
gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed her
up: certainly this is the day that we looked
for; we have found, we have seen it.
47 Fear and
a snare is come upon us, desolation and destruction.
Isaiah 24:17 Fear, and the
pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant
of the earth.
Isaiah 51:19 These two things are come
unto thee; who shall be sorry for thee? desolation, and
destruction, and the famine, and the sword: by whom
shall I comfort thee?
48 Mine eye
runneth down with rivers of water for the destruction of
the daughter of my people.
Jer 4:19 My bowels, my bowels! I
am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in
me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O
my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
49 Mine eye
trickleth down, and ceaseth not, without any
Psm 77:2 In the day of my
trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and
ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.
50 Till the
LORD look down, and behold from heaven.
Isaiah 63:15 Look down from
heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness
and of thy glory: where is thy zeal and thy
strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies
toward me? are they restrained?
51 Mine eye
affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my
enemies chased me sore, like a bird, without cause.
Psm 35:7 For without cause
have they hid for me their net in a pit,
which without cause they have digged for my soul.
53 They have
cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon
Jer 37:16 When Jeremiah was entered into
the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Jeremiah had
remained there many days;
Dan 6:17 And a stone was brought, and laid
upon the mouth of the den; and the king sealed it with
his own signet, and with the signet of his lords; that
the purpose might not be changed concerning Daniel.
flowed over mine head; then I said, I am cut
Psm 69:2 I sink in
deep mire, where there is no standing: I am
come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
Isaiah 38:10 I said in the cutting off of my days,
I shall go to the gates of the grave: I am deprived of
the residue of my years.
55 I called
upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.
Psm 130:1 (A Song of
degrees.) Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O
56 Thou hast
heard my voice: hide not thine ear at my breathing, at
Psm 3:4 I cried unto the LORD with my
voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.
drewest near in the day that I called upon
thee: thou saidst, Fear not.
Jas 4:8 Draw nigh to God,
and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your
hands, ye sinners; and purify your
hearts, ye double minded.
58 O Lord,
thou hast pleaded the causes of my soul; thou hast
redeemed my life.
Psm 35:1 (A Psalm
of David.) Plead my cause, O LORD, with them
that strive with me: fight against them that fight
Jer 51:36 Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I
will plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee; and I
will dry up her sea, and make her springs dry.
Psm 71:23 My lips shall greatly rejoice when I
sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.
59 O LORD,
thou hast seen my wrong: judge thou my cause.
Psm 9:4 For thou hast
maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the
throne judging right.
60 Thou hast
seen all their vengeance and all their
imaginations against me.
Jer 11:19 But I
was like a lamb or an ox that is
brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had
devised devices against me, saying, Let us
destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut
him off from the land of the living, that his name may
be no more remembered.
61 Thou hast
heard their reproach, O LORD, and all their
imaginations against me;
62 The lips
of those that rose up against me, and their device
against me all the day.
their sitting down, and their rising up; I am
Psm 139:2 Thou knowest my
downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my
thought afar off.
unto them a recompence, O LORD, according to the work of
Psm 28:4 Give them
according to their deeds, and according to the
wickedness of their endeavours: give them after the work
of their hands; render to them their desert.
Jer 11:20 But, O LORD of hosts, that judgest
righteously, that triest the reins and the heart, let me
see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I revealed
65 Give them
sorrow of heart, thy curse unto them.
and destroy them in anger from under the heavens of the
Duet 35:19 Therefore it
shall be, when the LORD thy God hath given thee rest
from all thine enemies round about, in the land which
the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance
to possess it, that thou shalt blot out the
remembrance of Amalek from under heaven; thou shalt not
Jer 10:11 Thus shall ye say unto them, The
gods that have not made the heavens and the earth,
even they shall perish from the earth, and from
under these heavens.
Psm 8:3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of
thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast