Bible Cross References
I remembered
Job 6:4
Almighty God has shot me with arrows, and their poison spreads through my body. God has lined up his terrors against me.
Job 23:15
I tremble with fear before him.
Job 23:16
Almighty God has destroyed my courage. It is God, not the dark, that makes me afraid--- even though the darkness has made me blind.
Job 31:23
Because I fear God's punishment, I could never do such a thing.
Jeremiah 17:17
Do not be a terror to me; you are my place of safety when trouble comes.
I complained
Psalm 88:3-18
So many troubles have fallen on me that I am close to death.
I am like all others who are about to die; all my strength is gone.
I am abandoned among the dead; I am like the slain lying in their graves, those you have forgotten completely, who are beyond your help.
You have thrown me into the depths of the tomb, into the darkest and deepest pit.
Your anger lies heavy on me, and I am crushed beneath its waves.
You have caused my friends to abandon me; you have made me repulsive to them. I am closed in and cannot escape;
my eyes are weak from suffering. LORD, every day I call to you and lift my hands to you in prayer.
Do you perform miracles for the dead? Do they rise up and praise you?
Is your constant love spoken of in the grave or your faithfulness in the place of destruction?
Are your miracles seen in that place of darkness or your goodness in the land of the forgotten?
LORD, I call to you for help; every morning I pray to you.
Why do you reject me, LORD? Why do you turn away from me?
Ever since I was young, I have suffered and been near death; I am worn out from the burden of your punishments.
Your furious anger crushes me; your terrible attacks destroy me.
All day long they surround me like a flood; they close in on me from every side.
You have made even my closest friends abandon me, and darkness is my only companion.
Psalm 102:3-28
My life is disappearing like smoke; my body is burning like fire.
I am beaten down like dry grass; I have lost my desire for food.
I groan aloud; I am nothing but skin and bones.
I am like a wild bird in the desert, like an owl in abandoned ruins.
I lie awake; I am like a lonely bird on a housetop.
All day long my enemies insult me; those who mock me use my name in cursing.
Because of your anger and fury, ashes are my food, and my tears are mixed with my drink. You picked me up and threw me away.
(SEE 102:9)
My life is like the evening shadows; I am like dry grass.
But you, O LORD, are king forever; all generations will remember you.
You will rise and take pity on Zion; the time has come to have mercy on her; this is the right time.
Your servants love her, even though she is destroyed; they have pity on her, even though she is in ruins.
The nations will fear the LORD; all the kings of the earth will fear his power.
When the LORD rebuilds Zion, he will reveal his greatness.
He will hear his forsaken people and listen to their prayer.
Write down for the coming generation what the LORD has done, so that people not yet born will praise him.
The LORD looked down from his holy place on high, he looked down from heaven to earth.
He heard the groans of prisoners and set free those who were condemned to die.
And so his name will be proclaimed in Zion, and he will be praised in Jerusalem
when nations and kingdoms come together and worship the LORD.
The LORD has made me weak while I am still young; he has shortened my life.
O God, do not take me away now before I grow old. O LORD, you live forever;
long ago you created the earth, and with your own hands you made the heavens.
They will disappear, but you will remain; they will all wear out like clothes. You will discard them like clothes, and they will vanish.
But you are always the same, and your life never ends.
Our children will live in safety, and under your protection their descendants will be secure.
Job 7:11
No! I can't be quiet! I am angry and bitter. I have to speak.
Lamentations 3:17
I have forgotten what health and peace and happiness are.
Lamentations 3:39
Why should we ever complain when we are punished for our sin?
Psalm 55:4
I am terrified, and the terrors of death crush me.
Psalm 55:5
I am gripped by fear and trembling; I am overcome with horror.
Psalm 61:2
In despair and far from home I call to you! Take me to a safe refuge,
Psalm 142:2
I bring him all my complaints; I tell him all my troubles.
Psalm 142:3
When I am ready to give up, he knows what I should do. In the path where I walk, my enemies have hidden a trap for me.
Psalm 143:4
So I am ready to give up; I am in deep despair.
Psalm 143:5
I remember the days gone by; I think about all that you have done, I bring to mind all your deeds.