Tragedy Verses From The Bible — ‘Finding Strength In The Word Of God: Biblical Verses To Overcome Tragedy’


What is Tragedy?

Tragedy is a form of drama in which the protagonist, usually a person of significance, experiences a downfall due to a combination of personal flaws and circumstances beyond their control.

Tragedy: An important concept of the Bible?

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The Bible is full of passages that speak to tragedy and suffering. Whether it is a personal tragedy, or something that affects a larger group, the Bible offers words of comfort and guidance. In this blog post, we will explore some of the most powerful verses from the Bible that address tragedy and suffering. From the Book of Job to the words of Jesus, we will explore how these timeless passages help us to process our pain and find solace in the midst of suffering. We will look at the beauty and hope found in these passages, and how they can help us to find peace in the midst of tragedy.

Those are the best Bible scriptures about Tragedy.
They will help you to better understand pain, grief, sorrow, despair, loss, anguish, heartache, misery….


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Tragedy: The Best Bible Verses

1. For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. — [Matthew 24:21]

2. Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness. — [Proverbs 14:13]

3. Alas for the day! for the day of the LORD is at hand, and as a destruction from the Almighty shall it come. — [Joel 1:15]

4. It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart. — [Ecclesiastes 7:2]

5. And it shall come to pass in the day that the LORD shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy fear, and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve, — [Isaiah 14:3]

6. Why dost thou shew me iniquity, and cause me to behold grievance? for spoiling and violence are before me: and there are that raise up strife and contention. — [Habakkuk 1:3]

7. When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself, that I might rest in the day of trouble: when he cometh up unto the people, he will invade them with his troops. — [Habakkuk 3:16]

8. But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people. — [Luke 21:23]

9. When I would comfort myself against sorrow, my heart is faint in me. — [Jeremiah 8:18]

10. We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us. — [Isaiah 59:11]

11. Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the LORD, saith thus; Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing. — [Amos 5:16]

12. I said, Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive instruction; so their dwelling should not be cut off, howsoever I punished them: but they rose early, and corrupted all their doings. — [Zephaniah 3:7]

13. When I looked for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness. — [Job 30:26]

14. For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone. — [Jeremiah 9:10]

15. And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings. — [Hosea 4:9]

16. The morning is come unto thee, O thou that dwellest in the land: the time is come, the day of trouble is near, and not the sounding again of the mountains. — [Ezekiel 7:7]

17. Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth. And it shall come to pass, that he who fleeth from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that cometh up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for the windows from on high are open, and the foundations of the earth do shake. — [Isaiah 24:17-18]

18. I AM the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath. — [Lamentations 3:1]

19. Therefore have I poured out mine indignation upon them; I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath: their own way have I recompensed upon their heads, saith the Lord GOD. — [Ezekiel 22:31]

20. For her wound is incurable; for it is come unto Judah; he is come unto the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem. — [Micah 1:9]

21. Where is the dwelling of the lions, and the feedingplace of the young lions, where the lion, even the old lion, walked, and the lion’s whelp, and none made them afraid? — [Nahum 2:11]

22. Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah; They shall not lament for him, saying, Ah my brother! or, Ah sister! they shall not lament for him, saying, Ah lord! or, Ah his glory! — [Jeremiah 22:18]

23. Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked. — [Jeremiah 23:19]

24. We have heard the pride of Moab, (he is exceeding proud) his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart. — [Jeremiah 48:29]

25. Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet. — [Jeremiah 49:23]

26. The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of the LORD, was taken in their pits, of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall live among the heathen. — [Lamentations 4:20]

27. That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness, — [Zephaniah 1:15]

28. Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down. — [Zechariah 11:2]

29. Therefore is the anger of the LORD kindled against his people, and he hath stretched forth his hand against them, and hath smitten them: and the hills did tremble, and their carcases were torn in the midst of the streets. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still. — [Isaiah 5:25]

30. Destruction upon destruction is cried; for the whole land is spoiled: suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtains in a moment. — [Jeremiah 4:20]


We hope you enjoyed those Tragedy verses.

We can all find strength in the Word of God. Even in the midst of tragedy, God’s Word can provide hope and courage to move forward. By meditating on Scripture, we can be reminded of our faith and the steadfastness of God’s goodness. His promises and teachings provide a source of comfort and strength in times of distress. May we all turn to the Word of God to find the strength we need to overcome tragedy.


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