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Found 19 Verses (from 11)

2 Corinthians 4:8

Bible Rank: 13,966

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair NIV

We are hedged in (pressed) on every side [troubled and oppressed in every way], but not cramped or crushed; we suffer embarrassments and are perplexed and unable to find a way out, but not driven to despair AMP

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; KJV


Ezekiel 7:27

Bible Rank: 15,338

The king will mourn, the prince will be clothed with despair, and the hands of the people of the land will tremble. I will deal with them according to their conduct, and by their own standards I will judge them. "Then they will know that I am the LORD." NIV

The king [of Judah] shall wear mourning and the prince shall clothe himself with garments of despair and desolation, while the hands of the people of the land shall tremble [palsied by terror]; for I will do to them in accordance with their ways, and according to their deserts will I judge them; and they shall know, recognize, and realize that I am the Lord. AMP

The king shall mourn, and the prince shall be clothed with desolation, and the hands of the people of the land shall be troubled: I will do unto them after their way, and according to their deserts will I judge them; and they shall know that I am the LORD. KJV


Job 15:22

Bible Rank: 15,545

They despair of escaping the realm of darkness; they are marked for the sword. NIV

He believes that he will not return out of darkness, and [because of his guilt] he is waited for by the sword [of God's vengeance]. AMP

He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword. KJV


1 Samuel 27:1

Bible Rank: 18,414

But David thought to himself, "One of these days I will be destroyed by the hand of Saul. The best thing I can do is to escape to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will give up searching for me anywhere in Israel, and I will slip out of his hand." NIV

BUT DAVID said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape into the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will despair of seeking me any more within the borders of Israel, and I shall escape out of his hand. AMP

And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul shall despair of me, to seek me any more in any coast of Israel: so shall I escape out of his hand. KJV


Isaiah 19:9

Bible Rank: 23,703

Those who work with combed flax will despair, the weavers of fine linen will lose hope. NIV

Moreover, they who work with combed flax and they who weave white [cotton] cloth will be confounded and in despair. AMP

Moreover they that work in fine flax, and they that weave networks, shall be confounded. KJV


Jeremiah 17:16

Bible Rank: 24,914

I have not run away from being your shepherd; you know I have not desired the day of despair. What passes my lips is open before you. NIV

But as for me, I have not sought to escape from being a shepherd after You, nor have I desired the woeful day [of judgment]; You know that. Whatever I said was spoken in Your presence and was from You. AMP

As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was right before thee. KJV


Genesis 35:17

Bible Rank: 25,754

And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife said to her, "Don't despair, for you have another son." NIV

When she was in hard labor, the midwife said to her, Do not be afraid; you shall have this son also. AMP

And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also. KJV


Psalms 112:10

Bible Rank: 29,313

The wicked will see and be vexed, they will gnash their teeth and waste away; the longings of the wicked will come to nothing. NIV

The wicked man will see it and be grieved and angered, he will gnash his teeth and disappear [in despair]; the desire of the wicked shall perish and come to nothing. AMP

The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish. KJV


Psalms 88:15

Bible Rank: 30,313

From my youth I have suffered and been close to death; I have borne your terrors and am in despair. NIV

I was afflicted and close to death from my youth up; while I suffer Your terrors I am distracted [I faint]. AMP

I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer thy terrors I am distracted. KJV


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