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22 Bible Verses About Heavy Burdens

Here are 22 Bible verses about heavy burdens from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 27:3 KJV

A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool’s wrath is heavier than them both.

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Deuteronomy 1:9 KJV

And I spake unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:

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2 Corinthians 1:8 KJV

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:

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Lamentations 1:14 KJV

The yoke of my transgressions is bound by his hand: they are wreathed, and come up upon my neck: he hath made my strength to fall, the Lord hath delivered me into their hands, from whom I am not able to rise up.

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Luke 21:34 KJV

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

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Proverbs 12:25 KJV

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

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Numbers 11:11 KJV

And Moses said unto the LORD, Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant? and wherefore have I not found favour in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?

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Amos 2:13 KJV

Behold, I am pressed under you, as a cart is pressed that is full of sheaves.

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Galatians 6:5 KJV

For every man shall bear his own burden.

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Deuteronomy 1:12 KJV

How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your strife?

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Luke 11:46 KJV

And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

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2 Timothy 3:6 KJV

For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,

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Exodus 23:5 KJV

If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under his burden, and wouldest forbear to help him, thou shalt surely help with him.

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2 Samuel 15:33 KJV

Unto whom David said, If thou passest on with me, then thou shalt be a burden unto me:

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1 Kings 12:11 KJV

And now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father hath chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

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Psalms 38:4 KJV

For mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me.

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Matthew 23:4 KJV

For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men’s shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.

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1 Kings 12:14 KJV

And spake to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke: my father also chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

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Matthew 20:12 KJV

Saying, These last have wrought but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.

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Matthew 11:28 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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Nehemiah 5:15 KJV

But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.

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Lamentations 3:27 KJV

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

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