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Afflictions

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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Common to all (Job 5:7; 14:1; Psalm 34:19 ); are for the good of men (James 1:2,3,12; 2 co 12:7 ) and the glory of God (2 Corinthians 12:7-10; 1 Peter 4:14 ), and are to be borne with patience by the Lord's people (Psalm 94:12; Proverbs 3:12 ). They are all directed by God (Lamentations 3:33 ), and will result in the everlasting good of his people (2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ) in Christ Jesus (Romans 8:35-39 ).

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Afflictions'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​a/afflictions.html. 1897.
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