5297 disease

5297 disease

An illness or other condition which prevents people or animals from achieving their full potential or adversely affects their abilities.

General and specific examples of disease

General references Mt 8:17; Mk 3:10 See also Ex 15:26; Dt 7:15; 2Ch 16:12; Jn 5:3; Ac 28:9

Blindness Jn 9:1

Boils and sores Ex 9:9; Job 2:7; Isa 38:21; Lk 16:20

Depression Pr 13:12

Dropsy See also Lk 14:2

Dysentery Ac 28:8

Epilepsy Mt 17:15 See also Mt 4:24; Mk 9:17-18

Fever Job 30:30 See also Mt 8:14 pp Mk 1:30 pp Lk 4:38; Ac 28:8

Haemorrhaging Mt 9:20 pp Mk 5:25 pp Lk 8:43

Inflammation Dt 28:22

Insanity 1Sa 21:13; Da 4:33-35

Leprosy Nu 12:10; 2Ch 26:21; Mt 11:5; Lk 17:11-19

Paralysis Mt 4:24; Mt 8:6; Mt 9:2 pp Mk 2:3 pp Lk 5:18; Lk 13:11; Ac 3:2; Ac 8:7; Ac 9:33

Sunstroke 2Ki 4:18-19; Ps 121:5-6; Isa 49:10; Jnh 4:8

Tumours Dt 28:27; 1Sa 5:6

Voluntary starvation 1Sa 1:7; 1Sa 28:20; Ps 102:4; Ps 107:18

Wasting Lev 26:16; Dt 28:22

Even the righteous suffer disease

Job 2:3,7 See also Ps 38:2-3; Ps 41:7-8

Examples of the righteous suffering 2Ki 20:1 pp 2Ch 32:24; Da 8:27; Lk 7:2; Jn 11:1; Ac 9:36-37; Gal 4:13; Php 2:25-27; 1Ti 5:23; 2Ti 4:20

Causes of disease

Jn 9:2

Original sin Ge 3:16-17

Accident See also 2Ki 4:39-40

Judgment Ps 107:17-18 See also Ex 9:8-10; Lev 26:14-16; Nu 16:41-49; 2Ki 5:27; Jer 14:12; 1Co 11:29-30

Testing Job 2:5

Response to sickness and disease

The compassion of God Mk 1:32-34 See also Ps 41:3; Mt 8:17

Compassion Eze 34:4; Mt 25:36; Lk 9:2; Lk 10:30-37

Humble submission Job 13:15 See also 2Co 12:8-10

Prayer Jas 5:14 See also Ge 20:17; 2Co 12:8

Spiritual disease

Isa 1:5-6 See also Jer 8:22; Jer 30:12; Mic 1:9; Mt 9:12-13 pp Lk 5:31-32

Salvation and healing from disease

Salvation achieved through the cross of Jesus Christ Isa 53:4-5

Salvation made perfect in heaven Rev 22:1-3 See also Eze 47:12; Rev 7:17; Rev 21:1-4

See also

4843plague
5133blindness
5162lameness
5182skin
5285cures
5296disabilities
5298doctors
5333healing
5334health
5390leprosy
5405medicine
5568suffering, causes

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