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What does the Bible say about Self-Pity?

Exodus 16:3 (NKJV) And the children of Israel said to them, “Oh, that we had died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the pots of meat and when we ate bread to the full! For you have brought us out into this wilderness to kill this whole assembly with hunger.””

2 Samuel 15:30 (NKJV) So David went up by the Ascent of the Mount of Olives, and wept as he went up; and he had his head covered and went barefoot. And all the people who were with him covered their heads and went up, weeping as they went up.

1 Kings 19:3–4 (NKJV) And when he saw that, he arose and ran for his life, and went to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there. But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a broom tree. And he prayed that he might die, and said, “It is enough! Now, Lord, take my life, for I am no better than my fathers!””

1 Kings 19:11–12 (NKJV) Then He said, “Go out, and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice.

Job 6:1–2 (NKJV) Then Job answered and said: “Oh, that my grief were fully weighed, And my calamity laid with it on the scales!””

Psalm 73:2–3 (NKJV) But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled; My steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the boastful, When I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 73:16–17 (NKJV) When I thought how to understand this, It was too painful for me— Until I went into the sanctuary of God; Then I understood their end.

Psalm 73:28 (NKJV) But it is good for me to draw near to God; I have put my trust in the Lord God, That I may declare all Your works.

Proverbs 15:13 (NKJV) A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance, But by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

1 Corinthians 10:10–11 (NKJV) nor complain, as some of them also complained, and were destroyed by the destroyer. Now all these things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.

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