5933 restlessness

5933 restlessness

A lack of peace, experienced physically, spiritually or mentally.

Causes of restlessness

Worry Ecc 5:12; Jer 49:23 See also Ge 41:8; Est 6:1; Pr 15:16; Da 2:1; Da 6:18-19

Illness Job 7:4-5 See also Ps 6:2-6; Ps 32:3-4; Ps 38:3-10; Isa 38:13-14

Lack of purpose Ecc 2:22-23 See also Ps 107:4-5

Uncompleted business Ru 3:18

Rebelliousness Ge 27:40

Demon-possession Mk 5:3-5 pp Lk 8:29; Mt 12:43 pp Lk 11:24

Sinfulness Isa 57:20-21; Jude 13 See also Job 3:17; Ps 59:15; Isa 48:22; Jer 14:10; Jer 50:6; 1Ti 6:20-21; Jas 3:8; Rev 14:11

Restlessness as part of God’s judgment against sin

Dt 28:65-67 See also Ge 4:11-14; Ps 107:40; Ps 109:10; La 4:15; Am 8:12; Zec 10:2

Antidotes to restlessness

Trusting in God Ps 62:1; Isa 26:3; Isa 30:15; Php 4:6 See also Ex 33:14; Ps 46:10; Isa 32:17; Jer 6:16; Mt 6:31-32

Trusting in Jesus Christ Mt 11:28-30

See also

5056rest
5537sleeplessness
5839dissatisfaction
5883impatience
6020sin
6133coveting
6700peace
8030trust
8733envy
8849worry
9210judgment, God’s

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