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Definition of Affliction

Affliction

  1. The cause of continued pain of body or mind, as sickness, losses, etc.; an instance of grievous distress; a pain or grief.
  2. The state of being afflicted; a state of pain, distress, or grief.

Affliction Quotations

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
H. G. Wells

The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
Charles Spurgeon

We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.
Dwight L. Moody

Nothing is more desirable than to be released from an affliction, but nothing is more frightening than to be divested of a crutch.
James A. Baldwin

Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
Blaise Pascal
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Affliction Translations

affliction in Dutch is droefheit, hartzeer, beproeving
affliction in Latin is plaga

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