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Depression
Sense of despondency, hopelessness, loss of meaning in life.
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1 Ki 19:9–18

He came to the cave there and spent the night there. Suddenly the word of Yahweh came to him and asked him, “Elijah, what are you doing here?” Then he said, “I have been very zealous for Yahweh the God of hosts, for the Israelites have forsaken your covenant. …

Ps 42:1–11

As a deer longs for streams of water, so my soul longs for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God? My tears have been my food day and night, while they say to me all day long, “Where is your God?” These I remember and I pour out …

Ps 88:1–18

O Yahweh, God of my salvation, I cry out by day and through the night before you. Let my prayer come before you; incline your ear to my cry. For my soul is full with troubles, and my life approaches Sheol. I am reckoned with those descending to the pit. I am like a man without strength, …

Ec 2:18–23

So I hated all my toil with which I have toiled under the sun, for I must leave it behind to someone who will be after me. And who knows whether he will be wise or foolish? Yet he will exercise control of all the fruit of my toil with which I toiled wisely under the sun. This also is vanity! …

Mt 27:3–5

Then when Judas, the one who had betrayed him, saw that he had been condemned, he regretted what he had done and returned the thirty silver coins to the chief priests and elders, saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood!” But they said, “What is that …

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