AfflictSee also Oppression; Persecutionshall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child, Ex. 22:22.afflict your souls, Lev. 16:29 (16:31; 23:27, 32; Num. 29:7).that we might afflict ourselves before our God, Ezra 8:21.God shall hear, and afflict them, Ps. 55:19.Fools … because of their iniquities, are afflicted, Ps. 107:17.Before I was afflicted I went astray, Ps. 119:67.lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted, Prov. 26:28.when at the first he lightly afflicted the land, Isa. 9:1.they afflict the just, Amos 5:12.Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, Matt. 24:9.we be afflicted, it is for your consolation, 2 Cor. 1:6.