Friday, August 14, 2009
By Ramone - August 12, 2009
in·flict (in-flikt) tr.v.
1. To deal or mete out (something punishing or burdensome);
impose: inflict heavy losses on the enemy;
a storm that inflicted widespread damage.
(Syn. - To cause to undergo or bear
something unwelcome or damaging, for example.)
2. To afflict.
(Syn. - To force [another] to accept a burden:
foist, impose, saddle.)
"I tell you the truth, whatever you did
to one of the least of these brothers of Mine,
you did to Me."
- Matthew 25:40
"Behold and see if there is any sorrow
like My sorrow, which has been brought on Me..."
- Lamentations 1:12
We all, like sheep, have gone astray,
each of us has turned to his own way;
and the Lord has laid on Him
the iniquity of us all.
...He was pierced for our transgressions,
He was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon Him,
and by His wounds we are healed.
- Isaiah 53:6,5
See also: "Done Unto Me" (at Weeping Jeremiahs)