Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 32:4 in English Standard Version "For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my strength was dried up as by the heat of summer." 1Sa 5:6 The hand of the Lord was heavy against the people of Ashdod, and he terrified and afflicted them with tumors, both Ashdod and its territory. 1Sa 5:11 They sent therefore and gathered together all the lords of the Philistines and said, “Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it return to its own place, that it may not kill us and our people.” For there was a deathly panic throughout the whole city. The hand of God was very heavy there. Ps 38:2 For your arrows have sunk into me, and your hand has come down on me.