384 occurrences in 14 translations

'Hard' in the Bible

Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.

But they replied, "Get out of the way! This man came here as a foreigner, and now he's acting like a judge! So we're going to deal more harshly with you than with them." Then they pushed hard against the man (that is, against Lot), intending to break down the door.

Give me my wives and my children that I have worked for, and let me go. You know how hard I have worked for you."

If the God of my father, the God of Abraham, the Fear of Isaac, had not been with me, certainly now you would have sent me off empty-handed. But God has seen my affliction and my hard work, and He issued His verdict last night."

Jacob replied, "My lord knows that the children are weak, and I have nursing sheep and cattle. If they are driven hard for one day, the whole herd will die.

And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour.

And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also.

Joseph named his firstborn son Manasseh because, he said, "God has made me forget all of my hard life and my father's house."

Jacob said to Pharaoh, "My pilgrimage has lasted 130 years. My years have been few and hard, and they have not surpassed the years of my fathers during their pilgrimages."

Cursed be their anger, which is strong, and their wrath, which is hard; I will divide them in Jacob and scatter them in Israel.

So they appointed taskmasters over them to afflict them with hard labor And they built for Pharaoh storage cities, Pithom and Raamses.

And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in morter, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour.

Now it came about in those days, when Moses had grown up, that he went out to his brethren and looked on their hard labors; and he saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his brethren.

And Moses said to the Lord, O Lord, I am not a man of words; I have never been so, and am not now, even after what you have said to your servant: for talking is hard for me, and I am slow of tongue.

And the Lord said to Moses, When you go back to Egypt, see that you do before Pharaoh all the wonders which I have given you power to do: but I will make his heart hard and he will not let the people go.

Therefore, tell the Israelites, 'I am the Lord. I will bring you out from your enslavement to the Egyptians, I will rescue you from the hard labor they impose, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.

Moses told this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their broken spirit and hard labor.

And I will make Pharaoh's heart stubborn and hard, and multiply My signs, My wonders, and miracles in the land of Egypt.

Yet Pharaoh's heart became hard, and he did not listen to them, just as the Lord had predicted.

Then the LORD told Moses, "Pharaoh's heart is hard. He has refused to let the people go.

But the magicians of Egypt did the same by their secret arts, and so Pharaoh's heart remained hard, and he refused to listen to Moses and Aaron -- just as the Lord had predicted.

But when Pharaoh saw that there was temporary relief, he made his heart stubborn and hard and would not listen or heed them, just as the Lord had said.

The magicians said to Pharaoh, "It is the finger of God!" But Pharaoh's heart remained hard, and he did not listen to them, just as the Lord had predicted.

But again Pharaoh made his heart hard and did not let the people go.

and Pharaoh sendeth, and lo, not even one of the cattle of Israel hath died, and the heart of Pharaoh is hard, and he hath not sent the people away.

And the Lord made Pharaoh's heart hard, and he would not give ear to them, as the Lord had said.

But when Pharaoh saw that the rain, the hail, and the thunder had ceased, he sinned yet more, and toughened and stiffened his hard heart, he and his servants.

So Pharaoh's heart remained hard, and he did not release the Israelites, as the Lord had predicted through Moses.

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Go in unto Pharaoh, for I have declared hard his heart, and the heart of his servants, so that I set these My signs in their midst,

But the Lord made Pharaoh's heart hard, and he did not let the children of Israel go.

But the Lord made Pharaoh's heart hard, and he would not let them go.

All these wonders Moses and Aaron did before Pharaoh: but the Lord made Pharaoh's heart hard, and he did not let the children of Israel go out of his land.

And when Pharaoh made his heart hard and would not let us go, the Lord sent death on all the first sons in Egypt, of man and of beast: and so every first male who comes to birth is offered to the Lord; but for all the first of my sons I give a price.

And I will make Pharaoh's heart hard, and he will come after them and I will be honoured over Pharaoh and all his army, so that the Egyptians may see that I am the Lord. And they did so.

The Lord made hard and strong the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued the Israelites, for [they] left proudly and defiantly.

And I will make the heart of the Egyptians hard, and they will go in after them: and I will be honoured over Pharaoh and over his army, his war-carriages, and his horsemen.

And made the wheels of their war-carriages stiff, so that they had hard work driving them: so the Egyptians said, Let us go in flight from before the face of Israel, for the Lord is fighting for them against the Egyptians.

And let them be judges in the causes of the people at all times: and let them put before you all important questions, but in small things let them give decisions themselves: in this way, it will be less hard for you, and they will take the weight off you.

And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.

If you let any of the poor among my people have the use of your money, do not be a hard creditor to him, and do not take interest.

And they are to make an ark of hard wood; two and a half cubits long, and a cubit and a half wide and high.

And you are to make upright boards of hard wood for the House.

And make five pillars for the curtain, of hard wood plated with gold; their hooks are to be of gold and their bases of brass

And make an altar of hard wood, a square altar, five cubits long, five cubits wide and three cubits high.

And make rods for the altar, of hard wood, plated with brass.

And you are to make an altar for the burning of perfume; of hard wood let it be made.

And sheepskins coloured red, and leather, and hard wood,

Everyone who had silver and brass gave an offering of them to the Lord; and everyone who had hard wood, such as was needed for the work, gave it.

And for the uprights of the House they made boards of hard wood.

And they made rods of hard wood; five for the boards on one side of the House,

And they made four pillars for it of hard wood plated with gold: they had hooks of gold and four silver bases.

And Bezalel made the ark of hard wood, two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide and a cubit and a half high;

And he made the table of hard wood, two cubits long, a cubit wide and a cubit and a half high;

The rods for lifting the table he made of hard wood plated with gold.

And he made the altar for the burning of spices, using the same hard wood; it was square, a cubit long and a cubit wide and two cubits high; the horns made of the same.

The rods he made of the same hard wood, plating them with gold.

The altar of burned offerings he made of hard wood; a square altar, five cubits long, five cubits wide and three cubits high,

And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat thereof, and the whole rump, it shall he take off hard by the backbone; and the fat that covereth the inwards, and all the fat that is upon the inwards,

And if a man from another country is living in your land with you, do not make life hard for him;

And they will be your children's heritage after you, to keep as their property; they will be your servants for ever; but you may not be hard masters to your countrymen, the children of Israel.

So Moses said to the LORD, "Why have You been so hard on Your servant? And why have I not found favor in Your sight, that You have laid the burden of all this people on me?

And the ass saw the angel of the Lord and went down on the earth under Balaam; and full of wrath, Balaam gave her hard blows with his stick.

Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.

But Sihon, king of Heshbon, would not let us go through; for the Lord your God made his spirit hard and his heart strong, so that he might give him up into your hands as at this day.

Who was your guide through that great and cruel waste, where there were poison-snakes and scorpions and a dry land without water; who made water come out of the hard rock for you;

Know therefore that the Lord your God does not give you this good land to possess because of your righteousness, for you are a hard and stubborn people.

Furthermore the Lord said to me, I have seen this people, and behold, they are stubborn and hard.

Keep in mind your servants, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, not looking at the hard heart of this people, or their evil-doing and their sin:

So I made an ark of hard wood, and had two stones cut like the others, and went up the mountain with the stones in my hands.

If in any of your towns in the land which the Lord your God is giving you, there is a poor man, one of your countrymen, do not let your heart be hard or your hand shut to him;

It shall not seem hard unto thee, when thou sendest him away free from thee; for he hath been worth a double hired servant to thee, in serving thee six years: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all that thou doest.

If there arise a matter too hard for thee in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates: then shalt thou arise, and get thee up into the place which the LORD thy God shall choose;

Suppose he goes with someone else to the forest to cut wood and when he raises the ax to cut the tree, the ax head flies loose from the handle and strikes his fellow worker so hard that he dies. The person responsible may then flee to one of these cities to save himself.

and the elders of that city have brought down the heifer unto a hard valley, which is not tilled nor sown, and have beheaded there the heifer in the valley.

Let him go on living among you in whatever place is most pleasing to him: do not be hard on him.

And the Egyptians evil entreated us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage:

And the heaven over your heads will be brass, and the earth under you hard as iron.

A hard-faced nation, who will have no respect for the old or mercy for the young:

That man among you who is soft and used to comfort will be hard and cruel to his brother, and to his dear wife, and to of those his children who are still living;

For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not too hard for thee, neither is it far off.

For I have knowledge of your hard and uncontrolled hearts: even now, while I am still living, you will not be ruled by the Lord; how much less after my death?

He put him on the high places of the earth, his food was the increase of the field; honey he gave him out of the rock and oil out of the hard rock;

returned to Joshua. "Not all of the people need to go up," they reported. "Only about two or three thousand men should attack Ai. Since they are so few, don't make all of the army work hard up there."

They had worn-out, patched sandals on their feet and dressed in worn-out clothes. All their bread was dry and hard.

This bread of ours was warm when we packed it in our homes the day we started out to meet you, but now it is dry and hard.

The Ephraimites did not conquer the Canaanites living in Gezer. The Canaanites live among the Ephraimites to this very day and do hard labor as their servants.

Whenever the Israelites were strong militarily, they forced the Canaanites to do hard labor, but they never totally conquered them.

I gave you a land in which you had not worked hard; you took up residence in cities you did not build and you are eating the produce of vineyards and olive groves you did not plant.'

Whenever Israel was strong militarily, they forced the Canaanites to do hard labor, but they never totally conquered them.

The men of Zebulun did not conquer the people living in Kitron and Nahalol. The Canaanites lived among them and were forced to do hard labor.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחידה 
'achiydah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

איתן 
'eythan 
Usage: 13

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 290

חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 57

חידה 
Chiydah 
Usage: 17

יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

מוּצק 
Muwtsaq 
Usage: 2

סלד 
Calad 
Usage: 1

סמך 
Camak 
Usage: 48

עזז 
`azaz 
Usage: 12

עמּה 
`ummah 
Usage: 32

עתק 
`athaq 
Usage: 4

פּלא 
Pala' 
Usage: 71

קשׁה 
Qashah 
Usage: 28

קשׁה 
Qasheh 
Usage: 36

קשׁח 
Qashach 
Usage: 2

תּקף 
T@qeph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

δυσερμήνευτος 
Dusermeneutos 
hard to be uttered
Usage: 1

δύσκολος 
Duskolos 
Usage: 0

δυσκόλως 
Duskolos 
Usage: 0

δυσνόητος 
Dusnoetos 
Usage: 1

κακοπαθέω 
Kakopatheo 
Usage: 4

μόγις 
Mogis 
Usage: 1

μόλις 
Molis 
Usage: 6

πωρόω 
Poroo 
Usage: 4

πώρωσις 
Porosis 
Usage: 3

σκληροκαρδία 
Sklerokardia 
Usage: 1

σκληρός 
Skleros 
hard , fierce -
Usage: 3

σκληρότης 
Sklerotes 
Usage: 1

σκληρύνω 
Skleruno 
Usage: 6

συνομορέω 
sunomoreo 
Usage: 1



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