203 occurrences in 13 translations

'Terrible' in the Bible

They piled them in countless heaps, and there was a terrible odor in the land.

then the hand of the Lord will surely bring a very terrible plague on your livestock in the field, on the horses, the donkeys, the camels, the herds, and the flocks.

And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all thy people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among which thou art shall see the work of the LORD: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with thee.

But Aaron said to Moses, Behold, this very day in which they have [obediently] offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord, such [terrible calamities] have befallen me [and them]! If I [and they] had eaten the most holy sin offering today [humbled as we have been by the sin of our kinsmen and God's judgment upon them], would it have been acceptable in the sight of the Lord?

Why did you take us out of Egypt and bring us to this terrible place? There's no place to plant seeds, fig trees, vines, or pomegranates! And there's no water to drink!"

And when we departed from Horeb, we went through all that great and terrible wilderness, which ye saw by the way of the mountain of the Amorites, as the LORD our God commanded us; and we came to Kadeshbarnea.

Before our very eyes, the LORD did great and terrible signs and wonders in Egypt, to Pharaoh, and to his entire household.

The Lord will remove all sickness from you; He will not put on you all the terrible diseases of Egypt that you know about, but He will inflict them on all who hate you.

Thou shalt not be affrighted at them: for the LORD thy God is among you, a mighty God and terrible.

Who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness, wherein were fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drought, where there was no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;

He is thy praise, and he is thy God, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.

He will bring extraordinary plagues on you and your descendants, severe and lasting plagues, and terrible and chronic sicknesses.

And in all the mighty power and all the great and terrible deeds which Moses wrought in the sight of all Israel.

So Joshua and the Israelites finished inflicting a terrible slaughter on them until they were destroyed, although a few survivors ran away to the fortified cities.

Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, A man of God came unto me, and his countenance was like the countenance of an angel of God, very terrible: but I asked him not whence he was, neither told he me his name:

and the Philistines were terrified. "God has come into the camp," they said. "How terrible for us, because nothing like this has ever happened before!

How terrible for us! Who will deliver us from the hand of these mighty gods? These are the gods who struck the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the desert.

Then watch: If it goes up the road to its homeland toward Beth-shemesh, it is the Lord who has made this terrible trouble for us. However, if it doesn't, we will know that it was not His hand that punished us-it was just something that happened to us by chance."

Saul replied, "I have sinned. Come back, my son David. I won't harm you, for you treated my life with value this day. I have behaved foolishly and have made a very terrible mistake!"

He said to me, Rise up against me and slay me; for terrible dizziness has come upon me, yet my life is still in me [and I will be taken alive].

And what one nation in the earth is like thy people, even like Israel, whom God went to redeem for a people to himself, and to make him a name, and to do for you great things and terrible, for thy land, before thy people, which thou redeemedst to thee from Egypt, from the nations and their gods?

"And what one nation in the earth is like Your people Israel, whom God went to redeem for Himself as a people, to make You a name by great and terrible things, in driving out nations from before Your people, whom You redeemed out of Egypt?

And it happened [that] {after many days, at the end of two years}, his bowels came out because of his illness, and he died in terrible agony. And his people did not make a fire for him like the fire for his ancestors.

Our guilt has been terrible from the days of our fathers until the present. Because of our iniquities we have been handed over, along with our kings and priests, to the surrounding kings, and to the sword, captivity, plundering, and open shame, as it is today.

After all that has happened to us because of our evil deeds and terrible guilt-though You, our God, have punished [us] less than our sins [deserve] and have allowed us to survive-

And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:

And I looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not ye afraid of them: remember the Lord, which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.

Even after they had cast an image of a calf for themselves and said, "This is your God who brought you out of Egypt," and they had committed terrible blasphemies,

But they were disobedient and rebelled against You. They flung Your law behind their backs and killed Your prophets who warned them to turn them back to You. They committed terrible blasphemies.

Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before thee, that hath come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day.

Why then should we hear about you doing all this terrible evil and acting unfaithfully against our God by marrying foreign women?"

Angered by this, the king arose from where they were drinking wine and [went to] the palace garden. Haman remained to beg Queen Esther for his life because he realized the king was planning something terrible for him.

So now ye are nothing; ye see a terrible object and are afraid.

And, Deliver me from the hand of an adversary? And, From the hand of terrible ones ransom me?

'All days of the wicked he is paining himself, And few years have been laid up for the terrible one.

It eats away parts of his skin; the most terrible death devours his limbs.

This is the portion of wicked man with God, And the inheritance of terrible ones From the Mighty they receive.

Hear attentively his terrible voice and the word that goes out of his mouth.

Fair weather cometh out of the north: with God is terrible majesty.

Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils is terrible.

Who can open the doors of his face? his teeth are terrible round about.

To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, That man who is of the earth may be terrible no more.

I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant,

And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.

For strangers have risen up against me And terrible ones have sought my soul, They have not set God before them. Selah.

By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea:

Say unto God, How terrible art thou in thy works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.

Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing toward the children of men.

O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.

He shall cut off the spirit of princes: he is terrible to the kings of the earth.

O God, the proud have risen up against me, And a company of the terrible sought my soul, And have not placed Thee before them,

Let them praise thy great and terrible name; for it is holy.

Wondrous works in the land of Ham, and terrible things by the Red sea.

He sent deliverance unto his people; he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and terrible is his name.

How terrible for me, that I am an alien in Meshech, that I reside among the tents of Kedar!

And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.

It is terrible to punish a righteous person, and to flog honorable men is wrong.

It is terrible to show partiality to the wicked, by depriving a righteous man of justice.

A king's terrible wrath is like the roaring of a lion; anyone who provokes him endangers himself.

These sayings also are from the wise: To show partiality in judgment is terrible:

To show partiality is terrible, for a person will transgress over the smallest piece of bread.

I dedicated myself to using wisdom for study and discovery of everything that is done under heaven. God uses terrible things so human beings will struggle with life.

Consider someone who is alone, having neither son nor brother. There is no end to all of his work, and he is never satisfied with wealth. "So for whom do I work," he asks, "and deprive myself of pleasure?" This, too, is pointless and a terrible tragedy.

Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners.

Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?

Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust from the terrible presence of the LORD and from the glory of his majesty.

And they shall go into the holes of the rocks and into the caves of the earth, because of the terrible presence of the LORD and because of the glory of his majesty when he shall arise to smite the earth.

"How terrible it will be for the wicked! Disaster is headed their way, because what they did with their hand will be repaid to them.

"How terrible it will be for you who join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no more room, and you have settled yourselves alone in the middle of the land!"

"How terrible it will be for those who parade iniquity with cords of falsehood, who draw sin along as with a cart rope;

"How terrible it will be for those who call evil good and good evil, who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness, who substitute what is bitter for what is sweet and what is sweet for what is bitter!"

"How terrible it will be for the one who enacts unjust decrees, for those who write oppressive laws that they have prescribed

"How terrible it will be for Assyria, the rod of my anger! The club is in their hands!

Behold, the Lord, the GOD of hosts, will lop off the boughs with a terrible crash; Those also who are tall in stature will be cut down And those who are lofty will be abased.

"How terrible it will be for many nations, who rage like the roaring sea! Oh, how the uproar of nations is like the sound of rushing, mighty water How they roar!

That sendeth ambassadors by the sea, even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters, saying, Go, ye swift messengers, to a nation scattered and peeled, to a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden down, whose land the rivers have spoiled!

In that time shall the present be brought unto the LORD of hosts of a people scattered and peeled, and from a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden under foot, whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of the LORD of hosts, the mount Zion.

The burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds in the south pass through; so it cometh from the desert, from a terrible land.

From the ends of the earth we hear songs of praise: "Glory to the Righteous One!' "But I say, "I am pining away, I'm pining away. How terrible things are for me! For treacherous people betray treacherous people are betraying with treachery!'"

Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.

For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.

Thou shalt bring down the noise of strangers, as the heat in a dry place; even the heat with the shadow of a cloud: the branch of the terrible ones shall be brought low.

How terrible it will be for that arrogant garland the drunks of Ephraim! How terrible it will be for that fading flower of his glorious beauty, which sits on the heads of people bloated with food, of people overcome with wine!

"How terrible it will be for you, Aruel, Aruel, the city where David encamped! Year after year, let your festivals run their cycle.

Moreover the multitude of thy strangers shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones shall be as chaff that passeth away: yea, it shall be at an instant suddenly.

"How terrible it will be for you who go to great depths to hide your plans from the LORD, you whose deeds have been done in the dark, and who say, "Who can see us? Who has recognized us?'

For the terrible one is brought to nought, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אים 
'ayom 
Usage: 3

אמה אימה 
'eymah 
Usage: 17

אמתּני 
'emtaniy (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

בּעת 
Ba`ath 
Usage: 16

דּחל 
D@chal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

זלעפה זלעפה 
Zal`aphah 
Usage: 3

חתת 
Chathath 
Usage: 48

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

מורה מרא מורא 
Mowra' 
Usage: 12

עריץ 
`ariyts 
Usage: 20

ערץ 
`arats 
Usage: 15

תּפלצת 
Tiphletseth 
Usage: 1

ἐκφοβέω 
Ekphobeo 
Usage: 1

πτοέω 
Ptoeo 
Usage: 1

πτύρω 
Pturo 
Usage: 1

φοβερός 
Phoberos 
Usage: 3



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