80 occurrences in 14 translations

'Worse' in the Bible

And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.

Then after them came seven other cows, very thin and poor-looking, worse than any I ever saw in the land of Egypt;

And your houses will be full of them, and the houses of your servants and of all the Egyptians; it will be worse than anything your fathers have seen or their fathers, from the day when they were living on the earth till this day. And so he went out from Pharaoh.

And the priest is to see him on the seventh day; and if, in his opinion, the place on his skin has not become worse and is not increased in size, then the priest will keep him shut up for seven days more:

But if the disease in his skin becomes worse after he has been made clean,

But whenever the judge died, they turned back and behaved worse than their fathers, going after other gods, serving them and bowing down to them; they did not drop any of their practices or their stubborn ways.

After Ehud died, while the LORD was watching, the Israelis made the evil they had been practicing even worse,

"Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. Thus may the LORD do to me, and worse, if anything but death parts you and me."

And Eli said to her, How long are you going to be the worse for drink? Put away the effects of your wine from you.

Then all the people told Samuel, "Pray to the LORD your God for your servants, so that we don't die, because we made all our sins worse by asking for a king for ourselves."

Now when Saul had taken the kingdom over Israel, he fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, and against the children of Ammon, and against Edom, and against the kings of Zobah, and against the Philistines: and whithersoever he turned himself, he put them to the worse.

How much worse will it be, then, when evil men kill an innocent man on his own bed in his own house! Shouldn't I avenge his blood which you are responsible for shedding by removing you from the earth?"

And I will do even worse than this, and make myself even lower in your eyes: but the servant-girls of whom you were talking will give me honour.

And when the Syrians saw that they were put to the worse before Israel, they gathered themselves together.

And when all the kings that were servants to Hadarezer saw that they were put to the worse before Israel, they made peace with Israel, and served them. So the Syrians feared to help the children of Ammon any more.

And when David sent for him, he took meat and drink with him, and David made him the worse for drink: and when evening came, he went to rest on his bed with the servants of his lord, but he did not go down to his house.

"No," she cried, "sending me away is much worse than the great wrong you've already done to me!" But he refused to listen to her.

Now therefore arise, go forth, and speak comfortably unto thy servants: for I swear by the LORD, if thou go not forth, there will not tarry one with thee this night: and that will be worse unto thee than all the evil that befell thee from thy youth until now.

When thy people Israel are put to the worse before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee, and shall turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray, and make supplication unto thee in this house;

But Omri wrought evil in the eyes of the LORD, and did worse than all that were before him.

And Ahab, the son of Omri, did evil in the eyes of the Lord, even worse than all who went before him.

One of his servants said, Let some men take five of the remaining horses; [if they are caught and killed] they will be no worse off than all the multitude of Israel left in the city to be consumed. Let us send and see.

And Judah was put to the worse before Israel; and they fled every man to their tents.

And when the Syrians saw that they were put to the worse before Israel, they sent messengers, and drew forth the Syrians that were beyond the river: and Shophach the captain of the host of Hadarezer went before them.

And when the servants of Hadarezer saw that they were put to the worse before Israel, they made peace with David, and became his servants: neither would the Syrians help the children of Ammon any more.

And if thy people Israel be put to the worse before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee; and shall return and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication before thee in this house;

And Judah was put to the worse before Israel, and they fled every man to his tent.

King Sennacherib's spokesmen said even worse things against the LORD God and against his servant Hezekiah.

So Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than the heathen, whom the LORD had destroyed before the children of Israel.

Indeed, they have taken some of their daughters as wives for themselves and for their sons, so that the holy race has become intermingled with the local residents. Worse still, the leaders and the officials have been at the forefront of all of this!"

"{What is worse}, you yourself are doing away with fear, and you are lessening meditation {before} God.

If you have done wrong, is he any the worse for it? and if your sins are great in number, what is it to him?

I was mute and silent, I refrained even from good, And my sorrow grew worse.

Excessive speech is not appropriate on a fool's lips; how much worse are lies for a ruler.

The beginning of strife is as when water first trickles [from a crack in a dam]; therefore stop contention before it becomes worse and quarreling breaks out.

A brother who is offended [is worse] than a city of strength, and quarrels [are] like the bars of a fortification.

Lest the Lord see it and it be evil in His eyes and displease Him, and He turn away His wrath from him [to expend it upon you, the worse offender].

But they did not listen to me or pay any attention to me. They followed the stubborn inclinations of their own wicked hearts. They acted worse and worse instead of better.

Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.

Were they ashamed, for they had committed a detestable thing? What's worse, they were not ashamed at all, and they did not know to feel humiliated. {Therefore} they will fall among [those who] fall; at the time of their punishment they will stumble," says Yahweh.

And ye have done worse than your fathers; for, behold, ye walk every one after the imagination of his evil heart, that they may not hearken unto me:

Oh how terrible! That time will be worse than any like it. It will be a time of trouble for Jacob, but he will be rescued from it.

And I will punish Bel in Babylon, and I will wrench out from his mouth {what he has swallowed}. And [the] nations will not stream towards him [any] longer {what's worse}, the wall of Babylon has fallen.

"For this is what the Lord God says: How much worse will it be when I send My four devastating judgments against Jerusalem-sword, famine, dangerous animals, and plague-in order to wipe out [both] man and animal from it!

"Now her sister Oholibah saw [this], but she was [even] more depraved in her lust than Oholah, and made her promiscuous acts worse than those of her sister.

And her loose behaviour became worse; for she saw men pictured on a wall, pictures of the Chaldaeans painted in bright red

{What is worse}, they sent for men {who come} from a distant place, [to] whom a messenger [was] sent to them, and look! They came! [Men] for whom you bathed and painted your eyes, and you adorned yourself [with] an ornament.

And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? then shall ye make me endanger my head to the king.

Many shall be purified and made white and purged, but the wicked shall get worse; and none of the wicked shall understand, but the wise shall understand.

So they said to him, "What should we do to you to calm this sea that's against us?" For the sea was getting worse and worse.

Instead, they tried to row back to land, but they were not able to do so because the storm kept growing worse and worse.

The best of them is like a brier; the most upright is worse than a hedge of thorns. The day of your watchmen, [the day of] your punishment, is coming; at this time their panic is here.

I am fiercely angry with the nations that are at ease, for I was a little angry, but they made it worse.

No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto an old garment, for that which is put in to fill it up taketh from the garment, and the rent is made worse.

Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.

Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead: so the last error shall be worse than the first.

No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse.

And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse,

Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.

He answered them, "Do you think these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered these things?

What about those eighteen people who were killed when the tower at Siloam fell on them? Do you think they were worse offenders than all the other people living in Jerusalem?

And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now.

Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said unto him, Behold, thou art made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee.

What then? are we worse off than they? In no way: because we have before made it clear that Jews as well as Greeks are all under the power of sin;

But the sense of my letter was that if a brother had the name of being one who went after the desires of the flesh, or had the desire for other people's property, or was in the way of using violent language, or being the worse for drink, or took by force what was not his, you might not keep company with such a one, or take food with him.

Or is a thief, or the worse for drink, or makes use of strong language, or takes by force what is not his, will have any part in the kingdom of God.

But meat commendeth us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse.

Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

For when you take your food, everyone takes his meal before the other; and one has not enough food, and another is the worse for drink.

So in what way were you treated worse than the other churches, except that I personally did not burden you? Forgive me this wrong!

For those who are sleeping do so in the night; and those who are the worse for drink are so in the night;

But from irreligious and frivolous talk hold aloof, for those who indulge in it will proceed from bad to worse in impiety,

and straighten the paths of your life, so that your lameness may not become worse, but instead may be healed.

They promise them liberty, when they themselves are the slaves of depravity and defilement -- "for by whatever anyone is made inferior or worse or is overcome, to that [person or thing] he is enslaved.

For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
זעף 
Za`aph 
Usage: 5

נגף 
Nagaph 
Usage: 49

סגד 
C@gid (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

עצב 
`atsab 
Usage: 17

רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

ἐθελοθρησκεία 
Ethelothreskeia 
will worship
Usage: 1

ἐλάσσων ἐλάττων 
Elasson 
Usage: 4

εὐσεβέω 
Eusebeo 
Usage: 2

ἥττον 
hetton 
Usage: 2

θεοσεβής 
theosebes 
Usage: 1

θεραπεύω 
therapeuo 
Usage: 39

θρησκεία 
Threskeia 
Usage: 4

λατρεύω 
Latreuo 
Usage: 19

νεωκόρος 
Neokoros 
Usage: 1

προσκυνέω 
Proskuneo 
Usage: 49

προσκυνητής 
Proskunetes 
Usage: 0

σεβάζομαι 
Sebazomai 
Usage: 1

σέβασμα 
Sebasma 
Usage: 2

σέβομαι 
Sebomai 
Usage: 8

χείρων 
Cheiron 
Usage: 6



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