Hard Tasks

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 18:18

“You will certainly wear out both yourself and these people who are with you, because the task is too heavy for you. You can’t do it alone.

Exodus 18:26

They judged the people at all times; they would bring the hard cases to Moses, but they would judge every minor case themselves.

Deuteronomy 1:17

Do not show partiality when deciding a case; listen to small and great alike. Do not be intimidated by anyone, for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too difficult for you, and I will hear it.

Deuteronomy 17:8

“If a case is too difficult for you—concerning bloodshed, lawsuits, or assaults—cases disputed at your gates, you must go up to the place the Lord your God chooses.

2 Samuel 13:2

Amnon was frustrated to the point of making himself sick over his sister Tamar because she was a virgin, but it seemed impossible to do anything to her.

2 Kings 2:10

Elijah replied, “You have asked for something difficult. If you see me being taken from you, you will have it. If not, you won’t.”

Daniel 2:11

What the king is asking is so difficult that no one can make it known to him except the gods, whose dwelling is not with mortals.”

Daniel 5:12

did this because Daniel, the one the king named Belteshazzar, was found to have an extraordinary spirit, knowledge and perception, and the ability to interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve problems. Therefore, summon Daniel, and he will give the interpretation.”

Daniel 10:1

In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia, a message was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar. The message was true and was about a great conflict. He understood the message and had understanding of the vision.

Zechariah 8:6

The Lord of Hosts says this: “Though it may seem incredible to the remnant of this people in those days, should it also seem incredible to Me?”—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.

Acts 14:18

Even though they said these things, they barely stopped the crowds from sacrificing to them.

Hebrews 5:11

We have a great deal to say about this, and it’s difficult to explain, since you have become too lazy to understand.

Genesis 35:16

They set out from Bethel. When they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth, and her labor was difficult.

Exodus 14:25

He caused their chariot wheels to swerve and made them drive with difficulty. “Let’s get away from Israel,” the Egyptians said, “because Yahweh is fighting for them against Egypt!”

Exodus 18:8

Moses recounted to his father-in-law all that the Lord had done to Pharaoh and the Egyptians for Israel’s sake, all the hardships that confronted them on the way, and how the Lord delivered them.

Numbers 20:14

Moses sent messengers from Kadesh to the king of Edom, “This is what your brother Israel says, ‘You know all the hardships that have overtaken us.

Acts 27:7

Sailing slowly for many days, we came with difficulty as far as Cnidus. Since the wind did not allow us to approach it, we sailed along the south side of Crete off Salmone.

Proverbs 15:19

A slacker’s way is like a thorny hedge,
but the path of the upright is a highway.

Hosea 2:6

Therefore, this is what I will do:
I will block her way with thorns;
I will enclose her with a wall,
so that she cannot find her paths.

Lamentations 3:5

He has laid siege against me,
encircling me with bitterness and hardship.

Bible Theasaurus

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.