'Cruel' in the Bible
Their anger is cursed, because it is so fierce, as is their vehemence, because it is so cruel. I will separate them throughout Jacob's territory and disperse them throughout Israel."
Then Moses reported this to the Israelis, but they did not listen to Moses due to their irritation and impatience because there was no deliverance and because of the cruel bondage.
You changed toward me, and now you're cruel to me; with your mighty hand you are persecuting me;
Some sat in deepest darkness, shackled with cruel iron,
to you who gives victory to kings, rescuing his servant David from cruel swords.
A gracious man benefits himself, but the cruel person damages himself.
The righteous person looks out for the welfare of his livestock, but even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.
A rebellious person seeks evil; a cruel emissary will be sent to oppose him.
A Commander-in-Chief who is a cruel oppressor lacks understanding, but whoever hates unjust gain will live longer.
In addition, no human being knows his time: Like fish captured in a cruel net, or as birds caught in a snare, so also are human beings caught by bad timing that surprises them.
Watch out! The Day of the LORD is coming cruel, with wrath and fierce anger to turn the entire inhabited earth into a desolation and to annihilate sinners from it.
At the time, when the LORD gives you rest from your suffering, turmoil, and the cruel bondage which they forced you to serve,
I will hand the Egyptians over to the power of a cruel master, and a fierce king will rule over them," declares the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies.
They grab bow and spear; they're cruel and show no mercy. Their sound roars like the sea as they ride on horses, deployed like men ready for battle against you, daughter of Zion."
All your lovers have forgotten you; they don't seek you. Indeed, I've struck you down with the blow of an enemy, with the punishment of a cruel foe because your wickedness is great, and your sins are numerous.
They grab bow and spear. They're cruel and show no mercy. Their sound roars like the sea, as they ride on horses deployed like men ready for battle against you, daughter of Babylon.
Even wild animals nurse, suckling their young; but the women of my people are cruel, like ostriches in the wilderness.