'Dreadful' in the Bible
And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.
A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.
As for their rings, they were so high that they were dreadful; and their rings were full of eyes round about them four.
After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.
Then I would know the truth of the fourth beast, which was diverse from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and his nails of brass; which devoured, brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with his feet;
And I prayed unto the LORD my God, and made my confession, and said, O Lord, the great and dreadful God, keeping the covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that keep his commandments;
They are terrible and dreadful: their judgment and their dignity shall proceed of themselves.
But cursed be the deceiver, which hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, saith the LORD of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the heathen.
- Abominable (80 instances)
- Atrocious (2 instances)
- Awful (17 instances)
- Bad (177 instances)
- Cheerless (1 instance)
- Dire (2 instances)
- Dread (98 instances)
- Dreaded (15 instances)
- Dreadful (25 instances)
- Fearful (88 instances)
- Fearsome (5 instances)
- Frightening (11 instances)