'Greatly' in the Bible
To the woman he said, "I will greatly increase your labor pains; with pain you will give birth to children. You will want to control your husband, but he will dominate you."
I will greatly multiply your descendants," the Lord's angel added, "so that they will be too numerous to count."
Sarah's demand displeased Abraham greatly because Ishmael was his son.
I will indeed bless you, and I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they will be as countless as the stars in the sky or the grains of sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the strongholds of their enemies.
The Israelites, however, were fruitful, increased greatly, multiplied, and became extremely strong, so that the land was filled with them.
Moses heard the people weeping throughout their families, everyone at the door of his tent; and when the anger of the Lord was kindled greatly, Moses was also displeased.
When Moses told these things to all the Israelites, the people mourned greatly.
And the Moabites were greatly afraid of the people, because they were so numerous. The Moabites were sick with fear because of the Israelites.
For I will honor you greatly, and whatever you tell me I will do. So come, put a curse on this nation for me.'"
So now, go back where you came from! I said that I would greatly honor you; but now the Lord has stood in the way of your honor."
Pay attention, Israel, and be careful to do this so that it may go well with you and that you may increase greatly in number -- as the Lord, God of your ancestors, said to you, you will have a land flowing with milk and honey.
The Lord will greatly multiply your children, the offspring of your livestock, and the produce of your soil in the land which he promised your ancestors he would give you.
Whenever they went out to fight, the Lord did them harm, just as he had warned and solemnly vowed he would do. They suffered greatly.
The Ammonites crossed the Jordan to fight with Judah, Benjamin, and Ephraim. Israel suffered greatly.
They gave him a slice of pressed figs and two bunches of raisins to eat. This greatly refreshed him, for he had not eaten food or drunk water for three days and three nights.
Saul and Jonathan were greatly loved during their lives, and not even in their deaths were they separated. They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.
Then Amnon greatly despised her. His disdain toward her surpassed the love he had previously felt toward her. Amnon said to her, "Get up and leave!"
David felt guilty after he had numbered the army. David said to the Lord, "I have sinned greatly by doing this! Now, O Lord, please remove the guilt of your servant, for I have acted very foolishly."
Jabez called out to the God of Israel, "If only you would greatly bless me and expand my territory! May your hand be with me! Keep me from harm so I might not endure pain!" God answered his prayer.
These who are named above were the leaders of their clans. Their extended families increased greatly in numbers.
But a spirit empowered Amasai, the leader of the thirty warriors, and he said: "We are yours, O David! We support you, O son of Jesse! May you greatly prosper! May those who help you prosper! Indeed your God helps you!" So David accepted them and made them leaders of raiding bands.
David said to God, "I have sinned greatly by doing this! Now, please remove the guilt of your servant, for I have acted very foolishly."
The Lord greatly magnified Solomon before all Israel and bestowed on him greater majesty than any king of Israel before him.
Solomon son of David solidified his royal authority, for the Lord his God was with him and magnified him greatly.
The Lord made his kingdom secure; all Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he became very wealthy and greatly respected.
Jehoshaphat was very wealthy and greatly respected. He made an alliance by marriage with Ahab,
Hezekiah was very wealthy and greatly respected. He made storehouses for his silver, gold, precious stones, spices, and all his other valuable possessions.
However, the people are numerous and it is the rainy season. We are unable to stand here outside. Furthermore, this business cannot be resolved in a day or two, for we have sinned greatly in this matter.
When all our enemies heard and all the nations who were around us saw this, they were greatly disheartened. They knew that this work had been accomplished with the help of our God.
He will rescue me and protect me from those who attack me, even though they greatly outnumber me.
I keep your rules; I love them greatly.
The father of a righteous person will rejoice greatly; whoever fathers a wise child will have joy in him.
Surely, he ate in darkness every day of his life, and he suffered greatly with sickness and anger.
"At that time Jacob's splendor will be greatly diminished, and he will become skin and bones.
"Look, my servant will succeed! He will be elevated, lifted high, and greatly exalted --
I will greatly rejoice in the Lord; I will be overjoyed because of my God. For he clothes me in garments of deliverance; he puts on me a robe symbolizing vindication. I look like a bridegroom when he wears a turban as a priest would; I look like a bride when she puts on her jewelry.
In those days, your population will greatly increase in the land. At that time," says the Lord, "people will no longer talk about having the ark that contains the Lord's covenant with us. They will not call it to mind, remember it, or miss it. No, that will not be done any more!
Then I myself will regather those of my people who are still alive from all the countries where I have driven them. I will bring them back to their homeland. They will greatly increase in number.
"This is the conclusion of the matter. As for me, Daniel, my thoughts troubled me greatly, and the color drained from my face. But I kept the matter to myself."
The Lord says, "Look! I will make you a weak nation; you will be greatly despised!
The men feared the Lord greatly, and earnestly vowed to offer lavish sacrifices to the Lord.
But I am greatly displeased with the nations that take my grace for granted. I was a little displeased with them, but they have only made things worse for themselves.
A mongrel people will live in Ashdod, for I will greatly humiliate the Philistines.
Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you: he is legitimate and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey -- on a young donkey, the foal of a female donkey.
They will kill him, and on the third day he will be raised." And they became greatly distressed.
The disciples were greatly astonished when they heard this and said, "Then who can be saved?"
They became greatly distressed and each one began to say to him, "Surely not I, Lord?"
As he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent a message to him: "Have nothing to do with that innocent man; I have suffered greatly as a result of a dream about him today."
But she was greatly troubled by his words and began to wonder about the meaning of this greeting.
The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. The friend of the bridegroom, who stands by and listens for him, rejoices greatly when he hears the bridegroom's voice. This then is my joy, and it is complete.
He was a lamp that was burning and shining, and you wanted to rejoice greatly for a short time in his light.
When Jesus saw her weeping, and the people who had come with her weeping, he was intensely moved in spirit and greatly distressed.
"Now my soul is greatly distressed. And what should I say? 'Father, deliver me from this hour'? No, but for this very reason I have come to this hour.
When he had said these things, Jesus was greatly distressed in spirit, and testified, "I tell you the solemn truth, one of you will betray me."
All were astounded and greatly confused, saying to one another, "What does this mean?"
Now when the commander of the temple guard and the chief priests heard this report, they were greatly puzzled concerning it, wondering what this could be.
The word of God continued to spread, the number of disciples in Jerusalem increased greatly, and a large group of priests became obedient to the faith.
"But as the time drew near for God to fulfill the promise he had declared to Abraham, the people increased greatly in number in Egypt,
Staring at him and becoming greatly afraid, Cornelius replied, "What is it, Lord?" The angel said to him, "Your prayers and your acts of charity have gone up as a memorial before God.
The circumcised believers who had accompanied Peter were greatly astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles,
Now Peter continued knocking, and when they opened the door and saw him, they were greatly astonished.
Then when the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, because he was greatly astounded at the teaching about the Lord.
She continued to do this for many days. But Paul became greatly annoyed, and turned and said to the spirit, "I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her!" And it came out of her at once.
The jailer brought them into his house and set food before them, and he rejoiced greatly that he had come to believe in God, together with his entire household.
While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was greatly upset because he saw the city was full of idols.
When Apollos wanted to cross over to Achaia, the brothers encouraged him and wrote to the disciples to welcome him. When he arrived, he assisted greatly those who had believed by grace,
Nor do we boast beyond certain limits in the work done by others, but we hope that as your faith continues to grow, our work may be greatly expanded among you according to our limits,
Indeed, he greatly missed all of you and was distressed because you heard that he had been ill.
saying, "Surely I will bless you greatly and multiply your descendants abundantly."
I rejoiced greatly because I have found some of your children living according to the truth, just as the Father commanded us.
For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your truth, just as you are living according to the truth.
I saw that the woman was drunk with the blood of the saints and the blood of those who testified to Jesus. I was greatly astounded when I saw her.
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