72 occurrences in 12 translations

'Grievous' in the Bible

He named him Noah, saying, This one shall bring us relief and comfort from our work and the [grievous] toil of our hands due to the ground being cursed by the Lord.

And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.

And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;

And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.

And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine following; for it shall be very grievous.

And the famine was on all the earth. And Joseph opened every place in which there was provision, and sold grain to the Egyptians; and the famine was grievous in the land of Egypt.

And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph, to buy grain, because the famine was grievous on the whole earth.

And the famine was grievous in the land.

and they say unto Pharaoh, 'To sojourn in the land we have come, for there is no pasture for the flock which thy servants have, for grievous is the famine in the land of Canaan; and now, let thy servants, we pray thee, dwell in the land of Goshen.'

And there is no bread in all the land, for the famine is very grievous, and the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan are feeble because of the famine;

And they come unto the threshing-floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, and they lament there, a lamentation great and very grievous; and he maketh for his father a mourning seven days,

And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abelmizraim, which is beyond Jordan.

Then the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh's heart is become grievous, for he refuses to let the people go.

And the LORD did so; and there came a grievous swarm of flies into the house of Pharaoh, and into his servants' houses, and into all the land of Egypt: the land was corrupted by reason of the swarm of flies.

Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain.

Behold, to morrow about this time I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, such as hath not been in Egypt since the foundation thereof even until now.

So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.

And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of Egypt: very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such.

"Look! These women were the same ones who were counseled by Balaam to cause the Israelis to commit a grievous sin against the LORD at Peor. As a result, that plague infected the LORD's community.

and Jehovah shewed signs and wonders, great and grievous, upon Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his household, before our eyes;

Yahweh shall strike you with grievous boils on the knees and on the upper thighs [from which] {you will not be able to be healed}, from the sole of your foot and up to your crown.

Then the Lord will bring upon you and your descendants extraordinary strokes and blows, great plagues of long continuance, and grievous sicknesses of long duration.

And they come in over against Gibeah -- ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel -- and the battle is grievous, and they have not known that the evil is striking against them.

And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim: but he came down to meet me at Jordan, and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword.

Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.

Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore ease thou somewhat the grievous servitude of thy father, and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we will serve thee.

I have heard many such things: grievous comforters are ye all.

In my judgment he was a liar, my arrow wound is grievous without my having committed a transgression.

His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them.

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

When I thought to be able to know this, it was a grievous task in mine eyes;

Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.

It is not good to eat much honey: So for men to search out their own glory is grievous.

And I applied my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under the heavens: this grievous occupation hath God given to the children of men to weary themselves therewith.

Therefore I hated life; because the work that is wrought under the sun is grievous unto me: for all is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Because all his days his task is painful and grievous; even at night his mind does not rest. This too is vanity.

There is one alone and without a second; also he hath neither son nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour, neither is his eye satisfied with riches, and he saith not, For whom then am I labouring, and depriving my soul of good? This also is vanity and a grievous occupation.

There is a grievous evil that I have seen under the sun: riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt;

And this also is a grievous evil, that in all points as he came so doth he go away, and what profit hath he, in having laboured for the wind?

a man to whom God gives wealth, riches, and honor, so that he lacks none of his heart's desires but God does not give him the capability to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger consumes them. This is pointless and a grievous affliction.

Do I not -- as I have done to Samaria, And to her worthless things, So do to Jerusalem and to her grievous things?

And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard even unto Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab shall cry out; his life shall be grievous unto him.

A grievous vision is declared unto me; the treacherous dealer dealeth treacherously, and the spoiler spoileth. Go up, O Elam: besiege, O Media; all the sighing thereof have I made to cease.

Behold, the name of Jehovah cometh from far, burning with his anger a grievous conflagration; his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue as a consuming fire;

They are all grievous revolters, walking with slanders: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters.

Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is a grief, and I must bear it.

Therefore thou shalt say this word unto them; Let mine eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease: for the virgin daughter of my people is broken with a great breach, with a very grievous blow.

They shall die of grievous deaths; they shall not be lamented; neither shall they be buried; but they shall be as dung upon the face of the earth: and they shall be consumed by the sword, and by famine; and their carcases shall be meat for the fowls of heaven, and for the beasts of the earth.

Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.

For thus saith the LORD, Thy bruise is incurable, and thy wound is grievous.

'Declare ye among nations, and sound, And lift up an ensign, sound, do not hide, Say ye: Captured hath been Babylon, Put to shame hath been Bel, Broken hath been Merodach, Put to shame have been her grievous things, Broken have been her idols.

This is what the Lord God says: "Because Edom acted vengefully against the house of Judah and incurred grievous guilt by taking revenge on them,

Grievous hath been the sword in his cities, And it hath ended his bars, and consumed -- from their own counsels.

And it is grievous unto Jonah -- a great evil -- and he is displeased at it;

Get up and leave, for this is not your place of rest, because defilement brings destruction- a grievous destruction!

Therefore I also have smitten thee with a grievous wound; I have made thee desolate because of thy sins.

There is no healing of thy bruise; thy wound is grievous: all that hear the bruit of thee shall clap the hands over thee: for upon whom hath not thy wickedness passed continually?

For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.

And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

And when he was come, the Jews which came down from Jerusalem stood round about, and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove.

In fact I take pleasure in infirmities, in the bearing of insults, in distress, in persecutions, in grievous difficulties--for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe.

Just think of Him Who endured from sinners such grievous opposition and bitter hostility against Himself [reckon up and consider it all in comparison with your trials], so that you may not grow weary or exhausted, losing heart and relaxing and fainting in your minds.

Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
חיל חוּל 
Chuwl 
Usage: 57

חטא 
Chet' 
Usage: 33

חלה 
Chalah 
Usage: 76

ירע 
Yara` 
Usage: 8

כּבד 
Kobed 
Usage: 4

כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

מעל 
Ma`al 
Usage: 28

מרץ 
Marats 
Usage: 4

עצב 
`etseb 
Usage: 7

עתק 
`athaq 
Usage: 4

קשׁה 
Qashah 
Usage: 28

קשׁה 
Qasheh 
Usage: 36

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

תּחלא תּחלוּא 
Tachaluw' 
Usage: 5

βαρύς 
Barus 
Usage: 4

δεινῶς 
Deinos 
Usage: 2

δυσβάστακτος 
Dusbastaktos 
grievous to be borne
Usage: 0

κακῶς 
Kakos 
be sick 9 , be diseased 9 , evil , grievously , sore , miserable , amiss , sick people 9
Usage: 12

λύπη 
Lupe 
Usage: 12

ὀκνηρός 
Okneros 
Usage: 2



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