'Painful' in the Bible
He told the woman, "I'll greatly increase the pain of your labor during childbirth. It will be painful for you to bear children, "since your trust is turning toward your husband, and he will dominate you."
The truth can be painful, but what has your argument proven?
"He is being reproved by painful bed rest, with continual aching in his bones.
I have observed a painful tragedy on earth: Wealth hoarded by its owner harms him,
This is also a painful tragedy: However a person comes, he also departs; so what does he gain as he labors after the wind?
"The house of Israel will never again suffer from painful briers and sharp thorn bushes that surround them on every side, and they will learn that I am the LORD.
Now I decided not to pay you another painful visit.
But you must continue to remember those earlier days, how after you were enlightened you endured a hard and painful struggle.
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, for those who have been trained by it, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace.
So the first angel went and poured his bowl on the earth. A horrible, painful sore appeared on the people who had the mark of the beast and worshipped the image.