'Persistent' in the Bible
then Jehovah will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, great and persistent plagues and evil and persistent sicknesses;
His anger tears me in his persistent resentment against me; he gnashes his teeth at me. My adversary glares at me.
She seduces him with her persistent pleading; she lures with her flattering talk.
Plans of the persistent surely lead to productivity, but all who are hasty will surely become poor.
yet because this widow keeps pestering me, I will give her justice, so she doesn't wear me out by her persistent coming.' "
to those on the one hand who, by lives of persistent right-doing, are striving for glory, honour and immortality, the Life of the Ages;
Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.
This is in keeping with my own eager desire and persistent expectation and hope, that I shall not disgrace myself nor be put to shame in anything; but that with the utmost freedom of speech and unfailing courage, now as always heretofore, Christ (the Messiah) will be magnified and get glory and praise in this body of mine and be boldly exalted in my person, whether through (by) life or through (by) death.
For we never fail to remember your works of faith and labours of love and your persistent and unwavering hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father;
and persistent wranglings on the part of people whose intellects are disordered and they themselves blinded to all knowledge of the truth; who imagine that godliness means gain.