10 occurrences in 5 translations

'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.

yet because this widow keeps pestering me, I will give her justice, so she doesn't wear me out by her persistent coming.' "

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.

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.

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