'Straitened' in the Bible
The steps of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down.
In the fulness of his sufficiency he is straitened. Every perverse hand doth meet him.
By the breath of God frost is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened.
When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.
Thou hast shewed thyself weak in a day of adversity, Straitened is thy power,
Because thy wastes, and thy desolate places, And the land of thy ruins, Surely now are straitened because of inhabitants, And far off have been those consuming thee.
For they were in three stories, but had not pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore the building was straitened more than the lowest and the middlemost from the ground.
Although they hire among the nations, now will I gather them, and they shall begin to be straitened under the burden of the king of princes.
O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?
For narrow the gate and straitened the way that leads to life, and they are few who find it.
But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished!
But this I say, brethren, the time is straitened. For the rest, that they who have wives, be as not having any:
on every side being in tribulation, but not straitened; perplexed, but not in despair;
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.
I know how to be abased and live humbly in straitened circumstances, and I know also how to enjoy plenty and live in abundance. I have learned in any and all circumstances the secret of facing every situation, whether well-fed or going hungry, having a sufficiency and enough to spare or going without and being in want.