7 occurrences in 8 translations

'Straits' in the Bible

Whenever they marched out, the hand of the LORD was against them for evil, as the LORD had warned, and as the LORD had sworn to them; and they were in sore straits.

In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come upon him.

Compassed me have cords of death, And straits of Sheol have found me, Distress and sorrow I find.

I will reduce the people of this city to desperate straits during the siege imposed on it by their enemies who are seeking to kill them. I will make them so desperate that they will eat the flesh of their own sons and daughters and the flesh of one another."'"

Judah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude: she dwelleth among the heathen, she findeth no rest: all her persecutors overtook her between the straits.

Wherefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in insults, in necessities, in persecutions, in straits, for Christ: for when I am weak, then I am powerful.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אצל 
'atsal 
Usage: 5

יצר 
Yatsar 
distressed , be straitened , be in straits , vexed , be narrow
Usage: 8

מוּצק מוּצק 
Muwtsaq 
Usage: 3

מצוק 
Matsowq 
Usage: 6

מצר 
metsar 
Usage: 3

נחה 
Nachah 
Usage: 39

סגר 
Cagar 
Usage: 93

צוּק 
Tsuwq 
Usage: 11

צר צר 
Tsar 
Usage: 109

צרר 
Tsarar 
Usage: 54

קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

ἀκριβέστατος 
Akribestatos 
Usage: 1

ἀπειλή 
Apeile 
Usage: 4

ἐμβριμάομαι 
Embrimaomai 
Usage: 5

παραγγελία 
Paraggelia 
Usage: 5

στενός 
Stenos 
Usage: 0

στενοχωρέω 
Stenochoreo 
Usage: 3

συνέχω 
sunecho 
be taken with , throng , straiten , keep in , hold , stop , press , lie sick of , constrain , be in a strait
Usage: 10



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