'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.
but in everything commending ourselves as God's ministers, in much endurance, in afflictions, in necessities, in 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.
- Strait (13 instances in 7 translations)
- Straiten (4 instances in 4 translations)
- Straitened (15 instances in 7 translations)
- Straiteneth (1 instance in 1 translation)