'Stronger' in the Bible
And the Lord said to her:Two nations are in your womb;two people will come from you and be separated.One people will be stronger than the other,and the older will serve the younger.
Whenever the stronger of the flock were breeding, Jacob placed the branches in the troughs, in full view of the flocks, and they would breed in front of the branches.
As for the weaklings of the flocks, he did not put out the branches. So it turned out that the weak sheep belonged to Laban and the stronger ones to Jacob.
But the men who had gone up with him responded, “We can’t go up against the people because they are stronger than we are!”
to drive out before you nations greater and stronger than you and to bring you in and give you their land as an inheritance, as is now taking place.
“Listen, Israel: Today you are about to cross the Jordan to go and drive out nations greater and stronger than you, with large cities fortified to the heavens.
Leave Me alone, and I will destroy them and blot out their name under heaven. Then I will make you into a nation stronger and more numerous than they.’
the Lord will drive out all these nations before you, and you will drive out nations greater and stronger than you are.
However, when the Israelites grew stronger, they imposed forced labor on the Canaanites but did not drive them out completely.
When Israel became stronger, they made the Canaanites serve as forced labor but never drove them out completely.
On the seventh day, before sunset, the men of the city said to him:What is sweeter than honey?What is stronger than a lion?So he said to them:If you hadn’t plowed with my young cow,you wouldn’t know my riddle now!
The Danites went on their way, and Micah turned to go back home, because he saw that they were stronger than he was.
Saul and Jonathan,loved and delightful,they were not parted in life or in death.They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.
The war between the house of Saul and the house of David was long and drawn out, with David growing stronger and the house of Saul becoming weaker.
But he refused to listen to her, and because he was stronger than she was, he raped her.
However, the people who followed Omri proved stronger than those who followed Tibni son of Ginath. So Tibni died and Omri became king.
Now the king of Aram’s servants said to him, “Their gods are gods of the hill country. That’s why they were stronger than we were. Instead, we should fight with them on the plain; then we will certainly be stronger than they will be.
Raise another army for yourself like the army you lost—horse for horse, chariot for chariot—and let’s fight with them on the plain; and we will certainly be stronger than they will be.” The king listened to them and did so.
Jehoshaphat grew stronger and stronger. He built fortresses and storage cities in Judah
Yet the righteous person will hold to his way,and the one whose hands are clean will grow stronger.
Whatever exists was given its name long ago, and it is known what man is. But he is not able to contend with the One stronger than he.
Wisdom makes the wise man strongerthan ten rulers of a city.
So now, do not mock,or your shackles will become stronger.Indeed, I have heard from the Lord God of Hostsa decree of destruction for the whole land.
for the Lord has ransomed Jacoband redeemed him from the power of one stronger than he.
But when one stronger than he attacks and overpowers him, he takes from him all his weaponshe trusted in, and divides up his plunder.
because God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength.