'Terrible' in the Bible
They piled them in countless heaps, and there was a terrible odor in the land.
“We then set out from Horeb and went across all the great and terrible wilderness you saw on the way to the hill country of the Amorites, just as the Lord our God had commanded us. When we reached Kadesh-barnea,
The Lord will remove all sickness from you; He will not put on you all the terrible diseases of Egypt that you know about, but He will inflict them on all who hate you.
He led you through the great and terrible wilderness with its poisonous snakes and scorpions, a thirsty land where there was no water. He brought water out of the flint-like rock for you.
He will bring extraordinary plagues on you and your descendants, severe and lasting plagues, and terrible and chronic sicknesses.
So Joshua and the Israelites finished inflicting a terrible slaughter on them until they were destroyed, although a few survivors ran away to the fortified cities.
Then watch: If it goes up the road to its homeland toward Beth-shemesh, it is the Lord who has made this terrible trouble for us. However, if it doesn’t, we will know that it was not His hand that punished us—it was just something that happened to us by chance.”
Our guilt has been terrible from the days of our fathers until the present. Because of our iniquities we have been handed over, along with our kings and priests, to the surrounding kings, and to the sword, captivity, plundering, and open shame, as it is today.
After all that has happened to us because of our evil deeds and terrible guilt—though You, our God, have punished us less than our sins deserve and have allowed us to survive—
Even after they had cast an image of a calffor themselves and said,“This is your God who brought you out of Egypt,”and they had committed terrible blasphemies,
But they were disobedient and rebelled against You.They flung Your law behind their backsand killed Your prophetswho warned themin order to turn them back to You.They committed terrible blasphemies.
Why then should we hear about you doing all this terrible evil and acting unfaithfully against our God by marrying foreign women?”
Angered by this, the king arose from where they were drinking wine and went to the palace garden. Haman remained to beg Queen Esther for his life because he realized the king was planning something terrible for him.
A king’s terrible wrath is like the roaring of a lion;anyone who provokes him endangers himself.
A horrible, terrible thinghas taken place in the land.
Therefore, this is what the Lord says:Ask among the nations,Who has heard things like these?Virgin Israel has done a most terrible thing.
He said to me, “Go in and see the terrible and detestable things they are committing here.”
His power will be great,but it will not be his own.He will cause terrible destructionand succeed in whatever he does.He will destroy the powerfulalong with the holy people.
The Lord raises His voicein the presence of His army.His camp is very large;Those who carry out His command are powerful.Indeed, the Day of the Lord is terrible and dreadful—who can endure it?
“Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible agony!”
“He will completely destroy those terrible men,” they told Him, “and lease his vineyard to other farmers who will give him his produce at the harvest.”
He has delivered us from such a terrible death, and He will deliver us. We have put our hope in Him that He will deliver us again
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