'Trials' in the Bible
And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters and oppressors; for I know their sorrows and sufferings and trials.
And they journeyed from Mount Hor by the way to the Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom, and the people became impatient (depressed, much discouraged), because [of the trials] of the way.
Or has a god [ever] attempted to go and take a nation as his own out of [another] nation, by trials, signs, wonders, and war, by a strong hand and an outstretched arm, by great terrors, as the Lord your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
the great trials that you saw, the signs and wonders, the strong hand and outstretched arm, by which the Lord your God brought you out. The Lord your God will do the same to all the peoples you fear.
You saw with your own eyes the great trials and those great signs and wonders.
If I lift myself up, You hunt me like a lion and again show Yourself [inflicting] marvelous [trials] upon me.
harden not your heart, as in the provocation and as in the day of trials in the wilderness
You are the ones who stood by Me in My trials.
I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it of power to harm you and have conquered it for you.]
But when her owners discovered that their hope of profit was gone, they caught hold of Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities in the forum (marketplace), [where trials are held].
serving the Lord with all humility, with tears, and with the trials that came to me through the plots of the Jews-
that none of you might be unnerved by your present trials: for you yourselves know that they are our appointed lot.
Just think of Him Who endured from sinners such grievous opposition and bitter hostility against Himself [reckon up and consider it all in comparison with your trials], so that you may not grow weary or exhausted, losing heart and relaxing and fainting in your minds.
Consider it a great joy, my brothers, whenever you experience various trials,
Blessed is a man who endures trials, because when he passes the test he will receive the crown of life that He has promised to those who love Him.
You rejoice in this, though now for a short time you have had to be distressed by various trials
Such trials show the proven character of your faith, which is much more valuable than gold -- gold that is tested by fire, even though it is passing away -- and will bring praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.
then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,