49 occurrences

'Weak' in the Bible

See what the land is like. Observe whether the people who live there are strong or weak, or whether they're few or numerous.

Samson replied, "If I'm tied up with seven green cords that have never been dried out, then I'll become weak and just like any other human being."

He told her, "If I'm tied up securely with new ropes that have never been used, then I'll become weak and just like any other human being."

Later on, Delilah told Samson, "You're still mocking me and telling me lies! Tell me how to tie you up!" He answered her, "If you weave the seven locks on my head into a loom and fasten it with a peg, then I will become weak and just like any other human being."

So he finally disclosed everything. He told her, "A razor has never touched my head, because I've been a Nazirite for God before I was born. If I am shaved, then my strength will abandon me and I will become weak like every human being."

Today, even though I'm anointed as king, I'm weak. These men, sons of Zeruiah, are too difficult for me. May the LORD repay the one who acts wickedly in accordance with his wickedness!"

"I'll catch him while he is still tired and weak. I'll frighten him so all his people with him desert him. But I'll only kill the king.

Asa cried out to the LORD his God, telling him, "LORD, there is no one except for you to help between the powerful and the weak. So help us, LORD God, because we're depending on you and have come against this vast group in your name. LORD, you are our God. Let no mere mortal man defeat you!"

Meanwhile, somebody drew his bow and struck the king of Israel at a weak spot where his armor plates joined, so he instructed his chariot driver, "Turn around and take me out of the battle, because I've been severely wounded."

"What a help you are to the weak! How powerfully you deliver those without strength!

All my bones will say, "LORD, who is like you? Who delivers the weak from the one who is stronger than he, and the weak and the needy from the one who wants to rob him?"

I am weak and utterly crushed; I cry out in distress because of my heart's anguish.

A poor man who oppresses the weak is like a rainstorm that destroys all the crops.

Sustain me with raisin cakes, refresh me with apples, for I'm weak with love.

I charge you, young women of Jerusalem, "If you find my beloved, what are you to tell him? Tell him that I'm weak with love."

In answer, all of them will tell you, "You've also become as weak as we are! You have become just like us!'

At the sound of the galloping hooves of his horses, at the rumbling of his chariots, the clatter of his wheels, fathers won't turn back for their children because their hands are weak,

Damascus will become weak. She will turn to flee, but panic will seize her. Distress and anguish will take hold of her like that of a woman giving birth.

"How weak is your heart," declares the Lord GOD, "when you committed all of these deeds, the acts of an imperious whore!

You haven't strengthened the weak, treated the sick, set broken bones, regathered the scattered, or looked for the lost. Instead, you've dominated them with brutal force and ruthlessness.

and I was left alone to observe this magnificent vision. Nevertheless, no strength remained in me my face lost its color, and I became weak.

One person believes that he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables.

But God chose what is nonsense in the world to make the wise feel ashamed. God chose what is weak in the world to make the strong feel ashamed.

But not everyone has this knowledge. Some people are so accustomed to idolatry that when they eat food that has been offered to an idol, their conscience becomes contaminated because it is weak.

For if anyone with a weak conscience sees you, who know better, eating in an idol's temple, he will be encouraged to eat what has been offered to idols, won't he?

When you sin against your brothers in this way and wound their weak consciences, you are sinning against the Messiah.

To the weak I became weak in order to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some of them.

That's why so many of you are weak and sick and a considerable number are dying.

For someone is saying, "His letters are impressive and forceful, but his bodily presence is weak and his speech contemptible."

I am ashamed to admit it, but we have been too weak for that. Whatever anyone else dares to claim I am talking like a fool I can claim it, too.

Who is weak without me being weak, too? Who is caused to stumble without me becoming indignant?

That is why I take such pleasure in weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and difficulties for the Messiah's sake, for when I am weak, then I am strong.

since you want proof that the Messiah is speaking through me. He is not weak in dealing with you but is making his power felt among you.

We are glad when we are weak and you are strong. That is what we are praying for your maturity.

Indeed, because it was weak and ineffective, the former commandment has been annulled,

For the Law appoints as high priests men who are weak, but the promised oath, which came after the Law, results in a Son who is eternally perfect.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀσθενέω 
Astheneo 
be weak , be sick , sick , weak , impotent man , be diseased , be made weak
Usage: 34

ἀσθενής 
Asthenes 
Usage: 19

אמל 
'amal 
Usage: 16

דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

חלה 
Chalah 
Usage: 76

חלשׁ 
Chalash 
Usage: 4

חלּשׁ 
Challash 
Usage: 1

כּשׁל 
Kashal 
Usage: 62

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 83

רך 
Rak 
Usage: 16

רפה 
Raphah 
feeble , fail , weaken , go , alone , idle , stay , slack , faint , forsake , abated , cease ,
Usage: 46

רפה 
Rapheh 
Usage: 4

ἀδύνατος 
Adunatos 
impossible , impotent , could not do , weak , not possible
Usage: 7

ἀσθένεια 
Astheneia 
Usage: 21

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