trouble or affiction of any kind ( Deuteronomy 4:30 ; Matthew 13:21 ; 2 co 7:4 ). In Romans 2:9 "tribulation and anguish" are the penal sufferings that shall overtake the wicked. In Matthew 24:21 Matthew 24:29 , the word denotes the calamities that were to attend the destruction of Jerusalem.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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[J] indicates this entry was also found in Jack Van Impe's Prophecy Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Tribulation". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".