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Grievous; Grievously; Greievousness


grev'-us; grev'-us-li; grev'-us-nes:

In addition to several of the words mentioned under GRIEF (which see), we have kabhedh ("heavy") 8 t, e.g. Genesis 12:10, "The famine was grievous in the land," the Revised Version (British and American) "sore"; marats ("powerful"), "a grievous curse" (1 Kings 2:8); cur, "to turn aside" (Jeremiah 6:28), "grievous revolters"; qasheh, "to make sharp" (1 Kings 12:4; 2 Chronicles 10:4); tachalu'im (Jeremiah 16:4), "They shall die grievous deaths," the Revised Version, margin "deaths of sicknesses"; `athaq (Psalms 31:18), "which speak grievous things proudly," the Revised Version (British and American) "against the righteous insolently"; cheT, "sin" (Lamentations 1:8), "Jerus hath grievously sinned" (literally, "hath sinned a sin"); ma`al, "trespass" (Ezekiel 14:13), "trespassing grievously" (literally, "trespassing a trespass") the Revised Version (British and American) "committing a trespass"; kobhedh, "weight" (Isaiah 21:15), "grievousness"; barus, "heavy," "grievous wolves" (Acts 20:29), "grievous charges" (Acts 25:7), "His commandments are not grievous" (1John 5:3); okneros, the Revised Version (British and American) "irksome" (Philippians 3:1); poneros, "evil" (Revelation 16:2), "a grievous sore"; dusbastaktos, "grievous to be borne" (Matthew 23:4; Luke 11:46); deinos, "greatly," "grievously tormented" (Matthew 8:6); kakos, "badly," "grievously vexed" (Matthew 15:22).

W. L. Walker

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'GRIEVOUS; GRIEVOUSLY; GREIEVOUSNESS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.  

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