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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Adversity
Adversity [Heb. ṣārâ, ṣar, ra‘, laḥaṣ, telā’â]; AV also TRAVAIL (Nu. 20:14), DISTRESS (1 K. 1:29), OPPRESSION (Job 36:15); NEB also HARDSHIPS, TROUBLES, AFFLICTION, MISFORTUNE, DISASTER, “when things go ill” (Eccl. 7:14). These words cover the whole range of misfortunes caused by enemies,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ADVERSITY
ADVERSITY<ad-vur’-si-ti>: In the Revised Version (British and American) exclusively an Old Testament term, expressing the various forms of distress and evil conveyed by four Hebrew words: צֶלַע‎ [tselà], “a halting” or “fall”; צָרָה‎ [tsarah], “straits” “distress,” “affliction”; צַר‎ [tsar],
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Adversity
ADVERSITY, ad-vûrʹsi-ti: In RV exclusively an OT term, expressing the various forms of distress and evil conveyed by four Heb words: צֶלַע‎, çela‛, “a halting” or “fall”; צָרָה‎, çārāh, “straits,” “distress,” “affliction”; צַר‎, çar, “straitness,” “affliction”; רַע‎, ra‛, “bad,” “evil,” “harmful.” These
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