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Grievous
Greievousness • Grievously
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Grievous
Grievous [Heb. raʿ—‘evil’ (Dt. 6:22; 28:35, 59; Eccl. 2:17), ḥālâ (Eccl. 5:13, 16 [MT 12, 15]; Jer. 10:19; 14:17; 30:12; Nah. 3:19), niphal of māraṣ—‘be sick’ (1 K. 2:8; Mic. 2:10), kāḇēḏ—‘heavy’ (Gen. 41:31; 50:11)]; AV also SORE; NEB CRUEL, MALIGNANT, “singular,” SEVERE, MORTAL, BITTERLY,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GRIEVOUS; GRIEVOUSLY; GREIEVOUSNESS
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. Gen 12:10, “The famine was grievous in the land,” the Revised Version (British and American) “sore”; marats
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Grievous, Grievously, Grievousness
GRIEVOUS, grēvʹus, GRIEVOUSLY, grēvʹus-li, GRIEVOUSNESS, grēvʹus-nes: In addition to several of the words mentioned under Grief (q.v.), we have kābhēdh (“heavy”) 8 t, e.g. Gen 12:10, “The famine was grievous in the land,” RV “sore”; māraç (“powerful”), “a grievous curse” (1 K 2:8); ṣūr, “to turn