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Hard
Hardiness • Hardly • Hardness • Hardship • Hardships • Tough
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hard; Hardness
Hard; Hardness[Heb gāḏôl] (Ezk. 29:18); AV GREAT; NEB LONG; [galmûḏ] (“hard hunger,” Job 30:23); AV FAMINE; NEB HUNGER; [dāḇaq] (“pursue hard,” etc., Jgs. 20:45; 1 S. 14:22; Jer. 42:16); AV also CLOSE; NEB “hot pursuit,” STILL; [dāḥâ] (“push hard,” Ps. 118:13); AV SORE; [ḥāḇā’] (Job 38:30);
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Hard, Harden, Hardness
Hard, Harden, HardnessThe quality of being hard rather than soft, stiff instead of pliable, is hardly mentioned at all in the Bible as a physical property. Instead it is a psychological, moral and spiritual quality that covers a range of attitudes, including refusal to listen, inability to understand,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HARD; HARDINESS; HARDDINESS; HARDLY
HARD; HARDINESS; HARDDINESS; HARDLY<hard>, <har’-di-nes>, <hard’-nes>, <hard’-li> ([קַשֶׁה‎, qasheh], [פָּלָא‎, pala’]; [σκληρός, skleros]) : The senses in which hard is used may be distinguished as:1. “Firm,” “stiff,” opposite to soft: Job 41:24, yatsaq, “to be firm,” “his heart .... as hard
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Hard, Hardiness, Hardness, Hardly
HARD,härd, HARDINESS,härʹdi-nes, HARDNESS, härdʹnes, HARDLY, härdʹli (קַשֶׁה‎, ḳāsheh, פָּלָא‎, pālā’; σκληρός, sklērós): The senses in which hard is used may be distinguished as:(1) “Firm,” “stiff,” opposite to soft: Job 41:24, yāçaḳ, “to be firm,” “his heart … as hard as a piece of the nether