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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Bad fortune or luck; calamity; an evil accident; disaster; mishap; mischance.

2. (v. i.) To happen unluckily or unfortunately; to miscarry; to fail.

4430. ptoma -- a fall, hence a misfortune, ruin
... a fall, hence a misfortune, ruin. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration:
ptoma Phonetic Spelling: (pto'-mah) Short Definition: a carcass, corpse ...
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3085. lutrosis -- a ransoming, a redemption
... release Definition: (in the Old Testament: ransoming from imprisonment for debt,
or from slavery, release from national misfortune, etc.), liberation ...
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3628. oiktirmos -- compassion, pity
... grace, mercy. 3628 -- properly, compassion (pity), ie deep feeling about
someone's difficulty or misfortune (, 1:159). 3628 ("visceral ...
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2549. kakia -- wickedness
... kakia Phonetic Spelling: (kak-ee'-ah) Short Definition: evil, wickedness, malice
Definition: (a) evil (ie trouble, labor, misfortune), (b) wickedness, (c ...
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5355. phthonos -- envy
... properly, strong feeling (desire) that , due to the influence of sin; (figuratively)
the miserable trait of being when someone experiences misfortune or pain. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5235b. neker -- misfortune, calamity
neker or noker. 5235a, 5235b. neker or noker. 5236 . misfortune, calamity.
Transliteration: neker or noker Short Definition: disaster. ...
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3589. kid -- probably misfortune
... 3588, 3589. kid. 3590 . probably misfortune. Transliteration: kid Phonetic
Spelling: (keed) Short Definition: decay. Word Origin ...
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6294. pega -- occurrence, chance
... chance. Word Origin from paga Definition occurrence, chance NASB Word Usage
chance (1), misfortune* (1). chance, occurrence. From ...
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7451a. ra -- bad, evil
... 4), evil things (4), evildoer (1), evildoers* (1), evils (1), great (1), grievous
(4), harm* (1), harmful (3), man (1), miserable (1), misfortune* (1), sad (4 ...
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6365. pid -- ruin, disaster
... destruction, ruin. From an unused root probably meaning to pierce; (figuratively)
misfortune -- destruction, ruin. 6364, 6365. pid. 6366 . Strong's Numbers
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205. aven -- trouble, sorrow, wickedness
... trouble, sorrow, wickedness NASB Word Usage affliction (1), distress (1), evil
(4), false (1), harm (1), idol (1), iniquity (37), misfortune (1), mourners' (1 ...
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343. ed -- distress, calamity
... calamity, destruction. From the same as 'uwd (in the sense of bending down); oppression;
by implication misfortune, ruin -- calamity, destruction. ...
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7463a. raah -- evil, misery, distress, injury
... evildoer* (1), evildoing (1), evils (5), great wickedness (1), harm (19), hurt
(5), ill (1), injure (2), injury (1), misery (2), misfortune (6), misfortunes (1 ...
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653. aphelah -- darkness, gloominess, calamity
... dark, darkness, gloominess, thick. Feminine of 'aphel; duskiness, figuratively,
misfortune; concrete, concealment -- dark, darkness, gloominess, X thick. ...
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How the Israelites after this Misfortune Grew Wicked and Served ...
... CHAPTER 3. How The Israelites After This Misfortune Grew Wicked And Served The
Assyrians; And How God Delivered Them By Othniel, Who Ruled Over The Forty Years ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 3 how the israelites.htm

He Bemoans the Unhappy Lot of Constantinople, Owing to the ...
... He bemoans the unhappy lot of Constantinople, owing to the misfortune which has
overtaken it from that heretic; and at the same time he urges the citizens to ...
/.../cassian/the seven books of john cassian /chapter xxxi he bemoans the.htm

By the Sacrifices of the Old Testament, Men were Convinced of Sins ...
... how often he commends this very subject, and, as it were, inculcates it again and
again on proud and contentious men: "He was a man under misfortune, and one ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 54 by the sacrifices of.htm

Acts xxviii. 1
... hospitable man, Publius, who was both rich and of great possessions: he had seen
nothing, but purely out of compassion for their misfortune, he received them ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily liv acts xxviii 1.htm

On Contrition
... To be blind is certainly a misfortune; but it is a greater misfortune to
be blind for our whole life than for one day. Sin, therefore ...
/.../kinkead/baltimore catechism no 4/lesson 18 on contrition.htm

Self Culture.
... It is common for those who have not the wealth to afford them a luxurious college
course to bemoan their misfortune and content themselves with being nothing. ...
/.../allen/autobiography of frank g allen minister of the gospel/ii self culture.htm

The Writings of Israel's Philosophers
... In the earlier proverbs, prophetic histories, and laws, the doctrine that sin was
always punished by suffering or misfortune, and conversely that calamity and ...
/.../xi the writings of israels.htm

Third Sunday after Easter
... They were to be thenceforth undisturbed by enemies, wars, famine or misfortune,
and to enjoy the extremity of peace, leisure and happiness under their supreme ...
/.../luther/epistle sermons vol ii/third sunday after easter.htm

Argument. Perpetua, when Besieged by Her Father, Comforts Him when ...
... with rods. And my father's misfortune grieved me as if I myself had been
beaten, I so grieved for his wretched old age. [8985] The ...
/.../chapter ii argument perpetua when besieged.htm

Jesus in the World.
... That what the world counts misfortune might befall him on his father's business,
would have been recognized by him, I think, as reason for their parental ...
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Misfortune (24 Occurrences)
... mischance. 2. (vi) To happen unluckily or unfortunately; to miscarry; to fail.
Multi-Version Concordance Misfortune (24 Occurrences). Acts ...
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Calamity (108 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Any great misfortune or cause of misery; -- generally applied to events
or disasters which produce extensive evil, either to communities or individuals ...
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Misery (38 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind;
wretchedness; distress; woe. 2. (n.) Cause of misery; calamity; misfortune. ...
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Affliction (120 Occurrences)
... invariably followed by adequate punishment. Every misfortune was a proof of
sin on the part of the sufferer. Thus Job's "friends" sought ...
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Redeemer (42 Occurrences)
... 9:26 2 Samuel 7:23 1 Chronicles 17:21 Isaiah 52:3). The idea of deliverance includes
deliverance from all forms of evil lot, from national misfortune (Isaiah 52 ...
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Redemption (46 Occurrences)
... 9:26 2 Samuel 7:23 1 Chronicles 17:21 Isaiah 52:3). The idea of deliverance includes
deliverance from all forms of evil lot, from national misfortune (Isaiah 52 ...
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Contend (56 Occurrences)
... 10 Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thy heart has lifted thee up: boast thyself,
and abide at home; for why shouldest thou contend with misfortune, that thou ...
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Virginity (12 Occurrences)
... The Old Testament lays extreme emphasis on chastity before marriage (Deuteronomy
22:21), but childlessness was so great a misfortune that death before marriage ...
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Narrowly (2 Occurrences)
... a little margin or space; by a small distance; hence, closely; hardly; barely; only
just; -- often with reference to an avoided danger or misfortune; as, he ...
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Narrow (21 Occurrences)
... Having but a little margin; having barely sufficient space, time, or number, etc.;
close; near; -- with special reference to some peril or misfortune; as, a ...
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Misfortune (24 Occurrences)

Acts 28:6
But they expected that he would have swollen or fallen down dead suddenly, but when they watched for a long time and saw nothing bad happen to him, they changed their minds, and said that he was a god.
(See RSV)

Exodus 32:12
Why should the Egyptians speak, and say, For misfortune he has brought them out, to slay them on the mountains, and to annihilate them from the face of the earth? Turn from the heat of thine anger, and repent of this evil against thy people!

Numbers 23:21
He has not seen iniquity in Jacob. Neither has he seen perverseness in Israel. Yahweh his God is with him. The shout of a king is among them.

Ruth 1:21
I went out full, and Yahweh has brought me home again empty; why do you call me Naomi, seeing Yahweh has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?"
(See NIV)

1 Kings 5:4
But now Yahweh my God has given me rest on every side. There is neither adversary, nor evil occurrence.

2 Kings 14:10
Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thy heart has lifted thee up: boast thyself, and abide at home; for why shouldest thou contend with misfortune, that thou shouldest fall, thou, and Judah with thee?

1 Chronicles 7:23
He went in to his wife, and she conceived, and bore a son, and he named him Beriah, because it went evil with his house.

2 Chronicles 25:19
Thou thinkest, Lo, thou hast smitten Edom; and thy heart has lifted thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou contend with misfortune, that thou shouldest fall, thou and Judah with thee?

Job 12:5
In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for them whose foot slips.

Job 31:3
Is not calamity for the unrighteous? and misfortune for the workers of iniquity?

Job 31:29
"If I have rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him;
(See NIV)

Proverbs 13:21
Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.

Proverbs 14:32
The wicked is thrust down in his evil-doing; But the righteous hath a refuge in his death.
(See JPS)

Ecclesiastes 2:21
Because there is a man whose work has been done with wisdom, with knowledge, and with an expert hand; but one who has done nothing for it will have it for his heritage. This again is to no purpose and a great evil.
(See NIV)

Ecclesiastes 5:14
Those riches perish by misfortune, and if he has fathered a son, there is nothing in his hand.

Ecclesiastes 8:6
For to every delight there is a time and a judgment, for the misfortune of man is great upon him.

Ecclesiastes 11:2
Give a part to seven or even to eight, because you have no knowledge of the evil which will be on the earth.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 65:23
Their work will not be for nothing, and they will not give birth to children for destruction; for they are a seed to whom the Lord has given his blessing, and their offspring will be with them.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 5:12
They would have nothing to do with the Lord, saying, He will do nothing, and no evil will come to us; we will not see the sword or be short of food:
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 26:13
Now therefore amend your ways and your doings, and obey the voice of Yahweh your God; and Yahweh will repent him of the evil that he has pronounced against you.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 26:19
Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him to death? Didn't he fear Yahweh, and entreat the favor of Yahweh, and Yahweh relented of the disaster which he had pronounced against them? Thus should we commit great evil against our own souls.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 44:17
But we will certainly perform every word that is gone forth out of our mouth, to burn incense to the queen of the sky, and to pour out drink offerings to her, as we have done, we and our fathers, our kings and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem; for then had we plenty of food, and were well, and saw no evil.
(See NAS)

Obadiah 1:12
But don't look down on your brother in the day of his disaster, and don't rejoice over the children of Judah in the day of their destruction. Don't speak proudly in the day of distress.

Obadiah 1:13
Nor come into a gate of My people in a day of their calamity, Nor look, even thou, on its misfortune in a day of its calamity, Nor send forth against its force in a day of its calamity,



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