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Lexicon :: Strong's G2347 - thlipsis

θλῖψις
Transliteration
thlipsis
Pronunciation
thlē'-psēs (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:139,334

Trench's Synonyms: lv. θλῖψις, στενοχωρία.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strong's G2347 in the following manner: tribulation (21x), affliction (17x), trouble (3x), anguish (1x), persecution (1x), burdened (1x), to be afflicted (with G1519) (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. a pressing, pressing together, pressure

  2. metaph. oppression, affliction, tribulation, distress, straits

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θλῖψις thlîpsis, thlip'-sis; from G2346; pressure (literally or figuratively):—afflicted(-tion), anguish, burdened, persecution, tribulation, trouble.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using NIV

Strong's Number G2347 matches the Greek θλῖψις (thlipsis),
which occurs 45 times in 43 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

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But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away.

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“Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me.

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For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the world until now—and never to be equaled again.

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“Immediately after the distress of those days “ ‘the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.’[fn]

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But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away.

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because those will be days of distress unequaled from the beginning, when God created the world, until now—and never to be equaled again.

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“But in those days, following that distress, “ ‘the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light;

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A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.

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“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

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and rescued him from all his troubles. He gave Joseph wisdom and enabled him to gain the goodwill of Pharaoh king of Egypt. So Pharaoh made him ruler over Egypt and all his palace.

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“Then a famine struck all Egypt and Canaan, bringing great suffering, and our ancestors could not find food.

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Now those who had been scattered by the persecution that broke out when Stephen was killed traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, spreading the word only among Jews.

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strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. “We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God,” they said.

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I only know that in every city the Holy Spirit warns me that prison and hardships are facing me.

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There will be trouble and distress for every human being who does evil: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile;

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Not only so, but we[fn] also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;

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Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?

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Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

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But if you do marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. But those who marry will face many troubles in this life, and I want to spare you this.

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who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.

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We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters,[fn] about the troubles we experienced in the province of Asia. We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired of life itself.

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For I wrote you out of great distress and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to grieve you but to let you know the depth of my love for you.

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For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.

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Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses;

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I have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.

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In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity.

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Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality.

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I ask you, therefore, not to be discouraged because of my sufferings for you, which are your glory.

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The former preach Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing that they can stir up trouble for me while I am in chains.

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Yet it was good of you to share in my troubles.

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Now I rejoice in what I am suffering for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of his body, which is the church.

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You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in the midst of severe suffering with the joy given by the Holy Spirit.

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so that no one would be unsettled by these trials. For you know quite well that we are destined for them.

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Therefore, brothers and sisters, in all our distress and persecution we were encouraged about you because of your faith.

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Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.

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God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you

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Sometimes you were publicly exposed to insult and persecution; at other times you stood side by side with those who were so treated.

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Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.

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I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.

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I know your afflictions and your poverty—yet you are rich! I know about the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

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Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer. I tell you, the devil will put some of you in prison to test you, and you will suffer persecution for ten days. Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you life as your victor’s crown.

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So I will cast her on a bed of suffering, and I will make those who commit adultery with her suffer intensely, unless they repent of her ways.

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I answered, “Sir, you know.” And he said, “These are they who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
 
 
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