trial, tribulation, visitation(noun)
an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event
"his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him"; "life is full of tribulations"; "a visitation of the plague"
Any adversity; a trying period or event.
A relatively short period of time before the second coming where believers will experience worldwide persecution and be purified and strengthened by it.
Origin: tribulation, from tribulacion, from tribulatio, from tribulare, from tribulum, from terere; see trite.
that which occasions distress, trouble, or vexation; severe affliction
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trib-ū-lā′shun, n. severe affliction: distress. [L.,—tribulāre, -ātum, to afflict—tribulum, a sledge for rubbing out corn—terĕre, to rub.]
The numerical value of Tribulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Tribulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Wise are they who have learned these truths Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.
The brightest crowns that are worn in heaven have been tried, and smelted, and polished, and glorified through the furnace of tribulation.
In making up the character of God, the old theologians failed to mention that He is of infinite cheerfulness. The omission has caused the world much tribulation.
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow, and the triumphs that are aftermath of war.
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