Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) Any great misfortune or cause of misery; -- generally applied to events or disasters which produce extensive evil, either to communities or individuals.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaCALAMITY
ka-lam'-i-ti ('edh, "a load" or "burden" under which one is crushed, hence, "misfortune"; hayyah, hawwah, "fall," "ruin," the latter word used only in the plural; ra`, "evil in essence" hence, "adversity," once only, Psalm 141:5, the Revised Version (British and American) "wickedness"): Purely an Old Testament term, signifying adversities-natural, but more often those that result from wickedness or moral evil. Various kinds:
Greek4938. suntrimma -- a fracture, fig. a calamity
... a calamity. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: suntrimma Phonetic Spelling:
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4127. plege -- a blow, wound
769. astheneia -- weakness, frailty
3986. peirasmos -- an experiment, a trial, temptation
4730. stenochoria -- narrowness of space, fig. difficulty
5004. talaiporia -- hard work, hardship, distress
4141. plesso -- to strike
4451. purosis -- a burning, hence a refining
4959. sustenazo -- to groan together
2436. hileos -- propitious
Strong's Hebrew343. ed -- distress, calamity
... 342, 343. ed. 344 . distress, calamity. Transliteration: ed Phonetic
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1962. hayyah -- calamity
7451b. ra -- evil, distress, misery, injury, calamity
1091. ballahah -- terror, dreadful event, calamity, destruction
653. aphelah -- darkness, gloominess, calamity
5235b. neker -- misfortune, calamity
1942. havvah -- desire, chasm, destruction
6365. pid -- ruin, disaster
7489a. raa -- to be evil, bad
7451. ra' -- bad, evil
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ThesaurusCalamity (108 Occurrences)
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Misfortune (24 Occurrences)
Looted (9 Occurrences)
Loot (15 Occurrences)
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Visitation (17 Occurrences)
Disaster (131 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceCalamity (108 Occurrences)
Genesis 19:19 behold now, thy servant has found favour in thine eyes, and thou hast magnified thy goodness, which thou hast shewn to me in preserving my soul alive; but I cannot escape to the mountain, lest calamity lay hold on me, that I die.
Deuteronomy 29:21 Yahweh will set him apart to evil out of all the tribes of Israel, according to all the curses of the covenant that is written in this book of the law.
Deuteronomy 32:35 Vengeance is mine, and recompense, at the time when their foot slides; for the day of their calamity is at hand. The things that are to come on them shall make haste."
Ruth 1:21 I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me back home empty; why call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?'
2 Samuel 12:11 "This is what Yahweh says:'Behold, I will raise up evil against you out of your own house; and I will take your wives before your eyes, and give them to your neighbor, and he will lie with your wives in the sight of this sun.
2 Samuel 15:14 David said to all his servants who were with him at Jerusalem, "Arise, and let us flee; for else none of us shall escape from Absalom. Make speed to depart, lest he overtake us quickly, and bring down evil on us, and strike the city with the edge of the sword."
2 Samuel 17:14 Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel." For Yahweh had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that Yahweh might bring evil on Absalom.
2 Samuel 22:19 They came on me in the day of my calamity, but Yahweh was my support.
2 Samuel 24:16 When the angel stretched out his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, Yahweh relented of the disaster, and said to the angel who destroyed the people, "It is enough. Now stay your hand." The angel of Yahweh was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.
1 Kings 14:10 therefore, behold, I will bring evil on the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam everyone who urinates on a wall, he who is shut up and he who is left at large in Israel, and will utterly sweep away the house of Jeroboam, as a man sweeps away dung, until it is all gone.
1 Kings 17:20 He cried to Yahweh, and said, "Yahweh my God, have you also brought evil on the widow with whom I sojourn, by killing her son?"
2 Kings 21:12 therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel,'Behold, I bring such evil on Jerusalem and Judah, that whoever hears of it, both his ears shall tingle.
1 Chronicles 7:23 And he went in to his wife; and she conceived, and bore a son; and he called his name Beriah, for he was born when calamity was in his house.
1 Chronicles 21:15 God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it: and as he was about to destroy, Yahweh saw, and he relented of the disaster, and said to the destroying angel, It is enough; now stay your hand. The angel of Yahweh was standing by the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.
2 Chronicles 6:28 If there shall be dearth in the land, if there be pestilence, if there be blasting, or mildew, locusts, or caterpillars; if their enemies shall besiege them in the cities of their land; whatever calamity, or whatever sickness there be:
2 Chronicles 6:29 Then whatever prayer, or whatever supplication shall be made by any man, or by all the people of Israel, when every one shall know his own calamity, and his own grief, and shall spread forth his hands in this house:
2 Chronicles 20:9 If evil come on us, the sword, judgment, or pestilence, or famine, we will stand before this house, and before you, (for your name is in this house), and cry to you in our affliction, and you will hear and save.
2 Chronicles 21:14 behold, Yahweh will strike with a great plague your people, and your children, and your wives, and all your substance;
Nehemiah 13:18 Didn't your fathers do thus, and did not our God bring all this evil on us, and on this city? yet you bring more wrath on Israel by profaning the Sabbath.
Esther 8:6 For how can I endure to see the evil that would come to my people? How can I endure to see the destruction of my relatives?"
Job 6:2 "Oh that my anguish were weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances!
Job 6:21 For now you are nothing. You see a terror, and are afraid.
Job 6:30 Is there injustice on my tongue? Can't my taste discern mischievous things?
Job 9:23 If the scourge slay suddenly, He will mock at the trial of the innocent.
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 18:12 His strength shall be famished. Calamity shall be ready at his side.
Job 21:17 "How often is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out, that their calamity comes on them, that God distributes sorrows in his anger?
Job 21:30 that the evil man is reserved to the day of calamity, That they are led forth to the day of wrath?
Job 30:12 On the right hand doth a brood arise, My feet they have cast away, And they raise up against me, Their paths of calamity.
Job 30:13 They mar my path, They set forward my calamity, without anyone's help.
Job 30:24 "However doesn't one stretch out a hand in his fall? Or in his calamity therefore cry for help?
Job 31:3 Is it not calamity to the unrighteous, and disaster to the workers of iniquity?
Job 31:23 For calamity from God is a terror to me. Because his majesty, I can do nothing.
Psalms 18:18 They came on me in the day of my calamity, but Yahweh was my support.
Psalms 35:26 Let them be disappointed and confounded together who rejoice at my calamity. Let them be clothed with shame and dishonor who magnify themselves against me.
Psalms 107:39 Again, they are diminished and bowed down through oppression, trouble, and sorrow.
Proverbs 1:26 I also will laugh at your disaster. I will mock when calamity overtakes you;
Proverbs 1:27 when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when your disaster comes on like a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come on you.
Proverbs 6:15 Therefore his calamity will come suddenly. He will be broken suddenly, and that without remedy.
Proverbs 14:32 The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
Proverbs 17:5 Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
Proverbs 17:20 Nothing good comes to him whose heart is fixed on evil purposes: and he who has an evil tongue will come to trouble.
Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father. A wife's quarrels are a continual dripping.
Proverbs 21:23 He who keeps watch over his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.
Proverbs 22:8 He that soweth iniquity shall reap calamity; And the rod of his wrath shall fail.
Proverbs 24:16 for a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
Proverbs 24:22 for their calamity will rise suddenly; the destruction from them both-who knows?
Proverbs 27:10 Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
Proverbs 28:14 Happy is the man in whom is the fear of the Lord at all times; but he whose heart is hard will come into trouble.
Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness. I make peace, and create calamity. I am Yahweh, who does all these things.
Isaiah 47:11 Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know the dawning thereof: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it away: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou knowest not.
Isaiah 57:1 The upright man goes to his death, and no one gives a thought to it; and god-fearing men are taken away, and no one is troubled by it; for the upright man is taken away because of evil-doing, and goes into peace.
Isaiah 65:23 They shall not labor in vain, nor bring forth for calamity; for they are the seed of the blessed of Yahweh, and their offspring with them.
Jeremiah 4:15 For a voice declareth from Dan, and publisheth evil from the hills of Ephraim:
Jeremiah 14:16 The people to whom they prophesy shall be cast out in the streets of Jerusalem because of the famine and the sword; and they shall have none to bury them-them, their wives, nor their sons, nor their daughters: for I will pour their wickedness on them.
Jeremiah 16:10 It shall happen, when you shall show this people all these words, and they shall tell you, Why has Yahweh pronounced all this great evil against us? or what is our iniquity? or what is our sin that we have committed against Yahweh our God?
Jeremiah 18:8 if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do to them.
Jeremiah 18:17 I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
Jeremiah 19:3 and say, Hear the word of Yahweh, kings of Judah, and inhabitants of Jerusalem: thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, Behold, I will bring evil on this place, which whoever hears, his ears shall tingle.
Jeremiah 19:15 Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, Behold, I will bring on this city and on all its towns all the evil that I have pronounced against it; because they have made their neck stiff, that they may not hear my words.
Jeremiah 23:12 Therefore their way shall be to them as slippery places in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein; for I will bring evil on them, even the year of their visitation, says Yahweh.
Jeremiah 23:17 They say continually to those who despise me, Yahweh has said, You shall have peace; and to everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart they say, No evil shall come on you.
Jeremiah 25:29 For lo, in the city over which My name is called, I am beginning to do evil, And ye -- ye are entirely acquitted! Ye are not acquitted, for a sword I am proclaiming, For all inhabitants of the land, An affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts.
Jeremiah 26:3 It may be they will listen, and turn every man from his evil way; that I may repent me of the evil which I purpose to do to them because of the evil of their doings.
Jeremiah 28:8 The prophets who have been before me and before you of old prophesied against many countries, and against great kingdoms, of war, and of evil, and of pestilence.
Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says Yahweh, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope and a future.
Jeremiah 32:23 and they came in, and possessed it, but they didn't obey your voice, neither walked in your law; they have done nothing of all that you commanded them to do: therefore you have caused all this evil to come on them.
Jeremiah 32:42 For thus says Yahweh: Like as I have brought all this great evil on this people, so will I bring on them all the good that I have promised them.
Jeremiah 36:3 It may be that the house of Judah will hear all the evil which I purpose to do to them; that they may return every man from his evil way; that I may forgive their iniquity and their sin.
Jeremiah 36:31 I will punish him and his seed and his servants for their iniquity; and I will bring on them, and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and on the men of Judah, all the evil that I have pronounced against them, but they didn't listen.
Jeremiah 40:2 The captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said to him, Yahweh your God pronounced this evil on this place;
Jeremiah 42:10 If you will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up; for I grieve over the distress that I have brought on you.
Jeremiah 42:17 So shall it be with all the men who set their faces to go into Egypt to sojourn there: they shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence; and none of them shall remain or escape from the evil that I will bring on them.
Jeremiah 44:2 Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: You have seen all the evil that I have brought on Jerusalem, and on all the cities of Judah; and behold, this day they are a desolation, and no man dwells therein,
Jeremiah 44:23 Because you have burned incense, and because you have sinned against Yahweh, and have not obeyed the voice of Yahweh, nor walked in his law, nor in his statutes, nor in his testimonies; therefore this evil has happened to you, as it is this day.
Jeremiah 46:21 Also her hired men in the midst of her are like calves of the stall; for they also are turned back, they are fled away together, they didn't stand: for the day of their calamity is come on them, the time of their visitation.
Jeremiah 48:2 The praise of Moab is no more; in Heshbon they have devised evil against her: Come, and let us cut her off from being a nation. You also, Madmen, shall be brought to silence: the sword shall pursue you.
Jeremiah 48:16 The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hurries fast.
Jeremiah 49:8 Flee, turn back, dwell in the depths, inhabitants of Dedan; for I will bring the calamity of Esau on him, the time that I shall visit him.
Jeremiah 49:32 Their camels shall be a booty, and the multitude of their livestock a spoil: and I will scatter to all winds those who have the corners of their hair cut off; and I will bring their calamity from every side of them, says Yahweh.
Jeremiah 49:37 I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before those who seek their life; and I will bring evil on them, even my fierce anger, says Yahweh; and I will send the sword after them, until I have consumed them;
Jeremiah 51:2 I will send to Babylon strangers, who shall winnow her; and they shall empty her land: for in the day of trouble they shall be against her around.
Jeremiah 51:60 Jeremiah wrote in a book all the evil that should come on Babylon, even all these words that are written concerning Babylon.
Jeremiah 51:64 and you shall say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise again because of the evil that I will bring on her; and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.
Lamentations 1:21 They have heard that I sigh: I have no comforter: all mine enemies have heard of my calamity; they are glad that thou hast done it. Thou wilt bring the day that thou hast called, and they shall be like unto me.
Ezekiel 6:10 They shall know that I am Yahweh: I have not said in vain that I would do this evil to them.
Ezekiel 7:26 Mischief shall come upon mischief, and rumor shall be upon rumor; and they shall seek a vision of the prophet; but the law shall perish from the priest, and counsel from the elders.
Ezekiel 14:22 Yet, behold, therein shall be left a remnant that shall be carried forth, both sons and daughters: behold, they shall come forth to you, and you shall see their way and their doings; and you shall be comforted concerning the evil that I have brought on Jerusalem, even concerning all that I have brought on it.
Ezekiel 35:5 Because you have had a perpetual enmity, and have given over the children of Israel to the power of the sword in the time of their calamity, in the time of the iniquity of the end;
Daniel 9:12 He has confirmed his words, which he spoke against us, and against our judges who judged us, by bringing on us a great evil; for under the whole sky has not been done as has been done on Jerusalem.
Daniel 9:13 As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come on us: yet have we not entreated the favor of Yahweh our God, that we should turn from our iniquities, and have discernment in your truth.
Daniel 9:14 Therefore has Yahweh watched over the evil, and brought it on us; for Yahweh our God is righteous in all his works which he does, and we have not obeyed his voice.
Joel 2:13 Tear your heart, and not your garments, and turn to Yahweh, your God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and relents from sending calamity.
Amos 3:6 Does the trumpet alarm sound in a city, without the people being afraid? Does evil happen to a city, and Yahweh hasn't done it?
Amos 6:3 Those who put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
Amos 9:10 All the sinners of my people will die by the sword, who say,'Evil won't overtake nor meet us.'
Obadiah 1:13 Don't enter into the gate of my people in the day of their calamity. Don't look down on their affliction in the day of their calamity, neither seize their wealth on the day of their calamity.
Jonah 1:7 They all said to each other, "Come, let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this evil is on us." So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.
Jonah 1:8 Then they asked him, "Tell us, please, for whose cause this evil is on us. What is your occupation? Where do you come from? What is your country? Of what people are you?"
Jonah 3:10 God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. God relented of the disaster which he said he would do to them, and he didn't do it.
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