Straits
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) Plural of Strait.
Greek
1820. exaporeo -- to be utterly at a loss, be in despair
... In sum, 1820 () relates to someone (apparently) "left in the straits" (with no way
out) -- ie in "extreme exposure," without a good alternative ("no exit ...
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4727. stenazo -- to groan (within oneself)
... From stenos; to make (intransitively, be) in straits, ie (by implication) to sigh,
murmur, pray inaudibly -- with grief, groan, grudge, sigh. see GREEK stenos. ...
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1459. egkataleipo -- to leave behind, ie (in a good sense) let ...
... egkataleipo Phonetic Spelling: (eng-kat-al-i'-po) Short Definition: I abandon, desert
Definition: I leave in the lurch, abandon (one who is in straits), desert ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3334. yatsar -- be distressed, be narrow, be straitened in straits ...
... yatsar. 3335 . be distressed, be narrow, be straitened in straits, be vexed.
Transliteration: yatsar Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-tsar') Short Definition: distressed ...
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6693. tsuq -- to constrain, bring into straits, press upon
... tsuq. 6694 . to constrain, bring into straits, press upon. Transliteration: tsuq
Phonetic Spelling: (tsook) Short Definition: oppress. Word Origin a prim. ...
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4689. matsoq -- straits, stress
... 4688, 4689. matsoq. 4690 . straits, stress. Transliteration: matsoq
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-tsoke') Short Definition: distress. ...
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6869a. tsarah -- straits, distress
... 6869, 6869a. tsarah. 6869b . straits, distress. Transliteration: tsarah
Short Definition: distress. Word Origin fem. of tsar Definition ...
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6862b. tsar -- straits, distress
... 6862a, 6862b. tsar. 6862c . straits, distress. Transliteration: tsar Short
Definition: distress. Word Origin from tsarar Definition ...
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4691. metsuqah -- straits, stress
... 4690, 4691. metsuqah or metsuqah. 4692 . straits, stress. Transliteration:
metsuqah or metsuqah Phonetic Spelling: (mets-oo-kaw') Short Definition: distresses ...
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4712. metsar -- straits, distress
... 4711, 4712. metsar. 4713 . straits, distress. Transliteration: metsar
Phonetic Spelling: (may-tsar') Short Definition: distress. ...
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6869. tsarah -- straits, distress
... 6868b, 6869. tsarah. 6869a . straits, distress. Transliteration: tsarah
Phonetic Spelling: (tsaw-raw') Short Definition: adversary. ...
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Library

God in Sore Straits.
... The Transfiguration: An Emergency Measure God in Sore Straits. The darkest hour
save only one has now come in Jesus' life. ... God was in sore straits. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks about jesus/god in sore straits.htm

To what Straits Hermogenes Absurdly Reduces the Divine Being He ...
... Chapter X."To What Straits Hermogenes Absurdly Reduces the Divine Being
He Does Nothing Short of Making Him the Author of Evil. ...
/.../tertullian/against hermogenes/chapter x to what straits hermogenes.htm

But See, when He is Reduced to Straits in the Argument...
... Book III. Chapter 21. " 24. But see, when he is reduced to straits in
the argument´┐Ż "24. But see, when he is reduced to straits ...
/.../writings in connection with the donatist controversy /chapter 21 24 but.htm

Praying Saints of the Old Testaments
... We find all of God's saints in straits at different times in some way or another.
Their straits are, however, often the heralds of their great triumphs. ...
/.../bounds/prayer and praying men/i praying saints of the.htm

The Advance of Xerxes into Greece.
... BC480 Advance of the army."Sailing of the fleet."Sciathus."Euboea."Straits of
Artemisium and Euripus."Attica."Saronic Gulf."Island of Salamis ...
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Psalm 107
... 6their soul. When straits them press,. They cry unto the Lord, and he. ... 13In trouble
then they cry'd to God,. he them from straits did save. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/anonymous/scottish psalter and paraphrases/psalm 107.htm

How David, when He had Twice the Opportunity of Killing Saul did ...
... that David abode with them, and [assured him] that if he would come to them, they
would deliver him up, for that if the king would seize on the Straits of Ziph ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 13 how david when.htm

Pope Anterus.
... from city to city in the manner already noted; and what is unlawful they teach as
lawful, to wit, to omit to show mercy to those who endure straits: that is to ...
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To Sister Daniella of Orvieto
... Sister Daniella has found herself in straits again; constrained, it would seem,
by the Spirit, to action not endorsed by her religious superiors. ...
/.../benincasa/letters of catherine benincasa/to sister daniella of orvieto 2.htm

Psalm IV.
... righteousness. "In tribulation Thou hast enlarged me." Thou hast led me
from the straits of sadness into the broad ways of joy. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm iv.htm

Thesaurus
Straits (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Plural of Strait. Multi-Version Concordance
Straits (9 Occurrences). 2 Corinthians 6:4 but in everything ...
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Strait (14 Occurrences)
... 10. (n.) A (comparatively) narrow passageway connecting two large bodies of water; --
often in the plural; as, the strait, or straits, of Gibraltar; the ...
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Joram (26 Occurrences)
... by putting away the pillar of Baal (2 Kings 3:2), while secretly he worshipped Baal
(2 Kings 3:13 a). Nevertheless, when he got into straits, he expected to ...
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Jehoram (27 Occurrences)
... by putting away the pillar of Baal (2 Kings 3:2), while secretly he worshipped Baal
(2 Kings 3:13 a). Nevertheless, when he got into straits, he expected to ...
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Straitness (6 Occurrences)

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Phoenicians
... and the Balearic Isles, and planted colonies on the south coast of Spain and the
northwestern coast of Africa, within and beyond the straits of Gibraltar. ...
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Phoenicia (6 Occurrences)
... and the Balearic Isles, and planted colonies on the south coast of Spain and the
northwestern coast of Africa, within and beyond the straits of Gibraltar. ...
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Oreb (4 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Raven, a prince of Midian, who, being defeated by Gideon
and put to straits, was slain along with Zeeb (Judges 7:20-25). ...
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Wretched (14 Occurrences)
... NIV). Job 20:22 In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits; every
hand of the wretched shall come upon him. (DBY). Psalms ...
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Italy (4 Occurrences)
... employed as an appellation for all the country between the two seas (Tyrrhenian
and Adriatic) and from the foot of the Alps to the Sicilian Straits (Polyb. ...
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Bible Concordance
Straits (9 Occurrences)

2 Corinthians 6:4 but in everything commending ourselves as God's ministers, in much endurance, in afflictions, in necessities, in straits,
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 12:10 Wherefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in insults, in necessities, in persecutions, in straits, for Christ: for when I am weak, then I am powerful.
(DBY)

Judges 2:15 Whenever they marched out, the hand of the LORD was against them for evil, as the LORD had warned, and as the LORD had sworn to them; and they were in sore straits.
(DBY RSV)

1 Samuel 13:6 When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait--for the people were distressed--then the people did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in holds, and in pits.
(See RSV)

1 Chronicles 22:14 Now, behold, in my affliction I have prepared for the house of Jehovah a hundred thousand talents of gold, and a thousand thousand talents of silver, and of brass and iron without weight; for it is in abundance: timber also and stone have I prepared; and thou mayest add thereto.
(See JPS)

Job 20:22 In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come upon him.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Psalms 116:3 The cords of death compassed me, And the pains of Sheol gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
(See JPS YLT)

Psalms 118:5 Out of my distress I called upon Jehovah: Jehovah answered me and set me in a large place.
(See JPS)

Lamentations 1:3 Judah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude; she dwells among the nations, she finds no rest: all her persecutors overtook her within the straits.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

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