Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (a.) Adapted or likely to excite terror, awe, or dread; dreadful; formidable.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaTERRIBLE, TERROR
ter'-i-b'l, ter'-er (yare', "to be feared," "reverenced," arits, "powerful," "tyrannical," 'ayom, "aweinspiring," chittith "terror," ballahah, "a worn-out or wasted thing," 'emah, "fright"; phoberos, "dreadful," phobos, "fear"): The above terms, and many others which employed, denote whatever, by horrible aspect, or by greatness, power, or cruelty, affrights men (Deuteronomy 1:19; Deuteronomy 26:8 Daniel 2:31). God is terrible by reason of His awful greatness, His infinite power, His inscrutable dealings, His perfect holiness, His covenant faithfulness, His strict justice and fearful judgments (Exodus 34:10 Deuteronomy 7:21 Nehemiah 9:32 Job 6:4; Job 37:22 Psalm 65:5; Psalm 88:15 Joel 2:11 Zephaniah 2:11 Hebrews 12:21). The term is also applied to the enemies of God and of His people (Isaiah 13:11; Isaiah 25:3; 49:25 Daniel 7:7 1 Peter 3:14). "The terror (the Revised Version (British and American) "fear") of the Lord" (2 Corinthians 5:11) denotes the reverence or fear inspired by the thought that Christ is judge (2 Corinthians 5:10).
Greek1719. emphobos -- terrible, in fear (used of godly fear)
... terrible, in fear (used of godly fear). Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration:
emphobos Phonetic Spelling: (em'-fob-os) Short Definition: full of fear ...
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5398. phoberos -- fearful
4183. polus -- much, many
5400. phobetron -- a (cause of) terror
Strong's Hebrew574. emthan -- terrible
... emthan. 575 . terrible. Transliteration: emthan Phonetic Spelling: (em-taw-nee')
Short Definition: terrible. Word Origin the same as emethan, qv. terrible ...
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366. ayom -- terrible, dreadful
368b. emethan -- terrible
367. emah -- terror, dread
6184. arits -- awe-inspiring, terror-striking
3372a. yare -- to fear
8606. tiphletseth -- a shuddering, horror
3372. yare' -- to fear
2152. zalaphah -- raging heat
1763. dechal -- to fear
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ThesaurusTerrible (90 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Excessive; extreme; severe. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. TERRIBLE,
TERROR. ... MO Evans. Multi-Version Concordance Terrible (90 Occurrences). ...
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Tremendous (9 Occurrences)
Awful (20 Occurrences)
Dreadful (23 Occurrences)
Terrifying (10 Occurrences)
Treading (26 Occurrences)
Ruthless (21 Occurrences)
Fear (970 Occurrences)
Hitherto (34 Occurrences)
Terror (137 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceTerrible (90 Occurrences)
Matthew 8:6 and saying, "Lord, my servant lies in the house paralyzed, grievously tormented."
Mark 9:26 And after crying out and shaking him violently, it came out: and the child became like one dead; so that most of them said, He is dead.
Luke 6:49 But he who has heard and not practised is like a man who has built a house upon the soft soil without a foundation, against which the torrent bursts, and immediately it collapses, and terrible is the wreck and ruin of that house."
Luke 15:14 At last, when he had spent everything, there came a terrible famine throughout that country, and he began to feel the pinch of want.
Luke 21:11 And there will be great earthquakes, and in places famines and pestilence; and there will be terrible sights and wonderful tokens from Heaven.
2 Timothy 3:1 But know this, that in the last days, grievous times will come.
Hebrews 12:21 And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:)
Revelation 16:18 Flashes of lightning followed, and voices, and peals of thunder, and an earthquake more dreadful than there had ever been since there was a man upon the earth--so terrible was it, and so great!
Revelation 16:21 Great hailstones, about the weight of a talent, came down out of the sky on people. People blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, for this plague is exceedingly severe.
Exodus 9:3 behold, the hand of Yahweh is on your livestock which are in the field, on the horses, on the donkeys, on the camels, on the herds, and on the flocks with a very grievous pestilence.
Exodus 15:11 Who is like you, Yahweh, among the gods? Who is like you, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
Exodus 34:10 And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all thy people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among which thou art shall see the work of the LORD: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with thee.
Numbers 20:5 And wherefore have ye made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in unto this evil place? it is no place of seed, or of figs, or of vines, or of pomegranates; neither is there any water to drink.'
Deuteronomy 1:19 We traveled from Horeb, and went through all that great and terrible wilderness which you saw, by the way to the hill country of the Amorites, as Yahweh our God commanded us; and we came to Kadesh Barnea.
Deuteronomy 6:22 and Yahweh showed great and awesome signs and wonders on Egypt, on Pharaoh, and on all his house, before our eyes;
Deuteronomy 7:21 Thou shalt not be affrighted at them: for the LORD thy God is among you, a mighty God and terrible.
Deuteronomy 8:15 who led you through the great and terrible wilderness, in which were fiery serpents and scorpions, and thirsty ground where there was no water; who brought you forth water out of the rock of flint;
Deuteronomy 10:17 For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward:
Deuteronomy 10:21 He is thy praise, and he is thy God, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.
Deuteronomy 34:12 and according to all that mighty hand; and according to all the great terribleness that Moses had wrought in the sight of all Israel.
Judges 13:6 Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, A man of God came unto me, and his countenance was like the countenance of an angel of God, very terrible: but I asked him not whence he was, neither told he me his name:
2 Samuel 7:23 And what one nation in the earth is like thy people, even like Israel, whom God went to redeem for a people to himself, and to make him a name, and to do for you great things and terrible, for thy land, before thy people, which thou redeemedst to thee from Egypt, from the nations and their gods?
1 Chronicles 16:25 For Jehovah is great, and exceedingly to be praised; And he is terrible above all gods.
1 Chronicles 17:21 And what one nation in the earth is like thy people Israel, whom God went to redeem to be his own people, to make thee a name of greatness and terribleness, by driving out nations from before thy people whom thou hast redeemed out of Egypt?
Nehemiah 1:5 And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:
Nehemiah 4:14 And I looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not ye afraid of them: remember the LORD, which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.
Nehemiah 9:32 Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before thee, that hath come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day.
Job 6:21 So now ye are nothing; ye see a terrible object and are afraid.
Job 6:23 And, Deliver me from the hand of an adversary? And, From the hand of terrible ones ransom me?
Job 15:20 All days of the wicked he is paining himself, And few years have been laid up for the terrible one.
Job 27:13 This 'is' the portion of wicked man with God, And the inheritance of terrible ones From the Mighty they receive.
Job 37:22 Fair weather cometh out of the north: with God is terrible majesty.
Job 39:20 Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils is terrible.
Job 41:14 Who can open the doors of his face? his teeth are terrible round about.
Psalms 10:18 To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, That man who is of the earth may be terrible no more.
Psalms 37:35 I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant,
Psalms 45:4 And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.
Psalms 47:2 For the LORD most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth.
Psalms 54:3 For strangers have risen up against me And terrible ones have sought my soul, They have not set God before them. Selah.
Psalms 65:5 By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea:
Psalms 66:3 Say unto God, How terrible art thou in thy works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.
Psalms 66:5 Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing toward the children of men.
Psalms 68:35 O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.
Psalms 76:7 Thou, even thou, art to be feared; And who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?
Psalms 76:12 He shall cut off the spirit of princes: he is terrible to the kings of the earth.
Psalms 86:14 O God, the proud have risen up against me, And a company of the terrible sought my soul, And have not placed Thee before them,
Psalms 89:7 A God very terrible in the council of the holy ones, And to be feared above all them that are round about him?
Psalms 96:4 For Jehovah is great and exceedingly to be praised; he is terrible above all gods.
Psalms 99:3 Let them praise thy great and terrible name; for it is holy.
Psalms 106:22 Wondrous works in the land of Ham, and terrible things by the Red sea.
Psalms 111:9 He sent deliverance unto his people; he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and terrible is his name.
Psalms 145:6 And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.
Proverbs 11:16 A gracious woman retaineth honour, And terrible 'men' retain riches.
Song of Songs 6:4 Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners.
Song of Songs 6:10 Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?
Isaiah 10:33 Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, shall lop the boughs with terror; and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the lofty shall be laid low.
Isaiah 13:11 I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity. I will cause the arrogance of the proud to cease, and will humble the haughtiness of the terrible.
Isaiah 18:2 That sendeth ambassadors by the sea, even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters, saying, Go, ye swift messengers, to a nation scattered and peeled, to a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden down, whose land the rivers have spoiled!
Isaiah 18:7 In that time shall the present be brought unto the LORD of hosts of a people scattered and peeled, and from a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden under foot, whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of the LORD of hosts, the mount Zion.
Isaiah 21:1 The burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds in the south pass through; so it cometh from the desert, from a terrible land.
Isaiah 25:3 Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.
Isaiah 25:4 For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.
Isaiah 29:5 Moreover the multitude of thy strangers shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones shall be as chaff that passeth away: yea, it shall be at an instant suddenly.
Isaiah 29:20 For the terrible one is brought to nought, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:
Isaiah 49:25 But thus says Yahweh, "Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; for I will contend with him who contends with you, and I will save your children.
Isaiah 64:3 When thou didst terrible things which we looked not for, thou camest down, the mountains flowed down at thy presence.
Jeremiah 4:6 Put up a flag for a sign to Zion: go in flight so that you may be safe, waiting no longer: for I will send evil from the north, and a great destruction.
Jeremiah 6:1 Go in flight out of Jerusalem, so that you may be safe, you children of Benjamin, and let the horn be sounded in Tekoa, and the flag be lifted up on Beth-haccherem: for evil is looking out from the north, and a great destruction.
Jeremiah 15:21 I will deliver you out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem you out of the hand of the terrible.
Jeremiah 20:11 But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.
Jeremiah 21:6 I will strike the inhabitants of this city, both man and animal: they shall die of a great pestilence.
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.
Lamentations 1:9 Her uncleanness 'is' in her skirts, She hath not remembered her latter end, And she cometh down wonderfully, There is no comforter for her. See, O Jehovah, mine affliction, For exerted himself hath an enemy.
Lamentations 5:10 Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.
Ezekiel 1:22 And the likeness of the firmament upon the heads of the living creature was as the colour of the terrible crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.
Ezekiel 28:7 therefore, behold, I will bring strangers on you, the terrible of the nations; and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of your wisdom, and they shall defile your brightness.
Ezekiel 30:11 He and his people with him, the terrible of the nations, shall be brought in to destroy the land; and they shall draw their swords against Egypt, and fill the land with the slain.
Ezekiel 31:12 Strangers, the terrible of the nations, have cut him off, and have left him: on the mountains and in all the valleys his branches are fallen, and his boughs are broken by all the watercourses of the land; and all the peoples of the earth are gone down from his shadow, and have left him.
Ezekiel 32:12 By the swords of the mighty will I cause your multitude to fall; the terrible of the nations are they all: and they shall bring to nothing the pride of Egypt, and all its multitude shall be destroyed.
Daniel 2:31 Thou, O king, sawest, and behold a great image. This great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before thee; and the form thereof was terrible.
Daniel 7:7 After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.
Daniel 7:19 Then I desired to know the truth concerning the fourth animal, which was diverse from all of them, exceedingly terrible, whose teeth were of iron, and its nails of brass; which devoured, broke in pieces, and stamped the residue with its feet;
Daniel 9:4 and I prayed unto Jehovah my God, and made my confession, and said, Alas Lord! the great and terrible ?God, keeping covenant and loving-kindness with them that love him, and that keep his commandments:
Joel 2:11 And the LORD shall utter his voice before his army: for his camp is very great: for he is strong that executeth his word: for the day of the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?
Joel 2:31 The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of Yahweh comes.
Habakkuk 1:7 They are terrible and dreadful: their judgment and their dignity shall proceed of themselves.
Zephaniah 1:18 Neither their silver nor their gold will be able to deliver them in the day of Yahweh's wrath, but the whole land will be devoured by the fire of his jealousy; for he will make an end, yes, a terrible end, of all those who dwell in the land.
Zephaniah 2:11 The LORD will be terrible unto them: for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and men shall worship him, every one from his place, even all the isles of the heathen.
Malachi 1:14 But cursed be the deceiver, who hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a blemished thing; for I am a great King, saith Jehovah of hosts, and my name is terrible among the Gentiles.
Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and terrible day of Yahweh comes.
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