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1 Corinthians 10:13
There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.

John 8:34
Jesus answered them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Whoever commits sin is the servant of sin.

Romans 14:1
Him that is weak in the faith receive you, but not to doubtful disputations.

1 Corinthians 6:18
Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is without the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To strive, or to make efforts, with a twisting, or with contortions of the body.

2. (v. i.) To use great efforts; to labor hard; to strive; to contend forcibly; as, to struggle to save one's life; to struggle with the waves; to struggle with adversity.

3. (v. i.) To labor in pain or anguish; to be in agony; to labor in any kind of difficulty or distress.

4. (n.) A violent effort or efforts with contortions of the body; agony; distress.

5. (n.) Great labor; forcible effort to obtain an object, or to avert an evil.

6. (n.) Contest; contention; strife.

73. agon -- a gathering, contest, struggle
... a gathering, contest, struggle. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration:
agon Phonetic Spelling: (ag-one') Short Definition: a contest Definition: an ...
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2610. katagonizomai -- to struggle against
... to struggle against. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katagonizomai Phonetic
Spelling: (kat-ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I subdue Definition: I ...
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75. agonizomai -- to contend for a prize, struggle
... to contend for a prize, struggle. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: agonizomai
Phonetic Spelling: (ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I strive, contend ...
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464. antagonizomai -- to struggle against
... to struggle against. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: antagonizomai Phonetic
Spelling: (an-tag-o-nid'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I resist, strive against ...
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1264. diamachomai -- to struggle against
... to struggle against. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diamachomai Phonetic
Spelling: (dee-am-akh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I strive greatly, contend ...
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3823. pale -- wrestling, generally fight
... generally fight. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: pale Phonetic Spelling:
(pal'-ay) Short Definition: a wrestling, struggle Definition: wrestling ...
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4865. sunagonizomai -- to strive with
... to strive with. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sunagonizomai Phonetic Spelling:
(soon-ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I struggle in company with ...
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74. agonia -- a contest, great fear
... Cognate: 74 (a noun; see also 73 , the noun) -- the brand of struggle that emphasizes
pressure, ie experienced in an intensely way (used only in Lk 22:44). ...
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4875. sunanapauomai -- to lie down to rest with, fig. to be ...
... It only occurs in Ro 15:32 in reference to the Roman Christians coming alongside
Paul to "struggle together" against those opposing his important mission to ...
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1864. epagonizomai -- to contend with or for
... earnestly contend. From epi and agonizomai; to struggle for -- earnestly contend
foreign. see GREEK epi. see GREEK agonizomai. (epagonizesthai) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5327b. natsah -- to struggle
... 5327a, 5327b. natsah. 5327c . to struggle. Transliteration: natsah Short
Definition: contended. Word Origin a prim. root Definition ...
/hebrew/5327b.htm - 5k

7712. shedar -- to struggle, strive
... shedar. 7713 . to struggle, strive. Transliteration: shedar Phonetic Spelling:
(shed-ar') Short Definition: exerting. Word Origin (Aramaic) a prim. ...
/hebrew/7712.htm - 5k

7533. ratsats -- to crush
... break, bruise, crush, discourage, oppress, struggle together. A primitive
root; to crack in pieces, literally or figuratively -- break ...
/hebrew/7533.htm - 6k

5319. naphtulim -- wrestlings
... wrestling. From pathal; properly, wrestled; but ued (in the plural) transitively,
a struggle -- wrestling. see HEBREW pathal. 5318, 5319. naphtulim. 5320 . ...
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6617. pathal -- to twist
... A primitive root; to twine, ie (literally) to struggle or (figuratively) be (morally)
tortuous -- (shew self) froward, shew self unsavoury, wrestle. ...
/hebrew/6617.htm - 6k

6635. tsaba -- army, war, warfare
... 1), combat (1), conflict (1), forced to labor (1), hardship (1), host (30), hosts
(292), hosts is the army (1), most (1), service (10), struggle (1), trained (1 ...
/hebrew/6635.htm - 6k


Ep. Cv. The Time is Swift, the Struggle Great, and My Sickness ...
... Division III. Miscellaneous Letters. Ep. CV. The time is swift, the struggle
great, and my sickness severer? The time is swift ...
/.../cyril/select letters of saint gregory nazianzen/ep cv the time is.htm

A Nation's Struggle for a Home and Freedom.
and Pal., 157-60; Maspero, Struggle of the Nations, 111-208; Encyc. Bib. ...
/.../kent/the making of a nation/study xii a nations struggle.htm

Of the Fact that Devils Struggle with Men not Without Effort on ...
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter XXI. Of the fact that devils
struggle with men not without effort on their part. But ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xxi of the fact.htm

Of the Struggle into which we must Enter against Our Faults, when ...
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter XIV. Of the struggle into which
we must enter against our faults, when they attack us. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xiv of the struggle.htm

Gethsemane: the Strange, Lone Struggle. Matthew 26:36-46. Mark 14 ...
... III. The Great Experiences of Jesus' Life. 4. Gethsemane: The Strange, Lone Struggle.
Matthew 26:36-46. Mark 14:32-42. Luke 22:39-46. Hebrews 5:7. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks about jesus/4 gethsemane the strange lone.htm

With Freedom is Thy Struggle, O Evil One: it Can Cast on Thee a ...
... Hymn LVI. With Freedom is thy struggle, O Evil One: it can cast on thee
a muzzle, if it so please. 1. With Freedom is thy struggle ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn lvi with freedom is.htm

The Struggle in America, 1762-1857.
1762-1857. For nearly a century the Moravians in America ...
/.../hutton/history of the moravian church/chapter vi the struggle in.htm

M. Bulfinch. Struggle.
... THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. 319. 7s. M. Bulfinch. Struggle. 1 There's a strife we all must
wage, From life's entrance to its close; Blest the bold who dare engage! ...
/.../book of hymns for public and private devotion/319 7s m bulfinch struggle.htm

How Our First Struggle must be against the Spirit of Gluttony, IE ...
... Prolegomena. Chapter III. How our first struggle must be against the spirit
of gluttony, ie the pleasures of the palate. And so ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter iii how our first.htm

The Struggle for Life
... CHAPTER VI THE STRUGGLE FOR LIFE. MATTHEW ... This is how birds live, and this is
how birds are made. They are the children of Struggle. Beak ...
/.../the lowell lectures on the ascent of man/chapter vi the struggle for.htm

Struggle (16 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To use great efforts; to labor hard; to strive; to contend forcibly; as,
to struggle to save one's life; to struggle with the waves; to struggle with ...
/s/struggle.htm - 11k

Agony (20 Occurrences)
... and suffering. Anguish is the reflection on evil that is already past, while
agony is a struggle with evil at the time present. It ...
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Fight (265 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To act in opposition to anything; to struggle against; to contend; to strive;
to make resistance. ... 7. (n.) A struggle or contest of any kind. ...
/f/fight.htm - 38k

... skillfully. 2. (vt) Hence, to struggle; to strive earnestly; to contend. 3.
(vt) To wrestle with; to seek to throw down as in wrestling. ...
/w/wrestle.htm - 6k

Medes (15 Occurrences)
... Kyaxares warred for 5 years (590-585 BC) with the Lydians, the struggle being ended
in May, 585, by the total eclipse of the sun foretold by Thales (Herodotus i ...
/m/medes.htm - 18k

Eleloheisrael (1 Occurrence)
... called it the altar of El, the God of Israel." The peculiar phrase is best and most
readily understood in its close connection with the struggle at Peniel ...
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El-elohe-Israel (1 Occurrence)
... called it the altar of El, the God of Israel." The peculiar phrase is best and most
readily understood in its close connection with the struggle at Peniel ...
/e/el-elohe-israel.htm - 8k

Dispute (37 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To strive or contend about; to contest. 5. (vt) To struggle against; to
resist. ... 7. (vi) Contest; struggle; quarrel. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/d/dispute.htm - 17k

Possessors (14 Occurrences)
... Mark 10:23 Then looking round on His disciples Jesus said, "With how hard a struggle
will the possessors of riches enter the Kingdom of God!" (WEY). ...
/p/possessors.htm - 10k

Conflict (18 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A strife for the mastery; hostile contest; battle; struggle; fighting. 3.
(vi) To strike or dash together; to meet in violent collision; to collide. ...
/c/conflict.htm - 13k

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Struggle: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Struggle (16 Occurrences)

Mark 10:23
Then looking round on His disciples Jesus said, "With how hard a struggle will the possessors of riches enter the Kingdom of God!"

Mark 10:24
The disciples were amazed at His words. Jesus, however, said again, "Children, how hard a struggle is it for those who trust in riches to enter the Kingdom of God!

Luke 18:24
Jesus saw his sorrow, and said, "With how hard a struggle do the possessors of riches ever enter the Kingdom of God!

Romans 15:30
And I call upon you, brethren, through our Lord Jesus Christ, and through the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in the prayers for me unto God,
(See NIV)

Philippians 4:3
and I ask also thee, genuine yoke-fellow, be assisting those women who in the good news did strive along with me, with Clement also, and the others, my fellow-workers, whose names 'are' in the book of life.
(See NAS)

Colossians 2:1
For I desire to have you know how greatly I struggle for you, and for those at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;

1 Timothy 6:12
Exert all your strength in the honourable struggle for the faith; lay hold of the Life of the Ages, to which you were called, when you made your noble profession of faith before many witnesses.

Hebrews 10:32
But remember the former days, in which, after you were enlightened, you endured a great struggle with sufferings;

Hebrews 12:4
In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted so as to endanger your lives;

Genesis 25:22
The children struggled together within her. She said, "If it be so, why do I live?" She went to inquire of Yahweh.

Genesis 30:8
Rachel said, "With mighty wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and have prevailed." She named him Naphtali.
(See NIV)

Exodus 21:22
And if men strive together, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart, and yet no harm follow, he shall be surely fined, according as the woman's husband shall lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine.
(See NAS)

Judges 12:2
And Jephthah said unto them: 'I and my people were at great strife with the children of Ammon; and when I called you, ye saved me not out of their hand.
(See NIV)

Job 9:29
I shall be condemned. Why then do I labor in vain?
(See NIV)

Job 14:14
If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my warfare would I wait, until my release should come.
(See NAS)

Job 41:8
Lay your hand on him. Remember the battle, and do so no more.
(See NIV)



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Possessors (14 Occurrences)

Conflict (18 Occurrences)

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