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Meaning of TRIBULATION

Pronunciation:  `tribyu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  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"
 

TRIBULATION is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: trial, visitation
 
 See Also: affliction, fire

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trib`u*la"tion\, n. [OE. tribulacium, F.
tribulation, L. tribulatio, from tribulare to press, afflict,
fr. tribulum a thrashing sledge, akin to terere, tritum, to
rub. See {Trite}.]
That which occasions distress, trouble, or vexation; severe
affliction.

      When tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the
      word, by and by he is offended.          --Matt. xiii.
                                               21.

      In the world ye shall have tribulation.  --John. xvi.
                                               33.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

trouble or affiction of any kind (Deut. 4:30; Matt. 13:21; 2 Cor. 7:4). In Rom. 2:9 "tribulation and anguish" are the penal sufferings that shall overtake the wicked. In Matt. 24:21, 29, the word denotes the calamities that were to attend the destruction of Jerusalem.

 

 

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