Word: Persecution

OT: “The Lord has broken the staff of the wicked, the scepter of rulers, that struck the peoples in wrath with unceasing blows,

that ruled the nations in anger with unrelenting persecution.” Isaiah 14:5-6

NT: “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?” Romans 8:35

Hebrew: 4783 murdaph
Original Word: מֻרְדָּף
Phonetic Spelling: (moor-dawf’)
Definition: chase, pursuit; persecution; hunt; suppress, punish.

Greek: 1375 diógmos
Original Word: διωγμός, οῦ, ὁ
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-ogue-mos’)
Definition: Persecution
From: 7291 radaph
Original Word: רָדַף
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-daf’)
Definition: pursue, chase, persecute

Webster’s Dictionary 1828 – Online Edition
PERSECU’TION, noun

The act or practice of persecuting; the infliction of pain, punishment or death upon others unjustly, particularly for adhering to a religious creed or mode of worship, either by way of penalty or for compelling them to renounce their principles.

1. The state of being persecuted.

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