Gen 13:8

(NIV)
So Abram said to Lot, ‘Let’s not have any quarrelling between you and me, or between your herdsmen and mine, for we are close relatives.
(ESV)
Then Abram said to Lot, “Let there be no strife between you and me, and between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, for we are kinsmen.

Num 27:14

(NIV)
for when the community rebelled at the waters in the Desert of Zin, both of you disobeyed my command to honour me as holy before their eyes.’ (These were the waters of Meribah Kadesh, in the Desert of Zin.)

(ESV)
because you rebelled against my word in the wilderness of Zin when the congregation quarreled, failing to uphold me as holy at the waters before their eyes.” (These are the waters of Meribah of Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.)

Deut 32:19

(NIV)
The  Lord saw this and rejected them
because he was angered by his sons and daughters.
(ESV)
“The  Lord saw it and spurned them,
because of the provocation of his sons and his daughters.

Deut 32:27

(NIV)
but I dreaded the taunt of the enemy,
lest the adversary misunderstand
and say, “Our hand has triumphed;
the  Lord has not done all this.”’
(ESV)
had I not feared provocation by the enemy,
lest their adversaries should misunderstand,
lest they should say “Our hand is triumphant,
it was not the  Lord who did all this.”’

Deut 32:51

(NIV)
This is because both of you broke faith with me in the presence of the Israelites at the waters of Meribah Kadesh in the Desert of Zin and because you did not uphold my holiness among the Israelites.
(ESV)
because you broke faith with me in the midst of the people of Israel at the waters of Meribah-kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin, and because you did not treat me as holy in the midst of the people of Israel.

1Sam 1:6

(NIV)
Because the  Lord had closed Hannah’s womb, her rival kept provoking her in order to irritate her.
(ESV)
And her rival used to provoke her grievously to irritate her, because the  Lord had closed her womb.

1Sam 1:16

(NIV)
Do not take your servant for a wicked woman; I have been praying here out of my great anguish and grief.’

(ESV)
Do not regard your servant as a worthless woman, for all along I have been speaking out of my great anxiety and vexation.”

1Kgs 15:30

(NIV)
This happened because of the sins Jeroboam had committed and had caused Israel to commit, and because he aroused the anger of the  Lord, the God of Israel.

(ESV)
It was for the sins of Jeroboam that he sinned and that he made Israel to sin, and because of the anger to which he provoked the  Lord, the God of Israel.

1Kgs 21:22

(NIV)
I will make your house like that of Jeroboam son of Nebat and that of Baasha son of Ahijah, because you have aroused my anger and have caused Israel to sin.”

(ESV)
And I will make your house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and like the house of Baasha the son of Ahijah, for the anger to which you have provoked me, and because you have made Israel to sin.

2Kgs 23:26

(NIV)
Nevertheless, the  Lord did not turn away from the heat of his fierce anger, which burned against Judah because of all that Manasseh had done to arouse his anger.
(ESV)
Still the  Lord did not turn from the burning of his great wrath, by which his anger was kindled against Judah because of all the provocations with which Manasseh had provoked him.

Job 5:2

(NIV)
Resentment kills a fool,
and envy slays the simple.
(ESV)
Surely vexation kills the fool,
and jealousy slays the simple.

Job 6:2

(NIV)
‘If only my anguish could be weighed
and all my misery be placed on the scales!
(ESV)
“Oh that my vexation were weighed,
and all my calamity laid in the balances!

Job 10:17

(NIV)
You bring new witnesses against me
and increase your anger towards me;
your forces come against me wave upon wave.
(ESV)
You renew your witnesses against me
and increase your vexation toward me;
you bring fresh troops against me.

Job 17:7

(NIV)
My eyes have grown dim with grief;
my whole frame is but a shadow.
(ESV)
My eye has grown dim from vexation,
and all my members are like a shadow.

Ps 6:7

(NIV)
My eyes grow weak with sorrow;
they fail because of all my foes.
(ESV)
My eye wastes away because of grief;
it grows weak because of all my foes.

Ps 10:14

(NIV)
But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted;
you consider their grief and take it in hand.
The victims commit themselves to you;
you are the helper of the fatherless.
(ESV)
But you do see, for you note mischief and vexation,
that you may take it into your hands;
to you the helpless commits himself;
you have been the helper of the fatherless.

Ps 31:9

(NIV)
Be merciful to me,  Lord, for I am in distress;
my eyes grow weak with sorrow,
my soul and body with grief.
(ESV)
Be gracious to me, O  Lord, for I am in distress;
my eye is wasted from grief;
my soul and my body also.

Ps 85:4

(NIV)
Restore us again, God our Saviour,
and put away your displeasure towards us.
(ESV)
Restore us again, O God of our salvation,
and put away your indignation toward us!

Ps 95:8

(NIV)
‘Do not harden your hearts as you did at Meribah,
as you did that day at Massah in the wilderness,
(ESV)
do not harden your hearts, as at Meribah,
as on the day at Massah in the wilderness,

Prov 12:16

(NIV)
Fools show their annoyance at once,
but the prudent overlook an insult.
(ESV)
The vexation of a fool is known at once,
but the prudent ignores an insult.

Prov 17:25

(NIV)
A foolish son brings grief to his father
and bitterness to the mother who bore him.
(ESV)
A foolish son is a grief to his father
and bitterness to her who bore him.

Prov 21:19

(NIV)
Better to live in a desert
than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife.
(ESV)
It is better to live in a desert land
than with a quarrelsome and fretful woman.

Prov 27:3

(NIV)
Stone is heavy and sand a burden,
but a fool’s provocation is heavier than both.
(ESV)
A stone is heavy, and sand is weighty,
but a fool’s provocation is heavier than both.

Eccl 1:18

(NIV)
For with much wisdom comes much sorrow;
the more knowledge, the more grief.
(ESV)
For in much wisdom is much vexation,
and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.

Eccl 2:23

(NIV)
All their days their work is grief and pain; even at night their minds do not rest. This too is meaningless.

(ESV)
For all his days are full of sorrow, and his work is a vexation. Even in the night his heart does not rest. This also is vanity.

Eccl 7:3

(NIV)
Frustration is better than laughter,
because a sad face is good for the heart.
(ESV)
Sorrow is better than laughter,
for by sadness of face the heart is made glad.

Eccl 7:9

(NIV)
Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit,
for anger resides in the lap of fools.
(ESV)
Be not quick in your spirit to become angry,
for anger lodges in the heart of fools.

Eccl 11:10

(NIV)
So then, banish anxiety from your heart
and cast off the troubles of your body,
for youth and vigour are meaningless.
(ESV)
Remove vexation from your heart, and put away pain from your body, for youth and the dawn of life are vanity.

Ezek 20:28

(NIV)
when I brought them into the land I had sworn to give them and they saw any high hill or any leafy tree, there they offered their sacrifices, made offerings that aroused my anger, presented their fragrant incense and poured out their drink offerings.
(ESV)
For when I had brought them into the land that I swore to give them, then wherever they saw any high hill or any leafy tree, there they offered their sacrifices and there they presented the provocation of their offering; there they sent up their pleasing aromas, and there they poured out their drink offerings.

Ezek 47:19

(NIV)
‘On the south side it will run from Tamar as far as the waters of Meribah Kadesh, then along the Wadi of Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea. This will be the southern boundary.
(ESV)
“On the south side, it shall run from Tamar as far as the waters of Meribah-kadesh, from there along the Brook of Egypt to the Great Sea. This shall be the south side.

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