Gen 49:23

(NIV)
With bitterness archers attacked him;
they shot at him with hostility.
(ESV)
The archers bitterly attacked him,
shot at him, and harassed him severely,

Exod 1:14

(NIV)
They made their lives bitter with harsh labour in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their harsh labour, the Egyptians worked them ruthlessly.

(ESV)
and made their lives bitter with hard service, in mortar and brick, and in all kinds of work in the field. In all their work they ruthlessly made them work as slaves.

Exod 23:21

(NIV)
Pay attention to him and listen to what he says. Do not rebel against him; he will not forgive your rebellion, since my Name is in him.
(ESV)
Pay careful attention to him and obey his voice; do not rebel against him, for he will not pardon your transgression, for my name is in him.

Exod 23:22

(NIV)
If you listen carefully to what he says and do all that I say, I will be an enemy to your enemies and will oppose those who oppose you.
(ESV)
“But if you carefully obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.

Deut 2:9

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to me, ‘Do not harass the Moabites or provoke them to war, for I will not give you any part of their land. I have given Ar to the descendants of Lot as a possession.’

(ESV)
And the  Lord said to me, ‘Do not harass Moab or contend with them in battle, for I will not give you any of their land for a possession, because I have given Ar to the people of Lot for a possession.’

Deut 2:19

(NIV)
When you come to the Ammonites, do not harass them or provoke them to war, for I will not give you possession of any land belonging to the Ammonites. I have given it as a possession to the descendants of Lot.’

(ESV)
And when you approach the territory of the people of Ammon, do not harass them or contend with them, for I will not give you any of the land of the people of Ammon as a possession, because I have given it to the sons of Lot for a possession.’

Deut 4:25

(NIV)
After you have had children and grandchildren and have lived in the land a long time – if you then become corrupt and make any kind of idol, doing evil in the eyes of the  Lord your God and arousing his anger,
(ESV)
When you father children and children’s children, and have grown old in the land if you act corruptly by making a carved image in the form of anything, and by doing what is evil in the sight of the  Lord your God, so as to provoke him to anger,

Deut 9:18

(NIV)
Then once again I fell prostrate before the  Lord for forty days and forty nights; I ate no bread and drank no water, because of all the sin you had committed, doing what was evil in the  Lord’s sight and so arousing his anger.
(ESV)
Then I lay prostrate before the  Lord as before, forty days and forty nights. I neither ate bread nor drank water, because of all the sin that you had committed, in doing what was evil in the sight of the  Lord to provoke him to anger.

Deut 31:29

(NIV)
For I know that after my death you are sure to become utterly corrupt and to turn from the way I have commanded you. In days to come, disaster will fall on you because you will do evil in the sight of the  Lord and arouse his anger by what your hands have made.’

(ESV)
For I know that after my death you will surely act corruptly and turn aside from the way that I have commanded you. And in the days to come evil will befall you, because you will do what is evil in the sight of the  Lord provoking him to anger through the work of your hands.”

Deut 32:16

(NIV)
They made him jealous with their foreign gods
and angered him with their detestable idols.
(ESV)
They stirred him to jealousy with strange gods;
with abominations they provoked him to anger.

Deut 32:21

(NIV)
They made me jealous by what is no god
and angered me with their worthless idols.
I will make them envious by those who are not a people;
I will make them angry by a nation that has no understanding.
(ESV)
They have made me jealous with what is no god;
they have provoked me to anger with their idols.
So I will make them jealous with those who are no people;
I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.

Judg 2:12

(NIV)
They forsook the  Lord, the God of their ancestors, who had brought them out of Egypt. They followed and worshipped various gods of the peoples around them. They aroused the  Lord’s anger
(ESV)
And they abandoned the  Lord, the God of their fathers, who had brought them out of the land of Egypt. They went after other gods, from among the gods of the peoples who were around them, and bowed down to them. And they provoked the  Lord to anger.

Ruth 1:13

(NIV)
would you wait until they grew up? Would you remain unmarried for them? No, my daughters. It is more bitter for me than for you, because the  Lord’s hand has turned against me!’

(ESV)
would you therefore wait till they were grown? Would you therefore refrain from marrying? No, my daughters, for it is exceedingly bitter to me for your sake that the hand of the  Lord has gone out against me.”

Ruth 1:20

(NIV)
‘Don’t call me Naomi,’ she told them. ‘Call me Mara, because the Almighty has made my life very bitter.
(ESV)
She said to them, “Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

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 1:7

(NIV)
This went on year after year. Whenever Hannah went up to the house of the  Lord, her rival provoked her till she wept and would not eat.
(ESV)
So it went on year by year. As often as she went up to the house of the  Lord, she used to provoke her. Therefore Hannah wept and would not eat.

1Sam 30:6

(NIV)
David was greatly distressed because the men were talking of stoning him; each one was bitter in spirit because of his sons and daughters. But David found strength in the  Lord his God.

(ESV)
And David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because all the people were bitter in soul, each for his sons and daughters. But David strengthened himself in the  Lord his God.

1Kgs 14:9

(NIV)
You have done more evil than all who lived before you. You have made for yourself other gods, idols made of metal; you have aroused my anger and turned your back on me.

(ESV)
but you have done evil above all who were before you and have gone and made for yourself other gods and metal images, provoking me to anger, and have cast me behind your back,

1Kgs 14:15

(NIV)
And the  Lord will strike Israel, so that it will be like a reed swaying in the water. He will uproot Israel from this good land that he gave to their ancestors and scatter them beyond the River Euphrates, because they aroused the  Lord’s anger by making Asherah poles.
(ESV)
the  Lord will strike Israel as a reed is shaken in the water, and root up Israel out of this good land that he gave to their fathers and scatter them beyond the Euphrates, because they have made their Asherim, provoking the  Lord to anger.

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 16:2

(NIV)
‘I lifted you up from the dust and appointed you ruler over my people Israel, but you followed the ways of Jeroboam and caused my people Israel to sin and to arouse my anger by their sins.
(ESV)
Since I exalted you out of the dust and made you leader over my people Israel, and you have walked in the way of Jeroboam and have made my people Israel to sin, provoking me to anger with their sins,

1Kgs 16:7

(NIV)
Moreover, the word of the  Lord came through the prophet Jehu son of Hanani to Baasha and his house, because of all the evil he had done in the eyes of the  Lord, arousing his anger by the things he did, becoming like the house of Jeroboam – and also because he destroyed it.

(ESV)
Moreover, the word of the  Lord came by the prophet Jehu the son of Hanani against Baasha and his house, both because of all the evil that he did in the sight of the  Lord, provoking him to anger with the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam, and also because he destroyed it.

1Kgs 16:13

(NIV)
because of all the sins Baasha and his son Elah had committed and had caused Israel to commit, so that they aroused the anger of the  Lord, the God of Israel, by their worthless idols.

(ESV)
for all the sins of Baasha and the sins of Elah his son, which they sinned and which they made Israel to sin, provoking the  Lord God of Israel to anger with their idols.

1Kgs 16:26

(NIV)
He followed completely the ways of Jeroboam son of Nebat, committing the same sin Jeroboam had caused Israel to commit, so that they aroused the anger of the  Lord, the God of Israel, by their worthless idols.

(ESV)
For he walked in all the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and in the sins that he made Israel to sin, provoking the  Lord, the God of Israel, to anger by their idols.

1Kgs 16:33

(NIV)
Ahab also made an Asherah pole and did more to arouse the anger of the  Lord, the God of Israel, than did all the kings of Israel before him.

(ESV)
And Ahab made an Asherah. Ahab did more to provoke the  Lord, the God of Israel, to anger than all the kings of Israel who were before him.

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.

1Kgs 22:53

(NIV)
He served and worshipped Baal and aroused the anger of the  Lord, the God of Israel, just as his father had done.

(ESV)
He served Baal and worshiped him and provoked the  Lord, the God of Israel, to anger in every way that his father had done.

2Kgs 4:27

(NIV)
When she reached the man of God at the mountain, she took hold of his feet. Gehazi came over to push her away, but the man of God said, ‘Leave her alone! She is in bitter distress, but the  Lord has hidden it from me and has not told me why.’

(ESV)
And when she came to the mountain to the man of God, she caught hold of his feet. And Gehazi came to push her away. But the man of God said, “Leave her alone, for she is in bitter distress, and the  Lord has hidden it from me and has not told me.”

2Kgs 17:11

(NIV)
At every high place they burned incense, as the nations whom the  Lord had driven out before them had done. They did wicked things that aroused the  Lord’s anger.
(ESV)
and there they made offerings on all the high places, as the nations did whom the  Lord carried away before them. And they did wicked things, provoking the  Lord to anger,

2Kgs 17:17

(NIV)
They sacrificed their sons and daughters in the fire. They practised divination and sought omens and sold themselves to do evil in the eyes of the  Lord, arousing his anger.

(ESV)
And they burned their sons and their daughters as offerings and used divination and omens and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the  Lord, provoking him to anger.

2Kgs 21:6

(NIV)
He sacrificed his own son in the fire, practised divination, sought omens, and consulted mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the eyes of the  Lord, arousing his anger.

(ESV)
And he burned his son as an offering and used fortune-telling and omens and dealt with mediums and with necromancers. He did much evil in the sight of the  Lord, provoking him to anger.

2Kgs 21:15

(NIV)
they have done evil in my eyes and have aroused my anger from the day their ancestors came out of Egypt until this day.’

(ESV)
because they have done what is evil in my sight and have provoked me to anger, since the day their fathers came out of Egypt, even to this day.”

2Kgs 22:17

(NIV)
Because they have forsaken me and burned incense to other gods and aroused my anger by all the idols their hands have made, my anger will burn against this place and will not be quenched.”
(ESV)
Because they have forsaken me and have made offerings to other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the work of their hands, therefore my wrath will be kindled against this place, and it will not be quenched.

2Kgs 23:19

(NIV)
Just as he had done at Bethel, Josiah removed all the shrines at the high places that the kings of Israel had built in the towns of Samaria and that had aroused the  Lord’s anger.
(ESV)
And Josiah removed all the shrines also of the high places that were in the cities of Samaria, which kings of Israel had made, provoking the  Lord to anger. He did to them according to all that he had done at Bethel.

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.

2Chr 16:10

(NIV)
Asa was angry with the seer because of this; he was so enraged that he put him in prison. At the same time Asa brutally oppressed some of the people.

(ESV)
Then Asa was angry with the seer and put him in the stocks in prison, for he was in a rage with him because of this. And Asa inflicted cruelties upon some of the people at the same time.

2Chr 28:25

(NIV)
In every town in Judah he built high places to burn sacrifices to other gods and aroused the anger of the  Lord, the God of his ancestors.

(ESV)
In every city of Judah he made high places to make offerings to other gods, provoking to anger the  Lord, the God of his fathers.

2Chr 33:6

(NIV)
He sacrificed his children in the fire in the Valley of Ben Hinnom, practised divination and witchcraft, sought omens, and consulted mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the eyes of the  Lord, arousing his anger.

(ESV)
And he burned his sons as an offering in the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, and used fortune-telling and omens and sorcery, and dealt with mediums and with necromancers. He did much evil in the sight of the  Lord, provoking him to anger.

2Chr 34:25

(NIV)
Because they have forsaken me and burned incense to other gods and aroused my anger by all that their hands have made, my anger will be poured out on this place and will not be quenched.”
(ESV)
Because they have forsaken me and have made offerings to other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands, therefore my wrath will be poured out on this place and will not be quenched.

Neh 4:1

(NIV)
When Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became angry and was greatly incensed. He ridiculed the Jews,
(ESV)
Now when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry and greatly enraged, and he jeered at the Jews.

Neh 4:5

(NIV)
Do not cover up their guilt or blot out their sins from your sight, for they have thrown insults in the face of the builders.

(ESV)
Do not cover their guilt, and let not their sin be blotted out from your sight, for they have provoked you to anger in the presence of the builders.

Esth 8:11

(NIV)
The king’s edict granted the Jews in every city the right to assemble and protect themselves; to destroy, kill and annihilate the armed men of any nationality or province who might attack them and their women and children, and to plunder the property of their enemies.
(ESV)
saying that the king allowed the Jews who were in every city to gather and defend their lives, to destroy, to kill, and to annihilate any armed force of any people or province that might attack them, children and women included, and to plunder their goods,

Job 27:2

(NIV)
‘As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice,
the Almighty, who has made my life bitter,
(ESV)
“As God lives, who has taken away my right,
and the Almighty, who has made my soul bitter,

Ps 78:58

(NIV)
They angered him with their high places;
they aroused his jealousy with their idols.
(ESV)
For they provoked him to anger with their high places;
they moved him to jealousy with their idols.

Ps 106:29

(NIV)
they aroused the  Lord’s anger by their wicked deeds,
and a plague broke out among them.
(ESV)
they provoked the  Lord to anger with their deeds,
and a plague broke out among them.

Ps 112:10

(NIV)
The wicked will see and be vexed,
they will gnash their teeth and waste away;
the longings of the wicked will come to nothing.
(ESV)
The wicked man sees it and is angry;
he gnashes his teeth and melts away;
the desire of the wicked will perish!

Eccl 5:17

(NIV)
All their days they eat in darkness,
with great frustration, affliction and anger.
(ESV)
Moreover, all his days he eats in darkness in much vexation and sickness and anger.

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.

Isa 22:4

(NIV)
Therefore I said, ‘Turn away from me;
let me weep bitterly.
Do not try to console me
over the destruction of my people.’
(ESV)
Therefore I said:
“Look away from me;
let me weep bitter tears;
do not labor to comfort me
concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people.”

Isa 24:9

(NIV)
No longer do they drink wine with a song;
the beer is bitter to its drinkers.
(ESV)
No more do they drink wine with singing;
strong drink is bitter to those who drink it.

Isa 38:17

(NIV)
Surely it was for my benefit
that I suffered such anguish.
In your love you kept me
from the pit of destruction;
you have put all my sins
behind your back.
(ESV)
Behold, it was for my welfare
that I had great bitterness;
but in love you have delivered my life
from the pit of destruction,
for you have cast all my sins
behind your back.

Isa 65:3

(NIV)
a people who continually provoke me
to my very face,
offering sacrifices in gardens
and burning incense on altars of brick;
(ESV)
a people who provoke me
to my face continually,
sacrificing in gardens
and making offerings on bricks;

Jer 7:18

(NIV)
The children gather wood, the fathers light the fire, and the women knead the dough and make cakes to offer to the Queen of Heaven. They pour out drink offerings to other gods to arouse my anger.
(ESV)
The children gather wood, the fathers kindle fire, and the women knead dough, to make cakes for the queen of heaven. And they pour out drink offerings to other gods, to provoke me to anger.

Jer 7:19

(NIV)
But am I the one they are provoking? declares the  Lord. Are they not rather harming themselves, to their own shame?

(ESV)
Is it I whom they provoke? declares the  Lord. Is it not themselves, to their own shame?

Jer 8:19

(NIV)
Listen to the cry of my people
from a land far away:
‘Is the  Lord not in Zion?
Is her King no longer there?’
‘Why have they aroused my anger with their images,
with their worthless foreign idols?’
(ESV)
Behold, the cry of the daughter of my people
from the length and breadth of the land:
“Is the  Lord not in Zion?
Is her King not in her?”
“Why have they provoked me to anger with their carved images
and with their foreign idols?”

Jer 11:17

(NIV)
The  Lord Almighty, who planted you, has decreed disaster for you, because the people of both Israel and Judah have done evil and aroused my anger by burning incense to Baal.
(ESV)
The  Lord of hosts, who planted you, has decreed disaster against you, because of the evil that the house of Israel and the house of Judah have done, provoking me to anger by making offerings to Baal.”

Jer 25:6

(NIV)
Do not follow other gods to serve and worship them; do not arouse my anger with what your hands have made. Then I will not harm you.’

(ESV)
Do not go after other gods to serve and worship them, or provoke me to anger with the work of your hands. Then I will do you no harm.’

Jer 25:7

(NIV)
‘But you did not listen to me,’ declares the  Lord, ‘and you have aroused my anger with what your hands have made, and you have brought harm to yourselves.’

(ESV)
Yet you have not listened to me, declares the  Lord that you might provoke me to anger with the work of your hands to your own harm.

Jer 32:29

(NIV)
The Babylonians who are attacking this city will come in and set it on fire; they will burn it down, along with the houses where the people aroused my anger by burning incense on the roofs to Baal and by pouring out drink offerings to other gods.

(ESV)
The Chaldeans who are fighting against this city shall come and set this city on fire and burn it, with the houses on whose roofs offerings have been made to Baal and drink offerings have been poured out to other gods, to provoke me to anger.

Jer 32:30

(NIV)
‘The people of Israel and Judah have done nothing but evil in my sight from their youth; indeed, the people of Israel have done nothing but arouse my anger with what their hands have made, declares the  Lord.
(ESV)
For the children of Israel and the children of Judah have done nothing but evil in my sight from their youth. The children of Israel have done nothing but provoke me to anger by the work of their hands, declares the  Lord.
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