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tribulations, plural;
  1. A cause of great trouble or suffering
    • - the tribulations of being a megastar
  2. A state of great trouble or suffering
    • - his time of tribulation was just beginning

  1. trial: 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"
  2. (tribulate) oppress or trouble greatly
  3. The Tribulation is the name given to the event or events referred to in ("For then shall be great tribulation..." - King James Version) and other passages of the New Testament in the Holy Bible. ...
  4. "Tribulations" is the seventh single from LCD Soundsystem released on September 27, 2005. The cover was designed by Michael Vadino for DFA Design.
  5. Any adversity; a trying period or event
  6. (tribulations) From the Latin verb tribulare, meaing to oppress.
  7. A condition of affliction and distress. A prophesied future period of time in where  God's wrath will be poured out upon the world in judgment.
  8. To compress or squeeze.
  9. A period of upheaval, usually seven years in length, during which Satan will exert control over the earth through the antichrist. All but a small remnant of Christian faithful -- perhaps numbering 144,000 -- will die as a result of wars, plagues, and famine. ...
  10. A period, generally thought to be seven years, in which the Antichrist comes to power, and the world is destroyed by war, disease, rampant crime, earthquakes, and other nastiness. The Tribulation is supposed to take place immediately before Christ's Millennium.
  11. A period of seven years of judgment before the second coming of Christ, foretold by Daniel the prophet, and Jesus Matthew 24. Also known as "The time of Jacobs trouble", "The last day", and "The day of the Lord".
  12. in fundamentalist expectations, a 7-year period of great suffering and turmoil before the Second Coming of Christ; but exactly when the rapture is to occur in relation to the tribulation is disputed among such believers:
  13. A period of seven years of great misery and death, which is described in Revelation 14:9-16.
  14. That awful, hellish period between the Apocalypse and Jesus’ final return when people will suffer a meaningless, excruciating existence.  Tulsa, Oklahoma residents will not be able to tell the difference.
  15. From the Biblical verse that mentions “the time of Jacob’s Trouble/Tribulation.” A mostly Christian term for the last seven years before Messiah returns/comes physically to the earth. ...
  16. A period of time lasting 7 years, the first 3-1/2 years will be relatively peaceful as the Antichrist rises to power. The second 3-1/2 years will bring the greatest suffering in human history as the wrath of God and the Antichrist is poured out on earth. (Dan. 9 v.27, Mat. 24 v.21)
  17. Literally threshing or affliction.
  18. Great misery or distress.
  19. According to pre-millennialism, this is a seven year period that immediately precedes the return of Christ and the millennial kingdom of His rule which lasts for 1000 years. ...