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Origin of tribulation
Examples from the Web for tribulation
The rest of them would be left behind for a period of tribulation that was going to end five months later—on October 21, 2011.
But there are those who believe that humans have a role to play in the Tribulation.
For those holding these beliefs, the main curb to violent action rests in their understanding of how the Tribulation begins.
In the world ye have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.John xvi.
I never meant to dare send them to you, Mr. Marrapit, but in this moment of your tribulation I make bold to do so.Once Aboard The Lugger|Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
It increaseth my tribulation, that Griffydd with the red lance is not at liberty.
And just before that He said to them, 'In the world ye shall have tribulation, but in Me ye shall have peace.'Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
This is a world of trial and tribulation, and I've had my share.Timothy Crump's Ward|Horatio Alger
Word Origin for tribulation
early 13c., from Old French tribulacion (12c.), from Late Latin tribulationem (nominative tribulatio) "distress, trouble, affliction" (c.200), from tribulatus, past participle of tribulare "to oppress, afflict," a figurative use by Christian writers of Latin tribulare "to press," also possibly "to thresh out grain," from tribulum "threshing sledge," from stem of terere "to rub" (see throw (v.)) + -bulum, suffix forming names of tools.