The Nature of the Tribulation: A Time of Trouble and Distress

Stephen Nielsen

The word “tribulation” best fits under this category, and its literal meaning is “to press,” as to press grapes; it also carries the meaning, to be afflicted, and burdened. Besides the word tribulation, seven other words in the following passages fit under this heading: trouble, distress, misfortune, testing (or trial), gloom, darkness, and desolation.

Deuteronomy 4:30 (ASV)

When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, in the latter days thou shalt return to Jehovah thy God, and hearken unto his voice:

This is no doubt referring to when Israel, at the very end of the Tribulation, sees Jesus coming in the clouds and they mourn over their rejection of Him and repent (read Zechariah 12:10).

Jeremiah 30:7

Alas! for that day is great,

There is none like it;

And it is the time of Jacob’s distress(trouble, ASV),

But he will…

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1 Response to The Nature of the Tribulation: A Time of Trouble and Distress

  1. JJSJ says:

    Zechariah 12:10 is a prophecy of the pitiful future — it is so much better to recognize Jesus as the Scripture-promised Messiah, now (!), and be permanently rescued — than to wait till past the Rapture, and thus be “left behind” to endure the timeframe of God’s wrath, mixed with all of the evil that will be occurring an an unbelieving world tries unsuccessfully to escape God.

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