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Genesis 3:17

Bible Rank: 1,051
To Adam he said, "Because you listened to your wife and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, 'You must not eat of it,' "Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat of it all the days of your life. NIV
And to Adam He said, Because you have listened and given heed to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it, the ground is under a curse because of you; in sorrow and toil shall you eat [of the fruits] of it all the days of your life. AMP
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; KJV

Hebrews 12:11

Bible Rank: 3,133
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. NIV
For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems grievous and painful; but afterwards it yields a peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it [a harvest of fruit which consists in righteousness--in conformity to God's will in purpose, thought, and action, resulting in right living and right standing with God]. AMP
Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby. KJV

1 Samuel 5:6

Bible Rank: 3,455
The LORD's hand was heavy on the people of Ashdod and its vicinity; he brought devastation on them and afflicted them with tumors. NIV
But the hand of the Lord was heavy upon the people of Ashdod, and He caused [mice to spring up and there was] very deadly destruction and He smote the people with [very painful] tumors or boils, both Ashdod and its territory. AMP
But the hand of the LORD was heavy upon them of Ashdod, and he destroyed them, and smote them with emerods, even Ashdod and the coasts thereof. KJV

Ecclesiastes 4:6

Bible Rank: 4,526
Better one handful with tranquillity than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind. NIV
Better is a handful with quietness than both hands full with painful effort, a vain striving after the wind and a feeding on it. AMP
Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit. KJV

Ecclesiastes 4:8

Bible Rank: 5,142
There was a man all alone; he had neither son nor brother. There was no end to his toil, yet his eyes were not content with his wealth. "For whom am I toiling," he asked, "and why am I depriving myself of enjoyment?" This too is meaningless – a miserable business! NIV
Here is one alone--no one with him; he neither has child nor brother. Yet there is no end to all his labor, neither is his eye satisfied with riches, neither does he ask, For whom do I labor and deprive myself of good? This is also vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility); yes, it is a painful effort and an unhappy business. [Prov. 27:20; I John 2:16.] AMP
There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail. KJV

Ecclesiastes 8:16

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When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to observe the labor that is done on earth – people getting no sleep day or night – NIV
When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to see the business activity and the painful effort that take place upon the earth--how neither day nor night some men's eyes sleep-- AMP
When I applied mine heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth: (for also there is that neither day nor night seeth sleep with his eyes:) KJV

Ecclesiastes 3:10

Bible Rank: 7,248
I have seen the burden God has laid on the human race. NIV
I have seen the painful labor and exertion and miserable business which God has given to the sons of men with which to exercise and busy themselves. AMP
I have seen the travail, which God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised in it. KJV

1 Samuel 5:12

Bible Rank: 8,453
Those who did not die were afflicted with tumors, and the outcry of the city went up to heaven. NIV
The men who had not died were stricken with very painful tumors or boils, and the cry of the city went up to heaven. AMP
And the men that died not were smitten with the emerods: and the cry of the city went up to heaven. KJV

2 Corinthians 2:1

Bible Rank: 9,964
So I made up my mind that I would not make another painful visit to you. NIV
BUT I definitely made up my mind not to grieve you with another painful and distressing visit. AMP
But I determined this with myself, that I would not come again to you in heaviness. KJV

Genesis 5:29

Bible Rank: 10,998
He named him Noah and said, "He will comfort us in the labor and painful toil of our hands caused by the ground the LORD has cursed." NIV
He named him Noah, saying, This one shall bring us relief and comfort from our work and the [grievous] toil of our hands due to the ground being cursed by the Lord. AMP
And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed. KJV

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