|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The state of being difficult, or hard to do; hardness; arduousness; -- opposed to easiness or facility; as, the difficulty of a task or enterprise; a work of difficulty.
2. (n.) Something difficult; a thing hard to do or to understand; that which occasions labor or perplexity, and requires skill and perseverance to overcome, solve, or achieve; a hard enterprise; an obstacle; an impediment; as, the difficulties of a science; difficulties in theology.
3. (n.) A controversy; a falling out; a disagreement; an objection; a cavil.
4. (n.) Embarrassment of affairs, especially financial affairs; -- usually in the plural; as, to be in difficulties.
Difficulty (12 Occurrences)
Matthew 19:23 Jesus said to his disciples, "Most certainly I say to you, a rich man will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven with difficulty. (WEB WEY DBY WBS)
Mark 7:32 They brought to him one who was deaf and had an impediment in his speech. They begged him to lay his hand on him. (See NAS)
Luke 9:39 and behold, a spirit takes him, and suddenly he cries out, and it tears him with foaming, and with difficulty departs from him after crushing him. (DBY NAS)
Acts 14:18 Even with words like these they had difficulty in preventing the thronging crowd from offering sacrifices to them. (WEY DBY NAS NIV)
Acts 27:7 When we had sailed slowly many days, and had come with difficulty opposite Cnidus, the wind not allowing us further, we sailed under the lee of Crete, opposite Salmone. (WEB WEY ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 27:8 With difficulty sailing along it we came to a certain place called Fair Havens, near the city of Lasea. (WEB WEY ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 27:16 Running under the lee of a small island called Clauda, we were able, with difficulty, to secure the boat. (WEB WEY ASV DBY RSV)
1 Peter 4:18 And if it is difficult even for a righteous man to be saved, what will become of irreligious men and sinners? (See NAS)
Genesis 35:16 They traveled from Bethel. There was still some distance to come to Ephrath, and Rachel travailed. She had hard labor. (See NIV)
Exodus 7:18 The fish that are in the river shall die, and the river shall become foul; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink water from the river."'" (See NAS)
Exodus 14:25 And he took off their chariot wheels, and caused them to drive with difficulty; and the Egyptians said, Let us flee before Israel, for Jehovah is fighting for them against the Egyptians! (DBY YLT NAS NIV)
Joshua 19:47 The border of the children of Dan went out beyond them; for the children of Dan went up and fought against Leshem, and took it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and possessed it, and lived therein, and called Leshem, Dan, after the name of Dan their father. (See NIV)