Weakness

Definitions of weakness

Noun

the state or condition of lacking strength.

the country's weakness in international dealings

Synonyms:

frailty feebleness enfeeblement fragility delicacy infirmity sickness sickliness debility incapacity impotence indisposition decrepitude vulnerability timidity cowardliness pusillanimity indecision irresolution ineffectuality ineptitude impotence meekness powerlessness ineffectiveness untenability implausibility poverty inadequacy transparency flimsiness hollowness indistinctness mutedness faintness feebleness lowness dimness paleness

Examples of Weakness

Critics will no doubt mock the idea, asserting perhaps that it is a sign of weakness or even desperation.

Synonyms of weakness

Noun

frailty fault fondness timidity untenability indistinctness impuissance failing

2 Corinthians 12:9

And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

Isaiah 40:29

He gives strength to the weary, And to him who lacks might He increases power.

2 Corinthians 11:30

If I have to boast, I will boast of what pertains to my weakness.

1 Corinthians 15:43

it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power;

2 Corinthians 11:29

Who is weak without my being weak? Who is led into sin without my intense concern?

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.

1 Corinthians 1:25

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

1 Corinthians 8:9

But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.

1 Corinthians 1:27

but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong,

1 Corinthians 2:3

I was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling,

Romans 8:26

In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words;

2 Corinthians 12:10

Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

2 Corinthians 13:4

For indeed He was crucified because of weakness, yet He lives because of the power of God For we also are weak in Him, yet we will live with Him because of the power of God directed toward you.

Romans 15:1

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves.

2 Corinthians 13:9

For we rejoice when we ourselves are weak but you are strong; this we also pray for, that you be made complete.

Psalm 73:26

My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Proverbs 24:10

If you are slack in the day of distress, Your strength is limited.

1 Corinthians 11:30

For this reason many among you are weak and sick, and a number sleep.

1 Corinthians 8:10

For if someone sees you, who have knowledge, dining in an idol's temple, will not his conscience, if he is weak, be strengthened to eat things sacrificed to idols?

Isaiah 35:3

Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble.

Romans 8:3

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

Matthew 26:41

"Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are prudent in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are distinguished, but we are without honor.

Ezekiel 34:16

"I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy I will feed them with judgment.

Psalm 109:24

My knees are weak from fasting, And my flesh has grown lean, without fatness.

2 Chronicles 15:7

"But you, be strong and do not lose courage, for there is reward for your work."

Romans 14:2

One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables only.

Galatians 4:13

but you know that it was because of a bodily illness that I preached the gospel to you the first time;

Hebrews 4:15

For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.

Romans 14:21

It is good not to eat meat or to drink wine, or to do anything by which your brother stumbles.

Romans 14:1

Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.

Psalm 41:1

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

Hebrews 5:2

he can deal gently with the ignorant and misguided, since he himself also is beset with weakness;

Job 4:3

"Behold you have admonished many, And you have strengthened weak hands.

Romans 4:19

Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah's womb;

Psalm 72:13

He will have compassion on the poor and needy, And the lives of the needy he will save.

Nehemiah 6:9

For all of them were trying to frighten us, thinking, "They will become discouraged with the work and it will not be done." But now, O God, strengthen my hands.

Psalm 34:10

The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.

Psalm 82:4

Rescue the weak and needy; Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked.

Jeremiah 31:25

"For I satisfy the weary ones and refresh everyone who languishes."

Ezekiel 7:17

'All hands will hang limp and all knees will become like water.

Psalm 103:14

For He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.

Galatians 4:9

But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again?

Proverbs 24:5

A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power.

2 Corinthians 10:10

For they say, "His letters are weighty and strong, but his personal presence is unimpressive and his speech contemptible."

Ezekiel 34:4

"Those who are sickly you have not strengthened, the diseased you have not healed, the broken you have not bound up, the scattered you have not brought back, nor have you sought for the lost; but with force and with severity you have dominated them.

Isaiah 37:3

They said to him, "Thus says Hezekiah, 'This day is a day of distress, rebuke and rejection; for children have come to birth, and there is no strength to deliver.

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.

Hebrews 12:12

Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble,

Psalm 6:2

Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am pining away; Heal me, O LORD, for my bones are dismayed.

Topics on Weakness

God's Weakness

46;1;25

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Weakness In Division

42;11;17

But He knew their thoughts and said to them, "Any kingdom divided against itself is laid waste; and a house divided against itself falls.

Weakness, Physical

45;8;3

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

Weakness, Spiritual

47;12;10

Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.