Definitions of limitation



a limiting rule or circumstance; a restriction.

severe limitations on water use


restriction curb restraint control check bar barrier block deterrent


a legally specified period beyond which an action may be defeated or a property right is not to continue.

This is by way of exception, for unless the court does make a direction the primary limitation period will continue to apply.

Synonyms of limitation


restriction imperfection limit

See also


Job 11:7-12 - God Can Do As He Pleases

7 "Can you discover the depths of God? Can you discover the limits of the Almighty? 8 "They are high as the heavens, what can you do? Deeper than Sheol, what can you know? 9 "Its measure is longer than the earth And broader than the sea.

10 "If He passes by or shuts up, Or calls an assembly, who can restrain Him? 11 "For He knows false men, And He sees iniquity without investigating. 12 "An idiot will become intelligent When the foal of a wild donkey is born a man.

Job 38:39-40 - The Lioness

Job 39:9-12 - The Wild Ox

Job 40:6-7 - Yahweh Challenges Job Again

Job 41:18-34 - When This Monster Sneezes

Job 42:10-17 - God Restores Job

Job 11:7-12 - God Can Do As He Pleases

Psalm 1:1-6 - The Ways Of The Righteous And The Wicked

Psalm 2:1-12 - The Messiah's Reign

Psalm 3:1-Psalm 4:1 - Confidence In Troubled Times

Psalm 5:1-Psalm 6:1 - The Refuge Of The Righteous

Psalm 7:1-Psalm 8:1 - Prayer For Justice

Related Topics


2 Corinthians 10:15

not boasting beyond our measure, that is, in other men's labors, but with the hope that as your faith grows, we will be, within our sphere, enlarged even more by you,

2 Corinthians 10:13

But we will not boast beyond our measure, but within the measure of the sphere which God apportioned to us as a measure, to reach even as far as you.

Job 14:5

"Since his days are determined, The number of his months is with You; And his limits You have set so that he cannot pass.

Job 11:7

"Can you discover the depths of God? Can you discover the limits of the Almighty?

Proverbs 17:27

He who restrains his words has knowledge, And he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

Proverbs 8:29

When He set for the sea its boundary So that the water would not transgress His command, When He marked out the foundations of the earth;

Psalm 119:96

I have seen a limit to all perfection; Your commandment is exceedingly broad.

Acts 17:26

and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation,

Psalm 147:5

Great is our Lord and abundant in strength; His understanding is infinite.

Ecclesiastes 7:19

Wisdom strengthens a wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city.

Psalm 74:17

You have established all the boundaries of the earth; You have made summer and winter.

Job 38:10

And I placed boundaries on it And set a bolt and doors,

Lamentations 3:21

This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope.

John 3:34

"For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for He gives the Spirit without measure.

Isaiah 54:3

"For you will spread abroad to the right and to the left And your descendants will possess nations And will resettle the desolate cities.

Lamentations 3:37

Who is there who speaks and it comes to pass, Unless the Lord has commanded it?

Lamentations 5:10

Our skin has become as hot as an oven, Because of the burning heat of famine.

Ecclesiastes 7:20

Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins.

Lamentations 3:25

The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him.

Romans 6:19

I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification.

Lamentations 4:8

Their appearance is blacker than soot, They are not recognized in the streets; Their skin is shriveled on their bones, It is withered, it has become like wood.

Lamentations 3:22

The LORD'S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail.

Exodus 19:23

Moses said to the LORD, "The people cannot come up to Mount Sinai, for You warned us, saying, 'Set bounds about the mountain and consecrate it.'"

Micah 2:13

"The breaker goes up before them; They break out, pass through the gate and go out by it. So their king goes on before them, And the LORD at their head."

Ephesians 3:19

and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that he waits silently For the salvation of the LORD.

Lamentations 3:23

They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.

Psalm 78:41

Again and again they tempted God, And pained the Holy One of Israel.

Daniel 2:44

"In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, and that kingdom will not be left for another people; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever.

Romans 15:20

And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man's foundation;

1 Corinthians 8:9

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

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Do not be hasty in word or impulsive in thought to bring up a matter in the presence of God For God is in heaven and you are on the earth; therefore let your words be few.

Job 26:10

"He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters At the boundary of light and darkness.

Lamentations 5:7

Our fathers sinned, and are no more; It is we who have borne their iniquities.

Ezekiel 28:2

"Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Because your heart is lifted up And you have said, 'I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods In the heart of the seas'; Yet you are a man and not God, Although you make your heart like the heart of God--

Psalm 119:97

O how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.

Matthew 18:21

Then Peter came and said to Him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?"

Topics on Limitations

Limitations Of Old People


For when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart away after other gods; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been.

Limitations Of Strength


"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.

Limitations Of The Body


Then the LORD said, "My Spirit shall not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; nevertheless his days shall be one hundred and twenty years."

Limitations Of Youth


So, remove grief and anger from your heart and put away pain from your body, because childhood and the prime of life are fleeting.

Satan, Limitations Of


Then the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your power, only do not put forth your hand on him." So Satan departed from the presence of the LORD.