Verses with the word adversity in the Old Testament (9 verses):
2 Samuel 4:9
And David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said unto them, As the LORD liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity,
2 Chronicles 15:6
And nation was destroyed of nation, and city of city: for God did vex them with all adversity.
He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity.
But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:
That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked.
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.
In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.
And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be removed into a corner any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers: