Verses with the word adversity in the Apocrypha (8 verses):
For gold is tried in the fire, and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
Prosperity and adversity, life and death, poverty and riches, come of the Lord.
A friend cannot be known in prosperity: and an enemy cannot be hidden in adversity.
In the prosperity of a man enemies will be grieved: but in his adversity even a friend will depart.
If adversity come upon thee, thou shalt find him there first; and though he pretend to help thee, yet shall he undermine thee.
2 Maccabees 5:20
And therefore the place itself, that was partaker with them of the adversity that happened to the nation, did afterward communicate in the benefits sent from the Lord: and as it was forsaken in the wrath of the Almighty, so again, the great Lord being reconciled, it was set up with all glory.
2 Maccabees 6:16
And therefore he never withdraweth his mercy from us: and though he punish with adversity, yet doth he never forsake his people.
2 Maccabees 12:30
But when the Jews that dwelt there had testified that the Scythopolitans dealt lovingly with them, and entreated them kindly in the time of their adversity;