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burden

  1. A load of any kind (Exodus 23:5).

  2. A severe task (Exodus 2:11).

  3. A difficult duty, requiring effort (Exodus 18:22).

  4. A prophecy of a calamitous or disastrous nature (Isa. 13:1; 17:1; Hab. 1:1, etc.).