- Laman1 and Lemuel speak hard words unto younger brothers: 1 Ne. 3:28 .
- Lehi1 spoke many things that were hard to understand: 1 Ne. 15:3 .
- guilty take truth to be hard: 1 Ne. 16:2 .
- words of truth are hard against all uncleanness: 2 Ne. 9:40 .
- Nephites seek to destroy Samuel the Lamanite because his words are hard against them: Hel. 14:10 .