97 occurrences in 14 translations

'Down' in the Bible

The next day, a man escaped from Saul's camp! With torn clothes and dirty hair, he approached David, fell to the ground, and bowed down to him.

Then David called out to one of his young men and ordered him, "Go up to him and cut him down!" So he attacked him and killed him.

(He gave instructions that the people of Judah should be taught "The Bow." Indeed, it is written down in the Book of Yashar.)

And Joab the son of Zeruiah, and the servants of David, went out, and met together by the pool of Gibeon: and they sat down, the one on the one side of the pool, and the other on the other side of the pool.

And they caught every one his fellow by the head, and thrust his sword in his fellow's side; so they fell down together: wherefore that place was called Helkathhazzurim, which is in Gibeon.

so Abner told Asahel again, "Stop following me. Why should I strike you down? How could I show my face to your brother Joab?"

Howbeit he refused to turn aside: wherefore Abner with the hinder end of the spear smote him under the fifth rib, that the spear came out behind him; and he fell down there, and died in the same place: and it came to pass, that as many as came to the place where Asahel fell down and died stood still.

Joab also and Abishai pursued after Abner: and the sun went down when they were come to the hill of Ammah, that lieth before Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon.

But the servants of David had struck down many of Benjamin and Abner's men, so that three hundred and sixty men died.

May [the blood] come down on the head of Joab and all the house of his father. {May the house of Joab never lack} [one with] a bodily discharge or [one with] leprosy or [one who] grasps the distaff or [one who] falls by the sword or [one who is] lacking food."

And when all the people came to cause David to eat meat while it was yet day, David sware, saying, So do God to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or ought else, till the sun be down.

And the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, go, and come in at the heat of the day unto the house of Ish-Bosheth, and he is lying down -- the lying down of noon;

But when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines came up to seek David; and David heard of it, and went down to the hold.

When you hear the sound of marching coming from the tops of the balsam trees, then be sure to act quickly, since the LORD will have gone out ahead of you to cut down the Philistine army."

So David did exactly as the Lord commanded him, and he struck down the Philistines all the way from Geba to Gezer.

Just then, the anger of the LORD blazed against Uzzah, and God struck him down right there because of his failure, and he died there beside the Ark of God.

As the ark of the Lord was entering the city of David, Saul's daughter Michal looked down from the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, and she despised him in her heart.

After the king had settled down in his palace and the LORD had given him respite from all of his surrounding enemies,

for I have not dwelt in a house even from the day of My bringing up the sons of Israel out of Egypt, even unto this day, and am walking up and down in a tent and in a tabernacle.

During all the time that I have walked up and down among all the sons of Israel, a word have I spoken with one of the tribes of Israel which I commanded to feed my people Israel, saying, 'Why have ye not built to Me a house of cedars?

"When your days are complete and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your descendant after you, who will come forth from you, and I will establish his kingdom.

And he smote Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the ground; even with two lines measured he to put to death, and with one full line to keep alive. And so the Moabites became David's servants, and brought gifts.

Then David struck down Hadadezer the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, when he went to restore his monument at the Euphrates River.

When the Arameans of Damascus came to assist King Hadadezer of Zobah, David struck down 22,000 Aramean men.

David made a reputation for himself when he returned from striking down 18,000 Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

Mephibosheth son of Jonathan son of Saul came to David, bowed down to the ground and paid homage. David said, "Mephibosheth!" "I am your servant," he replied.

Mephibosheth bowed down and said, "What is your servant that you take an interest in a dead dog like me?"

But the Arameans fled before Israel, and David killed 700 of their charioteers and 40,000 foot soldiers. He also struck down Shobach commander of their army, who died there.

and it cometh to pass, at evening-time, that David riseth from off his couch, and walketh up and down on the roof of the king's house, and seeth from the roof a woman bathing, and the woman is of very good appearance,

And David said to Uriah, Go down to thy house, and wash thy feet. And Uriah departed out of the king's house, and there followed him a mess of meat from the king.

But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and went not down to his house.

And when they had told David, saying, Uriah went not down unto his house, David said unto Uriah, Camest thou not from thy journey? why then didst thou not go down unto thine house?

And when David had called him, he did eat and drink before him; and he made him drunk: and at even he went out to lie on his bed with the servants of his lord, but went not down to his house.

In the letter he wrote: Put Uriah at the front of the fiercest fighting, then withdraw from him so that he is struck down and dies.

and if the king begins to be angry and he should say unto thee, Why did you approach so near unto the city when ye fought? Did ye not know that which they can throw down from the wall?

'Who struck down Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? Did not a woman throw an upper millstone on him from the wall so that he died at Thebez? Why did you go so near the wall?'--then you shall say, 'Your servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.'"

So the man went, and came to David, and gave him all the news which Joab had sent him to give; then David was angry with Joab and said, Why did you go so near the town for the fight? was it not certain that their archers would be on the wall? who put Abimelech, the son of Jerubbaal, to death? did not a woman send a great stone down on him from the wall, putting him to death at Thebez? why did you go so near the wall?

However, the archers shot down on your soldiers from the top of the wall, and some of the king's soldiers died. Your servant Uriah the Hittite is also dead."

And David saith unto the messenger, 'Thus dost thou say unto Joab, Let not this thing be evil in thine eyes; for thus and thus doth the sword devour; strengthen thy warfare against the city, and throw it down -- and strengthen thou him.'

Why then have you despised the command of the Lord by doing what I consider evil? You struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and took his wife as your own wife-you murdered him with the Ammonite's sword.

And Jonadab said unto him, Lay thee down on thy bed, and make thyself sick: and when thy father cometh to see thee, say unto him, I pray thee, let my sister Tamar come, and give me meat, and dress the meat in my sight, that I may see it, and eat it at her hand.

So Amnon lay down, and made himself sick: and when the king was come to see him, Amnon said unto the king, I pray thee, let Tamar my sister come, and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat at her hand.

So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was laid down. And she took flour, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and did bake the cakes.

She brought the pan and set it down in front of him, but he refused to eat. Amnon said, "Everyone leave me!" And everyone left him.

What will become of me in my shame? and as for you, you will be looked down on with disgust by all Israel. Now then, go and make your request to the king, for he will not keep me from you.

Absalom instructed his servants, "Look! When Amnon is drunk and I say to you, 'Strike Amnon down,' kill him then and there. Don't fear! Is it not I who have given you these instructions? Be strong and courageous!"

While they were on the way, a report reached David: "Absalom struck down all the king's sons; not even one of them survived!"

In response the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground, and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

Meanwhile, Absalom had run away. While the young man standing watch was looking around, all of a sudden he observed many people coming down the road behind and to the west of the mountain! So the watchman left his post and reported, "I have seen men coming from the direction of Horonaim."

So the Tekoan woman went to the king. She bowed down with her face to the ground in deference to him and said, "Please help me, O king!"

Now the entire family has risen up against your servant, saying, 'Turn over the one who struck down his brother, so that we can execute him and avenge the death of his brother whom he killed. In so doing we will also destroy the heir.' They want to extinguish my remaining coal, leaving no one on the face of the earth to carry on the name of my husband."

for we do surely die, and are as water which is running down to the earth, which is not gathered, and God doth not accept a person, and hath devised devices in that the outcast is not outcast by Him.

Then Joab bowed down with his face toward the ground and thanked the king. Joab said, "Today your servant knows that I have found favor in your sight, my lord the king, because the king has granted the request of your servant!"

Joab went to the king and told him. So David summoned Absalom, who came to the king and bowed down with his face to the ground before the king. Then the king kissed Absalom.

When a person approached to bow down to him, Absalom reached out his hand, took hold of him, and kissed him.

David said to all his servants who were with him at Jerusalem, "Arise and let us flee, for otherwise none of us will escape from Absalom. Go in haste, or he will overtake us quickly and bring down calamity on us and strike the city with the edge of the sword."

Whereas thou camest but yesterday, should I this day make thee go up and down with us? seeing I go whither I may, return thou, and take back thy brethren: mercy and truth be with thee.

And lo Zadok also, and all the Levites were with him, bearing the ark of the covenant of God: and they set down the ark of God; and Abiathar went up, until all the people had done passing out of the city.

Then the king said to Ziba, Behold, thine are all that pertained unto Mephibosheth. And Ziba bowed down and said, Let me find grace in thy sight, my lord, O king.

I will attack him while he is weak and weary, throw him into a panic, and all the people with him will scatter. I will strike down only the king

If he escapes into a city, we'll bring ropes to that city and tear it down! We won't leave a single stone left in the valley!"

Nevertheless a lad saw them, and told Absalom: but they went both of them away quickly, and came to a man's house in Bahurim, which had a well in his court; whither they went down.

Joab replied to the man who was telling him this, "What! You saw this? Why didn't you strike him down right on the spot? I would have given you ten pieces of silver and a commemorative belt!"

Then Joab said to the Cushite, "Go, tell the king what you have seen"; then the Cushite bowed down to Joab and ran [off].

And Ahimaaz called, and said unto the king, All is well. And he fell down to the earth upon his face before the king, and said, Blessed be the LORD thy God, which hath delivered up the men that lifted up their hand against my lord the king.

And Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite, which was of Bahurim, hasted and came down with the men of Judah to meet king David.

There were 1,000 men from Benjamin with him. Ziba, an attendant from the house of Saul, with his 15 sons and 20 servants also rushed down to the Jordan ahead of the king.

And there went over a ferry boat to carry over the king's household, and to do what he thought good. And Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king, as he was come over Jordan;

Just as the king was about to ford the Jordan River, Gera's son Shimei fell down in front of the king and addressed him, "May your majesty not hold me guilty. Don't remember how your servant did wrong the day your majesty the king left Jerusalem. May the king not let it burden his heart,

For thy servant doth know that I have sinned: therefore, behold, I am come the first this day of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

And Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king, and had neither dressed his feet, nor trimmed his beard, nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came again in peace.

And Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim, and went over Jordan with the king, to conduct him over Jordan.

And they came and besieged him in Abel of Bethmaachah, and they cast up a bank against the city, and it stood in the trench: and all the people that were with Joab battered the wall, to throw it down.

That is not the matter. But a man from the mountains of Ephraim, whose name [is] Sheba the son Bicri, has lifted up his hand against the king, against David. Give only him to us, and I will depart from the city." The woman said to Joab, "Look, his head [is] being thrown down to you over the wall."

Then the woman in her wisdom went to all the people. And they cut off the head of Sheba son of Bichri and cast it down to Joab. So he blew the trumpet, and they retired from the city, every man to his own home. And Joab returned to Jerusalem to the king.

Rizpah, Aiah's daughter, took sackcloth and spread it out for herself on the rock from the beginning of the harvest until the rain poured down from heaven on the bodies. She kept the birds of the sky from them by day and the wild animals by night.

then David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabesh-gilead, who had stolen them from the open square of Beth-shan, where the Philistines had hanged them on the day the Philistines struck down Saul in Gilboa.

Moreover the Philistines had yet war again with Israel; and David went down, and his servants with him, and fought against the Philistines: and David waxed faint.

But Abishai the son of Zeruiah came to David's aid, striking the Philistine down and killing him. Then David's men took an oath saying, "You will not go out to battle with us again! You must not extinguish the lamp of Israel!"

Now it came about after this that there was war again with the Philistines at Gob; then Sibbecai the Hushathite struck down Saph, who was among the descendants of the giant.

When he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimei, David's brother, struck him down.

Smoke ascended from his nose; fire devoured as it came from his mouth; he hurled down fiery coals.

Teaching my hands for battle, And brought down was a bow of brass by mine arms,

I devoured them, striking them down until they could not get up again. They fell beneath my feet.

I beat them fine, like the dust of the earth; like the mire of the streets, I crushed them, I stamped them down.

It is God that avengeth me, and that bringeth down the people under me,

[Eleazar] arose and struck down the Philistines until his hand was weary and clung to the sword. The Lord wrought a great deliverance and victory that day; the men returned after him only to take the spoil.

but Shammah took his stand in the middle of the field, defended it, and struck down the Philistines. So the Lord brought about a great victory.

And three of the thirty chief went down, and came to David in the harvest time unto the cave of Adullam: and the troop of the Philistines pitched in the valley of Rephaim.

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man, of Kabzeel, who had done many acts, he slew two lionlike men of Moab: he went down also and slew a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow:

And he slew an Egyptian, a goodly man: and the Egyptian had a spear in his hand; but he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear.

Then David spoke to the LORD when he saw the angel who was striking down the people, and said, "Behold, it is I who have sinned, and it is I who have done wrong; but these sheep, what have they done? Please let Your hand be against me and against my father's house."

Araunah looked down and saw the king and his servants coming toward him, so he went out and bowed to the king with his face to the ground.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

גּדע 
Gada` 
... down , cut off , asunder , cut in sunder
Usage: 22

גּהר 
Gahar 
Usage: 3

גּזז 
Gazaz 
Usage: 15

גּזר 
Gazar 
Usage: 13

גּלל 
Galal 
Usage: 18

דּוּשׁ 
Duwsh (Aramaic) 
tread it down
Usage: 1

דּחח דּחה 
Dachah 
Usage: 10

דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 15

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

דּרך 
Darak 
Usage: 63

הדך 
Hadak 
Usage: 1

הלם 
Halam 
Usage: 9

הפך 
Hophek 
Usage: 1

זלל 
Zalal 
Usage: 9

חבט 
Chabat 
Usage: 5

חטב 
Chatab 
Usage: 9

חתת 
Chathath 
Usage: 48

חתת 
Chathath 
Usage: 1

ינח 
Yanach 
Usage: 0

יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

ישׁח 
Yeshach 
Usage: 1

כּחד 
Kachad 
Usage: 32

כּנע 
Kana` 
Usage: 36

כּסח 
Kacach 
cut up , cut down
Usage: 2

כּפף 
Kaphaph 
Usage: 5

כּרע 
Kara` 
Usage: 36

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

כּשׁל 
Kashal 
Usage: 62

כּתת 
Kathath 
Usage: 17

לוּע 
Luwa` 
Usage: 2

מבוא 
Mabow' 
Usage: 23

מבוּסה 
M@buwcah 
Usage: 3

מוט 
Mowt 
Usage: 38

מוּל 
Muwl 
Usage: 37

מורד 
Mowrad 
Usage: 5

מטּה 
Mattah 
Usage: 19

מעל 
me`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

מרבּץ 
Marbets 
Usage: 2

מרמס 
Mirmac 
Usage: 7

נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

נבל 
Nabel 
Usage: 25

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

נגף 
Nagaph 
Usage: 49

נגר 
Nagar 
Usage: 10

נדח 
Nadach 
Usage: 53

נדף 
Nadaph 
drive away , drive , thrust him down , shaken , driven to and fro , tossed to and fro
Usage: 9

נוּח 
Nuwach 
Usage: 144

נזל 
Nazal 
Usage: 16

נחת 
Nachath 
Usage: 9

נחת 
N@chath (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

נחת 
Nachath 
Usage: 8

נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

נמל 
Namal 
Usage: 4

נסח 
N@cach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

נפל 
N@phal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

נקף 
Naqaph 
Usage: 19

נתץ 
Nathats 
Usage: 42

סגד 
Cagad 
Usage: 4

סלה 
Calah 
Usage: 4

עוה 
`avah 
Usage: 17

עות 
`avath 
Usage: 11

עסס 
`acac 
Usage: 1

עקר 
`aqar 
hough , pluck up , rooted up , digged down
Usage: 7

ערף 
`araph 
Usage: 2

ערף 
`araph 
Usage: 5

פּרץ 
Parats 
Usage: 49

צען 
Tsa`an 
Usage: 1

קוּר 
Quwr 
Usage: 5

קטף 
Qataph 
crop off , pluck , cut up , cut down
Usage: 5

קמט 
Qamat 
cut down , filled me with wrinkles
Usage: 2

קמל 
Qamal 
Usage: 2

קצב 
Qatsab 
Usage: 2

רבע 
Raba` 
Usage: 3

רבץ 
Rabats 
Usage: 30

רבץ 
Rebets 
Usage: 4

רמה 
R@mah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

רמס 
Ramac 
Usage: 19

רעף 
Ra`aph 
Usage: 5

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

שׁוּח 
Shuwach 
Usage: 3

שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

שׁחח 
Shachach 
Usage: 21

שׁכב 
Shakab 
lie , sleep , lie down , rest , lien ,
Usage: 210

שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

שׁמט 
Shamat 
Usage: 9

שׁפל 
Shaphel 
...low , ...down , humble , abase , debase , put lower
Usage: 31

שׁפל 
Sh@phal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

שׁקע 
Shaqa` 
Usage: 6

שׁקף 
Shaqaph 
Usage: 22



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