Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?
fell on his face, and God talked with him, saying,
Then fire came out from before the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the portions of fat on the altar; and when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell on their faces.
Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces in the presence of all the assembly of the congregation of the sons of Israel.
But they fell on their faces and said, “O God,
God of the spirits of all flesh, when one man sins, will You be angry with the entire congregation?”
I fell down before the Lord, as at the first, forty days and nights; I neither ate bread nor drank water, because of all your sin which you had committed in doing what was evil in the sight of the Lord to provoke Him to anger.
He said, “No; rather I indeed come now as captain of the host of the Lord.” And Joshua
fell on his face to the earth, and bowed down, and said to him, “What has my lord to say to his servant?”
tore his clothes and fell to the earth on his face before the ark of the Lord until the evening, both he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.
For it came about when the flame went up from the altar toward heaven, that the angel of the Lord ascended in the flame of the altar. When Manoah and his wife saw this, they
fell on their faces to the ground.
1 Chronicles 21:16
Then David lifted up his eyes and saw the angel of the Lord standing between earth and heaven, with his drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders,
covered with sackcloth, fell on their faces.
Then Job arose and
tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped.
As the appearance of the
rainbow in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the surrounding radiance. Such was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. And when I saw it, I fell on my face and heard a voice speaking.
So he came near to where I was standing, and when he came I was frightened and
fell on my face; but he said to me, “Son of man, understand that the vision pertains to the time of the end.”
After coming into the house they saw the Child with
Mary His mother; and they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
When He had taken the
book, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
And the twenty-four elders, who
sit on their thrones before God, fell on their faces and worshiped God,
to herself, saying, “ After I have become old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?”
Sarah said, “God has made
laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh with me.”
Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day, and he saw it and was glad.”
Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now
as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb;