'Befall' in the Bible
They said, “We see clearly that the Lord has been with you; so we said, ‘There should now be an oath between us [with a curse for the one who breaks it], that is, between you and us, and let us make a covenant (binding agreement, solemn promise) with you,
But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure mischief befall him.
And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.
Come, let us deal shrewdly with them, so that they will not multiply and in the event of war, join our enemies, and fight against us and escape from the land.”
The blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you live; and when I see the blood I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.
Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall befall them; so that they will say in that day, Are not these evils come upon us, because our God is not among us?
For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days; because ye will do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.
For how shall I endure to see the evil that shall befall my people? and how shall I endure to see the destruction of my kindred?
“Does not tragedy fall [justly] on the unjustAnd disaster to those who work wickedness?
Let destruction come upon my enemy by surprise;Let the net he hid for me catch him;Into that very destruction let him fall.
There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
Then I said to myself, “As is the fate of the fool, it will also befall me. Why then have I been extremely wise?” So I said to myself, “This too is vanity.”
Apportion what you have into seven, or even eight parts, because you don't know what disaster might befall the land.
"But disaster will come upon you, and you will not know how to charm it away. A calamity will befall you that you will not be able to ward off; and devastation will come upon you suddenly, and you won't anticipate it.
Behold, they keep saying to me,“Where is the word of the Lord [that is, the disaster that you prophesied]?Let it come now!”
May it not befall you, all who pass along the road! Look and see: Is there any grief like my grief dealt out to me, by which the LORD afflicted me in the time of his fierce wrath?
Now I am come to make thee understand what shall befall thy people in the latter days: for yet the vision is for many days.
Shall the trumpet be blown in a city, and the people not be afraid? shall evil befall a city, and Jehovah hath not done it?
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, who say, Evil shall not overtake nor befall us.
Afterward Jesus *found him in the temple and said to him, “Behold, you have become well; do not sin anymore, so that nothing worse happens to you.”
Then Jesus, knowing all that was about to happen to Him, went to them and asked, “Whom do you want?”
But Simon answered, “Pray to the Lord for me both of you, so that nothing of what you have said will come upon me.”
And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:
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