16 occurrences

'Befall' in the Bible

They said, We saw that the Lord was certainly with you; so we said, Let there be now an oath between us [carrying a curse with it to befall the one who breaks it], even between you and us, and let us make a covenant with you

But Benjamin, Joseph's [full] brother, Jacob did not send with his brothers; for he said, Lest perhaps some harm or injury should befall him.

But [Jacob] said, My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left [of his mother's children]; if harm or accident should befall him on the journey you are to take, you would bring my hoary head down to Sheol (the place of the dead) with grief.

And if you take this son also from me, and harm or accident should befall him, you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow and evil to Sheol (the place of the dead).

And Jacob called for his sons and said, Gather yourselves together [around me], that I may tell you what shall befall you in the latter or last days.

Come, let us deal shrewdly with them, lest they multiply more and, should war befall us, they join our enemies, fight against us, and escape out of the land.

Then My anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and 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, Have not these evils come upon us because our God is not among us?

For I know that after my death you 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 you will do what is evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke Him to anger through the work of your hands.

Does not calamity [justly] befall the unrighteous, and disaster the workers of iniquity?

Let destruction befall [my foe] unawares; let the net he hid for me catch him; let him fall into that very destruction.

There shall no evil befall you, nor any plague or calamity come near your tent.

Behold, they say to me, Where is the word of the Lord [predicting the disaster that you said would befall us]? Let it come now!

Now I have come to make you understand what is to befall your people in the latter days, for the vision is for [many] days yet to come.

Then Jesus, knowing all that was about to befall Him, went out to them and said, Whom are you seeking? [Whom do you want?]

And Simon answered, Pray for me [beseech the Lord, both of you], that nothing of what you have said may befall me!

And now, you see, I am going to Jerusalem, bound by the [Holy] Spirit and obligated and compelled by the [convictions of my own] spirit, not knowing what will befall me there -- "

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אנה 
'anah 
Usage: 4

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

מקרה 
Miqreh 
Usage: 10

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 34

קרה 
Qarah 
Usage: 27

συμβαίνω 
Sumbaino 
happen unto , happen , befall , so it be
Usage: 8

συναντάω 
sunantao 
Usage: 5