'Fails' in the Bible
When the money was all spent in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came to Joseph, and said, "Give us bread, for why should we die in your presence? For our money fails."
"'When a person sins in that he hears a public curse against one who fails to testify and he is a witness (he either saw or knew what had happened) and he does not make it known, then he will bear his punishment for iniquity.
but fails to bring it to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting as an offering in the presence of the tent of the LORD, that person will incur bloodguilt. Because he has shed blood, that person is to be eliminated from contact with his people."
to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, but fails to bring it to offer it to the LORD, that person is to be eliminated from contact with his people."
“But the man who is ceremonially clean, is not on a journey, and yet fails to observe the Passover is to be cut off from his people, because he did not present the Lord’s offering at its appointed time. That man will bear the consequences of his sin.
Look! He's probably already hiding in a cave or someplace like that. If the first attack fails, people will hear about it and think, "Absalom's army is losing!'
So then, summon to me all of the prophets of Baal and all of his servants and his priests; no man should fail to come, for I have a great sacrifice for Baal. Anyone who fails to come shall not live!" Now Jehu was acting with cunning in order to destroy the servants of Baal.
In Judah, it was said:The strength of the laborer fails,since there is so much rubble.We will never be ableto rebuild the wall.
Yet all of this fails to satisfy me so long as I have to see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate."
“His bull breeds and does not fail;His cow calves and does not miscarry.
For my life nears its end in pain; my years draw to a close as I groan. My strength fails me because of my sin, and my bones become brittle.
My heart pounds, my strength fails me, even the gleam in my eye is gone.
For innumerable dangers surround me. My sins overtake me so I am unable to see; they outnumber the hairs of my head so my strength fails me.
(since the redemption price for their life is costly and it always fails),
Don’t discard me in my old age;as my strength fails, do not abandon me.
My flesh and my heart fails, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
My soul longs and even fails for the courtyards of Yahweh. My heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.
Answer me quickly, Lord;my spirit fails.Don’t hide Your face from me,or I will be like thosegoing down to the Pit.
Yes, though he live a thousand years twice told, and yet fails to enjoy good, don't all go to one place?
Yes also, when the fool walks by the way, his understanding fails him, and he says to everyone that he is a fool.
They are afraid of heights, and terrors [are] on the road. The almond tree blossoms, and the grasshopper draws itself along, and desire fails because man goes to his eternal home, and the mourners go about in the streets.
For the waters of Nimrim are desolate.Indeed the grass is withered, the new growth dies;There is no green thing.
The poor and needy seek water, and there is none. Their tongue fails for thirst. I, Yahweh, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
The ironworker labors over the coals,shapes the idol with hammers,and works it with his strong arm.Also he grows hungry and his strength fails;he doesn’t drink water and is faint.
Never again will one of her infants live just a few days or an old man die before his time. Indeed, no one will die before the age of a hundred, anyone who fails to reach the age of a hundred will be considered cursed.
Wild donkeys stand on the barren hills. They pant for air like jackals. Their eyesight fails because there is no vegetation."
Thus says Yahweh: If my covenant of day and night fails, if I have not appointed the ordinances of heaven and earth;
“Son of man, what is this proverb you people have about the land of Israel, which goes:The days keep passing by,and every vision fails?
Indeed, they sow the windand reap the whirlwind.There is no standing grain;what sprouts fails to yield flour.Even if they did,foreigners would swallow it up.
The fields are destroyed;the land grieves;indeed, the grain is destroyed;the new wine is dried up;and the olive oil fails.
The vine dries upAnd the fig tree fails;The pomegranate, the palm also, and the apple tree,All the trees of the field dry up.Indeed, rejoicing dries upFrom the sons of men.
Though the fig tree does not budand there is no fruit on the vines,though the olive crop failsand the fields produce no food,though there are no sheep in the penand no cattle in the stalls,
The righteous LORD who lives within her will do no wrong; he will bring justice to light morning by morning. He never fails, but the unjust are shameless.
And even now the axe is lying at the root of the trees, so that every tree which fails to yield good fruit will quickly be hewn down and thrown into the fire."
and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves also forgive every one who fails in his duty to us; and bring us not into temptation.'"
And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of the unrighteous money so that when it fails, they may welcome you into eternal dwellings.
If anyone hears My words and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge and condemn the world [that is, to initiate the final judgment of the world], but to save the world.
For any one who eats and drinks, eats and drinks judgement to himself, if he fails to estimate the body aright.
Love never fails. Now if there are prophecies, they will be done away with. If there are languages, they will cease. If there is knowledge, it will be done away with.
If anyone fails to provide for his own, and especially for those of his own family, he has denied the faith [by disregarding its precepts] and is worse than an unbeliever [who fulfills his obligation in these matters].
"And even if *our* faith fails, He remains true--He cannot prove false to Himself."
See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up and causes you trouble, or many of you will become defiled.
For whoever keeps the entire law, yet fails in one point, is guilty of breaking it all.
Therefore, anyone who knows what is right but fails to do it is guilty of sin.
Whoever says, “I have come to know Him,” but does not habitually keep [focused on His precepts and obey] His commandments (teachings), is a liar, and the truth [of the divine word] is not in him.
This is how God's children and the Devil's children are distinguished. No person who fails to practice righteousness and to love his brother is from God.