'Fails' in the Bible
“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.
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.
Don’t discard me in my old age;as my strength fails, do not abandon me.
Answer me quickly, Lord;my spirit fails.Don’t hide Your face from me,or I will be like thosegoing down to the Pit.
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.
“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.
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,
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.