'Fall' in the Bible
and terror and dread will fall on them.They will be as still as a stonebecause of Your powerful armuntil Your people pass by, Lord,until the people whom You purchased pass by.
You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall before you by the sword.
Five of you will pursue 100, and 100 of you will pursue 10,000; your enemies will fall before you by the sword.
“I will put anxiety in the hearts of those of you who survive in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a wind-driven leaf will put them to flight, and they will flee as one flees from a sword, and fall though no one is pursuing them.
The Levites are to camp around the tabernacle of the testimony and watch over it, so that no wrath will fall on the Israelite community.”
When the dew fell on the camp at night, the manna would fall with it.
Your corpses will fall in this wilderness—all of you who were registered in the census, the entire number of you 20 years old or more—because you have complained about Me.
But as for you, your corpses will fall in this wilderness.
The Amalekites and Canaanites are right in front of you, and you will fall by the sword. The Lord won’t be with you, since you have turned from following Him.”
“You are to guard the sanctuary and the altar so that wrath may not fall on the Israelites again.
All its soil will be a burning waste of sulfur and salt, unsown, producing nothing, with no plant growing on it, just like the fall of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord demolished in His fierce anger.
Let my teaching fall like rainand my word settle like dew,like gentle rain on new grassand showers on tender plants.
This is how we will treat them: we will let them live, so that no wrath will fall on us because of the oath we swore to them.”
He became very thirsty and called out to the Lord: “You have accomplished this great victory through Your servant. Must I now die of thirst and fall into the hands of the uncircumcised?”
Then she let him fall asleep on her lap and called a man to shave off the seven braids on his head. In this way, she made him helpless, and his strength left him.
But the people said to Saul, “Must Jonathan die, who accomplished such a great deliverance for Israel? No, as the Lord lives, not a hair of his head will fall to the ground, for he worked with God’s help today.” So the people redeemed Jonathan, and he did not die.
So don’t let my blood fall to the ground far from the Lord’s presence, for the king of Israel has come out to search for a flea, like one who pursues a partridge in the mountains.”
She replied, “Please, may the king invoke the Lord your God, so that the avenger of blood will not increase the loss, and they will not eliminate my son!”“As the Lord lives,” he vowed, “not a hair of your son will fall to the ground.”
He’s probably already hiding in one of the caves or some other place. If some of our troops fall first, someone is sure to hear and say, ‘There’s been a slaughter among the people who follow Absalom.’
I wipe them out and crush them,and they do not rise;they fall beneath my feet.
David answered Gad, “I have great anxiety. Please, let us fall into the Lord’s hands because His mercies are great, but don’t let me fall into human hands.”
Then Solomon said, “If he is a man of character, not a single hair of his will fall to the ground, but if evil is found in him, he dies.”
And the Lord said, ‘Who will entice Ahab to march up and fall at Ramoth-gilead?’ So one was saying this and another was saying that.
Then the man of God asked, “Where did it fall?”When he showed him the place, the man of God cut a stick, threw it there, and made the iron float.
So a horseman went to meet Jehu and said, “This is what the king asks: ‘Do you come in peace?’”Jehu replied, “What do you have to do with peace? Fall in behind me.” The watchman reported, “The messenger reached them but hasn’t started back.”
So he sent out a second horseman, who went to them and said, “This is what the king asks: ‘Do you come in peace?’”Jehu answered, “What do you have to do with peace? Fall in behind me.”
You have indeed defeated Edom, and you have become overconfident. Enjoy your glory and stay at home. Why should you stir up such trouble that you fall—you and Judah with you?”
I am about to put a spirit in him, and he will hear a rumor and return to his own land where I will cause him to fall by the sword.’”
David answered Gad, “I’m in anguish. Please, let me fall into the Lord’s hands because His mercies are very great, but don’t let me fall into human hands.”
And the Lord said, ‘Who will entice Ahab king of Israel to march up and fall at Ramoth-gilead?’ So one was saying this and another was saying that.
You have said, ‘Look, I have defeated Edom,’ and you have become overconfident that you will get glory. Now stay at home. Why stir up such trouble so that you fall and Judah with you?”
Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven must be done diligently for the house of the God of heaven, so that wrath will not fall on the realm of the king and his sons.
When shadows began to fall on the gates of Jerusalem just before the Sabbath, I gave orders that the gates be closed and not opened until after the Sabbath. I posted some of my men at the gates, so that no goods could enter during the Sabbath day.
Haman told his wife Zeresh and all his friends everything that had happened. His advisers and his wife Zeresh said to him, “Since Mordecai is Jewish, and you have begun to fall before him, you won’t overcome him, because your downfall is certain.”
Would God’s majesty not terrify you?Would His dread not fall on you?
then let my shoulder blade fall from my back,and my arm be pulled from its socket.
For He says to the snow, “Fall to the earth,”and the torrential rains, His mighty torrential rains,
Punish them, God;let them fall by their own schemes.Drive them out because of their many crimes,for they rebel against You.
So he is oppressed and beaten down;the helpless fall because of his strength.
I crush them, and they cannot get up;they fall beneath my feet.
They collapse and fall,but we rise and stand firm.
Let ruin come on him unexpectedly,and let the net that he hid ensnare him;let him fall into it—to his ruin.
There the evildoers fall;they have been thrown down and cannot rise.
For I am about to fall,and my pain is constantly with me.
Your arrows pierce the hearts of the king’s enemies;the peoples fall under you.
Indeed, You put them in slippery places;You make them fall into ruin.
He made them fall in His camp,all around His tent.
However, you will die like menand fall like any other ruler.”
Though a thousand fall at your sideand ten thousand at your right hand,the pestilence will not reach you.
So He raised His hand against them with an oaththat He would make them fall in the desert
He loved cursing—let it fall on him;he took no delight in blessing—let it be far from him.
You pushed me hard to make me fall,but the Lord helped me.
Let hot coals fall on them.Let them be thrown into the fire,into the abyss, never again to rise.
Let the wicked fall into their own nets,while I pass by safely.
The Lord helps all who fall;He raises up all who are oppressed.
The righteousness of the blameless clears his path,but the wicked person will fall because of his wickedness.
Without guidance, people fall,but with many counselors there is deliverance.
Anyone trusting in his riches will fall,but the righteous will flourish like foliage.
Pride comes before destruction,and an arrogant spirit before a fall.
One with a twisted mind will not succeed,and one with deceitful speech will fall into ruin.
The mouth of the forbidden woman is a deep pit;a man cursed by the Lord will fall into it.
The one who digs a pit will fall into it,and whoever rolls a stone—it will come back on him.
The one who leads the upright into an evil waywill fall into his own pit,but the blameless will inherit what is good.
The one who lives with integrity will be helped,but one who distorts right and wrongwill suddenly fall.
The one who digs a pit may fall into it,and the one who breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.
Your men will fall by the sword,your warriors in battle.
I will make it a wasteland.It will not be pruned or weeded;thorns and briers will grow up.I will also give orders to the cloudsthat rain should not fall on it.
Many will stumble over these;they will fall and be broken;they will be snared and captured.
There will be nothing to doexcept crouch among the prisonersor fall among the slain.In all this, His anger is not removed,and His hand is still raised to strike.
On that dayhis burden will fall from your shoulders,and his yoke from your neck.The yoke will be broken because of fatness.
He is clearing the thickets of the forest with an ax,and Lebanon with its majesty will fall.
On that day”—the declaration of the Lord of Hosts—“the peg that was driven into a firm place will give way, be cut off, and fall, and the load on it will be destroyed.” Indeed, the Lord has spoken.
Whoever flees at the sound of panicwill fall into a pit,and whoever escapes from the pitwill be caught in a trap.For the windows are opened from heaven,and the foundations of the earth are shaken.
Streams flowing with water will be on every high mountain and every raised hill on the day of great slaughter when the towers fall.
Egyptians are men, not God;their horses are flesh, not spirit.When the Lord raises His hand to strike,the helper will stumbleand the one who is helped will fall;both will perish together.
Then Assyria will fall,but not by human sword;a sword will devour him,but not one made by man.He will flee from the sword;his young men will be put to forced labor.
I am about to put a spirit in him and he will hear a rumor and return to his own land, where I will cause him to fall by the sword.’”
To one who shapes a pedestal,choosing wood that does not rot?He looks for a skilled craftsmanto set up an idol that will not fall over.
Youths may faint and grow weary,and young men stumble and fall,
The craftsman encourages the metalworker;the one who flattens with the hammersupports the one who strikes the anvil,saying of the soldering, “It is good.”He fastens it with nails so that it will not fall over.
But disaster will happen to you;you will not know how to avert it.And it will fall on you,but you will be unable to ward it off.Devastation will happen to you suddenlyand unexpectedly.
If anyone attacks you,it is not from Me;whoever attacks youwill fall before you.
For just as rain and snow fall from heavenand do not return therewithout saturating the earthand making it germinate and sprout,and providing seed to sowand food to eat,
The sons of your oppressorswill come and bow down to you;all who reviled youwill fall facedown at your feet.They will call you the City of the Lord,Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
Were they ashamed when they acted so abhorrently?They weren’t at all ashamed.They can no longer feel humiliation.Therefore, they will fall among the fallen.When I punish them, they will collapse,says the Lord.
“You are to say to them: This is what the Lord says:Do people fall and not get up again?If they turn away, do they not return?
Were they ashamed when they acted so abhorrently?They weren’t at all ashamed.They can no longer feel humiliation.Therefore, they will fall among the fallen.When I punish them, they will collapse,”says the Lord.
Speak as follows:This is what the Lord says: Human corpses will falllike manure on the surface of the field,like newly cut grain after the reaperwith no one to gather it.
I will spoil the plans of Judah and Jerusalem in this place. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, by the hand of those who want to take their life. I will provide their corpses as food for the birds of the sky and for the wild animals of the land.
for this is what the Lord says, ‘I am about to make you a terror to both yourself and those you love. They will fall by the sword of their enemies before your very eyes. I will hand Judah over to the king of Babylon, and he will deport them to Babylon and put them to the sword.
For I have heard the gossip of many people,“Terror is on every side!Report him; let’s report him!”Everyone I trusted watches for my fall.“Perhaps he will be deceivedso that we might prevail against himand take our vengeance on him.”
Therefore, their way will be to themlike slippery paths in the gloom.They will be driven away and fall down there,for I will bring disaster on them,the year of their punishment.This is the Lord’s declaration.
“Then you are to say to them: This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Drink, get drunk, and vomit. Fall down and never get up again, as a result of the sword I am sending among you.
Wail, you shepherds, and cry out.Roll in the dust, you leaders of the flock.Because the days of your slaughter have come,you will fall and become shattered like a precious vase.
Indeed, I will certainly deliver you so that you do not fall by the sword. Because you have trusted in Me, you will keep your life like the spoils of war.” This is the Lord’s declaration.
And I will take away the remnant of Judah, those who have resolved to go to the land of Egypt to live there for a while; they will meet their end. All of them in the land of Egypt will fall by the sword; they will meet their end by famine. From the least to the greatest, they will die by the sword and by famine. Then they will become an object of cursing, scorn, execration, and disgrace.
The swift cannot flee,and the warrior cannot escape!In the north by the bank of the Euphrates River,they stumble and fall.
He who flees from the panic will fall in the pit,and he who climbs from the pitwill be captured in the trap,for I will bring against Moabthe year of their punishment.This is the Lord’s declaration.
At the sound of their fall the earth will quake; the sound of her cry will be heard at the Red Sea.
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