'Fall' in the Bible
And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took one of his sides and closed up the flesh in its place;
And the men were afraid because they were brought into Joseph's house, and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks the first time we are brought in here that he may seek occasion against us and fall upon us and take us for slaves and our asses.
Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that bites the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.
Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness of thine arm they shall be as still as a stone, until thy people pass over, O LORD, until the people pass over, which thou hast purchased.
And ye shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.
And five of you shall chase one hundred, and one hundred of you shall put ten thousands to flight; and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.
And upon those that are left alive of you I will send such cowardice into their hearts in the lands of their enemies, that the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursue.
And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursue; and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.
And why has the LORD brought us unto this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should be a prey? Would it not be better for us to return into Egypt?
Your carcasses shall fall in this wilderness, all that were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old and upward, who have murmured against me;
But as for you, your carcasses, they shall fall in this wilderness.
For the Amalekite and the Canaanite are there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword; because ye are turned away from following the LORD, therefore, the LORD will not be with you.
Command the sons of Israel and say unto them, When ye have entered into the land of Canaan (this is the land that shall fall unto you for an inheritance, even the land of Canaan according to its borders),
When thou shall build a new house, then thou shalt make a parapet for thy roof that thou not bring blood upon thine house if anyone should fall from there.
Thou shalt have olive trees throughout all thy borders, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olive shall fall.
And when they make a long sound of jubilee with the horn so that ye hear the voice of the shofar, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat; then the people shall ascend up each man straight before him.
Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, Rise thou and fall upon us, for as the man is, so is his strength. And Gideon arose, and slew Zebah and Zalmunna and took away the ornaments that were on their camels' necks.
And they said unto him, We have come to bind thee that we may deliver thee into the hand of the Philistines. And Samson said unto them, Swear unto me that ye will not fall upon me yourselves.
And he was sore athirst and called on the LORD and said, Thou hast given this great salvation by the hand of thy slave; and now shall I die for thirst and fall into the hand of the uncircumcised?
and let fall also some of the handfuls on purpose for her and leave them that she may glean them and do not reprehend her.
Then said she, Sit still, my daughter, until thou shall know how the matter will fall, for that man will not rest until he has concluded the thing today.
And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him and did not let any of his words fall to the ground.
Then the people said unto Saul, Shall Jonathan die, who has wrought this great saving health in Israel? No, in no wise: as the LORD lives, there shall not one hair of his head fall to the ground, for he has wrought with God this day. So the people rescued Jonathan that he did not die.
And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The desire of the king is not in any dowry, but one hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. For Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.
And he changed his behaviour before them and feigned himself a fool in their hands and scrabbled on the doors of the gate and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.
Then the king said unto the footmen that stood about him, Turn and slay the priests of the LORD because their hand also is with David and because they knew when he fled and did not show it to me. But the slaves of the king would not put forth their hands to fall upon the priests of the LORD.
Then the king said to Doeg, Turn thou and fall upon the priests. And Doeg, the Edomite, turned and he fell upon the priests and slew on that day eighty-five men that wore a linen ephod.
Now therefore, do not let my blood fall to the earth before the face of the LORD, for the king of Israel is come out to seek a flea as when one hunts a partridge in the mountains.
Then David called one of the young men and said, Go near and fall upon him. And he smote him that he died.
Thy hands were not bound nor thy feet put into fetters. Thou didst fall as a man falls before wicked men. And all the people wept again over him.
Then she said, I pray thee, let the king remember the LORD thy God, that thou will not allow the avengers of blood to increase the damage by destroying my son. And he said, As the LORD lives, not one hair of thy son shall fall to the earth.
Then David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait; let us fall now into the hand of the LORD, for his mercies are great, and let me not fall into the hand of man.
And Solomon said, If he will show himself virtuous, there shall not one hair of him fall to the ground, but if wickedness shall be found in him, he shall die.
And it was told King Solomon that Joab had fled unto the tabernacle of the LORD and that he was by the altar. Then Solomon sent Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, saying, Go, fall upon him.
And the king said unto him, Do as he has said and fall upon him and bury him that thou may take away from me and from the house of my father the blood which Joab shed without a cause.
And the LORD said, Who shall persuade Ahab that he may go up and fall at Ramothgilead? And one said in this manner and another said in that manner.
And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he showed him the place. Then he cut down a stick and cast it in there and caused the iron to swim.
If we say, We will enter into the city, then the famine is in the city, and we shall die there; and if we stay here, we shall die also. Now therefore come, and let us fall unto the host of the Syrians; if they save us alive, we shall live; and if they kill us, we shall but die.
Know now that of the word of the LORD which the LORD spoke concerning the house of Ahab, nothing shall fall to the ground, for the LORD has done that which he spoke by his slave Elijah.
Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thy heart has lifted thee up; glory in this, but tarry at home. Why should thou meddle in evil that thou should fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?
Behold, I will send a spirit upon him, and he shall hear a rumour and shall return to his own land, and I will cause him to fall by the sword in his own land.
Then David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait; let me fall now into the hand of the LORD, for very great are his mercies, but do not let me fall into the hand of man.
And if thy people Israel should fall before their enemies because they have sinned against thee and if they should convert and confess thy name and pray and make supplication before thee in this house,
And the LORD said, Who shall entice Ahab, king of Israel, that he may go up and fall at Ramothgilead? And one spoke saying after this manner, and another saying after that manner.
and thou shalt have great sickness, with disease of thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day.
But if thou wilt go, if thou wilt do it, and strengthen thyself for the battle, God shall make thee fall before the enemy; for in God is the strength, to help or to cast down.
Thou sayest, Behold, I have smitten Edom; and with this thy heart lifts thee up to boast; abide now at home; why should thou meddle to thy hurt, that thou should fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?
And Haman told Zeresh, his wife, and all his friends all that had befallen him. Then his wise men and Zeresh, his wife, said unto him, If Mordecai is of the seed of the Jews, before whom thou hast begun to fall, thou shalt not prevail against him, but shalt surely fall before him.
Certainly his excellency should make you afraid, and his dread should fall upon you.
then let my back fall from my shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from its joint.
Declare them guilty, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out for the multitude of their rebellions; for they have rebelled against thee.
He made a pit and deepened it and shall fall into the ditch which he made.
because my enemies are turned back; they shall fall and perish at thy presence.
He crouches and hides himself, and many are those who fall under his power.
I shall smite them, and they will not be able to rise: they shall fall under my feet.
Let destruction come upon him at unawares, and let his net that he has hid catch himself; into that very destruction let him fall.
Thine arrows, by which the peoples fall under thee, penetrate the heart of the enemies of the king.
So they shall make their own council and agreements to fall upon themselves; all that see them shall flee away.
They fall upon the habitations of the wilderness; and the hills gird themselves with happiness.
Yea, all kings shall fall down before him; all Gentiles shall serve him.
Surely thou didst set them in slippery places; in desolation thou shalt cause them to fall.
And he let it fall in the midst of their camp, round about their habitations.
But ye shall die like men and fall like one of the tyrants.
Thousands shall fall at thy side and ten thousands at thy right hand, but it shall not come near thee.
Thou hast thrust at me with violence that I might fall, but the LORD helped me.
Let burning coals fall upon them; let them be cast into the fire, into deep pits, that they not rise up again.
Let the wicked fall together into their own nets, whilst I pass on ahead forever.
Samech The LORD upholds all that fall and raises up all those that are oppressed.
For they do not sleep, unless they have done evil; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone to fall.
For she has caused many to fall down dead; yea, all the strong men have been slain by her.
The wise in heart will receive the commandments, but he who speaks foolishness shall fall.
He that winks with the eye causes sorrow, and he that speaks foolishness shall fall.
The righteousness of the perfect shall straighten his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.
When intelligence is lacking, the people shall fall, but in the multitude of counsellors there is salvation.
He that trusts in his riches shall fall, but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
A bad messenger shall fall into evil: but a faithful ambassador is medicine.
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
He that has a perverse heart shall never find good, and he that stirs up trouble with his tongue shall fall into evil.
The mouth of strange women is a deep pit; he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein.
For a just man falls seven times and rises up again, but the wicked shall fall into evil.
Whosoever digs a pit shall fall therein, and he that rolls a stone, it will return upon him.
Whosoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit, but the perfect shall inherit every good thing.
Blessed is the man that fears God always, but he that hardens his heart shall fall into evil.
Whosoever walks in integrity shall be saved, but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall into one of them.
When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases, but the righteous shall see their fall.
For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow; but woe to him that is alone when he falls, for he has not another to help him up.
He that digs a pit shall fall into it, and whosoever breaks a hedge, a serpent shall bite him.
Thy men shall fall by the sword, and thy mighty in the war.
Then he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock to cause a fall to both the houses of Israel, for a snare and for a net to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And many among them shall stumble and fall and be broken and be snared and be taken.
They shall bow down among the prisoners, and they shall fall among the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
And he shall cut down the thickness of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by force.
Every one that is found shall be thrust through, and every one that is joined unto them shall fall by the sword.
In that day, saith the LORD of the hosts, the nail that is fastened in the sure place shall be removed and be cut down and fall and the burden that was upon it shall be cut off: for the LORD has spoken it.
And it shall come to pass that he who shall flee from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that shall come up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare: because from on high, windows have been opened, and the foundations of the earth shall shake.
The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard and shall be removed like a cottage; and its transgression shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall and never rise again.
But the word of the LORD shall be unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little; that they might go and fall backward and be broken and snared and taken.
Therefore this sin shall be to you as an open wall ready to fall and as a breach in a high defence, whose breaking comes suddenly at an instant.
And there shall be upon every high mountain and upon every high hill, rivers and streams of waters in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers shall fall.
Now the Egyptian is a man, and not God, and his horses flesh, and not spirit, so that as the LORD shall stretch out his hand, both he that helps shall fall, and he that is helped shall fall down, and they shall all fail together.
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