77 occurrences in 13 translations

'Sudden' in the Bible

Isaac went out walking in a field. He looked up, and all of a sudden there were some camels coming.

As he was observing a well that had been dug out on the open range, all of a sudden he noticed three flocks of sheep lying there, because shepherds watered their flocks from that well. There was a very large stone that covered the opening of the well,

"We were tying sheaves together out in the middle of the fields, when all of a sudden, my sheaf stood up erect! And then your sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to my sheaf!"

So the senior security advisor related his dream to Joseph. "In my dream," he said, "all of a sudden there was a vine in front of me!

When the head chef heard that the interpretation was good, he told Joseph, "I was also in my dream. All of a sudden, there were three baskets with white bread stacked on top of my head.

when all of a sudden seven healthy, plump cows emerged from the Nile to graze in the grass that grew in the reeds that lined the bank.

But all of a sudden they ate up the seven healthy, plump cows! Then Pharaoh woke up.

and all of a sudden seven healthy, plump, beautiful cows emerged from the Nile and began to graze among the reeds that line the bank.

All of a sudden, seven thin, withered ears of grain, scorched by the east wind, sprouted up after them.

then I will certainly do this to you: I'll appoint sudden terror to infect you like tuberculosis and fever. Your eyes will fail and your life will waste away. You'll plant in vain, because your enemies will consume what you plant.

All of a sudden, the LORD told Moses, Aaron, and Miriam, "The three of you are to come out to the Tent of Meeting." So the three of them went out.

Come out from among this people, so that I may send sudden destruction on them.

When the community gathered together against Moses and Aaron, they turned toward the Tent of Meeting. All of a sudden, a cloud covered it and the glory of the LORD appeared.

Come out from among this people, so that I may send sudden destruction on them. And they went down on their faces.

all of a sudden the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand! The donkey turned off the road and went into an open field. Balaam started beating the donkey in order to turn her back to the road,

The Lord will send on you cursing and trouble and punishment in everything to which you put your hand, till sudden destruction overtakes you; because of your evil ways in which you have been false to me.

Punishment is mine and reward, at the time of the slipping of their feet: for the day of their downfall is near, sudden will be their fate.

Then the men of Ai looked back behind them and all of a sudden! smoke from the city was rising into the sky. They were unable to run in any direction, because the Israelis who had fled toward the wilderness had turned around to attack their pursuers.

So Joshua, having come up from Gilgal all night, made a sudden attack on them.

While they were enjoying themselves, all of a sudden, perverted men of the city surrounded the house and beat on the door. They said to the old man who was the owner of the house, “Bring out the man who came to your house so we can have sex with him!”

Then the Lord sent sudden fear on Benjamin before Israel; and that day the children of Israel put to death twenty-five thousand, one hundred men of Benjamin, all of them swordsmen.

Meanwhile, Absalom had run away. While the young man standing watch was looking around, all of a sudden he observed many people coming down the road behind and to the west of the mountain! So the watchman left his post and reported, "I have seen men coming from the direction of Horonaim."

When he heard the man of God curse the altar in Bethel, the king pointed at the man of God from where the king was standing at the altar. "Seize him!" he ordered. But all of a sudden his hand that he had stretched out dried up, and he could not bring it back to his side!

Then he lay down and went to sleep under the juniper tree. All of a sudden, there was an angel, who kept grabbing him and telling him, "Get up! Eat!"

Elijah arrived at a cave and stayed there. All of a sudden this message came from the LORD: "What are you doing here, Elijah?"

When Elijah heard it, he covered his face with his robe and went out and stood at the entrance to the cave. All of a sudden a voice asked him, "Why are you here, Elijah?"

Elijah took off his ornamented cloak, wrapped it up in a roll, struck the water, and all of a sudden the water divided into two parts! One side of the river stood still opposite the other until the two of them crossed over on dry ground.

Elisha took hold of Elijah's ornamental cloak that had been left behind, struck the water, and cried out: "Where is the LORD God of Elijah?" All of a sudden, after he had struck the water, the water divided into two parts! One side of the river stood opposite the other, and Elisha crossed over.

When the king heard what the woman said, he ripped his garments as he continued walking along the city wall. As the people watched, all of a sudden they noticed he was wearing sackcloth underneath his clothes, inside next to his flesh!

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me; my spirit drinks their poison; God's sudden terrors are arrayed against me.

When disaster brings sudden death,He mocks the despair of the innocent.

"Sudden terrors terrify him all around, and they chase him at his heels.

Therefore snares are round about thee, and sudden fear troubleth thee;

And God doth shoot them with an arrow, Sudden have been their wounds,

How they are destroyed in a moment!They are utterly swept away by sudden terrors!

Your burning anger has passed over me; your sudden fears have destroyed me.

Nor of the pestilence that stalks in darkness,Nor of the destruction (sudden death) that lays waste at noon.

when your fear cometh as sudden destruction, and your calamity cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come upon you:

All of a sudden he follows her like an ox fit for slaughter or like a fool fit for a trap

He whose ways are upright will be safe, but sudden will be the fall of him whose ways are twisted.

Who say, Let him do his work quickly, let him make it sudden, so that we may see it: let the design of the Holy One of Israel come near, so that it may be clear to us.

And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the sudden destruction which shall come from far? To whom will ye flee for help, and where will ye leave your glory?

In the evening—sudden terror!Before morning—it is gone!This is the fate of those who plunder usand the lot of those who ravage us.

Therefore the Lord God says this,“Listen carefully, I am laying in Zion a Stone, a tested Stone,A precious Cornerstone for the [secure] foundation, firmly placed.He who believes [who trusts in, relies on, and adheres to that Stone] will not be disturbed or give way [in sudden panic].

The man of sudden impulses will become wise in heart, and he whose tongue is slow will get the power of talking clearly.

"I have certainly stayed silent for a long time; I've kept still and held myself back. Now, like a woman giving birth, I'll cry out. All of a sudden I'll gasp and pant.

“They will not labor in vain,Or bear children for disaster;For they are the descendants of those blessed by the Lord,And their offspring with them.

Sudden is the downfall of Babylon and her destruction: make cries of grief for her; take sweet oil for her pain, if it is possible for her to be made well.

“They (the Chaldean lords) will be roaring together [before their sudden capture] like young lions [roaring over their prey],They (the princes) will be growling like lions’ cubs.

As I watched, all of a sudden there was a hand being stretched out in my direction! And there was a scroll

“Thus says the Lord God, ‘A disaster is coming, [one so destructive and injurious, so sudden and violent, that it stands alone,] a unique disaster, look it is coming!

In the sixth year, on the fifth day of the sixth month, I had just sat down in my house, with the elders of Judah seated in front of me. All of a sudden, the hand of the Lord GOD touched me

All of a sudden, the glory of the God of Israel was there! It looked like what I had seen back in the valley.

Then the Spirit brought me to the entrance of the court. As I watched, all of a sudden, there was a hole in the wall!

All of a sudden, I noticed six men approaching from the direction of the upper gate, which faces north. Each of them held a destructive weapon in his hand. Among them there was one man, clothed in linen, who was equipped with a writing set at his side. They went in and presented themselves beside the bronze altar.

"""All of a sudden, there was another eagle with gigantic wings and thick plumage. The vine stretched its roots hungrily toward him and spread its branches out to him in order to be watered on the terraces where it was planted.

Sudden terrors I will bring [on] you, and you shall no [longer exist]; and you will be sought, and you will not be found again {forever}," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

So I prophesied, just as I had been ordered to do so. Immediately there was a noise and a rattling and then all of a sudden the bones came together by themselves! Each bone came together, all of them attached together!

That's where he took me. All of a sudden, there was a man whose appearance resembled glowing bronze! He had a measuring reed and line in his hand as he stood in the city gate.

All of a sudden, we were at the exterior wall that completely surrounded the Temple. The man whom I had observed held a measuring reed that was six cubits long as measured in cubits that were a cubit and a handbreadth long. As he measured the thickness of the wall, he measured out one reed. Its height was also one reed.

"After I, Daniel, had seen the vision, I tried to understand it. All of a sudden, there was standing in front of me one who appeared to be valiant.

"All of a sudden, a hand touched me and lifted me upon my hands and knees.

However, the prince of the kingdom of Persia opposed me for 21 days. Then all of a sudden, Michael, one of the chief angels, came to assist me! I had been detained there near the kings of Persia.

It is he who is raining sudden destruction upon the strong like lightning, so that ruin comes upon the fortress.

All of a sudden, there was a man in their synagogue who had an unclean spirit! He screamed,

All of a sudden, when the whole crowd saw Him, they were amazed and ran to greet Him.

And when the voice of Mary came to the ears of Elisabeth, the baby made a sudden move inside her; then Elisabeth was full of the Holy Spirit,

For, truly, when the sound of your voice came to my ears, the baby in my body made a sudden move for joy.

And as they sailed, he fell asleep; and a sudden squall of wind came down on the lake, and they were filled with water, and were in danger;

(Now this man, with the reward of his evil-doing, got for himself a field, and falling head first, came to a sudden and violent end there.

"But on my way, when I was now not far from Damascus, about noon a sudden blaze of light from Heaven shone round me.

Then one powerful angel picked up a stone like a huge millstone, threw it into the sea, and said, "With this kind of sudden violent force Babylon the great city will be thrown down and it will never be found again!

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
מהר 
Mahar 
Usage: 68

מהר 
Maher 
Usage: 14

פּתאם פּתאום 
Pith'owm 
Usage: 25

פּתע 
Petha` 
Usage: 7

רגע 
Raga` 
Usage: 13

רגע 
Rega` 
Usage: 22

αἰφνίδιος 
Aiphnidios 
Usage: 1

ἄφνω 
Aphno 
Usage: 3

ἐξαίφνης 
Exaiphnes 
Usage: 4

ἐξάπινα 
Exapina 
Usage: 1

ταχέως 
Tacheos 
Usage: 8

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