International Standard Bible EncyclopediaFAIL
fal (kalah, karath; ekleipo): "Fail" is both intransitive, "to fall short," "be wanting," and trans, "to be wanting to."
Greek1952. epileipo -- to fail
... to fail. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epileipo Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-li'-po) Short Definition: I fail, fall short Definition: I fail, fall short. ...
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1952a. epileipo -- to fail
3895. parapipto -- to fall in, into or away, to fail
1587. ekleipo -- to leave out, leave off, by impl. to cease
4098. pipto -- to fall
413. anekleiptos -- unfailing
1601. ekpipto -- to leap out
170. akaireomai -- to have no opportunity
447. aniemi -- to send up, produce, send back
3007. leipo -- to leave, leave behind
Strong's Hebrew3584. kachash -- to disappoint, deceive, fail, grow lean
... kachash. 3585 . to disappoint, deceive, fail, grow lean. Transliteration: kachash
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-khash') Short Definition: deny. Word Origin a prim. ...
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656. aphes -- to cease, fail, come to an end
5737c. adar -- to be lacking, fail
5307. naphal -- to fall, lie
7503. raphah -- sink, relax
7960. shalu -- neglect, remissness
6. abad -- to perish
2637. chaser -- to lack, need, be lacking, decrease
3782. kashal -- to stumble, stagger, totter
1602. gaal -- to abhor, loathe
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. i.) To be wanting; to fall short; to be or become deficient in any measure or degree up to total absence; to cease to be furnished in the usual or expected manner, or to be altogether cut off from supply; to be lacking; as, streams fail; crops fail.
2. (v. i.) To be affected with want; to come short; to lack; to be deficient or unprovided; -- used with of.
3. (v. i.) To fall away; to become diminished; to decline; to decay; to sink.
4. (v. i.) To deteriorate in respect to vigor, activity, resources, etc.; to become weaker; as, a sick man fails.
5. (v. i.) To perish; to die; -- used of a person.
6. (v. i.) To be found wanting with respect to an action or a duty to be performed, a result to be secured, etc.; to miss; not to fulfill expectation.
7. (v. i.) To come short of a result or object aimed at or desired ; to be baffled or frustrated.
8. (v. i.) To err in judgment; to be mistaken.
9. (v. i.) To become unable to meet one's engagements; especially, to be unable to pay one's debts or discharge one's business obligation; to become bankrupt or insolvent.
10. (v. t.) To be wanting to ; to be insufficient for; to disappoint; to desert.
11. (v. t.) To miss of attaining; to lose.
12. (v. i.) Miscarriage; failure; deficiency; fault; -- mostly superseded by failure or failing, except in the phrase without fail.
ThesaurusFail (130 Occurrences)
... to total absence; to cease to be furnished in the usual or expected manner, or to
be altogether cut off from supply; to be lacking; as, streams fail; crops fail...
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Miss (7 Occurrences)
Vanish (21 Occurrences)
Exhausted (26 Occurrences)
Miscarry (4 Occurrences)
Caperberry (1 Occurrence)
Affrighted (60 Occurrences)
Discouraged (19 Occurrences)
Forsake (88 Occurrences)
Lose (59 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceFail (130 Occurrences)
Matthew 16:11 How is it that you don't perceive that I didn't speak to you concerning bread? But beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
Matthew 26:31 Then said Jesus, "This night all of you will stumble and fail in your fidelity to me; for it is written, 'I will strike the Shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered in all directions.'
Matthew 26:33 "All may stumble and fail," said Peter, "but I never will."
Mark 8:18 Having eyes, don't you see? Having ears, don't you hear? Don't you remember?
Luke 6:42 Or how can you tell your brother,'Brother, let me remove the speck of chaff that is in your eye,' when you yourself don't see the beam that is in your own eye? You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you can see clearly to remove the speck of chaff that is in your brother's eye.
Luke 12:33 Sell that which you have, and give gifts to the needy. Make for yourselves purses which don't grow old, a treasure in the heavens that doesn't fail, where no thief approaches, neither moth destroys.
Luke 16:9 I tell you, make for yourselves friends by means of unrighteous mammon, so that when you fail, they may receive you into the eternal tents.
Luke 16:17 And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.
Luke 22:32 but I prayed for you, that your faith wouldn't fail. You, when once you have turned again, establish your brothers."
Acts 5:38 Now I tell you, withdraw from these men, and leave them alone. For if this counsel or this work is of men, it will be overthrown.
Romans 10:19 But again, did Israel fail to understand? Listen to Moses first. He says, "I will fire you with jealousy against a nation which is no nation, and with fury against a nation devoid of understanding."
1 Corinthians 9:16 If I go on preaching the Good News, that is nothing for me to boast of; for the necessity is imposed upon me; and alas for me, if I fail to preach it!
1 Corinthians 13:8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will be done away with. Where there are various languages, they will cease. Where there is knowledge, it will be done away with.
1 Corinthians 14:9 And so with you; if with the living voice you fail to utter intelligible words, how will people know what you are saying? You will be talking to the winds.
2 Corinthians 3:8 won't service of the Spirit be with much more glory?
2 Corinthians 13:5 Your ownselves try ye, if ye are in the faith; your ownselves prove ye; do ye not know your ownselves, that Jesus Christ is in you, if ye be not in some respect disapproved of?
2 Corinthians 13:6 But I hope that you will know that we aren't disqualified.
1 Thessalonians 1:3 For we never fail to remember your works of faith and labours of love and your persistent and unwavering hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father;
1 Thessalonians 2:1 For you yourselves, brethren, know that our visit to you did not fail of its purpose.
Hebrews 1:12 As a mantle, you will roll them up, and they will be changed; but you are the same. Your years will not fail."
Hebrews 11:32 What more shall I say? For the time would fail me if I told of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel, and the prophets;
Hebrews 12:15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;
Hebrews 13:5 Be ye free from the love of money; content with such things as ye have: for himself hath said, I will in no wise fail thee, neither will I in any wise forsake thee.
Revelation 3:3 Be mindful, therefore, of the lessons you have received and heard. Continually lay them to heart, and repent. If, however, you fail to rouse yourself and keep awake, I shall come upon you suddenly like a thief, and you will certainly not know the hour at which I shall come to judge you.
Genesis 28:22 And this stone, which I have set up for a pillar, shall be God's house; and of all that thou wilt give me I will without fail give the tenth to thee.
Genesis 47:16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle; and I will give you for your cattle, if money fail.
Leviticus 20:4 If the people of the land all hide their eyes from that person, when he gives of his seed to Molech, and don't put him to death;
Leviticus 25:35 And if thy brother be waxed poor, and his hand fail with thee; then thou shalt uphold him: as a stranger and a sojourner shall he live with thee.
Leviticus 26:15 and if you shall reject my statutes, and if your soul abhors my ordinances, so that you will not do all my commandments, but break my covenant;
Numbers 15:22 "'When you shall err, and not observe all these commandments, which Yahweh has spoken to Moses,
Numbers 32:23 "But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against Yahweh; and be sure your sin will find you out.
Deuteronomy 4:31 for Yahweh your God is a merciful God; he will not fail you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore to them.
Deuteronomy 28:32 Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people; and your eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day: and there shall be nothing in the power of your hand.
Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and of good courage, don't be afraid, nor be scared of them: for Yahweh your God, he it is who does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you."
Deuteronomy 31:8 Yahweh, he it is who does go before you; he will be with you, he will not fail you, neither forsake you: don't be afraid, neither be dismayed."
Joshua 1:5 No man will be able to stand before you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not fail you nor forsake you.
Joshua 3:10 Joshua said, "Hereby you shall know that the living God is among you, and that he will without fail drive the Canaanite, and the Hittite, and the Hivite, and the Perizzite, and the Girgashite, and the Amorite, and the Jebusite out from before you.
Joshua 9:23 Now therefore you are cursed, and some of you will never fail to be bondservants, both wood cutters and drawers of water for the house of my God."
Joshua 11:15 As Jehovah had commanded Moses his servant, so did Moses command Joshua, and so did Joshua: he let nothing fail of all that Jehovah had commanded Moses.
Judges 11:30 And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou shalt without fail deliver the children of Ammon into mine hands,
1 Samuel 2:16 And if any man said unto him, Let them not fail to burn the fat presently, and then take as much as thy soul desireth; then he would answer him, Nay; but thou shalt give it me now: and if not, I will take it by force.
1 Samuel 2:33 And the man of thine whom I shall not cut off from mine altar, shall be to cause thine eyes to fail and to grieve thy soul; and all the increase of thy house shall die in their vigour.
1 Samuel 3:19 Samuel grew, and Yahweh was with him, and let none of his words fall to the ground.
1 Samuel 17:32 David said to Saul, "Let no man's heart fail because of him. Your servant will go and fight with this Philistine."
1 Samuel 20:5 David said to Jonathan, "Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to dine with the king; but let me go, that I may hide myself in the field to the third day at evening.
1 Samuel 30:8 David inquired of Yahweh, saying, "If I pursue after this troop, shall I overtake them?" He answered him, "Pursue; for you shall surely overtake them, and shall without fail recover all."
2 Samuel 3:29 Let it fall on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house. Let there not fail from the house of Joab one who has an issue, or who is a leper, or who leans on a staff, or who falls by the sword, or who lacks bread."
2 Samuel 17:16 Now therefore send quickly, and tell David, saying,'Don't lodge this night at the fords of the wilderness, but by all means pass over; lest the king be swallowed up, and all the people who are with him.'"
1 Kings 2:4 That Yahweh may establish his word which he spoke concerning me, saying,'If your children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail you,' he said,'a man on the throne of Israel.'
1 Kings 8:25 Now therefore, may Yahweh, the God of Israel, keep with your servant David my father that which you have promised him, saying,'There shall not fail you a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel, if only your children take heed to their way, to walk before me as you have walked before me.'
1 Kings 9:5 then I will establish the throne of your kingdom over Israel forever, according as I promised to David your father, saying,'There shall not fail you a man on the throne of Israel.'
1 Kings 17:14 For thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel,'The jar of meal shall not empty, neither shall the jar of oil fail, until the day that Yahweh sends rain on the earth.'"
1 Kings 17:16 The jar of meal didn't empty, neither did the jar of oil fail, according to the word of Yahweh, which he spoke by Elijah.
2 Kings 10:10 Know now that nothing shall fall to the earth of the word of Yahweh, which Yahweh spoke concerning the house of Ahab. For Yahweh has done that which he spoke by his servant Elijah."
1 Chronicles 28:20 David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it: don't be afraid, nor be dismayed; for Yahweh God, even my God, is with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of Yahweh is finished.
2 Chronicles 6:16 Now therefore, Yahweh, the God of Israel, keep with your servant David my father that which you have promised him, saying, There shall not fail you a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel, if only your children take heed to their way, to walk in my law as you have walked before me.
2 Chronicles 7:18 then I will establish the throne of your kingdom, according as I covenanted with David your father, saying, There shall not fail you a man to be ruler in Israel.
2 Chronicles 34:33 Josiah took away all the abominations out of all the countries that pertained to the children of Israel, and made all who were found in Israel to serve, even to serve Yahweh their God. All his days they didn't depart from following Yahweh, the God of their fathers.
Ezra 4:22 Take heed now that ye fail not to do this: why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings?
Ezra 6:9 That which they have need of, both young bulls, and rams, and lambs, for burnt offerings to the God of heaven; also wheat, salt, wine, and oil, according to the word of the priests who are at Jerusalem, let it be given them day by day without fail;
Esther 6:10 Then the king said to Haman, "Hurry and take the clothing and the horse, as you have said, and do this for Mordecai the Jew, who sits at the king's gate. Let nothing fail of all that you have spoken."
Esther 9:27 the Jews established, and imposed on themselves, and on their descendants, and on all those who joined themselves to them, so that it should not fail, that they would keep these two days according to what was written, and according to its appointed time, every year;
Esther 9:28 and that these days should be remembered and kept throughout every generation, every family, every province, and every city; and that these days of Purim should not fail from among the Jews, nor the memory of them perish from their seed.
Job 11:20 But the eyes of the wicked shall fail. They shall have no way to flee. Their hope shall be the giving up of the spirit."
Job 14:7 "For there is hope for a tree, If it is cut down, that it will sprout again, that the tender branch of it will not cease.
Job 14:11 As the waters fail from the sea, and the river wastes and dries up,
Job 17:5 He who denounces his friends for a prey, Even the eyes of his children shall fail.
Job 21:10 Their bulls breed without fail. Their cows calve, and don't miscarry.
Job 31:16 "If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Psalms 6:7 My eye wastes away because of grief. It grows old because of all my adversaries.
Psalms 12:1 For the Chief Musician; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David. Help, Yahweh; for the godly man ceases. For the faithful fail from among the children of men.
Psalms 69:3 I am weary with my crying. My throat is dry. My eyes fail, looking for my God.
Psalms 73:26 My flesh and my heart fails, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Psalms 77:8 Has his loving kindness vanished forever? Does his promise fail for generations?
Psalms 89:28 I will keep my loving kindness for him forevermore. My covenant will stand firm with him.
Psalms 89:31 if they break my statutes, and don't keep my commandments;
Psalms 89:33 But I will not completely take my loving kindness from him, nor allow my faithfulness to fail.
Psalms 119:82 My eyes fail for your word. I say, "When will you comfort me?"
Psalms 119:123 My eyes fail looking for your salvation, for your righteous word.
Proverbs 15:22 Where there is no counsel, plans fail; but in a multitude of counselors they are established.
Proverbs 22:8 He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.
Ecclesiastes 12:5 yes, they shall be afraid of heights, and terrors will be in the way; and the almond tree shall blossom, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail; because man goes to his everlasting home, and the mourners go about the streets:
Isaiah 13:7 Therefore, all hands do fail, And every heart of man doth melt.
Isaiah 19:3 The spirit of Egypt will fail in its midst. I will destroy its counsel. They will seek the idols, the charmers, those who have familiar spirits, and the wizards.
Isaiah 19:5 The waters will fail from the sea, and the river will be wasted and become dry.
Isaiah 21:16 For the Lord said to me, "Within a year, as a worker bound by contract would count it, all the glory of Kedar will fail,
Isaiah 24:4 The earth fainteth and fadeth away, the world faileth and fadeth away, the lofty people of the earth do fail.
Isaiah 31:3 Now the Egyptians are men, and not God; and their horses flesh, and not spirit. When the LORD shall stretch out his hand, both he that helpeth shall fall, and he that is holpen shall fall down, and they all shall fail together.
Isaiah 32:6 For the fool will speak folly, and his heart will work iniquity, to practice profanity, and to utter error against Yahweh, To make empty the soul of the hungry, and to cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
Isaiah 32:10 For days beyond a year you will be troubled, you careless women; for the vintage shall fail. The harvest won't come.
Isaiah 33:16 He will have a place on high: he will be safely shut in by the high rocks: his bread will be given to him; his waters will be certain.
Isaiah 34:16 Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read: no one of these shall fail, none shall want her mate: for my mouth it hath commanded, and his spirit it hath gathered them.
Isaiah 38:14 Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: mine eyes fail with looking upward: O LORD, I am oppressed; undertake for me.
Isaiah 42:4 He will not fail nor be discouraged, until he has set justice in the earth, and the islands will wait for his law."
Isaiah 44:9 Those who make a pictured image are all of them as nothing, and the things of their desire will be of no profit to them: and their servants see not, and have no knowledge; so they will be put to shame.
Isaiah 44:25 Who makes the signs of those who give word of the future come to nothing, so that those who have knowledge of secret arts go off their heads; turning the wise men back, and making their knowledge foolish:
Isaiah 51:6 Let your eyes be lifted up to the heavens, and turned to the earth which is under them: for the heavens will go in flight like smoke, and the earth will become old like a coat, and its people will come to destruction like insects: but my salvation will be for ever, and my righteousness will not come to an end.
Isaiah 51:14 The captive exile shall speedily be freed; and he shall not die and go down into the pit, neither shall his bread fail.
Isaiah 57:11 And of whom hast thou been afraid and in fear, that thou liest, and hast not remembered me, nor laid it to thy heart? have not I held my peace even of long time, and thou fearest me not?
Isaiah 57:16 For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
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