- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H4745 Used 3 times
BEFALL', verb transitive preterit tense befell; part. befallen.
To happen to; to occur to; as, let me know the worst that can befall me. It usually denotes ill. It is generally transitive in form, but there seems to be an ellipsis of to, and to sometimes follows it.
BEFALL', verb intransitive To happen; to come to pass.
To befall of is not legitimate.
BEFALL'ING, ppr. Happening to; occurring to; coming to pass.