KJV Dictionary Definition: befall


BEFALL', v.t. pret. 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', v.i. To happen; to come to pass.

To befall of is not legitimate.


BEFALL'ING,ppr. Happening to; occurring to; coming to pass.