|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a. & adv.) With the head foremost; as, to fall headlong.
2. (a. & adv.) Rashly; precipitately; without deliberation.
3. (a. & adv.) Hastily; without delay or respite.
4. (a.) Rash; precipitate; as, headlong folly.
5. (a.) Steep; precipitous.
Headlong (15 Occurrences)
Mark 5:13 He gave them leave; and the foul spirits came out and entered into the swine, and the herd--about 2,000 in number--rushed headlong down the cliff into the Lake and were drowned in the Lake. (WEY)
Luke 4:29 And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong. (KJV ASV WBS YLT RSV)
Acts 1:18 Now this man obtained a field with the reward for his wickedness, and falling headlong, his body burst open, and all his intestines gushed out. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 19:36 These things therefore being undeniable, it is necessary that ye should be calm and do nothing headlong. (DBY)
2 Timothy 3:4 traitors, headlong, of vain pretensions, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God; (DBY)
Jude 1:11 Alas for them; for they have followed in the steps of Cain; for the sake of gain they have rushed on headlong in the evil ways of Balaam; and have perished in rebellion like that of Korah! (WEY NAS)
2 Kings 7:15 They went after them to the Jordan; and behold, all the way was full of garments and vessels, which the Syrians had cast away in their haste. The messengers returned, and told the king. (See NIV)
Job 5:13 He takes the wise in their own craftiness; the counsel of the cunning is carried headlong. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Job 15:26 he runs at him with a stiff neck, with the thick shields of his bucklers; (See NAS)
Job 27:22 For it hurls at him, and does not spare, as he flees away from his hand. (See RSV NIV)
Psalms 37:24 Though he stumble, he shall not fall, for Yahweh holds him up with his hand. (See NAS RSV)
Isaiah 22:17 See, O strong man, the Lord will send you violently away, gripping you with force, (See NAS)
Jeremiah 8:6 I listened and heard, but they didn't speak aright: no man repents him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? everyone turns to his course, as a horse that rushes headlong in the battle. (WEB JPS ASV RSV)
Jeremiah 49:5 Behold, I will bring a fear on you, says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, from all who are around you; and you shall be driven out every man right forth, and there shall be none to gather together the fugitives. (See NAS)
Habakkuk 1:8 Their horses also are swifter than leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves. Their horsemen press proudly on. Yes, their horsemen come from afar. They fly as an eagle that hurries to devour. (See NIV)