|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Happening without previous notice or with very brief notice; coming unexpectedly, or without the common preparation; immediate; instant; speedy.
2. (a.) Hastily prepared or employed; quick; rapid.
3. (a.) Hasty; violent; rash; precipitate.
4. (adv.) Suddenly; unexpectedly.
5. (n.) An unexpected occurrence; a surprise.
Sudden (33 Occurrences)
Luke 1:41 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, (BBE)
Luke 1:44 For, truly, when the sound of your voice came to my ears, the baby in my body made a sudden move for joy. (BBE)
Luke 8:23 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; (DBY)
John 19:34 However one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and immediately blood and water came out. (See NIV)
Acts 1:18 (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. (BBE)
Acts 22:6 It happened that, as I made my journey, and came close to Damascus, about noon, suddenly there shone from the sky a great light around me. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they are saying, "Peace and safety," then sudden destruction will come on them, like birth pains on a pregnant woman; and they will in no way escape. (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Leviticus 26:16 I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 16:21 Come out from among this people, so that I may send sudden destruction on them. (BBE)
Numbers 16:45 Come out from among this people, so that I may send sudden destruction on them. And they went down on their faces. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 28:20 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. (BBE NIV)
Deuteronomy 32:35 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. (BBE)
Joshua 10:9 Joshua therefore came on them suddenly. He went up from Gilgal all night. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Judges 20:35 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. (BBE)
Judges 20:37 The ambushers hurried, and rushed on Gibeah; and the ambushers drew themselves along, and struck all the city with the edge of the sword. (See NIV)
Job 9:23 If the scourge kills suddenly, he will mock at the trial of the innocent. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Job 22:10 Therefore snares are around you. Sudden fear troubles you, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 6:10 May all my enemies be ashamed and dismayed. They shall turn back, they shall be disgraced suddenly. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS NIV)
Psalms 64:7 But God will shoot at them. They will be suddenly struck down with an arrow. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 73:19 How they are suddenly destroyed! They are completely swept away with terrors. (Root in WEB BBE DBY NAS NIV)
Psalms 78:33 Therefore he consumed their days in vanity, and their years in terror. (See NAS)
Proverbs 1:27 when your fear cometh as sudden destruction, and your calamity cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come upon you: (DBY)
Proverbs 3:25 Don't be afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it comes: (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 6:15 Therefore his calamity will come suddenly. He will be broken suddenly, and that without remedy. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 28:18 Whoever walks blamelessly is kept safe; but one with perverse ways will fall suddenly. (Root in WEB BBE NIV)
Isaiah 5:19 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. (BBE)
Isaiah 10:3 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? (DBY)
Isaiah 17:14 In the evening there is fear, and in the morning they are gone. This is the fate of those who take our goods, and the reward of those who violently take our property for themselves. (See NIV)
Isaiah 32:4 The man of sudden impulses will become wise in heart, and he whose tongue is slow will get the power of talking clearly. (BBE)
Isaiah 51:4 Attend unto me, O my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall go forth from me, and I will establish my justice for a light of the peoples. (See JPS)
Jeremiah 51:8 Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Amos 5:9 who brings sudden destruction on the strong, so that destruction comes on the fortress. (WEB ASV BBE DBY)
Zephaniah 1:18 Even their silver and their gold will not be able to keep them safe in the day of the Lord's wrath; but all the land will be burned up in the fire of his bitter wrath: for he will put an end, even suddenly, to all who are living in the land. (Root in BBE DBY RSV NIV)