Definitions of accident
an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury.
he had an accident at the factory
mishap misadventure unfortunate incident mischance misfortune disaster tragedy catastrophe calamity casualty
an event that happens by chance or that is without apparent or deliberate cause.
the pregnancy was an accident
(mere) chance coincidence twist of fate freak fluke bit of luck serendipity fate fortuity fortune providence happenstance
(in Aristotelian thought) a property of a thing that is not essential to its nature.
The new element is existence, which Avicenna regarded as an accident , a property of things.
Synonyms of accident
mishap crash (mere) chance fortuity
'But if he pushed him suddenly without enmity, or threw something at him without lying in wait, or with any deadly object of stone, and without seeing it dropped on him so that he died, while he was not his enemy nor seeking his injury, then the congregation shall judge between the slayer and the blood avenger according to these ordinances.read more.
2 Samuel 4:4
Now Jonathan, Saul's son, had a son crippled in his feet He was five years old when the report of Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel, and his nurse took him up and fled And it happened that in her hurry to flee, he fell and became lame And his name was Mephibosheth.
2 Samuel 6:6-7
But when they came to the threshing floor of Nacon, Uzzah reached out toward the ark of God and took hold of it, for the oxen nearly upset it. And the anger of the LORD burned against Uzzah, and God struck him down there for his irreverence; and he died there by the ark of God.
2 Kings 1:2-4
And Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber which was in Samaria, and became ill. So he sent messengers and said to them, "Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I will recover from this sickness." But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite, "Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria and say to them, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron?' "Now therefore thus says the LORD, 'You shall not come down from the bed where you have gone up, but you shall surely die.'" Then Elijah departed.
He who quarries stones may be hurt by them, and he who splits logs may be endangered by them.
"Behold, I am weighted down beneath you As a wagon is weighted down when filled with sheaves.
"Or do you suppose that those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them were worse culprits than all the men who live in Jerusalem?
"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, And before you were born I consecrated you; I have appointed you a prophet to the nations."
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she pressed herself to the wall and pressed Balaam's foot against the wall, so he struck her again.
"The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.
The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.
The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.