Leave thou thine enemy in Mine hands, and let Me visit upon him his well deserved punishment.
Madam, or sir, would you visit upon the butterfly the caterpillar?
You only have I known of all the families of the earth, therefore will I visit upon you all your iniquities.
They entreated his holiness not to visit upon them the sins of their fathers.
If they do, they will richly deserve all the misery which, under the name of protection, you can find means to visit upon them.
Is not this enough punishment for the white men to visit upon us?
Any further indignity shown the king he threatened to visit upon the Assembly and Paris with military execution.
How, then, could any anger which he might visit upon them benefit?
A person who pays a visit upon a general invitation need not be surprised if he finds himself as unwelcome as he is unexpected.
Feriz Beg, however, in great wrath, paid a visit upon the Pasha.
early 13c., "come to (a person) to comfort or benefit," from Old French visiter, from Latin visitare "to go to see, come to inspect," frequentative of visere "behold, visit" (a person or place), from past participle stem of videre "to see, notice, observe" (see vision). Originally of the deity, later of pastors and doctors (c.1300), general sense of "pay a call" is from 1620s. Meaning "come upon, afflict" (in reference to sickness, punishment, etc.) is recorded from mid-14c. Related: Visited; visiting.
1620s, from visit (v.).