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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To clothe; to wrap.

2. (n.) A cloak or plaid.

3. (n.) That which happens or comes suddenly or unexpectedly; also, the manner of occurrence or taking place; chance; fortune; accident; casual event; fate; luck; lot.

4. (v. i.) To happen; to befall; to chance.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

hap, hap'-li (miqreh, lu; mepote):

Hap (a Saxon word for "luck, chance") is the translation of miqreh, "a fortuitous chance," "a lot" (Ruth 2:3, the King James Version "Her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz"); in 1 Samuel 6:9, the same word is translated "chance" (that happened); "event," in Ecclesiastes 9:2, 3, with "happeneth," in Ecclesiastes 2:14.

Haply (from "hap") is the translation of lu, "if that" (1 Samuel 14:30, "if haply the people had eaten freely"); of ei ara, "if then" (Mark 11:13, "if haply he might find anything thereon"); of ei arage (Acts 17:27, "if haply they might feel after him"); of mepote, "lest ever" "lest perhaps" etc. (Luke 14:29 Acts 5:39); of me pos, "lest in anyway" (2 Corinthians 9:4 the King James Version, "lest haply," the Revised Version (British and American) "lest by any means").

The Revised Version has "haply" for "at any time" (Matthew 4:6; Matthew 5:25; Matthew 13:15 Mark 4:12 Luke 4:11; Luke 21:34 Hebrews 2:1); introduces "haply" (Matthew 7:6; Matthew 13:29; Matthew 15:32; Matthew 27:64 Mark 14:2 Luke 3:15; Luke 12:58; Luke 14:8, 12 Acts 27:29 Hebrews 4:1); has "haply there shall be," for "lest there be" (Hebrews 3:12).

W. L. Walker

681. hapto -- to fasten to, lay hold of
... to fasten to, lay hold of. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: hapto Phonetic
Spelling: (hap'-to) Short Definition: I kindle, light Definition: I kindle, light ...
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537. hapas -- all, the whole
... all, the whole. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: hapas Phonetic Spelling:
(hap'-as) Short Definition: all, the whole Definition: all, the whole ...
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573. haplous -- simple, single
... simple, single. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: haplous Phonetic Spelling:
(hap-looce') Short Definition: single, simple, sound Definition: single ...
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574. haplos -- simply, sincerely
... simply, sincerely. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: haplos Phonetic Spelling:
(hap-loce') Short Definition: simply, sincerely Definition: simply ...
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572. haplotes -- singleness, hence simplicity
... singleness, hence simplicity. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: haplotes
Phonetic Spelling: (hap-lot'-ace) Short Definition: simplicity, sincerity ...
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530. hapax -- once
... once. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: hapax Phonetic Spelling: (hap'-ax)
Short Definition: once, once for all Definition: once, once for all. ...
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680. haptomai -- touch.
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: haptomai Phonetic Spelling: (hap'-tom-ahee)
Short Definition: I touch or handle Definition: prop: I fasten to; I lay hold ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7163. qeren hap-puwk -- "horn of antimony," a daughter of Job
qeren hap-puwk. 7162, 7163. qeren hap-puwk. 7163a . "horn of antimony,"
a daughter of Job. Transliteration: qeren hap-puwk Phonetic ...
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7136. qarah -- to encounter, meet, befall
... appoint, lay make beams, befall, bring, come to pass unto, floor, hap was,
happen unto, A primitive root; to light upon (chiefly ...
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4745. miqreh -- accident, chance, fortune
... From qarah; something met with, ie An accident or fortune -- something befallen,
befalleth, chance, event, hap(-peneth). see HEBREW qarah. 4744, 4745. ...
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798. Ashdoth Happisgah -- Ashdoth-pisgah
... Ashdoth Happisgah. 799 . Ashdoth-pisgah. Transliteration: Ashdoth Happisgah Phonetic
Spelling: (ash-doth' hap-pis-gaw') Short Definition: Ashdoth-pisgah. ...
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"All Thing that is Done, it is Well Done: for Our Lord God Doeth ...
... And I saw truly that nothing is done by hap nor by adventure, but all things by
the foreseeing wisdom of God: if it be hap or adventure in the sight of man ...
/.../julian/revelations of divine love/chapter xi all thing that.htm

The Last Two Verses of Chapterviii. ...
... Time and doom hap alike to all, irrespective of man's purposes or proposings, and
no man knows what his hap shall be, since no skill of any kind can avail to ...
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Christ's Prayer for his People
... there is a brand to be plucked out of the fire, a sinner to be saved from his sins,
a rebel to be turned from the error of his ways, and may hap that sinner is ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 1 1855/christs prayer for his people.htm

Fragment viii. Those, Moreover, who have the Care of the Emperor's ...
... the patience and charity of Christ; but if they despise and lightly esteem your
instructions, then dismiss them, lest their wickedness by any hap recoil upon ...
/.../theonas/epistle of phileas/fragment viii those moreover who.htm

De Profundis.
... Or the injustice, cruelty, and oppression of men may have brought him low; or many
another evil hap. But be that as it may, he dares not justify himself. ...
/.../kingsley/westminster sermons/sermon xxiii de profundis.htm

Mr. Evil-Questioning Tried and Executed
... And as it has been my hap of late to meet him very often, I propose this morning
to track him to his den, to bring him out to light, and by God's help, if his ...
/.../spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/mr evil-questioning tried and executed.htm

The Practice of Piety in Glorifying God in the Time of Sickness ...
... 1. That "misery cometh not forth of the dust; neither doth affliction spring out
of the earth." Sickness comes not by hap or chance (as the Philistines ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/bayly/the practice of piety/the practice of piety in.htm

The Praise of Germany.
... But if alien scene or customs. Could ever like German please my heart,. May evil
hap that heart befall! I speak the truth, for of what avail. ...
/.../winkworth/christian singers of germany/the praise of germany.htm

... What pleases him, is good supreme; But he who gains by his good hap. These four
things, sits in Fortune's lap: A gracious God, a loving wife,. ...
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Those Impostors Then, whom they Style Mathematicians, I Consulted ...
... it were not to be wondered at, if out of the soul of man, unconscious what takes
place in it, by some higher instinct an answer should be given, by hap, not by ...
/.../the confessions of saint augustine/chapter iii those impostors then.htm

Hap (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (vi) To happen; to befall; to chance. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
HAP; HAPLY. hap, hap'-li (miqreh, lu; mepote): Hap (a Saxon ...
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Ker'en-hap'puch (1 Occurrence)
Ker'en-hap'puch. Keren-happuch, Ker'en-hap'puch. Kerethite .
Multi-Version Concordance Ker'en-hap'puch (1 Occurrence). ...
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Hap'pizzez (1 Occurrence)
Hap'pizzez. Happizzez, Hap'pizzez. Happuch . Multi-Version
Concordance Hap'pizzez (1 Occurrence). 1 Chronicles 24:15 ...
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Haply (26 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (adv.) By hap, chance, luck, or accident; perhaps;
it may be. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HAP; HAPLY. ...
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Keren-happuch (1 Occurrence)
Keren-happuch. Kerenhappuch, Keren-happuch. Ker'en-hap'puch . ... (ASV BBE DBY JPS
WBS YLT NAS NIV). Kerenhappuch, Keren-happuch. Ker'en-hap'puch . ...
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Kerenhappuch (1 Occurrence)
... ker'-en-hap'-uk, ke'-ren-hap'-uk (qeren happukh, "horn of antimony," ie beautifier;
Septuagint Amaltheias keras): The 3rd daughter of Job (Job 42:14), born ...
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Happen (328 Occurrences)
... HAPPEN. hap'-'-n (qarah; sumbaino): "Happen" (from "hap"), "to fall out," "befall,"
etc., "come to anyone," is the translation of qarah, "to meet," etc. ...
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Happizzez (1 Occurrence)
...hap'-i-zez (ha-pitstsets; the King James Version, Aphses): A priest on whom fell
the lot for the 18th of the 24 courses which David appointed for the temple ...
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Hanun (10 Occurrences)

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Venture (10 Occurrences)
... risk; a speculation. 2. (n.) An event that is not, or can not be, foreseen;
an accident; chance; hap; contingency; luck. 3. (n.) The ...
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Bible Concordance
Hap (1 Occurrence)

Ruth 2:3 She went, and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and she happened to come to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.



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