Fortune
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Micah 5:12
And I will cut off witchcrafts out of your hand; and you shall have no more soothsayers:
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Acts 16:16
And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying:
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Deuteronomy 4:19
And lest you lift up your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, should be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD your God has divided to all nations under the whole heaven.
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Jeremiah 27:9
Therefore listen not you to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your enchanters, nor to your sorcerers, which speak to you, saying, You shall not serve the king of Babylon:
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Leviticus 20:27
A man also or woman that has a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones: their blood shall be on them.
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Leviticus 19:31
Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.
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Revelation 22:15
For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and fornicators, and murderers, and idolaters, and whoever loves and makes a lie.
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Deuteronomy 18:10-12
There shall not be found among you any one that makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that uses divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch.
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2 Kings 21:6
And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar spirits and wizards: he worked much wickedness in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The arrival of something in a sudden or unexpected manner; chance; accident; luck; hap; also, the personified or deified power regarded as determining human success, apportioning happiness and unhappiness, and distributing arbitrarily or fortuitously the lots of life.

2. (n.) That which befalls or is to befall one; lot in life, or event in any particular undertaking; fate; destiny; as, to tell one's fortune.

3. (n.) That which comes as the result of an undertaking or of a course of action; good or ill success; especially, favorable issue; happy event; success; prosperity as reached partly by chance and partly by effort.

4. (n.) Wealth; large possessions; large estate; riches; as, a gentleman of fortune.

5. (n.) To make fortunate; to give either good or bad fortune to.

6. (n.) To provide with a fortune.

7. (n.) To presage; to tell the fortune of.

8. (v. i.) To fall out; to happen.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FORTUNE

for'-tun (Gad): A god of Good Luck, possibly the Hyades.

See ASTROLOGY, 10.

Greek
3108. makarismos -- a declaration of blessedness
... blessedness. From makarizo; beatification, ie Attribution of good fortune --
blessedness. see GREEK makarizo. (makarismon) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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3132. manteuomai -- to divine
... in the practice. Word Origin from mantis (a seer) Definition to divine
NASB Word Usage fortune-telling (1). soothsaying. From a ...
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2137. euodoo -- to have a prosperous journey
... a journey on a particular road") -- properly, to go on a prosperous journey;
(figuratively) to be () , ie leading to real success (good fortune) where someone ...
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2161. Eutuchos -- "well-fated," Eutychus, a young man restored to ...
... Word Origin from eu and tuche (fortune, fate) Definition "well-fated," Eutychus,
a young man restored to life by Paul NASB Word Usage Eutychus (1). Eutychus. ...
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5190. Tuchikos -- "fortuitous," Tychicus, a Christian
... Asia. Word Origin from tuche (fortune, fate) Definition "fortuitous," Tychicus,
a Christian NASB Word Usage Tychicus (5). Tychicus. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1409. gad -- fortune, good fortune
... 1408, 1409. gad. 1410 . fortune, good fortune. Transliteration: gad
Phonetic Spelling: (gawd) Short Definition: fortunate. Word ...
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1408. Gad -- "fortune," a Bab. god.
... 1407, 1408. Gad. 1409 . "fortune," a Bab. god. Transliteration: Gad
Phonetic Spelling: (gad) Short Definition: Fortune. Word ...
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4745. miqreh -- accident, chance, fortune
... 4744, 4745. miqreh. 4746 . accident, chance, fortune. Transliteration:
miqreh Phonetic Spelling: (mik-reh') Short Definition: fate. ...
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1171. Baal Gad -- "Baal of fortune," a place near Mt. Hermon
Baal Gad. 1170, 1171. Baal Gad. 1172 . "Baal of fortune," a place near Mt. ... Word
Origin from Baal and gad Definition "Baal of fortune," a place near Mt. ...
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1427. Gaddiel -- "El is my fortune," an Israelite
... 1426, 1427. Gaddiel. 1428 . "El is my fortune," an Israelite. Transliteration:
Gaddiel Phonetic Spelling: (gad-dee-ale') Short Definition: Gaddiel. ...
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3232. Yimnah -- "good fortune," two Israelites
... 3231, 3232. Yimnah. 3233 . "good fortune," two Israelites. Transliteration:
Yimnah Phonetic Spelling: (yim-naw') Short Definition: Imnah. ...
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1426. Gaddi -- "my fortune," a Manassite
... 1425, 1426. Gaddi. 1427 . "my fortune," a Manassite. Transliteration:
Gaddi Phonetic Spelling: (gad-dee') Short Definition: had. ...
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6049a. anan -- to practice soothsaying
... root Definition to practice soothsaying NASB Word Usage diviners' (1), fortune-tellers
(1), practice witchcraft (1), practiced witchcraft (2), practices ...
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6239. osher -- riches
... Word Origin from ashar Definition riches NASB Word Usage fortune (1), riches (32),
wealth (4). far richer, riches. From ashar; wealth -- X far (richer), riches. ...
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4028. Migdal-gad -- "tower of Gad," a city in Judah
... Migdal-gad. From migdal and Gad; tower of Fortune; Migdal-Gad, a place in Palestine --
Migdal-gad. see HEBREW migdal. see HEBREW Gad. 4027, 4028. ...
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Library

Whether Goods of Fortune Conduce to Magnanimity?
... OF MAGNANIMITY* (EIGHT ARTICLES) [*Not in the ordinary restricted sense but as
explained by the author] Whether goods of fortune conduce to magnanimity? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether goods of fortune conduce.htm

Of Fortune Again, and virtue.
... Of the False Wisdom of Philosophers. Chap. XXIX."Of Fortune Again, and Virtue.
But let us return to the subject which we laid aside. ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xxix of fortune again and.htm

To Messer John the Soldier of Fortune and Head of the Company that ...
... LETTERS TO MESSER JOHN THE SOLDIER OF FORTUNE AND HEAD OF THE COMPANY THAT CAME
IN THE TIME OF FAMINE. Which letter is one of credentials ...
/.../benincasa/letters of catherine benincasa/to messer john the soldier.htm

Whether Observances Directed to the Purpose of Fortune-Telling are ...
... OF SUPERSTITION IN OBSERVANCES (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether observances directed
to the purpose of fortune-telling are unlawful? Objection ...
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With what Reason they who Think Felicity and Fortune Goddesses ...
... Book IV. Chapter 18."With What Reason They Who Think Felicity and Fortune Goddesses
Have Distinguished Them. ... Is felicity one thing, fortune another? ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 18 with what reason they.htm

Of True Religion and of Nature. Whether Fortune is a Goddess, and ...
... Of the False Wisdom of Philosophers. Chap. XXVIII."Of True Religion and
of Nature. Whether Fortune is a Goddess, and of Philosophy. ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xxviii of true religion and.htm

Moreover, I Shall Exhibit in Discourse the Ill-Fortune that Most ...
... Chapter VI. Moreover, I shall exhibit in discourse the ill-fortune that
most of all prevails among men.� Moreover, I shall exhibit ...
/.../a metaphrase of the book of ecclesiastes/chapter vi moreover i shall.htm

Argument: that the Roman Auspices and Auguries have Been Neglected ...
... Chapter VII."Argument: That the Roman Auspices and Auguries Have Been Neglected
with Ill Consequences, But Have Been Observed with Good Fortune. ...
/.../felix/the octavius of minucius felix/chapter vii argument that the roman.htm

How Artabanus, the King of Parthia Out of Fear of the Secret ...
... do not thou overlook me thy servant, nor do thou proudly reject the suit I make
thee; for as I am reduced to a low estate, by the change of fortune, and of a ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 3 how artabanus the.htm

Essay ii. Quod Me Non Movet Aestimatione: Verum Est Greek Text ...
... A SAILOR'S FORTUNE. ... The sum of his history may be comprised in this one
sentence"Haec, sab numine, nobismet fecimas, sapientia duce, fortune permittente. ...
/.../coleridge/confessions of an inquiring spirit etc/essay ii quod me non.htm

Thesaurus
Fortune (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) That which befalls or is to befall one; lot in life, or event in any
particular undertaking; fate; destiny; as, to tell one's fortune. ...
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Fortune-telling (1 Occurrence)
Fortune-telling. Fortune-tellers, Fortune-telling. Forty .
Multi-Version Concordance Fortune-telling (1 Occurrence). ...
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Fortune-tellers (1 Occurrence)
Fortune-tellers. Fortunes, Fortune-tellers. Fortune-telling .
Multi-Version Concordance Fortune-tellers (1 Occurrence). ...
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Chance (78 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A supposed material or psychical agent or mode of activity other than a
force, law, or purpose; fortune; fate; -- in this sense often personified. ...
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Envy (56 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's
excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a ...
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Gad (78 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Fortune; luck. (1.) Jacob's seventh son, by Zilpah, Leah's
handmaid, and the brother of Asher (Genesis 30:11-13; 46:16, 18). ...
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Fortunes (30 Occurrences)
... (See RSV NIV). Job 42:10 And the LORD changed the fortune of Job, when he prayed
for his friends; and the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before. ...
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Estate (40 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A person of high rank. 4. (n.) A property which a person possesses; a fortune;
possessions, esp. ... 8. (vt) To establish. 9. (vt) Tom settle as a fortune. ...
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Princely (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Of or relating to a prince; regal; royal; Of highest
rank or authority; as, princely birth, character, fortune, etc. ...
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Ahiman (4 Occurrences)
... AHIMAN. a-hi'-man ('achiman, perhaps, "brother of fortune," or, "my brother is
fortune"): (1) One of the names given as those of the three "children of the Anak ...
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Concordance
Fortune (7 Occurrences)

Acts 16:16
It happened, as we were going to prayer, that a certain girl having a spirit of divination met us, who brought her masters much gain by fortune telling.
(WEB WEY NAS NIV)

Genesis 30:11
And Leah said, Fortunate! and she called his name Gad.
(See JPS RSV NIV)

Job 31:25
If I have rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because my hand had gotten much;
(See NIV)

Job 42:10
And Jehovah turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: and Jehovah gave Job twice as much as he had before.
(See JPS NAS RSV)

Isaiah 65:11
"But you who forsake Yahweh, who forget my holy mountain, who prepare a table for Fortune, and who fill up mixed wine to Destiny;
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 17:11
A partridge hatching, and not bringing forth, 'Is' one making wealth, and not by right, In the midst of his days he doth forsake it, And in his latter end -- he is a fool.
(See NAS)

Zephaniah 2:7
And the coast hath been for the remnant of the house of Judah, By them they have pleasure, In houses of Ashkelon at even they lie down, For inspect them doth Jehovah their God, And He hath turned back 'to' their captivity.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Changes of Fortune: Noting the Vicissitudes, See Illustrated in Lives of Pharoah's Butler and Baker

Fortune

Fortune Cookies

Fortune Tellers

Related Terms

Fortune-telling (1 Occurrence)

Fortune-tellers (1 Occurrence)

Chance (78 Occurrences)

Envy (56 Occurrences)

Gad (78 Occurrences)

Fortunes (30 Occurrences)

Estate (40 Occurrences)

Princely (5 Occurrences)

Ahiman (4 Occurrences)

Happiness (54 Occurrences)

Happy (143 Occurrences)

Children

Victim (3 Occurrences)

Jimnah (4 Occurrences)

Joy (422 Occurrences)

Jehu (63 Occurrences)

Jimna (2 Occurrences)

Lessen (4 Occurrences)

Lot (145 Occurrences)

Gaddi (1 Occurrence)

Grace (277 Occurrences)

Girl (71 Occurrences)

Gaddiel (1 Occurrence)

Wasting (57 Occurrences)

With (66342 Occurrences)

Friendship (13 Occurrences)

Friend (139 Occurrences)

Fortunate (4 Occurrences)

Fate (138 Occurrences)

Fortuna'tus (1 Occurrence)

Fair (147 Occurrences)

Frown (1 Occurrence)

Fare (13 Occurrences)

Timotheus (24 Occurrences)

Rulers (310 Occurrences)

Repair (26 Occurrences)

Ramothgilead (19 Occurrences)

Ramoth-gilead (20 Occurrences)

Racal (1 Occurrence)

Rending (8 Occurrences)

Retire (6 Occurrences)

Realize (29 Occurrences)

Eldad (2 Occurrences)

Envious (16 Occurrences)

Eden (19 Occurrences)

Electrum (3 Occurrences)

Earned (6 Occurrences)

Eve (5 Occurrences)

Defective (2 Occurrences)

Desperate (8 Occurrences)

Draw (212 Occurrences)

Decayed (7 Occurrences)

Determine (13 Occurrences)

Delusion (12 Occurrences)

Destiny (6 Occurrences)

Decision (174 Occurrences)

Discernings (1 Occurrence)

Decent (2 Occurrences)

Defect (62 Occurrences)

Masters (59 Occurrences)

Modad

Mischance (1 Occurrence)

Misfortune (24 Occurrences)

Migdal-gad (1 Occurrence)

Migdalgad (1 Occurrence)

Predicted (10 Occurrences)

Prosperity (66 Occurrences)

Philippi (8 Occurrences)

Partner (8 Occurrences)

Paphos (2 Occurrences)

Portion (227 Occurrences)

Play (61 Occurrences)

Pretty (1 Occurrence)

Baal-gad (3 Occurrences)

Bigtha (1 Occurrence)

Baalgad (3 Occurrences)

Balas

Chains (100 Occurrences)

Consult (27 Occurrences)

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