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1. (n.) A gap, slipping, or gradual fading; as, a lapse in judgment; an unobserved or imperceptible progress or passing away; -- restricted usually to immaterial things, or to figurative uses.

2. (n.) A slip; an error; a fault; a failing in duty; a slight deviation from truth or rectitude.

3. (n.) The termination of a right or privilege through neglect to exercise it within the limited time, or through failure of some contingency; hence, the devolution of a right or privilege.

4. (n.) A fall or apostasy.

5. (v. i.) To pass slowly and smoothly downward, backward, or away; to slip downward, backward, or away; to glide; -- mostly restricted to figurative uses.

6. (v. i.) To slide or slip in moral conduct; to fail in duty; to fall from virtue; to deviate from rectitude; to commit a fault by inadvertence or mistake.

7. (v. i.) To fall or pass from one proprietor to another, or from the original destination, by the omission, negligence, or failure of some one, as a patron, a legatee, etc.

8. (v. i.) To become ineffectual or void; to fall.

9. (v. t.) To let slip; to permit to devolve on another; to allow to pass.

10. (v. t.) To surprise in a fault or error; hence, to surprise or catch, as an offender.

3900. paraptoma -- a false step, a trespass
... Neuter Transliteration: paraptoma Phonetic Spelling: (par-ap'-to-mah) Short Definition:
a falling away, sin Definition: a falling away, lapse, slip, false step ...
// - 7k

2675. katartizo -- to complete, prepare
... and mid: I prepare, perfect, for his (its) full destination or use, bring into its
proper condition (whether for the first time, or after a lapse). ...
// - 8k

3901. pararreo -- to flow by, hence slip away
... 3901 (" drift away") means to "lapse" into spiritual defeat, describing
how we slowly move away from our moorings in Christ. Word ...
// - 7k

5036. tachus -- quick, swift
... See 5035 (). [This root (-) emphasizes the idea "promptly" (without unjustified
time-lapse). is conveyed by 2112 ("straightway, away"). ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
7750. sut -- to swerve, fall away
... to swerve, fall away. Transliteration: sut Phonetic Spelling: (soot) Short Definition:
lapse. ... root Definition to swerve, fall away NASB Word Usage lapse (1). ...
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8622. tequphah -- a coming round, circuit
... circuit, come about, end. Or tquphah {tek-oo-faw'}; from naqaph; a revolution, ie
(of the sun) course, (of time) lapse -- circuit, come about, end. ...
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The Lapse of Time.
... ORIGINAL HYMNS HYMN CCIII. The Lapse of Time. James Montgomery.
The Lapse of Time. Moments and minutes, hours and days,. ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn cciii the lapse of.htm

The Lapse of Time.
... SERMON I. The Lapse of Time. "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with
thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge ...
/.../newman/parochial and plain sermons vol vii/sermon i the lapse of.htm

Whether a Man Can Merit his Restoration after a Lapse
... Article Seven Whether a Man can Merit His Restoration after a Lapse. Whether
a Man can Merit His Restoration after a Lapse We proceed ...
/.../aquinas/nature and grace/article seven whether a man 2.htm

(As to Whether a Priest May Minister after a Lapse. )
... The Second Epistle. VI. (As to whether a priest may minister after a lapse.).
For those are in error who think that the priests of ...
// decretals/vi as to whether a.htm

Serapion and his Extant Works.
... The lapse of any one into Ebionism, or into a Judaizing Gnosticism, or similar form
of heresy--a lapse which cannot have been at all uncommon among the ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter xii serapion and his extant.htm

Plato's Inconsistency He Supposes the Soul Self-Existent, yet ...
... From long lapse of time, he says. ... If immediately, where will be the long lapse
of the time which is as yet inadmissible in the hypothesis? ...
/.../a treatise on the soul/chapter xxiv platos inconsistency he supposes.htm

Introduction, by the American Editor.
... In these, the genius of our author is brilliantly illustrated, while, in melancholy
fact, he is demonstrating the folly of his own final lapse and the ...
/.../the prescription against heretics/introduction by the american editor.htm

The Canonical Epistle of St. Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa, to St. ...
... They who lapse without any force, so as to deny Christ, or do by choice turn Jews,
idolaters, or Manichees, or infidels of any sort, not to be admitted to ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/vi the canonical epistle of.htm

The Third Day He Rose Again from the Dead. The Glory of Christ's ...
... the right hand of God in the highest heavens, He placed there that human flesh,
made perfect through sufferings, which had fallen to death by the lapse of the ...
/.../29 the third day he.htm

Introduction to Historia Arianorum.
... Sec. 89, 90) on the lapse of Hosius and Liberius [1512] . ... the bitter conclusion of
that tract) and completed when the lapse of Liberius was known in Egypt. ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/introduction to historia arianorum.htm

Lapse (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A gap, slipping, or gradual fading; as, a lapse in judgment; an unobserved
or imperceptible progress or passing away; -- restricted usually to ...
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Lapwing (2 Occurrences)

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Laps (6 Occurrences)

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Slavery (31 Occurrences)
... (2) By the Lapse of Time. ... The nine methods here enumerated may be classified
thus: A. By operation of law: 1. By lapse of time. ...
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Old (3966 Occurrences)
... assumptions of the traditional and the evolutionary view may be roughly stated thus:
of the traditional, that in consequence of this Eden lapse man is a ruined ...
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Slave (148 Occurrences)
... (2) By the Lapse of Time. ... The nine methods here enumerated may be classified
thus: A. By operation of law: 1. By lapse of time. ...
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Year (4027 Occurrences)
... to Leviticus 25:9 a loud trumpet should proclaim liberty throughout the country
on the 10th day of the 7th month (the Day of Atonement), after the lapse of 7 ...
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Nehushtan (1 Occurrence)
... Numbers 21:8), and which Hezekiah destroyed because the children of Israel began
to regard it as an idol and "burn incense to it." The lapse of nearly one ...
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Nicolaitans (2 Occurrences)
... of such an immoral sect being founded by one of "good report, full of the Spirit
and of wisdom" (compare Acts 6:3), Simcox argues that their lapse may have ...
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Night (3322 Occurrences)
... Thus, Moses compares the brevity of time, the lapse of a thousand years, to "a watch
in the night" (Psalm 90:4). Adversity is depicted by it in such places as ...
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Lapse: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Lapse (9 Occurrences)

Matthew 25:19
"After a long lapse of time the master of those servants returned, and had a reckoning with them.

Luke 22:59
And after the lapse of about one hour another stoutly maintained it, saying, In truth this man also was with him, for also he is a Galilaean.

Acts 24:17
And after a lapse of many years I arrived, bringing alms to my nation, and offerings.

Acts 24:27
But after the lapse of fully two years Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus; and being desirous of gratifying the Jews, Felix left Paul still in prison.

Romans 11:11
I ask, however, "Have they stumbled so as to be finally ruined?" No, indeed; but by their lapse salvation has come to the Gentiles in order to arouse the jealousy of the descendants of Israel;

Romans 11:12
and if their lapse is the enriching of the world, and their overthrow the enriching of the Gentiles, will not still greater good follow their restoration?

Galatians 2:1
Then after a lapse of fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus also with me;

2 Chronicles 18:2
And after certain years he went down to Ahab to Samaria. And Ahab killed sheep and oxen for him in abundance, and for the people that were with him, and moved him to go up with him to Ramoth-gilead.
(See JPS)

Psalms 40:4
Blessed is the man who makes Yahweh his trust, and doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
(See NAS)



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