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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) To move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide.

2. (n.) To slide; to lose one's footing or one's hold; not to tread firmly; as, it is necessary to walk carefully lest the foot should slip.

3. (n.) To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; -- often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place.

4. (n.) To depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding; to go or come in a quiet, furtive manner; as, some errors slipped into the work.

5. (n.) To err; to fall into error or fault.

6. (v. t.) To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.

7. (v. t.) To omit; to loose by negligence.

8. (v. t.) To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a piece of cloth or paper.

9. (v. t.) To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound.

10. (v. t.) To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar.

11. (v. t.) To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink.

12. (n.) The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice.

13. (n.) An unintentional error or fault; a false step.

14. (n.) A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine.

15. (n.) A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper.

16. (n.) A leash or string by which a dog is held; -- so called from its being made in such a manner as to slip, or become loose, by relaxation of the hand.

17. (n.) An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip.

18. (n.) A portion of the columns of a newspaper or other work struck off by itself; a proof from a column of type when set up and in the galley.

19. (n.) Any covering easily slipped on.

20. (n.) A loose garment worn by a woman.

21. (n.) A child's pinafore.

22. (n.) An outside covering or case; as, a pillow slip.

23. (n.) The slip or sheath of a sword, and the like.

24. (n.) A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver.

25. (n.) Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.

26. (n.) Potter's clay in a very liquid state, used for the decoration of ceramic ware, and also as a cement for handles and other applied parts.

27. (n.) A particular quantity of yarn.

28. (n.) An inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair.

29. (n.) An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip.

30. (n.) A narrow passage between buildings.

31. (n.) A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.

32. (n.) A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.

33. (n.) The motion of the center of resistance of the float of a paddle wheel, or the blade of an oar, through the water horizontally, or the difference between a vessel's actual speed and the speed which she would have if the propelling instrument acted upon a solid; also, the velocity, relatively to still water, of the backward current of water produced by the propeller.

34. (n.) A fish, the sole.

35. (n.) A fielder stationed on the off side and to the rear of the batsman. There are usually two of them, called respectively short slip, and long slip.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

As meaning "a cutting from a plant," it is still good English. In this sense in Isaiah 17:10 for zemorah, "branch," "twig." For the phrase "slip of the tongue" compare Sirach 14:1; 19:16; 20:18; 21:07; 25:08:00.

3901. pararreo -- to flow by, hence slip away
... to flow by, hence slip away. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: pararreo Phonetic
Spelling: (par-ar-hroo-eh'-o) Short Definition: I am lost, perish, drift ...
// - 7k

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

3921. pareisduo -- to settle in alongside
... reality . 3921 () is only used in Jude 4 of those " to give help.". [3921 ()
means ", to slip in a side-door" (M. Vincent). This ...
// - 7k

1593. ekneuo -- to bend the head away, to withdraw
... to turn aside, withdraw. From ek and neuo; (by analogy) to slip off, ie Quietly
withdraw -- convey self away. see GREEK ek. see GREEK neuo. ...
// - 6k

804. asphales -- certain, secure
... 804 (from 1 "not" and , "totter, cast down") -- properly, because on solid footing,
ie built on what (fall, slip); hence, "unfailing, safe, reliable ...
// - 7k

5298. hupochoreo -- to go back, retire
... Word Origin from hupo and choreo Definition to go back, retire NASB Word
Usage slip away (1), withdrew (1). to withdraw, go away. ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
4571. maad -- to slip, slide, totter, shake
... 4570, 4571. maad. 4572 . to slip, slide, totter, shake. Transliteration: maad
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-ad') Short Definition: slip. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/4571.htm - 6k

4131. mot -- to totter, shake, slip
... 4130, 4131. mot. 4132 . to totter, shake, slip. Transliteration: mot Phonetic
Spelling: (mote) Short Definition: shaken. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/4131.htm - 6k

5394. nashal -- to slip or drop off, draw off, clear away
... nashal. 5395 . to slip or drop off, draw off, clear away. Transliteration: nashal
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-shal') Short Definition: remove. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/5394.htm - 6k

8363. shethil -- a transplanted shoot, slip
... shethil or shathil. 8364 . a transplanted shoot, slip. Transliteration: shethil
or shathil Phonetic Spelling: (sheth-eel') Short Definition: plants. ...
/hebrew/8363.htm - 6k

4422. malat -- to slip away
... 4421, 4422. malat. 4423 . to slip away. Transliteration: malat Phonetic Spelling:
(maw-lat') Short Definition: escape. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/4422.htm - 6k

8210. shaphak -- to pour out, pour
... cast up, gush out, pour out, shedder, out, slip. A primitive root; to spill
forth (blood, a libation, liquid metal; or even a solid ...
/hebrew/8210.htm - 6k

2156. zemorah -- branch, twig, shoot
... vine, branch, slip. Or zmorah {zem-o-raw'} (feminine); and zmor {zem-ore'} (masculine);
from zamar; a twig (as pruned) -- vine, branch, slip. see HEBREW zamar. ...
/hebrew/2156.htm - 6k

6362. patar -- to separate, remove, set free
... dismiss, free, let shoot out, slip away. A primitive root; to cleave or
burst through, ie (causatively) to emit, whether literal ...
/hebrew/6362.htm - 6k

4154. muedeth -- out of joint
... Word Origin the same as maad, qv. out of joint Feminine passive participle of
ma'ad; properly, made to slip, ie Dislocated -- out of joint. see HEBREW ma'ad. ...
/hebrew/4154.htm - 5k

6403. palat -- to escape
... A primitive root; to slip out, ie Escape; causatively, to deliver -- calve, carry
away safe, deliver, (cause to) escape. 6402, 6403. palat. 6404 . ...
/hebrew/6403.htm - 6k


Lost Earnings
... fault. The man had earned his wages, and then let what he had won by toil
slip through holes in the bag into which he put it. The ...
/.../howard/standards of life and service/xiv lost earnings.htm

The Lost Opportunity
... And it is also my purpose to show that as saint and sinner alike we have permitted
opportunities to slip away while we doze in weariness or give attention to ...
// judas iscariot/the lost opportunity.htm

The Edict of Banishment, 1729-1736.
... If the first slip of paper was drawn, the Church would cease to exist; if
the second, she might still live by the blessing of God. ...
/.../hutton/history of the moravian church/chapter v the edict of.htm

The Realization of Selfless Love
... Every slip, every fall, every return to selfishness is a lesson learned, an experience
gained, from which a golden grain of wisdom is extracted, helping the ...
/.../allen/the way of peace/the realization of selfless love.htm

The Design and Unity of Luke's History
... AS has been stated, a historian may make a slip in some detail without losing
claim to be trustworthy: no man and no historian is perfect. ...
/.../ramsay/was christ born in bethlehem/chapter 2 the design and.htm

Lenten Thoughts
... Many sins and feelings of which he ought to repent slip past him out of sight
in the hurry of life. ... What chances of doing good have I let slip? ...
/.../kingsley/twenty-five village sermons/sermon xxiii lenten thoughts.htm

"The Dust of the Actual"
... and more open. "May we come in?" Chorus, "Come in! oh, come in!" and in we
go. It is a tiny, narrow slip of a room. At one end there ...
/.../wilson-carmichael/things as they are/chapter vii the dust of.htm

Directions for those who Live Together.
... It is better to be silent than to contradict, and thereby add sin to ignorance.
"Blessed," in truth, "is the man who has not made a slip with his mouth, and ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter vii directions for those who.htm

In Touch with a Planet.
... have prayed. And just there is where we have all seemed to make a slip
at times, and many of us are yet making it"a bad slip. We ...
/...// talks on prayer/in touch with a planet.htm

The Oldest Family.
... an aristocrat. His line traced back without slip or break to the great house
of David, and that meant clear back to Adam. The records ...
/.../ talks on johns gospel/the oldest family.htm

Slip (22 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) To slide; to lose one's footing or one's hold; not to tread firmly; as,
it is necessary to walk carefully lest the foot should slip. ...
/s/slip.htm - 16k

Lapse (9 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
/l/lapse.htm - 10k

Slide (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To move along the surface of any body by slipping, or without walking or
rolling; to slip; to glide; as, snow slides down the mountain's side. ...
/s/slide.htm - 9k

Slippery (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Having the quality opposite to adhesiveness; allowing or causing anything
to slip or move smoothly, rapidly, and easily upon the surface; smooth; glib ...
/s/slippery.htm - 8k

Fleet (7 Occurrences)
... light substance. 3. (n. & a.) To slip on the whelps or the barrel of a
capstan or windlass; -- said of a cable or hawser. 4. (vt ...
/f/fleet.htm - 9k

Slipped (13 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Slip. Multi-Version Concordance
Slipped (13 Occurrences). John 5:13 But he who was healed ...
/s/slipped.htm - 10k

Potter (14 Occurrences)
... When the lumps have softened they are stirred in the water until all have
disintegrated and a thin slimy mud or "slip" has been formed. ...
/p/potter.htm - 28k

Pottery (11 Occurrences)
... When the lumps have softened they are stirred in the water until all have
disintegrated and a thin slimy mud or "slip" has been formed. ...
/p/pottery.htm - 27k

Goings (42 Occurrences)
... In Psalm 17:5 "Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not" becomes
in the Revised Version (British and American) "My steps have held fast to ...
/g/goings.htm - 22k

... "A slip on, a pavement is better than a slip with the tongue," so guard thy mouth
(Sirach 20:18); "He that is wise in words shall advance himself; and one that ...
/s/sirach.htm - 34k

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Slip: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Slip (22 Occurrences)

Luke 5:16
But he withdrew himself into the desert, and prayed.
(See NAS)

Hebrews 2:1
Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

James 2:10
For anyone who keeps all the law, but makes a slip in one point, is judged to have gone against it all.

James 3:2
For we all go wrong in a number of things. If a man never makes a slip in his talk, then he is a complete man and able to keep all his body in control.

Deuteronomy 4:9
Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 32:35
Vengeance is mine, and recompense, At the time when their foot shall slide: For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.

1 Samuel 27:1
David said in his heart, "I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me, to seek me any more in all the borders of Israel. So shall I escape out of his hand."
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 22:37
You have enlarged my steps under me. My feet have not slipped.

2 Kings 9:15
but king Joram was returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds which the Syrians had given him, when he fought with Hazael king of Syria.) Jehu said, "If this is your thinking, then let no one escape and go out of the city, to go to tell it in Jezreel."

Job 9:26
They have passed away as the swift ships, as the eagle that swoops on the prey.
(See NAS)

Job 12:5
In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for them whose foot slips.

Psalms 17:5
My steps have held fast to your paths. My feet have not slipped.

Psalms 18:36
You have enlarged my steps under me, My feet have not slipped.

Psalms 26:1
<Of David.> O Lord, be my judge, for my behaviour has been upright: I have put my faith in the Lord, I am not in danger of slipping.
(Root in BBE DBY)

Psalms 37:31
The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps slide.

Psalms 46:2
Therefore we fear not in the changing of earth, And in the slipping of mountains Into the heart of the seas.
(Root in YLT NAS)

Psalms 66:9
who preserves our life among the living, and doesn't allow our feet to be moved.

Psalms 121:3
May he not let your foot be moved: no need of sleep has he who keeps you.

Psalms 140:4
Keep me, O Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from the violent man: Who have purposed to thrust aside my steps.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 17:10
Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it with strange slips:

Jeremiah 20:10
For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him, say all my familiar friends, those who watch for my fall; perhaps he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 17:5
He took also of the seed of the land, and planted it in a fruitful soil; he placed it beside many waters; he set it as a willow-tree.
(See JPS)



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