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Hap
Hapless • Haply
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hap;Hapless;Haply
Hap; Hapless; HaplyAll three words are from the Old Norse happ, “luck, chance.” “Hap” and “haply” are archaic terms used by the AV. “Hap” translates Heb. miqreh, “happening, occurrence,” in Ruth 2:3. “If haply” translates Heb. lûʾ, “if only” (1 S. 14:30), Gk. ei ára, “if then” (Mk. 11:13), and ei
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HAP; HAPLY
HAP; HAPLY<hap>, <hap’-li> ([מִקְרֶה‎, miqreh], [לוּ‎, lu]; [μήποτε, 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 Sam 6:9,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Hap, Haply
HAP, hap, HAPLY, hapʹli (מִקְרֶה‎, miḳreh, לוּ‎, ; μήποτε, mḗpote):Hap (a Saxon word for “luck, chance”) is the tr of miḳreh, “a fortuitous chance,” “a lot” (Ruth 2:3, AV “Her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz”); in 1 S 6:9, the same word is trd “chance” (that happened);