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Jeopard
Jeopardy
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jeopard
Jeopard jepʹərd. The verbal form of an English word that referred originally to a game in which the chances were even (from Old French jeu parti), now used to designate any great risk. In the RSV it occurs once only, in Jgs. 5:18 for a Hebrew idiom, “despise the soul,” i.e., they placed a small value
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JEOPARD; JEOPARDY
JEOPARD; JEOPARDY<jep’-ard>, <jep’-ar-di>: The Eng, word referred originally to a game where the chances were even (from OFr. jeu parti); transferred thence to designate any great risk. In the New Testament, represented by the Greek verb kinduneuo (Lk 8:23; 1 Cor 15:30). In the Old Testament (Jdg
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Jeopard, Jeopardy
JEOPARD, jepʹard, JEOPARDY, jepʹar-di: The Eng. word referred originally to a game where the chances were even (from OFr. jeu parti); transferred thence to designate any great risk. In the NT, represented by the Gr vb. kinduneúō (Lk 8:23; 1 Cor 15:30). In the OT (Jgs 5:18) for a Heb idiom, “despise