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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Haply (If, Lest)

Dictionaries :: Haply (If, Lest)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1487 g686 Greek: ei ara

Haply (If, Lest):

denotes "if therefore," "if accordingly" (i.e., if in these circumstances), e.g., Mar 11:13, of Christ and the fig tree (not "if perchance," but marking a correspondence in point of fact).

2 Strong's Number: g1487 g686 g1065 Greek: ei ara ge

Haply (If, Lest):

denotes "if in consequence," e.g., Act 17:27, "if haply" they might feel after God, in consequence of seeking Him.

3 Strong's Number: g3379 Greek: mepote

Haply (If, Lest):

lit., "lest ever," "lest haply," e.g., Luk 14:29, of laying a foundation, with the possibility of being unable to finish the building; Act 5:39, of the possibility of being found fighting against God; Hbr 3:12 RV, "lest haply," of the possibility of having an evil heart of unbelief. The RV usually has "lest haply" (AV "lest at any time"), e.g., Mat 4:6; 5:25; 13:15; Mar 4:12; Luk 4:11; 21:34; Hbr 2:1; in Mat 25:9, the RV has "peradventure;" in 2Ti 2:25, AV and RV, have "if peradventure;" in Jhn 7:26 the RV has "Can it be that," for the word "Do" in the AV.

4 Strong's Number: g3381 Greek: mepos

Haply (If, Lest):

denotes "lest in any way," "by any means," e.g., 2Cr 9:4, AV, "lest haply," RV, "lest by any means."

5 Strong's Number: g3381 Greek: mepou

Haply (If, Lest):

denotes "lest somehow;" the RV has "lest haply" in Act 27:29 (some mss. have No. 4, here).

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