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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A time or place favorable for executing a purpose; a suitable combination of conditions; suitable occasion; chance.

2. (n.) Convenience of situation; fitness.

3. (n.) Importunity; earnestness.

170. akaireomai -- to have no opportunity
... to have no opportunity. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: akaireomai Phonetic
Spelling: (ak-ahee-reh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I am without a suitable ...
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2119. eukaireo -- to have opportunity
... to have opportunity. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: eukaireo Phonetic Spelling:
(yoo-kahee-reh'-o) Short Definition: I have a good opportunity, have ...
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2120. eukairia -- fitting time
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: eukairia Phonetic Spelling:
(yoo-kahee-ree'-ah) Short Definition: a convenient time, opportunity Definition: ...
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874. aphorme -- a starting point, ie fig. an occasion
... an occasion. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: aphorme Phonetic Spelling:
(af-or-may') Short Definition: an occasion, opportunity Definition: (a ...
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2540. kairos -- time, season
... season. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: kairos Phonetic Spelling:
(kahee-ros') Short Definition: fitting season, opportunity, time Definition ...
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5117. topos -- a place
... Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: topos Phonetic Spelling:
(top'-os) Short Definition: a place Definition: a place, region, seat; an opportunity ...
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2374. thura -- a door
... a door. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: thura Phonetic Spelling:
(thoo'-rah) Short Definition: a door, opportunity Definition: (a) a door, (b ...
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1805. exagorazo -- to buy up, ie ransom, fig. to rescue from loss
... 1805 (from 1537 , "completely " which intensifies 59 , "buy-up at the marketplace") --
properly, take of, seizing a buying-opportunity, ie making the most of ...
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2816. kleronomeo -- to inherit
... assigned (alloted) by the Lord. [The believer receives their opportunity
and reward for inheritance by divine-lot (cf. Eph 1:11, Gk ...
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5550. chronos -- time
... designates a fixed or special occasion; and from aion, which denotes a particular
period) or interval; by extension, an individual opportunity; by implication ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8385b. toanah -- opportunity
... toanah. 8386 . opportunity. Transliteration: toanah Short Definition: occasion.
Word Origin from anah Definition opportunity NASB Word Usage occasion (1). ...
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8385. ta'anah -- occasion or time of copulation
... fig tree Or tonanah {to-an-aw'}; from 'anah; an opportunity or (subjectively) purpose --
occasion. see HEBREW 'anah. 8384, 8385. ta'anah. 8385a . ...
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5949. alilah -- wantonness, a deed
... ee-law'}; from alal in the sense of effecting; an exploit (of God), or a performance
(of man, often in a bad sense); by implication, an opportunity -- act(-ion ...
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... OPPORTUNITY. Have ... chance. You will never have such a good opportunity again,
and if you let it slip you may never, never catch up. ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/opportunity.htm

The Lost Opportunity
... THE LOST OPPORTUNITY. TEXT: "And as thy servant was busy here and there,
he was gone. And ... The opportunity for greatness is gone. There ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chapman/and judas iscariot/the lost opportunity.htm

A Man of Opportunity
... After the Exile Chapter 52 A Man of Opportunity. ... Four months Nehemiah waited for
a favorable opportunity to present his request to the king. ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 52 a man of.htm

Opportunity: Being Thoughts for the New Year. On New Year's Eve.
as. A HEAVEN-SENT OPPORTUNITY? Let us make the most of it. ...
/.../champness/broken bread/xliii opportunity being thoughts for.htm

Ep. cxxvi. While Gregory was at Xantharis an Opportunity Presented ...
... Division III. Miscellaneous Letters. Ep. CXXVI. While Gregory was at Xantharis
an opportunity presented itself for seeing Olympius? ...
/.../cyril/select letters of saint gregory nazianzen/ep cxxvi while gregory was.htm

Letter Lxii. St. Ambrose Excuses Himself for Having Omitted an ...
... Selections from the Letters of St. Ambrose. Letter LXII. St. Ambrose excuses himself
for having omitted an opportunity of writing to the Emperor? St. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/letter lxii st ambrose excuses.htm

A Question Whether it Can be Without Sin that Our Knowledge ...
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter XV. A question whether it can be without
sin that our knowledge affords to weak brethren an opportunity for lying. ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter xv a question whether.htm

Since it Has Been Sufficiently Shown, as Far as There Has Been ...
... Book VII. 1 Since it has been sufficiently shown, as far as there has been
opportunity? Since it has been sufficiently shown, as ...
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It was Therefore Better for Me to Hide Myself, and to Wait for ...
... Chapter II. 35. It was therefore better for me to hide myself, and to wait
for this opportunity. Yes, I am sure that from your knowledge ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/35 it was therefore better.htm

How David, when He had Twice the Opportunity of Killing Saul did ...
... CHAPTER 13. How David, When He Had Twice The Opportunity Of Killing Saul Did
Not Kill Him. Also Concerning The Death Of Samuel And Nabal. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 13 how david when.htm

Opportunity (35 Occurrences)
...Opportunity (35 Occurrences). Matthew 26:16 From that time he sought opportunity
to betray him. ... (WEY). Mark 6:21 At length Herodias found her opportunity. ...
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Iscariot (11 Occurrences)
... named. It seemed as if Jesus wished to give Judas every opportunity, even
at this late hour, of repenting and making his confession. ...
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Vent (8 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Sale; opportunity to sell; market. ... 9. (n.) Fig.:
Opportunity of escape or passage from confinement or privacy; outlet. 10. ...
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Ossifrage (2 Occurrences)
... He does not, however, confine himself to these delicacies, but whenever
he has an opportunity will devour lambs, kids, or hares. ...
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Wishing (25 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 11:12 But what I do, I will also do, that I may cut off the opportunity
of those wishing for an opportunity, that wherein they boast they may be ...
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Transgression (70 Occurrences)
... The word "rebellion" differs from this word in that it may be in the heart, though
no opportunity should be granted for its manifestation: "An evil man seeketh ...
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Market (24 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) An opportunity for selling anything; demand, as shown by price offered or
obtainable; a town, region, or country, where the demand exists; as, to find ...
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Benhadad (24 Occurrences)
... entered into this succession, Syria was the strongest power in this region of Western
Asia, and ready to take advantage of every opportunity of increasing her ...
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Cast (640 Occurrences)
... (n.) A tendency to any color; a tinge; a shade. 38. (n.) A chance, opportunity,
privilege, or advantage; specifically, an opportunity of riding; a lift. 39. ...
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Advantage (44 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable
to success, or to any desired end; benefit; as, the enemy had the advantage ...
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Opportunity (35 Occurrences)

Matthew 26:16
From that time he sought opportunity to betray him.

Mark 3:20
And He went into a house. But again the crowd assembled, so that there was no opportunity for them even to snatch a meal.

Mark 6:21
At length Herodias found her opportunity. Herod on his birthday gave a banquet to the nobles of his court and to the tribunes and the principal people in Galilee,

Mark 6:31
and he said to them, 'Come ye yourselves apart to a desert place, and rest a little,' for those coming and those going were many, and not even to eat had they opportunity,

Mark 12:12
And they kept looking out for an opportunity to seize Him, but were afraid of the people; for they saw that in this parable He had referred to *them*. So they left Him and went away.

Mark 14:11
They gladly listened to his proposal, and promised to give him a sum of money. So he looked out for an opportunity to betray Him.

Luke 9:9
And Herod said, "John I have beheaded; but who is this, of whom I hear such reports?" And he sought for an opportunity of seeing Jesus.

Luke 20:20
So, after impatiently watching their opportunity, they sent spies who were to act the part of good and honest men, that they might fasten on some expression of His, so as to hand Him over to the ruling power and the Governor's authority.

Luke 21:13
It will turn out as a testimony for you.
(See NAS)

Luke 22:6
He consented, and sought an opportunity to deliver him to them in the absence of the multitude.

John 7:1
After this Jesus moved from place to place in Galilee. He would not go about in Judaea, because the Jews were seeking an opportunity to kill Him.

John 12:3
Availing herself of the opportunity, Mary took a pound weight of pure spikenard, very costly, and poured it over His feet, and wiped His feet with her hair, so that the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.

Acts 16:10
So when he had seen the vision, we immediately looked out for an opportunity of passing on into Macedonia, confidently inferring that God had called us to proclaim the Good News to the people there.

Acts 24:25
But when he dealt with the subjects of justice, self-control, and the judgement which was soon to come, Felix became alarmed and said, "For the present leave me, and when I can find a convenient opportunity I will send for you."

Acts 25:16
To whom I answered that it is not the custom of the Romans to give up any man to destruction, before the accused has met the accusers face to face, and has had opportunity to make his defense concerning the matter laid against him.

Romans 7:8
Thou shalt not covet;' and the sin having received an opportunity, through the command, did work in me all covetousness -- for apart from law sin is dead.

Romans 7:11
for the sin, having received an opportunity, through the command, did deceive me, and through it did slay 'me';

1 Corinthians 3:5
Who then is Apollos, and who is Paul, but servants through whom you believed; and each as the Lord gave to him?
(See NAS)

1 Corinthians 7:21
Were you called being a bondservant? Don't let that bother you, but if you get an opportunity to become free, use it.

1 Corinthians 16:12
Now concerning Apollos, the brother, I strongly urged him to come to you with the brothers; and it was not at all his desire to come now; but he will come when he has an opportunity.

2 Corinthians 5:12
For we are not commending ourselves to you again, but speak as giving you occasion of boasting on our behalf, that you may have something to answer those who boast in appearance, and not in heart.
(See NIV)

2 Corinthians 11:12
But I will persist in the same line of conduct in order to cut the ground from under the feet of those who desire an opportunity of getting themselves recognized as being on a level with us in the matters about which they boast.

Galatians 5:13
For ye have been called to liberty, brethren; only do not turn liberty into an opportunity to the flesh, but by love serve one another.

Galatians 6:10
So then, as we have opportunity, let's do what is good toward all men, and especially toward those who are of the household of the faith.

Ephesians 4:27
neither give place to the devil.

Ephesians 5:16
Buy up your opportunities, for these are evil times.
(See NIV)

Philippians 4:10
But I rejoice in the Lord greatly, that now at length you have revived your thought for me; in which you did indeed take thought, but you lacked opportunity.

Colossians 4:5
Behave wisely in relation to the outside world, buying up your opportunities.

1 Timothy 5:14
I wish, therefore, younger ones to marry, to bear children, to be mistress of the house, to give no occasion to the opposer to reviling;
(See NIV)

Hebrews 11:15
And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.

Hebrews 12:17
For you know that even afterwards, when he wished to secure the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no opportunity for undoing what he had done, though he sought the blessing earnestly with tears.

Revelation 13:10
If any one is eager to lead others into captivity, he must himself go into captivity. If any one is bent on killing with the sword, he must himself be killed by the sword. Here is an opportunity for endurance, and for the exercise of faith, on the part of God's people.

Revelation 14:12
Here is an opportunity for endurance on the part of God's people, who carefully keep His commandments and the faith of Jesus!"

1 Samuel 18:21
Saul said, I will give her to him, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Therefore Saul said to David, "You shall this day be my son-in-law a second time."
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 46:17
They cried there, Pharaoh king of Egypt is but a noise; he has let the appointed time pass by.
(See NIV)



Opportunity: The Measure of Responsibility

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