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kon-ven'-yent: In the Revised Version (British and American) limited to translation of kairos, "suitable time," "season," and its compounds: "that which is seasonable" or "opportune" (Mark 6:21 Acts 24:25). the King James Version is replaced, in Proverbs 30:8 the Revised Version (British and American), by "needful" (Hebrew choq), "feed me with the food that is needful for me"; Jeremiah 40:4, by "right"; Ephesians 5:4, by "befitting"; in Romans 1:28, by "fitting," and in 1 Corinthians 16:12, by "opportunity."

2006. epitedeios -- convenient, necessary
... convenient, necessary. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: epitedeios Phonetic
Spelling: (ep-ee-tay'-di-os) Short Definition: necessary Definition ...
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2120. eukairia -- fitting time
... fitting time. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: eukairia Phonetic
Spelling: (yoo-kahee-ree'-ah) Short Definition: a convenient time, opportunity ...
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2121. eukairos -- timely
... convenient, in time of need. From eu and kairos; well-timed, ie Opportune --
convenient, in time of need. see GREEK eu. see GREEK kairos. ...
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2520. katheko -- to be proper or fitting
... convenient, fit. From kata and heko; to reach to, ie (neuter of present active
participle, figuratively as adjective) becoming -- convenient, fit. ...
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1351. dilogos -- given to repetition, double-tongued
... a deliberate -- acting like a spiritual "weathervane" by reversing their position
(taking different sides of an issue whenever it is convenient or expedient). ...
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2119. eukaireo -- to have opportunity
... have leisure, spend time. From eukairos; to have good time, ie Opportunity or leisure --
have leisure (convenient time), spend time. see GREEK eukairos. ...
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433. aneko -- to be fit, be proper
... fit, proper. From ana and heko; to attain to, ie (figuratively) be proper -- convenient,
be fit. see GREEK ana. see GREEK heko. (aneken) -- 2 Occurrences. ...
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2540. kairos -- time, season
... appointed time. Of uncertain affinity; an occasion, ie Set or proper time -- X always,
opportunity, (convenient, due) season, (due, short, while) time, a while. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3477. yashar -- straight, right
... upright (1). convenient, equity, just, well-pleased, righteous, straight, most
uprightly,. From yashar; straight (literally or figuratively ...
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2706. choq -- something prescribed or owed, a statute
... appointed (1). appointed, bound, commandment, convenient, custom, decreed,
due, law,. From chaqaq; an enactment; hence, an appointment ...
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In Human Institutions which are not Superstitious, There are Some ...
... Book II. Chapter 25."In Human Institutions Which are Not Superstitious, There are
Some Things Superfluous and Some Convenient and Necessary. 38. ...
/.../on christian doctrine in four books /chapter 25 in human institutions which.htm

Whether a Man is Bound to Repay a Favor at Once?
... ii): "Do you wish to repay a favor? Receive it graciously." As regards the gift,
one ought to wait until such a time as will be convenient to the benefactor. ...
// theologica/whether a man is bound 7.htm

Christ Cleansing the Temple
... It was very convenient to buy sacrifices on the spot, instead of having
to drag them from a distance. It was no less convenient ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture i/christ cleansing the temple.htm

Conditions of Being Saved
... time. Impenitent sinners are prone to imagine that just now is by no means
so convenient a season as may be expected hereafter. ...
/.../finney/sermons on gospel themes/x conditions of being saved.htm

Of Certain Sorts of Mortification which are More General. ...
... solitude may in the beginning become less tedious and afterwards delightful, religious
persons not only may, but ought to, preserve a convenient and discreet ...
/.../chapter vi of certain sorts.htm

Appendix ii. The Order of the Communion
... them that doth use, to their further satisfying, the auricular and secret Confession
to the Priest; nor those also, which think needful or convenient, for the ...
/.../luckock/studies in the book of common prayer/appendix ii the order of.htm

From the Close of the General Conference of 1816 to the ...
... Though some had contended that it would be most convenient to divide the episcopal
supervision so as to apportion a specified district of country to each bishop ...
/.../chapter 4 from the close.htm

Arrangement and Furniture of the Church
... It suggests that the approach of the people, for the blessings and {38} consolations
which are dispensed there, is made convenient and is invited. ...
/.../regester/the worship of the church/arrangement and furniture of the.htm

A Book of Modern Social Inquiry Has a Shape that is Somewhat ...
... bodily metaphors. It is convenient to speak of the Social Organism, just as
it is convenient to speak of the British Lion. But Britain ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 1 a book of.htm

Of the Sequel of the Same Matter.
... Many do continually Read in these speculative Books, because they will not submit
to him who may tell them, that such Reading is not convenient for them ...
/.../the spiritual guide which disentangles the soul/chap ii of the sequel.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) Fit or adapted; suitable; proper; becoming; appropriate.

2. (v. i.) Affording accommodation or advantage; well adapted to use; handily; as, a convenient house; convenient implements or tools.

3. (v. i.) Seasonable; timely; opportune; as, a convenient occasion; a convenient season.

4. (v. i.) Near at hand; easy of access.

Convenient (11 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) Affording accommodation or advantage; well adapted to use; handily;
as, a convenient house; convenient implements or tools. ...
/c/convenient.htm - 11k

Season (101 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Hence, a period of time, especially as regards its fitness for anything
contemplated or done; a suitable or convenient time; proper conjuncture; as ...
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Opportune (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Convenient; ready; seasonable; timely; as an
opportune meeting. 2. (vt) To suit. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/o/opportune.htm - 7k

Conveniently (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (adv.) In a convenient manner, form, or situation; without
difficulty. Multi-Version Concordance Conveniently (1 Occurrence). ...
/c/conveniently.htm - 6k

Inn (7 Occurrences)
... the presence of any building, and in the case of caravans and travelers was doubtless
originally, as very often at the present day, only a convenient level bit ...
/i/inn.htm - 17k

Seemeth (36 Occurrences)
... thee: but if it seem ill unto thee to come with me into Babylon, forbear: behold,
all the land is before thee: whither it seemeth good and convenient for thee ...
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Nobles (71 Occurrences)
... Mark 6:21 Then a convenient day came, that Herod on his birthday made a supper for
his nobles, the high officers, and the chief men of Galilee. (WEB WEY). ...
/n/nobles.htm - 33k

Opportunity (35 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
/o/opportunity.htm - 17k

Officers (171 Occurrences)
... Mark 6:21 Then a convenient day came, that Herod on his birthday made a supper for
his nobles, the high officers, and the chief men of Galilee. (WEB RSV). ...
/o/officers.htm - 37k

Occasion (53 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) An important event; an occurrence; an incident.
2. (n.) A favorable opportunity; a convenient or timely chance; convenience. ...
/o/occasion.htm - 23k

Bible Concordance
Convenient (11 Occurrences)

Matthew 26:16 and from that time he was seeking a convenient season to deliver him up.

Mark 6:21 Then a convenient day came, that Herod on his birthday made a supper for his nobles, the high officers, and the chief men of Galilee.

Luke 4:13 And having ended all temptation, the Devil departed from him till a convenient season.

Acts 24:25 As he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was terrified, and answered, "Go your way for this time, and when it is convenient for me, I will summon you."

Romans 1:28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;

1 Corinthians 16:12 As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with the brethren: but his will was not at all to come at this time; but he will come when he shall have convenient time.

Ephesians 5:4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.

Philemon 1:8 Wherefore, though I might be much bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient,

Proverbs 30:8 Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:

Jeremiah 40:4 And now, behold, I loose thee this day from the chains which were upon thine hand. If it seem good unto thee to come with me into Babylon, come; and I will look well unto thee: but if it seem ill unto thee to come with me into Babylon, forbear: behold, all the land is before thee: whither it seemeth good and convenient for thee to go, thither go.

Jeremiah 40:5 Now while he was not yet gone back, he said, Go back also to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon hath made governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him among the people: or go wheresoever it seemeth convenient unto thee to go. So the captain of the guard gave him victuals and a reward, and let him go.



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