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Jeopardy

JEOPARD; JEOPARDY [ISBE]

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 5:18) for a Hebrew idiom, "despise the soul," i.e. they placed a small value upon their lives (Vulgate "offered their souls to death"); for elliptical expression, "went with their lives," in 2 Sam 23:17 m.


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