Ark of the Covenant - Bible History Online
Bible History Online



International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
 

A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   



HAPPEN

hap'-'-n (qarah; sumbaino): "Happen" (from "hap"), "to fall out," "befall," etc., "come to anyone," is the translation of qarah, "to meet," etc. (1 Sam 28:10, "There shall no punishment happen to thee," the Revised Version margin "guilt come upon thee"; 2 Sam 1:6; Est 4:7; Eccl 2:14,15; 9:11 Isa 41:22); of qara', "to meet," "cause to happen," etc. (2 Sam 20:1); of hayah, "to be" (1 Sam 6:9, "It was a chance that happened to us"); of nagha', "to touch," "to come to" (Eccl 8:14 bis). In the New Testament it is in several instances the translation of sumbaino, "to go" or "come up together" "to happen" (Mk 10:32; Lk 24:14; Acts 3:10; 1 Cor 10:11; 1 Pet 4:12; 2 Pet 2:22); once of ginomai, "to become," "to happen" (Rom 11:25, the Revised Version (British and American),"befallen"). "Happeneth" occurs (Eccl 2:15, as it happeneth to the fool" (miqreh); 2 Esdras 10:6; Baruch 3:10 (ti estin)). The Revised Version (British and American) supplies "that happened" for "were done" (Lk 24:35).
See also CHANGE.
W. L. Walker
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'happen'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

Copyright Information
© International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE)


ISBE Bible Encyclopedia Home
Bible History Online Home

 

Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE)
Online Bible (KJV)
Naves Topical Bible
Smith's Bible Dictionary
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Schaff's Bible Dictionary
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Matthew Henry Bible Commentary
Hitchcock's Bible Dictionary

Related Bible History