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ad -ven´t̬ū̇r : "To risk," "to dare," referring always to an undertaking attended with some peril (Judges 9:17 : "My father adventured his life"). Compare Deuteronomy 28:56 . So also Ecclesiastes 5:14 : "Riches perish by evil adventure." Only once in New Testament for δίδωμι , dı́dōmı̄ (Acts 19:31 ), where Paul's friends beg him "not to adventure himself (archaic for "venture") into theater.»

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Adventure'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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