Convenient used in the A.V. only in its old Latin, sense of suitable or becoming, as a rendering of יָשָׁר, yashar' (Jeremiah xl, 4, 5, "right," as often elsewhere), חֹק, chok (Pr 30:8, an allotted "portion," as sometimes elsewhere), καθῆκον (Ro 1:28, "fit," as in Ac 22:22), ἀνῆκον (Eph 5:4; Phm 1:8, "fit," as in Col 3:18); but εὕκαιρος (Mr 6:21), εὐκαίρως (Mr 14:11), εὐκαιρέω (1Co 16:12), or simply καιρός (Acts' 24:25), refer to opportuneness of time or season. Similarly in the Apocrypha (καθήκω, Ecclesiasticus 10:23; 1 Maccabees 12:11; 2 Maccabees 4:19; 11:36), ἐπιτήδειος, (1 Maccabees 4:46; 14:34) ἐπίκαιρος (2 Maccabees 4:32; 14:22), simply καιρός (Ecclesiasticus 39:17), or mere construction (2 Maccabees 10:18).

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