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of ´' n ( πυκνός , puknós , "thick," "close"): An archaic usage for "frequent": "Thine often infirmities" ( 1 Timothy 5:23 ); compare "by often rumination" (Shakespeare, As You Like It , IV, i, 18); "The often round" (Ben Jonson, The Forest , III); "Of wrench'd or broken limb - an often chance" (Tennyson, Gareth and Lynette ).

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

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