|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger.
2. (v. t.) To jeopardize.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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 (Luke 8:23 1 Corinthians 15:30). In the Old Testament (Judges 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 Samuel 23:17 m.
Jeopardy (7 Occurrences)
Luke 8:23 But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy. (KJV ASV WBS)
1 Corinthians 15:30 Why do we also stand in jeopardy every hour? (WEB KJV ASV WBS)
2 Samuel 18:13 Otherwise if I had dealt falsely against his life (and there is no matter hidden from the king), then you yourself would have set yourself against me." (See NIV)
2 Samuel 23:17 He said, "Be it far from me, Yahweh, that I should do this! Isn't it the blood of the men who went in jeopardy of their lives?" Therefore he would not drink it. The three mighty men did these things. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS)
1 Chronicles 11:19 and said, "My God forbid it me, that I should do this! Shall I drink the blood of these men who have put their lives in jeopardy?" For they risked their lives to bring it. Therefore he would not drink it. The three mighty men did these things. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)
1 Chronicles 12:19 Of Manasseh also there fell away some to David, when he came with the Philistines against Saul to battle; but they didn't help them; for the lords of the Philistines sent him away after consultation, saying, "He will fall away to his master Saul to the jeopardy of our heads." (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)
Job 13:14 Why should I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand? (See NIV)