|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) To move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide.
2. (n.) To slide; to lose one's footing or one's hold; not to tread firmly; as, it is necessary to walk carefully lest the foot should slip.
3. (n.) To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; -- often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place.
4. (n.) To depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding; to go or come in a quiet, furtive manner; as, some errors slipped into the work.
5. (n.) To err; to fall into error or fault.
6. (v. t.) To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.
7. (v. t.) To omit; to loose by negligence.
8. (v. t.) To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a piece of cloth or paper.
9. (v. t.) To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound.
10. (v. t.) To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar.
11. (v. t.) To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink.
12. (n.) The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice.
13. (n.) An unintentional error or fault; a false step.
14. (n.) A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine.
15. (n.) A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper.
16. (n.) A leash or string by which a dog is held; -- so called from its being made in such a manner as to slip, or become loose, by relaxation of the hand.
17. (n.) An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip.
18. (n.) A portion of the columns of a newspaper or other work struck off by itself; a proof from a column of type when set up and in the galley.
19. (n.) Any covering easily slipped on.
20. (n.) A loose garment worn by a woman.
21. (n.) A child's pinafore.
22. (n.) An outside covering or case; as, a pillow slip.
23. (n.) The slip or sheath of a sword, and the like.
24. (n.) A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver.
25. (n.) Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.
26. (n.) Potter's clay in a very liquid state, used for the decoration of ceramic ware, and also as a cement for handles and other applied parts.
27. (n.) A particular quantity of yarn.
28. (n.) An inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair.
29. (n.) An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip.
30. (n.) A narrow passage between buildings.
31. (n.) A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.
32. (n.) A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.
33. (n.) The motion of the center of resistance of the float of a paddle wheel, or the blade of an oar, through the water horizontally, or the difference between a vessel's actual speed and the speed which she would have if the propelling instrument acted upon a solid; also, the velocity, relatively to still water, of the backward current of water produced by the propeller.
34. (n.) A fish, the sole.
35. (n.) A fielder stationed on the off side and to the rear of the batsman. There are usually two of them, called respectively short slip, and long slip.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
As meaning "a cutting from a plant," it is still good English. In this sense in Isaiah 17:10 for zemorah, "branch," "twig." For the phrase "slip of the tongue" compare Sirach 14:1; 19:16; 20:18; 21:07; 25:08:00.
Slip (22 Occurrences)
Luke 5:16 But he withdrew himself into the desert, and prayed. (See NAS)
Hebrews 2:1 Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip. (KJV BBE DBY WBS)
James 2:10 For anyone who keeps all the law, but makes a slip in one point, is judged to have gone against it all. (BBE)
James 3:2 For we all go wrong in a number of things. If a man never makes a slip in his talk, then he is a complete man and able to keep all his body in control. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 4:9 Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children; (See NIV)
Deuteronomy 32:35 Vengeance is mine, and recompense, At the time when their foot shall slide: For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that are to come upon them shall make haste. (See JPS BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV)
1 Samuel 27:1 David said in his heart, "I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me, to seek me any more in all the borders of Israel. So shall I escape out of his hand." (See NIV)
2 Samuel 22:37 You have enlarged my steps under me. My feet have not slipped. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV)
2 Kings 9:15 but king Joram was returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds which the Syrians had given him, when he fought with Hazael king of Syria.) Jehu said, "If this is your thinking, then let no one escape and go out of the city, to go to tell it in Jezreel." (See RSV NIV)
Job 9:26 They have passed away as the swift ships, as the eagle that swoops on the prey. (See NAS)
Job 12:5 In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for them whose foot slips. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 17:5 My steps have held fast to your paths. My feet have not slipped. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 18:36 You have enlarged my steps under me, My feet have not slipped. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV)
Psalms 26:1 <Of David.> O Lord, be my judge, for my behaviour has been upright: I have put my faith in the Lord, I am not in danger of slipping. (Root in BBE DBY)
Psalms 37:31 The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps slide. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 46:2 Therefore we fear not in the changing of earth, And in the slipping of mountains Into the heart of the seas. (Root in YLT NAS)
Psalms 66:9 who preserves our life among the living, and doesn't allow our feet to be moved. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 121:3 May he not let your foot be moved: no need of sleep has he who keeps you. (See NAS NIV)
Psalms 140:4 Keep me, O Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from the violent man: Who have purposed to thrust aside my steps. (See JPS)
Isaiah 17:10 Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it with strange slips: (Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 20:10 For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him, say all my familiar friends, those who watch for my fall; perhaps he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 17:5 He took also of the seed of the land, and planted it in a fruitful soil; he placed it beside many waters; he set it as a willow-tree. (See JPS)