Verses with the word opportunity in the Apocrypha (8 verses):
Observe the opportunity, and beware of evil; and be not ashamed when it concerneth thy soul.
An enemy speaketh sweetly with his lips, but in his heart he imagineth how to throw thee into a pit: he will weep with his eyes, but if he find opportunity, he will not be satisfied with blood.
And if for want of power he be hindered from sinning, yet when he findeth opportunity he will do evil.
A wise man will hold his tongue till he see opportunity: but a babbler and a fool will regard no time.
The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise.
1 Maccabees 11:42
So Demetrius sent unto Jonathan, saying, I will not only do this for thee and thy people, but I will greatly honour thee and thy nation, if opportunity serve.
1 Maccabees 15:34
Wherefore we, having opportunity, hold the inheritance of our fathers.
2 Maccabees 14:5
Howbeit having gotten opportunity to further his foolish enterprize, and being called into counsel by Demetrius, and asked how the Jews stood affected, and what they intended, he answered thereunto: