of'-n (puknos, "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.