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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To wander, as from a direct course; to deviate, or go out of the way.

2. (v.) To wander from company, or from the proper limits; to rove at large; to roam; to go astray.

3. (a.) Figuratively, to wander from the path of duty or rectitude; to err.

4. (v. t.) To cause to stray.

5. (v. i.) Having gone astray; strayed; wandering; as, a stray horse or sheep.

6. (n.) Any domestic animal that has an enclosure, or its proper place and company, and wanders at large, or is lost; an estray. Used also figuratively.

7. (n.) The act of wandering or going astray.

4764. strenos -- insolent luxury
... insolent luxury. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: strenos Phonetic
Spelling: (stray'-nos) Short Definition: wantonness, luxury Definition ...
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635. apoplanao -- to cause to go astray
... mislead, seduce. From apo and planao; to lead astray (figuratively); passively,
to stray (from truth) -- err, seduce. see GREEK apo. see GREEK planao. ...
// - 7k

4763. streniao -- to run riot
... to run riot. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: streniao Phonetic Spelling:
(stray-nee-ah'-o) Short Definition: I live luxuriously Definition: I live ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5074. nadad -- to retreat, flee, depart, stray, wander, flutter
... nadad. 5075 . to retreat, flee, depart, stray, wander, flutter. Transliteration:
nadad Phonetic Spelling: (naw-dad') Short Definition: fled. Word Origin a prim ...
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2937. taah -- to wander, stray
... to wander, stray. Transliteration: taah Phonetic Spelling: (taw-aw') Short Definition:
misled. ... root Definition to wander, stray NASB Word Usage misled (1). ...
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8582. taah -- to err
... leads to ruin (1), led my astray (2), led them astray (3), led...astray (2), misled
(1), reels (1), seduced (1), stagger (3), staggers (1), stray (3), wander (5 ...
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7686. shagah -- to go astray, err
... 2), exhilarated (2), go astray (1), goes astray (1), intoxicated (1), leads the
astray (1), misleader (1), misleads (1), reel (3), stray (1), unwittingly (1 ...
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4879. meshugah -- error
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition error NASB Word Usage error (1). error.
From an unused root meaning to stray; mistake -- error. 4878, 4879. ...
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6528. peret -- the broken off
... Word Origin from parat Definition the broken off NASB Word Usage fallen fruit (1).
grape. From parat; a stray or single berry -- grape. see HEBREW parat. ...
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7683. shagag -- to go astray, commit sin or error
... A primitive root; to stray, ie (figuratively) sin (with more or less apology) --
X also for that, deceived, err, go astray, sin ignorantly. 7682, 7683. ...
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My God, My Father, While I Stray
... III. SACRAMENTS AND RITES Visitation 391. My God, my Father, while I stray. ... Alt. My God, my Father, while I stray. Far from my home in life's rough way,. ...
/.../visitation 391 my god my.htm

He Restoreth My Soul.
... There are also, here and there, private fields and vineyards and gardens into which,
if a member of a flock should stray and be caught, it is forfeited to the ...
/.../callan/the shepherd of my soul/v he restoreth my soul.htm

Morning Prayers.
... Thy guiding care. And I would implore Thee, Be with me this day, Lest I
from Thee wander, Into danger stray. Amen. 8. For this new ...
// folded hands/morning prayers.htm

... steps are seen. Hold me fast and guide me In the narrow way; So, with Thee
beside me, I shall never stray. Daily bring me nearer ...
// folded hands/birthday.htm

The Secrets of Divine Love are to be Kept
... Ye rills, that, murmuring all the way,. Among the polished pebbles stray; ... Scenes
sacred to my hours of love; Ye forests, in whose shades I stray,. ...
/.../the secrets of divine love.htm

The Widow's Prayer.
... CM Anonymous. The Widow's Prayer. 1 Though faint and sick, and worn away With poverty
and woe, My widowed feet are doomed to stray 'Mid thorny paths below. ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/971 the widows prayer.htm

Whether it Belongs to Prudence to Find the Mean in Moral virtues?
... For temperance intends that man should not stray from reason for the sake of his
concupiscences; fortitude, that he should not stray from the right judgment of ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it belongs to prudence.htm

Psalm 107
... from north, south, east, and west. ^4They stray'd in desert's pathless way,. ... and
great oppression. ^40He upon princes pours contempt,. and causeth them to stray, ...
/.../ psalter and paraphrases/psalm 107.htm

The Lost Sheep and the Seeking Shepherd
... us have need to be reminded that upon a closer and deeper examination of the facts
of the case, every hoof of the ninety-and-nine belonged to a stray sheep too ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/the lost sheep and the.htm

"He Has Trusted Me," Said the Cardinal, -- "I have Found Him...
... It is like your good heart, Monseigneur," she said, "to give your own bed to a stray
child out of the street,"one, too, of whom you know nothing,"but alas! ...
// master-christian/v he has trusted me.htm

Stray (12 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To cause to stray. 5. (vi) Having gone astray; strayed; wandering; as, a
stray horse or sheep. ... Multi-Version Concordance Stray (12 Occurrences). ...
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Strayed (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Stray. Multi-Version Concordance
Strayed (9 Occurrences). 1 Timothy 5:15 For already some ...
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Wander (43 Occurrences)
... the fields. 2. (vi) To go away; to depart; to stray off; to deviate; to
go astray; as, a writer wanders from his subject. 3. (vi ...
/w/wander.htm - 19k

Err (41 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To wander; to roam; to stray. 2. (vi) To
deviate from the true course; to miss the thing aimed at. ...
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Deviate (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To turn aside from a course or a method; to
stray or go astray; to err; to digress; to diverge; to vary. ...
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Decline (10 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To turn or bend aside; to deviate; to stray; to withdraw; as, a line that
declines from straightness; conduct that declines from sound morals. ...
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Degenerate (1 Occurrence)
... where Judah is compared to a "noble vine" which it "turned into the degenerate branches
of a foreign vine." It represents Hebrew curim = "stray" or "degenerate ...
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Swerve (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To stray; to wander; to rope. 2. (vi)
To go out of a straight line; to deflect. 3. (vi) To wander ...
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Strawed (4 Occurrences)

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Sparrow (4 Occurrences)
... Occasionally a stray one comes around a house at migration, but once settled to
the business of living they are the last and most infrequent bird to appear ...
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Bible Concordance
Stray (12 Occurrences)

Exodus 22:5 "If a man causes a field or vineyard to be eaten, and lets his animal loose, and it grazes in another man's field, he shall make restitution from the best of his own field, and from the best of his own vineyard.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 22:43 He walked in all the way of Asa his father; He didn't turn aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh: however the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 20:32 He walked in the way of Asa his father, and didn't turn aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Psalms 119:10 With my whole heart, I have sought you. Don't let me wander from your commandments.
(See NIV)

Psalms 119:21 You have rebuked the proud who are cursed, who wander from your commandments.
(See NIV)

Psalms 119:110 The wicked have laid a snare for me, yet I haven't gone astray from your precepts.

Psalms 119:118 You reject all those who stray from your statutes, for their deceit is in vain.

Proverbs 7:25 Don't let your heart turn to her ways. Don't go astray in her paths,

Proverbs 19:27 If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.

Isaiah 1:5 Why will ye be still stricken, that ye revolt more and more? the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 63:17 O Lord, why do you send us wandering from your ways, making our hearts hard, so that we have no fear of you? Come back, because of your servants, the tribes of your heritage.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 14:11 that the house of Israel may go no more astray from me, neither defile themselves any more with all their transgressions; but that they may be my people, and I may be their God, says the Lord Yahweh.



Stray: Instance of Animals Straying, Kish's

Stray: Straying Animals to be Returned

Related Terms

Strayed (9 Occurrences)

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Degenerate (1 Occurrence)

Swerve (9 Occurrences)

Strawed (4 Occurrences)

Sparrow (4 Occurrences)

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Reject (56 Occurrences)

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Instruction (117 Occurrences)

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Deceit (160 Occurrences)


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