Circuitous
Jump to: Webster'sConcordanceThesaurusLibrarySubtopicsTerms
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(a.) Going round in a circuit; roundabout; indirect; as, a circuitous road; a circuitous manner of accomplishing an end.
Library

Of the Revolution of the Ages, which Some Philosophers Believe ...
... So that, by following the straight path of sound doctrine, we escape, I know not
what circuitous paths, discovered by deceiving and deceived sages. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 13 of the revolution of.htm

The Battle of Salamis.
... The army, in retreating from Athens toward the isthmus, would have necessarily to
pass round the bay in a course somewhat circuitous, while the fleet, in ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter xi the battle of.htm

Undesigned Coincidences.
... their obliquity, the suitableness of the circumstances in which they consist to
the places in which those circumstances occur, and the circuitous references by ...
/.../paley/evidences of christianity/chapter vii undesigned coincidences.htm

The Gentle Boy
... which they hoped to share; and, when shipmasters were restrained by heavy fines
from affording them passage, they made long and circuitous journeys through the ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/the gentle boy.htm

Fastening a Tether Inside.
... least resistance. Water running out of a bowl through the hole in the bottom
follows the circuitous route"the easiest. God's longest ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks about jesus/fastening a tether inside.htm

The Last Journey from Galilee
... But He now set out to return, traveling in the most public manner, by a circuitous
route, and preceded by such an announcement of His coming as He had never ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/white/the desire of ages/chapter 53 the last journey.htm

Go Teach all Nations
... They made their way to the place of meeting by circuitous routes, coming in from
every direction, to avoid exciting the suspicion of the jealous Jews. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/white/the desire of ages/chapter 86 go teach all.htm

The Creator of the World Either Produced of Himself the Images of ...
... Himself the model and figure of those things which have been made"than that, after
wearying ourselves with such an impious and circuitous description, we ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xvi the creator of the.htm

May the Eleventh but -- --!
... And so our obedience is not a straight line: it is crooked and circuitous; it takes
the way of by-path meadow instead of the highway of the Lord. ...
/.../jowett/my daily meditation for the circling year/may the eleventh but.htm

On the Firmament.
... His heart? Would it not seem like an idle fable to say that God should need
such a circuitous method to manifest His thoughts? And ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/homily iii on the firmament.htm

Thesaurus
Circuitous (2 Occurrences)
... (a.) Going round in a circuit; roundabout; indirect; as, a circuitous road; a
circuitous manner of accomplishing an end. ...Circuitous (2 Occurrences). ...
/c/circuitous.htm - 7k

Circuit (27 Occurrences)

/c/circuit.htm - 16k

Winding (4 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Wind. 3. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Wind. 4. (n.) A call by the boatswain's
whistle. 5. (a.) Twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous. ...
/w/winding.htm - 8k

Tour (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) A going round; a circuit; hence, a journey in a circuit; a prolonged circuitous
journey; a comprehensive excursion; as, the tour of Europe; the tour of ...
/t/tour.htm - 7k

Roundabout (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Circuitous; going round; indirect; as, roundabout
speech. 2. (a.) Encircling; enveloping; comprehensive. ...
/r/roundabout.htm - 7k

Direct (58 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Straight; not crooked, oblique, or circuitous; leading by the short or
shortest way to a point or end; as, a direct line; direct means. ...
/d/direct.htm - 24k

Compass (51 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A passing round; circuit; circuitous course.
2. (n.) An inclosing limit; boundary; circumference ...
/c/compass.htm - 26k

Changed (177 Occurrences)
... Acts 28:13 Whence, going in a circuitous course, we arrived at Rhegium; and after
one day, the wind having changed to south, on the second day we came to ...
/c/changed.htm - 36k

Circuits (4 Occurrences)

/c/circuits.htm - 7k

About (7631 Occurrences)
... 8. (adv.) On all sides; around. 9. (adv.) In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous
way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across. 10. ...
/a/about.htm - 8k

Concordance
Circuitous (2 Occurrences)

Acts 28:13
Whence, going in a circuitous course, we arrived at Rhegium; and after one day, the wind having changed to south, on the second day we came to Puteoli,
(DBY)

2 Kings 3:9
So the king of Israel went, and the king of Judah, and the king of Edom; and they made a circuit of seven days' journey; and there was no water for the host, nor for the beasts that followed them.
(See RSV)

Subtopics

Circuitous

Related Terms

Circuit (27 Occurrences)

Winding (4 Occurrences)

Tour (1 Occurrence)

Roundabout (3 Occurrences)

Direct (58 Occurrences)

Compass (51 Occurrences)

Changed (177 Occurrences)

Circuits (4 Occurrences)

About (7631 Occurrences)

Abel-mizraim (1 Occurrence)

Abelmizraim (1 Occurrence)

Arnon (23 Occurrences)

Turn (963 Occurrences)

Hor (14 Occurrences)

Whence (84 Occurrences)

Course (87 Occurrences)

Links
Bible ConcordanceBible DictionaryBible EncyclopediaTopical BibleBible Thesuarus


Circuit
Top of Page
Top of Page