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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Separated; having an intervening space; at a distance; away.

2. (a.) Far separated; far off; not near; remote; -- in place, time, consanguinity, or connection; as, distant times; distant relatives.

3. (a.) Reserved or repelling in manners; cold; not cordial; somewhat haughty; as, a distant manner.

4. (a.) Indistinct; faint; obscure, as from distance.

5. (a.) Not conformable; discrepant; repugnant; as, a practice so widely distant from Christianity.

3117. makros -- long, far distant
... long, far distant. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: makros Phonetic Spelling:
(mak-ros') Short Definition: long, distant Definition: long, distant, far ...
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568. apecho -- to hold back, keep off, to be away, be distant
... to hold back, keep off, to be away, be distant. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
apecho Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ekh'-o) Short Definition: I have in full, am ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4801. merchaq -- distant place, distance
... 4800, 4801. merchaq. 4802 . distant place, distance. Transliteration: merchaq
Phonetic Spelling: (mer-khawk') Short Definition: afar. ...
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7350. rachoq -- distant, far, a distance
... 7349, 7350. rachoq or rachoq. 7351 . distant, far, a distance. Transliteration:
rachoq or rachoq Phonetic Spelling: (raw-khoke') Short Definition: far. ...
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7368. rachaq -- to be or become far or distant
... 7367, 7368. rachaq. 7369 . to be or become far or distant. Transliteration:
rachaq Phonetic Spelling: (raw-khak') Short Definition: far. Word Origin a prim ...
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3128. Yonath Elem Rechoqim -- "dove of distant silences," probably ...
Yonath Elem Rechoqim. 3127, 3128. Yonath Elem Rechoqim. 3129 . "dove of distant
silences," probably the name of a melody. Transliteration ...
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7947. shalab -- to be bound or joined
... equally distant, set in order. A primitive root; to space off; intensive (evenly)
to make equidistant -- equally distant, set in order. 7946, 7947. ...
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5515. Sinim -- inhab. of unc. location
... of unc. location NASB Word Usage Sinim (1). Sinim. Plural of an otherwise unknown
name; Sinim, a distant Oriental region -- Sinim. 5514, 5515. Sinim. 5516 ...
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5867. Eylam -- a son of Shem, also his desc. and their country
... Or mowlam (Ezra 10:2; Jeremiah 49:36) {o-lawm'}; probably from alam; hidden, ie
Distant; Elam, a son of Shem and his descendants, with their country; also of ...
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7218. rosh -- head
... 1), bodyguard* (1), captains (3), census (7), chief (35), chief men (6), chiefs
(3), companies (7), company (5), corner (1), count (1), distant (1), divisions ...
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5331. netsach -- eminence, enduring, everlastingness, perpetuity
... figuratively), splendor, or (subjectively) truthfulness, or (objectively) confidence;
but usually (adverbially), continually (ie To the most distant point of ...
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Eighth Tractate. Why Distant Objects Appear Small.
from a distance, objects appear reduced and close together ...
/.../plotinus/the six enneads/eighth tractate why distant objects.htm

Like Silver Lamps in a Distant Shrine
... VII. CAROLS Carols 548. Like silver lamps in a distant shrine. PM ... William C. Dix,
1867. Like silver lamps in a distant shrine,. The stars are sparkling bright; ...
/.../carols 548 like silver lamps.htm

Of the Situation of Tiberias.
... Consult the maps, and you see Tiberias in them seated, as it were, in the middle
shore of the sea of Gennesaret, equally distant almost from the utmost south ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 73 of the situation.htm

Looking to the Hills
... We see the exile, wearied with the monotony of the long-stretching, flat plains
of Babylonia, summoning up before his mind the distant hills where his home was ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/looking to the hills.htm

Tsok: and Beth Chadudo.
... When they sent forth the goat Azazel, on the day of expiation,"before that, they
set up ten tents, a mile distant one from another: where some betook ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 54 tsok and beth.htm

The Lake of Gennesaret; Or, the Sea of Galilee and Tiberias.
... the fortification is destroyed, and fallen into the hands of the Gentiles"...Sinnabri
in the Talmudists is Sennabris, in Josephus, being distant from Tiberias ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 70 the lake of.htm

Ascalon. Gerar. The Story of the Eighty Witches.
... Ascalon was distant from Jerusalem five hundred and twenty furlongs: that is,
sixty-five miles. Which is to be understood of the older Ascalon. ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 14 ascalon gerar the.htm

The Epistles of the Captivity.
... He thus turned the prison into a pulpit, sent inspiration and comfort to his distant
congregations, and rendered a greater service to future ages than he could ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 93 the epistles of.htm

Species, or Units of Nature.
... Darwin says, "Judging from the past, we may safely infer that not one living species
will transmit its unaltered likeness to a distant futurity." Well, how is ...
/.../species or units of nature.htm

Jowett -- Apostolic Optimism
... the air of his elevated hamlet, "Ay, sir, it's a fine air is this westerly breeze;
I like to think of it as having traveled from the distant fields of the ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons volume 10/jowett apostolic optimism.htm

Distant (56 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Far separated; far off; not near; remote; -- in place, time, consanguinity,
or connection; as, distant times; distant relatives. ...
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Far-distant (1 Occurrence)
Far-distant. Far-covering, Far-distant. Fare . Multi-Version
Concordance Far-distant (1 Occurrence). Isaiah 33:17 Thine ...
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Far (2526 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A young pig, or a litter of pigs. 2. (a.) Distant in any direction; not
near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent. ...
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Nigh (243 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (superl.) Not distant or remote in place or time;
near. ... 6. (prep.) Near to; not remote or distant from. Int. ...
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Long (2810 Occurrences)
... hours of watching. 4. (superl.) Occurring or coming after an extended interval;
distant in time; far away. 5. (superl.) Extended ...
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Gerizim (4 Occurrences)
... It stood over against Mount Ebal, the summits of these mountains being distant
from each other about 2 miles (Deuteronomy 27; Joshua 8:30-35). ...
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Farther (33 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (superl.) More remote; more distant than
something else. 2. (superl.) Tending to a greater distance ...
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Travelled (7 Occurrences)
... Luke 15:13 No long time afterwards the younger son got all together and travelled
to a distant country, where he wasted his money in debauchery and excess. ...
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Removed (294 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Dismissed from office. 4. (a.) Distant in location; remote. 5. (a.)
Distant by degrees in relationship; as, a cousin once removed. ...
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Remote (17 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; -- said in
respect to time or to place; as, remote ages; remote lands. ...
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Distant (56 Occurrences)

Matthew 14:24
and the boat was now in the midst of the sea, distressed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.
(See RSV)

Luke 7:6
And Jesus was going on with them, and now when he is not far distant from the house the centurion sent unto him friends, saying to him, 'Sir, be not troubled, for I am not worthy that under my roof thou mayest enter;

Luke 15:13
No long time afterwards the younger son got all together and travelled to a distant country, where he wasted his money in debauchery and excess.

Luke 15:20
And having risen, he went unto his own father, and he being yet far distant, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and having ran he fell upon his neck and kissed him;

Luke 19:12
So He said to them, "A man of noble family travelled to a distant country to obtain the rank of king, and to return.

Luke 24:13
And behold, two of them were going on the same day to a village distant sixty stadia from Jerusalem, called Emmaus;

John 11:18
(Now Bethany was nigh to Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs distant.)

2 Peter 1:9
For the man in whom they are lacking is blind and cannot see distant objects, in that he has forgotten that he has been cleansed from his old sins.

Exodus 36:22
One board had two tenons, equally distant one from another: thus did he make for all the boards of the tabernacle.

Numbers 9:10
Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, Though any man is unclean by a body or in a distant journey (of you or of your generations), yet he hath prepared a passover to Jehovah;

Deuteronomy 14:24
If the way is too long for you, so that you are not able to carry it, because the place is too far from you, which Yahweh your God shall choose, to set his name there, when Yahweh your God shall bless you;
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 20:15
Thus shalt thou do to all the cities which are very distant from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.

Deuteronomy 29:22
So that the generation to come of your children that shall arise after you, and the stranger that shall come from a distant land, shall say, when they see the plagues of that land, and the sicknesses which the LORD hath laid upon it;

Deuteronomy 30:4
If any of thine that are dispersed be in the uttermost parts of heaven, from thence will the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will He fetch thee.
(See NIV)

Joshua 9:6
They went to Joshua to the camp at Gilgal, and said to him, and to the men of Israel, "We have come from a far country. Now therefore make a covenant with us."
(See NIV)

Joshua 9:9
They said to him, "Your servants have come from a very far country because of the name of Yahweh your God; for we have heard of his fame, all that he did in Egypt,
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 7:19
This was yet a small thing in your eyes, Lord Yahweh; but you have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come; and this after the manner of men, Lord Yahweh!
(See NAS)

1 Kings 8:41
"Moreover concerning the foreigner, who is not of your people Israel, when he shall come out of a far country for your name's sake
(See NIV)

2 Kings 20:14
Then Isaiah the prophet came to king Hezekiah, and said to him, "What did these men say? From where did they come to you?" Hezekiah said, "They are come from a far country, even from Babylon."
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 6:32
Moreover concerning the stranger, who is not of thy people Israel, but hath come from a distant country for thy great name's sake, and thy mighty hand, and thy out-stretched arm; if they come and pray in this house;

Esther 10:1
King Ahasuerus laid a tribute on the land, and on the islands of the sea.
(See NIV)

Job 22:12
"Isn't God in the heights of heaven? See the height of the stars, how high they are!
(See NAS)

Psalms 56:1
For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Silent Dove in Distant Lands." A poem by David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be merciful to me, God, for man wants to swallow me up. All day long, he attacks and oppresses me.

Psalms 65:5
By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation, thou confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of the distant regions of the sea....

Psalms 72:10
The kings of Tarshish and of the islands will bring tribute. The kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.
(See NIV)

Psalms 97:1
Yahweh reigns! Let the earth rejoice! Let the multitude of islands be glad!
(See NIV)

Proverbs 25:25
As cold water to a tired soul, so is good news from a far country.

Proverbs 27:10
Don't forsake your friend and your father's friend. Don't go to your brother's house in the day of your disaster: better is a neighbor who is near than a distant brother.

Isaiah 5:26
And he will let a flag be lifted up as a sign to a far-off nation, whistling to them from the ends of the earth: and they will come quickly and suddenly.

Isaiah 7:18
And it will be in that day that the Lord will make a piping sound for the fly which is in the end of the rivers of Egypt, and for the bee which is in the land of Assyria.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 8:9
Rage, ye peoples, and be broken in pieces! And give ear, all ye distant parts of the earth: Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces!

Isaiah 13:5
They come from a far country, from the farthest part of heaven, even the Lord and the instruments of his wrath, with destruction for all the land.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 23:7
Is this the town which was full of joy, whose start goes back to times long past, whose wanderings took her into far-off countries?
(See NAS)

Isaiah 33:17
Your eyes will see the king in his beauty. They will see a distant land.

Isaiah 39:3
Then Isaiah the prophet came to King Hezekiah, and said to him, What did these men say, and where did they come from? And Hezekiah said, They came from a far country, even from Babylon.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 45:21
Give the word, put forward your cause, let us have a discussion together: who has given news of this in the past? who made it clear in early times? did not I, the Lord? and there is no God but me; a true God and a saviour; there is no other.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 49:1
Give ear, O sea-lands, to me; and take note, you peoples from far: I have been marked out by the Lord from the first; when I was still in my mother's body, he had my name in mind:
(See NIV)

Isaiah 66:19
And I will put a sign among them, and I will send those who are still living to the nations, to Tarshish, Put, and Lud, Meshech and Rosh, Tubal and Javan, to the sea-lands far away, who have not had word of me, or seen my glory; and they will give the knowledge of my glory to the nations.

Jeremiah 4:16
Make this come to the minds of the nations, make a statement openly against Jerusalem, that attackers are coming from a far country and their voices will be loud against the towns of Judah.

Jeremiah 5:15
See, I will send you a nation from far away, O people of Israel, says the Lord; a strong nation and an old nation, a nation whose language is strange to you, so that you may not get the sense of their words.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 6:20
To what purpose cometh there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a distant country? your burnt-offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices sweet to me.

Jeremiah 8:19
Behold the voice of the cry of the daughter of my people because of them that dwell in a distant country: Is not the LORD in Zion? is not her king in her? Why have they provoked me to anger with their graven images, and with strange vanities?

Jeremiah 9:26
Egypt, and Judah, and Edom, and the children of Ammon, and Moab, and all that have the corners of their hair cut off, who dwell in the wilderness; for all the nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in heart.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 18:14
Shall the snow of Lebanon fail from the rock of the field? or shall the cold waters that flow down from afar be dried up?
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 25:23
Dedan, and Tema, and Buz, and all who have the corners of their hair cut off;
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 30:10
Therefore fear thou not, O Jacob My servant, saith the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel; for, lo, I will save thee from afar, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall again be quiet and at ease, and none shall make him afraid.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 31:10
Hear the word of Yahweh, you nations, and declare it in the islands afar off; and say, He who scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as shepherd does his flock.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 46:27
And thou, thou dost not fear, my servant Jacob, Nor 'art' thou dismayed, O Israel, For lo, I am saving thee from afar, And thy seed from the land of their captivity, And Jacob hath turned back, And hath been at rest, and been at ease, And there is none disturbing.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 49:32
Their camels shall be a booty, and the multitude of their livestock a spoil: and I will scatter to all winds those who have the corners of their hair cut off; and I will bring their calamity from every side of them, says Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 51:50
You who have escaped the sword, go, don't stand still; remember Yahweh from afar, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 12:27
Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he seeth is for many days to come, and he prophesieth of the times that are distant.

Daniel 4:22
it is you, O king, that are grown and become strong; for your greatness is grown, and reaches to the sky, and your dominion to the end of the earth.
(See NIV)

Daniel 8:26
The vision of the evenings and mornings which has been told is true: but seal up the vision; for it belongs to many days to come.
(See NIV)

Joel 3:8
and I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hands of the children of Judah, and they will sell them to the men of Sheba, to a faraway nation, for Yahweh has spoken it."
(See NAS)

Micah 4:3
and he will judge between many peoples, and will decide concerning strong nations afar off. They will beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not lift up sword against nation, neither will they learn war any more.
(See NAS)

Zechariah 10:9
I will sow them among the peoples; and they will remember me in far countries; and they will live with their children, and will return.
(See NIV)



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