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Easton's Bible Dictionary
Genesis 4:12, 14, a rover or wanderer (Hebrews n'a); Judges 12:4, a refugee, one who has escaped (Hebrews palit); 2 Kings 25:11, a deserter, one who has fallen away to the enemy (Hebrews nophel); Ezek. 17:21, one who has broken away in flight (Hebrews mibrah); Isaiah 15:5; 43:14, a breaker away, a fugitive (Hebrews beriah), one who flees away.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Fleeing from pursuit, danger, restraint, etc., escaping, from service, duty etc.; as, a fugitive solder; a fugitive slave; a fugitive debtor.

2. (a.) Not fixed; not durable; liable to disappear or fall away; volatile; uncertain; evanescent; liable to fade; -- applied to material and immaterial things; as, fugitive colors; a fugitive idea.

3. (n.) One who flees from pursuit, danger, restraint, service, duty, etc.; a deserter; as, a fugitive from justice.

4. (n.) Something hard to be caught or detained.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

fu'-ji-tiv (paliT, from palaT, "to escape"; na`, from nua`, "to waver"; nophel, from naphal, "to fall"; bariach, beriach and mibhrach, from barach, "to flee"):

One who flees from danger (Isaiah 15:5 Ezekiel 17:21); escapes from bondage (APC 2Macc 8:35 (as adjective)); deserts from duty (Judges 12:4 2 Kings 25:11 the King James Version; compare APC Judith 16:12 the King James Version), or wanders aimlessly (Genesis 4:12, 14).

5436. Phugelos -- Phygelus, one who deserted Paul
... Phygelus. Probably from pheugo; fugitive; Phygellus, an apostate Christian -- Phygellus.
see GREEK pheugo. (phugelos) -- 1 Occurrence. 5435, 5436. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4015. mibrach -- fugitive
... mibrach. 4016 . fugitive. Transliteration: mibrach Phonetic Spelling: (mib-rawkh')
Short Definition: fugitive. ... fugitive From barach; a refugee -- fugitive. ...
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5211. nis -- fugitive
... 5210, 5211. nis. 5212 . fugitive. Transliteration: nis Phonetic Spelling:
(neece) Short Definition: fugitive. ... fugitive From nuwc; fugitive -- that fleeth. ...
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6412a. palit -- escaped one, fugitive
... 6412, 6412a. palit. 6412b . escaped one, fugitive. Transliteration: palit
Short Definition: fugitives. Word Origin from palat Definition ...
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6412. paliyt -- escaped one, fugitive
... 6411, 6412. paliyt. 6412a . escaped one, fugitive. Transliteration: paliyt
Phonetic Spelling: (paw-leet') Short Definition: escaped. that have escaped fugitive ...
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5112. nod -- wandering (of aimless fugitive)
nod or nod. 5111, 5112. nod or nod. 5113 . wandering (of aimless fugitive).
Transliteration: nod or nod Phonetic Spelling: (node) Short Definition: wanderings ...
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6412b. palet -- escaped one, fugitive
... 6412a, 6412b. palet. 6413 . escaped one, fugitive. Transliteration: palet
Short Definition: refugees. Word Origin from palat Definition ...
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5128. nua -- to quiver, wave, waver, tremble, totter
... continually, fugitive, make, to go up and down, be gone away. A primitive root;
to waver, in a great variety of applications, literally ...
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1280. beriach -- a bar
... Word Origin from barach Definition a bar NASB Word Usage bar (3), bars (36), bolt
(1). bar, fugitive. From barach; a bolt -- bar, fugitive. see HEBREW barach. ...
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714. Ard -- a descendant of Benjamin
... Ard, the name of two Israelites. From an unused root probably meaning to wander;
fugitive; Ard, the name of two Israelites -- Ard. 713, 714. Ard. 715 . ...
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5897. Irad -- descendant of Cain
... of Cain NASB Word Usage Irad (2). Irad. From the same as Arad; fugitive; Irad, an
antediluvian -- Irad. see HEBREW Arad. 5896, 5897. Irad. 5898 . ...
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The Songs of the Fugitive.
... XV. THE SONGS OF THE FUGITIVE. The psalms which probably belong to the period
of Absalom's rebellion correspond well with the impression ...
//christianbookshelf.org/maclaren/the life of david/xv the songs of the.htm

Admission of the Fugitive Goths into the Roman Territories, which ...
... Chapter XXXIV."Admission of the Fugitive Goths into the Roman Territories, which
caused the Emperor's Overthrow, and eventually the Ruin of the Roman Empire. ...
/.../chapter xxxiv admission of the fugitive.htm

While Licinius Pursued with his Army, the Fugitive Tyrant ...
... Chap. XLIX. While Licinius pursued with his army, the fugitive tyrant retreated´┐Ż
While Licinius pursued with his army, the fugitive ...
/.../chap xlix while licinius pursued.htm

"Free. "
... Why, I remember in the store we had a poor fugitive, and he used to be quaking all
the time. ... Some one tells the poor fugitive that his master is after him. ...
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The Cities of Refuge
... III. The elaborately careful specification of cases which gave the fugitive a right
to shelter in the city is set forth at length in Numbers xxxv..15-24, and ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the cities of refuge.htm

The Grasp that Brings Peace
... There may be some mingling of an allusion to the fugitive's taking hold of the horns
of the altar, and so being safe from the vengeance of his pursuers. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the grasp that brings peace.htm

Buying a Slave Girl
... in the slave states. The passage of the fugitive slave law (September,
1850) was but fuel to the flame. Into the discussions of ...
/.../griswold/sixty years with plymouth church/buying a slave girl.htm

The King's Highway Opened and Cleared
... up all the stones, and took the greatest possible precautions that there should
be no stumbling-blocks in the way which might cause the poor fugitive to fall ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/the kings highway opened and.htm

Letter xxiii (Circa AD 1130) to the Same
... Letter XXIII (circa AD 1130) To the Same. To the Same Bernard sends back to
him to be severely reprimanded a fugitive monk. He persuades ...
/.../letter xxiii circa a d 1130.htm

Letter xi (Circa AD 1120) the Abbot of Saint Nicasius at Rheims
... For when some of his monks were mixing demands with bitter reproaches because he
did not require back again a fugitive who had fled to another monastery in ...
/.../some letters of saint bernard abbot of clairvaux/letter xi circa a d 1120.htm

Fugitive (12 Occurrences)
... 17:21, one who has broken away in flight (Hebrews mibrah); Isaiah 15:5; 43:14,
a breaker away, a fugitive (Hebrews beriah), one who flees away. ...
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Vagabond (4 Occurrences)
... From Lat. vagabundus, "a wanderer," "a fugitive;" not used opprobriously (Genesis
4:12, RV, "wanderer;" Psalm 109:10; Acts 19:13, RV, "strolling"). ...
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Cain (18 Occurrences)
... Doomed to be a wanderer and a fugitive in the earth, he went forth into the "land
of Nod", ie, the land of "exile", which is said to have been in the "east of ...
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Fugitives (21 Occurrences)
... (See NAS NIV). Isaiah 16:3 Give counsel, execute justice; make thy shadow as the
night in the midst of the noonday; hide the outcasts; betray not the fugitive. ...
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Vagrant (2 Occurrences)
... Genesis 4:12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee
her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth. ...
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Wanderer (10 Occurrences)
... its strength to you. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth."
(WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV). Genesis 4:14 Behold ...
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Restless (6 Occurrences)
... You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth." (See NIV). ... I will be hidden
from your face, and I will be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth. ...
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Bariah (1 Occurrence)
...Fugitive, one of Shemaiah's five sons. ... BARIAH. ba-ri'-ah (bariach, "fugitive"): Bariah
was a descendant of David in the line of Solomon (1 Chronicles 3:22). ...
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Agee (1 Occurrence)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Fugitive, the father of Shammah, who was one of David's
mighty men (2 Samuel 23:11). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. AGEE. ...
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Nicanor (1 Occurrence)
... a thousand slavedealers to accompany him to buy the Jewish captives, was humiliated,
and his host was destroyed, he himself escaping "like a fugitive slave" to ...
/n/nicanor.htm - 14k

Fugitive (12 Occurrences)

Genesis 4:12
From now on, when you till the ground, it won't yield its strength to you. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth."

Genesis 4:14
Behold, you have driven me out this day from the surface of the ground. I will be hidden from your face, and I will be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth. It will happen that whoever finds me will kill me."

Genesis 14:13
One who had escaped came and told Abram, the Hebrew. Now he lived by the oaks of Mamre, the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner; and these were allies of Abram.
(See NAS)

2 Kings 9:15
and king Joram had returned to be healed in Jizreel of the wounds that the Syrians had given him, when he fought against Hazael king of Syria.) And Jehu said, If it be your will, let not a fugitive escape out of the city to go to tell it in Jizreel.

Proverbs 28:17
A man who is tormented by life blood will be a fugitive until death; no one will support him.

Isaiah 10:31
Madmenah is a fugitive. The inhabitants of Gebim flee for safety.

Isaiah 16:3
Give counsel! Execute justice! Make your shade like the night in the midst of the noonday! Hide the outcasts! Don't betray the fugitive!

Isaiah 21:14
They brought water to him who was thirsty. The inhabitants of the land of Tema met the fugitives with their bread.

Jeremiah 48:19
On the way stand, and watch, O inhabitant of Aroer, Ask the fugitive and escaped, Say, What hath happened?

Ezekiel 24:26
that in that day he who escapes shall come to you, to cause you to hear it with your ears?

Ezekiel 24:27
In that day your mouth will be opened to him who has escaped, and you shall speak, and be no more mute: so you will be a sign to them; and they shall know that I am Yahweh.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 33:22
Now the hand of Yahweh had been on me in the evening, before he who was escaped came; and he had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more mute.
(See RSV)



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