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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (adv.) Away.

2. (n.) That by, upon, or along, which one passes or processes; opportunity or room to pass; place of passing; passage; road, street, track, or path of any kind; as, they built a way to the mine.

3. (n.) Length of space; distance; interval; as, a great way; a long way.

4. (n.) A moving; passage; procession; journey.

5. (n.) Course or direction of motion or process; tendency of action; advance.

6. (n.) The means by which anything is reached, or anything is accomplished; scheme; device; plan.

7. (n.) Manner; method; mode; fashion; style; as, the way of expressing one's ideas.

8. (n.) Regular course; habitual method of life or action; plan of conduct; mode of dealing.

9. (n.) Sphere or scope of observation.

10. (n.) Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct; as, to have one's way.

11. (n.) Progress; as, a ship has way.

12. (n.) The timbers on which a ship is launched.

13. (n.) The longitudinal guides, or guiding surfaces, on the bed of a planer, lathe, or the like, along which a table or carriage moves.

14. (n.) Right of way. See below.

15. (v. t.) To go or travel to; to go in, as a way or path.

16. (v. i.) To move; to progress; to go.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

kuv'-erd wa (mecakh, "a covered walk"): Mentioned in 2 Kings 16:18 (the King James Version "covert") as a gallery belonging to the temple, concerning the purpose of which opinions differ. Some consider it to have been the place where the king stood or sat during the Sabbath services; others, a public place for teaching; others, the way by which the priest entered the sanctuary on the Sabbath.




wa ('orach, orcha', 'erets, bo', derekh, halikhah, ma`galah, nathibh; hodos, parodos, poreia, tropos; "highway," mecillah, meclul; diexodoi ton hodon): The list just cited contains only a portion of the words translated "way" or "highway" in the King James Version. Most of them have the primary meaning of "road," "customary path," "course of travel" (Genesis 3:24 Exodus 23:20 Numbers 20:17, etc.). By a very easy and natural figure "way" is applied to the course of human conduct, the manner of life which one lives (Exodus 18:20; Exodus 32:8 Numbers 22:32 1 Samuel 8:3 1 Kings 13:33, etc.; Acts 14:16 1 Corinthians 4:17 James 5:20). "The way of an eagle.... of a serpent.... of a ship.... and of a man" (Proverbs 30:19) agree in that they leave no trace behind them (compare The Wisdom of Solomon 5:10, 11). In some cases the language may be such as to leave it indeterminate whether the way or course of conduct is good or bad (Deuteronomy 28:29 1 Samuel 18:14 2 Chronicles 27:7 Job 13:15 Proverbs 3:6; Proverbs 6:6 James 1:8), though in most cases the Bible writers attach to every act an ethical evaluation. Sometimes this way of conduct is of purely human choice, without reference to either God or good (Judges 2:19 Job 22:15; Job 34:21 Psalm 119:9 Proverbs 12:15; Proverbs 16:2). Such a course is evil (2 Chronicles 7:14 Psalm 1:6; Psalm 119:101, 104, 128 Proverbs 1:19, etc.) and will obtain such punishment as its lack of merit warrants (1 Kings 8:32, 39; 2 Chronicles 6:23; Job 30:12; 34:11:00; Jeremiah 17:10; Ezekiel 7:3, 9; Ho 12:2). At the opposite extreme from this is the good way (Psalm 1:6 Proverbs 8:20; Proverbs 12:28; Proverbs 15:10 Isaiah 26:7), which is that course of conduct enjoined by God and exemplified in His perfect conduct (Genesis 6:12; Genesis 18:19 Deuteronomy 8:6; Deuteronomy 26:17 1 Kings 2:3 Job 23:11 Psalm 51:13, etc.). These two ways briefly but graphically described by the Lord (Matthew 7:13, 14; compare Luke 13:24) became the subject of extended catechetical instruction in the early church. See the Epistle of Barnabas, xviii, and the Didache i0.1. Frequently the way in this metaphorical sense is characterized by that quality which is its outstanding feature, e.g. mention is made of the way of life (Proverbs 15:24 Jeremiah 21:8 Acts 2:28); of truth (Psalm 119:30 2 Peter 2:2); of peace (Isaiah 59:8 Luke 1:79 Romans 3:17); of justice (Proverbs 17:23 Daniel 4:37); of righteousness (Matthew 21:32 2 Peter 2:21); of salvation (Acts 16:17); of lying (Psalm 119:29), and of death (Jeremiah 21:8). Frequently God's purpose or His customary action is described as His way (Psalm 103:7 Isaiah 26:8 Matthew 22:16 Acts 13:10). Since all of God's plans and purposes tend toward man's salvation, His provisions to this end are frequently spoken of as His Way, and inasmuch as all of the divine plans center in Christ He is preeminently the Way (John 14:6). Out of this fact grew the title, "The Way," one of the earliest names applied to Christianity (Acts 9:2; Acts 18:25, 26; 19:9, 23; 22:04; 24:22).

The word highway is used to denote a prominent road, such a one for example as was in ancient times maintained for royal travel and by royal authority. It is always used in the literal sense except in Proverbs 15:19; Proverbs 16:17, where it is a course of conduct.


W. C. Morro


(kibhrah, "length," "a measure"): A technical measure of distance in the Hebrew; but it must be considered undefined (Genesis 35:16; Genesis 48:7 the King James Version, the English Revised Version "some way," the American Standard Revised Version "some distance"; 2 Kings 5:19, the English Revised Version "some way," the American Revised Version margin "some distance"). The Hebrew term kibhrah is also found in Phoenician inscriptions as a measure of distance.



3779. houto and houtos -- in this way, thus
... in this way, thus. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: houto and houtos Phonetic
Spelling: (hoo'-to) Short Definition: thus, so, in this manner Definition ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3779.htm - 7k

5158. tropos -- a way, manner, fashion
... a way, manner, fashion. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: tropos
Phonetic Spelling: (trop'-os) Short Definition: way, manner, character Definition ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/5158.htm - 7k

3598. hodos -- a way, road
... a way, road. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: hodos Phonetic Spelling:
(hod-os') Short Definition: a way, road, journey Definition: a way, road ...
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1929. epididomi -- to give over, give way
... to give over, give way. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epididomi Phonetic
Spelling: (ep-ee-did'-o-mee) Short Definition: I hand in, give up, give way ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1929.htm - 6k

3839. pante -- every way, entirely
... every way, entirely. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: pante Phonetic Spelling:
(pan'-tay) Short Definition: in every way Definition: in every way ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3839.htm - 6k

1834. exegeomai -- to show the way
... to show the way. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: exegeomai Phonetic Spelling:
(ex-ayg-eh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I explain, make declaration Definition ...
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3112. makran -- a long way, far
... a long way, far. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: makran Phonetic Spelling:
(mak-ran') Short Definition: far away Definition: at a distance, far away ...
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4298. prokopto -- to cut forward (a way), advance
... to cut forward (a way), advance. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prokopto
Phonetic Spelling: (prok-op'-to) Short Definition: I advance, make progress ...
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4999. taberne -- "hut," a tavern, spec. Treis Tabernai, "Three ...
... Treis Tabernai, "Three Taverns," a stopping place on the Appian Way. Part of Speech:
Noun, Feminine Transliteration: taberne Phonetic Spelling: (tab-er'-nahee ...
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4624. skandalizo -- to put a snare (in the way), hence to cause to ...
... to put a snare (in the way), hence to cause to stumble, to give offense. Part of
Speech: Verb Transliteration: skandalizo Phonetic Spelling: (skan-dal-id'-zo ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1870. derek -- way, road, distance, journey, manner
... 1869, 1870. derek. 1871 . way, road, distance, journey, manner. Transliteration:
derek Phonetic Spelling: (deh'-rek) Short Definition: way. ...
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1979. halikah -- a going, way, traveling company
... a going, way, traveling company. Transliteration: halikah Phonetic Spelling:
(hal-ee-kaw') Short Definition: procession. ... company, going, walk, way. ...
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734. orach -- a way, path
... 733, 734. orach. 735 . a way, path. Transliteration: orach Phonetic Spelling:
(o'-rakh) Short Definition: paths. Word Origin from ...
/hebrew/734.htm - 6k

735. orach -- a way
... 734, 735. orach. 736 . a way. Transliteration: orach Phonetic Spelling:
(o'-rakh) Short Definition: ways. ... way. (Aramaic) corresponding to 'orach; a road -- ...
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7125. qirah -- against he come, help, meet, seek, to, in the way
... 7124, 7125. qirah. 7126 . against he come, help, meet, seek, to, in the way.
Transliteration: qirah Phonetic Spelling: (keer-aw') Short Definition: seek. ...
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7635. shebil -- a way, path
shebil or shebul. 7634, 7635. shebil or shebul. 7636 . a way, path.
Transliteration: shebil or shebul Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-beel') Short Definition: ...
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258. achad -- go one way or other
... 257, 258. achad. 259 . go one way or other. Transliteration: achad Phonetic
Spelling: (aw-khad') Short Definition: collect. ... go one way or other ...
/hebrew/258.htm - 5k

1980. halak -- to go, come, walk
... followed* (21), following (1), following* (5), follows* (1), get (1), get away
(2), get rid (1), go (426), go and walk (1), go at once (1), go my way (1), go ...
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3541. koh -- thus, here
... 1), now (1), other side (1), over there (1), over there* (1), same (1), so (17),
such (1), this (2), this is what (2), this side (1), this way (2), thus (518 ...
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5410. nathiyb -- path, pathway
... 5409, 5410. nathiyb. 5410a . path, pathway. Transliteration: nathiyb Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-theeb') Short Definition: path. pathway, traveller, way ...
/hebrew/5410.htm - 5k


The Way to Divine Knowledge
The Way to Divine Knowledge. <. The Way to Divine Knowledge William
Law. Table of Contents. Title Page. [Way-1-1] Humanus.? ...
//christianbookshelf.org/law/the way to divine knowledge/

The Inner Way
The Inner Way. <. The Inner Way John Tauler. Table of Contents.
Title Page. INTRODUCTION. II Some Notes on Tauler's Life. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/tauler/the inner way/

Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life. <. Christ The Way, The
Truth, and The Life John Brown (of Wamphray). Produced ...
//christianbookshelf.org/brown/christ the way the truth and the life/

The Way
... THE WAY. 'And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know. Thomas saith unto Him,
Lord, we know not whither Thou goest; and how can we know the way? ...
//christianbookshelf.org/maclaren/expositions of holy scripture i/the way.htm

'This Way'
... 'THIS WAY'. 'Any of this way.'"Acts 9:2 The name of 'Christian' was not
applied to themselves by the followers of Jesus before ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/this way.htm

The Way.
... THE WAY. ... As Jesus went out of a house (see Mark 10:10 and 17), the young man came
running to him, and kneeling down in the way, addressed him as 'Good Master.'. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macdonald/unspoken sermons/the way.htm

The Heavenly Way.
... THE HEAVENLY WAY. There is a heaven. There is a place of rest and happiness. ... Not
only is there a heaven, but there is a way to heaven. All can go who will. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/orr/how to live a holy life/the heavenly way.htm

The Bible Way.
... THE BIBLE WAY. If the Bible had not been given us, we should not always know
the way that Jesus walked. But he has given us his Word. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/orr/how to live a holy life/the bible way.htm

The Way of Peace
The Way of Peace. <. The Way of Peace James Allen. Table of Contents.
//christianbookshelf.org/allen/the way of peace/

God's Way of Peace
God's Way of Peace. <. God's Way of Peace Horatius Bangs, DD.
Table of Contents. Title Page. EDITOR'S PREFACE. CHAPTER ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bonar/gods way of peace/

Way (7551 Occurrences)
... which one passes or processes; opportunity or room to pass; place of passing; passage;
road, street, track, or path of any kind; as, they built a way to the ...
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Way-side (10 Occurrences)
Way-side. Wayside, Way-side. Waysides . Multi-Version Concordance
Way-side (10 Occurrences). Matthew 13:4 As he sows ...
/w/way-side.htm - 9k

Way-faring (6 Occurrences)
Way-faring. Wayfaring, Way-faring. Waylaid . Multi-Version
Concordance Way-faring (6 Occurrences). Judges 19:17 And ...
/w/way-faring.htm - 8k

Way-marks (1 Occurrence)
Way-marks. Waymarks, Way-marks. Ways . Multi-Version Concordance
Way-marks (1 Occurrence). Jeremiah 31:21 Set thee up ...
/w/way-marks.htm - 6k

Cross-way (1 Occurrence)
Cross-way. Crossway, Cross-way. Cross-ways . Multi-Version
Concordance Cross-way (1 Occurrence). Obadiah 1:14 Neither ...
/c/cross-way.htm - 6k

Strewed (8 Occurrences)
... Matthew 21:8 But a very great crowd strewed their own garments on the way, and others
kept cutting down branches from the trees and strewing them on the way. ...
/s/strewed.htm - 8k

Snake (43 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 11:3 But I have a fear, that in some way, as Eve was tricked by the
deceit of the snake, your minds may be turned away from their simple and holy ...
/s/snake.htm - 19k

Slope (29 Occurrences)
... And the young man who kept the watch, lifting up his eyes, saw that a great band
of people was coming down the slope by the way of the Horons; and the watchman ...
/s/slope.htm - 16k

Seir (38 Occurrences)
... Genesis 33:16 So Esau returned that day on his way to Seir. ... Deuteronomy 1:2 It is
eleven days' journey from Horeb by the way of Mount Seir to Kadesh Barnea. ...
/s/seir.htm - 21k

Attackers (41 Occurrences)
... against his attackers. (BBE). Joshua 7:8 O Lord, what am I to say now that
Israel have given way before their attackers? (BBE). Joshua 7 ...
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