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King James Dictionary

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Covered Way
Road (way)
Way, Covered
Way, Little
Greek - brother's way
Greek - some other way
Greek - started on our way up
Greek - way of life
Greek - found their way
Greek - go one's way, go away, going away, gone away, passed away, went away, went their way
Greek - away, way
Greek - done in an ungodly way, ungodly way
Greek - same way
Greek - forcing his way
Greek - always, way
Greek - made their way
Greek - way
Greek - go out of the way, turn away
Greek - turn out of the way
Greek - way
Greek - gave way
Greek - way of escape
Greek - understanding way
Greek - way
Greek - way
Greek - good way off, great way off, far away, long way
Greek - way
Greek - no way
Greek - highway, way, way side, highways, ways
Greek - way
Greek - same way, similar way, way
Greek - little way
Greek - in such a way, same way, this is the way, this way, way, way this
Greek - this way
Greek - way
Greek - always, every way
Greek - always, every way
Greek - straight way
Greek - be out of the way
Greek - a great way off, away, far away
Greek - what way
Greek - way
Greek - go one's way, am on my way, go away, go on their way, going away, way, went His way, went on their way, went their way
Greek - led the way
Greek - bring on one's way, helped on my way, way
Greek - any way, in any way
Greek - way, same way
Greek - go one's way, go away, go their way, going away
Greek - same way
Greek - same way, way
Hebrew - take away, give way
Hebrew - same way
Hebrew - byways, pathway, way
Hebrew - all the way
Hebrew - go thee one way or other
Hebrew - away, out of the way, wandering away
Hebrew - way
Hebrew - way been redeemed
Hebrew - covered way
Hebrew - this way
Hebrew - way, ways
Hebrew - causeway, highway, way, highways
Hebrew - way
Hebrew - this way
Hebrew - get away, go my way, way, went on his way
Hebrew - way, highway, pathway, roadway, way in the direction, way toward, ways, wayside
Hebrew - way
Hebrew - always, every way
Hebrew - had your way
Hebrew - goes his way
Hebrew - good way, away, far away, put away, put it far away
Hebrew - blows away, go on your way, pass away, passed away, put away, take away, taken away, turn away, wayfaring, went away
Hebrew - way
Hebrew - way
Hebrew - way to flee
Hebrew - little way
Hebrew - way prescribed
Hebrew - gives way
Hebrew - take out of the way
Hebrew - way
Hebrew - upright way
Hebrew - put away, send away, driving them away, escorted him away, gets his own way, go away, send him away, send it away, send me away, send them away, send you away, sending me away, sent away, sent her away, sent him away, sent his away, sent me away, sent the away, sent them away, sent you away, sent your away
Hebrew - highway, way, wayfaring man, highways, ways
Hebrew - way, ways

WAY, n. G., L.

1. Literally, a passing; hence, a passage; the place of passing; hence, a road of any kind; a highway; a private road; a lane; a street; any place for the passing of men; cattle or other animals; a word of very comprehensive signification.
2. Length of space; as a great way; a little way.
3. Course; direction of motion or travel. What way did he take? Which way shall I go? Keep in the way of truth and knowledge.

Mark what way I make.

4. Passage; room for passing. Make way for the jury.
5. Course, or regular course.

And let eternal justice take the way.

6. Tendency to any meaning or act.

There is nothing in the words that sounds that way.

7. Sphere of observation.

The general officers and the public ministers that fell in my way--

8. Manner of doing any thing; method; means of doing. Seek the best way of learning, and pursue it.

By noble ways we conquest will prepare.

9. Method; scheme of management.

What impious ways my wishes took.

10. Manner of thinking or behavior; particular turn of opinion; determination or humor. Let him have his way, when that will not injure him, or any other person. But multitudes of children are ruined by being permitted to have their way.
11. Manner; mode. In no way does this matter belong to me. We admire a persons way of expressing his ideas.
12. Method; manner of practice. Find, if you can, the easiest way to live.

Having lost the way of nobleness.

13. Method or plan of life and conduct. Instruct your children in the right way.

Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. Proverbs 3.

All flesh had corrupted his way. Genesis 6.

14. Course; process of things, good or bad. Things are in a prosperous way.
15. Right method to act or know.

We are quite out of the way.

16. General scheme of acting.

Men who go out of the way to hint free things, must be guilty of absurdity or rudeness.

17. Ways, plu. the timbers on which a ship is launched.

To make way, to give room for passing; or to make a vacancy.

To give way, to recede; to make room; or to yield; to concede the place or opinion to another.

To make ones way, to advance in life by efforts; to advance successfully.

By the way, en passant, as we proceed; a phrase introducing something in discourse, not immediately connected with the subject.

To go ones way, or to come ones way, to go or come along.

To go the way of all the earth, to die.

In the way, a phrase noting obstruction. What is there in the way of your success?

In Scripture, the ways of God, are his providential government, or his works. Romans 11. Job 11.

Way and ways are used in certain phrases, in the sense of wise. He is no ways a match for his antagonist.

Tis no way the interest even of the priesthood.

To be under way, in seamens language, to be in motion, as when a ship begins to move. So a ship is said to have head-way, when she moves forward in her course, and stern-way, when she is driven astern. She is said also to gather way, or to lose way. Lee-way is a movement of a ship aside of her course, or to the leeward.

Milky way, in astronomy, the galaxy; a broad luminous belt or space in the heavens, supposed to be occasioned by the blended light of an immense number of stars. By means of a telescope of uncommon magnifying powers, Dr. Herschel has been able to ascertain this fact, by distinguishing the stars.

Covert way, in fortification, a passage covered from the enemys fire.

Ways and means, in legislation, means for raising money; resources for revenue.

Way-going crop, among farmers, is the crop which is taken from the ground the year the tenant leaves the farm. England.

Copyright Statement
Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software at

Bibliography Information
"Entry for 'Way'". "King James Dictionary".


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