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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place.

2. (n.) Remoteness of place; a remote place.

3. (n.) A space marked out in the last part of a race course.

4. (n.) Relative space, between troops in ranks, measured from front to rear; -- contrasted with interval, which is measured from right to left.

5. (n.) Space between two antagonists in fencing.

6. (n.) The part of a picture which contains the representation of those objects which are the farthest away, esp. in a landscape.

7. (n.) Ideal disjunction; discrepancy; contrariety.

8. (n.) Length or interval of time; period, past or future, between two eras or events.

9. (n.) The remoteness or reserve which respect requires; hence, respect; ceremoniousness.

10. (n.) A withholding of intimacy; alienation; coldness; disagreement; variance; restraint; reserve.

11. (n.) Remoteness in succession or relation; as, the distance between a descendant and his ancestor.

12. (n.) The interval between two notes; as, the distance of a fourth or seventh.

13. (v. t.) To place at a distance or remotely.

14. (v. t.) To cause to appear as if at a distance; to make seem remote.

15. (v. t.) To outstrip by as much as a distance (see Distance, n., 3); to leave far behind; to surpass greatly.

5081. telaugos -- at a distance clearly
... at a distance clearly. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: telaugos Phonetic
Spelling: (tay-low-goce') Short Definition: clearly, distinctly Definition ...
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3113. makrothen -- from afar, afar
... from afar, afar. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: makrothen Phonetic Spelling:
(mak-roth'-en) Short Definition: from a distance Definition: from a (long ...
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4207. porrothen -- from afar
... Adverb Transliteration: porrothen Phonetic Spelling: (por'-rho-then) Short Definition:
from afar, far off Definition: from afar, far off, from a distance. ...
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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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4712. stadion -- a stadium (a Gr. measure of length), by impl. a ...
... 4712 -- properly, the of a race-course; a ("furlong"), the measure (length) of an
ancient ; a (""); figuratively) the total length (distance) God requires ...
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1000. bole -- a throw
... Feminine Transliteration: bole Phonetic Spelling: (bol-ay') Short Definition: a
casting, throw Definition: a casting, throw; in acc: as measure of distance. ...
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1339. diistemi -- to set apart, to intervene, make an interval
... of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diistemi Phonetic Spelling: (dee-is'-tay-mee) Short
Definition: I put apart, separate, put some distance between Definition: I ...
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4206. porro -- far off
... Speech: Adverb; Adverb, Comparative Transliteration: porro Phonetic Spelling:
(por'-rho) Short Definition: far, far off Definition: far, far off, at a distance ...
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575. apo -- from, away from
... after (1), against (4), ago (2), alike* (1), among (2), away (3), away* (1), because
(9), before* (1), belonged (1), deserting* (1), distance (1), hereafter* (1 ...
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4208. porroteron -- farther.
... adverb from porro, qv. farther. Adverb comparative of porrho; further, ie A greater
distance -- farther. see GREEK porrho. (porroteron) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3530. kibrah -- distance
... 3529, 3530. kibrah. 3531 . distance. Transliteration: kibrah Phonetic
Spelling: (kib-raw') Short Definition: distance. Word Origin ...
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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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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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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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7368. rachaq -- to be or become far or distant
... root Definition to be or become far or distant NASB Word Usage abandon (1), away
(1), distance (1), extended (2), fail (1), far (25), far has he removed (1 ...
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776. erets -- earth, land
... root Definition earth, land NASB Word Usage common (1), countries (15), countries
and their lands (1), country (44), countryside (1), distance* (3), dust (1 ...
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4109. mahalak -- a walk, journey, a going
... journey, walk. From halak; a walk, ie A passage or a distance -- journey, walk.
see HEBREW halak. 4108, 4109. mahalak. 4110 . Strong's Numbers.
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1973. haleah -- out there, onwards, further
... From the primitive form of the article (hal); to the distance, ie Far away; also
(of time) thus far -- back, beyond, (hence,-)forward, hitherto, thence,forth ...
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168. ohel -- a tent
... From 'ahal; a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance) -- covering,
(dwelling)(place), home, tabernacle, tent. see HEBREW 'ahal. 167, 168. ohel. ...
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6822. tsaphah -- to look out or about, spy, keep watch
... A primitive root; properly, to lean forward, ie To peer into the distance; by
implication, to observe, await -- behold, espy, look up (well), wait for, (keep ...
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Whether Local Distance Impedes the Knowledge in the Separated Soul ...
impedes the knowledge in the separated soul? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether local distance impedes the.htm

Whether Local Distance Influences the Angelic Speech?
... THE SPEECH OF THE ANGELS (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether local distance influences
the angelic speech? Objection 1: It would seem that local ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether local distance influences the.htm

Theory of Stellar Motion and Distance in Accordance with Harmony.
... Book IV. Chapter X."Theory of Stellar Motion and Distance in Accordance with Harmony.
Concerning the Moon, however, a statement has been previously made. ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter x theory of stellar motion.htm

That any Province on Account of Its Distance, May have Its Own ...
... Canon XVII. That any province on account of its distance, may have its own Primate.?
That any province on account of its distance, may have its own Primate. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xvii that any province.htm

I Therefore Bent My Steps Toward the Hut which I had Beheld from a ...
... I therefore bent my steps toward the hut which I had beheld from a distance.? I
therefore bent my steps toward the hut which I had beheld from a distance. ...
/.../severus/life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter iv i therefore bent.htm

And a Woman Cried Out from a Distance, and Said...
... Part I."The Acts of Pilate. First Greek Form. Chapter 7. And a woman cried
out from a distance, and said? And a woman [1827] cried ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of nicodemus /chapter 7 and a woman.htm

How Constantine Commanded the Materials of the Idol Temple, and ...
... Book III. Chapter XXVII."How Constantine commanded the Materials of the Idol
Temple, and the Soil itself, to be removed at a Distance. ...
/.../the life of constantine/chapter xxvii how constantine commanded the.htm

John Chapter xiii. 16-20.
... I send, receiveth me; and he that receiveth me, receiveth Him that sent me." Did
He mean us to understand that there is as little distance between one sent by ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate lix john chapter xiii.htm

The Difference Between Walking by Sight, and Walking by Faith
... But how small is that distance, suppose it were fifty or a hundred miles,
compared to that between the earth and the sun! And what ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 113 the difference between.htm

The Eternity and Unchangeableness of God.
... The distance betwixt heaven and earth is but a poor similitude to express
the distance between God and creatures. What is the distance ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/lecture viii the eternity and.htm

Distance (75 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) Remoteness in succession or relation; as, the distance between a descendant
and his ancestor. 12. ... 13. (vt) To place at a distance or remotely. 14. ...
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Day's (19 Occurrences)
... The distance traveled must of course differ largely according to the difficulties
of the way, and it is more important to know where night will overtake the ...
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Little (2458 Occurrences)
... not big; diminutive; -- opposed to big or large; as, a little body; a little animal;
a little piece of ground; a little hill; a little distance; a little child ...
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Far (2526 Occurrences)
... justify cruelty. 4. (a.) Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance,
morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated. 5. (a ...
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Way (7551 Occurrences)
... mine. 3. (n.) Length of space; distance; interval; as, a great way; a
long way. 4. (n.) A moving; passage; procession; journey. ...
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Short (128 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (superl.) Not long; having brief length or linear
extension; as, a short distance; a short piece of timber; a short flight. ...
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Journey (214 Occurrences)
... According to Jewish tradition, it was the distance one might travel without violating
the law of Exodus 16:29. (see SABBATH.). Noah Webster's Dictionary. ...
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Further (121 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To a greater distance; in addition;
moreover; farther. 2. (superl.) More remote; at a greater ...
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Farther (33 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) More remote; more distant than something else. 2. (superl.) Tending
to a greater distance; beyond a certain point; additional; further. ...
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Tigris (2 Occurrences)
... After pursuing a tortuous southeasterly course for 150 miles, it is joined by
the east branch at Osman Kieui, some distance below Diarbekr. ...
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Distance (75 Occurrences)

Matthew 8:30
Now at some distance from them a vast herd of swine were feeding.

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

Matthew 26:39
Going forward a short distance He fell on His face and prayed. "My Father," He said, "if it is possible, let this cup pass away from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as Thou willest."

Matthew 26:58
But Peter followed him from a distance, to the court of the high priest, and entered in and sat with the officers, to see the end.

Matthew 27:55
And there were a number of women there looking on from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee ministering to His necessities;

Mark 5:6
And when he saw Jesus in the distance, he ran and threw himself at His feet,

Mark 8:3
If I were to send them home hungry, they would faint on the way, some of them having come a great distance."

Mark 11:13
But in the distance He saw a fig-tree in full leaf, and went to see whether perhaps He could find some figs on it. When however He came to it, He found nothing but leaves (for it was not fig time)

Mark 14:35
Going forward a short distance He threw Himself upon His face and prayed repeatedly that, if it was possible, He might be spared that time of agony;

Mark 14:54
Peter had followed him from a distance, until he came into the court of the high priest. He was sitting with the officers, and warming himself in the light of the fire.

Mark 15:40
There were also a party of women looking on from a distance; among them being both Mary of Magdala and Mary the mother of James the Little and of Joses, and Salome--

Luke 11:6
for a friend of mine has just come to my house from a distance, and I have nothing for him to eat'?

Luke 14:32
Or while the other is still a great distance away, he sends representatives requesting conditions of peace.

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;
(See RSV)

Luke 16:23
And in Hades, being in torment, he looked and saw Abraham in the far distance, and Lazarus resting in his arms.

Luke 17:12
As he entered into a certain village, ten men who were lepers met him, who stood at a distance.

Luke 18:13
But the tax collector, standing far away, wouldn't even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying,'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!'

Luke 22:41
And he went a little distance away from them and, falling on his knees in prayer, he said,

Luke 22:54
They seized him, and led him away, and brought him into the high priest's house. But Peter followed from a distance.

Luke 23:49
All his acquaintances, and the women who followed with him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things.

John 11:18
Bethany was near Jerusalem, the distance being a little less than two miles;

Acts 15:3
So they set out, being accompanied for a short distance by some other members of the Church; and as they passed through Phoenicia and Samaria, they told the whole story of the conversion of the Gentiles and inspired all the brethren with great joy.

Hebrews 11:13
All these died in the possession of faith. They had not received the promised blessings, but had seen them from a distance and had greeted them, and had acknowledged themselves to be foreigners and strangers here on earth;

Revelation 14:20
And the winepress was trodden outside the city, and out of it came blood reaching the horses' bridles for a distance of 200 miles.

Revelation 18:10
standing far away for the fear of her torment, saying,'Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For your judgment has come in one hour.'
(See NAS)

Revelation 18:15
The merchants of these things, who were made rich by her, will stand far away for the fear of her torment, weeping and mourning;
(See NAS)

Revelation 18:17
For in an hour such great riches are made desolate.' Every shipmaster, and everyone who sails anywhere, and mariners, and as many as gain their living by sea, stood far away,
(See NAS)

Genesis 21:16
And she went some distance away, about an arrow flight, and seating herself on the earth, she gave way to bitter weeping, saying, Let me not see the death of my child.

Genesis 22:4
On the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place far off.

Genesis 30:36
He set three days' journey between himself and Jacob, and Jacob fed the rest of Laban's flocks.

Genesis 31:23
He took his relatives with him, and pursued after him seven days' journey. He overtook him in the mountain of Gilead.
(See NAS)

Genesis 35:16
They traveled from Bethel. There was still some distance to come to Ephrath, and Rachel travailed. She had hard labor.

Genesis 36:6
Esau took his wives, his sons, his daughters, and all the members of his household, with his livestock, all his animals, and all his possessions, which he had gathered in the land of Canaan, and went into a land away from his brother Jacob.
(See NIV)

Genesis 37:18
They saw him afar off, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to kill him.

Genesis 44:4
When they had gone out of the city, and were not yet far off, Joseph said to his steward, "Up, follow after the men. When you overtake them, ask them,'Why have you rewarded evil for good?
(See RSV)

Genesis 48:7
As for me, when I came from Paddan, Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan in the way, when there was still some distance to come to Ephrath, and I buried her there in the way to Ephrath (the same is Bethlehem)."

Exodus 2:4
And his sister took her place at a distance to see what would become of him.

Exodus 20:18
All the people perceived the thunderings, the lightnings, the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking. When the people saw it, they trembled, and stayed at a distance.

Exodus 20:21
The people stayed at a distance, and Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

Exodus 24:1
He said to Moses, "Come up to Yahweh, you, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel; and worship from a distance.

Exodus 33:7
Now it was Moses' way to put up the Tent of meeting outside the tent-circle, at some distance away; giving it the name of The Tent of meeting. And everyone desiring to make his prayer to the Lord went to the Tent of meeting outside the tent-circle.

Numbers 2:2
"The children of Israel shall encamp every man by his own standard, with the banners of their fathers' houses: at a distance from the Tent of Meeting shall they encamp around it."

Numbers 16:37
"Speak to Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, that he take up the censers out of the burning, and scatter the fire yonder; for they are holy,
(See NIV)

Numbers 35:4
Stretching from the wall of the towns a distance of a thousand cubits all round.

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 NAS)

Deuteronomy 19:6
lest the avenger of blood pursue the manslayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and strike him mortally; whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he didn't hate him in time past.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 20:15
Thus you shall do to all the cities which are very far off from you, which are not of the cities of these nations.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 21:2
Then your responsible men and your judges are to come out, and give orders for the distance from the dead body to the towns round about it to be measured;

Deuteronomy 32:52
For you shall see the land before you; but you shall not go there into the land which I give the children of Israel."

Joshua 3:4
yet there shall be a distance between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure. Ye shall not come near it, that ye may know the way by which ye must go; for ye have not passed this way heretofore.

Joshua 3:16
that the waters which came down from above stood, and rose up in one heap, a great way off, at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan; and those that went down toward the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt Sea, were wholly cut off. Then the people passed over right against Jericho.

Judges 18:22
When they were a good way from the house of Micah, the men who were in the houses near to Micah's house were gathered together, and overtook the children of Dan.

1 Samuel 26:13
Then David went over to the other side, and took his place on the top of a mountain some distance away, with a great space between them;

2 Samuel 11:10
When they had told David, saying, "Uriah didn't go down to his house," David said to Uriah, "Haven't you come from a journey? Why didn't you go down to your house?"
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 15:17
The king went forth, and all the people after him; and they stayed in Beth Merhak.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 16:1
When David was a little past the top of the ascent, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of donkeys saddled, and on them two hundred loaves of bread, and one hundred clusters of raisins, and one hundred summer fruits, and a bottle of wine.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 18:13
Otherwise if I had dealt falsely against his life (and there is no matter hidden from the king), then you yourself would have set yourself against me."
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 19:36
Your servant would but just go over the Jordan with the king. Why should the king repay me with such a reward?
(See NIV)

1 Kings 6:24
With outstretched wings five cubits wide; the distance from the edge of one wing to the edge of the other was ten cubits.

2 Kings 2:7
Fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and stood opposite them at a distance; and they both stood by the Jordan.

2 Kings 4:25
So she went, and came to the man of God to Mount Carmel. It happened, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant, "Behold, there is the Shunammite.

2 Kings 5:19
And he said to him, Go in peace. And he went from him some distance.

2 Chronicles 26:15
And he maketh in Jerusalem inventions -- a device of an inventor -- to be on the towers, and on the corners, to shoot with arrows and with great stones, and his name goeth out unto a distance, for he hath been wonderfully helped till that he hath been strong.

Ezra 3:13
and the people are not discerning the noise of the shout of joy from the noise of the weeping of the people, for the people are shouting -- a great shout -- and the noise hath been heard unto a distance.

Nehemiah 12:43
and they sacrifice on that day great sacrifices and rejoice, for God hath made them rejoice 'with' great joy, and also, the women and the children have rejoiced, and the joy of Jerusalem is heard -- unto a distance.

Job 2:12
When they lifted up their eyes from a distance, and didn't recognize him, they raised their voices, and wept; and they each tore his robe, and sprinkled dust on their heads toward the sky.

Job 30:10
I am disgusting to them; they keep away from me, and put marks of shame on me.
(See NIV)

Job 39:29
From thence he spieth out the prey, his eyes look into the distance;

Psalms 10:1
Why, Jehovah, dost Thou stand at a distance? Thou dost hide in times of adversity,

Psalms 103:12
As the distance of east from west He hath put far from us our transgressions.

Isaiah 57:9
And you went to Melech with oil and much perfume, and you sent your representatives far off, and went as low as the underworld.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 59:14
And the right is turned back, and righteousness is far away: for good faith is not to be seen in the public places, and upright behaviour may not come into the town.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 23:23
Am I only a God who is near, says the Lord, and not a God at a distance?

Ezekiel 40:13
He measured the gate from the roof of the one lodge to the roof of the other, a breadth of twenty-five cubits; door against door.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:19
Then he measured the breadth from the forefront of the lower gate to the forefront of the inner court outside, one hundred cubits, both on the east and on the north.



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Farther (33 Occurrences)

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Followed (201 Occurrences)

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Plain (113 Occurrences)

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Sinai (38 Occurrences)

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Well (2882 Occurrences)

Yonder (15 Occurrences)

Officers (171 Occurrences)

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League (20 Occurrences)

Guards (42 Occurrences)

Walk (315 Occurrences)

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Threw (133 Occurrences)

Throw (135 Occurrences)

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Behind (188 Occurrences)

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