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Lexicon :: Strong's H734 - 'ōraḥ

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 161a

Strong’s Definitions

אֹרַח ʼôrach, o'-rakh; from H732; a well-trodden road (literally or figuratively); also a caravan:—manner, path, race, rank, traveller, troop, (by-, high-) way.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x

The KJV translates Strong's H734 in the following manner: way (26x), path (25x), highway (1x), wayfaring man (with H5674 08802) (1x), manner (1x), race (1x), ranks (1x), traveller (1x), troops (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x
The KJV translates Strong's H734 in the following manner: way (26x), path (25x), highway (1x), wayfaring man (with H5674 08802) (1x), manner (1x), race (1x), ranks (1x), traveller (1x), troops (1x).
  1. way, path

    1. path, road

    2. the path, way, passing of life (fig.)

    3. way of living (fig.)

    4. traveller, wayfarer (meton)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֹרַח ʼôrach, o'-rakh; from H732; a well-trodden road (literally or figuratively); also a caravan:—manner, path, race, rank, traveller, troop, (by-, high-) way.
STRONGS H734: Abbreviations
אֹ֫רַח noun masculineJob 6:18 (feminineProverbs 15:19) way, path (Assyrian urḫu COTGloss, Aramaic אֹרַח, axORuvA) — א׳ absolute Psalm 19:6 +; construct Proverbs 4:18 +; suffix אָרְחִי Job 19:8; Psalm 139:3 ** < Infinitive construct, and || רִבְעִי (Infinitive construct of II. רבע), not דרכי, compare Bae. etc.; plural absolute אֳרָחוֺת Judges 5:6 (twice in verse) construct אָרְחוֺת Job 8:13 +; suffix אָרְחֹתָ֑י Job 13:27; Job 33:11; אָרְחוֺתָם Joel 2:7; Proverbs 9:15; אָרְחֹתֵיהֶם Proverbs 2:15; also אֹרְחֹתָיו Isaiah 2:3 +; אֹרְחֹתֶיךָ Psalm 119:15 + etc.; — way, path (in Hebrew mostly poetry)
1. literal Judges 5:6 (twice in verse) Songs of Deborah (alone = highways, opposed to עֲקַלְקַלּוֺת א׳ crooked (by-paths;) compare also הֹלְכֵי נְתִיבוֺת ib.); Isaiah 33:8 עֹבֵר א׳ = wayfarer (|| מְסִלּוֺת), see also Genesis 49:17 (blessing of Jocob) (|| דֶּרֶךְ) & הֵמְיַשְּׁרִים אָרְחוֺתָם those who make straight their ways (|| עֹבְרֵי דָרֶ֑ךְ) Proverbs 9:15, בּוֺא א׳ go (tread) a path Isaiah 41:3; of course of locusts Joel 2:7 לֹא יְעַבְּטוּן א׳ they confuse not their paths (|| דְּרָכִים); יַמִּים א׳ paths of the seas Psalm 8:9; רוּץ אֹרַח run along a path, figurative of sun Psalm 19:6.
2. figurative path, way, of course & fortunes of life Job 13, 27 = Job 33:11; Job 19:8 (|| נְתִיבוֺת) Psalm 139:3 (|| דֶּרֶךְ) Psalm 142:4 (|| נְתִיבָה) Proverbs 3:6 (|| דֶּרֶךְ) Proverbs 4:18; Proverbs 15:19 (both || id.) Isaiah 26:7 (|| מַעְגָּל) so דֶּרֶךְ אֹרְחֹתֶיךָ Isaiah 3:12; plain or even path מִישׁוֺר א׳ Psalm 27:11; in two cases with a special reference (1) אֹרַח כַּנָּשִׁים Genesis 18:11 (J) of menstruation; (2) אֹרַח לֹא אָשׁוּב אֶהֱלֹךְ a path (which) I shall not return, I am going Job 16:22 i.e. to She’ôl, compare Assyrian name of lower world irṣit lâ târat, land without return, see Jr10,65.
3. figurative way, of mode of living, or of character Job 34:11 (|| פֹּעַל) Psalm 119:9. Specifically:
a. ways of י׳, his mode of action Psalm 25:10;
b. of man's righteousness, called ways of י׳ Psalm 25:4 (|| דְּרָכִים) Psalm 44:19; Psalm 119:15 (|| מִּקּוּדִים) Isaiah 2:3 = Micah 4:2 (|| דְּרָכִים) compare מִשְׁמָּטֶיךָ א׳ Isaiah 26:8; also way of justice, uprightness, etc. מִשְׁמָּט א׳ Proverbs 2:8 (|| דֶּרֶח) Proverbs 17:23; Isaiah 40:14 (|| דֶּרֶח), ישֶׁר א׳ Proverbs 2:13 (|| id.), צְדָקָה א׳ Proverbs 8:20 (|| נְתִיבוֺת), Proverbs 12:28 (|| דֶּרֶךְ נְתִיבָה); so אֹרַה alone Isaiah 30:11 (|| דֶּרֶךְ) Proverbs 15:10; note especially אֹרַח חַיִּים, path of life, in righteousness & enjoyment of God Psalm 16:11; Proverbs 2:19; Proverbs 5:5; Proverbs 15:24 (opposed to שְׁאוֺל), also לְחַיִּים א׳ Proverbs 10:17 (on these compare Str Proverbs 14:32);
c. of wickedness, מָּרִיץ א׳ way, path of the violent Psalm 17:4, compare also Proverbs 22:25; רְשָׁעְים א׳ Proverbs 4:14 (|| דֶּרֶךְ), בֹּצֵעַ א׳ Proverbs 1:19; followed by abstract שָׁ֑קֶר א׳ Psalm 119:104, so Psalm 119:128 (|| מִּקּוּדִים), also with adjective רָע א׳ Psalm 119:101 compare Proverbs 2:15 (עִקְּשִׁים crooked) called עלָוֺם הָא׳ Job 22:15; note also אֵידָם א׳ their destructive ways, i.e. ways that cause destruction Job 30:12 (compare Job 19:12).
4. by metonomy. traveler, wayfarer Job 31:32 (compare הֵלֶךְ 2 Samuel 12:4) & in plural caravans 2 Samuel 6:18, 19 but read perhaps לָאֹרֵחַ 2Sam 31:32, אֹרְחוֺת 2 Samuel 6:18, 19.
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Strong's Number H734 matches the Hebrew אֹרַח ('ōraḥ),
which occurs 60 times in 58 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 18:11–Isa 3:12)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:11 - Now Abraham and Sarah were old, and well stricken in age; it had ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:17 -
Dan shall be a serpent in the way,
An adder in the path,
That biteth the horse’s heels,
So that his rider falleth backward.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:6 -
In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath,
In the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied,
And the travellers walked through byways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:18 -
The caravans that travel by the way of them turn aside;
They go up into the waste, and perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:19 -
The caravans of Tema looked,
The companies of Sheba waited for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:13 -
So are the paths of all that forget God;
And the hope of the godless man shall perish:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:27 -
Thou puttest my feet also in the stocks,
And markest all my paths;
Thou settest a bound to the soles of my feet:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:22 -
For when a few years are come,
I shall go the way whence I shall not return.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:8 -
He hath walled up my way that I cannot pass,
And hath set darkness in my paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:15 -
Wilt thou keep the old way
Which wicked men have trodden?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:12 -
Upon my right hand rise the rabble;
They thrust aside my feet,
And they cast up against me their ways of destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:32 -
(The sojourner hath not lodged in the street;
But I have opened my doors to the traveller);
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:11 -
He putteth my feet in the stocks,
He marketh all my paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:11 -
For the work of a man will he render unto him,
And cause every man to find according to his ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:8 -
The birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea,
Whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:11 -
Thou wilt show me the path of life:
In thy presence is fulness of joy;
In thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:4 -
As for the works of men, by the word of thy lips
I have kept me from the ways of the violent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:5 -
Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber,
And rejoiceth as a strong man to run his course.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:4 -
Show me thy ways, O Jehovah;
Teach me thy paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:10 -
All the paths of Jehovah are lovingkindness and truth
Unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:11 -
Teach me thy way, O Jehovah;
And lead me in a plain path,
Because of mine enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:18 -
Our heart is not turned back,
Neither have our steps declined from thy way,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:9 -
Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way?
By taking heed thereto according to thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:15 -
I will meditate on thy precepts,
And have respect unto thy ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:101 -
I have refrained my feet from every evil way,
That I might observe thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:104 -
Through thy precepts I get understanding:
Therefore I hate every false way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:128 -
Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right;
And I hate every false way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:3 -
Thou searchest out my path and my lying down,
And art acquainted with all my ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:3 -
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me,
Thou knewest my path.
In the way wherein I walk
Have they hidden a snare for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:19 -
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain;
It taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:8 -
That he may guard the paths of justice,
And preserve the way of his saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:13 -
Who forsake the paths of uprightness,
To walk in the ways of darkness;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:15 -
Who are crooked in their ways,
And wayward in their paths:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:19 -
None that go unto her return again,
Neither do they attain unto the paths of life:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:20 -
That thou mayest walk in the way of good men,
And keep the paths of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:6 -
In all thy ways acknowledge him,
And he will direct thy paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:14 -
Enter not into the path of the wicked,
And walk not in the way of evil men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:18 -
But the path of the righteous is as the dawning light,
That shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:6 -
So that she findeth not the level path of life:
Her ways are unstable, and she knoweth it not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:20 -
I walk in the way of righteousness,
In the midst of the paths of justice;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:15 -
To call to them that pass by,
Who go right on their ways:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:17 -
He is in the way of life that heedeth correction;
But he that forsaketh reproof erreth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:28 -
In the way of righteousness is life;
And in the pathway thereof there is no death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:10 -
There is grievous correction for him that forsaketh the way;
And he that hateth reproof shall die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:19 -
The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns;
But the path of the upright is made a highway.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:24 -
To the wise the way of life goeth upward,
That he may depart from Sheol beneath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:23 -
A wicked man receiveth a bribe out of the bosom,
To pervert the ways of justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:25 -
Lest thou learn his ways,
And get a snare to thy soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:3 - And many peoples shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of Jehovah from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:12 - As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they that lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.

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