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Lexicon :: Strong's H734 - 'ōraḥ

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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, advanced in age; Sarah was past [fn]childbearing H734.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:17 -

“Dan shall be a serpent in the way,

A horned snake in the path H734,

That bites the horse’s heels,

So that his rider falls backward.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:6 -

“In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath,

In the days of Jael, the paths H734 had ceased,

So travelers [fn]went by [fn]roundabout paths H734.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:18 -

“The [fn]paths H734 of their course wind along;

They go up into a formless place and perish.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:19 -

“The caravans H734 of Tema looked;

The travelers of Sheba hoped for them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:13 -

“So are the paths H734 of all who forget God;

And the hope of the godless will perish,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:27 -

“You put my feet in the stocks

And kept watch over all my paths H734;

You [fn]set a limit for the soles of my feet,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:22 -

“For when a few years are past,

I shall go the way H734 of no return.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:8 -

“He has walled up my way H734 so that I cannot pass,

And He has put darkness on my paths.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:15 -

“Will you keep to the ancient path H734

Which wicked men have trod,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:12 -

“On the right hand their [fn]brood arises;

They thrust aside my feet and build up against me their ways H734 to disaster.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:32 -

“The sojourner has not lodged outside,

For I have opened my doors to the [fn]traveler H734

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:11 -

‘He puts my feet in the stocks;

He keeps watch over all my paths H734.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:11 -

“For He pays a man according to his work,

And makes [fn]him find it according to his way H734.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:8 -

The birds of the heavens and the fish of the sea,

Whatever passes through the paths H734 of the seas.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:11 -

You will make known to me the path H734 of life;

In Your presence is fullness of joy;

In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:4 -

As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips

I have kept from the paths H734 of the violent.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:5 -

Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber;

It rejoices as a strong man to run his course H734.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:4 -


Make me know Your ways, O Yahweh;

Teach me Your paths H734.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:10 -


All the paths H734 of Yahweh are lovingkindness and truth

To those who guard His covenant and His testimonies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:11 -

Instruct me in Your way, O Yahweh,

And lead me in a level path H734

Because of [fn]my foes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:18 -

Our heart has not turned back,

Nor have our steps deviated from Your path H734,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:9 -


How can a young man keep his way H734 pure?

By keeping it according to Your word.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:15 -

I will muse upon Your precepts

And look upon Your ways H734.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:101 -

I have restrained my feet from every evil way H734,

That I may keep Your word.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:104 -

From Your precepts I get perception;

Therefore I hate every false way H734.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:128 -

Therefore I deem all Your precepts concerning everything to be right,

I hate every false way H734.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:3 -

You [fn]scrutinize my [fn]path H734 and my lying down,

And are intimately acquainted with all my ways.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:3 -

When my spirit [fn]was faint within me,

You knew my path.

In the way H734 where I walk

They have hidden a trap for me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:19 -

So are the paths H734 of everyone who is greedy for gain;

It takes away the [fn]life of its possessors.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:8 -

To guard the paths H734 of justice,

And He keeps the way of His holy ones.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:13 -

From those who forsake the paths H734 of uprightness

To walk in the ways of darkness;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:15 -

Whose paths H734 are crooked,

And who are devious in their tracks;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:19 -

All who go to her will not return,

And they will not reach the paths H734 of life.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:20 -

So that you will walk in the way of good men

And keep to the paths H734 of the righteous.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:6 -

In all your ways [fn]acknowledge Him,

And He will make your paths H734 straight.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:14 -

Do not enter the path H734 of wicked men

And do not step into the way of evil men.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:18 -

But the path H734 of the righteous is like the light of dawn,

That shines brighter and brighter until the fullness of day.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:6 -

Lest she watch the path H734 of life;

Her tracks are unstable, she does not know it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:20 -

“I walk in the path H734 of righteousness,

In the midst of the pathways of justice,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:15 -

To call to those who pass by that way,

Who are making their paths H734 straight:

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:17 -

He is on the path H734 of life who keeps discipline,

But he who forsakes reproof makes [fn]himself wander about.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:28 -

In the path H734 of righteousness is life,

And in its pathway there is no death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:10 -

Grievous discipline is for him who forsakes the way H734;

He who hates reproof will die.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:19 -

The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns,

But the path H734 of the upright is a highway.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:24 -

The path H734 of life leads upward for the one who has insight

That he may turn away from Sheol below.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:23 -

A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom

To thrust aside the paths H734 of justice.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:25 -

Lest you learn his ways H734

And take on a snare against your soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:3 -

And many peoples will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh,

To the house of the God of Jacob,

That He may instruct us [fn]from His ways

And that we may walk in His paths H734.”

For from Zion the [fn]law will go forth

And the word of Yahweh from Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:12 -

O My people! Their taskmasters [fn]are infants,

And women rule over them.

O My people! Those who guide you lead you astray

And swallow up the way of your paths H734.

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