Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1870: derek (pronounced deh'-rek)

from 1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb:--along, away, because of, + by, conversation, custom, (east-)ward, journey, manner, passenger, through, toward, (high-) (path-)way(-side), whither(-soever).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) way, road, distance, journey, manner

1a) road, way, path

1b) journey

1c) direction

1d) manner, habit, way

1e) of course of life (figuratively)

1f) of moral character (figuratively)

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H1869


This word is used 704 times:

Genesis 3:24: "sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life."
Genesis 6:12: "flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth."
Genesis 16:7: "in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur."
Genesis 18:19: "his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice"
Genesis 19:2: "your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night."
Genesis 19:31: "in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:"
Genesis 24:21: "at her held his peace, to know whether the LORD had made his journey prosperous or not."
Genesis 24:27: "left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, led"
Genesis 24:40: "his angel with thee, and prosper thy way; and thou shalt take a wife for my son"
Genesis 24:42: "now thou do prosper my way I go:"
Genesis 24:48: "which had led me in the right way to take my master's brother's"
Genesis 24:56: "me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master."
Genesis 28:20: "with me, and will keep me in this way that I go,"
Genesis 30:36: "And he set three days' journey between himself and Jacob: and Jacob fed"
Genesis 31:23: "after him seven days' journey; and they overtook him in the mount Gilead."
Genesis 31:35: "I cannot rise up before thee; for the custom of women"
Genesis 32:1: "And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met"
Genesis 33:16: "returned that day on his way unto Seir."
Genesis 35:3: "of my distress, and was with me in the way which"
Genesis 35:19: "And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem."
Genesis 38:14: "in an open place, which is by the way to Timnath; she saw"
Genesis 38:16: "And he turned unto her by the way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, let me come in"
Genesis 38:21: "that was openly by the way side? And they said, There was no"
Genesis 42:25: "his sack, and to give them provision for the way: did"
Genesis 42:38: "alone: if mischief befall him by the way ye go, then shall ye bring down"
Genesis 45:21: "of Pharaoh, and gave them provision for the way."
Genesis 45:23: "with corn and bread and meat by the way."
Genesis 45:24: "and he said unto them, See that ye fall not out by the way."
Genesis 48:7: "died by me in the land of Canaan in the way, when yet there was but a little way"
Genesis 48:7: "to come unto Ephrath: her there in the way of Ephrath; the same is Bethlehem."
Genesis 49:17: "shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth"
Exodus 3:18: "we beseech thee, three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God."
Exodus 4:24: "And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him, and sought to kill"
Exodus 5:3: "we pray thee, three days' journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD our God;"
Exodus 8:27: "We will go three days' journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice to the LORD our God,"
Exodus 13:17: "that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that"
Exodus 13:18: "But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea:"
Exodus 13:21: "in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light;"
Exodus 18:8: "the travail that had come upon them by the way, and how the LORD delivered"
Exodus 18:20: "and laws, and shalt show them the way wherein they must walk, and the work that they must do."
Exodus 23:20: "an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which"
Exodus 32:8: "They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they have made them a molten"
Exodus 33:3: "art a stiffnecked people: lest thee in the way."
Exodus 33:13: "show me now thy way, that I may know thee, that I may find grace"
Leviticus 26:22: "and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your high ways shall be desolate."
Numbers 9:10: "shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, or be in a journey yet he shall keep the passover"
Numbers 9:13: "is clean, and is not in a journey, and forbeareth to keep the passover, even the same"
Numbers 10:33: "from the mount of the LORD three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD"
Numbers 10:33: "went before them in the three days' journey, a resting place"
Numbers 11:31: "and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, journey"

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