WAY. There are about twenty-five Hebrew and Greek words translated “way” in the Bible. It is often used metaphorically to describe the conduct or manner of life, whether of God or of man (
WAY. In addition to the literal meaning of a path over which or direction in which one moves, the word is extensively used in Eng. VSS in a fig. sense, denoting behavior patterns in animal life, movements in nature, varieties of human and divine conduct, action, and intention, and attitudes, habits, customs, spirit, plans, in human and divine life.
a. Natural processes: the way of lightning and thunder (
c. In Acts “the Way” refers to the Christian faith and manner of life followed by the Lord’s disciples, and held in contempt by their enemies (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
The word highway is used to denote a prominent road, such a one for example as was in ancient times maintained for royal travel and by royal authority. It is always used in the literal sense except in
See also PATH, PATHWAY.