- journey used 60 times.
- journeyed used 33 times.
- journeying used 3 times.
- journeyings used twice.
- journeys used 9 times.
- First Reference: Genesis 11:2
- Last Reference: Acts 26:13
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
1. A day's journey in the East is from 16 to 20 miles (Numbers 11:31).
2. A Sabbath-day's journey is 2,000 paces or yards from the city walls (Acts 1:12). According to Jewish tradition, it was the distance one might travel without violating the law of Exodus 16:29. (See SABBATH.)
JOURNEY, noun jur'ny. [Latin diurnus, dies.]
1. The travel of a day.
2. Travel by land to any distance and for any time, indefinitely; as a journey from London to Paris, or to Rome; a journey to visit a brother; a week's journey; we made two journeys to Philadelphia.
3. Passage form one place to another; as a long journey from the upper regions.
4. It may sometimes include a passing by water.
JOURNEY, verb intransitive jur'ny. To travel form place to place; to pass from home to a distance.
Abram journeyed, going on still towards the south. Genesis 12:9.
JOUR'NEYING, participle present tense Traveling; passing from place to place.
JOUR'NEYING, noun A traveling or passing from one place to another; as the journeyings of the children of Israel.
JOUR'NEYMAN, noun [jounrey and man.] Strictly, a man hired to work by the day, but in fact, any mechanic who is hired to work for another in his employment, whether by the month, year or other term. It is applied only to mechanics in their own occupations.
JOUR'NEY-WORK, noun Work done for hire by a mechanic in his proper occupation. [This word is never applied to farming.]