By-ways • Bypaths • Byway
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Byways [Heb. neṯîḇôṯ]; NEB DEVIOUS PATHS. The term is rendered “byways” by the RSV only in Jgs. 5:6. Cf. Jer. 18:15, which the RSV renders “bypaths,” the NEB “byways.” Elsewhere neṯîḇôṯ is generally rendered Path.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
BYWAYS. Used in Jdg 5:6 to mean a back road or path that a traveler sometimes took.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
By-waysonly in Judg. 5:6 and Ps. 125:5; literally “winding or twisted roads.” The margin has “crooked ways.”
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BYWAY<bi’-wa> (נַתִיבוֹת‎ [nethibhoth]): Only in Judges 5:6. Compare Jeremiah 18:15; the King James Version “paths” (the Revised Version (British and American) “by-paths”).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
byways. This English term is used by some versions to render a Hebrew phrase meaning “winding paths” (Jdg. 5:6). Cf. also the term “bypaths” to render a different Hebrew phrase that describes the way an erring people follow, in contrast to an open way or highway (Jer. 18:15).G. Giacumakis, Jr.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
BYWAY, bīʹwā (נְתִיבוֹת‎, nethībhōth): Only in Jgs 5:6. Cf Jer 18:15; AV “paths” (RV “bypaths”).