Any person directing the way for another person.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Guide, GuidanceThe richness and variety of this motif are evident in the number of words used in Scripture to express the concept. At least twelve different terms (nine Hebrew and three Greek) are employed. Although the concept can be used in a more down-to-earth way, such as in guiding a cart (2 Sam
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GUIDE<gid> ([אַלּוּת, ’alluph], [נָחַל, nachal], [נָחָה, nachah]; [ὁδηγός, hodegos], [ὁδηγέω, hodegeo]): “Guide” (noun) is the translation of ’alluph, “an intimate,” “a friend,” the leader of a family or tribe: Ps 55:13, “a man mine equal, my guide,” the Revised Version (British and American)
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