Lexicon: Jordan – journey

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Jordan, proper n. [L. possibly < Heb. jarden, channel or yarod, descend.]

River in the Middle East; waterway flowing down from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea; site of sacred events in the Holy Land; place where Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist (see Matthew 3:13); [fig.] death.

Jordan, proper n. [L. possibly < Heb. jarden, channel or yarod, descend.]

River in the Middle East; waterway flowing down from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea; site of sacred events in the Holy Land; place where Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist (see Matthew 3:13); [fig.] death.

jostle, v. [OFr juste-r < L. juxtre, approach, come together, meet < L. juxt, near together.]

Push; shake; rustle; gently nudge.

jostle, v. [OFr juste-r < L. juxtre, approach, come together, meet < L. juxt, near together.]

Push; shake; rustle; gently nudge.

jostled, verbal adj. [see jostle, v.]

Troubled; burdened; disturbed; [fig.] upset; shocked; grief-struck.

jostled, verbal adj. [see jostle, v.]

Troubled; burdened; disturbed; [fig.] upset; shocked; grief-struck.

jot (-s), v. [L. iōta < Gk. smallest letter, 'I'.]

Mean; denote; import; have significance; [word play “jot down”] record; scribble; write quickly.

jot (-s), v. [L. iōta < Gk. smallest letter, 'I'.]

Mean; denote; import; have significance; [word play “jot down”] record; scribble; write quickly.

journey (-s), n. [OFr jornee.] (webplay: day, land, pass, time, travel, water).

  1. Travels; passage from one place to another; [fig.] flight; trajectory; migration; movement through the air.
  2. Pilgrimage; [fig.] passage through life; progression toward perfection.
  3. Load; amount carried in one trip.
  4. Wandering; drifting; [fig.] lack of focus; absence of perception.
  5. Ascension; rising into heaven in a chariot of fire (2 Kings 2:11-12).
  6. Locomotion; moving; creeping; careful crawling.
  7. Trip; quest; excursion.

journey (-s), n. [OFr jornee.] (webplay: day, land, pass, time, travel, water).

  1. Travels; passage from one place to another; [fig.] flight; trajectory; migration; movement through the air.
  2. Pilgrimage; [fig.] passage through life; progression toward perfection.
  3. Load; amount carried in one trip.
  4. Wandering; drifting; [fig.] lack of focus; absence of perception.
  5. Ascension; rising into heaven in a chariot of fire (2 Kings 2:11-12).
  6. Locomotion; moving; creeping; careful crawling.
  7. Trip; quest; excursion.