Definition for A-FAR'

A-FAR', adv. [a and far. See Far.]

  1. At a distance in place; to or from a distance; used with from preceding, or off following; as, he was seen from afar; I saw him afar off.
  2. In Scripture, figuratively, estranged in affection; alienated. My kinsmen stand afar off. – Ps. xxxviii.
  3. Absent; not assisting. Why standest thou afar off, O Lord? – Ps. x.
  4. Not of the visible church. – Eph. ii.

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