KJV Dictionary Definition: far
F'AR, a. L. porro; Gr. connected with, a way, a passing, to pass or go. See Fare.
1. Distant, in any direction; separated by a wide space from the place where one is, or from any given place remote.
They said, we are come from a far country. Jos. 9.
The kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country. Matt. 25.
The nation far and near contend in choice.
2. Figuratively, remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.
3. Remote in affection or obedience; at enmity with; alienated; in a spiritual sense.
They that are far from thee shall perish. Ps. 123.
4. More or most distant of the two; as the far side of a horse. But the drivers of teams in New England generally use off; as the off side, or off horse or ox.
1. To a great extent or distance of space; as the far extended ocean; we are separated far from each other.
Only ye shall not go very far away. Ex. 8.
2. figuratively, distantly in time from any point; remotely. He pushed his researches very far into antiquity.
3. In interrogatories, to what distance or extent. How far will such reasoning lead us?
4. In great part; as, the day is far spent.
5. In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much.
Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. Prov. 31.
For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better. Phil. 1.
6. to a certain point, degree or distance. This argument is sound and logical, as far as it goes.
Answer them how far forth you do like their articles.
From far, from a great distance; from a remote place.
Far from, at a great distance; as far from home; far from hope.
1. Far off, at a great distance.
They tarried in a place that was far off. 2Sam. 15.
2. To a great distance.
Lo then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Ps. 105.
3. In a spiritual sense, alienated; at enmity; in a state of ignorance and alienation.
Ye, who were sometime far off, are made nigh by the blood of Christ. Eph. 2.
Far other, very different.
F'ARNESS, n. from far. Distance; remoteness.