KJV Dictionary Definition: guide


GUIDE, v.t. gide.

1. To lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path; as, to guide an enemy or a traveler, who is not acquainted with the road or course.

The meek will he guide in judgment. Ps.25.

2. To direct; to order.

He will guide his affairs with discretion. Ps.112,

3. To influence; to give direction to. Men are guided by their interest, or supposed interest.

4. To instruct and direct. Let parents guide their children to virtue, dignity and happiness.

5. To direct; to regulate and manage; to superintend.

I will that the younger women marry, bear children, and guide the house. 1 Tim.5.


1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course; a conductor. The army followed the guide. The traveler may be deceived by his guide.

2. One who directs another in his conduct or course of life.

He will be our guide, even unto death. Ps.48.

3. A director; a regulator; that which leads or conducts. Experience is one of our best guides.


GUIDED, pp. Led; conducted; directed in the way; instructed and directed.


GUIDING, ppr. Leading; conducting; directing; superintending.