Straight - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ A-1,Adjective,G2117, euthus ]
direct, straight, right," is translated "straight," figuratively, of the paths of the Lord, Matthew 3:3; Mark 1:3; Luke 3:4; in Luke 3:5 of the rectification of the crooked, with reference to moral transformation; in Acts 9:11, the name of a street in Damascus, still one of the principal thoroughfares. See RIGHT.

[ A-2,Adjective,G3717, orthos ]
used of height, denotes "upright," Acts 14:10; of line of direction, figuratively, said of paths of righteousness, Hebrews 12:13.

[ B-1,Verb,G2116, euthuno ]
akin to A, No. 1, is used of the directing of a ship by the steersman, James 3:4 (See GOVERNOR, B, Note); metaphorically, of making "straight" the way of the Lord, John 1:23.

[ B-2,Verb,G461, anorthoo ]
"to set up, make straight:" See LIFT, No. 6.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words