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Fare

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FARE, This word may be connected in origin with the Heb. to go, to pass.

1. To go to pass to move forward to travel.

So on he fares, and to the border comes of Eden.

In this literal sense the word is not in common use.

2. To be in any state, good or bad to be attended with any circumstances or train of events, fortunate or unfortunate.

So fares the stag among th' enraged hounds.

So fared the knight between two foes.

He fared very well he fared very

Go further and fare worse. The sense is taken from going, having a certain course hence, being subjected to a certain train of incidents. The rich man fared sumptuously every day. He enjoyed all the pleasure which wealth and luxury could afford. Luke 16 .

3. To feed to be entertained. We fared well we had a good table, and courteous treatment.
4. To proceed in a train of consequences, good or bad.

So fares it when with truth falsehood contends.

5. To happen well or : with it impersonally. We shall see how it will fare with him.

FARE, n.

1. The price of passage or going the sum paid or due, for conveying a person by land or water as the fare for crossing a river, called also ferriage the fare for conveyance in a coach stage-fare. The price of conveyance over the ocean is now usually called the passage, or passage money. Fare is never used for the price of conveying goods this is called freight or transportation.
2. Food provisions of the table. We lived on coarse fare, or we had delicious fare.
3. The person conveyed in a vehicle. Not in use in United States.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Fare'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/f/fare.html.

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