|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (adv.) By means of this.
2. (adv.) Close by; very near.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
her-bi', represents bezo'th, "in or by this" (Genesis 42:15 "Hereby ye shall be proved"); ek toutou, "out of this" (1 John 4:6, the Revised Version (British and American) "by this"); en touto, "in this," "by this means" (1 Corinthians 4:4 1 John 2:3, 1; 1 John 3:16, 19, 24; 4:2, 13).
Hereby (17 Occurrences)
1 Corinthians 4:4 For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord. (KJV ASV WBS RSV)
1 John 2:3 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments. (KJV ASV DBY)
1 John 2:5 But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him. (KJV ASV DBY)
1 John 3:16 Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. (KJV ASV DBY)
1 John 3:19 And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him. (KJV ASV DBY)
1 John 3:24 And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us. (KJV ASV DBY)
1 John 4:2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God: (KJV ASV DBY)
1 John 4:6 We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error. (KJV)
1 John 4:13 Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit. (KJV ASV DBY)
1 John 5:2 Hereby we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and do his commandments. (ASV DBY)
Genesis 24:14 And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast showed kindness unto my master. (Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY)
Genesis 41:41 Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Behold, I have set you over all the land of Egypt." (See NIV)
Genesis 42:15 Hereby ye shall be proved: By the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your youngest brother come hither. (KJV JPS ASV)
Genesis 42:33 And the man, the lord of the country, said unto us, Hereby shall I know that ye are true men; leave one of your brethren here with me, and take food for the famine of your households, and be gone: (KJV JPS ASV DBY)
Numbers 16:28 Moses said, "Hereby you shall know that Yahweh has sent me to do all these works; for I have not done them of my own mind. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)
Joshua 3:10 Joshua said, "Hereby you shall know that the living God is among you, and that he will without fail drive the Canaanite, and the Hittite, and the Hivite, and the Perizzite, and the Girgashite, and the Amorite, and the Jebusite out from before you. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)
Ezra 6:8 Further, I give orders as to what you are to do for the responsible men of the Jews in connection with the building of this house of God: that from the king's wealth, that is, from the taxes got together in the land over the river, the money needed is to be given to these men readily, so that their work may not be stopped. (See NIV)