|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Living or being by one's self; having no companion present; being without associates; single; alone; lonely.
2. (a.) Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
3. (a.) Not much visited or frequented remote from society; retired; lonely; as, a solitary residence or place.
4. (a.) Not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence, gloomy; dismal; as, the solitary desert.
5. (a.) Single; individual; sole; as, a solitary instance of vengeance; a solitary example.
6. (a.) Not associated with others of the same kind.
7. (n.) One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret; a hermit; a recluse.
Solitary (20 Occurrences)
Matthew 14:13 and Jesus having heard, withdrew thence in a boat to a desolate place by himself, and the multitudes having heard did follow him on land from the cities. (See NIV)
Matthew 17:1 Six day later, Jesus took with Him Peter and the brothers James and John, and brought them up a high mountain to a solitary place. (WEY)
Mark 1:35 And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed. (KJV WEY WBS NIV)
Mark 6:32 Accordingly they sailed away in the boat to a solitary place apart. (WEY NIV)
Luke 4:42 Next morning, at daybreak, He left the town and went away to a solitary place; but the people flocked out to find Him, and, coming to the place where He was, they endeavoured to detain Him that He might not leave them. (WEY NIV)
Luke 8:29 For Jesus was commanding the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For the unclean spirit had often seized the man. He was kept under guard, and bound with chains and fetters. Breaking the bands apart, he was driven by the demon into the desert. (See NIV)
Revelation 8:13 Then I looked, and I heard a solitary eagle crying in a loud voice, as it flew across the sky, "Alas, alas, alas, for the inhabitants of the earth, because of the significance of the remaining trumpets which the three angels are about to blow!" (WEY)
Leviticus 16:22 The goat shall carry all their iniquities on himself to a solitary land, and he shall let the goat go in the wilderness. (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)
Job 3:7 Lo, let that night be solitary, let no joyful voice come therein. (KJV WBS)
Job 30:3 For want and famine they were solitary; fleeing into the wilderness in former time desolate and waste. (KJV WBS)
Psalms 25:16 Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; For I am desolate and afflicted. (See JPS DBY)
Psalms 68:6 God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Psalms 107:4 They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in. (KJV WBS)
Isaiah 27:10 For the fortified city is solitary, a habitation deserted and forsaken, like the wilderness. The calf will feed there, and there he will lie down, and consume its branches. (WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV)
Isaiah 35:1 The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. (KJV WBS)
Isaiah 49:21 Then you will say in your heart,'Who has conceived these for me, seeing I have been bereaved of my children, and am solitary, an exile, and wandering back and forth? Who has brought up these? Behold, I was left alone; these, where were they?'" (WEB JPS ASV)
Lamentations 1:1 How the city sits solitary, that was full of people! She has become as a widow, who was great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces is become tributary! (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Lamentations 3:28 He sitteth solitary and keepeth silence, because he hath laid it upon him; (DBY)
Hosea 3:3 and I said unto her, Thou shalt abide for me many days; thou shalt not play the harlot, and thou shalt not be any man's wife: so will I also be toward thee. (See JPS)
Hosea 3:4 For the children of Israel shall abide many days without king, and without prince, and without sacrifice, and without pillar, and without ephod or teraphim: (See JPS)