fu'-ji-tiv (paliT, from palaT, "to escape"; na`, from nua`, "to waver"; nophel, from naphal, "to fall"; bariach, beriach and mibhrach, from barach, "to flee"):

One who flees from danger (Isaiah 15:5; Ezekiel 17:21); escapes from bondage (2 Maccabees 8:35 (as adjective)); deserts from duty (Judges 12:4; 2 Kings 25:11 the King James Version; compare Judith 16:12 the King James Version), or wanders aimlessly (Genesis 4:12,14).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'FUGITIVE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.