Fugitive is the rendering in the A.V. of the following Heb. terms: נָע, na (wavering), a rover (Ge 4:12,14; elsewhere "wander," etc.); פָּלַיט, palit' (one that has escaped, as often rendered), a refugee (Jg 12:4); נֹפֵּל, nophel' (falling, as usually rendered, i.e., away to the enemy), a deserter (2Ki 25:11); מַברָח, mibrach' (lit. a breaking away, i.e., flight) fugitives (only in the plur. and Eze 17:21); בּרַיחִ, beri'ach (from the same root as the last, prop. a bolt, as, often rendered, hence a prince; but here perhaps simply a breaker away), a fugitive (Isa 15:5).