|1.||at or to a point on the other side of; at or to the further side of: beyond those hills there is a river|
|2.||outside the limits or scope of: beyond this country's jurisdiction|
|3.||at or to the other or far side of something|
|4.||outside the limits of something|
|5.||the beyond the unknown; the world outside the range of human perception, esp life after death in certain religious beliefs|
|[Old English begeondan; see |
when used with reference to Jordan, signifies in the writings of Moses the west side of the river, as he wrote on the east bank (Gen. 50:10, 11; Deut. 1:1, 5; 3:8, 20; 4:46); but in the writings of Joshua, after he had crossed the river, it means the east side (Josh. 5:1; 12:7; 22:7).