Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

A road will be there and a way;
it will be called the Holy Way.
The unclean will not travel on it,
but it will be for the one who walks the path.
Even the fool will not go astray.

New American Standard Bible

A highway will be there, a roadway, And it will be called the Highway of Holiness The unclean will not travel on it, But it will be for him who walks that way, And fools will not wander on it.

King James Version

And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

International Standard Version

"A highway will be there yes, there and people will call it "The Holy Way'. As for unclean people, they will not journey on it, but it will be for whomever is traveling on that Way not even fools will get lost.

A Conservative Version

And a highway shall be there, and a way. And it shall be called The way of holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it, but is shall be for [the redeemed], the wayfaring men. Yea fools shall not err [in it].

American Standard Version

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but is shall be for the redeemed : the wayfaring men, yea fools, shall not err therein .

Amplified

And a highway shall be there, and a way; and it shall be called the Holy Way. The unclean shall not pass over it, but it shall be for the redeemed; the wayfaring men, yes, the simple ones and fools, shall not err in it and lose their way.

Bible in Basic English

And a highway will be there; its name will be, The Holy Way; the unclean and the sinner may not go over it, and those who go on it will not be turned out of the way by the foolish.

Darby Translation

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called, The way of holiness: the unclean shall not pass through it; but it shall be for these. Those that go this way even fools, shall not err therein.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Julia Smith Translation

And a highway was there, and a way, and it shall be called to it, A way of holiness; the unclean one shall not pass through it; and it is for them; he going the way, and the foolish shall not err.

King James 2000

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for others: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called the way of holiness. [The] unclean shall not travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about.

Modern King James verseion

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called, The Way of Holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it. But He shall be with them; the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There shall be foot paths and common streets: this shall be called the holy way. No unclean person shall go through it, for the LORD himself shall go with them that way, and the ignorant shall not err.

NET Bible

A thoroughfare will be there -- it will be called the Way of Holiness. The unclean will not travel on it; it is reserved for those authorized to use it -- fools will not stray into it.

New Heart English Bible

And a highway will be there, and a way, and it will be called the Highway of Holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it, but it will be for those who walk in the Way. Wicked fools will not go there.

The Emphasized Bible

And there shall be there, a raised way - even a high road, And the Highroad of Holiness, shall it be called, There shall not pass over it one who is unclean; But He Himself, shall be one of them travelling the road, And the perverse, shall not stray thereinto .

Webster

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called, The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the way-faring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

World English Bible

A highway will be there, a road, and it will be called The Holy Way. The unclean shall not pass over it, but it will be for those who walk in the Way. Wicked fools will not go there.

Youngs Literal Translation

And a highway hath been there, and a way, And the 'way of holiness' is called to it, Not pass over it doth the unclean, And He Himself is by them, Whoso is going in the way -- even fools err not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מסלוּל 
Macluwl 
Usage: 1

shall be there, and a way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

and it shall be called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

the unclean
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 88

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

it but it shall be for those the wayfaring men
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

אויל 
'eviyl 
Usage: 26

shall not err
תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Ransomed Return To Zion

7 the parched ground will become a pool of water,
and the thirsty land springs of water.
In the haunt of jackals, in their lairs,
there will be grass, reeds, and papyrus.
8 A road will be there and a way;
it will be called the Holy Way.
The unclean will not travel on it,
but it will be for the one who walks the path.
Even the fool will not go astray.
9 There will be no lion there,
and no vicious beast will go up on it;
they will not be found there.
But the redeemed will walk on it,


Cross References

Isaiah 11:16

There will be a highway for the remnant of His people
who will survive from Assyria,
as there was for Israel
when they came up from the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 52:1

“Wake up, wake up;
put on your strength, Zion!
Put on your beautiful garments,
Jerusalem, the Holy City!
For the uncircumcised and the unclean
will no longer enter you.

Isaiah 19:23

On that day there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria. Assyria will go to Egypt, Egypt to Assyria, and Egypt will worship with Assyria.

Isaiah 30:21

and whenever you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear this command behind you: “This is the way. Walk in it.”

Isaiah 62:10

Go out, go out through the gates;
prepare a way for the people!
Build it up, build up the highway;
clear away the stones!
Raise a banner for the peoples.

Psalm 19:7

The instruction of the Lord is perfect,
renewing one’s life;
the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,
making the inexperienced wise.

Psalm 23:4

Even when I go through the darkest valley,
I fear no danger,
for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff—they comfort me.

Psalm 25:8-9

The Lord is good and upright;
therefore He shows sinners the way.

Psalm 119:130

The revelation of Your words brings light
and gives understanding to the inexperienced.

Proverbs 4:18

The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,
shining brighter and brighter until midday.

Proverbs 8:20

I walk in the way of righteousness,
along the paths of justice,

Isaiah 4:3

Whoever remains in Zion and whoever is left in Jerusalem will be called holy—all in Jerusalem who are destined to live

Isaiah 33:8

The highways are deserted;
travel has ceased.
An agreement has been broken,
cities despised,
and human life disregarded.

Isaiah 40:3-4

A voice of one crying out:Prepare the way of the Lord in the wilderness;
make a straight highway for our God in the desert.

Isaiah 42:16

I will lead the blind by a way they did not know;
I will guide them on paths they have not known.
I will turn darkness to light in front of them
and rough places into level ground.
This is what I will do for them,
and I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 49:10-12

They will not hunger or thirst,
the scorching heat or sun will not strike them;
for their compassionate One will guide them,
and lead them to springs of water.

Isaiah 52:11

Leave, leave, go out from there!
Do not touch anything unclean;
go out from her, purify yourselves,
you who carry the vessels of the Lord.

Isaiah 57:14

He said,
“Build it up, build it up, prepare the way,
remove every obstacle from My people’s way.”

Isaiah 60:21

Then all your people will be righteous;
they will possess the land forever;
they are the branch I planted,
the work of My hands,
so that I may be glorified.

Jeremiah 31:21

Set up road markers for yourself;
establish signposts!
Keep the highway in mind,
the way you have traveled.
Return, Virgin Israel!
Return to these cities of yours.

Jeremiah 32:39-40

I will give them one heart and one way so that for their good and for the good of their descendants after them, they will fear Me always.

Jeremiah 50:4-5

In those days and at that time—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
the Israelites and Judeans will come together,
weeping as they come,
and will seek the Lord their God.

Ezekiel 43:12

This is the law of the temple: all its surrounding territory on top of the mountain will be especially holy. Yes, this is the law of the temple.

Ezekiel 44:9

“This is what the Lord God says: No foreigner, uncircumcised in heart and flesh, may enter My sanctuary, not even a foreigner who is among the Israelites.

Joel 3:17

Then you will know
that I am Yahweh your God,
who dwells in Zion, My holy mountain.
Jerusalem will be holy,
and foreigners will never overrun it again.

Zechariah 14:20-21

On that day, the wordsHOLY TO THE LORD will be on the bells of the horses. The pots in the house of the Lord will be like the sprinkling basins before the altar.

Matthew 1:23

See, the virgin will become pregnant
and give birth to a son,
and they will name Him Immanuel,which is translated “God is with us.”

Matthew 7:13-14

“Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it.

John 7:17

If anyone wants to do His will, he will understand whether the teaching is from God or if I am speaking on My own.

John 14:6

Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

Ephesians 2:10

For we are His creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared ahead of time so that we should walk in them.

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God has not called us to impurity but to sanctification.

2 Timothy 1:9

He has saved us and called us
with a holy calling,
not according to our works,
but according to His own purpose and grace,
which was given to us in Christ Jesus
before time began.

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God has appeared with salvation for all people,

Hebrews 10:20-23

by a new and living way He has opened for us through the curtain (that is, His flesh),

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness—without it no one will see the Lord.

1 Peter 1:14-15

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the desires of your former ignorance.

1 Peter 2:9-10

But you are a chosen race,a royal priesthood,
a holy nation,a people for His possession,
so that you may proclaim the praises
of the One who called you out of darkness
into His marvelous light.

2 Peter 3:13

But based on His promise, we wait for the new heavens and a new earth, where righteousness will dwell.

1 John 2:20

But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you have knowledge.

1 John 2:27

The anointing you received from Him remains in you, and you don’t need anyone to teach you. Instead, His anointing teaches you about all things and is true and is not a lie; just as He has taught you, remain in Him.

Revelation 7:15-17

For this reason they are before the throne of God,
and they serve Him day and night in His sanctuary.
The One seated on the throne will shelter them:

Revelation 21:27

Nothing profane will ever enter it: no one who does what is vile or false, but only those written in the Lamb’s book of life.

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