Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 burning sand will become a pool, and the thirsty ground springs of water. Grass with reeds and rushes will be in the habitation of jackals, where they lay. 8 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. 9 No lion will be there, nor will any ravenous animal go up on it. They will not be found there; but the redeemed will walk there.


Cross References

Isaiah 11:16

There will be a highway for the remnant that is left of his people from Assyria, like there was for Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake, put on your strength, Zion; put on your beautiful garments, Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into you the uncircumcised and the unclean.

Isaiah 19:23

In that day there will be a highway out of Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, and the Egyptian into Assyria; and the Egyptians will worship with the Assyrians.

Isaiah 30:21

and when you turn to the right hand, and when you turn to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, "This is the way. Walk in it."

Isaiah 62:10

Go through, go through the gates! Prepare the way of the people! Cast up, cast up the highway! Gather out the stones! Lift up a banner for the peoples.

Psalm 19:7

Yahweh's law is perfect, restoring the soul. Yahweh's testimony is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 23:4

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 25:8-9

Good and upright is Yahweh, therefore he will instruct sinners in the way.

Psalm 119:130

The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.

Proverbs 8:20

I walk in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of justice;

Isaiah 4:3

It will happen, that he who is left in Zion, and he who remains in Jerusalem, shall be called holy, even everyone who is written among the living in Jerusalem;

Isaiah 33:8

The highways are desolate. The traveling man ceases. The covenant is broken. He has despised the cities. He doesn't respect man.

Isaiah 40:3-4

The voice of one who calls out, "Prepare the way of Yahweh in the wilderness! Make a level highway in the desert for our God.

Isaiah 42:16

I will bring the blind by a way that they don't know. I will lead them in paths that they don't know. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. I will do these things, and I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 49:10-12

They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun strike them: for he who has mercy on them will lead them, even by springs of water he will guide them.

Isaiah 52:11

Depart, depart, go out from there, touch no unclean thing! Go out of the midst of her! Cleanse yourselves, you who bear the vessels of Yahweh.

Isaiah 57:14

He will say, "Cast up, cast up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling-block out of the way of my people."

Isaiah 60:21

Your people also shall be all righteous; they shall inherit the land forever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Jeremiah 31:21

Set up road signs, make guideposts; set your heart toward the highway, even the way by which you went: turn again, virgin of Israel, turn again to these your cities.

Jeremiah 32:39-40

and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear me forever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:

Jeremiah 50:4-5

In those days, and in that time, says Yahweh, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together; they shall go on their way weeping, and shall seek Yahweh their God.

Ezekiel 43:12

This is the law of the house: on the top of the mountain the whole limit around it shall be most holy. Behold, this is the law of the house.

Ezekiel 44:9

Thus says the Lord Yahweh, No foreigner, uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any foreigners who are among the children of Israel.

Joel 3:17

"So you will know that I am Yahweh, your God, dwelling in Zion, my holy mountain. Then Jerusalem will be holy, and no strangers will pass through her any more.

Zechariah 14:20-21

In that day there will be on the bells of the horses, "HOLY TO YAHWEH;" and the pots in Yahweh's house will be like the bowls before the altar.

Matthew 1:23

"Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son. They shall call his name Immanuel;" which is, being interpreted, "God with us."

Matthew 7:13-14

"Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it.

John 7:17

If anyone desires to do his will, he will know about the teaching, whether it is from God, or if I am speaking from myself.

John 14:6

Jesus said to 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 workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared before that we would walk in them.

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God called us not for uncleanness, but in sanctification.

2 Timothy 1:9

who 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 times eternal,

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

Hebrews 10:20-23

by the way which he dedicated for us, a new and living way, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;

Hebrews 12:14

Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will see the Lord,

1 Peter 1:14-15

as children of obedience, not conforming yourselves according to your former lusts as in your ignorance,

1 Peter 2:9-10

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

2 Peter 3:13

But, according to his promise, we look for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.

1 John 2:20

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

1 John 2:27

As for you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you don't need for anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you concerning all things, and is true, and is no lie, and even as it taught you, you will remain in him.

Revelation 7:15-17

Therefore they are before the throne of God, they serve him day and night in his temple. He who sits on the throne will spread his tabernacle over them.

Revelation 21:27

There will in no way enter into it anything profane, or one who causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb's book of life.

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