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Theasaurus: Highways

23 Bible Verses about Highways

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Isaiah 35:8

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.

Luke 14:23

And the lord said to the bondman, Go out into the ways and fences and compel to come in, that my house may be filled;

Isaiah 49:11

And I will make all my mountains a way, and my highways shall be raised up.

Isaiah 19:23

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

Matthew 22:9

go therefore into the thoroughfares of the highways, and as many as ye shall find invite to the wedding feast.

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.

Isaiah 33:8

The highways are desolate, the wayfaring man ceaseth. He hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that taketh heed to his way keepeth his soul.

Psalm 68:4

Sing unto God, sing forth his name; cast up a way for him that rideth in the deserts: his name is Jah; and rejoice before him.

Matthew 22:10

And those bondmen went out into the highways, and brought together all as many as they found, both evil and good; and the wedding feast was furnished with guests.

Isaiah 11:16

And there shall be a highway for the remnant of his people which will be left, from Assyria; like as it was to Israel in the day when he went up out of the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 40:4

Every valley shall be raised up, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places a plain.

Isaiah 7:3

And Jehovah said to Isaiah, Go out now to meet Ahaz, thou and thy son Shear-jashub, at the end of the aqueduct of the upper pool, on the highway of the fuller's field;

Jeremiah 31:21

Set up waymarks, make for thyself signposts; set thy heart toward the highway, the way by which thou wentest: turn again, O virgin of Israel, turn again to these thy cities.

Judges 5:6

"In the days of Shamgar, son of Anath, in the days of Ja'el, caravans ceased and travelers kept to the byways.

Amos 5:16

Therefore thus saith Jehovah, the God of hosts, the Lord: Wailing shall be in all broadways; and they shall say in all the streets, Alas! alas! And they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

Isaiah 57:14

And it shall be said, Cast up, cast up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling-blocks out of the way of my people.

Jeremiah 18:15

For my people hath forgotten me: they burn incense to vanity; and they have caused them to stumble in their ways, the ancient paths, to walk in by-paths of a way not cast up;

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus saith Jehovah: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the ancient paths, which is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

Mark 1:3

Voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

From Thematic Bible


Highways » Figurative

Matthew 3:3

For this is he who has been spoken of through Esaias the prophet, saying, Voice of him that crieth in the wilderness: prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that taketh heed to his way keepeth his soul.

Isaiah 11:16

And there shall be a highway for the remnant of his people which will be left, from Assyria; like as it was to Israel in the day when he went up out of the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 35:8-10

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. No lion shall be there, nor shall ravenous beast go up thereon, nor be found there; but the redeemed shall walk there. And the ransomed of Jehovah shall return, and come to Zion with singing; and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Isaiah 40:3-4

The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare ye the way of Jehovah, make straight in the desert a highway for our God! Every valley shall be raised up, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places a plain.

More verses: Matthew 7:13-14

Highways » Roads for public use

Numbers 20:19

And the children of Israel said to him, We will go by the high way; and if we drink of thy water, I and my cattle, then I will pay for it: I will only, without anything else, go through on my feet.

Deuteronomy 2:27

Let me pass through thy land: by the highway alone will I go; I will neither turn to the right hand nor to the left.

Highways » Desolation of, threatened as a punishment

Leviticus 26:22

And I will send the beasts of the field among you, that they may rob you of your children, and cut off your cattle, and make you few in number; and your streets shall be desolate.

Isaiah 33:8

The highways are desolate, the wayfaring man ceaseth. He hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.

Highways » Infested with » Robbers

Jeremiah 3:2

Lift up thine eyes unto the heights and see, where hast thou not been lain with? In the ways hast thou sat for them, as an Arab in the wilderness; and thou hast polluted the land with thy fornications and with thy wickedness.

Luke 10:30-33

And Jesus replying said, A certain man descended from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers, who also, having stripped him and inflicted wounds, went away leaving him in a half-dead state. And a certain priest happened to go down that way, and seeing him, passed on on the opposite side; and in like manner also a Levite, being at the spot, came and looked at him and passed on on the opposite side. read more.
But a certain Samaritan journeying came to him, and seeing him, was moved with compassion,

Highways » Illustrative » Of facilities for the restoration of the jews

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.

Isaiah 11:16

And there shall be a highway for the remnant of his people which will be left, from Assyria; like as it was to Israel in the day when he went up out of the land of Egypt.

Highways » Infested with » Wild beasts

1 Kings 13:24

and he departed. And a lion met him by the way and slew him; and his corpse was cast in the way, and the ass stood by it; the lion also stood by the corpse.

Isaiah 35:9

No lion shall be there, nor shall ravenous beast go up thereon, nor be found there; but the redeemed shall walk there.

Highways » Generally straight

1 Samuel 6:12

And the kine went straight forward on the way to Beth-shemesh; they went by the one high way, lowing as they went; and they turned not aside to the right hand or to the left; and the lords of the Philistines went after them as far as the border of Beth-shemesh.

Highways » Generally broad

Judges 20:45

And they turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon; five thousand men of them were cut down in the highways, and they were pursued hard to Gidom, and two thousand men of them were slain.

Judges 20:32

And the Benjaminites said, "They are routed before us, as at the first." But the men of Israel said, "Let us flee, and draw them away from the city to the highways."

Highways » Illustrative » (made in the deserts,) of facilities for the spread of the gospel

Isaiah 43:19

behold, I do a new thing; now it shall spring forth: shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, rivers in the waste.

Highways » Beggars sat by sides of

Mark 10:46

And they come to Jericho, and as he was going out from Jericho, and his disciples and a large crowd, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, the blind man, sat by the wayside begging.

Matthew 20:30

And lo, two blind men, sitting by the wayside, having heard that Jesus was passing by, cried out saying, Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David.

Highways » Made to all cities of refuge

Deuteronomy 19:2-3

thou shalt separate three cities for thyself in the midst of thy land, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess. Thou shalt prepare thee the way, and divide the territory of thy land, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to inherit, into three parts, so that every slayer may flee thither.

Highways » Marked out by heaps of stones

Jeremiah 31:21

Set up waymarks, make for thyself signposts; set thy heart toward the highway, the way by which thou wentest: turn again, O virgin of Israel, turn again to these thy cities.

Highways » Often obstructed

Jeremiah 18:15

For my people hath forgotten me: they burn incense to vanity; and they have caused them to stumble in their ways, the ancient paths, to walk in by-paths of a way not cast up;

Highways » Infested with » Serpents

Genesis 49:17

Dan will be a serpent on the way, A horned snake on the path, Which biteth the horse's heels, So that the rider falleth backwards.

Highways » All obstructions removed from, before persons of distinction

Isaiah 40:3-4

The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare ye the way of Jehovah, make straight in the desert a highway for our God! Every valley shall be raised up, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places a plain.

Highways » Called the king's highway

Numbers 20:17

Let us pass, I pray thee, through thy country; we will not pass through fields, or through vineyards, neither will we drink water out of the wells: we will go by the king's road; we will not turn to the right hand nor to the left, until we have passed thy border.

Highways » Illustrative » (broad,) of the way to destruction

Matthew 7:13

Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide the gate and broad the way that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter in through it.

Highways » Illustrative » (narrow,) of the way of life

Highways » Illustrative » Of the way of holiness

Isaiah 35:8

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.

Highways » Often made in deserts

Highways » By-paths more secure in times of danger

Judges 5:6

"In the days of Shamgar, son of Anath, in the days of Ja'el, caravans ceased and travelers kept to the byways.

Highways » Illustrative » Of Christ