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Theasaurus: Highways

23 Bible Verses about Highways

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Isaiah 35:8

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 him who walks the path. Even the fool will not go astray.

Luke 14:23

"Then the master told the slave, 'Go out into the highways and lanes and make them come in, so that my house may be filled.

Isaiah 49:11

I will make all My mountains into a road, and My highways will be raised up.

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.

Matthew 22:9

Therefore, go to where the roads exit the city and invite everyone you find to the banquet.'

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.

Isaiah 33:8

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

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright avoids evil; the one who guards his way protects his life.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God! Sing praises to His name. Exalt Him who rides on the clouds - His name is Yahweh-and rejoice before Him.

Matthew 22:10

So those slaves went out on the roads and gathered everyone they found, both evil and good. The wedding banquet was filled with guests.

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 40:4

Every valley will be lifted up, and every mountain and hill will be leveled; the uneven ground will become smooth, and the rough places a plain.

Isaiah 7:3

Then the Lord said to Isaiah, "Go out with your son Shear-jashub to meet Ahaz at the end of the conduit of the upper pool, by the road to the Fuller's Field.

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.

Judges 5:6

In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the main ways were deserted, because travelers kept to the side roads.

Amos 5:16

Therefore Yahweh, the God of Hosts, the Lord, says: There will be wailing in all the public squares; they will cry out in anguish in all the streets. The farmer will be called on to mourn, and professional mournersto wail.

Isaiah 57:14

He said, "Build it up, build it up, prepare the way, remove [every] obstacle from My people's way."

Jeremiah 18:15

Yet My people have forgotten Me. They burn incense to false [idols] that make them stumble in their ways- in the ancient roads- to walk on [new] paths, not the highway.

Jeremiah 6:16

This is what the Lord says: Stand by the roadways and look. Ask about the ancient paths: Which is the way to what is good? Then take it and find rest for yourselves. But they protested: We won't!

Mark 1:3

A voice of one crying out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord; make His paths straight!"

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Highways » Figurative

Matthew 3:3

For he is the one spoken of through the prophet Isaiah, who said: A voice of one crying out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord; make His paths straight!"

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright avoids evil; the one who guards his way protects his life.

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 35:8-10

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 him who walks the path. Even the fool will not go astray. 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], and the ransomed of the Lord will return and come to Zion with singing, crowned with unending joy. Joy and gladness will overtake [them], and sorrow and sighing will flee.

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. Every valley will be lifted up, and every mountain and hill will be leveled; the uneven ground will become smooth, and the rough places a plain.

More verses: Matthew 7:13-14

Highways » Roads for public use

Numbers 20:19

"We will go on the main road," the Israelites replied to them, "and if we or our herds drink your water, we will pay its price. There will be no problem; only let us travel through on foot."

Deuteronomy 2:27

'Let us travel through your land; we will keep strictly to the highway. We will not turn to the right or the left.

Highways » Desolation of, threatened as a punishment

Leviticus 26:22

I will send wild animals against you that will deprive you of your children, ravage your livestock, and reduce your numbers until your roads are deserted.

Isaiah 33:8

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

Highways » Infested with » Robbers

Jeremiah 3:2

Look to the barren heights and see. Where have you not been immoral? You sat waiting for them beside the highways like a nomad in the desert. You have defiled the land with your prostitution and wickedness.

Luke 10:30-33

Jesus took up [the question] and said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him, beat him up, and fled, leaving him half dead. A priest happened to be going down that road. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side. In the same way, a Levite, when he arrived at the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. read more.
But a Samaritan on his journey came up to him, and when he saw [the man], he had compassion.

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

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.

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.

Highways » Infested with » Wild beasts

1 Kings 13:24

When he left, a lion met him along the way and killed him. His corpse was thrown on the road, and the donkey was standing beside it; the lion was standing beside the corpse too.

Isaiah 35:9

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],

Highways » Generally straight

1 Samuel 6:12

The cows went straight up the road to Beth-shemesh. They stayed on that one highway, lowing as they went; they never strayed to the right or to the left. The Philistine rulers were walking behind them to the territory of Beth-shemesh.

Highways » Generally broad

Judges 20:45

Then Benjamin turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon, and Israel killed 5,000 men on the highways. They overtook them at Gidom and struck 2,000 more dead.

Judges 20:32

The Benjaminites said, "We are defeating them as before." But the Israelites said, "Let's 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

Look, I am about to do something new; even now it is coming. Do you not see it? Indeed, I will make a way in the wilderness, rivers in the desert.

Highways » Beggars sat by sides of

Mark 10:46

They came to Jericho. And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a large crowd, Bartimaeus (the son of Timaeus), a blind beggar, was sitting by the road.

Matthew 20:30

There were two blind men sitting by the road. When they heard that Jesus was passing by, they cried out, "Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!"

Highways » Made to all cities of refuge

Deuteronomy 19:2-3

you are to set apart three cities for yourselves within the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess. You are to determine the distances and divide the land the Lord your God is granting you as an inheritance into three regions, so that anyone who commits manslaughter can flee to these cities.

Highways » Marked out by heaps of stones

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.

Highways » Often obstructed

Jeremiah 18:15

Yet My people have forgotten Me. They burn incense to false [idols] that make them stumble in their ways- in the ancient roads- to walk on [new] paths, not the highway.

Highways » Infested with » Serpents

Genesis 49:17

He will be a snake by the road, a viper beside the path, that bites the horses' heels so that its rider falls backwards.

Highways » All obstructions removed from, before persons of distinction

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. Every valley will be lifted up, and every mountain and hill will be leveled; the uneven ground will become smooth, and the rough places a plain.

Highways » Called the king's highway

Numbers 20:17

Please let us travel through your land. We won't travel through [any] field or vineyard, or drink [any] well water. We will travel the King's Highway; we won't turn to the right or the left until we have traveled through your territory.' "

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

Matthew 7:13

"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.

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

Highways » Illustrative » Of the way of holiness

Isaiah 35:8

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 him who walks the path. Even the fool will not go astray.

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 Jael, the main ways were deserted, because travelers kept to the side roads.

Highways » Illustrative » Of Christ

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