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Theasaurus: Highways

23 Bible Verses about Highways

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Isaiah 35:8

"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.

Luke 14:23

Then the master told the servant, "Go out into the streets and the lanes and make the people come in, so that my house may be full.

Isaiah 49:11

I'll turn all my mountains into a road, and my highways will be raised up.

Isaiah 19:23

At that time, there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria. The Assyrians will come into Egypt, and the Egyptians into Assyria, and they will worship with the Assyrians.

Matthew 22:9

So go into the roads leading out of town and invite as many people as you can find to the wedding.'

Isaiah 62:10

"Pass through the gates! prepare the way for the people! Build up! Build up the highway! Clear it of stumbling stones, speak among the nations.

Isaiah 33:8

The highways are deserted; travelers have quit the road. The enemy has broken treaties; he despises their witnesses, and respects no one.

Proverbs 16:17

The road of the upright circumvents evil, and whoever watches how he lives preserves his life.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God! Sing praise to his name! Exalt the one who rides on the clouds. The LORD is his name. Be jubilant in his presence.

Matthew 22:10

Those servants went out into the streets and brought in everyone they found, evil and good alike, and the wedding hall was packed with guests.

Isaiah 11:16

And there will be a highway for the remnant that is left of his people out of 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 lowered; the rough ground will become level, and the mountain ridges made a plain.

Isaiah 7:3

So the LORD told Isaiah, "Go out to meet Ahaz, you and your son Shear-jashub, at the end of the aqueduct of the Upper Pool that proceeds along the highway to Launderer's Field.

Jeremiah 31:21

Set up markers for yourselves. Erect signposts for yourselves. Pay attention to the highway, to the road you traveled. Return, virgin Israel, return to these cities of yours.

Judges 5:6

During the lifetime of Anath's son Shamgar and during the lifetime of Jael highways remained deserted, while travelers kept to back roads.

Amos 5:16

Therefore this is what the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies, the Lord, says: "There will be dirges in all of the streets; and in all of the highways they will cry out in anguish. They will call the farmer to mourning and those who lament to grieve.

Isaiah 57:14

And one has said: "Build up! Build up the road! Prepare the highway! Remove every obstacle from my people's way.'

Jeremiah 18:15

Yet my people have forgotten me, and they burn incense to worthless idols that make them stumble in their journey on the ancient paths. They walk on trails, on a way that is not built up.

Jeremiah 6:16

This is what the LORD says: "Stand beside the roads and watch. Ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is. Walk in it and find rest for yourselves. But they said, "We won't walk in it!'

Mark 1:3

He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"

From Thematic Bible


Highways » Figurative

Matthew 3:3

He was the one the prophet Isaiah was referring to when he said, "He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"

Proverbs 16:17

The road of the upright circumvents evil, and whoever watches how he lives preserves his life.

Isaiah 11:16

And there will be a highway for the remnant that is left of his people out of Assyria, as there was for Israel when they came up from the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 35:8-10

"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. No lions will be there no nor will any ferocious beasts get up on it, and they will not be found there. "But the redeemed will walk there, and the LORD's ransomed ones will return and enter Zion with singing. Everlasting joy will rest upon their heads, gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and mourning will flee away."

Isaiah 40:3-4

A voice cries out: "In the wilderness prepare the way for the LORD; and in the desert a straight highway for our God.' Every valley will be lifted up, and every mountain and hill will be lowered; the rough ground will become level, and the mountain ridges made a plain.

More verses: Matthew 7:13-14

Highways » Roads for public use

Numbers 20:19

Then the Israelis replied, "Permit us to travel on the highway. If we and our cattle drink your water, we'll pay the price you ask. Only please let us walk through, and nothing more."

Deuteronomy 2:27

"Let me pass through your territory. I'll stay on the main road. I won't turn to the right or left.

Highways » Desolation of, threatened as a punishment

Leviticus 26:22

I'll send wild beasts against you from the open country to deprive you of your children, destroy your cattle, and decrease your number so that your roads become desolate.

Isaiah 33:8

The highways are deserted; travelers have quit the road. The enemy has broken treaties; he despises their witnesses, and respects no one.

Highways » Infested with » Robbers

Jeremiah 3:2

"Look up to the barren heights and see. Is there any place where you have not been ravished? You have sat beside the road, waiting for them like a nomad in the desert. And you have polluted the land with your fornication and your wickedness.

Luke 10:30-33

After careful consideration, Jesus replied, "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho when he fell into the hands of bandits. They stripped him, beat him, and went away, leaving him half dead. By chance, a priest was traveling along that road. When he saw the man, he went by on the other side. Similarly, a descendant of Levi came to that place. When he saw the man, he also went by on the other side. read more.
But as he was traveling along, a Samaritan came across the man. When the Samaritan saw him, he was moved with compassion.

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

Isaiah 62:10

"Pass through the gates! prepare the way for the people! Build up! Build up the highway! Clear it of stumbling stones, speak among the nations.

Isaiah 11:16

And there will be a highway for the remnant that is left of his people out of Assyria, as there was for Israel when they came up from the land of Egypt.

Highways » Infested with » Wild beasts

1 Kings 13:24

Not long after the man of God had left, a lion met him along the road and killed him. His body was left lying in the middle of the road with the donkey standing beside it and with the lion also standing next to the body.

Isaiah 35:9

No lions will be there no nor will any ferocious beasts get up on it, and they will not be found there. "But the redeemed will walk there,

Highways » Generally straight

1 Samuel 6:12

The cows took a straight path along the road to Beth-shemesh. They stayed on the highway, lowing as they went, and did not turn to the right or the left. The Philistine lords followed them as far as the border of Beth-shemesh.

Highways » Generally broad

Judges 20:45

The rest of them turned and ran into the wilderness in the direction of the rock of Rimmon, but 5,000 of them were killed on the highways while 2,000 of them were overtaken and killed near Gidom.

Judges 20:32

Then the descendants of Benjamin told themselves, "They're falling right in front of us, just like before!"

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

Isaiah 43:19

Watch! I'm about to carry out something new! And now it's springing up don't you recognize it? I'm making a way in the wilderness and paths in the desert.

Highways » Beggars sat by sides of

Mark 10:46

Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus, his disciples, and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus (that is, the son of Timaeus) was sitting by the road.

Matthew 20:30

When two blind men who were sitting by the roadside heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, "Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David!"

Highways » Made to all cities of refuge

Deuteronomy 19:2-3

You must reserve three cities within the land that the LORD your God is about to give you to possess. Build roads throughout the land that the LORD your God is providing as an inheritance, and then divide it into three districts so that any killer may flee there.

Highways » Marked out by heaps of stones

Jeremiah 31:21

Set up markers for yourselves. Erect signposts for yourselves. Pay attention to the highway, to the road you traveled. Return, virgin Israel, return to these cities of yours.

Highways » Often obstructed

Jeremiah 18:15

Yet my people have forgotten me, and they burn incense to worthless idols that make them stumble in their journey on the ancient paths. They walk on trails, on a way that is not built up.

Highways » Infested with » Serpents

Genesis 49:17

Dan will be a snake on the path, a viper on the road that snaps at the heels of horses, causing their riders to fall off.

Highways » All obstructions removed from, before persons of distinction

Isaiah 40:3-4

A voice cries out: "In the wilderness prepare the way for the LORD; and in the desert a straight highway for our God.' Every valley will be lifted up, and every mountain and hill will be lowered; the rough ground will become level, and the mountain ridges made a plain.

Highways » Called the king's highway

Numbers 20:17

Permit us now to pass through your land. We won't pass through your fields or vineyards, and we won't drink water from your wells. We'll keep to the King's Highway without turning either right or left until we have passed through your territory.'"

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

Matthew 7:13

"Go in through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the road is spacious that leads to destruction, and many people are entering by it.

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

Highways » Illustrative » Of the way of holiness

Isaiah 35:8

"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.

Highways » Often made in deserts

Highways » By-paths more secure in times of danger

Judges 5:6

During the lifetime of Anath's son Shamgar and during the lifetime of Jael highways remained deserted, while travelers kept to back roads.

Highways » Illustrative » Of Christ

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