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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 travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about.

Luke 14:23

And the master said to the slave, 'Go out into the highways and hedges and press [them] to come in, so that my house will be filled!

Isaiah 49:11

And I will {make} all my mountains like a road, and my highways shall lead up.

Isaiah 19:23

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

Matthew 22:9

Therefore, go out to the [places where] the roads exit the city and invite to the wedding celebration as many [people] as you find.'

Isaiah 62:10

Pass through, pass through the gates! Make the way clear {for} the people! Pile up, pile up the highway; clear [it] of stones! Lift up an ensign over the peoples!

Isaiah 33:8

Highways are deserted; [the] traveler [on the] road ceases. One breaks a treaty, he rejects [the] cities, he does not hold man in high regard.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright, it turns from evil, he who guards himself keeps his way.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God, sing praises to his name. Lift up [a song] to [the] rider on the clouds--his name is Yah-- and rejoice before him.

Matthew 22:10

And those slaves went out into the roads [and] gathered everyone whom they found, both evil and good, and the wedding celebration was filled {with dinner guests}.

Isaiah 11:16

So there shall be a highway from Assyria for the remnant of his people that remains, as there was for Israel {when} it went up from the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 40:4

Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill shall become low, And the rough ground shall be like a plain, and the rugged ground like a valley-plain.

Isaiah 7:3

Then Yahweh said to Isaiah, "Go out to meet Ahaz, you and Shear-Jashub your son, at the end of the conduit of the upper pool on [the] highway of [the] washer's field.

Jeremiah 31:21

"Set up for yourself road markers, make for yourself signposts, set your {mind} to the main road, [the] road [by which] you went. Return, O virgin of Israel, return to these your cities.

Judges 5:6

"In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the caravans had ceased, {the travelers}, {they kept to the byways}.

Amos 5:16

Therefore, thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts, my Lord, "In all [of] the public squares [there will be] wailing, and in all [of] the streets [they will say], 'Alas, alas, alas!' They shall call [the] farmers to mourning and [to] wailing, to those who are skilled [in] lamentation.

Isaiah 57:14

And one shall say, "Build up, build up! Clear [the] way! Remove [the] obstacles from the way of my people!"

Jeremiah 18:15

But my people have forgotten me. They make smoke offerings to the idols, and they caused them to stumble in their ways, [the] ancient ways, to go [into] {bypaths}, not [one that] is built up.

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says Yahweh: "Stand at [the] roads and look, and ask for [the] ancient paths, where the way of the good [is], and walk in it, and find rest for your inner selves. But they said, 'We will not walk [in it].'

Mark 1:3

the voice of one shouting in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths!'"

From Thematic Bible


Highways » Figurative

Matthew 3:3

For this is the one who was spoken about by the prophet Isaiah, saying, "The voice of one crying out in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.'"

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright, it turns from evil, he who guards himself keeps his way.

Isaiah 11:16

So there shall be a highway from Assyria for the remnant of his people that remains, as there was for Israel {when} it went up from 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 travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about. No lion shall be there, and no ferocious wild beast shall go up it. It shall not be found there, but [the] redeemed shall walk [there]. And the ransomed of Yahweh shall return, and they shall come [to] Zion with rejoicing. And everlasting joy [shall be] on their head; joy and gladness shall overtake [them], and sorrow and sighing shall flee.

Isaiah 40:3-4

A voice [is] calling in the wilderness, "Clear the way of Yahweh! Make a highway smooth in the desert for our God! Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill shall become low, And the rough ground shall be like a plain, and the rugged ground like a valley-plain.

More verses: Matthew 7:13-14

Highways » Roads for public use

Numbers 20:19

The {Israelites} said to him, "We will go up on the main road, and if we and our livestock drink your water, we will pay [for it]. It is only a small matter; let us pass through on our feet."

Deuteronomy 2:27

'Let me cross through your land [and] {only along the road} I will go; I will not turn aside to the right or [to the] left.

Highways » Desolation of, threatened as a punishment

Leviticus 26:22

And I will send {wild animals} out among you, and they shall make you childless, and they shall cut down your domestic animals, and they shall make you fewer; and your roads shall be desolate.

Isaiah 33:8

Highways are deserted; [the] traveler [on the] road ceases. One breaks a treaty, he rejects [the] cities, he does not hold man in high regard.

Highways » Infested with » Robbers

Jeremiah 3:2

"Lift up your eyes at [the] barren heights, and see where you have not been ravished. Beside the roads you sat for them like an Arab in the desert, and you have defiled [the] land with your fornication and with your wickedness.

Luke 10:30-33

And Jesus replied [and] said, "A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell into the hands of robbers, who both stripped him and beat [him]. [After] inflicting blows on [him], they went away, leaving [him] half dead. Now by coincidence a certain priest was going down on that road, and [when he] saw him, he passed by on the opposite side. And in the same way also a Levite, [when he] came down to the place and saw [him], passed by on the opposite side. read more.
But a certain Samaritan who was traveling came up to him and, [when he] saw [him], had compassion.

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

Isaiah 62:10

Pass through, pass through the gates! Make the way clear {for} the people! Pile up, pile up the highway; clear [it] of stones! Lift up an ensign over the peoples!

Isaiah 11:16

So there shall be a highway from Assyria for the remnant of his people that remains, as there was for Israel {when} it went up from the land of Egypt.

Highways » Infested with » Wild beasts

1 Kings 13:24

When he left, a lion found him on the road and killed him, and his dead body [was] thrown on the road with the donkey standing beside it, and the lion [was] standing by the dead body.

Isaiah 35:9

No lion shall be there, and no ferocious wild beast shall go up it. It shall not be found there, but [the] redeemed shall walk [there].

Highways » Generally straight

1 Samuel 6:12

The cows went straight on the way on the road to Beth Shemesh, on the one main road, {lowing as they went}. They did not turn aside to the right or to the left, and the rulers of [the] Philistines [were] walking after them up to the border of Beth Shemesh.

Highways » Generally broad

Judges 20:45

And they turned and fled toward the wilderness, to the rock of Rimmon, but they cut down on the main roads five thousand men; and they pursued after them up to Gidom, and they struck down two thousand men.

Judges 20:32

And the descendants of Benjamin thought, "They [are] being defeated before us {as previously}," and the {Israelites} said, "Let us flee and lure them away from the city to the main roads."

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

Isaiah 43:19

Look! I [am] about to do a new thing! Now it sprouts! Do you not perceive it? Indeed, I will {make} a way in the wilderness, rivers in [the] desert.

Highways » Beggars sat by sides of

Mark 10:46

And they came to Jericho. And [as] he was setting out from Jericho along with his disciples and a large crowd, a blind beggar, Bartimaeus the son of Timaeus, was sitting beside the road.

Matthew 20:30

And behold, [there were] two blind men sitting beside the road. [When they] heard that Jesus was passing by, they called out, saying, "Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!"

Highways » Made to all cities of refuge

Deuteronomy 19:2-3

you shall set apart three cities for you in the midst of your land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you to take possession of it. You shall prepare the roads for yourselves, and you shall divide the regions of your land into thirds that Yahweh your God gives you as a possession, so that {it will be available for any manslayer to flee there}.

Highways » Marked out by heaps of stones

Jeremiah 31:21

"Set up for yourself road markers, make for yourself signposts, set your {mind} to the main road, [the] road [by which] you went. Return, O virgin of Israel, return to these your cities.

Highways » Often obstructed

Jeremiah 18:15

But my people have forgotten me. They make smoke offerings to the idols, and they caused them to stumble in their ways, [the] ancient ways, to go [into] {bypaths}, not [one that] is built up.

Highways » Infested with » Serpents

Genesis 49:17

Dan shall be a serpent on the way, a viper on the road that bites the heels of a horse, so that its rider falls backward.

Highways » All obstructions removed from, before persons of distinction

Isaiah 40:3-4

A voice [is] calling in the wilderness, "Clear the way of Yahweh! Make a highway smooth in the desert for our God! Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill shall become low, And the rough ground shall be like a plain, and the rugged ground like a valley-plain.

Highways » Called the king's highway

Numbers 20:17

Please let us go through your land. We will not go through a field or vineyard, and we will not drink water from a well. We will go along the road of the king; we will not turn aside right or left until we have gone through your territory.'"

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

Matthew 7:13

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter 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 travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about.

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 caravans had ceased, {the travelers}, {they kept to the byways}.

Highways » Illustrative » Of Christ