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Theasaurus: Highways

23 Bible Verses about Highways

Most Relevant Verses

Isaiah 35:8

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.

Luke 14:23

"The lord said to the servant, 'Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.

Isaiah 49:11

I will make all my mountains a way, and my highways shall be exalted.

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.

Matthew 22:9

Go therefore to the intersections of the highways, and as many as you may find, invite to the marriage 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 traveling man ceases. The covenant is broken. He has despised the cities. He doesn't respect man.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God! Sing praises to his name! Extol him who rides on the clouds: to Yah, his name! Rejoice before him!

Matthew 22:10

Those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together as many as they found, both bad and good. The wedding was filled with guests.

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 40:4

Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain.

Isaiah 7:3

Then Yahweh said to Isaiah, "Go out now to meet Ahaz, you, and Shearjashub your son, at the end of the conduit of the upper pool, on the highway of the fuller's field.

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.

Judges 5:6

"In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied. The travelers walked through byways.

Amos 5:16

Therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Armies, the Lord: "Wailing will be in all the broad ways; and they will say in all the streets, 'Alas! Alas!' and they will call the farmer to mourning, and those who are skillful in lamentation to wailing.

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."

Jeremiah 18:15

For my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to false [gods]; and they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in byways, in a way not built up;

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says Yahweh, "Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, 'Where is the good way?' and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it.'

Mark 1:3

The voice of one crying in the wilderness, 'Make ready the way of the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"

From Thematic Bible


Highways » Figurative

Matthew 3:3

For this is he who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet, saying, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness, make ready the way of the Lord. Make his paths straight."

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.

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 35:8-10

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. 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. The Yahweh's ransomed ones will return, and come with singing to Zion; and everlasting joy will be on their heads. They will obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing will flee away."

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. Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain.

More verses: Matthew 7:13-14

Highways » Roads for public use

Numbers 20:19

The children of Israel said to him, "We will go up by the highway; and if we drink of your water, I and my livestock, then will I give its price: let me only, without [doing] anything [else], pass through on my feet."

Deuteronomy 2:27

"Let me pass through your land: I will go along by the highway, I will turn neither to the right hand nor to the left.

Highways » Desolation of, threatened as a punishment

Leviticus 26:22

I will send the wild animals among you, which will rob you of your children, destroy your livestock, and make you few in number; and your roads will become desolate.

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.

Highways » Infested with » Robbers

Jeremiah 3:2

"Lift up your eyes to the bare heights, and see! Where have you not been lain with? You have sat for them by the ways, as an Arabian in the wilderness. You have polluted the land with your prostitution and with your wickedness.

Luke 10:30-33

Jesus answered, "A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who both stripped him and beat him, and departed, leaving him half dead. By chance a certain priest was going down that way. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side. In the same way a Levite also, when he came to the place, and saw him, passed by on the other side. read more.
But a certain Samaritan, as he traveled, came where he was. When he saw him, he 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

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.

Highways » Infested with » Wild beasts

1 Kings 13:24

When he had gone, a lion met him by the way, and killed him. His body was cast in the way, and the donkey stood by it. The lion also stood by the body.

Isaiah 35:9

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.

Highways » Generally straight

1 Samuel 6:12

The cows took the straight way by the way to Beth Shemesh; they went along the highway, lowing as they went, and didn't turn aside to the right hand or to the left; and the lords of the Philistines went after them to the border of Beth Shemesh.

Highways » Generally broad

Judges 20:45

They turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon: and they gleaned of them in the highways five thousand men, and followed hard after them to Gidom, and struck of them two thousand men.

Judges 20:32

The children of Benjamin said, "They are struck down before us, as at the first." But the children 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 will do a new thing. It springs forth now. Don't you know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.

Highways » Beggars sat by sides of

Mark 10:46

They came to Jericho. As he went out from Jericho, with his disciples and a great multitude, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the road.

Matthew 20:30

Behold, two blind men sitting by the road, when they heard that Jesus was passing by, cried out, "Lord, have mercy on us, you 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, which Yahweh your God gives you to possess it. You shall prepare you the way, and divide the borders of your land, which Yahweh your God causes you to inherit, into three parts, that every manslayer may flee there.

Highways » Marked out by heaps of stones

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.

Highways » Often obstructed

Jeremiah 18:15

For my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to false [gods]; and they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in byways, in a way not built up;

Highways » Infested with » Serpents

Genesis 49:17

Dan will be a serpent in the way, an adder in the path, That bites the horse's heels, so that his rider falls backward.

Highways » All obstructions removed from, before persons of distinction

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. Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain.

Highways » Called the king's highway

Numbers 20:17

"Please let us pass through your land: we will not pass through field or through vineyard, neither will we drink of the water of the wells: we will go along the king's highway; we will not turn aside to the right hand nor to the left, until we have passed your border."

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

Matthew 7:13

"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.

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

Highways » Illustrative » Of the way of holiness

Isaiah 35:8

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.

Highways » Often made in deserts

Highways » By-paths more secure in times of danger

Judges 5:6

"In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied. The travelers walked through byways.

Highways » Illustrative » Of Christ