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Theasaurus: Highways

23 Bible Verses about Highways

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Isaiah 35:8

And a highway hath been there, and a way, And the 'way of holiness' is called to it, Not pass over it doth the unclean, And He Himself is by them, Whoso is going in the way -- even fools err not.

Luke 14:23

'And the lord said unto the servant, Go forth to the ways and hedges, and constrain to come in, that my house may be filled;

Isaiah 49:11

And I have made all My mountains for a way, And My highways are lifted up.

Isaiah 19:23

In that day is a highway out of Egypt to Asshur, And come in have the Assyrians to Egypt, And the Egyptians into Asshur, And the Egyptians have served with the Assyrians.

Matthew 22:9

be going, then, on to the cross-ways, and as many as ye may find, call ye to the marriage-feasts.

Isaiah 62:10

Pass ye on, pass on through the gates, Prepare ye the way of the people, Raise up, raise up the highway, clear it from stones, Lift up an ensign over the peoples.

Isaiah 33:8

Desolated have been highways, Ceased hath he who passeth along the path, He hath broken covenant, He hath despised enemies, He hath not esteemed a man.

Proverbs 16:17

A highway of the upright is, 'Turn from evil,' Whoso is preserving his soul is watching his way.

Psalm 68:4

Sing ye to God -- praise His name, Raise up a highway for Him who is riding in deserts, In Jah is His name, and exult before Him.

Matthew 22:10

'And those servants, having gone forth to the ways, did gather all, as many as they found, both bad and good, and the marriage-feast apartment was filled with those reclining.

Isaiah 11:16

And there hath been a highway, For the remnant of His people that is left, from Asshur, As there was for Israel in the day of his coming up out of the land of Egypt!

Isaiah 40:4

Every valley is raised up, And every mountain and hill become low, And the crooked place hath become a plain, And the entangled places a valley.

Isaiah 7:3

And Jehovah saith unto Isaiah, 'Go forth, I pray thee, to meet Ahaz, thou, and Shear-Jashub thy son, unto the end of the conduit of the upper pool, unto the highway of the fuller's field,

Jeremiah 31:21

Set up for thee signs, make for thee heaps, Set thy heart to the highway, the way thou wentest, Turn back, O virgin of Israel, Turn back unto these thy cities.

Judges 5:6

In the days of Shamgar son of Anath -- In the days of Jael -- The ways have ceased, And those going in the paths go in crooked ways.

Amos 5:16

Therefore, thus said Jehovah, God of Hosts, the Lord, In all broad places is lamentation, And in all out-places they say, 'Alas, alas,' And called the husbandman to mourning, And to lamentation the skilful of wailing.

Isaiah 57:14

And he hath said, 'Raise up, raise up, prepare a way, Lift a stumbling-block out of the way of My people.'

Jeremiah 18:15

But My people have forgotten Me, to a vain thing they make perfume, And they cause them to stumble in their ways -- paths of old, To walk in paths -- a way not raised up,

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus said Jehovah: Stand ye by the ways and see, and ask for paths of old, Where is this -- the good way? and go ye in it, And find rest for yourselves. And they say, 'We do not go.'

Mark 1:3

A voice of one calling in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, straight make ye his paths,' --

From Thematic Bible


Highways » Figurative

Matthew 3:3

for this is he who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet, saying, 'A voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, straight make ye His paths.'

Proverbs 16:17

A highway of the upright is, 'Turn from evil,' Whoso is preserving his soul is watching his way.

Isaiah 11:16

And there hath been a highway, For the remnant of His people that is left, from Asshur, As there was for Israel in the day of his coming up out of the land of Egypt!

Isaiah 35:8-10

And a highway hath been there, and a way, And the 'way of holiness' is called to it, Not pass over it doth the unclean, And He Himself is by them, Whoso is going in the way -- even fools err not. No lion is there, yea, a destructive beast Ascendeth it not, it is not found there, And walked have the redeemed, And the ransomed of Jehovah return, And have entered Zion with singing. And joy age-during on their head, Joy and gladness they attain, And fled away have sorrow and sighing!

Isaiah 40:3-4

A voice is crying -- in a wilderness -- Prepare ye the way of Jehovah, Make straight in a desert a highway to our God. Every valley is raised up, And every mountain and hill become low, And the crooked place hath become a plain, And the entangled places a valley.

More verses: Matthew 7:13-14

Highways » Roads for public use

Numbers 20:19

And the sons of Israel say unto him, 'In the highway we go, and if of thy waters we drink -- I and my cattle -- then I have given their price; only (it is nothing) on my feet I pass over.'

Deuteronomy 2:27

Let me pass over through thy land; in the several ways I go; I turn not aside -- right or left --

Highways » Desolation of, threatened as a punishment

Leviticus 26:22

and sent against you the beast of the field, and it hath bereaved you; and I have cut off your cattle, and have made you few, and your ways have been desolate.

Isaiah 33:8

Desolated have been highways, Ceased hath he who passeth along the path, He hath broken covenant, He hath despised enemies, He hath not esteemed a man.

Highways » Infested with » Robbers

Jeremiah 3:2

Lift thine eyes to the high places, and see, Where hast thou not been lain with? On the ways thou hast sat for them, As an Arab in a wilderness, And thou defilest the land, By thy fornications, and by thy wickedness.

Luke 10:30-33

and Jesus having taken up the word, said, 'A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, and having stripped him and inflicted blows, they went away, leaving him half dead. 'And by a coincidence a certain priest was going down in that way, and having seen him, he passed over on the opposite side; and in like manner also, a Levite, having been about the place, having come and seen, passed over on the opposite side. read more.
'But a certain Samaritan, journeying, came along him, and having seen him, he was moved with compassion,

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

Isaiah 62:10

Pass ye on, pass on through the gates, Prepare ye the way of the people, Raise up, raise up the highway, clear it from stones, Lift up an ensign over the peoples.

Isaiah 11:16

And there hath been a highway, For the remnant of His people that is left, from Asshur, As there was for Israel in the day of his coming up out of the land of Egypt!

Highways » Infested with » Wild beasts

1 Kings 13:24

and he goeth, and a lion findeth him in the way, and putteth him to death, and his carcase is cast in the way, and the ass is standing near it, and the lion is standing near the carcase.

Isaiah 35:9

No lion is there, yea, a destructive beast Ascendeth it not, it is not found there, And walked have the redeemed,

Highways » Generally straight

1 Samuel 6:12

And the kine go straight in the way, on the way to Beth-Shemesh, in one highway they have gone, going and lowing, and have not turned aside right or left; and the princes of the Philistines are going after them unto the border of Beth-Shemesh.

Highways » Generally broad

Judges 20:45

and they turn and flee toward the wilderness, unto the rock of Rimmon; and they glean of them in the highways five thousand men, and follow after them unto Gidom, and smite of them two thousand men.

Judges 20:32

And the sons of Benjamin say, 'They are smitten before us as at the beginning;' but the sons of Israel said, 'Let us flee, and draw them away out of the city, unto the highways.'

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

Isaiah 43:19

Lo, I am doing a new thing, now it springeth up, Do ye not know it? Yea, I put in a wilderness a way, In a desolate place -- floods.

Highways » Beggars sat by sides of

Mark 10:46

And they come to Jericho, and as he is going forth from Jericho, with his disciples and a great multitude, a son of Timaeus -- Bartimaeus the blind -- was sitting beside the way begging,

Matthew 20:30

and lo, two blind men sitting by the way, having heard that Jesus doth pass by, cried, saying, 'Deal kindly with us, sir -- Son of David.'

Highways » Made to all cities of refuge

Deuteronomy 19:2-3

three cities thou dost separate for thee in the midst of thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee to possess it. Thou dost prepare for thee the way, and hast divided into three parts the border of thy land which Jehovah thy God doth cause thee to inherit, and it hath been for the fleeing thither of every man-slayer.

Highways » Marked out by heaps of stones

Jeremiah 31:21

Set up for thee signs, make for thee heaps, Set thy heart to the highway, the way thou wentest, Turn back, O virgin of Israel, Turn back unto these thy cities.

Highways » Often obstructed

Jeremiah 18:15

But My people have forgotten Me, to a vain thing they make perfume, And they cause them to stumble in their ways -- paths of old, To walk in paths -- a way not raised up,

Highways » Infested with » Serpents

Genesis 49:17

Dan is a serpent by the way, An adder by the path, Which is biting the horse's heels, And its rider falleth backward.

Highways » All obstructions removed from, before persons of distinction

Isaiah 40:3-4

A voice is crying -- in a wilderness -- Prepare ye the way of Jehovah, Make straight in a desert a highway to our God. Every valley is raised up, And every mountain and hill become low, And the crooked place hath become a plain, And the entangled places a valley.

Highways » Called the king's highway

Numbers 20:17

Let us pass over, we pray thee, through thy land; we pass not over through a field, or through a vineyard, nor do we drink waters of a well; the way of the king we go, we turn not aside -- right or left -- till that we pass over thy border.'

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

Matthew 7:13

Go ye in through the strait gate, because wide is the gate, and broad the way that is leading to the destruction, and many are those going in through it;

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

Highways » Illustrative » Of the way of holiness

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway hath been there, and a way, And the 'way of holiness' is called to it, Not pass over it doth the unclean, And He Himself is by them, Whoso is going in the way -- even fools err not.

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 ways have ceased, And those going in the paths go in crooked ways.

Highways » Illustrative » Of Christ