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Theasaurus: Roads

61 Bible Verses about Roads

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Exodus 13:17-18

When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them along the road to the land of the Philistines, even though it was nearby; for God said, “The people will change their minds and return to Egypt if they face war.” So He led the people around toward the Red Sea along the road of the wilderness. And the Israelites left the land of Egypt in battle formation.

Acts 19:1

While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul traveled through the interior regions and came to Ephesus. He found some disciples

Genesis 16:7

The Angel of the Lord found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, the spring on the way to Shur.

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.’”

Deuteronomy 1:2

It is an eleven-day journey from Horeb to Kadesh-barnea by way of Mount Seir.

Joshua 10:10-11

The Lord threw them into confusion before Israel. He defeated them in a great slaughter at Gibeon, chased them through the ascent of Beth-horon, and struck them down as far as Azekah and Makkedah. As they fled before Israel, the Lord threw large hailstones on them from the sky along the descent of Beth-horon all the way to Azekah, and they died. More of them died from the hail than the Israelites killed with the sword.

Judges 21:19

They also said, “Look, there’s an annual festival to the Lord in Shiloh, which is north of Bethel, east of the highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and south of Lebonah.”

1 Samuel 17:52

The men of Israel and Judah rallied, shouting their battle cry, and chased the Philistines to the entrance of the valley and to the gates of Ekron. Philistine bodies were strewn all along the Shaaraim road to Gath and Ekron.

Isaiah 15:5

My heart cries out over Moab,
whose fugitives flee as far as Zoar,
to Eglath-shelishiyah;
they go up the slope of Luhith weeping;
they raise a cry of destruction
on the road to Horonaim.

Acts 9:11

“Get up and go to the street called Straight,” the Lord said to him, “to the house of Judas, and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, since he is praying there.

Jeremiah 37:21

So King Zedekiah gave orders, and Jeremiah was placed in the guard’s courtyard. He was given a loaf of bread each day from the baker’s street until all the bread was gone from the city. So Jeremiah remained in the guard’s courtyard.

Judges 5:10

You who ride on white donkeys,
who sit on saddle blankets,
and who travel on the road, give praise!

2 Kings 2:23

From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking up the path, some small boys came out of the city and harassed him, chanting, “Go up, baldy! Go up, baldy!”

Luke 9:57

As they were traveling on the road someone said to Him, “I will follow You wherever You go!”

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.

Acts 8:36

As they were traveling down the road, they came to some water. The eunuch said, “Look, there’s water! What would keep me from being baptized?”

Luke 24:32

So they said to each other, “Weren’t our hearts ablaze within us while He was talking with us on the road and explaining the Scriptures to us?”

Mark 9:33

Then they came to Capernaum. When He was in the house, He asked them, “What were you arguing about on the way?”

Luke 10:4

Don’t carry a money-bag, traveling bag, or sandals; don’t greet anyone along the road.

Luke 13:26

Then you will say, ‘We ate and drank in Your presence, and You taught in our streets!’

1 Samuel 4:13

When he arrived, there was Eli sitting on his chair beside the road watching, because he was anxious about the ark of God. When the man entered the city to give a report, the entire city cried out.

2 Samuel 15:2

He would get up early and stand beside the road leading to the city gate. Whenever anyone had a grievance to bring before the king for settlement, Absalom called out to him and asked, “What city are you from?” If he replied, “Your servant is from one of the tribes of Israel,”

1 Kings 20:38

Then the prophet went and waited for the king on the road. He disguised himself with a bandage over his eyes.

Deuteronomy 22:4

If you see your brother’s donkey or ox fallen down on the road, you must not ignore it; you must help him lift it up.

Deuteronomy 27:18

‘The one who leads a blind person astray on the road is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

Zechariah 8:4-5

The Lord of Hosts says this: “Old men and women will again sit along the streets of Jerusalem, each with a staff in hand because of advanced age. The streets of the city will be filled with boys and girls playing in them.”

Luke 18:35

As He drew near Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the road begging.

Matthew 22:9-10

Therefore go to where the roads exit the city and invite everyone you find to the banquet.’ So those slaves went out on the roads and gathered everyone they found, both evil and good. The wedding banquet was filled with guests.

Luke 14:21-23

“So the slave came back and reported these things to his master. Then in anger, the master of the house told his slave, ‘Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the city, and bring in here the poor, maimed, blind, and lame!’ “‘Master,’ the slave said, ‘what you ordered has been done, and there’s still room.’ “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.

Job 31:32

No stranger had to spend the night on the street,
for I opened my door to the traveler.

2 Chronicles 28:24

Then Ahaz gathered up the utensils of God’s temple, cut them into pieces, shut the doors of the Lord’s temple, and made himself altars on every street corner in Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 44:17

Instead, we will do everything we said we would: burn incense to the queen of heaven and offer drink offerings to her just as we, our fathers, our kings, and our officials did in Judah’s cities and in Jerusalem’s streets. Then we had enough food and good things and saw no disaster,

Ezekiel 16:25

You built your elevated place at the head of every street and turned your beauty into a detestable thing. You spread your legs to everyone who passed by and increased your prostitution.

Isaiah 59:14

Justice is turned back,
and righteousness stands far off.
For truth has stumbled in the public square,
and honesty cannot enter.

Jeremiah 5:1

Roam through the streets of Jerusalem.
Look and take note;
search in her squares.
If you find one person,
any who acts justly,
who seeks to be faithful,
then I will forgive her.

Ezra 8:31

We set out from the Ahava River on the twelfth day of the first month to go to Jerusalem. We were strengthened by our God, and He protected us from the power of the enemy and from ambush along the way.

1 Kings 13:24

When he left, a lion attacked 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.

Ezra 8:22

I did this because I was ashamed to ask the king for infantry and cavalry to protect us from enemies during the journey, since we had told him, “The hand of our God is gracious to all who seek Him, but His great anger is against all who abandon Him.”

Proverbs 22:13

The slacker says, “There’s a lion outside!
I’ll be killed in the public square!”

Hosea 7:1

when I heal Israel,
the sins of Ephraim and the crimes of Samaria
will be exposed.
For they practice fraud;
a thief breaks in;
a raiding party pillages outside.

Psalm 55:11

destruction is inside it;
oppression and deceit never leave its marketplace.

Nahum 2:4

The chariots dash madly through the streets;
they rush around in the plazas.
They look like torches;
they dart back and forth like lightning.

Joshua 2:19

If anyone goes out the doors of your house, his blood will be on his own head, and we will be innocent. But if anyone with you in the house should be harmed, his blood will be on our heads.

Jeremiah 6:25

Don’t go out to the fields;
don’t walk on the road.
For the enemy has a sword;
terror is on every side.

Hosea 6:9

Like raiders who wait in ambush for someone,
a band of priests murders on the road to Shechem.
They commit atrocities.

Isaiah 5:25

Therefore the Lord’s anger burns against His people.
He raised His hand against them and struck them;
the mountains quaked,
and their corpses were like garbage in the streets.
In all this, His anger is not removed,
and His hand is still raised to strike.

Isaiah 33:7-8

Listen! Their warriors cry loudly in the streets;
the messengers of peace weep bitterly. The highways are deserted;
travel has ceased.
An agreement has been broken,
cities despised,
and human life disregarded.

Isaiah 51:20

Your children have fainted;
they lie at the head of every street
like an antelope in a net.
They are full of the Lord’s fury,
the rebuke of your God.

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 mourners to wail.

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.

Jeremiah 9:21

for Death has climbed through our windows;
it has entered our fortresses,
cutting off children from the streets,
young men from the squares.

Jeremiah 33:10

“This is what the Lord says: In this place, which you say is a ruin, without man or beast—that is, in Judah’s cities and Jerusalem’s streets that are a desolation without man, without inhabitant, and without beast—there will be heard again

Lamentations 1:4

?DaletThe roads to Zion mourn,
for no one comes to the appointed festivals.
All her gates are deserted;
her priests groan,
her young women grieve,
and she herself is bitter.

Zephaniah 3:6

I have cut off nations;
their corner towers are destroyed.
I have laid waste their streets,
with no one to pass through.
Their cities lie devastated,
without a person, without an inhabitant.

Jeremiah 48:19

Stand by the highway and look,
resident of Aroer!
Ask him who is fleeing or her who is escaping:
What happened?

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.

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Roads » Built by » Rulers'

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.’”

Numbers 21:22

“Let us travel through your land. We won’t go into the fields or vineyards. We won’t drink any well water. We will travel the King’s Highway until we have traveled through your territory.”

Roads » From judaea to galilee, by way of samaria

John 4:3-5

He left Judea and went again to Galilee. He had to travel through Samaria, so He came to a town of Samaria called Sychar near the property that Jacob had given his son Joseph.

John 4:43

After two days He left there for Galilee.

Roads » From gibeon to beth-horon

Joshua 10:10

The Lord threw them into confusion before Israel. He defeated them in a great slaughter at Gibeon, chased them through the ascent of Beth-horon, and struck them down as far as Azekah and Makkedah.

Roads » From beth-el to shechem

Judges 21:19

They also said, “Look, there’s an annual festival to the Lord in Shiloh, which is north of Bethel, east of the highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and south of Lebonah.”

Roads » To the house of God

Judges 20:31

Then the Benjaminites came out against the people and were drawn away from the city. They began to attack the people as before, killing about 30 men of Israel on the highways, one of which goes up to Bethel and the other to Gibeah through the open country.

Roads » To cities of refuge

Deuteronomy 19:3

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.

Roads » Public highways

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.

Topics on Roads

Making Roads

5;19;3

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.

Using Roads

42;13;26

Then you will say, ‘We ate and drank in Your presence, and You taught in our streets!’

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