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61 Bible Verses about Roads

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Exodus 13:17-18

And it came to pass when Pharaoh had let the people go that God did not lead them through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt; but God led the people round about through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea. And the sons of Israel went up armed out of the land of Egypt.

Acts 19:1

And it came to pass that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having passed through the upper coasts, came to Ephesus, and finding certain disciples,

Genesis 16:7

And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.

Numbers 20:17

Let us pass, I pray thee, through thy country; we will not pass through the fields or through the vineyards, neither will we drink of the water of the wells; we will go by the king's high way, we will not turn to the right hand nor to the left until we have passed thy borders.

Deuteronomy 1:2

(There are eleven days' journey from Horeb by the way of Mount Seir unto Kadeshbarnea.)

Joshua 10:10-11

And the LORD discomfited them before Israel and slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon and chased them along the way that goes up to Bethhoron and smote them to Azekah and unto Makkedah. And when they were fleeing from before Israel in the descent to Bethhoron, the LORD cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto Azekah, and they died; there were more who died from the hailstones than those whom the sons of Israel slew with the sword.

Judges 21:19

Then they said, Behold, there is a solemn feast of the LORD in Shiloh yearly in a place which is towards the Aquilon from Bethel and towards the rising of the sun from the highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem and towards the Negev from Lebonah.

1 Samuel 17:52

And the men of Israel and of Judah arose and shouted and pursued the Philistines unto the valley and to the gates of Ekron. And the wounded of the Philistines fell down by the way to Shaaraim, even unto Gath and unto Ekron.

Isaiah 15:5

My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall go up with weeping by the hill of Luhith unto Zoar, a heifer of three years; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.

Acts 9:11

And the Lord said unto him, Arise and go into the street which is called Straight and enquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul, of Tarsus; for, behold, he prays

Jeremiah 37:21

Then Zedekiah the king commanded that they should commit Jeremiah into the court of the guard and that they should give him daily a piece of bread out of the bakers' street until all the bread in the city was spent. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the guard.

Judges 5:10

Speak, ye that ride on white asses, ye that preside in judgment, and walk by the way.

2 Kings 2:23

Then he went up from there unto Bethel, and as he was going up by the way, the young men of the city came forth and mocked him, saying, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head.

Luke 9:57

And it came to pass that as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.

Luke 10:30-33

And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment and wounded him and departed, leaving him half dead. And it so happened that a certain priest came down that way; and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. And likewise a Levite, when he came near the place and looked on him, he passed by on the other side.read more.
But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was; and when he saw him, he was moved with compassion

Acts 8:36

And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water; and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what hinders me to be baptized?

Luke 24:32

And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us while he talked with us in the way and while he opened to us the scriptures?

Mark 9:33

And he came to Capernaum; and being in the house he asked them, What was it that ye disputed among yourselves on the way?

Luke 10:4

Carry neither purse nor provision bag nor shoes, and greet no one on the way.

Luke 13:26

then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets.

1 Samuel 4:13

And when he came, behold Eli sat upon a seat by the wayside watching, for his heart trembled for the ark of God. And when the man came into the city and gave the news, all the city cried out.

2 Samuel 15:2

And Absalom rose up early and stood beside the way of the gate; and when anyone that had a controversy came to the king for judgment, then Absalom called unto them and said, Of what city art thou? And he said, Thy slave is of one of the tribes of Israel.

1 Kings 20:38

So the prophet departed and waited for the king by the way and disguised himself with a veil over his eyes.

Deuteronomy 22:4

Thou shalt not see thy brother's ass or his ox fallen down by the way and hide thyself from them; thou shalt surely help him to lift them up again.

Deuteronomy 27:18

Cursed is he that makes the blind to err in the way. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Zechariah 8:4-5

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said; Old men and old women shall yet dwell there in the streets of Jerusalem, and each one with his staff in his hand for the multitude of the days. And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls who shall play in them.

Luke 18:35

And it came to pass that as he came near unto Jericho, a certain blind man sat beside the way begging,

Matthew 22:9-10

Go ye therefore into the entrances of the highways and call as many as ye shall find to the marriage. So those slaves went out into the highways and gathered together everyone that they found, both bad and good; and the wedding was filled with guests.

Luke 14:21-23

So that slave came and showed his lord these things. Then the husband of the house, being angry, said to his slave, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city and bring in here the poor and the maimed and the halt and the blind. And the slave said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room. And the lord said unto the slave, Go out into the highways and hedges and compel them to come in that my house may be filled.

Job 31:32

The stranger did not lodge in the street, but I opened my doors to the traveller.

Matthew 6:5

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They already have their reward.

2 Chronicles 28:24

And Ahaz gathered together the vessels of the house of God and cut in pieces the vessels of the house of God and shut up the doors of the house of the LORD, and he made himself altars in every corner of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 44:17

But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goes forth out of our own mouth to burn incense unto the queen of heaven and to pour out drink offerings unto her as we have done, we, and our fathers, our kings, and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem; for then had we plenty of victuals, and were well, and saw no evil.

Ezekiel 16:25

Thou hast built thy altar at every head of every way and hast made thy beauty abominable and hast opened thy thighs to every one that passed by and multiplied thy whoredoms.

Isaiah 59:14

and that which is right has departed, and righteousness withdrew afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity could not enter.

Jeremiah 5:1

Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem and see now and find out and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that execute judgment, that seek the truth; and I will pardon the city.

Ezra 8:31

And we departed from the river of Ahava on the twelfth of the first month to go to Jerusalem; and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy and of such as lay in wait by the way.

1 Kings 13:24

and as he went, a lion met him by the way and slew him, and his carcase was cast in the way, and the ass stood by it, and the lion also stood by the carcase.

Ezra 8:22

For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to defend us against the enemy in the way because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all those that seek him for good; but his power and his wrath is against all those that forsake him.

Proverbs 22:13

The slothful man says, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.

Hosea 7:1

When I was healing Israel, the iniquity of Ephraim was uncovered, and the wickedness of Samaria; for they worked deceit; and the thief comes in, and the troop of robbers spoils without.

Psalm 55:11

Wickedness is in the midst thereof; deceit and guile depart not from her streets.

Nahum 2:4

The chariots shall rage in the streets; they shall flow through the streets, their faces like torches; they shall run like the lightnings.

Joshua 2:19

And it shall be that whoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his own head, and we will be guiltless; and whoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our head if any hand touches him.

Jeremiah 6:25

Do not go forth into the field, nor walk by the way; for the sword of the enemy and fear is on every side.

Hosea 6:9

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the council of priests murder in the way by common accord; for they put the abomination into effect.

Isaiah 5:25

Therefore is the anger of the LORD kindled against his people, and he has stretched forth his hand against them and has smitten them; and the mountains trembled, and their carcasses were torn in the midst of the streets. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.

Isaiah 33:7-8

Behold, their ambassadors shall cry without: the messengers of peace shall weep bitterly. The highways shall be broken down; the travellers shall cease; he has broken the covenant; he has despised the cities; he does not regard man.

Isaiah 51:20

Thy sons have fainted, they lie at the head of all the streets as a wild bull in a net: they are full of the fury of the LORD, the rebuke of thy God.

Amos 5:16

Therefore the LORD, the God of the hosts, the Lord, said this: Wailing shall be in all streets, and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

Judges 5:6

In the days of Shamgar, the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways ceased, and those that walked went astray through crooked paths.

Jeremiah 9:21

For death is come up into our windows and is entered into our palaces to cut off the children from without and the young men from the streets.

Jeremiah 33:10

Thus hath the LORD said: Again there shall be heard in this place, which ye say is desolate without man and without beast, even in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, that are desolate, without man and without inhabitant and without beast,

Lamentations 1:4

Daleth The streets of Zion mourn because there are none to come to the solemnities; all her gates are destroyed; her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.

Zephaniah 3:6

I have caused the Gentiles to be cut off: their castles are desolate; I made their streets waste until no one passes by; their cities are destroyed, so that there is no man left, there is no inhabitant.

Jeremiah 48:19

O inhabitant of Aroer, stand by the way and watch; ask her that flees and her that escapes and say, What has happened?

Isaiah 11:16

And there shall be a highway for the remnant of his people, which shall be left from Assyria like as it was for Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt.

From Thematic Bible


Roads » Built by » Rulers'

Numbers 20:17

Let us pass, I pray thee, through thy country; we will not pass through the fields or through the vineyards, neither will we drink of the water of the wells; we will go by the king's high way, we will not turn to the right hand nor to the left until we have passed thy borders.

Numbers 21:22

Let me pass through thy land; we will not turn into the fields or into the vineyards; we will not drink of the waters of the wells; but we will go along by the king's high way until we are past thy borders.

Roads » From judaea to galilee, by way of samaria

John 4:3-5

he left Judaea and departed again into Galilee. And it was necessary that he go through Samaria. Then he came to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.

John 4:43

Now after two days he departed from that place and went into Galilee.

Roads » From gibeon to beth-horon

Joshua 10:10

And the LORD discomfited them before Israel and slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon and chased them along the way that goes up to Bethhoron and smote them to Azekah and unto Makkedah.

Roads » From beth-el to shechem

Judges 21:19

Then they said, Behold, there is a solemn feast of the LORD in Shiloh yearly in a place which is towards the Aquilon from Bethel and towards the rising of the sun from the highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem and towards the Negev from Lebonah.

Roads » To the house of God

Judges 20:31

And the sons of Benjamin went out against the people and were drawn away from the city, and they began to smite of the people and kill as at the other times in the highways, one of which goes up to the house of God and the other to Gibeah by the field, and they killed about thirty men of Israel.

Roads » To cities of refuge

Deuteronomy 19:3

Thou shalt prepare thee a way and divide the borders of thy land, which the LORD thy God gives thee to inherit, into three parts, so that every manslayer may flee there.

Roads » Public highways

Deuteronomy 2:27

Let me pass through thy land; I will go along by the high way; I will neither turn unto the right hand nor to the left.

Topics on Roads

Making Roads

Deuteronomy 19:3

Thou shalt prepare thee a way and divide the borders of thy land, which the LORD thy God gives thee to inherit, into three parts, so that every manslayer may flee there.

Using Roads

Luke 13:26

then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets.