'Heights' in the Bible
Thy father's blessings have been mighty Above the blessings of my progenitors, Unto the limit of the heights age-during They are for the head of Joseph, And for the crown of the one Separate from his brethren.
But [in their arrogance] they dared to go up to the ridge of the hill country; however, neither the ark of the covenant of the Lord nor Moses left the camp.
For fire came out of Heshbon,a flame from the city of Sihon.It consumed Ar of Moab,the lords of Arnon’s heights.
For from the top of rocks I see it, And from heights I behold it; Lo a people! alone it doth tabernacle, And among nations doth not reckon itself.
ye do utterly destroy all the places where the nations which ye are dispossessing served their gods, on the high mountains, and on the heights, and under every green tree;
He made him ride on the heights of the landand eat the produce of the field.He nourished him with honey from the rockand oil from flint-like rock,
And by chief things -- of the ancient mountains, And by precious things -- of the age-during heights,
and to the kings who were of the north in the hill country, and in the Arabah—south of Chinneroth and in the lowland and on the heights of Dor on the west—
The king of Dor in the Dor heights: 1 The king of various gentiles in Gilgal: 1
And Manasseh had in Issachar and in Asher Beth-shean and its towns, and Ibleam and its towns, and the inhabitants of Dor and its towns, and the inhabitants of En-dor and its towns, and the inhabitants of Taanach and its towns, and the inhabitants of Megiddo and its towns, even the three heights.
Zebulun was a people risking their lives,Naphtali also, on the heights of the battlefield.
When he finally finished bragging, he discarded the jawbone and named that place "Jawbone Heights."
The splendor of Israel lies slain on your heights.How the mighty have fallen!
How the mighty have fallen in the thick of battle!Jonathan lies slain on your heights.
He makes my feet like the feet of a deerand sets me securely on the heights.
Ben-abinadab supervised the Dor heights (Solomon's daughter Taphath was his wife);
and he sacrificeth and maketh perfume in high places, and on the heights, and under every green tree.
You have mocked the Lord through your messengers.You have said:With my many chariotsI have gone up to the heights of the mountains,to the far recesses of Lebanon.I cut down its tallest cedars,its choice cypress trees.I came to its farthest outpost,its densest forest.
and sacrificeth and maketh perfume in high places, and on the heights, and under every green tree.
Stretching out the heavens by Himself, And treading on the heights of the sea,
“Can you discover the depths of God?Can you [by searching] discover the limits of the Almighty [ascend to His heights, extend to His widths, and comprehend His infinite perfection]?
Heights of the heavens! -- what dost thou? Deeper than Sheol! -- what knowest thou?
Your remembrances are similes of ashes, For high places of clay your heights.
The first man art thou born? And before the heights wast thou formed?
Even now my witness is in heaven,and my advocate is in the heights!
"Isn't God in the heights of heaven? See the height of the stars, how high they are!
“Dominion and awe belong to HimWho establishes peace in His heights.
And what is the portion of God from above? And the inheritance of the Mighty from the heights?
He makes my feet like the feet of a deerand sets me securely on the heights.
My God, my soul feels depressed within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of Jordan, from the heights of Hermon, even from the foothills.
Drop do the pastures of a wilderness, And joy of the heights Thou girdest on.
A hill of God is the hill of Bashan, A hill of heights is the hill of Bashan.
You ascended to the heights, taking away captives;You received gifts from people,even from the rebellious,so that the Lord God might live there.
And Thy righteousness, O God, is unto the heights, Because Thou hast done great things, O God, who is like Thee?
The mountains bear peace to the people, And the heights by righteousness.
He built His sanctuary like the heights,like the earth that He established forever.
In his hand are the deep places of the earth; the heights of the mountains are his also:
He looked down from His holy heights—the Lord gazed out from heaven to earth—
The mountains have skipped as rams, Heights as sons of a flock.
O mountains, ye skip as rams! O heights, as sons of a flock!
Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights.
At the heights overlooking the road,at the crossroads, she takes her stand.
Before mountains were sunk, Before heights, I was brought forth.
She has sent out her young women, while calling out from the heights of the city,
The fool is appointed to great heights,but the rich remain in lowly positions.
Also, they are afraid of heights and dangers on the road;the almond tree blossoms,the grasshopper loses its spring,and the caper berry has no effect;for man is headed to his eternal home,and mourners will walk around in the street;
And it hath come to pass, In the latter end of the days, Established is the mount of Jehovah's house, Above the top of the mounts, And it hath been lifted up above the heights, And flowed unto it have all the nations.
“Ask for a sign from the Lord your God—from the depths of Sheol to the heights of heaven.”
I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
For thus says Yahweh to me, "As the lion and the young lion growling over his prey, if a multitude of shepherds is called together against him, will not be dismayed at their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them, so Yahweh of Armies will come down to fight on Mount Zion and on its heights.
he will dwell on the heights;his refuge will be the rocky fortresses,his food provided, his water assured.
You have mocked the Lord through your servants.You have said, “With my many chariotsI have gone up to the heights of the mountains,to the far recesses of Lebanon.I cut down its tallest cedars,its choice cypress trees.I came to its distant heights,its densest forest.
“Like a swallow, like a crane, so I twitter;I moan like a dove;My eyes look wistfully to the heights;O Lord, I am oppressed, be my security.
I will open rivers on the barren heights,and springs in the middle of the plains.I will turn the desert into a pool of waterand dry land into springs of water.
This is what the LORD says: "The wealth of Egypt, and the merchandise of Ethiopia, those Sabeans, men of great heights. They'll come over to you and will be yours; They'll trudge behind you coming over in chains, they'll bow down to you. They'll plead with you, "Surely God is in you; and there is no other God at all.'"
saying to the prisoners: Come out,and to those who are in darkness: Show yourselves.They will feed along the pathways,and their pastures will be on all the barren heights.
then you will delight yourself in the Lord,and I will make you ride over the heights of the land,and let you enjoy the heritage of your father Jacob.”For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.
Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, said Jehovah, Who have made perfume on the mountains, And on the heights have reproached Me, And I have measured their former work into their bosom.'
Look to the barren heights and see.Where have you not been immoral?You sat waiting for them beside the highwayslike a nomad in the desert.You have defiled the landwith your prostitution and wickedness.
A sound is heard on the barren heights,the children of Israel weeping and begging for mercy,for they have perverted their way;they have forgotten the Lord their God.
Surely in vain from the heights, The multitude of mountains -- Surely in Jehovah our God is the salvation of Israel.
“At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, ‘A searing wind blows from the barren heights in the wilderness on the way to My dear people. It comes not to winnow or to sift;
Cut off the hair of your sacred vow and throw it away. Raise up a dirge on the barren heights, for the Lord has rejected and abandoned the generation under His wrath.
Over all the barren heights in the wildernessthe destroyers have come,for the Lord has a sword that devoursfrom one end of the earth to the other.No one has peace.
Thine adulteries, and thy neighings, The wickedness of thy whoredom, on heights in a field, I have seen thine abominations. Woe to thee, O Jerusalem, Thou art not cleansed, after when is it again?
Wild donkeys stand on the barren heightspanting for air like jackals.Their eyes failbecause there are no green plants.
"'For the Lord says concerning the palace of the king of Judah, "This place looks like a veritable forest of Gilead to me. It is like the wooded heights of Lebanon in my eyes. But I swear that I will make it like a wilderness whose towns have all been deserted.
Go up to Lebanon, and cry; and give forth thy voice in Bashan, and cry from the heights of Abarim: for all thy lovers are destroyed.
"Then, Jeremiah, make the following prophecy against them: 'Like a lion about to attack, the Lord will roar from the heights of heaven; from his holy dwelling on high he will roar loudly. He will roar mightily against his land. He will shout in triumph like those stomping juice from the grapes against all those who live on the earth.
They will come and shout for joy on the heights of Zion;they will be radiant with joybecause of the Lord’s goodness,because of the grain, the new wine, the fresh oil,and because of the young of the flocks and herds.Their life will be like an irrigated garden,and they will no longer grow weak from hunger.
The terror you cause and the pride of your heart have deceived you. You who live in hidden places in the rocks, who hold on to the heights of the hill, although you make your nest high like the eagle, I'll bring you down from there," declares the LORD.
I'll feed them in excellent pastures, and even the very heights of Israel's mountains will serve as verdant pastures for them in which they'll rest and feed yes, even on the fertile mountains of Israel!
This is what the Lord God says: Because the enemy has said about you, ‘Good! The ancient heights have become our possession,’
And destroyed have been high places of Aven, the sin of Israel. Thorn and bramble go up on their altars, And they have said to hills, Cover us, And to heights, Fall upon us.
He is here:the One who forms the mountains,creates the wind,and reveals His thoughts to man,the One who makes the dawn out of darknessand strides on the heights of the earth.Yahweh, the God of Hosts, is His name.
Your presumptuous heart has deceived you,you who live in clefts of the rockin your home on the heights,who say to yourself,“Who can bring me down to the ground?”
Look, the Lord is leaving His placeand coming down to tramplethe heights of the earth.
"Woe to the one who amasses profit upon unjust profit in order to establish his household, so he can establish a secure place on the heights and escape from the power of evil.
Yahweh my Lord is my strength;He makes my feet like those of a deerand enables me to walk on mountain heights!For the choir director: on stringed instruments.
(Now this expression, “He ascended,” what does it mean except that He also had previously descended [from the heights of heaven] into the lower parts of the earth?
So remember the heights from which you have fallen, and repent [change your inner self—your old way of thinking, your sinful behavior—seek God’s will] and do the works you did at first [when you first knew Me]; otherwise, I will visit you and remove your lampstand (the church, its impact) from its place—unless you repent.