986 occurrences in 14 translations

'High' in the Bible

The gold of that land is of high quality; bdellium (pearl?) and onyx stone are there.

This is how you are to make it: The ark will be 450 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 45 feet high.

A light shalt thou make to the ark; and to a cubit high shalt thou finish it above. And the door of the ark shalt thou set in its side: with a lower, second, and third story shalt thou make it.

The flood [that is, the downpour of rain] was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased and bore up the ark, and it was lifted [high] above the land.

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.

[In fact] the waters became fifteen cubits higher, as the high hills were covered.

And the waters continued to diminish until the tenth month; on the first day of the tenth month the tops of the high hills were seen.

And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth:

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

Nor shall your name any longer be Abram [high, exalted father]; but your name shall be Abraham [father of a multitude], for I have made you the father of many nations.

Then Isaac his father made answer and said to him, Far from the fertile places of the earth, and far from the dew of heaven on high will your living-place be:

And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered together: water ye the sheep, and go and feed them.

{Make the bride price and gift as high as you like}; I will give what you say to me. But give me the girl as a wife."

And in Egypt the men of Midian gave him for a price to Potiphar, a captain of high position in Pharaoh's house.

Now Joseph was taken down to Egypt; and Potiphar the Egyptian, a captain of high position in Pharaoh's house, got him for a price from the Ishmaelites who had taken him there.

And having a high opinion of Joseph as his servant, he made him the overseer of his house and gave him control over all he had.

Judah, a lion's cub! With the prey, my son, you have gone high up [the mountain]. He stooped down, he crouched like a lion, and like a lioness -- "who dares provoke and rouse him?

Even by the God of your father, who will be your help, and by the Ruler of all, who will make you full with blessings from heaven on high, blessings of the deep stretched out under the earth, blessings of the breasts and of the fertile body:

And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued after the children of Israel: and the children of Israel went out with an high hand.

And they took it up morning by morning, every man as he had need: and when the sun was high it was gone.

"They are to make an ark of acacia wood, 45 inches long, 27 inches wide, and 27 inches high.

And the cherubims shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another; toward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubims be.

"You are to construct a table of acacia wood, 36 inches long, 18 inches wide, and 27 inches high.

Every board is to be ten cubits high and a cubit and a half wide.

"You are to construct the altar of acacia wood. The altar must be square, seven and a half feet long, and seven and a half feet wide; it must be four and a half feet high.

The open space is to be a hundred cubits long, fifty cubits wide, with sides five cubits high, curtained with the best linen, with bases of brass.

And you shall put the two stones upon the [two] shoulder straps of the ephod [of the high priest] as memorial stones for Israel; and Aaron shall bear their names upon his two shoulders as a memorial before the Lord.

"You are to make a breast piece to be worn by the high priest when he makes legal decisions. It is to be skillfully worked, made like the work of the ephod from gold, blue, purple, and scarlet material, and from fine woven linen.

"Aaron is to carry the names of Israel's sons on his heart on the breast piece to be worn by the high priest when he makes legal decisions, that is, whenever he goes into the Holy Place in order to remember them continuously in the LORD's presence.

In the breastplate of judgment you shall put the Urim and the Thummim [unspecified articles used when the high priest asked God's counsel for all Israel]; they shall be upon Aaron's heart when he goes in before the Lord, and Aaron shall bear the judgment (rights, judicial decisions) of the Israelites upon his heart before the Lord continually.

And for Aaron's sons thou shalt make vests; and thou shalt make for them girdles; and high caps shalt thou make for them, for glory and for ornament.

And thou shalt gird them with the girdle Aaron and his sons, and bind the high caps on them; and the priesthood shall be theirs for an everlasting statute; and thou shalt consecrate Aaron and his sons.

So you are to make holy the breast of the sheep which is waved and the leg which is lifted up on high, that is, of the sheep which is offered for Aaron and his sons;

And that son who is [high] priest in his stead shall put them on [each day for] seven days when he comes into the Tent of Meeting to minister in the Holy Place.

It must be square, 18 inches long and 18 inches wide; it must be 36 inches high. Its horns must be of one piece.

The finely worked garments, the holy garments for Aaron the [high] priest and for his sons to minister as priests,

The finely wrought garments for ministering in the Holy Place, the holy garments for Aaron the [high] priest and for his sons to minister as priests.

Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood, 45 inches long, 27 inches wide, and 27 inches high.

And the cherubims spread out their wings on high, and covered with their wings over the mercy seat, with their faces one to another; even to the mercy seatward were the faces of the cherubims.

He constructed the table of acacia wood, 36 inches long, 18 inches wide, and 27 inches high.

He made the altar of incense out of acacia wood. It was square, 18 inches long and 18 inches wide; it was 36 inches high. Its horns were of one piece.

Bezalel constructed the altar of burnt offering from acacia wood. It was square, seven and a half feet long and seven and a half feet wide, and was four and a half feet high.

The screen for the gate of the courtyard was embroidered with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen. It was 30 feet long, and like the hangings of the courtyard, seven and a half feet high.

This is the sum of the things for the tabernacle of the Testimony, as counted at the command of Moses, for the work of the Levites under the direction of Ithamar son of Aaron, the [high] priest.

There was a bell and a pomegranate, then a bell and a pomegranate, all around the hem of the robe for when the High Priest ministered, just as the LORD commanded Moses.

And they tied unto it a lace of blue, to fasten it on high upon the mitre; as the LORD commanded Moses.

"'If the high priest sins so that the people are guilty, on account of the sin he has committed he must present a flawless young bull to the Lord for a sin offering.

Then that high priest must take some of the blood of the bull and bring it to the Meeting Tent.

Then the high priest must bring some of the blood of the bull to the Meeting Tent,

The high priest who succeeds him from among his sons must do it. It is a perpetual statute; it must be offered up in smoke as a whole offering to the Lord.

For the breast which is waved and the right leg which is lifted up on high I have taken from the children of Israel, from their peace-offerings, and have given them to Aaron the priest and to his sons as their right for ever from the children of Israel.

And Moses put upon Aaron the breastplate; also he put in the breastplate the Urim and the Thummim [articles upon which the high priest put his hand when seeking the divine will concerning the nation].

And Moses brought Aaron's sons near and clothed them with the vests, and girded them with the girdles, and bound the high caps on them, as Jehovah had commanded Moses.

And the breast which is waved and the leg which is lifted up on high, you are to take as your food in a clean place; you and your sons and your daughters with you: for they are given to you as your right and your sons' right, from the peace-offerings of the children of Israel.

Let them take the breast which is waved and the leg which is lifted up on high, with the fat of the burned offering, to be waved for a wave offering before the Lord; and this will be for you and for your sons with you, for a right for ever, as the Lord has given orders.

There shall be no man in the Tent of Meeting when the high priest goes in to make atonement in the Holy of Holies [within the veil] until he comes out and has made atonement for his own sins and those of his house [the other priests] and of all the congregation of Israel.

The priest who is anointed and ordained to serve as [high] priest in place of his father will make atonement. He will put on the linen garments, the holy garments,

The Lord said to Moses, Speak to the priests [exclusive of the high priest], the sons of Aaron, and say to them that none of them shall defile himself for the dead among his people [by touching a corpse or assisting in preparing it for burial],

And he that is the high priest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing oil was poured, and that is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not uncover his head, nor rend his clothes;

That he may not profane or dishonor his children among his people; for I the Lord do sanctify the high priest.

And the bread shall be for Aaron and his sons, and they shall eat it in a sacred place, for it is for [Aaron] a most holy portion of the offerings to the Lord made by fire, a perpetual due [to the high priest].

I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your high ways shall be desolate.

And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.

The priest will set its value, whether high or low; the price will be set as the priest makes the valuation for you.

"When a man consecrates his house as holy to the Lord, the priest will assess its value, whether high or low. The price will stand just as the priest assesses it.

This is the service of the families of the sons of Gershon in the Tent of Meeting; and their work shall be under the direction of Ithamar son of Aaron, the [high] priest.

This is the work of the families of the sons of Merari, according to all their tasks in the Tent of Meeting, under the direction of Ithamar son of Aaron, the [high] priest.

And four wagons and eight oxen he gave to the sons of Merari, according to their service, under the supervision of Ithamar son of Aaron, the [high] priest.

And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.

"But if some person acts with a high hand, whether a native-born or a resident alien, he blasphemes God, and that person is to be eliminated from among his people.

And your brethren also of the tribe of Levi, the tribe of your [fore]father, bring with you, that they may be joined to you and minister to you; but only you and your sons with you shall come before the Tent of the Testimony [into the Holy Place where only priests may go and into the Most Holy Place which only the high priest dares enter].

Say to them, then, When the best of it is lifted up on high, it is to be put to the account of the Levites as the increase of the grain-floor and of the place where the grapes are crushed.

And no sin will be yours on account of it, when the best of it has been lifted up on high; you are not to make a wrong use of the holy things of the children of Israel, so that death may not overtake you.

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.

And the children of Israel said unto him, We will go by the high way: and if I and my cattle drink of thy water, then I will pay for it: I will only, without doing any thing else, go through on my feet.

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 well: but we will go along by the king's high way, until we be past thy borders.

For there is a fire gone out of Heshbon, a flame from the city of Sihon: it hath consumed Ar of Moab, and the lords of the high places of Arnon.

And it came to pass on the morrow, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal, that thence he might see the utmost part of the people.

And Balaam said unto Balak, Stand by thy burnt offering, and I will go: peradventure the LORD will come to meet me: and whatsoever he sheweth me I will tell thee. And he went to an high place.

And so he went to a high place, where the LORD met with Balaam, who told him, "I've prepared seven altars and offered bulls and rams on an altar."

He hath said, which heard the words of God, and knew the knowledge of the most High, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:

And they departed from Rameses in the first month, on the fifteenth day of the first month; on the morrow after the passover the children of Israel went out with an high hand in the sight of all the Egyptians.

Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their pictures, and destroy all their molten images, and quite pluck down all their high places:

And the congregation shall deliver the slayer out of the hand of the revenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his refuge, whither he was fled: and he shall abide in it unto the death of the high priest, which was anointed with the holy oil.

Because he should have remained in the city of his refuge until the death of the high priest: but after the death of the high priest the slayer shall return into the land of his possession.

Neither should you accept a ransom for the person who flees to his city of refuge, allowing him to return and live in the land before the death of the [high] priest.

What is going to happen to us? Our brothers have drained away our courage by describing people who are more numerous and taller than we are, and great cities whose defenses appear to be as high as heaven itself! Moreover, they said they saw Anakites there."

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.

From Aroer, which is by the edge of the brook Arnon, and the city which is by the brook, even unto Gilead there hath not been a city which is too high for us; the whole hath Jehovah our God given before us.

All these cities were fenced with high walls, gates, and bars; beside unwalled towns a great many.

So today be certain, and keep the knowledge deep in your hearts, that the Lord is God, in heaven on high and here on earth; there is no other God.

then thou hast said to thy son, Servants we have been to Pharaoh in Egypt, and Jehovah bringeth us out of Egypt by a high hand;

'And thy heart hath been high, and thou hast forgotten Jehovah thy God (who is bringing thee out of the land of Egypt, out of a house of servants;

Listen, Israel: Today you are about to cross the Jordan so you can dispossess the nations there, people greater and stronger than you who live in large cities with extremely high fortifications.

Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree:

so that his heart is not high above his brethren, and so as not to turn aside from the command, right or left, so that he prolongeth days over his kingdom, he and his sons, in the midst of Israel.

And to make thee high above all nations which he hath made, in praise, and in name, and in honour; and that thou mayest be an holy people unto the LORD thy God, as he hath spoken.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארח 
'orach 
Usage: 59

ארך 
'orek 
length , long , ever , as long as , high
Usage: 95

בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

בּעלי בּמות 
Ba`aley Bamowth 
lords of the high places
Usage: 0

גּאוה 
Ga`avah 
Usage: 19

גב 
Gab 
Usage: 13

גּבהּ 
Gabahh 
exalt , ... up , haughty , higher , high , above , height , proud , upward
Usage: 34

גּבהּ 
Gabahh 
Usage: 4

גּבהּ 
Gobahh 
Usage: 17

גּבוהּ גּבהּ 
Gaboahh 
Usage: 37

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

גּף 
Gaph 
Usage: 4

חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

מסלּה 
M@cillah 
Usage: 27

מסלוּל 
Macluwl 
Usage: 1

מעל 
Ma`al 
Usage: 140

מרום 
Marowm 
Usage: 54

משׂגּב 
Misgab 
Usage: 17

על 
`al 
above , most High , on high
Usage: 6

עלּי 
`illay (Aramaic) 
the most High , most high , high
Usage: 10

עליון 
'elyown 
Usage: 53

עליון 
`elyown (Aramaic) 
the most High
Usage: 4

צחיח 
Ts@chiyach 
Usage: 5

צמּרת 
Tsammereth 
Usage: 5

צריח 
Ts@riyach 
Usage: 4

קומה 
Qowmah 
Usage: 45

רוּם 
Ruwm 
up , exalt , high , offer , give , heave , extol , lofty , take , tall , higher ,
Usage: 189

רם רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 7

רוממה 
Rowm@mah 
Usage: 0

רמה 
Ramah 
Usage: 4

שׂאת 
S@'eth 
Usage: 14

שׂגב 
Sagab 
Usage: 20

שׁפה 
Shaphah 
Usage: 2

שׁפי 
Sh@phiy 
Usage: 9

תּמרוּר 
Tamruwr 
Usage: 1

ἄνω 
Ano 
above , up , high , brim
Usage: 8

ἀνώτερος 
Anoteros 
Usage: 1

ἀρχιερατικός 
Archieratikos 
of the high priest
Usage: 1

ἀρχιερεύς 
Archiereus 
Usage: 118

ἐπουράνιος 
Epouranios 
Usage: 18

θυμομαχέω 
Thumomacheo 
Usage: 1

ἱερεύς 
Hiereus 
Usage: 22

ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

πρωτοκαθεδρία 
Protokathedria 
Usage: 0

πρωτοκλισία 
Protoklisia 
Usage: 1

τυφόω 
Tuphoo 
be proud , be lifted up with pride , highminded
Usage: 3

ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

ὑπερέχω 
Huperecho 
Usage: 5

ὑπερυψόω 
Huperupsoo 
Usage: 1

ὑπερφρονεώ 
Huperphroneo 
Usage: 1

ὑψηλός 
Hupselos 
Usage: 10

ὑψηλοφρονέω 
Hupselophroneo 
Usage: 2

ὕψιστος 
Hupsistos 
Usage: 12

ὕψος 
Hupsos 
on high , height , high , be exalted
Usage: 5

ὕψωμα 
Hupsoma 
Usage: 2

χαριτόω 
Charitoo 
Usage: 2

χιλίαρχος 
Chiliarchos 
Usage: 22



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