383 occurrences

'High' in the Bible

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth, and all the high mountains that were under all the heavens were covered.

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

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of the heavens and of the earth,

And he said, behold, it is yet high day; neither is it time that the livestock should be gathered together; water the sheep and go and feed them.

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

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;

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

And there went forth a wind from the LORD and brought quail from the sea and left them upon the camp, a day's journey on this side and a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp and almost two cubits high upon the face of the earth.

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 sons 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 anything 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 wells; but we will go along by the king's high way until we are past thy borders.

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

And on the next day, Balak took Balaam and brought him up into the high places of Baal, and from there he saw the utmost part of the people.

he who has heard the words of God has said, and he who knows the knowledge of the most High, he who saw the vision of the Almighty, fallen, but having his eyes open:

And they departed from Rameses in the first month, on the fifteenth day of the first month; on the second day of the passover the sons of Israel went out with a high hand in the sight of all the Egyptians.

then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you and abolish all their paintings and abolish all their molten images and destroy all their high places,

And the congregation shall deliver the manslayer out of the hand of the kinsman avenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his refuge, where he has fled, and he shall abide in it unto the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the holy oil.

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 manslayer shall return into the land of his possession.

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.

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

Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, upon which the Gentiles, of whom ye shall inherit, served their gods, upon the high mountains and upon the hills and under every green tree;

and to make thee high above all the Gentiles which he has made, in praise, and in fame, and in glory; and that thou may be a holy people unto the LORD thy God, as he has spoken.

And it shall come to pass if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God to keep and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all the Gentiles of the earth;

The stranger that is in the midst of thee shall get up above thee very high, and thou shalt come down very low.

And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates until thy high and fenced walls come down, in which thou dost trust, throughout all thy land; and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the LORD thy God has given thee.

when the most High caused the Gentiles to be inherited, when he separated the sons of men, he set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the sons of Israel.

He made him ride on the high places of the earth that he might eat the fruits of the field; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock and oil out of the strong flint,

if I did not fear the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should become vain and lest they should say, Our high hand has done this and not the LORD.

Blessed art thou, O Israel, who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help and the sword of thy excellency? Thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee, and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

And he shall dwell in that city until he stands before the congregation for judgment and until the death of the high priest that shall be in those days; then shall the manslayer return, and come unto his own city and unto his own house unto the city from where he fled.

Zebulun and Naphtali were a people that jeoparded their lives unto the death in the high places of the field.

And they answered them and said, He is; behold, he is before you; make haste now, for he came today to the city, for there is a sacrifice of the people today in the high place.

As soon as you are come into the city, ye shall straightway find him before he goes up to the high place to eat, for the people will not eat until he comes because he must bless the sacrifice, and afterwards those that are invited eat. Now therefore go up, for about this time ye shall find him.

And they went up into the city. And when they were come into the city, behold, Samuel came out before them to go up to the high place.

And Samuel answered Saul and said, I am the seer; go up before me unto the high place; for ye shall eat with me today, and tomorrow I will let thee go and will tell thee all that is in thy heart.

And when they were come down from the high place into the city, he spoke with Saul upon the top of the house.

After that thou shalt come to the hill of God where the garrison of the Philistines is, and it shall come to pass when thou art come there to the city, that thou shalt meet a company of prophets coming down from the high place with a psaltery and a tambourine and a pipe and a harp before them; and they shall prophesy.

And he ceased prophesying and came to the high place.

When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait (for the people were distressed), then the people hid themselves in caves and in thickets and in rocks and in high places and in pits.

The glory of Israel is slain upon thy high places! How are the mighty fallen!

How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! O Jonathan, thou wast slain in thine high places.

The LORD thundered from the heavens, and the most High uttered his voice;

he who makes my feet like hinds' feet, and he who sets me upon my high places;

who brings me forth from among my enemies; thou hast lifted me up on high from among those that rose up against me; thou hast delivered me from the man of violence.

Now these are the last words of David. David, the son of Jesse, said, and the man who was raised up high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet cantor of Israel, said,

Until then the people sacrificed in high places because there was still no house built unto the name of the LORD until those days.

And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David, his father; only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

And the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place; a thousand burnt offerings did Solomon offer upon that altar.

And the house which King Solomon built for the LORD, was sixty cubits long and twenty cubits wide and thirty cubits high.

And then he built the wing against all the house, five cubits high; and they rested on the house with timber of cedar.

And the oracle in the forepart was twenty cubits in length and twenty cubits wide and twenty cubits high, and he overlaid it with pure gold and likewise covered the altar which was of cedar.

And within the oracle he made two cherubims of olive wood, each ten cubits high.

He also built the house of the forest of Lebanon, which was one hundred cubits long and fifty cubits wide and thirty cubits high, upon four rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams upon the pillars.

He made two pillars of brass, of eighteen cubits high apiece, and a line of twelve cubits did compass each of them about.

And in the top of the base there was a rounded compass of half a cubit high and on the top of the base, its mouldings and borders which were part of it.

and at this house, which was high, any one that passes by it shall be astonished and shall hiss, and they shall say, Why has the LORD done thus unto this land and to this house?

Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the mount that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the sons of Ammon.

And he made a house of high places and made priests of the lowest of the people, who were not of the sons of Levi.

Then Jeroboam ordained a solemnity in the eighth month, on the fifteenth day of the month, like unto the solemnity that was celebrated in Judah; and he sacrificed upon the altar. So did he in Bethel, sacrificing unto the calves that he had made. He also ordered in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.

And he cried against the altar by the word of the LORD and said, O altar, altar, thus hath the LORD said: Behold, a child shall be born unto the house of David, Josiah by name; and upon thee he shall sacrifice the priests of the high places that burn incense upon thee, and men's bones shall be burnt upon thee.

For that which he proclaimed by the word of the LORD against the altar in Bethel and against all the houses of the high places, which are in the cities of Samaria, shall surely come to pass.

After this thing Jeroboam did not return from his evil way, but made again of the lowest of the people priests of the high places; whoever would, he consecrated him, and he became one of the priests of the high places.

For they also built themselves high places and statues, and groves on every high hill and under every green tree.

But the high places were not removed; nevertheless, Asa's heart was perfect with the LORD all his days.

And he walked in all the ways of Asa, his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD. Nevertheless, the high places were not taken away, for the people offered and burnt incense yet in the high places.

Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master and in high esteem because by him the LORD had given salvation unto Syria; he was also a mighty man in valour, but he was a leper.

Then they hastened, and each man took his garment, and put it under him in a high throne, and blew the shofar, saying, Jehu is king.

But with all this, the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

And when they saw that there was much money in the ark, the king's scribe and the high priest came up and counted the money that was found in the house of the LORD and guarded it.

With all this, the high places were not taken away; as yet the people sacrificed and burnt incense on the high places.

But with all this, the high places were not removed; the people sacrificed and burnt incense still on the high places.

With all this, the high places were not removed; the people sacrificed and burned incense still in the high places. He built the higher gate of the house of the LORD.

Likewise he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places and on the hills and under every green tree.

And the sons of Israel had secretly done those things that were not right against the LORD their God, building themselves high places in all their cities, from the towers of the watchmen to the fenced cities.

And they had set themselves up images and groves in every high hill and under every green tree;

and there they burnt incense in all the high places like the Gentiles, whom the LORD had carried away before them, and wrought wicked things to provoke the LORD to anger:

However each nation made gods of their own and put them in the houses of the high places which those of Samaria had made, each nation in their city in which they dwelt.

So they feared the LORD and made unto themselves of the lowest of them priests of the high places, who sacrificed for them in the houses of the high places.

He removed the high places and broke the images and cut down the groves and broke in pieces the brasen serpent that Moses had made; for unto those days, the sons of Israel burned incense to it; and he called it Nehushtan.

But if ye say unto me, We trust in the LORD our God: is he not the one whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah has taken away and has said to Judah and Jerusalem, Ye shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem?

Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? And against whom hast thou exalted thy voice and lifted up thine eyes on high? Against the Holy One of Israel.

For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah, his father, had destroyed, and he raised up altars for Baal and made a grove, as Ahab, king of Israel, had done; and he worshipped all the host of heaven and served those things.

Go up to Hilkiah, the high priest, that he may sum the silver which has been brought into the house of the LORD, which the keepers of the door have gathered of the people;

Then Hilkiah, the high priest, said unto Shaphan, the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of the LORD. And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, and he read it.

And the king commanded Hilkiah, the high priest, and the priests of the second order and the keepers of the door, to bring forth out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels that had been made for Baal and for the grove and for all the host of heaven; and he burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron and caused their dust to be carried unto Bethel.

And he put down the religious persons whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the places round about Jerusalem; likewise, those that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.

And he brought all the priests out of the cities of Judah and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba, and broke down the high places of the gates that were in the entering in of the gate of Joshua, the governor of the city, which were on a man's left hand at the gate of the city.

Nevertheless, the priests of the high places did not come up to the altar of the LORD in Jerusalem, but they did eat of the unleavened bread among their brethren.

Likewise, the king defiled the high places that were before Jerusalem, which were on the right hand of the mount of corruption, which Solomon, the king of Israel, had built unto Ashtoreth, the abomination of the Zidonians, and unto Chemosh, the abomination of the Moabites, and unto Milcom, the abomination of the sons of Ammon.

Likewise, the altar that was at Bethel and the high place which Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, who caused Israel to sin, had made: both that altar and the high place he broke down and burned the high place and stamped it small to powder and burned the grove.

And all the houses also of the high places that were in the cities of Samaria, which the kings of Israel had made to provoke the LORD to anger, Josiah took away and did to them according to all the acts that he had done in Bethel.

And he slew all the priests of the high places that were there upon the altars and burned men's bones upon them and returned to Jerusalem.

And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand and slew him with his own spear.

And Zadok, the priest, and his brethren, the priests, before the tabernacle of the LORD in the high place that was at Gibeon,

And yet this was a small thing in thy eyes, O God, for thou hast also spoken of thy slave's house for a great while to come and hast regarded me according to the estate of a man of high degree, O LORD God.

For the tabernacle of the LORD, which Moses made in the wilderness, and the altar of the burnt offering were at that season in the high place at Gibeon,

So Solomon and all the congregation with him went to the high place that was at Gibeon, for there was the tabernacle of the testimony of God, which Moses the slave of the LORD had made in the wilderness.

Then Solomon returned to Jerusalem from the high place that was at Gibeon, from before the tabernacle of the testimony, and reigned over Israel.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
מרום 
Marowm 
Usage: 54

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

עליון 
'elyown 
Usage: 53

משׂגּב 
Misgab 
Usage: 17

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

ὑψηλός 
Hupselos 
Usage: 10

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

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

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

ὑψηλοφρονέω 
Hupselophroneo 
Usage: 2

ὕψιστος 
Hupsistos 
Usage: 12

ὕψωμα 
Hupsoma 
Usage: 2

χαριτόω 
Charitoo 
Usage: 2

χιλίαρχος 
Chiliarchos 
Usage: 22