347 occurrences

'High' in the Bible

And the waters prevailed {overwhelmingly} upon the earth, and they covered all the high mountains which were under the entire heaven.

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, "I have raised my hand to Yahweh, God Most High, Maker of heaven and earth,

And the screen of the gate of the courtyard [was] the work of an embroiderer, [with] blue and purple and crimson [yarns] and finely twisted linen; [it was] twenty cubits long and five cubits {high}, like the hangings of the courtyard,

And I will destroy your high places, and I will cut down your incense altars, and I will place your corpses on your idols' corpses; and my inner self shall abhor you.

Because fire went out from Heshbon, a flame from the city of Sihon; it consumed Ar of Moab, the lords of the high places of Arnon.

the declaration of the hearer of God's words, and the knower of the knowledge of the Most High, who sees the vision of Shaddai, who is falling, and [his] eyes [are] revealed.

you will drive out the inhabitants of the land from your presence, and you will destroy all their idols and all the images of their molten idols, and you will demolish all their high places;

The community will deliver the killer from the hand of the blood avenger, and the community will restore him to the city of his refuge to which he fled; and he will live there in it until the death of the high priest who was anointed with holy oil.

because he must live in the city of his refuge until the death of the high priest. But after the death of the high priest the killer will return to the land of his property.

All of these [were] fortified towns with high walls, gates, and bars, {apart from} very many [of] the villages of the open country.

"Hear, Israel, you [are] about to cross the Jordan today to go to dispossess nations larger and more numerous than you, great cities fortified {with high walls},

You must completely demolish all [of] the places there where [they] served their gods, [that is], the nations whom you [are] about to dispossess, on the high mountains, and on the hills and under each leafy green tree.

{and that he then will set you} high above all the nations that he has made for his praise and {for fame} and for honor and {for you to be a holy people} to Yahweh your God, as he {promised}."

And it shall besiege you in all your towns {until your high and fortified walls fall}, which you [are] trusting in {throughout your land}; and it shall besiege you in all of your towns in all of your land that Yahweh your God has given to you.

{When the Most High apportioned} [the] nations, at his dividing [up] of the sons of humankind, he fixed the boundaries of [the] peoples, according to the number of the children of Israel.

And he set him on the high places of [the] land, and he fed [him] the crops of [the] field, and he nursed him with honey from crags, and [with] oil from flinty rock,

Of Benjamin he said, "The beloved of Yahweh dwells {securely}, the Most High shields [all] around him, all the day, and between his shoulders he dwells."

The killer will stay in that city until he stands before the congregation for the trial, until the death of the one who is the high priest in those days. Then {the killer will return} to his city and to his house, to the city from which he fled.'"

He will take a tenth of your seed and your vineyards and give [it] to his high officials and to his servants.

They answered them and said, "There is. Look, [he is] just in front of you! Hurry now, because he has come to the town today, because there [is] a sacrifice for the people today at the high place.

As soon as you enter the town, you will 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. Then afterward the invited [guests] will eat. So then, go up, because you will find him today!"

So they went up to the town. As they [were] entering into the middle of the town, Samuel was coming forth to meet them, to go up to the high place.

Samuel answered Saul and said, "I [am] the seer. Go up {ahead of me} to the high place, and you will eat with me today; then I will send you away in the morning. I will tell you all that [is] {on your mind}.

When they came down from the high place to the town, he spoke with Saul on the roof.

After this, you will come to the Gibeah of God, where there are sentries of [the] Philistines. {Just as you enter} the town there, you will meet a procession of prophets coming down from the high place, with harp, tambourine, flute, and zither before them, and they will be prophesying.

When he finished prophesying, he went to the high place.

"The glory of Israel [is] on your high places; how [the] mighty have fallen!

How [the] mighty have fallen in the midst of the battle; Jonathan [lies] slain on your high places.

Yahweh thundered from heaven, and the Most High {uttered his voice}.

He makes my feet like a doe deer, and on my high places he has set me.

These [are] the last words of David, the declaration of David the son of Jesse, and the declaration of the man exalted [by] the Most High, the anointed one of the God of Jacob and the darling of the songs of Israel.

But the people [were] sacrificing on the high places, for the house for the name of Yahweh had not [yet] been built in those days.

Solomon loved Yahweh, by walking in the statutes of David his father; only he [was] sacrificing and offering incense on the high places.

So the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice, for the great high place [was] there. Solomon used to offer a thousand burnt offerings on that altar.

In front, the inner sanctuary [was] twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide and twenty cubits high, and he overlaid it [with] pure gold and covered the altar [with] cedar.

He made two cherubim of olive wood for the inner sanctuary, ten cubits high.

And [on] the capitals which [were] on top of the pillars in the porch [were] works of lilies four cubits [high].

At that time, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, on the mountain which {faces} Jerusalem and for Molech, the abomination of the {Ammonites}.

Then he built the houses on the high places, and he appointed priests {from all walks of life} who were not from the sons of Levi.

Jeroboam also inaugurated a religious feast in the eighth month on the fifteenth day of the month, like the religious feast which was in Judah, and he offered [sacrifices] on the altar. Thus he did in Bethel, by sacrificing to the calves that he had made; and he placed in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.

Then he proclaimed against the altar by the word of Yahweh and said, "O altar, altar, thus says Yahweh: 'Look, a son will be born to the house of David, Josiah by name, and he shall sacrifice on you the priests of the high places who burn incense on you, and human bones shall burn on you.'"

For surely, the thing which he proclaimed by the word of Yahweh against the altar which [is] in Bethel will happen, [as it will] against all the houses of the high places which [are] in the cities of Samaria."

After this event, Jeroboam did not turn from his evil way, but he returned and [again] made priests for the high places of people from {all walks of life}. He filled his hand with all [his] desire and became [one of] the priests of the high places [himself].

They also built for themselves high places and stone pillars and sacred poles on every high hill and under every green tree.

But the high places he did not remove. Nevertheless, the heart of Asa was completely with Yahweh all of his days.

He walked in all of the way of Asa his father, and he did not turn aside from it, doing right in the eyes of Yahweh. Only he did not remove the high places; the people [were] still sacrificing and burning incense on the high places.

Only the high places were not removed; the people [were] still making sacrifices and offering incense on the high places.

It happened that when they saw a great deal of money in the chest, the secretary of the king and the high priest would come up, put the money in bags, then count the money found in the temple of Yahweh.

Only the high places were not removed; the people [were] still sacrificing and offering incense on the high places.

Only he did not remove the high places; the people [were] still sacrificing and burning incense on the high places.

Only the high places were not removed; the people still [were] sacrificing and offering incense on the high places. He built the upper gate of the temple of Yahweh.

He sacrificed and offered incense on the high places, on the hills, and under every green tree.

The {Israelites} secretly did things which [were] not right, against Yahweh their God; they built high places for themselves in all their towns, from the watchtower up to the fortified city.

They set up for themselves stone pillars and poles of Asherah worship on every high hill and under every green tree.

They burned incense there on all the high places, like the nations which Yahweh deported before them, and they did evil things to provoke Yahweh.

Yet every nation was making their gods, and they put them in the shrine of the high places that the Samaritans had made, every nation in their cities in which they [were] living.

Those who were fearing Yahweh made priests of the high places {from among themselves}, and they were sacrificing for them in the shrines of the high places.

He removed the high places, and he smashed the stone pillars; he cut down the poles of Asherah worship and demolished the bronze serpent which Moses had made, for up to those days the {Israelites} were offering incense to it and called it Nehushtan.

But if you say to me, 'On Yahweh our God we trust,' [is] it not he whose high places and altars Hezekiah removed, and he had said to Judah and to Jerusalem, 'In the presence of this altar you shall bow down [only] in Jerusalem?'

He returned and rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed. He erected altars for Baal and made a pole of Asherah worship just as Ahab king of Israel had made, and he bowed down to all of the host of heaven and served them.

"Go up to Hilkiah the high priest, and let them count the money being brought to the temple of Yahweh which the keepers of the threshold have collected from the people,

Then Hilkiah the high priest said to Shaphan the secretary, "I have found the scroll of the Torah in the temple of Yahweh," and Hilkiah gave the scroll to Shaphan and he read it.

Then the {king} commanded Hilkiah the high priest, the second priests, and the keepers of the threshold, to bring out of the temple of Yahweh all of the objects made for Baal and for the Asherah and for all the host of heaven, and he burned them outside of Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron, and then he carried their ashes to Bethel

He removed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained [to] burn incense on the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem and who offered incense to, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Then he brought all of the priests from the cities of Judah and defiled the high places where the priests from Geba up to Beersheba burned incense. He tore down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua, the governor of the city, which were on the left of each gate of the city.

However, the priests of the high places did not come up to the altar of Yahweh in Jerusalem, but they ate unleavened bread in the midst of their relatives.

The high places which [were] east of Jerusalem, which [were] on the south of the Mountain of Destruction which Solomon king of Israel had built for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Sidonians and for Chemosh the abomination of Moab and for Molech the detestable thing of the {Ammonites}, the king defiled.

Moreover, the altar which [was] in Bethel, the high place which Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who had caused Israel to sin, had built, even that altar and the high place, [Josiah] tore down. Then he burned down the high place and crushed [the] pole of Asherah worship to dust and burned it with fire.

Moreover, all of the shrines of the high places which [were] in the towns of Samaria which the kings of Israel had made to provoke [Yahweh], Josiah removed, and he did to them like all of the deeds he had done in Bethel

Then he slaughtered all of the priests of the high places who [were] there, on the altars, and he burned the bones of the humans on them. Then he returned [to] Jerusalem.

And [he left] Zadok the priest and his brothers the priests before the tabernacle of Yahweh at the high place which [was] at Gibeon

Now the tabernacle of Yahweh that Moses had made in the desert and the altar of burnt offering [were] at that time at the high place of Gibeon.

And Solomon and the whole assembly with him went to the high place that [was] at Gibeon, for the tent of assembly of God that Moses the servant of Yahweh had made in the desert was there.

So Solomon went from the high place which [was] at Gibeon [to] Jerusalem before the tent of assembly. And he reigned over Israel.

And at the front of the house he made two columns, thirty-five cubits high, and the capital on their top was five cubits.

Under it [were] figures of oxen all around it, ten cubits [high], encircling the sea all around. The oxen [were] in two rows {cast as one piece with it}.

(For Solomon had made a platform of bronze five cubits long and five cubits wide and three cubits high, and placed it in the midst of the outer court.) And he stood upon it, then knelt down on his knees before the whole assembly of Israel and spread out his hands to heaven.

And he appointed his own priests for the high places and for the goat idols and for the bull calves that he had made.

He removed the foreign altars and high places, broke down the stone pillars, and cut down the Asherahs.

And he removed the high places and the incense stands from all the cities of Judah, and the kingdom had rest under him.

But the high places were not removed from Israel. Nevertheless, the heart of Asa was fully devoted all his days.

And his heart was courageous in the ways of Yahweh. Moreover, he removed the high places and the Asherahs from Judah.

Only the high places were not removed. The people still had not yet set their heart on the God of their ancestors.

Moreover, he made high places in the hill country of Judah, and he enticed the inhabitants of Jerusalem to be unfaithful, and he led Judah astray.

And he sacrificed and burned incense at the high places, on the hilltops, and under every flourishing tree.

And {in every city} of Judah he made high places to burn incense to other gods, and he provoked Yahweh, the God of his ancestors, to anger.

And when all this was finished, all Israel who were found in the cities of Judah went out and shattered the stone pillars, cut down the Asherahs, and destroyed the high places and the altars from all Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim, and Manasseh {to the very last one}. Then all the Israelites returned, each to his own property [and] to their cities.

Has not Hezekiah himself removed his high places and his altars and said to Judah and to Jerusalem, saying, "You must bow down before one altar and upon it you must make offerings"?

And {he rebuilt} the high places that Hezekiah his father broke down, and he set up altars for the Baals, made Asherahs, and bowed down to the host of heaven and served them.

Then afterward he built an outer wall for the city of David west of the Gihon in the valley, and for the entrance into the Gate of the Fishes. And it encircled the Ophel and raised it very high. Then he placed strong commanders in all the fortified cities of Judah.

Nevertheless, the people offered at the high places, but only to Yahweh their God.

And his prayer, and [how] he responded to him, all his sin and his unfaithful acts, and the places where he built the high places and set up Asherahs and idols before he humbled himself, behold, they are written in the words of the seers.

In the eighth year of his reign, while he [was] still a boy, he began to seek the God of David his ancestor. And in the twelfth year he began to cleanse Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherahs, the idols, and the images.

And they came to Hilkiah the high priest and gave the money that was brought for the house of God, which the Levites, the guardians of the threshold, had gathered from the hand of Manasseh, Ephraim, and from the whole remnant of Israel, and from all Judah and Benjamin and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Then Eliashib the high priest and his brothers the priests arose and rebuilt the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and erected its doors. They consecrated it up to the Tower of the Hundred and up to the Tower of Hananel.

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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