'Higher' in the Bible
Then the waters surged even higher on the earth, and all the high mountains under the whole sky were covered.
Balak sent officials again who were more numerous and higher in rank than the others.
The foreign resident among you will rise higher and higher above you, while you sink lower and lower.
And I said:My God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift my face toward You, my God, because our iniquities are higher than our heads and our guilt is as high as the heavens.
After all this took place, King Ahasuerus honored Haman, son of Hammedatha the Agagite. He promoted him in rank and gave him a higher position than all the other officials.
They are higher than the heavens—what can you do?They are deeper than Sheol—what can you know?
For Your faithful love is higher than the heavens,and Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.
If you see oppression of the poor and perversion of justice and righteousness in the province, don’t be astonished at the situation, because one official protects another official, and higher officials protect them.
“For as heaven is higher than earth,so My ways are higher than your ways,and My thoughts than your thoughts.
“But when you are invited, go and recline in the lowest place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher.’ You will then be honored in the presence of all the other guests.