'Higher' in the Bible
The flood water surged even higher throughout the earth, until all the highest mountains under the sky were covered.
In response, Balak sent more officers higher ranking ones, at that!
The foreigner in your midst will be elevated higher and higher over you, while you are brought low little by little.
These things are higher than the heavens, so what can you do? They are deeper than Sheol, so what can you know?
"Observe the heavens! Take a look around! Look! The clouds are higher than you, aren't they?
Don't be surprised when you see the poor oppressed and the violent perverting both justice and verdicts in a province, for one high official watches another, and there are ones higher still over them.
"For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Other seeds fell among thorn bushes, and the thorn bushes grew higher and choked them out.
But when you are invited, go and sit down at the place of least honor. Then, when your host comes, he will tell you, "Friend, move up higher,' and you will be honored in the presence of everyone who eats with you.
John told the truth about him when he cried out, "This is the person about whom I said, "The one who comes after me ranks higher than me, because he existed before me.'"