'Higher' in the Bible
Water shall flow from his buckets. His seed shall be in many waters. His king shall be higher than Agag. His kingdom shall be exalted.
The foreigner who is in the midst of you shall mount up above you higher and higher; and you shall come down lower and lower.
He had a son, whose name was Saul, an impressive young man; and there was not among the children of Israel a better person than he. From his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.
They ran and fetched him there; and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.
Look to the heavens, and see. See the skies, which are higher than you.
From the end of the earth, I will call to you, when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
If you see the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a district, don't marvel at the matter: for one official is eyed by a higher one; and there are officials over them.
"For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
The side rooms were broader as they encompassed [the house] higher and higher; for the encompassing of the house went higher and higher around the house: therefore the breadth of the house [continued] upward; and so one went up [from] the lowest [room] to the highest by the middle [room].
Then I lifted up my eyes, and saw, and behold, there stood before the river a ram which had two horns: and the two horns were high; but one was higher than the other, and the higher came up last.
But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes, he may tell you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at the table with you.
Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God.
For such a high priest was fitting for us: holy, guiltless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;