'Highly' in the Bible
The Lord regretted that he had made humankind on the earth, and he was highly offended.
The land of Egypt is before you; settle your father and your brothers in the best region of the land. They may live in the land of Goshen. If you know of any highly capable men among them, put them in charge of my livestock."
The LORD made the Egyptians look on the people with favor. Also the man Moses was highly regarded in the land of Egypt, both in the opinion of Pharaoh's officials and in the opinion of the people.
Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord. They said:I will sing to the Lord,for He is highly exalted;He has thrown the horseand its rider into the sea.
Miriam sang to them:Sing to the Lord,for He is highly exalted;He has thrown the horseand its rider into the sea.
for very highly will I honour thee, and whatever thou shalt say to me will I do; come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people.
And now flee thou to thy place; I said I would very highly honour thee, and behold, Jehovah has kept thee back from honour.
“Look,” the attendant said, “there’s a man of God in this city who is highly respected; everything he says is sure to come true. Let’s go there now. Maybe he’ll tell us which way we should go.”
When Saul saw that David was highly successful, he feared him.
Then the commanders of the Philistines went out to battle, and it happened as often as they went out, that David behaved himself more wisely than all the servants of Saul. So his name was highly esteemed.
And behold, as thy life was highly esteemed this day in mine eyes, so let my life be highly esteemed in the eyes of Jehovah, that he may deliver me out of all distress.
No man in all Israel was as handsome and highly praised as Absalom. From the sole of his foot to the top of his head, he did not have a single flaw.
In those days Ahithophel's advice was considered as valuable as a prophetic revelation. Both David and Absalom highly regarded the advice of Ahithophel.
Now Ahithophel's advice that he provided at that time was being compared to one who inquired of God, so highly regarded was Ahithophel's counsel by both David and Absalom.
All these buildings were made, inside and out, from base to crowning stone, and outside to the great walled square, of highly priced stone, cut to different sizes with cutting-instruments.
And the base was of great masses of highly priced stone, some ten cubits and some eight cubits square.
Overhead were highly priced stones cut to measure, and cedar-wood.
Naaman, commander of the army for the king of Aram, was a great man in his master’s sight and highly regarded because through him, the Lord had given victory to Aram. The man was a brave warrior, but he had a skin disease.
And David perceived that Jehovah had established him king over Israel, for his kingdom was highly exalted, because of his people Israel.
For the Lord is great and highly praised;He is feared above all gods.
His son Shemaiah also had sons, who were leaders of their families, for they were highly respected.
As for the Hebronites: Jeriah was the leader of the Hebronites according to the genealogical records. In the fortieth year of David's reign, they examined the records and discovered there were highly respected men in Jazer in Gilead.
The Lord highly exalted Solomon in the sight of all Israel and bestowed on him such royal majesty as had not been bestowed on any king over Israel before him.
Solomon son of David strengthened his hold on his kingdom. The Lord his God was with him and highly exalted him.
Mordecai the Jew was second only to King Ahasuerus, famous among the Jews, and highly popular with many of his relatives. He continued to seek good for his people and to speak for the welfare of all his descendants.
What is man, that You think so highly of himand pay so much attention to him?
The princes of the people have assembled themselves as the people of the God of Abraham,For the shields of the earth belong to God;He is highly exalted.
A song. A psalm of the sons of Korah.The Lord is great and highly praisedin the city of our God.His holy mountain,
God is known in Judah;His name is great in Israel.
For the Lord is great and is highly praised;He is feared above all gods.
For you, O Yahweh, [are] most high over all the earth. You are highly exalted above all gods.
Though the LORD is highly exalted, yet he pays attention to those who are lowly regarded, but he is aware of the arrogant from afar.
I will speak highly of you, my God and King, and I will bless your name forever and ever.
Yahweh is great and is highly praised;His greatness is unsearchable.
Esteem her highly and she will exalt you; she will honor you if you embrace her.
The leaders and the highly respected people are the head, the prophets who teach lies are the tail.
The fool will no longer be called noble, nor the scoundrel be highly respected.
"I, the Lord, say: 'This shows how I will ruin the highly exalted position in which Judah and Jerusalem take pride.
The ships of Tarshish were thy caravans for thy traffic; and thou wast replenished, and highly honoured, in the heart of the seas.
"Daniel, I've now come to give you insight and understanding. Because you're highly regarded, the answer was issued when you began your prayer, and I've come to tell you. Pay attention to my message and you'll understand the vision.
He told me, "Daniel, man highly regarded, understand the message that I'm about to relate to you. Stand up, because I've been sent to you.' When he spoke this statement to me, I stood there trembling.
and said, "Don't be afraid, man highly regarded. Be at peace, and be strong.' "As soon as he spoke to me, I gained strength and replied, "Sir, please speak, now that you've strengthened me.'
The other ten, hearing of it, were at first highly indignant with James and John.
Joseph of Arimathea, a highly respected member of the Council, who was waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.
And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
A centurion’s slave, who was highly valued by him, was sick and about to die.
And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
highly incensed at their teaching the people and proclaiming in the case of Jesus the Resurrection from among the dead.
None of the rest dared to join them, but the people praised them highly.
But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the Law [of Moses], highly esteemed by all the people, stood up in the Council (Sanhedrin, Jewish High Court) and ordered that the men be taken outside for a little while.
And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the king's country.
The brothers at Lystra and Iconium spoke highly of him.
"A certain Ananias, who was a devout man with respect to the Law and who was highly regarded by all the Jews living there,
What then? Are we Jews more highly estimated than they? Not in the least; for we have already charged all Jews and Gentiles alike with being in thraldom to sin.
For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
being devoted to one another in brotherly love, esteeming one another [more highly] in honor,
One man esteems one day more highly than another; another esteems all days alike. Let every one be thoroughly convinced in his own mind.
and whoever in this way devotedly serves Christ, God takes pleasure in him, and men highly commend him.
We are [regarded as] fools for Christ, but you are so wise in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are highly esteemed, but we are dishonored.
If however I should choose to boast, I should not be a fool for so doing, for I should be speaking the truth. But I forbear, lest any one should be led to estimate me more highly than what his own eyes attest, or more highly than what he hears from my lips.
My eager expectation and hope is that I will not be ashamed about anything, but that now as always, with all boldness, Christ will be highly honored in my body, whether by life or by death.
Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit [through factional motives, or strife], but with [an attitude of] humility [being neither arrogant nor self-righteous], regard others as more important than yourselves.
Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:
So joyfully welcome him in the Lord and make sure you honor such people highly,
And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.
but the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable [quality] of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is highly valuable in the sight of God.
And through this he has given us the hope of great rewards highly to be valued; so that by them we might have our part in God's being, and be made free from the destruction which is in the world through the desires of the flesh.
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