'Straight' in the Bible
When there is a prolonged blast of the horn and you hear its sound, have all the people give a mighty shout. Then the city wall will collapse, and the people will advance, each man straight ahead.”
So the people shouted, and the trumpets sounded. When they heard the blast of the trumpet, the people gave a great shout, and the wall collapsed. The people advanced into the city, each man straight ahead, and they captured the city.
The cows went straight up the road to Beth-shemesh. They stayed on that one highway, lowing as they went; they never strayed to the right or to the left. The Philistine rulers were walking behind them to the territory of Beth-shemesh.
Lord, lead me in Your righteousnessbecause of my adversaries;make Your way straight before me.
I am teaching you the way of wisdom;I am guiding you on straight paths.
Let your eyes look forward;fix your gaze straight ahead.
Her feet go down to death;her steps head straight for Sheol.
calling to those who pass by,who go straight ahead on their paths:
Foolishness brings joy to one without sense,but a man with understanding walks a straight path.
The path of the righteous is level;You clear a straight path for the righteous.
A voice of one crying out:Prepare the way of the Lord in the wilderness;make a straight highway for our God in the desert.
A measuring line will once again stretch out straight to the hill of Gareb and then turn toward Goah.
Their legs were straight, and the soles of their feet were like the hooves of a calf, sparkling like the gleam of polished bronze.
Their wings were touching. The creatures did not turn as they moved; each one went straight ahead.
Each creature went straight ahead. Wherever the Spirit wanted to go, they went without turning as they moved.
Their faces looked like the same faces I had seen by the Chebar Canal. Each creature went straight ahead.
For he is the one spoken of through the prophet Isaiah, who said:A voice of one crying out in the wilderness:Prepare the way for the Lord;make His paths straight!
A voice of one crying out in the wilderness:Prepare the way for the Lord;make His paths straight!
When the angels had left them and returned to heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go straight to Bethlehem and see what has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.”
as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah:A voice of one crying out in the wilderness:Prepare the way for the Lord;make His paths straight!
Every valley will be filled,and every mountain and hill will be made low;the crooked will become straight,the rough ways smooth,
He said, “I am a voice of one crying out in the wilderness: Make straight the way of the Lord—just as Isaiah the prophet said.”
“Get up and go to the street called Straight,” the Lord said to him, “to the house of Judas, and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, since he is praying there.
Then Saul—also called Paul—filled with the Holy Spirit, stared straight at the sorcerer
and said, “You son of the Devil, full of all deceit and all fraud, enemy of all righteousness! Won’t you ever stop perverting the straight paths of the Lord?
Paul said in a loud voice, “Stand upright on your feet!” And he jumped up and started to walk around.
Then, setting sail from Troas, we ran a straight course to Samothrace, the next day to Neapolis,
and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed instead.
They have gone astray by abandoning the straight path and have followed the path of Balaam, the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness