'Straight' in the Bible
Now Joseph was well built and good looking. That's why, sometime later, Joseph's master's wife looked straight at Joseph and propositioned him: "Come on! Let's have a little sex!"
Pharoah sent word to summon Joseph quickly from the dungeon, so they shaved his beard, changed his clothes, and then sent him straight to Pharaoh.
When they sound a long blast with the ram's horn, as soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then the entire army is to cry out loud, the city wall will collapse, and then all of the soldiers are to charge straight ahead."
So the army shouted and the trumpets were blown again. As soon as the army heard the sound of the trumpets, they shouted loudly and the wall collapsed. The army charged straight ahead into the city and captured it.
The LORD looked straight at him and replied, "Go with this determination of yours and deliver Israel from Midian's domination. I've directed you, haven't I?"
But then the smoke began to rise from the city in a column. The army of Benjamin observed behind them that the whole city was going up in flames straight into the sky!
The cows took a straight path along the road to Beth-shemesh. They stayed on the highway, lowing as they went, and did not turn to the right or the left. The Philistine lords followed them as far as the border of Beth-shemesh.
So Asahel ran straight after Abner, following him.
One time there was a famine during David's reign that went on for three straight years. David sought the LORD, who said, "Saul and his household are guilty because he executed the Gibeonites."
Afraid of Solomon, Adonijah also jumped up and headed straight for the horns of the altar.
When some men passed by and noticed the body lying in the middle of the road and the lion standing beside the body, they went straight to the city and told what had happened in the city where the old prophet lived.
When Athaliah heard all the commotion of the people running around and praising the king, she went straight to the LORD's Temple to confront the people.
when a strong wind came straight out of the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house. It collapsed on the young people, and they died. I alone escaped to tell you!"
LORD, lead me in your righteousness because of my enemies. Make your path straight before me.
He led them in a straight way to find a city where they could live.
Though I walk straight into trouble, you preserve my life, stretching out your hand to fight the vehemence of my enemies, and your right hand delivers me.
In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
I have directed you in the way of wisdom, and I have led you along straight paths.
Let your eyes look directly ahead; fix your gaze straight in front of you.
What is crooked cannot be made straight; what is not there cannot be counted.
A voice cries out: "In the wilderness prepare the way for the LORD; and in the desert a straight highway for our God.'
They'll come crying, and I'll lead them as they pray for mercy. I'll make them walk by streams of water, along a straight path on which they won't stumble. For I am Israel's father, and Ephraim is my firstborn."
A measuring line will go straight out from there to the hill of Gareb, and then it will turn to Goah.
and straight legs. Their feet resembled calves' hooves, but they gleamed like polished bronze.
Now as to their four faces and four pairs of wings, their pairs of wings overlapped each other. They moved in straight directions without turning their faces around as they moved.
Each moved in straight directions. Wherever they decided to go, they went without turning themselves.
and underneath the canopy, their wings spread out straight over their heads toward each other. They each also had two wings with which they covered themselves, one wing covering its body on one side and one wing covering itself on the other side.
As to the likeness of their faces, they were like what I had seen on the bank of the Chebar River. They each moved straight ahead.
I'll make sure that you go straight to the Pit, into the lowest part of the earth, where you'll be with people who lived in ancient times. You'll keep company there with the dead, who have gone into the Pit. As a result, your city won't be inhabited. Meanwhile, I will display my glory in the land of the living.
Everyone who handles an oar will abandon ship, they'll head straight for dry land,
They won't be buried with dead warriors from ancient times, who went straight to Sheol, buried with their war weapons, with their swords placed under their heads and their shields laid on top of their bones, since they spread terror throughout the land of the living.
When the people who live in the land come into the LORD's presence during the festivals, whoever enters through the northern gate is to leave through the southern gate, and whoever enters through the southern gate is to leave through the northern gate. No one is to leave by the same route that he enters, but instead is to go straight out.
"At that time I, Daniel, had been mourning for three straight weeks.
Each of you will go out through the breaches of the walls straight to Mt. Hermon," declares the LORD.
This is what he showed me: Look! The Lord was standing upon a wall that stood straight and true, with a plumb line in his hand.
He was the one the prophet Isaiah was referring to when he said, "He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"
He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"
as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah, "He is a voice calling 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 leveled. The crooked ways will be made straight, and the rough roads will be made smooth.
A woman was there who had a spirit that had disabled her for eighteen years. She was hunched over and completely unable to stand up straight.
Then he placed his hands on her, and immediately she stood up straight and began praising God.
Then the Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. And Peter remembered the word from the Lord, and how he had told him, "Before a rooster crows today, you will deny me three times."
At this point Simon Peter arrived, following him, and went straight into the tomb. He observed that the linen cloths were lying there,
Peter, along with John, looked him straight in the eye and said, "Look at us!"
But Stephen, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked straight into heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at the right hand of God.
The Lord told him, "Get up, go to the street called Straight, and in the home of Judas look for a man from Tarsus named Saul. At this very moment he's praying.
But Saul, also known as Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked him straight in the eye
and said, "You're full of every form of deception and trickery, you son of the Devil, you enemy of all that is right! You'll never stop perverting the straight ways of the Lord, will you?
he said in a loud voice, "Stand up straight on your feet!" Then the man jumped up and began to walk.
Sailing from Troas, we went straight to Samothrace, the next day to Neapolis,
When we had torn ourselves away from those brothers, we sailed straight to Cos, and the next day to Rhodes, and from there to Patara.
Paul looked straight at the Council and said, "Brothers, with a clear conscience I have done my duty before God up to this very day."
They have left the straight path and wandered off to follow the path of Bosor's son Balaam, who loved the reward he got for doing wrong.