|New International Version (© 2011)|
Every valley shall be filled in, every mountain and hill made low. The crooked roads shall become straight, the rough ways smooth.
King James Bible
Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways shall be made smooth;
American Standard Version
Every valley shall be filled, And every mountain and hill shall be brought low; And the crooked shall become straight, And the rough ways smooth;
Young's Literal Translation
every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straightness, and the rough become smooth ways;
Luke 3:5 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Every they shall be filled - All hinderances shall be taken out of the way: a quotation from the Greek version of Isaiah 40:4, containing an allusion to the preparations made in rough countries to facilitate the march of mighty kings and conquerors. See the instance produced on Matthew 3:3 (note).
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Luke 1:51-53 He has showed strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts...
Isaiah 2:11-17 The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down...
Isaiah 35:6-8 Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out...
Isaiah 40:4 Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight...
Isaiah 49:11 And I will make all my mountains a way, and my highways shall be exalted.
Isaiah 61:1-3 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings to the meek...
Ezekiel 17:24 And all the trees of the field shall know that I the LORD have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree...
James 1:9 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:
and the crooked.
Isaiah 42:16 And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known...
Isaiah 45:2 I will go before you, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of brass...
Hebrews 12:12,13 Why lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees...
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Isaiah 40:4 Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the rough ground shall become level, the rugged places a plain.
Isaiah 42:16 I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them.