International Standard Bible EncyclopediaHIGHEST
hi'-est (`elyon; hupsistos): The translation of `elyon, used frequently of God and commonly translated "Most High" (Psalm 18:13, "The Highest gave his voice," the Revised Version (British and American) "Most High"; Psalm 87:5, "the highest himself," the Revised Version (British and American) "Most High"; Ezekiel 41:7, "the lowest (chamber) to the highest"); of tsammereth, the foliage of a tree (as if the wool or hair of trees), "the highest branch" (Ezekiel 17:3, 12, the Revised Version (British and American) "top," "lofty top"); of ro'sh, "head," "top" (Proverbs 8:26, "the highest part of the dust of the world," the King James Version margin "the chief part," the Revised Version (British and American) "the beginning of," margin "sum"); gappe marom, "on the ridges of the heights" (Proverbs 9:3, "the highest places of the city"); ghabhoah me`al gabhoah, literally, "one high (powerful) who is above the high (oppressor)," is translated "he that is higher than the highest" (Ecclesiastes 5:8), the Revised Version (British and American) "one higher than the high (regardeth)." In the New Testament, hupsistos (like `elyon) is used of God (Luke 1:32, "the Son of the Highest," Luke 1:35, "the power of the Highest," Luke 1:76, "the prophet of the Highest"; Luke 6:35, "the children of the Highest," in these places the Revised Version (British and American) has "Most High"); we have also "Hosanna in the highest" (Matthew 21:9 Mark 11:10; see HOSANNA), "Glory to God in the highest" (Luke 2:14), "Glory in the highest" (Luke 19:38); protoklisia, "the first reclining-place" (at table), the chief place at meals, the middle place in each couch of the triclinium (Robinson), is rendered (Luke 14:8), "the highest room," the Revised Version (British and American) "chief seat"; "room" was introduced by Tyndale; Wycliff had "the first place"; protokathedria (protos, "first," kathedra, "seat"), "the first or chief seat," is rendered (Luke 20:46) "the highest seats," the Revised Version (British and American) "chief seats" Wycliff "the first chairs."
Greek5310. hupsistos -- highest, most high
... highest, most high. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: hupsistos Phonetic
Spelling: (hoop'-sis-tos) Short Definition: highest, most high, the heights ...
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206. akron -- highest, extreme
446. anthupatos -- a consul, proconsul
5092. time -- a valuing, a price
1334. diegeomai -- to relate fully
5251. huperupsoo -- to exalt beyond measure
743. archaggelos -- a chief angel, ie archangel
4410. protokathedria -- the chief seat
4411. protoklisia -- the chief place (at the table)
Strong's Hebrew2872. tabbur -- highest part, center
... 2871, 2872. tabbur. 2873 . highest part, center. Transliteration: tabbur
Phonetic Spelling: (tab-boor') Short Definition: center. ...
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5943. Illay -- "highest," a name of God
8064. shamayim -- heaven, sky
1610. gaph -- body, self, height, elevation
6788. tsammereth -- (tree) top
7991. shaliysh -- a third (part)
7093. qets -- end
1419. gadol -- great
5946. Elyon -- "high," a name of God
5920. al -- height
Glory in the Highest!
Life on the Highest Plane
The Prophet of the Highest.
What is the Chief and Highest End of Man?
Whether the Sin of the Highest Angel was the Cause of the Others ...
God the Highest and Unchangeable Good, from whom are all Other ...
Of the Highest Degree of the Most Interior Life
Glory to God in the Highest. --Luke ii. 13
Whether the Highest Angel among those who Sinned was the Highest ...
"Himself is Nearest and Meekest, Highest and Lowest, and Doeth All ...
ThesaurusPrince (160 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The one of highest rank; one holding the highest place and authority; a
sovereign; a monarch; -- originally applied to either sex, but now rarely ...
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Supreme (13 Occurrences)
Sinai (38 Occurrences)
Meridian (1 Occurrence)
Best (252 Occurrences)
Superlative (2 Occurrences)
Chief (696 Occurrences)
Blessing (357 Occurrences)
Abomination (78 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceHighest (58 Occurrences)
Matthew 4:5 Then the Evil One took him to the holy town; and he put him on the highest point of the Temple and said to him,
Matthew 21:9 The multitudes who went before him, and who followed kept shouting, " Hosanna to the son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!"
Mark 11:10 Blessed is the kingdom of our father David that is coming in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!"
Luke 1:32 He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
Luke 1:35 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
Luke 1:76 And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;
Luke 2:14 "Glory to God in the highest, on earth peace, good will toward men."
Luke 4:9 And he took him to Jerusalem and put him on the highest point of the Temple and said to him, If you are the Son of God, let yourself go down from here; for it is said in the Writings,
Luke 6:35 But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.
Luke 14:8 When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;
Luke 19:38 saying, "Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven, and glory in the highest!"
Ephesians 3:20 Now to Him who, in exercise of His power that is at work within us, is able to do infinitely beyond all our highest prayers or thoughts--
Philippians 2:9 For this reason God has put him in the highest place and has given to him the name which is greater than every name;
1 Thessalonians 5:13 And have a high opinion of them in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.
Hebrews 1:3 who being the brightness of the glory, and the impress of His subsistence, bearing up also the all things by the saying of his might -- through himself having made a cleansing of our sins, sat down at the right hand of the greatness in the highest,
1 Peter 2:13 Be subject, then, to every human creation, because of the Lord, whether to a king, as the highest,
Leviticus 21:10 And he that is the high priest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing oil is poured, and that is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not let the hair of his head go loose, nor rend his clothes;
Deuteronomy 10:14 Behold, to Yahweh your God belongs heaven and the heaven of heavens, the earth, with all that is therein.
Deuteronomy 28:13 The Lord will make you the head and not the tail; and you will ever have the highest place, if you give ear to the orders of the Lord your God which I give you today, to keep and to do them;
Judges 9:37 And Gaal addeth yet to speak, and saith, 'Lo, people are coming down from the high part of the land, and another detachment is coming by the way of the oak of Meonenim.'
2 Samuel 22:14 The Lord made thunder in the heavens, and the voice of the Highest was sounding out.
1 Kings 8:27 But will God in very deed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house that I have built!
2 Kings 19:23 You have sent your servants with evil words against the Lord, and have said, With all my war-carriages I have come up to the top of the mountains, to the inmost parts of Lebanon; its tall cedars will be cut down, and the best trees of its woods; I will come up into his highest places, into his thick woods.
2 Chronicles 2:6 But who is able to build him a house, seeing heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain him? who am I then, that I should build him a house, save only to burn incense before him?
2 Chronicles 6:18 But will God indeed dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house which I have built!
2 Chronicles 32:33 And Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the highest place of the sepulchres of the sons of David; and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem did him honour at his death. And Manasseh his son reigned in his stead.
Nehemiah 9:6 You are Yahweh, even you alone; you have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their army, the earth and all things that are thereon, the seas and all that is in them, and you preserve them all; and the army of heaven worships you.
Esther 1:14 and the next to him were Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, who saw the king's face, and sat first in the kingdom),
Job 21:22 Shall any teach God knowledge? seeing it is He that judgeth those that are high.
Job 22:12 Is not God in the height of heaven? And behold the topmost of the stars, how high they are!
Job 33:17 That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man. chamber to the highest by the middle chamber.
Psalms 18:13 The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.
Psalms 68:33 To him who rides on the heaven of heavens, which are of old; behold, he utters his voice, a mighty voice.
Psalms 87:5 And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her.
Psalms 89:27 I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.
Psalms 137:6 If I let you go out of my thoughts, and if I do not put Jerusalem before my greatest joy, let my tongue be fixed to the roof of my mouth.
Psalms 148:4 Give praise to him, you highest heavens, and you waters which are over the heavens.
Proverbs 8:26 While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
Proverbs 9:3 She has sent out her maidens. She cries from the highest places of the city:
Proverbs 9:14 And she sitteth at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city,
Ecclesiastes 5:8 If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter: for he that is higher than the highest regardeth; and there be higher than they.
Isaiah 2:2 And it will come about in the last days, that the mountain of the Lord will be placed on the top of the mountains, and be lifted up over the hills; and all nations will come to it.
Isaiah 7:11 Ask for thee a sign from Jehovah thy God, Make deep the request, or make 'it' high upwards.'
Isaiah 17:6 But it will be like a man shaking an olive-tree, something will still be there, two or three berries on the top of the highest branch, four or five on the outside branches of a fertile tree, says the Lord, the God of Israel.
Isaiah 37:24 You have sent your servants with evil words against the Lord, and have said, With all my war-carriages I have come up to the top of the mountains, to the inmost parts of Lebanon; and its tall cedars will be cut down, and the best trees of its woods: I will come up into his highest places, into his thick woods.
Ezekiel 17:3 And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; A great eagle with great wings, longwinged, full of feathers, which had divers colours, came unto Lebanon, and took the highest branch of the cedar:
Ezekiel 17:4 Biting off the highest of its young branches, he took it to the land of Canaan, and put it in a town of traders.
Ezekiel 17:22 Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant it upon an high mountain and eminent:
Ezekiel 41:7 And there was an enlarging, and a winding about still upward to the side chambers: for the winding about of the house went still upward round about the house: therefore the breadth of the house was still upward, and so increased from the lowest chamber to the highest by the midst.
Ezekiel 42:6 For they were on three floors, and they had no pillars like the pillars of the outer square; so the highest was narrower than the lowest and middle floors from the earth level.
Daniel 5:7 The king, crying out with a loud voice, said that the users of secret arts, the Chaldaeans, and the readers of signs, were to be sent for. The king made answer and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever is able to make out this writing, and make clear to me the sense of it, will be clothed in purple and have a chain of gold round his neck, and will be a ruler of high authority in the kingdom.
Daniel 5:16 And I have had news of you, that you have the power of making things clear, and of answering hard questions: now if you are able to make out the writing and give me the sense of it, you will be clothed in purple and have a gold chain round your neck and be a ruler of high authority in the kingdom.
Daniel 5:29 Then, by the order of Belshazzar, they put a purple robe on Daniel, and a gold chain round his neck, and a public statement was made that he was to be a ruler of high authority in the kingdom.
Daniel 7:18 and receive the kingdom do the saints of the Most High, and they strengthen the kingdom unto the age, even unto the age of the ages.
Daniel 7:22 till that the Ancient of Days hath come, and judgment is given to the saints of the Most High, and the time hath come, and the saints have strengthened the kingdom.
Daniel 7:25 and words as an adversary of the Most High it doth speak, and the saints of the Most High it doth wear out, and it hopeth to change seasons and law; and they are given into its hand, till a time, and times, and a division of a time.
Daniel 7:27 and the kingdom, and the dominion, even the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heavens, is given to the people -- the saints of the Most High, His kingdom 'is' a kingdom age-during, and all dominions do serve and obey Him.
Micah 4:1 But in the latter days, it will happen that the mountain of Yahweh's temple will be established on the top of the mountains, and it will be exalted above the hills; and peoples will stream to it.
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