A road, especially an elevated road (Isaiah 62:10). In addition to literal uses, there are figurative uses, especially in Isaiah. In
Proverbs 15:19 the highway of the righteous is an image for their way of conduct. The highway of
Isaiah 11:16 and
Isaiah 35:10 is an assurance that the exiles will have safe and speedy passage home.
Isaiah 40:3 speaks of preparing a highway for the Lord. See Transportation and Travel; Palestine.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'HIGHWAY'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".