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Highways

Roads for public use — Nu 20:19; De 2:27.

Called the king’s highway — Nu 20:17.

Marked out by heaps of stones — Jer 31:21.

Generally broad — Jdj 20:32,45; Mt 7:13.

Generally straight — 1Sa 6:12; Isa 40:3.

Made to all cities of refuge — De 19:2,3.

Often made in deserts — Isa 40:3.

Infested with

Serpents. — Ge 49:17.

Wild beasts. — 1Ki 13:24; Isa 35:9.

Robbers. — Jer 3:2; Lu 10:30-33.

Beggars sat by sides of — Mt 20:30; Mr 10:46.

Often obstructed — Jer 18:15.

All obstructions removed from, before persons of distinction — Isa 40:3,4; Mt 3:3.

By-paths more secure in times of danger — Jdj 5:6.

Desolation of, threatened as a punishment — Le 26:22; Isa 33:8.

Illustrative

Of Christ. — Joh 14:6.

Of the way of holiness. — Isa 35:8.

Of facilities for the restoration of the Jews. — Isa 11:16; 62:10.

(Made in the deserts,) of facilities for the spread of the gospel. — Isa 40:3; 43:19.

(Narrow,) of the way of life. — Mt 7:14.

(Broad,) of the way to destruction. — Mt 7:13.

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