Isaiah 40:4
Good News Translation
Fill every valley; level every mountain. The hills will become a plain, and the rough country will be made smooth.

Contemporary English Version
Fill in the valleys; flatten every hill and mountain. Level the rough and rugged ground.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straight, and the rough ways plain.

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Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straight, and the rough ways plain.

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Isaiah 42:11,15,16 Let the desert and the cities thereof be exalted: Cedar shall dwell in houses: ye inhabitants of Petra, give praise, they shall cry from the top of the mountains. . . .

1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the needy from the dust, and lifteth up the poor from the dunghill: that he may sit with princes, and hold the throne of glory. For the poles of the earth are the Lord's, and upon them he hath set the world.

Psalm 113:7,8 Raising up the needy from the earth, and lifting up the poor out of the dunghill: . . .

Ezekiel 17:24 And all the trees of the country shall know that I the Lord have brought down the high tree, and exalted the low tree: and have dried up the green tree, and have caused the dry tree to flourish. I the Lord have spoken and have done it.

Ezekiel 21:26 Thus saith the Lord God: Remove the diadem, take off the crown: is it not this that hath exalted the low one, and brought down him that was high?

Luke 1:52,53 He hath put down the mighty from their seat and hath exalted the humble. . . .

Luke 3:5 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 plain.

Luke 18:14 I say to you, this man went down into his house justified rather than the other: because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

every mountain

Isaiah 2:12-15 Because the day of the Lord of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and highminded, and upon every one that is arrogant, and he shall be humbled. . . .

Job 40:11-13 Scatter the proud in thy indignation, and behold every arrogant man, and humble him. . . .

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Isaiah 42:16 And I will lead the blind into the way which they know not: and in the paths which they were ignorant of I will make them walk: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight: these things have I done to them, and have not forsaken them.

Isaiah 45:2 I will go before thee, and will humble the great ones of the earth: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and will burst the bars of iron.

Proverbs 2:15 That thou mayst be delivered from the strange woman, and from the stranger, who softeneth her words;

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Context
Prepare the Way for the LORD
3The voice of one crying in the desert: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the wilderness the paths of our God. 4Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straight, and the rough ways plain.5And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh together shall see, that the mouth of the Lord hath spoken.…
Cross References
Luke 3:5
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 plain.

Isaiah 2:14
And upon all the high mountains and upon all the elevated hills.

Isaiah 40:3
The voice of one crying in the desert: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the wilderness the paths of our God.

Isaiah 40:5
And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh together shall see, that the mouth of the Lord hath spoken.

Isaiah 42:16
And I will lead the blind into the way which they know not: and in the paths which they were ignorant of I will make them walk: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight: these things have I done to them, and have not forsaken them.

Isaiah 45:2
I will go before thee, and will humble the great ones of the earth: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and will burst the bars of iron.

Isaiah 49:11
And I will make all my mountains a way, and my paths shall be exalted.

Zechariah 4:7
Who art thou, O great mountain, before Zorobabel? thou shalt become a plain: and he shall bring out the chief stone, and shall give equal grace to the grace thereof.

Additional Translations
Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill made low; the uneven ground will become smooth, and the rugged land a plain.Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain:

Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low; and the uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain:

Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low: and all the crooked ways shall become straight, and the rough places plains.

Every valley shall be raised up, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places a plain.

Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain:

Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain.

Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain.

Every valley is raised up, And every mountain and hill become low, And the crooked place hath become a plain, And the entangled places a valley.
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