Verses with the word high in the Apocrypha (174 verses):
1 Esdras 2:3
Saying, Thus saith Cyrus king of the Persians; The Lord of Israel, the most high Lord, hath made me king of the whole world,
1 Esdras 4:34
O ye men, are not women strong? great is the earth, high is the heaven, swift is the sun in his course, for he compasseth the heavens round about, and fetcheth his course again to his own place in one day.
1 Esdras 5:40
For unto them said Nehemias and Atharias, that they should not be partakers of the holy things, till there arose up an high priest clothed with doctrine and truth.
1 Esdras 6:31
That offerings may be made to the most high God for the king and for his children, and that they may pray for their lives.
1 Esdras 8:19
And I king Artexerxes have also commanded the keepers of the treasures in Syria and Phenice, that whatsoever Esdras the priest and the reader of the law of the most high God shall send for, they should give it him with speed,
1 Esdras 8:21
Let all things be performed after the law of God diligently unto the most high God, that wrath come not upon the kingdom of the king and his sons.
1 Esdras 9:46
And when he opened the law, they stood all straight up. So Esdras blessed the Lord God most High, the God of hosts, Almighty.
2 Esdras 2:43
And in the midst of them there was a young man of a high stature, taller than all the rest, and upon every one of their heads he set crowns, and was more exalted; which I marvelled at greatly.
2 Esdras 3:3
And my spirit was sore moved, so that I began to speak words full of fear to the most High, and said,
2 Esdras 4:2
And said, Thy heart hath gone to far in this world, and thinkest thou to comprehend the way of the most High?
2 Esdras 4:23
For it was not my mind to be curious of the high things, but of such as pass by us daily, namely, wherefore Israel is given up as a reproach to the heathen, and for what cause the people whom thou hast loved is given over unto ungodly nations, and why the law of our forefathers is brought to nought, and the written covenants come to none effect,
2 Esdras 5:4
But if the most High grant thee to live, thou shalt see after the third trumpet that the sun shall suddenly shine again in the night, and the moon thrice in the day:
2 Esdras 5:22
And my soul recovered the spirit of understanding, and I began to talk with the most High again,
2 Esdras 5:34
And I said, No, Lord: but of very grief have I spoken: for my reins pain me every hour, while I labour to comprehend the way of the most High, and to seek out part of his judgment.
2 Esdras 6:32
For thy voice is heard before the most High: for the Mighty hath seen thy righteous dealing, he hath seen also thy chastity, which thou hast had ever since thy youth.
2 Esdras 6:36
And in the eighth night was my heart vexed within me again, and I began to speak before the most High.
2 Esdras 7:23
And deceived themselves by their wicked deeds; and said of the most High, that he is not; and knew not his ways:
2 Esdras 7:33
And the most High shall appear upon the seat of judgment, and misery shall pass away, and the long suffering shall have an end:
2 Esdras 7:52
And that the glory of the most High is kept to defend them which have led a wary life, whereas we have walked in the most wicked ways of all?
2 Esdras 7:62
I answered then, and said, I know, Lord, that the most High is called merciful, in that he hath mercy upon them which are not yet come into the world,
2 Esdras 8:1
And he answered me, saying, The most High hath made this world for many, but the world to come for few.
2 Esdras 8:48
In this also thou art marvellous before the most High:
2 Esdras 8:56
For when they had taken liberty, they despised the most High, thought scorn of his law, and forsook his ways.
2 Esdras 9:4
Then shalt thou well understand, that the most High spake of those things from the days that were before thee, even from the beginning.
2 Esdras 9:28
And I opened my mouth, and began to talk before the most High, and said,
2 Esdras 10:50
For now the most High seeth that thou art grieved unfeignedly, and sufferest from thy whole heart for her, so hath he shewed thee the brightness of her glory, and the comeliness of her beauty:
2 Esdras 10:59
And so shall the Highest shew thee visions of the high things, which the most High will do unto them that dwell upon the earth in the last days. So I slept that night and another, like as he commanded me.
2 Esdras 12:23
In his last days shall the most High raise up three kingdoms, and renew many things therein, and they shall have the dominion of the earth,
2 Esdras 13:29
Behold, the days come, when the most High will begin to deliver them that are upon the earth.
2 Esdras 13:44
For the most High then shewed signs for them, and held still the flood, till they were passed over.
2 Esdras 13:57
Then went I forth into the field, giving praise and thanks greatly unto the most High because of his wonders which he did in time;
2 Esdras 15:40
The great and mighty clouds shall be puffed up full of wrath, and the star, that they may make all the earth afraid, and them that dwell therein; and they shall pour out over every high and eminent place an horrible star,
2 Esdras 16:60
In the desert hath he made springs of water, and pools upon the tops of the mountains, that the floods might pour down from the high rocks to water the earth.
And when I was in mine own country, in the land of Israel being but young, all the tribe of Nephthali my father fell from the house of Jerusalem, which was chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, that all the tribes should sacrifice there, where the temple of the habitation of the most High was consecrated and built for all ages.
And the most High gave me grace and favour before Enemessar, so that I was his purveyor.
For alms is a good gift unto all that give it in the sight of the most High.
And set the towers thereof upon the gates of it an hundred cubits high, and the breadth thereof in the foundation threescore cubits:
Then he went over Euphrates, and went through Mesopotamia, and destroyed all the high cities that were upon the river Arbonai, till ye come to the sea.
Then came he down toward the sea coast, both he and his army, and set garrisons in the high cities, and took out of them chosen men for aid.
And possessed themselves beforehand of all the tops of the high mountains, and fortified the villages that were in them, and laid up victuals for the provision of war: for their fields were of late reaped.
Also Joacim the high priest, which was in those days in Jerusalem, wrote to them that dwelt in Bethulia, and Betomestham, which is over against Esdraelon toward the open country, near to Dothaim,
And the children of Israel did as Joacim the high priest had commanded them, with the ancients of all the people of Israel, which dwelt at Jerusalem.
And Joacim the high priest, and all the priests that stood before the Lord, and they which ministered unto the Lord, had their loins girt with sackcloth, and offered the daily burnt offerings, with the vows and free gifts of the people,
Then was it declared to Holofernes, the chief captain of the army of Assur, that the children of Israel had prepared for war, and had shut up the passages of the hill country, and had fortified all the tops of the high hills and had laid impediments in the champaign countries:
Now the children of Israel, when they saw the multitude of them, were greatly troubled, and said every one to his neighbour, Now will these men lick up the face of the earth; for neither the high mountains, nor the valleys, nor the hills, are able to bear their weight.
Then said Ozias unto her, O daughter, blessed art thou of the most high God above all the women upon the earth; and blessed be the Lord God, which hath created the heavens and the earth, which hath directed thee to the cutting off of the head of the chief of our enemies.
Then Joacim the high priest, and the ancients of the children of Israel that dwelt in Jerusalem, came to behold the good things that God had shewed to Israel, and to see Judith, and to salute her.
For the mighty one did not fall by the young men, neither did the sons of the Titans smite him, nor high giants set upon him: but Judith the daughter of Merari weakened him with the beauty of her countenance.
Wisdom of Solomon 5:15
But the righteous live for evermore; their reward also is with the Lord, and the care of them is with the most High.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:5
Horribly and speedily shall he come upon you: for a sharp judgment shall be to them that be in high places.
The word of God most high is the fountain of wisdom; and her ways are everlasting commandments.
Many are in high place, and of renown: but mysteries are revealed unto the meek.
Be as a father unto the fatherless, and instead of an husband unto their mother: so shalt thou be as the son of the most High, and he shall love thee more than thy mother doth.
Say not, God will look upon the multitude of my oblations, and when I offer to the most high God, he will accept it.
Hate not laborious work, neither husbandry, which the most High hath ordained.
Let thy talk be with the wise, and all thy communication in the law of the most High.
Do good to the godly man, and thou shalt find a recompence; and if not from him, yet from the most High.
For the most High hateth sinners, and will repay vengeance unto the ungodly, and keepeth them against the mighty day of their punishment.
Turn again to the most High, and turn away from iniquity: for he will lead thee out of darkness into the light of health, and hate thou abomination vehemently.
Who shall praise the most High in the grave, instead of them which live and give thanks?
Admonish thy neighbour before thou threaten him; and not being angry, give place to the law of the most High.
He that hath small understanding, and feareth God, is better than one that hath much wisdom, and transgresseth the law of the most High.
Pales set on an high place will never stand against the wind: so a fearful heart in the imagination of a fool cannot stand against any fear.
A man that breaketh wedlock, saying thus in his heart, Who seeth me? I am compassed about with darkness, the walls cover me, and no body seeth me; what need I to fear? the most High will not remember my sins:
For first, she hath disobeyed the law of the most High; and secondly, she hath trespassed against her own husband; and thirdly, she hath played the whore in adultery, and brought children by another man.
In the congregation of the most High shall she open her mouth, and triumph before his power.
I came out of the mouth of the most High, and covered the earth as a cloud.
I dwelt in high places, and my throne is in a cloudy pillar.
All these things are the book of the covenant of the most high God, even the law which Moses commanded for an heritage unto the congregations of Jacob.
As the sun when it ariseth in the high heaven; so is the beauty of a good wife in the ordering of her house.
Whoso casteth a stone on high casteth it on his own head; and a deceitful stroke shall make wounds.
Lay up thy treasure according to the commandments of the most High, and it shall bring thee more profit than gold.
Some of them hath he made high days, and hallowed them, and some of them hath he made ordinary days.
So look upon all the works of the most High; and there are two and two, one against another.
If they be not sent from the most High in thy visitation, set not thy heart upon them.
The most High is not pleased with the offerings of the wicked; neither is he pacified for sin by the multitude of sacrifices.
The offering of the righteous maketh the altar fat, and the sweet savour thereof is before the most High.
Give unto the most High according as he hath enriched thee; and as thou hast gotten, give with a cheerful eye.
The prayer of the humble pierceth the clouds: and till it come nigh, he will not be comforted; and will not depart, till the most High shall behold to judge righteously, and execute judgment.
For a man's mind is sometime wont to tell him more than seven watchmen, that sit above in an high tower.
And above all this pray to the most High, that he will direct thy way in truth.
For of the most High cometh healing, and he shall receive honour of the king.
They shall not be sought for in publick counsel, nor sit high in the congregation: they shall not sit on the judges' seat, nor understand the sentence of judgment: they cannot declare justice and judgment; and they shall not be found where parables are spoken.
But he that giveth his mind to the law of the most High, and is occupied in the meditation thereof, will seek out the wisdom of all the ancient, and be occupied in prophecies.
He will give his heart to resort early to the Lord that made him, and will pray before the most High, and will open his mouth in prayer, and make supplication for his sins.
And why art thou against the pleasure of the most High? there is no inquisition in the grave, whether thou have lived ten, or an hundred, or a thousand years.
Woe be unto you, ungodly men, which have forsaken the law of the most high God! for if ye increase, it shall be to your destruction:
Of the law of the most High, and his covenant; and of judgment to justify the ungodly;
The sun when it appeareth, declaring at his rising a marvellous instrument, the work of the most High:
It compasseth the heaven about with a glorious circle, and the hands of the most High have bended it.
Who kept the law of the most High, and was in covenant with him: he established the covenant in his flesh; and when he was proved, he was found faithful.
He called upon the most high Lord, when the enemies pressed upon him on every side; and the great Lord heard him.
The Lord gave strength also unto Caleb, which remained with him unto his old age: so that he entered upon the high places of the land, and his seed obtained it for an heritage:
For he called upon the most high Lord; and he gave him strength in his right hand to slay that mighty warrior, and set up the horn of his people.
In all his works he praised the Holy One most high with words of glory; with his whole heart he sung songs, and loved him that made him.
Who didst raise up a dead man from death, and his soul from the place of the dead, by the word of the most High:
All, except David and Ezekias and Josias, were defective: for they forsook the law of the most High, even the kings of Juda failed.
Simon the high priest, the son of Onias, who in his life repaired the house again, and in his days fortified the temple:
And by him was built from the foundation the double height, the high fortress of the wall about the temple:
As the sun shining upon the temple of the most High, and as the rainbow giving light in the bright clouds:
And finishing the service at the altar, that he might adorn the offering of the most high Almighty,
He stretched out his hand to the cup, and poured of the blood of the grape, he poured out at the foot of the altar a sweetsmelling savour unto the most high King of all.
Then shouted the sons of Aaron, and sounded the silver trumpets, and made a great noise to be heard, for a remembrance before the most High.
Then all the people together hasted, and fell down to the earth upon their faces to worship their Lord God Almighty, the most High.
And the people besought the Lord, the most High, by prayer before him that is merciful, till the solemnity of the Lord was ended, and they had finished his service.
And they bowed themselves down to worship the second time, that they might receive a blessing from the most High.
And they sent it to Jerusalem unto Joachim the high priest, the son of Chelcias, son of Salom, and to the priests, and to all the people which were found with him at Jerusalem,
And now, O Lord God of Israel, that hast brought thy people out of the land of Egypt with a mighty hand, and high arm, and with signs, and with wonders, and with great power, and hast gotten thyself a name, as appeareth this day:
Great, and hath none end; high, and unmeasurable.
Arise, O Jerusalem, and stand on high, and look about toward the east, and behold thy children gathered from the west unto the east by the word of the Holy One, rejoicing in the remembrance of God.
For God hath appointed that every high hill, and banks of long continuance, should be cast down, and valleys filled up, to make even the ground, that Israel may go safely in the glory of God,
Additions to Esther 14:16
Thou knowest my necessity: for I abhor the sign of my high estate, which is upon mine head in the days wherein I shew myself, and that I abhor it as a menstruous rag, and that I wear it not when I am private by myself.
Additions to Esther 16:16
And that they be children of the most high and most mighty, living God, who hath ordered the kingdom both unto us and to our progenitors in the most excellent manner.
Additions to Esther 16:22
Ye shall therefore among your solemn feasts keep it an high day with all feasting:
Letter of Jeremiah 1:24
The things wherein there is no breath are bought for a most high price.
Prayer of Manassheh 1:1
O Lord, Almighty God of our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and of their righteous seed;
1 Maccabees 3:37
So the king took the half of the forces that remained, and departed from Antioch, his royal city, the hundred forty and seventh year; and having passed the river Euphrates, he went through the high countries.
1 Maccabees 4:60
At that time also they builded up the mount Sion with high walls and strong towers round about, lest the Gentiles should come and tread it down as they had done before.
1 Maccabees 6:1
About that time king Antiochus travelling through the high countries heard say, that Elymais in the country of Persia was a city greatly renowned for riches, silver, and gold;
1 Maccabees 6:7
Also that they had pulled down the abomination, which he had set up upon the altar in Jerusalem, and that they had compassed about the sanctuary with high walls, as before, and his city Bethsura.
1 Maccabees 6:40
So part of the king's army being spread upon the high mountains, and part on the valleys below, they marched on safely and in order.
1 Maccabees 7:5
There came unto him all the wicked and ungodly men of Israel, having Alcimus, who was desirous to be high priest, for their captain:
1 Maccabees 7:9
And him he sent with that wicked Alcimus, whom he made high priest, and commanded that he should take vengeance of the children of Israel.
1 Maccabees 7:21
But Alcimus contended for the high priesthood.
1 Maccabees 9:50
Afterward returned Bacchides to Jerusalem and repaired the strong cites in Judea; the fort in Jericho, and Emmaus, and Bethhoron, and Bethel, and Thamnatha, Pharathoni, and Taphon, these did he strengthen with high walls, with gates and with bars.
1 Maccabees 10:20
Wherefore now this day we ordain thee to be the high priest of thy nation, and to be called the king's friend; (and therewithal he sent him a purple robe and a crown of gold:) and require thee to take our part, and keep friendship with us.
1 Maccabees 10:32
And as for the tower which is at Jerusalem, I yield up authority over it, and give the high priest, that he may set in it such men as he shall choose to keep it.
1 Maccabees 10:38
And concerning the three governments that are added to Judea from the country of Samaria, let them be joined with Judea, that they may be reckoned to be under one, nor bound to obey other authority than the high priest's.
1 Maccabees 10:69
Then Demetrius made Apollonius the governor of Celosyria his general, who gathered together a great host, and camped in Jamnia, and sent unto Jonathan the high priest, saying,
1 Maccabees 11:27
And confirmed him in the high priesthood, and in all the honours that he had before, and gave him preeminence among his chief friends.
1 Maccabees 11:57
At that time young Antiochus wrote unto Jonathan, saying, I confirm thee in the high priesthood, and appoint thee ruler over the four governments, and to be one of the king's friends.
1 Maccabees 12:3
So they went unto Rome, and entered into the senate, and said, Jonathan the high priest, and the people of the Jews, sent us unto you, to the end ye should renew the friendship, which ye had with them, and league, as in former time.
1 Maccabees 12:6
Jonathan the high priest, and the elders of the nation, and the priests, and the other of the Jews, unto the Lacedemonians their brethren send greeting:
1 Maccabees 12:7
There were letters sent in times past unto Onias the high priest from Darius, who reigned then among you, to signify that ye are our brethren, as the copy here underwritten doth specify.
1 Maccabees 12:20
Areus king of the Lacedemonians to Onias the high priest, greeting:
1 Maccabees 13:33
Then Simon built up the strong holds in Judea, and fenced them about with high towers, and great walls, and gates, and bars, and laid up victuals therein.
1 Maccabees 13:36
King Demetrius unto Simon the high priest, and friend of kings, as also unto the elders and nation of the Jews, sendeth greeting:
1 Maccabees 13:42
Then the people of Israel began to write in their instruments and contracts, In the first year of Simon the high priest, the governor and leader of the Jews.
1 Maccabees 14:17
But as soon as they heard that his brother Simon was made high priest in his stead, and ruled the country, and the cities therein:
1 Maccabees 14:20
And this is the copy of the letters that the Lacedemonians sent; The rulers of the Lacedemonians, with the city, unto Simon the high priest, and the elders, and priests, and residue of the people of the Jews, our brethren, send greeting:
1 Maccabees 14:23
And it pleased the people to entertain the men honourably, and to put the copy of their ambassage in publick records, to the end the people of the Lacedemonians might have a memorial thereof: furthermore we have written a copy thereof unto Simon the high priest.
1 Maccabees 14:27
So then they wrote it in tables of brass, which they set upon pillars in mount Sion: and this is the copy of the writing; The eighteenth day of the month Elul, in the hundred threescore and twelfth year, being the third year of Simon the high priest,
1 Maccabees 14:30
(For after that Jonathan, having gathered his nation together, and been their high priest, was added to his people,
1 Maccabees 14:38
King Demetrius also confirmed him in the high priesthood according to those things,
1 Maccabees 14:41
Also that the Jews and priests were well pleased that Simon should be their governor and high priest for ever, until there should arise a faithful prophet;
1 Maccabees 14:47
Then Simon accepted hereof, and was well pleased to be high priest, and captain and governor of the Jews and priests, and to defend them all.
1 Maccabees 15:2
The contents whereof were these: King Antiochus to Simon the high priest and prince of his nation, and to the people of the Jews, greeting:
1 Maccabees 15:17
The Jews' ambassadors, our friends and confederates, came unto us to renew the old friendship and league, being sent from Simon the high priest, and from the people of the Jews:
1 Maccabees 15:21
If therefore there be any pestilent fellows, that have fled from their country unto you, deliver them unto Simon the high priest, that he may punish them according to their own law.
1 Maccabees 15:24
And the copy hereof they wrote to Simon the high priest.
1 Maccabees 16:12
For he was the high priest's son in law.
1 Maccabees 16:24
Behold, these are written in the chronicles of his priesthood, from the time he was made high priest after his father.
2 Maccabees 3:1
Now when the holy city was inhabited with all peace, and the laws were kept very well, because of the godliness of Onias the high priest, and his hatred of wickedness,
2 Maccabees 3:4
But one Simon of the tribe of Benjamin, who was made governor of the temple, fell out with the high priest about disorder in the city.
2 Maccabees 3:9
And when he was come to Jerusalem, and had been courteously received of the high priest of the city, he told him what intelligence was given of the money, and declared wherefore he came, and asked if these things were so indeed.
2 Maccabees 3:10
Then the high priest told him that there was such money laid up for the relief of widows and fatherless children:
2 Maccabees 3:16
Then whoso had looked the high priest in the face, it would have wounded his heart: for his countenance and the changing of his colour declared the inward agony of his mind.
2 Maccabees 3:21
Then it would have pitied a man to see the falling down of the multitude of all sorts, and the fear of the high priest being in such an agony.
2 Maccabees 3:31
Then straightways certain of Heliodorus' friends prayed Onias, that he would call upon the most High to grant him his life, who lay ready to give up the ghost.
2 Maccabees 3:32
So the high priest, suspecting lest the king should misconceive that some treachery had been done to Heliodorus by the Jews, offered a sacrifice for the health of the man.
2 Maccabees 3:33
Now as the high priest was making an atonement, the same young men in the same clothing appeared and stood beside Heliodorus, saying, Give Onias the high priest great thanks, insomuch as for his sake the Lord hath granted thee life:
2 Maccabees 4:7
But after the death of Seleucus, when Antiochus, called Epiphanes, took the kingdom, Jason the brother of Onias laboured underhand to be high priest,
2 Maccabees 4:13
Now such was the height of Greek fashions, and increase of heathenish manners, through the exceeding profaneness of Jason, that ungodly wretch, and no high priest;
2 Maccabees 4:25
So he came with the king's mandate, bringing nothing worthy the high priesthood, but having the fury of a cruel tyrant, and the rage of a savage beast.
2 Maccabees 8:30
Moreover of those that were with Timotheus and Bacchides, who fought against them, they slew above twenty thousand, and very easily got high and strong holds, and divided among themselves many spoils more, and made the maimed, orphans, widows, yea, and the aged also, equal in spoils with themselves.
2 Maccabees 9:8
And thus he that a little afore thought he might command the waves of the sea, (so proud was he beyond the condition of man) and weigh the high mountains in a balance, was now cast on the ground, and carried in an horselitter, shewing forth unto all the manifest power of God.
2 Maccabees 9:23
But considering that even my father, at what time he led an army into the high countries. appointed a successor,
2 Maccabees 9:25
Again, considering how that the princes that are borderers and neighbours unto my kingdom wait for opportunities, and expect what shall be the event. I have appointed my son Antiochus king, whom I often committed and commended unto many of you, when I went up into the high provinces; to whom I have written as followeth:
2 Maccabees 11:3
And to make a gain of the temple, as of the other chapels of the heathen, and to set the high priesthood to sale every year:
2 Maccabees 13:5
Now there was in that place a tower of fifty cubits high, full of ashes, and it had a round instrument which on every side hanged down into the ashes.
2 Maccabees 14:3
Now one Alcimus, who had been high priest, and had defiled himself wilfully in the times of their mingling with the Gentiles, seeing that by no means he could save himself, nor have any more access to the holy altar,
2 Maccabees 14:7
Therefore I, being deprived of mine ancestors' honour, I mean the high priesthood, am now come hither:
2 Maccabees 14:13
Commanding him to slay Judas, and to scatter them that were with him, and to make Alcimus high priest of the great temple.
2 Maccabees 15:12
And this was his vision: That Onias, who had been high priest, a virtuous and a good man, reverend in conversation, gentle in condition, well spoken also, and exercised from a child in all points of virtue, holding up his hands prayed for the whole body of the Jews.