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 shall be made smooth;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Euery valley shall be filled, and euery mountaine and hill shalbe brought low, and the crooked shall bee made straight, and the rough wayes shall be made smooth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'EVERY RAVINE WILL BE FILLED, AND EVERY MOUNTAIN AND HILL WILL BE BROUGHT LOW; THE CROOKED WILL BECOME STRAIGHT, AND THE ROUGH ROADS SMOOTH;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Every valley shall be filled, And every mountain and hill shall be brought low; And the crooked shall become straight, And the rough ways smooth;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Every valley will be lifted up, and all the mountains and hills made low, and the twisted will be made straight, and the rough ways smooth;
- Basic English Bible

Every gorge shall be filled up, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low, and the crooked [places] shall become a straight [path], and the rough places smooth ways,
- Darby Bible

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 shall be made smooth;
- Webster's Bible

Every ravine shall be filled up, and every mountain and hill levelled down, the crooked places shall be turned into straight roads, and the rugged ways into smooth;
- Weymouth Bible

Every valley will be filled. Every mountain and hill will be brought low. The crooked will become straight, and the rough ways smooth.
- World English Bible

Ech valey schal be fulfillid, and euery hil and litil hil schal be maad lowe; and schrewid thingis schulen ben in to dressid thingis, and scharp thingis in to pleyn weies;
- Wycliffe Bible

every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straightness, and the rough become smooth ways;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 3:5


3:5 Every valley shall be filled, &c. - That is, every hinderance shall be removed.


Discussion for Luke 3

  • Irene123
    To Karl on Luke 3 - Gen. 2:7; God breathed into man and he became a living soul. He didn't do this with the animals. They have no soul. They don't go to heaven or hell. God gave us animals for food AND for comfort. When we kill an animal on the road - we are not murderers, it's an accident. ONLY if we hurt a SOUL are we accountable.
  • DOTTIE
    WHEN HE TOLD THE SOLIDERS TO BE CONTENT WITH THERE WAGES..I WAS ALWAYS CONTENT WITH MY WAGES KNOWING THAT GOD WAS FULLY IN CONTROL OF ME AND WHAT I WAS GIVEN. IF I HAD A PROBLEM PRAYER TO THE LORD SOLVED IT. GOD IS GOOD EVERY DAY I RETIRED AT SIXTY BECAUSE GOD CALLED ME OUT OF WORK I RETIRED WITH 1000 A MONTH I HAVE BEEN RETIRED FOR SIX YEARS AND GOD HAS DONE MIRACLES FOR ME EVERY DAY
  • Norm
    Marilynn, be of good comfort! The gospel of God cometh only from God, our Father which art in heaven. Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: Father, the hour is come glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. The mercy of man is toward his neighbour but the mercy of the Lord is upon all flesh: he reproveth, and nurtureth, and teacheth and bringeth again, as a shepherd his flock. Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation, And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ: Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, And all flesh shall see the salvation of God.
  • Norm
    All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds. Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created. For God made not death: neither hath he pleasure in the destruction of the living. For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord GOD: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye. For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him. The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.
  • Karl
    to Marilynn - will our pets see salvation? Yes!, as we hope for our own redemption, we must also show our own humble grace to those animals/souls under our dominion. As JESUS said to his disciples, "freely ye have received, freely give". If you would deny salvation to another, how could you hope for our own?
  • Irene123
    To Marilyn on 'pets - We lost a Jack Russell almost 3 yrs. ago. Cancer of the mouth. He was 12. A 'long-legged' terrier. He would stand outside and BARK at the thunder 'n lightening. But - we know he didn't go to heaven, Gen.2:7. God SPOKE animals into existence; He 'got down' and with His 'hands' created man from the dust; animals for us, but man for Himself.

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