A major road through Edom and Moab
Main roads deserted in time of trouble and war
Highways for the large-scale movement of people
The “highway for our God”
Isa 40:3-4 Isaiah foresees how God will bring his people home from exile in Babylon. See also Mk 1:2-4 pp Mt 2:1-3 pp Lk 3:2-6 John the Baptist’s call to repentance is seen as the necessary preparation for the coming of the Messiah.
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