Luke 3:5

NET ©

Every valley will be filled, and every mountain and hill will be brought low, and the crooked will be made straight, and the rough ways will be made smooth,

NIV ©

Every valley shall be filled in, every mountain and hill made low. The crooked roads shall become straight, the rough ways smooth.

NASB ©

‘EVERY RAVINE WILL BE FILLED, AND EVERY MOUNTAIN AND HILL WILL BE BROUGHT LOW; THE CROOKED WILL BECOME STRAIGHT, AND THE ROUGH ROADS SMOOTH;

NLT ©

Fill in the valleys, and level the mountains and hills! Straighten the curves, and smooth out the rough places!

MSG ©

Every ditch will be filled in, Every bump smoothed out, The detours straightened out, All the ruts paved over.

BBE ©

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;

NRSV ©

Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways made smooth;

NKJV ©

Every valley shall be filled And every mountain and hill brought low; The crooked places shall be made straight And the rough ways smooth;

KJV
Every
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valley
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shall be
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filled
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and
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every
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mountain
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and
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hill
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shall be brought low
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and
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the crooked
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shall be made
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straight
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and
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the rough
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ways
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[shall be] made
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smooth
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GREEK
pasa
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A-NSF
faragx
<5327>
N-NSF
plhrwyhsetai
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V-FPI-3S
kai
<2532>
CONJ
pan
<3956>
A-NSN
orov
<3735>
N-NSN
kai
<2532>
CONJ
bounov
<1015>
N-NSM
tapeinwyhsetai
<5013> (5701)
V-FPI-3S
kai
<2532>
CONJ
estai
<1510> (5704)
V-FXI-3S
ta
<3588>
T-NPN
skolia
<4646>
A-NPN
eiv
<1519>
PREP
euyeiav
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A-APF
kai
<2532>
CONJ
ai
<3588>
T-NPF
traceiai
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A-NPF
eiv
<1519>
PREP
odouv
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N-APF
leiav
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A-APF
NET © [draft] ITL
Every
<3956>
valley
<5327>
will be filled
<4137>
, and
<2532>
every
<3956>
mountain
<3735>
and
<2532>
hill
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will be brought low
<5013>
, and
<2532>
the crooked
<4646>
will be made
<1510>
straight
<2117>
, and
<2532>
the rough
<5138>
ways
<3598>
will be made smooth
<3006>
,
NET © Notes

sn The figurative language of this verse speaks of the whole creation preparing for the arrival of a major figure, so all obstacles to his approach are removed.