Noun hodos (road) in the Gospels-Acts

(Translation from NRSV for the New Testament with few modifications for a more litteral meaning)


2: 12And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they left for their own country by another road (hodos). The flight to Egypt and return
3: 3This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said, "The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: 'Prepare the road (hodos) of the Lord, make his paths straight.'"
4: 15"Land of Zebulun, land of Naphtali, on the road (hodos) by the sea, across the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles
5: 25Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are on the road (hodos) to court with him, or your accuser may hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you will be thrown into prison.
7: 13"Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road (hodos) is easy that leads to destruction, and there are many who take it.
7: 14For the gate is narrow and the road (hodos) is hard that leads to life, and there are few who find it.
8: 28When he came to the other side, to the country of the Gadarenes, two demoniacs coming out of the tombs met him. They were so fierce that no one could pass that road (hodos).
10: 5These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: "Do not go on the road (hodos) of the Gentiles, and enter no town of the Samaritans,
10: 10no bag on the road (hodos), or two tunics, or sandals, or a staff; for laborers deserve their food.
11: 10This is the one about whom it is written, 'See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your road (hodos) before you.'
13: 4And as he sowed, some seeds fell on the road (hodos), and the birds came and ate them up.
13: 19When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what is sown in the heart; this is what was sown on the road (hodos).
15: 32Then Jesus called his disciples to him and said, "I have compassion for the crowd, because they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat; and I do not want to send them away hungry, for they might faint on the road (hodos)."
20: 17While Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside by themselves, and said to them on the road (hodos),
20: 30There were two blind men sitting by the road (hodos). When they heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, "Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!"
21: 8A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road (hodos), and others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road (hodos).
21: 19And seeing a fig tree by the side of the road (hodos), he went to it and found nothing at all on it but leaves. Then he said to it, "May no fruit ever come from you again!" And the fig tree withered at once.
21: 32For John came to you in the road (hodos) of righteousness and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes believed him; and even after you saw it, you did not change your minds and believe him.
22: 9Go therefore on the main roads (hodos), and invite everyone you find to the wedding banquet.'
22: 10Those slaves went out on the roads (hodos) and gathered all whom they found, both good and bad; so the wedding hall was filled with guests.
22: 16So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the road (hodos) of God in accordance with truth, and show deference to no one; for you do not regard people with partiality.


1: 2As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your road (hodos);
1: 3the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: 'Prepare the road (hodos) of the Lord, make his paths straight,'"
2: 23One sabbath he was going through the grainfields; and as they made their road (hodos) his disciples began to pluck heads of grain.
4: 4And as he sowed, some seed fell on the road (hodos), and the birds came and ate it up.
4: 15These are the ones on the road (hodos) where the word is sown: when they hear, Satan immediately comes and takes away the word that is sown in them.
6: 8He ordered them to take nothing on the road (hodos) except a staff; no bread, no bag, no money in their belts;
8: 3If I send them away hungry to their homes, they will faint on the road (hodos) - and some of them have come from a great distance."
8: 27Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the road (hodos) he asked his disciples, "Who do people say that I am?"
9: 33Then they came to Capernaum; and when he was in the house he asked them, "What were you arguing about on the road (hodos)?"
9: 34But they were silent, for on the road (hodos) they had argued with one another who was the greatest.
10: 17As he was setting out on the road (hodos), a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, "Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
10: 32They were on the road (hodos), going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them; they were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. He took the twelve aside again and began to tell them what was to happen to him,
10: 46They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the road (hodos).
10: 52Jesus said to him, "Go; your faith has made you well." Immediately he regained his sight and followed him on the road (hodos).
11: 8Many people spread their cloaks on the road (hodos), and others spread leafy branches that they had cut in the fields.
12: 14And they came and said to him, "Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and show deference to no one; for you do not regard people with partiality, but teach the road (hodos) of God in accordance with truth. Is it lawful to pay taxes to the emperor, or not?


1: 76And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; for you will go before the Lord to prepare his roads (hodos),
1: 79to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the road (hodos) of peace."
2: 44Assuming that he was in the group of travelers, they went on the road (hodos) for a day. Then they started to look for him among their relatives and friends.
3: 4as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah, "The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: 'Prepare the road (hodos) of the Lord, make his paths straight.
3: 5Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough roads (hodos) made smooth;
7: 27This is the one about whom it is written, 'See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your road (hodos) before you.'
8: 5"A sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell on the road (hodos) and was trampled on, and the birds of the air ate it up.
8: 12The ones on the road (hodos) are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved.
9: 3He said to them, "Take nothing for on the road (hodos), no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money - not even an extra tunic.
9: 57As they were going along the road (hodos), someone said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go."
10: 4Carry no purse, no bag, no sandals; and greet no one on the road (hodos).
10: 31Now by chance a priest was going down that road (hodos); and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
11: 6for a friend of mine has arrived from the road (hodos), and I have nothing to set before him.'
12: 58Thus, when you go with your accuser before a magistrate, on the road (hodos) make an effort to settle the case, or you may be dragged before the judge, and the judge hand you over to the officer, and the officer throw you in prison.
14: 23Then the master said to the slave, 'Go out into the roads (hodos) and lanes, and compel people to come in, so that my house may be filled.
18: 35As he approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the road (hodos) begging.
19: 36As he rode along, people kept spreading their cloaks on the road (hodos).
20: 21So they asked him, "Teacher, we know that you are right in what you say and teach, and you show deference to no one, but teach the road (hodos) of God in accordance with truth.
24: 32They said to each other, "Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road (hodos), while he was opening the scriptures to us?"
24: 35Then they told what had happened on the road (hodos), and how he had been made known to them in the breaking of the bread.


1: 23He said, "I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, 'Make straight the road (hodos) of the Lord,'" as the prophet Isaiah said.
14: 4And you know the road (hodos) to the place where I am going."
14: 5Thomas said to him, "Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the road (hodos)?"
14: 6Jesus said to him, "I am the road (hodos), and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.


1: 12Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath's day by the road (hodos).
2: 28You have made known to me the roads (hodos) of life; you will make me full of gladness with your presence.'
8: 26Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Get up and go toward the south to the road (hodos) that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza." (This is in wilderness)
8: 36As they were going along the road (hodos), they came to some water; and the eunuch said, "Look, here is water! What is to prevent me from being baptized?"
8: 39When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; the eunuch saw him no more, and went on his road (hodos) rejoicing.
9: 2and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Road (hodos), men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
9: 17So Ananias went and entered the house. He laid his hands on Saul and said, "Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on your road (hodos) here, has sent me so that you may regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit."
9: 27But Barnabas took him, brought him to the apostles, and described for them how on the road (hodos) he had seen the Lord, who had spoken to him, and how in Damascus he had spoken boldly in the name of Jesus.
13: 10and said, "You son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, full of all deceit and villainy, will you not stop making crooked the straight roads (hodos) of the Lord?
14: 16In past generations he allowed all the nations to follow their own roads (hodos);
16: 17While she followed Paul and us, she would cry out, "These men are slaves of the Most High God, who proclaim to you a road (hodos) of salvation."
18: 25He had been instructed in the Road (hodos) of the Lord; and he spoke with burning enthusiasm and taught accurately the things concerning Jesus, though he knew only the baptism of John.
18: 26He began to speak boldly in the synagogue; but when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained the Road (hodos) of God to him more accurately.
19: 9When some stubbornly refused to believe and spoke evil of the Road (hodos) before the congregation, he left them, taking the disciples with him, and argued daily in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.
19: 23About that time no little disturbance broke out concerning the Road (hodos).
22: 4I persecuted this Road (hodos) up to the point of death by binding both men and women and putting them in prison,
24: 14But this I admit to you, that according to the Road (hodos), which they call a sect, I worship the God of our ancestors, believing everything laid down according to the law or written in the prophets.
24: 22But Felix, who was rather well informed about the Road (hodos), adjourned the hearing with the comment, "When Lysias the tribune comes down, I will decide your case."
25: 3and requested, as a favor to them against Paul, to have him transferred to Jerusalem. They were, in fact, planning an ambush to kill him along the road (hodos).
26: 13when at midday along the road (hodos), your Excellency, I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, shining around me and my companions.