Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate. It may be that the Lord Jehovah of Hosts will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.
You who love Jehovah, hate evil; He keeps the souls of His saints; He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.
Who knows if He will turn and have pity and leave a blessing behind Him, a food offering and a drink offering to Jehovah your God?
Let love be without hypocrisy, shrinking from evil, cleaving to good;
And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many peoples, as dew from Jehovah, as showers on a blade of the grass, which does not wait for man, nor delay for the sons of men.
And it happened on the next day, Moses said to the people, You have sinned a great sin. And now I will go up to Jehovah. Perhaps I shall make an atonement for your sin.
Therefore He will give them over until the time the one giving birth has given birth; then the rest of His brothers shall return to the sons of Israel.
It may be that Jehovah will look on my affliction, and that Jehovah will repay me with good for his cursing this day.
And his servants said to him, Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings. Please let us put sackcloth on our loins and ropes on our heads, and go out to the king of Israel. Perhaps he will save your life.
For He had not left a people remaining to Jehoahaz, but only fifty horsemen and ten chariots and ten thousand footmen; for the king of Syria had destroyed them and had made them like the dust at threshing-time.
For Jehovah had seen the affliction of Israel to be very bitter. And one was bound, and none was free, and there was no helper for Israel.
In the days of Pekah king of Israel, Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria came and took Ijon, and Abel-beth-maachah, and Janoah, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali, and he deported them to Assyria.
It may be Jehovah your God will hear all the words of the chief cupbearer with which his master the king of Assyria has sent to reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which Jehovah your God has heard. And you shall lift up prayer for the rest who are left.
And he said to the judges, Take heed what you do. For you do not judge for man, but for Jehovah, who is with you in the judgment.
Depart from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
He plots evil on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not hate evil.
Depart from evil and do good; and live forevermore.
How long will you judge unjustly and lift up the faces of the wicked? Selah.
Through Your Commandments I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way.
O Jehovah, do I not hate those who hate You? And am I not grieved with those who rise up against You?
For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if you completely do judgment between a man and his neighbor;
For so says Jehovah, Sing with gladness for Jacob, and shout among the chief of the nations. Cry out, give praise and say, O Jehovah, save Your people, the remnant of Israel.
Seek Jehovah, and you shall live; lest He break out like a fire on the house of Joseph and devour it, and there be none to put it out in Bethel.
But let judgment roll down like waters, and righteousness like a mighty stream.
Shall horses run on the rock? Will one plow there with oxen? For you have turned justice into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock;
Who knows? He may repent, and God may have pity and turn away from the glow of His anger, so that we do not perish.
I will surely gather all of you, O Jacob; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel. I will put them together like the sheep of Bozrah, like the flock in the midst of their fold. They shall be in commotion because of men.
For that which I do, I know not. For what I desire, that I do not do; but what I hate, that I do.
For I delight in the Law of God according to the inward man;
because the carnal mind is enmity against God, for it is not subject to the Law of God, neither indeed can it be.
Prove all things, hold fast to the good.
Beloved, do not imitate the bad, but the good. He who does good is from God, but he who does evil has not seen God.