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And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which thou hast spoken.
If thou shalt do well thou shalt be lifted up; and if thou shalt not do well, sin lies at the entrance; and to thee his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.
And now take to you seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and bring up a burnt-offering for yourselves; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for his face I will accept, so as not to do with you for folly, for ye spake not to me the right as my servant Job.
The eyes of Jehovah upon the just, and his ears to their cries.
He looked upon the prayer of the helpless, and he despised not their prayer.
He will do the desire of them fearing him, and he will hear their cry and he will save them.
Thus said Jehovah to this people, Thus they loved to wander, they restrained not their feet, and Jehovah accepted them not; now will he remember their iniquity and he will review their sin.
He shall not break a bruised reed, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he should draw forth judgment to victory.
I say to you, If also having risen he will not give him because of being his friend, yet for his effrontery, having risen, he will give him as many as he needs.
Wherefore in all things it was necessary to be made like to the brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful chief priest in things towards God, in order to propitiate for the sin of the people.
For we have not a chief priest unable to suffer with our weaknesses; but tried in all things as a resemblance, without sin.
And I will make thee into a great nation, and I will bless thee, and I will make thy name great; and thou shalt be blessed.
Perhaps there is fifty just in the midst of the city: wilt thou also destroy and not forgive the place for the sake of the fifty just which are within it?