Now, therefore, come! let us slay him and cast him into one of the pits, and we will say A cruel beast, hath devoured him, - And let us see what will become of his dreams.
Now, therefore, lo! I know that thou, shalt indeed become king, - and that the kingdom of Israel, shall be established in thy hand.
Then Saul arose, and went down into the wilderness of Ziph, and, with him, three thousand chosen men of Israel, - to seek David in the wilderness of Zip.
And, when he had gone, there met him a lion by the way, and slew him, - and his dead body was cast out in the way, and, the ass, was standing near it, and, the lion, was standing near the dead body.
And, when he turned round and saw them, he cursed them, in the name of Yahweh, - and there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tare, of them, forty-two youths.
They strengthen for them a wicked word, They talk of hiding snares, They have said, Who can see them?
If they say - Come with us, - Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us watch in secret for him who is needlessly innocent;
For, their feet, to mischief, do run, and haste to the shedding of blood.
He that concealeth hatred, hath false lips, and he that sendeth forth slander, the same, is a dullard.
He that covereth his transgressions, shall not prosper, but, he that confesseth and forsaketh, shall find compassion.
saying - Where is he that hath been born king of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and have come to bow down to him.
and saying - The man that taketh down the Temple and in three days buildeth it! Save, thyself! If thou art God's, Son, come down from the cross.
And, the passers-by, were reviling him, shaking their heads, and saying - Aha! thou who wast pulling down the shrine, and building one in three days!
If, the earthly things, I told you, and ye believe not, How, if I should tell you the heavenly things, will ye believe?
But the High-priests took counsel, that Lazarus also, they might put to death;
Saying - What are we to do with these men? For, indeed, that a notable sign hath come to pass through their means, unto all who are dwelling in Jerusalem, is manifest, and we cannot deny it !
For, even we, used, at one time, to be - thoughtless, unyielding, deceived, in servitude unto manifold covetings and pleasures, in malice and envy, leading on, detestable, hating one another.