But his bow remained firm, And his arms were agile, From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob (From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),
How he swore to the Lord And vowed to the Mighty One of Jacob,
Until I find a place for the Lord, A dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob.”
Therefore thus says the Lord God, “ Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, A costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed.
‘My glory is ever new with me, And my bow is renewed in my hand.’
For the choir director; set to El Shoshannim; Eduth. A Psalm of Asaph. Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!
“ The Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just; A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He.
The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone.
Therefore the Lord God of hosts, The Mighty One of Israel, declares, “Ah, I will be relieved of My adversaries And avenge Myself on My foes.
having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,
God said to him, “Your name is Jacob; You shall no longer be called Jacob, But Israel shall be your name.” Thus He called him Israel.
Now do not be grieved or angry with yourselves, because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.
God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant in the earth, and to keep you alive by a great deliverance.
There I will also provide for you, for there are still five years of famine to come, and you and your household and all that you have would be impoverished.”’
Joseph provided his father and his brothers and all his father’s household with food, according to their little ones.
So therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones.” So he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.
He said also, “ I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” Then Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look at God.
“ May the Lord, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,
Now Joshua the son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him; and the sons of Israel listened to him and did as the Lord had commanded Moses.
Now it came about after the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, that the Lord spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ servant, saying,
Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel and for their heads and their judges and their officers; and they presented themselves before God.
For all of them were trying to frighten us, thinking, “ They will become discouraged with the work and it will not be done.” But now, O God, strengthen my hands.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord, who spoke to the Lord the words of this song in the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. And he said, “I love You, O Lord, my strength.”
As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the Lord is tried; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
The God who girds me with strength And makes my way blameless?
A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
Wait for the Lord; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the Lord.
The Lord is their strength, And He is a saving defense to His anointed.
The wicked have drawn the sword and bent their bow To cast down the afflicted and the needy, To slay those who are upright in conduct.
But You have saved us from our adversaries, And You have put to shame those who hate us.
A Maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite. I will sing of the lovingkindness of the Lord forever; To all generations I will make known Your faithfulness with my mouth.
“Those who err in mind will know the truth, And those who criticize will accept instruction.
‘Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’
“You will also suck the milk of nations And suck the breast of kings; Then you will know that I, the Lord, am your Savior And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.
For behold, the stone that I have set before Joshua; on one stone are seven eyes. Behold, I will engrave an inscription on it,’ declares the Lord of hosts, ‘and I will remove the iniquity of that land in one day.
“And I will strengthen them in the Lord, And in His name they will walk,” declares the Lord.
Jesus *said to them, “Did you never read in the Scriptures, ‘ The stone which the builders rejected, This became the chief corner stone; This came about from the Lord, And it is marvelous in our eyes’?
Have you not even read this Scripture: ‘ The stone which the builders rejected, This became the chief corner stone;
But Jesus looked at them and said, “What then is this that is written: ‘ The stone which the builders rejected, stone’? This became the chief corner
He is the stone which was rejected by you, the builders, but which became the chief corner stone.
Who are you to judge the servant of another? To his own master he stands or falls; and he will stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.
strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously
But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion’s mouth.
And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God,