To the law and to the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, It is , because they have no dawning day.
Therefore, shall it be night to you, for lack of vision, and darkness to you, for lack of divination, - and the sun, shall go in, over the prophets, and the day, shall be overcast because of them;
And we have, more firm, the prophetic word; - whereunto ye are doing, well, to take heed, - as unto a lamp shining in a dusky place, - until, day, shall dawn, and, a day-star, shall arise in your hearts: -
Bind thou up the testimony, - Seal the instruction amongst my disciples.
The, law of Yahweh, is complete, Bringing back the soul, The, testimony of Yahweh, is confirmed, Making wise the simple;
But, the path of the righteous, is as the light of dawn, - going on and brightening, unto meridian day.
Hear the word of Yahweh, ye rulers of Sodom, - Give ear to the instruction of our God, ye people of Gomorrah: -
Now, enter - Write it upon a tablet before them And upon a scroll, inscribe it, - That it may serve for a later day, For futurity, unto times age-abiding: -
Ashamed are the wise, dismayed and captured! Lo! the word of Yahweh, have they rejected, And, what wisdom, have, they?
Then let us know - let us press on to know - Yahweh, Like the dawn, is his coming forth assured, - that he may come like a down-pour upon us, like the harvest-rain, and the seed-rain of the land.
So shall the sun of righteousness, arise to you who revere my Name, with healing in his wings, - and ye shall come forth and leap for joy like calves let loose from the stall;
But, if thine eye be, evil, thy whole body, shall be, in the dark; - if therefore, the light which is in thee, is, darkness, the darkness, how great!
And Jesus answering, said - Ye are deceiving yourselves, knowing neither the Scriptures, nor yet the power of God.
But, in vain, do they pay devotions unto me, teaching for teachings, the commandments of men;
But Abraham saith - They have Moses and the Prophets: Let them hearken unto them.
Ye search the Scriptures, because, ye, think, by them, to have, life age-abiding; and, those Scriptures , are they which bear witness concerning me:
For, if ye had been believing, in Moses, ye would, in that case, have been believing, in me: for, concerning me, he wrote.
and, these, were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they welcomed the word with all readiness of mind, daily, searching the Scriptures, - whether these things could be so.
And, the scripture, foreseeing, that, by faith, God would declare the nations righteous, fore-announced the good news unto Abraham, saying, All the nations shall be blessed in thee.
Tell me! ye who, under law, are wishing to be: The law, do ye not hear?
And that, from a babe, those sacred letters, thou hast known which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through the faith which is in Christ Jesus: