Woe to me! my mother, That thou didst bear me, A man of litigation and a man of contention to all the land, - I have not lent on interest Nor have they lent on interest to me, Every one, hath treated me with contempt.
If, silver, thou wilt lend unto my people - unto the humbled one by thee, thou shalt not be to him like one that lendeth on interest, - thou shalt not lay upon him interest.
His silver, hath he not put out on interest, nor, a bribe against the innocent, hath he taken. He that doeth these things, shall not be shaken unto times age-abiding.
I, therefore - lo! I have set thee to-day as a fortified city, and as a pillar of iron and as walls of bronze, over all the land, - against the kings of Judah, against her princes, against her priests and against the people of the land.
So will I make thee to this people a wall of bronze, fortified, When they fight against thee, they shall not prevail against thee, - For with thee, am, I, to save thee and to deliver thee, Declareth Yahweh;
Thou didst persuade me, O Yahweh and I was persuaded, Thou didst lay firm hold on me and didst prevail, - I am become a mockery, all the day, Every one, is laughing at me.
Do not accept from him interest or profit, but stand thou in awe of thy God, - so shall thy brother live with thee.
Thou shalt not lend on interest to thy brother, interest of silver, interest of food, - interest of any thing that can be lent on interest:
And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, Now, art, thou, troubling Israel?
Then said Ahab unto Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he said: I have found thee ! Because thou hast sold thyself to do the thing that is wicked in the eyes of Yahweh,
And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, Besides, is a certain man, by whom we might seek Yahweh, but, I, hate him, for he is never moved to prophesy concerning me anything good, only evil, Micaiah, son of Imlah. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
Then came there to be a great outcry of the people and their wives, - against their brethren the Jews.
After this, opened Job his mouth, and cursed his day.
They, may curse if, thou, wilt bless, - Mine assailants, shall be ashamed, but, thy servant, shall rejoice;
Woe is me, That I sojourn in Meshek, - That I abide near the tents of Kedar!
As a sparrow in wandering, as a swallow in flying, so, a causeless curse, shall not alight.
Accursed, be the day on which I was born, - The day when my mother bare me, let it not be blessed!
But thou son of man Be not afraid of them Nor of their words, be afraid Though thorns and thistles are about thee, And amongst prickly plants, thou dost dwell, Of their words, be not afraid nor At their faces, be thou dismayed, For a perverse house, they are!
But the house of Israel will not be willing to hearken unto thee, for they are not willing to hearken unto me, - for all the house of Israel are bold of forehead and hard of heart.
But, I, say unto you, Be loving your enemies, and praying for them who are persecuting you:
And, brother, will deliver up, brother, unto death, and, father, child, - and, children, will rise up, against parents, and will put them to death.
Then, will they deliver you up into tribulation, and will slay you, - and ye will be men hated by all the nations, because of my name
And Symeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother - Lo! this one, is being set for the falling and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign to be spoken against;
Happy, are ye, whensoever men shall hate you, and whensoever they shall separate you, and reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man:
and, leading them forward unto the magistrates, said - These men, are exceedingly troubling our city, they, being Jews,
and, not finding them, they began dragging Jason and certain brethren unto the city-rulers, shouting - They who have thrown the inhabited earth into confusion, the same, hither also, are come, -
And, entering into the synagogue, he was speaking boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading concerning the kingdom of God.
gathering whom together, and them who in such things wrought, he said - Men! ye well know that, by this business, we have our prosperity;
But we deem it well, that, from thee, we should hear what are thine opinions; for, indeed, concerning this sect, it is, known to us, that, everywhere, is it spoken against.
For I think that, God, hath set forth, us the apostles, to be last of all, as men devoted to death, - in that, a spectacle, have we been made, unto the world, - both unto messengers and unto men.