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But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
And, he, calling out, said - Father Abraham! have mercy upon me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue, - because I am in anguish in this flame.
And, in hades, lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
Jerusalem hath remembered in the days of her humiliation and her fleeings - all her precious things, which have existed from the days of old, - Now that her people have been falling into the hand of the adversary, with none to help her, the adversaries have seen her, have mocked over her sabbath-keepings.
And yet, thou, his son, O Belshazzar! hast not humbled thy heart, though, all this, thou knewest;
But alas! for you, ye wealthy, for ye are duly receiving you consolation.
They complete, in prosperity, their days, and, in a moment to hades, they sink down.
Yet, he, had filled their houses with good! The counsel of the lawless, then, is far from me:
From men who are thy hand, O Yahweh, From the men of this age, whose portion, is among the living, and, with thy treasure, thou fillest their bosom, - They must be satisfied with sons, And must leave their abundance to their children: -
I have seen a lawless man, a tyrant, and spreading himself out, like a cedar in Lebanon;
Their, inward thought, is that their houses are for times age-biding, Their habitations, for generation after generation, - They give their own names unto lands!
Their iniquity, hath proceeded from fatness, They have surpassed the imaginations of the heart;
Inasmuch as, what is preferred by the flesh, is hostile towards God, for, unto the law of God, it doth not submit itself, neither in fact can it. -
Whose, end, is destruction, whose, God, is the belly, and whose , glory, is in their shame, who, upon the earthly things, are resolved.
1 John 2:15
Be not loving the world, nor yet the things that are in the world: if anyone be loving the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
And, a certain beggar, by name Lazarus, used to be cast near his gate, full of sores,
These things, have I spoken unto you, that, in me, ye may have, peace: In the world, ye have, tribulation; but be taking courage, - I, have overcome the world.
confirming the souls of the disciples, beseeching them to abide in the faith, and declaring that, through many tribulations, must we enter into the kingdom of God.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
That, no one, might be shrinking back in these tribulations. For ye, yourselves, know, that, hereunto, are we appointed;
Rather choosing - to be jointly suffering ill-treatment with the people of God, than, for a season, to be having, sins enjoyment;
And I at once said to him - My lord! thou, knowest! And he said unto me - These, are they who come out of the great tribulation, and they washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb;
Then came to an end the seven years of the plenty, - which was in the land of Egypt;
Cursed, shall be thy basket, and thy kneading-trough:
Even, in laughter, the heart may be in pain, and, the latter end of gladness, be grief.
Happy, they who mourn; for, they, shall be comforted: