Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Surely there is no enchantment against Jacob, neither is there any divination against Israel: according to this time it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, What hath God wrought!
Now, therefore, do come, I pray thee curse me this people. For stronger, he is than I, If peradventure I prevail, we shall smite him, That I may drive him out of the land, - For I know that, he whom thou dost bless, is to be blessed, And the whom thou dost curse, is to be cursed.
And when Balaam saw that it was good in the eyes of Yahweh to bless Israel, he went not as at other times to invoke enchantments, - but set towards the desert, his face.
And enmity, will I put between thee, and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed, - He shall crush thy head, but, thou, shalt crush his heel.
And, knowing their inward thoughts, he said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself, is laid waste, - and, no city or house divided against itself, will stand;
And, I also, unto thee, say - Thou, art Peter, - and, upon this rock, will I build my assembly, and, the gates of hades, shall not prevail against it.
And he said unto them - I was beholding Satan, when, like lightning, out of heaven, he fell!
Howbeit, the God of peace, will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The favour of our Lord Jesus, be with you.
And the great dragon was cast out, - the ancient serpent, he that is called Adversary and the Satan, that deceiveth the whole habitable world, - he was cast to the earth, and his messengers, with him, were cast.
O God! with our own ears, have we heard, Our fathers, have recounted to us, - The work thou didst work, In their day, In the days of aforetime:
To him that divided the Red Sea into division, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.
In all their affliction, he, was afflicted And the messenger of his presence saved them, In his love and in his pity, he, redeemed them, - And then lifted them up and carried them all the days of the age-past time.
Now, therefore, O Lord our God, who didst bring forth thy people out of the land of Egypt with a firm hand, and didst make for thyself a name, as at this day, - we have sinned, we have been guilty of lawlessness.
For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and, out of the house of slaves, I ransomed thee, - and I sent before thee, Moses, Aaron and Miriam.
As in the days of thy coming forth out of the land of Egypt, will I shew him wonders.
How great is thy goodness, which thou hast hidden away for them who revere thee, - Thou hast wrought for them who seek refuge in thee, in sight of the sons of men.
Therefore have all men feared, - And have told the doing of God, And, his work, have considered.
Who hath wrought and performed, Calling the generations, in advance? I, Yahweh, who am First, And with them who are last, I, am the Same!
The High-priests and Pharisees, therefore, brought together a high-council, and were saying - What are we to do, in that, this man, doeth, many signs?
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 !
And, through the hands of the Apostles, were coming to pass many signs and wonders among the people; and they were all with one accord in the portico of Solomon;
How God anointed him with Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all that were oppressed by the adversary, because, God, was with him.
And all the throng held their peace, and began to hearken unto Barnabas and Paul relating how many signs and wonders God had done among the nations, through them.
Only they were hearing - He that was persecuting us formerly, now, is announcing the glad-message of the faith which he formerly laid waste;
1 Thessalonians 1:8
From you, in fact, hath sounded forth the word of the Lord - not only m Macedonia and in Achaia, but, in every place, your faith which is toward God, hath gone forth, so that, no need, have we to be saying anything;
Of the sons of Issachar, in their pedigrees - by their families by their ancestral houses, - in the counting of names, from twenty year old and upwards, every one able to go forth to war;
How can I revile one whom GOD hath not reviled? Yea, how can I rage on one on whom Yahweh hath not raged.
For, not like our Rock, is their rock, Our enemies themselves, being judges;
That men may see and observe and consider and understand at once, That, the hand of Yahweh, hath done this, That the Holy One of Israel hath created it.
From the Lord, hath this come to pass, and is marvellous in our eyes?
And they were glorifying, God, in me.