But if there is any further injury, then you shall appoint as a penalty life for life,
The peoples will take them along and bring them to their place, and the house of Israel will possess them as an inheritance in the land of the Lord as male servants and female servants; and they will take their captors captive and will rule over their oppressors.
Woe to you, O destroyer,
While you were not destroyed;
And he who is treacherous, while others did not deal treacherously with him.
As soon as you finish destroying, you will be destroyed;
As soon as you cease to deal treacherously, others will deal treacherously with you.
For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you.
He that killeth
for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They deserve it.”
Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man’s brother I will require the life of man.
For behold, the Lord is about to come out from His place
To punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity;
And the earth will reveal her bloodshed
And will no longer cover her slain.
Then Jesus *said to him, “Put your sword back into its place; for all those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword.
I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
‘I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;
So remember what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent. Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.
Here is the perseverance of the saints who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.
“For the vision is yet for the appointed time;
It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail.
Though it tarries, wait for it;
For it will certainly come, it will not delay.
Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart,
By your endurance you will gain your lives.
strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously
so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.
For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,
Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains.