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'Do not defile yourselves by any of these things; for by all these the nations which I am casting out before you have become defiled.
"When you go to war in your land against the adversary who attacks you, then you shall sound an alarm with the trumpets, that you may be remembered before the LORD your God, and be saved from your enemies.
When He broke the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, "Come."
begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints,
'But the man who is clean and is not on a journey, and yet neglects to observe the Passover, that person shall then be cut off from his people, for he did not present the offering of the LORD at its appointed time That man will bear his sin.
'When you bring in the grain offering which is made of these things to the LORD, it shall be presented to the priest and he shall bring it to the altar.
"See that you make them after the pattern for them, which was shown to you on the mountain.
and they were not strong enough, and there was no longer a place found for them in heaven.
Nicodemus, who had first come to Him by night, also came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds weight.
"Therefore, our livestock too shall go with us; not a hoof shall be left behind, for we shall take some of them to serve the LORD our God. And until we arrive there, we ourselves do not know with what we shall serve the LORD."
"May God enlarge Japheth, And let him dwell in the tents of Shem; And let Canaan be his servant."
Abram journeyed on, continuing toward the Negev.
Saul got up from the ground, and though his eyes were open, he could see nothing; and leading him by the hand, they brought him into Damascus.
When he had gone through those districts and had given them much exhortation, he came to Greece.
The man answered and said to them, "Well, here is an amazing thing, that you do not know where He is from, and yet He opened my eyes.
"For just as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so will the Son of Man be to this generation.
Now Judas also, who was betraying Him, knew the place, for Jesus had often met there with His disciples.
"And behold, some are last who will be first and some are first who will be last."
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'The fast of the fourth, the fast of the fifth, the fast of the seventh and the fast of the tenth months will become joy, gladness, and cheerful feasts for the house of Judah; so love truth and peace.'
I did not eat any tasty food, nor did meat or wine enter my mouth, nor did I use any ointment at all until the entire three weeks were completed.
"To You, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, For You have given me wisdom and power; Even now You have made known to me what we requested of You, For You have made known to us the king's matter."
So those who were sent went away and found it just as He had told them.
The LORD will be terrifying to them, for He will starve all the gods of the earth; and all the coastlands of the nations will bow down to Him, everyone from his own place.
All who pass along the way Clap their hands in derision at you; They hiss and shake their heads At the daughter of Jerusalem, "Is this the city of which they said, 'The perfection of beauty, A joy to all the earth'?"
'Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you: break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, in case there may be a prolonging of your prosperity.'
"The breaker goes up before them; They break out, pass through the gate and go out by it. So their king goes on before them, And the LORD at their head."
Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.
"You also, O Ethiopians, will be slain by My sword."
"And a mighty king will arise, and he will rule with great authority and do as he pleases.
Woe to those who drag iniquity with the cords of falsehood, And sin as if with cart ropes;
Pour out Your wrath on the nations that do not know You And on the families that do not call Your name; For they have devoured Jacob; They have devoured him and consumed him And have laid waste his habitation.
They will pass through the land hard-pressed and famished, and it will turn out that when they are hungry, they will be enraged and curse their king and their God as they face upward.
By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, But by the mouth of the wicked it is torn down.
For a complete destruction, one that is decreed, the Lord GOD of hosts will execute in the midst of the whole land.
As he had come naked from his mother's womb, so will he return as he came He will take nothing from the fruit of his labor that he can carry in his hand.
The righteous will never be shaken, But the wicked will not dwell in the land.
O LORD, how my adversaries have increased! Many are rising up against me.
While I am decaying like a rotten thing, Like a garment that is moth-eaten.
Meanwhile, David and all the house of Israel were celebrating before the LORD with all kinds of instruments made of fir wood, and with lyres, harps, tambourines, castanets and cymbals.
Then I warned them and said to them, "Why do you spend the night in front of the wall? If you do so again, I will use force against you." From that time on they did not come on the sabbath.
Then Haman went out that day glad and pleased of heart; but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate and that he did not stand up or tremble before him, Haman was filled with anger against Mordecai.
then I will establish your royal throne as I covenanted with your father David, saying, 'You shall not lack a man to be ruler in Israel.'
But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him."
from the nations concerning which the LORD had said to the sons of Israel, "You shall not associate with them, nor shall they associate with you, for they will surely turn your heart away after their gods." Solomon held fast to these in love.
"Listen to the supplications of Your servant and of Your people Israel when they pray toward this place; hear from Your dwelling place, from heaven; hear and forgive.
Now these are the ones who came to David at Ziklag, while he was still restricted because of Saul the son of Kish; and they were among the mighty men who helped him in war.
that the king said to Nathan the prophet, "See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within tent curtains."
So they spoke to the king of Assyria, saying, "The nations whom you have carried away into exile in the cities of Samaria do not know the custom of the god of the land; so he has sent lions among them, and behold, they kill them because they do not know the custom of the god of the land."
The sons of Levi were Gershon, Kohath and Merari.
and when the LORD your God delivers them before you and you defeat them, then you shall utterly destroy them You shall make no covenant with them and show no favor to them.
and Jesse became the father of Eliab his firstborn, then Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,
He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath as far as the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which He spoke through His servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath-hepher.
who have kept with Your servant, my father David, that which You have promised him; indeed, You have spoken with Your mouth and have fulfilled it with Your hand as it is this day.
So Ahaz slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David; and his son Hezekiah reigned in his place.
But Jonathan had not heard when his father put the people under oath; therefore, he put out the end of the staff that was in his hand and dipped it in the honeycomb, and put his hand to his mouth, and his eyes brightened.
But certain worthless men said, "How can this one deliver us?" And they despised him and did not bring him any present. But he kept silent.
He said, "Call her." When he had called her, she stood in the doorway.
"They cried out to the LORD and said, 'We have sinned because we have forsaken the LORD and have served the Baals and the Ashtaroth; but now deliver us from the hands of our enemies, and we will serve You.'
"If one man sins against another, God will mediate for him; but if a man sins against the LORD, who can intercede for him?" But they would not listen to the voice of their father, for the LORD desired to put them to death.
So the men said to her, "Our life for yours if you do not tell this business of ours; and it shall come about when the LORD gives us the land that we will deal kindly and faithfully with you."
for it is on this day that atonement shall be made for you to cleanse you; you will be clean from all your sins before the LORD.
And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.
who will not receive many times as much at this time and in the age to come, eternal life."
"It shall come about, when the LORD your God brings you into the land where you are entering to possess it, that you shall place the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.
When the dew fell on the camp at night, the manna would fall with it.
The people therefore cried out to Moses, and Moses prayed to the LORD and the fire died out.
and a man has intercourse with her and it is hidden from the eyes of her husband and she is undetected, although she has defiled herself, and there is no witness against her and she has not been caught in the act,
and the gecko, and the crocodile, and the lizard, and the sand reptile, and the chameleon.
of all that was on the dry land, all in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, died.
Israel took all these cities and Israel lived in all the cities of the Amorites, in Heshbon, and in all her villages.
which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,
Then the Kohathites set out, carrying the holy objects; and the tabernacle was set up before their arrival.
But God, who comforts the depressed, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
So Noah went out, and his sons and his wife and his sons' wives with him.
But Moses said, "You must also let us have sacrifices and burnt offerings, that we may sacrifice them to the LORD our God.
So we urged Titus that as he had previously made a beginning, so he would also complete in you this gracious work as well.
The commander came and said to him, "Tell me, are you a Roman?" And he said, "Yes."
I am not speaking these things according to human judgment, am I? Or does not the Law also say these things?
However, they did not all heed the good news; for Isaiah says, "LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?"
Jesus said to her, "Your brother will rise again."
For son treats father contemptuously, Daughter rises up against her mother, Daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; A man's enemies are the men of his own household.
As He was going, they were spreading their coats on the road.
And His disciples answered Him, "Where will anyone be able to find enough bread here in this desolate place to satisfy these people?"
Now there was a herd of many swine feeding at a distance from them.
For he did not know what to answer; for they became terrified.
"Take silver and gold, make an ornate crown and set it on the head of Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest.
"O king, the Most High God granted sovereignty, grandeur, glory and majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your father.
The LORD has taken away His judgments against you, He has cleared away your enemies The King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst; You will fear disaster no more.
So I say, "My strength has perished, And so has my hope from the LORD."
And He said to me, "Yet you will see still greater abominations which they are committing."
They say to their mothers, "Where is grain and wine?" As they faint like a wounded man In the streets of the city, As their life is poured out On their mothers' bosom.
My soul, my soul! I am in anguish! Oh, my heart! My heart is pounding in me; I cannot be silent, Because you have heard, O my soul, The sound of the trumpet, The alarm of war.
"The prophet who has a dream may relate his dream, but let him who has My word speak My word in truth What does straw have in common with grain?" declares the LORD.
"What do you mean by crushing My people And grinding the face of the poor?" Declares the Lord GOD of hosts.
With his mouth the godless man destroys his neighbor, But through knowledge the righteous will be delivered.
All go to the same place. All came from the dust and all return to the dust.
From Dan is heard the snorting of his horses; At the sound of the neighing of his stallions The whole land quakes; For they come and devour the land and its fullness, The city and its inhabitants.
A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.
The hope of the righteous is gladness, But the expectation of the wicked perishes.
From those who leave the paths of uprightness To walk in the ways of darkness;
Help, LORD, for the godly man ceases to be, For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.
From You comes my praise in the great assembly; I shall pay my vows before those who fear Him.
The king was deeply moved and went up to the chamber over the gate and wept. And thus he said as he walked, "O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!"
"You will be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, And you will not be afraid of violence when it comes.
"While he is carried to the grave, Men will keep watch over his tomb.
Then Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, "Do not imagine that you in the king's palace can escape any more than all the Jews.
Jeroboam did not again recover strength in the days of Abijah; and the LORD struck him and he died.
But when they urged him until he was ashamed, he said, "Send." They sent therefore fifty men; and they searched three days but did not find him.
But when David returned to bless his household, Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David and said, "How the king of Israel distinguished himself today! He uncovered himself today in the eyes of his servants' maids as one of the foolish ones shamelessly uncovers himself!"
The sons of Judah were Perez, Hezron, Carmi, Hur and Shobal.
Then Saul said to David, "You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him; for you are but a youth while he has been a warrior from his youth."
Nahshon became the father of Salma, Salma became the father of Boaz,
Then Elisha came to Damascus Now Ben-hadad king of Aram was sick, and it was told him, saying, "The man of God has come here."
and he cried to the man of God who came from Judah, saying, "Thus says the LORD, 'Because you have disobeyed the command of the LORD, and have not observed the commandment which the LORD your God commanded you,
But Nahash the Ammonite said to them, "I will make it with you on this condition, that I will gouge out the right eye of every one of you, thus I will make it a reproach on all Israel."
Then he said, "Please speak to Solomon the king, for he will not refuse you, that he may give me Abishag the Shunammite as a wife."
Therefore he said to his servants, "See, Joab's field is next to mine, and he has barley there; go and set it on fire." So Absalom's servants set the field on fire.
It came about after they had departed that they came up out of the well and went and told King David; and they said to David, "Arise and cross over the water quickly for thus Ahithophel has counseled against you."
"You came only yesterday, and shall I today make you wander with us, while I go where I will? Return and take back your brothers; mercy and truth be with you."
The men of Beth-shemesh said, "Who is able to stand before the LORD, this holy God? And to whom shall He go up from us?"
"For the land, into which you are entering to possess it, is not like the land of Egypt from which you came, where you used to sow your seed and water it with your foot like a vegetable garden.
but now our appetite is gone. There is nothing at all to look at except this manna."
When Saul saw and knew that the LORD was with David, and that Michal, Saul's daughter, loved him,
'So it shall be a perpetual statute for them. And he who sprinkles the water for impurity shall wash his clothes, and he who touches the water for impurity shall be unclean until evening.
So she stayed close by the maids of Boaz in order to glean until the end of the barley harvest and the wheat harvest. And she lived with her mother-in-law.
Anyone who has set aside the Law of Moses dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.
He had thirty sons who rode on thirty donkeys, and they had thirty cities in the land of Gilead that are called Havvoth-jair to this day.
"Now the Levites shall lay their hands on the heads of the bulls; then offer the one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering to the LORD, to make atonement for the Levites.
'Then he shall take off his garments and put on other garments, and carry the ashes outside the camp to a clean place.
And another, a red horse, went out; and to him who sat on it, it was granted to take peace from the earth, and that men would slay one another; and a great sword was given to him.
and Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur over the tribal army of the sons of Manasseh;
"The priest shall look at the raw flesh, and he shall pronounce him unclean; the raw flesh is unclean, it is leprosy.
But the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand and grasp it by its tail"--so he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a staff in his hand--
'The priest then shall take up from the grain offering its memorial portion, and shall offer it up in smoke on the altar as an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.
Then Isaac trembled violently, and said, "Who was he then that hunted game and brought it to me, so that I ate of all of it before you came, and blessed him? Yes, and he shall be blessed."
and the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets;
and he began to speak out boldly in the synagogue. But when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately.
The water prevailed and increased greatly upon the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.
Isaac his father said to him, "Who are you?" And he said, "I am your son, your firstborn, Esau."
If Cain is avenged sevenfold, Then Lamech seventy-sevenfold."
and Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah
"But I said, 'By no means, Lord, for nothing unholy or unclean has ever entered my mouth.'
Who improvise to the sound of the harp, And like David have composed songs for themselves,
Yet I will exult in the LORD, I will rejoice in the God of my salvation.
When some of the bystanders heard it, they began saying, "Behold, He is calling for Elijah."
Therefore He will give them up until the time When she who is in labor has borne a child Then the remainder of His brethren Will return to the sons of Israel.
Solomon was the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the father of Asa.
Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a measuring line in his hand.
"And in that day I will set about to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.
Then these commissioners and satraps came by agreement to the king and spoke to him as follows: "King Darius, live forever!
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes And clever in their own sight!
For every boot of the booted warrior in the battle tumult, And cloak rolled in blood, will be for burning, fuel for the fire.
The LORD also will be a stronghold for the oppressed, A stronghold in times of trouble;
"After some years they will form an alliance, and the daughter of the king of the South will come to the king of the North to carry out a peaceful arrangement. But she will not retain her position of power, nor will he remain with his power, but she will be given up, along with those who brought her in and the one who sired her as well as he who supported her in those times.
"But as soon as he has arisen, his kingdom will be broken up and parceled out toward the four points of the compass, though not to his own descendants, nor according to his authority which he wielded, for his sovereignty will be uprooted and given to others besides them.
The LORD tests the righteous and the wicked, And the one who loves violence His soul hates.
The king said to Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, "Are you able to make known to me the dream which I have seen and its interpretation?"
'The time has come, the day has arrived Let not the buyer rejoice nor the seller mourn; for wrath is against all their multitude.
Then they will look to the earth, and behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish; and they will be driven away into darkness.
The wise man's eyes are in his head, but the fool walks in darkness And yet I know that one fate befalls them both.
Do not contend with a man without cause, If he has done you no harm.
"Hurry, my beloved, And be like a gazelle or a young stag On the mountains of spices."
It is also not good to fine the righteous, Nor to strike the noble for their uprightness.
honey, curds, sheep, and cheese of the herd, for David and for the people who were with him, to eat; for they said, "The people are hungry and weary and thirsty in the wilderness."
"When he fills his belly, God will send His fierce anger on him And will rain it on him while he is eating.
"Even now, behold, my witness is in heaven, And my advocate is on high.
"He has lived in desolate cities, In houses no one would inhabit, Which are destined to become ruins.
Now these are the foundations which Solomon laid for building the house of God. The length in cubits, according to the old standard was sixty cubits, and the width twenty cubits.
Thus he set up the pillars at the porch of the nave; and he set up the right pillar and named it Jachin, and he set up the left pillar and named it Boaz.
"In this matter may the LORD pardon your servant: when my master goes into the house of Rimmon to worship there, and he leans on my hand and I bow myself in the house of Rimmon, when I bow myself in the house of Rimmon, the LORD pardon your servant in this matter."
"If Your people Israel are defeated before an enemy because they have sinned against You, and they return to You and confess Your name, and pray and make supplication before You in this house,
"Afterward you will come to the hill of God where the Philistine garrison is; and it shall be as soon as you have come there to the city, that you will meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and a lyre before them, and they will be prophesying.
The sons of Shemida were Ahian and Shechem and Likhi and Aniam.
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, though not like his father and his mother; for he put away the sacred pillar of Baal which his father had made.
So when Joab came to the king and told him, he called for Absalom. Thus he came to the king and prostrated himself on his face to the ground before the king, and the king kissed Absalom.
(Formerly in Israel, when a man went to inquire of God, he used to say, "Come, and let us go to the seer"; for he who is called a prophet now was formerly called a seer.)
and they said to him, "Behold, you have grown old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint a king for us to judge us like all the nations."
Abner repeated again to Asahel, "Turn aside from following me. Why should I strike you to the ground? How then could I lift up my face to your brother Joab?"
So Abner said to him, "Turn to your right or to your left, and take hold of one of the young men for yourself, and take for yourself his spoil." But Asahel was not willing to turn aside from following him.
"So the slave fell to the ground and prostrated himself before him, saying, 'Have patience with me and I will repay you everything.'
It happened at that time as Eli was lying down in his place (now his eyesight had begun to grow dim and he could not see well),
"Please do not depart from here, until I come back to You, and bring out my offering and lay it before You." And He said, "I will remain until you return."
'On the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
Samuel did not see Saul again until the day of his death; for Samuel grieved over Saul. And the LORD regretted that He had made Saul king over Israel.
"There also you and your households shall eat before the LORD your God, and rejoice in all your undertakings in which the LORD your God has blessed you.
having a golden altar of incense and the ark of the covenant covered on all sides with gold, in which was a golden jar holding the manna, and Aaron's rod which budded, and the tables of the covenant;
So afterward Joshua struck them and put them to death, and he hanged them on five trees; and they hung on the trees until evening.
"No, my sons; for the report is not good which I hear the LORD'S people circulating.
Then she said, "Wait, my daughter, until you know how the matter turns out; for the man will not rest until he has settled it today."
'Indeed, I lift up My hand to heaven, And say, as I live forever,
And you brethren, like Isaac, are children of promise.
But He said to him, "A man was giving a big dinner, and he invited many;
Like the Anakim, they are also regarded as Rephaim, but the Moabites call them Emim.
These then are the names of the sons of Aaron: Nadab the firstborn, and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
'No one who may have been set apart among men shall be ransomed; he shall surely be put to death.
All of them were encouraged and they themselves also took food.
'Now if a person sins after he hears a public adjuration to testify when he is a witness, whether he has seen or otherwise known, if he does not tell it, then he will bear his guilt.
"But a voice from heaven answered a second time, 'What God has cleansed, no longer consider unholy.'
"There will be two women grinding at the same place; one will be taken and the other will be left.
When his disciples heard about this, they came and took away his body and laid it in a tomb.
So after receiving the morsel he went out immediately; and it was night.
And when He had said this, He showed them His hands and His feet.
For thus says the Lord GOD, "The city which goes forth a thousand strong Will have a hundred left, And the one which goes forth a hundred strong Will have ten left to the house of Israel."
She is emptied! Yes, she is desolate and waste! Hearts are melting and knees knocking! Also anguish is in the whole body And all their faces are grown pale!
and I pronounced them unclean because of their gifts, in that they caused all their firstborn to pass through the fire so that I might make them desolate, in order that they might know that I am the LORD."'
"I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at ease in my house and flourishing in my palace.
"Again, when a wicked man turns away from his wickedness which he has committed and practices justice and righteousness, he will save his life.
The LORD also has a dispute with Judah, And will punish Jacob according to his ways; He will repay him according to his deeds.
He has broken my teeth with gravel; He has made me cower in the dust.
"Surely, as a woman treacherously departs from her lover, So you have dealt treacherously with Me, O house of Israel," declares the LORD.
Moreover, the word of the LORD came to me saying,
When a wicked man dies, his expectation will perish, And the hope of strong men perishes.
Then He said to me, "Son of man, stand on your feet that I may speak with you!"
"Then as for the prophet or the priest or the people who say, 'The oracle of the LORD,' I will bring punishment upon that man and his household.
In that day men will cast away to the moles and the bats Their idols of silver and their idols of gold, Which they made for themselves to worship,
"I will scatter them among the nations, whom neither they nor their fathers have known; and I will send the sword after them until I have annihilated them."
And in that day you will say, "Give thanks to the LORD, call on His name Make known His deeds among the peoples; Make them remember that His name is exalted."
In the LORD I take refuge; How can you say to my soul, "Flee as a bird to your mountain;
Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting, and with sound of the horn, with trumpets, with loud-sounding cymbals, with harps and lyres.
"O you who sit in the gardens, My companions are listening for your voice-- Let me hear it!"
"He will drop off his unripe grape like the vine, And will cast off his flower like the olive tree.
All my enemies will be ashamed and greatly dismayed; They shall turn back, they will suddenly be ashamed.
Now the young lady pleased him and found favor with him. So he quickly provided her with her cosmetics and food, gave her seven choice maids from the king's palace and transferred her and her maids to the best place in the harem.
"Shall your boasts silence men? And shall you scoff and none rebuke?
"Now let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, custom or toll, and it will damage the revenue of the kings.
Solomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel, following the census which his father David had taken; and 153,600 were found.
Then the priests brought the ark of the covenant of the LORD to its place, into the inner sanctuary of the house, to the most holy place, under the wings of the cherubim.
As for the Hebronites, Jerijah the chief (these Hebronites were investigated according to their genealogies and fathers' households, in the fortieth year of David's reign, and men of outstanding capability were found among them at Jazer of Gilead)
There were nets of network and twisted threads of chainwork for the capitals which were on the top of the pillars; seven for the one capital and seven for the other capital.
"As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tested; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
"Thus says the king, 'Do not let Hezekiah deceive you, for he will not be able to deliver you from my hand;
Then he said to the closest relative, "Naomi, who has come back from the land of Moab, has to sell the piece of land which belonged to our brother Elimelech.
The sons of Reuben and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, consisting of valiant men, men who bore shield and sword and shot with bow and were skillful in battle, were 44,760, who went to war.
In his days Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt went up to the king of Assyria to the river Euphrates And King Josiah went to meet him, and when Pharaoh Neco saw him he killed him at Megiddo.
Joram his son, Ahaziah his son, Joash his son,
Michal the daughter of Saul had no child to the day of her death.
Each stood in his place around the camp; and all the army ran, crying out as they fled.
Baana the son of Hushai, in Asher and Bealoth;
Then Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam sang on that day, saying,
then Saul was even more afraid of David. Thus Saul was David's enemy continually.
and they said, "Has the LORD indeed spoken only through Moses? Has He not spoken through us as well?" And the LORD heard it.
When they had driven him out of the city, they began stoning him; and the witnesses laid aside their robes at the feet of a young man named Saul.
"Also in the day of your gladness and in your appointed feasts, and on the first days of your months, you shall blow the trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings; and they shall be as a reminder of you before your God. I am the LORD your God."
and Avvim and Parah and Ophrah,
"Command the sons of Israel that they send away from the camp every leper and everyone having a discharge and everyone who is unclean because of a dead person.
the king of Tappuah, one; the king of Hepher, one;
"You shall not dread them, for the LORD your God is in your midst, a great and awesome God.
"So we took possession of this land at that time. From Aroer, which is by the valley of Arnon, and half the hill country of Gilead and its cities I gave to the Reubenites and to the Gadites.
For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave of their own accord,
'No grain offering, which you bring to the LORD, shall be made with leaven, for you shall not offer up in smoke any leaven or any honey as an offering by fire to the LORD.
saying, "The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed and be raised up on the third day."
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood,
and the two kidneys with the fat that is on them, which is on the loins, and the lobe of the liver, which he shall remove with the kidneys
The LORD further spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying:
And inasmuch as it was not without an oath
but if there is no interpreter, he must keep silent in the church; and let him speak to himself and to God.
Now observe how great this man was to whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth of the choicest spoils.
I have become foolish; you yourselves compelled me Actually I should have been commended by you, for in no respect was I inferior to the most eminent apostles, even though I am a nobody.
"So go now and work; for you will be given no straw, yet you must deliver the quota of bricks."
and Obal and Abimael and Sheba
He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
But He was saying this to indicate the kind of death by which He was to die.
The disciples said to Him, "Where would we get so many loaves in this desolate place to satisfy such a large crowd?"
FOR THE LORD WILL EXECUTE HIS WORD ON THE EARTH, THOROUGHLY AND QUICKLY."
"When He established the heavens, I was there, When He inscribed a circle on the face of the deep,
All your enemies Have opened their mouths wide against you; They hiss and gnash their teeth They say, "We have swallowed her up! Surely this is the day for which we waited; We have reached it, we have seen it."
"Speak to Zerubbabel governor of Judah, saying, 'I am going to shake the heavens and the earth.
Tremble, and do not sin; Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
Better are those slain with the sword Than those slain with hunger; For they pine away, being stricken For lack of the fruits of the field.
it is you, O king; for you have become great and grown strong, and your majesty has become great and reached to the sky and your dominion to the end of the earth.
Who delight in doing evil And rejoice in the perversity of evil;
"Who among all these does not know That the hand of the LORD has done this,
"Shall a multitude of words go unanswered, And a talkative man be acquitted?
"I will say to God, 'Do not condemn me; Let me know why You contend with me.
"I would declare to Him the number of my steps; Like a prince I would approach Him.
"Have I sinned? What have I done to You, O watcher of men? Why have You set me as Your target, So that I am a burden to myself?
"I am not at ease, nor am I quiet, And I am not at rest, but turmoil comes."
And Job said,
And I commanded the Levites that they should purify themselves and come as gatekeepers to sanctify the sabbath day For this also remember me, O my God, and have compassion on me according to the greatness of Your lovingkindness.
"So she arose in the middle of the night and took my son from beside me while your maidservant slept, and laid him in her bosom, and laid her dead son in my bosom.
Now the boy Samuel was growing in stature and in favor both with the LORD and with men.
and she bore him sons: Jeush, Shemariah and Zaham.
Then David commanded the young men, and they killed them and cut off their hands and feet and hung them up beside the pool in Hebron But they took the head of Ish-bosheth and buried it in the grave of Abner in Hebron.
He took ten men of the elders of the city and said, "Sit down here." So they sat down.
"Now therefore, O LORD, the God of Israel, let Your word be confirmed which You have spoken to Your servant David.
Phinehas the son of Eleazar was ruler over them previously, and the LORD was with him.
When the king of Moab saw that the battle was too fierce for him, he took with him 700 men who drew swords, to break through to the king of Edom; but they could not.
In the twelfth year of Joram the son of Ahab king of Israel, Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah began to reign.
But when the cloud had withdrawn from over the tent, behold, Miriam was leprous, as white as snow. As Aaron turned toward Miriam, behold, she was leprous.
Then the king said to the Cushite, "Is it well with the young man Absalom?" And the Cushite answered, "Let the enemies of my lord the king, and all who rise up against you for evil, be as that young man!"
The people were still sacrificing on the high places, because there was no house built for the name of the LORD until those days.
"Behold, there is with you Shimei the son of Gera the Benjamite, of Bahurim; now it was he who cursed me with a violent curse on the day I went to Mahanaim But when he came down to me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the LORD, saying, 'I will not put you to death with the sword.'
Samuel said to all the people, "Do you see him whom the LORD has chosen? Surely there is no one like him among all the people " So all the people shouted and said, "Long live the king!"
Then she let them down by a rope through the window, for her house was on the city wall, so that she was living on the wall.
and the curse, if you do not listen to the commandments of the LORD your God, but turn aside from the way which I am commanding you today, by following other gods which you have not known.
Then Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and clothed him in garments of fine linen and put the gold necklace around his neck.
that he feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, like one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were mighty.
'If he offers it by way of thanksgiving, then along with the sacrifice of thanksgiving he shall offer unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil, and cakes of well stirred fine flour mixed with oil.
the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the sky,
"And you shall offer your burnt offerings, the flesh and the blood, on the altar of the LORD your God; and the blood of your sacrifices shall be poured out on the altar of the LORD your God, and you shall eat the flesh.
'Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these, among those which chew the cud, or among those which divide the hoof: the camel, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you.
"And when you heard the voice from the midst of the darkness, while the mountain was burning with fire, you came near to me, all the heads of your tribes and your elders.
He brought us out from there in order to bring us in, to give us the land which He had sworn to our fathers.'
As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron placed it before the Testimony, to be kept.
"When Pharaoh does not listen to you, then I will lay My hand on Egypt and bring out My hosts, My people the sons of Israel, from the land of Egypt by great judgments.
When the seven peals of thunder had spoken, I was about to write; and I heard a voice from heaven saying, "Seal up the things which the seven peals of thunder have spoken and do not write them."
and Abidan the son of Gideoni over the tribal army of the sons of Benjamin.
So then let no one boast in men For all things belong to you,
"To the Lord our God belong compassion and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against Him;
And some of the scribes said to themselves, "This fellow blasphemes."
And behold, two men were talking with Him; and they were Moses and Elijah,
Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself; and we add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.
They led Jesus away to the high priest; and all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes gathered together.
But when the brethren learned of it, they brought him down to Caesarea and sent him away to Tarsus.
Then again He laid His hands on his eyes; and he looked intently and was restored, and began to see everything clearly.
The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him All his thoughts are, "There is no God."
His disciples came and took away the body and buried it; and they went and reported to Jesus.
Woe is me! For I am Like the fruit pickers, like the grape gatherers There is not a cluster of grapes to eat, Or a first-ripe fig which I crave.
And He warned them to tell no one about Him.
They will walk after the LORD, He will roar like a lion; Indeed He will roar And His sons will come trembling from the west.
"Because of this will not the land quake And everyone who dwells in it mourn? Indeed, all of it will rise up like the Nile, And it will be tossed about And subside like the Nile of Egypt.
'But the court will sit for judgment, and his dominion will be taken away, annihilated and destroyed forever.
The satraps, the prefects, the governors and the king's high officials gathered around and saw in regard to these men that the fire had no effect on the bodies of these men nor was the hair of their head singed, nor were their trousers damaged, nor had the smell of fire even come upon them.
At the last it bites like a serpent And stings like a viper.
headdresses, ankle chains, sashes, perfume boxes, amulets,
For the burnt offering there were four tables of hewn stone, a cubit and a half long, a cubit and a half wide and one cubit high, on which they lay the instruments with which they slaughter the burnt offering and the sacrifice.
That leaves the companion of her youth And forgets the covenant of her God;
In that day the Lord will take away the beauty of their anklets, headbands, crescent ornaments,
even though Noah, Daniel and Job were in its midst, as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "they could not deliver either their son or their daughter. They would deliver only themselves by their righteousness."
If you have been foolish in exalting yourself Or if you have plotted evil, put your hand on your mouth.
"The small and the great are there, And the slave is free from his master.
"He rushes headlong at Him With his massive shield.
Now when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to Jerusalem to test Solomon with difficult questions. She had a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and a large amount of gold and precious stones; and when she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was on her heart.
Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah,
"Thus they answered us, saying, 'We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth and are rebuilding the temple that was built many years ago, which a great king of Israel built and finished.
Then it came about, as soon as he had finished offering the burnt offering, that Jehu said to the guard and to the royal officers, "Go in, kill them; let none come out." And they killed them with the edge of the sword; and the guard and the royal officers threw them out, and went to the inner room of the house of Baal.
Absalom commanded his servants, saying, "See now, when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, 'Strike Amnon,' then put him to death. Do not fear; have not I myself commanded you? Be courageous and be valiant."
Then Solomon consecrated the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD, for there he offered the burnt offerings and the fat of the peace offerings because the bronze altar which Solomon had made was not able to contain the burnt offering, the grain offering and the fat.
that Your eye may be open toward this house day and night, toward the place of which You have said that You would put Your name there, to listen to the prayer which Your servant shall pray toward this place.
for the four chief gatekeepers who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.
When he had taken him and brought him to his mother, he sat on her lap until noon, and then died.
As for the house which King Solomon built for the LORD, its length was sixty cubits and its width twenty cubits and its height thirty cubits.
So all Israel was enrolled by genealogies; and behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel. And Judah was carried away into exile to Babylon for their unfaithfulness.
"If a man sins against his neighbor and is made to take an oath, and he comes and takes an oath before Your altar in this house,
Now the sons of Kenaz were Othniel and Seraiah. And the sons of Othniel were Hathath and Meonothai.
Then the Spirit of God came upon Saul mightily when he heard these words, and he became very angry.
When all the kings, servants of Hadadezer, saw that they were defeated by Israel, they made peace with Israel and served them. So the Arameans feared to help the sons of Ammon anymore.
"And the princes of Issachar were with Deborah; As was Issachar, so was Barak; Into the valley they rushed at his heels; Among the divisions of Reuben There were great resolves of heart.
Then Joshua made them take an oath at that time, saying, "Cursed before the LORD is the man who rises up and builds this city Jericho; with the loss of his firstborn he shall lay its foundation, and with the loss of his youngest son he shall set up its gates."
He said to them, "Why do you do such things, the evil things that I hear from all these people?
"You shall tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and burn their Asherim with fire, and you shall cut down the engraved images of their gods and obliterate their name from that place.
And He said to them, "This is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many.
The name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife, Naomi; and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem in Judah. Now they entered the land of Moab and remained there.
Deborah said to Barak, "Arise! For this is the day in which the LORD has given Sisera into your hands; behold, the LORD has gone out before you." So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.
So Joshua arose early in the morning and brought Israel near by tribes, and the tribe of Judah was taken.
And the priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD stood firm on dry ground in the middle of the Jordan while all Israel crossed on dry ground, until all the nation had finished crossing the Jordan.
Then they told Sisera that Barak the son of Abinoam had gone up to Mount Tabor.
Gibeon and Ramah and Beeroth,
the likeness of anything that creeps on the ground, the likeness of any fish that is in the water below the earth.
Now when all the nation had finished crossing the Jordan, the LORD spoke to Joshua, saying,
and that you may tell in the hearing of your son, and of your grandson, how I made a mockery of the Egyptians and how I performed My signs among them, that you may know that I am the LORD."
So God heard their groaning; and God remembered His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
"Make yourself two trumpets of silver, of hammered work you shall make them; and you shall use them for summoning the congregation and for having the camps set out.
"But afterward he sent his son to them, saying, 'They will respect my son.'
Then the standard of the camp of the sons of Dan, according to their armies, which formed the rear guard for all the camps, set out, with Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai over its army,
But also some of the Jewish exorcists, who went from place to place, attempted to name over those who had the evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, "I adjure you by Jesus whom Paul preaches."
So the name of that place was called Taberah, because the fire of the LORD burned among them.
Moses said, "Thus says the LORD, 'About midnight I am going out into the midst of Egypt,
The soldiers' plan was to kill the prisoners, so that none of them would swim away and escape;
And although the king was very sorry, yet because of his oaths and because of his dinner guests, he was unwilling to refuse her.
The magicians tried with their secret arts to bring forth gnats, but they could not; so there were gnats on man and beast.
And His disciples said to Him, "You see the crowd pressing in on You, and You say, 'Who touched Me?'"
But when the crowds saw this, they were awestruck, and glorified God, who had given such authority to men.
I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand Remember my imprisonment Grace be with you.
"Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you."
For this is the word of promise: "AT THIS TIME I WILL COME, AND SARAH SHALL HAVE A SON."
When Belshazzar tasted the wine, he gave orders to bring the gold and silver vessels which Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken out of the temple which was in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines might drink from them.
"But this is what I commanded them, saying, 'Obey My voice, and I will be your God, and you will be My people; and you will walk in all the way which I command you, that it may be well with you.'
Therefore, return to your God, Observe kindness and justice, And wait for your God continually.
I said to the angel who was speaking with me, "Where are they taking the ephah?"
Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Consider and call for the mourning women, that they may come; And send for the wailing women, that they may come!
Then Darius the king wrote to all the peoples, nations and men of every language who were living in all the land: "May your peace abound!
Make your ear attentive to wisdom, Incline your heart to understanding;
"How can you say, 'I am not defiled, I have not gone after the Baals'? Look at your way in the valley! Know what you have done! You are a swift young camel entangling her ways,
Why are we sitting still? Assemble yourselves, and let us go into the fortified cities And let us perish there, Because the LORD our God has doomed us And given us poisoned water to drink, For we have sinned against the LORD.
There was a great famine in Samaria; and behold, they besieged it, until a donkey's head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and a fourth of a kab of dove's dung for five shekels of silver.
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known.
they approached Zerubbabel and the heads of fathers' households, and said to them, "Let us build with you, for we, like you, seek your God; and we have been sacrificing to Him since the days of Esarhaddon king of Assyria, who brought us up here."
the son of a Danite woman and a Tyrian father, who knows how to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone and wood, and in purple, violet, linen and crimson fabrics, and who knows how to make all kinds of engravings and to execute any design which may be assigned to him, to work with your skilled men and with those of my lord David your father.
"Let us rise early and go to the vineyards; Let us see whether the vine has budded And its blossoms have opened, And whether the pomegranates have bloomed. There I will give you my love.
"Will You cause a driven leaf to tremble? Or will You pursue the dry chaff?
The king said to Haman, "The silver is yours, and the people also, to do with them as you please."
Now the leaders of the people lived in Jerusalem, but the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem, the holy city, while nine-tenths remained in the other cities.
"Now because we are in the service of the palace, and it is not fitting for us to see the king's dishonor, therefore we have sent and informed the king,
Then he made a bronze altar, twenty cubits in length and twenty cubits in width and ten cubits in height.
Then he made two sculptured cherubim in the room of the holy of holies and overlaid them with gold.
Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son and Assir his son,
They lived in Gilead, in Bashan and in its towns, and in all the pasture lands of Sharon, as far as their borders.
Now the king of Aram had commanded the thirty-two captains of his chariots, saying, "Do not fight with small or great, but with the king of Israel alone."
Eshton became the father of Beth-rapha and Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of Ir-nahash. These are the men of Recah.
The sons of Lotan were Hori and Homam; and Lotan's sister was Timna.
So the LORD said to Solomon, "Because you have done this, and you have not kept My covenant and My statutes, which I have commanded you, I will surely tear the kingdom from you, and will give it to your servant.
The house, that is, the nave in front of the inner sanctuary, was forty cubits long.
As Samuel turned to go, Saul seized the edge of his robe, and it tore.
The people rushed greedily upon the spoil, and took sheep and oxen and calves, and slew them on the ground; and the people ate them with the blood.
Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell to the earth on his face before the ark of the LORD until the evening, both he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.
"The king has also sent with him Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the Cherethites, and the Pelethites; and they have made him ride on the king's mule.
He had a son whose name was Saul, a choice and handsome man, and there was not a more handsome person than he among the sons of Israel; from his shoulders and up he was taller than any of the people.
Now Barzillai the Gileadite had come down from Rogelim; and he went on to the Jordan with the king to escort him over the Jordan.
Then Samuel told the people the ordinances of the kingdom, and wrote them in the book and placed it before the LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his house.
And she called the boy Ichabod, saying, "The glory has departed from Israel," because the ark of God was taken and because of her father-in-law and her husband.
then they would say to him, "Say now, 'Shibboleth.'" But he said, "Sibboleth," for he could not pronounce it correctly. Then they seized him and slew him at the fords of the Jordan. Thus there fell at that time 42,000 of Ephraim.
She took it up and went into the city, and her mother-in-law saw what she had gleaned. She also took it out and gave Naomi what she had left after she was satisfied.
And the LORD confounded them before Israel, and He slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and pursued them by the way of the ascent of Beth-horon and struck them as far as Azekah and Makkedah.
"The city shall be under the ban, it and all that is in it belongs to the LORD; only Rahab the harlot and all who are with her in the house shall live, because she hid the messengers whom we sent.
'But if she cannot afford a lamb, then she shall take two turtledoves or two young pigeons, the one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering; and the priest shall make atonement for her, and she will be clean.'"
Then Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife and say, "May the LORD give you children from this woman in place of the one she dedicated to the LORD." And they went to their own home.
'When the days of her purification are completed, for a son or for a daughter, she shall bring to the priest at the doorway of the tent of meeting a one year old lamb for a burnt offering and a young pigeon or a turtledove for a sin offering.
and to Hezron was born Ram, and to Ram, Amminadab,
'Likewise, the shaphan, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you;
Then Moses said to Aaron and to his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, "Do not uncover your heads nor tear your clothes, so that you will not die and that He will not become wrathful against all the congregation. But your kinsmen, the whole house of Israel, shall bewail the burning which the LORD has brought about.
He brought the family of Judah near, and he took the family of the Zerahites; and he brought the family of the Zerahites near man by man, and Zabdi was taken.
'It shall not be poured on anyone's body, nor shall you make any like it in the same proportions; it is holy, and it shall be holy to you.
"The fish that are in the Nile will die, and the Nile will become foul, and the Egyptians will find difficulty in drinking water from the Nile."'"
But his wife, from behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt.
"Even on the male and female servants I will pour out My Spirit in those days.
And He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "Simon, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?
Therefore He came again to Cana of Galilee where He had made the water wine And there was a royal official whose son was sick at Capernaum.
Now the LORD said to Moses, "Rise early in the morning and present yourself before Pharaoh, as he comes out to the water, and say to him, 'Thus says the LORD, "Let My people go, that they may serve Me.
The commander answered, "I acquired this citizenship with a large sum of money." And Paul said, "But I was actually born a citizen."
When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, they proceeded to deliver Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan cohort named Julius.
When he came to Jerusalem, he was trying to associate with the disciples; but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he was a disciple.
'Also let none of you devise evil in your heart against another, and do not love perjury; for all these are what I hate,' declares the LORD."
For they sow the wind And they reap the whirlwind The standing grain has no heads; It yields no grain. Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.
"He who grasps the bow will not stand his ground, The swift of foot will not escape, Nor will he who rides the horse save his life.
So it was broken on that day, and thus the afflicted of the flock who were watching me realized that it was the word of the LORD.
And the earth will respond to the grain, to the new wine and to the oil, And they will respond to Jezreel.
"Then those of you who escape will remember Me among the nations to which they will be carried captive, how I have been hurt by their adulterous hearts which turned away from Me, and by their eyes which played the harlot after their idols; and they will loathe themselves in their own sight for the evils which they have committed, for all their abominations.
"Arise, cry aloud in the night At the beginning of the night watches; Pour out your heart like water Before the presence of the Lord; Lift up your hands to Him For the life of your little ones Who are faint because of hunger At the head of every street."
When Ephraim saw his sickness, And Judah his wound, Then Ephraim went to Assyria And sent to King Jareb But he is unable to heal you, Or to cure you of your wound.
Then Nebuchadnezzar came near to the door of the furnace of blazing fire; he responded and said, "Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, come out, you servants of the Most High God, and come here!" Then Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego came out of the midst of the fire.
"They have built the high places of Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I did not command, and it did not come into My mind.
"All the trees of the field will know that I am the LORD; I bring down the high tree, exalt the low tree, dry up the green tree and make the dry tree flourish. I am the LORD; I have spoken, and I will perform it."
Then I looked, and behold, a hand was extended to me; and lo, a scroll was in it.
Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?
"When they come there, they will remove all its detestable things and all its abominations from it.
On this account the anger of the LORD has burned against His people, And He has stretched out His hand against them and struck them down And the mountains quaked, and their corpses lay like refuse in the middle of the streets For all this His anger is not spent, But His hand is still stretched out.
Praise the LORD in song, for He has done excellent things; Let this be known throughout the earth.
The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.
Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer, Seek out his wickedness until You find none.
Or with princes who had gold, Who were filling their houses with silver.
But the wicked will be cut off from the land And the treacherous will be uprooted from it.
"The roaring of the lion and the voice of the fierce lion, And the teeth of the young lions are broken.
"The prisoners are at ease together; They do not hear the voice of the taskmaster.
The entire assembly of those who had returned from the captivity made booths and lived in them. The sons of Israel had indeed not done so from the days of Joshua the son of Nun to that day And there was great rejoicing.
Now on the sealed document were the names of: Nehemiah the governor, the son of Hacaliah, and Zedekiah,
Now there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate; and they said to one another, "Why do we sit here until we die?
Now Solomon gathered chariots and horsemen; and he had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horsemen, and he stationed them in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.
The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.
Now the rest of the acts of Abijah, and his ways and his words are written in the treatise of the prophet Iddo.
Now Caleb the son of Hezron had sons by Azubah his wife, and by Jerioth; and these were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.
Now it came about in the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, that Evil-merodach king of Babylon, in the year that he became king, released Jehoiachin king of Judah from prison;
Abigail bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
So he made the pillars, and two rows around on the one network to cover the capitals which were on the top of the pomegranates; and so he did for the other capital.
When he cut the hair of his head (and it was at the end of every year that he cut it, for it was heavy on him so he cut it), he weighed the hair of his head at 200 shekels by the king's weight.
Then Hadad died. Now the chiefs of Edom were: chief Timna, chief Aliah, chief Jetheth,
Solomon had 40,000 stalls of horses for his chariots, and 12,000 horsemen.
"When you saw that Nahash the king of the sons of Ammon came against you, you said to me, 'No, but a king shall reign over us,' although the LORD your God was your king.
However the king said, "Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face." So Absalom turned to his own house and did not see the king's face.
Then one of the people said, "Your father strictly put the people under oath, saying, 'Cursed be the man who eats food today.'" And the people were weary.
Sons were born to David at Hebron: his firstborn was Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelitess;
Now on the same night the LORD said to him, "Take your father's bull and a second bull seven years old, and pull down the altar of Baal which belongs to your father, and cut down the Asherah that is beside it;
"It is to be a sabbath of solemn rest for you, that you may humble your souls; it is a permanent statute.
Thus the second day they marched around the city once and returned to the camp; they did so for six days.
and from Heshbon as far as Ramath-mizpeh and Betonim, and from Mahanaim as far as the border of Debir;
I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that you will surely perish quickly from the land where you are going over the Jordan to possess it. You shall not live long on it, but will be utterly destroyed.
Now these are the kings of the land whom the sons of Israel defeated, and whose land they possessed beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise, from the valley of the Arnon as far as Mount Hermon, and all the Arabah to the east:
It came about at sunset that Joshua gave a command, and they took them down from the trees and threw them into the cave where they had hidden themselves, and put large stones over the mouth of the cave, to this very day.
so that the land will not spew you out, should you defile it, as it has spewed out the nation which has been before you.
"When you cross the Jordan and live in the land which the LORD your God is giving you to inherit, and He gives you rest from all your enemies around you so that you live in security,
"Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
and whoever picks up any of their carcasses shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening.
"Those who camp next to him shall be the tribe of Issachar, and the leader of the sons of Issachar: Nethanel the son of Zuar,
"No man will be able to stand before you; the LORD your God will lay the dread of you and the fear of you on all the land on which you set foot, as He has spoken to you.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
"Then the eighth day he shall bring them for his cleansing to the priest, at the doorway of the tent of meeting, before the LORD.
Then he slaughtered the burnt offering; and Aaron's sons handed the blood to him and he sprinkled it around on the altar.
'The remainder of the grain offering belongs to Aaron and his sons: a thing most holy of the offerings to the LORD by fire.
Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.
and above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat; but of these things we cannot now speak in detail.
When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they found a magician, a Jewish false prophet whose name was Bar-Jesus,
saying, "What business do we have with each other, Jesus of Nazareth? Have You come to destroy us? I know who You are--the Holy One of God!"
Jacob said to his kinsmen, "Gather stones." So they took stones and made a heap, and they ate there by the heap.
But among the crowd some were shouting one thing and some another, and when he could not find out the facts because of the uproar, he ordered him to be brought into the barracks.
Moses said, "You are right; I shall never see your face again!"
Then the shepherds came and drove them away, but Moses stood up and helped them and watered their flock.
And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, "Why are you thinking evil in your hearts?
Pharaoh said, "I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only you shall not go very far away Make supplication for me."
But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who was intending to betray Him, said,
Now their settlement extended from Mesha as you go toward Sephar, the hill country of the east.
When they got into the boat, the wind stopped.
When he had read it, he asked from what province he was, and when he learned that he was from Cilicia,
'Is the seed still in the barn? Even including the vine, the fig tree, the pomegranate and the olive tree, it has not borne fruit. Yet from this day on I will bless you.'"
'Do consider from this day onward, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month; from the day when the temple of the LORD was founded, consider:
This is the exultant city Which dwells securely, Who says in her heart, "I am, and there is no one besides me " How she has become a desolation, A resting place for beasts! Everyone who passes by her will hiss And wave his hand in contempt.
Then the word of the LORD of hosts came to me, saying,
Put the trumpet to your lips! Like an eagle the enemy comes against the house of the LORD, Because they have transgressed My covenant And rebelled against My law.
" 'TEKEL'--you have been weighed on the scales and found deficient.
O LORD, my strength and my stronghold, And my refuge in the day of distress, To You the nations will come From the ends of the earth and say, "Our fathers have inherited nothing but falsehood, Futility and things of no profit."
Now Jacob fled to the land of Aram, And Israel worked for a wife, And for a wife he kept sheep.
So I was left alone and saw this great vision; yet no strength was left in me, for my natural color turned to a deathly pallor, and I retained no strength.
So My people are bent on turning from Me. Though they call them to the One on high, None at all exalts Him.
Then the satraps, the prefects and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates and all the rulers of the provinces were assembled for the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
Give them, O LORD--what will You give? Give them a miscarrying womb and dry breasts.
The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.
The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing, But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.
"If you have run with footmen and they have tired you out, Then how can you compete with horses? If you fall down in a land of peace, How will you do in the thicket of the Jordan?
This Ezra went up from Babylon, and he was a scribe skilled in the law of Moses, which the LORD God of Israel had given; and the king granted him all he requested because the hand of the LORD his God was upon him.
"For you have said, 'My teaching is pure, And I am innocent in your eyes.'
Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai who had taken her as his daughter, came to go in to the king, she did not request anything except what Hegai, the king's eunuch who was in charge of the women, advised. And Esther found favor in the eyes of all who saw her.
"For He knows false men, And He sees iniquity without investigating.
"For you will be in league with the stones of the field, And the beasts of the field will be at peace with you.
When the kingdom of Rehoboam was established and strong, he and all Israel with him forsook the law of the LORD.
When I saw their fear, I rose and spoke to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people: "Do not be afraid of them; remember the Lord who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives and your houses."
Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai,
There were six steps to the throne and a footstool in gold attached to the throne, and arms on each side of the seat, and two lions standing beside the arms.
Then Hezekiah and all the people rejoiced over what God had prepared for the people, because the thing came about suddenly.
"And they will say, 'Because they forsook the LORD, the God of their fathers who brought them from the land of Egypt, and they adopted other gods and worshiped them and served them; therefore He has brought all this adversity on them.'"
And Jehu drew his bow with his full strength and shot Joram between his arms; and the arrow went through his heart and he sank in his chariot.
Now the sons of the half-tribe of Manasseh lived in the land; from Bashan to Baal-hermon and Senir and Mount Hermon they were numerous.
When the Philistine looked and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, with a handsome appearance.
Meonothai became the father of Ophrah, and Seraiah became the father of Joab the father of Ge-harashim, for they were craftsmen.
When Hadad died, Samlah of Masrekah became king in his place.
When Joram saw Jehu, he said, "Is it peace, Jehu?" And he answered, "What peace, so long as the harlotries of your mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?"
She made him sleep on her knees, and called for a man and had him shave off the seven locks of his hair. Then she began to afflict him, and his strength left him.
And Jeroboam slept with his fathers, even with the kings of Israel, and Zechariah his son became king in his place.
He defeated Moab, and measured them with the line, making them lie down on the ground; and he measured two lines to put to death and one full line to keep alive And the Moabites became servants to David, bringing tribute.
The LORD did not say that He would blot out the name of Israel from under heaven, but He saved them by the hand of Jeroboam the son of Joash.
So he prepared a great feast for them; and when they had eaten and drunk he sent them away, and they went to their master. And the marauding bands of Arameans did not come again into the land of Israel.
He said to him, "Go in peace." So he departed from him some distance.
He walked in the way of the house of Ahab and did evil in the sight of the LORD, like the house of Ahab had done, because he was a son-in-law of the house of Ahab.
Also Solomon's import of horses was from Egypt and Kue, and the king's merchants procured them from Kue for a price.
"Here I am; bear witness against me before the LORD and His anointed Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken, or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed, or from whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with it? I will restore it to you."
When he came, behold, Eli was sitting on his seat by the road eagerly watching, because his heart was trembling for the ark of God. So the man came to tell it in the city, and all the city cried out.
But her husband went with her, weeping as he went, and followed her as far as Bahurim. Then Abner said to him, "Go, return." So he returned.
Nevertheless Saul did not speak anything that day, for he thought, "It is an accident, he is not clean, surely he is not clean."
"Then the LORD sent Jerubbaal and Bedan and Jephthah and Samuel, and delivered you from the hands of your enemies all around, so that you lived in security.
So the people sent to Shiloh, and from there they carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD of hosts who sits above the cherubim; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God.
But Joab and Abishai pursued Abner, and when the sun was going down, they came to the hill of Ammah, which is in front of Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon.
The Philistines drew up in battle array to meet Israel. When the battle spread, Israel was defeated before the Philistines who killed about four thousand men on the battlefield.
All who saw it said, "Nothing like this has ever happened or been seen from the day when the sons of Israel came up from the land of Egypt to this day. Consider it, take counsel and speak up!"
So when Phinehas the priest and the leaders of the congregation, even the heads of the families of Israel who were with him, heard the words which the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the sons of Manasseh spoke, it pleased them.
Joshua then said to them, "Do not fear or be dismayed! Be strong and courageous, for thus the LORD will do to all your enemies with whom you fight."
and in the valley, Beth-haram and Beth-nimrah and Succoth and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, with the Jordan as a border, as far as the lower end of the Sea of Chinnereth beyond the Jordan to the east.
Thus He blotted out every living thing that was upon the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the sky, and they were blotted out from the earth; and only Noah was left, together with those that were with him in the ark.
but rather by means of good works, as is proper for women making a claim to godliness.
Then Joshua turned back at that time, and captured Hazor and struck its king with the sword; for Hazor formerly was the head of all these kingdoms.
But he said to him, "I will not come, but rather will go to my own land and relatives."
the king of Shimron-meron, one; the king of Achshaph, one;
"For all the firstborn are Mine; on the day that I struck down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I sanctified to Myself all the firstborn in Israel, from man to beast. They shall be Mine; I am the LORD."
And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on His head, and put a purple robe on Him;
The nursing child will play by the hole of the cobra, And the weaned child will put his hand on the viper's den.
"Are they not across the Jordan, west of the way toward the sunset, in the land of the Canaanites who live in the Arabah, opposite Gilgal, beside the oaks of Moreh?
'But the hide of the bull and all its flesh with its head and its legs and its entrails and its refuse,
At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.
The king of Sodom said to Abram, "Give the people to me and take the goods for yourself."
They covet fields and then seize them, And houses, and take them away They rob a man and his house, A man and his inheritance.
This was the order of march of the sons of Israel by their armies as they set out.
'From the sacrifice of peace offerings he shall bring as an offering by fire to the LORD, its fat, the entire fat tail which he shall remove close to the backbone, and the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat that is on the entrails,
and he had in his hand a little book which was open He placed his right foot on the sea and his left on the land;
But Peter raised him up, saying, "Stand up; I too am just a man."
The sons of Cush were Seba and Havilah and Sabtah and Raamah and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
Their heart is faithless; Now they must bear their guilt The LORD will break down their altars And destroy their sacred pillars.
Now among them from the sons of Judah were Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah.
You too will become drunk, You will be hidden. You too will search for a refuge from the enemy.
"Indeed, I brought you up from the land of Egypt And ransomed you from the house of slavery, And I sent before you Moses, Aaron and Miriam.
For this reason, because the king's command was urgent and the furnace had been made extremely hot, the flame of the fire slew those men who carried up Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego.
So he went and took Gomer the daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and bore him a son.
"But one of the descendants of her line will arise in his place, and he will come against their army and enter the fortress of the king of the North, and he will deal with them and display great strength.
and a remnant will not be left to them, for I will bring disaster on the men of Anathoth--the year of their punishment."
therefore, thus says the LORD of hosts, "Behold, I am about to punish them! The young men will die by the sword, their sons and daughters will die by famine;
"How then will one answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, And the afflicted of His people will seek refuge in it."
For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.
The LORD of hosts will arouse a scourge against him like the slaughter of Midian at the rock of Oreb; and His staff will be over the sea and He will lift it up the way He did in Egypt.
He will also lift up a standard to the distant nation, And will whistle for it from the ends of the earth; And behold, it will come with speed swiftly.
The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.
"Why is light given to a man whose way is hidden, And whom God has hedged in?
Moreover, the king made a great throne of ivory and overlaid it with pure gold.
"Does not the ear test words, As the palate tastes its food?
Then I came to the governors of the provinces beyond the River and gave them the king's letters Now the king had sent with me officers of the army and horsemen.
So Solomon assigned 70,000 men to carry loads and 80,000 men to quarry stone in the mountains and 3,600 to supervise them.
He built the house of the forest of Lebanon; its length was 100 cubits and its width 50 cubits and its height 30 cubits, on four rows of cedar pillars with cedar beams on the pillars.
Also he made the cast metal sea, ten cubits from brim to brim, circular in form, and its height was five cubits and its circumference thirty cubits.
"How then can you repulse one official of the least of my master's servants, and rely on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?
"If a man sins against his neighbor and is made to take an oath, and he comes and takes an oath before Your altar in this house,
Then he said, "At this season next year you will embrace a son " And she said, "No, my lord, O man of God, do not lie to your maidservant."
"And now it has pleased You to bless the house of Your servant, that it may continue forever before You; for You, O LORD, have blessed, and it is blessed forever."
And they wandered about from nation to nation, And from one kingdom to another people,
Because God was helping the Levites who were carrying the ark of the covenant of the LORD, they sacrificed seven bulls and seven rams.
Then all the elders of Israel came, and the priests took up the ark.
It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, as a lily blossom; it could hold two thousand baths.
"Go and say to My servant David, 'Thus says the LORD, "Are you the one who should build Me a house to dwell in?
So Judah and Israel lived in safety, every man under his vine and his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.
Ahimaaz called and said to the king, "All is well." And he prostrated himself before the king with his face to the ground And he said, "Blessed is the LORD your God, who has delivered up the men who lifted their hands against my lord the king."
For he had dominion over everything west of the River, from Tiphsah even to Gaza, over all the kings west of the River; and he had peace on all sides around about him.
Then Jonathan said, "My father has troubled the land. See now, how my eyes have brightened because I tasted a little of this honey.
When the people entered the forest, behold, there was a flow of honey; but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.
When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, "Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us take to ourselves from Shiloh the ark of the covenant of the LORD, that it may come among us and deliver us from the power of our enemies."
"Then survivors came down to the nobles; The people of the LORD came down to me as warriors.
Joab said, "As God lives, if you had not spoken, surely then the people would have gone away in the morning, each from following his brother."
"When you are in distress and all these things have come upon you, in the latter days you will return to the LORD your God and listen to His voice.
But he himself turned back from the idols which were at Gilgal, and said, "I have a secret message for you, O king." And he said, "Keep silence." And all who attended him left him.
and what He did to Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, the son of Reuben, when the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, their households, their tents, and every living thing that followed them, among all Israel--
and they shall be abhorrent to you; you may not eat of their flesh, and their carcasses you shall detest.
and they shall put it and all its utensils in a covering of porpoise skin, and shall put it on the carrying bars.
as it is written, "HE SCATTERED ABROAD, HE GAVE TO THE POOR, HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS ENDURES FOREVER."
Now when they heard this, they were cut to the quick, and they began gnashing their teeth at him.
"And you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you and your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, and the Levite who is within your gates, since he has no portion or inheritance with you.
"Thus you shall separate the Levites from among the sons of Israel, and the Levites shall be Mine.
Immediately the flow of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of her affliction.
and of Asriel, the family of the Asrielites; and of Shechem, the family of the Shechemites;
But Peter said to Him, "Even though all may fall away because of You, I will never fall away."
At Lystra a man was sitting who had no strength in his feet, lame from his mother's womb, who had never walked.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, saying,
Only in the land of Goshen, where the sons of Israel were, there was no hail.
Then Pharaoh said to him, "Get away from me! Beware, do not see my face again, for in the day you see my face you shall die!"
But He said to them, "Have you not read what David did when he became hungry, he and his companions,
"But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became so proud that he behaved arrogantly, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him.
Likewise also, deeds that are good are quite evident, and those which are otherwise cannot be concealed.
But I have sent the brethren, in order that our boasting about you may not be made empty in this case, so that, as I was saying, you may be prepared;
And He directed the people to sit down on the ground;
Now I, Daniel, alone saw the vision, while the men who were with me did not see the vision; nevertheless, a great dread fell on them, and they ran away to hide themselves.
It is fixed: She is stripped, she is carried away, And her handmaids are moaning like the sound of doves, Beating on their breasts.
"The broken horn and the four horns that arose in its place represent four kingdoms which will arise from his nation, although not with his power.
"How great are His signs And how mighty are His wonders! His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom And His dominion is from generation to generation.
The LORD is in His holy temple; the LORD'S throne is in heaven; His eyes behold, His eyelids test the sons of men.
"How languishing is your heart," declares the Lord GOD, "while you do all these things, the actions of a bold-faced harlot.
Then He said to me, "Son of man, eat what you find; eat this scroll, and go, speak to the house of Israel."
"Circumcise yourselves to the LORD And remove the foreskins of your heart, Men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem, Or else My wrath will go forth like fire And burn with none to quench it, Because of the evil of your deeds."
Do not say to your neighbor, "Go, and come back, And tomorrow I will give it," When you have it with you.
My son, keep my words And treasure my commandments within you.
For by You I can run upon a troop; And by my God I can leap over a wall.
'I should have been as though I had not been, Carried from womb to tomb.'
Next to him Uzziel the son of Harhaiah of the goldsmiths made repairs And next to him Hananiah, one of the perfumers, made repairs, and they restored Jerusalem as far as the Broad Wall.
"Therefore, the leprosy of Naaman shall cling to you and to your descendants forever." So he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.
let it be known to the king that the Jews who came up from you have come to us at Jerusalem; they are rebuilding the rebellious and evil city and are finishing the walls and repairing the foundations.
So she came to Jerusalem with a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and very much gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was in her heart.
and of the sons of Harim: Eliezer, Isshijah, Malchijah, Shemaiah, Shimeon,
But Abijah became powerful; and took fourteen wives to himself, and became the father of twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.
Then Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king.
All of these were enrolled in the genealogies in the days of Jotham king of Judah and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.
Then Samuel said, "Gather all Israel to Mizpah and I will pray to the LORD for you."
He said, "Why will you go to him today? It is neither new moon nor sabbath." And she said, "It will be well."
So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.
They returned to him while he was staying at Jericho; and he said to them, "Did I not say to you, 'Do not go'?"
"Why then do you harden your hearts as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened their hearts? When He had severely dealt with them, did they not allow the people to go, and they departed?
The time that Jeroboam reigned was twenty-two years; and he slept with his fathers, and Nadab his son reigned in his place.
"Now, here is the king walking before you, but I am old and gray, and behold my sons are with you And I have walked before you from my youth even to this day.
"There you shall bring your burnt offerings, your sacrifices, your tithes, the contribution of your hand, your votive offerings, your freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herd and of your flock.
When Gideon heard the account of the dream and its interpretation, he bowed in worship. He returned to the camp of Israel and said, "Arise, for the LORD has given the camp of Midian into your hands."
"The graven images of their gods you are to burn with fire; you shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it for yourselves, or you will be snared by it, for it is an abomination to the LORD your God.
So they sent messengers to the inhabitants of Kiriath-jearim, saying, "The Philistines have brought back the ark of the LORD; come down and take it up to you."
Then his brothers and all his father's household came down, took him, brought him up and buried him between Zorah and Eshtaol in the tomb of Manoah his father. Thus he had judged Israel twenty years.
The Gileadites captured the fords of the Jordan opposite Ephraim. And it happened when any of the fugitives of Ephraim said, "Let me cross over," the men of Gilead would say to him, "Are you an Ephraimite?" If he said, "No,"
For it was when Israel had sown, that the Midianites would come up with the Amalekites and the sons of the east and go against them.
At the seventh time, when the priests blew the trumpets, Joshua said to the people, "Shout! For the LORD has given you the city.
Then Joshua said to Achan, "My son, I implore you, give glory to the LORD, the God of Israel, and give praise to Him; and tell me now what you have done. Do not hide it from me."
The men said to her, "We shall be free from this oath to you which you have made us swear,
'Now if his offering is a sacrifice of peace offerings, if he is going to offer out of the herd, whether male or female, he shall offer it without defect before the LORD.
'Do not eat any of it raw or boiled at all with water, but rather roasted with fire, both its head and its legs along with its entrails.
"Oh, do not let her be like one dead, whose flesh is half eaten away when he comes from his mother's womb!"
'If an alien sojourns among you and observes the Passover to the LORD, according to the statute of the Passover and according to its ordinance, so he shall do; you shall have one statute, both for the alien and for the native of the land.'"
and he said, "Behold, I see the heavens opened up and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God."
(Now the sons of Israel set out from Beeroth Bene-jaakan to Moserah There Aaron died and there he was buried and Eleazar his son ministered as priest in his place.
'Now if your offering is a grain offering made in a pan, it shall be made of fine flour with oil.
Then the magicians said to Pharaoh, "This is the finger of God." But Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.
"Parthians and Medes and Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia,
"I also pleaded with the LORD at that time, saying,
"If an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall surely be stoned and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go unpunished.
Then it came about at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made;
a minister in the sanctuary and in the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, not man.
For you can all prophesy one by one, so that all may learn and all may be exhorted;
but put to death the Prince of life, the one whom God raised from the dead, a fact to which we are witnesses.
And he was talking and arguing with the Hellenistic Jews; but they were attempting to put him to death.
The foremen of the sons of Israel saw that they were in trouble because they were told, "You must not reduce your daily amount of bricks."
Methuselah lived one hundred and eighty-seven years, and became the father of Lamech.
So as to deprive the needy of justice And rob the poor of My people of their rights, So that widows may be their spoil And that they may plunder the orphans.
Those who led the way were sternly telling him to be quiet; but he kept crying out all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!"
The king stood up and the governor and Bernice, and those who were sitting with them,
but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and all your ways, you have not glorified.
And He said, "How shall we picture the kingdom of God, or by what parable shall we present it?
Then the male goat magnified himself exceedingly. But as soon as he was mighty, the large horn was broken; and in its place there came up four conspicuous horns toward the four winds of heaven.
As a result of this Pilate made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out saying, "If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar."
"For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath."
from that time when one came to a grain heap of twenty measures, there would be only ten; and when one came to the wine vat to draw fifty measures, there would be only twenty.
That same night Belshazzar the Chaldean king was slain.
"At this point the revelation ended. As for me, Daniel, my thoughts were greatly alarming me and my face grew pale, but I kept the matter to myself."
So this Daniel enjoyed success in the reign of Darius and in the reign of Cyrus the Persian.
So the Spirit lifted me up and took me away; and I went embittered in the rage of my spirit, and the hand of the LORD was strong on me.
My eyes fail because of tears, My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is poured out on the earth Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, When little ones and infants faint In the streets of the city.
"Harvest is past, summer is ended, And we are not saved."
Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.
Who say, "Let Him make speed, let Him hasten His work, that we may see it; And let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel draw near And come to pass, that we may know it!"
"Roam to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, And look now and take note And seek in her open squares, If you can find a man, If there is one who does justice, who seeks truth, Then I will pardon her.
We waited for peace, but no good came; For a time of healing, but behold, terror!
"When there were no depths I was brought forth, When there were no springs abounding with water.
When you make a vow to God, do not be late in paying it; for He takes no delight in fools Pay what you vow!
I will be glad and exult in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.
For it is You who blesses the righteous man, O LORD, You surround him with favor as with a shield.
All the sons of Israel, seeing the fire come down and the glory of the LORD upon the house, bowed down on the pavement with their faces to the ground, and they worshiped and gave praise to the LORD, saying, "Truly He is good, truly His lovingkindness is everlasting."
"You put my feet in the stocks And watch all my paths; You set a limit for the soles of my feet,
Once or twice the traders and merchants of every kind of merchandise spent the night outside Jerusalem.
"Now therefore, behold, the LORD has put a deceiving spirit in the mouth of these your prophets, for the LORD has proclaimed disaster against you."
And the sons of Israel, the priests, the Levites and the rest of the exiles, celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy.
Then Bildad the Shuhite answered,
They were equipped with bows, using both the right hand and the left to sling stones and to shoot arrows from the bow; they were Saul's kinsmen from Benjamin.
and of the sons of Zattu: Elioenai, Eliashib, Mattaniah, Jeremoth, Zabad and Aziza;
Rehoboam appointed Abijah the son of Maacah as head and leader among his brothers, for he intended to make him king.
Now the Arameans had gone out in bands and had taken captive a little girl from the land of Israel; and she waited on Naaman's wife.
Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud.
"Let Your name be established and magnified forever, saying, 'The LORD of hosts is the God of Israel, even a God to Israel; and the house of David Your servant is established before You.'
'You shall strike the house of Ahab your master, that I may avenge the blood of My servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the LORD, at the hand of Jezebel.
Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
These were the heads of their fathers' households, even Epher, Ishi, Eliel, Azriel, Jeremiah, Hodaviah and Jahdiel, mighty men of valor, famous men, heads of their fathers' households.
He answered, "You shall not kill them. Would you kill those you have taken captive with your sword and with your bow? Set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink and go to their master."
Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son, Manasseh his son,
For the LORD saw the affliction of Israel, which was very bitter; for there was neither bond nor free, nor was there any helper for Israel.
They went to Ophir and took four hundred and twenty talents of gold from there, and brought it to King Solomon.
So Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Gebalites cut them, and prepared the timbers and the stones to build the house.
Nethanel the fourth, Raddai the fifth,
His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and took bribes and perverted justice.
He took his stick in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the shepherd's bag which he had, even in his pouch, and his sling was in his hand; and he approached the Philistine.
Now all the Moabites heard that the kings had come up to fight against them. And all who were able to put on armor and older were summoned and stood on the border.
"Now therefore, O LORD God, the word that You have spoken concerning Your servant and his house, confirm it forever, and do as You have spoken,
Jehoshaphat the son of Paruah, in Issachar;
Now Absalom lived two full years in Jerusalem, and did not see the king's face.
But the thing was displeasing in the sight of Samuel when they said, "Give us a king to judge us " And Samuel prayed to the LORD.
Then the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it to the house of Dagon and set it by Dagon.
When he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell off the seat backward beside the gate, and his neck was broken and he died, for he was old and heavy. Thus he judged Israel forty years.
So David went up there, and his two wives also, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess and Abigail the widow of Nabal the Carmelite.
Therefore neither the priests of Dagon nor all who enter Dagon's house tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod to this day.
He divided the 300 men into three companies, and he put trumpets and empty pitchers into the hands of all of them, with torches inside the pitchers.
Then Ruth the Moabitess said, "Furthermore, he said to me, 'You should stay close to my servants until they have finished all my harvest.'"
Naomi said to Ruth her daughter-in-law, "It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his maids, so that others do not fall upon you in another field."
Gilead's wife bore him sons; and when his wife's sons grew up, they drove Jephthah out and said to him, "You shall not have an inheritance in our father's house, for you are the son of another woman."
And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor; and the commander of his army was Sisera, who lived in Harosheth-hagoyim.
He presented the tribute to Eglon king of Moab. Now Eglon was a very fat man.
After him, Jair the Gileadite arose and judged Israel twenty-two years.
The word pleased the sons of Israel, and the sons of Israel blessed God; and they did not speak of going up against them in war to destroy the land in which the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad were living.
And Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest said to the sons of Reuben and to the sons of Gad and to the sons of Manasseh, "Today we know that the LORD is in our midst, because you have not committed this unfaithful act against the LORD; now you have delivered the sons of Israel from the hand of the LORD."
"For the LORD will vindicate His people, And will have compassion on His servants, When He sees that their strength is gone, And there is none remaining, bond or free.
"But the land into which you are about to cross to possess it, a land of hills and valleys, drinks water from the rain of heaven,
'Also if one person sins unintentionally, then he shall offer a one year old female goat for a sin offering.
"Is this not the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, 'Leave us alone that we may serve the Egyptians'? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness."
and make atonement for the holy sanctuary, and he shall make atonement for the tent of meeting and for the altar. He shall also make atonement for the priests and for all the people of the assembly.
And he had James the brother of John put to death with a sword.
He brought his household near man by man; and Achan, son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah, was taken.
"He will deliver their kings into your hand so that you will make their name perish from under heaven; no man will be able to stand before you until you have destroyed them.
'So those of you who may be left will rot away because of their iniquity in the lands of your enemies; and also because of the iniquities of their forefathers they will rot away with them.
Now when the words of her elder son Esau were reported to Rebekah, she sent and called her younger son Jacob, and said to him, "Behold your brother Esau is consoling himself concerning you by planning to kill you.
Now when these things have been so prepared, the priests are continually entering the outer tabernacle performing the divine worship,
"But you disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,
"Therefore now, O LORD, please take my life from me, for death is better to me than life."
And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines for many days.
and he cried out with a loud voice, as when a lion roars; and when he had cried out, the seven peals of thunder uttered their voices.
"As for you, be fruitful and multiply; Populate the earth abundantly and multiply in it."
After the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and when he had exhorted them and taken his leave of them, he left to go to Macedonia.
You are looking at things as they are outwardly If anyone is confident in himself that he is Christ's, let him consider this again within himself, that just as he is Christ's, so also are we.
"He was also driven away from mankind, and his heart was made like that of beasts, and his dwelling place was with the wild donkeys He was given grass to eat like cattle, and his body was drenched with the dew of heaven until he recognized that the Most High God is ruler over the realm of mankind and that He sets over it whomever He wishes.
And He was asking them, "How many loaves do you have?" And they said, "Seven."
While I was observing, behold, a male goat was coming from the west over the surface of the whole earth without touching the ground; and the goat had a conspicuous horn between his eyes.
'YOU DO NOT MEAN TO KILL ME AS YOU KILLED THE EGYPTIAN YESTERDAY, DO YOU?'
Then the word of the LORD came a second time to Haggai on the twenty-fourth day of the month, saying,
"You built yourself a high place at the top of every street and made your beauty abominable, and you spread your legs to every passer-by to multiply your harlotry.
Plunder the silver! Plunder the gold! For there is no limit to the treasure-- Wealth from every kind of desirable object.
Surely my soul remembers And is bowed down within me.
But I heard the sound of his words; and as soon as I heard the sound of his words, I fell into a deep sleep on my face, with my face to the ground.
Then some elders of Israel came to me and sat down before me.
'So as I live,' declares the Lord GOD, 'surely, because you have defiled My sanctuary with all your detestable idols and with all your abominations, therefore I will also withdraw, and My eye will have no pity and I will not spare.
For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in God's sight This too is vanity and striving after wind.
"Proud," "Haughty," "Scoffer," are his names, Who acts with insolent pride.
Man's steps are ordained by the LORD, How then can man understand his way?
The hands of compassionate women Boiled their own children; They became food for them Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.
"Listen, for I will speak noble things; And the opening of my lips will reveal right things.
"My brothers have acted deceitfully like a wadi, Like the torrents of wadis which vanish,
In a multitude of people is a king's glory, But in the dearth of people is a prince's ruin.
"If my land cries out against me, And its furrows weep together;
"How then will you vainly comfort me, For your answers remain full of falsehood?"
"Why do You hide Your face And consider me Your enemy?
"Behold, this is the joy of His way; And out of the dust others will spring.
"Did not Solomon king of Israel sin regarding these things? Yet among the many nations there was no king like him, and he was loved by his God, and God made him king over all Israel; nevertheless the foreign women caused even him to sin.
"You will know that your tent is secure, For you will visit your abode and fear no loss.
and to bring the silver and gold, which the king and his counselors have freely offered to the God of Israel, whose dwelling is in Jerusalem,
this is the copy of the letter which they sent to him: "To King Artaxerxes: Your servants, the men in the region beyond the River, and now
All King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; silver was not considered valuable in the days of Solomon.
For Mordecai the Jew was second only to King Ahasuerus, and great among the Jews and in favor with his many kinsmen, one who sought the good of his people and one who spoke for the welfare of his whole nation.
He made chains in the inner sanctuary and placed them on the tops of the pillars; and he made one hundred pomegranates and placed them on the chains.
Twelve lions were standing there on the six steps on the one side and on the other; nothing like it was made for any other kingdom.
Now Jehoiada was the leader of the house of Aaron, and with him were 3,700,
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was gatekeeper of the entrance of the tent of meeting.
His sister Hammolecheth bore Ishhod and Abiezer and Mahlah.
The capitals which were on the top of the pillars in the porch were of lily design, four cubits.
So the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul, king of Assyria, even the spirit of Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria, and he carried them away into exile, namely the Reubenites, the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, and brought them to Halah, Habor, Hara and to the river of Gozan, to this day.
They were helped against them, and the Hagrites and all who were with them were given into their hand; for they cried out to God in the battle, and He answered their prayers because they trusted in Him.
"This woman's son died in the night, because she lay on it.
They made war against the Hagrites, Jetur, Naphish and Nodab.
The sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh were Iru, Elah and Naam; and the son of Elah was Kenaz.
Then the king of Israel when he saw them, said to Elisha, "My father, shall I kill them? Shall I kill them?"
He overlaid the whole house with gold, until all the house was finished. Also the whole altar which was by the inner sanctuary he overlaid with gold.
He did evil in the sight of the LORD; he did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he made Israel sin.
So David said to Michal, "It was before the LORD, who chose me above your father and above all his house, to appoint me ruler over the people of the LORD, over Israel; therefore I will celebrate before the LORD.
Then David sent to Joab, saying, "Send me Uriah the Hittite." So Joab sent Uriah to David.
Then they said, "What shall be the guilt offering which we shall return to Him?" And they said, "Five golden tumors and five golden mice according to the number of the lords of the Philistines, for one plague was on all of you and on your lords.
However, he refused to turn aside; therefore Abner struck him in the belly with the butt end of the spear, so that the spear came out at his back. And he fell there and died on the spot. And it came about that all who came to the place where Asahel had fallen and died, stood still.
Then the angel of the LORD put out the end of the staff that was in his hand and touched the meat and the unleavened bread; and fire sprang up from the rock and consumed the meat and the unleavened bread. Then the angel of the LORD vanished from his sight.
The king said also to Zadok the priest, "Are you not a seer? Return to the city in peace and your two sons with you, your son Ahimaaz and Jonathan the son of Abiathar.
So they ran and took him from there, and when he stood among the people, he was taller than any of the people from his shoulders upward.
"So you shall make likenesses of your tumors and likenesses of your mice that ravage the land, and you shall give glory to the God of Israel; perhaps He will ease His hand from you, your gods, and your land.
"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.
When Eli heard the noise of the outcry, he said, "What does the noise of this commotion mean?" Then the man came hurriedly and told Eli.
"Now you shall have this as a permanent statute, to make atonement for the sons of Israel for all their sins once every year." And just as the LORD had commanded Moses, so he did.
"Know this day that I am not speaking with your sons who have not known and who have not seen the discipline of the LORD your God--His greatness, His mighty hand and His outstretched arm,
For the priests who carried the ark were standing in the middle of the Jordan until everything was completed that the LORD had commanded Joshua to speak to the people, according to all that Moses had commanded Joshua. And the people hurried and crossed;
'Now if the whole congregation of Israel commits error and the matter escapes the notice of the assembly, and they commit any of the things which the LORD has commanded not to be done, and they become guilty;
but a terrifying expectation of judgment and THE FURY OF A FIRE WHICH WILL CONSUME THE ADVERSARIES.
the king of Madon, one; the king of Hazor, one;
As soon as He had finished speaking to Abraham the LORD departed, and Abraham returned to his place.
and the territory of Og king of Bashan, one of the remnant of Rephaim, who lived at Ashtaroth and at Edrei,
The LORD said to Moses, "Whoever has sinned against Me, I will blot him out of My book.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
"But the LORD your God will deliver them before you, and will throw them into great confusion until they are destroyed.
They did so; and Aaron stretched out his hand with his staff, and struck the dust of the earth, and there were gnats on man and beast. All the dust of the earth became gnats through all the land of Egypt.
"Number the sons of Levi by their fathers' households, by their families; every male from a month old and upward you shall number."
'Should you not also have had mercy on your fellow slave, in the same way that I had mercy on you?'
The water prevailed fifteen cubits higher, and the mountains were covered.
I took the little book out of the angel's hand and ate it, and in my mouth it was sweet as honey; and when I had eaten it, my stomach was made bitter.
And I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets were given to them.
So they made Him a supper there, and Martha was serving; but Lazarus was one of those reclining at the table with Him.
But the king of Egypt said to them, "Moses and Aaron, why do you draw the people away from their work? Get back to your labors!"
"My master made me swear, saying, 'You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live;
Receive him then in the Lord with all joy, and hold men like him in high regard;
'Give us each day our daily bread.
THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT.'"
Now after these things were finished, Paul purposed in the Spirit to go to Jerusalem after he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, "After I have been there, I must also see Rome."
and we are ready to punish all disobedience, whenever your obedience is complete.
They went out and fled from the tomb, for trembling and astonishment had gripped them; and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.
The more they called them, The more they went from them; They kept sacrificing to the Baals And burning incense to idols.
"Nevertheless I must journey on today and tomorrow and the next day; for it cannot be that a prophet would perish outside of Jerusalem.
And He went out again by the seashore; and all the people were coming to Him, and He was teaching them.
When the centurion, who was standing right in front of Him, saw the way He breathed His last, he said, "Truly this man was the Son of God!"
"Righteousness belongs to You, O Lord, but to us open shame, as it is this day--to the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, those who are nearby and those who are far away in all the countries to which You have driven them, because of their unfaithful deeds which they have committed against You.
A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that run rapidly to evil,
Open your doors, O Lebanon, That a fire may feed on your cedars.
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'It will yet be that peoples will come, even the inhabitants of many cities.
Then he said, "These are the two anointed ones who are standing by the Lord of the whole earth."
Now when the cherubim moved, the wheels would go beside them; also when the cherubim lifted up their wings to rise from the ground, the wheels would not turn from beside them.
They will come trembling like birds from Egypt And like doves from the land of Assyria; And I will settle them in their houses, declares the LORD.
Then I lifted my eyes and looked, and behold, a ram which had two horns was standing in front of the canal. Now the two horns were long, but one was longer than the other, with the longer one coming up last.
Then the word of the LORD of hosts came, saying,
He has filled me with bitterness, He has made me drunk with wormwood.
How shall I admonish you? To what shall I compare you, O daughter of Jerusalem? To what shall I liken you as I comfort you, O virgin daughter of Zion? For your ruin is as vast as the sea; Who can heal you?
"You shall say to them, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Drink, be drunk, vomit, fall and rise no more because of the sword which I will send among you."'
Slaves rule over us; There is no one to deliver us from their hand.
Therefore, give their children over to famine And deliver them up to the power of the sword; And let their wives become childless and widowed Let their men also be smitten to death, Their young men struck down by the sword in battle.
Therefore, thus says the LORD, the God of hosts, "Because you have spoken this word, Behold, I am making My words in your mouth fire And this people wood, and it will consume them.
The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
a wind too strong for this--will come at My command; now I will also pronounce judgments against them.
The light is pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.
"All the utterances of my mouth are in righteousness; There is nothing crooked or perverted in them.
For the ways of a man are before the eyes of the LORD, And He watches all his paths.
'Did You not pour me out like milk And curdle me like cheese;
"You are altogether beautiful, my darling, And there is no blemish in you.
To endow those who love me with wealth, That I may fill their treasuries.
Then Ezra rose from before the house of God and went into the chamber of Jehohanan the son of Eliashib Although he went there, he did not eat bread nor drink water, for he was mourning over the unfaithfulness of the exiles.
"If He passes by or shuts up, Or calls an assembly, who can restrain Him?
Letters were sent by couriers to all the king's provinces to destroy, to kill and to annihilate all the Jews, both young and old, women and children, in one day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to seize their possessions as plunder.
then I stationed men in the lowest parts of the space behind the wall, the exposed places, and I stationed the people in families with their swords, spears and bows.
Now Solomon had 4,000 stalls for horses and chariots and 12,000 horsemen, and he stationed them in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.
He appointed 70,000 of them to carry loads and 80,000 to quarry stones in the mountains and 3,600 supervisors to make the people work.
"Then we asked those elders and said to them thus, 'Who issued you a decree to rebuild this temple and to finish this structure?'
Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.
The children of Amram were Aaron, Moses and Miriam. And the sons of Aaron were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
'Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the king of Assyria, "He will not come to this city or shoot an arrow there; and he will not come before it with a shield or throw up a siege ramp against it.
To this day they do according to the earlier customs: they do not fear the LORD, nor do they follow their statutes or their ordinances or the law, or the commandments which the LORD commanded the sons of Jacob, whom He named Israel;
then I will cut off Israel from the land which I have given them, and the house which I have consecrated for My name, I will cast out of My sight So Israel will become a proverb and a byword among all peoples.
The sons of Pedaiah were Zerubbabel and Shimei. And the sons of Zerubbabel were Meshullam and Hananiah, and Shelomith was their sister;
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "I will disguise myself and go into the battle, but you put on your robes." So the king of Israel disguised himself and went into the battle.
When Shaul died, Baal-hanan the son of Achbor became king in his place.
"He must make restitution for the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing and had no compassion."
ten fat oxen, twenty pasture-fed oxen, a hundred sheep besides deer, gazelles, roebucks, and fattened fowl.
Then David said, "I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, just as his father showed kindness to me." So David sent some of his servants to console him concerning his father. But when David's servants came to the land of the Ammonites,
Now the king appointed the royal officer on whose hand he leaned to have charge of the gate; but the people trampled on him at the gate, and he died just as the man of God had said, who spoke when the king came down to him.
They placed the ark of God on a new cart that they might bring it from the house of Abinadab which was on the hill; and Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, were leading the new cart.
Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD more than all who were before him.
So King Rehoboam made shields of bronze in their place, and committed them to the care of the commanders of the guard who guarded the doorway of the king's house.
Elihoreph and Ahijah, the sons of Shisha were secretaries; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was the recorder;
But when Absalom urged him, he let Amnon and all the king's sons go with him.
David said to him, "If you pass over with me, then you will be a burden to me.
Then the one who brought the news replied, "Israel has fled before the Philistines and there has also been a great slaughter among the people, and your two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God has been taken."
When Gideon saw that he was the angel of the LORD, he said, "Alas, O Lord GOD! For now I have seen the angel of the LORD face to face."
"Not so, with My servant Moses, He is faithful in all My household;
Now Eli was ninety-eight years old, and his eyes were set so that he could not see.
'All the days of his separation to the LORD he shall not go near to a dead person.
'Did I not choose them from all the tribes of Israel to be My priests, to go up to My altar, to burn incense, to carry an ephod before Me; and did I not give to the house of your father all the fire offerings of the sons of Israel?
Then Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead, "Did you not hate me and drive me from my father's house? So why have you come to me now when you are in trouble?"
And fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed them, and they died before the LORD.
The border of the sons of Reuben was the Jordan. This was the inheritance of the sons of Reuben according to their families, the cities and their villages.
and have tasted the good word of God and the powers of the age to come,
In the lowland: Eshtaol and Zorah and Ashnah,
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
"To the Reubenites and to the Gadites I gave from Gilead even as far as the valley of Arnon, the middle of the valley as a border and as far as the river Jabbok, the border of the sons of Ammon;
the king of Dor in the heights of Dor, one; the king of Goiim in Gilgal, one;
'You shall have one law for him who does anything unintentionally, for him who is native among the sons of Israel and for the alien who sojourns among them.
the king of Kedesh, one; the king of Jokneam in Carmel, one;
'You will bear no sin by reason of it when you have offered the best of it. But you shall not profane the sacred gifts of the sons of Israel, or you will die.'"
"Now behold, I Myself do establish My covenant with you, and with your descendants after you;
"In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but yourselves being thrown out.
On the next day we left and came to Caesarea, and entering the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the seven, we stayed with him.
Jesus entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling,
'As an offering of first fruits you shall bring them to the LORD, but they shall not ascend for a soothing aroma on the altar.
This expression, "Yet once more," denotes the removing of those things which can be shaken, as of created things, so that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.
He named the second Ephraim, "For," he said, "God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction."
He also said, "Blessed be the LORD, The God of Shem; And let Canaan be his servant.
And he went out and continued to follow, and he did not know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.
So they said, "An Egyptian delivered us from the hand of the shepherds, and what is more, he even drew the water for us and watered the flock."
And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time?
Judas then, having received the Roman cohort and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.
"Then they will see THE SON OF MAN COMING IN CLOUDS with great power and glory.
"Behold, your house is left to you desolate; and I say to you, you will not see Me until the time comes when you say, 'BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD!'"
"Which is easier, to say, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Get up, and walk'?
The LORD said to Satan, "The LORD rebuke you, Satan! Indeed, the LORD who has chosen Jerusalem rebuke you! Is this not a brand plucked from the fire?"
Departing from there, He went into their synagogue.
There is no relief for your breakdown, Your wound is incurable All who hear about you Will clap their hands over you, For on whom has not your evil passed continually?
He said, "What do you see, Amos?" And I said, "A basket of summer fruit " Then the LORD said to me, "The end has come for My people Israel I will spare them no longer.
Thus says the LORD my God, "Pasture the flock doomed to slaughter.
The lion tore enough for his cubs, Killed enough for his lionesses, And filled his lairs with prey And his dens with torn flesh.
"The songs of the palace will turn to wailing in that day," declares the Lord GOD "Many will be the corpses; in every place they will cast them forth in silence."
A voice is heard on the bare heights, The weeping and the supplications of the sons of Israel; Because they have perverted their way, They have forgotten the LORD their God.
Alas for the day! For the day of the LORD is near, And it will come as destruction from the Almighty.
'Remember now, that You have made me as clay; And would You turn me into dust again?
Is there iniquity in Gilead? Surely they are worthless. In Gilgal they sacrifice bulls, Yes, their altars are like the stone heaps Beside the furrows of the field.
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
"You shall not bring a load out of your houses on the sabbath day nor do any work, but keep the sabbath day holy, as I commanded your forefathers.
He who watches the wind will not sow and he who looks at the clouds will not reap.
Avoid it, do not pass by it; Turn away from it and pass on.
"The mandrakes have given forth fragrance; And over our doors are all choice fruits, Both new and old, Which I have saved up for you, my beloved.
None who go to her return again, Nor do they reach the paths of life.
Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen with all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the singing with the singers. David also wore an ephod of linen.
Now King Ahasuerus laid a tribute on the land and on the coastlands of the sea.
Now it came about on the third day that Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king's palace in front of the king's rooms, and the king was sitting on his royal throne in the throne room, opposite the entrance to the palace.
the sons of Adonikam, 666;
Even one of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib the high priest, was a son-in-law of Sanballat the Horonite, so I drove him away from me.
and of the sons of Elam: Mattaniah, Zechariah, Jehiel, Abdi, Jeremoth and Elijah;
From the Gadites there came over to David in the stronghold in the wilderness, mighty men of valor, men trained for war, who could handle shield and spear, and whose faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as the gazelles on the mountains.
Then work on the house of God in Jerusalem ceased, and it was stopped until the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia.
They gathered to Mizpah, and drew water and poured it out before the LORD, and fasted on that day and said there, "We have sinned against the LORD." And Samuel judged the sons of Israel at Mizpah.
These constitute the list of the mighty men whom David had: Jashobeam, the son of a Hachmonite, the chief of the thirty; he lifted up his spear against three hundred whom he killed at one time.
Now these are the heads of the mighty men whom David had, who gave him strong support in his kingdom, together with all Israel, to make him king, according to the word of the LORD concerning Israel.
So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, and King David made a covenant with them before the LORD at Hebron; then they anointed David king over Israel.