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and you will be hated by all because of My name.
He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.
Moved with compassion, Jesus touched their eyes; and immediately they regained their sight and followed Him.
"Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are true and His ways just, and He is able to humble those who walk in pride."
Then he said, "I have sinned; but please honor me now before the elders of my people and before Israel, and go back with me, that I may worship the LORD your God."
And they cried out, saying, "What business do we have with each other, Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?"
"If two men, a man and his countryman, are struggling together, and the wife of one comes near to deliver her husband from the hand of the one who is striking him, and puts out her hand and seizes his genitals,
And a servant-girl, seeing him as he sat in the firelight and looking intently at him, said, "This man was with Him too."
Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers.
Hear the word of the LORD, O nations, And declare in the coastlands afar off, And say, "He who scattered Israel will gather him And keep him as a shepherd keeps his flock."
Blessed be the LORD, my rock, Who trains my hands for war, And my fingers for battle;
"Like a flower he comes forth and withers He also flees like a shadow and does not remain.
but when the perfect comes, the partial will be done away.
"If your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life lame, than, having your two feet, to be cast into hell,
"Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham.
"Lift up your eyes and see Those coming from the north Where is the flock that was given you, Your beautiful sheep?
O give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
Now this came about because the sons of Israel had sinned against the LORD their God, who had brought them up from the land of Egypt from under the hand of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and they had feared other gods
"Simeon and Levi are brothers; Their swords are implements of violence.
Now I urge you, brethren (you know the household of Stephanas, that they were the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves for ministry to the saints),
"I was asleep but my heart was awake. A voice! My beloved was knocking: 'Open to me, my sister, my darling, My dove, my perfect one! For my head is drenched with dew, My locks with the damp of the night.'
All the days of the afflicted are bad, But a cheerful heart has a continual feast.
So all the numbered men of the sons of Israel by their fathers' households, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go out to war in Israel,
Now in the neighborhood of that place were lands belonging to the leading man of the island, named Publius, who welcomed us and entertained us courteously three days.
So all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years, and he died.
As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tried; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
"This is the Moses who said to the sons of Israel, 'GOD WILL RAISE UP FOR YOU A PROPHET LIKE ME FROM YOUR BRETHREN.'
"Is not man forced to labor on earth, And are not his days like the days of a hired man?
You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet,
This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope.
No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.
"How beautiful you are, my darling, How beautiful you are! Your eyes are like doves behind your veil; Your hair is like a flock of goats That have descended from Mount Gilead.
"For you say, 'Where is the house of the nobleman, And where is the tent, the dwelling places of the wicked?'
The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after God.
"It will be just the same on the day that the Son of Man is revealed.
He who turns away his ear from listening to the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.
For it was Adam who was first created, and then Eve.
And He said to them, "Defile the temple and fill the courts with the slain. Go out!" Thus they went out and struck down the people in the city.
On that day they read aloud from the book of Moses in the hearing of the people; and there was found written in it that no Ammonite or Moabite should ever enter the assembly of God,
for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.
When he had seen the vision, immediately we sought to go into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.
He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, But he who walks wisely will be delivered.
'But pasture fields of their cities shall not be sold, for that is their perpetual possession.
Then Moses assembled all the congregation of the sons of Israel, and said to them, "These are the things that the LORD has commanded you to do:
Now all the wells which his father's servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines stopped up by filling them with earth.
Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
Jesus took him aside from the crowd, by himself, and put His fingers into his ears, and after spitting, He touched his tongue with the saliva;
Then Elijah said to them, "Seize the prophets of Baal; do not let one of them escape." So they seized them; and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and slew them there.
So they gave out to the sons of Israel a bad report of the land which they had spied out, saying, "The land through which we have gone, in spying it out, is a land that devours its inhabitants; and all the people whom we saw in it are men of great size.
'Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, but on the first day you shall remove leaven from your houses; for whoever eats anything leavened from the first day until the seventh day, that person shall be cut off from Israel.
"Who is this that darkens counsel By words without knowledge?
"You foolish ones, did not He who made the outside make the inside also?
Now Saul chose for himself 3,000 men of Israel, of which 2,000 were with Saul in Michmash and in the hill country of Bethel, while 1,000 were with Jonathan at Gibeah of Benjamin. But he sent away the rest of the people, each to his tent.
"Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.
'Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever!
Then the LORD said to Joshua, "Today I have rolled away the reproach of Egypt from you." So the name of that place is called Gilgal to this day.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.
"Who has performed and accomplished it, Calling forth the generations from the beginning? 'I, the LORD, am the first, and with the last I am He.'"
"Then the LORD your God will prosper you abundantly in all the work of your hand, in the offspring of your body and in the offspring of your cattle and in the produce of your ground, for the LORD will again rejoice over you for good, just as He rejoiced over your fathers;
Some of the disciples from Caesarea also came with us, taking us to Mnason of Cyprus, a disciple of long standing with whom we were to lodge.
For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory.
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath.
At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
"And he called ten of his slaves, and gave them ten minas and said to them, 'Do business with this until I come back.'
"You shall make its dishes and its pans and its jars and its bowls with which to pour drink offerings; you shall make them of pure gold.
For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.
"Moreover the LORD your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your descendants, to love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, so that you may live.
in those days as King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel in Susa,
The eunuch answered Philip and said, "Please tell me, of whom does the prophet say this? Of himself or of someone else?"
Now someone told David, saying, "Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom " And David said, "O LORD, I pray, make the counsel of Ahithophel foolishness."
Then the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph, came near; and these are the names of his daughters: Mahlah, Noah and Hoglah and Milcah and Tirzah.
Thus says the LORD, Who gives the sun for light by day And the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar; The LORD of hosts is His name:
'Now in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall also have a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work. It will be to you a day for blowing trumpets.
Jehoshaphat his son then became king in his place, and made his position over Israel firm.
'I know what I shall do, so that when I am removed from the management people will welcome me into their homes.'
The sin of Judah is written down with an iron stylus; With a diamond point it is engraved upon the tablet of their heart And on the horns of their altars,
"And the LORD said to me, 'Say to them, "Do not go up nor fight, for I am not among you; otherwise you will be defeated before your enemies."'
When we had sailed slowly for a good many days, and with difficulty had arrived off Cnidus, since the wind did not permit us to go farther, we sailed under the shelter of Crete, off Salmone;
"Whether he comes in the second watch, or even in the third, and finds them so, blessed are those slaves.
Barnabas wanted to take John, called Mark, along with them also.
or one who casts a spell, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead.
do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention of you in my prayers;
A crowd was sitting around Him, and they said to Him, "Behold, Your mother and Your brothers are outside looking for You."
Then David built an altar to the LORD there and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. And he called to the LORD and He answered him with fire from heaven on the altar of burnt offering.
Then David said to the Philistine, "You come to me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have taunted.
and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,
(On the fifth of the month in the fifth year of King Jehoiachin's exile,
"Yield now and be at peace with Him; Thereby good will come to you.
The first to plead his case seems right, Until another comes and examines him.
"A Redeemer will come to Zion, And to those who turn from transgression in Jacob," declares the LORD.
"Or who enclosed the sea with doors When, bursting forth, it went out from the womb;
Then the king of Assyria invaded the whole land and went up to Samaria and besieged it three years.
"I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will be careful to observe My ordinances.
But Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be quiet and come out of him!" And when the demon had thrown him down in the midst of the people, he came out of him without doing him any harm.
Hyenas will howl in their fortified towers And jackals in their luxurious palaces. Her fateful time also will soon come And her days will not be prolonged.
Then Eliphaz the Temanite responded,
"Remember what Amalek did to you along the way when you came out from Egypt,
And entering in, He said to them, "Why make a commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is asleep."
That which came as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah in regard to the drought:
"And he who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it will scatter him like dust."
Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a vegetable garden because it is close beside my house, and I will give you a better vineyard than it in its place; if you like, I will give you the price of it in money."
House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from the LORD.
Moreover, the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Now he had still another dream, and related it to his brothers, and said, "Lo, I have had still another dream; and behold, the sun and the moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me."
Simon Peter said to Him, "Lord, then wash not only my feet, but also my hands and my head."
"When he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing.
I will give You thanks with all my heart; I will sing praises to You before the gods.
You will flee by the valley of My mountains, for the valley of the mountains will reach to Azel; yes, you will flee just as you fled before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah Then the LORD, my God, will come, and all the holy ones with Him!
I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.
'Behold, I will cause those of the synagogue of Satan, who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie--I will make them come and bow down at your feet, and make them know that I have loved you.
"When you have finished paying all the tithe of your increase in the third year, the year of tithing, then you shall give it to the Levite, to the stranger, to the orphan and to the widow, that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied.
Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.
The light of the moon will be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun will be seven times brighter, like the light of seven days, on the day the LORD binds up the fracture of His people and heals the bruise He has inflicted.
They utterly destroyed everything in the city, both man and woman, young and old, and ox and sheep and donkey, with the edge of the sword.
Even to your old age I will be the same, And even to your graying years I will bear you! I have done it, and I will carry you; And I will bear you and I will deliver you.
The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.
"In that you saw the feet and toes, partly of potter's clay and partly of iron, it will be a divided kingdom; but it will have in it the toughness of iron, inasmuch as you saw the iron mixed with common clay.
"Or if I should send a plague against that country and pour out My wrath in blood on it to cut off man and beast from it,
"Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.
And He said, "Truly I say to you, no prophet is welcome in his hometown.
"Behold, it is the traveling couch of Solomon; Sixty mighty men around it, Of the mighty men of Israel.
I shall make mention of the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, the praises of the LORD, According to all that the LORD has granted us, And the great goodness toward the house of Israel, Which He has granted them according to His compassion And according to the abundance of His lovingkindnesses.
He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor Will also cry himself and not be answered.
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness before God For it is written, "He is THE ONE WHO CATCHES THE WISE IN THEIR CRAFTINESS";
"I say to you, you will not get out of there until you have paid the very last cent."
Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.
Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; Save me and I will be saved, For You are my praise.
My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.
Do not claim honor in the presence of the king, And do not stand in the place of great men;
I acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I did not hide; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD"; And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.
"A bulb shall be under the first pair of branches coming out of it, and a bulb under the second pair of branches coming out of it, and a bulb under the third pair of branches coming out of it, for the six branches coming out of the lampstand.
The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation.
"Return and say to Hezekiah the leader of My people, 'Thus says the LORD, the God of your father David, "I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the LORD.
'The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression; but He will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generations.'
These also are proverbs of Solomon which the men of Hezekiah, king of Judah, transcribed.
Pilate said to them, "Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?" They all said, "Crucify Him!"
The LORD was with Joseph, so he became a successful man. And he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian.
To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
for you once were NOT A PEOPLE, but now you are THE PEOPLE OF GOD; you had NOT RECEIVED MERCY, but now you have RECEIVED MERCY.
This is the disciple who is testifying to these things and wrote these things, and we know that his testimony is true.
How the faithful city has become a harlot, She who was full of justice! Righteousness once lodged in her, But now murderers.
"As for Me, this is My covenant with them," says the LORD: "My Spirit which is upon you, and My words which I have put in your mouth shall not depart from your mouth, nor from the mouth of your offspring, nor from the mouth of your offspring's offspring," says the LORD, "from now and forever."
God called the dry land earth, and the gathering of the waters He called seas; and God saw that it was good.
Woe, O Ariel, Ariel the city where David once camped! Add year to year, observe your feasts on schedule.
"Now behold, I have two daughters who have not had relations with man; please let me bring them out to you, and do to them whatever you like; only do nothing to these men, inasmuch as they have come under the shelter of my roof."
When the angel stretched out his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD relented from the calamity and said to the angel who destroyed the people, "It is enough! Now relax your hand!" And the angel of the LORD was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.
"Now, O LORD, let the word that You have spoken concerning Your servant and concerning his house be established forever, and do as You have spoken.
Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia--in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah--the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he sent a proclamation throughout his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying,
Do you not know? Have you not heard? Has it not been declared to you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?
Why? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as though it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone,
Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous, seven angels who had seven plagues, which are the last, because in them the wrath of God is finished.
"Then your light will break out like the dawn, And your recovery will speedily spring forth; And your righteousness will go before you; The glory of the LORD will be your rear guard.
Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?" Supposing Him to be the gardener, she said to Him, "Sir, if you have carried Him away, tell me where you have laid Him, and I will take Him away."
All who see me sneer at me; They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying,
nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock.
"So I have come down to deliver them from the power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to a good and spacious land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite.
"If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin, but now they have no excuse for their sin.
Though youths grow weary and tired, And vigorous young men stumble badly,
Therefore do not let what is for you a good thing be spoken of as evil;
Now there was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel; and the man was very rich, and he had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats And it came about while he was shearing his sheep in Carmel
The people spoke against God and Moses, "Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and we loathe this miserable food."
He who curses his father or his mother, His lamp will go out in time of darkness.
Then Jesus said to the chief priests and officers of the temple and elders who had come against Him, "Have you come out with swords and clubs as you would against a robber?
and this is smaller than all other seeds, but when it is full grown, it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that THE BIRDS OF THE AIR come and NEST IN ITS BRANCHES."
Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their utterances to the end of the world In them He has placed a tent for the sun,
Therefore, hear the word of the LORD, O scoffers, Who rule this people who are in Jerusalem,
But Samuel said, "How can I go? When Saul hears of it, he will kill me." And the LORD said, "Take a heifer with you and say, 'I have come to sacrifice to the LORD.'
Thus it came about, when God destroyed the cities of the valley, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when He overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.
They were utterly astonished, saying, "He has done all things well; He makes even the deaf to hear and the mute to speak."
"Also the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, To minister to Him, and to love the name of the LORD, To be His servants, every one who keeps from profaning the sabbath And holds fast My covenant;
Seraphim stood above Him, each having six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.
'You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measurement of weight, or capacity.
Now Balak the son of Zippor saw all that Israel had done to the Amorites.
They said to Him, "Lord, we want our eyes to be opened."
"Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.
And He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace."
And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.
"When a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, commits iniquity and dies because of it, for his iniquity which he has committed he will die.
O LORD, You are my God; I will exalt You, I will give thanks to Your name; For You have worked wonders, Plans formed long ago, with perfect faithfulness.
Her children rise up and bless her; Her husband also, and he praises her, saying:
"You may say in your heart, 'How will we know the word which the LORD has not spoken?'
Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.
Yet if the unbelieving one leaves, let him leave; the brother or the sister is not under bondage in such cases, but God has called us to peace.
But the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected God's purpose for themselves, not having been baptized by John.
"Then He will answer them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.'
"When he had agreed with the laborers for a denarius for the day, he sent them into his vineyard.
"Behold, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands; Your walls are continually before Me.
And if you give yourself to the hungry And satisfy the desire of the afflicted, Then your light will rise in darkness And your gloom will become like midday.
rather it shall be a witness between us and you and between our generations after us, that we are to perform the service of the LORD before Him with our burnt offerings, and with our sacrifices and with our peace offerings, so that your sons will not say to our sons in time to come, "You have no portion in the LORD."'
Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.
Then Job responded,
"There is no umpire between us, Who may lay his hand upon us both.
"Now therefore, as the LORD lives, who has established me and set me on the throne of David my father and who has made me a house as He promised, surely Adonijah shall be put to death today."
"He who kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or he is found in his possession, shall surely be put to death.
'Then the land will enjoy its sabbaths all the days of the desolation, while you are in your enemies' land; then the land will rest and enjoy its sabbaths.
through which the world at that time was destroyed, being flooded with water.
"Only you shall not eat its blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.
But Jesus said to them, "You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or to be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?"
He came to a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun had set; and he took one of the stones of the place and put it under his head, and lay down in that place.
When they had brought them outside, one said, "Escape for your life! Do not look behind you, and do not stay anywhere in the valley; escape to the mountains, or you will be swept away."
When Elisha came into the house, behold the lad was dead and laid on his bed.
"So then, all Jews know my manner of life from my youth up, which from the beginning was spent among my own nation and at Jerusalem;
"David himself calls Him 'Lord'; so in what sense is He his son?" And the large crowd enjoyed listening to Him.
The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God," They are corrupt, and have committed abominable injustice; There is no one who does good.
'You shall not swear falsely by My name, so as to profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.
["Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other will be left."]
UNTIL I MAKE YOUR ENEMIES A FOOTSTOOL FOR YOUR FEET."'
"At that time," declares the LORD, "I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be My people."
"Be joyful with Jerusalem and rejoice for her, all you who love her; Be exceedingly glad with her, all you who mourn over her,
And it was not Adam who was deceived, but the woman being deceived, fell into transgression.
He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them.
of Zebulun, Eliab the son of Helon;
"BUT THE LORD SAID TO HIM, 'TAKE OFF THE SANDALS FROM YOUR FEET, FOR THE PLACE ON WHICH YOU ARE STANDING IS HOLY GROUND.
Then the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven,
"She should not eat anything that comes from the vine nor drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing; let her observe all that I commanded."
If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.
And He laid His hands on her; and immediately she was made erect again and began glorifying God.
But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,
A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,
'As for cities of the Levites, the Levites have a permanent right of redemption for the houses of the cities which are their possession.
Now he who was betraying Him had given them a signal, saying, "Whomever I kiss, He is the one; seize Him and lead Him away under guard."
"And you shall say to the owner of the house, 'The Teacher says to you, "Where is the guest room in which I may eat the Passover with My disciples?"'
In whose hand is the life of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind?
He lay down and slept under a juniper tree; and behold, there was an angel touching him, and he said to him, "Arise, eat."
"Therefore behold, I am against the prophets," declares the LORD, "who steal My words from each other.
And they were all amazed at the greatness of God But while everyone was marveling at all that He was doing, He said to His disciples,
Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Do not listen to the words of the prophets who are prophesying to you They are leading you into futility; They speak a vision of their own imagination, Not from the mouth of the LORD.
Now Jehoshaphat had great riches and honor; and he allied himself by marriage with Ahab.
You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You understand my thought from afar.
So Samuel went back following Saul, and Saul worshiped the LORD.
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
"Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, each according to his conduct," declares the Lord GOD. "Repent and turn away from all your transgressions, so that iniquity may not become a stumbling block to you.
If I have looked at the sun when it shone Or the moon going in splendor,
They cried to the sons of Dan, who turned around and said to Micah, "What is the matter with you, that you have assembled together?"
From the half-tribe of Manasseh, they allotted Taanach with its pasture lands and Gath-rimmon with its pasture lands; two cities.
and wherever he enters, say to the owner of the house, 'The Teacher says, "Where is My guest room in which I may eat the Passover with My disciples?"'
He counts the number of the stars; He gives names to all of them.
Then they made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire, and practiced divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him.
After they had hoisted it up, they used supporting cables in undergirding the ship; and fearing that they might run aground on the shallows of Syrtis, they let down the sea anchor and in this way let themselves be driven along.
For indeed He was crucified because of weakness, yet He lives because of the power of God For we also are weak in Him, yet we will live with Him because of the power of God directed toward you.
Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;
The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD in the tenth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, which was the eighteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar.
But beyond this, my son, be warned: the writing of many books is endless, and excessive devotion to books is wearying to the body.
"What is man, that he should be pure, Or he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
"Three cups shall be shaped like almond blossoms in the one branch, a bulb and a flower, and three cups shaped like almond blossoms in the other branch, a bulb and a flower--so for six branches going out from the lampstand;
"Therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest."
Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and he did not do what was right in the sight of the LORD his God, as his father David had done.
A man of violence entices his neighbor And leads him in a way that is not good.
And one of the crowd answered Him, "Teacher, I brought You my son, possessed with a spirit which makes him mute;
He did away with the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the surrounding area of Jerusalem, also those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and to the moon and to the constellations and to all the host of heaven.
Now Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver and in gold.
"Your descendants will also be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west and to the east and to the north and to the south; and in you and in your descendants shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
and swore by Him who lives forever and ever, WHO CREATED HEAVEN AND THE THINGS IN IT, AND THE EARTH AND THE THINGS IN IT, AND THE SEA AND THE THINGS IN IT, that there will be delay no longer,
But they shook off the dust of their feet in protest against them and went to Iconium.
He was sixteen years old when he became king, and he reigned fifty-two years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Jecoliah of Jerusalem.
For it is superfluous for me to write to you about this ministry to the saints;
And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You.
God makes a home for the lonely; He leads out the prisoners into prosperity, Only the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."
When those who were around Him saw what was going to happen, they said, "Lord, shall we strike with the sword?"
'Why have we fasted and You do not see? Why have we humbled ourselves and You do not notice?' Behold, on the day of your fast you find your desire, And drive hard all your workers.
"Therefore I will punish Him and release Him."
"But you smear with lies; You are all worthless physicians.
"And he said, 'A hundred measures of oil.' And he said to him, 'Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.'
I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonders.
'THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND, UNTIL I PUT YOUR ENEMIES BENEATH YOUR FEET"'?
"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.
In all their affliction He was afflicted, And the angel of His presence saved them; In His love and in His mercy He redeemed them, And He lifted them and carried them all the days of old.
'This whole land will be a desolation and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
That men may know from the rising to the setting of the sun That there is no one besides Me. I am the LORD, and there is no other,
I will praise the name of God with song And magnify Him with thanksgiving.
"For there is no omen against Jacob, Nor is there any divination against Israel; At the proper time it shall be said to Jacob And to Israel, what God has done!
In the thirty-eighth year of Azariah king of Judah, Zechariah the son of Jeroboam became king over Israel in Samaria for six months.
"Then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains, and those who are in the midst of the city must leave, and those who are in the country must not enter the city;
"If there is an angel as mediator for him, One out of a thousand, To remind a man what is right for him,
"And when the LORD does for my lord according to all the good that He has spoken concerning you, and appoints you ruler over Israel,
But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the preserving of the soul.
"So I sent for you immediately, and you have been kind enough to come. Now then, we are all here present before God to hear all that you have been commanded by the Lord."
Then Job answered,
Then to Abiathar the priest the king said, "Go to Anathoth to your own field, for you deserve to die; but I will not put you to death at this time, because you carried the ark of the Lord GOD before my father David, and because you were afflicted in everything with which my father was afflicted."
They also gave me gall for my food And for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
Thus says the LORD, "Where is the certificate of divorce By which I have sent your mother away? Or to whom of My creditors did I sell you? Behold, you were sold for your iniquities, And for your transgressions your mother was sent away.
"See, I have called by name Bezalel, the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.
The LORD will accomplish what concerns me; Your lovingkindness, O LORD, is everlasting; Do not forsake the works of Your hands.
"If you are not careful to observe all the words of this law which are written in this book, to fear this honored and awesome name, the LORD your God,
"What will you say when He appoints over you-- And you yourself had taught them-- Former companions to be head over you? Will not pangs take hold of you Like a woman in childbirth?
For as long as life is in me, And the breath of God is in my nostrils,
The LORD said to Moses, "How long will this people spurn Me? And how long will they not believe in Me, despite all the signs which I have performed in their midst?
"From six troubles He will deliver you, Even in seven evil will not touch you.
The second angel poured out his bowl into the sea, and it became blood like that of a dead man; and every living thing in the sea died.
The LORD said to Moses, "Behold, I will come to you in a thick cloud, so that the people may hear when I speak with you and may also believe in you forever." Then Moses told the words of the people to the LORD.
"Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is a lunatic and is very ill; for he often falls into the fire and often into the water.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
and with difficulty sailing past it we came to a place called Fair Havens, near which was the city of Lasea.
How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me?
Therefore many of them believed, along with a number of prominent Greek women and men.
Then they said to Him, "Lord, always give us this bread."
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
When I am afraid, I will put my trust in You.
My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge; My savior, You save me from violence.
'If there is a man who lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death; you shall also kill the animal.
The people saw them going, and many recognized them and ran there together on foot from all the cities, and got there ahead of them.
He who assaults his father and drives his mother away Is a shameful and disgraceful son.
The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot.
Do not answer a fool according to his folly, Or you will also be like him.
Isaac spoke to Abraham his father and said, "My father!" And he said, "Here I am, my son." And he said, "Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?"
'And it will be that every soul that does not heed that prophet shall be utterly destroyed from among the people.'
Now when these things had been completed, the princes approached me, saying, "The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands, according to their abominations, those of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians and the Amorites.
"To whom would He teach knowledge, And to whom would He interpret the message? Those just weaned from milk? Those just taken from the breast?
So they made their father drink wine that night, and the firstborn went in and lay with her father; and he did not know when she lay down or when she arose.
"Who has given to Me that I should repay him? Whatever is under the whole heaven is Mine.
And the word of the LORD came to me saying,
He who pursues righteousness and loyalty Finds life, righteousness and honor.
Be strong and let your heart take courage, All you who hope in the LORD.
"You, O king, are the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength and the glory;
Therefore she said to Abraham, "Drive out this maid and her son, for the son of this maid shall not be an heir with my son Isaac."
A mixed multitude also went up with them, along with flocks and herds, a very large number of livestock.
because the sun was obscured; and the veil of the temple was torn in two.
Now the fifth lot fell to the tribe of the sons of Asher according to their families.
'You shall not marry a woman in addition to her sister as a rival while she is alive, to uncover her nakedness.
"Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it will scatter him like dust."
And Jesus answered and spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?"
Then they dug another well, and they quarreled over it too, so he named it Sitnah.
and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be slave of all.
and He overthrew those cities, and all the valley, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and what grew on the ground.
The foundation stones of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone The first foundation stone was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;
How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!
The first man is from the earth, earthy; the second man is from heaven.
"Naked is Sheol before Him, And Abaddon has no covering.
'I will give them a heart to know Me, for I am the LORD; and they will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to Me with their whole heart.
But I have written very boldly to you on some points so as to remind you again, because of the grace that was given me from God,
And He said to them, "What are these words that you are exchanging with one another as you are walking?" And they stood still, looking sad.
'Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish with what is my own? Or is your eye envious because I am generous?'
that they made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar).
"I have wiped out your transgressions like a thick cloud And your sins like a heavy mist Return to Me, for I have redeemed you."
Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; My eye is wasted away from grief, my soul and my body also.
"When I was informed that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, also instructing his accusers to bring charges against him before you."
But his mother answered and said, "No indeed; but he shall be called John."
A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished.
They forsook all the commandments of the LORD their God and made for themselves molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah and worshiped all the host of heaven and served Baal.
"And it shall serve as a sign to you on your hand, and as a reminder on your forehead, that the law of the LORD may be in your mouth; for with a powerful hand the LORD brought you out of Egypt.
'For every tenth part of herd or flock, whatever passes under the rod, the tenth one shall be holy to the LORD.
"Indeed God speaks once, Or twice, yet no one notices it.
The king sat on his seat as usual, the seat by the wall; then Jonathan rose up and Abner sat down by Saul's side, but David's place was empty.
"Then a spirit came forward and stood before the LORD and said, 'I will entice him.'
"If any of the flesh of ordination or any of the bread remains until morning, then you shall burn the remainder with fire; it shall not be eaten, because it is holy.
"But all these things are merely the beginning of birth pangs.
He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous, Both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."
Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed.
"You shall celebrate the Feast of Booths seven days after you have gathered in from your threshing floor and your wine vat;
"And I will be a father to you, And you shall be sons and daughters to Me," Says the Lord Almighty.
Woe to those who enact evil statutes And to those who constantly record unjust decisions,
'A ruin, a ruin, a ruin, I will make it This also will be no more until He comes whose right it is, and I will give it to Him.'
"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'
"Will the wild ox consent to serve you, Or will he spend the night at your manger?
Then afterward he read all the words of the law, the blessing and the curse, according to all that is written in the book of the law.
'For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, holy to the LORD; whoever does any work on the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, only not as the kings of Israel who were before him.
Then Samuel said, "Bring me Agag, the king of the Amalekites." And Agag came to him cheerfully. And Agag said, "Surely the bitterness of death is past."
Let no man deceive himself If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise.
So he judged Israel twenty years in the days of the Philistines.
Then they said to Moses, "Speak to us yourself and we will listen; but let not God speak to us, or we will die."
"So it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones perish.
After Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Abram's wife Sarai took Hagar the Egyptian, her maid, and gave her to her husband Abram as his wife.
"Now as for you, son of man, I have appointed you a watchman for the house of Israel; so you will hear a message from My mouth and give them warning from Me.
"This stone, which I have set up as a pillar, will be God's house, and of all that You give me I will surely give a tenth to You."
"But man dies and lies prostrate Man expires, and where is he?
"It will come about in that day," declares the LORD, "That you will call Me Ishi And will no longer call Me Baali.
They began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say, 'Then why did you not believe him?'
It happened after a while that the brook dried up, because there was no rain in the land.
Who is among you that fears the LORD, That obeys the voice of His servant, That walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.
"Behold, I am insignificant; what can I reply to You? I lay my hand on my mouth.
Then Moses entreated the LORD his God, and said, "O LORD, why does Your anger burn against Your people whom You have brought out from the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand?
"For behold, when the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby leaped in my womb for joy.
Then Job answered,
Behold, the Lord GOD will come with might, With His arm ruling for Him Behold, His reward is with Him And His recompense before Him.
The LORD commanded the angel, and he put his sword back in its sheath.
"Besides, she actually is my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife;
"If these men die the death of all men or if they suffer the fate of all men, then the LORD has not sent me.
"Enlarge the place of your tent; Stretch out the curtains of your dwellings, spare not; Lengthen your cords And strengthen your pegs.
Then he said, "I have something to say to you." And she said, "Speak."
Then the Jews began to argue with one another, saying, "How can this man give us His flesh to eat?"
A joyful heart makes a cheerful face, But when the heart is sad, the spirit is broken.
therefore the LORD God sent him out from the garden of Eden, to cultivate the ground from which he was taken.
For God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil.
Do not add to His words Or He will reprove you, and you will be proved a liar.
So we built the wall and the whole wall was joined together to half its height, for the people had a mind to work.
"But to sit on My right or on My left, this is not Mine to give; but it is for those for whom it has been prepared."
Worship the LORD with reverence And rejoice with trembling.
Then Saul took three thousand chosen men from all Israel and went to seek David and his men in front of the Rocks of the Wild Goats.
Now Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab.
Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears our burden, The God who is our salvation. Selah.
But before very long there rushed down from the land a violent wind, called Euraquilo;
'Then on the fifteenth day of the same month there is the Feast of Unleavened Bread to the LORD; for seven days you shall eat unleavened bread.
"You shall not afflict any widow or orphan.
Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him For the help of His presence.
"For we will surely die and are like water spilled on the ground which cannot be gathered up again Yet God does not take away life, but plans ways so that the banished one will not be cast out from him.
The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart exults, And with my song I shall thank Him.
Then Jacob lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two maids.
The words of a man's mouth are deep waters; The fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.
Now these are the records of the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's maid, bore to Abraham;
Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.
Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,
The material of the wall was jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass.
Amnon was so frustrated because of his sister Tamar that he made himself ill, for she was a virgin, and it seemed hard to Amnon to do anything to her.
"Behold now, I have stretched out My hand against you and diminished your rations. And I delivered you up to the desire of those who hate you, the daughters of the Philistines, who are ashamed of your lewd conduct.
'Your hands fashioned and made me altogether, And would You destroy me?
'In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at twilight is the LORD'S Passover.
and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.
said with a loud voice, "Stand upright on your feet." And he leaped up and began to walk.
Let them praise His name with dancing; Let them sing praises to Him with timbrel and lyre.
In the third year Jehoshaphat the king of Judah came down to the king of Israel.
O sing to the LORD a new song, For He has done wonderful things, His right hand and His holy arm have gained the victory for Him.
Onan knew that the offspring would not be his; so when he went in to his brother's wife, he wasted his seed on the ground in order not to give offspring to his brother.
"I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.
But God came to Abimelech in a dream of the night, and said to him, "Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is married."
Then David said to himself, "Now I will perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than to escape into the land of the Philistines. Saul then will despair of searching for me anymore in all the territory of Israel, and I will escape from his hand."
"The city shall be 18,000 cubits round about; and the name of the city from that day shall be, 'The LORD is there.'"
The LORD said to him, "Go through the midst of the city, even through the midst of Jerusalem, and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations which are being committed in its midst."
She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.
The oracle concerning Tyre Wail, O ships of Tarshish, For Tyre is destroyed, without house or harbor; It is reported to them from the land of Cyprus.
A jar full of sour wine was standing there; so they put a sponge full of the sour wine upon a branch of hyssop and brought it up to His mouth.
Therefore behold, I will once again deal marvelously with this people, wondrously marvelous; And the wisdom of their wise men will perish, And the discernment of their discerning men will be concealed."
The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.
"But as it is, you are seeking to kill Me, a man who has told you the truth, which I heard from God; this Abraham did not do.
and said, "My Lord, if now I have found favor in Your sight, please do not pass Your servant by.
Leave the presence of a fool, Or you will not discern words of knowledge.
"The Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance among you, and the alien, the orphan and the widow who are in your town, shall come and eat and be satisfied, in order that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
God also said to him, "I am God Almighty; Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, And kings shall come forth from you.
But they kept silent. And He took hold of him and healed him, and sent him away.
God said further to Abraham, "Now as for you, you shall keep My covenant, you and your descendants after you throughout their generations.
"Can a vigorous man be of use to God, Or a wise man be useful to himself?
Then the sons of Israel came against the sons of Benjamin the second day.
I will extol You, my God, O King, And I will bless Your name forever and ever.
But when he became strong, his heart was so proud that he acted corruptly, and he was unfaithful to the LORD his God, for he entered the temple of the LORD to burn incense on the altar of incense.
But the children struggled together within her; and she said, "If it is so, why then am I this way?" So she went to inquire of the LORD.
"Whatever I command you, you shall be careful to do; you shall not add to nor take away from it.
Some boast in chariots and some in horses, But we will boast in the name of the LORD, our God.
So Joseph died at the age of one hundred and ten years; and he was embalmed and placed in a coffin in Egypt.
The rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all.
Now go, write it on a tablet before them And inscribe it on a scroll, That it may serve in the time to come As a witness forever.
For zeal for Your house has consumed me, And the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me.
Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes.
constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,
"So make up your minds not to prepare beforehand to defend yourselves;
To proclaim the favorable year of the LORD And the day of vengeance of our God; To comfort all who mourn,
Now it came about in the days of Ahaz, the son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of Judah, that Rezin the king of Aram and Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, went up to Jerusalem to wage war against it, but could not conquer it.
"For God has put it in their hearts to execute His purpose by having a common purpose, and by giving their kingdom to the beast, until the words of God will be fulfilled.
For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand outside. I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.
"When a cloud vanishes, it is gone, So he who goes down to Sheol does not come up.
"If you happen to come upon a bird's nest along the way, in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs, and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young;
He laid his body in his own grave, and they mourned over him, saying, "Alas, my brother!"
For the LORD is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting And His faithfulness to all generations.
but now is manifested, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the eternal God, has been made known to all the nations, leading to obedience of faith;
"His head is like gold, pure gold; His locks are like clusters of dates And black as a raven.
Wisdom is too exalted for a fool, He does not open his mouth in the gate.
"Let my teaching drop as the rain, My speech distill as the dew, As the droplets on the fresh grass And as the showers on the herb.
"Now this is what you shall offer on the altar: two one year old lambs each day, continuously.
How blessed will be the one who seizes and dashes your little ones Against the rock.
and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, "Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the LORD is with you when you are with Him And if you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.
But when the Jews of Thessalonica found out that the word of God had been proclaimed by Paul in Berea also, they came there as well, agitating and stirring up the crowds.
Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention that you may gain understanding,
And he was afraid and arose and ran for his life and came to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there.
Behold, the day of the LORD is coming, Cruel, with fury and burning anger, To make the land a desolation; And He will exterminate its sinners from it.
"On what were its bases sunk? Or who laid its cornerstone,
When He was in Galilee, they used to follow Him and minister to Him; and there were many other women who came up with Him to Jerusalem.
Yet even lifeless things, either flute or harp, in producing a sound, if they do not produce a distinction in the tones, how will it be known what is played on the flute or on the harp?
But Paul kept insisting that they should not take him along who had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "How long do you refuse to keep My commandments and My instructions?
"Oh that You would hide me in Sheol, That You would conceal me until Your wrath returns to You, That You would set a limit for me and remember me!
Furthermore, the altar that was at Bethel and the high place which Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel sin, had made, even that altar and the high place he broke down Then he demolished its stones, ground them to dust, and burned the Asherah.
and not for the nation only, but in order that He might also gather together into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.
The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.
But they kept silent, for on the way they had discussed with one another which of them was the greatest.
"Thus you shall do to Aaron and to his sons, according to all that I have commanded you; you shall ordain them through seven days.
So then, brethren, we are not children of a bondwoman, but of the free woman.
"You were blameless in your ways From the day you were created Until unrighteousness was found in you.
"Why is it considered incredible among you people if God does raise the dead?
Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
"And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the new wine will burst the skins and it will be spilled out, and the skins will be ruined.
"Assyria will not save us, We will not ride on horses; Nor will we say again, 'Our god,' To the work of our hands; For in You the orphan finds mercy."
For the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the holy place by the high priest as an offering for sin, are burned outside the camp.
'If there is a man who lies with a menstruous woman and uncovers her nakedness, he has laid bare her flow, and she has exposed the flow of her blood; thus both of them shall be cut off from among their people.
The secret of the LORD is for those who fear Him, And He will make them know His covenant.
When my steps were bathed in butter, And the rock poured out for me streams of oil!
"If any case is too difficult for you to decide, between one kind of homicide or another, between one kind of lawsuit or another, and between one kind of assault or another, being cases of dispute in your courts, then you shall arise and go up to the place which the LORD your God chooses.
Now when David reached old age, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
When he heard them say concerning Tirhakah king of Cush, "Behold, he has come out to fight against you," he sent messengers again to Hezekiah saying,
And Jesus said to them, "You cannot make the attendants of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them, can you?
for I was hungry, and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink;
"If You are the Christ, tell us." But He said to them, "If I tell you, you will not believe;
You send forth Your Spirit, they are created; And You renew the face of the ground.
"Then there will be a fourth kingdom as strong as iron; inasmuch as iron crushes and shatters all things, so, like iron that breaks in pieces, it will crush and break all these in pieces.
He lived in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took a wife for him from the land of Egypt.
And there came a man named Jairus, and he was an official of the synagogue; and he fell at Jesus' feet, and began to implore Him to come to his house;
Therefore in that day the Lord GOD of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing, To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.
"Some of those who have insight will fall, in order to refine, purge and make them pure until the end time; because it is still to come at the appointed time.
"And he will show you a large, furnished upper room; prepare it there."
So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.
"Because he has loved Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him securely on high, because he has known My name.
He has not dealt with us according to our sins, Nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
to whom the word of the LORD came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign.
Let briars grow instead of wheat, And stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.
'Nor shall you glean your vineyard, nor shall you gather the fallen fruit of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the needy and for the stranger. I am the LORD your God.
A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.
Teach me, O LORD, the way of Your statutes, And I shall observe it to the end.
"They say to God, 'Depart from us! We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.
While he was saying this, a cloud formed and began to overshadow them; and they were afraid as they entered the cloud.
"For who is God, besides the LORD? And who is a rock, besides our God?
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.
My frame was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, And skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth;
Who makes the Bear, Orion and the Pleiades, And the chambers of the south;
"You shall celebrate the Feast of Weeks, that is, the first fruits of the wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the turn of the year.
The LORD is good to all, And His mercies are over all His works.
When Elisha returned to Gilgal, there was a famine in the land As the sons of the prophets were sitting before him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and boil stew for the sons of the prophets."
So, on the next day when Agrippa came together with Bernice amid great pomp, and entered the auditorium accompanied by the commanders and the prominent men of the city, at the command of Festus, Paul was brought in.
"The total of the numbered men of the camp of Judah: 186,400, by their armies. They shall set out first.
"Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book!
To whom then will you liken God? Or what likeness will you compare with Him?
For the fate of the sons of men and the fate of beasts is the same. As one dies so dies the other; indeed, they all have the same breath and there is no advantage for man over beast, for all is vanity.
Afterward Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth.
"Tell the sons of Israel to turn back and camp before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea; you shall camp in front of Baal-zephon, opposite it, by the sea.
"You shall not bring the hire of a harlot or the wages of a dog into the house of the LORD your God for any votive offering, for both of these are an abomination to the LORD your God.
Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens; Praise Him in the heights!
"The wolf and the lamb will graze together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox; and dust will be the serpent's food They will do no evil or harm in all My holy mountain," says the LORD.
So Gad came to David and told him, and said to him, "Shall seven years of famine come to you in your land? Or will you flee three months before your foes while they pursue you? Or shall there be three days' pestilence in your land? Now consider and see what answer I shall return to Him who sent me."
'For you will be a witness for Him to all men of what you have seen and heard.
He trusted in the LORD, the God of Israel; so that after him there was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor among those who were before him.
and in the place of the boil there is a white swelling or a reddish-white, bright spot, then it shall be shown to the priest;
"No longer will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, Or an old man who does not live out his days; For the youth will die at the age of one hundred And the one who does not reach the age of one hundred Will be thought accursed.
and these are the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, in the order of their birth: Nebaioth, the firstborn of Ishmael, and Kedar and Adbeel and Mibsam
But when Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it were a matter of wrong or of vicious crime, O Jews, it would be reasonable for me to put up with you;
but He whom God raised did not undergo decay.
Then Joshua said to the people, "You will not be able to serve the LORD, for He is a holy God He is a jealous God; He will not forgive your transgression or your sins.
"For behold, I am commanding, And I will shake the house of Israel among all nations As grain is shaken in a sieve, But not a kernel will fall to the ground.
And has raised up a horn of salvation for us In the house of David His servant--
Sing to God, sing praises to His name; Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts, Whose name is the LORD, and exult before Him.
Do not be surprised, brethren, if the world hates you.
"A garden locked is my sister, my bride, A rock garden locked, a spring sealed up.
Then it happened in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that Joab led out the army and ravaged the land of the sons of Ammon, and came and besieged Rabbah But David stayed at Jerusalem And Joab struck Rabbah and overthrew it.
Then Samson said to the boy who was holding his hand, "Let me feel the pillars on which the house rests, that I may lean against them."
A soothing tongue is a tree of life, But perversion in it crushes the spirit.
'Because he has despised the word of the LORD and has broken His commandment, that person shall be completely cut off; his guilt will be on him.'"
Therefore because of the Jewish day of preparation, since the tomb was nearby, they laid Jesus there.
An angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression.
For thus says the LORD, "Sing aloud with gladness for Jacob, And shout among the chief of the nations; Proclaim, give praise and say, 'O LORD, save Your people, The remnant of Israel.'
"If a man opens a pit, or digs a pit and does not cover it over, and an ox or a donkey falls into it,
"What then if you see the Son of Man ascending to where He was before?
Sing to the LORD a new song, Sing His praise from the end of the earth! You who go down to the sea, and all that is in it You islands, and those who dwell on them.
How lovely are Your dwelling places, O LORD of hosts!
Jeroboam instituted a feast in the eighth month on the fifteenth day of the month, like the feast which is in Judah, and he went up to the altar; thus he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves which he had made And he stationed in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.
Leaving the crowd, they took Him along with them in the boat, just as He was; and other boats were with Him.
"No longer will you have the sun for light by day, Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; But you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And your God for your glory.
These are the records of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, when seventeen years of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers while he was still a youth, along with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives And Joseph brought back a bad report about them to their father.
"Is this man Coniah a despised, shattered jar? Or is he an undesirable vessel? Why have he and his descendants been hurled out And cast into a land that they had not known?
"For He says, 'Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there.'"
The LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; and he had 14,000 sheep and 6,000 camels and 1,000 yoke of oxen and 1,000 female donkeys.
"If He should determine to do so, If He should gather to Himself His spirit and His breath,
Trust in Him at all times, O people; Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. Selah.
Now Elijah said to Ahab, "Go up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of the roar of a heavy shower."
"Behold, I have found only this, that God made men upright, but they have sought out many devices."
Since neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small storm was assailing us, from then on all hope of our being saved was gradually abandoned.
some worthless men have gone out from among you and have seduced the inhabitants of their city, saying, 'Let us go and serve other gods' (whom you have not known),
So when the captains of the chariots saw Jehoshaphat, they said, "Surely it is the king of Israel," and they turned aside to fight against him, and Jehoshaphat cried out.
Now David assembled at Jerusalem all the officials of Israel, the princes of the tribes, and the commanders of the divisions that served the king, and the commanders of thousands, and the commanders of hundreds, and the overseers of all the property and livestock belonging to the king and his sons, with the officials and the mighty men, even all the valiant men.
It happened as David was coming to the summit, where God was worshiped, that behold, Hushai the Archite met him with his coat torn and dust on his head.
And the work of righteousness will be peace, And the service of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever.
"I knew that You always hear Me; but because of the people standing around I said it, so that they may believe that You sent Me."
As soon as He was approaching, near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the miracles which they had seen,
"You shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother, for glory and for beauty.
Moreover, Manasseh shed very much innocent blood until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin with which he made Judah sin, in doing evil in the sight of the LORD.
Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael to him.
whom the LORD of hosts has blessed, saying, "Blessed is Egypt My people, and Assyria the work of My hands, and Israel My inheritance."
"He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters At the boundary of light and darkness.
The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying,
and strip Aaron of his garments and put them on his son Eleazar. So Aaron will be gathered to his people, and will die there."
He said, "You have taken away my gods which I made, and the priest, and have gone away, and what do I have besides? So how can you say to me, 'What is the matter with you?'"
After bidding them farewell, He left for the mountain to pray.
"Now concerning everything which I have said to you, be on your guard; and do not mention the name of other gods, nor let them be heard from your mouth.
And He said to them, "Go!" And they came out and went into the swine, and the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the waters.
O LORD, who may abide in Your tent? Who may dwell on Your holy hill?
When the Pharisee saw it, he was surprised that He had not first ceremonially washed before the meal.
Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
Restore to me the joy of Your salvation And sustain me with a willing spirit.
"No one of illegitimate birth shall enter the assembly of the LORD; none of his descendants, even to the tenth generation, shall enter the assembly of the LORD.
"But as for you, take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet and spelt, put them in one vessel and make them into bread for yourself; you shall eat it according to the number of the days that you lie on your side, three hundred and ninety days.
Then Eliphaz the Temanite responded,
Evening and morning and at noon, I will complain and murmur, And He will hear my voice.
"He will pitch the tents of his royal pavilion between the seas and the beautiful Holy Mountain; yet he will come to his end, and no one will help him.
"Listen to Me, you who know righteousness, A people in whose heart is My law; Do not fear the reproach of man, Nor be dismayed at their revilings.
So Joab sent to Tekoa and brought a wise woman from there and said to her, "Please pretend to be a mourner, and put on mourning garments now, and do not anoint yourself with oil, but be like a woman who has been mourning for the dead many days;
When day came, they could not recognize the land; but they did observe a bay with a beach, and they resolved to drive the ship onto it if they could.
Now when the seventh month came, and the sons of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered together as one man to Jerusalem.
"I will make an everlasting covenant with them that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; and I will put the fear of Me in their hearts so that they will not turn away from Me.
"Do not fear, for I am with you; I will bring your offspring from the east, And gather you from the west.
(he had not consented to their plan and action), a man from Arimathea, a city of the Jews, who was waiting for the kingdom of God;
"The departed spirits tremble Under the waters and their inhabitants.
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, His holy mountain.
this will not cause grief or a troubled heart to my lord, both by having shed blood without cause and by my lord having avenged himself. When the LORD deals well with my lord, then remember your maidservant."
The waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen, even Pharaoh's entire army that had gone into the sea after them; not even one of them remained.
Abraham said to his young men, "Stay here with the donkey, and I and the lad will go over there; and we will worship and return to you."
As He spoke these things, many came to believe in Him.
Then the whole congregation of the sons of Israel assembled themselves at Shiloh, and set up the tent of meeting there; and the land was subdued before them.
And Jesus said to them, "Watch out and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondwoman and one by the free woman.
Why do you say, O Jacob, and assert, O Israel, "My way is hidden from the LORD, And the justice due me escapes the notice of my God"?
"To the degree that she glorified herself and lived sensuously, to the same degree give her torment and mourning; for she says in her heart, 'I SIT as A QUEEN AND I AM NOT A WIDOW, and will never see mourning.'
Then his brothers went to pasture their father's flock in Shechem.
Where will you be stricken again, As you continue in your rebellion? The whole head is sick And the whole heart is faint.
When they saw Him, they worshiped Him; but some were doubtful.
A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
Now in all Israel was no one as handsome as Absalom, so highly praised; from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head there was no defect in him.
So Jacob rose early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on its top.
"Watch yourself that you make no covenant with the inhabitants of the land into which you are going, or it will become a snare in your midst.
Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth; Break forth and sing for joy and sing praises.
Now in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took captains of hundreds: Azariah the son of Jeroham, Ishmael the son of Johanan, Azariah the son of Obed, Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, and they entered into a covenant with him.
In the morning, O LORD, You will hear my voice; In the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch.
So they got back from around the dwellings of Korah, Dathan and Abiram; and Dathan and Abiram came out and stood at the doorway of their tents, along with their wives and their sons and their little ones.
for they all put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, all she had to live on."
Now the divisions of the descendants of Aaron were these: the sons of Aaron were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
O fear the LORD, you His saints; For to those who fear Him there is no want.
"I do not receive glory from men;
"As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; And you will be comforted in Jerusalem."
"I will multiply your descendants as the stars of heaven, and will give your descendants all these lands; and by your descendants all the nations of the earth shall be blessed;
"But now listen, O Jacob, My servant, And Israel, whom I have chosen:
When they entered, he looked at Eliab and thought, "Surely the LORD'S anointed is before Him."
For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life
Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy; No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.
For as high as the heavens are above the earth, So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him.
Then Jesus answered and said, "Were there not ten cleansed? But the nine--where are they?
"May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.
When morning dawned, the angels urged Lot, saying, "Up, take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away in the punishment of the city."
"And I said, 'Lord, they themselves understand that in one synagogue after another I used to imprison and beat those who believed in You.
Now when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, terror and great darkness fell upon him.
The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.
Sarah died in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan; and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.
Then the king of Babylon made his uncle Mattaniah king in his place, and changed his name to Zedekiah.
Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, "Depart, go up from here, you and the people whom you have brought up from the land of Egypt, to the land of which I swore to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, saying, 'To your descendants I will give it.'
Now the Philistines assembled to fight with Israel, 30,000 chariots and 6,000 horsemen, and people like the sand which is on the seashore in abundance; and they came up and camped in Michmash, east of Beth-aven.
and I will make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I live,
And He took them in His arms and began blessing them, laying His hands on them.
Then the word of the LORD came to Samuel, saying,
and they spoke, saying to Him, "Tell us by what authority You are doing these things, or who is the one who gave You this authority?"
and last of all, as to one untimely born, He appeared to me also.
"When a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the thing does not come about or come true, that is the thing which the LORD has not spoken The prophet has spoken it presumptuously; you shall not be afraid of him.
and his army, even his numbered men, 57,400.
and said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him."
"Also among the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen a horrible thing: The committing of adultery and walking in falsehood; And they strengthen the hands of evildoers, So that no one has turned back from his wickedness All of them have become to Me like Sodom, And her inhabitants like Gomorrah.
"It shall be that you will drink of the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to provide for you there."
"As the firstborn of his ox, majesty is his, And his horns are the horns of the wild ox; With them he will push the peoples, All at once, to the ends of the earth. And those are the ten thousands of Ephraim, And those are the thousands of Manasseh."
Hear my prayer, O LORD, Give ear to my supplications! Answer me in Your faithfulness, in Your righteousness!
For such is God, Our God forever and ever; He will guide us until death.
Then the LORD said to me, "Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even as the LORD loves the sons of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love raisin cakes."
"Can you, with Him, spread out the skies, Strong as a molten mirror?
'Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?' "Therefore I have declared that which I did not understand, Things too wonderful for me, which I did not know."
Now Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in the same year a hundredfold. And the LORD blessed him,
As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old--
For with You is the fountain of life; In Your light we see light.
The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.
while Paul said in his own defense, "I have committed no offense either against the Law of the Jews or against the temple or against Caesar."
And David was dancing before the LORD with all his might, and David was wearing a linen ephod.
"And others fell on the good soil and yielded a crop, some a hundredfold, some sixty, and some thirty.
Transgressing and denying the LORD, And turning away from our God, Speaking oppression and revolt, Conceiving in and uttering from the heart lying words.
Now it came about on the same day, that Isaac's servants came in and told him about the well which they had dug, and said to him, "We have found water."
As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness; I will be satisfied with Your likeness when I awake.
and there shall be one-tenth of an ephah of fine flour mixed with one-fourth of a hin of beaten oil, and one-fourth of a hin of wine for a drink offering with one lamb.
Out of the depths I have cried to You, O LORD.
"Tell the sons of Israel to raise a contribution for Me; from every man whose heart moves him you shall raise My contribution.
Into Your hand I commit my spirit; You have ransomed me, O LORD, God of truth.
then the priest shall give orders to take two live clean birds and cedar wood and a scarlet string and hyssop for the one who is to be cleansed.
So the LORD said to Aaron, "You and your sons and your father's household with you shall bear the guilt in connection with the sanctuary, and you and your sons with you shall bear the guilt in connection with your priesthood.
Then Moses turned and went down from the mountain with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand, tablets which were written on both sides; they were written on one side and the other.
"And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargoes any more--
The next day we put in at Sidon; and Julius treated Paul with consideration and allowed him to go to his friends and receive care.
Some of the people therefore, when they heard these words, were saying, "This certainly is the Prophet."
Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.
So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man.
Then Hezekiah took the letter from the hand of the messengers and read it, and he went up to the house of the LORD and spread it out before the LORD.
I will praise the LORD while I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
because we are members of His body.
Saul took him that day and did not let him return to his father's house.
For the Lord GOD helps Me, Therefore, I am not disgraced; Therefore, I have set My face like flint, And I know that I will not be ashamed.
"Your right hand, O LORD, is majestic in power, Your right hand, O LORD, shatters the enemy.
God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers.
"But as for me, I would seek God, And I would place my cause before God;
Who is the man who fears the LORD? He will instruct him in the way he should choose.
who for my life risked their own necks, to whom not only do I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles;
The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,
Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and he did not do right in the sight of the LORD as David his father had done.
When King David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out from there a man of the family of the house of Saul whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera; he came out cursing continually as he came.
When the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder, Moses spoke and God answered him with thunder.
But now, brethren, if I come to you speaking in tongues, what will I profit you unless I speak to you either by way of revelation or of knowledge or of prophecy or of teaching?
Then Peter said to Him, "Behold, we have left everything and followed You; what then will there be for us?"
in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord,
Then the glory of the LORD will be revealed, And all flesh will see it together; For the mouth of the LORD has spoken."
"IN HUMILIATION HIS JUDGMENT WAS TAKEN AWAY; WHO WILL RELATE HIS GENERATION? FOR HIS LIFE IS REMOVED FROM THE EARTH."
"Blessed be the LORD, who has given rest to His people Israel, according to all that He promised; not one word has failed of all His good promise, which He promised through Moses His servant.
Hearing this, the ten began to feel indignant with James and John.
His spirit departs, he returns to the earth; In that very day his thoughts perish.
In the year that the commander came to Ashdod, when Sargon the king of Assyria sent him and he fought against Ashdod and captured it,
"You shall overlay the boards with gold and make their rings of gold as holders for the bars; and you shall overlay the bars with gold.
the promise to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, as they earnestly serve God night and day And for this hope, O King, I am being accused by Jews.
Of the sons of Naphtali, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers' households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go out to war,
"The manager said to himself, 'What shall I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I am not strong enough to dig; I am ashamed to beg.
The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, But the LORD tests hearts.
"Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, 'I am the LORD your God.
He named the place Massah and Meribah because of the quarrel of the sons of Israel, and because they tested the LORD, saying, "Is the LORD among us, or not?"
that Hanani, one of my brothers, and some men from Judah came; and I asked them concerning the Jews who had escaped and had survived the captivity, and about Jerusalem.
"If there is a dispute between men and they go to court, and the judges decide their case, and they justify the righteous and condemn the wicked,
Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools; for they do not know they are doing evil.
He will cover you with His pinions, And under His wings you may seek refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and bulwark.
'Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have welfare.'
These are the sons of Ephraim according to their families: of Shuthelah, the family of the Shuthelahites; of Becher, the family of the Becherites; of Tahan, the family of the Tahanites.
"They shall have no inheritance among their countrymen; the LORD is their inheritance, as He promised them.
When the sons of Israel saw it, they said to one another, "What is it?" For they did not know what it was. And Moses said to them, "It is the bread which the LORD has given you to eat.
"There is another who testifies of Me, and I know that the testimony which He gives about Me is true.
And standing over her, He rebuked the fever, and it left her; and she immediately got up and waited on them.
There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man swallows it up.
But Felix, having a more exact knowledge about the Way, put them off, saying, "When Lysias the commander comes down, I will decide your case."
"And it shall be from new moon to new moon And from sabbath to sabbath, All mankind will come to bow down before Me," says the LORD.
A worthless man digs up evil, While his words are like scorching fire.
Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old.
Nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, With all the trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, along with all the finest spices.
You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle Are they not in Your book?
So the LORD said to Moses, "Take Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay your hand on him;
My voice rises to God, and I will cry aloud; My voice rises to God, and He will hear me.
"And he summoned each one of his master's debtors, and he began saying to the first, 'How much do you owe my master?'
Yet You are holy, O You who are enthroned upon the praises of Israel.
He did right in the sight of the LORD and walked in all the way of his father David, nor did he turn aside to the right or to the left.
But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that He had done, and the children who were shouting in the temple, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they became indignant
and they implored Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were cured.
As for the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his relatives, 1,700 capable men, had charge of the affairs of Israel west of the Jordan, for all the work of the LORD and the service of the king.
In the third year of the reign of Belshazzar the king a vision appeared to me, Daniel, subsequent to the one which appeared to me previously.
My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
"And you shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.
When the LORD brought back the captive ones of Zion, We were like those who dream.
For my father and my mother have forsaken me, But the LORD will take me up.
and tore the kingdom away from the house of David and gave it to you--yet you have not been like My servant David, who kept My commandments and who followed Me with all his heart, to do only that which was right in My sight;
O love the LORD, all you His godly ones! The LORD preserves the faithful And fully recompenses the proud doer.
Amon was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned two years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Meshullemeth the daughter of Haruz of Jotbah.
Ben-hadad said to him, "The cities which my father took from your father I will restore, and you shall make streets for yourself in Damascus, as my father made in Samaria." Ahab said, "And I will let you go with this covenant." So he made a covenant with him and let him go.
When Ephraim spoke, there was trembling He exalted himself in Israel, But through Baal he did wrong and died.
But his bow remained firm, And his arms were agile, From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob (From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),
Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant and praise is becoming.
whatever prayer or supplication is made by any man or by all Your people Israel, each knowing the affliction of his own heart, and spreading his hands toward this house;
"How can you say, 'We are wise, And the law of the LORD is with us'? But behold, the lying pen of the scribes Has made it into a lie.
The donkey said to Balaam, "Am I not your donkey on which you have ridden all your life to this day? Have I ever been accustomed to do so to you?" And he said, "No."
Then God said, "Behold, I am going to make a covenant Before all your people I will perform miracles which have not been produced in all the earth nor among any of the nations; and all the people among whom you live will see the working of the LORD, for it is a fearful thing that I am going to perform with you.
It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom; And by His understanding He has stretched out the heavens.
and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets,
He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber.
Now before the year of famine came, two sons were born to Joseph, whom Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On, bore to him.
"I will establish My covenant between Me and you, And I will multiply you exceedingly."
Then I saw an angel standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying to all the birds which fly in midheaven, "Come, assemble for the great supper of God,
And all the host of heaven will wear away, And the sky will be rolled up like a scroll; All their hosts will also wither away As a leaf withers from the vine, Or as one withers from the fig tree.
their numbered men of the tribe of Asher were 41,500.
A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back.
An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.
Then Zophar the Naamathite answered,
Keeping away from strife is an honor for a man, But any fool will quarrel.
"And behold, I am coming quickly Blessed is he who heeds the words of the prophecy of this book."
Bless the LORD, you His angels, Mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!
"Then you shall eat the offspring of your own body, the flesh of your sons and of your daughters whom the LORD your God has given you, during the siege and the distress by which your enemy will oppress you.
Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him, The help of my countenance and my God.
I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
Then he led away into exile all Jerusalem and all the captains and all the mighty men of valor, ten thousand captives, and all the craftsmen and the smiths None remained except the poorest people of the land.
Save me, O God, For the waters have threatened my life.
"You shall not eat any detestable thing.
Now in the seventh year, in the fifth month, on the tenth of the month, certain of the elders of Israel came to inquire of the LORD, and sat before me.
Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days.
'Allow both to grow together until the harvest; and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, "First gather up the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them up; but gather the wheat into my barn."'"
"I will drive them out before you little by little, until you become fruitful and take possession of the land.
So the disciples were saying to one another, "No one brought Him anything to eat, did he?"
But they were insistent, with loud voices asking that He be crucified. And their voices began to prevail.
"Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is not He your Father who has bought you? He has made you and established you.
"For I know their works and their thoughts; the time is coming to gather all nations and tongues. And they shall come and see My glory.
"Your shoots are an orchard of pomegranates With choice fruits, henna with nard plants,
Now Zedekiah the son of Josiah whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had made king in the land of Judah, reigned as king in place of Coniah the son of Jehoiakim.
Praise the LORD, all nations; Laud Him, all peoples!
Immediately I was in the Spirit; and behold, a throne was standing in heaven, and One sitting on the throne.
"Know therefore today, and take it to your heart, that the LORD, He is God in heaven above and on the earth below; there is no other.
Just as we have borne the image of the earthy, we will also bear the image of the heavenly.
"Then you shall take fine flour and bake twelve cakes with it; two-tenths of an ephah shall be in each cake.
"The enemy said, 'I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; My desire shall be gratified against them; I will draw out my sword, my hand will destroy them.'
for the twenty-fourth to Romamti-ezer, his sons and his relatives, twelve.
"Nevertheless, the people who live in the land are strong, and the cities are fortified and very large; and moreover, we saw the descendants of Anak there.
'These are to you the unclean among all the swarming things; whoever touches them when they are dead becomes unclean until evening.
"Say to them, 'As I live,' says the LORD, 'just as you have spoken in My hearing, so I will surely do to you;
"And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life?
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.
"The one who released the goat as the scapegoat shall wash his clothes and bathe his body with water; then afterward he shall come into the camp.
Moses said, "By this you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these deeds; for this is not my doing.
"I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings will come forth from you.
quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight.
He blessed Joseph, and said, "The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, The God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day,
And He said, "Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all of them;
Joash was seven years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Zibiah from Beersheba.
Amaziah was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem.
And they brought in the ark of God and placed it inside the tent which David had pitched for it, and they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before God.
For the divisions of the gatekeepers there were of the Korahites, Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.
"You shall also make a plate of pure gold and shall engrave on it, like the engravings of a seal, 'Holy to the LORD.'
Great is our Lord and abundant in strength; His understanding is infinite.
Do not trust in princes, In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.
He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jehoaddin of Jerusalem.
"Then I will set the key of the house of David on his shoulder, When he opens no one will shut, When he shuts no one will open.
"The owner of the vineyard said, 'What shall I do? I will send my beloved son; perhaps they will respect him.'
in case he should come suddenly and find you asleep.
The sons of Israel said to them, "Would that we had died by the LORD'S hand in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the pots of meat, when we ate bread to the full; for you have brought us out into this wilderness to kill this whole assembly with hunger."
So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and Isaac his son; and he split wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.
So the king of Assyria listened to him; and the king of Assyria went up against Damascus and captured it, and carried the people of it away into exile to Kir, and put Rezin to death.
If you are slack in the day of distress, Your strength is limited.
"Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the chief seats in the synagogues and the respectful greetings in the market places.
Indeed, the LORD will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places And her wilderness He will make like Eden, And her desert like the garden of the LORD; Joy and gladness will be found in her, Thanksgiving and sound of a melody.
And Jesus answered and said, "You unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring him here to Me."
and he fell on his face at His feet, giving thanks to Him. And he was a Samaritan.
saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself!"
He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God; Many will see and fear And will trust in the LORD.
In those days the LORD began to cut off portions from Israel; and Hazael defeated them throughout the territory of Israel:
Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah, saying, "Is not David hiding on the hill of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon?"
So Solomon dismissed Abiathar from being priest to the LORD, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD, which He had spoken concerning the house of Eli in Shiloh.
"To whom then will you liken Me That I would be his equal?" says the Holy One.
But they did not understand this statement, and they were afraid to ask Him.
In that day the Branch of the LORD will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth will be the pride and the adornment of the survivors of Israel.
Say to those with anxious heart, "Take courage, fear not Behold, your God will come with vengeance; The recompense of God will come, But He will save you."
In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed; In Your righteousness deliver me.
"Many waters cannot quench love, Nor will rivers overflow it; If a man were to give all the riches of his house for love, It would be utterly despised."
the word of the LORD came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and there the hand of the LORD came upon him.)
Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden faults.
And behold, one of those who were with Jesus reached and drew out his sword, and struck the slave of the high priest and cut off his ear.
I looked on the earth, and behold, it was formless and void; And to the heavens, and they had no light.
And the angel said to me, "Why do you wonder? I will tell you the mystery of the woman and of the beast that carries her, which has the seven heads and the ten horns.
"According to all that I am going to show you, as the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its furniture, just so you shall construct it.
Now the rest of the acts of Ahab and all that he did and the ivory house which he built and all the cities which he built, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
'Then on the seventh day: seven bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs one year old without defect;
"Again I will build you and you will be rebuilt, O virgin of Israel! Again you will take up your tambourines, And go forth to the dances of the merrymakers.
"Have you not asked wayfaring men, And do you not recognize their witness?
So the Spirit of the LORD came upon Gideon; and he blew a trumpet, and the Abiezrites were called together to follow him.
"But instead he will honor a god of fortresses, a god whom his fathers did not know; he will honor him with gold, silver, costly stones and treasures.
Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, O LORD, We have waited for You eagerly; Your name, even Your memory, is the desire of our souls.
They answered him, "You are not also from Galilee, are you? Search, and see that no prophet arises out of Galilee."
Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.
But the Pharisees were saying, "He casts out the demons by the ruler of the demons."
Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;
"If I look for Sheol as my home, I make my bed in the darkness;
The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law;