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And Manasseh slept with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, in the garden of Uzza, and Amon his son became king in his place.
'I will also break down your pride of power; I will also make your sky like iron and your earth like bronze.
For He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.
After all this, when Josiah had set the temple in order, Neco king of Egypt came up to make war at Carchemish on the Euphrates, and Josiah went out to engage him.
But his concubine played the harlot against him, and she went away from him to her father's house in Bethlehem in Judah, and was there for a period of four months.
"You shall not wear a material mixed of wool and linen together.
"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it.
"When the LORD your God cuts off the nations, whose land the LORD your God gives you, and you dispossess them and settle in their cities and in their houses,
And Azariah slept with his fathers, and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David, and Jotham his son became king in his place.
"For what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
On the next day Moses said to the people, "You yourselves have committed a great sin; and now I am going up to the LORD, perhaps I can make atonement for your sin."
But the other disciples came in the little boat, for they were not far from the land, but about one hundred yards away, dragging the net full of fish.
The LORD will command His lovingkindness in the daytime; And His song will be with me in the night, A prayer to the God of my life.
"He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.
So he consented, and began seeking a good opportunity to betray Him to them apart from the crowd.
David stayed in the wilderness in the strongholds, and remained in the hill country in the wilderness of Ziph And Saul sought him every day, but God did not deliver him into his hand.
"Oh that you were like a brother to me Who nursed at my mother's breasts. If I found you outdoors, I would kiss you; No one would despise me, either.
So the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and He gave them continually into the hand of Hazael king of Aram, and into the hand of Ben-hadad the son of Hazael.
"You shall not plow with an ox and a donkey together.
"Command the sons of Israel that they bring to you clear oil from beaten olives for the light, to make a lamp burn continually.
but supposed Him to be in the caravan, and went a day's journey; and they began looking for Him among their relatives and acquaintances.
And Judas, who was betraying Him, said, "Surely it is not I, Rabbi?" Jesus said to him, "You have said it yourself."
To the sons of Gershon, one of the families of the Levites, from the half-tribe of Manasseh, they gave Golan in Bashan, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands, and Be-eshterah with its pasture lands; two cities.
A scoffer does not love one who reproves him, He will not go to the wise.
How great is Your goodness, Which You have stored up for those who fear You, Which You have wrought for those who take refuge in You, Before the sons of men!
"You shall hang it on four pillars of acacia overlaid with gold, their hooks also being of gold, on four sockets of silver.
"He is torn from the security of his tent, And they march him before the king of terrors.
Jehoiachin the king of Judah went out to the king of Babylon, he and his mother and his servants and his captains and his officials So the king of Babylon took him captive in the eighth year of his reign.
"By the abundance of your trade You were internally filled with violence, And you sinned; Therefore I have cast you as profane From the mountain of God. And I have destroyed you, O covering cherub, From the midst of the stones of fire.
"Is not God in the height of heaven? Look also at the distant stars, how high they are!
Jacob said, "O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O LORD, who said to me, 'Return to your country and to your relatives, and I will prosper you,'
"And if you have not been faithful in the use of that which is another's, who will give you that which is your own?
"You shall make a table of acacia wood, two cubits long and one cubit wide and one and a half cubits high.
"They will come and shout for joy on the height of Zion, And they will be radiant over the bounty of the LORD-- Over the grain and the new wine and the oil, And over the young of the flock and the herd; And their life will be like a watered garden, And they will never languish again.
Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to slay his son.
Greet Urbanus, our fellow worker in Christ, and Stachys my beloved.
At that time they were holding a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas.
"Declare and proclaim among the nations Proclaim it and lift up a standard Do not conceal it but say, 'Babylon has been captured, Bel has been put to shame, Marduk has been shattered; Her images have been put to shame, her idols have been shattered.'
I said, "I will guard my ways That I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle While the wicked are in my presence."
And the word of the LORD came to me in the ninth year, in the tenth month, on the tenth of the month, saying,
The oracle about Arabia In the thickets of Arabia you must spend the night, O caravans of Dedanites.
"Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves God answer it."
Then Shallum the son of Jabesh conspired against him and struck him before the people and killed him, and reigned in his place.
"Now on the eighth day he is to take two male lambs without defect, and a yearling ewe lamb without defect, and three-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering, and one log of oil;
For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe one with rags.
Most of the crowd spread their coats in the road, and others were cutting branches from the trees and spreading them in the road.
Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpah, saying, "None of us shall give his daughter to Benjamin in marriage."
And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel camping tribe by tribe; and the Spirit of God came upon him.
So the lot was made for the rest of the sons of Manasseh according to their families: for the sons of Abiezer and for the sons of Helek and for the sons of Asriel and for the sons of Shechem and for the sons of Hepher and for the sons of Shemida; these were the male descendants of Manasseh the son of Joseph according to their families.
O LORD, the hope of Israel, All who forsake You will be put to shame Those who turn away on earth will be written down, Because they have forsaken the fountain of living water, even the LORD.
"But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins.
'I will pour out My indignation on you; I will blow on you with the fire of My wrath, and I will give you into the hand of brutal men, skilled in destruction.
He makes the barren woman abide in the house As a joyful mother of children. Praise the LORD!
Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.
"I will make a covenant of peace with them and eliminate harmful beasts from the land so that they may live securely in the wilderness and sleep in the woods.
So Moses cried out to the LORD, saying, "What shall I do to this people? A little more and they will stone me."
"You shall beat some of it very fine, and put part of it before the testimony in the tent of meeting where I will meet with you; it shall be most holy to you.
"You are a garden spring, A well of fresh water, And streams flowing from Lebanon."
How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, Whose hope is in the LORD his God,
"But the Levitical priests, the sons of Zadok, who kept charge of My sanctuary when the sons of Israel went astray from Me, shall come near to Me to minister to Me; and they shall stand before Me to offer Me the fat and the blood," declares the Lord GOD.
And put a knife to your throat If you are a man of great appetite.
David persuaded his men with these words and did not allow them to rise up against Saul. And Saul arose, left the cave, and went on his way.
'Then on the sabbath day two male lambs one year old without defect, and two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering, and its drink offering:
Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer.
"And He rode on a cherub and flew; And He appeared on the wings of the wind.
and a spirit seizes him, and he suddenly screams, and it throws him into a convulsion with foaming at the mouth; and only with difficulty does it leave him, mauling him as it leaves.
"There is none like the God of Jeshurun, Who rides the heavens to your help, And through the skies in His majesty.
'Then the priest shall make atonement for all the congregation of the sons of Israel, and they will be forgiven; for it was an error, and they have brought their offering, an offering by fire to the LORD, and their sin offering before the LORD, for their error.
Then he charged them and said to them, "I am about to be gathered to my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,
"I will come upon him while he is weary and exhausted and terrify him, so that all the people who are with him will flee Then I will strike down the king alone,
When Moses spoke these words to all the sons of Israel, the people mourned greatly.
but they simply had some points of disagreement with him about their own religion and about a dead man, Jesus, whom Paul asserted to be alive.
'In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch of David to spring forth; and He shall execute justice and righteousness on the earth.
Behold, the Lord has a strong and mighty agent; As a storm of hail, a tempest of destruction, Like a storm of mighty overflowing waters, He has cast it down to the earth with His hand.
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.
He was afraid and said, "How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven."
When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing a half-shekel and two bracelets for her wrists weighing ten shekels in gold,
And Sarai said to Abram, "May the wrong done me be upon you I gave my maid into your arms, but when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her sight May the LORD judge between you and me."
'Sanctify My sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between Me and you, that you may know that I am the LORD your God.'
"The peoples have heard, they tremble; Anguish has gripped the inhabitants of Philistia.
"Will you keep to the ancient path Which wicked men have trod,
"Can I not, O house of Israel, deal with you as this potter does?" declares the LORD. "Behold, like the clay in the potter's hand, so are you in My hand, O house of Israel.
and said to them, "Men, I perceive that the voyage will certainly be with damage and great loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives."
from the Shihor which is east of Egypt, even as far as the border of Ekron to the north (it is counted as Canaanite); the five lords of the Philistines: the Gazite, the Ashdodite, the Ashkelonite, the Gittite, the Ekronite; and the Avvite
When Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he did not go as at other times to seek omens but he set his face toward the wilderness.
Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And blows for the back of fools.
I will bless the LORD who has counseled me; Indeed, my mind instructs me in the night.
"For he who finds me finds life And obtains favor from the LORD.
How blessed is the man whose strength is in You, In whose heart are the highways to Zion!
The LORD will give strength to His people; The LORD will bless His people with peace.
Then the watchman saw another man running; and the watchman called to the gatekeeper and said, "Behold, another man running by himself." And the king said, "This one also is bringing good news."
But he began to curse and swear, "I do not know this man you are talking about!"
"When He imparted weight to the wind And meted out the waters by measure,
"They send forth their little ones like the flock, And their children skip about.
Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.
The king stood by the pillar and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep His commandments and His testimonies and His statutes with all his heart and all his soul, to carry out the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people entered into the covenant.
"Fear not, for you will not be put to shame; And do not feel humiliated, for you will not be disgraced; But you will forget the shame of your youth, And the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.
Then the city was broken into, and all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls beside the king's garden, though the Chaldeans were all around the city. And they went by way of the Arabah.
"I will bring you out from the peoples and gather you from the lands where you are scattered, with a mighty hand and with an outstretched arm and with wrath poured out;
"Before she travailed, she brought forth; Before her pain came, she gave birth to a boy.
"Set up for yourself roadmarks, Place for yourself guideposts; Direct your mind to the highway, The way by which you went Return, O virgin of Israel, Return to these your cities.
He who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor Than he who flatters with the tongue.
Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.
They said to Him, "Grant that we may sit, one on Your right and one on Your left, in Your glory."
"Dominion and awe belong to Him Who establishes peace in His heights.
When all the captains of the forces, they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah governor, they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, namely, Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah the son of the Maacathite, they and their men.
"But who am I and who are my people that we should be able to offer as generously as this? For all things come from You, and from Your hand we have given You.
Flee from the midst of Babylon, And each of you save his life! Do not be destroyed in her punishment, For this is the LORD'S time of vengeance; He is going to render recompense to her.
Then he gave orders to the centurion for him to be kept in custody and yet have some freedom, and not to prevent any of his friends from ministering to him.
Answering Jesus, they said, "We do not know." And Jesus said to them, "Nor will I tell you by what authority I do these things."
Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.
Now the king of Israel said to his servants, "Do you know that Ramoth-gilead belongs to us, and we are still doing nothing to take it out of the hand of the king of Aram?"
"He who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors Me; And to him who orders his way aright I shall show the salvation of God."
LORD, You will establish peace for us, Since You have also performed for us all our works.
and blessed be your discernment, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodshed and from avenging myself by my own hand.
"For the LORD'S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance.
"And he said to him also, 'And you are to be over five cities.'
And the man Micah had a shrine and he made an ephod and household idols and consecrated one of his sons, that he might become his priest.
There was no water for the congregation, and they assembled themselves against Moses and Aaron.
the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.
Then Jehoshaphat the king of Judah returned in safety to his house in Jerusalem.
Jehoiachin changed his prison clothes and had his meals in the king's presence regularly all the days of his life;
"If the distance is so great for you that you are not able to bring the tithe, since the place where the LORD your God chooses to set His name is too far away from you when the LORD your God blesses you,
'Now if a woman has a discharge of her blood many days, not at the period of her menstrual impurity, or if she has a discharge beyond that period, all the days of her impure discharge she shall continue as though in her menstrual impurity; she is unclean.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Pass before the people and take with you some of the elders of Israel; and take in your hand your staff with which you struck the Nile, and go.
"Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned away My wrath from the sons of Israel in that he was jealous with My jealousy among them, so that I did not destroy the sons of Israel in My jealousy.
"You shall put into the ark the testimony which I shall give you.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
'If a man injures his neighbor, just as he has done, so it shall be done to him:
'If there is a man who takes his sister, his father's daughter or his mother's daughter, so that he sees her nakedness and she sees his nakedness, it is a disgrace; and they shall be cut off in the sight of the sons of their people. He has uncovered his sister's nakedness; he bears his guilt.
Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, "Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor:
I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord; I have no good besides You."
"There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife How then could I do this great evil and sin against God?"
"Then the tent of meeting shall set out with the camp of the Levites in the midst of the camps; just as they camp, so they shall set out, every man in his place by their standards.
From the God of your father who helps you, And by the Almighty who blesses you With blessings of heaven above, Blessings of the deep that lies beneath, Blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
"I too could speak like you, If I were in your place. I could compose words against you And shake my head at you.
So King Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he fell upon him so that he died.
And he went out and wept bitterly.
Then their father Israel said to them, "If it must be so, then do this: take some of the best products of the land in your bags, and carry down to the man as a present, a little balm and a little honey, aromatic gum and myrrh, pistachio nuts and almonds.
And Jesus stopped and commanded that he be brought to Him; and when he came near, He questioned him,
"Do you know about the layers of the thick clouds, The wonders of one perfect in knowledge,
Then Moses lifted up his hand and struck the rock twice with his rod; and water came forth abundantly, and the congregation and their beasts drank.
Greet one another with a holy kiss.
Until the Spirit is poured out upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fertile field, And the fertile field is considered as a forest.
"When he returned, after receiving the kingdom, he ordered that these slaves, to whom he had given the money, be called to him so that he might know what business they had done.
"For on My holy mountain, on the high mountain of Israel," declares the Lord GOD, "there the whole house of Israel, all of them, will serve Me in the land; there I will accept them and there I will seek your contributions and the choicest of your gifts, with all your holy things.
"Now as for you, son of man, say to the house of Israel, 'Thus you have spoken, saying, "Surely our transgressions and our sins are upon us, and we are rotting away in them; how then can we survive?"'
"Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness; It is You who has kept my soul from the pit of nothingness, For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.
"You shall follow the LORD your God and fear Him; and you shall keep His commandments, listen to His voice, serve Him, and cling to Him.
"For My own sake, for My own sake, I will act; For how can My name be profaned? And My glory I will not give to another.
O LORD, by Your favor You have made my mountain to stand strong; You hid Your face, I was dismayed.
"When you take a census of the sons of Israel to number them, then each one of them shall give a ransom for himself to the LORD, when you number them, so that there will be no plague among them when you number them.
"Or the seven loaves of the four thousand, and how many large baskets full you picked up?
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, and followed the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, with which he made Israel sin; he did not turn from them.
Then she said, "I am making one small request of you; do not refuse me." And the king said to her, "Ask, my mother, for I will not refuse you."
One of the lawyers said to Him in reply, "Teacher, when You say this, You insult us too."
"And whoever swears by heaven, swears both by the throne of God and by Him who sits upon it.
and Ziklag and Madmannah and Sansannah,
saying, 'Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted you all those who are sailing with you.'
He bought the piece of land where he had pitched his tent from the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for one hundred pieces of money.
"He shall take from the congregation of the sons of Israel two male goats for a sin offering and one ram for a burnt offering.
And Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?" And they said, "Seven, and a few small fish."
And the LORD will cause His voice of authority to be heard, And the descending of His arm to be seen in fierce anger, And in the flame of a consuming fire In cloudburst, downpour and hailstones.
"If I have put my confidence in gold, And called fine gold my trust,
Then the king arose, tore his clothes and lay on the ground; and all his servants were standing by with clothes torn.
Ahaz took the silver and gold that was found in the house of the LORD and in the treasuries of the king's house, and sent a present to the king of Assyria.
"Be on your guard before him and obey his voice; do not be rebellious toward him, for he will not pardon your transgression, since My name is in him.
"Command the sons of Israel and say to them, 'You shall be careful to present My offering, My food for My offerings by fire, of a soothing aroma to Me, at their appointed time.'
And a second time they said, "Hallelujah! HER SMOKE RISES UP FOREVER AND EVER."
"Take both your flocks and your herds, as you have said, and go, and bless me also."
The oracle concerning the wilderness of the sea As windstorms in the Negev sweep on, It comes from the wilderness, from a terrifying land.
I also discovered that the portions of the Levites had not been given them, so that the Levites and the singers who performed the service had gone away, each to his own field.
As for the younger, she also bore a son, and called his name Ben-ammi; he is the father of the sons of Ammon to this day.
And the dread of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.
And He answered, "He who dipped his hand with Me in the bowl is the one who will betray Me.
"Your heart was lifted up because of your beauty; You corrupted your wisdom by reason of your splendor I cast you to the ground; I put you before kings, That they may see you.
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.
Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his maids, so that they bore children.
"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.
The scorched land will become a pool And the thirsty ground springs of water; In the haunt of jackals, its resting place, Grass becomes reeds and rushes.
So he said to his men, "Far be it from me because of the LORD that I should do this thing to my lord, the LORD'S anointed, to stretch out my hand against him, since he is the LORD'S anointed."
So Saul defeated the Amalekites, from Havilah as you go to Shur, which is east of Egypt.
They called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father who was born in Israel; however, the name of the city formerly was Laish.
"Then the virgin will rejoice in the dance, And the young men and the old, together, For I will turn their mourning into joy And will comfort them and give them joy for their sorrow.
While he was at the Gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah the son of Hananiah was there; and he arrested Jeremiah the prophet, saying, "You are going over to the Chaldeans!"
Jesus answered, "I told you that I am He; so if you seek Me, let these go their way,"
"Then I said to them, 'What is the high place to which you go?' So its name is called Bamah to this day."'
The LORD reigns, let the peoples tremble; He is enthroned above the cherubim, let the earth shake!
Your hands made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.
"Drought and heat consume the snow waters, So does Sheol those who have sinned.
'Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, And what would we gain if we entreat Him?'
"You shall not sow your vineyard with two kinds of seed, or all the produce of the seed which you have sown and the increase of the vineyard will become defiled.
"So you shall observe to do just as the LORD your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right or to the left.
So the sons of Dan went on their way; and when Micah saw that they were too strong for him, he turned and went back to his house.
If then I do not know the meaning of the language, I will be to the one who speaks a barbarian, and the one who speaks will be a barbarian to me.
Then the moon will be abashed and the sun ashamed, For the LORD of hosts will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, And His glory will be before His elders.
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, But who can find a trustworthy man?
ordering his accusers to come before you.] By examining him yourself concerning all these matters you will be able to ascertain the things of which we accuse him."
and Nebo and Baal-meon--their names being changed--and Sibmah, and they gave other names to the cities which they built.
He who increases his wealth by interest and usury Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.
and of human beings, of the women who had not known man intimately, all the persons were 32,000.
A prudent man sees evil and hides himself, The naive proceed and pay the penalty.
For the devious are an abomination to the LORD; But He is intimate with the upright.
This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him And saved him out of all his troubles.
standing at a distance because of the fear of her torment, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For in one hour your judgment has come.'
But he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel; he also made molten images for the Baals.
At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah and said to him, "Because you have relied on the king of Aram and have not relied on the LORD your God, therefore the army of the king of Aram has escaped out of your hand.
"At the blast of Your nostrils the waters were piled up, The flowing waters stood up like a heap; The deeps were congealed in the heart of the sea.
"Indeed, you do away with reverence And hinder meditation before God.
Then some came and reported to Jehoshaphat, saying, "A great multitude is coming against you from beyond the sea, out of Aram and behold, they are in Hazazon-tamar (that is Engedi)."
Then the trees of the forest will sing for joy before the LORD; For He is coming to judge the earth.
Thus Joshua struck all the land, the hill country and the Negev and the lowland and the slopes and all their kings He left no survivor, but he utterly destroyed all who breathed, just as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded.
"Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.
Out of all these people 700 choice men were left-handed; each one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.
The word of the LORD came to me again, saying,
"If I have kept the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
"If you see the donkey of one who hates you lying helpless under its load, you shall refrain from leaving it to him, you shall surely release it with him.
Excellent speech is not fitting for a fool, Much less are lying lips to a prince.
Now when the king heard the saying of the man of God, which he cried against the altar in Bethel, Jeroboam stretched out his hand from the altar, saying, "Seize him." But his hand which he stretched out against him dried up, so that he could not draw it back to himself.
Having been prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist."
"I have become a brother to jackals And a companion of ostriches.
From the top of the mountain the border curved to the spring of the waters of Nephtoah and proceeded to the cities of Mount Ephron, then the border curved to Baalah (that is, Kiriath-jearim).
"By the multitude of your iniquities, In the unrighteousness of your trade You profaned your sanctuaries. Therefore I have brought fire from the midst of you; It has consumed you, And I have turned you to ashes on the earth In the eyes of all who see you.
God was with the lad, and he grew; and he lived in the wilderness and became an archer.
Pilate answered them, saying, "Do you want me to release for you the King of the Jews?"
Tremble, you women who are at ease; Be troubled, you complacent daughters; Strip, undress and put sackcloth on your waist,
Now Jacob came safely to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Paddan-aram, and camped before the city.
The sons of Israel did things secretly which were not right against the LORD their God. Moreover, they built for themselves high places in all their towns, from watchtower to fortified city.
"Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these among those which chew the cud, or among those that divide the hoof in two: the camel and the rabbit and the shaphan, for though they chew the cud, they do not divide the hoof; they are unclean for you.
"King Solomon has made for himself a sedan chair From the timber of Lebanon.
On the fourth day the silver and the gold and the utensils were weighed out in the house of our God into the hand of Meremoth the son of Uriah the priest, and with him was Eleazar the son of Phinehas; and with them were the Levites, Jozabad the son of Jeshua and Noadiah the son of Binnui.
"Send out for yourself men so that they may spy out the land of Canaan, which I am going to give to the sons of Israel; you shall send a man from each of their fathers' tribes, every one a leader among them."
"And you, son of man, take for yourself one stick and write on it, 'For Judah and for the sons of Israel, his companions'; then take another stick and write on it, 'For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and all the house of Israel, his companions.'
And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who sits on the throne saying, "Amen Hallelujah!"
When Samlah died, Shaul of Rehoboth by the River became king in his place.
And Jeremiah said, "The word of the LORD came to me, saying,
"Do you give the horse his might? Do you clothe his neck with a mane?
"Do you not know that the LORD God of Israel gave the rule over Israel forever to David and his sons by a covenant of salt?
and in the lampstand four cups shaped like almond blossoms, its bulbs and its flowers.
Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; so the length of Jacob's life was one hundred and forty-seven years.
So David went out wherever Saul sent him, and prospered; and Saul set him over the men of war. And it was pleasing in the sight of all the people and also in the sight of Saul's servants.
from the tribe of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Nun;
After he had spent not more than eight or ten days among them, he went down to Caesarea, and on the next day he took his seat on the tribunal and ordered Paul to be brought.
Have you found honey? Eat only what you need, That you not have it in excess and vomit it.
A righteous man hates falsehood, But a wicked man acts disgustingly and shamefully.
Greet Philologus and Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints who are with them.
O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one, How blessed will be the one who repays you With the recompense with which you have repaid us.
"The first appeared, saying, 'Master, your mina has made ten minas more.'
And the chief priests and the scribes were standing there, accusing Him vehemently.
"For you have taken pledges of your brothers without cause, And stripped men naked.
And some of those who were standing there, when they heard it, began saying, "This man is calling for Elijah."
and he said, "O LORD, the God of our fathers, are You not God in the heavens? And are You not ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in Your hand so that no one can stand against You.
"I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.
I will not die, but live, And tell of the works of the LORD.
By forbearance a ruler may be persuaded, And a soft tongue breaks the bone.
Then they will rebuild the ancient ruins, They will raise up the former devastations; And they will repair the ruined cities, The desolations of many generations.
"Later the other virgins also came, saying, 'Lord, lord, open up for us.'
At that time, when David saw that the LORD had answered him on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite, he offered sacrifice there.
Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
So in the twentieth year of Jeroboam the king of Israel, Asa began to reign as king of Judah.
A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.
Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise:
Was it from you that the word of God first went forth? Or has it come to you only?
"A multitude of camels will cover you, The young camels of Midian and Ephah; All those from Sheba will come; They will bring gold and frankincense, And will bear good news of the praises of the LORD.
Then Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done mighty deeds, killed the two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and killed a lion in the middle of a pit on a snowy day.
Ascribe to the LORD, O families of the peoples, Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
They began laughing at Him. But putting them all out, He took along the child's father and mother and His own companions, and entered the room where the child was.
After these acts of faithfulness Sennacherib king of Assyria came and invaded Judah and besieged the fortified cities, and thought to break into them for himself.
O LORD, do save, we beseech You; O LORD, we beseech You, do send prosperity!
He placed troops in all the fortified cities of Judah, and set garrisons in the land of Judah and in the cities of Ephraim which Asa his father had captured.
besides those of the sabbaths of the LORD, and besides your gifts and besides all your votive and freewill offerings, which you give to the LORD.
"Listen to Me, O house of Jacob, And all the remnant of the house of Israel, You who have been borne by Me from birth And have been carried from the womb;
When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they understood that He was speaking about them.
Now in the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah, Sennacherib king of Assyria came up against all the fortified cities of Judah and seized them.
For this is a rebellious people, false sons, Sons who refuse to listen To the instruction of the LORD;
He said to his servant, "Go up now, look toward the sea." So he went up and looked and said, "There is nothing." And he said, "Go back" seven times.
Then Saul said to David, "Here is my older daughter Merab; I will give her to you as a wife, only be a valiant man for me and fight the LORD'S battles " For Saul thought, "My hand shall not be against him, but let the hand of the Philistines be against him."
'If there is a man who lies with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death; they have committed incest, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.
Lift up your hands to the sanctuary And bless the LORD.
So David gave orders to gather the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, and he set stonecutters to hew out stones to build the house of God.
The sons of Israel inquired of the LORD (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,
"How could one chase a thousand, And two put ten thousand to flight, Unless their Rock had sold them, And the LORD had given them up?
"As for the leper who has the infection, his clothes shall be torn, and the hair of his head shall be uncovered, and he shall cover his mustache and cry, 'Unclean! Unclean!'
They came to the chief priests and the elders and said, "We have bound ourselves under a solemn oath to taste nothing until we have killed Paul.
"You shall make yourself tassels on the four corners of your garment with which you cover yourself.
"If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
"It shall be when the LORD brings you to the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Hivite and the Jebusite, which He swore to your fathers to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey, that you shall observe this rite in this month.
The sons of Reuben built Heshbon and Elealeh and Kiriathaim,
So he inquired of them the hour when he began to get better. Then they said to him, "Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him."
There we found some brethren, and were invited to stay with them for seven days; and thus we came to Rome.
And the word of the Lord was being spread through the whole region.
and said, "You are to say, 'His disciples came by night and stole Him away while we were asleep.'
(Now an omer is a tenth of an ephah.)
"Out of the north comes golden splendor; Around God is awesome majesty.
"For the ear tests words As the palate tastes food.
"I will set a sign among them and will send survivors from them to the nations: Tarshish, Put, Lud, Meshech, Tubal and Javan, to the distant coastlands that have neither heard My fame nor seen My glory And they will declare My glory among the nations.
And he measured its wall, seventy-two yards, according to human measurements, which are also angelic measurements.
"Do you hear the secret counsel of God, And limit wisdom to yourself?
"This is the bread which came down out of heaven; not as the fathers ate and died; he who eats this bread will live forever."
Now the rest of the acts of Abijam and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah? And there was war between Abijam and Jeroboam.
A just balance and scales belong to the LORD; All the weights of the bag are His concern.
Solomon said, "If he is a worthy man, not one of his hairs will fall to the ground; but if wickedness is found in him, he will die."
Then all the Midianites and the Amalekites and the sons of the east assembled themselves; and they crossed over and camped in the valley of Jezreel.
Creating the praise of the lips Peace, peace to him who is far and to him who is near," Says the LORD, "and I will heal him."
So Jonathan told David saying, "Saul my father is seeking to put you to death. Now therefore, please be on guard in the morning, and stay in a secret place and hide yourself.
With all my heart I have sought You; Do not let me wander from Your commandments.
When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh, My adversaries and my enemies, they stumbled and fell.
So the word of the LORD to them will be, "Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there," That they may go and stumble backward, be broken, snared and taken captive.
"The LORD will bring you and your king, whom you set over you, to a nation which neither you nor your fathers have known, and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone.
When Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her, he took her and lay with her by force.
So the ransomed of the LORD will return And come with joyful shouting to Zion, And everlasting joy will be on their heads They will obtain gladness and joy, And sorrow and sighing will flee away.
With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory.
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, "Righteous are You, who are and who were, O Holy One, because You judged these things;
Then the LORD answered Job out of the storm and said,
"Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet have anointed him king in Gihon, and they have come up from there rejoicing, so that the city is in an uproar. This is the noise which you have heard.
'On the eighth day you shall have a solemn assembly; you shall do no laborious work.
"Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me!
But the man from whom the demons had gone out was begging Him that he might accompany Him; but He sent him away, saying,
Therefore He again asked them, "Whom do you seek?" And they said, "Jesus the Nazarene."
When the herdsmen saw what had happened, they ran away and reported it in the city and out in the country.
"Others have been with those who rebel against the light; They do not want to know its ways Nor abide in its paths.
He continued to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding through the vision of God; and as long as he sought the LORD, God prospered him.
So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah went up against Ramoth-gilead.
So they girded sackcloth on their loins and put ropes on their heads, and came to the king of Israel and said, "Your servant Ben-hadad says, 'Please let me live.'" And he said, "Is he still alive? He is my brother."
Now Absalom fled and went to Talmai the son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. And David mourned for his son every day.
and Hazor-hadattah and Kerioth-hezron (that is, Hazor),
But on the next day all the congregation of the sons of Israel grumbled against Moses and Aaron, saying, "You are the ones who have caused the death of the LORD'S people."
'Do not turn to idols or make for yourselves molten gods; I am the LORD your God.
"This is the land that remains: all the regions of the Philistines and all those of the Geshurites;
Then Moses went up to the mountain, and the cloud covered the mountain.
(Now the flax and the barley were ruined, for the barley was in the ear and the flax was in bud.
for they all saw Him and were terrified. But immediately He spoke with them and said to them, "Take courage; it is I, do not be afraid."
This is the number of the things for the tabernacle, the tabernacle of the testimony, as they were numbered according to the command of Moses, for the service of the Levites, by the hand of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.
From the outside to the inner gate were chambers for the singers in the inner court, one of which was at the side of the north gate, with its front toward the south, and one at the side of the south gate facing toward the north.
Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave it to David, with his armor, including his sword and his bow and his belt.
Greet Herodion, my kinsman. Greet those of the household of Narcissus, who are in the Lord.
Then the LORD spoke to Joshua, saying,
Truly, You are a God who hides Himself, O God of Israel, Savior!
"Your neck is like the tower of David, Built with rows of stones On which are hung a thousand shields, All the round shields of the mighty men.
"For when she poured this perfume on My body, she did it to prepare Me for burial.
But Festus, wishing to do the Jews a favor, answered Paul and said, "Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem and stand trial before me on these charges?"
"So then, if Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him have a complaint against any man, the courts are in session and proconsuls are available; let them bring charges against one another.
Some years later he went down to visit Ahab at Samaria. And Ahab slaughtered many sheep and oxen for him and the people who were with him, and induced him to go up against Ramoth-gilead.
Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?
"Then they themselves also will answer, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not take care of You?'
Then all the guests of Adonijah were terrified; and they arose and each went on his way.
Teach me Your way, O LORD, And lead me in a level path Because of my foes.
These are the ones who were numbered, whom Moses and Aaron numbered, with the leaders of Israel, twelve men, each of whom was of his father's household.
Her husband is known in the gates, When he sits among the elders of the land.
"For the company of the godless is barren, And fire consumes the tents of the corrupt.
Concerning Edom Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Is there no longer any wisdom in Teman? Has good counsel been lost to the prudent? Has their wisdom decayed?
Of the sons of Asaph: Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah and Asharelah; the sons of Asaph were under the direction of Asaph, who prophesied under the direction of the king.
His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him Now he was at Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household at Tirzah.
Justice is turned back, And righteousness stands far away; For truth has stumbled in the street, And uprightness cannot enter.
He said, "O Lord GOD, how may I know that I will possess it?"
The LORD said to Moses, "I will also do this thing of which you have spoken; for you have found favor in My sight and I have known you by name."
"For the LORD your God has chosen him and his sons from all your tribes, to stand and serve in the name of the LORD forever.
And He said, "Go into the city to a certain man, and say to him, 'The Teacher says, "My time is near; I am to keep the Passover at your house with My disciples."'"
"So you shall stone him to death because he has sought to seduce you from the LORD your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
He said to me, "This is the chamber which faces toward the south, intended for the priests who keep charge of the temple;
Then the angel of the LORD went out and struck 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when men arose early in the morning, behold, all of these were dead.
When all the congregation saw that Aaron had died, all the house of Israel wept for Aaron thirty days.
but if there are questions about words and names and your own law, look after it yourselves; I am unwilling to be a judge of these matters."
"Now then let the fear of the LORD be upon you; be very careful what you do, for the LORD our God will have no part in unrighteousness or partiality or the taking of a bribe."
"How blessed is the man who does this, And the son of man who takes hold of it; Who keeps from profaning the sabbath, And keeps his hand from doing any evil."
Jonadab then said to him, "Lie down on your bed and pretend to be ill; when your father comes to see you, say to him, 'Please let my sister Tamar come and give me some food to eat, and let her prepare the food in my sight, that I may see it and eat from her hand.'"
Yet he urged them strongly, so they turned aside to him and entered his house; and he prepared a feast for them, and baked unleavened bread, and they ate.
Therefore they were seeking again to seize Him, and He eluded their grasp.
Although the Lord has given you bread of privation and water of oppression, He, your Teacher will no longer hide Himself, but your eyes will behold your Teacher.
Then Ahab said to Obadiah, "Go through the land to all the springs of water and to all the valleys; perhaps we will find grass and keep the horses and mules alive, and not have to kill some of the cattle."
"Although our iniquities testify against us, O LORD, act for Your name's sake! Truly our apostasies have been many, We have sinned against You.
"Go forth, O daughters of Zion, And gaze on King Solomon with the crown With which his mother has crowned him On the day of his wedding, And on the day of his gladness of heart."
But David could not go before it to inquire of God, for he was terrified by the sword of the angel of the LORD.
"He shall lend to you, but you will not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you will be the tail.
So Ahab slept with his fathers, and Ahaziah his son became king in his place.
Now on the tenth day of the fifth month, which was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard, who was in the service of the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem.
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?
They said to him, "We have neither received letters from Judea concerning you, nor have any of the brethren come here and reported or spoken anything bad about you.
Someone said to Him, "Behold, Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside seeking to speak to You."
Then the word of the LORD came to me saying,
For thus the Lord says to me, "Go, station the lookout, let him report what he sees.
"You are as beautiful as Tirzah, my darling, As lovely as Jerusalem, As awesome as an army with banners.
The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the LORD will fall into it.
They took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.
Then Saul said to his armor bearer, "Draw your sword and pierce me through with it, otherwise these uncircumcised will come and pierce me through and make sport of me " But his armor bearer would not, for he was greatly afraid So Saul took his sword and fell on it.
"You have indeed defeated Edom, and your heart has become proud. Enjoy your glory and stay at home; for why should you provoke trouble so that you, even you, would fall, and Judah with you?"
"Anyone belonging to Jeroboam who dies in the city the dogs will eat. And he who dies in the field the birds of the heavens will eat; for the LORD has spoken it."'
"I have taken off my dress, How can I put it on again? I have washed my feet, How can I dirty them again?
"He made its posts of silver, Its back of gold And its seat of purple fabric, With its interior lovingly fitted out By the daughters of Jerusalem.
So Solomon observed the feast at that time, and all Israel with him, a great assembly from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt, before the LORD our God, for seven days and seven more days, even fourteen days.
"I will bless her, and indeed I will give you a son by her Then I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her."
"But the word is very near you, in your mouth and in your heart, that you may observe it.
So Moses went down from the mountain to the people and consecrated the people, and they washed their garments.
Running under the shelter of a small island called Clauda, we were scarcely able to get the ship's boat under control.
So Saul arose and went down to the wilderness of Ziph, having with him three thousand chosen men of Israel, to search for David in the wilderness of Ziph.
"So now come, let us make a covenant, you and I, and let it be a witness between you and me."
Also keep back Your servant from presumptuous sins; Let them not rule over me; Then I will be blameless, And I shall be acquitted of great transgression.
"But the LORD, who brought you up from the land of Egypt with great power and with an outstretched arm, Him you shall fear, and to Him you shall bow yourselves down, and to Him you shall sacrifice.
"For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off, When God requires his life?
Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But who can stand before jealousy?
When the king heard the words of the book of the law, he tore his clothes.
He also put away the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all the idols which his fathers had made.
"I have heard many such things; Sorry comforters are you all.
behold, I will send and take all the families of the north,' declares the LORD, 'and I will send to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant, and will bring them against this land and against its inhabitants and against all these nations round about; and I will utterly destroy them and make them a horror and a hissing, and an everlasting desolation.
Ahithophel was counselor to the king; and Hushai the Archite was the king's friend.
If I sharpen My flashing sword, And My hand takes hold on justice, I will render vengeance on My adversaries, And I will repay those who hate Me.
"If the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, had not been for me, surely now you would have sent me away empty-handed God has seen my affliction and the toil of my hands, so He rendered judgment last night."
And he said to Jehoshaphat, "Will you go with me to battle at Ramoth-gilead?" And Jehoshaphat said to the king of Israel, "I am as you are, my people as your people, my horses as your horses."
He stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel and said to them, "Why do you come out to draw up in battle array? Am I not the Philistine and you servants of Saul? Choose a man for yourselves and let him come down to me.
The oracle concerning the beasts of the Negev Through a land of distress and anguish, From where come lioness and lion, viper and flying serpent, They carry their riches on the backs of young donkeys And their treasures on camels' humps, To a people who cannot profit them;
Let his flesh become fresher than in youth, Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor;
"For you are about to cross the Jordan to go in to possess the land which the LORD your God is giving you, and you shall possess it and live in it,
But I will come to you after I go through Macedonia, for I am going through Macedonia;
Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again,
O LORD, in Your strength the king will be glad, And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!
"The hand of the witnesses shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people So you shall purge the evil from your midst.
"You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just.
"We have a little sister, And she has no breasts; What shall we do for our sister On the day when she is spoken for?
"Is not your wickedness great, And your iniquities without end?
And there was war with the Philistines again, and Elhanan the son of Jair killed Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.
and came to the fortress of Tyre and to all the cities of the Hivites and of the Canaanites, and they went out to the south of Judah, to Beersheba.
The LORD appeared to him the same night and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham; Do not fear, for I am with you I will bless you, and multiply your descendants, For the sake of My servant Abraham."
So it came about when Moses held his hand up, that Israel prevailed, and when he let his hand down, Amalek prevailed.
The victory that day was turned to mourning for all the people, for the people heard it said that day, "The king is grieved for his son."
After Moses had stripped Aaron of his garments and put them on his son Eleazar, Aaron died there on the mountain top. Then Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain.
"Then the chiefs of Edom were dismayed; The leaders of Moab, trembling grips them; All the inhabitants of Canaan have melted away.
and his army, even their numbered men, 59,300.
He did away with the horses which the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entrance of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the official, which was in the precincts; and he burned the chariots of the sun with fire.
And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, "Before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." And he went out and wept bitterly.
Then the king of Assyria carried Israel away into exile to Assyria, and put them in Halah and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes,
But Jesus answered the one who was telling Him and said, "Who is My mother and who are My brothers?"
And Jesus said, "Who is the one who touched Me?" And while they were all denying it, Peter said, "Master, the people are crowding and pressing in on You."
"But every first offspring of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb, but if you do not redeem it, then you shall break its neck; and every firstborn of man among your sons you shall redeem.
"Then comes the tribe of Gad, and the leader of the sons of Gad: Eliasaph the son of Deuel,
If I ascend to heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, You are there.
"Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life; but I cannot escape to the mountains, for the disaster will overtake me and I will die;
"For this is like the days of Noah to Me, When I swore that the waters of Noah Would not flood the earth again; So I have sworn that I will not be angry with you Nor will I rebuke you.
Now the famine was severe in the land.
Esau took his wives from the daughters of Canaan: Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Oholibamah the daughter of Anah and the granddaughter of Zibeon the Hivite;
It came about as Aaron spoke to the whole congregation of the sons of Israel, that they looked toward the wilderness, and behold, the glory of the LORD appeared in the cloud.
Haughty eyes and a proud heart, The lamp of the wicked, is sin.
"He wraps up the waters in His clouds, And the cloud does not burst under them.
"I want you to swear, O daughters of Jerusalem, Do not arouse or awaken my love Until she pleases."
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest,"
The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.
"How long will you torment me And crush me with words?
"Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge And fill himself with the east wind?
Then the king promoted Daniel and gave him many great gifts, and he made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and chief prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.
When David arose in the morning, the word of the LORD came to the prophet Gad, David's seer, saying,
Now the house was full of men and women, and all the lords of the Philistines were there. And about 3,000 men and women were on the roof looking on while Samson was amusing them.
nor shall you be partial to a poor man in his dispute.
Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.
Asa did good and right in the sight of the LORD his God,
And Jesus said to him, "Receive your sight; your faith has made you well."
Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.
"Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are named Israel And who came forth from the loins of Judah, Who swear by the name of the LORD And invoke the God of Israel, But not in truth nor in righteousness.
"Because they have forsaken Me and have burned incense to other gods that they might provoke Me to anger with all the work of their hands, therefore My wrath burns against this place, and it shall not be quenched."'
"Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, Your servants to whom You swore by Yourself, and said to them, 'I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heavens, and all this land of which I have spoken I will give to your descendants, and they shall inherit it forever.'"
and Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly before the rock. And he said to them, "Listen now, you rebels; shall we bring forth water for you out of this rock?"
Then he gave a sign the same day, saying, "This is the sign which the LORD has spoken, 'Behold, the altar shall be split apart and the ashes which are on it shall be poured out.'"
"You shall work six days, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during plowing time and harvest you shall rest.
"For he will be like a tree planted by the water, That extends its roots by a stream And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a year of drought Nor cease to yield fruit.
When he came to Lehi, the Philistines shouted as they met him. And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him mightily so that the ropes that were on his arms were as flax that is burned with fire, and his bonds dropped from his hands.
So Samuel did what the LORD said, and came to Bethlehem And the elders of the city came trembling to meet him and said, "Do you come in peace?"
"You shall give him the first fruits of your grain, your new wine, and your oil, and the first shearing of your sheep.
"Speak to the sons of Israel, and say to them, 'When any man has a discharge from his body, his discharge is unclean.
The border turned to Ramah and to the fortified city of Tyre; then the border turned to Hosah, and it ended at the sea by the region of Achzib.
Then Abigail hurried and took two hundred loaves of bread and two jugs of wine and five sheep already prepared and five measures of roasted grain and a hundred clusters of raisins and two hundred cakes of figs, and loaded them on donkeys.
Abram settled in the land of Canaan, while Lot settled in the cities of the valley, and moved his tents as far as Sodom.
They stirred up the crowd and the city authorities who heard these things.
"I will feed your oppressors with their own flesh, And they will become drunk with their own blood as with sweet wine; And all flesh will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob."
Cease from anger and forsake wrath; Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing.
God said to him, "Your name is Jacob; You shall no longer be called Jacob, But Israel shall be your name." Thus He called him Israel.
"Now therefore, what do I have here," declares the LORD, "seeing that My people have been taken away without cause?" Again the LORD declares, "Those who rule over them howl, and My name is continually blasphemed all day long.
They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is bald and every beard is cut off.
These also are sayings of the wise To show partiality in judgment is not good.
For I heard a cry as of a woman in labor, The anguish as of one giving birth to her first child, The cry of the daughter of Zion gasping for breath, Stretching out her hands, saying, "Ah, woe is me, for I faint before murderers."
I have chosen the faithful way; I have placed Your ordinances before me.
"I was at ease, but He shattered me, And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces; He has also set me up as His target.
Now on the next day Moses went into the tent of the testimony; and behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi had sprouted and put forth buds and produced blossoms, and it bore ripe almonds.
'For seven days you shall present an offering by fire to the LORD On the eighth day you shall have a holy convocation and present an offering by fire to the LORD; it is an assembly. You shall do no laborious work.
Joash did what was right in the sight of the LORD all the days of Jehoiada the priest.
"Or has a god tried to go to take for himself a nation from within another nation by trials, by signs and wonders and by war and by a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm and by great terrors, as the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
And the LORD was with him; wherever he went he prospered And he rebelled against the king of Assyria and did not serve him.
"With it you shall make incense, a perfume, the work of a perfumer, salted, pure, and holy.
He said to him, "Far from it, you shall not die. Behold, my father does nothing either great or small without disclosing it to me. So why should my father hide this thing from me? It is not so!"
From the tribe of Naphtali, they gave Kedesh in Galilee, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands and Hammoth-dor with its pasture lands and Kartan with its pasture lands; three cities.
"You shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;
'You shall count fifty days to the day after the seventh sabbath; then you shall present a new grain offering to the LORD.
'I HAVE CERTAINLY SEEN THE OPPRESSION OF MY PEOPLE IN EGYPT AND HAVE HEARD THEIR GROANS, AND I HAVE COME DOWN TO RESCUE THEM; COME NOW, AND I WILL SEND YOU TO EGYPT.'
"Then I asked her, and said, 'Whose daughter are you?' And she said, 'The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom Milcah bore to him'; and I put the ring on her nose, and the bracelets on her wrists.
And the chief priests and the leading men of the Jews brought charges against Paul, and they were urging him,
"At that time they made a calf and brought a sacrifice to the idol, and were rejoicing in the works of their hands.
After these things I looked, and the temple of the tabernacle of testimony in heaven was opened,
"In righteousness you will be established; You will be far from oppression, for you will not fear; And from terror, for it will not come near you.
"Iron is taken from the dust, And copper is smelted from rock.
"Those slaves went out into the streets and gathered together all they found, both evil and good; and the wedding hall was filled with dinner guests.
"How beautiful and how delightful you are, My love, with all your charms!
Incline Your ear, O LORD, and answer me; For I am afflicted and needy.
Of Benjamin he said, "May the beloved of the LORD dwell in security by Him, Who shields him all the day, And he dwells between His shoulders."
They baked the dough which they had brought out of Egypt into cakes of unleavened bread. For it had not become leavened, since they were driven out of Egypt and could not delay, nor had they prepared any provisions for themselves.
but on the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie fallow, so that the needy of your people may eat; and whatever they leave the beast of the field may eat. You are to do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.
Then Samuel went to Ramah, but Saul went up to his house at Gibeah of Saul.
This was the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Issachar according to their families, the cities with their villages.
Some were being persuaded by the things spoken, but others would not believe.
Then He said to me, "Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, son of man, and say to the breath, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe on these slain, that they come to life."'"
These then were their names: from the tribe of Reuben, Shammua the son of Zaccur;
Then they said to Moses, "Is it because there were no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? Why have you dealt with us in this way, bringing us out of Egypt?
Then He said to me, "Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; behold, they say, 'Our bones are dried up and our hope has perished We are completely cut off.'
But he said to me, "Do not do that I am a fellow servant of yours and of your brethren the prophets and of those who heed the words of this book. Worship God."
"These have one purpose, and they give their power and authority to the beast.
Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother and Kemuel the father of Aram
and brought the donkey and the colt, and laid their coats on them; and He sat on the coats.
Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; For You I wait all the day.
"It will come about in that day," declares the LORD of hosts, "that I will cut off the names of the idols from the land, and they will no longer be remembered; and I will also remove the prophets and the unclean spirit from the land.
And He will be the stability of your times, A wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge; The fear of the LORD is his treasure.
"But also some women among us amazed us. When they were at the tomb early in the morning,
Then God appeared to Jacob again when he came from Paddan-aram, and He blessed him.
"Go up to Hilkiah the high priest that he may count the money brought in to the house of the LORD which the doorkeepers have gathered from the people.
'For behold, days are coming,' declares the LORD, 'when I will restore the fortunes of My people Israel and Judah ' The LORD says, 'I will also bring them back to the land that I gave to their forefathers and they shall possess it.'"
And on this mountain He will swallow up the covering which is over all peoples, Even the veil which is stretched over all nations.
"Open the gates, that the righteous nation may enter, The one that remains faithful.
"For He looks to the ends of the earth And sees everything under the heavens.
"It will be accomplished before his time, And his palm branch will not be green.
"You have sent widows away empty, And the strength of the orphans has been crushed.
Thus Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. But Samuel said to Jesse, "The LORD has not chosen these."
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?
"How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, Or does their calamity fall on them? Does God apportion destruction in His anger?
"They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.
"Now, my father, see! Indeed, see the edge of your robe in my hand! For in that I cut off the edge of your robe and did not kill you, know and perceive that there is no evil or rebellion in my hands, and I have not sinned against you, though you are lying in wait for my life to take it.
'Behold, the days are coming when I will break your strength and the strength of your father's house so that there will not be an old man in your house.
Then Pharaoh sent and called for Joseph, and they hurriedly brought him out of the dungeon; and when he had shaved himself and changed his clothes, he came to Pharaoh.
"You shall not pervert the justice due to your needy brother in his dispute.
"When you enter the land of Canaan, which I give you for a possession, and I put a mark of leprosy on a house in the land of your possession,
He leads the humble in justice, And He teaches the humble His way.
In my distress I called upon the LORD, And cried to my God for help; He heard my voice out of His temple, And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.
They journeyed from Rameses in the first month, on the fifteenth day of the first month; on the next day after the Passover the sons of Israel started out boldly in the sight of all the Egyptians,
So the name of that place was called Kibroth-hattaavah, because there they buried the people who had been greedy.
since you are seeking for proof of the Christ who speaks in me, and who is not weak toward you, but mighty in you.
The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"
"But he answered, 'Truly I say to you, I do not know you.'
"But when the Jews objected, I was forced to appeal to Caesar, not that I had any accusation against my nation.
Say among the nations, "The LORD reigns; Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved; He will judge the peoples with equity."
"You shall bring out much seed to the field but you will gather in little, for the locust will consume it.
Moreover, the word of the LORD through the prophet Jehu the son of Hanani also came against Baasha and his household, both because of all the evil which he did in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him to anger with the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam, and because he struck it.
"Whoever is on the housetop must not go down to get the things out that are in his house.
"God brings him out of Egypt, He is for him like the horns of the wild ox He will devour the nations who are his adversaries, And will crush their bones in pieces, And shatter them with his arrows.
"It will lead to an opportunity for your testimony.
and Ebron and Rehob and Hammon and Kanah, as far as Great Sidon.
then you shall exchange it for money, and bind the money in your hand and go to the place which the LORD your God chooses.
"I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands " And Samuel was distressed and cried out to the LORD all night.
They also honored us with many marks of respect; and when we were setting sail, they supplied us with all we needed.
"But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe My words?"
The men of David said to him, "Behold, this is the day of which the LORD said to you, 'Behold; I am about to give your enemy into your hand, and you shall do to him as it seems good to you.'" Then David arose and cut off the edge of Saul's robe secretly.
They slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, then put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him with bronze fetters and brought him to Babylon.
Before he had finished speaking, behold, Rebekah who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Abraham's brother Nahor, came out with her jar on her shoulder.
They rejected His statutes and His covenant which He made with their fathers and His warnings with which He warned them And they followed vanity and became vain, and went after the nations which surrounded them, concerning which the LORD had commanded them not to do like them.
Now the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah were sitting each on his throne, arrayed in their robes, at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets were prophesying before them.
"You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.
"Let his left hand be under my head And his right hand embrace me."
So they set apart Kedesh in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali and Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the hill country of Judah.
Thus says the LORD, "The products of Egypt and the merchandise of Cush And the Sabeans, men of stature, Will come over to you and will be yours; They will walk behind you, they will come over in chains And will bow down to you; They will make supplication to you: 'Surely, God is with you, and there is none else, No other God.'"
Whatever the LORD pleases, He does, In heaven and in earth, in the seas and in all deeps.
"But everyone will die for his own iniquity; each man who eats the sour grapes, his teeth will be set on edge.
Upon You I was cast from birth; You have been my God from my mother's womb.
"Who can count the dust of Jacob, Or number the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the upright, And let my end be like his!"
But Jesus, aware of this, said, "You men of little faith, why do you discuss among yourselves that you have no bread?
"They shall say to the elders of his city, 'This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey us, he is a glutton and a drunkard.'
He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz.
"Surely mockers are with me, And my eye gazes on their provocation.
So Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel, and they conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel-maim and all the store cities of Naphtali.
'This is the law when a man dies in a tent: everyone who comes into the tent and everyone who is in the tent shall be unclean for seven days.
even those men who brought out the very bad report of the land died by a plague before the LORD.
And Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful of form and face.
"Then you shall celebrate the Feast of Weeks to the LORD your God with a tribute of a freewill offering of your hand, which you shall give just as the LORD your God blesses you;
"Now, O LORD our God, I pray, deliver us from his hand that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You alone, O LORD, are God."
The entire vision will be to you like the words of a sealed book, which when they give it to the one who is literate, saying, "Please read this," he will say, "I cannot, for it is sealed."
"Therefore I will give thanks to You, O LORD, among the nations, And I will sing praises to Your name.
They took away the boy alive, and were greatly comforted.
and see among the captives a beautiful woman, and have a desire for her and would take her as a wife for yourself,
'You shall live in booths for seven days; all the native-born in Israel shall live in booths,
From the tribe of Asher, they gave Mishal with its pasture lands, Abdon with its pasture lands,
for her sins have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities.
Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, On those who hope for His lovingkindness,
"The LORD said to him, 'How?' And he said, 'I will go out and be a deceiving spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.' Then He said, 'You are to entice him and also prevail. Go and do so.'
"If the thief is not caught, then the owner of the house shall appear before the judges, to determine whether he laid his hands on his neighbor's property.
'You shall keep My sabbaths and reverence My sanctuary; I am the LORD.
All of us in the ship were two hundred and seventy-six persons.
plotting against Him to catch Him in something He might say.
The crowd went up and began asking him to do as he had been accustomed to do for them.
"Cursed be the one who does the LORD'S work negligently, And cursed be the one who restrains his sword from blood.
Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel concerning the shepherds who are tending My people: "You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them; behold, I am about to attend to you for the evil of your deeds," declares the LORD.
"Or at another moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to build up or to plant it;
and it will come about, while My glory is passing by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by.
In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking Him and saying,
"Turn Your gaze from him that he may rest, Until he fulfills his day like a hired man.
"It will come about when I leave you that the Spirit of the LORD will carry you where I do not know; so when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have feared the LORD from my youth.
"Smoke went up out of His nostrils, Fire from His mouth devoured; Coals were kindled by it.
And I heard the altar saying, "Yes, O Lord God, the Almighty, true and righteous are Your judgments."
"Let Him remove His rod from me, And let not dread of Him terrify me.
Then the two worthless men came in and sat before him; and the worthless men testified against him, even against Naboth, before the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king." So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.
Then in the third year of his reign he sent his officials, Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel and Micaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah;
Laban said, "Good, let it be according to your word."
"He shall take a firepan full of coals of fire from upon the altar before the LORD and two handfuls of finely ground sweet incense, and bring it inside the veil.
For You have been a defense for the helpless, A defense for the needy in his distress, A refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat; For the breath of the ruthless Is like a rain storm against a wall.
The oracle concerning Edom One keeps calling to me from Seir, "Watchman, how far gone is the night? Watchman, how far gone is the night?"
"Remember now, O LORD, I beseech You, how I have walked before You in truth and with a whole heart and have done what is good in Your sight " And Hezekiah wept bitterly.
Concerning the sons of Ammon. Thus says the LORD: "Does Israel have no sons? Or has he no heirs? Why then has Malcam taken possession of Gad And his people settled in its cities?
'He shall build a house for My name, and he shall be My son and I will be his father; and I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel forever.'
Even in laughter the heart may be in pain, And the end of joy may be grief.
Jehoshaphat was afraid and turned his attention to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.
Now Zerah the Ethiopian came out against them with an army of a million men and 300 chariots, and he came to Mareshah.
and have built the high places of Baal to burn their sons in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, a thing which I never commanded or spoke of, nor did it ever enter My mind;
Moreover we are even found to be false witnesses of God, because we testified against God that He raised Christ, whom He did not raise, if in fact the dead are not raised.
"And of the son of the maid I will make a nation also, because he is your descendant."
They began to discuss this among themselves, saying, "He said that because we did not bring any bread."
'You have walked in the way of your sister; therefore I will give her cup into your hand.'
Greet Apelles, the approved in Christ. Greet those who are of the household of Aristobulus.
Now there was an evil spirit from the LORD on Saul as he was sitting in his house with his spear in his hand, and David was playing the harp with his hand.
By the transgression of a land many are its princes, But by a man of understanding and knowledge, so it endures.
and they will tell it to the inhabitants of this land. They have heard that You, O LORD, are in the midst of this people, for You, O LORD, are seen eye to eye, while Your cloud stands over them; and You go before them in a pillar of cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night.
Do not eat the bread of a selfish man, Or desire his delicacies;
Now Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "What will be the sign that the LORD will heal me, and that I shall go up to the house of the LORD the third day?"
"For their vine is from the vine of Sodom, And from the fields of Gomorrah; Their grapes are grapes of poison, Their clusters, bitter.
'Did the gods of those nations which my fathers destroyed deliver them, even Gozan and Haran and Rezeph and the sons of Eden who were in Telassar?
But the man was not willing to spend the night, so he arose and departed and came to a place opposite Jebus (that is, Jerusalem). And there were with him a pair of saddled donkeys; his concubine also was with him.
"You shall not hand over to his master a slave who has escaped from his master to you.
'There shall be one standard for you; it shall be for the stranger as well as the native, for I am the LORD your God.'"
"If you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same?
Jarmuth with its pasture lands, En-gannim with its pasture lands; four cities.
'Whoever touches any thing on which she sits shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean until evening.
And Moses summoned all Israel and said to them, "You have seen all that the LORD did before your eyes in the land of Egypt to Pharaoh and all his servants and all his land;
"You shall speak to all the skillful persons whom I have endowed with the spirit of wisdom, that they make Aaron's garments to consecrate him, that he may minister as priest to Me.
These are the journeys of the sons of Israel, by which they came out from the land of Egypt by their armies, under the leadership of Moses and Aaron.
"You shall make the court of the tabernacle. On the south side there shall be hangings for the court of fine twisted linen one hundred cubits long for one side;
Instead, there is gaiety and gladness, Killing of cattle and slaughtering of sheep, Eating of meat and drinking of wine: "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we may die."
"Next he shall slaughter the lamb of the guilt offering; and the priest is to take some of the blood of the guilt offering and put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.
But he hesitated. So the men seized his hand and the hand of his wife and the hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of the LORD was upon him; and they brought him out, and put him outside the city.
Then Abraham rose from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying,
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
But I will remain in Ephesus until Pentecost;
"Then I will take My hand away and you shall see My back, but My face shall not be seen."
"O land, land, land, Hear the word of the LORD!
"My skin turns black on me, And my bones burn with fever.
Now Asa had an army of 300,000 from Judah, bearing large shields and spears, and 280,000 from Benjamin, bearing shields and wielding bows; all of them were valiant warriors.
Thus says the Lord GOD of hosts, "Come, go to this steward, To Shebna, who is in charge of the royal household,
'He is not to be concerned whether it is good or bad, nor shall he exchange it; or if he does exchange it, then both it and its substitute shall become holy. It shall not be redeemed.'"
because they have forsaken Me, and have worshiped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, Chemosh the god of Moab, and Milcom the god of the sons of Ammon; and they have not walked in My ways, doing what is right in My sight and observing My statutes and My ordinances, as his father David did.
So the father knew that it was at that hour in which Jesus said to him, "Your son lives"; and he himself believed and his whole household.
"Blessed is that slave whom his master finds so doing when he comes.
Now they were all weeping and lamenting for her; but He said, "Stop weeping, for she has not died, but is asleep."
And He gave them orders not to tell anyone; but the more He ordered them, the more widely they continued to proclaim it.
Isaac went out to meditate in the field toward evening; and he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, camels were coming.
"Was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?"
But they did not understand this statement, and it was concealed from them so that they would not perceive it; and they were afraid to ask Him about this statement.
"Behold, I will bring evil upon you, and will utterly sweep you away, and will cut off from Ahab every male, both bond and free in Israel;
"Arise and go down to the potter's house, and there I will announce My words to you."
You will not be afraid of the terror by night, Or of the arrow that flies by day;
'Now when the man with the discharge becomes cleansed from his discharge, then he shall count off for himself seven days for his cleansing; he shall then wash his clothes and bathe his body in running water and will become clean.
Rouse yourself! Rouse yourself! Arise, O Jerusalem, You who have drunk from the LORD'S hand the cup of His anger; The chalice of reeling you have drained to the dregs.
A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power.
"All my associates abhor me, And those I love have turned against me.
Your testimonies are wonderful; Therefore my soul observes them.
But the men would not listen to him. So the man seized his concubine and brought her out to them; and they raped her and abused her all night until morning, then let her go at the approach of dawn.
"As the proverb of the ancients says, 'Out of the wicked comes forth wickedness'; but my hand shall not be against you.
"Do you not yet understand or remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets full you picked up?
"Will it be well when He examines you? Or will you deceive Him as one deceives a man?
"Uncontrolled as water, you shall not have preeminence, Because you went up to your father's bed; Then you defiled it--he went up to my couch.
When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.
"So he shall look at the mark, and if the mark on the walls of the house has greenish or reddish depressions and appears deeper than the surface,
But Jesus, conscious that His disciples grumbled at this, said to them, "Does this cause you to stumble?
For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.
By You I have been sustained from my birth; You are He who took me from my mother's womb; My praise is continually of You.
So they had as their inheritance Beersheba or Sheba and Moladah,
For he knew that because of envy they had handed Him over.
'I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar, where you made a vow to Me; now arise, leave this land, and return to the land of your birth.'"
"Therefore prophesy and say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will open your graves and cause you to come up out of your graves, My people; and I will bring you into the land of Israel.
but during the seventh year the land shall have a sabbath rest, a sabbath to the LORD; you shall not sow your field nor prune your vineyard.
"I have sewed sackcloth over my skin And thrust my horn in the dust.
All Israel with their elders and officers and their judges were standing on both sides of the ark before the Levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD, the stranger as well as the native Half of them stood in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, just as Moses the servant of the LORD had given command at first to bless the people of Israel.
Now afterward David arose and went out of the cave and called after Saul, saying, "My lord the king!" And when Saul looked behind him, David bowed with his face to the ground and prostrated himself.
"Now Bezalel and Oholiab, and every skillful person in whom the LORD has put skill and understanding to know how to perform all the work in the construction of the sanctuary, shall perform in accordance with all that the LORD has commanded."
He did right in the sight of the LORD, yet not with a whole heart.
Now as for the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the sons of Judah could not drive them out; so the Jebusites live with the sons of Judah at Jerusalem until this day.
The king and all the people who were with him arrived weary and he refreshed himself there.
'For I am the LORD who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God; thus you shall be holy, for I am holy.'"
'Moreover, you shall not take ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall surely be put to death.
"I have heard the grumblings of the sons of Israel; speak to them, saying, 'At twilight you shall eat meat, and in the morning you shall be filled with bread; and you shall know that I am the LORD your God.'"
Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, And Your dominion endures throughout all generations.
from the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh;
"If, however, a man acts presumptuously toward his neighbor, so as to kill him craftily, you are to take him even from My altar, that he may die.
They said to Him, "We are able." And Jesus said to them, "The cup that I drink you shall drink; and you shall be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized.
They have all turned aside, together they have become corrupt; There is no one who does good, not even one.
'I will also set My face against that man and will cut him off from among his people, because he has given some of his offspring to Molech, so as to defile My sanctuary and to profane My holy name.
"Speak and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt, The great monster that lies in the midst of his rivers, That has said, 'My Nile is mine, and I myself have made it.'
The word that came to Jeremiah for all the Jews living in the land of Egypt, those who were living in Migdol, Tahpanhes, Memphis, and the land of Pathros, saying,
How blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! O LORD, they walk in the light of Your countenance.
"Both the gray-haired and the aged are among us, Older than your father.
The men of Babylon made Succoth-benoth, the men of Cuth made Nergal, the men of Hamath made Ashima,
the master of that slave will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour which he does not know,
Contend, O LORD, with those who contend with me; Fight against those who fight against me.
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, so he reached out and took it and killed a thousand men with it.
But the centurion was more persuaded by the pilot and the captain of the ship than by what was being said by Paul.
Nevertheless I am continually with You; You have taken hold of my right hand.
He took up his discourse and said, "The oracle of Balaam the son of Beor, And the oracle of the man whose eye is opened,
Many came to Him and were saying, "While John performed no sign, yet everything John said about this man was true."
He has made My mouth like a sharp sword, In the shadow of His hand He has concealed Me; And He has also made Me a select arrow, He has hidden Me in His quiver.
"But you say, 'Whoever says to his father or mother, "Whatever I have that would help you has been given to God,"
If I have eaten its fruit without money, Or have caused its owners to lose their lives,
Now when the woman of Tekoa spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground and prostrated herself and said, "Help, O king."
Who will stand up for me against evildoers? Who will take his stand for me against those who do wickedness?
So he said to them, "Out of the eater came something to eat, And out of the strong came something sweet." But they could not tell the riddle in three days.
"Pour out the overflowings of your anger, And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low.
Then Gehazi passed on before them and laid the staff on the lad's face, but there was no sound or response. So he returned to meet him and told him, "The lad has not awakened."
"So it will be, if you go with us, that whatever good the LORD does for us, we will do for you."
"But I would speak to the Almighty, And I desire to argue with God.
The LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and he chased after the sons of Israel as the sons of Israel were going out boldly.
Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took a burnt offering and sacrifices for God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat a meal with Moses' father-in-law before God.
But the sons of Manasseh could not take possession of these cities, because the Canaanites persisted in living in that land.
There are also heavenly bodies and earthly bodies, but the glory of the heavenly is one, and the glory of the earthly is another.
Behold, the LORD has proclaimed to the end of the earth, Say to the daughter of Zion, "Lo, your salvation comes; Behold His reward is with Him, and His recompense before Him."
"Behold, You have made my days as handbreadths, And my lifetime as nothing in Your sight; Surely every man at his best is a mere breath. Selah.
The sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho and Gatam and Kenaz.
Thus says the LORD: "Behold, I am going to arouse against Babylon And against the inhabitants of Leb-kamai The spirit of a destroyer.
'You shall bring in from your dwelling places two loaves of bread for a wave offering, made of two-tenths of an ephah; they shall be of a fine flour, baked with leaven as first fruits to the LORD.
Open to me the gates of righteousness; I shall enter through them, I shall give thanks to the LORD.
But as for me, the nearness of God is my good; I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, That I may tell of all Your works.
'Then on the tenth day of this seventh month you shall have a holy convocation, and you shall humble yourselves; you shall not do any work.
You have dealt well with Your servant, O LORD, according to Your word.
Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering and laid it on Isaac his son, and he took in his hand the fire and the knife. So the two of them walked on together.
'I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria and the plummet of the house of Ahab, and I will wipe Jerusalem as one wipes a dish, wiping it and turning it upside down.
Joab gave the number of the census of all the people to David. And all Israel were 1,100,000 men who drew the sword; and Judah was 470,000 men who drew the sword.
"Will you really annul My judgment? Will you condemn Me that you may be justified?
'He shall wave the sheaf before the LORD for you to be accepted; on the day after the sabbath the priest shall wave it.
"What you know I also know; I am not inferior to you.
Then the five men departed and came to Laish and saw the people who were in it living in security, after the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and secure; for there was no ruler humiliating them for anything in the land, and they were far from the Sidonians and had no dealings with anyone.
After this event Jeroboam did not return from his evil way, but again he made priests of the high places from among all the people; any who would, he ordained, to be priests of the high places.
Hezro the Carmelite, Paarai the Arbite,
'But as for you, your corpses will fall in this wilderness.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Behold, the time for you to die is near; call Joshua, and present yourselves at the tent of meeting, that I may commission him " So Moses and Joshua went and presented themselves at the tent of meeting.
and He took the seven loaves and the fish; and giving thanks, He broke them and started giving them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.
"I am a stranger and a sojourner among you; give me a burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight."
They were glad and agreed to give him money.
"And I answered, 'Who are You, Lord?' And He said to me, 'I am Jesus the Nazarene, whom you are persecuting.'
Now there was no food in all the land, because the famine was very severe, so that the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan languished because of the famine.
"And when I extinguish you, I will cover the heavens and darken their stars; I will cover the sun with a cloud And the moon will not give its light.
I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.
The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD after King Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people who were in Jerusalem to proclaim release to them:
'Then it will be when seventy years are completed I will punish the king of Babylon and that nation,' declares the LORD, 'for their iniquity, and the land of the Chaldeans; and I will make it an everlasting desolation.
So Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite spoke out and said, "I am young in years and you are old; Therefore I was shy and afraid to tell you what I think.
The bowl of flour was not exhausted nor did the jar of oil become empty, according to the word of the LORD which He spoke through Elijah.
He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.
Whenever Moses entered the tent, the pillar of cloud would descend and stand at the entrance of the tent; and the LORD would speak with Moses.
For the LORD will rise up as at Mount Perazim, He will be stirred up as in the valley of Gibeon, To do His task, His unusual task, And to work His work, His extraordinary work.
Yet You would plunge me into the pit, And my own clothes would abhor me.
Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.
Then the high priest tore his robes and said, "He has blasphemed! What further need do we have of witnesses? Behold, you have now heard the blasphemy;
They killed the kings of Midian along with the rest of their slain: Evi and Rekem and Zur and Hur and Reba, the five kings of Midian; they also killed Balaam the son of Beor with the sword.
'You crossed the Jordan and came to Jericho; and the citizens of Jericho fought against you, and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Girgashite, the Hivite and the Jebusite Thus I gave them into your hand.
for from now on five members in one household will be divided, three against two and two against three.
And they went and made the grave secure, and along with the guard they set a seal on the stone.
'You are to perform My judgments and keep My statutes, to live in accord with them; I am the LORD your God.
When He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile and to question Him closely on many subjects,
'In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will dwell in safety; and this is the name by which she will be called: the LORD is our righteousness.'
"God thunders with His voice wondrously, Doing great things which we cannot comprehend.
They set for themselves sacred pillars and Asherim on every high hill and under every green tree,
Behold, the nations are like a drop from a bucket, And are regarded as a speck of dust on the scales; Behold, He lifts up the islands like fine dust.
O LORD, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; Nor do I involve myself in great matters, Or in things too difficult for me.
and the rest seized his slaves and mistreated them and killed them.
The tablets were God's work, and the writing was God's writing engraved on the tablets.
The LORD gave Israel a deliverer, so that they escaped from under the hand of the Arameans; and the sons of Israel lived in their tents as formerly.
"It shall be on Aaron's forehead, and Aaron shall take away the iniquity of the holy things which the sons of Israel consecrate, with regard to all their holy gifts; and it shall always be on his forehead, that they may be accepted before the LORD.
When the time for Israel to die drew near, he called his son Joseph and said to him, "Please, if I have found favor in your sight, place now your hand under my thigh and deal with me in kindness and faithfulness. Please do not bury me in Egypt,
But Jesus said, "Someone did touch Me, for I was aware that power had gone out of Me."
'I gave you a land on which you had not labored, and cities which you had not built, and you have lived in them; you are eating of vineyards and olive groves which you did not plant.'
'Yet in spite of this, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them, nor will I so abhor them as to destroy them, breaking My covenant with them; for I am the LORD their God.
All Israel heard the news that Saul had smitten the garrison of the Philistines, and also that Israel had become odious to the Philistines. The people were then summoned to Saul at Gilgal.
He put on righteousness like a breastplate, And a helmet of salvation on His head; And He put on garments of vengeance for clothing And wrapped Himself with zeal as a mantle.
"Now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are.
But Pilate said to them, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they shouted all the more, "Crucify Him!"
Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.
"Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving And pay your vows to the Most High;
Greet Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas and the brethren with them.
"Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their hearts and have put right before their faces the stumbling block of their iniquity Should I be consulted by them at all?
Our soul waits for the LORD; He is our help and our shield.
Then Elijah said to all the people, "Come near to me." So all the people came near to him. And he repaired the altar of the LORD which had been torn down.
'For I am with you,' declares the LORD, 'to save you; For I will destroy completely all the nations where I have scattered you, Only I will not destroy you completely But I will chasten you justly And will by no means leave you unpunished.'
Because he has stretched out his hand against God And conducts himself arrogantly against the Almighty.
Then a messenger came to David, saying, "The hearts of the men of Israel are with Absalom."
She said to her father, "Let this thing be done for me; let me alone two months, that I may go to the mountains and weep because of my virginity, I and my companions."
For he clung to the LORD; he did not depart from following Him, but kept His commandments, which the LORD had commanded Moses.
"Dan shall be a serpent in the way, A horned snake in the path, That bites the horse's heels, So that his rider falls backward.
But the wicked are like the tossing sea, For it cannot be quiet, And its waters toss up refuse and mud.
Then they took what Micah had made and the priest who had belonged to him, and came to Laish, to a people quiet and secure, and struck them with the edge of the sword; and they burned the city with fire.
Now the valley of Siddim was full of tar pits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and they fell into them But those who survived fled to the hill country.
Then Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, "Is David not hiding with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?
Between the passes by which Jonathan sought to cross over to the Philistines' garrison, there was a sharp crag on the one side and a sharp crag on the other side, and the name of the one was Bozez, and the name of the other Seneh.
"At the harvest you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and four-fifths shall be your own for seed of the field and for your food and for those of your households and as food for your little ones."
and the sons of Joseph, who were born to him in Egypt were two; all the persons of the house of Jacob, who came to Egypt, were seventy.
All flesh is not the same flesh, but there is one flesh of men, and another flesh of beasts, and another flesh of birds, and another of fish.
Then Laban and Bethuel replied, "The matter comes from the LORD; so we cannot speak to you bad or good.
"How long will you go here and there, O faithless daughter? For the LORD has created a new thing in the earth-- A woman will encompass a man."
and the Horites in their Mount Seir, as far as El-paran, which is by the wilderness.
But pelican and hedgehog will possess it, And owl and raven will dwell in it; And He will stretch over it the line of desolation And the plumb line of emptiness.
"Surely You are not greater than our father Abraham, who died? The prophets died too; whom do You make Yourself out to be?"
Thus says the LORD your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, "For your sake I have sent to Babylon, And will bring them all down as fugitives, Even the Chaldeans, into the ships in which they rejoice.
You shall strike him with the rod And rescue his soul from Sheol.
Moreover, he burned incense in the valley of Ben-hinnom and burned his sons in fire, according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD had driven out before the sons of Israel.
'Behold, a son will be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side; for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel in his days.
"The priest shall look at the mark on the skin of the body, and if the hair in the infection has turned white and the infection appears to be deeper than the skin of his body, it is an infection of leprosy; when the priest has looked at him, he shall pronounce him unclean.
"O that you would be completely silent, And that it would become your wisdom!
He captured Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.
Then all the men of Israel arose from their place and arrayed themselves at Baal-tamar; and the men of Israel in ambush broke out of their place, even out of Maareh-geba.
"Nevertheless, the LORD your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the LORD your God turned the curse into a blessing for you because the LORD your God loves you.
Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre; Sing praises to Him with a harp of ten strings.
Now the men took this as an omen, and quickly catching his word said, "Your brother Ben-hadad." Then he said, "Go, bring him." Then Ben-hadad came out to him, and he took him up into the chariot.
"You blind men, which is more important, the offering, or the altar that sanctifies the offering?
My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those who are given to change,
"Do you know the ordinances of the heavens, Or fix their rule over the earth?
So Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The years of my sojourning are one hundred and thirty; few and unpleasant have been the years of my life, nor have they attained the years that my fathers lived during the days of their sojourning."
An arrogant man stirs up strife, But he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.
"Others fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked them out.
'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife; it is your brother's nakedness.
The altars which were on the roof, the upper chamber of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah had made, and the altars which Manasseh had made in the two courts of the house of the LORD, the king broke down; and he smashed them there and threw their dust into the brook Kidron.
"When they were unable to repay, he graciously forgave them both. So which of them will love him more?"
"He breaks me down on every side, and I am gone; And He has uprooted my hope like a tree.
But all the congregation said to stone them with stones Then the glory of the LORD appeared in the tent of meeting to all the sons of Israel.
"Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it; he shall burn it every morning when he trims the lamps.
When Husham died, Hadad the son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the field of Moab, became king in his place; and the name of his city was Avith.
and Mizpeh and Chephirah and Mozah,
"If what he stole is actually found alive in his possession, whether an ox or a donkey or a sheep, he shall pay double.
And He left them again, and went away and prayed a third time, saying the same thing once more.
"For behold, darkness will cover the earth And deep darkness the peoples; But the LORD will rise upon you And His glory will appear upon you.
It will come about also in that day that a great trumpet will be blown, and those who were perishing in the land of Assyria and who were scattered in the land of Egypt will come and worship the LORD in the holy mountain at Jerusalem.
"Thus I was: by day the heat consumed me and the frost by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.
Splendor and majesty are before Him, Strength and joy are in His place.
"As God lives, who has taken away my right, And the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,
Then he sent messengers to the city to Ahab king of Israel and said to him, "Thus says Ben-hadad,
"When Your people Israel are defeated before an enemy, because they have sinned against You, if they turn to You again and confess Your name and pray and make supplication to You in this house,
Then Aaron the priest went up to Mount Hor at the command of the LORD, and died there in the fortieth year after the sons of Israel had come from the land of Egypt, on the first day in the fifth month.
So the sons of Dan sent from their family five men out of their whole number, valiant men from Zorah and Eshtaol, to spy out the land and to search it; and they said to them, "Go, search the land " And they came to the hill country of Ephraim, to the house of Micah, and lodged there.
"When a garment has a mark of leprosy in it, whether it is a wool garment or a linen garment,
And he hurried and came down and received Him gladly.
And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite were dwelling then in the land.
so much that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked.
Now it came about when Hushai the Archite, David's friend, came to Absalom, that Hushai said to Absalom, "Long live the king! Long live the king!"
He does not put out his money at interest, Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent He who does these things will never be shaken.
"Now Sarah my master's wife bore a son to my master in her old age, and he has given him all that he has.
"Since the beginning of time it has never been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a person born blind.
and they raised their voices, saying, "Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!"
He also commanded them saying, "Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: 'Thus says your servant Jacob, "I have sojourned with Laban, and stayed until now;
For John had been saying to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."
Then I will teach transgressors Your ways, And sinners will be converted to You.
"Others snatch the orphan from the breast, And against the poor they take a pledge.
and upon finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it.
So it will happen in that day, That the LORD will punish the host of heaven on high, And the kings of the earth on earth.
"Man is also chastened with pain on his bed, And with unceasing complaint in his bones;
Of Joseph he said, "Blessed of the LORD be his land, With the choice things of heaven, with the dew, And from the deep lying beneath,
Now Jacob loved Rachel, so he said, "I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel."
"He has removed my brothers far from me, And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.
"But will he not say to him, 'Prepare something for me to eat, and properly clothe yourself and serve me while I eat and drink; and afterward you may eat and drink'?
"Then it goes and takes along with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there; and the last state of that man becomes worse than the first. That is the way it will also be with this evil generation."
'You will see the distress of My dwelling, in spite of all the good that I do for Israel; and an old man will not be in your house forever.
After they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter was sitting among them.
"On the north side shall be the standard of the camp of Dan by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Dan: Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai,
The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.
"As for your adulteries and your lustful neighings, The lewdness of your prostitution On the hills in the field, I have seen your abominations Woe to you, O Jerusalem! How long will you remain unclean?"
"I am the LORD, your Holy One, The Creator of Israel, your King."
It came about afterward that David's conscience bothered him because he had cut off the edge of Saul's robe.
Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
Then the earth shook and quaked; And the foundations of the mountains were trembling And were shaken, because He was angry.
"And he sent out his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding feast, and they were unwilling to come.
The hearing ear and the seeing eye, The LORD has made both of them.
And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it; but as he was about to destroy it, the LORD saw and was sorry over the calamity, and said to the destroying angel, "It is enough; now relax your hand." And the angel of the LORD was standing by the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.
It came about, when Moses finished writing the words of this law in a book until they were complete,
Behold, the Lord, the GOD of hosts, will lop off the boughs with a terrible crash; Those also who are tall in stature will be cut down And those who are lofty will be abased.
Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! When the LORD restores His captive people, Jacob will rejoice, Israel will be glad.
Then David said, "No one is to carry the ark of God but the Levites; for the LORD chose them to carry the ark of God and to minister to Him forever."
"But he shall acknowledge the firstborn, the son of the unloved, by giving him a double portion of all that he has, for he is the beginning of his strength; to him belongs the right of the firstborn.
And Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
"The foolish said to the prudent, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'
Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, first to last, behold, they are written in the annals of Jehu the son of Hanani, which is recorded in the Book of the Kings of Israel.
But his father refused and said, "I know, my son, I know; he also will become a people and he also will be great. However, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his descendants shall become a multitude of nations."
"Aaron shall enter the holy place with this: with a bull for a sin offering and a ram for a burnt offering.
and Beth-nimrah and Beth-haran as fortified cities, and sheepfolds for sheep.
"But if a man is righteous and practices justice and righteousness,
"For the king of Babylon stands at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination; he shakes the arrows, he consults the household idols, he looks at the liver.
"Drip down, O heavens, from above, And let the clouds pour down righteousness; Let the earth open up and salvation bear fruit, And righteousness spring up with it. I, the LORD, have created it.
Then Joseph went in and told Pharaoh, and said, "My father and my brothers and their flocks and their herds and all that they have, have come out of the land of Canaan; and behold, they are in the land of Goshen."
From my distress I called upon the LORD; The LORD answered me and set me in a large place.
"I will give you the treasures of darkness And hidden wealth of secret places, So that you may know that it is I, The LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by your name.
"Blessed is that slave whom his master finds so doing when he comes.
"As water evaporates from the sea, And a river becomes parched and dried up,
"They shall also make the ephod of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen, the work of the skillful workman.
"Then the spirit of the Egyptians will be demoralized within them; And I will confound their strategy, So that they will resort to idols and ghosts of the dead And to mediums and spiritists.
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.
The women sang as they played, and said, "Saul has slain his thousands, And David his ten thousands."
Then in the midst of the assembly the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, the Levite of the sons of Asaph;
When the disciples heard this, they fell face down to the ground and were terrified.
All the land will be changed into a plain from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem; but Jerusalem will rise and remain on its site from Benjamin's Gate as far as the place of the First Gate to the Corner Gate, and from the Tower of Hananel to the king's wine presses.
Like one who takes a dog by the ears Is he who passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him.
We also placed ourselves under obligation to contribute yearly one third of a shekel for the service of the house of our God:
and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female servants and the Levite who is in your town, and the stranger and the orphan and the widow who are in your midst, in the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish His name.
came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak, and immediately her hemorrhage stopped.
"If the LORD is pleased with us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us--a land which flows with milk and honey.
We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks, For Your name is near; Men declare Your wondrous works.
Saul said to the Kenites, "Go, depart, go down from among the Amalekites, so that I do not destroy you with them; for you showed kindness to all the sons of Israel when they came up from Egypt." So the Kenites departed from among the Amalekites.
"Far be it from me that I should declare you right; Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.
Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish, and Joshua defeated him and his people until he had left him no survivor.
The girl was very beautiful, a virgin, and no man had had relations with her; and she went down to the spring and filled her jar and came up.
You who know, O LORD, Remember me, take notice of me, And take vengeance for me on my persecutors Do not, in view of Your patience, take me away; Know that for Your sake I endure reproach.
Then the heads of households of the Levites approached Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of households of the tribes of the sons of Israel.
Moses sent them, a thousand from each tribe, to the war, and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war with them, and the holy vessels and the trumpets for the alarm in his hand.
It is a night to be observed for the LORD for having brought them out from the land of Egypt; this night is for the LORD, to be observed by all the sons of Israel throughout their generations.
The new wine mourns, The vine decays, All the merry-hearted sigh.
"Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.
He said to Me, "You are My Servant, Israel, In Whom I will show My glory."
Send the tribute lamb to the ruler of the land, From Sela by way of the wilderness to the mountain of the daughter of Zion.
The servants of Absalom did to Amnon just as Absalom had commanded. Then all the king's sons arose and each mounted his mule and fled.
"Who has put wisdom in the innermost being Or given understanding to the mind?
There will be silence before You, and praise in Zion, O God, And to You the vow will be performed.
Yet a little while and the wicked man will be no more; And you will look carefully for his place and he will not be there.
"I arose to open to my beloved; And my hands dripped with myrrh, And my fingers with liquid myrrh, On the handles of the bolt.
"You shall not detest an Edomite, for he is your brother; you shall not detest an Egyptian, because you were an alien in his land.
Now the acts of King David, from first to last, are written in the chronicles of Samuel the seer, in the chronicles of Nathan the prophet and in the chronicles of Gad the seer,
How blessed is the man to whom the LORD does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit!
The glory of the LORD rested on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days; and on the seventh day He called to Moses from the midst of the cloud.
Jaziz the Hagrite had charge of the flocks. All these were overseers of the property which belonged to King David.
He said, "What sin have I committed, that you are giving your servant into the hand of Ahab to put me to death?
"Also you shall not neglect the Levite who is in your town, for he has no portion or inheritance among you.
He took up his discourse and said, "From Aram Balak has brought me, Moab's king from the mountains of the East, 'Come curse Jacob for me, And come, denounce Israel!'
and the land of the Gebalite, and all of Lebanon, toward the east, from Baal-gad below Mount Hermon as far as Lebo-hamath.
Then Israel sang this song: "Spring up, O well! Sing to it!
Judah also will fight at Jerusalem; and the wealth of all the surrounding nations will be gathered, gold and silver and garments in great abundance.
'Thus says the Lord GOD, "The gate of the inner court facing east shall be shut the six working days; but it shall be opened on the sabbath day and opened on the day of the new moon.
This is again a second sign that Jesus performed when He had come out of Judea into Galilee.
O LORD, the God of my salvation, I have cried out by day and in the night before You.
"The LORD said, 'Who will entice Ahab to go up and fall at Ramoth-gilead?' And one said this while another said that.
"Even the cypress trees rejoice over you, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, 'Since you were laid low, no tree cutter comes up against us.'
"He bends his tail like a cedar; The sinews of his thighs are knit together.
And it will be said, "Build up, build up, prepare the way, Remove every obstacle out of the way of My people."
In the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah the son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying--
Curds of cows, and milk of the flock, With fat of lambs, And rams, the breed of Bashan, and goats, With the finest of the wheat-- And of the blood of grapes you drank wine.
'But if he struck him down with an iron object, so that he died, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.
'The nakedness of your sister, either your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether born at home or born outside, their nakedness you shall not uncover.
Then Nathan said to David, "Do all that is in your heart, for God is with you."
Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them, "Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle or shall I refrain?" And they said, "Go up, for the Lord will give it into the hand of the king."
"I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy I will feed them with judgment.
"Listen carefully to my speech, And let this be your way of consolation.
But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the fatlings, the lambs, and all that was good, and were not willing to destroy them utterly; but everything despised and worthless, that they utterly destroyed.
"If a fire breaks out and spreads to thorn bushes, so that stacked grain or the standing grain or the field itself is consumed, he who started the fire shall surely make restitution.
Now the rest of the acts of Nadab and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
"The LORD will make you the head and not the tail, and you only will be above, and you will not be underneath, if you listen to the commandments of the LORD your God, which I charge you today, to observe them carefully,
Included also were Ummah, and Aphek and Rehob; twenty-two cities with their villages.
So the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian departed with the fees for divination in their hand; and they came to Balaam and repeated Balak's words to him.
"For every breach of trust, whether it is for ox, for donkey, for sheep, for clothing, or for any lost thing about which one says, 'This is it,' the case of both parties shall come before the judges; he whom the judges condemn shall pay double to his neighbor.
Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples, having heard that Peter was there, sent two men to him, imploring him, "Do not delay in coming to us."
this man went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.
Woe to me, my mother, that you have borne me As a man of strife and a man of contention to all the land! I have not lent, nor have men lent money to me, Yet everyone curses me.
Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household."
After this had happened, the rest of the people on the island who had diseases were coming to him and getting cured.
He carried out from there all the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king's house, and cut in pieces all the vessels of gold which Solomon king of Israel had made in the temple of the LORD, just as the LORD had said.
"A servant who is born in your house or who is bought with your money shall surely be circumcised; thus shall My covenant be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
"Moreover, you played the harlot with the Assyrians because you were not satisfied; you played the harlot with them and still were not satisfied.
Prepare plans by consultation, And make war by wise guidance.
When Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he arose from the midst of the congregation and took a spear in his hand,
you also have done more evil than all who were before you, and have gone and made for yourself other gods and molten images to provoke Me to anger, and have cast Me behind your back--
He sent and had John beheaded in the prison.
"You have declared today that you have done good to me, that the LORD delivered me into your hand and yet you did not kill me.
"As the LORD your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my master has not sent to search for you; and when they said, 'He is not here,' he made the kingdom or nation swear that they could not find you.
Now David knew that Saul was plotting evil against him; so he said to Abiathar the priest, "Bring the ephod here."
'As for the assembly, there shall be one statute for you and for the alien who sojourns with you, a perpetual statute throughout your generations; as you are, so shall the alien be before the LORD.
"Therefore it shall come about when the LORD your God has given you rest from all your surrounding enemies, in the land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance to possess, you shall blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven; you must not forget.
"He has not observed misfortune in Jacob; Nor has He seen trouble in Israel; The LORD his God is with him, And the shout of a king is among them.
'I shall also grant peace in the land, so that you may lie down with no one making you tremble I shall also eliminate harmful beasts from the land, and no sword will pass through your land.
"The LORD our God delivered him over to us, and we defeated him with his sons and all his people.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
"Pay her back even as she has paid, and give back to her double according to her deeds; in the cup which she has mixed, mix twice as much for her.
and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem, "Your origin and your birth are from the land of the Canaanite, your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite.
"When I say to the wicked, 'O wicked man, you will surely die,' and you do not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require from your hand.
He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, And speaks truth in his heart.
So Moses declared to the sons of Israel the appointed times of the LORD.
Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.
But Jesus perceived their malice, and said, "Why are you testing Me, you hypocrites?
"The people whom I formed for Myself Will declare My praise.
Isaiah the prophet cried to the LORD, and He brought the shadow on the stairway back ten steps by which it had gone down on the stairway of Ahaz.
For the LORD has a day of vengeance, A year of recompense for the cause of Zion.
"Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, 'With evil intent He brought them out to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from Your burning anger and change Your mind about doing harm to Your people.
"My beloved extended his hand through the opening, And my feelings were aroused for him.
The heart knows its own bitterness, And a stranger does not share its joy.
The high places, however, were not removed; the people had not yet directed their hearts to the God of their fathers.
He built Eloth and restored it to Judah after the king slept with his fathers.
Many were sternly telling him to be quiet, but he kept crying out all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!"