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In the day of prosperity be happy, But in the day of adversity consider-- God has made the one as well as the other So that man will not discover anything that will be after him.
but King Joram had returned to Jezreel to be healed of the wounds which the Arameans had inflicted on him when he fought with Hazael king of Aram. So Jehu said, "If this is your mind, then let no one escape or leave the city to go tell it in Jezreel."
Yet Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.
For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses it.
If then you regard me a partner, accept him as you would me.
They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man well spoken of by the entire nation of the Jews, was divinely directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and hear a message from you."
do not despise prophetic utterances.
But the exiles did so. And Ezra the priest selected men who were heads of fathers' households for each of their father's households, all of them by name. So they convened on the first day of the tenth month to investigate the matter.
"It was at this time that Moses was born; and he was lovely in the sight of God, and he was nurtured three months in his father's home.
"For this, put on sackcloth, Lament and wail; For the fierce anger of the LORD Has not turned back from us."
After they had mocked Him, they took the purple robe off Him and put His own garments on Him. And they led Him out to crucify Him.
They came to Jesus and observed the man who had been demon-possessed sitting down, clothed and in his right mind, the very man who had had the "legion"; and they became frightened.
"O my God, incline Your ear and hear! Open Your eyes and see our desolations and the city which is called by Your name; for we are not presenting our supplications before You on account of any merits of our own, but on account of Your great compassion.
Herodias had a grudge against him and wanted to put him to death and could not do so;
So Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, "Send me your son David who is with the flock."
"But if you are afraid to go down, go with Purah your servant down to the camp,
Now to Enoch was born Irad, and Irad became the father of Mehujael, and Mehujael became the father of Methushael, and Methushael became the father of Lamech.
The LORD will answer and say to His people, "Behold, I am going to send you grain, new wine and oil, And you will be satisfied in full with them; And I will never again make you a reproach among the nations.
"In that day you will ask in My name, and I do not say to you that I will request of the Father on your behalf;
So I entered and looked, and behold, every form of creeping things and beasts and detestable things, with all the idols of the house of Israel, were carved on the wall all around.
Let your father and your mother be glad, And let her rejoice who gave birth to you.
For He who requires blood remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH; so they are no longer two, but one flesh.
Put them in fear, O LORD; Let the nations know that they are but men. Selah.
Now this is the copy of the decree which King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest, the scribe, learned in the words of the commandments of the LORD and His statutes to Israel:
For indeed in this house we groan, longing to be clothed with our dwelling from heaven,
All that generation also were gathered to their fathers; and there arose another generation after them who did not know the LORD, nor yet the work which He had done for Israel.
"In the wilderness He fed you manna which your fathers did not know, that He might humble you and that He might test you, to do good for you in the end.
Then they hurried and each man took his garment and placed it under him on the bare steps, and blew the trumpet, saying, "Jehu is king!"
So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the LORD; and He could bear the misery of Israel no longer.
The sons of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asheroth.
then you shall say to your son, 'We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt, and the LORD brought us from Egypt with a mighty hand.
There was nothing in the ark except the two tablets which Moses put there at Horeb, where the LORD made a covenant with the sons of Israel, when they came out of Egypt.
for some have already turned aside to follow Satan.
Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir; Hushim was the son of Aher.
their numbered men of the tribe of Zebulun were 57,400.
Lamech said to his wives, "Adah and Zillah, Listen to my voice, You wives of Lamech, Give heed to my speech, For I have killed a man for wounding me; And a boy for striking me;
"I descended to the roots of the mountains The earth with its bars was around me forever, But You have brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.
And it was reported to Him, "Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, wishing to see You."
The sun and moon grow dark And the stars lose their brightness.
He has bent His bow like an enemy; He has set His right hand like an adversary And slain all that were pleasant to the eye; In the tent of the daughter of Zion He has poured out His wrath like fire.
Though they bring up their children, Yet I will bereave them until not a man is left. Yes, woe to them indeed when I depart from them!
Then Harbonah, one of the eunuchs who were before the king said, "Behold indeed, the gallows standing at Haman's house fifty cubits high, which Haman made for Mordecai who spoke good on behalf of the king!" And the king said, "Hang him on it."
Then Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king.
"Since we have heard that some of our number to whom we gave no instruction have disturbed you with their words, unsettling your souls,
"O LORD, for Your servant's sake, and according to Your own heart, You have wrought all this greatness, to make known all these great things.
And He said, "Come!" And Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water and came toward Jesus.
Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah; these were the sons of Ishmael.
And the men of Kiriath-jearim came and took the ark of the LORD and brought it into the house of Abinadab on the hill, and consecrated Eleazar his son to keep the ark of the LORD.
"So are the paths of all who forget God; And the hope of the godless will perish,
So Moses spoke thus to the sons of Israel, but they did not listen to Moses on account of their despondency and cruel bondage.
He spoke to Him yet again and said, "Suppose forty are found there?" And He said, "I will not do it on account of the forty."
It came about while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David that Abner was making himself strong in the house of Saul.
I mean not your own conscience, but the other man's; for why is my freedom judged by another's conscience?
"They refused to listen, And did not remember Your wondrous deeds which You had performed among them; So they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt But You are a God of forgiveness, Gracious and compassionate, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness; And You did not forsake them.
"If a man receives circumcision on the Sabbath so that the Law of Moses will not be broken, are you angry with Me because I made an entire man well on the Sabbath?
And all who heard it wondered at the things which were told them by the shepherds.
"He has brought down rulers from their thrones, And has exalted those who were humble.
A time to tear apart and a time to sew together; A time to be silent and a time to speak.
Proclaim on the citadels in Ashdod and on the citadels in the land of Egypt and say, "Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria and see the great tumults within her and the oppressions in her midst.
Therefore at that time, when all the peoples heard the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery, bagpipe and all kinds of music, all the peoples, nations and men of every language fell down and worshiped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Even though they hire allies among the nations, Now I will gather them up; And they will begin to diminish Because of the burden of the king of princes.
And this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God should love his brother also.
that they may offer acceptable sacrifices to the God of heaven and pray for the life of the king and his sons.
"So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?"
"He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and shows His love for the alien by giving him food and clothing.
"Like a lily among the thorns, So is my darling among the maidens."
"To the sons of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service which they perform, the service of the tent of meeting.
Joshua said, "Roll large stones against the mouth of the cave, and assign men by it to guard them,
It was told Joshua, saying, "The five kings have been found hidden in the cave at Makkedah."
Martha therefore, when she heard that Jesus was coming, went to meet Him, but Mary stayed at the house.
For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry tempers, disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances;
And Jesus answering them said, "Have you not even read what David did when he was hungry, he and those who were with him,
He said, "No; rather I indeed come now as captain of the host of the LORD." And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and bowed down, and said to him, "What has my lord to say to his servant?"
no longer as a slave, but more than a slave, a beloved brother, especially to me, but how much more to you, both in the flesh and in the Lord.
"The vine-growers took his slaves and beat one, and killed another, and stoned a third.
Then the men of Judah raised a war cry, and when the men of Judah raised the war cry, then it was that God routed Jeroboam and all Israel before Abijah and Judah.
When Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she rose and destroyed all the royal offspring.
"Then the king of the North will come, cast up a siege ramp and capture a well-fortified city; and the forces of the South will not stand their ground, not even their choicest troops, for there will be no strength to make a stand.
and there must be no filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.
But Abner the son of Ner, commander of Saul's army, had taken Ish-bosheth the son of Saul and brought him over to Mahanaim.
"All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them.
Hence God led the people around by the way of the wilderness to the Red Sea; and the sons of Israel went up in martial array from the land of Egypt.
and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope;
In the Law it is written, "BY MEN OF STRANGE TONGUES AND BY THE LIPS OF STRANGERS I WILL SPEAK TO THIS PEOPLE, AND EVEN SO THEY WILL NOT LISTEN TO ME," says the Lord.
"I called to my lovers, but they deceived me; My priests and my elders perished in the city While they sought food to restore their strength themselves.
"It is the LORD of hosts whom you should regard as holy. And He shall be your fear, And He shall be your dread.
but his disciples took him by night and let him down through an opening in the wall, lowering him in a large basket.
And it will be, like people, like priest; So I will punish them for their ways And repay them for their deeds.
For assuredly He does not give help to angels, but He gives help to the descendant of Abraham.
He said, "What are these cities which you have given me, my brother?" So they were called the land of Cabul to this day.
Now when they had finished circumcising all the nation, they remained in their places in the camp until they were healed.
Also some of the Asiarchs who were friends of his sent to him and repeatedly urged him not to venture into the theater.
He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.
"But he who listens to me shall live securely And will be at ease from the dread of evil."
You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand The unfortunate commits himself to You; You have been the helper of the orphan.
that He will give the rain for your land in its season, the early and late rain, that you may gather in your grain and your new wine and your oil.
When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at His teaching.
Thus says the LORD, "Just as the shepherd snatches from the lion's mouth a couple of legs or a piece of an ear, So will the sons of Israel dwelling in Samaria be snatched away-- With the corner of a bed and the cover of a couch!
'Now these were the visions in my mind as I lay on my bed: I was looking, and behold, there was a tree in the midst of the earth and its height was great.
'For I,' declares the LORD, 'will be a wall of fire around her, and I will be the glory in her midst.'"
"While it is still green and not cut down, Yet it withers before any other plant.
He said, "I cannot return with you, nor go with you, nor will I eat bread or drink water with you in this place.
But Jephthah sent messengers again to the king of the sons of Ammon,
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.
until THERE AROSE ANOTHER KING OVER EGYPT WHO KNEW NOTHING ABOUT JOSEPH.
When Jesus saw that a crowd was rapidly gathering, He rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, "You deaf and mute spirit, I command you, come out of him and do not enter him again."
So Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi conspired against Joram. Now Joram with all Israel was defending Ramoth-gilead against Hazael king of Aram,
"Thus I will spend My wrath on the wall and on those who have plastered it over with whitewash; and I will say to you, 'The wall is gone and its plasterers are gone,
As for all the people who were left of the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Hivites and the Jebusites, who were not of the sons of Israel,
He said, "Come with me and see my zeal for the LORD." So he made him ride in his chariot.
For perhaps he was for this reason separated from you for a while, that you would have him back forever,
"For your gods are as many as your cities, O Judah; and as many as the streets of Jerusalem are the altars you have set up to the shameful thing, altars to burn incense to Baal.
From there they sailed to Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had accomplished.
My tent is destroyed, And all my ropes are broken; My sons have gone from me and are no more There is no one to stretch out my tent again Or to set up my curtains.
Who is the wise man that may understand this? And who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD has spoken, that he may declare it? Why is the land ruined, laid waste like a desert, so that no one passes through?
The cities which the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored to Israel, from Ekron even to Gath; and Israel delivered their territory from the hand of the Philistines. So there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.
These are the names of the men whom Moses sent to spy out the land; but Moses called Hoshea the son of Nun, Joshua.
Consider the work of God, For who is able to straighten what He has bent?
Also men of Tyre were living there who imported fish and all kinds of merchandise, and sold them to the sons of Judah on the sabbath, even in Jerusalem.
David went out to meet them, and said to them, "If you come peacefully to me to help me, my heart shall be united with you; but if to betray me to my adversaries, since there is no wrong in my hands, may the God of our fathers look on it and decide."
"Your temples are like a slice of a pomegranate Behind your veil.
Then King Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was over the forced labor, and all Israel stoned him to death. And King Rehoboam made haste to mount his chariot to flee to Jerusalem.
and in the wilderness where you saw how the LORD your God carried you, just as a man carries his son, in all the way which you have walked until you came to this place.'
yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.
Now the people of Beth-shemesh were reaping their wheat harvest in the valley, and they raised their eyes and saw the ark and were glad to see it.
The churches of Asia greet you Aquila and Prisca greet you heartily in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.
"Then you will cry out in that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but the LORD will not answer you in that day."
They arose from Midian and came to Paran; and they took men with them from Paran and came to Egypt, to Pharaoh king of Egypt, who gave him a house and assigned him food and gave him land.
and Nahor lived one hundred and nineteen years after he became the father of Terah, and he had other sons and daughters.
Therefore even the first covenant was not inaugurated without blood.
And we know that the judgment of God rightly falls upon those who practice such things.
"But as for you, you have turned aside from the way; you have caused many to stumble by the instruction; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi," says the LORD of hosts.
The faith which you have, have as your own conviction before God. Happy is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves.
and when your herds and your flocks multiply, and your silver and gold multiply, and all that you have multiplies,
But on the next day, wishing to know for certain why he had been accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the Council to assemble, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
"For cross to the coastlands of Kittim and see, And send to Kedar and observe closely And see if there has been such a thing as this!
"THE LAND OF ZEBULUN AND THE LAND OF NAPHTALI, BY THE WAY OF THE SEA, BEYOND THE JORDAN, GALILEE OF THE GENTILES--
And the four living creatures kept saying, "Amen " And the elders fell down and worshiped.
for even in Thessalonica you sent a gift more than once for my needs.
"But the LORD said to my father David, 'Because it was in your heart to build a house for My name, you did well that it was in your heart.
So I commended pleasure, for there is nothing good for a man under the sun except to eat and to drink and to be merry, and this will stand by him in his toils throughout the days of his life which God has given him under the sun.
The naive inherit foolishness, But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.
"For though I were right, I could not answer; I would have to implore the mercy of my judge.
The Levites took down the ark of the LORD and the box that was with it, in which were the articles of gold, and put them on the large stone; and the men of Beth-shemesh offered burnt offerings and sacrificed sacrifices that day to the LORD.
He walked in the way of the kings of Israel, just as the house of Ahab had done, for the daughter of Ahab became his wife; and he did evil in the sight of the LORD.
When Saul and his men went to seek him, they told David, and he came down to the rock and stayed in the wilderness of Maon. And when Saul heard it, he pursued David in the wilderness of Maon.
"But regarding the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was spoken to you by God:
"Truly I say to you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city.
But Naaman was furious and went away and said, "Behold, I thought, 'He will surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the LORD his God, and wave his hand over the place and cure the leper.'
Then he called for Moses and Aaron at night and said, "Rise up, get out from among my people, both you and the sons of Israel; and go, worship the LORD, as you have said.
The seers will be ashamed And the diviners will be embarrassed Indeed, they will all cover their mouths Because there is no answer from God.
that if you do not make the dream known to me, there is only one decree for you For you have agreed together to speak lying and corrupt words before me until the situation is changed; therefore tell me the dream, that I may know that you can declare to me its interpretation."
So David and all the house of Israel were bringing up the ark of the LORD with shouting and the sound of the trumpet.
Blow the horn in Gibeah, The trumpet in Ramah Sound an alarm at Beth-aven: "Behind you, Benjamin!"
No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.
And so, having patiently waited, he obtained the promise.
Now the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod.
In the daytime (for there will be no night there) its gates will never be closed;
"He loosens the bond of kings And binds their loins with a girdle.
Now Solomon had made a bronze platform, five cubits long, five cubits wide and three cubits high, and had set it in the midst of the court; and he stood on it, knelt on his knees in the presence of all the assembly of Israel and spread out his hands toward heaven.
so that you will behave properly toward outsiders and not be in any need.
Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad.
When they moved, they went in any of their four directions without turning as they went; but they followed in the direction which they faced, without turning as they went.
Then Balaam arose and departed and returned to his place, and Balak also went his way.
Our mouth has spoken freely to you, O Corinthians, our heart is opened wide.
and the father of circumcision to those who not only are of the circumcision, but who also follow in the steps of the faith of our father Abraham which he had while uncircumcised.
I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may know about us, and that he may comfort your hearts.
For the churning of milk produces butter, And pressing the nose brings forth blood; So the churning of anger produces strife.
"These who pant after the very dust of the earth on the head of the helpless Also turn aside the way of the humble; And a man and his father resort to the same girl In order to profane My holy name.
"Son of man, say to her, 'You are a land that is not cleansed or rained on in the day of indignation.'
"Let those curse it who curse the day, Who are prepared to rouse Leviathan.
"Then you would trust, because there is hope; And you would look around and rest securely.
and the light of a lamp will not shine in you any longer; and the voice of the bridegroom and bride will not be heard in you any longer; for your merchants were the great men of the earth, because all the nations were deceived by your sorcery.
'Now if a man has a seminal emission, he shall bathe all his body in water and be unclean until evening.
"Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, Where do you pasture your flock, Where do you make it lie down at noon? For why should I be like one who veils herself Beside the flocks of your companions?"
'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.
He was with David at Pasdammim when the Philistines were gathered together there to battle, and there was a plot of ground full of barley; and the people fled before the Philistines.
Canaan became the father of Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth
Now Abdon the son of Hillel the Pirathonite judged Israel after him.
The demons implored Him, saying, "Send us into the swine so that we may enter them."
"But he became angry and was not willing to go in; and his father came out and began pleading with him.
Then they approached and spoke before the king about the king's injunction, "Did you not sign an injunction that any man who makes a petition to any god or man besides you, O king, for thirty days, is to be cast into the lions' den?" The king replied, "The statement is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which may not be revoked."
AND HE CAME AND PREACHED PEACE TO YOU WHO WERE FAR AWAY, AND PEACE TO THOSE WHO WERE NEAR;
So some of the people of Jerusalem were saying, "Is this not the man whom they are seeking to kill?
By the fury of the LORD of hosts the land is burned up, And the people are like fuel for the fire; No man spares his brother.
And so it was, that when the bearers of the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed an ox and a fatling.
Then David came to Saul and attended him; and Saul loved him greatly, and he became his armor bearer.
When the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek out David; and when David heard of it, he went down to the stronghold.
I am afraid that when I come again my God may humiliate me before you, and I may mourn over many of those who have sinned in the past and not repented of the impurity, immorality and sensuality which they have practiced.
So he said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and take him." And it was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan."
"Another one said, 'I have married a wife, and for that reason I cannot come.'
and if it happens that the king's wrath rises and he says to you, 'Why did you go so near to the city to fight? Did you not know that they would shoot from the wall?
It came about when Joshua and the sons of Israel had finished slaying them with a very great slaughter, until they were destroyed, and the survivors who remained of them had entered the fortified cities,
Then Joshua dismissed the people, each to his inheritance.
When she had said this, she went away and called Mary her sister, saying secretly, "The Teacher is here and is calling for you."
"Because of the lightness of her harlotry, she polluted the land and committed adultery with stones and trees.
"Your words have been arrogant against Me," says the LORD. "Yet you say, 'What have we spoken against You?'
Then he said, "Listen now, O house of David! Is it too slight a thing for you to try the patience of men, that you will try the patience of my God as well?
but he received a rebuke for his own transgression, for a mute donkey, speaking with a voice of a man, restrained the madness of the prophet.
'The silver is Mine and the gold is Mine,' declares the LORD of hosts.
A poor yet wise lad is better than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive instruction.
Then I looked again at all the acts of oppression which were being done under the sun And behold I saw the tears of the oppressed and that they had no one to comfort them; and on the side of their oppressors was power, but they had no one to comfort them.
He spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, "My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions."
All the people who were in the court, and the elders, said, "We are witnesses. May the LORD make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, both of whom built the house of Israel; and may you achieve wealth in Ephrathah and become famous in Bethlehem.
What then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel.
"She will place on your head a garland of grace; She will present you with a crown of beauty."
These are they who served the king, apart from those whom the king put in the fortified cities through all Judah.
"As for your donkeys which were lost three days ago, do not set your mind on them, for they have been found And for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for you and for all your father's household?"
'The priest shall also put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense which is before the LORD in the tent of meeting; and all the blood of the bull he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering which is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear
"You shall eat it, moreover, in a holy place, because it is your due and your sons' due out of the LORD'S offerings by fire; for thus I have been commanded.
"How long? Is there anything in the hearts of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, even these prophets of the deception of their own heart,
'But if a man dies very suddenly beside him and he defiles his dedicated head of hair, then he shall shave his head on the day when he becomes clean; he shall shave it on the seventh day.
and might free those who through fear of death were subject to slavery all their lives.
Also, O Judah, there is a harvest appointed for you, When I restore the fortunes of My people.
For Pharaoh king of Egypt had gone up and captured Gezer and burned it with fire, and killed the Canaanites who lived in the city, and had given it as a dowry to his daughter, Solomon's wife.
But when they stretched him out with thongs, Paul said to the centurion who was standing by, "Is it lawful for you to scourge a man who is a Roman and uncondemned?"
"God will not turn back His anger; Beneath Him crouch the helpers of Rahab.
Jehu met the relatives of Ahaziah king of Judah and said, "Who are you?" And they answered, "We are the relatives of Ahaziah; and we have come down to greet the sons of the king and the sons of the queen mother."
When he had left the crowd and entered the house, His disciples questioned Him about the parable.
But seeing the wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, "Lord, save me!"
crying out, "Men of Israel, come to our aid! This is the man who preaches to all men everywhere against our people and the Law and this place; and besides he has even brought Greeks into the temple and has defiled this holy place."
Now Hadad found great favor before Pharaoh, so that he gave him in marriage the sister of his own wife, the sister of Tahpenes the queen.
When many days had elapsed, the Jews plotted together to do away with him,
Now a day before Saul's coming, the LORD had revealed this to Samuel saying,
'What are you, O great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become a plain; and he will bring forth the top stone with shouts of "Grace, grace to it!"'"
and you grumbled in your tents and said, 'Because the LORD hates us, He has brought us out of the land of Egypt to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites to destroy us.
"The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it, that its deeds are evil.
"But he who comes against him will do as he pleases, and no one will be able to withstand him; he will also stay for a time in the Beautiful Land, with destruction in his hand.
and Shallum became the father of Hilkiah, and Hilkiah became the father of Azariah,
Therefore His brothers said to Him, "Leave here and go into Judea, so that Your disciples also may see Your works which You are doing.
The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
They said to Him, "He will bring those wretches to a wretched end, and will rent out the vineyard to other vine-growers who will pay him the proceeds at the proper seasons."
Then Pharaoh hurriedly called for Moses and Aaron, and he said, "I have sinned against the LORD your God and against you.
"So You made known to them Your holy sabbath, And laid down for them commandments, statutes and law, Through Your servant Moses.
Moreover, they did not require an accounting from the men into whose hand they gave the money to pay to those who did the work, for they dealt faithfully.
For I know your transgressions are many and your sins are great, You who distress the righteous and accept bribes And turn aside the poor in the gate.
Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel and he saw the company of Jehu as he came, and said, "I see a company." And Joram said, "Take a horseman and send him to meet them and let him say, 'Is it peace?'"
Samson's wife wept before him and said, "You only hate me, and you do not love me; you have propounded a riddle to the sons of my people, and have not told it to me." And he said to her, "Behold, I have not told it to my father or mother; so should I tell you?"
and of the sons of Azgad, Johanan the son of Hakkatan and 110 males with him;
Then his servants said to him, "What is this thing that you have done? While the child was alive, you fasted and wept; but when the child died, you arose and ate food."
But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with you all.
The sons of Naphtali were Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.
"In that day you will feel no shame Because of all your deeds By which you have rebelled against Me; For then I will remove from your midst Your proud, exulting ones, And you will never again be haughty On My holy mountain.
"I smote you with scorching wind and mildew; And the caterpillar was devouring Your many gardens and vineyards, fig trees and olive trees; Yet you have not returned to Me," declares the LORD.
"New gods were chosen; Then war was in the gates. Not a shield or a spear was seen Among forty thousand in Israel.
Then Joab sent and reported to David all the events of the war.
For speaking out arrogant words of vanity they entice by fleshly desires, by sensuality, those who barely escape from the ones who live in error,
"But I will remove the northern army far from you, And I will drive it into a parched and desolate land, And its vanguard into the eastern sea, And its rear guard into the western sea And its stench will arise and its foul smell will come up, For it has done great things."
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brethren. Amen.
"For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.
"About this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you shall anoint him to be prince over My people Israel; and he will deliver My people from the hand of the Philistines For I have regarded My people, because their cry has come to Me."
and they shall lay a covering of porpoise skin on it, and shall spread over it a cloth of pure blue, and shall insert its poles.
"But now, I pray, let the power of the Lord be great, just as You have declared,
And he said to them, "Collect no more than what you have been ordered to."
Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin,
Manoah said to the angel of the LORD, "What is your name, so that when your words come to pass, we may honor you?"
Therefore thus says the LORD God of hosts, the Lord, "There is wailing in all the plazas, And in all the streets they say, 'Alas! Alas!' They also call the farmer to mourning And professional mourners to lamentation.
Abram passed through the land as far as the site of Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. Now the Canaanite was then in the land.
For I testify for him that he has a deep concern for you and for those who are in Laodicea and Hierapolis.
"See, O LORD, for I am in distress; My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is overturned within me, For I have been very rebellious. In the street the sword slays; In the house it is like death.
Whose confidence is fragile, And whose trust a spider's web.
So the common man will be humbled and the man of importance abased, The eyes of the proud also will be abased.
Her ways are pleasant ways And all her paths are peace.
Your gold and your silver have rusted; and their rust will be a witness against you and will consume your flesh like fire. It is in the last days that you have stored up your treasure!
From the algum trees the king made steps for the house of the LORD and for the king's palace, and lyres and harps for the singers; and none like that was seen before in the land of Judah.
David had a craving and said, "Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!"
So Samuel lay down until morning. Then he opened the doors of the house of the LORD But Samuel was afraid to tell the vision to Eli.
What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar.
"Israel has sinned, and they have also transgressed My covenant which I commanded them. And they have even taken some of the things under the ban and have both stolen and deceived. Moreover, they have also put them among their own things.
and know His will and approve the things that are essential, being instructed out of the Law,
He charged the messenger, saying, "When you have finished telling all the events of the war to the king,
'The LORD your God who goes before you will Himself fight on your behalf, just as He did for you in Egypt before your eyes,
Jesus then answered, "That is the one for whom I shall dip the morsel and give it to him." So when He had dipped the morsel, He took and gave it to Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot.
Tamar put ashes on her head and tore her long-sleeved garment which was on her; and she put her hand on her head and went away, crying aloud as she went.
'You shall eat, not one day, nor two days, nor five days, nor ten days, nor twenty days,
"Now therefore, please forgive my sin only this once, and make supplication to the LORD your God, that He would only remove this death from me."
And they were seeking to seize Him, and yet they feared the people, for they understood that He spoke the parable against them And so they left Him and went away.
They went out of the prison and entered the house of Lydia, and when they saw the brethren, they encouraged them and departed.
"I said, 'I will climb the palm tree, I will take hold of its fruit stalks.' Oh, may your breasts be like clusters of the vine, And the fragrance of your breath like apples,
Yet the fool multiplies words No man knows what will happen, and who can tell him what will come after him?
'You shall not eat anything leavened; in all your dwellings you shall eat unleavened bread.'"
So Esther replied, "My petition and my request is:
Hodiah, Bani, Beninu.
Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David's sons were chief ministers.
Meanwhile David took more concubines and wives from Jerusalem, after he came from Hebron; and more sons and daughters were born to David.
and with him Onesimus, our faithful and beloved brother, who is one of your number. They will inform you about the whole situation here.
He struck down some of the men of Beth-shemesh because they had looked into the ark of the LORD. He struck down of all the people, 50,070 men, and the people mourned because the LORD had struck the people with a great slaughter.
He drank of the wine and became drunk, and uncovered himself inside his tent.
For you tolerate it if anyone enslaves you, anyone devours you, anyone takes advantage of you, anyone exalts himself, anyone hits you in the face.
Peter went down to the men and said, "Behold, I am the one you are looking for; what is the reason for which you have come?"
"Behold, I am against you," declares the LORD of hosts; "And I will lift up your skirts over your face, And show to the nations your nakedness And to the kingdoms your disgrace.
Their little ones also will be dashed to pieces Before their eyes; Their houses will be plundered And their wives ravished.
So Hiram gave Solomon as much as he desired of the cedar and cypress timber.
David was then in the stronghold, while the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.
"He pours contempt on nobles And loosens the belt of the strong.
'But the man who is unclean and does not purify himself from uncleanness, that person shall be cut off from the midst of the assembly, because he has defiled the sanctuary of the LORD; the water for impurity has not been sprinkled on him, he is unclean.
and you will hear what they say; and afterward your hands will be strengthened that you may go down against the camp." So he went with Purah his servant down to the outposts of the army that was in the camp.
and the Hittite and the Perizzite and the Rephaim
'If you make an altar of stone for Me, you shall not build it of cut stones, for if you wield your tool on it, you will profane it.
saying, "I WILL SURELY BLESS YOU AND I WILL SURELY MULTIPLY YOU."
'And I will kill her children with pestilence, and all the churches will know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts; and I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.
She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her.
and they took their daughters for themselves as wives, and gave their own daughters to their sons, and served their gods.
So with many other exhortations he preached the gospel to the people.
The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.
So the king consulted, and made two golden calves, and he said to them, "It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem; behold your gods, O Israel, that brought you up from the land of Egypt."
He made 300 shields of beaten gold, using three minas of gold on each shield, and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.
unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good,
Jehoash king of Judah took all the sacred things that Jehoshaphat and Jehoram and Ahaziah, his fathers, kings of Judah, had dedicated, and his own sacred things and all the gold that was found among the treasuries of the house of the LORD and of the king's house, and sent them to Hazael king of Aram. Then he went away from Jerusalem.
All the people of the land went to the house of Baal, and tore it down; his altars and his images they broke in pieces thoroughly, and killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. And the priest appointed officers over the house of the LORD.
"But both man and beast must be covered with sackcloth; and let men call on God earnestly that each may turn from his wicked way and from the violence which is in his hands.
The watchman reported, "He came even to them, and he did not return; and the driving is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi, for he drives furiously."
Thus the ark of the LORD remained in the house of Obed-edom the Gittite three months, and the LORD blessed Obed-edom and all his household.
Thus Solomon finished the house of the LORD and the king's palace, and successfully completed all that he had planned on doing in the house of the LORD and in his palace.
Then Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream And he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and offered burnt offerings and made peace offerings, and made a feast for all his servants.
And in the same way he sprinkled both the tabernacle and all the vessels of the ministry with the blood.
and present the Levites before the LORD; and the sons of Israel shall lay their hands on the Levites.
"People will stagger from sea to sea And from the north even to the east; They will go to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, But they will not find it.
To whom shall I speak and give warning That they may hear? Behold, their ears are closed And they cannot listen Behold, the word of the LORD has become a reproach to them; They have no delight in it.
Then the sons of Ammon were summoned and they camped in Gilead. And the sons of Israel gathered together and camped in Mizpah.
And I heard the voice of a man between the banks of Ulai, and he called out and said, "Gabriel, give this man an understanding of the vision."
Nor grumble, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the destroyer.
and Rabbith and Kishion and Ebez,
Gaius, host to me and to the whole church, greets you Erastus, the city treasurer greets you, and Quartus, the brother.
Their appearance is blacker than soot, They are not recognized in the streets; Their skin is shriveled on their bones, It is withered, it has become like wood.
(for they indeed became priests without an oath, but He with an oath through the One who said to Him, "THE LORD HAS SWORN AND WILL NOT CHANGE HIS MIND, 'YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER'");
"For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing.
"Let the stars of its twilight be darkened; Let it wait for light but have none, And let it not see the breaking dawn;
"You would lie down and none would disturb you, And many would entreat your favor.
"Now you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about his waist, and on his sandals on his feet.
But the word of God came to Shemaiah the man of God, saying,
So Solomon rebuilt Gezer and the lower Beth-horon
Then he went and sent word to Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, saying, "The king of Moab has rebelled against me. Will you go with me to fight against Moab?" And he said, "I will go up; I am as you are, my people as your people, my horses as your horses."
for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating by the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.
"And how has it happened to me, that the mother of my Lord would come to me?
When they had seen this, they made known the statement which had been told them about this Child.
So they were seeking to seize Him; and no man laid his hand on Him, because His hour had not yet come.
"But the people took some of the spoil, sheep and oxen, the choicest of the things devoted to destruction, to sacrifice to the LORD your God at Gilgal."
"At the sound of the cry of your pilots The pasture lands will shake.
A wicked messenger falls into adversity, But a faithful envoy brings healing.
"So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the gates of the prison, and taking them out he said,
But the salvation of the righteous is from the LORD; He is their strength in time of trouble.
He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, But he who seeks evil, evil will come to him.
But she had brought them up to the roof and hidden them in the stalks of flax which she had laid in order on the roof.
Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
Before I go--and I shall not return-- To the land of darkness and deep shadow,
Those who have believers as their masters must not be disrespectful to them because they are brethren, but must serve them all the more, because those who partake of the benefit are believers and beloved Teach and preach these principles.
But Manasseh did not take possession of Beth-shean and its villages, or Taanach and its villages, or the inhabitants of Dor and its villages, or the inhabitants of Ibleam and its villages, or the inhabitants of Megiddo and its villages; so the Canaanites persisted in living in that land.
And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, "I AM FULL OF FEAR and trembling."
God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew Or do you not know what the Scripture says in the passage about Elijah, how he pleads with God against Israel?
We have sent with them our brother, whom we have often tested and found diligent in many things, but now even more diligent because of his great confidence in you.
"Then Aaron shall lay both of his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel and all their transgressions in regard to all their sins; and he shall lay them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who stands in readiness.
Grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ with incorruptible love.
"For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.
"I will also plant them on their land, And they will not again be rooted out from their land Which I have given them," Says the LORD your God.
Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have joy.
The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out.
And strangers will be filled with your strength And your hard-earned goods will go to the house of an alien;
'Thus says the LORD, "Take heed for yourselves, and do not carry any load on the sabbath day or bring anything in through the gates of Jerusalem.
So Saul died for his trespass which he committed against the LORD, because of the word of the LORD which he did not keep; and also because he asked counsel of a medium, making inquiry of it,
Five times I received from the Jews thirty-nine lashes.
Moreover, the priests and the Levites who were in all Israel stood with him from all their districts.
The LORD heard the voice of Elijah, and the life of the child returned to him and he revived.
"Be glad in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven For in the same way their fathers used to treat the prophets.
and Azariah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the chief officer of the house of God;
Then he said to the king of Israel, "Put your hand on the bow." And he put his hand on it, then Elisha laid his hands on the king's hands.
Ish-bosheth, Saul's son, was forty years old when he became king over Israel, and he was king for two years. The house of Judah, however, followed David.
their numbered men of the tribe of Judah were 74,600.
And He answered and said to them, "What did Moses command you?"
"Behold, let that night be barren; Let no joyful shout enter it.
Then Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David with cedar trees and carpenters and stonemasons; and they built a house for David.
Now a mediator is not for one party only; whereas God is only one.
These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm, for whom the black darkness has been reserved.
He will protest on that day, saying, "I will not be your healer, For in my house there is neither bread nor cloak; You should not appoint me ruler of the people."
"For she does not know that it was I who gave her the grain, the new wine and the oil, And lavished on her silver and gold, Which they used for Baal.
"The sower sows the word.
On the other hand I am filled with power-- With the Spirit of the LORD-- And with justice and courage To make known to Jacob his rebellious act, Even to Israel his sin.
of Abijah, Zichri; of Miniamin, of Moadiah, Piltai;
So Manoah took the young goat with the grain offering and offered it on the rock to the LORD, and He performed wonders while Manoah and his wife looked on.
He took the captains of hundreds and the Carites and the guards and all the people of the land; and they brought the king down from the house of the LORD, and came by the way of the gate of the guards to the king's house. And he sat on the throne of the kings.
For if the inheritance is based on law, it is no longer based on a promise; but God has granted it to Abraham by means of a promise.
It will be a day when they will come to you From Assyria and the cities of Egypt, From Egypt even to the Euphrates, Even from sea to sea and mountain to mountain.
What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.
from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name,
"The house which I am about to build will be great, for greater is our God than all the gods.
'As for you, son of man, will it not be on the day when I take from them their stronghold, the joy of their pride, the desire of their eyes and their heart's delight, their sons and their daughters,
Now the ark of the LORD had been in the country of the Philistines seven months.
But when Hadad heard in Egypt that David slept with his fathers and that Joab the commander of the army was dead, Hadad said to Pharaoh, "Send me away, that I may go to my own country."
Then Samuel said to the people, "Come and let us go to Gilgal and renew the kingdom there."
As for you, let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, you also will abide in the Son and in the Father.
He said, "What is the word that He spoke to you? Please do not hide it from me. May God do so to you, and more also, if you hide anything from me of all the words that He spoke to you."
"Throw out the worthless slave into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not let the sons of Israel go.
Then Pharaoh called to Moses, and said, "Go, serve the LORD; only let your flocks and your herds be detained Even your little ones may go with you."
Harlotry, wine and new wine take away the understanding.
"I know Him, because I am from Him, and He sent Me."
And while they were gathering together in Galilee, Jesus said to them, "The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men;
"You shall not follow other gods, any of the gods of the peoples who surround you,
Woe to the inhabitants of the seacoast, The nation of the Cherethites! The word of the LORD is against you, O Canaan, land of the Philistines; And I will destroy you So that there will be no inhabitant.
"Therefore I will not restrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit, I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
[The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.]
'For the land has become defiled, therefore I have brought its punishment upon it, so the land has spewed out its inhabitants.
and he was returning and sitting in his chariot, and was reading the prophet Isaiah.
"I will dwell among the sons of Israel, and will not forsake My people Israel."
Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, who was the chief of the thirty, and he said, "We are yours, O David, And with you, O son of Jesse! Peace, peace to you, And peace to him who helps you; Indeed, your God helps you!" Then David received them and made them captains of the band.
their numbered men of the tribe of Issachar were 54,400.
"But if the wicked man turns from all his sins which he has committed and observes all My statutes and practices justice and righteousness, he shall surely live; he shall not die.
For the LORD of hosts will have a day of reckoning Against everyone who is proud and lofty And against everyone who is lifted up, That he may be abased.
They offer sacrifices on the tops of the mountains And burn incense on the hills, Under oak, poplar and terebinth, Because their shade is pleasant. Therefore your daughters play the harlot And your brides commit adultery.
But if he has wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge that to my account;
and when they had gone aside, they began talking to one another, saying, "This man is not doing anything worthy of death or imprisonment."
So they proclaimed and circulated a proclamation in all their cities and in Jerusalem, saying, "Go out to the hills, and bring olive branches and wild olive branches, myrtle branches, palm branches and branches of other leafy trees, to make booths, as it is written."
"Therefore I will yet contend with you," declares the LORD, "And with your sons' sons I will contend.
"If I say, 'My bed will comfort me, My couch will ease my complaint,'
"He will set his face to come with the power of his whole kingdom, bringing with him a proposal of peace which he will put into effect; he will also give him the daughter of women to ruin it. But she will not take a stand for him or be on his side.
"And beware not to lift up your eyes to heaven and see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, and be drawn away and worship them and serve them, those which the LORD your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.
That which is has been already and that which will be has already been, for God seeks what has passed by.
"The rest will hear and be afraid, and will never again do such an evil thing among you.
For the shepherds have become stupid And have not sought the LORD; Therefore they have not prospered, And all their flock is scattered.
They also struck down those who owned livestock, and they carried away large numbers of sheep and camels. Then they returned to Jerusalem.
Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and lived there And he went out from there and built Penuel.
Who winks with his eyes, who signals with his feet, Who points with his fingers;
Now when the wife of Uriah heard that Uriah her husband was dead, she mourned for her husband.
When the messengers of John had left, He began to speak to the crowds about John, "What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Philip came and told Andrew; Andrew and Philip came and told Jesus.
"He deprives the trusted ones of speech And takes away the discernment of the elders.
I have issued a decree that any of the people of Israel and their priests and the Levites in my kingdom who are willing to go to Jerusalem, may go with you.
The foundation was of costly stones, even large stones, stones of ten cubits and stones of eight cubits.
"I tell you that to everyone who has, more shall be given, but from the one who does not have, even what he does have shall be taken away.
For if the word spoken through angels proved unalterable, and every transgression and disobedience received a just penalty,
Then Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died at the age of one hundred and ten.
But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and implored Him, saying, "Send her away, because she keeps shouting at us."
The son of Jediael was Bilhan. And the sons of Bilhan were Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish and Ahishahar.
The sons of Seir were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer and Dishan.
For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, for you also endured the same sufferings at the hands of your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews,
Then Naomi took the child and laid him in her lap, and became his nurse.
"Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.
and do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise evil in your hearts against one another.'
"You will have plenty to eat and be satisfied And praise the name of the LORD your God, Who has dealt wondrously with you; Then My people will never be put to shame.
He went out from Pharaoh and made supplication to the LORD.
They began to be grieved and to say to Him one by one, "Surely not I?"
FOR THE EARTH IS THE LORD'S, AND ALL IT CONTAINS.
"O LORD God of Israel, You are righteous, for we have been left an escaped remnant, as it is this day; behold, we are before You in our guilt, for no one can stand before You because of this."
In the way of righteousness is life, And in its pathway there is no death.
Those from all the tribes of Israel who set their hearts on seeking the LORD God of Israel followed them to Jerusalem, to sacrifice to the LORD God of their fathers.
The sons of Elpaal were Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod, with its towns;
These three were the sons of Noah, and from these the whole earth was populated.
and Johanan became the father of Azariah (it was he who served as the priest in the house which Solomon built in Jerusalem),
"Then summoning him, his lord said to him, 'You wicked slave, I forgave you all that debt because you pleaded with me.
These are the sons of Shem, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, according to their nations.
This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet:
The lips of the righteous feed many, But fools die for lack of understanding.
"Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, 'Because you have more turmoil than the nations which surround you and have not walked in My statutes, nor observed My ordinances, nor observed the ordinances of the nations which surround you,'
Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "An enemy, even one surrounding the land, Will pull down your strength from you And your citadels will be looted."
Woe to you, O land, whose king is a lad and whose princes feast in the morning.
His sides are filled out with fat, And the marrow of his bones is moist,
Ater, Hezekiah, Azzur,
Then he poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron's head and anointed him, to consecrate him.
and of the sons of Adonikam, the last ones, these being their names, Eliphelet, Jeuel and Shemaiah, and 60 males with them;
if indeed you have heard Him and have been taught in Him, just as truth is in Jesus,
From Manasseh also some defected to David when he was about to go to battle with the Philistines against Saul. But they did not help them, for the lords of the Philistines after consultation sent him away, saying, "At the cost of our heads he may defect to his master Saul."
Now after this it came about that David defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took control of the chief city from the hand of the Philistines.
"I will make your descendants as the dust of the earth, so that if anyone can number the dust of the earth, then your descendants can also be numbered.
"THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED."
The king of Israel sent to the place about which the man of God had told him; thus he warned him, so that he guarded himself there, more than once or twice.
Now all his servants passed on beside him, all the Cherethites, all the Pelethites and all the Gittites, six hundred men who had come with him from Gath, passed on before the king.
Then Jeroboam the son of Nebat, an Ephraimite of Zeredah, Solomon's servant, whose mother's name was Zeruah, a widow, also rebelled against the king.
"A stranger they simply will not follow, but will flee from him, because they do not know the voice of strangers."
"It came about when it was time to shut the gate at dark, that the men went out; I do not know where the men went. Pursue them quickly, for you will overtake them."
The hand of the diligent will rule, But the slack hand will be put to forced labor.
'Now listen, Joshua the high priest, you and your friends who are sitting in front of you--indeed they are men who are a symbol, for behold, I am going to bring in My servant the Branch.
Let the nations be aroused And come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat, For there I will sit to judge All the surrounding nations.
For I will bend Judah as My bow, I will fill the bow with Ephraim And I will stir up your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece; And I will make you like a warrior's sword.
It was for this He called you through our gospel, that you may gain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
"Or how can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' and behold, the log is in your own eye?
"It shall be with him and he shall read it all the days of his life, that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, by carefully observing all the words of this law and these statutes,
Hasten and come, all you surrounding nations, And gather yourselves there Bring down, O LORD, Your mighty ones.
The LORD has made Himself known; He has executed judgment. In the work of his own hands the wicked is snared. Higgaion Selah.
Now when Rehoboam had come to Jerusalem, he assembled all the house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin, 180,000 chosen men who were warriors, to fight against the house of Israel to restore the kingdom to Rehoboam the son of Solomon.
They strengthened the kingdom of Judah and supported Rehoboam the son of Solomon for three years, for they walked in the way of David and Solomon for three years.
They put the ark of the LORD on the cart, and the box with the golden mice and the likenesses of their tumors.
and to offer a sacrifice according to what was said in the Law of the Lord, "A PAIR OF TURTLEDOVES OR TWO YOUNG PIGEONS."
The sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.
Then he himself went to Ramah and came as far as the large well that is in Secu; and he asked and said, "Where are Samuel and David?" And someone said, "Behold, they are at Naioth in Ramah."
And huge hailstones, about one hundred pounds each, came down from heaven upon men; and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, because its plague was extremely severe.
And he captured a youth from Succoth and questioned him. Then the youth wrote down for him the princes of Succoth and its elders, seventy-seven men.
And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room, not even near the door; and He was speaking the word to them.
"Now we know that You know all things, and have no need for anyone to question You; by this we believe that You came from God."
"Thus says the LORD, 'Behold, I will raise up evil against you from your own household; I will even take your wives before your eyes and give them to your companion, and he will lie with your wives in broad daylight.
Then King Belshazzar was greatly alarmed, his face grew even paler, and his nobles were perplexed.
"Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness.
In the seventh year of Jehu, Jehoash became king, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Zibiah of Beersheba.
'Do not speak out,' so they speak out But if they do not speak out concerning these things, Reproaches will not be turned back.
"Then he will turn his face to the coastlands and capture many But a commander will put a stop to his scorn against him; moreover, he will repay him for his scorn.
Woe is me, because of my injury! My wound is incurable But I said, "Truly this is a sickness, And I must bear it."
"Now the LORD has fulfilled His word which He spoke; for I have risen in the place of my father David and sit on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised, and have built the house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
'Also whatever walks on its paws, among all the creatures that walk on all fours, are unclean to you; whoever touches their carcasses becomes unclean until evening,
Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured it; so he gave him Achsah his daughter as a wife.
'So you also have some who in the same way hold the teaching of the Nicolaitans.
Make sure that none of you suffers as a murderer, or thief, or evildoer, or a troublesome meddler;
So Samuel told him everything and hid nothing from him. And he said, "It is the LORD; let Him do what seems good to Him."
The sister of Tahpenes bore his son Genubath, whom Tahpenes weaned in Pharaoh's house; and Genubath was in Pharaoh's house among the sons of Pharaoh.
Shammah the Harodite, Elika the Harodite,
"Now learn the parable from the fig tree: when its branch has already become tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near.
So Laban went into Jacob's tent and into Leah's tent and into the tent of the two maids, but he did not find them. Then he went out of Leah's tent and entered Rachel's tent.
and also Jesus who is called Justus; these are the only fellow workers for the kingdom of God who are from the circumcision, and they have proved to be an encouragement to me.
Are they Hebrews? So am I Are they Israelites? So am I Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I.
"It was he who took shrewd advantage of our race and mistreated our fathers so that they would expose their infants and they would not survive.
But their minds were hardened; for until this very day at the reading of the old covenant the same veil remains unlifted, because it is removed in Christ.
"Show Me a denarius. Whose likeness and inscription does it have?" They said, "Caesar's."
after John had proclaimed before His coming a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
Even when I cry out and call for help, He shuts out my prayer.
and the golden mice, according to the number of all the cities of the Philistines belonging to the five lords, both of fortified cities and of country villages The large stone on which they set the ark of the LORD is a witness to this day in the field of Joshua the Beth-shemite.
the priest shall then dip his right-hand finger into the oil that is in his left palm, and with his finger sprinkle some of the oil seven times before the LORD.
saying, "Give this authority to me as well, so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit."
Now no one of those reclining at the table knew for what purpose He had said this to him.
'Yet these things You have concealed in Your heart; I know that this is within You:
But he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone, for they had told him who the people of Mordecai were; therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus.
The sons of the prophets who were at Jericho approached Elisha and said to him, "Do you know that the LORD will take away your master from over you today?" And he answered, "Yes, I know; be still."
Then the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,
Put in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe Come, tread, for the wine press is full; The vats overflow, for their wickedness is great.
On that day the number of those who were killed at the citadel in Susa was reported to the king.
"Writhe and labor to give birth, Daughter of Zion, Like a woman in childbirth; For now you will go out of the city, Dwell in the field, And go to Babylon There you will be rescued; There the LORD will redeem you From the hand of your enemies.
The threshing floors will be full of grain, And the vats will overflow with the new wine and oil.
"I will cut off sorceries from your hand, And you will have fortune-tellers no more.
Now it came about as I prophesied, that Pelatiah son of Benaiah died Then I fell on my face and cried out with a loud voice and said, "Alas, Lord GOD! Will You bring the remnant of Israel to a complete end?"
The pride of man will be humbled And the loftiness of men will be abased; And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,
Sufficient for such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the majority,
Then Jehu rode in a chariot and went to Jezreel, for Joram was lying there. Ahaziah king of Judah had come down to see Joram.
each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each man's work.
"For He bruises me with a tempest And multiplies my wounds without cause.
So the Philistines were subdued and they did not come anymore within the border of Israel. And the hand of the LORD was against the Philistines all the days of Samuel.
"You are not allowed to eat within your gates the tithe of your grain or new wine or oil, or the firstborn of your herd or flock, or any of your votive offerings which you vow, or your freewill offerings, or the contribution of your hand.
I have not written to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it, and because no lie is of the truth.
"How is the land in which they live, is it good or bad? And how are the cities in which they live, are they like open camps or with fortifications?
"Because you have looted many nations, All the remainder of the peoples will loot you-- Because of human bloodshed and violence done to the land, To the town and all its inhabitants.
The word of the LORD which came to Micah of Moresheth in the days of Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.
"But they do not know how to do what is right," declares the LORD, "these who hoard up violence and devastation in their citadels."
"Yet it was I who destroyed the Amorite before them, Though his height was like the height of cedars And he was strong as the oaks; I even destroyed his fruit above and his root below.
He also built the stories against the whole house, each five cubits high; and they were fastened to the house with timbers of cedar.
Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, "You are witnesses today that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and Mahlon.
if I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and do what I request, may the king and Haman come to the banquet which I will prepare for them, and tomorrow I will do as the king says."
and of the sons of Bigvai, Uthai and Zabbud, and 70 males with them.
Now it came about when all the kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan to the west, and all the kings of the Canaanites who were by the sea, heard how the LORD had dried up the waters of the Jordan before the sons of Israel until they had crossed, that their hearts melted, and there was no spirit in them any longer because of the sons of Israel.
And the four angels, who had been prepared for the hour and day and month and year, were released, so that they would kill a third of mankind.
"For He will be handed over to the Gentiles, and will be mocked and mistreated and spit upon,
The people, the leaders of Gilead, said to one another, "Who is the man who will begin to fight against the sons of Ammon? He shall become head over all the inhabitants of Gilead."
You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice, You have eaten the fruit of lies Because you have trusted in your way, in your numerous warriors,
Next Moses had Aaron's sons come near and clothed them with tunics, and girded them with sashes and bound caps on them, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
I, Tertius, who write this letter, greet you in the Lord.
For we through the Spirit, by faith, are waiting for the hope of righteousness.
"Your servant is in the midst of Your people which You have chosen, a great people who are too many to be numbered or counted.
as do Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, Luke, my fellow workers.
Therefore, when I have finished this, and have put my seal on this fruit of theirs, I will go on by way of you to Spain.
Jesus entered Jerusalem and came into the temple; and after looking around at everything, He left for Bethany with the twelve, since it was already late.
'Through your messengers you have reproached the Lord, And you have said, "With my many chariots I came up to the heights of the mountains, To the remotest parts of Lebanon; And I cut down its tall cedars and its choice cypresses And I entered its farthest lodging place, its thickest forest.
"Other seed fell into the good soil, and grew up, and produced a crop a hundred times as great." As He said these things, He would call out, "He who has ears to hear, let him hear."
Now it was told King David, saying, "The LORD has blessed the house of Obed-edom and all that belongs to him, on account of the ark of God." David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-edom into the city of David with gladness.
"He trusts in his house, but it does not stand; He holds fast to it, but it does not endure.
"Then you shall set your face toward the siege of Jerusalem with your arm bared and prophesy against it.
Saul thought, "I will give her to him that she may become a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him " Therefore Saul said to David, "For a second time you may be my son-in-law today."
Then all Israel gathered to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.
"But they, our fathers, acted arrogantly; They became stubborn and would not listen to Your commandments.
The Preacher sought to find delightful words and to write words of truth correctly.
So the LORD called Samuel again for the third time. And he arose and went to Eli and said, "Here I am, for you called me." Then Eli discerned that the LORD was calling the boy.
'Also you shall not have intercourse with any animal to be defiled with it, nor shall any woman stand before an animal to mate with it; it is a perversion.
So Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and the LORD directed an east wind on the land all that day and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.
"I overthrew you, as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, And you were like a firebrand snatched from a blaze; Yet you have not returned to Me," declares the LORD.
so that He may establish your hearts without blame in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints.
Take notice that our brother Timothy has been released, with whom, if he comes soon, I will see you.
When they go, I will spread My net over them; I will bring them down like the birds of the sky I will chastise them in accordance with the proclamation to their assembly.
they found Him, and said to Him, "Everyone is looking for You."
So it came about whenever the evil spirit from God came to Saul, David would take the harp and play it with his hand; and Saul would be refreshed and be well, and the evil spirit would depart from him.
"Catch the foxes for us, The little foxes that are ruining the vineyards, While our vineyards are in blossom."
of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, Jehonathan;
From now on let no one cause trouble for me, for I bear on my body the brand-marks of Jesus.
The child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter and he became her son. And she named him Moses, and said, "Because I drew him out of the water."
So I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah and Meshullam, leading men, and for Joiarib and Elnathan, teachers.
And Hiram sent to the king 120 talents of gold.
"You gave Your good Spirit to instruct them, Your manna You did not withhold from their mouth, And You gave them water for their thirst.
how he entered the house of God, and took and ate the consecrated bread which is not lawful for any to eat except the priests alone, and gave it to his companions?"
'For behold, the stone that I have set before Joshua; on one stone are seven eyes Behold, I will engrave an inscription on it,' declares the LORD of hosts, 'and I will remove the iniquity of that land in one day.
Then Jesus said to her, "O woman, your faith is great; it shall be done for you as you wish." And her daughter was healed at once.
The LORD said to me, "Take again for yourself the equipment of a foolish shepherd.
"As for those who swear by the guilt of Samaria, Who say, 'As your god lives, O Dan,' And, 'As the way of Beersheba lives,' They will fall and not rise again."
"Many will stumble over them, Then they will fall and be broken; They will even be snared and caught."
The rest of the Jews joined him in hypocrisy, with the result that even Barnabas was carried away by their hypocrisy.
Hear, my son, and accept my sayings And the years of your life will be many.
But there was found in it a poor wise man and he delivered the city by his wisdom Yet no one remembered that poor man.
Jeroboam said in his heart, "Now the kingdom will return to the house of David.
Then Haman said to the king, "For the man whom the king desires to honor,
This temple was completed on the third day of the month Adar; it was the sixth year of the reign of King Darius.
These things I have written to you concerning those who are trying to deceive you.
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,
Then Boaz said to his servant who was in charge of the reapers, "Whose young woman is this?"
"Then I said to you, 'Do not be shocked, nor fear them.
And he said, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord; suppose twenty are found there?" And He said, "I will not destroy it on account of the twenty."
Yes, brother, let me benefit from you in the Lord; refresh my heart in Christ.
When the men came to Him, they said, "John the Baptist has sent us to You, to ask, 'Are You the Expected One, or do we look for someone else?'"
For just as you once were disobedient to God, but now have been shown mercy because of their disobedience,
Poverty and shame will come to him who neglects discipline, But he who regards reproof will be honored.
For all of them were trying to frighten us, thinking, "They will become discouraged with the work and it will not be done." But now, O God, strengthen my hands.
Then they gave money to the masons and carpenters, and food, drink and oil to the Sidonians and to the Tyrians, to bring cedar wood from Lebanon to the sea at Joppa, according to the permission they had from Cyrus king of Persia.
Then he stretched himself upon the child three times, and called to the LORD and said, "O LORD my God, I pray You, let this child's life return to him."
"The slain will fall among you, and you will know that I am the LORD.
My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion,
I said to myself, "God will judge both the righteous man and the wicked man," for a time for every matter and for every deed is there.
"You shall make a window for the ark, and finish it to a cubit from the top; and set the door of the ark in the side of it; you shall make it with lower, second, and third decks.
Then all the people of war who were with him went up and drew near and arrived in front of the city, and camped on the north side of Ai. Now there was a valley between him and Ai.
Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and eat their own bread.
Then Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues carried out the decree with all diligence, just as King Darius had sent.
Peter then denied it again, and immediately a rooster crowed.
"LET THEIR EYES BE DARKENED TO SEE NOT, AND BEND THEIR BACKS FOREVER."
And the raiders came from the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned toward Ophrah, to the land of Shual,
"Therefore, I will take back My grain at harvest time And My new wine in its season. I will also take away My wool and My flax Given to cover her nakedness.
Asher did not drive out the inhabitants of Acco, or the inhabitants of Sidon, or of Ahlab, or of Achzib, or of Helbah, or of Aphik, or of Rehob.
When the centurion heard this, he went to the commander and told him, saying, "What are you about to do? For this man is a Roman."
"He will eat curds and honey at the time He knows enough to refuse evil and choose good.
'The tree grew large and became strong And its height reached to the sky, And it was visible to the end of the whole earth.
for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in proclaiming it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
"They heal the brokenness of the daughter of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.
Then Gideon went in and prepared a young goat and unleavened bread from an ephah of flour; he put the meat in a basket and the broth in a pot, and brought them out to him under the oak and presented them.
not by way of eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.
Correct me, O LORD, but with justice; Not with Your anger, or You will bring me to nothing.
Twelve lions were standing there on the six steps on the one side and on the other; nothing like it was made for any other kingdom.
Then Solomon offered burnt offerings to the LORD on the altar of the LORD which he had built before the porch;
Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly.
and the one who picks up their carcasses shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening; they are unclean to you.
When he came to Samaria, he killed all who remained to Ahab in Samaria, until he had destroyed him, according to the word of the LORD which He spoke to Elijah.
Now Joab fought against Rabbah of the sons of Ammon and captured the royal city.
Samuel answered Saul and said, "I am the seer. Go up before me to the high place, for you shall eat with me today; and in the morning I will let you go, and will tell you all that is on your mind.
But Moses searched carefully for the goat of the sin offering, and behold, it had been burned up! So he was angry with Aaron's surviving sons Eleazar and Ithamar, saying,
"The breast of the wave offering, however, and the thigh of the offering you may eat in a clean place, you and your sons and your daughters with you; for they have been given as your due and your sons' due out of the sacrifices of the peace offerings of the sons of Israel.
and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,
"Say to the people, 'Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow, and you shall eat meat; for you have wept in the ears of the LORD, saying, "Oh that someone would give us meat to eat! For we were well-off in Egypt." Therefore the LORD will give you meat and you shall eat.
His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if anyone confessed Him to be Christ, he was to be put out of the synagogue.
"And the slave said, 'Master, what you commanded has been done, and still there is room.'
"Accordingly, whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in the inner rooms will be proclaimed upon the housetops.
"She will pursue her lovers, but she will not overtake them; And she will seek them, but will not find them Then she will say, 'I will go back to my first husband, For it was better for me then than now!'
"But when he was approaching the age of forty, it entered his mind to visit his brethren, the sons of Israel.
"Those who regard vain idols Forsake their faithfulness,
"Woe to you who are well-fed now, for you shall be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.
"Ho there! Flee from the land of the north," declares the LORD, "for I have dispersed you as the four winds of the heavens," declares the LORD.
Now when the attendant of the man of God had risen early and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was circling the city. And his servant said to him, "Alas, my master! What shall we do?"
He who withholds grain, the people will curse him, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.
So the common man has been humbled And the man of importance has been abased, But do not forgive them.
I said to myself concerning the sons of men, "God has surely tested them in order for them to see that they are but beasts."
Yet they did not listen to their judges, for they played the harlot after other gods and bowed themselves down to them. They turned aside quickly from the way in which their fathers had walked in obeying the commandments of the LORD; they did not do as their fathers.
"Would He not let my few days alone? Withdraw from me that I may have a little cheer
Thus in Judah it was said, "The strength of the burden bearers is failing, Yet there is much rubbish; And we ourselves are unable To rebuild the wall."
The sky was split apart like a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.
For in the case of many who had unclean spirits, they were coming out of them shouting with a loud voice; and many who had been paralyzed and lame were healed.
It came about when all Israel heard that Jeroboam had returned, that they sent and called him to the assembly and made him king over all Israel. None but the tribe of Judah followed the house of David.
"Beware that your hearts are not deceived, and that you do not turn away and serve other gods and worship them.
and Ahio, Shashak and Jeremoth.
'Therefore repent; or else I am coming to you quickly, and I will make war against them with the sword of My mouth.
So the messenger departed and came and reported to David all that Joab had sent him to tell.
Now on the day that the tabernacle was erected the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony, and in the evening it was like the appearance of fire over the tabernacle, until morning.
The number of the armies of the horsemen was two hundred million; I heard the number of them.
Then he brought the bull of the sin offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the bull of the sin offering.
and a basket of unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil and unleavened wafers spread with oil, along with their grain offering and their drink offering.
Now in a like exchange--I speak as to children--open wide to us also.
This figure of speech Jesus spoke to them, but they did not understand what those things were which He had been saying to them.
for the man was more than forty years old on whom this miracle of healing had been performed.
'Why then have You brought me out of the womb? Would that I had died and no eye had seen me!
"Who knows, God may turn and relent and withdraw His burning anger so that we will not perish."
"Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, while your eyes look on and yearn for them continually; but there will be nothing you can do.
This report concerning Him went out all over Judea and in all the surrounding district.
And Eli said to Samuel, "Go lie down, and it shall be if He calls you, that you shall say, 'Speak, LORD, for Your servant is listening.'" So Samuel went and lay down in his place.
"For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.
We have submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread.
Then he waited yet another seven days, and sent out the dove; but she did not return to him again.
"They will come in from the cities of Judah and from the environs of Jerusalem, from the land of Benjamin, from the lowland, from the hill country and from the Negev, bringing burnt offerings, sacrifices, grain offerings and incense, and bringing sacrifices of thanksgiving to the house of the LORD.
David then said, "What have I to do with you, O sons of Zeruiah, that you should this day be an adversary to me? Should any man be put to death in Israel today? For do I not know that I am king over Israel today?"
Now Saul had a concubine whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah; and Ish-bosheth said to Abner, "Why have you gone in to my father's concubine?"
The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, But the way of the wicked leads them astray.
And He was saying to them, "The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath."
You too, I urge you, rejoice in the same way and share your joy with me.
The proud look of man will be abased And the loftiness of man will be humbled, And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.
"Now behold, I will put ropes on you so that you cannot turn from one side to the other until you have completed the days of your siege.
The sons of Israel walked in all the sins of Jeroboam which he did; they did not depart from them
(For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they carefully wash their hands, thus observing the traditions of the elders;
Then the LORD raised up judges who delivered them from the hands of those who plundered them.
"We will make for you ornaments of gold With beads of silver."
"They grope in darkness with no light, And He makes them stagger like a drunken man.
"Woe to us! Who shall deliver us from the hand of these mighty gods? These are the gods who smote the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the wilderness.
When the sons of Israel fled before Judah, God gave them into their hand.
And Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, "Take up the ark of the covenant and cross over ahead of the people." So they took up the ark of the covenant and went ahead of the people.
Now Saul's uncle said to him and his servant, "Where did you go?" And he said, "To look for the donkeys. When we saw that they could not be found, we went to Samuel."
When he had finished prophesying, he came to the high place.
While the sons of Israel camped at Gilgal they observed the Passover on the evening of the fourteenth day of the month on the desert plains of Jericho.
So Jesus said to them, "My time is not yet here, but your time is always opportune.
'They will come against you with weapons, chariots and wagons, and with a company of peoples They will set themselves against you on every side with buckler and shield and helmet; and I will commit the judgment to them, and they will judge you according to their customs.
"I will also smite the winter house together with the summer house; The houses of ivory will also perish And the great houses will come to an end," Declares the LORD.
His affection abounds all the more toward you, as he remembers the obedience of you all, how you received him with fear and trembling.
Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without asking questions for conscience' sake;
For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.
"I am sending you to them who are stubborn and obstinate children, and you shall say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.'
For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. But woe to the one who falls when there is not another to lift him up.
"And in all the vineyards there is wailing, Because I will pass through the midst of you," says the LORD.
and kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife's full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles' feet.
Then the LORD said to me, "The prophets are prophesying falsehood in My name I have neither sent them nor commanded them nor spoken to them; they are prophesying to you a false vision, divination, futility and the deception of their own minds.
You have lived luxuriously on the earth and led a life of wanton pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.
"So our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, 'Take provisions in your hand for the journey, and go to meet them and say to them, "We are your servants; now then, make a covenant with us."'
So I hated life, for the work which had been done under the sun was grievous to me; because everything is futility and striving after wind.
"Otherwise, you may say in your heart, 'My power and the strength of my hand made me this wealth.'
As for the Levites, the heads of fathers' households were registered in the days of Eliashib, Joiada, and Johanan and Jaddua; so were the priests in the reign of Darius the Persian.
They laid hands on the apostles and put them in a public jail.
Now these are the priests and the Levites who came up with Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra,
and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who was the leader in beginning the thanksgiving at prayer, and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
Now I assembled them at the river that runs to Ahava, where we camped for three days; and when I observed the people and the priests, I did not find any Levites there.
and Beriah and Shema, who were heads of fathers' households of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath;
you, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that one shall not steal, do you steal?
He gathered men to himself and became leader of a marauding band, after David slew them of Zobah; and they went to Damascus and stayed there, and reigned in Damascus.
"Now therefore, let your hands be strong and be valiant; for Saul your lord is dead, and also the house of Judah has anointed me king over them."
For the horses of Pharaoh with his chariots and his horsemen went into the sea, and the LORD brought back the waters of the sea on them, but the sons of Israel walked on dry land through the midst of the sea.
that all the people returned to the camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace. No one uttered a word against any of the sons of Israel.
The scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, "Who is this man who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?"
The standard of the camp of the sons of Judah, according to their armies, set out first, with Nahshon the son of Amminadab, over its army,
Pharaoh's daughter said to her, "Go ahead." So the girl went and called the child's mother.
they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.
"Prepare for his sons a place of slaughter Because of the iniquity of their fathers. They must not arise and take possession of the earth And fill the face of the world with cities."
Long life is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.
So a second time they called the man who had been blind, and said to him, "Give glory to God; we know that this man is a sinner."
"He thrives before the sun, And his shoots spread out over his garden.
Listen and give heed, do not be haughty, For the LORD has spoken.
For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.
But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything.
And this they did, sending it in charge of Barnabas and Saul to the elders.
Then Jeshua with his sons and brothers stood united with Kadmiel and his sons, the sons of Judah and the sons of Henadad with their sons and brothers the Levites, to oversee the workmen in the temple of God.
"For I see that you are in the gall of bitterness and in the bondage of iniquity."
"To me, my darling, you are like My mare among the chariots of Pharaoh.
So they came and called to the gatekeepers of the city, and they told them, saying, "We came to the camp of the Arameans, and behold, there was no one there, nor the voice of man, only the horses tied and the donkeys tied, and the tents just as they were."
After they had brought it around, the hand of the LORD was against the city with very great confusion; and He smote the men of the city, both young and old, so that tumors broke out on them.
Prescribe and teach these things.
Now the one who presented his offering on the first day was Nahshon the son of Amminadab, of the tribe of Judah;
She is now in the streets, now in the squares, And lurks by every corner.
Nathanael said to Him, "How do You know me?" Jesus answered and said to him, "Before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you."
"Your house and your kingdom shall endure before Me forever; your throne shall be established forever."'"
The shepherds went back, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen, just as had been told them.
Therefore at such a time the prudent person keeps silent, for it is an evil time.
Solomon then gave Hiram 20,000 kors of wheat as food for his household, and twenty kors of beaten oil; thus Solomon would give Hiram year by year.
"But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears from hearing.
the sons of Pahath-moab of the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,812;
So they stationed the people, all the army that was on the north side of the city, and its rear guard on the west side of the city, and Joshua spent that night in the midst of the valley.
Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.
of Iddo, Zechariah; of Ginnethon, Meshullam;
"May God do so to Abner, and more also, if as the LORD has sworn to David, I do not accomplish this for him,
'I know your deeds, and your love and faith and service and perseverance, and that your deeds of late are greater than at first.
A false witness who utters lies, And one who spreads strife among brothers.
Ish-bosheth sent and took her from her husband, from Paltiel the son of Laish.
You who say that one should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?
Therefore, when Mary came where Jesus was, she saw Him, and fell at His feet, saying to Him, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died."
When Samuel saw Saul, the LORD said to him, "Behold, the man of whom I spoke to you! This one shall rule over My people."
Do not tear down the work of God for the sake of food All things indeed are clean, but they are evil for the man who eats and gives offense.
If I partake with thankfulness, why am I slandered concerning that for which I give thanks?
"Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, greetings.
"Be appalled, O heavens, at this, And shudder, be very desolate," declares the LORD.
Moreover, the king made a great throne of ivory and overlaid it with refined gold.
"My beloved is mine, and I am his; He pastures his flock among the lilies.
Further, he distributed to all the people, to all the multitude of Israel, both to men and women, a cake of bread and one of dates and one of raisins to each one. Then all the people departed each to his house.
"Your cheeks are lovely with ornaments, Your neck with strings of beads."
When the LORD raised up judges for them, the LORD was with the judge and delivered them from the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge; for the LORD was moved to pity by their groaning because of those who oppressed and afflicted them.
The king said to Queen Esther, "The Jews have killed and destroyed five hundred men and the ten sons of Haman at the citadel in Susa. What then have they done in the rest of the king's provinces! Now what is your petition? It shall even be granted you. And what is your further request? It shall also be done."
Among the sons of the priests who had married foreign wives were found of the sons of Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brothers: Maaseiah, Eliezer, Jarib and Gedaliah.
"It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and threw into his own garden; and it grew and became a tree, and THE BIRDS OF THE AIR NESTED IN ITS BRANCHES."
and Shabbethai and Jozabad, from the leaders of the Levites, who were in charge of the outside work of the house of God;
But the centurion said, "Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.
For Jozacar the son of Shimeath and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, struck him and he died; and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David, and Amaziah his son became king in his place.
Ben-deker in Makaz and Shaalbim and Beth-shemesh and Elonbeth-hanan;
Why has my pain been perpetual And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream With water that is unreliable?
Sisera called together all his chariots, nine hundred iron chariots, and all the people who were with him, from Harosheth-hagoyim to the river Kishon.
Therefore I exhort you, be imitators of me.
Now Abner the son of Ner, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon with the servants of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul.
Peleg lived thirty years, and became the father of Reu;
'The second he shall then prepare as a burnt offering according to the ordinance So the priest shall make atonement on his behalf for his sin which he has committed, and it will be forgiven him.
And again, "I WILL PUT MY TRUST IN HIM " And again, "BEHOLD, I AND THE CHILDREN WHOM GOD HAS GIVEN ME."
He said to Him, "O Lord, how shall I deliver Israel? Behold, my family is the least in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my father's house."
It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."
"Can the papyrus grow up without a marsh? Can the rushes grow without water?
"Into his right hand came the divination, 'Jerusalem,' to set battering rams, to open the mouth for slaughter, to lift up the voice with a battle cry, to set battering rams against the gates, to cast up ramps, to build a siege wall.
The seven priests carrying the seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually, and blew the trumpets; and the armed men went before them and the rear guard came after the ark of the LORD, while they continued to blow the trumpets.
"Shall I not punish these people," declares the LORD, "And on a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?
But when the crowd had been sent out, He entered and took her by the hand, and the girl got up.
But Jesus said to him, "Follow Me, and allow the dead to bury their own dead."
"While the king was at his table, My perfume gave forth its fragrance.
After all, a king who cultivates the field is an advantage to the land.
Then all the people said to Samuel, "Pray for your servants to the LORD your God, so that we may not die, for we have added to all our sins this evil by asking for ourselves a king."
"Though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn me; Though I am guiltless, He will declare me guilty.
And they laid hands on them and put them in jail until the next day, for it was already evening.
These served in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and in the days of Nehemiah the governor and of Ezra the priest and scribe.
and entered the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth.
The LORD is King forever and ever; Nations have perished from His land.
a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of the immature, having in the Law the embodiment of knowledge and of the truth,
'The fig tree has ripened its figs, And the vines in blossom have given forth their fragrance. Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, And come along!'"
"He deprives of intelligence the chiefs of the earth's people And makes them wander in a pathless waste.
"But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away.
and did so according to the daily rule, offering them up according to the commandment of Moses, for the sabbaths, the new moons and the three annual feasts--the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Weeks and the Feast of Booths.
She said to her husband, "Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God passing by us continually.
"Then let the young lady who pleases the king be queen in place of Vashti." And the matter pleased the king, and he did accordingly.
Now the overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica, from the sons of Asaph, who were the singers for the service of the house of God.
They sent a report to him in which it was written thus: "To Darius the king, all peace.
Then Jehu gathered all the people and said to them, "Ahab served Baal a little; Jehu will serve him much.
But as for the sons of Israel who lived in the cities of Judah, Rehoboam reigned over them.
So all the people of the land rejoiced and the city was quiet. For they had put Athaliah to death with the sword at the king's house.
They said to him, "Be silent, put your hand over your mouth and come with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for you to be a priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?"
'The LORD, the God of Israel, gave Sihon and all his people into the hand of Israel, and they defeated them; so Israel possessed all the land of the Amorites, the inhabitants of that country.
Their herdsmen ran away and reported it in the city and in the country. And the people came to see what it was that had happened.
Then one's uncle, or his undertaker, will lift him up to carry out his bones from the house, and he will say to the one who is in the innermost part of the house, "Is anyone else with you?" And that one will say, "No one " Then he will answer, "Keep quiet For the name of the LORD is not to be mentioned."
The LORD has heard my supplication, The LORD receives my prayer.
Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;
And the earth will become desolate because of her inhabitants, On account of the fruit of their deeds.
The vision of Obadiah. Thus says the Lord GOD concerning Edom-- We have heard a report from the LORD, And an envoy has been sent among the nations saying, "Arise and let us go against her for battle"--
"But there are many people; it is the rainy season and we are not able to stand in the open. Nor can the task be done in one or two days, for we have transgressed greatly in this matter.
Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.
Then he called his young man who attended him and said, "Now throw this woman out of my presence, and lock the door behind her."
"If I called and He answered me, I could not believe that He was listening to my voice.
But Ittai answered the king and said, "As the LORD lives, and as my lord the king lives, surely wherever my lord the king may be, whether for death or for life, there also your servant will be."
To the east he settled as far as the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates, because their cattle had increased in the land of Gilead.
He made him king over Gilead, over the Ashurites, over Jezreel, over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, even over all Israel.
"So I turned and came down from the mountain while the mountain was burning with fire, and the two tablets of the covenant were in my two hands.
"Go and gather the elders of Israel together and say to them, 'The LORD, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, has appeared to me, saying, "I am indeed concerned about you and what has been done to you in Egypt.
But this I say by way of concession, not of command.
"Like the nations that the LORD makes to perish before you, so you shall perish; because you would not listen to the voice of the LORD your God.
and Peleg lived two hundred and nine years after he became the father of Reu, and he had other sons and daughters.
Shepherd Your people with Your scepter, The flock of Your possession Which dwells by itself in the woodland, In the midst of a fruitful field Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead As in the days of old.
"Go; behold, I send you out as lambs in the midst of wolves.
Therefore a tumult will arise among your people, And all your fortresses will be destroyed, As Shalman destroyed Beth-arbel on the day of battle, When mothers were dashed in pieces with their children.
The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell Babylon the great was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of His fierce wrath.
It was because of a revelation that I went up; and I submitted to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but I did so in private to those who were of reputation, for fear that I might be running, or had run, in vain.
The couriers went out impelled by the king's command while the decree was issued at the citadel in Susa; and while the king and Haman sat down to drink, the city of Susa was in confusion.
When those riches were lost through a bad investment and he had fathered a son, then there was nothing to support him.
When David had finished offering the burnt offering and the peace offering, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD of hosts.
Now according to the ordinance of his father David, he appointed the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their duties of praise and ministering before the priests according to the daily rule, and the gatekeepers by their divisions at every gate; for David the man of God had so commanded.
and of the sons of Bebai, Zechariah the son of Bebai and 28 males with him;
'When you enter the land and plant all kinds of trees for food, then you shall count their fruit as forbidden. Three years it shall be forbidden to you; it shall not be eaten.
The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites according to their fathers' households.
"No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear results.
Then Pharaoh said to him, "But what have you lacked with me, that behold, you are seeking to go to your own country?" And he answered, "Nothing; nevertheless you must surely let me go."
"On garments taken as pledges they stretch out beside every altar, And in the house of their God they drink the wine of those who have been fined.
When Zebah and Zalmunna fled, he pursued them and captured the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and routed the whole army.
Herod also added this to them all: he locked John up in prison.
But the idols will completely vanish.
Blessed are you, O land, whose king is of nobility and whose princes eat at the appropriate time--for strength and not for drunkenness.
He who has a crooked mind finds no good, And he who is perverted in his language falls into evil.
The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.
But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.
"For thus says the LORD, 'You shall not see wind nor shall you see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, so that you shall drink, both you and your cattle and your beasts.
'Then on the eighth day he shall bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons to the priest, to the doorway of the tent of meeting.
"It shall be when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, then you shall go out to battle, for God will have gone out before you to strike the army of the Philistines."
"Now let them give us two oxen; and let them choose one ox for themselves and cut it up, and place it on the wood, but put no fire under it; and I will prepare the other ox and lay it on the wood, and I will not put a fire under it.
"The beams of our houses are cedars, Our rafters, cypresses.
'This is but a slight thing in the sight of the LORD; He will also give the Moabites into your hand.
deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.
Of the sons of Immer there were Hanani and Zebadiah;
Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Go in to your father's concubines, whom he has left to keep the house; then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself odious to your father. The hands of all who are with you will also be strengthened."
and they did not repent of their murders nor of their sorceries nor of their immorality nor of their thefts.
"For the Mighty One has done great things for me; And holy is His name.
But the angel of the LORD said to him, "Why do you ask my name, seeing it is wonderful?"
Moses said to them, "Let no man leave any of it until morning."
And Jesus said to them, "While the bridegroom is with them, the attendants of the bridegroom cannot fast, can they? So long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast.
"Let the labor be heavier on the men, and let them work at it so that they will pay no attention to false words."
But the son by the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman through the promise.
"And do not seek what you will eat and what you will drink, and do not keep worrying.
"There is a man in your kingdom in whom is a spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of your father, illumination, insight and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods were found in him And King Nebuchadnezzar, your father, your father the king, appointed him chief of the magicians, conjurers, Chaldeans and diviners.
[And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "And He was numbered with transgressors."]
And when they came to a place called Golgotha, which means Place of a Skull,
In that day the LORD will whistle for the fly that is in the remotest part of the rivers of Egypt and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.
For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her gain better than fine gold.
'My eye will show no pity nor will I spare. I will repay you according to your ways, while your abominations are in your midst; then you will know that I, the LORD, do the smiting.
"Behold, I, even I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish.
For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it, to turn away from the holy commandment handed on to them.
"My beloved is to me a pouch of myrrh Which lies all night between my breasts.
The words of wise men are like goads, and masters of these collections are like well-driven nails; they are given by one Shepherd.
When I gave my heart to know wisdom and to see the task which has been done on the earth (even though one should never sleep day or night),
Then the men did so, and took two milch cows and hitched them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home.
"As for this house, which was exalted, everyone who passes by it will be astonished and say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land and to this house?'
Then Joab said to the Cushite, "Go, tell the king what you have seen." So the Cushite bowed to Joab and ran.
Now Abner had consultation with the elders of Israel, saying, "In times past you were seeking for David to be king over you.
So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, at Lebo-hamath.
"Command Aaron and his sons, saying, 'This is the law for the burnt offering: the burnt offering itself shall remain on the hearth on the altar all night until the morning, and the fire on the altar is to be kept burning on it.
By faith the walls of Jericho fell down after they had been encircled for seven days.
When you come bring the cloak which I left at Troas with Carpus, and the books, especially the parchments.
He came to the men of Succoth and said, "Behold Zebah and Zalmunna, concerning whom you taunted me, saying, 'Are the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna already in your hand, that we should give bread to your men who are weary?'"
Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
"In the resurrection, when they rise again, which one's wife will she be? For all seven had married her."
God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing and have not asked for yourself long life, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have you asked for the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself discernment to understand justice,
I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand, I will repay it (not to mention to you that you owe to me even your own self as well).
Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices and eat flesh.
A tranquil heart is life to the body, But passion is rottenness to the bones.
"Now therefore, come, make a bargain with my master the king of Assyria, and I will give you two thousand horses, if you are able on your part to set riders on them.
If a man does not repent, He will sharpen His sword; He has bent His bow and made it ready.
"After all that has come upon us for our evil deeds and our great guilt, since You our God have requited us less than our iniquities deserve, and have given us an escaped remnant as this,
Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "As I live, surely My oath which he despised and My covenant which he broke, I will inflict on his head.
Thus the LORD will make Himself known to Egypt, and the Egyptians will know the LORD in that day. They will even worship with sacrifice and offering, and will make a vow to the LORD and perform it.
And Jehu said, "Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal " And they proclaimed it.
But if I am doing the very thing I do not want, I am no longer the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me.
so that you and your son and your grandson might fear the LORD your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.
'The Nazirite shall then shave his dedicated head of hair at the doorway of the tent of meeting, and take the dedicated hair of his head and put it on the fire which is under the sacrifice of peace offerings.
A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, He loves to oppress.
"But if I say to the youth, 'Behold, the arrows are beyond you,' go, for the LORD has sent you away.
but a whole month, until it comes out of your nostrils and becomes loathsome to you; because you have rejected the LORD who is among you and have wept before Him, saying, "Why did we ever leave Egypt?"'"
and you will testify also, because you have been with Me from the beginning.
"When you enter the land which the LORD will give you, as He has promised, you shall observe this rite.
"Go and proclaim these words toward the north and say, 'Return, faithless Israel,' declares the LORD; 'I will not look upon you in anger For I am gracious,' declares the LORD; 'I will not be angry forever.
Then Joshua and all Israel with him returned to the camp to Gilgal.
'Likewise, every grain offering that is baked in the oven and everything prepared in a pan or on a griddle shall belong to the priest who presents it.
as soon as they put forth leaves, you see it and know for yourselves that summer is now near.
"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.
"The frogs will depart from you and your houses and your servants and your people; they will be left only in the Nile."
Standing in front of them were seventy elders of the house of Israel, with Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan standing among them, each man with his censer in his hand and the fragrance of the cloud of incense rising.
Now He who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave to us the Spirit as a pledge.
"And others are the ones on whom seed was sown among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word,
The poor man utters supplications, But the rich man answers roughly.
"My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blossoms In the vineyards of Engedi."
When all Israel saw that the king did not listen to them the people answered the king, saying, "What portion do we have in David? We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse Every man to your tents, O Israel; Now look after your own house, David " So all Israel departed to their tents.
also Zadok, a young man mighty of valor, and of his father's house twenty-two captains.
Before him there was no king like him who turned to the LORD with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; nor did any like him arise after him.
After He had sent the crowds away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray; and when it was evening, He was there alone.
and sent word through Nathan the prophet, and he named him Jedidiah for the LORD'S sake.
For day by day men came to David to help him, until there was a great army like the army of God.
Then Samson said, "With the jawbone of a donkey, Heaps upon heaps, With the jawbone of a donkey I have killed a thousand men."
As he went to Ziklag there defected to him from Manasseh: Adnah, Jozabad, Jediael, Michael, Jozabad, Elihu and Zillethai, captains of thousands who belonged to Manasseh.
Then a scribe came and said to Him, "Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go."
So they moved out for the first time according to the commandment of the LORD through Moses.
"Bring the tribe of Levi near and set them before Aaron the priest, that they may serve him.
'But in the fourth year all its fruit shall be holy, an offering of praise to the LORD.
And he looked up and said, "I see men, for I see them like trees, walking around."
"Yes, it is He who will build the temple of the LORD, and He who will bear the honor and sit and rule on His throne Thus, He will be a priest on His throne, and the counsel of peace will be between the two offices."'
If the family of Egypt does not go up or enter, then no rain will fall on them; it will be the plague with which the LORD smites the nations who do not go up to celebrate the Feast of Booths.
Is the axe to boast itself over the one who chops with it? Is the saw to exalt itself over the one who wields it? That would be like a club wielding those who lift it, Or like a rod lifting him who is not wood.
Then the LORD commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah up onto the dry land.
who intend to make My people forget My name by their dreams which they relate to one another, just as their fathers forgot My name because of Baal?
All their evil is at Gilgal; Indeed, I came to hate them there! Because of the wickedness of their deeds I will drive them out of My house! I will love them no more; All their princes are rebels.
Then the LORD came and stood and called as at other times, "Samuel! Samuel!" And Samuel said, "Speak, for Your servant is listening."
"My beloved responded and said to me, 'Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, And come along.
He said, "While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept; for I said, 'Who knows, the LORD may be gracious to me, that the child may live.'
Saul replied, "Am I not a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel, and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? Why then do you speak to me in this way?"
"My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag Behold, he is standing behind our wall, He is looking through the windows, He is peering through the lattice.
Of the singers there was Eliashib; and of the gatekeepers: Shallum, Telem and Uri.
"Listen carefully to my speech, And let my declaration fill your ears.
and of the sons of Harim: Maaseiah, Elijah, Shemaiah, Jehiel and Uzziah;
and those members of the body which we deem less honorable, on these we bestow more abundant honor, and our less presentable members become much more presentable,
And the devil said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread."
"It shall come about if you ever forget the LORD your God and go after other gods and serve them and worship them, I testify against you today that you will surely perish.
When the time of mourning was over, David sent and brought her to his house and she became his wife; then she bore him a son But the thing that David had done was evil in the sight of the LORD.
But while the disciples stood around him, he got up and entered the city The next day he went away with Barnabas to Derbe.
So Joseph got up and took the Child and His mother while it was still night, and left for Egypt.
Joshua said to all the people, "Behold, this stone shall be for a witness against us, for it has heard all the words of the LORD which He spoke to us; thus it shall be for a witness against you, so that you do not deny your God."
He read from the book of the law of God daily, from the first day to the last day And they celebrated the feast seven days, and on the eighth day there was a solemn assembly according to the ordinance.
Now these are the people of the province who came up out of the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon, and returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city.
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the discipline of fools is folly.
They are worthless, a work of mockery; In the time of their punishment they will perish.
"The bramble said to the trees, 'If in truth you are anointing me as king over you, come and take refuge in my shade; but if not, may fire come out from the bramble and consume the cedars of Lebanon.'
There is futility which is done on the earth, that is, there are righteous men to whom it happens according to the deeds of the wicked On the other hand, there are evil men to whom it happens according to the deeds of the righteous. I say that this too is futility.
For what advantage does the wise man have over the fool? What advantage does the poor man have, knowing how to walk before the living?
Of the half-tribe of Manasseh 18,000, who were designated by name to come and make David king.
and all the storage cities which Solomon had, even the cities for his chariots and the cities for his horsemen, and all that it pleased Solomon to build in Jerusalem, in Lebanon, and in all the land under his rule.
If any man's work which he has built on it remains, he will receive a reward.
And above were costly stones, stone cut according to measure, and cedar.
"Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
Michael, Ishpah and Joha were the sons of Beriah.
Zabad his son, Shuthelah his son, and Ezer and Elead whom the men of Gath who were born in the land killed, because they came down to take their livestock.
"Then the LORD spoke to you from the midst of the fire; you heard the sound of words, but you saw no form--only a voice.
If anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take special note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he will be put to shame.
And He closed the book, gave it back to the attendant and sat down; and the eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on Him.
'Concerning all the animals which divide the hoof but do not make a split hoof, or which do not chew cud, they are unclean to you: whoever touches them becomes unclean.
And He said, "I say to you, Peter, the rooster will not crow today until you have denied three times that you know Me."
"Yet on your fathers did the LORD set His affection to love them, and He chose their descendants after them, even you above all peoples, as it is this day.
"But you shall eat them before the LORD your God in the place which the LORD your God will choose, you and your son and daughter, and your male and female servants, and the Levite who is within your gates; and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God in all your undertakings.
For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.
I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand, and this is a distinguishing mark in every letter; this is the way I write.
"No one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost and the skins as well; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins."
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous,
But when Herod heard of it, he kept saying, "John, whom I beheaded, has risen!"
But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said,
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.
For indeed while we are in this tent, we groan, being burdened, because we do not want to be unclothed but to be clothed, so that what is mortal will be swallowed up by life.
So David arose from the ground, washed, anointed himself, and changed his clothes; and he came into the house of the LORD and worshiped. Then he came to his own house, and when he requested, they set food before him and he ate.
In the first month, which is the month Nisan, in the twelfth year of King Ahasuerus, Pur, that is the lot, was cast before Haman from day to day and from month to month, until the twelfth month, that is the month Adar.
But we prayed to our God, and because of them we set up a guard against them day and night.
So Samuel called to the LORD, and the LORD sent thunder and rain that day; and all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.
The one woman said, "Oh, my lord, this woman and I live in the same house; and I gave birth to a child while she was in the house.
not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.
It came about when he came near to Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, "See now, I know that you are a beautiful woman;
while You extend Your hand to heal, and signs and wonders take place through the name of Your holy servant Jesus."
The Pharisees and the scribes asked Him, "Why do Your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with impure hands?"
"Yet have regard to the prayer of Your servant and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to listen to the cry and to the prayer which Your servant prays before You;