Thematic Bible: Choice, examples of


Thematic Bible




We have thought, O God, of thy loving-kindness, in the midst of thy temple.

I have thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.





I counsel thee to buy of me gold purified by fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white garments, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness may not be made manifest; and eye-salve to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayest see.

Hearken now to my voice: I will give thee counsel, and God shall be with thee. Be thou for the people with God, and bring the matters before God;

And they spoke to him saying, If this day thou wilt be a servant to this people, and wilt serve them and answer them and speak good words to them, they will be thy servants for ever.

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

But, as he was sitting on the judgment-seat, his wife sent to him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that righteous man; for I have suffered to-day many things in a dream because of him.

and said to them, Men of Israel, take heed to yourselves as regards these men what ye are going to do;








Then the king made Daniel great, and gave him many great gifts, and made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon, and chief of the governors over all the wise men of Babylon.

And it came to pass in the morning, that his spirit was troubled; and he sent and called for all the scribes of Egypt, and all the sages who were therein, and Pharaoh told them his dream; but there was none to interpret them to Pharaoh.

Now Jesus having been born in Bethlehem of Judaea, in the days of Herod the king, behold magi from the east arrived at Jerusalem, saying,

And the decree went forth that the wise men were to be slain; and they sought Daniel and his companions to slay them.

And the king said to the wise men who knew the times (for so was the king's business conducted before all that knew law and judgment;


I have chosen the way of faithfulness; thy judgments have I set before me.

Let thy hand be for my help; for I have chosen thy precepts.

For all the peoples will walk every one in the name of his god; but we will walk in the name of Jehovah, our God for ever and ever.


And Naomi took the child, and laid it in her bosom, and became nurse to it.




And if it seem evil unto you to serve Jehovah, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods whom your fathers that were on the other side of the river served, or the gods of the Amorite, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve Jehovah.


Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?


but there is need of one, and Mary has chosen the good part, the which shall not be taken from her.