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But He led forth His own people like sheep And guided them in the wilderness like a flock;

and He will put the sheep on His right, and the goats on the left.


Cry aloud and shout for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, For great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel.

How great is Your goodness, Which You have stored up for those who fear You, Which You have wrought for those who take refuge in You, Before the sons of men! You hide them in the secret place of Your presence from the conspiracies of man; You keep them secretly in a shelter from the strife of tongues.


So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."












When you lie down among the sheepfolds, You are like the wings of a dove covered with silver, And its pinions with glistening gold.

"Who are these who fly like a cloud And like the doves to their lattices?


Those who live in his shadow Will again raise grain, And they will blossom like the vine. His renown will be like the wine of Lebanon.

"I went down to the orchard of nut trees To see the blossoms of the valley, To see whether the vine had budded Or the pomegranates had bloomed.


'Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;




"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.



The precious sons of Zion, Weighed against fine gold, How they are regarded as earthen jars, The work of a potter's hands!





"His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear His threshing floor; and He will gather His wheat into the barn, but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

"But he said, 'No; for while you are gathering up the tares, you may uproot the wheat with them. 'Allow both to grow together until the harvest; and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, "First gather up the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them up; but gather the wheat into my barn."'"





I will be like the dew to Israel; He will blossom like the lily, And he will take root like the cedars of Lebanon.

"Like a lily among the thorns, So is my darling among the maidens."


The remnant of Jacob Will be among the nations, Among many peoples Like a lion among the beasts of the forest, Like a young lion among flocks of sheep, Which, if he passes through, Tramples down and tears, And there is none to rescue.




"For he will be like a tree planted by the water, That extends its roots by a stream And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a year of drought Nor cease to yield fruit.


But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever.

His shoots will sprout, And his beauty will be like the olive tree And his fragrance like the cedars of Lebanon.



But now there are many members, but one body.



"Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me. "I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.


One basket had very good figs, like first-ripe figs, and the other basket had very bad figs which could not be eaten due to rottenness. Then the LORD said to me, "What do you see, Jeremiah?" And I said, "Figs, the good figs, very good; and the bad figs, very bad, which cannot be eaten due to rottenness." Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying, read more.
"Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'Like these good figs, so I will regard as good the captives of Judah, whom I have sent out of this place into the land of the Chaldeans. 'For I will set My eyes on them for good, and I will bring them again to this land; and I will build them up and not overthrow them, and I will plant them and not pluck them up. 'I will give them a heart to know Me, for I am the LORD; and they will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to Me with their whole heart.


Those who trust in the LORD Are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, So the LORD surrounds His people From this time forth and forever.


Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.


I will be like the dew to Israel; He will blossom like the lily, And he will take root like the cedars of Lebanon. His shoots will sprout, And his beauty will be like the olive tree And his fragrance like the cedars of Lebanon. Those who live in his shadow Will again raise grain, And they will blossom like the vine. His renown will be like the wine of Lebanon.






"Your shoots are an orchard of pomegranates With choice fruits, henna with nard plants,






Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and some to honor and some to dishonor.


And they will spring up among the grass Like poplars by streams of water.'


"They will be Mine," says the LORD of hosts, "on the day that I prepare My own possession, and I will spare them as a man spares his own son who serves him."


and when it was filled, they drew it up on the beach; and they sat down and gathered the good fish into containers, but the bad they threw away.








And the LORD their God will save them in that day As the flock of His people; For they are as the stones of a crown, Sparkling in His land.




Also if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not win the prize unless he competes according to the rules.




Those who live in his shadow Will again raise grain, And they will blossom like the vine. His renown will be like the wine of Lebanon.




Then the remnant of Jacob Will be among many peoples Like dew from the LORD, Like showers on vegetation Which do not wait for man Or delay for the sons of men.


"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.


As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God.




"His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear His threshing floor; and He will gather His wheat into the barn, but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

"Are they as straw before the wind, And like chaff which the storm carries away?

The wicked are not so, But they are like chaff which the wind drives away.


"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

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."

Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.


You have removed all the wicked of the earth like dross; Therefore I love Your testimonies.

"Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to Me; all of them are bronze and tin and iron and lead in the furnace; they are the dross of silver. "Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, 'Because all of you have become dross, therefore, behold, I am going to gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.


"Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to Me; all of them are bronze and tin and iron and lead in the furnace; they are the dross of silver.

All of them are stubbornly rebellious, Going about as a talebearer They are bronze and iron; They, all of them, are corrupt.


"Instead of the thorn bush the cypress will come up, And instead of the nettle the myrtle will come up, And it will be a memorial to the LORD, For an everlasting sign which will not be cut off."

"And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house.



I will bring distress on men So that they will walk like the blind, Because they have sinned against the LORD; And their blood will be poured out like dust And their flesh like dung.


"For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer will be chaff; and the day that is coming will set them ablaze," says the LORD of hosts, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch."

"Are they as straw before the wind, And like chaff which the storm carries away?



But these, like unreasoning animals, born as creatures of instinct to be captured and killed, reviling where they have no knowledge, will in the destruction of those creatures also be destroyed,


They have venom like the venom of a serpent; Like a deaf cobra that stops up its ear,



"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

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."


They are all adulterers, Like an oven heated by the baker Who ceases to stir up the fire From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

You will make them as a fiery oven in the time of your anger; The LORD will swallow them up in His wrath, And fire will devour them.


Behold, the Lord GOD helps Me; Who is he who condemns Me? Behold, they will all wear out like a garment; The moth will eat them.

"For the moth will eat them like a garment, And the grub will eat them like wool But My righteousness will be forever, And My salvation to all generations."


That when the wicked sprouted up like grass And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.



"But you have been cast out of your tomb Like a rejected branch, Clothed with the slain who are pierced with a sword, Who go down to the stones of the pit Like a trampled corpse.


"An idiot will become intelligent When the foal of a wild donkey is born a man.


'Therefore their inhabitants were short of strength, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the vegetation of the field and as the green herb, As grass on the housetops is scorched before it is grown up.


But the wicked are like the tossing sea, For it cannot be quiet, And its waters toss up refuse and mud.


wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.


'Therefore their inhabitants were short of strength, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the vegetation of the field and as the green herb, As grass on the housetops is scorched before it is grown up.


These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted;


"But you have been cast out of your tomb Like a rejected branch, Clothed with the slain who are pierced with a sword, Who go down to the stones of the pit Like a trampled corpse.


wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.


They surrounded me like bees; They were extinguished as a fire of thorns; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off.


Many bulls have surrounded me; Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me.


"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which on the outside appear beautiful, but inside they are full of dead men's bones and all uncleanness.


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.


I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.


Like an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross Are burning lips and a wicked heart.


'But like the bad figs which cannot be eaten due to rottenness--indeed, thus says the LORD--so I will abandon Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials, and the remnant of Jerusalem who remain in this land and the ones who dwell in the land of Egypt.


and when it was filled, they drew it up on the beach; and they sat down and gathered the good fish into containers, but the bad they threw away.


For you will be like an oak whose leaf fades away Or as a garden that has no water.


"He flies away like a dream, and they cannot find him; Even like a vision of the night he is chased away.


He is like a lion that is eager to tear, And as a young lion lurking in hiding places.




"For he will be like a bush in the desert And will not see when prosperity comes, But will live in stony wastes in the wilderness, A land of salt without inhabitant.




They call them rejected silver, Because the LORD has rejected them.


"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the market places, who call out to the other children,


For you will be like an oak whose leaf fades away Or as a garden that has no water.


O my God, make them like the whirling dust, Like chaff before the wind.






Therefore they will be like the morning cloud And like dew which soon disappears, Like chaff which is blown away from the threshing floor And like smoke from a chimney.


Therefore they will be like the morning cloud And like dew which soon disappears, Like chaff which is blown away from the threshing floor And like smoke from a chimney.


"I have listened and heard, They have spoken what is not right; No man repented of his wickedness, Saying, 'What have I done?' Everyone turned to his course, Like a horse charging into the battle.


"Everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.


"You will tread down the wicked, for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet on the day which I am preparing," says the LORD of hosts.


"For there is no good tree which produces bad fruit, nor, on the other hand, a bad tree which produces good fruit.


"Others fell on the rocky places, where they did not have much soil; and immediately they sprang up, because they had no depth of soil.




They have venom like the venom of a serpent; Like a deaf cobra that stops up its ear,


As smoke is driven away, so drive them away; As wax melts before the fire, So let the wicked perish before God.


"And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house.


Therefore they will be like the morning cloud And like dew which soon disappears, Like chaff which is blown away from the threshing floor And like smoke from a chimney.