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He shall suck the poison of asps: the viper's tongue shall slay him.

Yet his food in his body is soured, it is the gall of asps within him.


Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming ever so wisely.


Issachar is a strong donkey crouching down between two burdens: And he saw that rest was good, and the land that it was pleasant; and bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a servant unto forced labor.


Issachar is a strong donkey crouching down between two burdens:




For they have gone up to Assyria, a wild donkey alone by itself: Ephraim has hired lovers.


For a vain man will be wise, when a man is born a wild donkey's colt.


Who has let the wild donkey go free? or who has loosed the bonds of the wild donkey?


He was unto me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.


And behold another beast, a second, like a bear, and it raised up itself on one side, and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth: and they said thus unto it, Arise, devour much flesh.


As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.


Be you not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, else they come not near unto you.

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.



I know all the fowls of the mountains: and the wild beasts of the field are mine.


Nevertheless man being in honor abides not: he is like the beasts that perish. This their way is their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah. Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling. read more.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah.


But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumb donkey speaking with man's voice restrained the madness of the prophet.




In which were all manner of four-footed beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.




When the LORD your God shall bring you into the land to which you go to possess it, and has cast out many nations before you, the Hittites, and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and mightier than you;

Nevertheless the people are strong that dwell in the land, and the cities are walled, and very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.


When you are come into the land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not learn to do after the abominations of those nations. There shall not be found among you any one that makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that uses divination, or sorcery, or interprets omens, or is a witch, Or casts spells, or is a medium, or a wizard, or consults the dead.


And you have seen their abominations, and their idols, wood and stone, silver and gold, which were among them:)


(For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled;)


Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.

By your servants have you reproached the Lord, and have said, By the multitude of my chariots have I come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon; and I will cut down its tall cedars, and its choice fir trees: and I will enter into its farthest height, and the forest of its Carmel.

Thus says the Lord GOD; I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant it upon a high and prominent mountain:


The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars.

In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a splendid cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every sort; in the shadow of its branches shall they dwell.


Your lips, O my spouse, drop like the honeycomb: honey and milk are under your tongue; and the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.


The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. It sent out its boughs unto the sea, and its branches unto the river.


The bricks have fallen down, but we will rebuild with hewn stones: the sycamores are cut down, but we will replace them into cedars.













But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that does evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Greek;


Where the worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, you shall sleep with your fathers; and this people will rise up, and go play the harlot after the gods of the strangers of the land, where they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.

These things said he: and after that he said unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleeps; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.



You hide your face, they are troubled: you take away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.






And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and died, and was gathered unto his people.


Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has showed me.


The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.




Then she fell down immediately at his feet, and died: and the young men came in, and found her dead, and, carrying her forth, buried her by her husband.


When a few years have come, then I shall go the way where I shall not return.


He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down: he flees also as a shadow, and continues not.


He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down: he flees also as a shadow, and continues not.


Who led you through that great and terrible wilderness, in which were fiery serpents, and scorpions, and thirsty land, where there was no water; who brought you forth water out of the rock of flint;

And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the LORD, and camped in Rephidim: and there was no water for the people to drink.


Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus says the LORD; I remember you, the kindness of your youth, the love of your betrothal, when you followed me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.

And why have you made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in unto this evil place? it is no place of seed, or of figs, or of vines, or of pomegranates; neither is there any water to drink.


He found him in a desert land, and in the wasteland of the howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.


And when we departed from Horeb, we went through all that great and terrible wilderness, which you saw by the way of the mountain of the Amorites, as the LORD our God commanded us; and we came to Kadeshbarnea.


Neither said they, Where is the LORD that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, that led us through the wilderness, through a land of deserts and of pits, through a land of drought, and of the shadow of death, through a land that no man passed through, and where no man dwelt?


Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.


So will I stretch out my hand upon them, and make the land desolate, yea, more desolate than the wilderness toward Diblah, in all their habitations: and they shall know that I am the LORD.


He that dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he that dies in the field shall the fowls of the air eat: for the LORD has spoken it.

And they went to bury her: but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her hands. Therefore they came again, and told him. And he said, This is the word of the LORD, which he spoke by his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, In the territory of Jezreel shall dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel:


And someone washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood; and they washed his armor; according unto the word of the LORD which he spoke.

And you shall speak unto him, saying, Thus says the LORD, Have you killed, and also taken possession? And you shall speak unto him, saying, Thus says the LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick your blood, even yours.


And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog has turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.


He that passes by, and meddles with a quarrel not belonging to him, is like one that takes a dog by the ears.


For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have enclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.


Their wine is the poison of serpents, and the cruel venom of asps.


And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to be delivered, to devour her child as soon as it was born.


I am a brother to jackals, and a companion to ostriches.




Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.


From there she seeks the prey, and her eyes behold afar off.


But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to endure his indignation.

The earth shook, the heavens also dropped rain at the presence of God: even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.





Thus says the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that you build unto me? and where is the place of my rest?

Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.


And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east: and his voice was like a noise of many waters: and the earth shined with his glory.




The earth, O LORD, is full of your mercy: teach me your statutes.




The nations raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted.


The mountains quake before him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell in it.

















And they shall go into the caves of the rocks, and into the holes of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he arises to shake mightily the earth.


And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: For the great day of his wrath has come; and who shall be able to stand?


Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready for battle.

A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness of your arm they shall be as still as a stone; till your people pass over, O LORD, till the people pass over, whom you have purchased.


And Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned: for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD, and your words: because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.

These words spoke his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.


But a certain fearful expectation of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.


And the covenant that I have made with you you shall not forget; neither shall you fear other gods.


How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.


For the wind passes over it, and it is gone; and the place there shall know it no more.



The flowers appear on the earth; the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land;


His cheeks are like a bed of spices, like sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dripping sweet smelling myrrh.




Therefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be confounded.


Be it known unto the king, that the Jews who came up from you to us have come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and wicked city, and are finishing its walls, and repairing the foundations.


And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the house.


He is like a man who built a house, and dug deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.


In the first year of Cyrus the king, the same Cyrus the king made a decree concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, Let the house be built, the place where they offered sacrifices, and let its foundations be strongly laid; its height threescore cubits, and its breadth threescore cubits;


Now Tobiah the Ammonite was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a fox goes up, he shall even break down their stone wall.


They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.


And he said unto them, Go, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out demons, and I perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I shall be finished.


[To the Chief Musician upon gittith. A Psalm of David.] O LORD our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth! who have set your glory above the heavens.

The LORD is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens.




The glory of the LORD shall endure forever: the LORD shall rejoice in his works.


Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great is the glory of the LORD.


And king Solomon made two hundred large shields of beaten gold: six hundred shekels of gold went to one large shield. And he made three hundred shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

And they did hammer the gold into thin plates, and cut it into wires, to work it in the blue, and in the purple, and in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, with skillful work.


Also twenty bowls of gold, worth a thousand darics; and two vessels of fine polished bronze, as precious as gold.

I will make a man more rare than fine gold; even a man more than the golden wedge of Ophir.


And all the people broke off the golden earrings which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron. And he received them from their hand, and fashioned it with an engraving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.


It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof. It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.


Though you have slept among the sheepfolds, yet shall you be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.











And by their prayer for you, who long after you for the exceeding grace of God in you.






That as sin has reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.




And the children of Israel, who had come again out of captivity, and all such as had separated themselves unto them from the filthiness of the nations of the land, to seek the LORD God of Israel, did eat,


For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.


And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.


The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.





In journeys often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by my own countrymen, in perils by the Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;

Why do the nations rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,



Have respect unto the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.


But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons, and not to God: and I would not that you should have fellowship with demons.






Why should the nations say, Where is their God? let him be known among the nations in our sight by the revenging of the blood of your servants which is shed.



And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.


The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out undiluted into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:








Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the barn; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.


The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness has surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?


The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness has surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?












Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen press proudly on, their horsemen shall come from afar; they shall fly as the eagle that hastens to eat.

But you said, No; for we will flee upon horses; therefore shall you flee: and, We will ride upon the swift; therefore shall they that pursue you be swift.

Behold, he shall come up as clouds, and his chariots shall be as a whirlwind: his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe unto us! for we are ruined.





He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength: he goes out to meet the armed men.

I hearkened and heard, but they spoke not aright: no man repented himself of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? everyone turned to his own course, as the horse rushes into the battle.


He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength: he goes out to meet the armed men.

He swallows the ground with fierceness and rage: neither does he halt at the sound of the trumpet.


Can you make him afraid like a grasshopper? the majesty of his snorting is terrible.

He mocks at fear, and is not frightened; neither turns he back from the sword.


You fools and blind: for which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifies the gift?

You blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.

You fools and blind: for which is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifies the gold?



And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,

But all their works they do to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,


And why behold you the speck that is in your brother's eye, but consider not the beam that is in your own eye? Or how will you say to your brother, Let me pull the speck out of your eye; and, behold, a beam is in your own eye? You hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of your own eye; and then shall you see clearly to cast out the speck out of your brother's eye.

And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day. The Lord then answered him, and said, You hypocrite, does not each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his donkey from the stall, and lead him away to watering?



These people draw near unto me with their mouth, and honor me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.





And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

Trust you not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these.


Who say, Stand by yourself, come not near to me; for I am holier than you. These are a smoke in my nostrils, a fire that burns all the day.

The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.


For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to boast on our behalf, that you may have something to answer them who boast in appearance, and not in heart.


Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, justice, mercy, and faith: these ought you to have done, and not to leave the other undone. You blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel.


And they come unto you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their covetousness. And, lo, you are unto them as a very lovely song of one that has a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear your words, but they do them not.


Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, who were from Jerusalem, saying, Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread. But he answered and said unto them, Why do you also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?


And love the uppermost places at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues, And greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.




Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you travel on sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, you make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.


Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer: therefore you shall receive the greater condemnation.


Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching God.


For the foolish person will speak foolishness, and his heart will work iniquity, to practice hypocrisy, and to utter error against the LORD, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.


And the Lord said unto him, Now do you Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.


And none considers in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon its coals; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the rest of it an abomination? shall I fall down to a block of wood?

Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not: They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not: read more.
They have hands, but they handle not: feet have they, but they walk not: neither speak they through their throat. They that make them are like unto them; so is every one that trusts in them.

For the customs of the people are vain: for one cuts a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe.


Neither shall you set up any image; which the LORD your God hates.

Yet I sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh, do not this abominable thing that I hate.


Then said I unto them, Cast you away every man the abominations of his eyes, and defile not yourselves with the idols of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

Therefore I poured my fury upon them for the blood that they had shed upon the land, and for their idols with which they had polluted it:


Therefore then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Deity is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.

Because, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.


Go and cry unto the gods which you have chosen; let them deliver you in the time of your distress.

They bear it upon the shoulder, they carry it, and set it in its place, and it stands; from its place shall it not move: yea, one shall cry unto it, yet can it not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.


The graven images of their gods shall you burn with fire: you shall not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto you, lest you be snared by it: for it is an abomination to the LORD your God.


For when they had slain their children for their idols, then they came the same day into my sanctuary to profane it; and, lo, thus have they done in the midst of my house.




His bones are as strong pieces of bronze; his bones are like bars of iron.

And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron: since iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things: and as iron that breaks all these, shall it break in pieces and bruise.


As they gather silver, and bronze, and iron, and lead, and tin, into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire upon it, to melt it; so will I gather you in my anger and in my fury, and I will leave you there, and melt you.


And he shall judge between the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.


Beautiful for elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

All that pass by clap their hands at you; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?


You are beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, lovely as Jerusalem, awesome as an army with banners.


All that pass by clap their hands at you; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?


And Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen: and he had a thousand and four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen, whom he stationed in the chariot cities, and with the king at Jerusalem. And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowlands, for abundance.


How does the city sit lovely, that was full of people! how has she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how has she become a slave!


How does the city sit lovely, that was full of people! how has she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how has she become a slave!


And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbor, Why has the LORD done thus unto this great city?


All your rulers have fled together, they are captured by the archers: all that are found in you are bound together, who have fled from afar.


Jerusalem is built as a city that is compact together:


Beautiful for elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.


You shall not eat of anything that dies of itself: you shall give it unto the stranger that is in your gates, that he may eat it; or you may sell it unto a foreigner: for you are a holy people unto the LORD your God. you shall not boil a kid in its mother's milk.



Now therefore, if you will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then you shall be a special treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:



For you are a holy people unto the LORD your God, and the LORD has chosen you to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth.


For the LORD's portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.








The mountains skipped like rams, and the little hills like lambs.

You mountains, that you skipped like rams; and you little hills, like lambs?




And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.


He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.





Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and your law is the truth.


I have seen a limit to all perfection: but your commandment is exceedingly broad.












Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the desert shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: everyone that goes out there shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.


Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen press proudly on, their horsemen shall come from afar; they shall fly as the eagle that hastens to eat.






Is there not an appointed time to man upon earth? are not his days also like the days of a hireling?


For who knows what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spends like a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?


Come now, you that say, Today or tomorrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: Whereas you know not what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away. For you ought to say, If the Lord wills, we shall live, and do this, or that.





For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God.






And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth, by clear shining after rain.

By his sneezings a light flashes, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.


Is there any number to his armies? and upon whom does not his light arise?

Behold, he spreads his lightning upon it, and covers the depths of the sea.


Then I saw that wisdom excels folly, as far as light excels darkness.


Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:


For everyone that does evil hates the light, neither comes to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. But he that does truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are worked in God.




And now men can not look on the bright light which is in the clouds: but the wind passes, and clears them.


And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey? and what is stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, If you had not plowed with my heifer, you would not have found out my riddle.

A lion which is strongest among beasts, and turns not away from any;


For thus has the LORD spoken unto me, Like the lion and the young lion roaring over his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, he will not be afraid of their voice, nor disturbed by the noise of them: so shall the LORD of hosts come down to fight for mount Zion, and for its hill.

Where is the dwelling of the lions, and the feeding place of the young lions, where the lion, even the old lion, walked, and the lion's cub, and none made them afraid?


For it increases. You hunt me as a fierce lion: and again you show yourself awesome against me.

The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it.


There are three things which are stately in stride, yea, four are stately in their walk: A lion which is strongest among beasts, and turns not away from any;


And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion's whelp: he shall leap from Bashan.


And he also that is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, shall utterly melt: for all Israel knows that your father is a mighty man, and they who are with him are valiant men.


Like as a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.


The locusts have no king, yet they go forth all of them by bands;

There are four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise:


And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.

The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run.


For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.


And your spoil shall be gathered like the gathering of the caterpillar: as the running to and fro of locusts shall he run upon them.


But because the LORD loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, has the LORD brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

Only the LORD had a delight in your fathers to love them, and he chose their descendants after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.


Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget you. Behold, I have engraved you upon the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.








Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creation, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.


I drew them with cords of compassion, with bands of love: and I was to them as they that take off the yoke from their jaws, and I laid food before them.


Show your marvelous lovingkindness, O you that save by your right hand them who put their trust in you from those that rise up against them.

Blessed be the LORD: for he has showed me his marvelous kindness in a strong city.


And refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a leader to return to their bondage: but you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsook them not.


I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD has bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he has bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.


In a little wrath I hid my face from you for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on you, says the LORD your Redeemer.




Hear me, O LORD; for your lovingkindness is good: turn unto me according to the multitude of your tender mercies.




How excellent is your lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of your wings.


And the house of Israel called the name of it Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.

And the manna was as coriander seed, and the color thereof as the color of bdellium.


And the house of Israel called the name of it Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.


And the manna was as coriander seed, and the color thereof as the color of bdellium.


And the people went about, and gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in a mortar, and baked it in pans, and made cakes of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.


And when the dew that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground.


And the house of Israel called the name of it Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.


My mercy will I keep for him forevermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.


O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endures forever.

O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endures forever.




Remember, O LORD, your tender mercies and your lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old.


But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

Therefore you delivered them into the hand of their enemies, who oppressed them: and in the time of their trouble, when they cried unto you, you heard them from heaven; and according to your manifold mercies you gave them saviors, who saved them out of the hand of their enemies.


The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

For a small moment have I forsaken you; but with great mercies will I gather you.



For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.


You will show truth to Jacob, and mercy to Abraham, which you have sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.

Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.









The earth, O LORD, is full of your mercy: teach me your statutes.


The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.








Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.


Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.






And have brought forth your people Israel out of the land of Egypt with signs, and with wonders, and with a strong hand, and with an outstretched arm, and with great terror;


Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

Remember his marvelous works that he has done; his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth;


Marvelous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.


And send them to the king of Edom, and to the king of Moab, and to the king of the Ammonites, and to the king of Tyre, and to the king of Sidon, by the hand of the messengers who come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of Judah;

Therefore hearken not you to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your enchanters, nor to your sorcerers, which speak unto you, saying, You shall not serve the king of Babylon:


We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath: but his lies shall not be so.

We have heard the pride of Moab, (he is exceedingly proud) his loftiness, and his arrogance, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart.


Moab has been at ease from his youth, and he has settled on his dregs, and has not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither has he gone into captivity: therefore his taste remained in him, and his scent is not changed.


How say you, We are mighty and strong men for the war?


For because you have trusted in your works and in your treasures, you shall also be taken: and Chemosh shall go forth into captivity with his priests and his princes together.


Then did Solomon build a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon.


Who is she that looks forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and awesome as an army with banners?


If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon moving in brightness;



For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.



In whom also you are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

And the LORD your God will circumcise your heart, and the heart of your descendants, to love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, that you may live.

But he is a Jew, who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.




Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that just as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. For if we have been united with him in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection: Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that we should no longer serve sin.






But now we are delivered from the law, being dead to that in which we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.












Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness has come up before me.

Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid you.


This is the rejoicing city that dwelt securely, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how has she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! everyone that passes by her shall hiss, and shake his fist.


And the LORD has given a commandment concerning you: No more shall your name be perpetuated: out of the house of your gods will I cut off the graven image and the molten image: I will make your grave; for you are vile.


You have multiplied your merchants more than the stars of heaven: the locust plunders, and flies away.


And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also many cattle?


All your strongholds shall be like fig trees with the first ripe figs: if they are shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.


And the LORD has given a commandment concerning you: No more shall your name be perpetuated: out of the house of your gods will I cut off the graven image and the molten image: I will make your grave; for you are vile.




Because of the multitude of the harlotries of the seductive harlot, the mistress of sorceries, that sells nations through her harlotries, and peoples through her sorceries.


So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city of three days' journey around it.


Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness has come up before me.


Take the spoil of silver, take the spoil of gold: for there is no end of treasure or wealth out of all the precious things.


And Absalom met the servants of David. And Absalom rode upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught fast in the oak, and he was left hanging between the heaven and the earth; and the mule that was under him went away.

Then shall you know that I am the LORD, when their slain men shall be among their idols round about their altars, upon every high hill, in all the tops of the mountains, and under every green tree, and under every thick oak, the place where they did offer sweet incense to all their idols.


But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be laid waste: as a terebinth tree, and as an oak, whose stump remains, when they are cut down: so the holy seed shall be its stump.


Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.


From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and putrefying sores: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither soothed with ointment.

And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.


For the lips of an immoral woman drop as a honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:


As he clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, so let it come into his body like water, and like oil into his bones.


The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.


The LORD called your name, A green olive tree, fair, and with good fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he has kindled fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken.

Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.


His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his fragrance as Lebanon.

The LORD called your name, A green olive tree, fair, and with good fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he has kindled fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken.


And if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive tree, were grafted in among them, and with them partake of the root and fatness of the olive tree;

But the olive tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, with which by me they honor God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?


The LORD called your name, A green olive tree, fair, and with good fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he has kindled fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken.


She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers: her labor is in vain without concern;


Because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to her understanding.


And forgets that the foot may crush them, or that a wild beast may break them.


When she lifts up herself high, she scorns the horse and his rider.


There shall the owl make her nest, and lay, and hatch, and gather under her shadow: there shall the kites also be gathered, everyone with her mate.


I am like a vulture of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.


Therefore I will lament and wail, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the jackals, and mourning like the ostriches.


And Ephraim is as a heifer that is trained, and loves to tread out the grain; but I harnessed her fair neck: I will make Ephraim to pull a plow; Judah shall plow, and Jacob must break his clods.

Egypt is like a beautiful heifer, but destruction comes; it comes out of the north.



That our oxen may be strong to labor; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no outcry in our streets.




That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner pillars, polished after the similitude of a palace:


The hyenas shall cry in its towers, and jackals in their pleasant palaces: her time is near, and her days shall not be prolonged.


And he built his sanctuary like high palaces, like the earth which he has established forever.


This your stature is like to a palm tree, and your breasts to its clusters.


They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither also is it in them to do good.






O LORD God of hosts, who is a strong LORD like unto you? or to your faithfulness round about you?

Have you an arm like God? or can you thunder with a voice like him?

O Lord GOD, you have begun to show your servant your greatness, and your mighty hand: for what God is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to your works, and according to your might?

Who is like unto you, O LORD, among the gods? who is like you, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders? You stretched out your right hand, the earth swallowed them.


Your right hand, O LORD, has become glorious in power: your right hand, O LORD, has dashed in pieces the enemy.

That led them by the right hand of Moses with his glorious arm, dividing the water before them, to make himself an everlasting name?





He has made every thing beautiful in its time: also he has put eternity in men's hearts, so that no man can find out the work that God does from the beginning to the end.

Lo, these are only parts of his ways: and how little a whisper is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?


And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can restrain his hand, or say unto him, What do you?

See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god besides me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.






He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and has prospered?


The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD has his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Let the sighing of the prisoner come before you; according to the greatness of your power preserve you those that are appointed to die;



With a strong hand, and with an outstretched arm: for his mercy endures forever.



Who does great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.


Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honor, and another unto dishonor?



Which he performed in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but also in that which is to come:







Who only has immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man has seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.






And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can restrain his hand, or say unto him, What do you?

See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god besides me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.