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He shall suck cobra venom. The viper's tongue shall kill him.

yet his food in his bowels is turned. It is cobra venom within him.


which doesn't listen to the voice of charmers, no matter how skillful the charmer may be.


"Issachar is a strong donkey, lying down between the saddlebags. He saw a resting place, that it was good, the land, that it was pleasant. He bows his shoulder to the burden, and becomes a servant doing forced labor.


"Issachar is a strong donkey, lying down between the saddlebags.




For they have gone up to Assyria, like a wild donkey wandering alone. Ephraim has hired lovers for himself.


An empty-headed man becomes wise when a man is born as a wild donkey's colt.


"Who has set the wild donkey free? Or who has loosened the bonds of the swift donkey,


He is to me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.


Behold, another animal, a second, like a bear; and it was raised up on one side, and three ribs were in its mouth between its teeth: and they said thus to it, Arise, devour much flesh.


As if a man fled from a lion, and a bear met him; Or he went into the house and leaned his hand on the wall, and a snake bit him.


Don't be like the horse, or like the mule, which have no understanding, who are controlled by bit and bridle, or else they will not come near to you.

I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.



I know all the birds of the mountains. The wild animals of the field are mine.


But man, despite his riches, doesn't endure. He is like the animals that perish. This is the destiny of those who are foolish, and of those who approve their sayings. Selah. They are appointed as a flock for Sheol. Death shall be their shepherd. The upright shall have dominion over them in the morning. Their beauty shall decay in Sheol, far from their mansion. read more.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol, for he will receive me. Selah.


but he was rebuked for his own disobedience. A mute donkey spoke with a man's voice and stopped the madness of the prophet.




in which were all kinds of four-footed animals of the earth, wild animals, reptiles, and birds of the sky.




When Yahweh your God shall bring you into the land where you go to possess it, and shall cast out many nations before you, the Hittite, and the Girgashite, and the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the Jebusite, seven nations greater and mightier than you;

However the people who dwell in the land are strong, and the cities are fortified, [and] very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.


When you are come into the land which Yahweh your God gives you, you shall not learn to do after the abominations of those nations. There shall not be found with you anyone who makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, one who uses divination, one who practices sorcery, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer, or a charmer, or a consulter with a familiar spirit, or a wizard, or a necromancer.


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, that were before you, and the land became defiled);


Yet I destroyed 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 defied the Lord, and have said, "With the multitude of my chariots I have come up to the height of the mountains, to the innermost parts of Lebanon. I will cut down its tall cedars and its choice fir trees. I will enter into its farthest height, the forest of its fruitful field.

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: I will also take of the lofty top of the cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the topmost of its young twigs a tender one, and I will plant it on a high and lofty mountain:


The mountains were covered with its shadow. Its boughs were like God's 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 goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all birds of every wing; in the shade of its branches shall they dwell.


Your lips, my bride, drip like the honeycomb. Honey and milk are under your tongue. The smell of your garments is like the smell of Lebanon.


The mountains were covered with its shadow. Its boughs were like God's cedars. It sent out its branches to the sea, Its shoots to the River.


"The bricks have fallen, but we will build with cut stone. The sycamore fig trees have been cut down, but we will put cedars in their place."













but to those who are self-seeking, and don't obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, will be wrath and indignation, oppression and anguish, on every soul of man who works evil, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.


'where their worm doesn't die, and the fire is not quenched.'


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

He said these things, and after that, he said to them, "Our friend, Lazarus, has fallen asleep, but I am going so 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 the dust.






When Jacob made an end of charging his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the spirit, and was gathered to his people.


knowing that the putting off of my tent comes swiftly, even as our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me.






She fell down immediately at his feet, and died. The young men came in and found her dead, and they carried her out and buried her by her husband.




He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down. He also flees like a shadow, and doesn't continue.


He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down. He also flees like a shadow, and doesn't continue.


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

All the congregation of the children of Israel traveled from the wilderness of Sin, by their journeys, according to Yahweh's commandment, and encamped in Rephidim; but there was no water for the people to drink.


"Go, and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "I remember for you the kindness of your youth, the love of your weddings; how you went after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.

Why have you made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in to 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, in the waste howling wilderness. He surrounded him. He cared for him. He kept him as the apple of his eye.


We traveled from Horeb, and went through all that great and terrible wilderness which you saw, by the way to the hill country of the Amorites, as Yahweh our God commanded us; and we came to Kadesh Barnea.


Neither did they say, 'Where is Yahweh who brought us up out of the land of Egypt, who 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 none passed through, and where no man lived?'


Behold, I will do a new thing. It springs forth now. Don't you know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.


I will stretch out my hand on them, and make the land desolate and waste, from the wilderness toward Diblah, throughout all their habitations: and they shall know that I am Yahweh.


He who dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the sky eat: for Yahweh has spoken it."'

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 back, and told him. He said, "This is the word of Yahweh, which he spoke by his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, 'The dogs will eat the flesh of Jezebel on the plot of Jezreel,


They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood where the prostitutes washed themselves; according to the word of Yahweh which he spoke.

You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Have you killed and also taken possession?"' You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs will lick your blood, even yours."'"


and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores.

But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."


Like one who grabs a dog's ears is one who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own.


For dogs have surrounded me. A company of evildoers have enclosed me. They have pierced my hands and feet.


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


His tail drew one third of the stars of the sky, and threw them to the earth. The dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she gave birth he might devour her child.


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




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


From there he spies out the prey. His eyes see it afar off.


But Yahweh is the true God; he is the living God, and an everlasting King: at his wrath the earth trembles, and the nations are not able to withstand his indignation.

The earth trembled. The sky also poured down rain at the presence of the God of Sinai -- at the presence of God, the God of Israel.






nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.


Behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east: and his voice was like the sound of many waters; and the earth shined with his glory.




The earth is full of your loving kindness, Yahweh. Teach me your statutes. TET




The nations raged. The kingdoms were moved. He lifted his voice, and the earth melted.


The mountains quake before him, and the hills melt away. The earth trembles at his presence, yes, the world, and all who dwell in it.

















Men shall go into the caves of the rocks, and into the holes of the earth, from before the terror of Yahweh, and from the glory of his majesty, when he arises to shake the earth mightily.


They told the mountains and the rocks, "Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb, for the great day of his wrath has come; and who is able to stand?"


Distress and anguish make him afraid. They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

A sound of terrors is in his ears. In prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.

Terror and dread falls on them. By the greatness of your arm they are as still as a stone -- until your people pass over, Yahweh, until the people pass over who you have purchased.


Saul said to Samuel, "I have sinned; for I have transgressed the commandment of Yahweh, and your words, because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.

His parents said these things because they feared the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if any man would confess him as Christ, he would be put out of the synagogue.


but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and a fierceness of fire which will devour the adversaries.


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


How they are suddenly destroyed! They are completely swept away with terrors.


For the wind passes over it, and it is gone. Its place remembers it no more.



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


His cheeks are like a bed of spices with towers of perfumes. His lips are like lilies, dropping liquid myrrh.




Because it is contained in Scripture, "Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, chosen, and precious: He who believes in him will not be disappointed."


Be it known to the king, that the Jews who came up from you are come to us to Jerusalem; they are building the rebellious and the bad city, and have finished the walls, and repaired the foundations.


The king commanded, and they cut out great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with worked stone.


He is like a man building a house, who dug and went deep, and laid a foundation on the rock. When a flood arose, the stream broke against that house, and could not shake it, because it was founded on the rock.


In the first year of Cyrus the king, Cyrus the king made a decree: Concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, let the house be built, the place where they offer sacrifices, and let its foundations be strongly laid; its height sixty cubits, and its breadth sixty cubits;


Now Tobiah the Ammonite was by him, and he said, "What they are building, if a fox climbed up it, he would break down their stone wall."


They shall be given over to the power of the sword. They shall be jackal food.


He said to them, "Go and tell that fox, 'Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I complete my mission.


Yahweh, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth, who has set your glory above the heavens!

Yahweh is high above all nations, his glory above the heavens.




Let the glory of Yahweh endure forever. Let Yahweh rejoice in his works.


Yes, they will sing of the ways of Yahweh; for great is Yahweh's glory.


King Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred [shekels] of gold went to one buckler. [he made] three hundred shields of beaten gold; three minas of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

They beat the gold into thin plates, and cut it into wires, to work it in the blue, in the purple, in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, the work of the skillful workman.


and twenty bowls of gold, of one thousand darics; and two vessels of fine bright brass, precious as gold.

I will make people more rare than fine gold, even a person than the pure gold of Ophir.


All the people took off the golden rings which were in their ears, and brought them to Aaron. He received what they handed him, and fashioned it with an engraving tool, and made it a molten calf; and they said, "These are your gods, Israel, which brought you up out of the land of Egypt."


It can't be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for its price. It can't be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.


while you sleep among the campfires, the wings of a dove sheathed with silver, her feathers with shining gold.











while they themselves also, with supplication on your behalf, yearn for you by reason of the exceeding grace of God in you.






that as sin reigned in death, even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.




The children of Israel who had come again out of the captivity, and all such as had separated themselves to them from the filthiness of the nations of the land, to seek Yahweh, the God of Israel, ate,


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


and traded the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and four-footed animals, and creeping things.


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





I have been in travels often, perils of rivers, perils of robbers, perils from my countrymen, perils from the Gentiles, perils in the city, perils in the wilderness, perils in the sea, perils among false brothers;

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing? The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against Yahweh, and against his Anointed, saying,



Honor your covenant, for haunts of violence fill the dark places of the earth.


But I say that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons, and not to God, and I don't desire that you would have fellowship with demons.






Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" Let it be known among the nations, before our eyes, that vengeance for your servants' blood is being poured out.



and will cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth."


he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is prepared unmixed in the cup of his anger. He will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb.








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


The sinners in Zion are afraid. Trembling has seized the godless ones. Who among us can live with the devouring fire? Who among us can live with everlasting burning?


The sinners in Zion are afraid. Trembling has seized the godless ones. Who among us can live with the devouring fire? Who among us can live with everlasting burning?












Their horses also are swifter than leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves. Their horsemen press proudly on. Yes, their horsemen come from afar. They fly as an eagle that hurries to devour.

but you said, "No, for we will flee on horses;" therefore you will flee; and, "We will ride on the swift;" therefore those who pursue you will be swift.

Behold, he shall come up as clouds, and his chariots [shall be] as the whirlwind: his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe to us! For we are ruined.





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

I listened and heard, but they didn't speak aright: no man repents him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? everyone turns to his course, as a horse that rushes headlong in the battle.


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

He eats up the ground with fierceness and rage, neither does he stand still at the sound of the trumpet.


Have you made him to leap as a locust? The glory of his snorting is awesome.

He mocks at fear, and is not dismayed, neither does he turn back from the sword.


You blind fools! For which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifies the gift?

You blind Pharisee, first clean the inside of the cup and of the platter, that its outside may become clean also.

You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifies the gold?



He opened his mouth and taught them, saying,

But all their works they do to be seen by men. They make their phylacteries broad, enlarge the fringes of their garments,


Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but don't consider the beam that is in your own eye? Or how will you tell your brother, 'Let me remove the speck from your eye;' and behold, the beam is in your own eye? You hypocrite! First remove the beam out of your own eye, and then you can see clearly to remove the speck out of your brother's eye.

The ruler of the synagogue, being indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, said to the multitude, "There are six days in which men ought to work. Therefore come on those days and be healed, and not on the Sabbath day!" Therefore the Lord answered him, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each one of you free his ox or his donkey from the stall on the Sabbath, and lead him away to water?



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





Don't think to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.

Don't trust in lying words, saying, The temple of Yahweh, the temple of Yahweh, the temple of Yahweh, are these.


who say, Stand by yourself, don't come near to me, for I am holier than you. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burns all the day.

The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this: 'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.


For we are not commending ourselves to you again, but speak as giving you occasion of boasting on our behalf, that you may have something to answer those who boast in appearance, and not in heart.


"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint, dill, and cumin, and have left undone the weightier matters of the law: justice, mercy, and faith. But you ought to have done these, and not to have left the other undone. You blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel!


They come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but don't do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain. Behold, you are to them as a very lovely song of one who has a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument; for they hear your words, but they don't do them.


Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem, saying, "Why do your disciples disobey the tradition of the elders? For they don't wash their hands when they eat bread." He answered them, "Why do you also disobey the commandment of God because of your tradition?


and love the place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues, the salutations in the marketplaces, and to be called 'Rabbi, Rabbi' by men.




Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel around by sea and land to make one proselyte; and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much of a son of Gehenna as yourselves.


"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you don't enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter.


Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways: as a nation that did righteousness, and didn't forsake the ordinance of their God, they ask of me righteous judgments; they delight to draw near to God.


For the fool will speak folly, and his heart will work iniquity, to practice profanity, and to utter error against Yahweh, To make empty the soul of the hungry, and to cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.


The Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.


No one thinks, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, "I have burned part of it in the fire. Yes, I have also baked bread on its coals. I have roasted meat and eaten it. Shall I make the rest of it into an abomination? Shall I bow down to a tree trunk?"

Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. They have mouths, but they don't speak. They have eyes, but they don't see. They have ears, but they don't hear. They have noses, but they don't smell. read more.
They have hands, but they don't feel. They have feet, but they don't walk, neither do they speak through their throat. Those who make them will be like them; yes, everyone who trusts in them.

For the customs of the peoples are vanity; for one cuts a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman with the axe.


Neither shall you set yourself up a pillar; which Yahweh your God hates.

However I sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Oh, don't do this abominable thing that I hate.


I said to them, Cast away every man the abominations of his eyes, and don't defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt; I am Yahweh your God.

Therefore I poured out my wrath on them for the blood which they had poured out on the land, and because they had defiled it with their idols;


Being then the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold, or silver, or stone, engraved by art and design of man.

Because, knowing God, they didn't glorify him as God, neither gave thanks, but became vain in their reasoning, and their senseless heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and traded the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and four-footed animals, and creeping things.


Go and cry to the gods which you have chosen. Let them save you in the time of your distress!"

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


You shall burn the engraved images of their gods with fire. You shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it for yourself, lest you be snared in it; for it is an abomination to Yahweh your God.


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




His bones are like tubes of brass. His limbs are like bars of iron.

The fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron, because iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things; and as iron that crushes all these, shall it break in pieces and crush.


As they gather silver and brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire on it, to melt it; so will I gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will lay you there, and melt you.


He will judge between the nations, and will decide concerning many peoples; 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 in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the north sides, 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 called The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?


You are beautiful, 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 called The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?


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


How the city sits solitary, that was full of people! She has become as a widow, who was great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces is become tributary!


How the city sits solitary, that was full of people! She has become as a widow, who was great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces is become tributary!


Many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbor, Why has Yahweh done thus to this great city?


All your rulers fled away together. They were bound by the archers. All who were found by you were bound together. They fled far away.


Jerusalem, that is built as a city that is compact together;


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


You shall not eat of anything that dies of itself: you may give it to the foreigner living among you who is within your gates, that he may eat it; or you may sell it to a foreigner: for you are a holy people to Yahweh your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.



Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice, and keep my covenant, then you shall be my own possession from among all peoples; for all the earth is mine;



For you are a holy people to Yahweh your God, and Yahweh has chosen you to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples who are on the face of the earth.


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








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

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




It came to pass that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold, a smoking furnace, and a flaming torch passed between these pieces.


He was the burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.







I have seen a limit to all perfection, but your commands are boundless. MEM












Therefore a lion out of the forest shall kill them, a wolf of the evenings shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch against their cities; everyone who goes out there shall be torn in pieces; because their transgressions are many, [and] their backsliding is increased.


Their horses also are swifter than leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves. Their horsemen press proudly on. Yes, their horsemen come from afar. They fly as an eagle that hurries to devour.



Remember how short my time is! For what vanity have you created all the children of men!



"Isn't a man forced to labor on earth? Aren't his days like the days of a hired hand?


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


Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow let's go into this city, and spend a year there, trade, and make a profit." Whereas you don't know what your life will be like tomorrow. For what is your life? For you are a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away. For you ought to say, "If the Lord wills, we will both live, and do this or that."





For I, through the law, died to the law, that I might live to God.






shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, when the tender grass springs out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.'

His sneezing flashes out light. His eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.


Can his armies be counted? On whom does his light not arise?

Behold, he spreads his light around him. He covers the bottom 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 see the sun.


For everyone who does evil hates the light, and doesn't come to the light, lest his works would be exposed. But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his works may be revealed, that they have been done in God."




Now men don't see the light which is bright in the skies, but the wind passes, and clears them.


The men of the city said to him on the seventh day before the sun went down, "What is sweeter than honey? What is stronger than a lion?" He said to them, "If you hadn't plowed with my heifer, you wouldn't have found out my riddle."

The lion, which is mightiest among animals, and doesn't turn away for any;


For thus says Yahweh to me, "As the lion and the young lion growling over his prey, if a multitude of shepherds is called together against him, will not be dismayed at their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them, so Yahweh of Armies will come down to fight on Mount Zion and on its heights.

Where is the den of the lions, and the feeding place of the young lions, where the lion and the lioness walked, the lion's cubs, and no one made them afraid?


If my head is held high, you hunt me like a lion. Again you show yourself powerful to me.

The proud animals have not trodden it, nor has the fierce lion passed by there.


"There are three things which are stately in their march, four which are stately in going: The lion, which is mightiest among animals, and doesn't turn away for any;


Of Dan he said, "Dan is a lion's cub that leaps out of Bashan."


Even he who is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, will utterly melt; for all Israel knows that your father is a mighty man, and those who are with him are valiant men.


He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.


The locusts have no king, yet they advance in ranks.

"There are four things which are little on the earth, but they are exceedingly wise:


The shapes of the locusts were like horses prepared for war. On their heads were something like golden crowns, and their faces were like people's faces.

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


For they covered the surface of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened, and they ate every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left. There remained nothing green, either tree or herb of the field, through all the land of Egypt.


Your spoil will be gathered as the caterpillar gathers. Men will leap on it as locusts leap.


but because Yahweh loves you, and because he would keep the oath which he swore to your fathers, has Yahweh 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 Yahweh had a delight in your fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all peoples, as at this day.


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








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


I drew them with cords of a man, with ties of love; and I was to them like those who lift up the yoke on their necks; and I bent down to him and I fed him.


Show your marvelous loving kindness, you who save those who take refuge by your right hand from their enemies.

Praise be to Yahweh, for he has shown me his marvelous loving kindness in a strong city.


and refused to obey, neither were they mindful of your wonders that you did among them, but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage. But you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and didn't forsake them.


I will make mention of the loving kindnesses of Yahweh, [and] the praises of Yahweh, according to all that Yahweh 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 loving kindnesses.


In overflowing wrath I hid my face from you for a moment; but with everlasting loving kindness will I have mercy on you," says Yahweh your Redeemer.




Answer me, Yahweh, for your loving kindness is good. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, turn to me.




How precious is your loving kindness, God! The children of men take refuge under the shadow of your wings.


The house of Israel called its name Manna, and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers with honey.

The manna was like coriander seed, and its appearance like the appearance of bdellium.


The house of Israel called its name Manna, and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers with honey.


The manna was like coriander seed, and its appearance like the appearance of bdellium.


The people went around, gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in mortars, and boiled it in pots, and made cakes of it. Its taste was like the taste of fresh oil.


When the dew that lay had gone, behold, on the surface of the wilderness was a small round thing, small as the frost on the ground.


The house of Israel called its name Manna, and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers with honey.


I will keep my loving kindness for him forevermore. My covenant will stand firm with him.


Oh give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever.

Give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever.




Yahweh, remember your tender mercies and your loving kindness, for they are from old times.


For though he cause grief, yet he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving kindnesses.

Therefore you delivered them into the hand of their adversaries, who distressed them. In the time of their trouble, when they cried to you, you heard from heaven; and according to your manifold mercies you gave them saviors who saved them out of the hand of their adversaries.


'Yahweh is slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, forgiving iniquity and disobedience; and that will by no means clear [the guilty], visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and on the fourth generation.'

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



For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving kindness toward those who fear him.


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

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









The earth is full of your loving kindness, Yahweh. Teach me your statutes. TET


Yahweh is good to all. His tender mercies are over all his works.
















and 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; and the wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the understanding of their prudent men will be hidden."

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


He did marvelous things 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 children of Ammon, and to the king of Tyre, and to the king of Sidon, by the hand of the messengers who come to Jerusalem to Zedekiah king of Judah;

But as for you, don't you listen to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreams, nor to your soothsayers, nor to your sorcerers, who speak to you, saying, You shall not serve the king of Babylon:


We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; even of his arrogance, his pride, and his wrath. His boastings are nothing.

We have heard of the pride of Moab, [that] he is very proud; his loftiness, and his pride, and his arrogance, and the haughtiness of his heart.


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


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


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


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


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


if I have seen the sun when it shined, or the moon moving in splendor,



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



in whom you were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, in the putting off of the body of the sins of the flesh, in the circumcision of Christ;

Yahweh your God will circumcise your heart, and the heart of your seed, to love Yahweh 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 not in the letter; whose praise is not from men, but from God.



even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

We were buried therefore with him through baptism to death, that just like Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we also might walk in newness of life. For if we have become united with him in the likeness of his death, we will also be part of his resurrection; knowing this, that our old man was crucified with him, that the body of sin might be done away with, so that we would no longer be in bondage to sin.






But now we have been discharged from the law, having died to that in which we were held; so that we serve in newness of the spirit, and not in oldness of the letter.












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

"Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I give you."


This is the joyous city that lived carelessly, that said in her heart, "I am, and there is none besides me." How she has become a desolation, a place for animals to lie down in! Everyone who passes by her will hiss, and shake their fists.


Yahweh has commanded concerning you: "No more descendants will bear your name. Out of the house of your gods, will I cut off the engraved image and the molten image. I will make your grave, for you are vile."


You have increased your merchants more than the stars of the skies. The grasshopper strips, and flees away.


Shouldn't I be concerned for Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than one hundred twenty thousand persons who can't discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much livestock?"


All your fortresses will be like fig trees with the first-ripe figs: if they are shaken, they fall into the mouth of the eater.


Yahweh has commanded concerning you: "No more descendants will bear your name. Out of the house of your gods, will I cut off the engraved image and the molten image. I will make your grave, for you are vile."




because of the multitude of the prostitution of the alluring prostitute, the mistress of witchcraft, who sells nations through her prostitution, and families through her witchcraft.


So Jonah arose, and went to Nineveh, according to the word of Yahweh. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, three days' journey across.


"Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach 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 the store, the glory of all goodly furniture.


Absalom happened to meet the servants of David. Absalom was riding on his mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught hold of the oak, and he was taken up between the sky and earth; and the mule that was under him went on.

You shall know that I am Yahweh, when their slain men shall be among their idols around their altars, on every high hill, on all the tops of the mountains, and under every green tree, and under every thick oak, the places where they offered pleasant aroma to all their idols.


If there is a tenth left in it, that also will in turn be consumed: as a terebinth, and as an oak, whose stock remains when they are felled; so the holy seed is its stock."


Yet I destroyed 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 to the head there is no soundness in it: wounds, welts, and open sores. They haven't been closed, neither bandaged, neither soothed with oil.

came to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. He set him on his own animal, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.


For the lips of an adulteress drip honey. Her mouth is smoother than oil,


He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment. It came into his inward parts like water, like oil into his bones.


His mouth was smooth as butter, but his heart was war. His words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.


Yahweh called your name, A green olive tree, beautiful with goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he has kindled fire on it, and its branches are broken.

Can a fig tree, my brothers, yield olives, or a vine figs? Thus no spring yields both salt water and fresh water.


His branches will spread, and his beauty will be like the olive tree, and his fragrance like Lebanon.

Yahweh called your name, A green olive tree, beautiful with goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he has kindled fire on it, and its branches are broken.


But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them, and became partaker with them of the root and of the richness of the olive tree;

"But the olive tree said to them, 'Should I leave my fatness, with which by me they honor God and man, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'


Yahweh called your name, A green olive tree, beautiful with goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he has kindled fire on it, and its branches are broken.


She deals harshly with her young ones, as if they were not hers. Though her labor is in vain, she is without fear,


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


and forgets that the foot may crush them, or that the wild animal may trample them.


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


The arrow snake will make her nest there, and lay, hatch, and gather under her shade. Yes, the kites will be gathered there, every one with her mate.


I am like a pelican of the wilderness. I have become as an owl of the waste places.


For this I will lament and wail; I will go stripped and naked; I will howl like the jackals, and moan like the daughters of owls.


Ephraim is a trained heifer that loves to thresh; so I will put a yoke on her beautiful neck. I will set a rider on Ephraim. Judah will plow. Jacob will break his clods.

Egypt is a very beautiful heifer; [but] destruction out of the north is come, it is come.



Our oxen will pull heavy loads. There is no breaking in, and no going away, and no outcry in our streets.




Then our sons will be like well-nurtured plants, our daughters like pillars carved to adorn a palace.


Wolves will cry in their castles, and jackals in the pleasant palaces. Her time is near to come, and her days will not be prolonged.


He built his sanctuary like the heights, like the earth which he has established forever.


This, your stature, is like a palm tree, your breasts like its fruit.


They are like a palm tree, of turned work, and don't speak: they must be carried, because they can't go. Don't be afraid of them; for they can't do evil, neither is it in them to do good."






Yahweh, God of Armies, who is a mighty one, like you? Yah, your faithfulness is around you.

Or do you have an arm like God? Can you thunder with a voice like him?

"Lord Yahweh, you have begun to show your servant your greatness, and your strong hand: for what god is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to your works, and according to your mighty acts?

Who is like you, Yahweh, 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.



who caused his glorious arm to go at the right hand of Moses? who divided the waters before them, to make himself an everlasting name?





He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in their hearts, yet so that man can't find out the work that God has done from the beginning even to the end.

Behold, these are but the outskirts of his ways. How small a whisper do we hear of him! But the thunder of his power who can understand?"


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 stay his hand, or ask him, What are you doing?

"See now that I, even I, am he, There is no god with me. I kill, and I make alive. I wound, and I heal. There is no one who can deliver out of my hand.






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


Yahweh is slow to anger, and great in power, and will by no means leave the guilty unpunished. Yahweh 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 those who are sentenced to death.



With a strong hand, and with an outstretched arm; for his loving kindness endures forever:



He does great things past finding out; yes, marvelous things without number.


Or hasn't the potter a right over the clay, from the same lump to make one part a vessel for honor, and another for dishonor?



which he worked in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and made him to sit at his right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but also in that which is to come.













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 stay his hand, or ask him, What are you doing?

"See now that I, even I, am he, There is no god with me. I kill, and I make alive. I wound, and I heal. There is no one who can deliver out of my hand.


He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in their hearts, yet so that man can't find out the work that God has done from the beginning even to the end.

Behold, these are but the outskirts of his ways. How small a whisper do we hear of him! But the thunder of his power who can understand?"






who caused his glorious arm to go at the right hand of Moses? who divided the waters before them, to make himself an everlasting name?



With a strong hand, and with an outstretched arm; for his loving kindness endures forever:


Trust in Yahweh forever; for in Yah, Yahweh, is an everlasting Rock.