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And Eli said to her, How long wilt thou be drunken? put away thy wine from thee.

And thou hast also appointed prophets to proclaim concerning thee at Jerusalem saying, There is a king in Judah! And now it will be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.

but put forth thy hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and see if he will not curse thee to thy face!

For thou hast taken a pledge of thy brother for nought, and stripped off the clothing of the naked.

And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard was there whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he laid hold on the prophet Jeremiah, saying, Thou art deserting to the Chaldeans.


And when he was accused of the chief priests and the elders, he answered nothing.




for their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed blood.

For they sleep not except they have done mischief, and their sleep is taken away unless they have caused some to fall.


Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths;

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.




And he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloak.

And he said to them, Why is it that ye have sought me? did ye not know that I ought to be occupied in my Father's business?






And they came, both men and women; every one who was of willing heart brought nose-rings, and earrings, and rings, and bracelets, all kinds of utensils of gold: every man that waved a wave-offering of gold to Jehovah.

So we present the offering of Jehovah, that which each one hath found, jewels of gold, chains, and bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces, to make atonement for our souls before Jehovah.


And the servant brought forth silver articles, and gold articles, and clothing, and he gave them to Rebecca; and he gave to her brother, and to her mother, precious things.

but every woman shall ask of her neighbour, and of her that is the inmate of her house, utensils of silver, and utensils of gold, and clothing; and ye shall put them on your sons and on your daughters, and shall spoil the Egyptians.




And the eye of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me; and he putteth a covering on his face.

Ye have heard that it has been said, Thou shalt not commit adultery.


so then, the husband being alive, she shall be called an adulteress if she be to another man; but if the husband should die, she is free from the law, so as not to be an adulteress, though she be to another man.






And Jehovah said, I have seen assuredly the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and their cry have I heard on account of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows.



Trouble and anguish have taken hold upon me: thy commandments are my delights.




And therein shall dwell Judah, and all the cities thereof together, the husbandmen, and they that go about with flocks.

and with thee will I break in pieces the shepherd and his flock; and with thee will I break in pieces the husbandman and his yoke of oxen; and with thee will I break in pieces governors and rulers.

Therefore thus saith Jehovah, the God of hosts, the Lord: Wailing shall be in all broadways; and they shall say in all the streets, Alas! alas! And they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

And he shall say, I am no prophet, I am a tiller of the ground; for man acquired me as bondman from my youth.

Hear another parable: There was a householder who planted a vineyard, and made a fence round it, and dug a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and left the country.

And he sent a bondman to the husbandmen at the season, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard.

He will come and destroy those husbandmen, and will give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it they said, May it never be!








Six years shalt thou sow thy field, and six years shalt thou prune thy vineyard, and gather in the produce thereof,

And he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was ploughing with twelve yokes before him, and he with the twelfth; and Elijah went over to him, and cast his mantle on him.

And there came a messenger to Job and said, The oxen were ploughing, and the asses feeding beside them;

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.


And he built towers in the desert and digged many cisterns; for he had much cattle, both in the lowland and on the plateau, husbandmen also and vinedressers on the mountains and in Carmel; for he loved husbandry.


And over them that worked in the field for tillage of the ground was Ezri the son of Chelub.


And he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was ploughing with twelve yokes before him, and he with the twelfth; and Elijah went over to him, and cast his mantle on him.






And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.


And Ahab the son of Omri began to reign over Israel in the thirty-eighth year of Asa king of Judah; and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years.

And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As Jehovah the God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except by my word.

and Ahab said to Obadiah, Go through the land, to all the fountains of water and to all the torrents, perhaps we may find grass to save the horses and the mules alive, so that we may not have to destroy some of our beasts.

And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and in detail how he had slain all the prophets with the sword.

And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel into the city, and said to him, Thus says Ben-Hadad:

(Surely there was none like to Ahab, who did sell himself to do evil in the sight of Jehovah, Jezebel his wife urging him on.

And the king of Israel said to his servants, Do ye know that Ramoth in Gilead is ours, and we keep quiet without taking it out of the hand of the king of Syria?

Then he found another man, and said, Smite me, I pray thee. And the man smote him violently, and wounded him.

Now Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu wrote letters, and sent to Samaria, to the princes of Jizreel, to the elders, and to Ahab's guardians, saying,

Know now that nothing shall fall to the earth of the word of Jehovah, which Jehovah spoke concerning the house of Ahab; for Jehovah has done that which he said through his servant Elijah.



But if thou wilt go, do it; be strong for the battle: God will make thee fall before the enemy, for there is with God power to help and to cast down.

He stirreth up the sea by his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through Rahab.

Once hath God spoken, twice have I heard this, that strength belongeth unto God.


Jehovah on high is mightier than the voices of many waters, than the mighty breakers of the sea.

Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, and doth not at all clear the guilty: Jehovah, his way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my glad tidings and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, as to which silence has been kept in the times of the ages,

the only wise God, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever. Amen.


And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishers;

And straightway going out of the synagogue, they came with James and John into the house of Simon and Andrew.

And as he sat on the mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him privately,

Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, was one of the two who heard this from John and followed him.

One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, says to him,

Philip comes and tells Andrew, and again Andrew comes and Philip, and they tell Jesus.

And when they were come into the city, they went up to the upper chamber, where were staying both Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the zealot, and Jude the brother of James.


And David said to Saul, Thy servant fed his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and also a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock.

Then Samson went down with his father and mother to Timnah, and he came to the vineyards of Timnah. And behold, a young lion roared against him;

and he departed. And a lion met him by the way and slew him; and his corpse was cast in the way, and the ass stood by it; the lion also stood by the corpse.

Then the king arose with the light at break of day, and went in haste unto the den of lions.


But a certain Jew, Apollos by name, an Alexandrian by race, an eloquent man, who was mighty in the scriptures, arrived at Ephesus.

And it came to pass, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having passed through the upper districts, came to Ephesus, and finding certain disciples,


For when one says, I am of Paul, and another, I of Apollos, are ye not men?

Now concerning the brother Apollos, I begged him much that he would go to you with the brethren; but it was not at all his will to go now; but he will come when he shall have good opportunity.

Zenas the lawyer and Apollos set forward diligently on their way, that nothing may be lacking to them;


But in all Israel there was none to be so much praised as Absalom for his beauty: from the sole of his foot even to the crown of his head there was no blemish in him.

And he had a son whose name was Saul, choice and comely; and there was not among the children of Israel a comelier person than he; from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.

And it came to pass when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely Jehovah's anointed is before him.

And seeing from afar off a fig-tree which had leaves, he came, if perhaps he might find something on it. And having come up to it he found nothing but leaves, for it was not the time of figs.


and because they were of the same trade abode with them, and wrought. For they were tent-makers by trade.

whom having brought together, and those who wrought in such things, he said, Men, ye know that our well-living arises from this work,

and voice of harp-singers and musicians and flute-players and trumpeters shall not be heard any more at all in thee, and no artificer of any art shall be found any more at all in thee, and voice of millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee,


And John himself had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins, and his nourishment was locusts and wild honey.






And by the precious fruits of the sun, And by the precious things put forth by the months,

And the sun stood still, and the moon remained where it was, until the nation had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? And the sun remained standing in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a full day.





Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is the antichrist who denies the Father and the Son.



{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of the servant of Jehovah; of David.} The transgression of the wicked uttereth within my heart, There is no fear of God before his eyes.

lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is Jehovah? or lest I be poor and steal, and outrage the name of my God.

They have denied Jehovah, and say, He is not; and evil shall not come upon us, nor shall we see sword nor famine;



But if thou wilt go, do it; be strong for the battle: God will make thee fall before the enemy, for there is with God power to help and to cast down.

He stirreth up the sea by his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through Rahab.

Once hath God spoken, twice have I heard this, that strength belongeth unto God.


Jehovah on high is mightier than the voices of many waters, than the mighty breakers of the sea.

Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, and doth not at all clear the guilty: Jehovah, his way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my glad tidings and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, as to which silence has been kept in the times of the ages,

the only wise God, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever. Amen.





Nevertheless certain of Asher and Manasseh and of Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem.

And all the people saw it, and they fell on their faces and said, Jehovah, he is God! Jehovah, he is God!

And while Ezra prayed, and made confession, weeping and falling down before the house of God, there were gathered to him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and women and children; for the people wept very much.

And the crowds asked him saying, What should we do then?

But many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him because of the word of the woman who bore witness, He told me all things that I had ever done.

and the crowds with one accord gave heed to the things spoken by Philip, when they heard him and saw the signs which he wrought.

And all who inhabited Lydda and the Saron saw him, who turned to the Lord.

And those of the nations, hearing it, rejoiced, and glorified the word of the Lord, and believed, as many as were ordained to eternal life.

And many of those that believed came confessing and declaring their deeds.


Take with you words, and turn to Jehovah; say unto him, Forgive all iniquity, and receive us graciously; so will we render the calves of our lips.

then shall the lame man leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and torrents in the desert.


After two days will he revive us; on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live before his face;





Nevertheless certain of Asher and Manasseh and of Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem.

And all the people saw it, and they fell on their faces and said, Jehovah, he is God! Jehovah, he is God!

And while Ezra prayed, and made confession, weeping and falling down before the house of God, there were gathered to him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and women and children; for the people wept very much.

And the crowds asked him saying, What should we do then?

But many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him because of the word of the woman who bore witness, He told me all things that I had ever done.

and the crowds with one accord gave heed to the things spoken by Philip, when they heard him and saw the signs which he wrought.

And all who inhabited Lydda and the Saron saw him, who turned to the Lord.

And those of the nations, hearing it, rejoiced, and glorified the word of the Lord, and believed, as many as were ordained to eternal life.

And many of those that believed came confessing and declaring their deeds.


And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

And the brazen pillars that were in the house of Jehovah, and the bases, and the brazen sea that was in the house of Jehovah, the Chaldeans broke in pieces, and carried the brass thereof to Babylon.

that thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased, the exactress of gold ceased!

Babylon is suddenly fallen and ruined. Howl over her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

At the end of twelve months he was walking upon the royal palace of Babylon:



And when Balak heard that Balaam came, he went out to meet him, to the city of Moab, which is on the border of the Arnon, which is at the extremity of the border.

And Balaam rose up in the morning, and saddled his ass, and went with the princes of Moab.

And he sent messengers to Balaam the son of Beor, to Pethor, which is on the river in the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold, a people is come out from Egypt; behold, they cover the face of the land, and they abide over against me.

And God said to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people; for they are blessed.

And they slew the kings of Midian, besides the others slain, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian; and Balaam the son of Beor they slew with the sword.

Lo, these, through the counsel of Balaam, caused the children of Israel to commit sin against Jehovah in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague on the assembly of Jehovah.

My people, remember now what Balak king of Moab consulted, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him, from Shittim unto Gilgal, that ye may know the righteousness of Jehovah.



He raiseth up the poor out of the dust; from the dung-hill he lifteth up the needy, To set him among nobles; and he maketh them inherit a throne of glory; For the pillars of the earth are Jehovah's, and he hath set the world upon them.


Let his sons be vagabonds and beg, and let them seek their bread far from their desolate places;




And let the fear of you and the dread of you be upon every animal of the earth, and upon all fowl of the heavens: upon all that moveth on the ground; and upon all the fishes of the sea: into your hand are they delivered.

All clean birds shall ye eat.

If a bird's nest chance to be before thee in the way, in any tree, or upon the ground, with young or with eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the dam with the young:

And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarms of living souls, and let fowl fly above the earth in the expanse of the heavens.

And these shall ye have in abomination of the fowls; they shall not be eaten; an abomination shall they be: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the sea-eagle,

The fowl of the heavens, and the fishes of the sea, whatever passeth through the paths of the seas.

and wheresoever the children of men, the beasts of the field, and the fowl of the heavens dwell, he hath given them into thy hand, and hath made thee ruler over them all: thou art this head of gold.





for those who shall have ministered well obtain for themselves a good degree, and much boldness in faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Herein has love been perfected with us that we may have boldness in the day of judgment, that even as he is, we also are in this world.


But the king of Assyria found conspiracy in Hoshea; for he had sent messengers to So king of Egypt, and sent up no present to the king of Assyria as he had done from year to year. And the king of Assyria shut him up and bound him in prison.

And the Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with bronze fetters; and he ground at the mill in the prison.

and he put them in custody into the house of the captain of the life-guard, into the tower-house, into the place where Joseph was imprisoned.

And they put him in custody, for it was not declared what should be done to him.

But this is a people robbed and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes, and hidden in prison-houses; they are become a prey, and none delivereth, a spoil, and none saith, Restore.

And he put out the eyes of Zedekiah, and bound him with chains of brass; and the king of Babylon carried him to Babylon, and put him in prison till the day of his death.

And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison shook, and all the doors were immediately opened, and the bonds of all loosed.


And there came a man from Baal-shalishah, and brought the man of God bread of the first-fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of corn in his sack. And he said, Give to the people that they may eat.


And Jesse took an ass with bread, and a flask of wine, and a kid, and sent them by David his son to Saul.


And I will fetch a morsel of bread; and refresh yourselves; after that ye shall pass on; for therefore have ye passed on towards your servant. And they said, So do as thou hast said.

And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the torrent.


Or what man is there of you who, if his son shall ask of him a loaf of bread, will give him a stone;











By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained testimony of being righteous, God bearing testimony to his gifts, and by it, having died, he yet speaks.

not as Cain was of the wicked one, and slew his brother; and on account of what slew he him? because his works were wicked, and those of his brother righteous.


Woe to them! because they have gone in the way of Cain, and given themselves up to the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

And Cain went out from the presence of Jehovah, and dwelt in the land of Nod, toward the east of Eden.



Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is the antichrist who denies the Father and the Son.

But ye denied the holy and righteous one, and asked that a man that was a murderer should be granted to you;

Jesus said to him, Verily I say to thee, that during this night, before the cock shall crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.


But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father who is in the heavens.

But Peter sat without in the palace-court; and a maid came to him, saying, And thou wast with Jesus the Galilaean. But he denied before all, saying, I do not know what thou sayest.




Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and granted him a name, that which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of heavenly and earthly and infernal beings, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to God the Father's glory.



taking a place by so much better than the angels, as he inherits a name more excellent than they.

and behold, thou shalt conceive in the womb and bear a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus.

And his eyes are a flame of fire, and upon his head many diadems, having a name written which no one knows but himself;


then he pours water into the washhand basin, and began to wash the feet of the disciples, and to wipe them with the linen towel with which he was girded.


















But there are some of you who do not believe. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were who did not believe, and who would deliver him up.


Jesus therefore, knowing all things that were coming upon him, went forth and said to them, Whom seek ye?




But there are some of you who do not believe. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were who did not believe, and who would deliver him up.


Jesus therefore, knowing all things that were coming upon him, went forth and said to them, Whom seek ye?







And thou shalt have confidence, because there shall be hope; and having searched about thee, thou shalt take rest in safety.


when thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid, but thou shalt lie down and thy sleep shall be sweet.

he shall dwell on high, the fortresses of the rocks shall be his high retreat; bread shall be given him, his water shall be sure.

And who shall injure you if ye have become imitators of that which is good?


Because it is contained in the scripture: Behold, I lay in Zion a corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be put to shame.

Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I lay for foundation in Zion a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner-stone, a sure foundation: he that trusteth shall not make haste.

Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;



Thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, not comforted! Behold, I will set thy stones in antimony, and lay thy foundations with sapphires;

laying by for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of what is really life.



{Shiggaion of David, which he sang to Jehovah, concerning the words of Cush the Benjaminite.} Jehovah my God, in thee have I trusted: save me from all my pursuers, and deliver me;


All thy commandments are faithfulness. They persecute me wrongfully: help thou me.

Many are my persecutors and mine oppressors; I have not declined from thy testimonies.

SHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause; but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

For the enemy persecuteth my soul: he hath crushed my life down to the earth; he hath made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.

Jehovah, thou knowest: remember me, and visit me, and avenge me of my persecutors; in thy long-suffering take me not away: know that for thy sake I bear reproach.

Our pursuers are on our necks: we are weary, we have no rest.








For I know this, that there will come in amongst you after my departure grievous wolves, not sparing the flock;


And Jehovah their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people; for they shall be as the stones of a crown, lifted up upon his land.



For I know this, that there will come in amongst you after my departure grievous wolves, not sparing the flock;


And Jehovah their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people; for they shall be as the stones of a crown, lifted up upon his land.



And certain persons, having come down from Judaea, taught the brethren, If ye shall not have been circumcised according to the custom of Moses, ye cannot be saved.

This is my covenant which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee that every male among you be circumcised.

And the uncircumcised male who hath not been circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that soul shall be cut off from his peoples: he hath broken my covenant.

And Joshua made him stone-knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of Araloth.

Him would Paul have go forth with him, and took him and circumcised him on account of the Jews who were in those places, for they all knew his father that he was a Greek.

Has any one been called circumcised? let him not become uncircumcised: has any one been called in uncircumcision? let him not be circumcised.

(but neither was Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, compelled to be circumcised;)

Behold, I, Paul, say to you, that if ye are circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

As many as desire to have a fair appearance in the flesh, these compel you to be circumcised, only that they may not be persecuted because of the cross of Christ.



And Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz took again out of the hand of Ben-Hadad the son of Hazael the cities which he had taken out of the hand of Jehoahaz his father in the war. Three times did Joash beat him, and recovered the cities of Israel.

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

There are perhaps fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not forgive the place for the sake of the fifty righteous that are therein?

And he gathered up all the food of the seven years that was in the land of Egypt, and put the food in the cities; the food of the fields of the city, which were round about it, he laid up in it.

And it shall be, when Jehovah thy God bringeth thee into the land which he swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee: great and good cities which thou buildedst not,


And I will pluck up thine Asherahs out of the midst of thee, and I will destroy thy cities.


And whosoever will not do the law of thy God and the law of the king, let judgment be executed diligently upon him, whether unto death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.


I say, Keep the king's commandment, and that on account of the oath of God.

But that we may not be an offence to them, go to the sea and cast a hook, and take the first fish that comes up, and when thou hast opened its mouth thou wilt find a stater; take that and give it to them for me and thee.




Be in subjection therefore to every human institution for the Lord's sake; whether to the king as supreme, or to rulers as sent by him, for vengeance on evildoers, and praise to them that do well.


And whosoever will not do the law of thy God and the law of the king, let judgment be executed diligently upon him, whether unto death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.


I say, Keep the king's commandment, and that on account of the oath of God.

But that we may not be an offence to them, go to the sea and cast a hook, and take the first fish that comes up, and when thou hast opened its mouth thou wilt find a stater; take that and give it to them for me and thee.




Be in subjection therefore to every human institution for the Lord's sake; whether to the king as supreme, or to rulers as sent by him, for vengeance on evildoers, and praise to them that do well.


And nation was broken against nation, and city against city; for God disturbed them with all manner of distress.

lest your heart faint, and ye fear for the rumour that shall be heard in the land; for a rumour shall come one year, and after that a rumour in another year, and violence in the earth, ruler against ruler.

But when ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars, be not disturbed, for this must happen, but the end is not yet.

Then he said to them, Nation shall rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there shall be both great earthquakes in different places, and famines and pestilences; and there shall be fearful sights and great signs from heaven.


Then Belshazzar commanded, and they clothed Daniel with purple, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made proclamation concerning him that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.

And John himself had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins, and his nourishment was locusts and wild honey.


And Rebecca took the clothes of her elder son Esau, the costly ones which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob her younger son;

Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet with splendour, Who put ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

And he said to them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and salutations in the marketplaces,

And Peter rising up went with them, whom, when arrived, they brought up into the upper chamber; and all the widows stood by him weeping and shewing him the body-coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.

and ye look upon him who wears the splendid apparel, and say, Do thou sit here well, and say to the poor, Do thou stand there, or sit here under my footstool:


Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.



And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart;

Keep then all the commandment which I command you this day, that ye may be strong, and enter in and possess the land, whither ye pass over to possess it;

But he answering said to them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching?



If any one be hungry, let him eat at home, that ye may not come together for judgment. But the other things, whenever I come, I will set in order.




knowing that such a one is perverted, and sins, being self-condemned.

But before all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath; but let your yea be yea, and your nay, nay, that ye do not fall under judgment.


And if the whole assembly of Israel sin inadvertently, and the thing be hid from the eyes of the congregation, and they do somewhat against any of all the commandments of Jehovah in things which should not be done, and are guilty;

Lead the reviler outside the camp; and all that heard him shall lay their hands upon his head, and the whole assembly shall stone him.

then it shall be, if ought be committed by inadvertence hid from the eyes of the assembly, that the whole assembly shall offer one young bullock for a burnt-offering, for a sweet odour to Jehovah, and its oblation and its drink-offering according to the ordinance, and one buck of the goats for a sin-offering.

He that is a eunuch, whether he have been crushed or cut, shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah.




And Paul, fixing his eyes on the council, said, Brethren, I have walked in all good conscience with God unto this day.

who shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts accusing or else excusing themselves between themselves;)

Wherefore it is necessary to be subject, not only on account of wrath, but also on account of conscience.

But knowledge is not in all: but some, with conscience of the idol, until now eat as of a thing sacrificed to idols; and their conscience, being weak, is defiled.

Everything sold in the shambles eat, making no inquiry for conscience sake.

Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord we persuade men, but have been manifested to God, and I hope also that we have been manifested in your consciences.


Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation, and let a willing spirit sustain me. I will teach transgressors thy ways, and sinners shall return unto thee.


My brethren, if any one among you err from the truth, and one bring him back, let him know that he that brings back a sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.












And the next day we arrived at Sidon. And Julius treated Paul kindly and suffered him to go to his friends and refresh himself.

Now in the country surrounding that place were the lands belonging to the chief man of the island, by name Publius, who received us and gave us hospitality three days in a very friendly way.


Simeon and Levi are brethren: Instruments of violence their swords.

Deliver me not over to the will of mine adversaries; for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out violence.

The merciful man doeth good to his own soul; but the cruel troubleth his own flesh.


Because of the sin of their mouth, the word of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; and because of cursing and lying which they speak.


And he loved cursing; so let it come unto him. And he delighted not in blessing; and let it be far from him.

For also thine own heart knoweth that oftentimes thou thyself likewise hast cursed others.




And when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and, his windows being open in his upper chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled on his knees three times a day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.


Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah.

Then Daniel answered with counsel and prudence to Arioch the chief of the king's bodyguard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon:

Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet will I read the writing to the king, and make known to him the interpretation.

Then Daniel spoke unto the king, O king, live for ever!

in the first year of his reign, I Daniel understood by the books that the number of the years, whereof the word of Jehovah came to Jeremiah the prophet, for the accomplishment of the desolations of Jerusalem, was seventy years.

though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, should be in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord Jehovah.

behold, thou art wiser than Daniel! nothing secret is obscure for thee;


to deliver him, I say, being such, to Satan for destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

Behold, I send unto you Elijah the prophet, before the coming of the great and terrible day of Jehovah.

even as also ye have recognised us in part, that we are your boast, even as ye are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.




And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your garments, and gird yourselves with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David followed the bier.

And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

And the whole assembly saw that Aaron was dead, and they mourned for Aaron thirty days, even the whole house of Israel.

And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; and the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.

And they mourned, and wept, and fasted until even for Saul, and for Jonathan his son, and for the people of Jehovah, and for the house of Israel; because they were fallen by the sword.


And it came to pass in those days that she grew sick and died; and, having washed her, they put her in the upper room.

For in pouring out this ointment on my body, she has done it for my burying.

And the dead came forth, bound feet and hands with graveclothes, and his face was bound round with a handkerchief. Jesus says to them, Loose him and let him go.


And it came to pass in those days that she grew sick and died; and, having washed her, they put her in the upper room.

For in pouring out this ointment on my body, she has done it for my burying.

And the dead came forth, bound feet and hands with graveclothes, and his face was bound round with a handkerchief. Jesus says to them, Loose him and let him go.


Now Deb'orah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapp'idoth, was judging Israel at that time.

And Deb'orah said to Barak, "Up! For this is the day in which the LORD has given Sis'era into your hand. Does not the LORD go out before you?" So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Then sang Deb'orah and Barak the son of Abin'o-am on that day:



Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is the antichrist who denies the Father and the Son.

But ye denied the holy and righteous one, and asked that a man that was a murderer should be granted to you;

Jesus said to him, Verily I say to thee, that during this night, before the cock shall crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.


But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father who is in the heavens.

But Peter sat without in the palace-court; and a maid came to him, saying, And thou wast with Jesus the Galilaean. But he denied before all, saying, I do not know what thou sayest.





And the apostles having returned related to him whatever they had done. And he took them and withdrew apart into a desert place of a city called Bethsaida.

And they went away apart into a desert place by ship.


And when it was day he went out, and went into a desert place, and the crowds sought after him, and came up to him, and would have kept him back that he should not go from them.

And they said, The God of the Hebrews has met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice to Jehovah our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence or with sword.



My soul breaketh for longing after thy judgments at all times.

Whom have I in the heavens? and there is none upon earth I desire beside thee.

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.


Blessed ye that hunger now, for ye shall be filled. Blessed ye that weep now, for ye shall laugh.

And all Judah rejoiced at the oath; for they took the oath with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them. And Jehovah gave them rest round about.

{A Psalm of David; when he was in the wilderness of Judah.} O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee. My soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh languisheth for thee, in a dry and weary land without water:


I opened my mouth wide and panted; for I longed for thy commandments.



And there come to him James and John, the sons of Zebedee, saying to him, Teacher, we would that whatsoever we may ask thee, thou wouldst do it for us.

Thou openest thy hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.



How are they suddenly made desolate! they pass away, consumed with terrors.

For the family of the ungodly shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.


Let them be desolate, because of their shame, that say unto me, Aha! Aha!

Behold, your house is left unto you desolate;



And Moses spoke thus to the children of Israel; but they did not listen to Moses from anguish of spirit, and from hard service.

And thou shalt be mad through the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.



And he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off!

And neither sun nor stars appearing for many days, and no small storm lying on us, in the end all hope of our being saved was taken away.


His God doth instruct him in his judgment, he doth teach him.

And Pharaoh said to Joseph, Since God has made all this known to thee, there is none so discreet and wise as thou.


that thou mayest keep reflection, and that thy lips may preserve knowledge.

And Jesus, seeing that he had answered intelligently, said to him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. And no one dared question him any more.


Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there? Why then is there no dressing applied for the healing of the daughter of my people?

Why should ye be smitten any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.


For her wounds are incurable; for it is come even unto Judah, it reacheth unto the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem.

And Jesus having heard it says to them, They that are strong have not need of a physician, but those who are ill. I have not come to call righteous men, but sinners.



But now he has got a more excellent ministry, by so much as he is mediator of a better covenant, which is established on the footing of better promises.

but ye have come to mount Zion; and to the city of the living God, heavenly Jerusalem; and to myriads of angels,

It was necessary then that the figurative representations of the things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with sacrifices better than these.

But this Yet once, signifies the removing of what is shaken, as being made, that what is not shaken may remain.

God having foreseen some better thing for us, that they should not be made perfect without us.


And Hezekiah was glad of them, and shewed them the house of his precious things, the silver and the gold, and the spices and the fine oil, and all the house of his armour, and all that was found amongst his treasures: there was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that Hezekiah did not shew them.

when he shewed the glorious wealth of his kingdom and the splendid magnificence of his grandeur many days, a hundred and eighty days.

And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and who love salutations in the market-places, and first seats in the synagogues, and first places at suppers;

On the morrow therefore, Agrippa being come, and Bernice, with great pomp, and having entered into the hall of audience, with the chiliarchs and the men of distinction of the city, and Festus having given command, Paul was brought.


Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew loving-kindness and mercies one to another,


These are the things that ye shall do: Speak truth every one with his neighbour; execute truth and the judgment of peace in your gates;

And now, Israel, what doth Jehovah thy God require of thee, but to fear Jehovah thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve Jehovah thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,



And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make myself known to him in a vision, I will speak to him in a dream.

The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell the dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? saith Jehovah.

And it shall come to pass afterwards that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.


For in the multitude of dreams are vanities; so with many words: but fear God.

Then thou scarest me with dreams, and terrifiest me through visions;


Then Belshazzar commanded, and they clothed Daniel with purple, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made proclamation concerning him that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.

And John himself had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins, and his nourishment was locusts and wild honey.


And Rebecca took the clothes of her elder son Esau, the costly ones which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob her younger son;

Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet with splendour, Who put ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

And he said to them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and salutations in the marketplaces,

And Peter rising up went with them, whom, when arrived, they brought up into the upper chamber; and all the widows stood by him weeping and shewing him the body-coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.

and ye look upon him who wears the splendid apparel, and say, Do thou sit here well, and say to the poor, Do thou stand there, or sit here under my footstool:


And whosoever will not do the law of thy God and the law of the king, let judgment be executed diligently upon him, whether unto death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.


I say, Keep the king's commandment, and that on account of the oath of God.

But that we may not be an offence to them, go to the sea and cast a hook, and take the first fish that comes up, and when thou hast opened its mouth thou wilt find a stater; take that and give it to them for me and thee.




Be in subjection therefore to every human institution for the Lord's sake; whether to the king as supreme, or to rulers as sent by him, for vengeance on evildoers, and praise to them that do well.


And he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honour; and Solomon his son reigned in his stead.

for very highly will I honour thee, and whatever thou shalt say to me will I do; come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people.

And Jehovah established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah gave gifts to Jehoshaphat; and he had riches and honour in abundance.

And Hezekiah had very much riches and honour; and he made himself treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all manner of pleasant vessels;


the sword is upon their horses, and upon their chariots, and upon all the mingled people that are in the midst of her, and they shall become as women; the sword is upon her treasures, and they shall be robbed:

In that day shall Egypt be like unto women; and it shall tremble and fear because of the shaking of the hand of Jehovah of hosts, which he shaketh over it.

The mighty men of Babylon have ceased to fight, they are sitting in the fortresses; their might hath failed, they are become as women: they have set her dwelling places on fire; her bars are broken.

Behold, thy people in the midst of thee are as women: the gates of thy land are set wide open unto thine enemies; the fire devoureth thy bars.


And behold, they brought to him a paralytic, laid upon a bed; and Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the paralytic, Be of good courage, child; thy sins are forgiven.

but he says to them, Be not alarmed. Ye seek Jesus, the Nazarene, the crucified one. He is risen, he is not here; behold the place where they had put him.

And Jesus coming to them touched them, and said, Rise up, and be not terrified.

But the following night the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good courage; for as thou hast testified the things concerning me at Jerusalem, so thou must bear witness at Rome also.

And Moses said to the people, Fear not: stand still, and see the salvation of Jehovah, which he will work for you to-day; for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to-day, ye shall see them again no more for ever.

And he set the priests in their charges, and encouraged them to the service of the house of Jehovah.





And Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied also as to these, saying, Behold, the Lord has come amidst his holy myriads,

of Methusala, of Enoch, of Jared, of Maleleel, of Cainan,

And Enoch walked with God after he had begotten Methushelah three hundred years, and begot sons and daughters.

By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him; for before his translation he has the testimony that he had pleased God.

And Jared lived a hundred and sixty-two years, and begot Enoch.


And Esau was forty years old, when he took as wives Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basmath the daughter of Elon the Hittite.


And it came to pass when Isaac had become old, and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, that he called Esau his elder son, and said to him, My son! And he said to him, Here am I.

And the first came out red all over like a hairy garment; and they called his name Esau.

And Esau said, I have enough, my brother; let what thou hast be thine.

And Jacob gave Esau bread and the dish of lentils; and he ate and drank, and rose up and went away. Thus Esau despised the birthright.

And it came to pass when Isaac had ended blessing Jacob, and when Jacob was only just gone out from Isaac his father, that Esau his brother came from his hunting.

And these are the generations of Esau, that is Edom.







Thus saith Jehovah: What injustice have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and become vain?