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And Eli said unto her, How long will you be drunk? put away your wine from you.

And you have also appointed prophets to proclaim concerning you at Jerusalem, saying, There is a king in Judah: and now shall it be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.

But put forth your hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse you to your face.

For you have taken a pledge from your brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

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 took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, You are deserting to the Chaldeans.


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




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

For they sleep not, unless they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone 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 practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.




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







And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and necklaces, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.

We have therefore brought an offering for the LORD, what every man has gotten, of ornaments of gold, chains, and bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces, to make an atonement for ourselves before the LORD.


And the servant brought forth jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and clothing, and gave them to Rebekah: he gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things.

But every woman shall request of her neighbor, and of her that sojourns in her house, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and clothing: and you shall put them upon your sons, and upon your daughters; and you shall spoil the Egyptians.




The eye also of the adulterer waits for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me: and disguises his face.

You have heard that it was said by them of old time, You shall not commit adultery:

And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, commits adultery: and whoever marries her who is put away does commit adultery.

So then if, while her husband lives, she is married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband dies, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she is married to another man.






And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;



Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet your commandments are my delights.




And there shall dwell in Judah itself, and in all its cities together, farmers, and they that go forth with flocks.

I will also break in pieces with you the shepherd and his flock; and with you will I break in pieces the farmer and his yoke of oxen; and with you will I break in pieces captains and rulers.

Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord, says thus: Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the farmer to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to wailing.

But he shall say, I am no prophet, I am an farmer; for man taught me to keep cattle from my youth.

Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, who planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and dug a wine press in it, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into a far country:

And at the season time he sent to the tenants a servant, that he might receive from the tenants of the fruit of the vineyard.

He shall come and destroy these tenants, and shall give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it, they said, God forbid.








Six years you shall sow your field, and six years you shall prune your vineyard, and gather in the fruit thereof;

So he departed from there, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.

And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them:

He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.


Also he built towers in the desert, and dug many wells: for he had many cattle, both in the low country, and in the plains: farmers also, and vine dressers in the mountains, and in Carmel: for he loved the soil.


And over them that did the work of the field for tillage of the ground was Ezri the son of Chelub:


So he departed from there, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.






And he spoke a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:


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

And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

And Ahab said unto Obadiah, Go into the land, unto all fountains of water, and unto all brooks: perhaps we may find grass to save the horses and mules alive, that we lose not all the animals.

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

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

But there was none like unto Ahab, who did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

And the king of Israel said unto his servants, Know you that Ramoth in Gilead is ours, and we are still, and take it not out of the hand of the king of Syria?

Then he found another man, and said, Smite me, I pray you. And the man struck him, so that in smiting he wounded him.

And Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu wrote letters, and sent to Samaria, unto the rulers of Jezreel, to the elders, and to them that brought up Ahab's children, saying,

Know now that there shall fall unto the earth nothing of the word of the LORD, which the LORD spoke concerning the house of Ahab: for the LORD has done that which he spoke by his servant Elijah.



But if you will go, do it, be strong for the battle: but God shall make you fall before the enemy: for God has power to help, and to cast down.

He divides the sea with his power, and by his understanding he strikes through the storm.

God has spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongs unto God.


The LORD on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.

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

Now to him who is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began,



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

And immediately, when they were come out of the synagogue, they entered into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.

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

One of the two who heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.

One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, said unto him,

Philip came and told Andrew: and again Andrew and Philip told Jesus.

And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas the brother of James.


And David said unto Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock:

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

And when he was gone, a lion met him by the way, and slew him: and his carcass was cast in the way, and the donkey stood by it, the lion also stood by the carcass.

Then the king arose very early in the morning, and went in haste unto the den of lions.


And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man, and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus.

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


For while one says, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are you not carnal?

Concerning our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with the brethren: but his will was not at all to come at this time; but he will come when he shall have opportunity.

Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their journey diligently, that nothing be lacking unto 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, a choice young man, and handsome: and there was not among the children of Israel a more handsome 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 the LORD's anointed is before him.

And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if perhaps he might find anything thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet.


And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and worked: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, you know that by this craft we have our wealth.

And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of flutists, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in you; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he may be, shall be found any more in you; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in you;


And the same John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a leather belt about his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.






And with the precious fruits brought forth by the sun, and with the precious things put forth by the moon,

And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hastened not to go down about a whole day.





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



[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD.] The transgression of the wicked says within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes.

Lest I be full, and deny you, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.

They have lied about the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:



But if you will go, do it, be strong for the battle: but God shall make you fall before the enemy: for God has power to help, and to cast down.

He divides the sea with his power, and by his understanding he strikes through the storm.

God has spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongs unto God.


The LORD on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.

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

Now to him who is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began,






Nevertheless some from Asher and Manasseh and Zebulun humbled themselves, and came to Jerusalem.

And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, The LORD, he is the God; the LORD, he is the God.

Now when Ezra had prayed, and when he had confessed, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there assembled unto him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and women and children: for the people wept bitterly.

And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then?

And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, who testified, He told me all that ever I did.

And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spoke, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.

And all that dwelt at Lydda and Sharon saw him, and turned to the Lord.


Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we offer the sacrifices 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 forth, and streams in the desert.


After two days will he revive us: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight.





Nevertheless some from Asher and Manasseh and Zebulun humbled themselves, and came to Jerusalem.

And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, The LORD, he is the God; the LORD, he is the God.

Now when Ezra had prayed, and when he had confessed, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there assembled unto him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and women and children: for the people wept bitterly.

And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then?

And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, who testified, He told me all that ever I did.

And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spoke, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.

And all that dwelt at Lydda and Sharon saw him, and turned to the Lord.


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

And the pillars of bronze that were in the house of the LORD, and the stands, and the bronze sea that was in the house of the LORD, did the Chaldeans break in pieces, and carried their bronze to Babylon.

That you shall take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How has the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

At the end of twelve months he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon.

The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, greets you; and so does Mark my son.


And when Balak heard that Balaam was come, he went out to meet him unto a city of Moab, which is on the border of Arnon, which is on the farthest boundary.

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

He sent messengers therefore unto Balaam the son of Beor to Pethor, which is by the river of the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold, there is a people come out from Egypt: behold, they cover the face of the earth, and they abide over opposite me:

And God said unto Balaam, You shall not go with them; you shall not curse the people: for they are blessed.

And they slew the kings of Midian, besides the rest of them that were slain; namely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the sword.

Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against the LORD in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague among the congregation of the LORD.

O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab devised, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him, from Shittim unto Gilgal; that you may know the righteousness of the LORD.



He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts up the beggar from the rubbish, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD's, and he has set the world upon them.


Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.




And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moves upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.

Of all clean birds you shall eat.

If a bird's nest happens to be before you in the way in any tree, or on the ground, whether they are young ones, or eggs, and the mother sitting upon the young, or upon the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young:

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that has life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

And these are they which you shall hold in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they are an abomination: the eagle, and the vulture, and the osprey,

The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passes through the paths of the seas.

And wherever the children of men dwell, the beasts of the field and the fowls of the heaven has he given into your hand, and has made you ruler over them all. You are this head of gold.





For they that have used the office of a deacon well gain for themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.



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

But the Philistines took him, and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of bronze; and he did grind in the prison house.

And he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

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

But this is a people robbed and plundered; they are all of them snared in holes, and they are hid in prison houses: they are for a prey, and none delivers; for a spoil, and none says, Restore.

Then he put out the eyes of Zedekiah; and the king of Babylon bound him in chains, and 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 were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.


And there came a man from Baal-shalisha, and brought the man of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty loaves of barley, and full ears of grain in his sack. And he said, Give unto the people, that they may eat.


And Jesse took a donkey laden with bread, and a skin of wine, and a kid, and sent them by David his son unto Saul.


And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort your hearts; after that you shall pass on: for therefore are you come to your servant. And they said, So do, as you have said.

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


Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?











By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaks.



Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.

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



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





Now Peter sat outside in the courtyard: and a maidservant came unto him, saying, You also were with Jesus of Galilee. But he denied it before them all, saying, I know not what you say.




Therefore God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.



Being made so much better than the angels, as he has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.

And, behold, you shall conceive in your womb, and bring forth a son, and shall call his name JESUS.

His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.


After that he poured water into a basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded.


















But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who would betray him.


Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth, and said unto them, Whom seek you?




But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who would betray him.


Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth, and said unto them, Whom seek you?







And you shall be secure, because there is hope; yea, you shall dig about you, and take your rest in safety.



He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the fortresses of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

And who is he that will harm you, if you be followers of that which is good?


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


Therefore whosoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon a rock:



O you afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay your stones with colorful gems, and lay your foundations with sapphires.

Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.



[A shaggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning Cush, a Benjamite.] O LORD my God, in you do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:



Many are my persecutors and my enemies; yet do I not turn from your testimonies.

[Shin] Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart stands in awe of your word.

For the enemy has persecuted my soul; he has smitten my life down to the ground; he has made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.

O LORD, you know: remember me, and visit me, and avenge me of my persecutors; take me not away in your longsuffering: know that for your sake I have suffered rebuke.









For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.


And the LORD their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they shall be as the jewels of a crown, lifted up as a banner over his land.



For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.


And the LORD their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they shall be as the jewels of a crown, lifted up as a banner over his land.



And certain men who came down from Judea taught the brethren, and said, Except you be circumcised after the manner of Moses, you cannot be saved.

This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your descendants after you; Every male child among you shall be circumcised.

And the uncircumcised male child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.

And Joshua made him sharp knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.

Him would Paul have to go forth with him; and took and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those places: for they all knew that his father was a Greek.

Is any man called being circumcised? let him not become uncircumcised. Is any called in uncircumcision? let him not be circumcised.

But neither Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised:

Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if you be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for 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 by war. Three times did Joash beat him, and recovered the cities of Israel.

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

Suppose there be fifty righteous within the city: will you also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are there?

And he gathered up all the food of the seven years, which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities: the food of the field, which was round about every city, laid he up in the same.

And it shall be, when the LORD your God shall have brought you into the land which he swore unto your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give you great and beautiful cities, which you built not,


And I will pluck up your idol poles out of your midst: so will I destroy your cities.


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


I counsel you to keep the king's commandment, and that for the sake of your oath to God.

However, lest we should offend them, go to the sea, and cast a hook, and take up the fish that first comes up; and when you have opened its mouth, you shall find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and you.




Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.


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


I counsel you to keep the king's commandment, and that for the sake of your oath to God.

However, lest we should offend them, go to the sea, and cast a hook, and take up the fish that first comes up; and when you have opened its mouth, you shall find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and you.




Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.


And nation was destroyed by nation, and city by city: for God did trouble them with all adversity.

And lest your heart faint, and you fear for the rumor that shall be heard in the land; a rumor shall both come one year, and after that in another year shall come a rumor, and violence in the land, ruler against ruler.

And when you shall hear of wars and rumors of wars, be not troubled: for such things must needs be; but the end shall not be yet.

Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: And great earthquakes shall be in various places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.


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

And the same John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a leather belt about his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.


And Rebekah took the best clothing of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:

You daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, who love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces,

Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.

And you have respect to him that wears the fine clothing, and say unto him, Sit here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand there, or sit here under my footstool:


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



And these words, which I command you this day, shall be in your heart:

Therefore shall you keep all the commandments which I command you this day, that you may be strong, and go in and possess the land, wherever you go to possess it;

But he answered and said unto them, Why do you also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?



And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that you come not together unto judgment. And the rest will I set in order when I come.


Therefore as by the offense of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.


Knowing that he that is such is perverted, and sins, being condemned of himself.

But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest you fall under judgment.


And if the whole congregation of Israel sins through ignorance, and the thing be hid from the eyes of the assembly, and they have done somewhat against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which should not be done, and are guilty;

Bring forth him that has cursed outside the camp; and let all that heard him lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him.

Then it shall be, if anything is committed by ignorance without the knowledge of the congregation, that all the congregation shall offer one young bullock for a burnt offering, for a sweet aroma unto the LORD, with its grain offering, and its drink offering, according to the ordinance, and one kid of the goats for a sin offering.

He that is a eunuch by crushing or mutilation shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD.




And Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day.

Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;)

Therefore you must be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience's sake.

But there is not in every man that knowledge: for some with conscience about the idol unto this hour eat it as a thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled.

Whatsoever is sold in the meat market, that eat, asking no question for conscience's sake:

Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.


Restore unto me the joy of your salvation; and uphold me with a free spirit. Then will I teach transgressors your ways; and sinners shall be converted unto you.


Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him; Let him know, that he who converts the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.












And the next day we put in at Sidon. And Julius courteously treated Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself.

In the same place were lands of the chief man of the island, whose name was Publius; who received us, and lodged us three days courteously.


Simeon and Levi are brothers; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations.

Deliver me not over unto the will of my enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.

The merciful man does good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubles his own flesh.


For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for the cursing and lying which they speak.


As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

For oftentimes also your own heart knows that you yourself likewise have cursed others.




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


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

Then Daniel answered with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon:

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

Then said Daniel unto the king, O king, live forever.

In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood from the books the number of the years, of which the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.

Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver only their own souls by their righteousness, says the Lord GOD.

Behold, you are wiser than Daniel; there is no secret that they can hide from you:


To deliver such a one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:

As also you have acknowledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as you also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.




And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Tear your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David himself followed the coffin.

And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourned for him three score and ten days.

And when all the congregation saw that Aaron was dead, they mourned for Aaron thirty days, even all the house of Israel.

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

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


And it came to pass in those days, that she was sick, and died: whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.

For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it for my burial.

And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave clothes: and his face was bound about with a cloth. Jesus said unto them, Loose him, and let him go.


And it came to pass in those days, that she was sick, and died: whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.

For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it for my burial.

And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave clothes: and his face was bound about with a cloth. Jesus said unto them, Loose him, and let him go.


And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, judged Israel at that time.

And Deborah said unto Barak, Up; for this is the day in which the LORD has delivered Sisera into your hand: is not the LORD gone out before you? So Barak went down from mount Tabor, and ten thousand men after him.

Then sang Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam on that day, saying,



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





Now Peter sat outside in the courtyard: and a maidservant came unto him, saying, You also were with Jesus of Galilee. But he denied it before them all, saying, I know not what you say.





And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.

And they departed into a desert place by ship privately.


And when it was day, he departed and went into a desert place: and the people sought him, and came unto him, and would have kept him, that he should not depart from them.

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



My soul breaks for the longing that it has unto your judgments at all times.

Whom have I in heaven but you? and there is none upon earth that I desire besides you.

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


Blessed are you that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are you that weep now: for you shall laugh.

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

[A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.] O God, you are my God; early will I seek you: my soul thirsts for you, my flesh longs for you in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;


I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for your commandments.



And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, come unto him, saying, Teacher, we would that you should do for us whatsoever we shall desire.

You open your hand, and satisfy the desire of every living thing.



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

For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.


Let them be desolate as a reward for their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha.

Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.



And Moses spoke so unto the children of Israel: but they hearkened not unto Moses because of anguish of spirit, and of cruel bondage.

So that you shall be driven mad by the sight of your eyes which you shall see.


And I said, My strength and my hope has perished from the LORD:

Then 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 on our part.

And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.


For his God does instruct him aright, and does teach him.

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Since God has showed you all this, there is none so discreet and wise as you are:


That you may preserve discretion, and that your lips may keep knowledge.

And when Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said unto him, You are not far from the kingdom of God. And no man after that dared ask him any question.


Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then has not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?

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


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

When Jesus heard it, he said unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.



But now has he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.

But you are come unto mount Zion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

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

And this word, Yet once more, signifies the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.

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


And Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his treasures, the silver, and the gold, and the spices, and the precious ointment, and all the house of his armory, and all that was found in his treasures: there was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that Hezekiah showed them not.

When he showed the riches of his glorious kingdom and the honor of his excellent majesty many days, even a hundred and fourscore days.

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

Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief places at feasts;

And the next day, when Agrippa was come, and Bernice, with great pomp, and was entered into the place of hearing, with the chief captains, and principal men of the city, at Festus' commandment Paul was brought forth.


Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassion every man to his brother:


These are the things that you shall do; Speak you every man the truth to his neighbor; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:

And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,



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

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

And it shall come to pass afterward, 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 and many words there are also many vanities: but you fear God.

Then you scare me with dreams, and terrify me through visions:


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

And the same John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a leather belt about his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.


And Rebekah took the best clothing of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:

You daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, who love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces,

Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.

And you have respect to him that wears the fine clothing, and say unto him, Sit here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand there, or sit here under my footstool:


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


I counsel you to keep the king's commandment, and that for the sake of your oath to God.

However, lest we should offend them, go to the sea, and cast a hook, and take up the fish that first comes up; and when you have opened its mouth, you shall find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and you.




Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.


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

For I will promote you unto very great honor, and I will do whatsoever you say unto me: come therefore, I pray you, curse for me this people.

Therefore the LORD established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat tribute; and he had riches and honor in abundance.

And Hezekiah had exceedingly great riches and honor: 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 costly articles;


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

In that day shall Egypt be like women: and it shall be afraid and fear because of the shaking of the hand of the LORD of hosts, which he shakes over it.

The mighty men of Babylon have ceased to fight, they have remained in their strongholds: their might has failed; they became as women: they have burned her dwelling places; her bars are broken.

Behold, your troops in the midst of you are women: the gates of your land shall be set wide open unto your enemies: the fire shall devour the bars of your gates.


And, behold, they brought to him a man sick, a paralytic, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the paralytic; Son, be of good cheer; your sins be forgiven you.

And he said unto them, Be not amazed: you seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him.

And Jesus came and touched them, and said, Arise, and be not afraid.

And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as you have testified of me in Jerusalem, so must you bear witness also at Rome.

And Moses said unto the people, Fear not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will show to you today: for the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you shall see them again no more forever.

And he set the priests in their duties, and encouraged them for the service of the house of the LORD,





And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his saints,

Who was the son of Mathuselah, who was the son of Enoch, who was the son of Jared, who was the son of Mahalalel, who was the son of Cainan,

And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat 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 had this testimony, that he pleased God.

And Jared lived a hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:


And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:


And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, 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; keep what you have unto yourself.

Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentils; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau despised his birthright.

And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac had finished blessing Jacob, and Jacob was yet scarce gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau his brother came in from his hunting.

Now these are the generations of Esau, who is Edom.