Then Saul clothed David with his garments and put a bronze helmet on his head, and he clothed him with armor.
They cut off his head and stripped off his weapons, and sent them throughout the land of the Philistines, to carry the good news to the house of their idols and to the people.
So Abner said to him, "Turn to your right or to your left, and take hold of one of the young men for yourself, and take for yourself his spoil." But Asahel was not willing to turn aside from following him.
"I will turn you about and put hooks into your jaws, and I will bring you out, and all your army, horses and horsemen, all of them splendidly attired, a great company with buckler and shield, all of them wielding swords;
"But when someone stronger than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away from him all his armor on which he had relied and distributes his plunder.
But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear.
"Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; for I will not go up in your midst, because you are an obstinate people, and I might destroy you on the way."
"Israel has sinned, and they have also transgressed My covenant which I commanded them. And they have even taken some of the things under the ban and have both stolen and deceived. Moreover, they have also put them among their own things. "Therefore the sons of Israel cannot stand before their enemies; they turn their backs before their enemies, for they have become accursed. I will not be with you anymore unless you destroy the things under the ban from your midst.
If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;
There is no one who calls on Your name, Who arouses himself to take hold of You; For You have hidden Your face from us And have delivered us into the power of our iniquities.
They will go with their flocks and herds To seek the LORD, but they will not find Him; He has withdrawn from them.
The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.
and to govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.
"As for that night, let darkness seize it; Let it not rejoice among the days of the year; Let it not come into the number of the months.
"Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And darkness, where is its place,
You appoint darkness and it becomes night, In which all the beasts of the forest prowl about.
For behold, He who forms mountains and creates the wind And declares to man what are His thoughts, He who makes dawn into darkness And treads on the high places of the earth, The LORD God of hosts is His name.
At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples became hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat.
And after He had fasted forty days and forty nights, He then became hungry.
I have been in labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.
On the next day, when they had left Bethany, He became hungry.
But he became hungry and was desiring to eat; but while they were making preparations, he fell into a trance;
"I am still as strong today as I was in the day Moses sent me; as my strength was then, so my strength is now, for war and for going out and coming in.
Although Moses was one hundred and twenty years old when he died, his eye was not dim, nor his vigor abated.
So Delilah said to Samson, "Please tell me where your great strength is and how you may be bound to afflict you."
The Spirit of the LORD came upon him mightily, so that he tore him as one tears a young goat though he had nothing in his hand; but he did not tell his father or mother what he had done.
And Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines!" And he bent with all his might so that the house fell on the lords and all the people who were in it. So the dead whom he killed at his death were more than those whom he killed in his life.
The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair.
Now Samson lay until midnight, and at midnight he arose and took hold of the doors of the city gate and the two posts and pulled them up along with the bars; then he put them on his shoulders and carried them up to the top of the mountain which is opposite Hebron.
I went out after him and attacked him, and rescued it from his mouth; and when he rose up against me, I seized him by his beard and struck him and killed him.