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and they oppressed Israel. Because of Midian, the Israelites made hiding places for themselves in the mountains, caves, and strongholds.

He strengthened their fortifications and put leaders in them with supplies of food, oil, and wine.


The high-walled fortress will be brought down,
thrown to the ground, to the dust.

David took up residence in the stronghold, which he named the city of David. He built it up all the way around from the supporting terraces inward.


before his colleagues and the powerful men of Samaria, and said, “What are these pathetic Jews doing? Can they restore it by themselves? Will they offer sacrifices? Will they ever finish it? Can they bring these burnt stones back to life from the mounds of rubble?”

So he sent messengers secretly to Abimelech, saying, “Look, Gaal son of Ebed, with his brothers, have come to Shechem and are turning the city against you.


Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, the Valley Gate, and the corner buttress, and he fortified them.


When we entered Rome, Paul was permitted to stay by himself with the soldier who guarded him.

May the Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains. On the contrary, when he was in Rome, he diligently searched for me and found me. May the Lord grant that he obtain mercy from the Lord on that day. And you know how much he ministered at Ephesus.

Then he stayed two whole years in his own rented house. And he welcomed all who visited him,


The officials were angry at Jeremiah and beat him and placed him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, for it had been made into a prison.


At that time, the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was imprisoned in the guard’s courtyard in the palace of the king of Judah.


and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard in the prison where Joseph was confined.


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