He entrusted them into the care of his servants, one herd at a time. Then he told his servants, "Go in front of me, making sure there's plenty of space between herds."
Then he went out to meet Esau, passing in front of all of them, and bowed low to the ground seven times as he approached his brother.
Then he positioned the women servants and their children first, then Leah and her children next, and then Rachel and Joseph after them.
Then Esau suggested, "Let's set out and travel together, but let me go in front of you."
God, arrogant men rise up against me, while a company of ruthless individuals want to kill me. They do not have regard for you.
I'll place the corpses of the Israelis in front of their idols. I'll scatter your bones around your altar.
Your altars will become desolate and your sun pillars will be shattered. I'll throw your slain down right in front of your idols.
I will not even think about doing anything lawless; I hate to do evil deeds; I will have none of it.
For when a native Israeli or a resident alien abandons me to set up idols in his heart behind my back, and then places the stumbling block of his iniquity right in front of his own face, then approaches a prophet to inquire of me on behalf of his own self-interest, I, the LORD will answer him myself.
"Son of Man, these men have taken idols into their hearts. They've placed the stumbling block that is their own iniquity right in front of their faces. Should I be consulted by them at all?
Therefore, speak up and tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "Every person from Israel's house who follows his idols and sets the stumbling block that is his own sin in front of his face, and then consults a prophet, I the LORD will answer him according to how many idols he embraces.
A person with understanding has wisdom as his objective, but a fool looks only to earthly goals.
He measured the court in the form of a square at 100 cubits long and 100 cubits wide. The altar stood in front of the Temple.
Nevertheless, they are to serve in my sanctuary, overseeing the gates of the Temple, taking care of the Temple, slaughtering the burnt offerings and the sacrifices presented for the people, standing in the presence of the people, and ministering to them.
This is the man about whom it is written, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.'
Then he brought me through the north-facing gate to the front of the Temple. As I looked, the glory of the LORD filled the LORD's Temple, and I fell flat on my face!
Meanwhile, the sailors had begun trying to escape from the ship. They lowered the lifeboat into the sea and pretended that they were going to lay out the anchors from the bow.
But they struck a sandbar and ran the ship aground. The bow stuck and couldn't be moved, while the stern was broken to pieces by the force of the waves.
In front of the throne was something like a sea of glass as clear as crystal. In the center of the throne and on each side of the throne were four living creatures full of eyes in front and in back.