Later, he sent a dove out from the ark to see whether the water that covered the land's surface had completely receded,
Esau noticed that after Isaac had blessed Jacob as he was sending him off to Paddan-aram to marry a wife from there, he had instructed Jacob, "Don't marry a Canaanite woman."
Esau realized that Canaan women didn't please his father Isaac,
who could see that the LORD was with Joseph, because the LORD made everything prosper that Joseph did.
Eventually, Jacob observed that there was grain in Egypt, so he asked his sons, "Why do you keep on staring at one another?
Then Moses told himself, "I'll go over and see this remarkable sight. Why isn't the bush burning up?"
As I observed, I thought about it; I watched, and learned a lesson:
1 Kings 1:48
and said "Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who has provided someone to sit on my throne today. I've seen it with my own eyes!'"
As Jesus sat facing the offering box, he watched how the crowd was dropping their money into it. Many rich people were dropping in large amounts.
You say, don't you, "In four more months the harvest will begin?' Look, I tell you, open your eyes and observe that the fields are ready for harvesting now!
They open their mouth wide against me, claiming, "Yes! Yes! We saw him do it with our own eyes!"
Then they'll burn your houses and carry out my sentence against you in the sight of many women.
Wait on the LORD, Keep faithful to his way, and he will exalt you to possess the land. You will see the wicked cut off.
Only observe it with your eyes, and you will see how the wicked are paid back.
Their infants will be dashed to pieces before their eyes, and their houses will be looted, and their wives slept with.
I did just as I was commanded. I brought out the luggage as if it were luggage for exile. I did this during the day. Then in the evening I dug a hole in the wall with my hand and brought the luggage out in total darkness and carried it out on my shoulder while they were watching.
"Bring out your luggage, like you're packing to go into exile, and do this during the daytime while they're watching you. Later that evening, leave while they're watching you like someone heading into exile.
While they continue to watch, dig a hole for yourself in the wall and enter through it.
"So now, Son of Man, you are to prepare your luggage for a trip into exile, and then you are to leave during the daytime so they see you leaving. Leave from your place to another while they're watching. Then perhaps they'll realize that they're a rebellious house.
"While they're watching, carry your luggage on your shoulder and go out in total darkness. Cover your face so that you won't see the land, because I'm using you as a sign to Israel's house."
and if he notices that violence is approaching and sounds an alarm to warn the people,