Adah bore Jabal; he was the ancestor of those who live in tents and have livestock. So Moses took his wife and his sons, put them on a donkey, and went back to the land of Egypt; and Moses carried the staff of God in his hand. And He shall do with the bull just as is done with the bull of sin offering; he shall do the same with this. The priest shall make atonement for them, and they shall be forgiven.
The Kohathites must not go in to look on the holy things even for a moment; otherwise they will die. But the Lord has taken you and brought you out of the iron-smelter, out of Egypt, to become a people of his very own possession, as you are now.
Those twelve stones, which they had taken out of the Jordan, Joshua set up in Gilgal
He said to her, “Stand at the entrance of the tent, and if anybody comes and asks you, ‘Is anyone here?’ say, ‘No.’Amminadab of Nahshon, Nahshon of Salmon.
As she was about to die, the women attending her said to her, “Do not be afraid, for you have borne a son.” But she did not answer or give heed. Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand by the sea; they ate and drank and were happy
He carried him and brought him to his mother; the child sat on her lap until noon, and he died. The sons of Shimon: Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. The sons of Ishi: Zoheth and Ben-zoheth. The lampstands and their lamps of pure gold to burn before the inner sanctuary, as prescribed;
Jerusalem has had mighty kings who ruled over the whole province Beyond the River, to whom tribute, custom, and toll were paid. Rally to us wherever you hear the sound of the trumpet. Our God will fight for us.”
And now, my son, let me explain to you that I left ten talents of silver in trust with Gabael son of Gabrias, at Rages in Media. They saw that their army had been put to flight, and that the Jews were burning the camp, for the smoke that was seen showed what had happened. So this money was intended by the sender for the sacrifice to Hercules, but by the decision of its carriers it was applied to the construction of triremes.
Between morning and evening they are destroyed;
they perish forever without any regarding it.
My child, be attentive to my words;
incline your ear to my sayings.
Watch for the opportune time, and beware of evil,
and do not be ashamed to be yourself.
Disaster overtakes disaster,
the whole land is laid waste.
Suddenly my tents are destroyed,
my curtains in a moment.
Lord’s anointed, the breath of our life,
was taken in their pits—
the one of whom we said, “Under his shadow
we shall live among the nations.”
I have taken off the robe of peace
and put on sackcloth for my supplication;
I will cry to the Everlasting all my days.
The tree that you saw, which grew great and strong, so that its top reached to heaven and was visible to the end of the whole earth,Immediately they left their nets and followed him. And these are the ones sown on the good soil: they hear the word and accept it and bear fruit, thirty and sixty and a hundredfold.” And he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. The eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on him.
“Our ancestors worshiped on this mountain, but you say that the place where people must worship is in Jerusalem. For we cannot keep from speaking about what we have seen and heard.” No distrust made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God, for the kingdom of God depends not on talk but on power.
I wish I were present with you now and could change my tone, for I am perplexed about you. That is not the way you learned Christ! To our God and Father be glory forever and ever. Amen.
Erastus remained in Corinth; Trophimus I left ill in Miletus.
Those who say, “I love God,” and hate their brothers or sisters are liars; for those who do not lovea brother or sisterwhom they have seen, cannot love God whom they have not seen.