Then all the people, from the youngest to the oldest, as well as the army officers, left for 1 Egypt, because they were afraid of what the Babylonians might do.
Both go to the same place, both come from the dust, and to dust both return.
When we heard this, both we and the local people 1 begged him not to go up to Jerusalem.
I will pass through 1 the land of Egypt in the same 2 night, and I will attack 3 all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both of humans and of animals, 4 and on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment. 5 I am the Lord.
They came, men and women alike, 1 all who had willing hearts. They brought brooches, earrings, rings and ornaments, all kinds of gold jewelry, 2 and everyone came who waved 3 a wave offering of gold to the Lord.
If a resident foreigner lives 1 among you and wants to keep 2 the Passover to the Lord, he must do so according to the statute of the Passover, and according to its custom. You must have 3 the same 4 statute for the resident foreigner 5 and for the one who was born in the land.’”
The descendants of Joseph said, “The whole hill country 1 is inadequate for us, and the Canaanites living down in the valley in Beth Shean and its surrounding towns and in the Valley of Jezreel have chariots with iron-rimmed wheels.” 2
The proposal seemed appropriate to 1 the king and the entire assembly.
If I go out into the countryside, I see those who have been killed in battle. If I go into the city, I see those who are sick because of starvation. 1 For both prophet and priest go about their own business in the land without having any real understanding.’” 2
“You, son of man, mark out two routes for the king of Babylon’s sword to take; both of them will originate in a single land. Make a signpost and put it at the beginning of the road leading to the city.
Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: Look, 1 I am against 2 Pharaoh king of Egypt, and I will break his arms, the strong arm and the broken one, and I will make the sword drop from his hand.
Then Festus 1 said, “King Agrippa, 2 and all you who are present here with us, you see this man about whom the entire Jewish populace 3 petitioned 4 me both in Jerusalem 5 and here, 6 shouting loudly 7 that he ought not to live any longer.
For when Moses had spoken every command to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and goats with water and scarlet wool and hyssop and sprinkled both the book itself and all the people,