After this, 1 Jesus and his disciples came into Judean territory, and there he spent time with them and was baptizing.
So when Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary was sitting in the house. 1
“Just as the Father has loved me, I have also loved you; remain 1 in my love.
The priest will then put some of the rest of the olive oil that is in his hand 1 on the right earlobe of the one being cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on the blood of the guilt offering,
Only King Og of Bashan was left of the remaining Rephaites. (It is noteworthy 1 that his sarcophagus 2 was made of iron. 3 Does it not, indeed, still remain in Rabbath 4 of the Ammonites? It is thirteen and a half feet 5 long and six feet 6 wide according to standard measure.) 7
Then they erected over him a large pile of stones (it remains to this very day 1 ) and the Lord’s anger subsided. So that place is called the Valley of Disaster to this very day.
The Lord handed them over to Israel and they struck them down and chased them all the way to Greater Sidon, 1 Misrephoth Maim, 2 and the Mizpah Valley to the east. They struck them down until no survivors remained.
He deported all the residents of Jerusalem, including all the officials and all the soldiers (10,000 people in all). This included all the craftsmen and those who worked with metal. No one was left except for the poorest among the people of the land.
So the leaders of the people settled in Jerusalem, 1 while the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of every ten to settle in Jerusalem, the holy city, while the other nine 2 remained in other cities.
So the saying circulated 1 among the brothers and sisters 2 that this disciple was not going to die. But Jesus did not say to him that he was not going to die, but rather, “If I want him to live 3 until I come back, 4 what concern is that of yours?”
A ruler will be established from Jacob; he will destroy the remains of the city.’” 1
Look, I will escape to a distant place; I will stay in the wilderness. (Selah)
The righteous will never be moved, but the wicked will not inhabit the land. 1
Justice will settle down in the desert and fairness will live in the orchard. 1
Now Daniel lived on until the first 1 year of Cyrus the king.
But Judah will reside securely forever, and Jerusalem will be secure 1 from one generation to the next.