What did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more 1 than a prophet.
He answered them, 1 “I will also ask you a question, and you tell me:
and in order that in the hearing of your son and your grandson you may tell 1 how I made fools 2 of the Egyptians 3 and about 4 my signs that I displayed 5 among them, so that you may know 6 that I am the Lord.”
Balaam said to Balak, “Station yourself 1 by your burnt offering, and I will go off; perhaps the Lord will come to meet me, and whatever he reveals to me 2 I will tell you.” 3 Then he went to a deserted height. 4
You go near so that you can hear everything the Lord our God is saying and then you can tell us whatever he 1 says to you; then we will pay attention and do it.”
Samuel replied to Saul, “I am the seer! Go up in front of me to the high place! Today you will eat with me and in the morning I will send you away. I will tell you everything that you are thinking. 1
So Saul said to Jonathan, “Tell me what you have done.” Jonathan told him, “I used the end of the staff that was in my hand to taste a little honey. I must die!” 1
Then David said to Abiathar, “I knew that day when Doeg the Edomite was there that he would certainly tell Saul! I am guilty 1 of all the deaths in your father’s house!
Now Jonathan and Ahimaaz were staying in En Rogel. A female servant would go and inform them, and they would then go and inform King David. It was not advisable for them to be seen going into the city.
Elisha said to her, “What can I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?” She answered, “Your servant has nothing in the house except a small jar of olive oil.”
But they said, “You’re lying! Tell us what he said.” So he told them what he had said. He also related how he had said, 1 “This is what the Lord says, ‘I have designated you as king over Israel.’”
While this one was still speaking, 1 another messenger arrived 2 and said, “The fire of God 3 has fallen from heaven 4 and has burned up the sheep and the servants – it has consumed them! And I – only I alone – escaped to tell you!”
For no one knows what is best for a person during his life 1 – during the few days of his fleeting life – for 2 they pass away 3 like a shadow. Nor can anyone tell him what the future will hold for him on earth. 4
Let the prophet who has had a dream go ahead and tell his dream. Let the person who has received my message report that message faithfully. What is like straw cannot compare to what is like grain! 1 I, the Lord, affirm it! 2
Then go quickly and tell his disciples, ‘He has been raised from the dead. He 1 is going ahead of you into Galilee. You will see him there.’ Listen, I have told you!”