He turned them over to the Gibeonites, and they executed them on a hill before the Lord. The seven of them 1 died 2 together; they were put to death during harvest time – during the first days of the beginning 3 of the barley harvest.
So he took his firstborn son, who was to succeed him as king, and offered him up as a burnt sacrifice on the wall. There was an outburst of divine anger against Israel, 1 so they broke off the attack 2 and returned to their homeland.
Your claim to have a strategy and military strength is just empty talk. 1 In whom are you trusting that you would dare to rebel against me?
The sons of Bela: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri. The five of them were leaders of their families. There were 22,034 warriors listed in their genealogical records.
the prophet 1 Jehu son of Hanani confronted him; 2 he said to King Jehoshaphat, “Is it right to help the wicked and be an ally of those who oppose the Lord? 3 Because you have done this the Lord is angry with you! 4
Therefore, because of the account found in this letter and what they had faced in this regard and what had happened to them, the Jews established as binding on themselves, their descendants, and all who joined their company that they should observe these two days without fail, just as written and at the appropriate time on an annual basis.
The Lord spoke to Jeremiah while King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon was attacking Jerusalem 1 and the towns around it with a large army. This army consisted of troops from his own army and from the kingdoms and peoples of the lands under his dominion. 2
Go ahead and 1 charge into battle, you horsemen! Drive furiously, you charioteers! Let the soldiers march out into battle, those from Ethiopia and Libya who carry shields, and those from Lydia 2 who are armed with the bow. 3
“As for you, son of man, take one branch, and write on it, ‘For Judah, and for the Israelites associated with him.’ Then take another branch and write on it, ‘For Joseph, the branch of Ephraim and all the house of Israel associated with him.’
Then the kingdom, authority, and greatness of the kingdoms under all of heaven will be delivered to the people of the holy ones 1 of the Most High. His kingdom is an eternal kingdom; all authorities will serve him and obey him.’
And you see and hear that this Paul has persuaded 1 and turned away 2 a large crowd, 3 not only in Ephesus 4 but in practically all of the province of Asia, 5 by saying 6 that gods made by hands are not gods at all. 7
So you must consecrate the fiftieth year, 1 and you must proclaim a release 2 in the land for all its inhabitants. That year will be your jubilee; 3 each one of you must return 4 to his property and each one of you must return to his clan.