The one who has accepted his testimony has confirmed clearly that God is truthful. 1
For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous before God, but those who do the law will be declared righteous. 1
For we are concerned about what is right not only before the Lord but also before men. 1
For through the law I died to the law so that I may live to God.
On every mission on which Saul sent him, David achieved success. So Saul appointed him over the men of war. This pleased not only all the army, but also Saul’s servants. 1
All these were the descendants of Asher. They were the leaders of their families, the most capable men, who were warriors and served as head chiefs. There were 26,000 warriors listed in their genealogical records as capable of doing battle. 1
Queen Esther replied, “If I have met with your approval, 1 O king, and if the king is so inclined, grant me my life as my request, and my people as my petition.
Do not work for the food that disappears, 1 but for the food that remains to eternal life – the food 2 which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has put his seal of approval on him.” 3
“Men of Israel, 1 listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man clearly attested to you by God with powerful deeds, 2 wonders, and miraculous signs 3 that God performed among you through him, just as you yourselves know –
Do not be conformed 1 to this present world, 2 but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve 3 what is the will of God – what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.
But Aaron spoke to Moses, “See here! 1 Just today they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord and such things as these have happened to me! If I had eaten a sin offering today would the Lord have been pleased?” 2
David said to the whole Israelite assembly, “If you so desire and the Lord our God approves, 1 let’s spread the word 2 to our brothers who remain in all the regions of Israel, and to the priests and Levites in their cities, 3 so they may join us.
And the king loved Esther more than all the other women, and she met with his loving approval 1 more than all the other young women. 2 So he placed the royal high turban on her head and appointed her queen 3 in place of Vashti.
God called the dry ground “land” 1 and the gathered waters he called “seas.” God saw that it was good.
God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the cattle according to their kinds, and all the creatures that creep along the ground according to their kinds. God saw that it was good.
God saw all that he had made – and it was very good! 1 There was evening, and there was morning, the sixth day.