The first time you did not carry it; that is why the Lord God attacked us, because we did not ask him about the proper way to carry it.” 1
The priests then entered the Lord’s temple to purify it; they brought out to the courtyard of the Lord’s temple every ceremonially unclean thing they discovered inside. 1 The Levites took them out to the Kidron Valley.
Do not curse a king even in your thoughts, and do not curse the rich 1 while in your bedroom; 2 for a bird 3 might report what you are thinking, 4 or some winged creature 5 might repeat your 6 words. 7
The prophet Jeremiah sent a letter to the exiles Nebuchadnezzar had carried off from Jerusalem 1 to Babylon. It was addressed to the elders who were left among the exiles, to the priests, to the prophets, and to all the other people who were exiled in Babylon. 2
Nebuzaradan, the captain of the royal guard, took into exile some of the poor, 1 the rest of the people who remained in the city, those who had deserted to him, and the rest of the craftsmen.
He will also take their gods into captivity to Egypt, along with their cast images and prized utensils of silver and gold. Then he will withdraw for some years from 1 the king of the north.
I will be like a lion to Ephraim, like a young lion to the house of Judah. I myself will tear them to pieces, then I will carry them off, and no one will be able to rescue them!
But when I leave you, the Lord’s spirit will carry you away so I can’t find you. 1 If I go tell Ahab I’ve seen you, he won’t be able to find you and he will kill me. 2 That would not be fair, 3 because your servant has been a loyal follower of 4 the Lord from my youth.
Abraham took the wood for the burnt offering and put it on his son Isaac. Then he took the fire and the knife in his hand, 1 and the two of them walked on together.
and the one who carries their carcass must wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening; they are unclean to you.
“You will take much seed to the field but gather little harvest, because locusts will consume it.
So when the people left their tents to cross the Jordan, the priests carrying the ark of the covenant went 1 ahead of them.
Joshua also set up twelve stones 1 in the middle of the Jordan in the very place where the priests carrying the ark of the covenant stood. They remain there to this very day.
Since you did not obey the Lord 1 and did not carry out his fierce anger against the Amalekites, the Lord has done this thing to you today.
Genealogical records were kept for all Israel; they are recorded in the Scroll of the Kings of Israel.The people of Judah 1 were carried away to Babylon because of their unfaithfulness.