Their roar is like a lion’s; they roar like young lions. They growl and seize their prey; they drag it away and no one can come to the rescue.
He has said, ‘They will be carried off to Babylon. They will remain there until it is time for me to show consideration for them again. 1 Then I will bring them back and restore them to this place.’ I, the Lord, affirm this!” 2
Before two years are over, I will bring back to this place everything that King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon took from it and carried away to Babylon.
The Babylonians broke the two bronze pillars in the temple of the Lord, as well as the movable stands and the large bronze basin called the “The Sea.” 1 They took all the bronze to Babylon.
When the men with a skin disease reached the edge of the camp, they entered a tent and had a meal. 1 They also took some silver, gold, and clothes and went and hid it all. 2 Then they went back and entered another tent. They looted it 3 and went and hid what they had taken.
and anyone who carries their carcass must wash his clothes and will be unclean until the evening.
So Zadok and Abiathar took the ark of God back to Jerusalem and remained there.
The east wind carries him away, and he is gone; it sweeps him out of his place.
He instructed the servant who was over his household, “Fill the sacks of the men with as much food as they can carry and put each man’s money in the mouth of his sack.
Moses then called to Mishael and Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel, Aaron’s uncle, and said to them, “Come near, carry your brothers away from the front of the sanctuary to a place outside the camp.”
He said to her, “Hand me your son.” He took him from her arms, carried him to the upper room where he was staying, and laid him down on his bed.
Like a shepherd he tends his flock; he gathers up the lambs with his arm; he carries them close to his heart; 1 he leads the ewes along.
They put it on their shoulder and carry it; they put it in its place and it just stands there; it does not 1 move from its place. Even when someone cries out to it, it does not reply; it does not deliver him from his distress.
Through all that they suffered, he suffered too. 1 The messenger sent from his very presence 2 delivered them. In his love and mercy he protected 3 them; he lifted them up and carried them throughout ancient times. 4