Then some people 1 said, “Come on! Let us consider how to deal with Jeremiah! 2 There will still be priests to instruct us, wise men to give us advice, and prophets to declare God’s word. 3 Come on! Let’s bring charges against him and get rid of him! 4 Then we will not need to pay attention to anything he says.”
Then Nebuchadnezzar approached the door of the furnace of blazing fire. He called out, 1 “Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, servants of the most high God, come out! Come here!” Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego emerged from the fire. 2
So this is what the Lord says about the king of Assyria: “He will not enter this city, nor will he shoot an arrow here. 1 He will not attack it with his shield-carrying warriors, 2 nor will he build siege works against it.
So this is what the Lord says about the king of Assyria: ‘He will not enter this city, nor will he shoot an arrow here. 1 He will not attack it with his shielded warriors, 2 nor will he build siege works against it.
Then the men of the garrison said to Jonathan and his armor bearer, “Come on up to us so we can teach you a thing or two!” 1 Then Jonathan said to his armor bearer, “Come up behind me, for the Lord has given 2 them into the hand of Israel!”
From whose womb does the ice emerge, and the frost from the sky, 1 who gives birth to it,
Remove the dross from the silver, and material 1 for the silversmith will emerge;
The Beloved to Her Lover: Awake, O north wind; come, O south wind! Blow on my garden so that its fragrant spices may send out their sweet smell. 1 May my beloved come into his garden and eat its delightful fruit!
many peoples will come and say, “Come, let us go up to the Lord’s mountain, to the temple of the God of Jacob, so 1 he can teach us his requirements, 2 and 3 we can follow his standards.” 4 For Zion will be the center for moral instruction; 5 the Lord will issue edicts from Jerusalem. 6
When the news reaches Egypt, they will be shaken by what has happened to Tyre. 1
This is what the Lord says: “The profit 1 of Egypt and the revenue 2 of Ethiopia, along with the Sabeans, those tall men, will be brought to you 3 and become yours. They will walk behind you, coming along in chains. 4 They will bow down to you and pray to you: 5 ‘Truly God is with 6 you; he has no peer; 7 there is no other God!’”
Is it not from the mouth of the Most High that everything comes – both calamity and blessing? 1
When they ask you, ‘Why are you groaning?’ you will reply, ‘Because of the report that has come. Every heart will melt with fear and every hand will be limp; everyone 1 will faint and every knee will be wet with urine.’ 2 Pay attention – it is coming and it will happen, declares the sovereign Lord.”
If ten men are left in one house, they too will die.
Many nations will come, saying, “Come on! Let’s go up to the Lord’s mountain, to the temple 1 of Jacob’s God, so he can teach us his commands 2 and we can live by his laws.” 3 For Zion will be the source of instruction; the Lord’s teachings will proceed from Jerusalem. 4