Sheol 1 below is stirred up about you, ready to meet you when you arrive. It rouses 2 the spirits of the dead for you, all the former leaders of the earth; 3 it makes all the former kings of the nations rise from their thrones. 4
When King Zedekiah of Judah and all his soldiers saw them, they tried to escape. They departed from the city during the night. They took a path through the king’s garden and passed out through the gate between the two walls. 1 Then they headed for the Jordan Valley. 2
ג (Gimel) Judah 1 has departed into exile under 2 affliction and harsh oppression. 3 She 4 lives among the nations; she has found no resting place. All who pursued her overtook her in 5 narrow straits. 6
But when they arrived in the nations where they went, they profaned my holy name. It was said of them, ‘These are the people of the Lord, yet they have departed from his land.’
Then those who were about to interrogate him stayed away 1 from him, and the commanding officer 2 was frightened when he realized that Paul 3 was 4 a Roman citizen 5 and that he had had him tied up. 6
For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a shout of command, with the voice of the archangel, 1 and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
And Abram took his wife Sarai, his nephew 1 Lot, and all the possessions they had accumulated and the people they had acquired 2 in Haran, and they left for 3 the land of Canaan. They entered the land of Canaan.
1 So Moses went back 2 to his father-in-law Jethro and said to him, “Let me go, so that I may return 3 to my relatives 4 in Egypt and see 5 if they are still alive.” Jethro said to Moses, “Go in peace.”
They will fill your houses, the houses of your servants, and all the houses of Egypt, such as 1 neither 2 your fathers nor your grandfathers have seen since they have been 3 in the land until this day!’” Then Moses 4 turned and went out from Pharaoh.
You must not eat any yeast with it; for seven days you must eat bread made without yeast, symbolic of affliction, for you came out of Egypt hurriedly. You must do this so you will remember for the rest of your life the day you came out of the land of Egypt.
Josiah removed all the detestable idols from all the areas belonging to the Israelites and encouraged 1 all who were in Israel to worship the Lord their God. Throughout the rest of his reign 2 they did not turn aside from following the Lord God of their ancestors.