whose mother is a Danite and whose father is a Tyrian. 1 He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stones, and wood, as well as purple, violet, white, and crimson fabrics. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and understands any design given to him. He will work with your skilled craftsmen and the skilled craftsmen of my lord David your father.
So David issued orders to the soldiers and they put them to death. Then they cut off their hands and feet and hung them 1 near the pool in Hebron. But they took the head of Ish-bosheth 2 and buried it in the tomb of Abner 3 in Hebron. 4
Nehemiah son of Azbuk, head of a half-district of Beth Zur, worked after him as far as the tombs of David and the artificial pool and the House of the Warriors.
He will wind you up tightly into a ball and throw you into a wide, open land. 1 There you will die, and there with you will be your impressive chariots, 2 which bring disgrace to the house of your master. 3
The Egyptians are mere humans, not God; their horses are made of flesh, not spirit. The Lord will strike with 1 his hand; the one who helps will stumble and the one being helped will fall. Together they will perish. 2
One who argues with his creator is in grave danger, 1 one who is like a mere 2 shard among the other shards on the ground! The clay should not say to the potter, 3 “What in the world 4 are you doing? Your work lacks skill!” 5
So, watch out!” 1 says the Lord. “The time will soon come when people will no longer call those places Topheth or the Valley of Ben Hinnom. But they will call that valley 2 the Valley of Slaughter and they will bury so many people in Topheth they will run out of room. 3
You are the one in whom Israel may find hope. 1 All who leave you will suffer shame. Those who turn away from you 2 will be consigned to the nether world. 3 For they have rejected you, the Lord, the fountain of life. 4
ח (Khet) Jerusalem committed terrible sin; 1 therefore she became an object of scorn. 2 All who admired 3 her have despised her 4 because they have seen her nakedness. 5 She groans aloud 6 and turns away in shame. 7
As for the stone 1 I have set before Joshua – on the one stone there are seven eyes. 2 I am about to engrave an inscription on it,’ says the Lord who rules over all, ‘to the effect that I will remove the iniquity of this land in a single day. 3
“Woe to you, experts in the law 1 and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of the bones of the dead and of everything unclean. 2
But regarding the fact that he has raised Jesus 1 from the dead, never 2 again to be 3 in a state of decay, God 4 has spoken in this way: ‘I will give you 5 the holy and trustworthy promises 6 made to David.’ 7
Also, we are found to be false witnesses about God, because we have testified against God that he raised Christ from the dead, when in reality he did not raise him, if indeed the dead are not raised.