The twenty-four elders and the four living creatures threw themselves to the ground 1 and worshiped God, who was seated on the throne, saying: “Amen! Hallelujah!”
They entered, 1 along with every living creature after its kind, every animal after its kind, every creeping thing that creeps on the earth after its kind, and every bird after its kind, everything with wings. 2
Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, 1 and you will spread out 2 to the west, east, north, and south. All the families of the earth will pronounce blessings on one another 3 using your name and that of your descendants. 4
I am with you! 1 I will protect you wherever you go and will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I promised you!”
The Lord said to Moses, “Extend your hand over the land of Egypt for 1 the locusts, that they may come up over the land of Egypt and eat everything that grows 2 in the ground, everything that the hail has left.”
then you will say, ‘It is the sacrifice 1 of the Lord’s Passover, when he passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt, when he struck 2 Egypt and delivered our households.’” The people bowed down low 3 to the ground,
Moses stretched out his hand toward the sea, and the Lord drove the sea apart 1 by a strong east wind all that night, and he made the sea into dry land, and the water was divided.
You must not pick your vineyard bare, 1 and you must not gather up the fallen grapes of your vineyard. You must leave them for the poor and the foreigner. I am the Lord your God.
Their grain offering must be of finely ground flour mixed with olive oil, three-tenths of an ephah for each of the thirteen bulls, two-tenths of an ephah for each of the two rams,
When such a person 1 hears the words of this oath he secretly 2 blesses himself 3 and says, “I will have peace though I continue to walk with a stubborn spirit.” 4 This will destroy 5 the watered ground with the parched. 6
He lit the torches 1 and set the jackals loose in the Philistines’ standing grain. He burned up the grain heaps and the standing grain, as well as the vineyards and olive groves.
He even stripped off his clothes and prophesied before Samuel. He lay there 1 naked all that day and night. (For that reason it is asked, “Is Saul also among the prophets?”)
So he took David 1 down, and they found them spread out over the land. They were eating and drinking and enjoying themselves because of all the loot 2 they had taken from the land of the Philistines and from the land of Judah.