All the princes of the sea will vacate 1 their thrones. They will remove their robes and strip off their embroidered clothes; they will clothe themselves with trembling. They will sit on the ground; they will tremble continually and be shocked at what has happened to you. 2
She arose, bowed her face toward the ground, and said, “Your female servant, like a lowly servant, will wash 1 the feet of the servants of my lord.”
For they were in three stories and had no pillars like the pillars of the courts; therefore the upper chambers 1 were set back from the ground more than the lower and upper ones.
In Noah’s six hundred and first year, 1 in the first day of the first month, the waters had dried up from the earth, and Noah removed the covering from the ark and saw that 2 the surface of the ground was dry.
If you do not release 1 my people, then I am going to send 2 swarms of flies 3 on you and on your servants and on your people and in your houses. The houses of the Egyptians will be full of flies, and even the ground they stand on. 4
And the people went about and gathered it, and ground it with mills or pounded it in mortars; they baked it in pans and made cakes of it. It tasted like fresh olive oil. 1
Likewise, the most 1 tender and delicate of your women, who would never think of putting even the sole of her foot on the ground because of her daintiness, 2 will turn against her beloved husband, her sons and daughters,
We will come against him wherever he happens to be found. We will descend on him like the dew falls on the ground. Neither he nor any of the men who are with him will be spared alive – not one of them!
Those who have been killed by the Lord at that time will be scattered from one end of the earth to the other. They will not be mourned over, gathered up, or buried. 1 Their dead bodies will lie scattered over the ground like manure.
ט (Tet) Her city gates have fallen 1 to the ground; he smashed to bits 2 the bars that lock her gates. 3 Her king and princes were taken into exile; 4 there is no more guidance available. 5 As for her prophets, they no longer receive 6 a vision from the Lord.
I will break down the wall you coated with whitewash and knock it to the ground so that its foundation is exposed. When it falls you will be destroyed beneath it, 1 and you will know that I am the Lord.