So Abraham agreed to Ephron’s price 1 and weighed 2 out for him 3 the price 4 that Ephron had quoted 5 in the hearing of the sons of Heth – 400 pieces of silver, according to the standard measurement at the time. 6
Listen, Israel: Today you are about to cross the Jordan so you can dispossess the nations there, people greater and stronger than you who live in large cities with extremely high fortifications. 1
Gather the people – men, women, and children, as well as the resident foreigners in your villages – so they may hear and thus learn about and fear the Lord your God and carefully obey all the words of this law.
At this very moment he is hiding out in one of the caves or in some other similar place. If it should turn out that he attacks our troops first, 1 whoever hears about it will say, ‘Absalom’s army has been slaughtered!’
Listen from heaven and make a just decision about your servants’ claims. Condemn the guilty party, declare the other innocent, and give both of them what they deserve. 1
then listen from heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel. Certainly 1 you will then teach them the right way to live 2 and send rain on your land that you have given your people to possess. 3
then listen from your heavenly dwelling place, forgive their sin, 1 and act favorably toward each one based on your evaluation of his motives. 2 (Indeed you are the only one who can correctly evaluate the motives of all people.) 3
Micaiah 1 said, “That being the case, hear the word of the Lord. I saw the Lord sitting on his throne, with all the heavenly assembly standing on his right and on his left.
Elisha replied, “Hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Lord says, ‘About this time tomorrow a seah 1 of finely milled flour will sell for a shekel and two seahs of barley for a shekel at the gate of Samaria.’”
listen from heaven and make a just decision about your servants’ claims. Condemn the guilty party, declare the other innocent, and give both of them what they deserve. 1
then listen from your heavenly dwelling place, forgive their sin, 1 and act favorably toward each one based on your evaluation of their motives. 2 (Indeed you are the only one who can correctly evaluate the motives of all people.) 3
Hear this, you peoples of the earth: 1 ‘Take note! 2 I am about to bring disaster on these people. It will come as punishment for their scheming. 3 For they have paid no attention to what I have said, 4 and they have rejected my law.
I said, 1 “So now, 2 you wailing women, hear what the Lord says. 3 Open your ears to the words from his mouth. Teach your daughters this mournful song, and each of you teach your neighbor 4 this lament.
But as for the seed sown on good soil, this is the person who hears the word and understands. He bears fruit, yielding a hundred, sixty, or thirty times what was sown.” 1
And you see and hear that this Paul has persuaded 1 and turned away 2 a large crowd, 3 not only in Ephesus 4 but in practically all of the province of Asia, 5 by saying 6 that gods made by hands are not gods at all. 7