When Gideon heard the report of the dream and its interpretation, he praised God. 1 Then he went back to the Israelite camp and said, “Get up, for the Lord is handing the Midianite army over to you!”
So she decided to return home from the region of Moab, accompanied by her daughters-in-law, 1 because while she was living in Moab 2 she had heard that the Lord had shown concern 3 for his people, reversing the famine by providing abundant crops. 4
But Jonathan had not heard about the oath his father had made the army take. He extended the end of his staff that was in his hand and dipped it in the honeycomb. When he ate it, 1 his eyes gleamed. 2
Will the leaders of Keilah deliver me into his hand? Will Saul come down as your servant has heard? O Lord God of Israel, please inform your servant!” Then the Lord said, “He will come down.”
When Ahijah heard the sound of her footsteps as she came through the door, he said, “Come on in, wife of Jeroboam! Why are you pretending to be someone else? I have been commissioned to give you bad news. 1
When Elijah heard it, he covered his face with his robe and went out and stood at the entrance to the cave. All of a sudden 1 a voice asked him, “Why are you here, Elijah?”
When the king heard what the woman said, he tore his clothes. As he was passing by on the wall, the people could see he was wearing sackcloth under his clothes. 1
Isaiah son of Amoz sent this message to Hezekiah: “This is what the Lord God of Israel says: ‘I have heard your prayer concerning King Sennacherib of Assyria. 1
But when Sanballat the Horonite, Tobiah the Ammonite official, and Geshem the Arab heard all this, 1 they derided us and expressed contempt toward us. They said, “What is this you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?”
And on that day they offered great sacrifices and rejoiced, for God had given them great joy. The women and children also rejoiced. The rejoicing in Jerusalem could be heard from far away.
“Go and tell Hezekiah: ‘This is what the Lord God of your ancestor 1 David says: “I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Look, I will add fifteen years to your life,
You have heard; now look at all the evidence! 1 Will you not admit that what I say is true? 2 From this point on I am announcing to you new events that are previously unrevealed and you do not know about. 3
Who has ever heard of such a thing? Who has ever seen this? Can a country 1 be brought forth in one day? Can a nation be born in a single moment? Yet as soon as Zion goes into labor she gives birth to sons!
Then the priests and the prophets made their charges before the officials and all the people. They said, 1 “This man should be condemned to die 2 because he prophesied against this city. You have heard him do so 3 with your own ears.”