How delightful it is to see approaching over the mountains
The Lord speaks;
Sing to the Lord! Praise his name! Announce every day how he delivers!
I first decreed to Zion, ‘Look, here’s what will happen!’
Sing to the Lord, all the earth! Announce every day
I have told the great assembly
But Joab said to him, “You will not be a bearer of good news today. You will bear good news some other day, but not today,
Go up on a high mountain, O herald Zion! Shout out loudly, O herald Jerusalem!
They cut off Saul’s
Don’t report it in Gath, don’t spread the news in the streets of Ashkelon,
Then Ahimaaz the son of Zadok said, “Let me run and give the king the good news that the Lord has vindicated him before his enemies.”
Then the Cushite arrived and said,
As he was still speaking, Jonathan
They stripped his corpse, and then carried off his head and his armor. They sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines proclaiming the news to their idols and their people.
Camel caravans will cover your roads,
Cursed be the man who made my father very glad when he brought him the news that a baby boy had been born to him!
The messenger replied, “Israel has fled from
when someone told me that Saul was dead – even though he thought he was bringing good news
Then the watchman saw another man running. The watchman called out to the gatekeeper, “There is another man running by himself.” The king said, “This one also is bringing good news.”
The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen