“You must not follow a crowd
The more years there are,
So the Lord sent poisonous
And the Moabites were greatly afraid of the people, because they were so numerous. The Moabites were sick with fear because of the Israelites.
But your wives, children, and livestock (of which I know you have many) may remain in the cities I have given you.
And this is the blessing
Simeon’s assigned land was taken from Judah’s allotted portion, for Judah’s territory was too large for them; so Simeon was assigned land within Judah.
Are you really better than Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab? Did he dare to quarrel with Israel? Did he dare to fight with them?
In the meantime Absalom fled. When the servant who was the watchman looked up, he saw many people coming from the west
Your servant stands
The Lord’s angelic messenger came back again, touched him, and said, “Get up and eat, for otherwise you won’t be able to make the journey.”
The chief adviser then stood there and called out loudly in the Judahite dialect,
When the chief adviser heard the king of Assyria had departed from Lachish, he left and went to Libnah, where the king was campaigning.
The captain of the royal guard took the golden and silver censers
The captain of the royal guard took Seraiah the chief priest and Zephaniah, the priest who was second in rank, and the three doorkeepers.
Now, Lord God, may your promise
The Israelites seized from their brothers 200,000 wives, sons, and daughters. They also carried off a huge amount of plunder and took it
A huge crowd assembled in Jerusalem to observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread in the second month.