“May you be attentive
But respond favorably to
All the kings of the earth wanted to visit Solomon to see him display his God-given wisdom.
So Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly which included men and women and all those able to understand what they heard. (This happened on the first day of the seventh month.)
Over and over again
You must pay attention to the exhortations of my servants the prophets. I have sent them to you over and over again.
This accords with what happened at Horeb in the day of the assembly. You asked the Lord your God: “Please do not make us hear the voice of the Lord our
But the Lord your God refused to listen to Balaam and changed
I also call on you
But they did not obey
The men refused to listen to him, so the Levite
Now, hand over the good-for-nothings
So your servant said, ‘May the word of my lord the king be my security, for my lord the king is like the angel of God when it comes to deciding between right and wrong! May the Lord your God be with you!’”
God said to him, “Because you asked for the ability to make wise judicial decisions, and not for long life, or riches, or vengeance on your enemies,
Night and day may you watch over this temple, the place where you promised you would live.
They refused to obey and did not recall your miracles that you had performed among them. Instead, they rebelled and appointed a leader to return to their bondage in Egypt.
The sovereign Lord has given me the capacity to be his spokesman,
The Lord God of Israel who rules over all