you sent widows away empty-handed, and the arms
You do damage with words,
Balaam said to Balak, “Did I not also tell your messengers whom you sent to me,
Manoah prayed to the Lord,
My lord should not pay attention to this wicked man Nabal. He simply lives up to his name! His name means ‘fool,’ and he is indeed foolish!
Hiram then sent this message to Solomon: “I received
So he said to the messengers of Ben Hadad, “Say this to my master, the king, ‘I will give you everything you demanded at first from your servant, but I am unable to agree to this latest demand.’”
that the Lord God of Israel who rules over all