For if you refuse to release them
I will shoot three arrows near it, as though I were shooting at a target.
But if you refuse to release them, then I am going to plague
But if you refuse to release my people, I am going to bring
David replied to him, “How is it that you were not afraid to reach out your hand to destroy the Lord’s anointed?”
but the goat which has been designated by lot for Azazel is to be stood alive
The Lord rewards each man for his integrity and loyalty.
Then Absalom sent a message to Joab asking him to send him to the king, but Joab was not willing to come to him. So he sent a second message to him, but he still was not willing to come.
Everyone was supposed to free their male and female Hebrew slaves. No one was supposed to keep a fellow Judean enslaved.
But this one from Israel’s royal family
But Pharaoh said, “Who is the Lord
He said to his men, “May the Lord keep me far away from doing such a thing to my lord, who is the Lord’s chosen one,
The king replied, “How is the young man Absalom?” Ahimaaz replied, “I saw a great deal of confusion when Joab was sending the king’s servant and me, your servant, but I don’t know what it was all about.”
In those days while Mordecai was sitting at the king’s gate, Bigthan
But the thought of striking out against
it was found written that Mordecai had disclosed that Bigthana
The Jews assembled themselves in their cities throughout all the provinces of King Ahasuerus to strike out against those who were seeking their harm. No one was able to stand before them, for dread of them fell on all the peoples.
All the people and their leaders had agreed to this. They had agreed to free their male and female slaves and not keep them enslaved any longer. They originally complied with the covenant and freed them.
Then the king said to the messengers