From the day that I was appointed
The sovereign master
Don’t listen to Hezekiah!’ For this is what the king of Assyria says, ‘Send me a token of your submission and surrender to me.
The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen
“Do so because my people have committed a double wrong: they have rejected me, the fountain of life-giving water,
I will give them the desire to acknowledge that I
But you should take careful note of this: If you put me to death, you will bring on yourselves and this city and those who live in it the guilt of murdering an innocent man. For the Lord has sent me to speak all this where you can hear it. That is the truth!”
This will happen because the people of Israel and Judah have repeatedly done what displeases me
I will make the children who follow one another in the line of my servant David very numerous. I will also make the Levites who minister before me very numerous. I will make them all as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sands which are on the seashore.’”
Then King Zedekiah said to Jeremiah, “I am afraid of the Judeans who have deserted to the Babylonians.
You are making a fatal mistake.
Then he brought me to the inner court of the Lord’s house. Right there
You have profaned me among my people for handfuls of barley and scraps of bread. You have put to death people
“Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and tell them: ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Are you coming to seek me? As surely as I live, I will not allow you to seek me,
You will advance
In the twenty-fifth year of our exile, at the beginning of the year, on the tenth day of the month, in the fourteenth year after the city
Samuel said to Saul, “Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?” Saul replied, “I am terribly troubled! The Philistines are fighting against me and God has turned away from me. He does not answer me – not by the prophets nor by dreams. So I have called on you to tell me what I should do.”
The leaders of the Philistines asked, “What about these Hebrews?” Achish said to the leaders of the Philistines, “Isn’t this David, the servant of King Saul of Israel, who has been with me for quite some time?
So Achish summoned David and said to him, “As surely as the Lord lives, you are an honest man, and I am glad to have you