her first husband who divorced her is not permitted to remarry 1 her after she has become ritually impure, for that is offensive to the Lord. 2 You must not bring guilt on the land 3 which the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
So now, in the sight of all Israel, the Lord’s assembly, and in the hearing of our God, I say this: 1 Carefully observe 2 all the commands of the Lord your God, so that you may possess this good land and may leave it as a permanent inheritance for your children after you.
then listen from heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel. Certainly 1 you will then teach them the right way to live 2 and send rain on your land that you have given your people to possess. 3
as an inheritance to Israel his servant, for his loyal love endures,
He 1 did not give any of it to him for an inheritance, 2 not even a foot of ground, 3 yet God 4 promised to give it to him as his possession, and to his descendants after him, 5 even though Abraham 6 as yet had no child.
So she said to Abraham, “Banish 1 that slave woman and her son, for the son of that slave woman will not be an heir along with my son Isaac!”
his body must not remain all night on the tree; instead you must make certain you bury 1 him that same day, for the one who is left exposed 2 on a tree is cursed by God. 3 You must not defile your land which the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
He lifts the weak 1 from the dust; he raises 2 the poor from the ash heap to seat them with princes and to bestow on them an honored position. 3 The foundations of the earth belong to the Lord, and he has placed the world on them.
The Lord spoke about the Ammonites. 1 “Do you think there are not any people of the nation of Israel remaining? Do you think there are not any of them remaining to reinherit their land? Is that why you people who worship the god Milcom 2 have taken possession of the territory of Gad and live in his cities? 3
“Son of man, the ones living in these ruins in the land of Israel are saying, ‘Abraham was only one man, yet he possessed the land, but we are many; surely the land has been given to us for a possession.’ 1
Then Moses called out to Joshua 1 in the presence of all Israel, “Be strong and courageous, for you will accompany these people to the land that the Lord promised to give their ancestors, 2 and you will enable them to inherit it.
Then Samuel took a small container of olive oil and poured it on Saul’s 1 head. Samuel 2 kissed him and said, “The Lord has chosen you 3 to lead his people Israel! You will rule over the Lord’s people and you will deliver them from the power of the enemies who surround them. This will be your sign that the Lord has chosen 4 you as leader over his inheritance. 5
Now a wicked man 1 named Sheba son of Bicri, a Benjaminite, 2 happened to be there. He blew the trumpet 3 and said, “We have no share in David; we have no inheritance in this son of Jesse! Every man go home, 4 O Israel!”
When all Israel saw that the king refused to listen to them, the people answered the king, “We have no portion in David, no share in the son of Jesse! 1 Return to your homes, O Israel! 2 Now, look after your own dynasty, O David!” 3 So Israel returned to their homes. 4
He must eat the same share they do, despite any profits he may gain from the sale of his family’s inheritance. 1
He handed the territory of nations over to them, and they took possession of what other peoples had produced, 1
I claim your rules as my permanent possession, for they give me joy. 1