because all that is in the world (the desire of the flesh and the desire of the eyes and the arrogance produced by material possessions) 1 is not from the Father, but is from the world.
The Lord afflicted the king with an illness; he suffered from a skin disease 1 until the day he died. He lived in separate quarters, 2 while his son Jotham was in charge of the palace and ruled over the people of the land.
One thousand will scurry at the battle cry of one enemy soldier; 1 at the battle cry of five enemy soldiers you will all run away, 2 until the remaining few are as isolated 3 as a flagpole on a mountaintop or a signal flag on a hill.”
His battle cry overwhelms like a flooding river 1 that reaches one’s neck. He shakes the nations in a sieve that isolates the chaff; 2 he puts a bit into the mouth of the nations and leads them to destruction. 3
When evening arrived, his disciples came to him saying, “This is an isolated place 1 and the hour is already late. Send the crowds away so that they can go into the villages and buy food for themselves.”
He said to them, “Come with me privately to an isolated place and rest a while” (for many were coming and going, and there was no time to eat).
Now the day began to draw to a close, 1 so 2 the twelve came and said to Jesus, 3 “Send the crowd away, so they can go into the surrounding villages and countryside and find lodging 4 and food, because we are in an isolated place.” 5
“So now the Lord, the God who rules over all, the God of Israel, 1 asks, ‘Why will you do such great harm to yourselves? Why should every man, woman, child, and baby of yours be destroyed from the midst of Judah? Why should you leave yourselves without a remnant?