The man 1 replied, “Who made you a ruler 2 and a judge over us? Are you planning 3 to kill me like you killed that 4 Egyptian?” Then Moses was afraid, thinking, 5 “Surely what I did 6 has become known.”
The person who pays no attention 1 to the priest currently serving the Lord your God there, or to the verdict – that person must die, so that you may purge evil from Israel.
But they did not obey 1 their leaders. Instead they prostituted themselves to other gods and worshiped 2 them. They quickly turned aside from the path 3 their ancestors 4 had walked. Their ancestors had obeyed the Lord’s commands, but they did not. 5
When a leader died, the next generation 1 would again 2 act more wickedly than the previous one. 3 They would follow after other gods, worshiping them 4 and bowing down to them. They did not give up 5 their practices or their stubborn ways.
and during the time when I appointed judges to lead my people Israel. Instead, I will give you relief 1 from all your enemies. The Lord declares 2 to you that he himself 3 will build a dynastic house 4 for you.
Listen from heaven and make a just decision about your servants’ claims. Condemn the guilty party, declare the other innocent, and give both of them what they deserve. 1
and during the time when I appointed judges to lead my people Israel. I will subdue all your enemies. “‘“I declare to you that the Lord will build a dynastic house 1 for you!
listen from heaven and make a just decision about your servants’ claims. Condemn the guilty party, declare the other innocent, and give both of them what they deserve. 1
“‘I the Lord have spoken; judgment 1 is coming and I will act! I will not relent, or show pity, or be sorry! 2 I will judge you 3 according to your conduct 4 and your deeds, declares the sovereign Lord.’”
therefore, as surely as I live, declares the sovereign Lord, I will deal with you according to your anger, and according to your envy, by which you acted spitefully against them. I will reveal myself to them when I judge you.
And if you address as Father the one who impartially judges according to each one’s work, live out the time of your temporary residence here 1 in reverence.
The Lord will judge his people, and will change his plans concerning 1 his servants; when he sees that their power has disappeared, and that no one is left, whether confined or set free.
From 1 Rehum the commander, Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their colleagues – the judges, the rulers, the officials, the secretaries, the Erechites, the Babylonians, the people of Susa (that is, 2 the Elamites),