For 1 the burial place is already prepared; 2 it has been made deep and wide for the king. 3 The firewood is piled high on it. 4 The Lord’s breath, like a stream flowing with brimstone, will ignite it.
Now the cistern where Ishmael threw all the dead bodies of those he had killed was a large one 1 that King Asa had constructed as part of his defenses against King Baasha of Israel. 2 Ishmael son of Nethaniah filled it with dead bodies. 3
the altar for the burnt offering with its bronze grating that is on it, its poles, and all its utensils; the large basin and its pedestal;
“‘Now this is what is unclean to you among the swarming things that swarm on the land: 1 the rat, the mouse, the large lizard of any kind,
If he strikes him by throwing a stone large enough that he could die, and he dies, he is a murderer. The murderer must surely be put to death.
when your cattle and flocks increase, when you have plenty of silver and gold, and when you have abundance of everything,
These kings came out with their armies; they were as numerous as the sand on the seashore and had a large number of horses and chariots. 1
The Reubenites, Gadites, and half-tribe of Manasseh came to Geliloth near the Jordan in the land of Canaan and built there, near the Jordan, an impressive altar. 1
He arranged the wood, cut up the bull, and placed it on the wood.
Each day men came to help David until his army became very large. 1
In each city there were shields and spears; he strongly fortified them. 1 Judah and Benjamin belonged to him.
Each of them 1 will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from a rainstorm; like streams of water in a dry region and like the shade of a large cliff in a parched land.
So they took all their troops and went to fight against Ishmael son of Nethaniah. They caught up with him near the large pool 1 at Gibeon.
He burned down the Lord’s temple, the royal palace, and all the houses in Jerusalem, including every large house.
“You, O king, were watching as a great statue – one 1 of impressive size and extraordinary brightness – was standing before you. Its appearance caused alarm.
“Then the king of the south 1 will be enraged and will march out to fight against the king of the north, who will also muster a large army, but that army will be delivered into his hand.