ants are creatures with little strength, but they prepare 1 their food in the summer;
rock badgers 1 are creatures with little power, but they make their homes in the crags;
For we know in part, and we prophesy in part,
Joseph also provided food for his father, his brothers, and all his father’s household, according to the number of their little children.
Meanwhile the other disciples came with the boat, dragging the net full of fish, for they were not far from land, only about a hundred yards. 1
So for me, it is a minor matter that I am judged by you or by any human court. In fact, I do not even judge myself.
Do not treat prophecies with contempt.
Your wives, children and cattle may stay in the land that Moses assigned to you east of the Jordan River. But all you warriors must cross over armed for battle ahead of your brothers. 1 You must help them
When David had gone a short way beyond the summit, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth was there to meet him. He had a couple of donkeys that were saddled, and on them were two hundred loaves of bread, a hundred raisin cakes, a hundred baskets of summer fruit, 1 and a container of wine.
He told them, “It was because of your little faith. I tell you the truth, 1 if you have faith the size of 2 a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; nothing 3 will be impossible for you.” 4
You have planted much, but have harvested little. You eat, but are never filled. You drink, but are still thirsty. You put on clothes, but are not warm. Those who earn wages end up with holes in their money bags.’” 1
However, the women, little children, cattle, and anything else in the city – all its plunder – you may take for yourselves as spoil. You may take from your enemies the plunder that the Lord your God has given you.
I called for a fast there by the Ahava Canal, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and seek from him a safe journey 1 for us, our children, and all our property.
So listen to what I, the Lord, have planned against Edom, what I intend to do to 1 the people who live in Teman. 2 Their little ones will be dragged off. I will completely destroy their land because of what they have done. 3
So listen to what I, the Lord, have planned against Babylon, what I intend to do to the people who inhabit the land of Babylonia. 1 Their little ones will be dragged off. I will completely destroy their land because of what they have done.