The sword is outside; pestilence and famine are inside the house. Whoever is in the open field will die by the sword, and famine and pestilence will consume everyone in the city.
On the outside of the porch as one goes up at the entrance of the north gate were two tables, and on the other side of the porch of the gate were two tables.
“The one being cleansed 1 must then wash his clothes, shave off all his hair, and bathe in water, and so be clean. 2 Then afterward he may enter the camp, but he must live outside his tent seven days.
If brothers live together and one of them dies without having a son, the dead man’s wife must not remarry someone outside the family. Instead, her late husband’s brother must go to her, marry her, 1 and perform the duty of a brother-in-law. 2
The king ordered Hilkiah the high priest, the high-ranking priests, 1 and the guards 2 to bring out of the Lord’s temple all the items that were used in the worship of 3 Baal, Asherah, and all the stars of the sky. 4 The king 5 burned them outside of Jerusalem in the terraces 6 of Kidron, and carried their ashes to Bethel. 7
Moses then called to Mishael and Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel, Aaron’s uncle, and said to them, “Come near, carry your brothers away from the front of the sanctuary to a place outside the camp.”
“Woe to you, experts in the law 1 and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of the bones of the dead and of everything unclean. 2
“You must measure 1 from outside the wall of the town on the east 1,000 yards, 2 and on the south side 1,000 yards, and on the west side 1,000 yards, and on the north side 1,000 yards, with the town in the middle. 3 This territory must belong to them as grazing land for the towns.
They went inside to offer sacrifices and burnt offerings. Now Jehu had stationed eighty men outside. He had told them, “If any of the men inside get away, you will pay with your lives!” 1
Once 1 the head of the house 2 gets up 3 and shuts the door, then you will stand outside and start to knock on the door and beg him, ‘Lord, 4 let us in!’ 5 But he will answer you, 6 ‘I don’t know where you come from.’ 7
When he heard me raise 1 my voice and scream, he left his outer garment beside me and ran outside.”
The sword will make people childless outside, and terror will do so inside; they will destroy 1 both the young man and the virgin, the infant and the gray-haired man.
For even when we came into Macedonia, our body 1 had no rest at all, but we were troubled in every way – struggles from the outside, fears from within.
He overlaid it with pure gold, inside and out, and he made a surrounding border 1 of gold for it.
but the sons of the kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” 1
In the same way, on the outside you look righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.