Whenever the tabernacle is to move, 1 the Levites must take it down, and whenever the tabernacle is to be reassembled, 2 the Levites must set it up. 3 Any unauthorized person 4 who approaches it must be killed.
Then Peter remembered what Jesus had said: “Before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly. 1
“We found the jail locked securely and the guards standing at the doors, but when we opened them, 1 we found no one inside.”
So if the whole church comes together and all speak in tongues, and unbelievers or uninformed people enter, will they not say that you have lost your minds?
Therefore remember that formerly you, the Gentiles in the flesh – who are called “uncircumcision” by the so-called “circumcision” that is performed on the body 1 by human hands –
The priest must then examine it after the infection has been washed out, and if 1 the infection has not changed its appearance 2 even though the infection has not spread, it is unclean. You must burn it up in the fire. It is a fungus, whether on the back side or front side of the article. 3
It was a memorial for the Israelites, that no outsider who is not a descendant of 1 Aaron should approach to burn incense before the Lord, that he might not become like Korah and his company – just as the Lord had spoken by the authority 2 of Moses.
But as the man 1 went out he began to announce it publicly and spread the story widely, so that Jesus 2 was no longer able to enter any town openly but stayed outside in remote places. Still 3 they kept coming 4 to him from everywhere.
The man who owned the house went outside and said to them, “No, my brothers! Don’t do this wicked thing! After all, this man is a guest in my house. Don’t do such a disgraceful thing!
They got up at dawn and Samuel called to Saul on the roof, “Get up, so I can send you on your way.” So Saul got up and the two of them – he and Samuel – went outside.
A third of your people will die of plague or be overcome by the famine within you. 1 A third of your people will fall by the sword surrounding you, 2 and a third I will scatter to the winds. I will unleash a sword behind them.
But you and your sons with you are responsible for your priestly duties, for everything at the altar and within the curtain. And you must serve. I give you the priesthood as a gift for service; but the unauthorized person who approaches must be put to death.”
So Israel hid men in ambush outside Gibeah.
The main hall in front of the inner sanctuary was 60 feet long. 1
Jehoiada the priest sent out the officers of the units of hundreds, who were in charge of the army, and ordered them, “Bring her outside the temple to the guards. 1 Put the sword to anyone who follows her.” The priest gave this order because he had decided she should not be executed in the Lord’s temple. 2