I 1 will greatly rejoice 2 in the Lord; I will be overjoyed because of my God. 3 For he clothes me in garments of deliverance; he puts on me a robe symbolizing vindication. 4 I look like a bridegroom when he wears a turban as a priest would; I look like a bride when she puts on her jewelry. 5
You will advance 1 against my people Israel like a cloud covering the earth. In the latter days I will bring you against my land so that the nations may acknowledge me, when before their eyes I magnify myself 2 through you, O Gog.
Then 1 one who appeared to be a human being 2 was touching my lips. I opened my mouth and started to speak, saying to the one who was standing before me, “Sir, 3 due to the vision, anxiety has gripped me and I have no strength.
They were on the way, going up to Jerusalem. 1 Jesus was going ahead of them, and they were amazed, but those who followed were afraid. He took the twelve aside again and began to tell them what was going to happen to him.
More than that, I now regard all things as liabilities compared to the far greater value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things – indeed, I regard them as dung! 1 – that I may gain Christ,