All the animals for the sacrifice for the peace offering were 24 young bulls, 60 rams, 60 male goats, and 60 lambs in their first year. These were the dedication offerings for the altar after it was anointed. 1
“‘These things you must present to the Lord at your appointed times, in addition to your vows and your freewill offerings, as your burnt offerings, your grain offerings, your drink offerings, and your peace offerings.’”
If we have built 1 an altar for ourselves to turn back from following the Lord by making 2 burnt sacrifices and grain offerings on it, or by offering 3 tokens of peace 4 on it, the Lord himself will punish us. 5
So all the Israelites, the whole army, 1 went up to 2 Bethel. 3 They wept and sat there before the Lord; they did not eat anything 4 that day until evening. They offered up burnt sacrifices and tokens of peace 5 to the Lord.
So all the people went to Gilgal, where 1 they established Saul as king in the Lord’s presence. They offered up peace offerings there in the Lord’s presence. Saul and all the Israelites were very happy.
Now David’s soldiers 1 and Joab were coming back from a raid, bringing a great deal of plunder with them. Abner was no longer with David in Hebron, for David 2 had sent him away and he had left in peace.
Solomon then woke up and realized it was a dream. 1 He went to Jerusalem, stood before the ark of the Lord’s covenant, offered up burnt sacrifices, presented peace offerings, 2 and held a feast for all his servants.
Solomon offered as peace offerings 1 to the Lord 22,000 cattle and 120,000 sheep. Then the king and all the Israelites dedicated the Lord’s temple.
Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel and saw Jehu’s troops approaching. 1 He said, “I see troops!” 2 Jehoram ordered, 3 “Send a rider out to meet them and have him ask, ‘Is everything all right?’” 4
His dominion will be vast 1 and he will bring immeasurable prosperity. 2 He will rule on David’s throne and over David’s kingdom, 3 establishing it 4 and strengthening it by promoting justice and fairness, 5 from this time forward and forevermore. The Lord’s intense devotion to his people 6 will accomplish this.
Even if the mountains are removed and the hills displaced, my devotion will not be removed from you, nor will my covenant of friendship 1 be displaced,” says the Lord, the one who has compassion on you.
When Paul 1 had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, 2 saying, “We have experienced a lengthy time 3 of peace through your rule, 4 and reforms 5 are being made in this nation 6 through your foresight. 7
So then, let no one treat him with contempt. But send him on his way in peace so that he may come to me. For I am expecting him with the brothers. 1
Pay attention, Job – listen to me; be silent, and I will speak.
If not, you listen to me; be silent, and I will teach you wisdom.”
Then I said, “Lord, 1 have you completely rejected the nation of Judah? Do you despise 2 the city of Zion? Why have you struck us with such force that we are beyond recovery? 3 We hope for peace, but nothing good has come of it. We hope for a time of relief from our troubles, but experience terror. 4
When the prince provides a freewill offering, a burnt offering, or peace offerings as a voluntary offering to the Lord, the gate facing east will be opened for him, and he will provide his burnt offering and his peace offerings just as he did on the Sabbath. Then he will go out, and the gate will be closed after he goes out. 1