Now, look, I have made every effort to supply what is needed to build the Lord’s temple. 1 I have stored up 100,000 talents 2 of gold, 1,000,000 3 talents of silver, and so much bronze and iron it cannot be weighed, as well as wood and stones. Feel free to add more!
This young woman pleased him, 1 and she found favor with him. He quickly provided her with her cosmetics and her rations; he also provided her with the seven specially chosen 2 young women who were from the palace. He then transferred her and her young women to the best quarters in the harem. 3
They provide water for all the animals in the field; the wild donkeys quench their thirst.
ants are creatures with little strength, but they prepare 1 their food in the summer;
Pick three men from each tribe. I will send them out to walk through the land and make a map of it for me. 1
“Get up, go to Zarephath in Sidonian territory, and live there. I have already told 1 a widow who lives there to provide for you.”
David supplied a large amount of iron for the nails of the doors of the gates and for braces, more bronze than could be weighed,
O Lord our God, all this wealth, which we have collected to build a temple for you to honor your holy name, comes from you; it all belongs to you.
I also provided for 1 the wood offering at the appointed times and also for the first fruits. Please remember me for good, O my God.
Now God 1 who provides seed for the sower and bread for food will provide and multiply your supply of seed and will cause the harvest of your righteousness to grow.
Then David went to his palace 1 in Jerusalem. The king took the ten concubines he had left to care for the palace and placed them under confinement. 2 Though he provided for their needs, he did not have sexual relations with them. 3 They remained in confinement until the day they died, living out the rest of their lives as widows.
And during the seven days of the feast he will provide as a burnt offering to the Lord seven bulls and seven rams, all without blemish, on each of the seven days, and a male goat daily for a sin offering.
And you 1 will provide a grain offering with it morning by morning, a sixth of an ephah, and a third of a gallon 2 of olive oil to moisten the choice flour, as a grain offering to the Lord; this is a perpetual statute.
Notice therefore the kindness and harshness of God – harshness toward those who have fallen, but 1 God’s kindness toward you, provided you continue in his kindness; 2 otherwise you also will be cut off.
No trial has overtaken you that is not faced by others. 1 And God is faithful: He 2 will not let you be tried beyond what you are able to bear, 3 but with the trial will also provide a way out so that you may be able to endure it.
I will provide pasture 1 for your livestock and you will eat your fill.”