Look, I made him a witness to nations, 1 a ruler and commander of nations.”
In the past, even when Saul was king, you were Israel’s commanding general. 1 The Lord your God said to you, ‘You will shepherd my people Israel; you will rule over my people Israel.’”
Shallun son of Col-Hozeh, head of the district of Mizpah, worked on the Fountain Gate. He rebuilt it, put on its roof, and positioned its doors, its bolts, and its bars. In addition, he rebuilt the wall of the Pool of Siloam, 1 by the royal garden, as far as the steps that go down from the City of David.
In the past, when Saul was our king, you were the real leader in Israel. 1 The Lord said to you, ‘You will shepherd my people Israel; you will rule over Israel.’”
David replied to Michal, “It was before the Lord! I was celebrating before the Lord, who chose me over your father and his entire family 1 and appointed me as leader over the Lord’s people Israel.
He told David, 1 ‘Since the day I brought my people out of the land of Egypt, I have not chosen a city from all the tribes of Israel to build a temple in which to live. 2 Nor did I choose a man as leader of my people Israel.
But the president of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, said to the crowd, “There are six days on which work 1 should be done! 2 So come 3 and be healed on those days, and not on the Sabbath day.”
He has selected the best part for himself, for the portion of the ruler 1 is set aside 2 there; he came with the leaders 3 of the people, he obeyed the righteous laws of the Lord and his ordinances with Israel.
He sent letters throughout all the royal provinces, to each province according to its own script and to each people according to its own language, 1 that every man should be ruling his family 2 and should be speaking the language of his own people. 3
A fire has gone out from its branch; it has consumed its shoot and its fruit. 1 No strong branch was left in it, nor a scepter to rule.’ This is a lament song, and has become a lament song.”
“As for you, son of man, prophesy against Gog, and say: ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Look, I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal!
Then the king of Israel said, “Take Micaiah and return him to Amon the city official and Joash the king’s son.
Azariah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Meraioth, son of Ahitub the leader in God’s temple;
The officers of the Israelite tribes: Eliezer son of Zikri was the leader of the Reubenites, Shephatiah son of Maacah led the Simeonites,