The Lord says, “I will not reject all the descendants of Israel because of all that they have done. 1 That could only happen if the heavens above could be measured or the foundations of the earth below could all be explored,” 2 says the Lord. 3
The Danites sent out from their whole tribe five representatives, 1 capable men 2 from Zorah and Eshtaol, to spy out the land and explore it. They said to them, “Go, explore the land.” They came to the Ephraimite hill country and spent the night at Micah’s house. 3
Have you gone to the springs that fill the sea, 1 or walked about in the recesses of the deep?
For those who speak in such a way make it clear that they are seeking a homeland.
the one who was constantly going before you to find places for you to set up camp. He appeared by fire at night and cloud by day, to show you the way you ought to go.
So Shimei got up, saddled his donkey, and went to Achish at Gath to find his servants; Shimei went and brought back his servants from Gath.
They searched for their records in the genealogical materials, but none were found. They were therefore excluded 1 from the priesthood.
He looked for Ahaziah, who was captured while hiding in Samaria. 1 They brought him to Jehu and then executed him. They did give him a burial, for they reasoned, 2 “He is the son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the Lord with his whole heart.” There was no one in Ahaziah’s family strong enough to rule in his place. 3
Saul and his men went to look for him. 1 But David was informed and went down to the rock and stayed in the desert of Maon. When Saul heard about it, he pursued David in the desert of Maon.
כ (Kaf) All her people groaned as they searched for a morsel of bread. 1 They exchanged 2 their valuables 3 for 4 just enough food to stay alive. 5 “Look, O Lord! Consider 6 that I have become worthless!”
the Ammonite officials said to their lord Hanun, “Do you really think David is trying to honor your father by sending these messengers to express his sympathy? 1 No, David has sent his servants to you to get information about the city and spy on it so they can overthrow it!” 2
the Ammonite officials said to Hanun, “Do you really think David is trying to honor your father by sending these messengers to express his sympathy? 1 No, his servants have come to you so they can get information and spy out the land!” 2
After they had gone, an 1 angel of the Lord 2 appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother and flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you, for Herod 3 is going to look for the child to kill him.”
But Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh, who were among 1 the men who went to investigate the land, lived.
They went to the entrance of Gedor, to the east of the valley, looking for pasture for their sheep.
Because of their distress, they turned back to the Lord God of Israel. They sought him and he responded to them. 1