Then Johanan son of Kareah spoke privately to Gedaliah there at Mizpah, “Let me go and kill Ishmael the son of Nethaniah before anyone knows about it. Otherwise he will kill you 1 and all the Judeans who have rallied around you will be scattered. Then what remains of Judah will disappear.”
Let the priests, those who serve the Lord, weep from the vestibule all the way back to the altar. 1 Let them say, “Have pity, O Lord, on your people; please do not turn over your inheritance to be mocked, to become a proverb 2 among the nations. Why should it be said 3 among the peoples, “Where is their God?”
If 1 anyone sees his fellow Christian 2 committing a sin not resulting in death, 3 he should ask, and God 4 will grant 5 life to the person who commits a sin not resulting in death. 6 There is a sin resulting in death. 7 I do not say that he should ask about that.
“So tell them, 1 ‘The Lord, the God of Israel, says, “Every wine jar is made to be filled with wine.”’ 2 And they will probably say to you, ‘Do you not think we know 3 that every wine jar is supposed to be filled with wine?’
“Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds 1 of Israel; prophesy, and say to them – to the shepherds: ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who have been feeding themselves! Should not shepherds feed the flock?
Should I 1 not be even more 2 concerned 3 about Nineveh, this enormous city? 4 There are more than one hundred twenty thousand people in it who do not know right from wrong, 5 as well as many animals!” 6
but I declared to those in Damascus first, and then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, 1 and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, 2 performing deeds consistent with 3 repentance.
Or is he not surely speaking for our benefit? It was written for us, because the one plowing and threshing ought to work in hope of enjoying the harvest.
A woman must learn 1 quietly with all submissiveness.
because the slayer 1 should have stayed in his town of refuge until the death of the high priest. But after the death of the high priest, the slayer may return to the land of his possessions.
the Philistines called the priests and the omen readers, saying, “What should we do with the ark of the Lord? Advise us as to how we should send it back to its place.”
When the time came for Merab, Saul’s daughter, to be given to David, she instead was given in marriage to Adriel, who was from Meholah.