He said to me, “Daniel, you are of great value. 1 Understand the words that I am about to 2 speak to you. So stand up, 3 for I have now been sent to you.” When he said this 4 to me, I stood up shaking.
I will be standing 1 before you there on 2 the rock in Horeb, and you will strike 3 the rock, and water will come out of it so that the people may drink.” 4 And Moses did so in plain view 5 of the elders of Israel.
The Israelites are unable to stand before their enemies; they retreat because they have become subject to annihilation. 1 I will no longer be with you, 2 unless you destroy what has contaminated you. 3
So Saul sent messengers to capture David. When they saw a company of prophets prophesying with Samuel standing there as their leader, the spirit of God came upon Saul’s messengers, and they also prophesied.
Then she saw 1 the king standing by the pillar, according to custom. The officers stood beside the king with their trumpets and all the people of the land were celebrating and blowing trumpets. Athaliah tore her clothes and screamed, “Treason, treason!” 2
You are tired out from listening to so much advice. 1 Let them take their stand – the ones who see omens in the sky, who gaze at the stars, who make monthly predictions – let them rescue you from the disaster that is about to overtake you! 2
Even her mercenaries 1 will prove to be like pampered, 2 well-fed calves. For they too will turn and run away. They will not stand their ground when 3 the time for them to be destroyed comes, the time for them to be punished.
In the days of those kings the God of heaven will raise up an everlasting kingdom that will not be destroyed and a kingdom that will not be left to another people. It will break in pieces and bring about the demise of all these kingdoms. But it will stand forever.
I saw that the ram was butting westward, northward, and southward. No animal 1 was able to stand before it, and there was none who could deliver from its power. 2 It did as it pleased and acted arrogantly. 3
He will assume his post 1 and shepherd the people 2 by the Lord’s strength, by the sovereign authority of the Lord his God. 3 They will live securely, 4 for at that time he will be honored 5 even in the distant regions of 6 the earth.
“Whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray while standing in synagogues 1 and on street corners so that people can see them. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.