Then the man standing among the myrtle trees spoke up and said, “These are the ones whom the Lord has sent to walk about 1 on the earth.”
The riders then agreed with the angel of the Lord, 1 who was standing among the myrtle trees, “We have been walking about on the earth, and now everything is at rest and quiet.”
And all the angels stood 1 there in a circle around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures, and they threw themselves down with their faces to the ground 2 before the throne and worshiped God,
The Lord 1 said, “Go out and stand on the mountain before the Lord. Look, the Lord is ready to pass by.” A very powerful wind went before the Lord, digging into the mountain and causing landslides, 2 but the Lord was not in the wind. After the windstorm there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake.
You will not fight in this battle. Take your positions, stand, and watch the Lord deliver you, 1 O Judah and Jerusalem. Don’t be afraid and don’t panic! 2 Tomorrow march out toward them; the Lord is with you!’”
The Lord said, “Go stand in the courtyard of the Lord’s temple. 1 Speak out to all the people who are coming from the towns of Judah to worship in the Lord’s temple. Tell them everything I command you to tell them. Do not leave out a single word!
The prince will enter by way of the porch of the gate from the outside, and will stand by the doorpost of the gate. The priests will provide his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he will bow down at the threshold of the gate and then go out. But the gate will not be closed until evening.
I saw the sovereign One 1 standing by the altar 2 and he said, “Strike the tops of the support pillars, 3 so the thresholds shake! Knock them down on the heads of all the people, 4 and I will kill the survivors 5 with the sword. No one will be able to run away; 6 no one will be able to escape. 7
“The Lord who rules over all says, ‘If you live 1 and work according to my requirements, you will be able to preside over my temple 2 and attend to my courtyards, and I will allow you to come and go among these others who are standing by you.
On that day his feet will stand on the Mount of Olives which lies to the east of Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives will be split in half from east to west, leaving a great valley. Half the mountain will move northward and the other half southward. 1
Only conduct yourselves 1 in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ so that – whether I come and see you or whether I remain absent – I should hear that 2 you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, by contending side by side for the faith of the gospel, 3
1 The Lord said to Moses, “Gather to me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom you know are elders of the people and officials 2 over them, and bring them to the tent of meeting; let them take their position there with you.
Balaam said to Balak, “Station yourself 1 by your burnt offering, and I will go off; perhaps the Lord will come to meet me, and whatever he reveals to me 2 I will tell you.” 3 Then he went to a deserted height. 4
everything that may stand the fire, you are to pass through the fire, 1 and it will be ceremonially clean, but it must still be purified with the water of purification. Anything that cannot withstand the fire you must pass through the water.
When they really started celebrating, 1 they said, “Call for Samson so he can entertain us!” So they summoned Samson from the prison and he entertained them. 2 They made him stand between two pillars.
But Saul found out the whereabouts of David and the men who were with him. 1 Now Saul was sitting at Gibeah under the tamarisk tree at an elevated location with his spear in hand and all his servants stationed around him.
They put it on their shoulder and carry it; they put it in its place and it just stands there; it does not 1 move from its place. Even when someone cries out to it, it does not reply; it does not deliver him from his distress.