After these things I looked, and there was 1 a door standing open in heaven! 2 And the first voice I had heard speaking to me 3 like a trumpet 4 said: “Come up here so that 5 I can show you what must happen after these things.”
The person who pays no attention 1 to the priest currently serving the Lord your God there, or to the verdict – that person must die, so that you may purge evil from Israel.
Now the priests carrying the ark of the covenant were standing in the middle of the Jordan until everything the Lord had commanded Joshua to tell the people was accomplished, in accordance with all that Moses had commanded Joshua. The people went across quickly,
And after they had spoken to him day after day 1 without his paying any attention to them, they informed Haman to see whether this attitude on Mordecai’s part would be permitted. 2 Furthermore, he had disclosed to them that he was a Jew. 3
The bronze of the items that King Solomon made for the Lord’s temple (including the two pillars, the large bronze basin called “The Sea,” the twelve bronze bulls under “The Sea,” and the movable stands 1 ) was too heavy to be weighed.
Then the priest will have the woman stand before the Lord, uncover the woman’s head, and put the grain offering for remembering in her hands, which is the grain offering of suspicion. The priest will hold in his hand the bitter water that brings a curse. 1
then they will tell it to the inhabitants 1 of this land. They have heard that you, Lord, are among this people, that you, Lord, are seen face to face, 2 that your cloud stands over them, and that you go before them by day in a pillar of cloud and in a pillar of fire by night.
Now Absalom used to get up early and stand beside the road that led to the city gate. Whenever anyone came by who had a complaint to bring to the king for arbitration, Absalom would call out to him, “What city are you from?” The person would answer, “I, your servant, 1 am from one of the tribes of Israel.”
God sent an angel 1 to ravage 2 Jerusalem. As he was doing so, 3 the Lord watched 4 and relented from 5 his judgment. 6 He told the angel who was destroying, “That’s enough! 7 Stop now!” 8 Now the Lord’s angel was standing near the threshing floor of Ornan 9 the Jebusite.
I 1 said to them, “The gates of Jerusalem must not be opened in the early morning, 2 until those who are standing guard close the doors and lock them. 3 Position residents of Jerusalem as guards, some at their guard stations and some near their homes.”
Because of this, the Lord said, 1 “You must repent of such words and thoughts! If you do, I will restore you to the privilege of serving me. 2 If you say what is worthwhile instead of what is worthless, I will again allow you to be my spokesman. 3 They must become as you have been. You must not become like them. 4