Instruct them, ‘Pick up twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan, from the very place where the priests 1 stand firmly, and carry them over with you and put them in the place where you camp tonight.’”
The Lord was furious with Israel 1 and handed them over to robbers who plundered them. 2 He turned them over to 3 their enemies who lived around them. They could not withstand their enemies’ attacks. 4
While they were going down to the edge of town, Samuel said to Saul, “Tell the servant to go on ahead of us.” So he did. 1 Samuel then said, 2 “You remain here awhile, so I can inform you of God’s message.”
Now Haman went forth that day pleased and very much encouraged. 1 But when Haman saw Mordecai at the king’s gate, and he did not rise nor tremble in his presence, 2 Haman was filled with rage toward Mordecai.
Yes indeed, the man who fears the Lord will be blessed in this way. 1
I, the Lord, 1 hereby promise to make you 2 as strong as a fortified city, an iron pillar, and a bronze wall. You will be able to stand up against all who live in 3 the land, including the kings of Judah, its officials, its priests and all the people of the land.
In the shadows of the walls of Heshbon those trying to escape will stand helpless. For a fire will burst forth from Heshbon. Flames will shoot out from the former territory of Sihon. They will burn the foreheads of the people of Moab, the skulls of those war-loving people. 1
So he approached the place where I was standing. As he came, I felt terrified and fell flat on the ground. 1 Then he said to me, “Understand, son of man, 2 that the vision pertains to the time of the end.”
The 1 greatest among you will be your servant.
But the person who endures to the end will be saved. 1
So indeed it was credited to Abraham 1 as righteousness.
You must stand up in the presence of the aged, honor the presence of an elder, and fear your God. I am the Lord.
So Moses went out and told the people the words of the Lord. He then gathered seventy men of the elders of the people and had them stand around the tabernacle.
So Moses did as the Lord commanded him; he took Joshua and set 1 him before Eleazar the priest and before the whole community.
(I was standing between the Lord and you at that time to reveal to you the message 1 of the Lord, because you were afraid of the fire and would not go up the mountain.) He said:
When Gaal son of Ebed came out and stood at the entrance to the city’s gate, Abimelech and his men got up from their hiding places.
She said, “Just as surely as you are alive, my lord, I am the woman who previously stood here with you in order to pray to the Lord.
Then Saul sent word to Jesse saying, “Let David be my servant, for I really like him.” 1