Understand today that the Lord your God who goes before you is a devouring fire; he will defeat and subdue them before you. You will dispossess and destroy them quickly just as he 1 has told you.
Then Joab bowed down with his face toward the ground and thanked 1 the king. Joab said, “Today your servant knows that I have found favor in your sight, my lord the king, because the king has granted the request of your 2 servant!”
Joseph said to the people, “Since I have bought you and your land today for Pharaoh, here is seed for you. Cultivate 1 the land.
to dispossess nations greater and stronger than you and brought you here this day to give you their land as your property. 1
Samuel said to him, “The Lord has torn the kingdom of Israel from you this day and has given it to one of your colleagues who is better than you!
Now if a man finds his enemy, does he send him on his way in good shape? May the Lord repay you with good this day for what you have done to me.
When Hiram heard Solomon’s message, he was very happy. He said, “The Lord is worthy of praise today because he 1 has given David a wise son to rule over this great nation.”
The living person, the living person, he gives you thanks, as I do today. A father tells his sons about your faithfulness.
He said to them, “This is what the Lord has said: ‘Tomorrow is a time of cessation from work, 1 a holy Sabbath 2 to the Lord. Whatever you want to 3 bake, bake today; 4 whatever you want to boil, boil today; whatever is left put aside for yourselves to be kept until morning.’”
Beware that the heart of no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you turns away from the Lord our God today to pursue and serve the gods of those nations; beware that there is among you no root producing poisonous and bitter fruit. 1
Phinehas, son of Eleazar, the priest, said to the Reubenites, Gadites, and the Manassehites, 1 “Today we know that the Lord is among us, because you have not disobeyed the Lord in this. 2 Now 3 you have rescued the Israelites from the Lord’s judgment.” 4
For today he has gone down and sacrificed many cattle, steers, and sheep and has invited all the king’s sons, the army commanders, and Abiathar the priest. At this moment 1 they are having a feast 2 in his presence, and they have declared, ‘Long live King Adonijah!’ 3
When you leave me today, you will find two men near Rachel’s tomb at Zelzah on Benjamin’s border. They will say to you, ‘The donkeys you have gone looking for have been found. Your father is no longer concerned about the donkeys but has become anxious about you two! 1 He is asking, “What should I do about my son?”’