Work to see that the city where I sent you as exiles enjoys peace and prosperity. Pray to the Lord for it. For as it prospers you will prosper.’
For there is no one here like him who will readily demonstrate his deep concern for you.
Then the Lord said to me, “Do not pray for good to come to these people!
He asked them how they were doing.
Moses went out to meet his father-in-law and bowed down and kissed him;
When Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official
Mordecai the Jew was second only to King Ahasuerus. He was the highest-ranking
The Lord cried out,
So these officials said to the king, “This man must be put to death. For he is demoralizing
For I know what I have planned for you,’ says the Lord.
“Look, the grief I experienced was for my benefit.
His house contains wealth and riches; his integrity endures.
for they will provide
Terrors are turned loose
May those who desire my vindication shout for joy and rejoice! May they continually say,
Do not return evil for evil or insult for insult, but instead bless
Joseph replied to Pharaoh, “It is not within my power,