Therefore send to Joppa and summon Simon, who is called Peter. This man is staying as a guest in the house of Simon the tanner, 1 by the sea.’
He informed us how he had seen an angel standing in his house and saying, ‘Send to Joppa and summon Simon, who is called Peter,
Pay everyone what is owed: taxes to whom taxes are due, revenue to whom revenue is due, respect to whom respect is due, honor to whom honor is due.
Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus the city treasurer and our brother Quartus greet you. 1
who must be silenced because they mislead whole families by teaching for dishonest gain what ought not to be taught.
and congregation of the firstborn, who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous, who have been made perfect,
Remember your leaders, who spoke God’s message to you; reflect on the outcome of their lives and imitate their faith.
because in a single hour such great wealth has been destroyed!” 1 And every ship’s captain, 2 and all who sail along the coast 3 – seamen, and all who 4 make their living from the sea, stood a long way off
whose mother is a Danite and whose father is a Tyrian. 1 He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stones, and wood, as well as purple, violet, white, and crimson fabrics. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and understands any design given to him. He will work with your skilled craftsmen and the skilled craftsmen of my lord David your father.
You have joy, Israel! Who is like you? You are a people delivered by the Lord, your protective shield and your exalted sword. May your enemies cringe before you; may you trample on their backs.
He was the son of a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, 1 and his father was a craftsman in bronze from Tyre. He had the skill and knowledge 2 to make all kinds of works of bronze. He reported to King Solomon and did all the work he was assigned.
Hezekiah said, “Now you have consecrated yourselves 1 to the Lord. Come and bring sacrifices and thank offerings 2 to the Lord’s temple.” So the assembly brought sacrifices and thank offerings, and whoever desired to do so 3 brought burnt sacrifices.
Even the gold and silver vessels of the temple of God that Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem and had brought to the palace 1 of Babylon – even those things King Cyrus brought from the palace of Babylon and presented 2 to a man by the name of Sheshbazzar whom he had appointed as governor.