Jehoiachin 1 took off his prison clothes and ate daily in the king’s presence for the rest of his life.
You are offering improper sacrifices on my altar, yet you ask, ‘How have we offended you?’ By treating the table 1 of the Lord as if it is of no importance!
he took the seven loaves and the fish, and after giving thanks, he broke them and began giving them to the disciples, who then gave them to the crowds. 1
Do you still not understand? Don’t you remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how many baskets you took up?
Send them away so that they can go into the surrounding countryside and villages and buy something for themselves to eat.”
When I broke the five loaves for the five thousand, how many baskets full of pieces did you pick up?” They replied, “Twelve.”
Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed the bread to those who were seated. He then did the same with the fish, 1 as much as they wanted.
Why should we die before your very eyes, both we and our land? Buy us and our land in exchange for food, and we, with our land, will become 1 Pharaoh’s slaves. 2 Give us seed that we may live 3 and not die. Then the land will not become desolate.” 4
David said to the priest, “Certainly women have been kept away from us, just as on previous occasions when I have set out. The soldiers’ 1 equipment is holy, even on an ordinary journey. How much more so will they be holy today, along with their equipment!”
You will cultivate 1 the land for him – you and your sons and your servants. You will bring its produce 2 and it will be 3 food for your master’s grandson to eat. 4 But Mephibosheth, your master’s grandson, will be a regular guest at my table.” (Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty servants.)
They will eat up your crops and your food. They will kill off 1 your sons and your daughters. They will eat up your sheep and your cattle. They will destroy your vines and your fig trees. 2 Their weapons will batter down 3 the fortified cities you trust in.
Then 1 he instructed the crowds to sit down on the grass. He took the five loaves and two fish, and looking up to heaven he gave thanks and broke the loaves. He gave them to the disciples, 2 who in turn gave them to the crowds. 3
He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. He 1 gave them to his 2 disciples to serve the people, and he divided the two fish among them all.