Their bulls 1 breed 2 without fail; 3 their cows calve and do not miscarry.
But reject foolish and ignorant 1 controversies, because you know they breed infighting. 2
When the stronger females were in heat, 1 Jacob would set up the branches in the troughs in front of the flock, so they would mate near the branches.
You must keep my statutes. You must not allow two different kinds of your animals to breed, 1 you must not sow your field with two different kinds of seed, and you must not wear 2 a garment made of two different kinds of fabric. 3
butter from the herd and milk from the flock, along with the fat of lambs, rams and goats of Bashan, along with the best of the kernels of wheat; and from the juice of grapes you drank wine.
Bring out with you all the living creatures that are with you. Bring out 1 every living thing, including the birds, animals, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth. Let them increase 2 and be fruitful and multiply on the earth!” 3
“Once 1 during breeding season I saw 2 in a dream that the male goats mating with 3 the flock were streaked, speckled, and spotted.
They conceive 1 trouble and bring forth evil; their belly 2 prepares deception.”
With pride 1 comes only 2 contention, but wisdom is with the well-advised. 3
Owls 1 will make nests and lay eggs 2 there; they will hatch them and protect them. 3 Yes, hawks 4 will gather there, each with its mate.
He made storerooms for the harvest of grain, wine, and olive oil, and stalls for all his various kinds of livestock and his flocks. 1
For every time you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.
For sadness as intended by God produces a repentance that leads to salvation, leaving no regret, but worldly sadness brings about death.
I have not written to you that 1 you do not know the truth, but that 2 you do know it, and that 3 no lie is of the truth.
Jacob removed these lambs, but he made the rest of the flock face 1 the streaked and completely dark-colored animals in Laban’s flock. So he made separate flocks for himself and did not mix them with Laban’s flocks.
Jephthah assembled all the men of Gilead and they fought with Ephraim. The men of Gilead defeated Ephraim, because the Ephraimites insulted them, saying, 1 “You Gileadites are refugees in Ephraim, living within Ephraim’s and Manasseh’s territory.” 2
Carefully read the scroll of the Lord! 1 Not one of these creatures will be missing, 2 none will lack a mate. 3 For the Lord has issued the decree, 4 and his own spirit gathers them. 5
Therefore, as surely as I live,” says the Lord who commands armies, the God of Israel, “be certain that Moab will become like Sodom and the Ammonites like Gomorrah. They will be overrun by weeds, 1 filled with salt pits, 2 and permanently desolate. Those of my people who are left 3 will plunder their belongings; 4 those who are left in Judah 5 will take possession of their land.”