Remove the dross from the silver, and material 1 for the silversmith will emerge;
They will be like a tree planted near a stream whose roots spread out toward the water. It has nothing to fear when the heat comes. Its leaves are always green. It has no need to be concerned in a year of drought. It does not stop bearing fruit.
For if anyone is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him 1 when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.”
But when you are invited, go and take the least important place, so that when your host 1 approaches he will say to you, ‘Friend, move up here to a better place.’ 2 Then you will be honored in the presence of all who share the meal with you.
And if someone sitting down receives a revelation, the person who is speaking should conclude.
But each one is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desires.
Whenever the tabernacle is to move, 1 the Levites must take it down, and whenever the tabernacle is to be reassembled, 2 the Levites must set it up. 3 Any unauthorized person 4 who approaches it must be killed.
or when jealous feelings come over a man and he becomes suspicious of his wife; then he must have the woman stand before the Lord, and the priest will carry out all this law upon her.
They will be like a shrub 1 in the desert. They will not experience good things even when they happen. It will be as though they were growing in the desert, in a salt land where no one can live.
So if the whole church comes together and all speak in tongues, and unbelievers or uninformed people enter, will they not say that you have lost your minds?
but a whole month, 1 until it comes out your nostrils and makes you sick, 2 because you have despised 3 the Lord who is among you and have wept before him, saying, “Why 4 did we ever come out of Egypt?”’”
But you and your sons with you are responsible for your priestly duties, for everything at the altar and within the curtain. And you must serve. I give you the priesthood as a gift for service; but the unauthorized person who approaches must be put to death.”
So he humbled you by making you hungry and then feeding you with unfamiliar manna. 1 He did this to teach you 2 that humankind 3 cannot live by bread 4 alone, but also by everything that comes from the Lord’s mouth. 5