and they were singing a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders. No 1 one was able to learn the song except the one hundred and forty-four thousand who had been redeemed from the earth.
Even the light from a lamp will never shine in you again! The voices of the bridegroom and his bride will never be heard in you again. For your merchants were the tycoons of the world, because all the nations 1 were deceived by your magic spells! 2
And if anyone takes away from the words of this book of prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life 1 and in the holy city that are described in this book.
“Out of our way!” 1 they cried, and “This man came to live here as a foreigner, 2 and now he dares to judge us! 3 We’ll do more harm 4 to you than to them!” They kept 5 pressing in on Lot until they were close enough 6 to break down the door.
Esau exclaimed, “‘Jacob’ is the right name for him! 1 He has tripped me up 2 two times! He took away my birthright, and now, look, he has taken away my blessing!” Then he asked, “Have you not kept back a blessing for me?”
So that day Laban 1 removed the male goats that were streaked or spotted, all the female goats that were speckled or spotted (all that had any white on them), and all the dark-colored lambs, and put them in the care 2 of his sons.
Then the Lord became angry with 1 Moses, and he said, “What about 2 your brother Aaron the Levite? 3 I know that he can speak very well. 4 Moreover, he is coming 5 to meet you, and when he sees you he will be glad in his heart. 6
1 So Moses went back 2 to his father-in-law Jethro and said to him, “Let me go, so that I may return 3 to my relatives 4 in Egypt and see 5 if they are still alive.” Jethro said to Moses, “Go in peace.”
but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God; on it 1 you shall not do any work, you, 2 or your son, or your daughter, or your male servant, or your female servant, or your cattle, or the resident foreigner who is in your gates. 3
They have quickly turned aside 1 from the way that I commanded them – they have made for themselves a molten calf and have bowed down to it and sacrificed to it and said, ‘These are your gods, O Israel, which brought you up from the land of Egypt.’”
and he said to them, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Each man fasten 1 his sword on his side, and go back and forth 2 from entrance to entrance throughout the camp, and each one kill his brother, his friend, and his neighbor.’” 3
When a person touches anything unclean (whether human uncleanness, or an unclean animal, or an unclean detestable creature) 1 and eats some of the meat of the peace offering sacrifice which belongs to the Lord, that person will be cut off from his people.’” 2
Along with the loaves of bread, 1 you must also present seven flawless yearling lambs, 2 one young bull, 3 and two rams. 4 They are to be a burnt offering to the Lord along with their grain offering 5 and drink offerings, a gift of a soothing aroma to the Lord. 6
But those who were to camp in front of the tabernacle on the east, in front of the tent of meeting, were Moses, Aaron, 1 and his sons. They were responsible for the needs 2 of the sanctuary and for the needs of the Israelites, but the unauthorized person who approached was to be put to death.
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?”’”
Of all the most holy offerings reserved 1 from the fire this will be yours: Every offering of theirs, whether from every grain offering or from every purification offering or from every reparation offering which they bring to me, will be most holy for you and for your sons.
And he sent messengers to Balaam 1 son of Beor at Pethor, which is by the Euphrates River 2 in the land of Amaw, 3 to summon him, saying, “Look, a nation has come out of Egypt. They cover the face 4 of the earth, and they are settling next to me.
Indeed, ask about the distant past, starting from the day God created humankind 1 on the earth, and ask 2 from one end of heaven to the other, whether there has ever been such a great thing as this, or even a rumor of it.
It is not because of your righteousness, or even your inner uprightness, 1 that you have come here to possess their land. Instead, because of the wickedness of these nations the Lord your God is driving them out ahead of you in order to confirm the promise he 2 made on oath to your ancestors, 3 to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.