The land will be abandoned by them 1 in order that it may make up for 2 its Sabbaths while it is made desolate 3 without them, 4 and they will make up for their iniquity because 5 they have rejected my regulations and have abhorred 6 my statutes.
or with enmity he strikes him with his hand and he dies, the one who struck him must surely be put to death, for he is a murderer. The avenger of blood must kill the murderer when he meets him.
You must burn the images of their gods, but do not covet the silver and gold that covers them so much that you take it for yourself and thus become ensnared by it; for it is abhorrent 1 to the Lord your God.
Then I again fell down before the Lord for forty days and nights; I ate and drank nothing because of all the sin you had committed, doing such evil before the Lord as to enrage him.
Ahithophel replied to Absalom, “Have sex with 1 your father’s concubines whom he left to care for the palace. All Israel will hear that you have made yourself repulsive to your father. Then your followers will be motivated to support you.” 2
So I will choose severe punishment 1 for them; I will bring on them what they dread, because I called, and no one responded, I spoke and they did not listen. They did evil before me; 2 they chose to do what displeases me.”
I said, 1 “Oh, mother, how I regret 2 that you ever gave birth to me! I am always starting arguments and quarrels with the people of this land. 3 I have not lent money to anyone and I have not borrowed from anyone. Yet all of these people are treating me with contempt.” 4
This will happen because the people of Israel and Judah have repeatedly done what displeases me 1 from their earliest history until now 2 and because they 3 have repeatedly made me angry by the things they have done. 4 I, the Lord, affirm it! 5
They will not defile themselves with their idols, their detestable things, and all their rebellious deeds. I will save them from all their unfaithfulness 1 by which they sinned. I will purify them; they will become my people and I will become their God.
Look, at that time I will deal with those who mistreated you. I will rescue the lame sheep 1 and gather together the scattered sheep. I will take away their humiliation and make the whole earth admire and respect them. 2
Then the one who had received the one talent came and said, ‘Sir, I knew that you were a hard man, harvesting where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter seed,
Then 1 Jesus 2 began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer 3 many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests, and experts in the law, 4 and be killed, and after three days rise again.
Then when Paul noticed 1 that part of them were Sadducees 2 and the others Pharisees, 3 he shouted out in the council, 4 “Brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. I am on trial concerning the hope of the resurrection 5 of the dead!”
When the Ammonites realized that David was disgusted with them, 1 they 2 sent and hired 20,000 foot soldiers from Aram Beth Rehob and Aram Zobah, 3 in addition to 1,000 men from the king of Maacah and 12,000 men from Ish-tob. 4
But the thought of striking out against 1 Mordecai alone was repugnant to him, for he had been informed 2 of the identity of Mordecai’s people. 3 So Haman sought to destroy all the Jews (that is, the people of Mordecai) 4 who were in all the kingdom of Ahasuerus.