The archers will attack him, 1 they will shoot at him and oppose him.
slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, contrivers of all sorts of evil, disobedient to parents,
In the same way, there are also some among you who follow the teaching of the Nicolaitans. 1
The rest of the Jews who were throughout the provinces of the king assembled in order to stand up for themselves and to have rest from their enemies. They killed seventy-five thousand 1 of their adversaries, but they did not confiscate their property.
So I reflected on all this, 1 attempting to clear 2 it all up. I concluded that 3 the righteous and the wise, as well as their works, are in the hand of God; whether a person will be loved or hated 4 – no one knows what lies ahead. 5
He 1 shouted with a powerful voice: “Fallen, fallen, is Babylon the great! She 2 has become a lair for demons, a haunt 3 for every unclean spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detested beast. 4
David said on that day, “Whoever attacks the Jebusites must approach the ‘lame’ and the ‘blind’ who are David’s enemies 1 by going through the water tunnel.” 2 For this reason it is said, “The blind and the lame cannot enter the palace.” 3
So Samson’s bride cried on his shoulder 1 and said, “You must 2 hate me; you do not love me! You told the young men 3 a riddle, but you have not told me the solution.” He said to her, “Look, I have not even told my father or mother. Do you really expect me to tell you?” 4
In the twelfth month (that is, the month of Adar), on its thirteenth day, the edict of the king and his law were to be executed. It was on this day that the enemies of the Jews had supposed that they would gain power over them. But contrary to expectations, the Jews gained power over their enemies.
therefore, take note: I am about to gather all your lovers whom you enjoyed, both all those you loved and all those you hated. I will gather them against you from all around, and I will expose your nakedness to them, and they will see all your nakedness. 1
So see here, I have stretched out my hand against you and cut off your rations. I have delivered you into the power of those who hate you, the daughters of the Philistines, who were ashamed by your obscene conduct.
Otherwise the blood avenger will chase after the killer in the heat of his anger, eventually overtake him, 1 and kill him, 2 though this is not a capital case 3 since he did not hate him at the time of the accident.