He will hand over their kings to you and you will erase their very names from memory. 1 Nobody will be able to resist you until you destroy them.
Stand aside 1 and I will destroy them, obliterating their very name from memory, 2 and I will make you into a stronger and more numerous nation than they are.”
Ehud made himself a sword – it had two edges and was eighteen inches long. 1 He strapped it under his coat on his right thigh.
Then the men of Israel left Mizpah and chased the Philistines, striking them down all the way to an area below Beth Car.
Under the rim all the way around it 1 were round ornaments 2 arranged in settings 15 feet long. 3 The ornaments were in two rows and had been cast with “The Sea.” 4
Each stand had four bronze wheels with bronze axles and four supports. Under the basin the supports were fashioned on each side with wreaths. 1
So Edom has remained free from Judah’s control to this very day. 1 At that same time Libnah also rebelled.
The Lord provided a deliverer 1 for Israel and they were freed from Syria’s power. 2 The Israelites once more lived in security. 3
The Lord had not decreed that he would blot out Israel’s memory 1 from under heaven, 2 so he delivered them through Jeroboam son of Joash.
Sheol 1 below is stirred up about you, ready to meet you when you arrive. It rouses 2 the spirits of the dead for you, all the former leaders of the earth; 3 it makes all the former kings of the nations rise from their thrones. 4
They consult their wooden idols, and their diviner’s staff answers with an oracle. The wind of prostitution blows them astray; they commit spiritual adultery 1 against their God.
For Israel’s sake I destroyed the Amorites. 1 They were as tall as cedars 2 and as strong as oaks, but I destroyed the fruit on their branches 3 and their roots in the ground. 4
I am about to bring 1 floodwaters 2 on the earth to destroy 3 from under the sky all the living creatures that have the breath of life in them. 4 Everything that is on the earth will die,
Therefore, tell the Israelites, ‘I am the Lord. I will bring you out 1 from your enslavement to 2 the Egyptians, I will rescue you from the hard labor they impose, 3 and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.
The Lord said to Moses, “Write this as a memorial in the 1 book, and rehearse 2 it in Joshua’s hearing; 3 for I will surely wipe out 4 the remembrance 5 of Amalek from under heaven.
You are to make two gold rings for it under its border, on its two flanks; you are to make them on its two sides. 1 The rings 2 will be places 3 for poles to carry it with.
So when the Lord your God gives you relief from all the enemies who surround you in the land he 1 is giving you as an inheritance, 2 you must wipe out the memory of the Amalekites from under heaven 3 – do not forget! 4
The Lord will be unwilling to forgive him, and his intense anger 1 will rage 2 against that man; all the curses 3 written in this scroll will fall upon him 4 and the Lord will obliterate his name from memory. 5
When we heard the news we lost our courage and no one could even breathe for fear of you. 1 For the Lord your God is God in heaven above and on earth below!
The men 1 who were chosen 2 took supplies 3 and their trumpets. Gideon 4 sent all the men of Israel back to their homes; 5 he kept only three hundred men. Now the Midianites 6 were camped down below 7 in the valley.