Strengthen the hands that have gone limp, steady the knees that shake!
Be strong and confident,
Whenever the Israelites were strong militarily, they forced the Canaanites to do hard labor, but they never totally conquered them.
But as for you, be strong and don’t get discouraged,
“You have criticized me sharply,”
Be strong and courageous! Do not fear or tremble before them, for the Lord your God is the one who is going with you. He will not fail you or abandon you!”
By the twenty-third year of King Jehoash’s reign the priests had still not repaired the damage to the temple.
“Be strong and brave! Don’t be afraid and don’t panic
All their neighbors assisted
Tell those who panic,
Lord, I know you look for faithfulness.
Then Joshua said to them, “Don’t be afraid and don’t panic!
He did this so the violent deaths of Jerub-Baal’s seventy sons might be avenged and Abimelech, their half-brother
Absalom instructed his servants, “Look! When Amnon is drunk
Now the advisers
You will report to Amariah the chief priest in all matters pertaining to the Lord’s law, and to Zebadiah son of Ishmael, the leader of the family of Judah, in all matters pertaining to the king.