Not even Lebanon could supply enough firewood for a sacrifice; 1 its wild animals would not provide enough burnt offerings. 2
From one month 1 to the next and from one Sabbath to the next, all people 2 will come to worship me,” 3 says the Lord.
For did not you people of Moab laugh at the people of Israel? Did you think that they were nothing but thieves, 1 that you shook your head in contempt 2 every time you talked about them? 3
Be sure of this! The Lord who commands armies has decreed: The nations’ efforts will go up in smoke; their exhausting work will be for nothing. 1
Now the materials were more than enough 1 for them to do all the work. 2
When you find 1 honey, eat only what is sufficient for you, lest you become stuffed 2 with it and vomit it up. 3
And there will be enough goat’s milk for your food, 1 for the food of your household, and for the sustenance 2 of your servant girls.
If a man has no redeemer, but he prospers 1 and gains enough for its redemption, 2
Then, 1 if the guilty person is sentenced to a beating, 2 the judge shall force him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of blows his wicked behavior deserves. 3
Whenever the king visited the Lord’s temple, the royal guard carried them and then brought them back to the guardroom.
At the sound of the trumpet, it says, ‘Aha!’ And from a distance it catches the scent of battle, the thunderous shouting of commanders, and the battle cries.
If grape pickers came to pick your grapes, would they not leave a few grapes behind? 1 If robbers came at night, would they not pillage only what they needed? 2
The lion tore apart as much prey as his cubs needed 1 and strangled prey to provide food 2 for his lionesses; he filled 3 his lairs with prey and his dens with torn flesh.
This is what the Lord who rules over all 1 says, “Babylon’s thick wall 2 will be completely demolished. 3 Her high gates will be set on fire. The peoples strive for what does not satisfy. 4 The nations grow weary trying to get what will be destroyed.” 5
and told Moses, “The people are bringing much more than 1 is needed for the completion 2 of the work which the Lord commanded us to do!” 3
Instead, you must be sure to open your hand to him and generously lend 1 him whatever he needs. 2
When they invaded 1 with their cattle and tents, they were as thick 2 as locusts. Neither they nor their camels could be counted. 3 They came to devour 4 the land.
Peninnah 1 would behave this way year after year. Whenever Hannah 2 went up to the Lord’s house, Peninnah 3 would upset her so that she would weep and refuse to eat.
Year after year he used to travel the circuit of Bethel, 1 Gilgal, and Mizpah; he used to judge Israel in all of these places.
1 Then the leaders of the Philistines would march out, and as often as they did so, David achieved more success than all of Saul’s servants. His name was held in high esteem.