But as soon as they were inside the city, Ishmael son of Nethaniah and the men who were with him slaughtered them and threw their bodies 1 in a cistern.
The Egyptians chased them and followed them into the middle of the sea – all the horses of Pharaoh, his chariots, and his horsemen.
And the priest must take cedar wood, hyssop, 1 and scarlet wool and throw them into the midst of the fire where the heifer is burning. 2
you may bring her back to your house. She must shave her head, 1 trim her nails,
When evening arrives he must wash himself with water and then at sunset he may reenter the camp.
The glory of the Lord rose up from within the city and stopped 1 over the mountain east of it.
To the Reubenites and Gadites I allocated the territory extending from Gilead as far as Wadi Arnon (the exact middle of the wadi was a boundary) all the way to the Wadi Jabbok, the Ammonite border.
They 1 entered the house under the pretense of getting wheat and mortally wounded him 2 in the stomach. Then Recab and his brother Baanah escaped.
When you finish reading this scroll aloud, tie a stone to it and throw it into the middle of the Euphrates River. 1
Again, take more of them and throw them into the fire, 1 and burn them up. From there a fire will spread to all the house of Israel.
Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: ‘Because all of you 1 have become slag, look out! – I am about to gather you in the middle of Jerusalem. 2
He then said, “This woman represents wickedness,” and he pushed her down into the basket and placed the lead cover on top.
So Aaron did 1 as Moses commanded 2 and ran into the middle of the assembly, where the plague was just beginning among the people. So he placed incense on the coals and made atonement for the people.
You must gather all of its plunder into the middle of the plaza 1 and burn the city and all its plunder as a whole burnt offering to the Lord your God. It will be an abandoned ruin 2 forever – it must never be rebuilt again.
If the owner 1 does not live 2 near you or you do not know who the owner is, 3 then you must corral the animal 4 at your house and let it stay with you until the owner looks for it; then you must return it to him.
If there is someone among you who is impure because of some nocturnal emission, 1 he must leave the camp; he may not reenter it immediately.
Joshua told them, “Go in front of the ark of the Lord your God to the middle of the Jordan. Each of you is to put a stone on his shoulder, according to the number of the Israelite tribes.
When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside at the gate as if to speak privately with him. Joab then stabbed him 1 in the abdomen and killed him, avenging the shed blood of his brother Asahel. 2
He put the cherubs in the inner sanctuary of the temple. 1 Their wings were spread out. One of the first cherub’s wings touched one wall and one of the other cherub’s wings touched the opposite wall. The first cherub’s other wing touched the second cherub’s other wing in the middle of the room. 2
Then I went to the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel. He was confined to his home. 1 He said, “Let’s set up a time to meet in the house of God, within the temple. Let’s close the doors of the temple, for they are coming to kill you. It will surely be at night that they will come to kill you.”