Did Abraham 1 not say to me, ‘She is my sister’? And she herself said, 2 ‘He is my brother.’ I have done this with a clear conscience 3 and with innocent hands!”
Abram (that is, Abraham).
“When a man’s head is bare so that he is balding in back, 1 he is clean.
For he spoke, and it 1 came into existence, he issued the decree, 2 and it stood firm.
The one who trusts in his own heart 1 is a fool, but the one who walks in wisdom 2 will escape. 3
and see 1 what the land is like, 2 and whether the people who live in it are strong or weak, few or many,
The name of the third river is Tigris; it runs along the east side of Assyria. 1 The fourth river is the Euphrates.
The rock badger 1 is unclean to you because it chews the cud even though its hoof is not divided.
The hare is unclean to you because it chews the cud even though its hoof is not divided.
it is a chronic 1 disease on the skin of his body, 2 so the priest is to pronounce him unclean. 3 The priest 4 must not merely quarantine him, for he is unclean. 5
so the priest is to examine the raw flesh 1 and pronounce him unclean 2 – it is diseased.
If his head is bare on the forehead 1 so that he is balding in front, 2 he is clean.
he is a diseased man. He is unclean. The priest must surely pronounce him unclean because of his infection on his head. 1
The avenger 1 of blood himself must kill the murderer; when he meets him, he must kill him.
They will lend to you but you will not lend to them; they will become the head and you will become the tail!
Who is this majestic king? The Lord who commands armies! 1 He is the majestic king! (Selah)
Acknowledge that the Lord is God! He made us and we belong to him; 1 we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
The leaders and the highly respected people 1 are the head, the prophets who teach lies are the tail.
What follows is the account of Esau (also known as Edom). 1
(Now an omer is one tenth of an ephah.) 1