The judges will thoroughly investigate the matter, and if the witness should prove to be false and to have given false testimony against the accused, 1
You must inscribe on the stones all the words of this law, making them clear.”
Learn to do what is right! Promote justice! Give the oppressed reason to celebrate! 1 Take up the cause of the orphan! Defend the rights of the widow! 2
But you 1 said, ‘I will certainly make you prosper 2 and will make 3 your descendants like the sand on the seashore, too numerous to count.’” 4
You must investigate thoroughly and inquire carefully. If it is indeed true that such a disgraceful thing is being done among you, 1
When it is reported to you and you hear about it, you must investigate carefully. If it is indeed true that such a disgraceful thing 1 is being done in Israel,
God said to Jonah, “Are you really so very angry 1 about the little plant?” And he said, “I am as angry 2 as I could possibly be!” 3
As for your sinful thing 1 that you had made, the calf, I took it, melted it down, 2 ground it up until it was as fine as dust, and tossed the dust into the stream that flows down the mountain.
All the people of the land went and demolished 1 the temple of Baal. They smashed its altars and idols 2 to bits. 3 They killed Mattan the priest of Baal in front of the altar. Jehoiada the priest 4 then placed guards at the Lord’s temple.