In this way Jacob 1 became extremely prosperous. He owned 2 large flocks, male and female servants, camels, and donkeys.
Solomon left all these items unweighed; there were so many of them they did not weigh the bronze. 1
(Now Abram was very wealthy 1 in livestock, silver, and gold.) 2
(Now 1 the people 2 of Sodom were extremely wicked rebels against the Lord.) 3
The rich man had a great many flocks and herds.
Your beginning 1 will seem so small, since your future will flourish. 2
They ate until they were stuffed; 1 he gave them what they desired.
God heard and was angry; he completely rejected Israel.
The Lord 1 made his people very fruitful, and made them 2 more numerous than their 3 enemies.
He blessed 1 them so that they became very numerous. He would not allow their cattle to decrease in number. 2
I had faith when I said, “I am severely oppressed.”
You demand that your precepts be carefully kept. 1
I am suffering terribly. O Lord, revive me with your word! 1
The rules you impose are just, 1 and absolutely reliable.
Your word is absolutely pure, and your servant loves it!
I keep your rules; I love them greatly.
The waters completely inundated 1 the earth so that even 2 all the high mountains under the entire sky were covered.
They said to the whole community of the Israelites, “The land we passed through to investigate is an exceedingly 1 good land.
But Barzillai was very old – eighty years old, in fact – and he had taken care of the king when he stayed in Mahanaim, for he was a very rich 1 man.
They were absolutely terrified 1 and said, “Look, two kings could not stop him! 2 How can we?” 3