We have overpowered them; 1 Heshbon has perished as far as Dibon. We have shattered them as far as Nophah, which 2 reaches to Medeba.”
May he rule 1 from sea to sea, 2 and from the Euphrates River 3 to the ends of the earth!
O Lord, how long will the wicked, how long will the wicked celebrate? 1
A truthful witness 1 does not lie, but a false witness 2 breathes out lies. 3
For Samaria’s 1 disease 2 is incurable. It has infected 3 Judah; it has spread to 4 the leadership 5 of my people and has even contaminated Jerusalem! 6
Abram traveled through the land as far as the oak tree 1 of Moreh 2 at Shechem. 3 (At that time the Canaanites were in the land.) 4
But Jacob 1 himself went on ahead of them, and he bowed toward the ground seven times as he approached 2 his brother.
You must leave nothing until morning, but you must burn with fire whatever remains of it until morning.
They did not see 1 what he did to you in the desert before you reached this place,
to the south; 1 all the Canaanite territory, 2 from Arah 3 in the region of Sidon 4 to Aphek, as far as Amorite territory;
Their territory ran 1 from Heshbon to Ramath Mizpah and Betonim, and from Mahanaim to the territory of Debir.
Abimelech came and attacked the tower. When he approached the entrance of the tower to set it on fire,
Your house and your kingdom will stand before me 1 permanently; your dynasty 2 will be permanent.’”
I will put him in permanent charge of my house and my kingdom; his dynasty will be permanent.”’” 1
he does great and unsearchable things, 1 and wonderful things without number.
Look, I waited for you to speak; 1 I listened closely to your wise thoughts, 2 while you were searching for words.
But he will join his ancestors; 1 they will never again see the light of day. 2
I cry out 1 until morning; like a lion he shatters all my bones; you turn day into night and end my life. 2
Israel will be delivered once and for all by the Lord; 1 you will never again be ashamed or humiliated. 2
You take olive oil as tribute 1 to your king, 2 along with many perfumes. 3 You send your messengers to a distant place; you go all the way to Sheol. 4