the king of Jericho 1 (one), the king of Ai – located near Bethel – (one),
Saul went on one side of the mountain, while David and his men went on the other side of the mountain. David was hurrying to get away from Saul, but Saul and his men were surrounding David and his men so they could capture them.
“Take this scroll of the law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God. It will remain there as a witness against you,
The king sat down in his usual place by the wall, with Jonathan opposite him 1 and Abner at his side. 2 But David’s place was vacant.
In the meantime Absalom fled. When the servant who was the watchman looked up, he saw many people coming from the west 1 on a road beside the hill.
the water coming downstream toward them stopped flowing. 1 It piled up far upstream 2 at Adam (the city near Zarethan); there was no water at all flowing to the sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea). 3 The people crossed the river opposite Jericho. 4
Later during the mealtime Boaz said to her, “Come here and have 1 some food! Dip your bread 2 in the vinegar!” So she sat down beside the harvesters. Then he handed 3 her some roasted grain. She ate until she was full and saved the rest. 4
Consequently the supervisors and satraps were trying to find 1 some pretext against Daniel in connection with administrative matters. 2 But they were unable to find any such damaging evidence, 3 because he was trustworthy and guilty of no negligence or corruption. 4