And Balaam 1 said to Balak, “Station yourself here 2 by your burnt offering, while I meet the Lord there.
He commanded them, “This is what you must say to my lord Esau: ‘This is what your servant 1 Jacob says: I have been staying with Laban until now.
Meanwhile the sky was covered with dark clouds, the wind blew, and there was a heavy rainstorm. Ahab rode toward 1 Jezreel.
Say this to the king of Judah, who sent you to seek an oracle from the Lord: “This is what the Lord God of Israel says concerning the words you have heard:
Charge them to give their masters a message from me. Tell them, ‘The Lord God of Israel who rules over all 1 says to give your masters this message. 2
The king said, “Turn aside and take your place here.” So he turned aside and waited.
For this reason the sovereign master, 1 the Lord, says: “It will not take place; it will not happen.
Jeremiah answered them, “Tell Zedekiah
Moreover, 1 the Lord says to the people of Zion, 2 “Your injuries are incurable; your wounds are severe. 3
“The Lord God of Israel has a message for you, Baruch.
The Lord says this to the family 1 of Israel: “Seek me 2 so you can live!
The sovereign Lord showed me this: I saw 1 a basket of summer fruit. 2
“Moreover, the Lord who rules over all says: ‘Pay close attention to these things also. 1
The Lord my God says this: “Shepherd the flock set aside for slaughter.
He looked this way and that 1 and saw that no one was there, 2 and then he attacked 3 the Egyptian and concealed the body 4 in the sand.
You must say 1 to Pharaoh, ‘Thus says 2 the Lord, “Israel is my son, my firstborn, 3
1 The Israelite foremen went and cried out to Pharaoh, “Why are you treating 2 your servants this way?
Moses said, “Thus says the Lord: ‘About midnight 1 I will go throughout Egypt, 2
Your fathers did the same thing when I sent them from Kadesh Barnea to see the land.
Saul said, “God will punish me severely if Jonathan doesn’t die!” 1