For the sake of your promise and according to your purpose 1 you have done this great thing in order to reveal it to your servant. 2
He made the courtyard of the priests and the large enclosure and its doors; 1 he plated their doors with bronze.
The male goat 1 is the king of Greece, 2 and the large horn between its eyes is the first king.
“Go immediately 1 to Nineveh, 2 that 3 large capital 4 city, 5 and announce judgment against 6 its people 7 because their wickedness 8 has come to my attention.” 9
From heaven he spoke to you in order to teach you, and on earth he showed you his great fire from which you also heard his words. 1
But she said to him, “No I won’t, for sending me away now would be worse than what you did to me earlier!” 1 But he refused to listen to her.
The king went to Gibeon to offer sacrifices, for it had the most prominent of the high places. 1 Solomon would offer up 2 a thousand burnt sacrifices on the altar there.
All of these were built with the best 1 stones, chiseled to the right size 2 and cut with a saw on all sides, 3 from the foundation to the edge of the roof 4 and from the outside to the great courtyard.
Around the great courtyard were three rows of chiseled stones and one row of cedar beams, like the inner courtyard of the Lord’s temple and the hall of the palace. 1
Now Elisha went back to Gilgal, while there was famine in the land. Some of the prophets were visiting him 1 and he told his servant, “Put the big pot on the fire 2 and boil some stew for the prophets.” 3
O Lord, for the sake of your servant and according to your will, 1 you have done this great thing in order to reveal your greatness. 2
Should we then in your case hear that you do all this great evil, thereby being unfaithful to our God by marrying 1 foreign wives?”
“‘People from other nations will pass by this city. They will ask one another, “Why has the Lord done such a thing to this great city?”
Your older sister was Samaria, who lived north 1 of you with her daughters, and your younger sister, who lived south 2 of you, was Sodom 3 with her daughters.
Oholah was the name of the older and Oholibah 1 the name of her younger sister. They became mine, and gave birth to sons and daughters. 2 Oholah is Samaria and Oholibah is Jerusalem.
The male goat acted even more arrogantly. But no sooner had the large horn become strong than it was broken, and there arose four conspicuous horns 1 in its place, 2 extending toward the four winds of the sky. 3
“Go immediately 1 to Nineveh, that large city, 2 and proclaim to 3 it the message that I tell you.”
The Israelites asked, “Who from all the Israelite tribes has not assembled before the Lord?” They had made a solemn oath that whoever did not assemble before the Lord at Mizpah must certainly be executed. 1
When the Philistines heard the sound of the shout, they said, “What is this loud shout in the camp of the Hebrews?” Then they realized that the ark of the Lord had arrived at the camp.
But keep an eye on it. If it should go up by the way of its own border to Beth Shemesh, then he has brought this great calamity on us. But if that is not the case, then we will know that it was not his hand that struck us; rather, it just happened to us by accident.”