Like a servant 1 longing for the evening shadow, 2 and like a hired man looking 3 for his wages, 4
For we were born yesterday 1 and do not have knowledge, since our days on earth are but a shadow. 2
For you are a protector for the poor, a protector for the needy in their distress, a shelter from the rainstorm, a shade from the heat. Though the breath of tyrants 1 is like a winter rainstorm, 2
Gaal saw the men 1 and said to Zebul, “Look, men are coming down from the tops of the hills.” But Zebul said to him, “You are seeing the shadows on the hills – it just looks like men.” 2
Look, I will make the shadow go back ten steps on the stairs of Ahaz.” 1 And then the shadow went back ten steps. 2
The Lord God appointed 1 a little plant 2 and caused it to grow up over Jonah to be a shade over his head to rescue 3 him from his misery. 4 Now Jonah was very delighted 5 about the little plant.