Hezekiah said, “What is the confirming sign that I will go up to the Lord’s temple?”
Now at your own discretion, 1 O king, come down. Delivering him into the king’s hand will be our responsibility.”
Show me evidence of your favor! 1 Then those who hate me will see it and be ashamed, 2 for you, O Lord, will help me and comfort me. 3
“Ask for a confirming sign from the Lord your God. You can even ask for something miraculous.” 1
But the Lord said to him, “All right then, 1 if anyone kills Cain, Cain will be avenged seven times as much.” 2 Then the Lord put a special mark 3 on Cain so that no one who found him would strike him down. 4
And God said, “This is the guarantee 1 of the covenant I am making 2 with you 3 and every living creature with you, a covenant 4 for all subsequent 5 generations:
So God said to Noah, “This is the guarantee of the covenant that I am confirming between me and all living things 1 that are on the earth.”
Suppose a prophet or one who foretells by dreams 1 should appear among you and show you a sign or wonder, 2
The stones 1 will be a reminder to you. 2 When your children ask someday, ‘Why are these stones important to you?’
Gideon 1 said to him, “If you really are pleased with me, 2 then give me 3 a sign as proof that it is really you speaking with me.
Hezekiah had said to Isaiah, “What is the confirming sign that the Lord will heal me and that I will go up to the Lord’s temple the day after tomorrow?”
For this reason the sovereign master himself will give you a confirming sign. 1 Look, this 2 young woman 3 is about to conceive 4 and will give birth to a son. You, young woman, will name him 5 Immanuel. 6
Later the Lord explained, “In the same way that my servant Isaiah has walked around in undergarments and barefoot for the past three years, as an object lesson and omen pertaining to Egypt and Cush,
“Tell the Israelites, ‘Surely you must keep my Sabbaths, 1 for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am the Lord who sanctifies you. 2
It is a sign between me and the Israelites forever; for in six days 1 the Lord made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.’” 2
On the other hand, you may slaughter and eat meat as you please when the Lord your God blesses you 1 in all your villages. 2 Both the ritually pure and impure may eat it, whether it is a gazelle or an ibex.
When the Lord your God extends your borders as he said he would do and you say, “I want to eat meat just as I please,” 1 you may do so as you wish. 2
If the place he 1 chooses to locate his name is too far for you, you may slaughter any of your herd and flock he 2 has given you just as I have stipulated; you may eat them in your villages 3 just as you wish.
Suppose a Levite comes by his own free will 1 from one of your villages, from any part of Israel where he is living, 2 to the place the Lord chooses
So now, promise me this with an oath sworn in the Lord’s name. 1 Because I have shown allegiance to you, show allegiance to my family. 2 Give me a solemn pledge 3