“I have heard many things like these before. What miserable comforters 1 are you all!
For he fulfills his decree against me, 1 and many such things are his plans. 2
The godly 1 face many dangers, 2 but the Lord saves 3 them 4 from each one of them.
Many times he delivered 1 them, but they had a rebellious attitude, 2 and degraded themselves 3 by their sin.
There are many plans 1 in a person’s mind, 2 but it 3 is the counsel 4 of the Lord which will stand.
“Many 1 daughters 2 have done valiantly, 3 but you surpass them all!”
You see 1 many things, but don’t comprehend; 2 their ears are open, but do not hear.”
In this way Jacob 1 became extremely prosperous. He owned 2 large flocks, male and female servants, camels, and donkeys.
If there are still many years, in keeping with them 1 he must refund most of the cost of his purchase for his redemption,
Gideon fathered seventy sons through his many wives. 1
Though you have allowed me to experience much trouble and distress, 1 revive me once again! 2 Bring me up once again 3 from the depths of the earth!
For you know in your own heart 1 that you also have cursed others many times.
The Lord who rules over all says, ‘It will someday come to pass that people – residents of many cities – will come.
The Lord said to Moses, “Pharaoh will not listen to you, so that my wonders 1 may be multiplied in the land of Egypt.”
King Solomon fell in love with many foreign women (besides Pharaoh’s daughter), including Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites.
In those days 1 no one could travel safely, 2 for total chaos had overtaken all the people of the surrounding lands. 3
Some of the family leaders gave to the project treasury 20,000 gold drachmas and 2,200 silver minas.
You prolonged your kindness 1 with them for many years, and you solemnly admonished them by your Spirit through your prophets. Still they paid no attention, 2 so you delivered them into the hands of the neighboring peoples. 3
O Lord, my God, you have accomplished many things; you have done amazing things and carried out your purposes for us. 1 No one can thwart you! 2 I want to declare them and talk about them, but they are too numerous to recount! 3
From earliest times, the prophets who preceded you and me invariably 1 prophesied war, disaster, 2 and plagues against many countries and great kingdoms.